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Book: Beneath the Water (The Triton Series Book 1) by Melinda Craig
I thought she was dead...I was wrong. What would you do if the reality you knew was nothing but a cover-up? I'm starting to believe that fairy tales exist, but sometimes the creatures in them are more like monsters...I wonder what that makes me? I woke in an asylum. My life and everything I knew crumbled around me, leaving me wondering how I got here in the first place. They think I'm [...]
 
Book: Echoes of Clara Avenue by Edward Farber
Take a stroll along an old, decaying, city neighborhood with its now-empty, silent hulks and imagine the people who lived there through the years. That is precisely what author Edward Farber does in his new collection of short stories, Echoes of Clara Avenue. In the collection are stories that appeared previously in literary magazines, an indication that these are not stories by a novice but by a [...]
 
Book: Messages - Poems and Short Stories to Live By by Gail Pallotta
Find inspiration for our hectic times in these straight-forward poems for happy and sad days. Find history, warmth and a touch of the paranormal in three stories. Getting the Goat peeks into the early 1900's when mountain life was tough. Does Mama's advice hold true today? In Stitches in Love Rose's deep love for her grandmother motivates others to share their gifts. Does Rose reap her reward? [...]
 
Book: Meant to Be by Cheryl Pierson
~ A special Christmas novelette from bestselling Western Romance/Time-Travel author Cheryl Pierson ~ Robin Mallory is facing another Christmas all alone when she decides to surprise her aunt and uncle several hours away. A flat tire leaves her stranded near a desolate section of interstate. With a snowstorm on the way, Robin has no choice but to walk, hoping to find shelter before the storm hits [...]
 
Book: Bites - Ten Tales of Vampires by Rayne Hall, Douglas Kolacki, April Grey, ...
Do you like the traditional, blood-sucking, dangerous type of vampire? Then this story collection is for you. Ten authors have created creepy, chilling, funny, thought-provoking and scary stories about dark suckers. Are vampires to be pitied for their vulnerabilities, or envied for their powers? How do we know who is a vampire? How do we know what vampires want from us? What if they are [...]
 
Book: Reading a Writer's Mind - Exploring Short Fiction - First Thought to Finished Story by Linda Acaster
"...I place this one alongside the excellent Dorothea Brande's book ['Becoming A Writer'], and Stephen King's 'On Writing', both of which have been formative in my writing..." - Stuart Aken, author of 'The Methuselah Strain'. "...Her thinking on characterisation is especially enlightening..." - PF Field (Amazon UK reviewer) Wordcount: 53,700 approx - Written by the author of over seventy [...]
 
Book: Waning Metaphorically - Short Stories and Flash Fiction Collection by Michael Poeltl
"Find the key emotion; this may be all you need know to find your short story." - F. Scott Fitzgerald - "A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick - a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart." - Neil Gaiman - "I start novels. But something happens to them. They break up." - Alice Munro - A multi-genre anthology of short stories from the mind of [...]
 
Book: Vampire Morsels - Short Story Collection - From the world of Amaranthine by Joleene Naylor
Seventeen short stories from the world of Amaranthine; a universe of blood and darkness where vampires don't sparkle and night is eternal. Includes: Kateesha - When Kateesha and her partner are sent to apprehend a rogue coven, things go awry and carry terrible consequences. Michael - Michael isn't interested in finding a job, so his mother finds one for him. If only she'd known she was sending [...]
 
Book: Beltane - Ten Tales of Witchcraft by Rayne Hall, Jonathan Broughton, Debra Dunbar, ...
Ten witchcraft stories by ten authors, edited by Rayne Hall - If you meet a witch, will you know if they're the kind or the evil sort? If you hear about someone practising witchcraft, how do you judge if their magic is real? If rumours spread through your neighbourhood or mass hysteria sweeps through your community, will you be able to keep a clear head? If the only way to solve your problem is [...]
 
Book: The Hitman - A short Story by Peprah Boasiako
When The Hitman woke up on that beautiful summer day, he had no idea his life would take a turn for the worst, or was it the best? He was just a working man, earning a living as a construction worker. It was that day's chain of events that turned his heart ice-cold. Now living on the other side of the law, The Hitman is faced with saving a reputed state official's political career, as well as [...]
 
Book: Pride and Sensuality - A Darcy and Elizabeth Short Story by P. O. Dixon
"Falling in love with Mr. Darcy became so easy once she had made a start." ~ A lighthearted, whimsical, entertaining, yet ever so sensual tale of Darcy and Elizabeth's pleasurable pursuits pending their nuptials. ~ With his mind agreeably engaged on the pleasures that await him once he and his dearest, loveliest Elizabeth are man and wife, Darcy's patience wanes, and he begins to wonder if he [...]
 
Book: Salted Lithium - A Short Story (Red Shorts Series) by Karen Jung
Salted Lithium was inspired by a documentary I saw many years ago when I still lived in Germany. It was about a man who woke up on a train in New York and didn't know how he got there. My story is different from the documentary I saw back then, but it has these elements of 'not knowing' and 'confusion'. I thought of different settings, but kept coming back to this image of an American road movie. [...]
 
