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The E. Hoffmann Price Spicy Adventure MEGAPACK ®: 14 Tales from the "Spicy" Pulp Magazines!

by E. Hoffmann Price & Darrell Schweitzer Wildside Press (November 19, 2014)

E. Hoffmann Price was one of the "Weird Tales Circle" that included H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith. In fact, he was the only person to meet both Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft...


Painting the Corners

by Bob Weintraub Yucca (November 18, 2014)

"Imaginative baseball stories for long rain delays and hot stove league nights." —Darryl Brock, author of If I Never Get Back and Two in the Field

Bob Weintraub's marvelous collection of baseball stories goes...


Crunch & Des

by Philip Wylie & Karen Wylie Pryor Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Philip Wylie’s enthralling tales of saltwater fishing have been entertaining readers of the Saturday Evening Post since 1939. Captain Crunch Adams, skipper of the charter boat Poseidon , and his friend...


A Road Well-Traveled

by Thomas Walsh eBookIt.com (April 07, 2014)

Tim is a successful business executive in the twilight of his career. During a flight to Sydney, Australia he becomes embroiled in self introspection and questions what gave him pleasure in his career. What...


Diary of Darkness

by Norman Willey Norman Willey (March 11, 2014)

Set forth on a journey down into darkness and into another world far away through worm holes and flights across galaxies to meet gods of a different origin. This fictional journey delves your mind down into...


The Weight of the Sun

by Geronimo Tagatac Ooligan Press (February 01, 2006)

In this moving debut collection, Geronimo Tagatac brings us the stories of the Guerrero family and the people who have touched their lives. Here are the farm laborers, dancers, kitchen workers, and soldiers...


The Jonas Lie MEGAPACK ®: 14 Classic Novels and Stories

by Jonas Lie Wildside Press (February 27, 2014)

Jonas Lie (pronouced "Lee" in English) is one of the greats of Norwegian literature, together with Henrik Ibsen, Bjornstjerne Bjornson and Alexander Kielland. Although considered a Realist, he also worked with...


The Gold of the Sunbeams

by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay Arcade (November 01, 2011)

Diagnosed as severely autistic at the age of three, Tito, nearly nonverbal, was brought up by his loving moth-er Soma, who taught him to read English and challenged him to write his own stories. The initial...


Seven Books By Hans Christian Andersen

by Hans Christian Andersen eBookIt.com (July 17, 2013)

Seven books by fantasy short story writer Hans Christian Andersen, in one book:

Andersen's Fairy Tales

The Ice-Maiden; and Other Tales

O.T., a Danish Romance

Pictures of Sweden

Sand-Hills of Jutland

Stories From Hans...


Prince Lazybones and Other Stories

by W. J. Hays eBookIt.com (June 29, 2013)

Of all the illustrious families who have shone like gems upon the earth's surface, none have been more distinguished in their way than the Lazybones family; and were I so disposed I might recount their virtues...


The Wonders of the Jungle, Book 2

by Prince Ghosh eBookIt.com (July 11, 2013)

An elephant herd is a kind of republic, something like the United States of America, only much smaller and much simpler. So its leader is a sort of president. He is usually the wisest elephant in the herd.

You...


The Wonders of the Jungle, Book 1

by Prince Ghosh eBookIt.com (July 11, 2013)

I have just told you that, after drinking, the elephants jump into the water and have a bath and a swim. That is, all the grown-up elephants do that, while the little ones stay on the bank and play about.

But,...


Shoes: Tails from the Post

by R.A. Comunale M.D. M.D. Safehaven Books, a division of Mountain Lake Press (June 19, 2013)

Augustus "Gus" Belmont was your typical commercial airline pilot. Late forties, divorced with one kid, he lived life as he saw it. The only problem:

he was dying. And, Gus was a Rat.

Kristin Belmont was Gus's...


The Most Interesting Stories of All Nations

by Julian Hawthorne eBookIt.com (June 23, 2013)

It happened in winter, just before the holidays. Ivan Feodorovitch Lobnitchenko, the lawyer, whose office is in one of the main streets of St. Petersburg, was called hurriedly to witness the last will and testament...


