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Three Thousand Stitches

by Sudha Murty

A heart-warming tale of courage and conviction from India’s biggest-selling woman author Two decades ago, when Sudha Murty approached a group of devadasis for the first time, determined to make a difference...


Is He Fresh?

by Devdutt Pattanaik

A powerful work of fiction from India’s bestselling mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik When Mahesh agrees to meet his friend, Akshay, at midnight, in the middle of one of Mumbai’s maze-like slums, he doesn’t...


Phoebe

by J G Sapodilla

Short Stories. In due versioni. Inglese e italiano. Solar Powered Whisks - Listen to me, Frank. You've gotta sell at least a hundred of them before Friday. And try to get paid cash. Otherwise, I won't be able...


Antonio Pitacco’s Overcoat

by Paolo Rumiz

“If in these days of the boriana you think you see a black fur overcoat flying over the rooftops of Trieste, know that it belongs to my uncle, Antonio Pitacco.” This is the story of Uncle Antonietto, legendary...


Fuego

by Giuseppe Catozzella

Milan is burning. It’s burning in a fire of organized crime. It’s burning like a gym devoured by flames. It’s burning like the bare feet of the saint who stands on the roof of that gym, screaming about...


Why You Say Goodbye

by Giulia Carcasi

If you miss someone, have you made a mistake? What happens when the impulse to abandon a lover becomes indistinguishable from the impulse to self-destruct? For every serial breakup artist there is always someone...


The Assassin

by Michele Serra

They finally arrested the shop killer. After much seemingly random destruction and quite a few senseless murders, Pedrotti is now ready to confess. Why does he harbor so much hatred against The Cup Store? What...


Gray Story

by Peng Yang

A bizarre storm and a foundling. This is a story peppered with visionary descriptions, exchanges of letters and news articles. A summary of different viewpoints on the life of this little boy dumb from birth...


Carniepunk: The Inside Man

by Nicole Peeler

Award-winning author Nicole Peeler brings the supernatural adventure from Tempest Rising and Tempest Reborn to this urban fantasy short story in the spellbinding Carniepunk anthology.

The ladies of Triptych—Capitola,...


Carniepunk: Freak House

by Kelly Meding

Kelly Meding, author of the Dreg City and Metas series, delivers a wickedly fun short story in the Carniepunk anthology—a collection of urban fantasy tales that put a supernatural spin on all things carnival....


Carniepunk: The Werewife

by Jaye Wells

Chills and thrills abound in this wild story of marital discord and fuzzy threats from USA TODAY bestselling author Jaye Wells—from the Carniepunk urban fantasy anthology.

One week after she is bitten by the...


Carniepunk: Painted Love

by Rob Thurman

From Rob Thurman, the New York Times bestselling author of the Cal Leandros, comes this wicked, mind-bending short story—from the Carniepunk urban fantasy anthology.


The Monkey Heist

by Andrea Lombardi

A piercing gastritis, a cat to take to the vet, and a screaming monkey perched on a plum tree in my garden... and it was only ten o’ clock! If you never woke up one morning and found an astute, naughty monkey...


Revenge of the trash

by Andrea Lombardi

When even taking out the trash turns into an impossible mission with catastrophic consequences you deduce that it is really time to go home... if only you could get there alive! A bag of garbage, the dumpster...


One Car Hooks Into The Next and Pulls

by Harris Wallman Sarah

A train travels its route and observes its passengers as they get on and off. A silent, disillusioned commentator of human behaviour, its eyes see through the windows and register everything, even its passengers’...


Punchline

by Leisl Egan

Moptop, Poxy, Vladimir and Big Cheese: a group of clowns who put on shows that no one enjoys any more. This tragic situation is made worse by Moptop’s fits of depression and the arrival of Moondust, whose...


Juan Has Gone Among The Stars

by Ángel Mario Fernández

Carlitos is six and has lost his brother, Juan. When he asks his mother where he has gone she tells him Juan flew to heaven on a pair of wings. Confused and full of questions, Carlitos spends his time asking...


A Man Made Entirely of Bats

by Patrick Lenton

A Man Made Entirely of Bats is a collection of short stories and flash fiction by one of Australia's newest voices. Comedic and absurd, these stories are an entertaining exploration of the concept of super heroes...


The Would-be Father

by Charles Baxter

An eBook short.

From the collection Gryphon, Charles Baxter’s luminous story of caretaking under any circumstance.    

Burrage never thought he’d be the responsible one. When his brother and sister-in-law...


Carniepunk: Daughter of the Midway, the Mermaid, and the Open, Lonely Sea

by Seanan McGuire

From New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire, a haunting urban fantasy short story in the Carniepunk anthology—for fans of all things circus, supernatural, and mysterious…

It’s been seventeen years...