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The Greatest Novellas & Short Stories of Anton Chekhov: Over 200 Stories From the Renowned Russian Playwright and Author of Uncle Vanya, Cherry ... by Anton Chekhov (Musaicum Books) Price verified one hour ago

This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Excerpt: "Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape."Ward No. Six (1892) Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was a Russian physician, dramaturge and author who is often referred to as one of the seminal figures in the birth of early modernism in the theatre. He made no apologies for the difficulties he posed to the readers, insisting that the role of an artist was to ask questions, not to answer them. Contents: Living Chattel Joy Bliss At The Barber's Enigmatic Nature Classical Student Matter of Classics Death of A Government Clerk Daughter of Albion Trousseau Inquiry Fat and Thin Tragic Actor Slanderer Bird Market Choristers Album Minds in Ferment Chameleon In The Graveyard Oysters Swedish Match Safety Match The Marshal's ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 3,090 Pages (4,889 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Time Pieces by Adventure Books of Seattle 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 2 hours ago

A new global collection of science fiction tales on the subject of time travel. Stories include 'No Time Like the Present', 'Last Train Home', 'Combination Lock', 'Firstborn Killer' and nineteen more. Some are lighthearted reading, others more serious, even controversial. Assembled and edited by the award-winning staff of Adventure Books of Seattle, who put out a special call for submissions to authors worldwide. If you are a time travel fan, this is the ultimate trip.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 128 Pages (461 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Seven Different Kinds Of Smoke by Roman St. James 4.0 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 3 hours ago

Seven short stories of magic & mystery by a new, African-American, writer. Includes "The Greenest Grass" - the story of a young woman that undergoes a medical procedure that makes for the ultimate personal transformation; "Babble" - the story of a couple that listens to each other but never hears, to fatal results; "Elevation" - the story of an elderly lady with a date with destiny - and her late husband; "Leap Frog" - the story of a woman who believes that her kiss has the ability to turn men into frogs and 3 others.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 202 Pages (859 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: 26 Stories: includes Chickamauga + An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge + The Mocking-Bird by Ambrose Bierce (e-artnow) 1.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (26 Stories: includes Chickamauga + An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge + The Mocking-Bird)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians is a collection of short stories written by Ambrose Bierce. Published in 1891, the 26 stories detail the lives of soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. His famous story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is included in this collection. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842-1914) was an American editorialist, journalist, short-story writer and satirist. His short stories are considered among the best of the 19th century, providing a popular following based on his roots. Bierce's lucid, unsentimental style has kept him popular when many of his contemporaries have been consigned to oblivion. His dark, sardonic views and vehemence as a critic earned him the nickname, "Bitter Bierce."

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 257 Pages (721 KB)
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Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Thylacine Dreams: 6 Tales of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy by Jonathan Maas (Cynical Optimist Press) 3.6 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Thylacine Dreams In the tradition of Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Stephen King comes a group of short tales that will take you to another world, or help you see this one in an entirely new light. In this collection from award-winning author Jonathan Maas: • We wake up with a woman who sleeps for centuries so that she can monitor humanity's progress. • We discover a world that has survived the apocalypse, but remains unaware of the horror that still moves beneath the surface. • We meet a couple who learns why you should never go back in time. Some of the characters are on a grand direction, while some of them are just ordinary people who find themselves in circumstances beyond their understanding. But every one of them holds the importance of an endling, and will show you things you've never thought possible. Includes the novella -100: Never Go Back in Time! Praise for -100, now in development with Olu Odebunmi and Tolu Awosika, the screenwriters of Smokin' Aces 2: ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 309 Pages (6,860 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Brief, Horrible Moments: A collection of one sentence horror stories by Marko Pandza 3.9 Stars (87 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Chill your bones with two hundred and forty two horror stories, one sentence at a time. Monsters, demons, creatures and oddities. Murder, death and the dead. Family, friends, love and relationships. Food and eating. Fear, dread, and the unknown. Crime and punishment. The human body. Lock the doors, turn up the lights, and take a deep breath. A series of brief, horrible moments await.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 110 Pages (969 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

MAIL ORDER BRIDE: Bridge To My Heart - Clean Historical Western Romance (Sawyerville Mail Order Brides Series – Book 7) by Debra Samms 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 13 hours ago

