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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: These Islands Here - Short Stories of the South Pacific by Bronwyn Elsmore
Literary-fiction inspired by life in the South Pacific. These 32 tales reflect life, events and conditions in the islands and nations of the South Seas-Polynesia, particularly Aotearoa-New Zealand - aka Land of the Long White Cloud, Down Under, Kiwiland. Together they present the varied facets of living in this region of the globe - pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph [...]
 
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: The Phone - And Other Short Stories by Gary Paul Bryant
"Gary Paul Bryant will wheel your gurney down the paranormal corridors of Life Everlasting, whether you're willing or not. A must-read short story collection for vivisectionist aficionados, fantasy enthusiasts and all the rest of us hanging on to dear life." - Jack Archibald - Enjoy this must read collection of paranormal short stories that will have you feverishly turning each page with nervous [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Book: Five Lamps and Other Stories by Michele McGrath
Thirteen short stories to tickle your fancy Short stories are easy to read and you never lose the plot! Contents Five Lamps In Wartime Liverpool, Frances is returning home for her wedding, but all public transport has been stopped after an air raid. She battles through the darkened streets, hoping to find her fiance, Jamie, waiting for her at Five Lamps, a local landmark in Waterloo. Will she [...]
 
Book: Spooky Stories by Kathryn Hollingworth
All of the short stories in this book have a supernatural or criminal element. One features a warning message, written in the condensation on a window by an unseen hand. There's a ghostly young woman rising from a river, a premonition, a spectre in a quarry, a haunted pub and much more besides; so read if you dare! Extract from the book: Trisha hated driving on the Barton road, even in the day [...]
 
Book: Tapestries and other short stories by Alana Woods
A collection of five short stories by Australian author Alana Woods, the Intrigue Queen of thriller fiction How's about a little romance tale with a happy ending? Or perhaps another with a punch-in-the-gut jolt at the finale? They're right here. Would you prefer a really short one that'll make you laugh 'til your eyes water and your sides hurt - so funny that you'll have to hang onto the chair [...]
 
Book: Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale - Short Stories by Nowick Gray
Love stories from the twilight zone, these contemporary fairy tales of magic realism expose the dark and tender hearts of quirky characters seeking connection and redemption. Serving offbeat narratives, edgy realties, shifting identities, the stories blend the ironic with the erotic, nature and rural environments with the paranormal and surreal.
 
Book: A Dash of Flash - A Collection of Very Short Stories by Millie Thom
Eighty five 'wee gems' in a single book ... A Dash of Flash is an eclectic mix of stories with both contemporary and historical settings, plus a few fairy tales and ghost stories added for good measure. Step inside and join the many and varied characters at their times of joy or sorrow, remorse or loss. Laugh at their foibles, commiserate with their grief and indulge with them as they reminisce. [...]
 
Book: Mothers, Sons, Beloveds, and Other Strangers - A collection of short stories by Janie Dempsey Watts
Fifteen short stories by novelist Janie Dempsey Watts including "Erice," William Faulkner-William Wisdom finalist. Set in the South, California, and Europe, these stories feature characters facing inner and outer journeys that often do not go as expected. Why did Sadie's mother run away? And when will she return? Must a teenage girl learn the truth about her daddy the hard way? Why must a bride's [...]
 
Book: Thirty Scary Tales - Creepy Horror Stories by Rayne Hall
Thirty creepy stories by Rayne Hall. This is subtle horror, atmospheric and unsettling rather than violent and gory. Some stories explore the paranormal, others probe into the dark corners of the human psyche. The frights may creep up on you and linger for a long time. This book is a compilation of volumes 1-5 of the Six Scary Tales books. It includes the acclaimed stories Burning and The Bridge [...]
 
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: Fifty Egg Timer Short Stories by Richard Bunning
This is a collection of 50 mixed genre flash fiction stories. These are all of between 600 and 1000 words, short enough to be considered as flash fiction. They vary in genre from Romance to Science Fiction, and from the banal to serious in their scope. The idea of the title is that it should suggest that each story can be read in the time it takes for an egg to boil, or for the bus to arrive, or [...]
 
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: A Tale To Tell by Linda Nance
A collection of 5 short stories that will give you a tale to tell. Have you ever had that feeling you were not alone, hear a footstep in the dark, have the cold chill go down your spine? Peer pressure can make some do things they know they should not do, but it might be a big mistake to do them in a haunted cemetery at The Midnight Hour. These stories might give you a chill as you think and feel [...]
 
Book: A Case of Black Mineral Water - and other stories by Simon Marshland
A short story collection with subjects ranging from a closet vegetarian dog, a Bishop unaware he is dead, a hit man whose obsession with tidiness causes his own demise and others with an unusual slant.I have a strange view about death not shared by many so some readers may find these stories a little odd and touching on fantasy even so most seem to enjoy them. I hope you will too. The Short Story [...]
 
Book: 100% True Paranormal Stories From Russia (From Russia with Fear) by Fedor Fadeev
4 BEST REAL RUSSIAN PARANORMAL STORIES! RUSSIA HAS NEVER APPEARED SO SCARY! Russia is enormous! That means there are so many places where evil spirits hide. And the spookiest point is that it is true! You will feel horror and fear. Probably you will have temporary problems with sleep. Ghosts, poltergeist, devilry and even werewolves - you will find them all in this country, and even more! You [...]
 
