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Only Wounded

by Patrick Taylor

Ireland, home of legendary poets and storytellers, has been wracked by bloody sectarian violence over the last quarter century. Bombs and guns were, and once again are, the primary negotiation tools used by...


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...


The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert

by Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert, the New York Times bestselling author of Dune, is one of the most celebrated and commercially successful science fiction writers of all time. But while best known for originating the character...


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:...


Kai Lung Raises His Voice

by Ernest Bramah & William Charlton

A new collection of "Kai Lung" stories by Ernest Bramah, including four previously unpublished stories. Related by Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller, these stories, set in an Ancient China that never was,...


Woman Gored by Bison Lives

by Douglas Glover

The beguiling "Woman Gored by Bison Lives" is from Douglas Glover's 1991 Governor General Award-nominated story collection, A Guide to Animal Behaviour. Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's 60th...


Rattling to Ramsey: Isle of Man Short Stories

by Judith C Davis

Humour, character and dogged determination shine out from the characters in this mixed medley of short fiction set on the Isle of Man. Romantic, thought provoking and moving, this collection is a must for all...


Climbing to Cregneash: Isle of Man Short Stories

by Judith C Davis

Humour, character and dogged determination shine out from the characters in this mixed medley of short fiction set on the Isle of Man. Romantic, thought provoking and moving, this collection is a must for all...


What Had Become of Us

by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer

Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer's haunting "What Had Become of Us," is from her 2003 debut book of short fiction, Way Up.Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's 60th anniversary, it is also part of the six@sixty...


Simran

by Shauna Singh Baldwin

Commonwealth Prize winner Shauna Singh Baldwin's glittering story "Simran" is from her 1996 debut collection, English Lessons and Other Stories.Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's 60th anniversary,...


The Three Marys

by Lynn Coady

Giller Prize-winner Lynn Coady's unforgettable Christmas story "The Three Marys," is adapted from her award-winning debut novel, Strange Heaven, published in 1993. Published on the occasion of Goose Lane Editions's...


A Boy's Life of Napoleon

by Alden Nowlan

Alden Nowlan's "A Boy's Life of Napoleon" is a brilliant piece of short fiction adapted from Nowlan's first novel, The Wanton Troopers, written in 1960 but published posthumously in 1988. Published on the occasion...


Eyehill

by Kelly Cooper

A remarkable debut collection, Kelly Cooper's Eyehill provides a multi-hued portrait of a small prairie town. Too small to support a high school or a drugstore, Eyehill is populated by men and women, who have...


Darkness, Then a Blown Kiss

by Golda Fried

These stories are diary shreds of young women who are in school but things happen anyway. Girls with their hears open like agar petri dishes. The setting could be Toronto, Montreal, New Orleans, a Gothic castle...


Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories: Illustrations by Yoshimi OHTANI

by Renae Lucas-Hall & Yoshimi OHTANI

Renae Lucas-Hall leads the reader into an enchanting, life-affirming and inspiring world in Tokyo Tales: A Collection of Japanese Short Stories. These fifteen magical stories include a hellish homestay, ghosts,...


Voice Lessons: Tales of Breaking Free

by Catherine Holm

"Cat Holm creates characters who can find hope even on the darkest of nights. A deaf woman yearns to sing, a widower seeks to find the spirit of his wife in the caprices of a young boy, in a car wash, at Walmart,...


The Cleft and Other Odd Tales

by Gahan Wilson

Gahan Wilson is one of the masters of macabre cartooning, ranked with Charles Addams, Edward Gorey, and Gary Larson. He is also a masterful storyteller. From the horror of "blot" to the gentle unease of "Campfire...


The Secret Flower: and other stories

by Jane Tyson Clement

It won't take you long to see why Jane Tyson Clement's short stories have become perennial favorites for adults and children alike. Written with a measured beauty that recalls Tolstoy and Tolkien, these tales...


The Weight of the Sun

by Geronimo Tagatac

In this moving debut collection, Geronimo Tagatac brings us the stories of the Guerrero family and the people who have touched their lives. Here are the farm laborers, dancers, kitchen workers, and soldiers...


Tattooed Hands

by G.E. Simons

From conversations on overnight trains in blistering Continents to the murmuring secrets amongst the forgotten Welsh countryside. From the neon descent into a Las Vegas night to the back streets of England where...