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Aurealis #67 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More of the world's best new speculative fiction. The new year's first edition of Aurealis has a lot of bases covered with wildly different stories by Jennie Rix and Tsana Dolichva, plus an interview with actor Pierre Perrier about French Director Fabrice Gobert’s new zombie/ghost series, The Returned, considered to be one of the most gripping television dramas of recent years. Do not miss this.
The Unexpected and Altogether Astonishing Sojourn of Milo Keene by Steven Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to Moningers Fall, Oregon, an unremarkable little town on the south coast where the most extraordinary things tend to happen. In this short story, we meet Natalie Tenacre and her new beau, Milo Keene. Milo, who is one of the extraordinary things that transpire in the Fall, discovers that sometimes you can actually get what you wish for.
An Unbeliever's Fate by Thomas Alcorn
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Nora, a soldier from the Telkis Territory, seeks revenge against a weaker territory to the south. Lord Telkis seeks to expand his empire. Both turn to a newly discovered power to bring them justice.
Blood Feud (Jane #9) by Samantha Warren
Series: Jane, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jane has had a rough couple of months. Her family was attacked, she lost her best friend, and she spiraled into a horrible depression. Little does she know, the Red Death have plans for her and what's left of her family, and things are about to get much worse.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale by Anthea Sharp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Faffy the Leprechaun. by Stan Rogers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Imagine turning up for work one day to find the place in chaos. Deliveries have gone to the wrong addresses for no apparent reason. It has to be sorted out ... and quickly. You need help and you need it fast but it comes from an unexpected quarter. Enter Faffy the Leprechaun and his helpers including a Zombie from Yorkshire and various other strange characters.
Frost Fire Worlds February 2014 by Sylvan Bree Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
Finding Fey by C. L. Collar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Let’s take a trip into the Land of Enchantment where everything is magical and always unpredictable. The Land of Fey has both intrigued and inspired humans since the beginning of time. Finding Fey brings you a new breed of fairy tale. One that reintroduces you to old myths and legends in a family friendly way.
On the Wings of Dreams by Warwick Stubbs
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
I needed a place to sleep. I could still run but I couldn’t run forever, and sooner or later these legs would no longer jump, no longer clamber and climb, and no longer hold up a torso exhausted from exertion. I tried to avoid the splashes of water slapping at my face as though I really was responsible for what had happened, and I really deserved this punishment that I was running from.
Turning to Melon by Jon M. Jefferson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Gardens, like a family, take work to grow and grow properly. The gardener will spend hours planting seeds and nurturing them in order to produce a fruitful harvest. Life begins with the seed, a catalyst of change. When Tim and Giselle planted their garden they planted something more than they ever expected.
Worlds Away by Jessi Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Solitary Cat Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Boyd and Jasmine had run away from an abusive home to live on the streets. Then one night Jasmine disappeared, leaving Boyd alone and sick and haunted by eerie music. Now, one year later, he can hear that music again, the notes sifting through the fog, and he is drawn to follow, hoping against hope he will find Jasmine again…
The Fish Tank by Jessi Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Solitary Cat Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mike didn’t mind the after-hours plumbing jobs; they paid the bills, and he met some interesting people. Especially the Harrises, with their huge salt-water fish tank full of sea horses. But there was something odd about that tank, not to mention the Harris girl with her sea horse charm and her handful of salt…
Hablando de Volar by Ainoa Ruiz Velasco
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Siempre estaba hablando de volar. No realmente, claro, tú y yo sabemos que es imposible volar, sino hacerlo de una forma más metafórica, menos literal y más romántica. Volar con las palabras, con la escritura en general…
Synnergy, Chaos Time Book 3 by Marie Hall
Series: Chaos Time, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Synnergy, is slowly dying inside. It’s only been a few weeks since the brutal slayings of her parents by the hands of a drug cartel. She’s barely had time to process all the changes around her, when a mysterious stranger shows up on her door to tell her that the fight to save humankind cannot work without her in it. She’s not sure she can survive this, she’s not even sure she wants to…
Z bizarro za pan brat by Karol Mitka
Price: Free! Words: 36,330. Language: Polish. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bizarro to współczesny gatunek literacki, powstały i święcący tryumfy w USA. Autorzy piszący bizarro nie przebierają w środkach, dzięki którym tworzą odrealnione wizje rzeczywistości. Opowiadania ociekają czarnym humorem, groteską i absurdem.
The Hollow by Andrew Day
Series: The Hollow, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
When Serrel Hawthorne joined the Imperial Legion, the last thing he was expecting was to be selected for battlemage training. Now he and seven other misfits are going to have to learn how to weave the magical ether, and preferably not kill each other in the process. Of course, their gruff sergeant might just do that anyway, if they keep annoying him.