Short Stories (single Author)

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Ford County: Stories

John Grisham

John Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his immensely popular first novel, A Time to Kill. This wholly surprising collection of stories reminds us once again why Grisham is America's favorite storyteller.From ...

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Published: Nov 2009

Just After Sunset: Stories

Stephen King

In Just After Sunset Stephen King delivers an astonishing collection of short stories, his first since Everything's Eventual six years ago. One of the longer stories in this book, 'N.' recently broke ground when it was adapted as a gr...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

Kinsey and Me: Stories

Sue Grafton

In 1982, Sue Grafton introduced Kinsey Millhone. Today, Kinsey is an icon of detective fiction and her creator is at the top of her form. This collection is both a look at Sue Grafton's own early life in the guise of the character K...

Paperback
Published: Dec 2013

Unaccustomed Earth: Stories

Jhumpa Lahiri

From the internationally bestselling, Pulitzer Prize—winning author, a superbly crafted new work of fiction: eight stories that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand.  In the stunning title story, Ruma, a young m...

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Published: Apr 2009

Kinsey and Me: Stories

Sue Grafton

In 1982, Sue Grafton introduced us to Kinsey Millhone. Thirty years later, Kinsey is an established international icon and Sue, a number-one bestselling author. To mark this anniversary year, Sue has given us stories that reveal Kinse...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2013

To Cut a Long Story Short

Jeffrey Archer

A dying man doesn't know which of his relations to leave his fortune to, only to find out who really cares about him. A chance overheard conversation changes the course of an entire man's life. A woman savors every word of a letter fr...

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Published: Jun 2013

Unaccustomed Earth: Stories

Jhumpa Lahiri

From the internationally bestselling, Pulitzer Prize—winning author, a superbly crafted new work of fiction: eight stories that take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand.  In the stunning title story, Ruma, a you...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

How To Be Lost

Amanda Eyre Ward

Fifteen years after their adored little sister, Ellie, disappeared, Caroline and Madeline still blame themselves, and their mother has become a depressed alcoholic who still dreams of finding her youngest. When she sees a photograph i...

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Published: Aug 2005

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

Zz Packer

In a debut collection by an award-winning short story writer, a scout troop of African-American girls is confronted by a group of disabled white girls, a young man considers his allegiance to his father during the Million Man March in...

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Published: Feb 2004

Say You're One of Them (Oprah's Book ...

Uwem Akpan

Each story in this jubilantly acclaimed collection pays testament to the wisdom and resilience of children, even in the face of the most agonizing circumstances. A family living in a makeshift shanty in urban Kenya scurries to find gi...

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Published: Sep 2009

Interpreter of Maladies

Jhumpa Lahiri

A debut collection of short fiction blends elements of Indian traditions with the complexities of American culture in such tales as 'A Temporary Matter,' in which a young Indian-American couple confronts their grief over the loss of a...

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Published: Jun 1999

Twelve Red Herrings

Jeffrey Archer

One of the world's great storytellers and author of the international bestseller Honor Among Thieves presents a collection of twelve inventive and ingeniously plotted stories. Each make superb use of 'red herrings', or misleading clue...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Trouble in Mind: The Collected Storie...

Jeffery Deaver

Fiendish suspense. Shocking twists. Twelve diabolical tales.New York Times bestselling author and highly acclaimed storyteller Jeffery Deaver-the undisputed "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist)-returns with a dazzling...

Paperback
Published: Dec 2014

The Death Factory: A Penn Cage Novell...

Greg Iles

Death is the end, and if a man doesn't speak before it silences him, then his deepest secrets go with him.From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes an e-original novella featuring former prosecutor Penn Cage, a story o...

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Published: Jul 2014

Victorian Ghost Stories

Jo-Anne Christensen

England's Victorian era is often termed the 'golden age of ghost stories.' This collection recounts tales of body-snatchers, vampires and strange reanimation experiments that comlement legends of sophisticated, terrifying ghosts. this...