Book: Public Criminal - A Short Story (Red Shorts Series) by Karen Jung
Two men rob a bank and take hostages in the late 90s right under the public eye. Jenna, a 19-year-old girl, dies. The book is about David, a policeman, who spent 16 years in the shadow of this crime. I was inspired by one question: What kind of thoughts and feelings would somebody have, who was involved in such an incident? I considered at all the characters and decided to give the policeman a [...]
 
Book: My Mother's Diary - A Short Story by Steven Williams
A short story of loss, grief and a son's hope filled dream. Simon is devastated by the sudden death of his mother - his whole life falls apart around him. In an inebriated dream, Simon desperately tries to forewarn his mother of her illness in an attempt to save her life and turn his own life around.
 
Book: Sally's Destiny - A short story of Love and Romance in the Scottish Highlands by Alexa J Temple
Sally's Destiny: Episode 1 The first book in this popular family life series, Sally is a thirtysomething single woman - still reeling from the recent death of her father -who travels from Wisconsin in the USA to Aviemore in Scotland, for along-overdue visit with her Scottish friends Tom and Elizabeth over theChristmas season. Travelling up to the romantic village of Aviemore , deep in theheart of [...]
 
Book: Homecoming by Cheryl Pierson
A holiday skirmish sends Union officer, Jack Durham, on an unlikely mission to fulfill his promise of honor to a dying Confederate soldier his enemy. In an odd twist of fate, a simple assurance to carry young Billy Anderson's meager belongings home to his family a few miles away becomes more than what it seems. As he nears his destination, the memories of the soldier's final moments mingle with [...]
 
Book: The Adventures of Marco and Carla - The Monster of Lake Shan by Shamara S. Davis
The Adventures of Marco and Carla: The Monster of Lake Shan is the 3rd installment in this Tween series. Geared towards 13 and under this series is filled with mystery, adventure, and all kinds of creatures. In The Monster of Lake Shan, our main characters, Marco, Carla, and their friend Sammie go on a short vacation with their families. On the way their Marco becomes interested in the tale that [...]
 
Book: Safe in the City - A Dystopian Romantic Short Story by Julie Farrell
"What sinister stuff have you been up to this week? Tell, tell, tell!" Inspired by great sci-fi such as Orwell's 1984 this exciting romantic adventure is the perfect quick read for your Kindle or book club. Safe in the City is a 10,000 word dystopian short story, following Ruby as she struggles to free her mind in Dome City, where boredom is a crime, and love and sex are banned. Safe from the [...]
 
Book: Hero & Heroine 2 (Anthology of Short Reads) - Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine by Rayne Hall
Magic. Science. Love You'll find three novelettes, three short stories, and one novella, across the spectrum of speculative fiction. You'll find everything from Hard Science Fiction to Steamy Paranormal Romance, from Steampunk to Time Travel, from High Fantasy to Urban Fantasy. All the stories, whatever the subgenre, have Happy Endings, or at least Happy For Now endings and although not all the [...]
 
Book: Romantic Road by Terry Atkinson
A romantic holiday in the romantic hotel in the mountains. Gavin had found the perfect place to take his sweet love. Lara was cautious. She and her boyfriend of many years had broken up not too long ago and Lara was taking time to heal. She was not ready to rush into dating and love again. But Gavin had other ideas. He loved Lara and was determined to win her heart.
 
Book: Fictional Letters - A Short Story by Shingai Chiwome
In Fictional Letters: A short story the authors of various letters are from different parts of the African continent but they are somehow connected. From Aziz Alam to Spencer Rabemananjara, these characters write letters that reveal the amazing events of the African continent as they view them in the year 2060. This epistolary newspaper is a science fiction tale set in an alternate future where [...]
 
Book: The Last President - A Speculative Short Story by Martin Roy Hill
In the not-too-distant future the United States is ruled by a Corporate Congress. Cities are controlled by corporate councils. Sergeant Frank Wengler, a corporate-contracted police officer, is called to assist in the eviction of an elderly man from his company-owned residence. Wengler senses something familiar about the old man, but can't put his finger on it. The old man, on the other hand, [...]
 
Book: The Butterfly - A Short Story of Life, Mystery, and the Impossibility of Endings by M.G. Hawking
Special Spring Discount - Enjoy! Discover an Elegant Short Story of the Mysteries of Life... Welcome. If you enjoy enchanting stories -- the kind that prompt you to briefly put down your reading because you're inspired to think about what you've just read -- then you'll love this tale. A brief excerpt: "Night has arrived, in the softness of fading light, in the silence of emerging stars. The [...]
 
Book: Presence - A Rachel Blackstone Paranormal Mystery Short Story by G G Collins
Sometimes it doesn't pay to brush your teeth. Not when you're Rachel Blackstone, the Reluctant Medium. She can't explain why a simple clock on her bathroom shelf flew across the room. The death of a friend weighs more heavily. Her friend Chloe, into all things New Age, once told her about a transition blessing for the dead. Although Rachel wants to do it, she is gun-shy about attempting another [...]
 