The Mango Man and Other Stories

by Georgina Prasad eBookIt.com (April 21, 2013)

This is a collection of stories with simple themes and characters in exotic locations. A man on a mission to find a long-lost ancestor on another continent; a young couple in love and their stressful family...


The Princess of the School

by Angela Brazil eBookIt.com (March 31, 2013)

On a certain morning, just a week before Christmas, the little world of school at Chilcombe Hall was awake and stirring at an unusually early hour. Long before the slightest hint of dawn showed in the sky the...


Microstories

by Daniel Brako Hillinger (March 26, 2013)

Storytelling meets spiritual wisdom in this enchanting collection of tiny fables. As the title suggests, each Microstory is a concise gem, small enough to fit onto a single page of text. Insightful meditation...


Selected Short Stories

by Emilie Kip Baker eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

Bernadou clung to his home with a dogged devotion. He would not go from it to fight unless compelled, but for it he would have fought like a lion. His love for his country was only an indefinite shadowy existence...


The Farmer's Boy

by Randolph Caldecott eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,

I used to keep my master's HORSES,

With a Gee-wo here, and a Gee-wo there,

And here a Gee, and there a Gee,

And everywhere a Gee;

Says I, My pretty lass, will you come to the...


The Milkmaid

by Randolph Caldecott eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

"Where are you going, my Pretty Maid?"

"I'm going a-milking, Sir," she said.

"Shall I go with you, my Pretty Maid?"

"Oh yes, if you please, kind Sir," she said.

"What is your Father, my Pretty Maid?"

"My Father's...


Indian Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

The Bodhisatta was at one time born in the region of Himavanta as a white crane; now Brahmadatta was at that time reigning in Benares. Now it chanced that as a lion was eating meat a bone stuck in his throat....


The Golden Goose - With Numerous Drawings in Colour and Black-and-White

by L. Leslie Brooke eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

There was once a man who had three sons, the youngest of whom was called the Simpleton. He was laughed at and despised and neglected on all occasions. Now it happened one day that the eldest son wanted to go...


Stories of Birds

by Lenore E. Mulets eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

IN THE SNOW

It was a bright, wintry day. The frost jewels sparkled on the snow. The winds blew cutting cold from the north.

Phyllis, in her scarlet coat and cap, and long, warm leggings, waded in the deepest drifts...


Three Men In a Boat - (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

by Jerome K. Jerome eBookIt.com (March 25, 2013)

Three invalids.—Sufferings of George and Harris.—A victim to one hundred and seven fatal maladies.—Useful prescriptions.—Cure for liver complaint in children.—We agree that we are overworked, and need...


The Anne of Green Gables Collection (Illustrated)

by Lucy Maud Montgomery eBookIt.com (March 05, 2013)

Table Of Contents

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

ANNE of the ISLAND

Anne's House of Dreams

CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA

FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA

THE GOLDEN ROAD

KILMENY OF THE ORCHARD

Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to...


The Randall Garrett Megapack: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories

by Randall Garrett & Robert Silverberg Wildside Press (February 26, 2013)

"The Randall Garrett Megapack" (and its companion volume, "The Second Randall Garrett Megapack") together encompass 42 classic-era science fiction tales by Randall Garrett. Readers interested in works by the...


The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1): 34 of the Greatest Stories Ever Written

by Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain & Bret Harte et al. Wildside Press (January 17, 2013)

The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1) assembles 34 of the greatest stories ever written by American authors -- including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Ambrose...


Things Were Never the Same Afterward

by Mike Jd Trial AKA-Publishing (February 21, 2013)

In every life there are moments when things change and we are never the same afterward. Sometimes we make our choices with careful consideration. Other times circumstances thrust change upon us and we must act...


Close is Fine

by Eliot Treichel Ooligan Press (November 01, 2012)

Like an album of Polaroid snapshots, Close Is Fine is a finely wrought collection of stories that gives us a brief glimpse into the quirky and complex lives of the inhabitants of a rural Wisconsin town. At times...


