Monster Maelstrom

24 Extremely Short Halloween Stories

From a Hillary Clinton stripper to mythical beast-women in the harsh Scandinavian tundra and from an unusual band of steadfast teddy bears to the last man in zombie-occupied Chicago, fill your briefest moments with pulse-pounding frights and off-beat chuckles with this collection of 24 flash fiction stories.

Commuting to work? Grabbing a quick coffee? Each story tells a complete tale in but a few short minutes with the added promise of a lifelong introduction to new indie writers.

You never know, you might just find your next favorite author.

Monster Maelstrom, the second anthology in the Flash Flood series, is a hand-picked selection of master works in humor, horror and fantasy themed for Halloween and guaranteed to keep you engaged.

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Monster Maelstrom is book 2 in the Flash Flood anthology series.

Genre Fiction / Anthologies / 29,000 words
Ebook ISBN: 9781941939116
Paperback ISBN: Pending

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Thanks to…

Participating author Bill Hiatt for his donation in support of the cover for Monster Maelstrom.

Fellow author Alasdair C. Shaw suggested the name of our series: Flash Flood.

A big thanks to KBoards, where the 20 authors behind Bite-Sized Stories planned this work.

Our greatest appreciation goes to you, dear reader, for giving these stories a few moments of your time, and hopefully, leaving us a short review to let us know if you liked them or not.

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The Stories

Twenty-four engaging flash fiction tales, 29,000 words in total.

  1. Never a Night Off © 2016 Lincoln Cole
  2. Shades of Hell © 2016 Eli Nixon
  3. Hounds © 2016 Heather Biedermann
  4. All That Glitters Isn’t Gold © 2016 N. D. Iverson
  5. Last One at the Door © 2016 Griffin Carmichael
  6. Oh, My Darling © 2016 Jaleta Clegg
  7. Monster in the Room © 2016 Alexa Grave
  8. Monsters are Everywhere © 2016 John D. Ottini
  9. Monsters Like Us © 2016 Jeanette Raleigh
  10. The Reanimated Reunion Tour © 2016 Cora Buhlert
  11. The Angel © 2016 Richard Crawford
  12. Echoes in the Ether © 2016 George Donnelly (CC-BY-SA)
  13. The Keeper’s Daughter © 2016 J. Naomi Ay
  14. Hunting Party © 2016 A. E. Wasp
  15. Skin Deep © 2016 J. Naomi Ay
  16. Teddy Bear Defenders © 2016 Tom Germann
  17. What I did at Halloween © 2016 Edward M. Grant
  18. Teddy Bears and a Good Cop © 2016 Tom Germann
  19. The Not Wanting © 2013 J. David Core
  20. The Real Monster © 2016 J. David Core
  21. In the Eye of the Beholder © 2016 Bill Hiatt
  22. Jealous (A Wolf’s Heart) © 2015 Carmilla Cross
  23. Hero © 2016 George Donnelly (CC-BY-SA)
  24. The Huldra © 2016 J.T. Williams

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