If you love a sweet mail order bride romance, you will love this story. It is a clean and wholesome romance set in Oregon in the late 1800s. Hattie Norton knows she is not pretty. In fact, she is short and round. But she has her eyes on John Gilbert -- and so does the petite and very pretty Sarah Weatherall. John is attracted to Hattie's intuitive ways with horses and her strength and fortitude. But the very pretty and delicate Sarah is easy on the eyes. John is not sure though if Sawyerville is the best place for him and for his career as a blacksmith. He needs to make his decision before he takes a wrong turn. This is the story of attraction, jealousy, and risk. Find out who wins John's heart in this sweet romance. Bridge to My Heart is Book 7 in the Sawyerville Mail Order Bride series, a series of stories of brave and courageous women who traveled over land or by sea to seek a new life and love in the western frontier. They are all clean western historical romance stories ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 50 Pages (1,031 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Plan On It: Sweet, Short & Steamy Curvy Girl Romance (Candlelight Cove Book 4) by Elsie James 4.5 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Plan on it is a sweet, short, steamy romance with a strong, curvy heroine and a sexy sports hero. It is the fourth in the Candlelight Cove series. Georgina I came to Candlelight Cove to start a new life planning weddings at a resort. The people are friendly but I can't get too comfortable with my crazy ex on the loose. When a mystery man turns out to be a famous sports star, my private life goes public. He's athletic, arrogant, and something about him makes me want to tie his knot. But is a relationship with him worth a life in the spotlight? Graham Being a professional athlete has always been my dream. But life on the road with the football team has taken a toll, and I'm ready for something new. When a sexy wedding planner catches my eye, it makes me want to tackle her in the end zone. Georgina is curvy, thoughtful, and makes me want to score and go for two more. But is her past too big a hurdle, or can I convince her that we belong together? This is an Insta-love, Sweet, ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 67 Pages (652 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Tales With A Twist by Varadharajan Ramesh 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

What does a Superhero tale, a story about a football fan, and stories about an Investigative Journalist, A serial killer, A grandfather, and a Detective have in common? A twist in the tale, obviously! Varadharajan Ramesh's debut book, 'Tales With A Twist' is an anthology of short stories usually ending with a twist that would leave the reader surprised.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 64 Pages (363 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Shades: Eight Tales of Terror by D. Nathan Hilliard 4.8 Stars (38 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Here there be ghosts... Within these pages lurks a cast of phantoms who have returned from the grave with a vengeance. D. Nathan Hilliard includes no friendly ghosts here, just eight deathly horrors with their own personal bones to pick with the living. These are the ghosts of our nightmares. Whether driven by madness, vengeance, pain, bloody evil, or primordial rage... they are all specters that are as dangerous as they are frightening. So get comfortable, get that night light ready, and find out who survives and who doesn't in this anthology of the baleful dead. Stories within include... Death and White Satin - A young bride-to-be unearths the wrong wedding dress and discovers that horror and madness can echo down through the decades. An Echo of Blood and Mirrors - A young man is surprised in the boy's bathroom by the head cheerleader. But things quickly take a turn for the worse as he discovers she's on the run from a triple murderer who has been dead for over a century. Dance ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 234 Pages (756 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Light of the Moon by Nikki Prince (Hot Ink Press) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

A dance of seduction, a play for love... A dance of seduction under the light of the moon turns into a night of passion, but will that be enough for Aponi to keep the man of her dreams enchanted? Or will the flame that was ignited die out just as quickly as it sparked?

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 13 Pages (1,578 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

What a Soldier Wants: A Military Romance by Tara Deep 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Paulette always had a crush on her nerdy friend Eliot. Then Eliot joined the military. They haven't seen each other in years. Now Eliot is coming home from Iraq. He's a changed man -- with a man's needs. Paulette must decide whether to give in to her desires. Eliot is certainly a hard man to resist. Try as she might, Paulette can think of no better way to thank him for his service than to give him what he wants, and submit to his strength. 5,200 words

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 19 Pages (2,347 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Life Is Not Fragile by Kenneth W Goodman 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

In this engaging short, a small-town inventor finds inspiration in the beauty of New York City's Central Park, but the structure of his life is tragically upended by a chance encounter with a microscopic enemy.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 6 Pages (471 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Memoir - and Thirty Other Remarkable Flash Fiction Stories by Robert Blevins (Adventure Books of Seattle) Price verified 18 hours ago

