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The Lady of the Barge

by W. W. Jacobs Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

W. W. Jacobs was a prolific writer of short stories. His topics were typically humorous and nautical in nature, but they weren’t exclusively so. This anthology includes some of his most famous short stories,...


His Last Bow

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (September 16, 2018)

His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes is the fourth collection of Sherlock Holmes stories published by Arthur Conan Doyle. It begins with a preface by Dr. John Watson, supposedly written in 1917,...


Underground: Tales for London

by Various The Borough Press (September 06, 2018)

Every line tells a different story …

A troubled young woman travels across London to end an abusive relationship. An agitated father gets lost in the city with an injured toddler. Two men – who unknowingly...


Tales of Space and Time

by H. G. Wells Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Tales of Space and Time is a collection of science fiction short stories and novellas that explore accounts from the distant past to the distant future: from the first human to ride a horse who becomes the leader...


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle.


Just So Stories

by Rudyard Kipling Standard Ebooks (March 29, 2018)

The stories, first published in 1902, are pourquoi stories, fantastic accounts of how various phenomena came about. A forerunner of these stories is "How Fear Came" in The Second Jungle Book (1895), in which...


The Wife – Part Four: Till Death Do Us Part (The Wife series)

by Ml Roberts HarperImpulse (March 02, 2018)

If you can’t stop watching Doctor Foster and The Affair, you won’t be able to put down this chilling new four-part series.

Michael and Ellie are that couple.

The ones who have it all.

Success, charm, trust…but...


Death’s Door: A gripping, free short story for crime thriller fans from the Sunday Times bestseller

by Paul Finch Avon (June 29, 2018)

A new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Stalkers, with an exclusive first look at the newest book, Kiss of Death!

Obsession makes the heart grow fonder . . .

When a stalking case lands...


The Windmill Café: Autumn Leaves (The Windmill Café, Book 2)

by Poppy Blake HarperImpulse (June 22, 2018)

‘I relished every moment of this story … definitely not one to be missed’ Emma, Shaz’s Book Blog

Summer days drifting away…

As the last rays of summer sunshine fade away, Rosie Barnes swaps serving...


Certain American States

by Catherine Lacey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 07, 2018)

Named a Summer Read by Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Nylon, Bustle and Literary Hub

One of Granta’s Best Young American novelists, Catherine Lacey, the Whiting Award-winning author of The Answers, showcases her...


Turbo's Very Life and Other Stories

by Carroll Dale Short NewSouth Books (June 01, 2005)

In the eighteen stories in this retrospective of his best short fiction, Dale Short shows why he is one of the best prose stylists of his generation and why he deserves a break-out success. Short's writing has...


Canebrake Beach: A Novella and Four Short Stories

by John Keith NewSouth Classics (June 08, 2012)

Four tenant families, some black and some white, lived on the farm owned by author John Keith's family as a child. Although no one who grew up on the farm except for him was active in the civil rights movement,...


Jeffrey's Favorite 13 Ghost Stories

by Kathryn Tucker Windham NewSouth Books (May 01, 2004)

This is the first anthology of the author's own favorite ghost stories from the highly successful Jeffrey series of books that began in 1969 with "13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey." Hundreds of thousands of these...


A Ford in the River

by Charles Rose NewSouth Books (June 30, 2011)

This new collection of short stories by Charles Rose, author of In the Midst of Life: A Hospice Volunteer's Story, features works previously published in The Sewanee Review, The Georgia Review, The Southern...


Do Not Pass Go

by Joel Lane Nine Arches Press (October 18, 2013)

These five crime stories dive into the shady undertow of Britain’s second city, walking with characters you might well want to cross the road to avoid. Lane’s prose is never less than deft, subtle and impressive,...


This Is Not the End

by Caleb Hildenbrandt Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the...


The Ice Migration

by Jacqueline Crooks Peepal Tree Press (May 31, 2018)

The stories in this collection move around in time and place, but linked by the experiences of the descendants of a Jamaican family of mixed Indian and African heritage. From Roaring River in rural Jamaica in...


If You See Me, Don't Say Hi

by Neel Patel Flatiron Books (July 10, 2018)

A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice

A Best Book of Summer (Vanity Fair, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Book Riot, The Millions, Bookish)

In eleven sharp, surprising stories, Neel Patel gives...


