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Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Gauntlet by Karen Chance
Price: Free! Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.75 from 8 reviews)
"The Gauntlet" is a short story connected to the New York Times bestselling Cassandra Palmer and Dorina Basarab series of urban fantasy novels. It features Kit Marlowe in a supernatural thriller set in Elizabethan England. First published in the Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance 2, it is now being offered as a free ebook. The sequel is "The Queen's Witch."
The Witch Queen's Secret by Anna Elliott
Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In the shadow of King Arthur’s Britain, a young mother will need all her courage to save the Queen’s castle from the hands of a traitor... A stand-alone story of Trystan and Isolde featuring a secondary character from the universe of Anna Elliott’s Twilight of Avalon.
Passie uit het verleden by Iris Versluis
Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: Dutch. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog leert Eveline wat liefde is. Een liefde die zo krachtig is, dat Rosalie, een jonge vrouw in onze huidige tijd, er op een onverwachte manier mee wordt geconfronteerd.
Latijnse Koortsen by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: Dutch. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alchemistische liefdesperikelen of toch liever theocratische machinaties in een middeleeuwse stad? Twee verhalen van de meester van de meta fantasy, Jan J.B. Kuipers.
End of Innocence (Fargoer Short Stories, #1) by Petteri Hannila
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Somewhere far in the north, in the middle of a dense forest, two girls have embarked on a sacred journey: a journey that is to end their carefree days among the children of their tribe. Grim as their world is, the destiny that is set upon them seems even darker, but such is often the way for the people of this land. First chapter of Fargoer, a novel set in the mythic far north.
The One Who Grumbled by Jeff Miller
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It took the brightest US Navy officers to crack the top secret Japanese Naval code 25, and Lieutenant Michael Holland was among the best. When Lieutenant Holland intercepts an eerie signal from a sunken Japanese aircraft carrier he finds that too much knowledge is not such a good thing.
Amun Sa and the Girl from the Desert by Christopher Buecheler
Price: Free! Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The elder vampire Ashayt was once a simple peasant girl living in Egypt, on the outskirts of the great city of Memphis. Her life changes first when she meets a man -- Amun Sa -- with whom she falls in love, and second when she meets a deadly creature in the reeds, who bestows upon her both the gift and curse of immortality. This story is a spoiler-free excerpt from The Children of the Sun.
The Ice Princess by Katie M John
You set the price! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A medieval land ravaged by bandits, plague and a sadistic warlord is home to an unlikely hero. Caught by the corruption of the tyrannous Bandit King, Sebastian is a young man who finds himself on a mythical quest to restore his lands to peace and fertility. A reworking of the Sleeping Beauty myth set against the grim and gritty backdrop of Medieval tyranny.
Cagliostro's Groot Poppentheater by Marcel Orie
Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Een poppentheater in het Londen van 1888 gedreven door Meester Cagliostro. Maar de poppen leiden een eigen leven dat verstoord wordt door de verdwijning van Punchinello, held uit veel van de stukken die het poppentheater speelde. Harlequin gaat op zoek naar zijn verdwenen kameraad.
Cinderella is Evil by Jamie Campbell
Series: Fairy Tales Retold. Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A charming twist to the story of Cinderella, told completely from the point of view of the Ugly Step-Sister.
Le Cirque De Magie by Marsha A. Moore
Price: Free! Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.14 from 7 reviews)
The circus is ready to roll out for the 1925 tour. Ravi, the high-wire heart throb, is jittery when meeting the company’s newly-hired female dwarf. Hours before departure, his magical perceptions are on fire as he witnesses her involvement in a gory bump off. Ravi is desperate to protect his sweetheart and the rest of the company. Will his Suparna abilities be enough to snuff out the demon?
Pegasus and the Nine Muses by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(3.00 from 1 review)
A story of how the goddess Athena brings Pegasus to the Nine Muses, and the Hippocrene Spring is created.
Second-Hand Princess by Lorraine J. Anderson
Series: Second-Hand Princess Stories, Story # 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(2.00 from 2 reviews)
All a princess wants is to be rescued by her prince -- isn't it? Perhaps staying with her dragon wasn't such a bad idea after all...
The Time Traveller, Smith by JC McLaughlin
Price: Free! Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(2.00 from 1 review)
Max Smith, a clockmaker's assistant, is far from Edwardian London, in a world destroyed by war - 100 years in his future! Held captive by the despicable Beau Riche, King of London, Max is caught up in the world-conquering machinations of Ben Landon, Envoy of the Protestant-Moslem Republic of Texas. Armed with the mysterious Eye of Time he must decide whether to save the world... or destroy it!
Les aventures de Bel Éclair et Houla by Boris Tzaprenko
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: French. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Oyez, oyez, damoiselles et damoiseaux ! Vous trouverez dans ce récit de quoi vous divertir follement ! Arthur, le preux chevalier, vaincra-t-il le terrible dragon, obstacle principal à sa quête ? Quel sera le rôle de Bel Éclair, son cheval, dans cette entreprise ? Ces aventures reprennent les ingrédients principaux des contes moyenâgeux et les détournent avec humour…
Moonlit Tales from a Pleasure Garden by Manuela Cardiga
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Some Asian potentate - surfeit of pleasure - walked in his Garden under the harvest moon. Night-blooms of the most exotic hue bled and blended perfumes into the balmy air; winding paths led to silver pagodas, wherein waited pleasures that might delight, or spike to desire the Imperial ennui... Can a Nightingale teach an Emperor the meaning of love?
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana by Clarisse Thorn
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the time of myth, gods and demons walk the world. Exquisite Sita, wife of heroic Prince Rama, is kidnapped by the Demon Prince Ravana and held in his mercurial mirrored Demon City. Her husband wages an epic war to win her back ... but will he want her when he finds her? In this short story, feminist writer Clarisse Thorn has created a unique retelling of a Southeast Asian legend: The Ramayana.
The Roxolan Princess by Gabriel Szeitz
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Running horses. Proud Romans. Fearless Barbarians. Roman Aquila against the White Owl. All is written here in blood. A short historic fantasy, opposing the rational to magic.
Butterfly Knight by Lotus Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In this short story, a female knight named Faelwen must flee when barbarians storm the castle. Why do they bring about such bloodshed? Because the barbarian leader seeks to kiss her, smitten as he is with her beauty. When she exits the escape tunnel, she encounters an armored butterfly guarding a flower. Will she be forced to fight the winged warrior? This story is a prequel to The Doll Queen.
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