Download E-books The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 3: Frontier Stories PDF

By Louis L'Amour

In paperback for the 1st time, this 3rd quantity of Louis L’Amour’s accrued tales gathers twenty-eight undying stories of the yank West. no matter if following the exploits of a pair taking shelter in a cabin with a gaggle of outlaws, a drifter who poses as a murdered guy to resolve a secret, or the soft-spoken younger suitor accused of cowardice who proves his braveness while the weapons are opposed to him—without firing a shot—these gripping stories all have something in universal: you won’t have the capacity to positioned them down until eventually the final page.
 
For fanatics of serious storytelling all over, this interesting assortment positive aspects the unforgettable characters, heart-stopping drama, and cautious cognizance to historic element that experience entertained readers for many years and earned Louis L’Amour an enduring position between our most interesting American writers.

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Download E-books The Joy of Funerals: A Novel in Stories PDF

By Alix Strauss

A younger widow who lusts, a daughter who aches, a shopaholic who hungers...The pleasure of Funerals is a riveting assortment that explores the lives of 9 younger women, every one prepared to take drastic measures to fill the voids created via longing and loneliness. the 1st 8 face loss of life otherwise, whereas the 9th lady Nina ties all of them jointly through attending funerals in her seek to hook up with others.

Written with uncooked wit, mordant humor and a uniquely penetrating voice, Strauss turns the highlight on loss and grief. within the vein of Six toes Under, this can be a provocative investigate the interior global of these left at the back of, and people nonetheless maintaining on.

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Download E-books Crow Fair: Stories PDF

By Thomas McGuane

From considered one of our so much deeply favorite storytellers, writer of the richly acclaimed Gallatin Canyon, his first assortment in 9 years.

Set in Thomas McGuane's accustomed tremendous Sky kingdom, with its mesmeric powers, those tales attest to the beneficiant compass of his fellow feeling, in addition to to his designated manner with phrases and the comedian genius that has encouraged comparability with Twain and Gogol. the binds of relatives make for uncomfortable binds: a loyal son is horrified to find his mother's antics earlier than she slipped into dementia. A father's outdoors talents are not any fit for an ominous switch within the climate. yet problems come up both within the absence of blood, as whilst lifelong buddies on a fishing journey ultimately confront their deep dislike for every different. Or while a proficient touring livestock breeder succumbs to the entice of a stranger's supply of straightforward cash. McGuane is as witty and large-hearted as we've got ever recognized him--a jubilant, thunderous affirmation of his prestige as a latest grasp.

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Download E-books Ground Zero, Nagasaki: Stories PDF

By Yuichi Seirai

Set in modern Nagasaki, the six brief tales during this assortment draw a chilling portrait of the continuing trauma of the detonation of the atomic bomb. whether or not they skilled the destruction of the town without delay or heard approximately it from survivors, the characters in those stories filter out their ache and alienation via their Catholic religion, illuminating an aspect of eastern tradition little identified within the West. a lot of them are descended from the "hidden Christians" who endured to perform their faith in mystery through the centuries while it used to be outlawed in Japan. Urakami Cathedral, the guts of jap Christian lifestyles, stood at flooring 0 while the bomb fell.

In "Birds," a guy in his sixties displays on his existence as a husband and father. only a child while he was once came upon crying within the rubble close to flooring 0, he doesn't understand who his mom and dad have been. His birthday is determined because the day the bomb used to be dropped. In different tales, a lady is haunted via her short affair with a married guy, and the oldsters of a schizophrenic guy fight to come back to phrases with the homicide their son devoted. those characters conflict with guilt, disgrace, loss, love, and the boundaries of human figuring out. Ground 0, Nagasaki vividly depicts a urban and folks nonetheless scarred by way of the reminiscence of August nine, 1945.

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Download E-books Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories PDF

Those 4 Stefan Zweig tales newly translated via the award-winning Anthea Bell, are between his so much celebrated and compelling paintings. The titular story is a devastating depiction of unrequited love, which galvanized a vintage Hollywood movie, directed by means of Max Ophüls and starring Joane Fontaine.
Elsewhere within the assortment, a tender guy errors the woman he loves for her sister, erstwhile enthusiasts meet after an age spent aside, and a married lady repays a debt of gratitude to her adolescence sweetheart. Expertly paced, laced with the acutely actual mental element and empathy which are Zweig's emblems, this can be a strong addition to Pushkin's becoming selection of his paintings.

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Download E-books Every Year: Short Stories PDF

By Cecelia Ahern

A outstanding selection of Cecelia’s brief stories

As the scent of pinecones and cinnamon fill the air and the plump turkey roasts within the oven, the ultimate arrangements for Christmas day have began simply as they do each year.

The tree lighting fixtures are twinkling and the mince pies are cooked and there's only one ultimate culture to hold out prior to the Christmas magic can commence. This 12 months notwithstanding, anything is diversified and it is time for life-long traditions to change.

For years the relations has an analogous development, now not altering their regimen during the generations; infants have grown into adolescents after which adults, after which ultimately have had youngsters in their personal, yet something consistently remained consistent throughout…

Time has ultimately stuck up with the relatives and this yr the hot traditions needs to be formed.

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Download E-books Psychosis: Tales of Horror PDF

By Matt Dymerski

Discover the genuine anatomy of horror via those 13 stories of depression and terror, each one written by way of the writer of the unique brief tale "Psychosis."

Psychosis
The Bonewalker
The hearth of the Soul
"Come Closer"
Scribblings
The Lodge
Correspondence
Strangers in a Graveyard
The Lonely Grave
The Basement
Erosion
Strange Things
The Seven Horsemen of the Apocalypse

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Download E-books Expedition to Earth (Arthur C. Clarke Collection: Short Stories) PDF

By Arthur C. Clarke

This selection of Clarke's paintings was once initially released in 1953, while it used to be chosen as the best technology Fiction books of the yr through Boucher and McComas. It includes many brief tales that might later turn into classics, together with "The Sentinel"-the foundation for the later vintage 2001: an area Odyssey.

These tales current an excellent exhibit of Clarke's many-layered method of the ethical dilemmas of clinical advancement-from the exciting and brutal "Breaking pressure" to the extra poetic and considerate "Second Dawn." This assortment represents a tour-de-force of technological know-how Fiction storytelling certain to pride lovers of Clarke's paintings and the SF style.

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Download E-books Encounters of Sherlock Holmes PDF

A brand-new number of Sherlock Holmes tales from quite a few interesting voices in sleek horror and steampunk, together with James Lovegrove, Justin Richards, Paul Magrs, man Adams and Mark Hodder. Edited by way of revered anthologist George Mann, and together with a narrative by means of Mann himself.

Introduction through George Mann 
The lack of bankruptcy Twenty-One via Mark Hodder
Holmes and the Indelicate Widow by way of Mags L Halliday
The Demon Slasher of 7 Sisters by way of Cavan Scott
The Post-Modern Prometheus through Nick Kyme
Mrs Hudson on the Christmas resort through Paul Magrs
The Case of the evening Crawler through George Mann
The event of the Locked Carriage by way of Stuart Douglas
The Tragic Affair of the Martian Ambassador by way of Eric Brown
The event of the Swaddled Railwayman by way of Richard Dinnick  
The Pennyroyal Society via Kelly Hale
The Persian Slipper through Steve Lockley
The estate of a Thief by way of Mark Wright
Woman’s paintings by means of David Barnett
The Fallen Financier through James Lovegrove

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