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A Nice Boy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: Australian English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirty-two award-winning short stories fill these entertaining pages. Written by Australian and international authors these stories explore Australian culture — sometimes funny, often poignant, occasionally unsettling, this anthology showcases the best of Australian contemporary short story writing.
Standing By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirty-one award-winning stories fill these entertaining pages. Written by Australian and international authors these stories explore Australian culture — sometimes funny, often poignant, occasionally unsettling, this anthology showcases the best of Australian contemporary short story writing.
Non Posso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: Australian English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-eight award-winning travel stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards, will take you on adventures to far-flung continents. They will amuse and entertain you in this anthology of travel themed tales by Australian and international short story writers.
Passing Strange
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by Reed Independent. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a selection of short stories, mainly of the status of winners or runners-up or highly-commended from national short-story competitions. Extinction is forever, give or take a day. Then there’s always Redemption trying to take up just one minute of your time.
Songs of a Second World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This anthology of brilliant Australian short stories has won ten literary awards. Most have been published in magazines or journals and the full collection is presented here for the first time. The theme of these tales is the world behind what we take as reality. The interlocking stories are set in and around the elegant provincial city of Ballarat, Victoria.
Uncle Tom's Gabbin' ... And So Am I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maybe it's the heritage, but Uncle Thomas Sullivan and niece Catherine Astolfo have always had a penchant for telling stories. Like their Southern Irish ancestors, their tales reflect both the light and dark of this world. Some of them will leave you laughing, while others will make you cry. All of them are a small slice of reality, exploring the human condition in its many permutations.
Becoming Animal Sixteen Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sixteen stories, sixteen unique characters. Cat, a Buddhist pacifist, is scratched by a baby cougar, unleashing her animal instinct. Will she sacrifice her pacifist's beliefs for killer revenge? Granny gathers her friends for a festive exorcism of the demon bird that flies right through her living room wall, or is it simply a bat? Fiction that makes you think, fiction that makes you smile.
Female Science Fiction Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These stories are like a disease - only one you wouldn't mind catching. Mint-addicted aliens. Talking horses. Little girls in wheelchairs who get the chance to pilot starships. Odd jade carvers who save the last Mayan city by magic. A sexy wolf girl who saves a teddy bear boy and her clown boyfriend’s heart. Fourteen stories by award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer Amy Sterling Casil.
Reno & 2 Other 1-Act Plays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Who could have foreseen Mary's refusal because her plans did not include being Mom to Messiah? Will gimpy Bob, in “Swelling,” escape the brothel and the threat of Ursus theodorus giganteum (the giant teddy bear)? Will The Woman in RENO consummate the fever-dream marriage of Tennessee Williams and Kabuki Theater?
The Waster's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Urban
This award-winning short story follows twenty-four hours in the life of a young Glaswegian man. It is written in the first person vernacular voice of the narrator. First published in the anthology Glasgow Tales, The Waster's Tale won the EndPapers Tales Series prize.