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Collected Stories

by W. Somerset Maugham


From one of the twentieth century’s most enduringly popular fiction writers: the only hardcover edition of his short stories.


Though W. Somerset Maugham was also famous for his novels and plays, it has...

I Was On That Train

by Jeffrey Brett

The sooty, bellowing, clattering steam trains of another era gave every journey an atmosphere of excitement and expectancy. The whole course of a traveller's life might depend on whether he caught the nine fifty...

The Moonlit Road and Other Ghost and Horror Stories

by Ambrose Bierce & John Grafton

Twelve engrossing, suspenseful tales by a master storyteller include "The Eyes of the Panther," "A Watcher by the Dead," "The Man and the Snake," "Moxon's Master," "The Boarded Window," and seven others.

Ring-A-Ring O'Roses

by Chris Marr

Ten stories ranging from the moving to the macabre, the mundane and the mystical. A romantic novelist with seven children keeps getting interrupted while she is working. A wife returns from the dead to pass...

Tales of Accidental Genius

by Simon Van Booy

A master storyteller’s vision reawakens us to the human experience in this diverse, haunting, and unexpectedly humorous new collection of short fiction from Simon Van Booy—his first since Love Begins in...

Twisted Shorts

by Irene Tritel

The popularity of short stories dates back to the days of glossy magazines; think Vogue, Saturday Evening Post, Bazaar, Vanity Fair, and certainly, The New Yorker.

Although in recent years the short story has...

Dragonolia: 14 Tales and Craft Projects for the Creative Adventurer

by Chris Barnardo

Dragonolia is a storybook with a difference. Discover 14 charming tales, where each one is intertwined with an exciting craft project enabling the reader to relive the amazing adventures of Sir Richard Barons,...

RAIL WALKING and Other Stories

by Linda L Dunlap

In RAIL WALKING and Other Stories, Pushcart-nominated writer Linda L. Dunlap invites readers into the lives of characters who struggle to stay hopeful in a troubled world even while the ground shifts precariously...

The Blue Woman

by Mary Flanagan

In this delectable collection of stories that move sequentially through the ages of woman, dramatic twists surprise and unnerve the reader. From childhood violence to romantic ruin in a retirement home, mayhem...

Voices of the Damned

by Barbie Wilde

"Damaged people, ultraviolence, murder and explicit sex-what's not to love about her work?"-"Bad Barbie" Featurette, FANGORIA (America's #1 Horror Magazine) Enter into the mind of Barbie Wilde, whose disturbing...

Battles in the Desert & Other Stories

by José Emilio Pacheco

Intense, despairing accounts of life in Mexico City. Seven stories depict harsh realities of life in urban Mexico and the tragedies of childhood innocence betrayed.

There's Nothing Romantic About Washing the Dishes

by Katrina Joyner

Collection of short stories inspired by real life. Most represent a mundane side from science fiction and fantasy writer, Katrina Joyner, that people don't get to see often.

Silver - Redemption can come in many...

Hard to Be Good: Stories

by Bill Barich

In his first collection of short fiction, Bill Barich gives us cause to celebrate a prose stylist who can gracefully cross the boundaries of genre. As stated by Anne Tyler, Hard to Be Good is so large and complete...

The Best of Edgar Allan Poe (Diversion Classics)

by Edgar Allan Poe

The stories of Edgar Allan Poe have long fascinated fans of both horror and suspense. This anthology showcases the tales that have captivated audiences and inspired countless adaptations. Including beloved stories...

The Stories of Eva Luna

by Isabel Allende

An intoxicating collection of short fiction by one of the most beloved writers of our time—available for the first time in ebook.

Eva Luna is a young woman whose powers as a storyteller bring her friendship...

The Early Stories of Truman Capote

by Truman Capote & Hilton Als

The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literature

Recently rediscovered in the archives of the New York...

Back to God's Country and Other Stories

by James Oliver Curwood

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...

Aunt Sass: Christmas Stories

by P.L. Travers

Published for the first time, here are three holiday tales by the author of Mary Poppins--a gift for all ages.

P.L. Travers wrote with a signature blend of sugar and spice; her characters, including Mary Poppins,...

Mendocino Fire

by Elizabeth Tallent

The long-awaited return of a writer of rare emotional wisdom

The son of an aging fisherman becomes ensnared in a violent incident that forces him to confront his broken relationship with his father. A woman travels...

The Education of a Poker Player

by James McManus

Autobiographical stories by New York Times-bestselling author James McManus follow the transformational track of protagonist Vincent’s adolescence from priesthood to poker.