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Return to Spinner's Inlet

by Don Hunter

A collection of connected short stories set in a fictional town in BC’s Gulf Islands where attitude is everything, and everybody has one.

For years “Spinner's Inlet” was a beloved serialized newspaper column...

The Anton Chekhov Collection

by Anton Chekhov & Steppenwolf Press

Anton Chekhov was a Russian playwright and short-story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics, and his best...

The Stolen White Elephant

by Mark Twain

"The Stolen White Elephant" was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department...

Sudden Traveler

by Sarah Hall

“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

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.


The Wreck of the Golden Mary

by Charles Dickens

Ingeniously conceived and brilliantly rendered, and set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush, The Wreck of the Golden Mary is a masterpiece of Victorian storytelling. En route to making their fortunes,...

The Gift of the Magi

by O. Henry

The Gift of the Magi is a short story by O. Henry first published in 1905. The story tells of a young husband and wife and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with...

Spitwrite Box Set

by George Saoulidis

A collection of #spitwrite stories.


  • The Imiteles Space Station
  • The Garbage Cube
  • The Recovery Building
  • Looking Down on People From Atop a Big-Ass Mecha
  • The Hologram Riot
  • Waifu Wedding
  • A Self-Driving...

Kaidenberg's Best Sons

by Jason Heit

Kaidenberg’s Best Sons is an unvarnished view of the lives of settlers in the early days of immigration to the Canadian priaries. Set in the early years of the 20th century, this book is the story of German-speaking...

The End and Other Beginnings

by Veronica Roth

Bestselling Divergent and Carve the Mark author Veronica Roth delivers a stunning collection of novella-length stories set in the future, illustrated with startling black-and-white artwork.

No world is like the...

Full Throttle

by Joe Hill

In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense, including “In The Tall Grass,” one of two stories co-written...

The Monkey's Paw

by W. W. Jacobs

The Monkey's Paw is a horror story written by English author W. W. Jacobs in 1902. An incredible number of stories in different media have played on it through different variations and adaptations, and it is...

WELSH RAREBIT TALES - 15 Short Stories

by Harle Oren Cummins

WELSH RAREBIT TALES contains 15 very short stories. In explaining how these tales came to be, the author tells that he was a member of a "certain literary club" which held irregular meetings. Each member would...

The O. Henry Collection

by O. Henry & Steppenwolf Press

O. Henry was one of the greatest short story authors to ever live, a true master of the craft. 

The O. Henry Collection by Steppenwolf Press brings together a massive collection of his finest works, featuring:...

A Day at Camp Killkare Or Aunt Jane and the Campfire Girls

by Elsie Duncan Yale

The scenery is the same for both acts. If given out doors select if possible a place among trees or large bushes. One tent will be sufficient to represent the camp, and only a portion of this need be visible....

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" is a collection of twelve detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes. Contained within this collection are the following...

Some Short Christmas Stories

by Charles Dickens

Classic holiday stories from the greatest Christmas storytellers of all time Charles Dickens.

Contents: A Christmas Tree What Christmas is as we Grow Older The Poor Relation's Story The Child's Story The Schoolboy's...

Woman of the Old Roads

by Juan & Rodriguez Perez

A short book consisting of individual stories about people who live in Tacache, where the cocaine cartels set up camp and the Peruvian government, under foreign pressure, set out to stop them. Each chapter is...

Tales of Terror and Mystery

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

While he is now mostly associated with his Sherlock Holmes stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was also celebrated for the many masterful tales he wrote outside of that cycle. In this collection, first published...

The Coxon Fund

by Henry James

The Coxon Fund is an 1894 short story by Henry James. This novella explores the relationship between Frank Saltram, a charismatic speaker who is also a freeloader; Ruth Anvoy, a young American who visits her...