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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.
Novascapes: A Speculative Fiction Anthology from the Hunter Region of Australia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Invisible Elephant Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A fantastic collection of short fiction. Minotaurs, mermaids, vampires and dinosaurs compete for space alongside devils, angels, aliens and completely indescribable entities. The authors collected in Novascapes transport you from one side of the multi-verse to the other and leave you breathless and wide eyed at the possibilities of simple existence.
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.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
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?
Phantazein
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
You think you know all the fables that have ever been told. You think you can no longer be surprised by stories. Think again. With origins in myth, fairytales, folklore and pure imagination, the stories and poems in these pages draw on history that never was and worlds that will never be to create their own unique tales and traditions… The next generation of storytellers is here.
One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sixteen stories of discovery from Australia's best writers. Each story in some way addresses the idea of discoveries, new beginnings, or literal or figurative "small steps", but each story takes you to places you far beyond the one small step you imagine... Journey through worlds and explore the reaches of the universe with this collection.
After The Fall: Shades Of Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,950. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you were a magician, living in a wild and dangerous world, what would you do with your magic? Use it to take a life? Or use it to save lives? Use it to stop cheats? Or perhaps to cheat others? Or maybe you wouldn’t want that power at all? It all rather depends on who you are... and whether it really is magic.
The Deli Counter of Justice
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Carl Cook, the once-notable superhero Piecemaker, realizes heroing has made a mess of his life, he decides to fix things before it’s too late…by retiring and opening a deli. The anthology explores the world in and around Cook's Deli with nine stories and poems.
Confronting Legends
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
From Stefon Mears comes a collection of fantasy short stories about legendary creatures, mighty wizards, failed apprentices, fell gods, and determined warriors. Includes “Drinking and Conjuring Don’t Mix,” “Hunt for a New Life,” “Betting on a Legend,” Writers of the Future honorable mention designee “The Curse of Valassa,” and Writers of the Future semi-finalist, “Not That Kind of Wizard."
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.
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
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.
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!
Willow, Weep No More
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,740. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Willow, Weep No More is a collection of traditionally-inspired tales that capture the magic and charm of the fairytale realm, whilst seeking to explore the depths of human wisdom, beauty and strength.
Fat Girl in a Strange Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For every supermodel, there are thousands of women who have heard “Why don’t you just eat less?” far too often. Except as comic relief or the unattractive single BFF, those women’s stories are never told. Crossed Genres Publications presents Fat Girl in a Strange Land, an anthology of fourteen stories of fat women protagonists traveling distant and undiscovered realms.
A Fantastic Holiday Season
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
What do writers give for the holiday season? They give the gift of stories that take the reader away to fantastical times or places, tales that can be blood-curdling or heartwarming, adventures that capture the heart of the season.
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Five
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,470. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Seventeen more short stories of literary adventure fantasy from the Hugo Award and World Fantasy Award-finalist online magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Authors include Richard Parks, Gemma Files, Seth Dickinson, and Benjanun Sriduangkaew. Includes three stories named to Locus magazine's Recommended Reading List and “The Telling” by Gregory Norman Bossert, winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award.
Say Uncle
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Uncle Cal is driving his two year old nephew around, when the boy begins speaking in full sentences. Somehow little Alex is the messenger of adult Alex, in an unpleasant future that, just maybe, can be averted. Also includes an author's note.
Taken By The Demon Lord (Forced and Taken Vol 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Susan accidentally frees the Demon Lord Geldarath He processes her and wants to breed her to obtain a new body Using mind control, he controls her body. Susan doesn't want to be bred but she doesn't have a choice. Geldarath's enemies want to torture him and kill him, which means killing Susan to get him.He has to keep Susan alive long enough to breed her.