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Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
El león duerme esta noche - Un Relato Corto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: Spanish. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cumplir con el Coronel Quentin James Abernathy (Ret. ), quien cuenta un cuento a un club de caballeros conocido, una historia de 1950 Guyana Británica en América del Sur, y el Coronel el encuentro con un león. Pero este no es un típico león. Averiguar lo que sucedió en ese hace mucho tiempo, en el buen El Coronel las palabras de la propia, en "El León Duerme esta noche".
Claude and the Henry Moores
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Claude works as a security guard at the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto), and he becomes fascinated with the Henry Moore sculptures on display in the gallery. Then entranced, then possessed with an incredible connection with the personality of each sculpture, then convinced that there is an entity trapped within each sculpture..." From the Challenging Destiny review by James Schellenberg.
Nomi Nivag and the Odyssey of Chuck Thumbstrong part 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nomi is sent to the land of Zarara to help an astronaut save his planet from certain doom. This is the most dangerous story yet for Nomi. Don't miss this tale of epic proportion! This is part 1 of a multiple books adventure.
Apex Magazine Issue 64
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
O Engenho dos Sonhos - Antologia de Contos Fantásticos
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Price: Free! Words: 48,350. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Esta é uma antologia onde se pode passear pela imaginação e por novos e antigos mundos, conhecer personagens que nos levam mais além e partir à descoberta do desconhecido. Há quem já tenha lido alguns destes contos, contudo fica o convite para lerem os que estão por conhecer.
Lay of Runes: Sky Treader
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Series: Lay of Runes, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When a young Thor drags Loki from bed unexpectedly, Loki gets even by dragging him across the realms and risking death.
Northman Chronicles: The Temple of Odin
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Young Thor, with the aid of his best friend, is drawn to the place that will forever change his life.
Vegetable Intervention: An Eaten Short Story
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Series: Eaten. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An unapologetic carnivore's trip to the grocery store goes strangely wrong.
Dragon Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Roane Publishing Free Read
The Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Its a cold night, the children warm themselves by the crackling bonfire. Reluctant to allow the night to end the day, they beg for a story. The Story Teller happily obliges.
Fun Fare Recipes: Fantasy
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Series: Fun Fare Recipes, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts
Herein you’ll find sweet recipes gathered like wildflowers from the “Realm of Faërie” and garnished with the lore of that land. Whimsical treats for the young and young-at-heart. A crazy daisy-chain of fun food and fairy facts combined! And to top it all off, you’ll also find an original fantasy story starring an unlikely little heroine, a crafty king, and the Great Race for a crown…
The Aggressors
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Stranger than strange and deja vu have happened to all of us at some time in our life.
Hippie Hill
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
How well do we really know our loved ones? Secrets and unshared memories show us an added vision of the person we think we know. One day Mel finds a box that knocks her off her feet. The contents of that box painted a whole new picture of her grandmother, a grandmother with a very colorful past.
Nomi Nivag in Pharabiah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Nomi travels to the land of Pharabiah to help a young Pharaoh fight the opression of his uncle who want to take over the Northern kingdom. Nomi is again sent on a dangerous mission full of unexpected surprises and perils!
Dash and Cinder
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Price: Free! Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
This short-story is a retelling of Cinderella with a sci-fi, Indian, steampunk, twist . . . where Cinderella may not be entirely human, with a setting in an alternate version of India, and where a young man will do everything he can to find the love that was once stolen from him . . .
She Dances in Books
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In real life, as we know it to be, those in a coma like state are usually given up on. How does anyone know what goes on in the minds of those presumed to be in a comatose state?
The Starlite Ballroom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At a Big Band dance in 1945, Emma made a pivotal choice, defining the course of her life forever. Now tonight, destiny draws her back to the old Starlite Ballroom, as worn and aged as she is. Emma's given a chance to relive that fateful night and choose between two men once again. Can she make a different choice this time? Will she even dare?
The Rise Of The Ashatamaran Empire
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Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lee Mason is a founding member of the Ashatamaran empire who has grown disgusted with this way of living he helped create. In an attempt to take down the empire, he fakes his own death and begins lurking in the shadows as a masked man hell-bent on watching his former friends burn to the ground.
The Weather Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Geoff MacLeod is having his worse week ever. As WRLA’s Meteorologist, he failed to predict the storm of the century. Then Elijah moves into the vacant apartment next door. He’s an eccentric old gent who seems harmless enough. That is, until he takes to the roof to do the impossible - wave a staff in the air and … change the weather!