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A Watery Grave
By Lisa Williamson
Series: Guardians of the Gate City, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
There was a drowning in a place where you aren't supposed to swim. Harry investigates to see if it was an accident or if the secret residents of Sandy Pond have broken the compact. Book three in the Guardians of the Gate City Short Story series.
Hope Everlasting
By Lisa Williamson
Series: Guardians of the Gate City, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When a child is kidnapped Harry and his friends, the Shape shifter Joe and the Psychic cop Jackson need to find her before a dark and evil magic is unleashed. Book two of the Guardian of the Gate City short story series
One More All Hallows Eve
By Lisa Williamson
Series: Guardians of the Gate City, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A guardian of the night just covering his territory has to deal with a missing neighborhood
Un cadáver en el Sena y otros cuentos fantásticos
By Paco Bellart
Price: Free! Words: 40,020. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
¡Detente, futuro lector! Has llegado al lugar indicado. Aquí hallarás todo aquello que andabas buscando: monstruos infernales, fantasmas, fenómenos sobrenaturales, asesinatos, ritos macabros y horrores sin parangón, adecentado todo en un lenguaje correcto y elegante, por añadidura. No lo dudes; éste es tu libro.
Mr. Bear
By Midu Hadi
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
0.25 star(4.30 from 10 reviews)
Jane is just trying to make it on her own and she was doing fine until she ran into trouble...of the bear variety!
Mimozemstan
By Miroslav Halás
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: Slovak. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kratky fantazijny pribeh Miroslava Halasa, ktory vsak hovori o podstate medziludskych vztahov. Prvykrat publikovany v novinach v roku 1990.
Antiquities and Tangibles and Other Stories
By Tim Pratt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The third collection by Hugo Award-winning author Tim Pratt -- whose previous collection Hart & Boot and Other Stories was a World Fantasy Award finalist -- gathers 23 of his best recent works of SF and Fantasy. Stories include Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award nominee "Her Voice in a Bottle," Bram Stoker Award finalist "The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft" (with Nick Mamatas), and three new stories.
De Sleutel van Ka'Rak
By Michael Blommaert
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: Dutch. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wanneer een dief een schitterende robijnen sleutel in de hand van een mummie ziet, kent zijn hebzucht geen grenzen. Als snel blijken de gevolgen van zijn daad...
The Mystics
By Simon Thane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A village of strange people. Separated from the world, they live in peace. How could any of them have known what would befall them in only one day?
The Lighthouse: a short story
By Karen Heard
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young girl trapped in a flooding Lighthouse begins to wonder why her parents left... A short story originally published in the collection: It's Dark Inside.
Förvandlingen
By Malin Roca Ahlgren
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: Swedish. Published: January 1, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dockorna står uppradade runt en liten midsommarstång av trä som står på den rosa mattan i hennes rum. Hon tar på sig finsandalerna och jag sätter en blomma i mitt hår. Hon sticker in sin hand i min och vi är redo.
Håret på väggen
By Saga Torstensson
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: Swedish. Published: January 1, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
En av medarbetarna krävde att få byta rum. Han sa att det växte hår på väggarna.
The Call of the Elements: A Kiss of Fire
By Sky Corbelli
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
I shall begin with that which is passionate and beautiful, as an old man is wont to do. Fire, who consumes and destroys even as she gives light and warmth, loveliest of the Elements. Once, she locked herself away, hidden in a land of snow and ice, fearing the power that burned within her. More's the folly: we brought her back.
A Dragon Scorned
By J.C. Harker
Series: Dragons Reborn, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Wing and Fang Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thorar, a dwarven mercenary looking for gold and glory is recruited by his friend Urim, an officer in an elite dwarven army. Together they sail out on a secret mission to find and kill the last of the ancient dragons. They seek out the mysterious Uutta Toivoa island, but does the dragon really exist or is it just a dangerous Draphony cult?
Overman
By Sam Seudo
Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Psychiatrist Owen Hanks’s new patient, Conrad Davis, is a superhuman ex-police officer - formerly depicted by the press as a veritable superhero. Then something changed, and - without explanation - he began to take lives rather than saving them. Owen feels safe because his patient’s powers are being suppressed. But he’s about to learn that - even now - Davis might not be as harmless as he seems.
When Fish Learn to Fly
By Louisa Swann
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Day after day, Charlie dreams of climbing out of his pond and taking to the air, following his love through the skies on the wings of freedom. And night after night, Charlie returns to his muddy pond, doomed to swim in murky waters forever. Or is he? Can a simple mud puppy's dreams come true? Time to go ask the Magic Man.
The Dangers of Sleeping Potion
By Emily Ann Ward
Price: Free! Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Sierra and Sashe's husbands and brother leave on a dangerous quest to find a group of Protectors who are terrorizing a town in search of shape changers, the women follow. The mission takes a deadly turn when the men are taken captive, and Sierra and Sashe are forced to use their ingenuity to protect them or they may lose their loved ones forever. A short story in the Protectors series.
The Carpathian Shadows Volume 2
By Lea Schizas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
It started with an innocent letter. Why not join a paranormal investigation into a supposedly haunted castle? Why not learn the legend of Lord Erdley. After all, there's no chance that he's really a vampire... is there? A group of tourists learns secrets about themselves and about the world they live in... some of those, secrets that should have remained hidden.
Never Ever After: Three Short Stories
By Ruth Nestvold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three previously published fantasy short stories by Ruth Nestvold: "A Serca Tale," "King Orfeigh," and "Happily Ever Awhile." "Happily Ever Awhile": Everyone knows the story of the filthy girl who married the prince by not bleeding into a glass slipper. But what happened to Ellie after the happy ending?
Apex Magazine - Issue 44
By Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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 on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features Eugie Foster, Lettie Prell, Sarah Kuhn, and Tansy Rayner Roberts.