In the House of Suddhoo and Other Stories

by Rudyard Jd Kipling eBookIt.com (January 02, 2013)

In The House of Suddhoo and Other Stories

Table Of Contents

My Own True Ghost Story

The Sending of Dana Da

In the House of Suddhoo

His Wedded Wife


A Lodging for the Night and Pavilion On the Links

by Robert Louis Stevenson eBookIt.com (January 02, 2013)

A Lodging For The Night And Pavilion on the Links by Robert Louis Stevenson


The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories

by Oscar Jd Wilde eBookIt.com (January 02, 2013)

The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories

Table Of Contents

LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME

THE CANTERVILLE GHOST

THE SPHINX WITHOUT A SECRET

THE MODEL MILLIONAIRE

THE PORTRAIT OF MR. W. H.


Vanina Vanini

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Set in 1820s during the early Risorgimento, when Italy was under Austrian control, it concerns the love affair of a young Roman princess and a revolutionary carbonaro. From Wikipedia.


The Burial of the Rats

by Bram Stoker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Excerpt:

"Every city has its peculiar institutions created out of its own needs; and one of the most notable institutions of Paris is its rag-picking population. In the early morning-and Parisian life commences...


Dracula's Guest

by Bram Stoker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker, first published in 1914, two years after Stoker's death. From Wikipedia.


A Dream of Red Hands

by Bram Stoker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Excerpt:

"The first opinion given to me regarding Jacob Settle was a simple descriptive statement. "He's a down-in-the-mouth chap": but I found that it embodied the thoughts and ideas of all his fellow- workmen....


The Invisible Giant

by Bram Stoker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Young Zaya was very sad and lonely when her mother died, but she eventually found solace in the company of birds, who proved to be her only friends. When Zaya sees the form of the Giant-Plague, she immediately...


The Judge's House

by Bram Stoker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"The Judge's House" is a classic ghost story by the Irish author Bram Stoker.


Under the Sunset

by Bram Stoker Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Under the Sunset is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker, first published in 1881:

"Under the Sunset"

"The Rose Prince"

"The Invisible Giant"

"The Shadow Builder"

"How 7 Went Mad"

"Lies and Lilies"

"The Castle...


The Angel of the Odd

by Edgar Allan Poe Open BookShelf (September 29, 2018)

The story follows an unnamed narrator who reads a story about a man who died after accidentally sucking a needle down his throat. He rages at the gullibility of humanity for believing such a hoax. He vows to...


Mesmeric Revelation

by Edgar Allan Poe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

First published in 1844, the tale is centered on mesmerist experiments. From Google Books.


Never Bet the Devil Your Head

by Edgar Allan Poe Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The narrator, presented as the author himself, is dismayed by literary critics saying that he has never written a moral tale. The narrator then begins telling the story of his friend Toby Dammit. Dammit is described...


The Abbess of Castro

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Brigands, convents under siege, a prince who’d do Machiavelli proud…This adventurous novella from a writer famous for far longer works is a singular take on love and war in Renaissance Italy.

Claiming to...


The Cenci

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A biography of a fictional modern don Juan. From GoodReads.


The Duchess of Palliano

by Stendhal Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The life of an Italian lady famous for her great beauty and accomplishments and for her untimely end. From GoodReads.


Sudden Traveler

by Sarah Hall Custom House (October 08, 2019)

“Sarah Hall is one of those rare writers whose short fiction has the same luminosity as her novels. But the short form allows her more room to probe and roam, to experiment with form, to sink her fingers into...


A Lush and Seething Hell

by John Hornor Jacobs & Chuck Wendig Harper Voyager (October 08, 2019)

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed master of horror returns with a pair of chilling tales—both never-before-published in print—that examine the violence and depravity of the human condition.

Bringing...


The Mysterious Card

by Cleveland Moffett Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

(This has been called one of the two most famous riddle stories of all time, along with "The Lady, or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton.)

Burwell, a New Yorker in Paris, during intermission at the Folies Bergère...


A Bubble Burst

by Fred Merrick White Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

How a Stock Exchange Scare Dislocated the Life of the Empire For Two Days, a story in the "Doom of London" series in which the author sounds the clarion call of potential disasters that my befall the great city....


The Romance of the Secret Service Fund

by Fred Merrick White Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Six spy-stories published in the US edition of Pearson's Magazine, Jul-Dec 1900. This series features Newton Moore, the top agent of a fictitious branch of the British War Office called "The Secret Service Fund."...