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Magic IS
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Four fantasy short stories. Magic shows up as art and as a plague. Magic reappears after centuries and from Faerie. It surprises and terrifies. Includes the stories: Bitter Magic, Searching for Faeries, The Shadow and A Plague of Magic.
Unseen Worlds
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Four fantasy short stories - ghosts, spirits, lost souls and even a little romance. Includes: All Hallow’s Eve, Ghostly Promise, Brittle Flames and Alfred Lets Loose.
The Return of Princess Moonbeam Broadwing
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You set the price! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A 5000 word short story. From the chaos of the emergency room, a young mother, and amnesiac, is pulled back from death's door only to discover her lost childhood memories have been restored by the electric shock. A childhood like few others; filled with kings and queens, princesses, fairies, tragedy and loss. Yet, she returns and brings with her a daughter who will have to figure it all out.
Sympathy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
What would you do if a man in dreadlocks asked to sit down with you in a bar that wasn’t crowded? What if he said his name was Satan? And what if he wanted to have a discussion about good and evil? In this short story, Satan smokes cigarettes and drinks hurricanes and talks with a Jamaican accent, and the narrator comes to believe that this man may be more than he seems. He only wants sympathy.
Vampire brauchen Blut - Das Casting
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Series: Vampire brauchen Blut, Teil 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: German. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Johanna gönnt sich eine neue Ruhestätte. Einen High-Tech-Sarg für 2.798,- Euro. Qualität hat ihren Preis und die Annehmlichkeiten des 21. Jahrhunderts versüßen ihr die Nachtruhe. Ob die Lieferanten ahnen, wem sie das edle Stück liefern und aufbauen?
Whiskey Sour (& Other Stories)
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Series: Demons of Oblivion. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
One night without protection led to French-Canadian fae bartender Juliette Aubrey catching lycanthropy. Now half faerie, half werewolf, and entirely pissed off, Juliette has the chance for revenge when the last person she wants to see strolls into her bar needing help.
Monkeys and Empire State Buildings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars had changed. Smith, a Marsmen engineered from Earth stock to build the earliest colony, pines for the good old days before Earthling tourists came and ruined it all. Then an accident threatens to tip tensions over the precipice and forces Smith to question the very notion of 'human,' and the claims of the true inheritors of Mars.
Fiction River: Christmas Ghosts
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
For the fourth anthology in the Fiction River line, paranormal romance writer Kristine Grayson invited a stellar lineup of cross-genre authors to tell heartwarming stories of love set in the holiday season. From Regency England to modern day Portland, Oregon, ghosts facilitate—or try to stop—true love in the dark at the end of the year.
Unidentified Funny Objects 2
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
UFO2 is the second annual collection of humorous science fiction and fantasy short stories. Inside you'll find: - A golem on an interstellar cruise ship - Dragon-taunting for fun and profit - Time travel gone really wrong - Cubicle farm wizardry - Alien behemoths in Central Park And much, much more!
Hunter Born
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This 20-page short story companion to the Darkness Trilogy can be read on its own or as a supplement to the trilogy. If a vampire destroyed your life, would you give up or fight back? When Trudy's world is turned upside down, she has to make a decision: succumb to her misery and give up, or train to fight the monsters that ruined her life.
Apples and Onions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Amy’s close encounter with a dragon in her family’s apple orchard produces unexpected fruit.
Apex Magazine - Issue 53
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. This month we feature work by Shira Lipkin, Mari Ness, Damien Angelica Walters, Kelly McCullough, Douglas Hulick, and Gary A. Braunbeck.
Vampire brauchen Blut - Die Falle
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Series: Vampire brauchen Blut, Teil 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: German. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
... und in der Vampirwelt geht es weiter: Vampirin Johanna ruft zu einem Speeddating nur für weibliche Teilnehmerinnen auf. Falls Elisa auftaucht, würde sie sie betäuben und in ihrem Kellergewölbe festhalten und sich furchtbar an ihr rächen. Ob der Abend so verläuft, wie sie ihn sich vorstellt?
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
Shadow Dreams
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Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Shadow Dreams is an enticing short story that opens the book on the Eight Factors universe where near death incidents can cause incredible gifts to erupt. Join Corey as he navigates the treacherous currents of the Gifted while hiding his true potential. If he fails, freedom won't be the only thing he loses.
The Forest
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Series: The Dark Corner, II. Price: Free! Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
When we were children, we were afraid of things that go bump in the night. But some things don't hide in the dark. They hide in plain sight.
Qu'est-il Arrivé à Davey?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dave Corrigan est en tournée au Moyen-Orient et en Terre Sainte. Souligné par le décès de sa mère et sa propre crise de mi-vie, ce qui arrive ensuite est dès la sortie de ce monde. Le plus drôle est, de Davey bien avec elle. Il pourrait même être exactement ce qu'il faut. Une histoire courte.
Ophelia In My Arms
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
New Science Fiction, New Horror and New Fantasy from prize winning author Mike Jansen, collected into a stunning anthology showing some of the best dark fiction the Netherlands have to offer.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (October 2013)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly has delivered a unique variety of character-driven speculative fiction short stories from both new and established writers. Our writers include first-time authors, Pushcart Prize nominees and Nebula award winners. This issue contains twelve original tales of dragons, zombies, and exotic places and bizarre mysteries.
Sanctuary
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shelver Anna is woken in the night to sort out a major bookslide in her library. However, she soon finds that the event was no accident, and that it's not only books that have been buried...