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The Perfect Arrangement

by Katie Ganshert

They’ve helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now twelve new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection.

Meeting Nick was truly...


Closet His Closet Hers

by Michael Burge

A collection of ten stories, variations on a theme: hiding from the truth.

The matron who interprets her sexual desire as physical pain, obsessed with one of her nurses to the point of stalking.

The father...


Tales of Passed Times

by Charles Perrault

It is to Perrault that we owe our acquaintance with the greater number of good old-fashioned fairy-tales, but an edition of these, although it includes such intimate friends of our childhood as Blue Beard, the...


The Embroidered Shoes

by Can Xue, Ronald R. Janssen & Jian Zhang

Can Xue (pronounced "tsan shway") is considered by many to be the most spirited, fearless, radical fiction writer to come out of contemporary China. Even her name is marked by tenacity (it's a pen name referring...


When God Laughs and Other Stories

by Jack London

"The gods, the gods are stronger; time Falls down before them, all men's knees Bow, all men's prayers and sorrows climb Like incense toward them; yea, for these Are gods, Felise."


Love of Life, and Other Stories

by Jack London

“This out of all will remain— They have lived and have tossed: So much of the game will be gain, Though the gold of the dice has been lost.”


I Was a Revolutionary

by Andrew Malan Milward

Grounded in place, spanning the Civil War to the present day, the stories in I Was a Revolutionary capture the roil of history through the eyes of an unforgettable cast of characters: the visionaries and dreamers,...


Dubliners (Diversion Classics)

by James Joyce

In these brilliant and diverse short stories, Joyce explores daily life in Dublin during the turbulent era preceding Irish independence. In a country searching for its national identity, individuals strive to...


Tales of the Alhambra

by Washington Irving

The Tales of the Alhambra : a series of tales and sketches of the Moors and Spaniards was published in May 1832, Consisting of a series of essays and short fiction pieces, it was referred to as his "Spanish...


Timmy the Memory Hunter

by Mingus Casey

Near-future cyberpunk grunge; In a future where the purest drug is the memories of others, an addicted freak becomes obsessed with harvesting unique human experience from the minds of others. Mingus Casey is...


Mr Cool

by Mingus Casey

Mr Cool is the perfect consumer. Understanding him is my job. A secret project involving spying on the perfect consumers, the ones that influence all other buying decisions, via any and all means possible.


Fairy Dust

by Mingus Casey

A boy struggles to escape an orphanage where fantastic, surreal and evil things happen. Set in the 1950's, a fictional portrayal of Canada's involvement in the US MKULTRA mind control program, Project Paperclip,...


Fortune Smiles: Stories

by Adam Johnson

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed novel about North Korea, The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson is one of America’s most provocative and powerful authors. Critics have compared him to Kurt...


Sea Lovers: Selected Stories

by Valerie Martin

From the bestselling author of Mary Reilly and the internationally acclaimed Property, a brilliant collection featuring Valerie Martin's finest short stories to date.

     For four decades Valerie Martin...


Skulls & Bones: A Novella

by Jay Malinowski

A multimedia project conceived by acclaimed artist and musician Jay Malinowski, Skulls & Bones combines original artwork and a haunting narrative into a fascinating and telling portrait of a sailor atoning for...


A Manual for Cleaning Women

by Lucia Berlin, Stephen Emerson & Lydia Davis

"I have always had faith that the best writers will rise to the top, like cream, sooner or later, and will become exactly as well-known as they should be-their work talked about, quoted, taught, performed, filmed,...


By the Christmas Fire

by Samuel Mcchord Crothers

As I sit by my Christmas fire I now and then give it a poke with a bayonet. It is an old-fashioned British bayonet which has seen worse days. I picked it up in a little shop in Birmingham for two shillings....


Flight

by Mingus Casey

In a future where corporate conflict and industrial espionage continues long after petrol has gone, resources flow, people still move, and there are still unknowns worth exploring. Action, extreme sports, and...


The Undertaker's Dozen

by David Forrest

Terror can have such simple beginnings -- a child's letter

to Father Christmas...a pretty girl glimpsed in a London

street...a trip down the Brigton Road...a night spent in an

empty mansion for a bet.

And the...


The Foreign Legion

by Clarice Lispector & Giovanni Pontiero

"A radiant beauty of a writer."—The Los Angeles Times The Foreign Legion is a collection in two parts, gathering both stories and chronicles, and it offers wonderful evidence of Clarice Lispector's unique...