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The Sea Listens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On leave from the Army, Meredith Talmadge struggles with answers to why her uncle walked into the sea. What drew him to a beach rumored to be haunted? What did he hear in the voices that ride the fog, voices that Meredith herself can hear? Now those voices call to Meredith, and what they seek will change her forever …
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
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 Fairy Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beautiful Princess Catharsiette has grown up without her mother, Queen Seryndor. Years earlier, an evil witch kidnapped the Queen and took her to the midst of Death Forest. Friendly painter, Bartomew, sought the help of Prince Amouran of another kingdom to rescue the Queen. Upon seeing a painting of each other, Princess Catharsiette and Prince Amouran fall in love and the quest begins.
The Assassin's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Finding Home
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Main Character is Georgia. Georgia's father finds an epic gaming computer for sale at the local flea market. He was told the couples son moved out unexpected after his father yelled at him about all his gaming he has been doing lately. He decides to buy it for Georgia. They take it home and hook it up.
Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
The Distance Between
Series: Elements: 5 Stories for Young Adults, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Goddesses are made not born. Frejya is confronted with the need to change in order to help the ones she loves. Can she meet the challenge? Can she become the Goddess she is meant to be? Fantasy Short Story. Includes Bonus Story 'Daughter of the East Wind'.
Eruption Event
Series: Eight Factors, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Eruption Event is a tale of courage in the face of impossible odds and the surprising things that happen when we stand up for ourselves. Also included in this edition is the first chapter of Inina's Blessings of Joy, another story of discovering one's true strengths in the midst of life-threatening danger.
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.
Shadow Dreams
Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shadow Dreams is an enticing short story that opens the book on the Eight Factors universe where near death incidents can cause incredible gifts to erupt. Join Corey as he navigates the treacherous currents of the Gifted while hiding his true potential. If he fails, freedom won't be the only thing he loses.
The Right Bitch Trio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 40 published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 19 short pieces. Now available from the author, this short story series got its start in the popular Chicks in Chainmail anthologies. The Right Bitch x3: one blue-ticked bitch, three stories, & three times the irreverent adventure.
Entangled: Broken Fairy Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A foster mother is torn between loyalty to the sea-girl she raised and the people she left so long ago. A runaway daughter receives help from her mother's love reaching across the sea. A woman who lost everything to a curse of thorns is given another chance to love. ENTANGLED: BROKEN FAIRY TALES explores the relationships between mothers and daughters in three short stories.
Fractures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
A collection of short stories or Vignettes written in free form style. A blend of mystery, fairy tale and drama. They focus on the human aspect of life, philosophy, joy and sadness.
Ouroboros Ouzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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.
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?
A Matter of Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magic in the City of Stars is a cutthroat business, with two powerful wizards vying for supremacy. But all is not as it seems, for wizardry is largely a matter of appearances.
Blood and Blades (Daros Chronicles 3)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It’s all about strangers… Erryn forms an uneasy alliance. Avere shadows a mysterious woman. Fi plays nice with visiting primates. Who can be trusted? Who will be betrayed? It’s all about strangers…and Daros will never be the same. Blood and Blades is the third installment in the Daros Chronicles, an epic fantasy serial.
Mariposa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Aimee believes everything in her life is great. She's got a boyfriend who's terrific (in bed and out), a penthouse apartment, and everything else a girl of privilege could possibly want. Well, except for a soul. That seems to have gone missing somehow.
Meet the Bonnies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tyson Bonnie made a mistake. A small mistake, yes, but still a grievous error that will cost him his sanity. His mistake wasn't agreeing to spy on King Henry Price. His mistake wasn't becoming friends with King Henry Price. His mistake wasn't even becoming business partners with King Henry Price. Tyson Bonnie's mistake was accidentally asking King Henry Price to meet his family.