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Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
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Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dig out the fuzzy slippers, turn on the Christmas songs, and settle in with a good story as Anne B. Walsh presents her third collection of holiday fantasy and sci-fi. Hurry to the manger with Starsong, princess of Free Sky; join Khor, director of drama, and Libby, lady wizard, as they try to save their home with a Midwinter tale of hope; and find out what hats are in for snowmen this season...
The Snake Charm
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A prequel story to award-winning Pantomime & Shadowplay, starring Drystan the White Clown before he met Micah Grey.
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 Tenants of 7C
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Series: Heaven & Earth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Clare works for Stake Inc., organizing vampire hunts for tourists in downtown Toronto. You didn’t know there were vampires in Toronto? Don’t feel bad; neither do most people. And Clare herself is about to discover that there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in her job description.
Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Week in Review
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For most of 2014, author Anne B. Walsh has been making Fridays fictional on her blog, Anne's Randomness, by writing flash fiction for her fans to enjoy. Now all those Fiction Friday posts are rolled together into one collection, featuring stories suitable for every day of the week: Fairy Tale Fridays, Thunder Thursdays, Worldview Wednesdays, Trycanta Tuesdays, and Madcap Mondays!
Een Vleugje Eeuwigheid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: Dutch. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Meesterparfumeur Don Laco treft op een nacht opmerkelijk bezoek in zijn vertrekken aan. Vavic Malvento is compleet geobsedeerd door Don Laco’s parfums en haalt alles uit de kast om hem zover te krijgen dat hij een parfum voor hem bereid. Een Vleugje Eeuwigheid behaalde in 1999 de eerste plaats van de Millennium Prijs (tegenwoordig de Paul Harland Prijs).
Ouroboros Ouzo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if you could see the future? What if the future could see YOU? Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has discovered a way to give some insights into how he should conduct his future researches; by drinking a glass of the legendary "Ouroboros Ouzo." Rare and precious, the liquor is reputed to give a once in a lifetime glimpse into what may be.
Aurealis #56 Award Winners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis #56 is the second special Award Winners issue. Thoraiya Dyer's The ‘Fruit of the Pipal Tree’ won Best Fantasy Short Story. 'The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt', a raw autobiographical story, was joint winner in the Best Horror Short Story category. The author, Paul Haines, died in March this year after a battle with cancer, and didn't live to receive the Aurealis Award.
Tales of the Stoneworld
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every now and then, the Mage-General of the Allied Realms, a curious Humanoid who calls himself Kronisk, sits down with his grandchildren. To them, he will read a story from a big volume of Melior's lengthy, grand, and just plain puzzling history. In this volume, you will find ten of the tales that he and his grandchildren share.
Along the Rim of Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.
And Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short stories by Emma Bull (autor of War for the Oaks, Finder, Territory, and more) and Will Shetterly (author of Elsewhere, Dogland, Chimera, and more).
Aurealis #52
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #52 is edited by Stephen Higgins and Scott Vandervalk. This issue includes a mix of fiction, news and reviews highlighting the best new writing around. Once again, unmissable!
Aurealis #70
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: Australian English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This issue features 'The Stain on the Lake' by Matthew J Morrison, a dark, chilling piece with characters to die for, and 'Wrecked' by Ephiny Gale, a new twist on the reality television theme, which is sort of 'Truman Show' meets 'Survivor' meets 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'. Don't miss Shane M Brown talking about how his Aurealis story is on the verge of making it to the silver screen.
Sixth of the Dusk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
Astronomical Odds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The "Astronomical Odds" anthology contains short SF/Fantasy/Horror/Humor stories with a mathematical twist. New and established speculative fiction authors include Ken Altabef, Michelle Ann King, Edoardo Albert, John A. McColley, Jennifer R. Povey, James Aquilone, Martin Clark, Iain Ishbel, Garry McNulty, Nick Slosser, Benjamin T. Smith, Susan Nance Carhart, and Adele Gardner. Juliana Rew, Editor
Synnergy, Chaos Time Book 3
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Series: Chaos Time, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Synnergy, is slowly dying inside. It’s only been a few weeks since the brutal slayings of her parents by the hands of a drug cartel. She’s barely had time to process all the changes around her, when a mysterious stranger shows up on her door to tell her that the fight to save humankind cannot work without her in it. She’s not sure she can survive this, she’s not even sure she wants 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.
Changeover
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sharia wakes to find a gorgeous man cutting into her neck with the longest fangs she has ever seen. She screamed. But all is not what it seems. Sharia has been chosen by Shard, Lord of the Deep Waters to be his mate. But to do that, he has to make her one of them. Changeover has not been performed for centuries and very few survive. Shard desperately hopes she will be one of the few that does.
The Fisherman's Net
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The second of the Vestigial Tales, which tie into the award-winning Micah Grey series by Laura Lam. A fisherman catches a mermaid in his net and is unsure if he can let her go.