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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: 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: 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 [...]
 
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: Vampire Morsels - Short Story Collection - From the world of Amaranthine by Joleene Naylor
Hungry for vampire fiction that goes deeper than the usual maniacal laugh? In these seventeen morsels, you'll discover a myriad of vampires: some are cruel, some are kind, and some just want a quiet evening. Among the offerings you'll meet:Claudius: A fresh vampire, Claude has only one thing on his mind: revenge. With the help of his new coven, he'll make his father pay.Kariss: When tending her [...]
 
Book: The Passionate Romance of Lance and Regina by J.Z. Pinder
LANCE IS HAVING MARITAL PROBLEMS Lance Pisano lives with his wife, Martha, and young daughter, Amy, in a comfortable rancher in Cape Gator, a small community North of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Martha is a good wife and mother, but Lance feels he was never really in love with her. They have been drifting apart for some time and their marriage has become completely empty of passion. This story is [...]
 
Book: The Ice Cream Addiction - A mysterious herb takes over a country town. by J.Z. Pinder
"MA" CARNEY AND BORIS This lengthy story focuses on Lorna Carney, a middle-aged widow, who owns a small family dairy farm called Good Acres. Just about everyone calls Lorna, by her nickname, "Ma." The Carney farm is located near -the small country town of Colton Hollow. Ma has a mentally challenged son named Boris. Six years after the death of her beloved husband, Caleb, Ma decides to open an ice [...]
 
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: 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: A Matter of Time - A Short Timeslip Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
A ghostly voice flips time. A dangerous chase ensues. And all for a ruby necklace. Visiting a historic mansion unexpectedly plays havoc with Meriel's mind and heart. Flung into the distant past, she struggles with confusion and a dawning, impossible attraction. Can she help Nicholas save the Presteigne heirloom? Or will the devilish machinations of Avoline and her ambitious lover prevail? Did the [...]
 
Book: Turlough's Tale - Driud's Brooch Series - short story extra (Druid's Brooch Book 0) by Christy Nicholas
After his wife dies in childbirth, Turlough decides his children will be better off with their aunt. He leaves in the middle of the night, with only his son, Ruari. Turlough and Ruari travel west to find music, the other true love in Turlough's life. Unwittingly sleeping under an ancient Faerie stone, they wake up in Faerie.
 
Book: Becca's Paranormal Collection by Rebecca J. Vickery
Becca's Paranormal Collection includes speculative fiction stories with a twist of romance, mayhem, or suspense ~ but not necessarily a happy ending. ~ A Haunting Love ~ (Paranormal Romance) - A witch and a police officer meet in a haunted house when she house-sits for Halloween. ~ Raising the Lost ~ (Speculative Fiction) - Can the inhabitants of Atlantis bring their island home back to its [...]
 
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: Desperately Seeking Sixty-Nine (The Green Room Chronicles Book 1) by J.D. Frettier
Have you ever wondered what happens when you die? Is the verdict out on whether you'll go to heaven or hell? What if there were another option? Introducing The Green Room Chronicles, a collection of novellas with a spicy yet humorous take on life after death. This series will tap into your emotions, providing lots of laughter, a bit of sadness each book begins with the death of the main character [...]
 
Book: The Sky Kingdom Short Story Series by Elli Buchanan & Sierra Mullins
The enmity between the Eagle Convocation, the Hawk Cast and the Owl Parliament has governed the sky civilizations for hundreds of years. During their lifetime, the rulers of the Convocation and the Cast had formed an uneasy alliance. To join their offspring in marriage would unite the two powerful nations and give them the strength to defeat and enslave the mighty Owl Parliament ruled by the [...]
 
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: My Most Valuable Possession by Obelia Akanke
My Most Valuable possession is an updated short story originally written in 2008. I decided to write a story of what might be possible if we could see what we feel. Nicholle's plans come to a screeching halt when her treasure is destroyed. Everything she knows is wrapped in it. When David, a man she bumps into, offers to help, Nicholle hangs onto the hope that restoration can happen. I added this [...]
 