The King in Yellow

by Robert W. Chambers Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The King in Yellow is a fascinating, almost two-faced work. The first half consists of five legendary weird tales, loosely tied together by a fictional play—the eponymous King in Yellow—that drives those...


Toast

by Charles Stross Cosmos Books (January 30, 2018)

Short story collection containing such gems as "Antibodies," "Bear Trap," "Extracts from the Club Diary," "A Colder War," "TOAST: A con report," "A Boy and His God," "Ship of Fools," "Dechlorinating the Moderator,"...


Mothers & Other Monsters

by Maureen F. McHugh Small Beer Press (January 30, 2018)

In her luminous, long-awaited debut collection, award-winning novelist Maureen F. McHugh wryly and delicately examines the impacts of social and technological shifts on families. Using beautiful, deceptively...


Future of Copyright Anthology

by Various Authors Modern Poland Foundation (January 30, 2018)

Table of Contents

  • Jesse Betteridge The Brick in Room 207
  • Reuben Binns History of Copyright 2012-Present
  • Eddie In Session
  • Mike Linksvayer Future of Copyright
  • Aymeric Mansoux Morphology of copyright tale
  • Alf Melin...

  • The Duel

    by Anton Chekhov Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    The Duel is one of Chekhov’s longest works, skirting the edge between novel and novella. Like many of Chekhov’s works, it was first published as a serial.

    Laevsky is a womanizing drunkard, a slave to life’s...


    Death on the Edge

    by Sara Paretsky Witness Impulse (September 04, 2018)

    In this short story from New York Times bestselling author Sara Paretsky, acclaimed detective V.I. Warshawski must confront gun violence in her own Chicago hometown

    Legendary sleuth V.I. Warshawski is no stranger...


    Ship of Fools

    by Rod Madocks Five Leaves Publications (May 13, 2013)

    Ship of Fools comprises twenty short stories, one for each year the author worked in the mental health system. These stories are fiction, but they are based on the real world of psychiatry and maximum security...


    Vandals

    by Olen Steinhauer St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

    Meet Rachel Proulx, an FBI agent with a tough mission in a thrilling short story from Olen Steinhauer, leading up to his novel, The Middleman (August 2018).

    Rachel has been researching underground leftwing movements...


    The Last Good Day

    by Hannah Pearl Simon & Schuster UK (August 09, 2018)

    A heart-warming and heartbreaking short story that celebrates life, love and the importance of friendship. WINNER of the Books and the City #heatseeker short story competition, in partnership with heat magazine....


    Shore to Shore: River Stories

    by Tamsin Hopkins Cinnamon Press (June 10, 2016)

    Rivers are old and most have a history, even a personal mythology that reflects a river’s personality, its influence on the major settlements along its journey to the sea, its sex even. Tamsin Hopkins’s...


    A Snow Goose

    by Jim Perrin Cinnamon Press (October 30, 2013)

    This is the first fulllength collection of short stories by travel writer and master of mountain literature Jim Perrin. Mystery, romanticism and tragedy abound in these four fictional tales, beginning with the...


    Singing A Man to Death

    by Matthew Francis Cinnamon Press (May 22, 2012)

    Singing a Man to Death, a collection of short stories, is notable for its range, sophistication, and readability. The fictions cover a range of milieus from England to Pacific islands to semimythical territories;...


    What the Emperor Cannot Do: Tales and Legends of the Orient

    by Vlas Doroshevich, Rowan Glie & Ronald M. Landau Glas (October 14, 2012)

    Rediscovery of a brilliant writer from the early 20th century banned under Soviets. These anti-establishment tales are universal and timeless.


    Mosaic of Air

    by Cherry Potts Arachne Press (September 26, 2013)

    Originally published twenty years ago, the sixteen short stories in Mosaic of Air reflect and explore Lesbian life in the 1990s through myth, mystery, history, fantasy and science fiction.


    Half Gods

    by Akil Kumarasamy Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 05, 2018)

    A startlingly beautiful debut, Half Gods brings together the exiled, the disappeared, the seekers. Following the fractured origins and destines of two brothers named after demigods from the ancient epic the...


