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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.
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.
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.
Prickle Moon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: Australian English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The skillful first collection by prolific New Zealand fantasist Marillier (the Bridei Chronicles and others for adults and teens) includes 14 short stories, as well as an introduction by Sophie Masson and detailed author’s notes.
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.
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: 8,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Apprentice, Volume 1
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Eccentric Tomato. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What do you think of when somebody says the word Wizard? Perhaps an ancient, wizened old man, with a long white beard. No matter what, wizards are men who symbolize power, knowledge and mystery. This story is about a wizard, but not the type you might envision. Apprentice Wizard Dorian is everything a wizard should be: brave, powerful, intelligent. There’s only one problem. He is actually a she.
Masked Mosaic : Canadian Super Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Masked vigilantes, superpowered antiheroes, super scientists! An anthology of Super Stories with a uniquely Canadian perspective.
Morpheus Tales #24 Ebook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The twenty fourth issue of the UK's most controversial weird fiction magazine! Read the magazine Christopher Fowler calls "edgy and dark". www.morpheustales.com
Child of Words Issue 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features fiction by Alexander F. Burns; Conda V. Douglas; Mira Desai; Willis Couvilier; Tony Haynes; Shane M. Gavin; Shaun O. McCoy; Clay Waters; and Robert Quinlivan; and poetry by L.B. Sedlacek and Daniel W. Galef.
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.
Cold Grey Stones
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,760. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by NewCon Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A unique collection of eleven stories from Britain’s foremost Mistress of the Fantastic; all are previously uncollected, two have never appeared in print before and five stories are wholly original to this collection.
Imagine That
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of unusual fiction for children ages 5 to 11. Some have been previously published by the Los Angeles Times Children’s page.
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.
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
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 7
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A youth discovers the first woman, Maganda, in a garden; A girl sold as a bride to a Tiq’Barang; Filipinos suddenly transform to look like foreign celebrities. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Night on the Milky Way Railway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
Giovanni is having trouble concentrating at school because he's tired from his part-time job and he doesn't have time to play with any of his friends any more. His local village is getting ready to hold their annual star festival, but Giovanni feels as if he's been left out. But then the most amazing thing happens, and Giovanni finds himself riding on a train heading through the Milky Way.
The Old Races: Year of Miracles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Four hundred years ago, master vampire Eliseo Daisani and dragonlord Janx fell in love with a human woman during the Year of Miracles–the year London burned. This is her story.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Darna encashes a check at the bank; a god trapped in a statue wakes up to the scent of his spectator; humans are homogenized to idealize the species. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Bellator (An Anthology of Warriors of Space & Magic)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Science Fiction and Fantasy, two genres that are both unalike and inextricably entwined, stretching the imagination to the expansive boundaries of time, space, and magic. These boundaries are often filled with warriors and war, fights and causes worth fighting for, and that's what you'll find in this anthology. 100% of the proceeds to be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.