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Sorcières & Zombies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: French. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sorcières & Zombies est un recueil de nouvelles mêlant fantastique et fantasy, humour et horreur, vampirisme et homosexualité, morts-vivants et enquête, transsexualité et sorcellerie.
Valiant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(1.00 from 1 review)
Langden Hawke’s bloody history has led him into some pretty tight scrapes, but none tighter than Fort Valiant. When the mercenary captain sells his sword to the fort’s desperate defenders, Langden believes he’s finally found an escape from his violent profession — if he can stay alive long enough to cash in the contract.
The Little Mermaid Who Loved Too Much
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adrian the mermaid is on a quest for love... and eventually vengeance. But mostly love. In this twisted fairy tale wrought with irony, it presents a more realistic ending to the conventional love story, albeit that it gets there along the most absurd path possible. This also ties into the Twisted Fairy Tales universe that has ruined so many childhoods thus far. Not recommended for children.
The Restaurant of Many Orders
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is perhaps the most famous of Kenji's short stories and one of his personal favorites, as it was the title story of his one and only self-published collection of short stories. Two hunters go on a hunting trip in the country and end up completely lost. Luckily they come across what appears to be an extremely popular restaurant…but everything is not as it seems.
Wendigo Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Dreams hold power and insight and no one understands that more than the Ojibwe Webeno, or dream-interpretor, Mr. Shiriki. Even he is not prepared for the horror unleashed by one teenage girl's nightmares.
The Magical Forest of Aseran Volume 1: Battlecry
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Elaine Kleid. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
She Was Lost Without Him . . . A dark wizard attempts to steal warrior princess Kierha's soul. She must find herself, restore her powers & join Kyle who is looking to steal her soul as well...but for an entirely different reason. He Will Win Her Hand And Her Heart . . . Kyle is a Light Wizard betrothed to Kierha. He must battle to prove his worth. He knows with each victory she is worth it!
On Blackened Wings
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A dark fantasy e-short of 4,200 words. 'On Blackened Wings' is one of the 12 stories of science fiction, fantasy and horror collected in Transient Tales Volume 2.
Tales from the Threshold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Osuna Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From a slayer of the undead going on a first date with the girl of his dreams; to a middle-aged woman confronting four doppelgängers of herself; to three individuals encountering the weird in the Wild West—these and the other tales in this collection explore the threshold between endings and beginnings, reality and fantasy, despair and hope.
Papilionaceous
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
***Updated version*** A chance encounter reunites two people who have never met. Papilionaceous is a story about being trapped in a life you don't want and the hope of escaping into something better.
Apples to Apples
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hi. I don't have a name, I'm a zombie. I wasn't always a zombie, and in fact I remember vividly my life before I became a decrepit, soulless cannibal, but I am one now, and I suppose that's what's important. I spend most of my time chilling by the lake in the city I dwell in, not really doing much, because I'm a zombie. I'm not worried about being re-killed, I'm more worried about not living.
Portals: A Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Abruptly, without any warning, portals to another dimension opened up all over the world. Hundreds of thousands entered; none returned. Now, months later, one representative exits each portal with a message. The doorways lead to a better world, and whoever wishes to enter must do so quickly, as the portals will soon disappear forever.
Death Comes in Bone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Murdered by his closest friend, Tanag is not surprised to wake and find himself dead. He is surprised, however, that others have come to the caves hidden not so far from what used to be his home. As the adventurers plunder his bones and move on, Tanag remembers who killed him, and the vow he made as he died. In order to fulfil that vow, Tanag must rise and leave his impromptu tomb.
The Power to Change the Shape of the Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The usurper king puts a geas on a sorceress and demands she give him the power to change the shape of the land. The geas makes her unable to refuse, but she finds a way to thwart him…a choice that comes with a terrible price. USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dayle A. Dermatis “one of the best writers working today,” and this story shows just why!
Darkling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Who is he? Where did he come from? And why does everyone want him dead? The story of a darkling child and the powerful forces who want his hide. A dark tale of sorcery and salvation. You won't want to miss it.
The Day The Dragons Died
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
There is a story written down in time about this king that’s not heard of too often or known by many. It’s a story of love for this king’s great father; it’s a story of giving and knowing what’s right; and also knowing what’s wrong. It’s a story of this kings own beliefs but are they honest and true do and you believe he’s right?
The Morning of Magic
Series: Tales of Wizards and Adventure, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A little girl lost in a magical wood, an old warrior with creaking knees and an unkillable foe, a teenage girl in a city full of evil. In worlds where magic reigns, anything can happen, and these unlikely heroes face insurmountable odds. Six tales offer six different views of courage and desperation in the teeth of dark and fearsome magic.
The Curious Cat of Culpepper County
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As Supreme Entity and sovereign ruler of the kingdom of Culpepper, Tom is certainly not your ordinary cat. True, he is without a proper human servant and his subjects have become annoyingly needy, but he bears his lonely burden with dignity and determination to expand his kingdom. And indeed his world is about to get much larger, and a lot less lonely. First short story in the "Nine Lives" series.
My Brother's Keeper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What would you be willing to do to save a soul from oblivion? Abduction? Possession? Murder? A space traveler lands on a primitive planet, and contends with the backwards philosophy of some brown-robed brethren as he tries to rescue his own brother's spirit. "My Brother's Keeper" is a short, speculative fiction, and is in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Beyond the Wildlands
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
An elf of the Wildlands recounts his adventures in this fantasy short story.
Life and Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A book about a girl who lost her family to a villain. Then a man comes across her while she's in the middle of battle.