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Burning Girls

by Veronica Schanoes

"Burning Girls", by Veronica Schanoes, is a fascinating dark fantasy novella about a Jewish girl educated by her grandmother as a healer and witch growing up in an increasingly hostile environment in Poland...


Clara's Room

by Kimberly McCreight

Two little girls discover a mystery in the dead of night...

An intriguing and exclusive free short story from the New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia, publishing in the UK on June 20th...


Wakulla Springs

by Andy Duncan & Ellen Klages

Wakulla Springs, in the deep jungle of the Florida panhandle, is the deepest submerged freshwater cave system in the world. In its unfathomable depths, a variety of curious creatures have left a record of their...


This Wicked Gift (A Carhart Series Novella)

by Courtney Milan

Lavinia Spencer is too poor to be anything but practical. But when her younger brother lands himself in trouble, she has no choice but to do the unthinkable. She accepts the help of the dishonorable man that...


Fire Above, Fire Below

by Garth Nix

"Fire Above, Fire Below" is about the crisis that the dying of a dragon living below a major city causes, and the pact made many years earlier to deal with such a situtation.

At the publisher's request, this...


Stories of Five Decades

by Hermann Hesse

This selection of twenty-three stories (twenty available in English for the first time) offers a spectrum of Hesse's writing from 1899 to 1948 that could be matched only by an edition of his poetry, since in...


Riding the Bullet

by Stephen King

From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published—a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.

Riding the Bullet is “a ghost story in the grand...


The Future Has a Past: Stories

by J. California Cooper

From the beloved author of Family and A Piece of Mine comes a dazzling new collection of stories featuring ordinary women who discover that love sometimes comes when you least expect it.

Vinnie is an overworked...


18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe, Vincent Price & Chandler Brossard

A chilling compilation of some of Edgar Allen  Poe's best-loved stories, edited by Vincent Price and  Chandler Brossard and with an introduction by  Vincent Price, including:

The Black  Cat - The Fall...


The Colonel

by Peter Watts

Colonel Keaton is in trouble. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race. He is presently tasked by his superiors...


The Four Marys: A Quartet of Contemporary Folk Tales

by Jean Rafferty

Obsession, longing, deceit and even murder feature in this quartet of provocative novellas, which gives a modern twist to tales of women for whom all is not necessarily as it seems. Drawing on history, culture...


Stories of Ships and the Sea: Little Blue Book #1169

by Jack London

"It reared its black, forbidding head like some huge monster rising from the deep." A typhoon rages off the coast of Japan -- and off the page, in Jack London's first story, published at age 17. In these vivid...


Chemistry and Other Stories

by Ron Rash

A Picador Paperback Original From the pre-eminent chronicler of this forgotten territory, stories that range over one hundred years in the troubled, violent emergence of the New South.

 

In Ron Rash's stories,...


Suicide Run: Three Harry Bosch Stories

by Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Harry Bosch as we've never seen him before, in three never-before-collected stories.

In "Suicide Run," the apparent suicide of a beautiful young starlet turns out to be much more sinister than...


Clues to Christie

Harley Quin & Satterthwaite #6, Tommy &Tuppence #11, Mr. Parker Pyne #5, Superintendent Battle #7, Colonel Race #5

by Agatha Christie

Dying to read Agatha Christie for the first time or to re-read one of her classic mysteries but don’t know where to start? This fully authorized and comprehensive guide to the Queen of Mystery includes an...


Crime Scene

by Rick R. Reed

After discovering a photograph in a book of a little girl killed by her own mother, a woman becomes preoccupied wondering how anyone could kill their own child. One hot summer day the answer becomes all too...


The Lady Astronaut of Mars

by Mary Robinette Kowal

A Finalist for the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novelette. Thirty years ago, Elma York led the expedition that paved the way to life on Mars. For years she's been longing to go back up there, to once more explore...


Hildegarde Withers in The Riddle of the Blueblood Murders

by Stuart Palmer

Spinster sleuth Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Oscar Piper are on the case of murder among the dog breeders, in a case reminiscent of S.S. Van Dine's "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933).

"Stuart Palmer's detective...


Just After Sunset: Stories

by Stephen King

A stunning collection from international bestseller Stephen King that displays his phenomenally broad readership (stories published in The New Yorker, Playboy, and McSweeney’s and including the 25,000 word...


Skeleton Crew

by Stephen King

Who could imagine...?

In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine....

A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand...