Fiction - Short Story/Novela

Polaris

By Timothy Brown

Robert, an old and dying man—older than he realizes—and his intelligent car are driving into Death Valley. He is reminiscing about his wasted life. There is not much else to do except listen to music and view films as the dreary days merge into each...

Swords of Ansgar

A Windflower Saga Novella
By Aleksandra Layland

Swords of Ansgar is a novella in the Windflower Saga series of novels by Aleksandra Layland. It is short and to the point, only 86 pages, but fans of this series will love it because you get to see major and minor characters from different...

Eye of a Needle

And Other Stories
By Cornelia Fick

Eye of a Needle: And Other Stories by Cornelia Fick is a gorgeous collection of short and long stories, each suffused with unique literary elements to entertain readers. The author captures the reality of South Africa in vivid detail, in a voice that is clear...

The Fish Tank

And Other Short Stories
By Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra

An unexpected treasure handed over from an ex-spouse via the divorce lawyer; a classic mother-son bonding experience on a roller coaster ride; tragic tales of survival of ordinary Cuban citizens in the 1960s; a paranormal happening in the Museum of the Weird, the Sad, and...

Prompts Too

Another Collection of Stories
By Tank Gunner

Prompts Too: Another Collection of Stories by Tank Gunner is a delightful collection of short stories, written in the form of classroom creative writing prompts, featuring fiction, war stories, drama, and a newspaper column. You read stories from a staged kidnapping, a story in dialogue,...

Prompts

A Collection of Stories
By Tank Gunner

There are books you read and recommend to friends with words such as, “It’s a good read,” but there are some, like Prompts: A Collection of Stories by Tank Gunner, where you find yourself looking for superlatives to describe them. A gorgeous treat with sixty...

Three Brothers of Ansgar

A Windflower Saga Novella
By Aleksandra Layland

Three Brothers of Ansgar: A Windflower Saga Novella by Aleksandra Layland completes the story of the three brothers, Kapa’a, Bogumil, and Koritane, the three sons of King Ansgar of Kimbria and Queen Anwen Keholani, the High Chief of the Kimbrii people. They lose their father...

Leofric of Longridge

A Windflower Saga Novella
By Aleksandra Layland

Leofric of Longridge: A Windflower Saga Novella by Aleksandra Layland is a unique spin on fantasy for young and adult readers. Slim as it is, this book is a gorgeous treat for fans of short stories and novellas. Meet the orphan, Leofric, the man who...

Courage of Ansgar

A Windflower Saga Novella
By Aleksandra Layland

All Edmond wanted to do with his life was teach in the remote boys' school in northern Aspatria, lead a simple life and, when he retired, live in the same remote area. All his cousin, Kolman, wanted was to teach at the same school. Kerys...

Magnolia Morning

By Linda Baten Johnson

The war is over, but for many people in the South, the basic war of daily survival carries on. Martha and her mother, Ellen, have struggled to keep their home and their land from the warring factions that stole anything and everything they could get...