Books tagged: slipstream

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The Death of Beatrix Potter
Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A famous fictional world tumbles toward destruction as its author lies dying. What will happen to the characters never immortalized in a story?
Pilots of the Purple Twilight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The wives spent every day by the pool – this was where the men had left them, after all. A moving, incisive story that gets right under your skin from an author whose prose style has been described as "pure dry ice" by The New York Times Book Review.
All the Little Gods We Are
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A moving tale by award-winning author John Grant about a man discovering that somehow the story of his past has been written all wrong. A superbly measured fantasy about loss, and sorrow, and the pain of dealing with past passions.
Fear of Widths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Home for his parents' funeral ... all the familiar, yet unfamiliar, things. And the horizon. How could he have forgotten the horizon? Mind-bending fiction from a Hugo-winning author.
100 Years of Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
During the early years of the 20th Century, a servant of an English lord arrives in an isolated county among the hills of Appalachia and begins work on a house large enough and fine enough for retiring nobility. For retirement seems to be the goal of Richard Abingdon. Retirement from the nobility, retirement from the world, retirement from life.
Ichthyology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"The doctors said, when she was born, that the gills would eventually fade away on their own." "Michael Hartford's "Ichthyology" is brutal and eloquently told, a brilliant carnage of a story about a half-girl, half-reptilian fish whose provocative imagery swells up from the page." - Brooke Hall, "Baltimore City Paper"
Fevered Visions: Ten Tales from the Febrile Hinterlands of Reason
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott presents ten tales from the febrile hinterlands of reason. The stories probe shades of light and dark, from hilarity to shadows of doom. The light-hearted farce of a man trapped on a 3,000 mile trip with his twin toddlers. A mysterious forest fortified by concertina wire of black-barbed briars. One man's quest to atone for nuclear holocaust.
Spell Circles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Collected fantasy short stories, 1999-2011 Desperate magic worked in the face of terrible danger. An old house with a hidden secret. An interview with a zombie. A woman allergic to the twenty-first century. A necromancer with evil written all over his face. Literally.
Turbulence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Every frequent flyer shares a nightmare—trapped inside a plane in trouble. The key? Don’t think about it. Until you sit next to the wrong woman on the wrong flight on the wrong day…
Convergence
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It's Temperance Hall's big day - her chance to exact revenge and ruin some lives. Just the kind of thing she relishes. But when all the skeletons in her closet converge in a tragic car wreck, only her mind-reading chauffeur understands the full significance of this life-changing event. This slipstream short story may leave you with second thoughts about . . . your thoughts.