Swimming to Catalina

In Swimming to Catalina, ex-cop-turned-Manhattan-attorney and investigator Stone Barrington is back, still smarting from his sudden breakup with brilliant, beautiful magazine...

Chain of Fools Prison Bids

“I couldn’t see my man, but I knew he would be proud of me for what I was about to do. And for that, it was worth it.”—"Covenant" by Briana ColeFrom a single mother who...

Scarlet Leaf Review (anthologies, #1): Awards

Three awarded short-stories for 2016: a short-story full of suspense and thrilling events showing how to murder someone, pinning the kill on someone else; a quasi-biographical...

The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories From The Pandemic

"Award-winning narrators Robin Miles and Dennis Boutsikaris lead a group of first-rate voice talents in delivering this collection of 29 specially commissioned short stories...

Classic Christmas Stories A Collection of Timeless Holiday Tales

Catch the holiday spirit with this magical collection of beloved Christmas tales. Christmas favorites from Mark Twain, O. Henry, Willa Cather, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Bret Harte...

How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar

Originally published in Harte's 1875 short-story collection The Tales of the Argonauts, How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar is set in California in the early 1860s and, like the...

In Sunlight Or In Shadow Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

In a truly unprecedented literary achievement by author and editor Lawrence Block, this newly-commissioned anthology of seventeen superbly-crafted stories, each inspired by the...

The Burglar's Christmas

Originally published in a 1896 edition of The Home Monthly, The Burglar's Christmas tells the story Crawford, a homeless man in Chicago who has not eaten recently and considers...

Greatest Russian Short Stories

It is true that we think of novels before short stories when considering the Russian literary tradition, but all the great novelists wrote peerless short stories as well. And...

Stories By English Authors

This is a collection of short stories by various authors.

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