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Peculiar Situations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Four short stories take the reader on preposterous journeys from the sands of Egypt to a small Southern town, deep into a mine in the Wild West and down a river of immortality in Africa.
The Traitor's Tale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A thousand years ago, the sorceress Antenora betrayed Arthur Pendragon and the last Keeper of Avalon, but was cursed by dark magic for her folly. After a thousand years of regret and pain, Antenora is desperate to redeem herself...and her chance has come at last. But the Frostborn stand in her way, and even all of Antenora's magic might not be enough to overcome their terrible power...
My Sister's Song
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
The warrior Mithra must repel a Roman legion alone and armed only with a very peculiar weapon. To protect her lands and her tribe, Mithra comes up with a sticky solution to an impossible problem. Written in 1998, this short story was New York Times Bestselling author Gail Carriger’s first professional sale.
Poison Dance: A Novella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A dancing girl and an assassin form an unlikely partnership to kill a powerful nobleman.
The Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Crusaders bring an egg back to the Low Countries, where it hatches a dragon.
Drafted Into Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
What sets a man down the path to becoming an evil warlock? For Igon, it starts with an injustice, and making the acquaintance of a pagan shaman called Zaharo. Set in Moorish occupied medieval Spain, this tale shows revenge need not be a dish served cold. Properly cooked, it might even smell like bacon!
Ghost Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is a nightfighter of the Ghosts, one of the Emperor's elite spies and assassins. Summoned to the aid of a desperate merchant, Caina finds herself facing an assassin more deadly than any she has ever fought. An assassin who harvests the souls of his victims. And unless Caina is clever, she will become his latest victim…
Terror Beyond Measure: A Norton Pumblesmythe Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Where's the best place to spend Halloween? The most haunted venue in Victorian London, of course! Terror Beyond Measure is a macabre comedy that introduces Norton Pumblesmythe; a deranged toff rewriting the history books through an absinthe glazed eye. There is no landmark event that cannot be gatecrashed, no famous figure who cannot be harassed, and no drug that cannot be mixed with alcohol.
Stranger in the Hills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Tine: a simple carpenter. And he strives for only a simple life. Free from superstition, the unexplained. But, as he shall learn, sometimes escape is not an option. A story of mystery and raising the dead. Stranger in the Hills: A Dante Gobornik Short Story.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Ghost Nails
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. Deadly danger stalks her at every turn, and Caina needs all the allies she can find. So when someone tries to murder a powerful magistrate under the roof of one of her allies, Caina must act. Because if she doesn't, the killer may come for her next...
A Petition to Magic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
Queen Celeste rose to the throne of Virdura a month ago, after the sudden death of her mother. Desperate to prove herself, she agrees to hear the case of a simple farmer who claims a neighbour stole his cow. To help her in this task, she orders her chief advisor, the royal wizard Solon, to cast a spell and divine the truth for her. Solon, however, is keeping a terrible secret.
Berlin Danse Macabre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ah! Berlin... Berlin. City of love and pain. City of discord. City of hate. City of memories... Fritz said to Albert: something bad is about to happen. Fritz said: I have seen the signs—clouds shaped like swastikas at sundown and at night, floating above the canal like tattered wisps of grey brume, the ghosts of Karl Liebkneckt and Rosa Luxemburg. From the collection UNLIKELY STORIES
The Rogue's Odyssey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Medieval
Heroes with an edge are always fascinating and when the metier is poetic, the romance tends to rise exponentially because, after all, everyone loves a rascal who’s only a heartbeat away from being on the wrong side of the tracks, but who somehow always battles on to win the day, whether that’s fleeing from dastardly henchmen, or fighting a terrifying dragon.
While You Were Sleeping: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
His mother gone for days, Charles hides out from his father in the drawing room of the family home. He escapes reality by writing plays for marionettes.He wants to show his mother, more than anyone else, his secret talent. But the creative juices refuse to flow until one fateful moment. A story which explores the thin line between inspiration and madness. While You Were Sleeping: A Short Story.