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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...


Bark: Stories

by Lorrie Moore

A new collection of stories by one of America’s most beloved and admired short-story writers, her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America (“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial . . . Will stand by...


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...


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...


The Sea: Stories by English Authors

by Various

Set sail for some swashbuckling fun on the high seas with this volume of ripping good yarns, all penned by British writers and all dealing with some aspect of life at sea. Fans of nautical and maritime action-adventure...


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...


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...


Freeze Warning

by Susan Krinard

As a nearly immortal Valkyrie, Mist is the guardian of the greatest of the Norse god’s Treasures—Odin’s spear Gungnir. But Mist believes all the gods are dead, and she’s slowly settling into a normal...


Katha: Short Stories by Indian Women

by Urvashi Butalia

Women’s stories in India have been handed down from generation to generation, enriched and embroidered along the way. Political change and the arrival of print culture meant that storytelling was pushed into...


Christmas Baby

by Johnny Miles

It's Christmas Eve morning, 1957, and John wakes up to find his parents are missing. When he realizes they never came home from a holiday party they attended the night before, John calls his estranged uncle,...


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

World Fantasy Award for Best Novella 2014

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...


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...


The Douglas Kennedy Reader's Companion: A Collection of Excerpts

by Douglas Kennedy

A glorious sampling of eight amazing novels by the #1 internationally bestselling author Douglas Kennedy—Five Days, The Moment, Leaving the World, The Woman in the Fifth, Temptation, State of the Union, A...