Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Collected Short Stories is Hawthorne's interesting story collection, which was written in honor of The Old Manse, where Hawthorne and his wife lived for the first three years of their marriage. This book includes wonderful short stories "The Procession of Life", "The Artist of the Beautiful" and other tales.
Jerome Klapka Jerome was an English writer and humourist. Collected Short Stories is a series of sketchy tales of relationships and acquaintences. These are gentle, undemanding stories of couples in love, several men with peculiar character traits and anecdotal mishaps.
William Sydney Porter known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His wit and plot twists were adored by his readers, but often panned by the critics. Collected Short Stones contains "Sound and Fury", "Tracked to Doom", "A Strange Story" and other famous stories by O. Henry.