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Ophelia In My Arms
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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New Science Fiction, New Horror and New Fantasy from prize winning author Mike Jansen, collected into a stunning anthology showing some of the best dark fiction the Netherlands have to offer.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (October 2013)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly has delivered a unique variety of character-driven speculative fiction short stories from both new and established writers. Our writers include first-time authors, Pushcart Prize nominees and Nebula award winners. This issue contains twelve original tales of dragons, zombies, and exotic places and bizarre mysteries.
Sanctuary
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shelver Anna is woken in the night to sort out a major bookslide in her library. However, she soon finds that the event was no accident, and that it's not only books that have been buried...
The Four Devils
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Price: Free! Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Four Devils will take us on the crooked journey of Thulani as he escapes the terrible troubles brought to him courtesy of the Four Devils.
Shadows of the Heavens
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,000. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Not even half-way into its first century the empire is riven by strife hidden behind a polite facade. With political factions vying for imperial influence, regional politics subverting imperial law, and society still recovering from recent wars, how much is due to mythic beings many no longer believe in? This volume collects the fifteen part story.
Roadkill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A half-eaten hamburger in the middle of the road. A hungry stray dog. A speeding truck. You can probably guess how it ends. But the end is only the beginning.
Betwixt Issue 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 1 collects all seven stories originally published online. Issue 1 was edited by Joy Crelin and includes fiction by Ian Hamilton, Tam MacNeil, Mark Rigney, Betsy Phillips, Benjamin Sherlock, Marlys Jarstfer, and Bernie Mojzes.
The Keys to Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The lure of finding a genie consumes Solomon’s life. The results of his wishes are inherited by his 18yr old son Prophecy, who surveys the demise of creation, and must prevent an onslaught of creatures from enslaving mankind. Rechelle, Prophecy’s mother, aspires to obliterate all but her selective world, while Prophecy’s illegitimate sibling lurks in wait to tear a hole in Prophecy’s throat.
A Heart In Autumn
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A flash fiction story told through the eyes of a teenager facing a new life after the death of her mother.
The Dragon's Birth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(Non-romance, 5,000-word short story). Two young men stumble into an ancient secret that changes their world. When young King Darok of Coraji uncovers an ancient dragon key, he wonders if the dragon legends about his family are true. With the help of his friend, K'ni, Darok endeavors to discover the truth. Is it possible the dragon blood of the royal family is more than a myth?
Temple of the Fox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Hob is a young man on his way to a nearby fair with his friends. Along the way he becomes lost and seeks shelter in an isolated temple. Does he stand any chance of surviving what he finds within? This is a 3200-word short story
Alongrid Knights
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to the world of Alongrid. A world in the midst of a war that has raged for centuries. A world where hope is a valuable commodity. A world where the only thing standing in the way of total conquest by the Elven Nation is the steam powered might of the Dwarven Kingdom. In the conflict for world domination there is no such thing as neutral ground.
Sekhmet's Revenge Volume 1 through 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A series published in Volumes... Over a thousand years ago one act of kindness set into play a fate that would be the down fall of Sekhmet. Present day,two sisters hold the key to unleash a wrath unlike anything the world has ever seen before.
Transfigured
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The Beast has changed back to a handsome prince, yet Beauty finds out that although some curses may be broken, they are never completely destroyed. Transfigured is what happens … ever after.
Entangled: Broken Fairy Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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.
Religious Fangs
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Price: Free! Words: 35,120. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
At first Guillem discards the rumor that the new president has other plans for the country and is never going to leave his new found position and its power. However, he will very soon be involved in an event that will secure the new president's power for life, where in a demonstration of power he will show his legions of mindless followers and instil fear in those that dare oppose him.
Not Just Another Morning of Business
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Series: Guardians of the Gate City side stories, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sheldon is a dragon. Not the type that we all expect. Sheldon deals is gathering and selling information. Today he just wants to go get some breakfast but he get interrupted, a lot. A Guardians of the Gate City side story
The Beleaguered Butler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A proud, and well-respected, professor of clemency, Stephen Felixbloom hates asking for money. But budget cuts make these things unavoidable. So he decides to crawl to an extremely wealthy university friend, Raymond Ditchburn. But Ditchburn has no love lost for academia, and with nowhere else to turn Stephen must convince him. Or he’ll need a new career. The Beleaguered Butler: a short story
A Plague of Magic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adeline’s world has fallen apart. A plague forces her into a quarantined section of the city, her father’s dying of cancer and her dream of being an oceanographer has been crushed. Her life is filled with loss. How can she put it all back together again? What if her cursed magic is the way out? Short fiction.
Rosie Riley's Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rosie Riley just hates being different. If only she looked and acted like the other girls her life would be perfect. The day after she meets a mysterious shoemaker, she gets her wish - she's exactly like the other girls! And it's really scary.