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Toad Words And Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of fairy-tale retellings for adults. By turns funny and dark, sad and lyrical, this anthology draws together in one volume such stories as "The Wolf and the Woodsman," "Loathly," and "Bluebeard's Wife," along with an all-new novella, "Boar & Apples." Author's Note: Many of these stories have appeared in various forms on the author's blog.
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...
Spirits Abroad (ebook)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
Sword & Mythos
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Innsmouth Free Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The blades of heroes clash against the darkest sorcery. An anthology of heroic fantasy and Lovecraft's Mythos.
Interzone #255 Nov - Dec 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2014’s last IZ, #255, has stories by Malcolm Devlin, RM Graves, Thana Niveau, Tim Major, E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish & Tom Greene + the last of Wayne Haag’s covers. Non fiction: David Langford’s Ansible Link; Nick Lowe’s Mutant Popcorn; Tony Lee’s Laser Fodder & Book Zone’s film, DVD & book reviews; 2 columns; Andy Hedgecock on Graham Joyce; Paul Cockburn talks to Hannu Rajaniemi
The Alien Star Chamber
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
High quality action-packed stories of explorers encountering mind-bending aliens/entities from beyond space and time! In the first a voyager of colossal magnitude and origins crashes into the Antarctic and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it from beneath the ice near an American ice station! In the second explorers find a pulsating alien sphere and enter a black hole it holds in its confines!
Love & Other Poisons
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Innsmouth Free Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy. This collection of 18 speculative stories, including three never found in print before, explores the meaning of love, and, of course, of poison.
Infinite Dreams
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Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 12 ยท Short Story Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Collecting six stories by author Meyari McFarland, Infinite Dreams examines what it means to be a woman facing a hostile world. Infinite Dreams holds stories that focus on women's lives and how they face the challenges ahead of them. Danger, excitement and hope are the themes explored by the women in their search for their dreams.
Contagion
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Series: Spire City: Season One, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Targeted by a mad scientist's deadly serum, these outcasts band together to fight back. Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders.
Interzone #254 Sept - Oct 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 254 of the award winning magazine contains new stories by Nina Allan, Jay O'Connell, S.L. Nickerson, T.R. Napper, Julie C. Day, Sam J. Miller; Wayne Haag’s cover art and colour illustrations from Tara Bush, Richard Wagner and Daniel Bristow-Bailey. The usual features are augmented by the first of Nina Allan’s new regular column: Time Pieces. Book reviews include Nina’s new novel: The Race.
The Drowned Leviathan and Other Stories
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Series: LL Watkin Collections, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of twelve fantasy, science fiction and horror stories originally published as independent ebooks or in society magazines. With tales ranging from ghost stories to hi-tech warcraft, the collection includes the stories “The Drowned Leviathan”, “Love in the Dawn”, “Forgetting”, “Mesrin Station”, “The Boy in Blue”, “Stealing Salt” and “A funny thing happened on the way to the Festival”.
Black Static #43 Horror Magazine (Nov - Dec 2014)
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Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
November 2014’s Black Static, #43, has fiction by Ralph Robert Moore, Usman T. Malik, Simon Bestwick, Annie Neugebauer, Andrew Hook & Aliya Whiteley; Ben Baldwin’s cover art for 'Drown Town', more art from Tara Bush & Dave Senecal and James Cooper is Peter Tennant’s interviewee in Case Notes (book reviews). Tony Lee reviews DVDs & Blu-rays plus Lynda Rucker and Stephen Volk comment on the genre.
Cat Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cat lovers rejoice! This collection of speculative shorts from the pen of Anne B. Walsh has something for all science fiction or fantasy readers who've ever suspected their cuddlesome companions of conspiracy...
The Desert Sheikh (Books 1, 2 and 3 of The Desert Sheikh Romance Trilogy)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
This is the full Desert Sheikh Trilogy, containing Books 1, 2 and 3 Book 1: Kidnapped By The Sheikh Book 2: Married To The Sheikh Book 3: The Sheikh’s Son
Cuentos Chilenos Steampunk
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Trece cuentos inéditos que plasman las más variadas visiones con respecto al steampunk en su vertiente más cercana a la Fantasía, presentándole al lector trece mundos manchados por el hollín y la revolución industrial... o mágica.
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…
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 #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.
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
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.