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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 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...

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 Invisible Force

by Fred Merrick White Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

A Story of What Might Happen In the Days to Come, When Underground London is Tunnelled In all Directions for Electric Railways, If an Explosion Should Take Place In One of the Tubes. A short story in the "Doom...

The Four Days' Night

by Fred Merrick White Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Another in the "Doom of London" series, in which the author sounds a clarion call of potential disasters that may fall upon the great city. Here he relates a tale of air pollution. Excerpt:

They crawled along...

Wildflower Park – Part Four: Rooting for You! (Wildflower Park Series)

by Bella Osborne Avon (April 29, 2019)

Escape to Wildflower Park with Part Four of a brand new four-part serial from bestselling author Bella Osborne.

Life’s not always a walk in the park…

When Anna is dumped by her fiancé, she moves in...

Sultana's Dream

by Roquia Sakhawat Hussain Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Sultana's Dream is a classic work of Bengali science fiction and one of the first examples of feminist science fiction. This short story was written in 1905 by Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain, a Muslim feminist, writer...

Wildflower Park – Part Three: Oopsy Daisy (Wildflower Park Series)

by Bella Osborne Avon (March 18, 2019)

Escape to Wildflower Park with Part Three of a brand new four-part serial from bestselling author Bella Osborne.

Life’s not always a walk in the park…

When Anna is dumped by her fiancé, she moves in...

A Woman's Place

by Mark Irvin Clifton Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Home is where you hang up your spaceship—that is, if you have any Miss Kitty along!

A Wedding on Lavender Hill

by Annie Rains Grand Central Publishing (February 12, 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...

The Mysterious Card Unveiled

by Cleveland Moffett Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Sequel to "The Mysterious Card", in which the mystery of the card is resolved.

According to Uncertain Endings: The World's Greatest Unsolved Mystery Stories by Otto Penzler (Penguin Books, 2006), this 2-part...

The Blind Man

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

'The Blind Man' is a delicate study of a loving relationship blighted by the man's blindness and disfigurement in the first world war. The arrival of an old friend of the woman brings into the open feelings...

The Captain's Doll

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

Down the road strayed the tourists like pilgrims, and at the closed end of the valley they could be seen, quite tiny, climbing the cut- out road that went up like a stairway. Just by their movements you perceived...

The Christening

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

‘The Christening’ was written by D H Lawrence in 1911. It was the ninth of his sixty-seven short stories, all of which will be published individually in ebook format by the Blackthorn Press. Lawrence is...

Daughters of the Vicar

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

A bleak, unrelenting tale of poverty and loss, Lawrence’s expertly crafted novella chillingly examines man’s increasing inability to love and be loved. Looking for acceptance from his new congregation, the...

England, My England

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

Includes Blind Man; England, My England; Fanny and Annie; Horse Dealer's Daughter; Monkey Nuts; Primrose Path; Samson and Delilah; Tickets, Please; Wintry Peacock; You Touched Me England, My England is a collection...

Fanny And Annie

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

A woman of 30, Fanny, has lived away from her first love for 12 years. In the meantime, she has learned manners, better speech, and become a little spohisticated. He, Harry, has stayed working in a furnace....

The Fox

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

Set in Berkshire, England, during World War I, The Fox, like many of D. H. Lawrence’s other major works, deals with the psychological relationships of three protagonists in a triangle of love and hatred. Without...

Keep Out

by Frederic Brown Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

With no more room left on Earth, and with Mars hanging up there empty of life, somebody hit on the plan of starting a colony on the Red Planet. It meant changing the habits and physical structure of the immigrants,...

Goose Fair

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

Through the gloom of evening, and the flare of torches of the night before the fair, through the still fogs of the succeeding dawn came paddling the weary geese, lifting their poor feet that had been dipped...

Do Unto Others

by Mark Irvin Clifton Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.... And the natives of Capella IV, philosophers at heart, were not ones to ignore the Golden Rule....

The Horse-Dealer's Daughter

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

D.H. Lawrence's 'The Horse Dealer's Daughter' could be described as a story in which boy meets girl. Its plot, on the surface, resembles that of any number of traditionally romantic pastorals: a country boy...

Blessed Are the Meek

by G.C. Edmondson Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Every strength is a weakness, and every weakness is a strength. And when the Strong start smashing each other's strength ... the Weak may turn out to be, instead, the Wise.


by Jack Egan Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

By all the laws of nature, he should have been dead. But if he were alive ... then there was something he had to find.

The Ladybird

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

Set toward the end of World War I, a German prisoner, a Count, convalescing in an English hospital, is befriended by Daphne, the “Ladybird”. They are acquaintances from years earlier.