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 ...

Unabridged CD
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

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

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

Sparring Partners (Jake Brigance)

John Grisham

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham is the acknowledged master of the legal thriller. In his first collection of novellas, law is a common thread, but America’s favorite storyteller has several surprises in store. ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2022

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

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

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

All Aunt Hagar's Children: Selected S...

Edward P. Jones

In fourteen sublime stories, the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Known World shows that his grasp of the human condition is firmer than ever. Returning to the city that inspired his first prizewinning book, Los...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

And Thereby Hangs a Tale

Jeffrey Archer

Millions of readers around the world have relished Jeffrey Archer's short stories. Taking inspiration from his favorite short story writers - F. Scott Fitzgerald, Maupassant, H. H. Munro, W. Somerset Maugham and O. Henry - Jeffrey Arc...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2010

Once Upon a Time, There Was You

Elizabeth Berg

From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of Home Safe and The Last Time I Saw You comes a beautiful and moving novel about a man and woman, long divorced, who rediscover the power of love and family in the midst of an unthin...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2011

Bagombo Snuff Box

Kurt Vonnegut

From out of the blue, here's a new collection of Vonnegut fiction--his first magazine stories from the 1950s in book form at last, with some charming reminiscences (and three new endings for old stories) by the author. Vonnegut says t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2007


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 exterior lives mask simple, if brave, hopes and dreams' (Detroit Free ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

Cat O'Nine Tales

Jeffrey Archer

Cat ONine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller. Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archers trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, some of these th...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2007

Mothers and Sons

Colm Toibin

Each of the nine stories in this beautifully written, intensely intimate collection centers on a transformative moment that alters the delicate balance of power between mother and son, or changes the way they perceive one another. Wit...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2008

Wild Child: and Other Stories

T. Coraghessan Boyle

The fourteen stories in this rich new collection display T.C. Boyle s astonishing range and imaginative muscle. Nature is the dominant player in many of these stories, whether in the form of a catastrophic mudslide that allows a cynic...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2010

A Quiver Full of Arrows

Jeffrey Archer

From London to China, and New York to Nigeria, Jeffrey Archer takes the reader on a tour of ancient heirlooms and modern romance, of cutthroat business and kindly strangers, of lives lived in the realms of power and lives freed from t...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 2006

The Best American Short Stories 2001

Barbara Kingsolver

This year's Best American Short Stories is edited by the critically acclaimed and best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver, whose latest book is Prodigal Summer. Kingsolver's selections for The Best American Short Stories 2001 showcase ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2001

Who Killed the Mayor?: And Other Stor...

Jeffrey Archer

Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited audiobook collection. Tell Tale gives listeners a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the peop...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2017

Charlie Martz and Other Stories CD: T...

Elmore Leonard

A collection of fifteen stories, eleven of which have never been previously published, from the early career of bestselling American master Elmore Leonard.Over his long and illustrious career, Elmore Leonard was recognized as one of t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2015


Albert Camus

A young Algerian, Meursault, afflicted with a sort of aimless inertia, becomes embroiled in the petty intrigues of a local pimp and, somewhat inexplicably, ends up killing a man. Once he's imprisoned and eventually brought to trial, h...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2005

Seed Folks

Paul Fleischman

Each individual tells his or her own story about coming to the United States, coming to the garden, and coming to a sense of community, in voices that have immediacy and strength.

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2003

The Unremarkable Heart and Other Stor...

Karin Slaughter

Collected in one volume-and on audio-for the first time, The Unremarkable Heart and Other Stories features bestselling author Karin Slaughter at her best: dark, provocative explorations of love, death, and the secrets we keep. This ex...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2012

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...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

The Box: Uncanny Stories

Richard Matheson

What if every time you pushed a button you received $50,000...but someone you didn't know died? Would you still push the button? How many times?'Button, Button', which inspired a memorable Twilight Zone episode, is just one of a dozen...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

A Good Man Is Hard to Find: And Other...

Flannery O'Connor

This is the collection that established Flannery O'Connor's reputation as a one of the American masters of the short story. This now classic book revealed Flannery O'Connor as one of the most original and provocative writers to eme...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2010

Goodbye, Columbus: And 5 Short Storie...

Philip Roth

Roth’s debut book, a novella and short stories about Jews in contemporary America, won a National Book Award in 1959 and established him as an important writer. While his insight into the Jewish-American experience won him a lar...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2006


Phil Klay

Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned.  Interwoven with themes of brutality and fai...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2014

Between Here and the Yellow Sea

Nic Pizzolatto

A reissue of Nic Pizzolatto's debut short story collection, now featuring two previously uncollected stories. Set in variety of Southern landscapes, these startling stories excavate the ambiguous terrain of the human heart. Pizzalotto...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2015

Catch Me If You Can

Frank W. Abagnale

Frank Abagnale was possibly the world's most talented con artist. A high school dropout, Abagnale amassed millions of dollars by passing bad checks, playing the role of an airline pilot (including actually flying commercial airplanes)...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2002
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