Book: Tears of Adamas - A New Old-Fashion Fairy Tale Short Story (With Bonus Content) by Su Williams
Tears of Adamas - A New Old-Fashion Fairy Tale (A short story by by award-winning, young adult, paranormal fiction author Su Williams. Diamonds are the most celebrated, most coveted gem in history. It was once believed that gemstones were caused by fermentation in the stars. In ancient Greek, the word for diamond is adamas, (pronounced ad-am-us), which means unbreakable or unalterable. Tears of [...]
 
Book: Revenge, Redemption, and the Blueberry Douchebag - A Short Story of Murder by Eric Drouant
Authors Notes - This is actually the result of a couple of different things that just collided. It started as a simple revenge short story. Then it kind of grew on me as I realized I could ask some bigger questions. I've been told that the main character isn't really likeable. But I like him a lot. He's got some good qualities even if he is capable of doing some horrible things. But aren't we [...]
 
Book: Lost Love by Terry Atkinson
Were those kind and caring eyes the eyes of her perfect man? Did Cindy lose her chance at finding her love and soulmate for this life? As she sees the email bounce back, her heart sinks. Will she ever find someone so special again? - Her perfect match, someone who could love her for who she was? Will Cindy get a second chance to take the love that comes across her path and to cherish it?
 
Book: Corners - A Short Story of Life Changing Murder by Eric Drouant
Somewhere in every life is a corner that must be turned, a decision that must be made. Eric Drouant visits a pivotal moment in one young man's life and the months afterwards, months in which things are done and lives are changed on a journey that can't be reversed. From senseless violence to premeditated murder it all starts on a corner during a peaceful summer evening.
 
Book: White Christmas by Cheryl Pierson
Since her divorce, busy ER nurse, Carlie Thomas, has been only too happy to spend Christmas on duty. This year, however, she's decided to take a much-needed break. What she gets instead is an unexpected houseguest, courtesy of her Uncle Rick. Derek Pierce, a fireman with no family, needs some special care after being injured in a fire. As Christmas approaches, Carlie discovers that she has more [...]
 
Book: The Possession of Santa Claus (A 2nd Realm Short Story Book 1) by RoChe Montoya
This Christmas, come to a world where aliens will battle a group of evil serpent spirits for the soul of Santa Claus. A short story with illustrations for every chapter. Artwork by Nina Mkhoiani. As the city of New York is under siege from spirits and evil ghosts, a department store Santa Claus gets possessed by one in the form of a boa constrictor. Holiday shoppers are forced to stay inside as [...]
 
Book: Seers - Ten Tales of Clairvoyance (Ten Tales Fantasy & Horror Stories) by Rayne Hall
Is clairvoyance a gift or a curse? Imagine getting a glimpse of what the future holds, and ask yourself how you would deal with the burden of this foresight. Is it right to interfere with the pre-ordained? Is it your duty to avert the doom, or will your meddling make matters worse? Is it even possible to change the future? What if those with the power to prevent a disaster disdain your warnings? [...]
 
Book: Tapestries and other short stories by Alana Woods
In 'Tapestries and sleeping beauties' Carolyn Burns, embroiderer-extraordinaire little knows what she's up against when she meets brother-in-law Bob's architect, Alexander Wells, on the building site of Bob's new home. 'Squeaky shoes' takes you into the courtroom for a divorce based on farting. 'The scenic route', an award-winning true story, shows what can happen when you ignore a young [...]
 
Book: Pearl Luster (Time Travel, Short Story) by Aithne Jarretta
Barbara Gibbins received an unexpected gift on her 25th birthday. What she didn't realize was the small red velvet box came with great magical potential. A simple touch. That's all it took to shift Barbara's life. Her great Aunt Maggie's pearl earrings and the feel of Pearl Luster against soft fingertips. The pivotal moments that follow help Barbara explore important choices of the heart. This is [...]
 
Book: No Time for Love (Short Story #1 of True Love! Series) by Jacqueline Winslow
Clean Sweet Romance is Here to Stay!!! What you get in the No Time for Love: A Quick Clean Read - Christian Romance - A Romance Short Story (No Time for Love is a 90 min read) High Stakes Washington D.C. Business Woman, Michelle Rocco, has no time for love and no interest in anything else. When an emergency calls sends her frantically driving back to Roanoke, she is stranded on the side of the [...]
 
Book: Twisted Flash Fiction Volume 1 - An Anthology Of Really Short Stories (Coffee Break Tales) by Jaime and Raechel Faulkner
Twisted Flash Fiction (Volume 1) is a collection of ten really short stories - and we do mean really short, as each of these short fiction stories is just 500 words (which qualifies them as micro fiction). That means you can read these modern short stories whenever you have just a few spare moments - on your coffee break, on the bus on your way to work, while you're waiting in line at the bank or [...]
 
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