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Mr. Tall: A Novella and Stories

by Tony Earley

The highly anticipated return of Tony Earley, celebrated author of Jim the Boy

Two decades after his debut collection Here We Are in Paradise (LB, 2/94) heralded Tony Earley as one of the most accomplished writers...


The Cork and the Bottle

by Cora Buhlert

When the landlord of "The Cork and the Bottle" ends up dead in a puddle of blood on the floor of his own pub, the case seems clear. The teen burglars who broke into the pub to steal the contents of the till...


Savage Capture

by Jessie Snow

Some things aren't meant to be remembered... Jay has a secret. A secret he locked away within his own mind, after a tragic accident years ago. Electrical being Skyler intends to help him unlock it. But painful...


Flings

by Justin Taylor

In a new suite of powerful and incisive stories, Justin Taylor captures the lives of men and women unmoored from their pasts and uncertain of their futures.

A man writes his girlfriend a Dear John letter, gets...


The Game We Play

by Susan Hope Lanier

Stories by an emerging Chicago author that trace the consequences of cowardice and courage in the lives of ordinary people


Primal Chase

by Jessie Snow

He’s not a monster, but he’s not human… Jay is driving back to his mountain cabin when his jeep dies. A brilliant flash of light draws him beyond the treeline, like a moth to a flame. When the light fades,...


The Kiss of the Executioner's Blade

by Cora Buhlert

France in the year of the Lord 1516: Born a nobleman but long since reduced to the dishonourable profession of executioner, Geoffrey de Bressac is the most skilled headsman in all of France. But when he is called...


Demolition

by Cora Buhlert

The stately mansion stood tall for one hundred years. But after the death of its last owner, the old house has been neglected and forgotten, its garden overgrown by rose bushes. When three children stumble upon...


The Iron Border

by Cora Buhlert

Ana has lived in the shadow of death all her life. For when she was six years old, a TV broadcast announced that an asteroid would hit the Earth twenty-two years later, extinguishing all life as we know it....


The Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the theft of the Vatican cameos, the arrest of Huret the Boulevard assassin, and the terrible death of Crosby the banker.


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,...


After The Wake

by Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan’s genius was to strike a chord between critic and common man. When he died, at the age of 41, he was arguably the most celebrated Irish writer of the twentieth century.

After the Wake is a collection...


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...