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The Good The Bad And Everything Inbetween Phoenix Saige Whytock

Imagine losing your best friend or falling in love with your best friend. What would you feel if you were abused every day by your husband? Or worked as a hooker on the corner market? What if you had a crappy job at

The White Road And Other Stories Tania Hershman

What links a café in Antarctica, a factory for producing electronic tracking tags and a casino where gamblers can wager their shoes? They're among the multiple venues where award-winning writer Tania Hershman sets her unique tales in this spellbinding debut collection.Fleeing from tragedy,

Blind Spot Priscila Uppal

Priscila Uppal's characters in Cover Before Striking are all people pushing their lives to new levels of intensity, danger, or passion as they test their limits and those of the world. This is a story from that collection.

Don 39 T Kiss Me Lindsay Hunter

An explosive story collection from a bold, blistering new voice

The Guy De Maupassant Megapack 144 Novels And Short Stories Guy De Maupassant

A protege of Flaubert, Maupassant's stories are characterized by their economy of style and efficient, effortless dénouements. Many of the stories are set during the Franco-Prussian War of the 1870s and several describe the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught

Secret Lives Catherine Browder

Browder's second collection is characterized by the wide range of narrative voices she brings forth--a bilingual Hispanic social worker, an immigrant Russian Jewish chemical engineer, a young Japanese immigrant, to an American woman living in Japan.

An Aesthetic Underground John Metcalf

"John Metcalf has written some of the very best stories ever published in this country."—Alice Munro

Knots Gunnhild Yehaug Kari Dickson

A mesmerizing collection of playfully surreal stories from one of Norway's most celebrated writers

The Dominant Animal Kathryn Scanlan

A collection of innovative and ambitious short stories from a visionary young literary artist

Paco 39 S Tales James A Broussard

Paco is a good kid in the BIG THICKET series of short stories. He is patterned after Laura Ingles in Little House on the Prairie, a TV show that lasted 9 years. Paco shows good morals and has an optimistic behavior; he has

The Crystal Frontier Carlos Fuentes Alfred Macadam

The nine stories comprising The Crystal Frontier, a brilliant work of fiction from Carlos Fuentes, all concern people who in one way or another have had something to do with, or still are part of, the family of one Leonardo Barroso, a powerful

Bacchus S Glenn Wakefield

The story of a young environmentalists discovery of his dark and hidden family secrets. Some of the excerpts from the story:

The Embrace And Other Short Fiction Adrian Kalil

The Embrace and Other Short Fiction: The First Collection is an original anthology of short stories and poems stemming from the fertile imagination of the author. Blending lifes rich experiences with fragments of conscious disinhibition, these eight stories and two poems represent the

The Palm Wine Tapper Michael Asamonye

Th e Lion is king of the jungle. Yet the Giant Ape conquers the Lion. Giant Ape is overcome by a Bee in a contest. How will the animal kingdom survive? Th is is a book of fables, myths, folktales, verses and stories.

Being Dead In South Carolina Jacob White

• Stories of the modern South, of people who no longer recognize themselves, who have arrived, like the Sunbelt itself, to a strange day that seems disconnected from all the old days, the old stories. Yet it's on this day we must always

Trisagion Of Death Mireya Robles Susan Griffi

Solitude, alienation, rejection, separation, such are some of the words that come to mind upon reading Trisagion of Death, an anthology of stories by Mireya Robles. The author delves into the hearts of one anti-hero after another, of beings who keenly feel the

Crime And Management And Other Tall Tales Eugene M Silverman

In Crime and Management, and Other Tall Tales, Carmine Cacciaguida gets a toy car for his fifth birthday. He checks his fathers car to see if it works the same way and discovers a dead body in the trunk. Years later, he becomes

Tales Of Foreign Settlements In Japan Harold S Williams

Here are twenty-five tales about the Foreign Settlements or Concessions in Japan following the opening of the country to foreign trade in 1859, and an additional ten strange stories that revoke around those times. The tales are historically accurate, sociologically significant and, most

Old Christmas Washington Irving

Old Christmas by Washington Irving. In this delightful volume of essays and tales, Washington Irving describes the holiday traditions of England and how they were imported into the then-young United States. Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the

The Circus Kay Jaybee John Lachatte

The Circus by Kay Jaybee is voyeuristic erotica where the line is blurred between spectator and performer in a theatre of pleasure and pain! Illustrated versions illustrated by John LaChatte.