Andrew Barger

Biography

Andrew Barger is the author of The Divine Dantes trilogy that follows the characters of The Divine Comedy through a modern world. Andrew is the award winning author of "Coffee with Poe: A Novel of Edgar Allan Poe's Life" and "The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849". His first collection of short stories is "Mailboxes - Mansions - Memphistopheles". His other popular anthologies are "The Best Vampire Stories 1800-1849", "The Best Werewolf Short Stories 1800-1849" and "The Best Ghost Stories 1800-1849".

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Books

Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated
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Pre-release—available August 31, 2014. Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 118,660. Language: English. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
After reading War & Peace, Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with the war, adventure, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature. Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, "Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated."
The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory
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Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Book 2 of The Divine Dantes's Infernal Trilogy finds Eddie and Virgil in Barcelona, Spain. Eddie, the young rocker with an active mind, thinks they are there to get on a cruise. Virgil, however, has tricked Eddie and arranged for Bea to secretly meet them. Meantime, Virg and Eddie visit famous Barcelona landmarks as Eddie adds his trademark commentary. Will Eddie get back with Bea and rock on?
Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849
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Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 5. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Andrew Barger, award-winning author, editor and engineer, researched forgotten magazines of the early 19th century to find groundbreaking science fiction short stories in the English language. In doing so, he found possibly the first science fiction story by a female (and it is not from Mary Shelley). He located the first steampunk story and many others! Read the stories that started a genre.
The Divine Dantes: Squirt Guns in Hades
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Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #1. Price: Free! Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If "The Divine Comedy" and "Catcher in the Rye" had a love child, "The Divine Dantes: Squirt Guns in Hades" would be it. The novel is the first in a trilogy of laugh-out-loud books paralleling Dante Alighieri's classic poem, "The Divine Comedy," where the characters of The Inferno are encountered in modern times with surprising results. Read this literary, rock, love story today!
The Divine Dantes: A Prologue
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Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If "The Divine Comedy" and "Catcher in the Rye" had a love child, "The Divine Dantes: Squirt Guns in Hades" would be it. The novel is the first in a trilogy of laugh-out-loud books paralleling Dante Alighieri's classic poem, "The Divine Comedy," where the characters of The Inferno are encountered in modern times with surprising results. Read this literary, rock, love story today!
Azraeil & Fudgie: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In this story the angel of death, who has taken the form of a precocious eight-year-old girl, tags along with Private Fudgerié and his team of marines as they sweep for roadside bombs in Afghanistan.
The Best Vampire Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Vampire Anthology
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Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 4. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
In this International Book Awards anthology finalist collection, Andrew Barger has unearthed from long forgotten journals and magazines the best vampire short stories from the first half of the 19th century, the cradle of all vampire short stories in the English language. They are collected for the first time in this groundbreaking book on the origins of vampire lore. Read it tonight!
The Brownie of the Alabaster Mansion: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In "The Brownie of the Alabaster Mansion" Andrew Barger brings a precocious monster of antiquity back to life. At times the tale is dark, at times it is funny. This is a short story contained in his first collection entitled MAILBOXES - MANSIONS - MEMPHISTOPHELES.
The Best Ghost Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Ghost Anthology
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Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 3. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Andrew Barger has collected the best ghost stories for the first half of the nineteenth century, including author photos and story backgrounds. Two of the stories have never been collected in an anthology since their original publication nearly 200 years ago. Read them tonight!
Mailboxes - Mansions - Memphistopheles: A Collection of Dark Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An award finalist in the International Best Book Awards, Mailboxes - Mansions - Memphistopheles is the first short story collection by Andrew Barger, award winning author of Coffee with Poe: A Novel of Edgar Allan Poe's Life and The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Horror Anthology. In it Andrew unleashes a blend of character-driven dark tales, which are sure to be remembered.
The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Horror Anthology
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Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 1. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 84,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Award winning finalist in the Next Generation Book Awards, Andrew Barger read over 300 horror short stories to compile the 12 best. At the back of the book he includes a list of all short stories he considered along with their dates of publication and author, when available. He even includes background for each of the stories, author photos and provides a list of stories read. Download today
The Best Werewolf Short Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Werewolf Anthology
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Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 2. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
For the first time in one anthology, Andrew Barger has compiled the best werewolf stories from 1800-1849. The stories are "Hugues the Wer-Wolf: A Kentish Legend of the Middle Ages," "The Man-Wolf," "A Story of a Weir-Wolf," "The Wehr-Wolf: A Legend of the Limousin," and "The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains." Two of these fine stories have never been republished. Buy it today.
Coffee with Poe: A Novel of Edgar Allan Poe's Life
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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A finalist in the Best Book Awards historical biography category, "Coffee with Poe" is a historical novel detailing Edgar Allan Poe’s life. It is filled with actual letters to his three fiancées, his literary contemporaries (Dickens, Longfellow, Irving, and Hawthorne), and his bitter enemies. Live the life of America's brightest and most mysterious author.

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