28 May 2020 | By Don Winslow | Filed in: short stories.

In six intense short novels connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt and redemption, Broken is 1 international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve shattering, heart stopping, heartbreaking best In Broken, he creates a world of high level thieves and l

Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency

28 May 2020 | By Olivia Laing | Filed in: short stories.

One of the finest writers of the new non fiction Harper s Bazaar explores the role of art in the tumultuous twenty first century n nIn the age of Trump and Brexit, every crisis is instantly overridden by the next The turbulent political weather of the twenty first century generates anxiety and m

Deadly Anniversaries

28 May 2020 | By Marcia Muller | Filed in: short stories.

Deadly Anniversaries celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Mystery Writers of America with a collection of stories from some of the top names in crime fiction n nAn anniversary can honor many things a birth, a wedding and sometimes even a death In Deadly Anniversaries, editors Marcia Muller and Bi

Fantastic Hope

28 May 2020 | By Laurell K. Hamilton | Filed in: short stories.

An anthology collection of sixteen sci fi and fantasy stories edited by 1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K Hamilton and author William McCaskey In this anthology, science fiction and fantasy authors have woven together brand new stories that speak to the darkness and despair that life


28 May 2020 | By Kathe Koja | Filed in: short stories.

From the award winning author of The Cipher and Buddha Boy, comes Velocities, Kathe Koja s second electrifying collection of short fiction Thirteen stories, two never before published, all flying at the speed of strange.

This Spell Can't Last (These Witches Don't Burn, #0.5)

28 May 2020 | By Isabel Sterling | Filed in: short stories.

Hannah and Veronica battle a Blood Witch in the thrilling, heartbreaking e novella prequel to These Witches Don t Burn n nTurns out, New York City is kind of a nightmare for a witch n nHannah s not exactly loving her trip to the city, considering the huge crowds and layers of concrete blocking her con

Cars on Fire

28 May 2020 | By Mónica Ramón Ríos | Filed in: short stories.

Cars on Fire, M nica Ram n R os s electric, uncompromising English language debut, unfolds through a series of female characters the writer, the patient, the immigrant, the professor, the student whose identities are messy and ever shifting A speechwriter is employed writing for would be dictators,

The Empress of Salt and Fortune (The Singing Hills Cycle #1)

28 May 2020 | By Nghi Vo | Filed in: short stories.

With the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the anger of women n nA young royal from the far north is sent south for a political marriage Alone and sometime

A Phoenix First Must Burn

28 May 2020 | By Patrice Caldwell | Filed in: short stories.

Sixteen tales by bestselling and award winning authors that explore the Black experience through fantasy, science fiction, and magic n nEvoking Beyonc s Lemonade for a teen audience, these authors who are truly Octavia Butler s heirs, have woven worlds to create a stunning narrative that centers Bla

Thin Places: Essays from In Between

28 May 2020 | By Jordan Kisner | Filed in: short stories.

In this perceptive and provocative essay collection, an award winning writer shares her personal and reportorial investigation into America s search for meaningWhen Jordan Kisner was a child, she was saved by Jesus Christ at summer camp, much to the confusion of her nonreligious family She was, she

Cursed: An Anthology of Dark Fairy Tales

28 May 2020 | By Marie O\'Regan | Filed in: short stories.

Fairy tales take a weird twist in this anthology compiling stories from an all star cast of fantasy writers, including stories from Neil Gaiman, Charlie Jane Anders and Alison Littlewood.Here in this book you ll find unique twists on the fairy tale conceit of the curse, from the traditional to

Made to Order: Robots and Revolution

28 May 2020 | By Jonathan Strahan | Filed in: short stories.

100 years after Karel Capek coined the word, robots are an everyday idea, and the inspiration for countless stories in books, film, TV and games n nThey are often among the least privileged, most unfairly used of us, and the robots are like humans, the interesting they become This collec

That We May Live

28 May 2020 | By Chen Si\'an | Filed in: short stories.

The first book in the new Calico series from Two Lines Press, That We May Live represents the vanguard of speculative fiction being published in China today with seven stories that are utterly disorienting yet disturbingly familiar n nA woman impulsively decides to visit her grandmother in a scene rem

Themes and Variations

28 May 2020 | By David Sedaris | Filed in: short stories.

In this Kindle exclusive essay, international bestselling humor writer David Sedaris shares the rewards of a book tour and his devoted readers worst kept secrets.Dismissed by a bored author at a book signing, a betrayed young man named David Sedaris made a vow Someday, when it was his turn at the

The Getaway

28 May 2020 | By Greer Hendricks | Filed in: short stories.

Listening Length 2 hours and 24 minutes n nIn this short thriller from number one New York Times best selling authors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, a young woman s dream getaway becomes her worst nightmare n nPrepare yourself for a transformative experience Sometimes, life s setbacks contain hi

Red Rain (Nameless #4)

28 May 2020 | By Dean Koontz | Filed in: short stories.

In a town where the corrupt are protected, a bereaved mother seeks retribution for an arsonist s deadly crimes Only Nameless can help ease the burden of her grief and satisfy her rage in part four of this thrilling series.After a suspicious house fire, Regina Belmont lost her two children, was left