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Firemaggot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sequel to Hambly’s Windrose series. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his partner, computer programmer Joanna Sheraton, discover that a trans-dimensional monster is hiding somewhere in the vicinity of Los Angeles – and that it is about to spawn.
Sixth of the Dusk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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 #63
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This month's Aurealis brings on the aliens with Gerry Huntman's 'The Pillar of the Small God', an alien contact story featuring communication problems with an intriguing race, and a translating device that doesn't work perfectly. And Liam Pieper’s 'Prophet' provides the sort of world-within-a-world-within-a-world immersion that you may never disentangle yourself from.
Island of the Sorcerer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A longship of giant warriors missing at sea. An ancient island of alien magic risen from the sea. Long dead wizards returned from beyond the grave. Kormak must cope with all thre
Henchmen (Novelette)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An ancient evil, a beautiful sorceress and a tribe of savage Orcs guard the sinister secret of the lost city of Komoria. Goran and Malik must find a way to steal the Spheres of Doom from under their noses and survive to tell the tale. Henchmen is darkly comic sword and sorcery novelette from the bestselling creator of Gotrek and Felix. (Approximately 9000 words.)
Strangelet, Volume 2, Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Year 2 of Strangelet begins! Women Writing Women: Transformations. In this issue, you will walk with horrors, perform heart surgery, and transform into something strange. Featuring an all-female cast of contributors, the stories and poems here focus on women's transformations. This issue also features cover art by Hugo and World Fantasy Award nominated artist Galen Dara.
A Cold and Lonely Place (Kormak Short Story 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Grimhaven holds a fatal secret as any visitor discovers too late. On a dark autumn evening, as the full moon glares down on the village, a stranger arrives, a man called Kormak, on a mission to uncover what happened to a friend who vanished months ago.
Aurealis #74
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
The Ghost Dragon's Daughter
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mei, Lili, and Jun have just three weeks to complete their senior year project, a portable translation device they call the monstrosity machine, which runs on magic and mathematics. They only need to prove the concept, but Jun wants more than a passing grade. She wants that shiny golden insignia on her graduation certificate that says she's graduated with honors.
Insignia: Chinese Fantasy Stories
Series: The Insignia Series, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
INSIGNIA Vol.2 includes 7 Chinese fantasy stories with a mix of urban, literary, contemporary, myth-based, and historical fantasy pieces. Rated 13+
Quest For Glory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short-short story of 1800 words. What goes on in the Character's Locker Room before the story starts? How DO characters audition for Hero of the Book?
Midnight Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Christina Worrell worrellchristinam@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Angel Tala, a young hunter, has lost her mortality and now must make the ultimate decision, move on to wherever the dead go, or stay on earth & fight a jealous, angry werewolf. Moving on means leaving everything behind, family and quite possibly her soul mate, and staying means being banished from her home and a battle to the death against the very one who took her life the first time.
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, 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?
Dreamer: A Little Night Magic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Stuart, reluctant civil servant and faerie, struggles with a case of missing mortal men. Getting nowhere on his own, his colleagues Mei Lin, an ancient spiritualist in a child's body, and Daniel, a rebellious vampire, are sent to assist. It will require more than a cup of tea and limited faerie charms to solve this mystery.
Grimsdalr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Crimson Edge. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the spirit of the epic poem, Beowulf, a renowned hero travels across the whale-road to defeat a monster that plagues the land of Croune.
Haunting 101
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Being a ghost is tough. Spiritual guides are currently under siege, too busy to help everyone who dies. When I passed, no one came—no mentor, personal trainer, not even another disembodied spirit with a word of advice. I'm on my own, a self-made ghost and don't mind saying I'm struggling. Thus far, I haven’t found my way. And yet the urge to go 'bump in the night' is impossible to resist.
Fairish & The One-Eyed Goatherd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beauty(of 'and the Beast'-type fame)'s okay-looking older sister Fairish gets her own potential fairytale. It doesn't go too well. Featuring a heroine who really likes to say 'screw you,' a hero who knows how to rock an eyepatch, adventure, danger, random dragons, and all the goats you could possibly dream of. And then some. Seriously. There are just too many goats.
Winter's Peak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the frozen north of Argosia, an unending war rages between Troll and Braevyn. Led by Kaya, the ageless, shape-shifting Braevyn bear a centuries-old hatred for the Trolls who wrested the massive stone bluff called Winter's Peak from them and took it as their own long ago. This is the story of Kaya and Lokni and their choices that unwittingly bring about the downfall of the Braevyn people.
Degrees of Delusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
After being publicly shamed and kicked out of the imperial service academy, Fortis chose to serve in the only other way possible: as a mercenary. Working far from the boundaries of his homeland, he never thought he’d have anything to do with the empire again… until a powerful wizard hires the company to destroy an imperial outpost. This is a 9,000-word short story.

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