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Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated
Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #2. Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 118,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
After reading War & Peace, Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with the war, adventure, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature. Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, "Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated."
The Dark at the Heart of the Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A vampire's latest victim is not what she seems. A hospital patient lives in terror of the destruction his dreams will bring. A musician is haunted by a fatal love song. There is more to this world than the papers' headlines reveal. Sylvia Shults takes you on a journey through the darker side of life. These stories explore the hidden reaches of the mind, and calls forth the monsters...
Smith's Monthly #11
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Over eighty thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this eleventh volume the full and complete novel, The High Edge: A Seeders Universe novel, plus five short stories, two ongoing serial novels, and many other features.
It is the People: of Thailand and Other Countries
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Thailand's premier author in the English language, Pira Sudham, is for the first time published in the ebook format. Best known for his novel Monsoon Country, this is an anthology of his short stories previously published in Tales of Thailand and People of Esarn. In It is the People are stories of hardship, land loss and the tourist sex trade to which so many of the young are drawn into.
Absent Company
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
ABSENT COMPANY collects two of Steve Rasnic Tem’s early books of ghostly, supernatural tales: the 33 stories in The Far Side of the Lake combined with his haunting exploration of the intersection of reality and delusion, the novelette Among the Living. “It’s not uncommon to believe yourself awake when you are, in fact, sleeping. Far less common is to believe yourself sleeping when you are awake."
Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You might perceive it as an unblinking scrutiny of such topical issues as sex, obsession, idol worship, penny miracles, policing the birthrate, breast implants, mysterious phone calls in the dead of night, pornography, eternal youth, and the price of devotion. With whom -- or what -- are you really crawling into bed, in the dark? This collection contains thirteen stories by David J. Schow.
Leda and the Swan and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Year 2000. Marilyn Monroe never died. Her suicide was staged. Her assassin could not go through with it. Where did she hide? Why is she back? Did America’s most glamorous woman age gracefully? Escape to the Italian Alps with teenage Portia Bianchi to evade the clutches of Dictator Benito Mussolini. She takes her family fortune and a da Vinci painting stolen by her family 400 years ago.
The Prince of Staten Island and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On a morning in 1987, a hotel died in Indianapolis. The fighter-bomber suffered a flame-out. The pilot stayed with it to within three seconds of the ground. Ejecting, he watched it glide through the lobby doors of the Ramada Inn. The dialogue between him and the control tower is lifted from the actual FAA transcript.
Racers of the Night
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Racing at the Speed of Night . . . twelve terrific science fiction stories from award-winner Brad R. Torgersen
Bestsellers Guaranteed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Bestsellers Guaranteed contains sixteen unforgettable short stories from Bram Stoker Award-winner Joe R. Lansdale, as well as an introduction by the author. Stories included: The White Rabbit The Dump God of the Razor Chompers The Fat Man Bob the Dinosaur Goes to Disneyland On a Dark October My Dead Dog, Bobby Bestsellers Guaranteed Dog, Cat, and Baby The Shaggy House and five others
Eleven New Ghost Stories
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eleven New Ghost Stories is a collection of real encounters with the supernatural. Each sinister tale is taken directly from the testimony of someone who claims to have experienced events which defy explanation. Are these real confrontations with forces that exist beyond our understanding? Or are they the lies and delusions of the deceitful or disturbed? Only you can decide…
The Color of Bone - A Collection of Horror Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,190. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Listen carefully..to the sigh of the wind at your window, to the sound of an unexpected cry in the night, to the scratch of nails at your doorway. Under a rind of moon, see the shadowed face watching your window as both of your gazes meet. A darkly compelling collection.
Dark Tales of Vampires, Witches, and Werewolves
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Gothic stories and poems of romance and suspense; of love and death, and undeath; of lust and envy, betrayal and revenge; tales of nature and supernature red in fang and claw. Macabre, visceral, morbidly erotic, at times grimly humorous and often deeply disturbing, these blood-soaked yarns are certain to haunt your darkest dreams.
Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated
Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" branded Tolstoy as one of the greatest writers in modern history. Few, however, have read his wonderful short stories. Now, in one collection, are the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy, which give a snapshot of Russia and its people in the late nineteenth century. A fine introduction is given by Andrew Barger. Annotations are also included.
Threads Through the Universe
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of nine all new short stories. Stop Sign The Relative Color of Grass Redneck Christmas Unexpected Hero The Formula for Happy Days Planned Futures Never Come The Dance Lottery Road to Riches
Finding Roland McCray (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Inspirational
(Bks 1 & 2 in 1 volume) This is a slice-of-life look at Roland McCray from ages 8 to 18. A child during the turbulent 1960’s, Roland comes of age in the 1970’s in a town rich in Civil War history. Seeing bloody scenes of the Vietnam War on television, Roland knows war is evil. He wants the faith his grandfather lives and seeks his own Path, but fears he'll have to lose his religion to find God
C.M. Simpson:Short Stories and Poems from 2013: The Year Just Gone
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: Australian English. Published: June 28, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the second volume of all the short stories, poems and flash fiction completed last year. Some of them have been released, and some are pending release. Pixies, unicorns, vampires, star ships, hunters, psi and sheer speculation of the what ifs, what might have been, and what might still be romp through the pages. Come and walk through the landscapes of my mind.
Lovers & Fighters, Starships & Dragons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Century-spanning life spans. Biohacking. Personality modification technology. Tom Purdom began his writing career over fifty years ago, and for the last twenty, he's been roving space and time with an acclaimed string of stories in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. Settle back with twelve of his best portraits of all-too-human characters coping with the challenges of the future.
Sex and Violence in Zero-G: The Complete "Near Space" Stories, Expanded Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 211,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
All the stories of Allen Steele's award-winning "Near Space" series—now in an expanded and revised second edition! Includes the Hugo Award-winning novella "The Death of Captain Future" and the Hugo Award-winning novelette "The Emperor of Mars."
C.M. Simpson: Short Stories and Poems from 2013 - Remnants to Recent Years (1988-2012)
Series: The Simpson Annals, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: Australian English. Published: June 21, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This year’s anthology consists of all the short stories and poems that I created, or discovered in my files and rewrote in 2013, regardless of whether or not they were released. The tales are taken from completed anthologies, and anthologies to come, from my blog, and from my notebooks. Most are published, but some are yet to be released.