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Published: Mar 2004

Gossip Girl

Cecily Von Ziegesar

When the beautiful Serena van der Woodsen returns to Spenford after mysteriously getting kicked out of boarding school, the gossip flies among the privileged coeds at the Upper East Side private high school. A first novel. Original.

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Published: Oct 2003

Close Range : Wyoming Stories

Annie Proulx

With the very first sentence of the first story in this remarkable collection, Annie Proulx demonstrates what makes her great: images sharp as paper cuts conveyed in language so imaginative and compressed it's just this side of poetry...

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Published: Feb 2000

Runaway

Alice Munro

“Runaway” is the first story in this stunning collection, sure to be a runaway success. All of the eight stories here are new, published in book form for the first time. Two of the eight have never appeared anywhere, so th...

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Published: Nov 2005

Old School

Tobias Wolff

[OLD SCHOOL] is a fine offering, manly in spirit and style, less hangdog than the somewhat Carverian memoir. Throughout OLD SCHOOL, Wolff displays exceptional skill in capturing the small sights and sensations that evoke the whole rar...

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Published: Sep 2004

Not the End of the World

Kate Atkinson

A B-list celebrity with a new baby on the way, Arthur's mother hires an enigmatic young nanny named Missy to care for her precocious and curious eight-year-old son, and together they embark on a humorous and fantastical odyssey throug...

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Published: Oct 2004

Pilgrims

Elizabeth Gilbert

Gilbert's spry stories roam from Wyoming to New York City, from Minnesota to Texas. Cowboys, strippers, magicians--her characters are 'everyday people whose...rich exterior lives mask simple, if brave, hopes and dreams' (Detroit Free ...

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Published: Oct 2007

Glory (Florida Civil War)

Heather Graham

When a Confederate platoon is unable to return to its Florida militia base, it camps down in an old, dilapidated plantation house. The men soon discover the presence of a young beautiful widow, considered a witch by the locals because...

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Published: Feb 1999

Dear Life: Stories (Vintage Internati...

Alice Munro

A New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable Work of FictionA Best Book of the Year: The Atlantic, NPR, Vogue, AV ClubIn story after story in this brilliant new collection, Alice Munro pinpoints the moment a person is foreve...

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Published: Aug 2013

The Convict and Other Stories

James Lee Burke

A fetching new edition of a collection of nine award-winning short stories by the best-selling author of the Dave Robicheaux detective novels, including Dixie City Jam, is set along the Gulf coasts of Louisiana and Texas. Reprin...

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Published: Mar 2009

Twisted: Selected Unabridged Stories ...

Jeffery Deaver

A chilling new anthology of short fiction from the best-selling author of The Bone Collector includes "The Christmas Present," a new holiday tale featuring his famed protagonist Lincoln Rhyme, as well as "Gone Fishing,&...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2003

Things You Should Know: A Collection ...

A. M. Homes

Some of the stories in THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW--an archly didactic title considering the things in it that you've no real need to know--display the grotesque very much for its own sake. The extremity is disproportionate to any human me...

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Published: Sep 2003

Like Life

Lorrie Moore

A collection of short fiction explores the ever widening gulf between men and women and the paradoxical fear of and yearning for intimacy in characters whose lives are marked by disillusionment, misunderstandings, boredom, and lack of...

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Published: Sep 2002

Four Blind Mice

James Patterson

Patterson's perennial hero Alex Cross wants to retire from the force, but he is drawn into a case involving an innocent man convicted by a military court for the murders of three women. The investigation is complicated by a series of ...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2003

This Is How You Lose Her

Junot Diaz

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz's first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with "the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet" (Newsweek). His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2013

Road Rage: Includes 'Duel' and 'Throt...

Joe Hill

Road Rage unites Richard Matheson's classic Duel and the contemporary work it inspired—two power-packed short stories by three of the genre's most acclaimed authors. Duel, an unforgettable tale about a driver menaced by a semi truc...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2009
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