Book: Ino's Love - A Short Story by Marianne Sciucco
Sometimes the people who love us best are not family. Elderly Ino prepares a delicious Italian Christmas Eve feast for her successful CEO son, but when he's too busy to spend the holiday with his mother she shares her dinner and gifts with her home health aide. A heartwarming story about giving and forgiveness.
 
Book: De Lady Down De Bayou - Short Story Compilation (The Swamp Witch Series) by Sonia Taylor Brock
The infamous Swamp Witch takes you with her as she performs her daily tasks in the community surrounding her little swampy home. She dispenses her own brand of Justice with just a little magic! Technically the third book in the Swamp Witch Series, this collection is probably the best introduction to the author's unique storyteller writing style. Some of the stories are about everday people with [...]
 
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: Macabre Menagerie (Dark Short Story Collection) by C. L. Clark
Want a creepy, edge of your seat, off-kilter and disturbing, collection of stories? Look no further! This is where I peel back the edge of everyday reality and expose the sordid, disturbing, and otherwise unpleasant parts that lurk just beneath the surface. Take my hand, I'll guide you. . . Inside you will discover the discomfort of being forced to walk in someone else's shoes in "Under Your [...]
 
Book: The Gift (Destiny Book 2) by Casi McLean
The Gift, book two in the Destiny Series, is the second of five novelettes. Savanna's impulsive reaction to her boyfriend's Christmas proposal spirals her into a rendezvous with fate. How could she choose between her dreams and the love of her life? Savannah panicked. Despite the impending snow storm, she took off to the solace of the lake--but her brief sabbatical didn't include getting stuck in [...]
 
Book: Spells - Ten Tales of Magic by Rayne Hall, Cherie Reich, Tara Maya, ...
Ten short story of fantasy, edited by Rayne Hall. The authors of these ten tales have spun yarns based on the premise that magic is real, but it requires skill to harness its force, and abuse brings danger. Suspend your disbelief, and find out what happens when people use magic to gain power, healing, wisdom or love. Some stories take place in fantasy lands, others in the world you know. Some are [...]
 
Book: Terror in Tower Grove by Samantha Johns
Terror at the hands of her vengeful ex-boyfriend was nothing compared to that of the uninvited supernatural visitor who menaces the lives of single mom Tricia Kelly and her young daughter Andrea. Looking forward to their new life in a large old house they just bought in a historic neighborhood, they find more lurking within those walls than they had bargained for. At first Tricia is sexually [...]
 
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: 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: Haunted - Ten Tales of Ghosts by Rayne Hall, Jonathan Broughton, April Grey, ...
Exciting, spooky and scary stories for everyone, edited by Rayne Hall. Ten authors spin creepy yarns, each with a different writing style and a different way of telling a story. Allow these fantasy and horror stories to haunt you, and see which story resonates most with you. 1. GHOSTS CAN BLEED by Tracie McBride - Ghosts can bleed. Maurice knows, because he is one. 2. DANCERS by William Meikle - [...]
 
Book: Why Can't I Be Here? - A Short Story by Claudia Silva
A story about belonging and dragons. One day, Kerri walked down the street to The House . At first, everything felt right. She felt happy. But, her welcome won't last. The House is hiding a secret. Something that won't let her stay. What could it be? Why won't they let her stay? From the author of the North American Vampire Secret Agency Series (The Recruit, Werewolf Phenomenon, The Fall of [...]
 
Book: Liturgy by Brian Bigelow
Angel would like to be left alone after having lived in a bad relationship. She has moved out and now lives in a new place away from the ex-boyfriend. One night, she is drawn towards a weird glowing crystal which changes her life. It changes the ex-boyfriends life also. I don't want to give away too much so you'll have to read it. The title is from a novel I've never written of which part of this [...]
 
Book: Macabre Moments by Brian Bigelow
This is a horror short story anthology meant to entertain most of all. They are a collection of nightmares, eerie events, bumps in the night and of things gone very wrong. There are also two very creepy poems that have been included in this collection. In "Moonlit Night" a young couple meets a vicious little girl vampire. "Special Guests" is set during the Great Depression, two inmates escape [...]
 


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