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Shadow Weapons of Doom
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Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Khy'Meir tribes posses few weapons with which to combat the Alhambran Empire. The tribes cannot match the empire's swords, nor do they have the stones with which to build walls. The tribes' only weapon is fear, wielded by their shadows infiltrating the enemy's homeland. But the tribes underestimate how deeply the fear cuts, realizing too late the doom shadows help to summon.
Picasso heeft de late dienst
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: Dutch. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Reddingsdiensten proberen met beperkte middelen te begrijpen wat er aan de hand is in het gebouw van een koeriersdienst. Ook Flip Reevers probeert dat te begrijpen, al ziet hij niet dat hij zelf het slachtoffer is.
Cat-Tooth Magic and Dog-Eared Miracles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Kate no longer runs in the field with her loyal dog Gyp. Gyp worries for Kate's exhaustion. Gyp sees how the color fades from his beloved master. He knows how Kate sweats through sleepless nights. Gyp suspects a terrible sickness gripping Kate, and he fears the family cat Isis holds a terrible secret from him, one which Gyp is determined to learn no matter if he has to shake that cat apart.
Unhappily Ever After; Fairy Tales with a Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fairy tales have a happy ending ... or do they? In this anthology of short stories we learn that sometimes happily ever after misses the mark. From Rumpelstiltskin's Ghost, to an unhappily married Snow White, or the little known Eighth Dwarf to Jack's poor decision making skills. Sit back and enjoy these lesser known fairy tales as told by some of today's hottest authors!
Man Sues Machine - Judicial First
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Man Sues Machine - Judicial First E. Desmond Buntzel has secured a place in judicial history as the only human (so far) to sue a machine – the Fairlight Weight Master – for personal damages. Mind you, he is not suing the inventor or the company that assembled it, he is suing the machine itself.
The War of Antiquities: Five
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Series: The War of Antiquities. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
With Therion out of the way, Duke begins to open up to Catherine. Catherine starts her own investigation and finds there is more to the story than being told. Cora experiences another echo in time and reveals a secret that’s not hers to tell.
Pigs Might Fly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
All her life Lily has prepared herself for taking over the family farm. How is Lily going to convince her traditionally minded father that farming is the only thing she has ever wanted to do, and that she is the best of his offspring to take over when he is gone? And what do her dreams and hopes have to do with flying pigs?
The Soul in the Sword
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When an Arach raiding party attacks a wagon train and moves on to take on the next town, Dannon is part of the out-riders who must clean up in their wake. The dead girl on the wagon is just one of many reasons he doesn’t like spiders, or the elves that ride them. The Soul in the Sword is a short tale of fantasy battle, which will be incorporated into An Anthology of Blades.
Bite!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A witch named Natalie relies on her unreliable friends to solve her vampire problem.
The Watcher
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A quick read about what is experienced when left on the shelf
Wishing For Truths
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you had a wish, what would you wish for? Vanessa is about to learn the true meaning of ‘be careful what you wish for’ when on her doorstep, appears a Genie’s bottle.
Hide and Seek
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Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aravel had planned on knitting his mother socks but Anwyn's temper tantrum made concentration impossible. Instead, he proposed a Clan-wide game of Hide and Seek through the Dana Clan house. While hiding Aravel saw the opportunity to right a wrong and make Uncle Athol and his best friend Ruark happy. All it would take was convincing Mother that a marriage would seal the trade deal perfectly.
In Robert's Memory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It happens to us all – one day we discover we’re not as perfect as we thought we were, and we have to learn to function with that fact. An interplanetary tourist ship runs into it's own version of an iceberg; it's up to R0B3rt to ensure its passengers’ survival. Careful - you spend enough time around people and they’re bound to rub off on you. "In Robert's Memory" is a short speculative fiction.
13th Hour - Tales from Light to Midnight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From light tales of legends and love to dark stories of ancient beasts and angry wives, the 13th Hour's award-winning stories will delight you, mystify you and perhaps make you cringe. For a full description of the book and to read a free story from the 13th Hour, please visit: TammiePainter.com/13th-hour/
The Magical Cases of Gwen Conner
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gwen Conner solves mysteries in a land where magic is used to create telephones, dictation machines, and streetcars. In this collection she has to deal with sleazy journalists, corrupt politicians, and a scheme to rob a payroll delivery.
The Witch and the Fiddler
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Life is good for Zsálya the witch until one day her friend Gyárfás surprises her with an unpleasant revelation.
Alyxa - Dragon Charmer
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Series: Dragon Charmers, prequel - short story. Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Southern Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to the world of Shanoria, Kingdom of the dragons where Alyxa is the daughter of the Dragon Charmer. Join her for an exciting day in her life with dragons, danger and a hint of magic. A short story based on the magical dragon series - Dragon Charmers
Creepy Crystal Tales, Volume 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The stories that are included in this book are about prehistorical plants that devour animals; murder by dismemberment; a cursed Indian burial site; a Rocky Mountain Bigfoot; and greed that leads to murder.
Chief - A Short Story (Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector)
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Series: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector, 1.1. Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
CHIEF Gabe has nothing to go home to now that his wife is dead. He's spent every hour since the news in the office, burying himself in his work. He had a stack of case files on his desk full of incidents that he would have to deal with. Among them was also news of something new that had come into town that might be able to bring his wife back to him.
The Man Who Would Kill Death
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Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Durel lived alone with his power for ages. He also lived among the people during other ages, hate was slowly consuming him. Until the day he found his little white dog, no magic could teach him to love the way she did. After fifty years death came despite his magical spells. From that moment on Durel vowed he would be the only human to contact and destroy death himself. The lies would be removed.