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The Pond by Erica Griswold
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short story writing contest entry for a local newspaper. On one golf course in Florida, golfers are reportedly driven insane searching for balls in the ponds. Carl and his friends Jim and Bob are playing golf there when a violent wind blows Carl's ball into one of the ponds. What happens when a mysterious fish bites Carl's hand while he's searching for it?
Stiletto's Luck by C.M. Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stiletto’s Luck is about an assassin dealing with the consequences of taking part in a battle for reasons of his own, while trying to remain uncompromised by either side. They could have called him Scimitar, Blade or Dagger, but, no, his parents had to call him Stiletto. Stiletto did the only thing he could. He learned to be the best at what he did, and he learned to walk tall - without the heels
Gifted Avenger by Nicholas A. Rose
Series: Gifted Trilogy, Book 3 · Ilvenworld. Price: Free! Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
A murdered family and Sallis is determined to see justice done. Or is his motive nothing more than revenge?
Midnight Riders by Pete Clark
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,430. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Your history textbook never told you this version of the American Revolution! Werewolves, vampires, zombies, witches - and those oh so pesky British!
Nezumi's Children by TL Bodine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Abandoned by the humans they once worshiped as gods, the rats of Rocco's Pet Emporium must face natural disaster and predators on their own. But they're not alone. Wild rats live in the store as well, and they would rather kill the intruders than share their territory.
Legends of the Ells 1 Tomorrow's Children by J T Wheeling
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This is the first book in a fantastic new saga. It grips from the first sentence, catapulting the reader into an amazing world of the near future. Vividly told, lit by flashes of beauty, the young hero's adventures open up wide horizons to surprise and challenge the reader. The opening escape scene carries little hint of the astonishing destiny waiting for Yani and his small band of friends.
No Loyal Knight and True by Ava Zavora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
In this modern-day retelling of Tennyson’s The Lady of Shalott, a boyhood encounter with an odd girl who lives in a tower alters the course of Ryan’s destiny. Also included in Belle Noir: Tales of Love and Magic.
Mirabilis by Ava Zavora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Rosaria's life changes the day the veiled and mysterious Lord Devlin hires her to cure him of a terrible curse. A beauty and the beast fairy tale retelling. Also included in Belle Noir: Tales of Love and Magic.
Winning the Legend by B. Kristin McMichael
Series: The Blue Eyes Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It is time for Arianna to deal with the fate she has been dealt. Fourteen men have gathered to compete to win her, even though she would much rather just run away with Andrew. Running isn’t an option, though, as she wants to save her clans. Fleeing will bring war, which she wants to avoid at all costs. With new enemies and allies, it is time for Arianna to stand up and fight for her own future.
Un lien unique by Martin Dugas
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: Canadian French. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alors qu'elle prend sa douche, des images puissantes et chargées d'émotion envahissent subitement l'esprit de Sophie. Incapable de les chasser, elle finit par croire qu'elles proviennent d'une autre personne. Pourquoi les reçoit-elle? Lorsque le téléphone sonne, une étincelle jaillit dans son esprit. Quelqu'un est en détresse et elle doit réagir vite... avant qu'il ne soit trop tard.
Belle Noir: Tales of Love and Magic by Ava Zavora
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
"Dark, twisted, and oh so deliciously good." This collection of enchanting and disturbing stories ranging from fantasy to speculative fiction will leave you spellbound! Includes three retellings of Beauty and the Beast, a modern-day version of Tennyson's Lady of Shalott, and one original short story. If you are drawn to dark fairy tales, you will love Belle Noir.
The Fifth Di... September 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features religious oppression, bizarre aliens, cocky captains, bizarre diplomacy and so much more. In this issue: Lou Antonelli, Bruce Boston, Wayne Carey, C.J. Carter-Stephenson, Jeffery Scott Sims, Francis W. Alexander, Robert P. Hansen, Kurt MacPhearson, and David C. Kopaska-Merkel.
Learning to Live by A.J. Barretts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Becca opens a door to her past and is lost in her own memories. The only way for her to be released from her own mind is to face the truth she has kept from herself.
Highland Blades Quartet by Richard L. Foland Jr.
Price: Free! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Pharos Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A quartet of Highlander stories written for the fanzine Highland Blades. Richie Ryan stumbles into an all night café only to find there are worse things than being Immortal. Or is it Tessa that learns that lesson? Connor MacLeod and his new student Ian Andrews search for the missing Duncan with the help of Methos. However, the group is being hunted and they may not even be safe On Holy Ground!
Cyber 2 by David Sloma
Series: Cyber, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Picking up where the first short story "Cyber" left off, Xavier is forced to live his life alone, without his love, Lenore. Which shouldn't be too hard, since she only exists inside a computer. But he just can't leave the past behind. - The 2nd short story in the Cyber line, of 4 parts.
Diviner's Curse by Nicolette Andrews
Series: Diviner's Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Maea played the game of intrigue and lost. Now on the run she searches for a way to stop the specter. When she is confronted with Adair’s plots in Neaux, she feels compelled to stop him. Time is not on her side –everyday Johai slips further away. If she cannot stop Adair before Johai succumbs to the specter, she will not only lose Johai, but she will unleash a destructive force beyond imagining.
The Reluctant Prophet by Gillian O'Rourke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Kristell Ink. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
There’s none so blind as she who can see . . . Esther is blessed, and cursed, with a rare gift: the ability to see the fates of those around her. But when she escapes her peasant upbringing to become a priestess of the Order, she begins to realise how valuable her ability is among the power-hungry nobility, and what they are willing to do to possess it.
Fiction Vortex - August 2013 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Fiction Vortex publishes science fiction and fantasy short stories for the discerning reader, if by "discerning" you mean someone who likes solid plots, great characters, and fascinating technologies and cultures. This issue includes all the short stories that appeared on FictionVortex.com during August 2013.
War: Horseman of the Apocalypse - Love Blooms Eternal by Jeff Fuell
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Troubled, the legendary Horseman of the Apocalypse feels the need to visit Earth, where he once lived in a former life. There, he meets a woman who he is drawn to. Soon he is forced to make a choice between his vow with God and his love for this woman.