A collection of thirty-three award-winning short stories, two graphic novels, and a novella, each about one-of-a kind characters solving serious problems in challenging settings. The stories are crafted by William H. Coles with artistic intensity for engagement and entertainment. Each short story is illustrated by one of six artists commissioned for the story. Coles is the creator of the educational website, storyinliteraryfiction.com, a source for learning the art of writing fictional stories. Coles’s stories are inspiring, memorable, and enjoyable–a treasured addition to any library.