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The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
The Last Giant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Legend of the Last Giant is a secret story that discovers how one of the most beautiful towns in Croatia was created. It might come as a surprise to discover which town you've never visited while your visit to Croatia, stands after the Last Giant and his biggest mistake. Tricky fairies and their's playful manners left the most magical view.
The Assassin's Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Requiem Duet, Concerto for Flute and Voodoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zoë hears voices. She always has, even before her father died and she had to move to New Orleans. They tell her things, help her when she’s in trouble, and warn her when danger’s nearby. So she doesn’t understand when they advise her to trust Maurin, the strange voodoo man who asks for her still-beating heart in exchange for his help repairing her most treasured keepsake, her father’s bone flute.
Written on Skin
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Series: Sigil Fire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Magic and mystery come to life when humans encounter the secrets of Forbidden Ink. When a blood-for-ink trade gives Genevieve more than she bargained for, her world gets upended. A visit to Cirque Nocturne to blow off some steam is intended to give her the distraction she needs, but this tattooed beauty finds more waiting for her in the shadows than she could ever have hoped for.
The Performance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Isolated in a remote part of the metro-parks, long since forgotten; an old, earthen amphitheater is the perfect place for James to act out his love for Lisa. What James doesn’t know is the power this place has. Maybe it’s the nature of the space that made the Parks Department hide it from everyone. What will James’ performance cost him? Or maybe a better question: what will it gain him?
Five Mornings: A Cambio Springs Short Story
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Series: Cambio Springs, 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
One morning can change everything. Five mornings can change a life. “Five Mornings” is a short story of approximately 36 pages set in the Cambio Springs universe. This e-book also includes an exclusive first look at Alex and Ted’s full-length novel, DESERT BOUND, coming Fall 2014. From Elizabeth Hunter, bestselling author of the Elemental Mysteries and the Irin Chronicles.
The Water Guardian
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by SkyTint Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ranya spends more time with the despised tovariken, those without elemental magic, than in her own home. Like her, they have no power. But everything changes the night she slips away from a party and nearly drowns. Lifted from the water by a Guardian, the Scion now has plans for her. It turns out family isn't always who you're born to.
Fairy Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This a short comedic fairy tale, coming in at just under 5000 words. In it Gail gets up to her usual silly tricks, tea saturated prose, and food driven biting wit.
Nothing of Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Based on the myth of pitiable monster Scylla, the story re-imagines the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast to make modern and poignant observations on the ugliness of self-hatred." —Elizabeth A. Allen, Tangent
Enigma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
Tales of Lyrridia: Volume One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Lyrridia, a world of swords and sorcery, enchanted relics and mythical beasts. Experience this fantastic realm through the eyes of different characters in this collection of short stories. A master elvin tracker struggles to make a difficult choice. A fainthearted rovaar prince attempts a daring escape. A young swordsman takes a magical journey. A trio of friends duel their mentor.
Noticing Jamilla: A Tale of Andor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Cassy Mae thought she escaped danger when she moved to her GrammyJo’s after her mother’s death, but a stalker haunts Cassy in the small mountain town in spite of GrammyJo’s protective magic.
Beauty's Folly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When the fortunes of Annabel’s father took a dramatic downturn, they were forced to move from their lavish estate to the slums of New York. There, Annabel meets Eloy, a strange man with beastly features, who whisks away Annabel’s father to a strange, magical manor, only releasing him when she agrees to take his place. A modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
After the Third Kiss: A Dragon Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
There is an old tale of a maiden turned to a dragon, who can only be restored to human form by three kisses from her brother. The question is, what happens next? Once you've been a dragon, tasted blood and ridden the wind on leathery wings, can you ever really go back to being a mere human? That's the question that May Margret must answer, after the third kiss . . .
The Storyteller's Wife
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Janie’s life comes crashing around her when she finds the suicide note her husband left. But when the paramedics come, it’s not her beloved Tom they wheel out on the gurney but a wooden changeling left by the faerie folk. What do the fey want with Tom and how can Janie get him back? To find the answer to both questions, Janie must confront the Queen of Faerie and make a heartrending choice.
Rescued
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Julia runs away to the beach and sees greedy fishermen dragging a mermaid on board their ship, something fires up inside her and she springs into action to save her. But Marella is not what Julia thought, and an unexpected friendship blossoms between them. Has Julia really saved Marella? Or has Marella saved Julia?
Nameless Night: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
One hundred years ago, her afterlife began. Even ghosts are haunted by their pasts.
Beautiful Winter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Even though her mother despises sweet, beautiful Marfa, Prascovia finds herself adoring her new stepsister. Their mother's spite drives Marfa one night into the bitter cold, but astonishing them, Marfa returns with violets, strawberries, and the favor of Lord Frost. However, having Father Winter as an admirer has its own perils. A haunting, lush re-imagining of the Russian "Jack Frost" fairy tale.
Drawing the Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Andrew knew that the moon had stolen his parents away ..." This short dark fantasy story originally appeared in the anthology Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares, published by Scholastic Inc.