Short Stories

Download E-books Karma and Other Stories PDF

By Rishi Reddi

In this glowing assortment, award-winning author Rishi Reddi weaves a multigenerational tapestry of interconnected lives, depicting individuals of an Indian American group suffering to stability the calls for of culture with the attract of Western life.

In "Lord Krishna," is angry while his evangelical historical past instructor likens the Hindu deity to devil, yet finally forgives the instructor opposed to his father's needs. within the identify tale, "Karma," an unemployed professor rescues birds in downtown Boston after his prosperous brother kicks him out of his domestic. In "Justice Shiva Ram Murthy," which seemed within the most sensible American brief tales 2005, an irascible retired pass judgement on reconnects with a youth good friend whereas adjusting to a brand new lifestyles along with his daughter and her American husband. In "Devadasi," a stunning younger lady raised within the usa travels again to India and demanding situations the sexual confines of her tradition. And in "Bangles," a widow makes a decision to come to her local village to escape her son's off-putting American ways.

Set commonly within the Boston quarter, with facet journeys to an remoted immigrant group in Wichita, Kansas, and the characters' place of birth of Hyderabad, India, Karma and different tales introduces a luminous new voice.

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Download E-books The Last Kolovsky Playboy (House of Kolovsky Series Book 4) PDF

By Carol Marinelli

Infamous playboy Aleksi Kolovsky has shocked the area via getting engaged! however the ring on his fiancée's finger does not imply forever…just till the home of Kolovsky deeds are signed over to him.

Aleksi advised his own assistant, Kate, to think about their mock engagement as a merchandising, yet there are particular fringe merits she hadn't considered…like studying if Aleksi's acceptance as a lovely lover quite does precede him!

Overtime suddenly has an entire new meaning!

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Download E-books Witpunk PDF

By Claude Lalumière

This anthology of sardonic fiction emphasizes SF/fantasy stories glowing with wit and edgy perspective. The tales, either originals and reprints, disguise a variety of satire. Writers comprise James Morrow, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Allen Steele, Paul Di Filippo, Robert Silverberg, and Pat Cadigan. Halpern, a 2001 global myth Award Finalist, is the editor of the mythical Golden Gryphon Press.

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Download E-books BILLIONAIRE GROOM PDF

By Kristina Weaver

A KINDLE limitless unfastened BUNDLE

Enjoy four Standalone books during this bundle.
NO CLIFFHANGERS.
VERY STEAMY. you have been warned!
Oh, i need to upload - it truly is HILARIOUS too ;)

Four males with love and seduction on their minds. 4 girls who’ve vowed to stick unmarried and free.

Crazy in love
I enjoyed Blain George the instant he checked out me and attempted to get me into his pants. He’s shrewdpermanent, humorous and the sexiest guy i've got ever met. So yeah, i admire him and i've given him my all. each a part of me, even my loopy relatives who're likely to kill him than now not. I did supply him my all till he took that love and overwhelmed it underneath his thousand greenback boot heel. He desires me again? He’ll need to end up to me he’ll do whatever to get me, no matter if he should be loopy for this love.

Madly in love
Grayson George is a spoilt little wealthy through with delusions of grandeur and a backend that makes my knees susceptible with longing. I resisted. I fought. Heck, I even advised my mama I’d movement again domestic simply to cease myself from in need of greater than I may still. yet I must have recognized higher than to taunt a guy like grey. Waking up married, without recollection of the way I bought that approach isn’t what frightens me. It’s the truth that whilst he touches me and makes me his, i'm head over heels in love too.

Wildly in love
I have cheated, lied and performed every little thing in my strength for Tyson Fox to work out me and recognize that we belong jointly. i need him a lot and but while his ex comes again into the image and has him rethinking a dating, i do know, occasionally even dishonest won’t get me the win. occasionally, you should go away the sector and be the prize instead.

Recklessly in love
I ultimately stopped working and gave all of myself to Russell Mark. He’s my excellent. My center. the single guy I even examine anymore. And he’s left me on their lonesome simply because as he’s confirmed over and over, I’m negative moment to his priorities. i like him. yet I won’t lengthy for a guy who can’t see me for all i'm.

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Download E-books The Casimir Effect: A Short Story PDF

By Antonio J. Hopson

Carlos’ mundane lifestyles, killing the weeds for his father’s wealthy consumers, is sort of actually billions of miles from the celebrities he observes within the evening sky, or of the children who sit down within the university canteen with their fit sandwiches and bottled water.
His existence is a thousand million miles from theirs too. whereas their households supply them with great outfits, huge homes and vehicles to go back and forth to varsity in, Carlos makes do with gas-fumed rags and a spot among his entrance teeth.
Immersing himself in innovations of the universe, Carlos learns of black holes, gravity and the beguiling Casimir impression. Like a moth to a flame he's interested in soaking up all he can in regards to the mysteries that encompass him, regardless of the sighs and groans from his classmates as he asks yet one more query. yet deep down, the bothered Carlos in simple terms yearns to come back to his basic beginnings and to determine, once again, his mom and her chickens scratching round within the dirt through her toes. And to flee from the drudgery of his lifestyles, and from his unwell father who has not more goals than the subsequent backyard and the subsequent tangle of weeds on his list.