    Leaving by Plane Swimming back Underwater

    by Lawrence Scott Papillote Press (February 09, 2015)

    This daring new collection of short stories from an awardwinning writer explores a Caribbean world of yearnings and memory, of escape and return underpinned by the disturbing tensions wrought by religion, race,...


    Tell No-One About This

    by Jacob Ross Peepal Tree Press (November 20, 2017)

    This substantial collection brings together short stories written over a span of forty years, including those first published in the highly-rated Song for Simone (1986) and A Way to Catch the Dust (1999) and...


    If I had the Wings

    by Helen Klonaris Peepal Tree Press (June 05, 2017)

    To be gay and growing up in the small GreekBahamian community, which feels its traditional culture and religious pieties are under threat, is fraught with constraints and even danger. The main characters in...


    Come Let Us Sing Anyway

    by Leone Ross Peepal Tree Press (June 05, 2017)

    Shortlisted for Salt Publishing's Scott Prize. In Leone Ross's luminous collection of short stories ranging from richly extended stories to intense pieces of flash fiction, set between Jamaica and Britain anything...


    Love It When You Come, Hate It When You Go: Stories

    by Sharon Leach Peepal Tree Press (December 09, 2015)

    Sharon Leach’s Love It When You Come, Hate It When You Go occupies new territory in Caribbean writing: the characters of her stories are neither the folk of the old rural world, the sufferers of the urban...


    Sic Transit Wagon and Other Stories

    by Barbara Jenkins Peepal Tree Press (December 09, 2015)

    The stories in this collection move from the all-seeing naïveté of a child narrator trying to make sense of the world of adults, through the consciousness of the child-become-mother, to the mature perceptions...


    The Ten Days Executive: Short Stories

    by Rhoda Bharath & Jeremy Poynting Peepal Tree Press (July 01, 2015)

    Told through a distinctive range of individual voices, Rhoda Bharath’s stories of contemporary Trinidad visit the domestic and public spaces of a country moving too fast between the knowing innocence of its...


    The Whale House: And Other Stories

    by Sharon Millar & Jeremy Poynting Peepal Tree Press (July 01, 2015)

    A boy is killed on a government minister’s orders as part of his mission to clean up the country and others made complicit must explore their consciences; a youth gets ready to play his role in the country’s...


    Uninvited

    by Peter Mortimer Red Squirrel Press (July 10, 2012)

    A solitary and private man arrives home to find a stranger inexplicably in his house. The man is unable to discover why the stranger is there, nor his motives, yet his presence undermines the man's normal routine....


    Grown Up

    by Scott Tyrrell Red Squirrel Press (April 07, 2015)

    “Scott’s poetry is as funny as the finest stand up comedy with razor sharp punch lines that hit in just the right places. But it also has heart. The full warmth of life and love are in this book and it is...


    The Brothers Grimm Volume II: 110 Grimmer Fairy Tales

    by Brothers Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

    Terrifying tales and frightening fables at their finest!

    We all know the stories--or do we? We know who Snow White is, but what about Rose Red? And what happens to an all-too willful child? Learn more intriguing...


    The Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales

    by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

    No home library is complete without the classics! This new collection of stories from Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

    They are the stories of characters we’ve known since...


    Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy Tales

    by Hans Christian Andersen, Jean Pierre Hersholt & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2014)

    Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.

    All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including “The Ugly Duckling,”...


    Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

    by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Margaret Hunt & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

    No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects the legendary fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.

    They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel...


    Patchwork

    by Bobbie Ann Mason & George Saunders The University Press of Kentucky (April 30, 2018)

    Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a "literary phenomenon." Anne Tyler hailed Mason as "a full-fledged master of the short...


    Lost Face

    by Jack London Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    The first anthology of short stories by Jack London, Lost Face tells seven stories about the Klondike gold rush. In “Lost Face,” the fur thief Subienkow faces gruesome torture and execution by a tribe of...


    White Gods Black Demons

    by Daniel Mandishona Weaver Press (March 07, 2018)

    Irony and humour have always been used to counter frustration, despair and to expose double standards. In these ten sharply polished stories, Mandishona explores the dark comedy that lies just beneath the surface...