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Lois the Witch, and Other Gothic Tales

by Elizabeth Gaskell, Gabrielle de Cuir, Justine Eyre & Stefan Rudnicki et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

In this original collection from Skyboat Media and Blackstone Publishing, Elizabeth Gaskell showcases the height of gothic fiction's ability to delight in the otherworldly and to dig deep into what truly haunts...


The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

by Jean Stafford, Elisabeth Rodgers & Joyce Carol Oates Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

Winner of the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this collection of thirty stories includes some of Jean Stafford's best short fiction from the period 1944 to 1968. Including such favorites as "In the Zoo," "Children...


The Moment of Tenderness

by Madeleine L’Engle, Caitlin Davies & Charlotte Jones Voiklis Grand Central Publishing (April 21, 2020)

From the beloved author of A Wrinkle in Time comes a deeply personal, genre-bending short story collection that transcends generational divides and reminds readers that hope, above all, can transform suffering...


Hits and Misses

by Simon Rich Hachette Book Group (July 24, 2018)

A hilarious collection inspired by a former Saturday Night Live writer's real experiences in Hollywood, chronicling the absurdity of fame and the humanity of failure in a world dominated by social media influencers...


Aunt Sass

by P. L. Travers, Catherine Clarke & Victoria Coren Mitchell Hachette Books (October 20, 2015)

A collection of charming holiday tales, by the author of Mary Poppins - a timeless gift for all ages. Each of the stories in this book was written by P.L. Travers as a holiday gift, sent to her friends and family...


The Outlaw Album

by Daniel Woodrell, Leslie Bellair & Brian Troxe Hachette Book Group (October 01, 2011)

Twelve timeless Ozarkian tales of those on the fringes of society

Daniel Woodrell is able to lend uncanny logic to harsh, even criminal behavior in this wrenching collection of stories. Desperation--both material...


The Complete Stories of Evelyn Waugh

by Evelyn Waugh & Simon Prebble Hachette Book Group (December 11, 2012)

Evelyn Waugh's short fiction reveals in miniaturized perfection the elements that made him the greatest satirist of the twentieth century. The stories collected here range from delightfully barbed portraits...


Say You're One of Them

by Uwem Akpan, Dion Graham, Robin Miles & Kevin R. Free Hachette Book Group (November 01, 2009)

Each story in this jubilantly acclaimed collection pays testament to the wisdom and resilience of children, even in the face of the most agonizing circumstances.

A family living in a makeshift shanty in urban...


Girl with Curious Hair

by David Foster Wallace, Joshua Swanson & Robert Petkoff Hachette Book Group (January 01, 2011)

Until his death in 2008, David Foster Wallace was one of the most prodigiously talented and original young writers in America, and Girl with Curious Hair displays the full range of his gifts. From the eerily...


Astray

by Emma Donoghue, Khristine Hvam, James Langton & various narrators et al. Hachette Book Group (October 30, 2012)

The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are goldminers and counterfeiters, attorneys,...


Trouble in Mind

by Jeffery Deaver, Dennis Boutsikaris, Elijah Alexander & various narrators et al. Hachette Book Group (March 04, 2014)

The "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist) is back with his third story collection. The stories include:

A Textbook Case, a Lincoln Rhyme story When a young woman is found brutally murdered in a parking...


Two Deserts

by Julie Brickman, Carol Monda, Hillary Huber & Holly Linneman et al. Julie Brickman (May 05, 2020)

Deserts of sand and deserts of the heart, Middle Eastern deserts and American deserts, the story collection Two Deserts follows the circles of two unforgettable women across cultures and deserts. The Arabian...


Injury Time

by Catherine Aird & Derek Perkins Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

Sixteen short puzzlers from the inimitable Catherine Aird, author of the acclaimed C. D. Sloan Mysteries

A professional pickpocket and accomplished thief ignores his wife's warnings and embarks on an adventure...


A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth

by Daniel Mason & ensemble cast Little, Brown (May 05, 2020)

From the bestselling, award-winning author of The Winter Soldier and The Piano Tuner, a collection of interlaced tales of men and women as they face the mysteries and magic of the world

On a fateful flight,...


A Wedding on Lavender Hill

by Annie Rains Forever Yours (February 11, 2019)

"Gifted storyteller" (RaeAnne Thayne, New York Times bestselling author) Annie Rains invites you to Sweetwater Springs for a wedding with all the feels!

Event planner Claire Donovan loves giving clients the...


Maggie Brown & Others

by Peter Orner Little, Brown and Company (July 01, 2019)

In this powerful and virtuosic collection of interlocking stories, each one "a marvel of concision and compassion" (Washington Post), a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and "master of his form" (~i~...


