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The Nine Best Short Stories of the 1900s by Bill Russo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
An eclectic collection of seminal works by some of the world's greatest writers. Included are two stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and the first draft of the Great Gatsby; Two by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, including one yarn he wrote for royalty; Three by Lovecraft, including the very first Cthulhu Mythos story, and two influential pieces by Catherine Mansfield.
Sunstone – Little Gems 2016 RWA Short Story Anthology by Romance Writers of Australia Inc
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short, sweet and more-ish – each of the Little Gems is a luscious bite sized romance snack from the Romance Writers of Australia. Featuring stories from Heidi Catherine, Suzanne Cass, Melanie Coles, Fiona Greene, Emily Hussey, Jillian Jones, Emmeline Lock, and Fiona Marsden
From Florida With Love: Sunrise & Stormy Skies by Sarah Andre, Karen Dean Benson, Patricia Campbell, Allan Dyen-Shapiro, Sonja Gunter, Mariah Lynne, Kerryn Reid, Dee Speers, Becca St. John, & Kristine Taylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Here in Southwest Florida, we know a lot about the power of hurricanes. They can be terrifying, destructive demons playing havoc with human lives. We know a lot about the power of love, too. We know love can survive storms of all kinds, and these ten new stories from Southwest Florida Romance Writers prove it. Here, love comes to rich and poor, young and old.
Sixfold Fiction Summer 2016 by Sixfold
Price: Free! Words: 49,360. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Sixfold is an all-writer-voted journal. All writers who upload their manuscripts vote to select the highest-voted $1000 prize-winning manuscripts and all the short stories and poetry published in each issue.
Tomato Slices by Iscah
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,870. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016 by AmoebaInk. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
First cultivated by the Aztecs, once feared and later embraced by Europeans, the tomato has an intriguing legacy, and now the mythic fruit-vegetable has inspired a creative collection of short pieces. Tomato Slices is a veritable chopped salad of short stories, essays, poems, recipes, and artwork. These tasty pieces are grown from nearly fifty creative minds and harvested from seven countries.
UnBound E-Magazine Issue #2: Strength of a Woman by varun prabhu
Price: Free! Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Curated by For Writers, By Authors, edited by Pen Paper Coffee, it is the second issue of a magazine that comprises of wonderful stories and poems by a plethora of authors in a variety of genres.
Pen-Ultimate II: A Speculative Fiction Anthology by LJ Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From the risks of having goddesses walk among us to surviving a fall from space with an improbable flying pig, Pen-Ultimate II brings you a new collection of 16 tales from the imaginations of alumni from the Boston area Ultimate Science Fiction Writing Workshop.
Sheffield Shorts by Sarah Dalton
Price: Free! Words: 50,540. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sheffield Shorts is a collection of short stories, poetry and first chapters that showcase emerging literary talent from the city of Sheffield. With work from eleven authors, from a variety of genres, readers are bound to find a story they enjoy in this collection.
Hellfire Lounge # 5: Purgatory Potpourri by R. Allen Leider
Series: The Hellfire Lounge. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Friday night at the Hellfire Lounge, the swankiest club this side of purgatory ... A rowdy crowd of eleven magical storytellers gathers at the bar. Amidst the fun and frolic at Satan’s playground, they will amaze and terrify you with supernatural tales. Pull up a chair and listen, but be warned — these tales will haunt your dreams long after last call.
Fledglings: An Anthology by Lynn Fowler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016 by Birdcatcher Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of the best entries from Birdcatcher Books 2015 Short Fiction Award, covering a wide range of topics and genres.
Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge, Volume 3 by Write on Edge
Series: Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Essay » Literature
The third annual publication of Precipice: The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge explores the concept of boundaries in short stories, poetry, and memoir by a selection of authors from the Write on Edge community.
Fragments of Life's Heart by Laura Govednik
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,770. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016 by Weasel Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
They say Love is the oldest story on Earth, but we don’t have to tell it the same way every time. How many ways are there to explore our feelings that we may have never even considered? Countless fragments of different worlds, all held together by the greatest force of all.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 by Jeremy Zimmerman (editor) & Dawn Vogel (editor)
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mutant cephalopods, inter-species disease transmission, squabbling scientists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 collects twelve tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Freya Marske, Maureen Bowden, and Samantha Cross.
Red by Cat Oars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
What's red? Blood? Roses? Wine? A dress? Lipstick? These stories have lots of red things in them. But nothing of any other color. There is a lot of red in these stories. You could say this book is red, redder or maybe even the reddest book that's ever been written. Meet the red dragon. Meet mean museum guard Toby. Meet the loves that were struck out of your life story by the red pencil of fate.
Finding Ms. Write by Jae (editor) & Jove Belle (editor)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Eleven authors of lesbian fiction bring you a collection of romantic short stories about “book people”—heroines who are somehow involved in the publishing industry. From a novelist with the world’s biggest crush on her editor to a rare-book finder finding love with a librarian, this anthology is full of stories guaranteed to have a happy ending.
The Alpha Decade Book by Alpha Writers Group
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Celebrating ten years of the online Alpha Writers Group – The Alpha Decade Book combines writing challenges, stories and anecdotes from writers across the globe. It tells the story of how this unique group of writers came together to encourage each other to produce some of their best writing in a wide range of genres. All royalties go to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Happily Never After by Morgen Bailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The first in a series of anthologies of crime stories written by attendees of Crime & Publishment, a yearly crime-writing workshops based in Gretna Green, Scotland. Volume one features twenty-two stories based on the theme of ‘marriage’ with all authors' profits from volume one go to ‘Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’. Authors include Morgen Bailey, Graham Smith, Janet Williamson, and Mike Craven.