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Plasma Frequency Issue 4
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Price: Free! Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 4: February/March 2013 In this Issue: Fiction By: S.R. Algernon Ronald D. Ferguson Julie Frost Sean Patrick Hazlett Michael Haynes Beth Powers Mark Wolf Mathew Wuertz Art: Cover art by Tais Teng And Interior Art by: Eleanor Bennett Richard H. Fay Book Review: Snake Oil: And Other Tales of the Weird West by Jennifer Campbell-Hicks Danger Close By Robert D. Marion
Alchemist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Terry is an ordindary girl living in an ordinary world. But a secret buried nine years ago is about to rear its ugly head. Joined by her childhood friend Connor and her uncle Lyle, Terry must hunt down her old nemesis whilst coming to terms with what she left behind and more importantly, who and what she really is.
Bloodaxe
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Price: Free! Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bloodaxe thought he was in for a nice relax. He was, after all, dead. And then some jumped up prick of a god told him he had to rescue a kingdom. His own kingdom, in fact. So Bloodaxe grabbed his, well, axe, and leapt back into the fray. First, though, he had to be born. And learn not to crap his pants. Then he could get to the killing. Lots and lots of killing. This is his story.
Practicing Pagan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,080. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
There’s always been something different about Ro. It’s the secret she's kept as long as she can remember. Now she’s sharing more than magic with her new Sydney friends until she meets Nathanial and everything changes. He’s intoxicating but Nathanial is not what he seems. Suddenly she’s fighting for her life. Friend or lover, it’s time to choose as a mystery unfolds that is centuries old.
Promise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The government controls the air, executing anyone who dares fly as "terrorists". But Guntarc has been hammering a plan together in his garage, and secretly knows he can escape his life amidst the clouds. Promise is a short story (1,932 words).
Drive
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
I was never a nervous driver until my Becky got her license, even with all those hooligans on the road. But then I discovered a car is also a deadly weapon. Drive, a short story (1,161 words), is both every father's nightmare and every mother's secret dream. Please note includes disquieting (adult) themes.
Follow
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: Australian English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everything Mary had ever known of warmth, comfort and pleasure was wrapped tenderly in the memory of her man's skin and the mustiness of green wool. But now, adrift on frozen battlefields Mary and Joe wander mournfully amidst corpses, turned away from each other with only memories to keep them warm. Follow is a short story (1,045 words), and includes disquieting (adult) themes.
It Never Rains In Hammertown
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Investigator Sebastion Locke ends up in a position to help out the Dwarven Kingdom in its war with the Elven Nation when the resistance contacts him for help. In an effort to strengthen ties with the newfound allies, he finds himself searching for a runaway prisoner to save the life of an elven Taker.
Commitment
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lovely Tiffany can hear the amorous folk upstairs, wistfully recalling when she and her boyfriend were just like that. Disturbingly, when the racket turns violent it's still just as she remembers. But what, exactly, does she remember? Short story (2,065 words) Commitment evolved out of many evenings in a thin-walled apartment. Includes disquieting (adult) themes.
Clockwork & Old Gods Book One: Incursion
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You set the price! Words: 171,740. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Noman has amnesia. He awakens in the city of Marsten plagued by demons, in possession of a powerful magical artifact, and under the control of a malevolent voice only he can hear. Pursued by the city Watch he fights to regain his past and wrest control of his future. As steam powered inventions collide with murder fueled magic, can he stop an Old God from enacting an insidious plan?
Apex Magazine - Issue 45
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features Kate Elliott, Kat Howard, Merrie Haskell, Patricia Wrede, and Sarah Monette.
Fantasy Tales - Two Short Stories by Elle A. Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Stories by Elle A. Rose consist of two short stories that will pique both the sci-fi and paranormal reader. Come along as Verick experiences an alternate tradition of Halloween and share a day with Cyrene in the life of a soul collector.
For Sakina
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Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
The Orcus Games: Blood Moon (The Orcus Games Novella Trilogy #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 20,760. Language: British English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sexy, action packed and hair raising magical situations...The Orcus Games: Blood Moon is for all real Fantasy and Young Adult Fans!
Rozamunda - opowiadanie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Rozamunda, jest pierwszym opowiadaniem z serii Na Rozdrożu. Opisują one historie niekoniecznie prawdziwe, lecz całkiem prawdopodobne. Wszystko zależy bowiem od wyobraźni czytającego. Niektóre osoby nie wierzą absolutnie w nic, do nich nie jest skierowany ten tomik opowiadań. Ktoś natomiast, kto posiada choćby częściowo rozbudzoną wyobraźnię, łatwo potrafi zrozumieć o co w nim chodzi.
Town of Red Stains
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In a town where nothing happens, it comes as a complete surprise when it is announced that someone has been attacked, and an even bigger surprise when they are pronounced dead. With no clues as to who or what’s doing these murders, Riley takes it upon herself to find out what's going on…even if that leads her into one huge secret that could unravel the entire town if it’s let out.
Ingress: A Tale of Ranoa
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
- Short Story - When Daron’s father disappears through a mysterious Gate, Daron and his girlfriend, Avril, decide to risk their lives in order to search for him. But no one knows what lies on the other side of the Gate...
The Winds of Astrodon
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Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, the father of a murdered girl retreats into his writing to escape the tragedy. As his story progresses, he realizes he may have a chance to create a better world for his daughter inside the pages of his fantasy novel. As a parent of a child the same age as those gunned down in Newtown, I wrote this as a way to explore my understandin
Aurealis #57
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Aurealis #57, edited by Dirk Strasser, features the near future sub-continental grunge of 'Where Colossi Sleep' by Daniel Baker, where heavy industry blends with a culture four thousand years old and is transformed by it. Watch out also for C S McMullen's 'Monday-child', a deceptive story that constantly defies your expectations and packs a real punch in the end.
Secret Seed
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Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
All her life, Rose has been fascinated by a hard seed lodged in her bellybutton. She calls it her grape nut, and is constantly picking at it. One day, as she is about to turn 20, it finally comes loose. Will she dare to plant her secret seed?