Night Train

by Thom Jones & Amy Bloom Little, Brown and Company (October 15, 2018)

A posthumous and definitive collection of new and selected stories by "virtuoso of the short story" (Esquire) and National Book Award finalist Thom Jones.

This scorching collection from award-winning author...


Roar

by Cecelia Ahern Grand Central Publishing (April 15, 2019)

From the bestselling author of P.S., I Love You, a fiercely feminist story collection that illuminates -- sometimes in fantastical ways -- how women of all kinds navigate the world today.

In this singular and...


How Long 'til Black Future Month?

by N. K. Jemisin Orbit (November 26, 2018)

Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society...


This Is Not a Love Song

by Brendan Mathews Little, Brown and Company (February 04, 2019)

A debut collection of moving and darkly witty stories from an "admirably fearless" (New York Times Book Review) writer whom critics have compared to Michael Chabon, E.L. Doctorow, and Dennis Lehane

A Massachusetts...


The Wrong Heaven

by Amy Bonnaffons Little, Brown and Company (July 16, 2018)

For fans of George Saunders and Karen Russell, an "amazing, wildly inventive" collection of stories that straddles the line between the real and the fantastical (Kevin Wilson).

In The Wrong Heaven, anything...


How Are You Going to Save Yourself

by Jm Holmes Little, Brown and Company (August 20, 2018)

Four young men struggle to liberate themselves from the burden of being black and male in America in an assured debut "as up-to the-minute as a Kendrick Lamar track and as ruefully steeped in eternal truths...


Hits and Misses

by Simon Rich Little, Brown and Company (July 23, 2018)

A hilarious collection inspired by a former Saturday Night Live writer's real experiences in Hollywood, chronicling the absurdity of fame and the humanity of failure in a world dominated by social media influencers...


Christmas with an Angel

by Debbie Mason Forever Yours (December 05, 2016)

It's been eight long years since Michael Gallagher has laid eyes on Shay Angel, back when he was a boy from the most prominent family in town and she was a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. But he hadn't...


Let It Snow

by Jeanette Grey Forever Yours (October 31, 2016)

Baby, it's cold outside . . .

'Tis the night before Christmas Eve and Holly wishes she hadn't volunteered to work the night shift. The weather is frightful and getting worse by the minute, and the same old annoying...


A Fairytale Bride

by Hope Ramsay Forever Yours (June 06, 2016)

A Chapter of a Love Short Story

After a very public career disaster, journalist Jeff Talbert-Lyndon wants to escape from the world. Picturesque Shenadoah Falls, Virginia, seems like the perfect place to relax...


Bullseye

by David Baldacci Grand Central Publishing (February 03, 2014)

In this all-new short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci, worlds collide when government assassin Will Robie is caught in the crossfire with Oliver Stone and the Camel Club.

Will Robie...


The Pugilist at Rest

by Thom Jones Little, Brown and Company (November 07, 2016)

Thom Jones made his literary debut in The New Yorker in 1991. Within six months his stories appeared in Harper's, Esquire, Mirabella, Story, Buzz, and in The New Yorker twice more. "The Pugilist at Rest" - the...


Cold Snap

by Thom Jones Little, Brown and Company (November 07, 2016)

Following his celebrated debut collection, The Pugilist at Rest, National Book Award nominee Thom Jones delivers a lacerating collection of stories that plunges us once again into an edgy, adrenalized world...


The Approach

by Chris Holm Mulholland Books (August 08, 2016)

Hitman with a heart of gold Michael Hendricks is back in this digital-exclusive short story.

When a strip-club mogul puts out a hit on a dancer who won't give him off-the-clock attention, Hendricks takes a...


The Sequel

by Jeffery Deaver Mulholland Books (December 05, 2016)

When a lawyer discovers the possible existence of a lost, secret second novel from America's favorite writer, all hell breaks loose.

For years, Frederick Lowell has quietly managed the estate of the revered novelist...


So Long, Chief

by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane Mulholland Books (December 05, 2016)

From legendary noir novelist Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins, a short story in which world-famous private eye Mike Hammer repays a debt to a dying police chief, proving loyalty can be as deadly as deception....


A Sad Mistake

by R.L. Stine Mulholland Books (December 05, 2016)

A reclusive, haunted Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant are visited by a strange, persistent stranger in this haunting short story by R.L. Stine.

It's a dark and stormy night, and the new, unnamed assistant to...


Almost Like Christmas

by Joseph Heller Mulholland Books (December 05, 2016)

A masterful short story from the acclaimed author of Catch-22, about one long night of anticipation.

