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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 (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 (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 (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 (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.


The Wonders of the Jungle, Book 1

by Prince Ghosh (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.


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 (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 (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 (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...


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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (March 27, 2013)


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 (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 (March 05, 2013)

Table Of Contents



Anne's House of Dreams





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 (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 (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 (January 02, 2013)

The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories

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The Man Who Hated Mars

by Randall Garrett Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

To escape from Mars, all Clayton had to do was the impossible. Break out of a crack-proof exile camp--get onto a ship that couldn't be boarded--smash through an impenetrable wall of steel. Perhaps he could do...

Smith and the Pharaohs, And Other Tales

by Henry Rider Haggard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales is a collection of stories by H Rider Haggard. Others in the collection include: "Magepa the Buck" – an Allan Quatermain short story "The Blue Curtains" "Little Flower"...

The People of the Black Circle

by Robert Ervin Howard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"The People of the Black Circle" is one of the original novellas about Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard and first published in Weird Tales magazine in three parts over the September,...

Queen of the Black Coast

by Robert Ervin Howard Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In Queen of the Black Coast, Conan joins with Belit, the magnificent pirate queen, whose fathers were the kings of Askalon! There is a frightening conflict with a monster winged ape before the sorrowful passing...

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

by Montague Rhodes James Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both...

Samson and Delilah

by David Herbert Lawrence Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

'Samson and Delilah' is set against a Cornish backdrop. Lawrence and his wife tried to settle in Cornwall during the First World War but were hounded by the authorities and forced to leave. Lawrence pointedly...

The Red Hand

by Arthur Machen Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

First published in 1895, “The Red Hand” is a short story by Welsh author Arthur Machan that includes the main characters from his novella “The Three Impostors”. The story revolves around gruesome a murder,...

In Homespun

by Edith Nesbit Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In Homespun is a collection that was originally published in 1896, and the stories are set in the villages of South Kent and East Sussex that Nesbit knew well. Told in the first person, by a variety of strong,...


by Mack Reynolds Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Almost anything, if it goes on long enough, can be reduced to, first a Routine, and then, to a Tradition. And at the point it is, obviously, Necessary.

Nibsy's Christmas

by Jacob August Riis Open BookShelf (September 29, 2018)

A collection of 3 short stories about Christmas.

The Toys of Peace and Other Papers

by Saki Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

This is the last collection of short stories written by the witty British author, Hector Hugh Munro, better known by his pen names "Saki" or "H. H. Munro", compiled posthumously by his friend, Rothay Reynolds....

The Offshore Pirate

by Francis Scott Fitzgerald Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

From time to time there was the bright flare of a match as one of them lighted a cigarette, but except for the low undertone of the throbbing engines and the even wash of the waves about the stern the yacht...

Ivan the Fool

by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"Ivan the Fool" is an 1886 short story by Leo Tolstoy, published in 1886. It describes the struggles of three brothers and a sister with the Old Devil. The name "Ivan the Fool" hints to a popular hero of Russian...

There are No Guilty People

by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Alexander Ivanovich Volgin, a bachelor and a clerk in a Moscow bank at a salary of eight thousand Rubels a year, a man much respected in his own set, was staying in a country-house. His host was a wealthy landowner,...

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

by Howard Phillips Lovecraft Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Randolph Carter dreams three times of a majestic sunset city, but each time he is abruptly snatched away before he can see it up close. When he prays to the gods of dream to reveal the whereabouts of the phantasmal...

Where Love is, There God is Also

by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

"Where Love Is, God Is" is a short story about a shoemaker named Martin Avdeitch. The story begins with a background on Martin's life. He was a fine cobbler as he did his work well and never promised to do something...

Father Sergius

by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

For some weeks Father Sergius had been living with one persistent thought: whether he was right in accepting the position in which he had not so much placed himself as been placed by the Archimandrite and the...

An Old Acquaintance

by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

A short story by Leo Tolstoy.