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This Week's Stories: Sept. 16th-23rd, 2011.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » General
A volume full with the greatness that is my story telling. Everything from our infamous detective Sin to the romantic humor of nerdy Eddy can be found within these glossy e-book pages. It’s a magazine for all – horror, action, romance, and much more. Enjoy!
“He Sees Everything” & Other Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Wherever there are people, there is greed, there is sacrifice; ingratitude and indebtedness; hatred and love; humor and poignancy. Woven around these emotions are seven short stories set in contemporary India from Prem Rao. They feature a cross section of society including property developers, Government servants and Indian Army officers. They are young, they are old and they are real.
Sparrow Swift Kick (International Intrigue)
Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Swift Kick is #3 in the intentional Intrigue series. Included are four new Sparrow Swift stories of escape and liberation. One of these stories can be yours. This is pulp fiction: people, places, and events. It's a coincidence these short stories seem familiar and you want to act now while you still have time. Where people are trapped in a web of unjust law, a swift sparrow can break the web.
2 4 U
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Just two stories appear in this volume. The second follows a not-quite-wide-awake commuter going to work but the first isn't a conventional short story. Told as a series of stories from a variety of fictional newspapers, it leaves the reader to decide what's actually happened, how much has been reported and whether its accurate. Try it – you might well enjoy the challenge.
Death's Generosity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Death has a strange sense of generosity. For one man a somber visit to a beloved teacher's funeral brings up a flood of emotions and makes him question the fairness of life and the endless ambiguities of death itself. He discovers only one solace: in relationships with the living and the memories he has of those who have gone. Death's Generosity is a short story of reflection.
Stirred Not Shaken
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A book of five short stories. Some are witty and frivolous, some are poignant and one is based on my Dad's diary as he sailed to the UK to be a Spitfire pilot in 1940.
Grandpa HATES THE BIRD:Aw Shoot (Story #6)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This time, Bird, Joseph and Maya have Special Time with Grandpa at an archery range. With real bows and arrows. And live targets. Enjoy another tale of heroic adventure in the unforgettable sixth short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series. Plus, hear Grandpa’s side of the story in a special bonus feature!
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Big Mistake (Story #5)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
While Joseph and Maya are at school, Bird roams the neighborhood with best friends Humphrey the giant dog and Slick the albino python. When they find a mangy, snaggle-tooth kitten caught in a tree, Bird thinks “predator,” Humphrey thinks “annoying,” Slick thinks “lunch” and Grandpa thinks “My Fluffy!” Who’s right?
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Esposito's Ice Cream Emporium (Story #4)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There are 28 flavors of ice cream at Esposito’s Ice Cream Emporium, but only one of them is poisonous to birds: chocolate. Guess what Grandpa orders?
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: Bring Your Pet to School Day (Story #3)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
It’s Bring Your Pet to School Day and Bird’s buddy Humphrey the dog has the blues. Bird does his best to cheer up his friend, but one laughing, slobbering 200 pound mastiff + one albino python dangling from the ceiling lights = twenty screaming kids and Grandpa on the run!
Alight Decision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A tribute to the 9/11 victims What would you do if you were in the twin towers during this catastrophe? We follow Yors thru his ordeal and ultimately a decision that may cost him his life. Word Count: 1229
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: The Bird is the Word (Story #2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Joseph and Maya show up at The Bird Is the Word pet store, Bird knows he’s finally found the perfect family. Well, almost perfect. They’ve brought Grandpa along with them. Find out the answers to these questions and more in the uproarious second short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series! Special Bonus Feature: Flight. Everything you wanted to know about how Bird gets around.
GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD: The Battle Begins (Story #1)
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bird and Grandpa stay home in Massachusetts while Mother, Father, Joseph and Maya head south for a winter holiday. When Grandpa determines to set tropical Bird free in freezing February, Bird must use every bit of bird brain power to outsmart him. Here come Bird and Grandpa in the hilarious first short story in the Grandpa Hates the Bird series!
Sparrow Swift Action (international intrigue)
Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Sparrow and Sally are back. Our PT Pulp Heroes must try to save a new set of good people trapped by a twisted world. This is the second book in the Sparrow Swift series. New stories about Sparrow and Sally's adventures will come out every two weeks.
Will Write SciFi For Food
Series: Will Write SciFi for Food. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 13 Christian (and non-Christian but still clean!) short science fiction and fantasy stories from the author Tim Baer.
Around the World in 80 Pages
Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Sharon E. Cathcart presents ten short stories of various genres, each taking place in a different location. With subject matter ranging from paranormal to historical fiction, urban fantasy to literary fiction, there is something in this sampler for everyone.
The Big School
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
For many little boys their big brother may be a hero or a villain. Malcolm Dunkley's big brother is our Eric. Plotter of plots, planner of escapades, Eric wages continual war against teachers, bullies and anyone else he thinks he can get the better of without them noticing.
The Ditch And Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Unusual stories, unusually told probably sums up this quintet. 'The Ditch' has an unexpected ending, 'Flight' tells the story of a man who's sure his plane's going to be hijacked, and 'Thumb' is a really weird, scary story. Add in a couple of others and what you've got is definitely not a comfortable read, but it'll make you think. It's well worth the effort.
The Stoplight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Early one morning, a woman decides if she will continue to play by all the rules. A short, short story by the author of The Beach House and the Wading Pool.
Tea. Drums And Speed
Price: Free! Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six short stories offering a surprising range of topics, this little group sets out to make the reader think a little. They range from deliberate rumour-spreading, the tale of a 1960s pop band, the interesting world of a vicar's wife and her sisters and a sporting tale. Add in a couple of other very short works and the whole becomes worthy of its description – 'thought-provoking'.