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Good Morning Rome

by Michele Ponte

A short story by the Italian author Michele Ponte, Good Morning Rome will surprise you. They come to Rome by plane, boat, train, coach. They hitchhike or they come on foot. They come looking for success, hope,...


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...


#suspendedbook

by Sabrina Minetti

#suspendedbook is a Christmas book  inaugurating a series of books, The Cubooks, published by Edizioni dEste with the business accelerator Rancilio Cube, where the concept of enterprise is told with the language...


The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories

by Patrick Taylor

Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly made most readers' acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's bestselling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches:...


Climb to the Sky

by Suzanne Dracius, Jamie Davis & Edwin C., Jr. Hill

Climb to the Sky collects a novella and eight stories by one of the most celebrated and versatile French Caribbean writers, Suzanne Dracius. Set in the author's native Martinique and spanning the twentieth...


Historical Miniatures

by August Strindberg

Swedish polymath August Strindberg delivers a fascinating volume in Historical Miniatures. Just as the title implies, these are short vignettes drawn from history and presented in narrative form. You'll learn...


Kentucky Straight: Stories

by Chris Offutt

Riveting, often heartbreaking stories that take readers through country that is figuratively and literally unmapped. These stories are set in a nameless community too small to be called a town, a place where...


Going to Meet the Man: Stories

by James Baldwin

"There's no way not to suffer. But you try all kinds of ways to keep from drowning in it." The men and women in these eight short fictions grasp this truth on an elemental level, and their stories, as told by...


Tales from Two Pockets

by Karel Capek & Norma Comrada

Capek wrote 48 stories that deconstruct the mystery story by breaking one rule here, three rules there, and yet also make for wonderful reading. His unique approaches to the mysteries of justice and truth are...


Voices in the Night: Stories

by Steven Millhauser

From the Pulitzer and Story Prize winner: sixteen new stories—provocative, funny, disturbing, enchanting—that delve into the secret lives and desires of ordinary people, alongside retellings of myths and...


The Tenth Insight: Holding the Vision

by James Redfield

The adventure that began with The Celestine Prophecy continues as the action shifts to a wilderness in the American Southeast where the narrator's friend has disappeared.


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...


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...


Under the Olive Tree

by Courtney Miller Santo

In a small town in Northern California, the olives are ripening and the Keller women, a multigenerational family of firstborn daughters, are preparing to send their youngest, Erin, abroad. Although she worries...


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...


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...