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Book: Love, Lies and Other Deceptions - A Collection of Short Romances and Twisty Tales by Ellie Campbell
Love can be quite a trip! Whether it's that first magnetic encounter with a fascinating stranger, the desperate wait for a call that never comes, or even the lies and deceptions of an illicit affair, there's nothing like the power of attraction to have us acting like crazy fools. Many of these twenty funny, twisty or thoughtful short tales by bestselling novelist Ellie Campbell, (aka sisters Pam [...]
 
Book: Hobson's Choice and 15 other twist-in-the-tail short stories by Clive West
This is a collection of stories whose endings you can try to predict, but you will almost always get it wrong. From the lottery-winner who inspires enmity in his neighbour, to the fraudulent fortune-teller discovering that she has a psychic gift after all, to the down-trodden schoolboy whose 'daydreams' reveal a crime which he then uses all his ingenuity to expose, a huge range of characters walk [...]
 
Book: Can't Take You Home Again, Kathleen by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
From the collection Dreamin' Dreams; A short love story in 14,000 words. You promise to love and cherish her forever. Then you believe you've lost her and you find someone else. One day it all comes back to haunt you and the question is - were your promises just a pack of lies? Were your actions a cowardly betrayal?
 
Book: 3 Heads & a Tail by Vickie Johnstone
3 Heads & a Tail is a quirky comedy about two guys, a girl and a streetwise Labrador who swears too much. When nature lover Josie moves into a house share with two pals, dreamer Ben and model man David, she sees it as a short stop and doesn't bank on an attraction developing with one of them. Meanwhile, Ben's dog, Glen, has the hots for Miss Posh, the beautiful golden Labrador in the park. When [...]
 
Book: Marmalade's Exciting Tail (The Marmalade Series Book 1) by Katrina Manning
Looking for a fresh start, web developer Claire Young is packing to move on Christmas Eve. She recently broke up with her fiance Kirk, making things feel even more lonely. During the hustle and bustle, her cat Marmalade escapes. Claire stops everything to search for her beloved best friend. During her plight, she experiences unforeseen circumstances even requesting Kirk's assistance. Through it [...]
 
Book: Intrigue In The Summer Court by Mistral Dawn
Jillian knows something bad is going to happen! She has been a loyal adviser to the throne and friend of the queen, Briallen, for thousands of years, and now Roni and Uaine's wedding and coronation are to take place in just a couple days. The Summer Court will have a new king and queen, who, it is hoped, can repair the damage and heal the schism the late king created. But Jillian can't shake the [...]
 
Book: Rat-Tail Curves by James Ostby
Throughout the rise of humankind we have always faced new horizons. The humanoids in the next forest or the the Neanderthals in the nearby cave, . . . . The land of other Homo sapiens across the river, or the mysterious country on the far side of the mountain range. What about the reports of even more far-away lands, and of terra firma beyond the oceans great? And what if, because of a vast [...]
 
Book: What Tail? by Roberta R. Barnes
When a little girl decides to find her own answers she finds much more than she ever expected to find. She does not find the Annan Woods ghost, but instead finds a land where what you see is most often not what you expect to see, and the most unlikely of things magically happen. Secrets in this land lead to the most unlikely of adventures. Some of the adventures will make you smile and others [...]
 
Book: Number 6 by Sharon L. Higa
Ida Moreno had a good life. Head Curator of the New York Public Library, lots of friends and acquaintances among her co-workers, a nice, cozy apartment close to her work and the simple company of her cat, Tansy. All that changes in one horrifying moment. Raped and murdered by someone in the middle of the night, Ida's soul discorporates from her body at the time of death and witnesses the final [...]
 
Book: All in the Mind by Jenny Twist
Tilly wakes up in the dark, alone and very frightened. She finds she is in a strange room inexplicably furnished in 1940s style. However did she get here? Has she somehow slipped into the past? Has she been kidnapped? Of one thing she is absolutely certain, she has never seen this place in her life before. All in the Mind is a fascinating tale exploring the human capacity to overcome any [...]
 
Book: Take One at Bedtime by Jenny Twist
TAKE ONE AT BEDTIME - Nobody ever goes upstairs in Margaret's house. So what is making the strange thumping noises up there? And why is there a toy rabbit under the kitchen table? Margaret's Ghost is just one of a collection of short stories consisting mainly of horror and science fiction, ranging from a classic gothic tale - Jack Trevellyn - to the Wyndhamesque Victim of Fortune, and the modern [...]
 
