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Who Killed The Mince Spy?

by Matthew Redford

"Tenacious carrot, detective inspector Willie Wortell is back to reveal the deviously delicious mind behind the crime of the festive season in this hugely entertaining, and utterly unconventional, short story. ...

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

by Kathleen Collins

Now available in Ecco’s Art of the Story series: a never-before-published collection of stories from a brilliant yet little known African American artist and filmmaker—a contemporary of revered writers including...

SNAFU and Other Stories

by Miryam Sivan

A traumatized American living on a kibbutz is drawn to a stray dog. An artist meets her lover during a missile attack. A pregnant woman consumed by the legacy of her grandparents' generation sits shiva with...

Mme. Wadjinski's Magic Mirror: Short Stories

by Janet Patteron

When Kate steps through a magic mirror, she finds herself in a world where time goes backwards. Mme. Wadjinski acts as her guide as Kate relives the crucial moments of her life.

In The old War Horse, Jasper remembers...

The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines

by Sande Bunting

The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines is the debut short fiction collection from Canadian writer and poet, Sandra Bunting.  It brings together stories that are broad-reaching yet have a strong sense of place,...

The Beatles in Tonypandy

by Euron Griffith

In September 1967, the Beatles came to Tonypandy, South Wales, and spent six days with Tom Morris of 23 Upper Chemical Terrace …

In August 1967, the Beatles were stunned by the death of their manager and mentor...

The Night Is Young

by Barbara Lockhart & Lynne Lockhart

A collection of short stories by award-winning writer Barbara Lockhart, a native of New York City who lives on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Lockhart is the recipient of two Individual Artist Awards in Fiction from...


by Rob Boffard

Rob Boffard's Outer Earth series thrilled readers with its no-holds-barred action and adrenaline, as it follows the story of Riley Hale's attempts to save both humanity's last refuge - and humanity itself. Yet...

Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams

by Sylvia Plath

Renowned for her poetry, Sylvia Plath was also a brilliant writer of prose. This collection of short stories, essays, and diary excerpts highlights her fierce concentration on craft, the vitality of her intelligence,...

The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress: Stories

by Michelle Richmond

Four sisters, many lovers, and a series of settings both familiar and exotic delineate the nineteen linked stories in this award-winning debut collection. Whether leaving, returning, or staying put, the women...

WHAT'S IN A NAME?: 20 People - 20 Stories

by Lawrence Goodstone

This collection of short stories will appeal to readers who are attracted to snapshots of the human condition. While set in Australia, the stories reflect universal themes. They range over a number of genres...

The Complete Short Stories of Saki

by Saki

The buttoned-up world of the British upper classes is exploded by the brilliance, wit and audacity of Saki's bomb-like stories. In 'The Open Window' an imaginative teenager gives a visitor the fright of his...

Seven Crow Stories

by Robert J. Wiersema

A hitchhiker grants a boon to the young man who picks her up . . . the ghostly wife of a country singer follows her husband from town to town, exacting a peculiar vengeance . . . the disappearance of a young...

Some Pleasant Daydream: The Stories of Jiri Kajanë: Volume 2

by Bill U'Ren, Kevin Phelan & Jiri Kajanë

Continuing where the groundbreaking Winter in Tirana leaves off, SOME PLEASANT DAYDREAM features six stories by the enigmatic Albanian writer Jiri Kajanë. The collection follows the adventures of Albania's...

A Garden Fed by Lightning

by Marshall Moore

Marshall Moore’s short fiction is propelled by a scathing wit and a dark imagination, and he does not shy away from taking readers down roads that are less traveled and rarely even mapped. In the title story,...

Winter in Tirana: The Stories of Jiri Kajanë: Volume 1

by Kevin Phelan, Bill U'Ren & Jiri Kajanë

Winter in Tirane: The Stories of Jiri Kajane, brings together six intertwined tales of bittersweet love, absurd politics, and comic hijinks by the enigmatic Jiri Kajanë. Set against the final days of the Albanian...

Flashes of Lightning: 52 Short, Short Stories

by Neil Tarpey

Flashes of Lightning contains fifty-two fiction stories (each one 101 words or less) that touch the reader's funny bone, heart, mystery-solving mind and sometimes, dark side. What drives this collection of economical...

No Need to Reply: a collection of flash fiction

by Jodi Cleghorn

"I used to think there was an unexpected freedom in unread letters. To know at the end of writing I'd be the only one intimate with the contents. Now I think it's the worst kind of invisibility...that I'm disappearing...

Tables Turned

by Ian David Noakes

A single mother's patience snaps when a delinquent yob crosses the line and breaks into her property in the middle of the night. Instead of calling the police, she ties the insolent terror to a dining chair...

Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI)

by Ted Chiang

Previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Includes "Story Of Your Life," the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, and directed by Denis...