In a small town in the American South, it is night in the middle of the twentieth century. Carter, a high-school...


Sharp Ends

by Joe Abercrombie Orbit (April 25, 2016)

Sharp Ends is the ultimate collection of award winning tales and exclusive new short stories from the master of grimdark fantasy, Joe Abercrombie. Violence explodes, treachery abounds, and the words are as deadly...


The Dinner Party

by Joshua Ferris Little, Brown and Company (May 01, 2017)

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year: The first collection of short stories from the critically acclaimed, prize-winning author of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

These eleven stories by Joshua...


Adults and Other Children

by Miriam Cohen & Jane Oppenheimer Blackstone Publishing (April 14, 2020)

Adults and Other Children follows four women as they navigate life from the confusion and innocence of childhood to the bizarre and darkly humorous complexities of adulthood.

Along the way, we meet a vindictive,...


Aesop's Fables

by Aesop, Will Stauff, V. S. Vernon Jones & G. K. Chesterton William J. Stauff (April 14, 2020)

Aesop's Fables refers to a collection of fables credited to Aesop (620-560 BC), a slave and storyteller who lived in Ancient Greece. His fables are some of the most well known in the world and remain a popular...


Draw Straight

by Louis L’Amour & Traber Burns Blackstone Western (April 07, 2020)

This collection of six exciting Western stories from early in Louis L'Amour's career begins with "Fork Your Own Broncs," in which Mac Marcy, who had saved for seven years to run his own small cattle ranch, sees...


A Madman's Diary, and Other Stories

by Lu Xun & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2019)

This is A Madman's Diary, and Other Stories by Lu Xun, a renowned writer of modern Chinese literature. Lu Xun was a novelist, editor, translator, literary critic, essayist, and poet who wrote both in Vernacular...


The Best of Richard Matheson

by Richard Matheson, Richard Powers, various narrators & Donald Corren et al. Blackstone Publishing (October 10, 2017)

The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century" (Ray Bradbury), as selected by award-winning author Victor LaValle

Among the greats of twentieth-century...


So We Can Glow

by Leesa Cross-Smith, Christine Lakin, Erin Bennett & Cassandra Morris et al. Grand Central Publishing (March 10, 2020)

A lush, glittering short story collection exploring female obsession and desire by an award-winning writer Roxane Gay calls "a consummate storyteller." From Kentucky to the California desert, these forty-two...


Elsewhere, Home

by Leila Aboulela, Nathan Hinton, Shiromi Arserio & Michael David Axtell et al. Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

In her new collection of stories, award-winning New York Times Notable author Leila Aboulela offers us a rich tableau of life as an immigrant abroad, and the challenges of navigating assimilation and difference....


The Last Carousel

by Nelson Algren, Richard Ferrone, Richard Poe & Ramiz Monsef et al. Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

The fiction and reportage included in The Last Carousel, one of the final collections published during Nelson Algren's lifetime, was written on ships and in ports of call around the world, and includes accounts...


Your Duck Is My Duck

by Deborah Eisenberg, Wallace Shawn, Julianne Moore & Josh Hamilton HarperAudio (September 25, 2018)

A much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form, performed by a remarkable cast: Deborah Eisenberg, Julianne Moore, Josh Hamilton, and...


Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls

by Alissa Nutting & Brittany Pressley HarperAudio (July 03, 2018)

In this darkly comic and surreal collection from celebrated author Alissa Nutting, misfit women scramble for agency in a series of uncanny circumstances.

Throughout these breathtakingly creative seventeen stories...


Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine

by Kevin WILSON, Kirby Heyborne & Johanna Parker HarperAudio (August 07, 2018)

In Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine, Kevin Wilson's first story collection in nearly a decade, Wilson combines his signature quirkiness with his keen eye for emotional complexity to explore the fraught relationship...


We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories

by C. Robert Cargill, James Patrick Cronin & Vikas Adam HarperAudio (June 12, 2018)

From the critically acclaimed author of Sea of Rust and Queen of the Dark Things comes a hair-raising collection of short fiction that illuminates the strange, humorous, fantastical, and downright diabolical...


Beautiful Days

by Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Graybill, Tavia Gilbert & Caitlin Kelly HarperAudio (February 06, 2018)

A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien".

The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates...


Blindman's Bluff

by Faye Kellerman & Mitchell Greenberg HarperAudio (August 11, 2009)

"A well-tangled web of intrigue and murder."

--Entertainment Weekly

"Kellerman invariably rides high in the bestseller lists...Blindman's Bluff shows why."

--St. Louis Post-Dispatch

One of the popular couples in...