The Story Reading Ape's Short Stories Bookcase


Protection’s Prison (Toch Island Chronicles) by Kat Heckenbach

Siophra’s magic enables her to Protect living things from harm. But there is no way to Protect herself from the heartache she feels over her father’s refusal to allow his … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fifty 5pm Fictions (Volume 2) by Morgen Bailey

Fifty 5pm Fictions (Volume 2) contains the following stories: No threat to customers (398 words),We all have to start somewhere (1,919), The one she’d bought the dress for (582), This … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dark Country by Kit Tinsley

The author of BENEATH takes you on a Journey into the dark heart of rural England. Lincolnshire, a place of beauty and peace, but also a place of bleakness and … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gus (Short Story) by David Gilmore

Gus, a former police officer who is now disfigured after being set on fire, is tired of life. His days are always the same, and he wants to end it … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sting in the tail and other stories by K. Morris

A collection of short stories, many of which have an unexpected twist in the tale. The stories range from ghostly happenings through to tales of crime and moral conflict. reading

September 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Perfect Escape: Romantic short stories to relax with: Written by Claudia Carroll, Miranda Dickinson, Julia Williams, Stella Newman, Laura Ziepe, Sophie Hart and Anna-Lou Weatherley

A collection of short stories from some of the top names in women’s fiction today. Featuring irresistible tales of love, friendship, betrayal and passion, from Claudia Carroll, Miranda Dickinson, Julia … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pixel People by S.A. Barton

Pixel People is a story of the last days of a war that has gone on so long that it has become ritual. Through the eyes of the dehumanized, we … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pick ‘N’ Mix by Francis James Franklin

Pick ‘N’ Mix is a collection of stories from various authors in order to raise money for the charity, Eaves for Women. Included in this collection are: Duvet for One, Jacquelynn … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Would You Fight A Lion? A Melissa Morris Short Story (MELISSA MORRIS DETECTIVE SERIES) by Jasmine Schwartz

Melissa’s new Wall Street job is saving her. She’s climbing out of debt, she’s getting her life together… and the boss’s son is cute. But a mysterious email threatens to … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Sundial (a Sci-fi Short Story) by Justine Allen

When James and Christine are on honeymoon in Cornwall, they visit a giant sundial situated by a lake. Whilst exploring, Christine disappears without a trace. Accused of her murder, will … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Life First by R.J. Crayton

Strong-willed Kelsey Reed must escape tonight or tomorrow her government will take her kidney and give it to someone else. In this future forged by survivors of pandemics that wiped … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Devil Let Me Go by Nathan Robinson

Containing thirteen stories of intrigue and fear, Devil Let Me Go is the first short story collection from emerging new horror talent, Nathan Robinson, author of the acclaimed Starers, published … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Was In Love With a Short Man Once by Kimberly J. Dalferes

Have you ever wondered if the life of the woman standing next to you in the check-out line is as weird as yours? Could it be possible that you are … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Spirit of Caledonia by DJ Edwardson

Sheila’s life seems stuck in the past. Her husband was lost at sea years ago but she holds on, despite her bitterness, clinging to her faith and praying beyond hope … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

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