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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.
Imagine That
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of unusual fiction for children ages 5 to 11. Some have been previously published by the Los Angeles Times Children’s page.
Apex Magazine - Issue 48
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 48 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by E. Lily Yu, Emily Jiang, Douglas F. Warrick, Joe R. Lansdale, Shira Lipkin, and Sigrid Ellis.
Interzone #246 May - June 2013
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue we have 8, yes eight, stories, the usual features and the 1st of Jonathan McCalmont's new column 'Future Interrupted'. We visit 'Cat World' with Georgina Bruce, Liverpool in Shannon Fay's James White Award winning 'You First Meet the Devil at a Church Fete', the Minotaur's Labyrinth in Crete with Priya Sharma's 'Thesea and Astaurius' and Lavie Tidhar's Central Station in 'The Core'.
Magick on the Forest's Edge: A Tale of Tzamesch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Forced to flee with her village, priestly apprentice, Althessa, discovers that danger comes in many guises and salvation is often unexpected. With the priests too busy to assist, and only her wizardly brother to help her, can Althessa save one of those who destroyed their undead pursuers, or will the attempt bring death to all who dare it?
Requiem for a Druid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Conrad Brent faces New York's most famous real estate mogul and reality TV host.
A Shard Glows in Brooklyn
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Urban fantasy meets noir and humor in the first Conrad Brent adventure.
Guns for the Dead: A Graveminder Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 and represented by WH. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The worst part isn’t being dead, but finding a job. Francis Lee Lemons wakes up in the land of the dead, unemployed and bored. As a criminal in his life in modern America, he figured that the best plan in his afterlife is to stick to what he knows. But getting in with the local crime syndicate—run by an 1800s gunslinger, Alicia—isn’t that easy. Includes an excerpt of The Arrivals (July 2013).
Apex Magazine - Issue 49
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 49 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Lavie Tidhar, Cherie Priest, Indrapramit Das, Tang Fei, and Caroline Symcox.
Zahlenteufel!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Es begann alles mit der Einundzwanzig. Was bedeutet die Zahl?
The Return (Ways of the Pack series)
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Series: Ways of the Pack, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Vampire, werewolves, gargoyles, vampire hunters and everything else you could possibly imagine kept Galen and Jacey apart. With things finally settling down, Galen returns to his pack for a break from the Vampire Hunters and finds that the little girl he knew is no longer little, nor a girl.
Dragon Thief
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by AltWit Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The teaching of the Guardians has guided Semine's footsteps since her infancy. When her mentor shows up with information contrary to what she's been taught, she doubts her decision to follow in their footsteps. She must decide if there is life beyond what she has always known or embrace a new, mysterious path and reject the Guardians' legacy.
Waverly Woods Protector
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After being told he was adopted on his 18th birthday Patrick Waverly sets out to find his birth parents. He boards a plane, strikes up a conversation with a passenger next to him. What happens next will change his life forever.