Category: Single Authors Short Stories

  • Download Lemons on Venus: A Collection of Short Stories by Brad James Glenn PDF

    By Brad James Glenn

    Lemons on Venus incorporates a variety of tales through writer Brad Glenn. From small cities to metropolitan towns, from laboratories to overgrown cemeteries, Brad Glenn weaves humanity into those tales of contemplation and loss.

    After Momma Died wearing the Jelly child is a different award successful tale from the BC Federation of Writers. It tells the tale of a tender lady and her family members facing the lack of her mom in the course of childbirth. Her existence is became on finish while she will get visited via the unborn baby, whose motivations are unclear.

    The Frustrations of relatives 19 tells the tale of a relations less than severe strain, they usually take care of their concerns by means of pushing them down until eventually they explode out. Tensions develop in the kinfolk, and it really is affecting the youngsters in stranger and stranger ways.

    The Spirit Grove Cemetery is a sombre ghost tale of a boy who loses his brother in a vehicle coincidence, and their relatives falls except the tragedy. Worse nonetheless, the boy can listen his brother crying, and has to assist him, and his family.

    A Carnival in Dry Lands is a interval piece telling the tale of a small city struggling with drought, and a slick carnival saleman who involves city promoting lightning rods guarenteed to draw rain and storms. whereas definitely an enticing proposal, the various townsfolk begin to doubt the legitimacy of the lightning rods, and watch for the arriving of the storms.

    Lemons on Venus tells the tale of a tender scientist who has performed extraordinary issues in her occupation, yet is dealing with the toughest demanding situations of her lifestyles, either along with her task and her love life.

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  • Download El quid animal (Spanish Edition) by Rafael Redondo Nevado PDF

    By Rafael Redondo Nevado

    El Quid Animal es un libro unique y atrevido que combina realidad y ficción. El lector no siempre será capaz de discernir entre ambas ya que cada escenario lo arrastrará llevándolo por territorios insospechados aunque siempre dirigidos hacia algún lugar de su propia alma.
    Desde el cuento, al poema en prosa, del relato de género y los angeles autobiografía, hasta l. a. crónica, van conformando l. a. trama del libro que tiene entre sus manos. En cada esquina de cada historia como un personaje additional invitado surgirá un animal de fondo que colorea y desdramatiza los angeles trama de cada situación. Animales que actúan como personas y personas que actúan como animales.
    En definitiva el libro es un caleidoscopio de breves incisos, un laberinto inesperado de reflexiones y relatos, a veces truculentos, pero siempre referenciándonos al espíritu.
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  • Download Si yo fuera un hombre: 26 (Narrativas El Nadir) (Spanish by Charlotte Perkins Gilman PDF

    By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Los relatos agrupados bajo el título, Si yo fuera un hombre, componen un puñado del mejor exponente del trabajo y l. a. notion que mantuvo l. a. vida de Charlotte P. Gilman: preocupación por los angeles situación de las mujeres, sus relaciones con los hombres y l. a. necesidad de arrostrar el propio destino. Las protagonistas suelen ser mujeres que en un momento determinado optan con voluntad y decisión por imponer un cambio radical en su vida, haciéndose sus dueñas. Tomando como punto de partida, las dificultades de las mujeres para encontrar su propio espacio, amas de casa, madres agotadas, viudas, mujeres abandonadas o engañadas, tienen en común el ímpetu con el que resuelven sus problemas. l. a. sutileza del lenguaje, los angeles delicada forma que Gilman elige para contar sus historias, constituye un aliciente más para leer estos cuentos, traducidos por primera vez al español.
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  • Download MC2: More Choices; He's in Position by Nichelle D. Conner PDF

    By Nichelle D. Conner

    MC2 is an extension of selections for the Soul and is simply as thought-provoking. It additionally retains real to how the ability of factoring God into your judgements can carry you to success. There are 8 brief fictional tales with the intention to convey to lifestyles the tale of a squaddies redemption, a daughters have to fill a void, a moms plea for therapeutic, a family’s loss due to medications, a wife’s wish to be enjoyed, a singe moms wish for balance, a tender moms loss due to put out of your mind, and the matriarch that incorporates the ache of them all.

    As you learn those tales you'll find your self immersed within the joys and pains of the characters. each one tale is created out of the mind's eye of the writer and incorporates the load of actualities of way of life. using matters we are facing daily is simply to convey know-how to how our activities or inactions can have an effect on another.
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  • Download Babies' Breath: Stories of the Sad, the Sick, the Evil and by Kathy L. Coogan PDF

    By Kathy L. Coogan

    “My center burned as red-hot because the historic around stones edging the fire-pit and my tears sizzled and steamed like spit after they hit the flames. i presumed of hell, during which i assumed, and wanted that i'll pray to heaven, during which I did not.” – From infants’ Breath.

    In this designated, sensory, and haunting number of twenty-four, modern brief tales, writer Kathy L. Coogan explores the life-changing situations that her myriad characters face while confronting disappointment, illness or evil. The common subject matter is the harrowing query, “What if?’

    In a desirable bonus for the reader, she unearths prior to every one tale the writer’s mystery of what small suggestion gave delivery to it.
    Mystifying, troubling, darkish, and all completely attractive, infants Breath – tales of the sorrowful, The ill, The Evil - and the way They have been Born,delivers an upheaval of feelings to the reader, in the course of the fantastically crafted tales, six of that are summarized here.

