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Scales and Skin
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Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The island Medoa can be a dangerous place. Creatures lurk in the woods, waiting to pounce. Laura and Alyssa both suffer from their own tragedies. Laura questions her morals, and Alyssa questions the law. They are brought together by a death, and Laura blames herself. The final decision will lie on a question that is centuries old: do you do what is morally right, or lawfully right?
The Little Hunchback
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Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Shafira tells herself she has no regrets about tending the gardens of a short-tempered demon, but how can she be sure if she has no memories of her previous life?
The Petlevski Sonata
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Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A woman's destiny and the destiny of the city which is her home are changed by a mysterious piece of music known only as 'The Petlevski Sonata'.
Alice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thanks to Mr Milofsky, Alice managed to escape the stifling confines of the house she loved so much. But has she made the right decision?
Ladies of the Purple Sands
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pursued by Batoor and his bandit horde, Shafia must cross a section of the desert haunted by those known only as the Ladies of the Purple Sands….
The Incredible Mr Bones
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mr Bones is unlike any dog you have ever known: an elegant gentleman with a nose for truth and trouble. When he takes an impromptu holiday to Tasmania, he's likely to find both! “The Incredible Mr Bones” gives you an insight into the life and inner world of well-mannered canines, fresh from the lively imagination of Angelica Bordeaux, author of “A Great Thinker” and “The Book of Dreams”.
Polite Conversation About the Weather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In these connected stories, MacQuin chronicles complex emotional territory as her characters, each touched by their Midwestern roots, pursue what feels like a more significant life beyond the barriers of their backgrounds.
War Ghost
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
From a young age, Tyler Rows was told the legend of the War Ghost and for years he’s believed his father and grandfather were both crazy for thinking the tale was even marginally true. But when Ty and his girlfriend Claire go camping and are caught in a storm. Without their tent, they seek shelter and when they find it, they also find more than they bargained for. Is the legend true?
As en Parels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: Dutch. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ergot is zwart. Zijn aanraking brengt ziekte en dood. Parel is wit. Haar aanraking biedt genezing en vrede. De één uitgestoten, de ander uitverkoren. Natuurlijk is er magie in het spel, geweven door Vader Prosper, de man die hen beiden creëerde. Wat is sterker: de magie van hun schepper of de liefde die tussen Parel en Ergot ontwaakt? Een sprookje voor jong volwassenen van 12 jaar en ouder.
Vampire My World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A job that is wrought with danger, full of secrets, and pays more than two months waiting tables. Who wouldn’t take it? Kara Mahan takes the job despite the blurred lines one man bars her with in a single label called “temptation”. The choice changes her life forever.
Looking-Glass Lover
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Series: Niteblade Magazine, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
From the mists of antiquity to the edge of madness, the handpicked original fiction of Niteblade Magazine spans the finest reaches of Horror and Fantasy writing. This issue features short stories and poems that intrigue, terrorize, inspire, and do not let you go!
Once Gramps Had Come
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Sawyer. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An essential piece of Christmas has been missing forever, almost as if it has hidden itself. In the story Once Gramps Had Come by Matthew Sawyer, that hidden piece comes out to perhaps breathe clean air, eat or maybe stretch its legs. Whatever is done, this short tale starts in a Nursing Home. A homely man who calls himself "Gramps" offers immortality and the holidays are coming up.
The Waiter: Dador Geschenk
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Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Shopping is a tool others use to fill the emptiness of life devoid of true accomplishment and meaning. Aside from simply restocking the essentials, Ben usually finds little joy in the whole ordeal. But an unexpected meeting with a shopkeeper, and a waiter named Dador Geschenk, might serve to change his perspective.
The Space Between Hope and Dreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Before he left to fight in World War II, Jack promised Myrtle he’d be home for Christmas. But Myrtle begged Jack not to make a promise he couldn’t keep. Christmas after Christmas, decade after decade, Myrtle thinks of Jack and his promise, of the life they might have had were it not for the war. Until Myrtle finally understands that somehow, someday, Jack will find his way home for Christmas.
The Imp and Other Tales
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 76,880. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories and novellas in the genres of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy. This collection has a little of everything - humor, suspense, horrifying deaths, even a dragon and a vampire! The tales are rife with swordplay, sorcery, unearthly monsters, and evil masterminds, laser weapons, space ships, distant planets, and an evil empire. A mini-vacation for the mind.
My Name Is
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
My Name Is is about an ordinary man who has something very extraordinary happen to him. Crows are one of the most intelligent creatures on earth, and Brian Seymour soon discovers that they are even more interested in him, than he is in them. When he learns that they also understand him much more than he could ever understand them, he must decide how to handle his new incredible power.
Seeded
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Five years travelling faster than light in a colony transport goes slower than you think, but the credits are worth it. Captain Ona and her crew are ready to collect a tidy sum for delivering the Flock to Paradise. On the cusp of seeding the colony they encounter a force that will forever change them. This is what happens when science collides with fantasy.
Guisarme
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Series: Silvery Earth. Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Members of the Assassins' Guild can be as honorable as anyone. They might be trained to kill, but they're just people with loved ones to protect and avenge. This short story is also included in "Saif&Kilig" and in the free anthology with various authors "Wyrd Worlds 2"
In Bloom
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The old man next door, Old Man Rab, has disappeared and been replaced by the sinister Mrs Hitchcock and now no-one remembers him, except nine year old Kim Cutbush. His Mum and Dad think he's mad but It’s not just Rab who has gone. All over the village, people’s loved ones are disappearing and being stitched, or ripped out of time, and no-one can remember them except poor Kim, the only one who se
My Real Cousin Ruby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In “My Real Cousin Ruby,” World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch challenges the border between reality and the land of dreams. And what crosses that border leaves serious consequences behind on both sides.