Seattle sci-fi writer Robert M. Blevins ('Say Goodbye to the Sun,' 'The Corona Incident') presents thirty different short stories in the flash-fiction genre. Flash fiction is the art of telling a complete story with main characters, a plot, and an ending - in as few words as possible. Some are humorous, others controversial, but all are entertaining. Foreword by Julia Broussard.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 62 Pages (183 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Collected Early Stories of 1909 - 1917: 14 previously uncollected stories! by F. Scott Fitzgerald (e-artnow) Price verified 19 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Collected Early Stories of 1909 - 1917" contains 14 previously uncollected stories in one volume and is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. F. Scott Fitzgerald neglected his studies at school and college because he was occupied with his literary apprenticeship. His first appearance in print was "The Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage," published in the St. Paul Academy Now and Then in October 1909 when he was thirteen. His first story in the Newman News was "A Luckless Santa Claus" (Christmas 1912), which introduces the subject of a young man committed to an adventure for the sake of love. At Princeton he wrote abundantly for The Nassau Literary Magazine and The Princeton Tiger, the humor magazine, as well as providing the lyrics for three Triangle Club shows. His Lit stories improved steadily, with the last two, "Sentiment-And the Use of Rouge" (June 1917) and "The Pierian Springs and the Last Straw" (October ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 102 Pages (567 KB)
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Added: Aug 9th, 2020

The Land Beyond the Blow: (After the method of Swift, who followed Lucian, and was himself followed by Voltaire and many others) by Ambrose Bierce (e-artnow) Price verified 20 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Land Beyond the Blow (After the method of Swift, who followed Lucian, and was himself followed by Voltaire and many others)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Is a story by Ambrose Bierce, an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. Table of Contents: 1.Thither 2.Sons of the Fair Star 3.An Interview with Gnarmag-Zote 4.The Tamtonians 5.Marooned on Ug 6.The Dog in Ganegwag 7.A Conflagration in Ghargaroo 8.An Execution in Batrugia 9.The Jumjum of Gokeetle-Guk 10.The Kingdom of Tortirra 11.Hither Ambrose Bierce (1842-1913) wrote the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and compiled a satirical lexicon The Devil's Dictionary. His vehemence as a critic, his motto "Nothing matters", and the sardonic view of human nature that informed his work, all earned him the nickname "Bitter Bierce". Despite his reputation as a searing critic, Bierce was known to encourage ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 72 Pages (440 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Aug 9th, 2020

A Story of Ravenna (Unabridged) by Giovanni Boccaccio (e-artnow) Price verified 21 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "A Story of Ravenna (Unabridged)" is formatted for your eReader. A tragic and short love story taking place in the city of Ravenna, told by Giovanni Boccaccio. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 - 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist and the author of a number of notable works including the Decameron, On Famous Women, and his poetry in the Italian vernacular. Boccaccio is particularly notable for his dialogue, of which it has been said that it surpasses in verisimilitude that of virtually all of his contemporaries, since they were medieval writers and often followed formulaic models for character and plot.

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 11 Pages (495 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Cobwebs from an Empty Skull: (Illustrated Stories, Fables, Poetry, Maxims, Sketches, Epigrams, Quips, Witticisms) by Ambrose Bierce (e-artnow) 3.1 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "Cobwebs from an Empty Skull (Illustrated Stories, Fables, Poetry, Maxims, Sketches, Epigrams, Quips, Witticisms)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Cobwebs from an Empty Skull", first published in 1874, is a collection of short fables and stories written under Bierce's pseudonym, Dod Grile, and although one of his earliest published books, it still displays the wit and cynicism which colors his writing. The book is divided into three sections: "Fables of Zambri, the Parsee," an assortment of over 100 fables; "Brief Seasons of Intellectual Dissipation," discussions between a fool and a philosopher, a doctor and a soldier, respectively; and "Divers Tales," 28 different stories of an eclectic nature, including The Grateful Bear, Dr. Deadwood, I Presume, Mrs. Dennison's Head, and Jim Beckwourth's Pond. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842-1914) was an American editorialist, journalist, short-story writer and satirist, ...

Genre: Short Stories [x]
Length: 475 Pages (2,835 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Aug 9th, 2020
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