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A Fistful of Faeries (Tales of the Thief-City)
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Series: Tales of the Thief-City, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
After an absence from the Thief-City, Rax Darkthorn has debts long overdue, and not to the kind of people who'd let them slide. Making good on them will require negotiating with a crystalline savage and a faerie queen, and placing himself in the middle of a simmering gang war. Sequel to Street of Lost Gods. A 6700 word fantasy short story.
Lady of the Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Could faeries really exist? Aleandor has only heard of them in old bedtime tales until the day his master Kinsley proclaims that he has seen one. And what does Kinsley propose they do? Grab a bow and go hunting. Soon Aleandor must decide where his heart lies—behind a goose-feathered arrow and a drawn bowstring or in exploring the wonders of this magical visitor.
Flashy Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Very short reads, longer thoughts. A collection of flash fiction, covering different genres.
A Boy Who Loved War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Like many boys, Hraun enjoyed the thought of war. Weapons were interesting, and battle flags were colorful and beautiful. His war fantasies, however, were stronger than most and bordered on obsession. In the city of Dunning Cove with its delicate balance between the ruling class and the trolls living in the underworld, his obsession leads him on an adventure that will change the city forever.
In The Realm of the Wolf
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Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Bart returns to his home town to await an evil he can no longer avoid. As he waits, he questions the decisions he has made that have led him to this fate, and he wonders if perhaps he has sacrificed his own happiness and the happiness of those he loves for the sake of a higher cause that may prove to be beyond him.
Our Sunset Wall of Remembrance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A Grantaburgh Short ~ A Melancholy Tale. A duel bourn of class divide results in a man waking alone in The Wilderness. A bullet in his temple and prostrate atop the corpses of The Ferryman’s Pit, he recalls the fate that dragged him there.
St. Kalwain and the Lady Uta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man cursed by the faerie queen must slay a dragon to earn his freedom. (Originally published in ROAR 4.)
Phantasia
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Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Micro-contos de ficção especulativa que prometem ir dar um passeio com as ideias dos leitores, mostrando-lhes novos miradouros para as paisagens de sempre. "Sobre a nudez forte da verdade - o manto diaphano da phantasia" - Eça de Queirós
Fugue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Life is falling into place for Lia—a great guy and a start to a new, happy life. Until she wakes up in a psychiatric ward, with a husband she doesn’t remember and a name, Karen, that she’s never heard in her life. Karen can’t remember the last few months. Her husband assures her it’s part of her illness, but strange memories say otherwise. She has two lives. Only one of them is real.
Witch-Finder: A Chronicle of the Staff and Students of the Theological College of St. Van Helsing
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Series: St. Van Helsing, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Witches, elementals and vampires roam the British Isles. Only the militant arm of the Church of England from the College of St. Van Helsing keep the monsters in line. Vanessa Knipe writes of health-club vampires, school-girl love-spells, backyard gardens gone very wrong, and the efforts of the Witch-Finders to set things right and let ordinary Brits live normal lives.
Dave on Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The full Dave on Earth parts 1,2 3 and 4. Dave as 42 stone flabby but incredibly fit alien minervian, his friends Bob a transvestite grey alien and Mad Malk fight a battle to save the Earth
Memorie di Talarana - Globevisor Inc.
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: Italian. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magia e tecnologia possono convivere nello stesso libro? Racconto breve della serie spin off Memorie di Talarana, dedicato a tutti coloro che pensano che nei romanzi fantasy magia e tecnologia non possano coesistere serenamente.
The Greylands: Volume III
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Series: The Greylands. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet, William Shakespeare A land of shadows, of mystery, of obfuscated Truth. Welcome to the Greylands, that strange world, within the bounds of Time, peopled by mortal men. We cannot see truly, only as through a glass, darkly. Discover a collection of stories inspired by such imaginings.
The Greylands: Volume II
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Series: The Greylands. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet, William Shakespeare A land of shadows, of mystery, of obfuscated Truth. Welcome to the Greylands, that strange world, within the bounds of Time, peopled by mortal men. We cannot see truly, only as through a glass, darkly. Discover a collection of stories inspired by such imaginings.
The Greylands: Volume I
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Series: The Greylands. Price: Free! Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” Hamlet, William Shakespeare A land of shadows, of mystery, of obfuscated Truth. Welcome to the Greylands, that strange world, within the bounds of Time, peopled by mortal men. We cannot see truly, only as through a glass, darkly. Discover a collection of stories inspired by such imaginings.
Boy with a Thousand Arms.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He was abandoned by his mother to his uncle's care when he was three. Now a teenager, he begins to search for her, and learns the true meaning of the phrase: "Be careful what you wish for."
Bone Roads
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A ghost searches for revenge in ancient Egypt. A boy unearths the bones of a dragon. A girl risks awakening a dark god to save her dog… These nine fantasy short stories were previously published in magazines including Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, and Black Static. "Marvelous" - Colin Harvey, Suite101. "This one kept me turning the page without pause" - Scott Sandridge, Tangent Online
The Runaway
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Runaway is the first short story to be found in An Anthology of Bloodlines. It is also available as a stand-alone short story. With fire and otherworldly invaders closing in, a commander takes the time to tell the story of his capture and return to continue the fight. What are the secrets of his past?
Flickebarnet
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: Swedish. Published: January 20, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jag minns ingenting. Inte var jag bodde, mina vänner, mitt jobb eller ens vem jag var. Jag minns inte om jag var lycklig eller olycklig, ledsen eller glad. Jag vet inte om jag gillade min familj, om jag hade gift mig eller om jag ens var i giftasåldern. Om jag var gift så minns jag inte om jag älskade henne eller om jag slog henne."
Röda vinbär
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: Swedish. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
”Regel nummer ett: var alltid på vakt mot dom gamla schizarna. Dom flesta har levt hela sina vuxna liv bakom galler och dom som lyckats bli så gamla som Majken är riktiga överlevare. När hon först kom hit fick hon alla tänderna utdragna, så blev hon steriliserad, fick elchocker och när dom tyckte att de inte hjälpte blev det lobotomering."