Book: Quotable (The Bloomington Series) by Kathy L. Wheeler
2013 Finalst ~ IDA OKRWA - Genna Lyndsey is not a people person. A short, too-skinny, wild haired waif with sturdy nerdy glasses lives through books. So it's lucky she and her best friend own their own bookstore. Her college days taught her that dating was too unreliable to depend on others. It was then that she started resorting to obscure quotes to shield herself from others who ventured too [...]
 
Book: A Dodge, a Twist and a Tobacconist (The Alexander Legacy) by Sophronia Belle Lyon
Readers asked and Sophronia listened! Be sure to check out the updated editions of this Christian Steam Pulp series! Unified point of view and softened dialect should make for a superior steam and gear experience! Tea and mechanicals all around! Florizel repairs pipes and runs the Bohemian Club until his adventuring past hurtles headlong into his dull, respectable present. A gypsy beauty with a [...]
 
Book: Domingo's Angel by Jenny Twist
When Angela turns up in a remote Spanish mountain village, she is so tall and so thin and so pale that everyone thinks she is a ghost or a fairy or the dreadful mantequero that comes in the night and sucks the fat from your bones. But Domingo knows better. "Soy Angela," she said to him when they met - "I am an angel." Only later did he realise that she was telling him her name and by then it was [...]
 
Book: Away With the Fairies by Jenny Twist
Lucy likes to stare at the wall. Her mother thinks she is suffering from petit mal but Granny McCurdle says, " Och, she's away wi' the fairies again." Nobody takes this literally until Lucy disappears. Her sister knows where she's gone, but who would believe her? Can she really be away with the fairies?
 
Book: Thick Blood Theory - When Conspiracy Means Murder by Kyle Robertson
How do you solve a murder case when you're the speculated culprit? Lieutenant J. Derricks is a great homicide detective in the Culver City Police Department. He transferred to the suburbs after his partner was shot and killed in a tragic robbery attempt in L.A. Derricks was bitter after that fiasco. He went through so many rookie detectives vying to be his partner that he hazed into a transfer. [...]
 
Book: Cross My Heart by Tabatha Witt
Josey has the perfect life, and a perfect family, but after the loss of her sister it seems as if everything is falling apart. Her death was ruled as suicide, but did Holly kill herself or was it something more? Josey wants answers, but with every answer comes more questions. Will Josey be able to handle what she finds? Or will her life too be in danger?
 
Book: Vocation - A Short Story by Claudia Silva
Like my other short stories, this story is a representation of what it feels like to grow up and belong. In "Vocation" is similar to "Why Can't I Be Here?" because it explores why someone who wants to fit in and wants to live a certain way is denied that by something that is out of their control. I think with Vocation I used my love for the supernatural to talk about these issues. The main [...]
 
Book: After Midnight (Destiny Book 3) by Casi McLean
Sabrina Wentworth's life ran like a fine tuned clock, precise, calculated, and completely predictable. Her fast-paced profession left little time for superfluous relationships, aside from occasional carnal trysts--but a bewildering gift sweeps her into the sensuous arms of a dream lover who arouses her deepest desires...but he is only a dream. Now vulnerable, she's lured into a real romance with [...]
 
Book: Burnt Toast and Bent Noses by Ed Halliday
Julian Renard desperately needs a new job, and hopefully one he will get paid for, with real money! When he suddenly finds himself being interviewed for a position he hasn't even applied for, he assumes his luck has changed. Or has it? This darkly humorous tale Follows our unfortunate job seeker as he finds himself with little choice but to accept a new career, working for some very dubious [...]
 
Book: Breathless (Blue Fire Saga) by Scott Prussing
"A RIVETING TALE of passion, danger & forbidden love. Breathless BREATHES NEW LIFE into the vampire genre." Rene Fountain, BookFetish College freshman Leesa Nyland has been fascinated by vampires since she was 3 years old. That's when her mom started acting weird, insisting sunlight hurt her skin because she'd been bitten by a one-fanged vampire. Fascinated doesn't mean Leesa believes, though. [...]
 
Book: Whiskey Kills (A Top Shelf Mystery) by Lolli Powell
Whiskey with a murder chaser! Big cities are known to be dangerous, but former New Yorker and bar owner Ricki Fontaine is finding the small town of Waterton, Ohio, is proving to be the murder capital of the world well, at least her world. The new Top Shelf is open for business, but business as usual for Ricki and the Shelf translates to another dead guy. Ricki's friend, Ruby Fogarty, is charged [...]
 
Book: Bury Me with My Pearls - Humor With a Spiritual Twist by Jane Jenkins Herlong
Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award - Gold Medal Winner, Illumination Book Awards Enjoy this real-life, roller-coaster ride of laughter, tears, and stomach-churning truths by a Southern professional speaker, humorist, and singer who, as Miss South Carolina, represented her state in the Miss America pageant and has been singing, speaking, and writing ever since. Incorporating the [...]
 
