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Questing Beast by Ilona Andrews
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.67 from 24 reviews)
On a world far far away, where cute things eat computers and the sky is emerald green, a small team of scientists struggles to save the planet and their own careers by mixing genetic engineering and Arthurian legend. Too bad they had forgotten the first rule of planet exploration: Nature always has the last laugh.
Rainbow Heart by K.E. Rodgers
Price: Free! Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Kari Haldis is a true warrior with no equal.The Great War is over and it is time for she and her companions to return home.It is a return journey that she does not relish. When she stumbles upon a man, Aoalrikr Torvald, in the Black Woods, her encounter with the brave warrior will adjust her perspective on life forever.He is the one her father expected, but is Kari brave enough to accept her fate?
The Truth about Faeries by Chris McKenna
Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.94 from 17 reviews)
"We're not your best friend! We're not your little pets either!" "The Truth about Faeries" brings the inside story of the faerie realm. Through six dark faerie tales, tied together with explanations by a fae narrator, we get a glimpse of the sometimes funny, often dark, and always fantastical, world of the fae. (Narration in Scots with English translations)
Ice Cracker II by Lindsay Buroker
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.60 from 10 reviews)
She’s wanted for crimes against the throne. He’s the empire’s most notorious assassin. With bounties on their heads and soldiers hunting them, they’re not likely candidates for heroics. But when they unearth a plot against the military’s premier ice breaking ship, they may be the only ones who can thwart the saboteurs...if the soldiers don't kill them first.
Eaglethorpe Buxton and the Sorceress by Wesley Allison
Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Eaglethorpe Buxton, famed adventurer and story-teller is back, this time to put on a play about a sorceress. When the sorceress, subject of his play arrives with fire in her eyes, Eaglethorpe must pretend to be his good friend Ellwood. Will he pull off this charade and survive? And what happens when the real Ellwood shows up? One can never tell, especially when Eaglethorpe tells the story.
Finding Kindness by K.C. May
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Binna and her two children are starving. In a park where angel statues frolick, surely they'll meet a kind stranger. But everyone turns a cold shoulder until Binna meets an unlikely beggar. (Short story)
Fell by J.T. Marie
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009 by JMS Books LLC firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Two wood nymphs play a deadly game that goes farther than they anticipated. This free story appears in my collection, BONES OF THE SEA AND OTHER STORIES, and is offered here as a sample of my writing.
Flash Gold by Lindsay Buroker
Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.73 from 22 reviews)
Eighteen-year-old Kali McAlister enters her steam-powered "dogless sled" in a race, intending to win the thousand-dollar prize and escape remote Moose Hollow forever. The problem? Fortune seekers and airship pirates are after her for the secret to flash gold, her late father's alchemical masterpiece. An 18,000-word steampunk novella.
Upon A Tide of Wintry Morn (Ashen Twilight #1.5) by Rae Lori
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
While the three houses move westward for a better life, shades of the past return. Ariya senses a connection between Alexandru Drago and his prince, Vlad Tepes III aka Vlad Dracul, as she relives their conspiracy to take the throne of Wallachia using a secret army. Meanwhile, Jace relives his father's burial in the Highlands of Scotland and muses over living with Ariya in the Aziza fairy realm.
Major Fantasy Anthologies - A Guide by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Fantasy » General
For fantasy in general, the short story has been less of a focus than science fiction, it would appear. I certainly also have less of it in my collection, or in my head. However, such a form has been around a lot longer, with more practitioners. Monster and ghost stories galore for centuries, for example, not to mention the various mythological tales from all around the world.
Is This Heaven? by M T McGuire
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Michaela Stevens has just died but, she wonders, can a gay lady get to heaven and if so, should it be like this? Should the heavenly host be that way? And is there a place in heaven for so many baked beans? Short story at about 4,500 words - no adult content but some light swearing so I'd rate it at a PG. British humour and spelling.
Medieval Muse by Karen Elizabeth Brown
Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy(4.67 from 3 reviews)
What happens when Victoria Budroix receives a cameo that promises to give her the desires of her heart? Since she doesn’t know what that would be, a trip to medieval times, intrigue, threat of war and an overbearing lord are on the list for her to choose from. Or could it be meeting her one true love?
The Djinn Garden by Stephen Goldin
Series: The Parsina Saga. Price: Free! Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2009 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a world of Arabian Nights adventure, a band of heroes is on a quest to reunite the Crystal of Oromasd and save the world. One of their number, the beautiful young djinn named Cari, vanishes on a mysterious island in the Central Sea and the others must avoid being enslaved themselves and defeat a powerful invisible demon if they hope to rescue her. (This is a story from The Parsina Saga.)
Rainy Skies: Lull Before Storm by Luthiea Wu
Price: Free! Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Rain Eveil hates demons to the core, for it was they who burnt her childhood village to the ground, killing all who lived there. But when a beautiful but mysteriously familiar demon invades her dreams, Rain begins to question her sanity. Is there more to her dreams than she realises?
Code Name: Agent Madrid by Lauren A. Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Part Two begins right after, Tragedy of the Washington Palace, Marlene agrees to help Prince David on his quest to avenge the murder of his fiance. After learning his secret she travels with him back to his reality with the help of a witch, but as soon as she arrives she kidnapped by a socialite named Madrid who knows more than what she's willing to share unless she gets something else in return.
The Labyrinth by Kenneth McDonald
Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This fantasy novella tells the story of a young wizard who participates in a magical competition that goes fundamentally wrong, pitting him and his fellow competitors against a deadly maze in a desperate struggle for survival. The novella is a prequel to the full-length novel Of Spells and Demons.
A Witch Shall Be Born Once More by Roberta E. Howard
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(1.00 from 1 review)
A Conyn the Barbarian story. Conyn has to deal with an impostor witch impersonating her king – that is, if she survives being crucified on the tree of pain and can raise an army. A Gender Switch Adventure.
Tragedy at the Washington Palace by Lauren A. Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Part One: Marlene has to turn to her younger sister Nia for help. Marlene tries hard to fight her jealous feelings for her sister when she meets a woman Callisto who teleports her into another dimension to care for cousins Hannah and Elise who are unspoken rivals. There's more to Callisto than what Marlene realizes. Before she knows it she's in the middle of dangerous conspiracy.