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The Confitent
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Price: Free! Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The protagonist, a politician hell-bent on reaching the top by whatever means, finally gets his day in court!
Crashed: A Novella
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Series: The Legion Rises, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In part 1 of The Legion Rises, the crew and passengers of the Starship Mathias crash-land on an unknown and hostile planet—Deus—after the ship malfunctions. While they search for the other survivors, they encounter fantastic and malevolent creatures populating the planet's surface. But within the wreckage of their escape pods lurks an insidious manifestation of the dead that seeks vengeance ...
Kindling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A 11,000 word novella. The autumn holiday season finds geomancer Linus Ukadnian from The Royal Academy of the Arcane Arts and Sciences at Osyth saddled with an unwanted museum curatorship. He knew about the vampire in the museum's basement, but even greater dangers await!
A New Pair of Bloody Wings
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Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Anna is going through some changes. She tries to find out what's going on from her mother, but the chase has begun, and they both must run for their lives. Anna must leave all she's known, and become something new and different, if she is to survive. And yet, when peace is in sight, she must make the most terrible decision she could imagine. This story is part one of the Bloody Wings series.
Kemamonit
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Series: Kemamonit, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A disgraced archeologist finds the tomb of an ancient Egyptian sorceress.
Beyond The Door: A Zoë Martinique Investigation
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Series: Zoë Martinique Investigations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
At the end of Revenant, Zoë was trapped in the Abysmal Plane, and Dags was little more than a doll with the pages of the Grimoire inside of him scrambled. In Beyond The Door, Zoë's family and friends gather together to find the Grimoire's missing pages in order so Dags can join them in finding Zoë and setting her free.
Stockings - Two Haward Mysteries Christmas Short Stories
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Series: The Haward Mysteries, 0.2. Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Wittegen Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In one story meet Remy and Theo as six year olds trying to meet Father Christmas and in the other see them come to terms with being the guardians of Blackwood during their first Christmas as such.
Blood Moon,Yellow Sky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,450. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dragon,Tal O'duirwood, finds unexpected love when he travels to Yellow Sky, Texas to stop a vampire invasion.
Bible Booker Kansas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,670. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Fundamentalist Kansas declares its independence from the tyranny of the US Department of Education. Maine’s Darwin University students vote “No!” and declare war; pitting Darwin’s Theory against His Biblical Word. Darwin’s army attacks; hard fight, many prisoners, suffering and treason. The only winners: those who fomented the conflict as an exercise in the ‘War on Terror’.
Silence the Siren
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Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Myles Hunter is one of the world's elite covert intelligence officers. He takes over where others fail. This job is no different, but there are unexpected complications -- of the Faere kind.
Christmas in NeverEarth
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Series: Shadows of NeverEarth, story one. Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
All people, all children, have adventures in fantastic, magical worlds of talking animals, living legends, and myth. But all children, eventually, grow up and forget. Anthony forgot. But stranded for the holidays at college, no longer a child and beset with adult problems and concerns, a visitor from his past reminds him.
Company Time v1.0
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A computer programmer, John shows off his pet project to his boss and friend. Predictive Analysis forecasts what people will type: commands, memos, email. Set loose on company systems, the program gets both in trouble over real and imagined security breaches. They slink around the offices dodging security guards and running the program for good or ill, trying to outwit the artificial intelligence.
We, The Hidden (Book 1) The Race Within
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,020. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"When we are ready, they will come." A British poet, an ex Navy Seal, and an amateur astronomer team up, using unusual methods to search for a soul mate, a daughter and the truth behind a Lemurian legend. When three powerful women intervene, their paths are forever altered. Written by a modern day shaman, this dramatic story follows humanity’s status at the end of an age, 2012 and beyond.
Valley of the Sugars of Salt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Tim Thornbourne, successful in business but not in marriage, retreats to the country to become The Man Who Rediscovered the Medlar. But the last thing he expected was for the orchard to become a cooperative venture. Moving and surprising fiction from an author described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
Lizard Lust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
“They say that the sight of a lizard drives a woman wild with desire. Any woman, any lizard, the merest glimpse. But lizards belong to men; they’re death to women.” An ordinary woman is torn from her normal life and thrust into a weird alternate reality where the power to structure human relationships, and even to travel between worlds, resides in the living bodies of small green lizards.
The Catalyst is Born - The Catalyst Chronicles - Book One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Cats rule the world, but a battle rages between those of us who would care for, and protect, our planet; and the dangerous and arrogant few who would dominate, exploit, and ultimately destroy everything in their pursuit of power and wealth. Long ago, a prophecy promised that at a time when our need was greatest, a human child would be born with the power to save us all. That time has come.
What You Really Want
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When he was sixteen, Colin stumbled into the ability to get anything he really wants. It’s brought him mostly misery and ruined his life. Until, maybe, now. Because Colin has just seen his soul mate for the first time. This may be his last chance to get it right.
A Job of Debt
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Price: Free! Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's almost Winterval and George gets more than he bargained for from his new job when his boss, Ricket the loanshark goblin, targets the old lady who lives alone in the Old Forest. Times are hard but there are things even a troll shouldn't have to lower himself to.
Captain Disaster and the Twin Terrors of Unholy Matrimony
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Bernard Keyes travels cross-country with his identical twin girls so they can be flower girls in his brother's wedding. But that last mile of winding country roads just might be the hardest part of his journey... other than the ceremony itself. An inkling of trouble cracks in Captain Disaster's arthritic knuckles, but can he push his sputtering, rusted-out old truck fast enough to save the day?
Nungwarra Dreaming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Be careful if you disrespect a legend, for that legend may exact its own kind of retribution. This story was Highly commended in the Conflux 5 Short Story Competition, 2008