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The Fifth Di... September 2013
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features religious oppression, bizarre aliens, cocky captains, bizarre diplomacy and so much more. In this issue: Lou Antonelli, Bruce Boston, Wayne Carey, C.J. Carter-Stephenson, Jeffery Scott Sims, Francis W. Alexander, Robert P. Hansen, Kurt MacPhearson, and David C. Kopaska-Merkel.
Highland Blades Quartet
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Price: Free! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Pharos Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A quartet of Highlander stories written for the fanzine Highland Blades. Richie Ryan stumbles into an all night café only to find there are worse things than being Immortal. Or is it Tessa that learns that lesson? Connor MacLeod and his new student Ian Andrews search for the missing Duncan with the help of Methos. However, the group is being hunted and they may not even be safe On Holy Ground!
Cyber 2
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Series: Cyber, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Web of Life Solutions. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Picking up where the first short story "Cyber" left off, Xavier is forced to live his life alone, without his love, Lenore. Which shouldn't be too hard, since she only exists inside a computer. But, he just can't leave the past behind. - The 2nd short story in the Cyber line (parts 3 and 4 are being written). Check out David's sci-fi novel Brainjob!
Dream Odyssey (With Lovecraft As Guide)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Influenced by Dante's Inferno A Tale of a narrator's journey through the dream realm with H.P. Lovecraft as guide
The Lady in White Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Raven is a normal girl who wakes to find herself in another world. Surrounded by magic she is told that her arrival was foretold two hundred years ago, and that her arrival would bring magic back to a land that was dying without it.
Controlling the Sword
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Because he lost his arm in the war against Napoleon, Nicholas cannot return to Society. The ton will reject him. Now, he lives in solitude in his estate, claiming he prefers it. Then a child arrives. A young boy who reminds him of his past. A boy who threatens his present. A boy who must be dealt with to ensure Nicholas’ own future.
Abellio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
With his home in ashes and the blood of his people staining the snow, the hero Abellio must leave the peaceful life he knew and venture into the world of men to avenge those he loved.
God and the Lonely Emperor
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story about what power can do to the human soul.
The Deeper the Lust, the Sweeter the Flesh: a small motley collection
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Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A mishmash of four unrelated short tales where one man's lust becomes his fatal undoing, four squirrels tempt fate and death, a forest hike destroys an expensive camera, and the author deliberately abuses a host of cliche phrases.
TwentySix
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Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 26 short stories by Shane Rynhart, previously published weekly on his blog. Includes stories of love, hate, death, life, friendship, revenge, religion and jam sandwiches.
Fledgling (Blood and Water: Episode 3)
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Series: Blood and Water, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Being a fledgling vampire is hard, especially when you want to eat everything with a pulse. It's time for Victoria's first feeding, and Harlow has taken it upon himself to teach her how to be a proper vampire. But what could a werewolf possibly know about being a vampire?
Shades of Black
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
New episode of the series "Nocturnal". A new, complex police investigation for Sylke. More complex than the usual...
Black Orchids from Aum
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aum. City of Gates. The Lost City. The Cursed City. Come to Aum, where anything can be bought. Come ready to bargain for love, for power, for dreams. Just remember, the price must always be paid. Included in this collection are fourteen fantasy short stories.
The Dogwood Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mayenta has once again returned to the land with no recollection of where she had gone. All she knew was, every time she returned to the vale, she returned lying in the same spot underneath a dogwood tree growing high upon Honor Mountain--and, as usual, she returned naked. What did it mean that she left Paigorya without warning? Where did she go? WHY did she go? And, most importantly, who was she?
Feathers of Frost, Feathers of Flame
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Between Cascadia and the White Death stands one man--Kaleetan--and one blade--the Sword of the Silver Mists, annealed in the ashes of his fallen bride. His quest propels him to the summit of The Sentinel of Fury, a realm of dragons and curses, prophecies and sacrifice. Can he forsake his love, the promise of life everlasting? The fate of a kingdom gripped with ice and fear hangs in the balance.
Drinking & Conjuring Don't Mix
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
“Hold my ancient tome and watch this…” Only Perry would bind a familiar spirit into a chalkboard. And only Perry would try to impress a friend by conjuring a spirit of deception while drunk. Now that spirit runs loose in the Count’s keep, and the two wizards must trap and bind the spirit – if they can find it. And time runs short. Once it adapts to their world it will summon its kin....
More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six more short, speculative fictions by William Mangieri, which ask: When do we cease to be human? Are the voices in my head a bad thing? Is it possessions or possession? What possessed me? How far am I willing to go? How do I get out of this game? Includes: Sasqwhat? The View From Up Here Inheritance The Human Interface Riding the Devil Last Call
Silver Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Janet wrapped her fingers around the bars on her window and pulled, she was trapped. Her eyes glowed as she followed the moon peaking out from between the clouds and smelled blood on the wind. She was desperate to get out and hunt. She watched in horror as her hair fell out and her fingernails turned into claws. Who kidnapped her and why?
Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Two short stories in one book, one science fiction and one fantasy. "Your Daughter is Marrying an Alien" is set in the year 2080. Simple farmer Lloyd Hodgkin suddenly learns that his only child is engaged, and not to the boy-next-door. "Willimede's Quest" is the story of a young female guard who needs help to gather a life-saving potion for her queen, but first she must establish her credibility.
Stonechild
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Series: Children of the Vortex, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
She's almost forgotten her name, so few people call her by it. Growing up in the streets of Chenon's slums can kill you, but loneliness will kill you faster. Can salvation come from the terrifying Cadre, the magical army she's always believed evil? Stonechild is a 7k short story set in the Children of the Vortex world.