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The Theft of the Royal Ruby

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding.

A priceless ruby is stolen from a Far Eastern prince while he is in England. The ruby is intended for the prince's bride-to-be,...


The Double Clue

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology Poirot's Early Cases.

A successful jewelry collector discovers that several of his valuable pieces have been stolen. Hercule Poirot investigates, but his only clues...


The Case of the Missing Will

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology Poirot Investigates.

When Violet Marsh's late uncle's first will seems to be a prank, she is desperate to find the second one.


The Veiled Lady

by Agatha Christie

Previously published in the print anthology Poirot's Early Cases.

A woman about to be married is blackmailed by a former flame who threatens to send her fiancé an old love letter she wrote.


The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories

by Ethan Rutherford

The stories in The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories, a collection from Ethan Rutherford, map the surprising ways in which the world we think we know can unexpectedly reveal its darker contours.

In stories...


Thrall

by Steven Shrewsbury, Matthew Perry & Louise Bohmer

Set in the mists of ancient times, Thrall tells the story of Gorias La Gaul, an aging warrior who has lived for centuries battling the monstrosities of legend and lore. It is an age when the Nephilum walk the...


The Short Stories of Lucy Maud Montgomery From 1905-1906

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince

Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved

international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and

Canada on the world...


Jack of Coins

by Christopher Rowe

Jack of Coins, by Christopher Rowe, is about a strange, amnesiac man who is befriended by a rebellious group of teenagers living in a repressive city.


The Legend's Daughter

by David Kranes

These fast-paced stories set in contemporary Idaho explore intricate dynamics between fathers and sons, unlikely friends, people and place.


Getting Rid of Mama

by Liz Dolan

What happens when a Jewish mother from Brooklyn moves in with her lesbian daughter and partner in small town, Delaware? Of course, Mother never acknowledges their relationship and the partner decides either...


The God of Speed

by Trey Dowell

A new work from the 2012 Derringer-nominated author of Ballistic. When you need to hunt down a god, call a sniper. The D.E.A. believes Marine Corps Sergeant Matt O'Connor is their best bet to capture the deadliest...


I Want To Show You More

by Jamie Quatro

“A brilliant new voice in American fiction has arrived. Bright, sharp, startling, utterly distinctive, passionate, and secretive, Quatro’s stories are missives from deep within the landscape of American womanhood....


The Ice at the Bottom of the World: Stories

by Mark Richard

In these ten stories, Mark Richard, winner of the 1990 PEN/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award, emerges as the heir apparent to Mark Twain, Flannery O'Connor, and William Faulkner.


Stories in an Almost Classical Mode

by Harold Brodkey

These 17 short stories represent the best of Brodkey's work over three decades.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


After the Plague: and Other Stories

by T.C. Boyle

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


Harry and Me

by Jim Harrington

An out-of-work salesman looking for a job stumbles upon Harry, an orphan who's aged out of the system and is a self-taught musician. After their chance meeting on a forest lane, the two partner up for a new...


Fugue State

by Brian Evenson & Zak Sally

Nineteen chilling tales of the terror that lurks within.


The Other World: Stories by John Stewart Wynne

by John Stewart Wynne

Says Details Magazine, "In pages that tremble with beauty, Wynne gracefully reveals the darker side of human possibilities." National Book Award winner Paul Monette calls The Other World "a book to handle with...


Mother's Gay

by Brendan Jones

A cardigan of a different colour, a cup of tea and a card game prompt Polly to confront problems in one of her most important relationships. She has to consider the feelings of her mother, her girlfriend and...


Open and Shut

by J. R. Lindermuth

Domestic disturbance calls to the residence of Booth and Stacey Keiser aren't uncommon. Keiser, a State Police trooper, is known for his volatile temper, and his wife has often been the target for his rage....