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Much Ado About Vengeance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Fair Hero Series: Book Two Feisty Hero Fletcher finds herself the target of a vengeful vampire. At the mercy of the ruthless Aton, will Hero betray her faery friends, Hazel and Lily and reveal the secret entrusted to her? Will her vampire boyfriend, Kinley McIntyre, rescue her before it’s too late? And why is Aton so full of rage and what did Hero do to become the object of his rage?
Bewilder
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Series: Diamonds, #1. Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
One look was all it took for Neal. One look before she was gone and he was too. Then one day he follows her home and that is only the beginning of the journey that makes him question everything about the nature of his love, life and even reality.
Companions to the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story Companions to the Moon first appeared in Realms Of Fantasy, June 2007. Set in Newford in 2007, record shop owner Mary begins to suspect her common-law partner is cheating on her. Edric is a musician whose out-of-town concerts happen to coincide with every full moon.
Dharma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story Dharma first appeared in Dreams and Visions: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy, edited by M. Gerry Weiss & Helen S. Weiss; Tor Books, 2007. Set in Newford during 1967's Summer of Love, Beirut-born teen Dharma, runs away from his Muslim home and reinvents himself as a hippie poet-musician.
The Witch of Starmont
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mara seems happy growing herbs and running her herbal remedy and skin care business, but there is a secret pinning her here. When Jonathan enters Mara's life, she finds a steadying presence. But her ex-husband holds the key to her secret and won't relinquish his control over her. As Mara begins to find happiness with Jonathan, will her ex-husband let her keep that happiness?
Crossroads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After the death of his wife, wealthy vagrant James Gilbert drives the dark rural roads of the Pacific Northwest, lost, utterly lost-- until he encounters Vantage Ackerman, bereaved parent, dark prophet, profane seer. Together they careen through roadside shrines and high-speed accident sites, edging closer and closer to their dark destiny, to the one thing they can never have: Closure.
Blood Moon (Jane #6)
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Series: Jane, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jane just got married and she couldn't be happier. She's surrounded by her best friends and things are looking bright. But there's one problem: they're outcasts and hunted by the Vampire Council. Can an alliance with a strange new ally be their saving grace? Or will it spell doom for them all?
Monsters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Monsters come in all shapes and sizes, blending in with their victims. The hardest part of killing them is recognizing one when you see it. Sometimes they don't even recognize one another.
Gravity, Restraint, and the Reason Icarus Fell
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
It's just another boring night shift at the mental hospital. Until the old man with crazy eyes changes everything....
Some Girlfriends Can
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's hard enough trying to be the perfect girlfriend. But how is Lauren supposed to compete when her boyfriend's ex is a literal goddess? "Some Girlfriends Can" is a sparkling short story for adults that mixes chick lit humor and mythic fantasy. It was originally published in the speculative fiction magazine Strange Horizons.
The Briarwood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The prickly evergreen vines behind the childhood home of Martin Luske-Sanders rise and fall in great dunes of black-tipped thorns. There are hidden things here, inexplicable and monstrous things, lost shards of time. And it stretches before him, a dismal reflection of his future, a haunting memory of his past. A lost brother, a final truth lurking amongst the bloodthirsty thorns of the briarwood.
The Truth of Rock and Roll
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young man believes his dreams are doomed, until an old man who let his own dreams die long ago tells him a story of young love and teenage dreams and rock and roll magic. A story about being young and being brave, and the girl who taught him how to be both.
Katlyn Zinger and the Hornless Unicorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 220,420. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Monotech sets its sights on The Yard, the only things preventing the Zinger estate from being turned into a golf course are a sacred, but centuries forgotten, pact and a man who hears voices. Can Katlyn, her eccentric cousin Mitchel, and the certifiably schizophrenic Silas find six secretive, supernatural Guardian spirits in time to evict a crazed, toxic monster from their land?
The Enchanted Garden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00 from 1 review)
Benji loses his parents in a car accident and is sent to live with his grandparents in Ireland. The problem: He has never met them before, and he doesn't speak English. Life in his new home is miserable for him until he meets some of Ireland's mystical inhabitants and things change.... "The Enchanted Garden" is a modern fairy tale for young and old.
Devil's Icebox
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Series: Dark Earth, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Book two in the Dark Earth series. Lord Baxter’s portal between Earth and Dark Earth beckons. Eager to seek the promises of the otherworld’s powers, Cassiopeia has been sent by her Lord to ensure his realm rivals the mightiest of nations. Her quest remains the only constant amongst the chaos and the one thing she yearns most to be rid of.
Pandora
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Pandora Jump was accustomed to a very normal life. She went to work. She went home. She went to sleep. A long haul from the life she once had as a linguist for the CIA. Enter Zeke—tall, dark, handsome, carrying a gun and a million dollar cross.
Solace: Uncharted Territory
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Series: Solace, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When I found Jack I knew that my life would change. I just didn’t expect that his desire for my death would send me on a path to accept what I had believed was evil.
All My Nocturnal Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A man, inexplicably afraid to sleep,trades jobs with the Queen of the Night.
Heaven's Echo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Arcana Studio Inc.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Thousands of years ago, the city of Atlantis went from a land of obedience and peace to a set of islands at war. Each Atlantean possessed a unique gift that allowed some to fly, some to build, and some to control the elements. But when the people of Atlantis turned against their creator, their abilities were taken, and nearly all were killed.
Field of Snakes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The snakes are coming. The short story collections Five Tales for the Campfire - Volume 2 and Ten Tales for the Campfire include this contemporary dark fantasy story.