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Alfred Lets Loose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Alfred’s dead, but the Eastmont‘s butler doesn’t know it. That is until Mr. Jingles shows him the way. Had he grown too attached to his work? Short fiction.
Folk Lure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Drew, a private investigator, protects Karen. Lonely, sad, vulnerable Karen. So, when Karen decides to respond to a suspicious-sounding personal ad about a music audition, Drew tags along. What he observes puts his instincts on high alert. Drew fears the Folklorist plans to use her and toss her away. But the truth will prove far more surprising that Drew can ever imagine.
Mia's Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a human colony spacecraft crash lands on a planet ruled by Dragons and populated by mythical creatures, they mistake the creatures rush to assist them as an attack, this mistake leads to years of war until a truce is forged by the Red Dragon, will it last, can they all survive.
Pure Love of the Fallen
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Price: Free! Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
After being cast away from the Pristine Gardens, fallen angel Ramiel watches time go by in a city on Earth. Lacking everything and nothing, he is caught up between thoughts of his first love and its consequence – the banishment, and his day to day life which is usually a fight against boredom.
The Coin Collector
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
In this humorous short story, Mr. Quimbly sets out on his first-ever field assignment for the Tax and Revenue Agency to investigate the mysterious Mr. Green on a charge of coin hoarding. He finds both the illegal coin collection and Mr. Green at a dilapidated warehouse down by the docks ... and also discovers that he's bitten off a bit more than he can chew.
Tales of a Nomadic Story Teller
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Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Tale of a what a Wolf Man might be thinking in his mind when he is a Lycan. Story of a lost love and inspite of everything sometimes when you least expect you will find it. Plus two into chapters of two books that are being written currently. One is parallel universe, the other a sword and sorcery, this short story is a prequel to the first of two novels being written.
A Compendium of Shaman Animals
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Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An A-Z compendium of the wisdom of shaman animals. Shaman animals exist in nearly every cultural tradition. They speak to us with wisdom and insight. This compendium is a small collection of some of our best loved shaman animal wisdom.
Dolphin Dance (Short Story Sampler)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Dolphin Dance When Megan's husband neglects her on what should have been a romantic birthday cruise, a dark stranger on the ship pursues and seduces her, ripping her all at once from her husband and reality. Mom Fifth-grader Benjamin knows his mom will save him when a violent ex-con breaks into their house--but only if Benjamin can survive until it's time for his mom to wake.
Apex Magazine - Issue 51
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. 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 the first Tuesday of every month. This month contains work by Charlie Jane Anders, Brian Trent, and Christopher Barzak.
A Certain Number of Hypothetical Scenarios
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,520. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Certain Number of Hypothetical Scenarios is a collection of sixty-two flash fiction stories written in a series of Julys between 2010 and 2013. Prepare to expose the inner workings of an illegal pixie dust operation, encounter various not-people personified, witness the assassination of a pet cat, and possibly be eaten by a grue.
Glitter & Mayhem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.
In The Dark and The Deep
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Series: Steve Vernon's Sea Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
There are stories told of the sea. This is one of them. It was World War II - Billy McTavish's first sea voyage. He had signed on to serve convoy escort duties on board the THISTLE, a Royal Canadian Navy corvette. Through U-boat attack and Luftwaffe bombing runs Billy thought he had seen every hell and horror that the Atlantic could offer a new sailor. Only Big Jimmy Noonan had other ideas...
The Legacy of Scent: A Case File of the Arbitatrix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Seven Mile Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Legacy of Scent: A Case File of the Arbitatrix. A Brynja Wisting Short Story. As Arbitatrix, the decider of disputes between all things fae, Brynja Wisting had encountered many strange cases, but few were as strange as the case of the stolen sense of smell.
The Lure of Dangerous Women
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Dangerous women aren’t always the ones who carry guns and take down the bad guys. Sometimes, the most dangerous women are the ones we don’t even notice... In this collection, award-winning author Shanna Germain gathers seven of her darkest, lushest fantasy and horror stories about strong, smart women who know that danger is a matter of scale -- and of which side you happen to be standing on.
Spellbound: A Tale of Taloria
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Flash fiction from the world of Taloria. Young Charlie really wanted to see the fabled demon of Skora, said to be imprisoned for centuries by the shackles at the local shrine, only appearing at the winter solstice. Instead he has found what seems to be a grumpy old man. Does he dare release him at the risk of unleashing a demon on the world?
Nouveau Message (Projet Bradbury, #01)
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Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 1. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: French. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Samuel, un expert en sécurité informatique travaillant pour les plus hautes instances du gouvernement, voit son quotidien subitement perturbé par l'arrivée d'un message indésirable dans sa boîte mail. D'apparence anodine, ce "spam" va pourtant changer toute sa vie. "Nouveau Message" est le premier titre de la série "Projet Bradbury" (52 nouvelles en 52 semaines) de Neil Jomunsi.
Monster in the Woods
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Prince Dashing isn’t taking “fairy tale peacetime” too kindly. Having killed all the threats to his people, the villagers no longer have a use for a battle hardened warrior, and the Princess treats him as little more than a house husband. Driven to the brinks of insanity by his tedious, pedestrian life, Prince Dashing does the only thing he can think of to reclaim . . .
Closer Than Kin
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The final conclusion to the Wolfcaller Chronicles Promotional series. After finding an injured bird, a young tarin decides to protect it from anything, even the most dangerous predator in the world. But did she ever really have a choice?
Shadows of the Heavens Part 12: Savage Mirror
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Returning to Mirror of Heaven in disgrace, even his pariah status doesn't protect Prince Kazuo from Politics. With no one seeming to understand the threat the rakshaa's pose, what can he do to fight them? A 7,000 word fantasy short story.
Nymph
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Price: Free! Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Rumors of a runaway carnival act lure three kids into the woods on a search for adventure. What they find there will change the destiny of all three and launch tomboy, Samantha, on a lifelong journey of empowerment, heartbreak, and femininity.