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Book: Amanda in the Summer by Brenda Whiteside
Three generations of women...and the secret that strengthens their love. A line of women, all named Amanda, stretches back for generations. Each with her hopes, her joys, her pain--each pouring out her heart in correspondence with a dear family friend who shares their lives, understands their loves, and joins in their sorrows. But within the correspondence lies a secret. And as the youngest of [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Paranormalcy - 9 Tales of Imagination by M. H. Tardiff
Explore ages past and present in this collection of short fiction, nine tales brimming with adventure and imagination, including: A time traveler serves up a unique brand of revenge... A WWI pilot encounters a living nightmare... A desperate salesman acquires godly powers... A young girl faces her fears amidst an endless winter... Plus, one never-before-published story, "The Index of Chawn Doe".
 
Book: The Wife Project by Pat White
Enigmatic software genius A.J. Remington needs a wife to seem more accessible to potential clients, but love cannot be a part of the equation. Having been burned, he knows that love is complicated and painful. A.J. is resigned to a life without love. Friend and personal chef Katy Walsh has also tasted her share of heartbreak thanks to a failed marriage and she's determined to avoid that kind of [...]
 
Book: Trapped by Desire by Yuwanda Black
Get this romantic novella for less than $1.00 in the 4-book bundle offered at http://amzn.to/1rao03x. PREFACE - "It's just sex." Karen said. "Will you stop trying to make a mountain out of a mole hill!" "I would if you didn't have that humongous smile glued to your mug," her best friend Angelika shot back. "I've never known you to do 'just sex.' Be careful Kare," Angelika said, turning serious as [...]
 
Book: A Lover for Beth - Part III by Yuwanda Black
Note: Get the first part of this novella right here on Amazon at http://dld.bz/d5Wd9. Part II can be found at http://dld.bz/dA9UM; and Part IV at http://amzn.to/2GF9sDs. PREVIEW - "A private investigator ... to investigate your husband Beth?" Kingston said, her mouth gaping open. "I thought you guys were getting along well! I remember when Christian's mom hired that PI to investigate me when we [...]
 
Book: Heartbreak Holiday - A Short Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
Can art and culture make up for a broken heart? Stephanie came to Florence for the art, and bumped into love instead. A few heady days in that romantic city, before it all falls apart. Will she allow Crispin to explain? Or are the wounds too deep to heal? A short contemporary romance by the author of the bestselling Lady Fan Mystery Series.
 
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: Fragments by H. Ross Irvine
Fragments is a collection of eight short stories - really short stories - that represent random slices of a life in the mid to late twentieth century. The stories are excerpts from a life lived from childhood until death and recount simple fragments of memory that are held onto and that in some way mark and define the life. Often the memories mark major events that would be noted as significant [...]
 
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: The Stolen - Two Short Stories (The Meaning Wars) by Michelle Browne
The city of Corinth is beautiful, but a cancer eats at its soul. Sarah Jean White is that cancer. The tube city is a tranquil, clean paradise--exactly the wrong place for her. She steals words, swears, and indulges in forbidden vices. When someone finally notices her heresy, her status as a threat to peace of mind will be dealt with... A strict Caste system rules dry, distant Indus. Clarice dares [...]
 
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: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night - A Short and Unbelievable Story by John Chapman
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night - Huh! What sort of title is that? Well it's a tongue-in-cheek short story to get you thinking. If you were struck by lightning and survived unharmed would you voluntarily risk it again? You might if you were 'Jack the Ripper' on a time travel mission. A Kindle Short Story. Free on Kindle Unlimited.
 
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: The Prisoner of Chillon and Scattered Short Stories by Erik D Weiss
I'm an independent fiction writer and military historian, presenting my first compelling collection of short stories. I'm a devotee of literature, history, art, and music, and feel that I have merged these interests into this varied collection. The cornerstone work, The Prisoner of Chillon, is a fictionalized rendering of Byron's famous prisoner. The Factory is a totalitarian allegory which takes [...]
 
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: No Where To Hide by Corina M Turner
Isabella trying to find her way but she got caught up when she borrowed 10 grand from a mob boss. Knowingly she dosn't have the money to pay him back so she moved to San Antonio to start her life over when she met John that lives in the same building as her but doesn't know he is an undercover FBI agent.When Rick her ex boyfriend showed up after she been in the hospital for 2 years in a coma she [...]
 
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: The Last President - A Speculative Short Story by Martin Roy Hill
In the not-too-distant future of the United States, 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, simply wants to talk, and as Wengler listens he begins to learn the American [...]
 
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: God on Trial - A Short Fiction by Dr. Sabri Bebawi
For the main character of Sabri Bebawi God On Trial, each moment brings a torment of some kind. The character is extremely intelligent and yet disturbed by thoughts that never cease, as well as memories that evoke strong responses, eventually leading to a confusion of time and current reality. Indeed, as time progresses, the confusion grows worse; his reality rarely merges with truth. Paranoia [...]
 
Book: Nature Calls by Bonnie Bernard
"Nature Calls" is a 40,000 word anthology of fourteen short stories revolving around the idea, "If Mother Nature and Sister Karma whipped up a cauldron of 'Double, double toil and trouble' soup, this might be the result." From ghosts to goblins to three-legged, one eyed Pomeranians, Nature Calls offers something for everybody who looks at life through cock-eyed glasses. Warning...you may never [...]
 
Book: Reflections - A Modest Collection of Short Stories by Sunny Franson
There are always tension and dissonance in some way in our everyday lives. Short stories in Reflections suggest looking at what we might not notice. Maybe we should pay more attention. Most are unobtrusive and unpretentious, but a few can be startling at times. They are clearly or subtly ecosystemic: interconnected in approach, and this links them, even though themes vary and they might not seem [...]
 
Book: Werewolf Winter - A Short Story by Walter Lazo
Galein, the Terrible Man, fearing the darkness he sees in his own soul, has retreated into the monastery of Sheogarath, hoping to find solace and peace. But a new evil has come to the land of Uruad, a creature of such malevolent hatred that threatens to consume the earth. It is a werewolf. Galein will have to confront more than the darkness he sees in himself, or watch the world die.
 
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 [...]
 


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