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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: $0.99 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.
Bewildering Boundaries
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Series: Tales from Aleyi: from the Association for the Magically Creative. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
— sequel to "Associated Accidents" — Faed Nirmoh's impulsive streak has gotten him into trouble before, and he might've outdone himself, this time. Has he stuck himself with having to marry an insane, despicable woman, or can he find a way out of it by lunchtime? (A short story of about 5500 words)
366 Squared. Volume 6: June
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Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Jessie's Unicorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Jessie’s Unicorn tells the enchanting tale of a perfect friendship that most little girls dream of. Jessie is a young girl, who in her loneliness as a child she creates her true best friend, a unicorn named Roamey. Roamey lives in a world of magic and happiness.
Echoes of Hush and Solace
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
From a bereaved man’s extraordinary love and unfathomable loss to the future of what it means to be human… a death-defying plunge into the vast hell-forges of Jupiter on a quest for redemption… and an occult jaunt through time to the White Sands of the Trinity Atomic Test Site in search of solace, this collection of stories shines new light on the paradox of the human condition.
Spirit Hunt, Part 13 of Shadows of the Heavens
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: British English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adajo has never really chosen his path. It always seemed so obvious. So how can he choose which mask he should be wearing? When investigating the increasing disappearances at local farms, the choice may be taken out of his hands. A 7,000 word fantasy short story.
Lexie's Choice
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Series: Faery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by WDM Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Prom is just around the corner, but Lexie can’t afford the kind of dress that makes her drool. Fortunately, her best friend is an honest-to-goodness faery princess with flower faeries at her command. The girls want gorgeous prom dresses? No problem! Unfortunately, nothing in Faery is what it seems, and prom dresses for mortal friends carry a hefty price.
Invasion: Enchanted Forest, Episode 5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Episode 5: Invasion The prophecy of Nightshade, queen of the hags, comes true. An army of Big People invades from the south: the Necro-Lords, masters of death.
Hagflight: Enchanted Forest, Episode 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The festival of All Hallows comes to Kalamar. Norgs don masks to honor Dibbhal, the Bogey Man. Meanwhile, Pirosha's friend Imowyn notices the full moon, shining bright. She promptly informs him that whenever All Hallows and a full moon coincide, a fascinating astrological event called the Hagflight can be seen in the sky from the top of Mount Doogan.
Twice The Trouble
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Series: The Chronicles of the Holy Isles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sir James Flickerflame and Wain the Barbarian return in these two stirring tales of bravery and adventure. Despite the valiant efforts of the Holy Council evil continues to loom ever greater over the Holy Isles and Sir James and Wain must stand once more in the breach.
The Ironic Fantastic #2
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Price: Free! Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The second in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
Terror Twins - A Short Story (Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector)
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Series: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector, 1.2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Terror Twins were finally caught and Gabe was ready to face them. They might have had a file two inches thick, but they were just a couple of kids. He'd dealt with far worse. He could handle these two. Or so he thought.
Shadewraiths over Pandaria (In the Shadow of the Black Sun short story)
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Series: In the Shadow of the Black Sun, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story takes place roughly forty years before A Dream of Storms (Book 1 of the In the Shadow of the Black Sun series) and the author highly recommends that you read that book before Shadewraiths over Pandaria. Within the city of Lauden, the old man Trune is known as the village drunk, mostly useless and full of make-believe stories of his past. Here, the truth is revealed.
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.