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The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the tragic tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper,...


The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

In 1939, in rooms at All Saints College, Oxford - a certain Miss Adelina McWhirter paid a visit to another Dr. John Watson, leaving behind, after an exchange of money, a beat-up metal box full of old papers....


Tidings From The Abyss: 70 Disturbing Micro-Dramas

by David C. Powers

All seventy dark and ominous stories are guaranteed to enlighten and entertain. Original versions were recorded as voicemails to amuse the author's colleagues and friends at work. Micro-dramas include: "Detective...


The Dog

by Jack Livings

“Jack Livings’s stories of China are marvels of the imagination.” —Paul Harding, author of Tinkers

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, Jack Livings’s The Dog explodes the country’s...


The Scatter Here Is Too Great

by Bilal Tanweer

A vivid and intricate novel-in-stories, The Scatter Here Is Too Great explores the complicated lives of ordinary people whose fates unexpectedly converge after a deadly bomb blast at a train station in Karachi,...


Blow-Up: And Other Stories

by Julio Cortázar

A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams . . . A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer's victim . . . In the fifteen stories collected here—including...


The Outing: from the collection Going to Meet the Man

by James Baldwin

An eBook short.

In James Baldwin’s classic short story, “The Outing,” from Going to Meet the Man, a Harlem church group escapes the city for a summer day-trip of prayer and, more importantly, romance.  ...


Vissi d'Arte: from the collection Like Life

by Lorrie Moore

An eBook short.

A classic Lorrie Moore story from her beloved collection Like Life, “Vissi d’Arte” is funny, bright, a little sad, biting: a brokenhearted love song to art and New York City.

 

Harry is a...


Moral Disorder: A Story: from the collection Moral Disorder and Other Stories

by Margaret Atwood

An eBook short.

The author of such towering novels as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, and Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood creates worlds just as vividly in her short fiction. In the title story from...


The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas

by Mary Gordon

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America.

 

In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad,...


Liars in Love

by Richard Yates

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates’s groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

The stories in Liars in Love are concerned with troubled relations and the elusive nature of truth. Whether...


Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

by Richard Yates

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates’s groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

First published in 1962, a year after Revolutionary Road, this sublime collection of stories seems even...


The Colonel

by Peter Watts

Colonel Keaton is in trouble. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race. He is presently tasked by his superiors...


The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

by Richard Yates & Richard Russo

A literary event of the highest order, The Collected Stories of Richard Yates brings together Yates's peerless short fiction in a single volume for the first time.

Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most...


Little Edens: Stories

by Barbara Klein Moss

"Each of Moss's surprising, beautifully constructed, and soulful stories brilliantly illuminates the paradox of paradise." —Booklist These eight magical stories address the Edenic spaces that people create...


The Wish Dog: Haunting tales from Welsh women writers

by Penny Thomas & Stephanie Tillotson

Anthology of wholly original ghostly tales from new and established Welsh women writers


The Gurkha's Daughter

by Prajwal Parajuly

A number one bestseller in India and a shortlisted nomination for the Dylan Thomas Prize, The Gurkha's Daughter is a distinctive debut from a rising star in South Asian literature. This collection of stories...


Death and the Flower

by Koji Suzuki

Death and the Flower is a collection of six short stories centered on the themes of family and peril. The title is derived from a Keith Jarrett album of the same name.


How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales: and Other Stories

by Kate Bernheimer & Catherine Eyde

Elegantly simple fairy tales where nonsense is as commonplace as violence from a master of the form.


Last Writes

by Catherine Aird

The police inspector brightened. ‘I must say that any suggestion of a motive would be a help. The deceased didn’t appear to have any natural enemies.’ ‘We’ve all got natural enemies, Inspector. I think...