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Visions of Magic - The Kidnap of Gabrielle Ulan
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Series: Visions of Magic. Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before Farrel Tarse defeated Beskar Aarl in "The Duel" he was once an apprentice to the Master Wizard Varn Maun. Farrel is secretly in love with Lord Ulan's daughter so when she is kidnapped by goblin raiders he sets out to rescue her. Follow Farrel on his next adventure and at the same time learn more about the world of Umijia in this next story in the Visions of Magic series.
A Short Story from the N'Loron Universe #2
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Series: The Daughter of Ares Chronicles, One Shot. Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a special short story from the N'Loron Universe. What is that you ask? It's the veil that my Daughter of Ares Chronicles character, Athine, protects. This is the second in a series of free short story e-books. The #2 issue ties in with some of the plots in my current WIP (Cursed Bloods slated for 2014), but anyone should be able to enjoy the short story as stand alone tale.
A Short Story from the N'Loron Universe #1
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Series: The Daughter of Ares Chronicles, One Shot. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a special short story from the N'Loron Universe. What is that you ask? It's the veil that my Daughter of Ares Chronicles character, Athine, protects. This is the first in a series of free short story e-books. The #1 issue ties in with some of the minor plots from Athine Verses: The Narkurru, but anyone should be able to enjoy this short story as a stand alone tale.
Förvandlingen
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: Swedish. Published: January 17, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
”Alla skrek utom jag och Jocke. Jag var som i trans, med armen utsträckt som en stolt flaggstång med Jocke spetsad, rosslande, längst ut. Han vajade fram och tillbaka några gånger innan han tappade balansen och föll över mig. I fallet drog han med sig glasbiten och täckte mig med sitt blod som snabbt pumpade ut över mig ur hans halspulsåder, vilken jag kapat tillsammans med struphuvudet.”
Passageraren
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: Swedish. Published: January 17, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
”Under den oändliga tid jag suttit i tågkupén, hade jag hunnit ömsa skinn flera gånger. Den sista gången helt nyligen. Mina kläder bör¬jade se solkiga ut mot min nyfött glänsande hud. Min resklädsel bestod av en grå skräddarsydd dräkt med insvängd midja och en blus med vit spetskrage."
The Buried Blade
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When the grass in one of her uncle's fields starts to die, Amanda tries to work out why, but her uncle only sees stones, where she sees fragments of pottery. In a war as old as time, will Amanda convince her uncle of the truth, and remain unscathed, or will she fall under the control of an old and subtle power? The Buried Blade is a short tale of dark fantasy.
The Mystical Cat: An Anthology of All Things Feline
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Feline Mystique Sometimes loved, sometimes worshipped, sometimes demonized, the cat has been humankind’s companion throughout thousands of years. The mystical cat explores the magical side of the feline, helper and imp, guide and god, you’ll read 19 of the best cat stories by authors such as Lyn McConchie, Alma Alexander, Dusty Rainbolt, Cynthia Ward, S. A. Bolich, and Frog and Esther Jones
En levande metafor
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: Swedish. Published: January 16, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
”Hon satte lunchboxen i kylskåpet i fikarummet. Hon satte kassen med glaskross under skrivbordet i arbetsrummet. Sedan satte hon sig vid skrivbordet och började jobba som vanligt. Fast det var ingen vanlig dag. För i dag var den dag då hon skulle mörda sin arbetskamrat. Kassen med glaskross väntade under bordet. Väntade på det rätta tillfället."
Längtans djup
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: Swedish. Published: January 16, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
”Hon var inte den enda som längtade. Även jag såg fram emot min femtonde födelsedag, då jag för första gången skulle få stiga upp till ytan. Jag räknade dagarna tills jag skulle få känna solens värme och vindens smekningar."
The Flugel
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Growing bored with the dull life of her flock, a Swan Maiden decides to seek adventure. Exploring the forbidden forest, she discovers a beautiful lake, a secret place of quiet to call her own. But the protector of the forest jealously guards his lands, and she may not be able to avoid his wrath.
Road Block
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The character in question has problems with his bowels and sea anemones from his disturbed imagination begin to mock him. His family is distraught, his workplace confused and the character in question must face up to his demons. He’ll need his family’s help and he’ll need to relax. Relief is at hand and everyone will sing of it.
Sight Beyond Sight
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Price: Free! Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a small coastal village, a young man sees a strange older man before the unthinkable happens to his community and his life is forever changed.
Crone
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dreams of ancient goddesses haunt Dr. Dana Garvey, expert witness at a rape trial. Then an old, tattooed woman weaves her way into Dana’s disturbing dreams. No matter what Dana does, a rich young man will get away with rape. But the ancient ones are back and somewhere between maiden, mother and crone—and the young man on trial—Dana will be swept up in mysteries beyond the reality she knows.
El Cebo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Un joven británico se enamora de la ciudad vasca de San Sebastián nada más llegar. ¿Pero quién - o qué - se enamorará de él?
Unnatural Disaster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Whale Rock Police Chief Jaclyn Tadero faces the Oregon Coast’s version of the perfect storm: a tsunami warning during a winter squall. And thanks to Seavy County Coroner Hamilton Denne, she finds herself scouring the beach for idiots drawn to the tsunami’s approach.
The Nature of Your Need
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Four short stories about war, the paranormal, cyberspace, alternative history, and the nature of sacrifice.
The Door of Ivory
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
A short and nostalgic tale about the world of dreams. A dreamer gives way to the call of dreams and tries to find the dream worlds of his happy childhood. Lovecraftian short story, based on the universe of Fantasy saga "The Stones of Talarana."
La Porta di Avorio
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: Italian. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Racconto breve e nostalgico sul mondo dei sogni. Un sognatore cede al richiamo dei sogni e cerca di ritrovare i mondi onirici e felici della sua infanzia. Di lovecraftiana ispirazione è basato sull'universo della saga Fantasy "Le Pietre di Talarana".
Epilogue
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
ep·i·logue: an ending that serves as a comment on or conclusion to what has happened. Climate change, natural disaster, war and disease threaten to destroy all we know. Predictions of the future are bleak. But does the apocalypse really mean the end of the world? Is there no hope for a future that follows? Twelve writers take on the end of the world and go beyond, to what comes next.
The Winter Tree: Tales of Borschland, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In 1642, two adventurers from the Dutch East India Company quest through the wilderness of what will become the nation of Borschland to find a tree blooming in the dead of winter. On that tree, so natives tell the tale, a pair of fabulous silver skates hang, guarded by a monster. When the Dutchmen arrive, however, what they find is even stranger than the legend.