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Changing His Wife
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
He could no longer stand her endless nagging! It drove him nuts! Sucked the life out of him. And it stole his dreams. So, when he was offered a way to change his wife, he took it - with unexpected consequences! A tale with a vicious twist in it. If you like Roald Dahl, you'll love this short story.
Misteri Napoletani Racconti
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: Italian. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Le corride a Napoli. Una stanza e il suo inquilino. Mastriani e Poe riscrivono una tragica biografia. I risvolti di un trapianto. Quando interlocutore è un melo annurco. Le insidie per chi ha il macellaio sotto casa. Dalle valli piemontesi a Napoli… e tanto altro in queste pagine visionarie e realistiche. La dimensione obliqua ci coinvolge più di quanto non pensiamo: il labirinto del mistero.
Sins Of Ages (Eald Cearo Fantasy Short Stories #8)
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Series: Eald Cearo Fantasy Short Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
‘For you are human: owning vices and virtues both; being wretched and beloved.’ Elias Reymes has lost his way over the years. Once a hero, now an old man living on pride and past triumphs. Yet evil arrives in Farlow to teach him his follies and offer him temptation. Will he find the man he used to be? This is a fantasy short story of 5900 words in the Eald Cearo series.
Cast Away the Works of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The entrance to the cave was a grey giant's mouth, open wide in a jagged scream. Prince Adric is on the run from the evil Lord Brecc, aided only by his tutor and a few friends. As they struggle through a wandering cave to safety, what followed them in the darkness...?
Hell's Garden: Mad, Bad and Ghostly Gardeners
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Six talented writers explore the various paths Evil can take when in Hell's Garden. Featuring tales by Rayne Hall, Heather Holland Wheaton, Jonathan Broughton, Mark Cassell, Eric Dimbleby and Jeff Hargett. Edited by April Grey.
Blade of Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Quarter Castle Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bronwyn Darrow is a young dwarf eager to celebrate the end of his educational years and to embark on his future trade. He would love to ask the girl of his dreams to the celebrations, but he’s too shy. The morning of the big day he’s surprised when she asks him. Is this his dream date or his worst nightmare?
Tales from the Dana Clanhouse
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Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 7 · Short Story Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Dana children were wild. Learn their stories from Anwyn in The City of the Ladies to Gavin's battle to protect her in Fight Smarter. In Hide and Seek, Aravel helps arrange a marriage. Stormy Arrival tells of the Tourmaline Seas' crash. Repair and Rebuild details Raelin's efforts to rebuild the Tourmaline Seas. Explore these thrilling adventures that kids of all ages are sure to enjoy.
Oblique Vengeance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Ravynn Dar'Kesh is possessed by the evil wizard Baradan, and the only man who can save her is the only one she doesn't dare go near...
Jewels of a False God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Firran and the Mouse are willing to pay well for murder. But the best assassin in town has a history with the intended victim, and she's just been waiting for the right time...
Cuentos Chilenos de Fantasía: Antología 2010-2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cuentos Chilenos de Fantasía: Antología 2010-2012 reúne siete de los mejores cuentos publicados durante los dos primeros años de funcionamiento de Fantasía Austral, sitio web dedicado a la creación, crítica y difusión de la Fantasía en español
Fall of the Magi
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Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Mayanite Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pandora will fall. In this prelude to Last of the Magi, Livianna is forced to relive the fall of Pandora. She will see life through the eyes of Mara, one of the most powerful of the Magi council. In the face of Pandora’s final moments, a legendary power is revealed. ‘Fall of the Magi’ is a direct excerpt from the novel ‘Last of the Magi’ and also serves as a prelude to this epic tale.
Zephyrs
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Price: Free! Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hundreds of years after the tragedy of Uruk, the Otherworld is divided into what will become the Seelie and Sidhe. Meanwhile the young poet, Zephysus, wonders about the legend of that ancient village. By a stroke of fate, he meets two of Lilith and Ammon's children. But they don't compare to the person Zephysus meets that night, which changes the fate of the entire Otherworld
Egg Wardens
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Price: Free! Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Two stories sprang from the same well. They took different paths, tumbling through a tangled forest, but flowed together before the end.
Mischievous Talking Tools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This story is about friendship, loyalty, and unexpected love. One day the tools start talking to each other and to the carpenter. The tools play and have fun when they are not needed for work. Harry the hammer and Mr Fuller the chisel are best friends. Bartholomew the brush keeps everything clean. An unexpected event changes everything. The characters in this charming story will touch your heart.
Wayward Woolpack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Belsnickel and his reindeer Eikthyrnir never expected to be waylaid while checking off the Naughty and Nice List. When they stumble upon an group of forest folk immersed in their midwinter's festival, the duo realize they're quite a long way from home, but that doesn't stop the pair from crashing the party and continuing their responsibilities.
Out of Time: An Adventure of The Spectre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Spectre, also known as the Dead Man Who Walks, lives to protect his people, as have all his family since the first Spectre of Skull Cavern. When a report comes out from the Jungle Patrol, he and his great wolf Demon investigate, only to stumble into something he never expected...
A Murder of Scarecrows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A small eastern community becomes over-run by a growing army of scarecrows. This short story of approximately 8000 words was inspired by an actual legend from the Nova Scotia community of Necum Teuch.
Neverland Part 1 - Peter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The first installment in a re-telling of the classic story of Peter Pan. Seventeen year-old Gwen Darling lost her best friend ten years ago. Suddenly captured by pirates from her home in the suburbs, she finds herself in a land where dreams never grow old.
Soul of Diamond, Heart of Glass
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gawyn Archenhold, mage and wizard, is an ugly man who has created many wonders, not least of which are his myrmidons, gigantic spiders which can be ridden like horses. But he is far less adept in his dealings with people, especially his former beloved, the proud, powerful--and beautiful--Commander Averyll of the Queen's Guard. Can this mismatched pair get past their differences and find love?
Apex Magazine - Issue 55
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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 the first Tuesday of every month.