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elizabeth-eslami's picture
Jan.09.2014
Hibernate is a big-hearted and brutal story collection. In these globe-spanning stories, Elizabeth Eslami follows ordinary men and women who slowly awaken to hard choices. A fishing trip forces two Montana brothers to grow up in ways they never could have imagined. A Sudanese immigrant begins a new...
eireene-nealand's picture
Dec.27.2013
The Best of Fourteen Hills.   Inside is "Goat Milk And Honey," a fictionalized account of two Amerians in Bulgaria during the 1990's.
mary-kennedy-eastham's picture
Oct.27.2013
Short Stories by Mary Kennedy Eastham There are no perfect people here. The characters in Squinting over Water are you and me trying to make sense of things - good and bad - coming up with a Plan B when life gets messy. One early reader said she would walk across continents to get to this book...
barry-gifford's picture
Oct.21.2013
For forty years—a Biblical time span—The Roy Stories has been the one continuous unbroken line in the otherwise kaleidoscopic career of one of America’s greatest living writers. Collected here for the first time, the Roy stories of Barry Gifford chronicle his personal history of a time—roughly...
peter-orner's picture
Oct.15.2013
"A ravishing collection, full of wisdom, grief, beauty, and especially surprise."--Anthony Doerr, author of The Shell Collectors Peter Orner zeroes in on the strange ways our memories define us: A woman's husband dies before their divorce is finalized; a man runs for governor of Illinois and...
lucy-corin's picture
Sep.03.2013
Lucy Corin’s dazzling new collection is powered by one hundred apocalypses: a series of short stories, many only a few lines, that illuminate moments of vexation and crisis, revelations and revolutions. An apocalypse might come in the form of the end of a relationship or the end of the world,...
nathan-burgoine's picture
Jul.19.2013
In the age of online dating, one night hook-ups, and getting dumped via text, it seems like romance has left the building. Best-selling authors and die-hard romantics, Timothy Lambert and R.D. Cochrane are back with a follow-up to their critically acclaimed Fool for Love, one of Insight Out...
fred-barnett's picture
May.06.2013
My life has been nearly perfect. For that, I am grateful. (Sort of.)We all know that nearly perfect just doesn’t cut it these days.So, I changed my life, rewrote it, and now it’s all first-rate.Action packed! Really snappy. Why did I do this? Because, I prefer to hang out with the cool...
terry-odell's picture
Oct.03.2011
A collection of previously published short stories and vignettes; part of the Pine Hills Police series. A Winter's Day: What happened before Sarah met Randy? For Sarah Tucker, life was perfect. She had David, their gift shop, and despite minor spats, a happy marriage--until the day everything...
mitzi-szereto's picture
Sep.11.2011
Red Velvet and Absinthe explores love and lust with otherworldly partners who, by their sheer fantastical nature, evoke passion and desire far beyond that which any normal human being can inspire. Although the greats such as Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe, and Daphne du Maurier are long dead,...