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Biscuits, Carats, and Gravy

by Barb Goffman

What do you do when it appears you may be gaining a bimbo sister-in-law who stands to inherit a family heirloom? You take advantage of some of the worst gravy ever made to commit the perfect crime. This story...


Beyond the Rift

by Peter Watts

Skillfully combining complex science with finely executed prose, these edgy, award-winning tales explore the always-shifting border between the known and the alien.

The beauty and peril of technology and the...


Dead Pig Collector

by Warren Ellis

From the wicked imagination of award-winning writer Warren Ellis comes DEAD PIG COLLECTOR, a love story with a classic Ellis twist. So while it might be a love story, it's also about killing people and disposing...


The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1): 34 of the Greatest Stories Ever Written

by Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane & Mark Twain

The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1) assembles 34 of the greatest stories ever written by American authors -- including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Ambrose...


Ford County: Stories

by John Grisham

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of...


The Complete Stories

National Book Award for Fiction 1972

by Flannery O'Connor & Robert Giroux

Winner of the National Book Award

The publication of this extraordinary volume firmly established Flannery O'Connor's monumental contribution to American fiction. There are thirty-one stories here in all, including...


Interpreter of Maladies

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2000, Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2000

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In...


This Is How You Lose Her

by Junot Diaz

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz’s first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with “the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet” (Newsweek). His first novel, The Brief...


Out of Order Murder Mystery

by Bert Paul

Take everything you've ever known about mysteries, and get ready to toss it out the window. Preferably at the neighbor who stole your newspaper this morning. Go on. We'll wait here. This story is a spoof of...


Winning the Wallflower: A Novella

by Eloisa James

A delightful ebook original novella from New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James. Winning the Wallflower introduces Lady Lucy Towerton, who is plain, tall, and considered very lucky to be betrothed to...


A Vampire in Whitechapel

by Scarlet Blackwell

A bloodsucker discovers he's not the only monster stalking the streets of Victorian London, when his nightly search for sustenance brings him face-to-face with the city's most notorious butcher - Jack the Ripper....


Stuck on You (Short Reads)

by Jeffrey Archer

Millions of readers around the world have relished Jeffrey Archer's short stories. Taking inspiration from his favourite short story writers - F. Scott Fitzgerald, Maupassant, H. H. Munro, W. Somerset Maugham...


The Wilkie Collins Megapack: 25 Classic Stories by the Author of The Moonstone

by Wilkie ` Collins

"The Wilkie Collins Megapack" collects 25 short works -- ranging from mystery and suspense to gothics and ghost stories -- by the author of THE MOONSTONE and THE WOMAN IN WHITE! Collected are:

INTRODUCTION

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Iris

by Nancy Springer

Iris is an imaginative little girl with the ability to make just about anything seem to come to life when she plays with it. After Iris' death at a young age, her mother feels that there isn't much left to celebrate...


Kinsey and Me: Stories

by Sue Grafton

In 1982, Sue Grafton introduced Kinsey Millhone. Today, Kinsey is an icon of detective fiction and her creator is at the top of her form. This collection is both a look at Sue Grafton’s own early life in the...


Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre: The Best of H. P. Lovecraft

by H.P. Lovecraft

This is the collection that true fans of horror fiction have been waiting for: sixteen of H.P. Lovecraft's most horrifying visions, including Lovecraft's masterpiece, THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME--the shocking revelation...


Short, Shorter and Shorter Stories I

The Western Megapack: 25 Classic Western Stories

by Johnston McCulley & Robert E. Howard

Hours of great reading await, with Western tales from some of the 19th and 20th century's most renowned authors, including Johnston McCulley (creator of Zorro), Robert E. Howard (famous for Conan the Barbarian),...


The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 56 Stories & 4 Novels

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Housed in one superb volume, The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection includes every Sherlock Holmes tale penned by the great Arthur Conan Doyle. With a linked table of contents, you can click on each and every...


His Fathers' Advice

by Don Schecter

In high school, Sam Conner is a star quarterback and an artist. He dates a pretty cheerleader and seems to have it all. Behind the scenes of his school life, Sam lives in an unconventional family with two gay...