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Housing Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Flash fiction. Jason is a vampire with a serious lair problem.
Echoes Of War
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Another short story in the Wolfcaller Chronicles promotional collection. When facing down a horde of undead, Zimbai remembers a similar event, an echo of a distant past.
Best By Default
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A lost soul in Purgatory uses his new life to emulate his childhood idol, with mixed results.
Black Static #34 Horror Magazine
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Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This issue's fiction comes from Nina Allan, Joel Lane, Ilan Lerman, Andrew Hook & Sean Logan with stories SFRevu describes as 'exceptional', 'nightmarish', 'good', 'unsettling' and 'classic' respectively. Features include the 1st of Lynda E. Rucker's new column, Blood Pudding, Stephen Volk on theatrical horror plus his Whitstable is reviewed by Peter Tennant. Mark Morris is interviewed & reviewed.
Condemned
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Series: Cadaver Mundus Tales: Excerpted Viscera. Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
An unstable employee within a company of assassins barely accomplishes an abduction assignment of a stolen criminal surgeon with her crew. Fearing that she faces permenant retirement in an unmarked grave, she changes the operation to her escape plan only to have her psychopathic boss seeks revenge upon her in a fate worse than death.
A Gurumapa In The Wood
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Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
From the author of The Unseen Chronicles of Amelia Black & A Boy Named Hogg comes a new short story for all to read and enjoy. Join Oliver as he wanders through the mysterious wood which rests at the bottom of his garden, populated by talking woodland animals, enchanted creatures and above all a horrifying, child-eating giant known as The Gurumapa...
So It Has Been Said: A Story of The Forgotten
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Saenr, a ceremony that marks the coming of age for an Elvraeth, serves as a passing into the great abilities gifted to her family by the Great Watcher. Yet as Cael enters the Saenr, something happens that will forever change her…and possibly all of the Elvraeth.
The Notes of Roderick Miles
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
His world at the brink of destruction Roderick Miles hurls a collection of his notes into a dimensional tear. These are his notes. Enjoy.
The Arrival of Rez Diamond
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Series: The Arrival of Rez Diamond, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the small town of "Three Hands" not much happens. There is one sheriff with no deputy, just an old horse. The day the famous and mythical assassin, Rez Diamond makes camp outside of town things become more interesting for the lonely sheriff. Why would someone so famous come to little Three Hands? Never in history has a single individual been more feared, where Rez Diamond goes, death follows.
The Durven: A Story of the Forgotten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
It was to be a routine assassination. And it was...until he saw her. An assassin with a conscience, Galen is gifted by the Great Watcher with extraordinary Sight. Hired to kill a beautiful woman he finds in the Durven, he wonders why the price on her is so high. When he learns the reason why, he must save her and ends up facing the only assassin more dangerous than himself.
A History of Blade and Light
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Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Enter the realm of Darkin like never before: learn the background of some of your favorite characters, go to historic battlefronts, and learn the deep history of Gaigas itself. This short story collection, the first offered by Darkin author Joseph Turkot, offers a taste of Darkin lore similar to that which you might recognize from The Silmarillion.
Blast - A Short Story (Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector)
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Series: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector, 1.3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
BLAST Mark had found her, but Trista wasn't concerned. She'd convinced herself that the green glow coming off of him and the threats that he would get her back were all in her head. While she's out with her new beau, she keeps seeing a strange green glow out of the corner of her eye and she can't help but feel like she's being followed.
Legends of Lasniniar: Trial by Fire
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Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The difference between a hero and a villain usually depends on who is telling the story. Years have passed since Lysandir's escape from Mar Valion, but aside from the Light Elves, few believe him a victim of circumstance. When some dwarves are found dead with the Learnéd One camping nearby, Lysandir immediately becomes the prime suspect. Will Iarion be able to prove his innocence in time?
The Last Zoo, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a not-so-different future, an old zoo tended by a single janitor stands nearly empty and peaceful until a new intern arrives. He creates a few strange exhibits and shifts a paradigm or two in the process.
Apex Magazine - Issue 47
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 47 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Michael Griffin, Sofia Samatar, Ken Liu, Daniel Abraham, Sonya Taaffe, and Amal El-Mohtar.
The Shadow's Bride, Part 2 of Shadows of the Heavens
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cursed for invoking a spirit's powers once too often, the Bride of Shadows must navigate adherency politics to maintain her freedom. Doing so without ending up indebted may not be easy. A 9000 word fantasy novelette.
A Clone Of His Own
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Series: Novelettes, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Sedric got back to his castle after a disappointing third-place finish at the annual scientific symposium he found his servants dead and the growth tanks in his laboratory being smashed by the henchmen of his arch-rival, Dook. Despite serious setbacks, such as being killed, Sedric uses his science and his magic to fight back. A science fiction/fantasy adventure story.
Masks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a little girl is lost in the woods, the last thing she needs is an approaching monster. Can Alienor survive her encounter with a nightmare? This is a 3600-word short story, and this e-book includes the short stories "The Lake" and "The Pint of Innocence."
Rain Walker
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Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When their ancestral enemies lay siege to Lord Horea's castle and city, Kondrat, his ageing captain-at-arms, knows just what to do. Then all changes when his men start dying, killed by an invisible, non-corporeal assassin. Now Kondrat alone stands between destruction and all he loves.
Grab the Brass Ring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Take one carousel horse with erotic magical powers, add two strangers and an inescapable destiny. Sometimes it's all you can do to hold on for the ride.