Tag: Short Stories (Single Author)

Evening in Paradise

The book’s author, Lucia Berlin, earned comparisons to Raymond Carver, Grace Paley, Alice Munro, and Anton Chekhov. Evening in Paradise is a careful selection from Berlin’s remaining stories―twenty-two gems that showcase the gritty glamour that made readers fall in love with her. From Texas to Chile, Mexico to New York City, Berlin finds beauty in the darkest places and darkness in the... »

Crimes in Southern Indiana

Welcome to Heartland America circa right about now, when the union jobs and family farms that kept the white on the picket fences have given way to meth labs, backwoods gunrunners, and bare-knuckle brawling. Frank Bill’s Southern Indiana is haunted by a deep, abiding sense of place, and his people are men and women pressed to the brink – and beyond. They are survivors, and in Frank Bil... »

Time and Time Again: Sixteen Trips in Time

TIME AND TIME AGAIN: Sixteen Trips in Time by beloved science fiction Grand Master ROBERT SILVERBERG presents of all his best time travel fiction in one stunning collection. Silverberg introduces this new collection with a new essay praising early sci-fi icons that left a lasting impression on him as a young boy and launched his sixty-year voyage in time travel fiction. Over the course of his care... »

The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories

EDITORIAL REVIEW: A collection of classic stories featuring multiple victims, multiple mysteries, multiple suspects, and a multitude of talent to solve it all: Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple, and Mr. Parker Pyne. »

The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories

EDITORIAL REVIEW: A collection of classic stories featuring multiple victims, multiple mysteries, multiple suspects, and a multitude of talent to solve it all: Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple, and Mr. Parker Pyne. »

Love Doesn’t Work

Stories hilarious and haunting, characters reckless and wary, wise and wanting- Love Doesn’t Work works absolutely. These stories have a futuristic feel to them – almost a literary science fiction reminiscent of Ray Bradbury. Readers will enjoy their way through Henning Koch’s ideas as expressed by his characters. Enduring her jet-set life in Sardinia, a woman has learnt to subli... »

The Accidental Wife

Set against the tense background of Northern Ireland’s Troubles, The Accidental Wife follows the twists and turns of the McCann family over seven decades.
How many generations will these secrets destroy? Marion Smith has a secret. So does Colette McCann. Why did Matthew Jordan slip his passport into his pocket before he kissed his wife goodbye and drove to work? In a land riddled with suspic... »

The Slave

Four years after the Chmielnicki massacres of the seventeenth century, Jacob, a slave and cowherd in a Polish village high in the mountains, falls in love with Wanda, his master’s daughter. Even after he is ransomed, he finds he can’t live without her, and the two escape together to a distant Jewish community. Racked by his consciousness of sin in taking a Gentile wife and by the diffi... »

The Billionaire’s Secret #1

A life in prison, or a second chance? From an outside perspective, I led the perfect life. I graduated with a Masters in four years, was always sure of myself, and had a promising career in the FBI. But in reality, I was a selfish, manipulative individual who used people and placed her needs first. ..or at least, that is who I thought I was. But when someone I value more than myself needed my help... »

Short and Sweet

“A brand new short story collection from one of the UK’s most popular authors – “”Short and Sweet “contains fifteen short stories by Anna Jacobs, each with an introduction by the author. From the gentle romance of ‘Kissing Emily Baker’, to the trials and tribulations of a young family setting out for a new life in 1920s Australia in ‘Group Sett... »

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