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Catalog Tag: short stories

The Nicotine Chronicles

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Lee Child recruits Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Ames, Cara Black, and others to reveal nicotine’s scintillating alter egos.
*While supplies last, books ordered through the website will include a bookplate SIGNED by Lee Child!

Prayer for the Living

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Topical and timely, Booker Prize–winning author Ben Okri’s new collection of short stories blurs parallel realities and walks the line between darkness and magic.

Speculative Los Angeles

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The debut title in a new city-based anthology series featuring all-new stories with speculative, sci-fi, and paranormal themes—each using distinct neighborhood settings as a launching pad.

*While supplies last, all paperback copies of Speculative Los Angeles purchased through our website will be SIGNED by all 14 contributors and editor Denise Hamilton!

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Tales

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This reissue of a 1967 story collection shows a mind in motion, featuring writing that is provocative, witty, bitter, and aggressive.

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