Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories

Tales of Asculum
By
Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by V&E Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After deciding to leave Fanchon and his friends must speak the outside language and conceal their magical talents to survive outside of Glynis. Fanchon visits the Seer's home and leaves with a new wife and two new missions - to find his lost uncle and a new home for the people of Glynis. As the youngest member of the group will Fanchon be up to the task of being the leader on this adventure?
The Apprentice, Volume 1
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. 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.
Child of Words Issue 2
By
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.
Tales of High Fantasy
By
Price: Free! Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A collection of Robert E. Keller's fantasy short stories that were previously published in online and print magazines and in the Fantasy Stories Series, Volumes I, II, III, and IV. Story names: Barrel Rider, Two Men and a Sword, Gauntlet of Winter, Sword of Spring, The Web of Bloated Indulgence, Rage of the God Heads.
Inner Mind/Outer Space: Science Fiction and Other Short Stories by the Author of Alien Within
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection: “If Only Father Were Alive” tells what happens when a young girl’s fondest wish comes true. In “For the Sake of the Family,” the founder of a peaceful political movement faces death in the very arena she’s been seeking to abolish. Penth and her faithful horse Lia need “The Lady’s Luck” to get back gems stolen by invading barbarians. Plus “One Spring Day” and “The Lake”.
The Spell of Binding: Part One.
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The World was almost destroyed by science – billions died. The survivors gave up looking for God and looked within themselves. They could hear a new song emanating from the ruins of the past. An ancient song, older than religion and time itself – they heard the magic.
I Am Thorn: Short Story Prequel to the Legend of Reason Series and Companion Book
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Four short story prequels for the Legend of Reason Series. Also included is an extensive Companion Book.
Tales Told by Fire
By
Price: Free! Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of Robert E. Keller's fantasy short stories that were previously published in online and print magazines and in the Fantasy Stories Series, Volumes I, II, III, and IV. Story names: Dream Spinner; Breathing Space; A Christmas Frost; Spirit Wolves; Sand Painter; The Pipes are Calling.
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Five
By
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.
Apex Magazine Issue 64
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
O Engenho dos Sonhos - Antologia de Contos Fantásticos
By
Price: Free! Words: 48,350. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Esta é uma antologia onde se pode passear pela imaginação e por novos e antigos mundos, conhecer personagens que nos levam mais além e partir à descoberta do desconhecido. Há quem já tenha lido alguns destes contos, contudo fica o convite para lerem os que estão por conhecer.
Tales From The Cook
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
Long after chefs are dead, the deeds of their fare live on in the memories of those present. Tales of roast beasts beasts and banquets for kings, of clowns and misguided college graduates, and sailors lost at sea. The tales told here are those of present and past, of jealousy and hatred, compassion and devotion. They deal with the challenges that confront the peoples of today.
Karaluch w uchu
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: Polish. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pamiętaj regularnie myć uszy. Ale nie za pomocą patyczków higienicznych. Używałam ich całe życie i raz zrobił mi się od tego czop z woskowiny. Nic nie słyszałam na jedno ucho. Usuwanie czopa co prawda nie jest zabiegiem bolesnym, ale co najmniej dziwacznym. W każdym razie dbaj o uszy, bo w brudnych lęgną się karaluchy. I ciężej usłyszeć skradającego się demona, który pragnie pożreć twoją duszę.
Storyteller's Bed and Breakfast
By
Series: STBB, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by JW Scott. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Welcome to the Storyteller’s Bed and Breakfast - Pilot Episode. Join new guests each season, individual episodes will allow one of the guests to tell their story in a different “special” room which will adapt to tell the stories in magical ways. As the tales come to life they may win the storyteller, their weeks stay for free or they may leave them lost in the walls of this magical place, forever!
Thrice Upon A Time
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,490. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of 18 modern fairy tales for adults. Some retell stories written long ago, others are completely new. What happens when a late night walk leads to a game of poker with the animals? Learn the Queen’s side of the story in what it is really like to live with Snow White. Who is the cobbler who turns up in the village? And exactly how many frogs does one princess have to kiss?
Dreams of the Damned, Vol. 3
By
Series: Dreams of the Damned. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The dark journey moves onward and into an unexpected respite. And, again, the wretched soul painting the dreams of the Damned in a whispering voice joins us and speaks of a boy who plays a card game invented to see who lives to eat; a phial filled with angst; and the saga of Wickersheim, where odd folks tug on pant legs, then trod forth with glee. Join us, and dream the dreams of the damned …
Dysfictional 2: Shreds of Sanity
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Enjoy these twisted tales and more in Volume 2 of Mandy White’s 'Dysfunctional Fiction' series: - A henpecked husband makes a stand against his surly wife. - Is a mysterious stain on the ceiling of a prison cell a product of the inmate's imagination or something more sinister? - A woman trapped in a loveless marriage finds comfort in a gift from a friend. - Something is alive in the outhouse...
Frost Fire Worlds August 2014
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Hobo Zombie and Other Stories
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A zombie becomes a hobo because of exile and a desire for freedom. An ancient dragon ventures down from his sacred mountain into modern North Korea. A teenage girl finds a mermaid washed up on a beach. A young woman witnesses aliens crash land in a corn field. Hobo Zombie and Other Stories features nine short stories by Karen Lofgren, author of Imagine Someday.
Tales of the AGT
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
A behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of the Adventure Game Theater, a live-action role-playing game that made its mark in the field of holistic and New Age studies as such places as Omega Institute and the Center for Symbolic Studies...