Book: TALES TO COUNT ON by S. R. Mallery
From Award-Winning Author S.R. Mallery Curl up and enter the eclectic world of S. R. Mallery, where sad meets bizarre and deception meets humor; where history meets revenge and magic meets gothic. > > > An Unforgettable Collection Whether it's 500 words or 5,000, these TALES TO COUNT ON, which include a battered women's shelter, childhood memories, Venetian love, magic photographs, PTSD, sisters' [...]
 
Book: Little Miss Straight Tail by John Priest
Little Miss Straight Tail is a heart warming story about a little pig who is upset when her tail isn't curly like all those of the other piglets. Lots of amazing things happen when she hears a familiar voice in the farmer's field ... Will she finally get a curly tail? Ideal for 0 years to 5 years. Great for bedtime reading. Assists with animal recognition and animal names, counting and reading.
 
Book: A Twist of Faith - Will a wager against her future steal her chance at true love? by Pepper D. Basham
"Basham weaves a unique tale sure to please the romantic at heart."Denise Hunter, bestselling author of Married 'til Monday Dr. Adelina Roseland has worked ten years in research as an accent reduction specialist to attain her dream job. But a secret wager to transform Appalachian cattle farmer Reese Mitchell into corporate material challenges Adelina in ways she never expected, threatening her [...]
 
Book: Lancaster Bomber Tail Gunner - The gripping short story of a bombing raid over Berlin and deadly encounters with German ME109 fighters in WW2 by Warne ...
This short story - 3700 words - is based upon a true account of a German fighter attack related to me years ago by an old friend, who was one of the few tail gunners to survive the 30 missions required for Lancaster crew. My friend's first name is Harry, he is still alive, and I have used his name as the tail gunner in this story. The opening lines find Harry's love Maureen washing glasses in an [...]
 
Book: Convergent (Destiny Book 4) by Casi McLean
Prominent heart surgeon, Sierra Norton, performed minor miracles on a daily basis, but never in her wildest dreams had she imagined she would live one. From the first moment she opened the tiny chest of three-year-old Brooklyn MacArthur, she'd felt an inexplicable connection. When the child's father called three years later panicked about his daughter's infection, Sierra drops everything and [...]
 
Book: Keep Off This Grass - battle for gold and uranium in colonial Rhodesia by Harry Norton
Action and Adventure in colonial Africa, you must READ ON: A young veterinary surgeon, who has recently inherited his father's estate in Southern Rhodesia, is suddenly confronted by a series of incidents from people who want him to sell his ranch, which he politely by firmly refuses, they try other methods! The situation becomes complicated by the return to Rhodesia of his twin younger sisters, [...]
 
Book: Magma Girl - A Short Story by Claudia Silva
Be careful who you trust. For superhero, Magma Girl , life isn't a fairy tale at all. One day she decides to tell her best friend her secret and what she really thinks of the life she leads. Things will never be the same . If you like shows like Black Mirror or The Twilight Zone , you will love this dark short story about a superhero who never grew up.
 
Book: In all Probability - A collection of short stories by Steve Morris
Hold on. Not so fast. Just when you think it's just another day.... An assassin with a unique technique, an almost-was soccer star and a bitter long-forgotten one-hit-wonder pop star are just a few of the random characters who turn up within the stories in this book. Each are loveable in their own different ways and are doing their very best to dodge Lady Luck's sadistic target practice. Heroes [...]
 
Book: Beneath the Lake by Casi McLean
Reeling from her boyfriend's indiscretions at a party, Lacey Montgomery escapes into the throes of a torrential storm. Her car spins out of control and hurtles into the depths of an icy, black lake. She awakens in the arms of a handsome stranger, in a place she's never heard of thirty-four years before she was born. Bobby Reynolds is smitten the moment the storm-ravaged woman opens her eyes. [...]
 
Book: The Tell-Tale Stone (A Twist of Poe Mystery Series Book 2) by Velda Brotherton
Velda Brotherton returns to the scene of the crime with her second thrilling Twist of Poe mystery... The Tell-Tale Stone. A long-dead body unearthed from a shallow grave sets idyllic Grace County, Arkansas on edge, but nobody seems to be able to explain exactly why. When small town reporter Jessie West connects the victim to an unsolved diamond heist from decades ago, though, what first appears [...]
 
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: Cage Life by Karin Cox
What happens when life doesn't turn out as planned? This collection of two evocative, dark love stories explores the choices and compromises we make in life and in love, and how they can trap or liberate us, depending on our mindset. Each story comes with an unexpected twist that makes reading all the way to the end imperative. In "Cage Life," first published by [untitled] in 2010 as "Still [...]
 


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