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Download E-books Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused: Fiction from Today's China PDF

By Howard Goldblatt

Chairman Mao wouldn't Be Amused is a show off for 20 writers from the recent literary iteration in China. Hard-core realism, experimental prose, and black humor; exoticism and eroticism;shocking stories of brutality, soft evocations of affection, and engrossing mysteries all coexist in an anthology that spans approximately a decade, ten years that experience witnessed a dizzying array of societal and political alterations. just about all of the tales seem in English translation for the 1st time. comprises Shi Tiesheng, “First Person”; Hong Ying, “The Field”; Su Tong, “The Brothers Shu”; Wang Meng, “A String of Choices”; Li Rui, “Sham Marriage”; Duo Duo, “The Day I obtained to Xi’an”; Chen Ran, “Sunshine among the Lips”; Li Xiao, “Grass at the Rooftop”; Yu Hua, The previous and the Punishments”; Mo Yan, “The Cure”; Ai Bei, “Green Earth Mother”; Cao Naiqian, “When i believe of You past due at evening, There’s not anything i will be able to Do”; Can Xue, “The Summons”; Bi Feiyu, “The Ancestor”; Yang Zhengguang, “Moonlight over the sector of Ghosts”; Ge Fei, “Remembering Mr. Wu You”; Chen Cun, “Footsteps at the Roof”; Chi Li, “Willow Waist”; Kong Jiesheng, “The sound asleep Lion”; Wang Xiangfu, “Fritter hole Chronicles.”

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Download E-books The Complete Stories: v. 2 PDF

By Isaac Asimov

The second one quantity in a unprecedented assortment released almost immediately after the author's loss of life. In those twenty-three tales, Asimov's bright expertise of the potential for expertise is translated into human dilemmas. The definitive selection of brief fiction via Isaac Asimov, perfect grasp of the technological know-how fiction style keeps with quantity of the total tales. the nice physician was once regularly prior to his time and his paintings stands this present day because the clearest expression of our collective hopes and fears for the longer term. however the ever-expanding approval for his tales with old and young readers alike is defined through their wit, zest and human curiosity. inside of this quantity are tales frequently voted among the finest technological know-how fiction tales of all time. In those tales Asimov's brilliant understanding of the opportunity of know-how is translated into human dilemmas which are extra appropriate at the present time than ever sooner than.

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Download E-books A Fine Cast of Characters: A Short Story Collection PDF

By J. Dane Tyler

A suicide foiled on a gloomy bridge over a raging river. A boy's net plagiarism has dire results. a tender woman's try to open a bakery is ruined by way of the invention of an unknown stairwell. a holiday received by means of phoning right into a radio station presents greater than the winner bargained for. some of these and extra lie alongside the wandering course winding prior an outstanding solid of Characters.

Sample a menagerie of individuals, issues, occasions and areas either darkish and light-weight. Wander in hidden recesses of mind's eye and shuttle with an excellent forged of Characters, a quick tale assortment via writer J. Dane Tyler.

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Download E-books Verbrechen PDF

By Ferdinand von Schirach, Burghart Klaußner, HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH

Der renommierte Strafverteidiger Ferdinand von Schirach kennt die Brüche der Welt. Der Umgang mit Schuld und Unschuld bestimmt seinen Alltag. Doch used to be ist Schuld eigentlich? Wer will richten über Täter, die zugleich auch Opfer sind?

Mit dem scharfen Blick eines begnadeten Analytikers erzählt Ferdinand von Schirach von menschlichen Dramen und vielfachem Scheitern, von seelischen Abgründen, die sich einer einfachen Bewertung entziehen.

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Download E-books But Come Ye Back: A Novel in Stories PDF

By Beth Lordan

For thirty-some years, Lyle has made a existence for his kin operating as an accountant. but if he retires, his Irish-born spouse, Mary, desires to depart the US and move domestic -- the place the sea is close to and the butter has flavor.

Somewhat grudgingly, Lyle consents, yet in the course of their years in Galway, they realize that the surprises of existence usually are not over. Going house is extra advanced than butter and the bay, and thirty content material years doesn't suggest couple is proof against romantic intrigue. during this new lifestyles, whereas Mary and Lyle are rediscovering one another and construction a richer lifestyles jointly, an unforeseen occasion forces Lyle to choose the place his domestic really is.

Told in "quiet tales with feelings like outdated stepping-stones that experience sunk underneath the skin" (Christian technological know-how Monitor), Beth Lordan's evocative and heartfelt novel explores the complicated emotional terrain of mature marital relationships.

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