    - A defiant daughter, unconvinced that her father’s cult is the main to salvation, goals of a manner out ahead of it really is too late.

    - a tender lady wakes up in one other drunken fog, hoping that she is home.

    - A liked spouse struggles to swallow a tiny little bit of foodstuff to persuade her distraught husband to stay.

    - A publicly humiliated ex-wife yearns to begin a brand new lifestyles – yet now not earlier than she seeks a satisfying, humorous and high-flying revenge.

    - A shy, stuttering boy obeys the entire ideas till he reveals a glimmering bottle at the beach.

    - A lonely lady watches an alligator in her yard pond considering how risky he can quite be.

    In this selection of brief stories, together with the award-winning name tale, infants Breath, a few characters locate aid and backbone, whereas others, as in genuine lifestyles, spiral out of control.
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  • Download Carolina Crimes: 21 Tales of Need, Greed and Dirty Deeds by Nora Gaskin Esthimer,Jeffery Deaver PDF

    By Nora Gaskin Esthimer,Jeffery Deaver

    Carolina Crimes: 21 stories of desire, Greed and soiled Deeds is a set of brief tales by means of crime writers dwelling in North and South Carolina, contributors of Sisters in Crime. The Triangle (Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, NC) bankruptcy of SinC issued the problem to individuals to write down tales approximately habit or obsession and crime. Who knew that the responses will be so diverse or that ice cream, a video game of Solitaire, or silk textile may provide causes to dedicate homicide? Or that golfing golf equipment, stiletto-heeled sneakers, and microwave ovens may supply the ability?

    These tales remind us why we adore crime fiction, and why it issues. they supply us with the chilly revenge of mind's eye, the new ardour a person may possibly kill for, and the feel of justice a group calls for. They remind us we by no means be aware of precisely what our next-door neighbor might be able to, or for that topic, what we ourselves harbor within the private corners of our hearts and minds. The humor is darkish. The suspense is shudder-producing. The horror gives you goosebumps. And by the point we flip the final pleasurable web page, we all know extra approximately what it potential to be human.

    “The Carolinas boast a few of the best crime writers ever to set ink to paper and pixels to disk, as this Sisters in Crime anthology attests. similar to a Carolina Sunday supper, those tales dish up quite a few types, tones and tastes, from procedurals to cozies to darkish mental thrillers. Pour your self a tall candy tea or a number of hands of bourbon, relax and dig in.” —Jeffery Deaver.
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  • Download No Landscape Lasts Forever by Amber Colleen Hart PDF

    By Amber Colleen Hart

    In No panorama Lasts without end, Amber Hart explores the interior
    landscapes of unforgettable characters, a few down-and-out, and
    some who carry tenaciously to their small territories by means of ragged
    fingernails. different tales delivery the reader through significant flights
    of the mind's eye to areas by no means ahead of obvious. all the places—
    those shockingly genuine and those who may be reached basically by way of utilizing
    the mind’s eye—are powerfully rendered. Hart additionally monitors her keen
    sense of humor; a number of the comedy is uproariously humorous, a few dark,
    and a few tongue-in-cheek. most significantly, Amber Hart supplies us an
    opportunity to discover characters and locations from certain vantages. She
    reminds us that existence pushes ahead and sometimes—not continuously, but
    sometimes—redemption is simply past the horizon.
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  • Download On fait quoi ... alors ? (Mon petit éditeur) (French by Claude Malius PDF

    By Claude Malius

    Depuis son best cri poussé en avril fifty nine, Claude, au grand dam de ses proches, ne s'est plus jamais arrêté de crier : son amour, ses colères, ses grandes vérités, ses illusions, ses peines et son besoin d'aimer. Des rocambolesques aventures de François au douloureux apprentissage de Petit Paul, de l'insupportable fatuité du parisianisme au désespoir de Lucien, l'auteur, avec une plume acérée, nous balade, au fil de ses nouvelles, d'un univers à un autre, dans lesquels on bascule sans hésiter. On le doit à sa tendresse, à sa spontanéité, à sa façon humaine de nous dire ce qui est vrai. On découvre par ailleurs dans ses « Chansons à lire » une grande sensibilité, une écriture plus poétique, amoureuse de l. a. rime et, malgré beaucoup de délicatesse, toujours autant d'humour et de causticité.

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  • Download Slippery Devils by Jason Bellipanni PDF

    By Jason Bellipanni

    Slippery Devils is a wealthy and eclectic number of brief tales through the award-winning author Jason Bellipanni. Written over a interval of fifteen years, some of the tales or excerpts thereof have seemed in literary journals, collage composition texts, and foreign anthologies. a lot of the gathering looks in “50 tales: find out how to learn and Write Experimental Fiction” which has served as a school literature textual content for a couple of years. the tale overview is proud to provide Slippery Devils, that's the 1st entire quantity of Jason Bellipanni’s brief fiction to be released for a normal viewers. With a powerful voice and a masterful manipulation of language, Bellipanni has created totally unique tales that evoke suggestion and emotion with equivalent ability. Slippery Devils is a creative triumph that may linger within the reader’s brain lengthy after they’ve complete examining the ultimate story.
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