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  • Lord Peter Views the Bodyby Dorothy L. Sayers

    Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 2012; US$ 9.99

    Only Lord Peter has the wit to find the solution to these 12 baffling mysteries Some aristocrats spend their lives shooting, but Lord Peter Wimsey is a hunter of a different kind: a bloodhound with a nose for murder. Before he became Britain?s most famous detective, Lord Peter contented himself with solving the crimes he came across by chance.... more...

  • Ten Little Indiansby Sherman Alexie

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist: A ?stellar collection? of stories about navigating life off the reservation, filled with laughter and heartbreak ( People ). In these lyrical, affectionate tales from the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven , characters navigate the... more...

  • Stonehearst Asylumby Edgar Allan Poe

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 0.99

    When a young man visits a French mental institution to learn about the hospital?s ?system of soothing,? he is surprised to learn that it has recently abandoned the treatment method. Offered a tour of the grounds, he soon learns the truth about the new methodology put in place since the system of soothing was abandoned. Edgar Allen Poe?s ?The System... more...

  • Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?by Raymond Carver

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.95

    With this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story. Carver shows us the humor and tragedy that dwell in the hearts of ordinary people; his stories are the classics of our time. "[Carver's stories] can ... be counted among the masterpieces of American Literature." --T he New York Times Book Review... more...

  • The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fictionby Lex Williford; Michael Martone

    Touchstone 2012; US$ 21.00

    Fifty remarkable short stories from a range of contemporary fiction authors including Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, Jamaica Kincaid, Jhumpa Lahiri, and more, selected from a survey of more than five hundred English professors, short story writers, and novelists. Contributors include Russell Banks, Donald Barthelme, Rick Bass, Richard Bausch, Charles Baxter,... more...

  • First Thrills: Volume 2by Lee Child; Stephen Coonts; Heather Graham; Wendy Corsi Staub; Kelli Stanley; Grant McKenzie; Ken Bruen

    Tom Doherty Associates 2011; US$ 2.54

    New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the International Thriller Writers, Inc. present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills . From small-town crime stories to sweeping global conspiracies, this is a cross section of today's hottest thriller-writing talent. This original collection is now split into four e-book volumes,... more...

  • Paladins of Shannara: Allanon's Quest (Short Story)by Terry Brooks

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 0.99

    The legendary hero Allanon takes center stage in the first of three gripping new stand-alone eBook short stories set in the world of the fantasy-fiction phenomenon that is Shannara?by beloved New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks.   The history is thus: The once-Druid Brona, seduced by his pursuit of dark magic, was forever transformed... more...

  • Grimm Talesby Philip Pullman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.09

    In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a'clear as water' retelling, in his unique and brilliant voice. From the quests and romance of classics such as 'Rapunzel', 'Snow White' and 'Cinderella' to the danger and wit of such... more...

  • Paladins of Shannara: The Weapons Master's Choice (Short Story)by Terry Brooks

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 0.99

    A city besieged by a powerful warlock seeks salvation from a fabled warrior in the second of three gripping new stand-alone eBook short stories set in the world of the fantasy-fiction phenomenon that is Shannara?by beloved New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks.   His extraordinary?and deadly?skills have earned Garet Jax renown and... more...

  • Paladins of Shannara: The Black Irix (Short Story)by Terry Brooks

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 0.99

    An old friend urges Shea Ohmsford to take a dangerous risk in the concluding story of this gripping Shannara eBook series by New York Times bestselling fantasy master Terry Brooks.   Shea Ohmsford has had quite enough of quests. A year after surviving a harrowing odyssey, he is still plagued by troubling memories and dreams. A mysterious trafficker... more...