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The Pianist Who Liked Ayn Rand, A Novella & 13 Stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Childhood overseas. Trying to find oneself as an artist. Growing up Latino. Music, musicians, and an eccentric musicologist. A statue, a cigarette, a moustache. A nightmarish piano recital. Abortive romances. Loneliness, silence. The problem of fascism. These are among the subjects evoked in this collection of fourteen pieces, both "straight," realistic stories and more "experimental" narratives.
Mumbo Jumbo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mashups
A diverse collection of dark stories and travel journals. If you enjoy reading about weird experiences and eccentric perceptions, then Mumbo Jumbo is for you!
Dancing with Dasein and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of fourteen stories—mostly set among working folks in the Hudson River Valley of New York—music, food, philosophy, and magic weave through tales that are by turns gritty, aching, and comical. Characters grapple with unfulfilled dreams in a dizzying culture. All are drawn with empathy and wry humor as they wrestle and waltz with the challenge of being human—Dancing with Dasein.
Weird Tales of Horror
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Like a season of The Twilight Zone these 21 Tales and Poems of Weird Horror span both centuries and continents, but are always disturbingly close!
The House With The Lilac Shutters: And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With a keenly observant eye and a finely detailed pen, Barnby illustrates the minutiae of life in this moving but unsentimental collection of short stories predominantly set in a small town in France.
The Wrong Sort of Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories and satires for a world gone mad. When right and wrong have been turned upside down, it's time to tell the wrong sort of stories.
Stories from July
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith decided to take his love for short fiction a step forward. In July of 2015, he wrote thirty-two short stories, one per day and one extra. Then, every day, he also wrote a short article about the writing of the story. Now the articles and stories combine into this major collection that also works as a master class on the art of storytelling.
Smith's Monthly #22
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,750. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Over one hundred thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twenty-second monthly volume the full and complete novel, Dead Money: A Doc Hill Thriller. Dead Money is a poker thriller, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and other features.
Grown By The Wicked Moon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
‘Grown By The Wicked Moon’ is the first short story collection from Staffordshire writer Jessica Grace Coleman (author of the Little Forest series of mystery novels), and features 14 weird and wonderful tales.
Syd McGinley Collection
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,090. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015 by Torquere Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Seventeen short stories by Syd McGinley -- sweet, spicy, sexy, or sad -- shorts for every mood.
Circles and Wheels
You set the price! Words: 144,830. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This is a book of short stories. Everybody has a story. Everybody has a life. So do buildings. We think we see buildings, we think we see people and we think we know them. But we don't. Not really. We see what we want to see. What actually goes on inside- kidnapping, murder, love, death, betrayal, unwashed dishes, parties crashed by homeless men, drag queens leaving home hatless - would shock you.
The Wider World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Nine short and novella length tales of speculative fiction examine the consequences of searching for, or accidentally discovering, the wider world of existence. The stories range from themes of the paranormal, Christmas, apocalyptic futures, the cost of life changes, and a journey of spiritual discovery.
The Pickled Memory of Captain Silas E. Parks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: British English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Captain Silas is retired, at least eighty years old if he is a day. From his merry perch on the same bar stool that he first sat on fifty years ago and with a frequently replenished glass of whatever is on offer he willingly dives into his misadventures. Silas is a very decent sort of bloke, he is a true 'salt of the sea' but his continually scuppered state always ended him in near disaster.
Aliens In the Soda Machine and Other Strange Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories years in the making, this volume represents story worlds ranging from the inside of an exclusive art gallery to the ramshackle rural settlement of an inbred family. Monsters of the human variety and otherwise dwell within these pages, so does magic, myth and complicated interior landscapes.
Guns & Romances
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,140. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Greater dangers than mere alligators lurk in the swamps near the town of Bad Moon; a tough-as-nails bartender finds herself wondering whether she’ll make it past midnight on New Year’s Eve; and a vampire and hunter share a last dance with a gun named Felina. Guns & Romances collects eleven tales of lust, love and violence that cross genres and plunge you into a world of gunfights and action.
"Action In Motion" and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In these stories keeping someone’s location secret is critical to someone else’s plans. Kidnappers hide their victim by riding the subways with him as their demands are considered. A man murdered by a drug gang testifies against them. A foreign dictator is thwarted by hiding the diplomat he wants to kill. Someone uses his bank safe deposit box to kill a man - then gets copycat payback.
Pick and Choose
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: Australian English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These twenty two pieces cover a variety of genres – stories, fictionalised history, reflections on travel and our changing world, and some chance conversations. Some pieces flirt with the supernatural; some concern women’s lives; some touch on happiness; some give readers a glimpse of how authors find their plots. A collection for picking and choosing …
On Route 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On Route 66 is a series of short stories about that great and wonderful era when the open road brought something new, exciting, and magical around every corner and bend.
Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These are the stories of three boys living in Texas: one growing up, one dreaming, and one fighting to stay alive in the face of destitution. There is second-grader William, 15-year-old Sam, and 21-year-old Seff, all trying to make their way on their own terms. These stories are told with heart, humor, and an uncompromising look at what it meant to grow up in Texas during the 80s and 90s.
Danse Macabre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Peer into the bubbling, black cauldron at a simmering stew of restless spirits, creatures of the night, murder, mayhem, and pure evil. Add a smattering of sci-fi and you have a Danse Macabre of chilling stories, seasoned with a dash of happy endings and touching tales of the many faces of love.