Beautiful Yet Tortured – Jones Odusanya

Hunter is a brilliant kid who has just won a scholarship to study in England. Everything seems to be fine until he starts to battle with an illness. This book is meant to show support to those that are mentally ill. I know you feel alone, but, I assure that you are not and that there are people who are willing to help.

Strange Secrets – Mike Russell

Discover the mystery of the two-headed rose and many more Strange Secrets in this new collection of extraordinary stories by Mike Russell. ‘It can’t be real.’ ‘But it is.’ Strange Secrets invites you to discover the magical and the marvellous. Startlingly inventive and constantly entertaining, these unique, vital and vividly realized stories will take you to places you have never been before. Strange Secrets is Mike Russell’s third short-story collection.

Joy in a Box – Sally Hanan

A collection of short stories for adults, full of hope and possibilities A blind girl has a gift; a father’s heart breaks; a young boy in Africa might die; the step-children want her dead husband’s money . . . Read these short snippets of fiction and be prepared to gasp, giggle, and groan. Sally Hanan’s insight into the human heart brings depth and richness to her inspirational stories, many of them written in a poetic style of prose that flows and gurgles like a country ...



The Largesse of the Sea Maiden – Denis Johnson

Twenty-five years after Jesus’ Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is the long-awaited new story collection from Denis Johnson. Written in the luminous prose that made him one of the most beloved and important writers of his generation, this collection finds Johnson in new territory, contemplating the ghosts of the past and the elusive and unexpected ways the mysteries of the universe assert themselves. ...



Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written exclusively for this volume. In this new anthology, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction—stories, verse, and a very special Doctor Who story that was ...

Dream Lover & Other Tales – RjCook

Glint: A young man commits a murderous deed and has to flee back home. His only choice is to hitchhike the entire way, but fate has other plans for him. Dream, Lover: When Adam Hacker stays overnight at a manor in a quest for the supernatural, history and the paranormal blend in unexpected ways. Ben Franklin’s Dream: In his waning years, Ben Franklin participates in his country’s flagstaff event: the Constitutional Convention. However, due to his advanced years he frequently falls asleep in his chair. ...

Paradise Ladies & Others – R. E. Conary

Thirteen Quiet Tales of Witches, NightMares, DayStuds & Thieves Witches conjure some environmental activism in “Paradise Ladies Sing This Song” A daughter admires her “Mama’s Collectibles” Will something bad happen or is it just” Bar Talk”? Pest control is a real problem when they’re “Ever Fruitful” Thieves seek a god’s power in the “Eyes of Gaal”



Uncommon Type – Tom Hanks

A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country’s civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game–and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN’s newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination ...



Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction “[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay “In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her comparisons to Karen Russell and Kelly Link, she has a ...

Snowdrops and Stardust – Sue Lilley

Flame-haired rock-god Aiden Delaney has it all. But three days before his sell-out headline gig, he takes off alone, disillusioned and on a quest for inspiration. Fame and fortune was never meant to be such a senseless treadmill. Where does he go from here? Then he’s rescued from a snowstorm by beautiful country-girl Marianne who doesn’t even admit she knows who he is. Alone in her cosy cottage, miles from the city, three magical days will surely change their lives. If you love a rock-star ...


Lures – John DiFelice

The lure of fame draws a meme detective to a hostile sports arena in Philadelphia. The chance to earn their father’s love lures his children to an electronic necromancer. The lure of vengeance causes a man to invite his best friend to an ill-fated fishing trip. These are the stories in “Lures,” a collection of short fiction and poems by John DiFelice.

Painting Rainbows – Sue Lilley

Mandy always adored Joel. But he was the local hot-boy and she was the schoolgirl barely on his radar. Their paths don’t cross again until they’re free and single young adults. They meet by chance in a picturesque seaside village, perfect for sizzling summer afternoons and endless sultry nights of newly discovered passion. They know instantly they’re soulmates, destined to be lovers forever. But life isn’t like that. A curved ball is hurled right under their feet, wrenching them apart. Will real life conspire against ...

The One That Got Away (and other short stories) – Margaret Lynette Sharp

A compilation of three scintillating short stories: ‘The One That Got Away’, ‘More Than a Mere Bagatelle’, and ‘Chance Encounter’, all written by Amazon best-selling and prolific Australian author, Margaret Lynette Sharp. Both ‘The One That Got Away’ and ‘More Than a Mere Bagatelle’ have taken awards at the Hurstville Festival of Community Arts Literary Competition (in 2014 and 2015, respectively). The third story, ‘Chance Encounter’, is a sweet, nostalgic romance, crafted specifically for this new volume. This title has been awarded 5 stars by ...