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Horror Story and Other Horror Stories
Robert Boyczuk

Love and loss are the two prevailing themes in this 93,000-word short story collection, featuring 19 of the author’s tales—five of which are original to this collection:

  • "When Fat Men Love Thin Women"
  • "The Death Artist"
  • "The Uncertainty Principle"
  • "Monster"
  • "The Love Clinic"

The rest of the stories appeared in such publications as On Spec, TransVersions, Prairie Fire, Northern

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The Delicate Prey: And Other Stories
Paul Bowles

Exemplary storles that reveal the blzarre, the dlsturblng, the perllous, and the wlse ln other clvlllzatlons -- from one of Amerlca's most lmportant wrlters of the twentleth century.

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News from Heaven: The Bakerton Stories
Jennifer Haigh

The bestselling author of Faith and The Condition returns with a collection of unforgettable short stories inspired by a Pennsylvania coal-mining town and the people who call it home.

When her iconic novel Baker Towers was published in 2005, it was hailed as a modern classic—"compassionate and powerful . . . a song of praise for a too-little-praised part of America, for the working families whose toils and constancy have done so much to make the country

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A Medicine for Melancholy and Other Stories
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is a painter who uses words rather than brushes--for he created lasting visual images that, once observed, are impossible to forget. Sinister mushrooms growing in a dank cellar. A family's first glimpse at Martians. A wonderful white vanilla ice-cream summer suit that changes everyone who wears it. A great artist drawing in the sand on the beach. A clunky contraption made out of household implements to help some kids play a game called Invasion. The most marvelous Christmas

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Collected Stories
Carol Shields

With the profound maturity and exquisite eye for detail that never failed to capture readers of her prize-winning novels, Carol Shields dazzles with these remarkable stories. Generous, delightful, and acutely observed, this essential collection illuminates the miracles that grace our lives; it will continue to enchant for years to come.
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Shoebox Train Wreck
John Mantooth

"The living haunt the dead . . ." These sixteen genre-bending stories are set against a backdrop of sudden violence and profound regret, populated by characters whose circumstances and longings drive them to the point of no return . . . and sometimes even further. A young girl takes a journey to see what is really hidden within the belly of an ancient water tower. A high school senior learns about defiance on a school bus and witnesses a tragedy that he won't soon forget. Six survivors in an

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A Long Fall into Nothing: Short Story
John Mantooth

A bus driver’s route gets increasingly closer to the edge of a long drop while a young man deals with a bully and the shadow of his violent past. From Shoebox Train Wreck, this short story is one in a collection of sixteen genre-bending tales set against a backdrop of sudden violence and profound regret, and populated by characters whose circumstances and longings drive them to the point of no return . . . and sometimes even further.

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The Water Tower: Short Story
John Mantooth

A young girl takes a journey to see what is really hidden within the belly of an ancient water tower. From Shoebox Train Wreck, this short story is one in a collection of sixteen genre-bending tales set against a backdrop of sudden violence and profound regret, and populated by characters whose circumstances and longings drive them to the point of no return . . . and sometimes even further.

ChiZine Publications (CZP) curates the best of the bizarre, bringing you the most excitingly

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Walk the Wheat: Short Story
John Mantooth

Two brothers take a walk on the dark side of the wheat field and discover that some bonds are stronger than death. From Shoebox Train Wreck, this short story is one in a collection of sixteen genre-bending tales set against a backdrop of sudden violence and profound regret, and populated by characters whose circumstances and longings drive them to the point of no return . . . and sometimes even further.

ChiZine Publications (CZP) curates the best of the bizarre, bringing you the most

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This is Where the Road Ends: Short Story
John Mantooth

A man is finally faced with the consequences of his actions from years before as he discovers some mistakes can’t be buried. From Shoebox Train Wreck, this short story is one in a collection of sixteen genre-bending tales set against a backdrop of sudden violence and profound regret, and populated by characters whose circumstances and longings drive them to the point of no return . . . and sometimes even further.

ChiZine Publications (CZP) curates the best of the bizarre,

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