Book: Hell's Bells - Wicked Tunes, Mad Musicians and Cursed Instruments (Hell's Series Book 4)
In this anthology, we have a nightmarish serenade from thirteen amazing writers who give their take on music, musicians and instruments from Hell. Rayne Hall, Jonathan Broughton, Bruce Memblatt, April Grey, Tracie McBride, Jake T.S. Wryte, Phillip T. Stephens, Mitch Sebourn, Charie D. La Marr, V. Peter Collins, Oliver Baer, Pamela Walker and Pamela Turner have stories featured here.
 
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: 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: Romance - P. S. You're In Love - Romantic Shorts and Other Things by Audrey Tolhouse
Flash Fiction Collection This is a beautiful, short and easy read. It's a collection of 14 short stories and snippets into stranger's lives. Catch a glimpse their emotions and feelings. Contemporary romance stories that'll make you feel emotion you've might have only once known. Although each one is short, you'll be guaranteed to feel. The Vow: A broken woman finds her resolve. Last Chance: A man [...]
 
Book: Hero & Heroine (Anthology of Short Reads) - Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine
Courage & Honor. Exploration & Adventure. Curiosity & Discovery. Romance & Passion. Magic & Science. You'll find four novelettes, four 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, [...]
 
Book: Strange Love - Short Stories and Twisted Tales by Victoria Pearson
These ten short stories and twisted fairytales all deal with the theme of love, whether for your partner, someone unobtainable, your children, parents or even your God, and how that love shapes our lives, for good or bad. Love isn't always pretty, and is shown here warts and all. Maternal love turns to obsession, infidelity goes sour and a prince is sorely disappointed. And you may never quite [...]
 
Book: Shadows in the Light. 15 Short Stories by April Taylor
A collection of short stories from writer April Taylor. There are shadows in all our lives. These stories, some amusing, some serious and some disturbing, illustrate aspects of the human condition. Meet the unnamed protagonist only interested in revenge; Anna trying to escape her bullying employer; Kelly who wants to be a successful writer; how Monty tackles a problem; how to make a beautiful [...]
 
Book: Short Stories and Twisted Tales by John Black
These short stories are of a variety of suspense and mystery. Read about the people in these stories and learn of their twisted fate of things unexpectedly. 1. Reflections: About a little girl and her magic crayons - 2. The Stranger: A Confederate soldier has some encounters with a odd fellow. 3. The Ultimate Game: A young teen becomes engrossed with a old video game. 4. The Last ride: A young [...]
 
Book: These Ties by William Bortz
...We find that this earth, continuously turns. And the fires that power it, continuously burn. The sounds that we hear, are nothing to fear. But the creation of us, and everything that we love. We find that we are all a part, of the same beating heart. And right where we end up, is right where we start.
 
Book: Lies I Never Told - A Collection of Short Stories by Martin Crosbie
"It's what we do. We make our own beds. We become thirty and then forty and we divorce and re-marry and visit our children on weekends, and work at jobs we never dreamt of doing, and have too many relationships with people we don't like, and on the outside we look like any other forty year old hero. We're not though, because it never goes away. No matter how much we try to hide it, inside we're [...]
 
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: Out On Top - A Collection of Upbeat Short Stories by Steve Morris
"We are long overdue a break. Out on Top is a bag of stories where wrongs are often put right. Instead of dwelling on what might have been, characters get their chances to rectify their regrets and tidy up their troubled pasts. Once-reluctant Romeos, clever creatures and innovative new technology sees the cast of Out on Top get second chances to see the truth finally come out whether it wants to [...]
 
Book: I Made These Up (short stories for the fireside) by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
Short stories for the fireside (or wherever you have your e-reader). A diverse variety of humour, historical, murder, ghost, sentimental, adventure, and even a bit naughty - there is sure to be something to entertain you. There are even two BONUS read-aloud stories for children. These stories have been published previously in magazines or newspapers. Some are adapted from chapters in But Can You [...]
 
Book: The Stroboscopic Life of Blake Winkler - And Other Stories by Stefanie Fife
Eight stories that range from the odd and darkly funny to sentimental. They include the tale of a pastor who accidentally hires the devil as church secretary; an accountant who logically tries to learn to feel emotion; three songwriters who plot to kill their publisher; and Blake Winkler, the aging rocker with an unfortunate tic who realizes he has wasted his life. There is also the man who [...]
 
Book: Come As You Are - A Short Novel and Nine Stories by Steven Ramirez
"Ivan's innocent and unwitting flirtation with the demonic is first-rate supernatural horror. Ramirez's characters are beautifully defined, particularly Ivan and Hershey, the school janitor, who turns out to be much more than that. His plot is beautifully scripted and the suspense and supernatural dread emanating throughout this story make it impossible to put down until the last page is read." [...]
 
Book: Six Scary Tales Vol. 1 - Creepy Horror Stories by Rayne Hall
Six creepy, atmospheric, spine-tingling stories by Rayne Hall. Volume 1 contains 'Only A Fool', 'Four Bony Hands', 'The Black Boar', 'Double Rainbows', 'Druid Stones' and 'Burning'. These stories are more creepy and psychological than violent and gory. However, they may not be suitable for young readers without parental guidance. These horror stories have been previously published in magazines, [...]
 
Book: Dawn French Bought My Lava Lamp + other short stories by Lisbeth Foye
Seven short stories - 1.Together Again - It's all about the choices we make - in this life, and the next... 2.History Of A Stick - The ongoing repercussions of a murder committed in 1899 are still felt today. 3.Dawn French Bought My Lava Lamp - It seems that this could be the solution to everything, or then again, perhaps not. 4.Peculiar Ways - An old man recounts his life and how fate forced him [...]
 


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