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Wyrd Worlds II
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Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
The Girl with Two Faces
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Series: The Night Wars, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
All Eva wants is to disappear into the busy day to day of the circus she ran away to--but a dangerous mask falls into her hands and drives her into death defying acts.
Fingers of God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A late night chat between Terry Steppenwolf and his imaginary friend in his living room concerning miracles, Men in Black and wolfhounds. A wondrous parfable by the author of Swaghead, ThinkFish and The Teddy Bear.
Contagion
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Series: Spire City: Season One, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Targeted by a mad scientist's deadly serum, these outcasts band together to fight back. Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders.
The Spell-checker Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In this short story, a writer acquires a feline to fight off the loneliness while completing a writing assignment and in the process he gets a lot more than he bargained for.
Schontag's Short Stories - Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The three short stories explore how our plans or schemes can be disrupted by unforeseen events but can be resolved through love, action and patience. The last one also brings the reader into the metaphysical world of an out-of-body experience.
Hans My Hedgehog
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A princess has promised her father she will marry a man who is half Hedgehog. Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
Tales of Asculum
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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
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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.
Cuddlespikes to Dragons Pest Control: Candy Corny Beetles
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Series: The Other Side Short Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Once again, Sherwood finds himself in the midst of a mess thanks to Jabez and his lack of instructions. Sherwood's hunger pains from a recent diet may cause him more problems than he ever thought, when they go on a mission to rid a candy corn crop of beetles. Candy Corny Beetles is the third book of the Cuddlespikes to Dragons Pest Control Series.
Brimstone Deep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
WORLD-WIDE BEST SELLING FANTASY WESTERN FROM LAURIAN SMITH! In the unsettled Western lands, a gunslinger, trained in forgotten knowledge, is lead to a settlement of miners who have uncovered an underground fortress built to protect an ancient power. Now, it's up to young Harper to find the true nature of this power and the ancient people who harnessed it.
Elfsong
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Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magic is dying in the world and the age of humans has arrived . . . but the elves might have one last trick before they go. (This free short story is about 2600 words and the document includes a preview of No Beast so Fierce.)
The Trial of Tzithara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Order of Magonus once ruled all of Tellus. Tzithara of Ghondren wishes to bear the mark of the Order, but first she must survive a trial designed to test her will. Unbeknownst to her mentors, Tzithara will go unarmed against a threat they thought eradicated decades before--a Wraith. Can the untrained recruit defeat the rusted soul of the creature and become a fabled Cloudwalker?
Clockwork Whalers; by Lizbeth Selvig & Naomi Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
What if the whalers of the late 19th Century had not had to wait months and years to communicate with their sweethearts at home? What if they'd had a steampunk version of skyping?
Of Scales and Midnight Wings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
FIVE MEMORABLE TALES OF FANTASY From the gritty ghettoes of contemporary Los Angeles to the eternal depths of Hell, experience the magic within these five short stories from acclaimed author Sharon Joss. The Egg Thief Curi and the Ant-Men The Heresy of Wings Shining Fangs of Arcturus Women of Wrath
The White Hand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
With the White Hand--Taleura of Decardin--aboard Sadie’s Smile, the crew have little to fear from pirates. Taleura attempts to uncover the truth behind her clandestine mission to the territory of Woet. Answers do not come easy for the last of the Cloudwalkers, until an ancient threat from the deep forces cooperation between the White Hand and her keepers.
The Amaranthine Dowager
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Black Shire Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Dowager lives alone, burdened by a family that isn't hers and an obligation she never expected. With her husband dead, her life revolves around maintaining the inheritance for its next heir. The only problem is finding the next heir before she's ready to go.
Nó Górdio - Ricardo Dias
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
O líder de uma agência de correcção de anomalias temporais defronta-se com o maior dilema da sua vida. Um problema aparentemente insolúvel, mas que exige uma solução a todo o custo...
Lâmina de Cristal - Pedro Pereira
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Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A milenar ordem Roul desde sempre acolheu os possuidores do Dom. Os aprendizes são acolhidos em tenra idade e treinados, de forma a aprenderem a controlar os seus poderes, vistos pela Igreja como uma maldição e uma ofensa aos seus deuses, os Inai. Irus Garis, um aprendiz no final de treino, inicia a derradeira prova para ser aceite na ordem: conseguir um cristal para uma das míticas espadas Roul.
Actos de Dor - Sara Farinha
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Há dores que não têm cura. Nico tirou a própria vida para fugir a uma dessas dores mas, incapaz de encontrar paz, volta para descobrir quem falhou… E descobre que as vidas se embrulham em nós impossíveis de desamarrar.