The Story Reading Ape's Short Stories Bookcase


Street Walker and other stories by Kevin Morris

In this collection of flash fiction we meet a variety of characters, many of whom have been deeply damaged by life. The stories range from a young prostitute who walks … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 3 Comments

Sweets for my Sweet by Bernie Morris

Five short romances each with a different main character and viewpoint: ‘Angel’s Fear’ – An old-fashioned arty type almost meets her ideal man ‘Cradle Snatch’ – A young man’s fancy … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

An act of mercy and other stories by K. Morris

A collection of dark and intriguing tales encompassing blackmail, murder and sex.

November 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hunted by Pippa DaCosta

Devon Hurst thought he had escaped his past… Subsisting among the ruins of a world torn apart by a vampire virus, Devon wants to forget the man he once was … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nglnd Xpx by Ian Hutson

The Nglnd Xpx collection mixes sci-fi with humour, mixes serious questions with comedy and rather mercilessly puts the caricatured English gentleman through the mill, hitting him with more Hollywood cinematic … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Samantha by Kevin Morris

Samantha tells a story of a young girl forced into prostitution in the city of Liverpool. Can Sam’s love for Peter, a man she meets in a nightclub, save her? … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

The First Time by Kevin Morris

In this collection of short stories the author explores why young women enter the world of prostitution while other stories look at what happens when the worlds of sex and … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Sexiest Elbows I’d Ever Seen by David Hadley

When we first met she was Emeritus Professor of Post-Colonial Marmalade at the University of Ffestiniog, and she had the sexiest elbows I had ever seen. We met at the … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Coin Collector by Michelle Proulx

In this humorous short story, Mr. Quimbly sets out on his first-ever field assignment for the Tax and Revenue Agency to investigate the mysterious Mr. Green on a charge of … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Just Looking (A contemporary short story) (Just Alice series) by Jianna Higgins

Just Looking is a finalist in the Kindle Best Indie Book Awards 2013 The day has arrived when Alice can no longer live on her own. She forgets to take … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pickup Pros by Vlasios Papanikolaou & Maria-Foteini Alevizou

“We all have heard of professionals in picking up women. But what happens with the rest of the professionals? How do they do it? How would a lawyer, an economist … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Petition to Magic by Graham Downs

Queen Celeste rose to power a month ago, after the sudden death of her mother. Desperate to prove herself, she agrees to hear the case of a simple farmer who … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The XIIIth Hour at Duskland (Stories of Duskland) by Isis Sousa

“The XIIIth Hour at Duskland” is an introductory short story from the illustrated anthology “Stories of Duskland”. Synopsis: Leonhard is a wealthy gentleman surrounded by the most unusual and loyal … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

I Haven’t Lived At All by Evelyn Knightley

“I Haven’t Lived At All” is a collection of Poetry and Short Stories; each telling the story of what it means to survive in a world you don’t have complete … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

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