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Duel on Mt. Vapor
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Series: The Books of Braenyn, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Braenyn and Tarrow head to the city of Green Spires to sell the Gem of Iplorius to the King. While there the King makes another offer to the elf thief that he simply cannot resist. Against the warnings of his lover, Tarrow, Braenyn sets out on a new journey that will take him into the Whitewood Mountains and up the treacherous slopes of Mount Vapor.
Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From fantastical tales to razor-sharp observations, Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head is an eclectic collection of stories by award-winning editor and writer, Annetta Ribken. Continuing in the twisted tradition of Not Nice and Other Understatements, Ribken expands her world to reveal hard truths, side-splitting humor, and a peek into the odd and weird places in her brain.
Aurealis #79
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Warm Your Cockles
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a little bit of fun inspired by a re ... ah! But hang on. That would be telling and it’s in the story. This is another wild and splendiferous ‘quick as a flash story’ like the Green Balloon one, but not short enough to be in the Haiku stable (thank God). It is something you may want to read on your way to work to cheer you up before you get there so you can arrive with a smile.
A Beauty And The Beast Short Story: Gorgeous, The Rogue, And A Beastly Creature (Snarktales From Fairyland 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A clumsy book-lover outwits a Roguish Suitor and her own odd family to find love with the most unlikely of sources--a Cursed Yet Elegant Beast.
A Man Caught in Time: A Dark Tale of Fantasy
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Series: Dark Tales of Fantasy, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It may be the first time I've written these words or it may be the hundredth time, I can't be sure. The occurrences I'm about to detail are truth, I don't intend to lie or extrapolate. I have seen my final moment but it was not to be my last. I know when its coming and the horror of it is too great, I can't bear the pain.
Cuentos para ti
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Libro de cuentos fantásticos, el cual explora temas de ciencia ficción, combinándolos con realidades cotidianas con las cuales cualquier persona se sentirá identificada.
Camael's Gift (Angelic Hosts Series Book I)
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Series: Angelic Hosts Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the heavenly realms, conflict and war are as routine as escorting souls to the other side. For Camael, his routine has just been disrupted as he finds himself irresistibly drawn to a human woman he encounters while comforting her dying child. Torn between love for Hannah Adams and love of his God, Cam must choose a side and play his part in a battle for power between heaven and hell.
Vacant Faith
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
As with most children, little Alina is curious about the world around her and those that fill it. Full of questions, she learns a family secret that holds those she loves in a terrible grip. When she finds out that the man who was supposed to protect her from monsters is the very thing she fears, she knows she must be strong to save him, but her faith may not be enough.
Sorahane Retribution: A Cadenza Interlude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Rozarian knight Fidelo Varela, introduced in "Cadenza 2: Realm of Secrets," returns home to his king to find out what happened to his wife. However, where this journey takes him brings more questions than answers, and more secrets are uncovered that would impact not only Cadenza, but the entire planet of Mira...
The Least of Elves: A Land of Fathara Novella (Prequel to The Azetha Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Toran looked on the Elves in Xanti with wonder. They all had at least one Gift, a trade, and they all knew their path in life. Why was he so different? On Toran's Naming Day, the queen had called him a harbinger — but of what? And now that he was entrusted with a delivery to the Human village of Kipra, he hoped great things finally lay in store — but feared his past mistakes might spell disaster.
Run James Run
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story about James, who is seeking love and finding peace.
Warrior Of The Silver Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
With an army of darkness being created, demon backed dragons on their tails, and an entire land to convince to fight in a war that will save them, Velondra and Triston have much to do with little time to do it in. Come along for the next part of the adventure in Part Two of The Velipian Series as Velondra goes on a journey to the North to try and convince the Queen Genevieve to join the fight.
The Call
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What most deem a curse another may insist an unrefined gift. Forced into choosing between a past only remembered in part and the promise of a future unknown, Sharene must decide to follow the magic, or continue ignoring who it seems she was born to be.
Terrible Me
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Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Emerald Thief holds your gaze, turning your thoughts into her own. There's no stopping the string of robberies that follow her. Until she meets Rebecca, a detective, someone with the same emerald green eyes as her. She can't understand why Rebecca's trying to help her and not just arresting her like she should. What are Rebecca's plans for Emerald Thief ? Will she survive them?
As Long As Forever
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Young Lilly is sickly in body, but strong in mind, spending her days at home thinking and learning about the world beyond. But everything changes when two strangers appear before her. With a touch of the hand, the strangers take Lilly to new realities. Lilly's life changes forever as her small world opens, but when a seemingly careless accident occurs, will Lilly be able to keep her new life?
God
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Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Human shaped super intellectual mathematician accidentally created the universe according to some deliberate design. And later he realized that the whole of his creation was running according to the will of Satan and Satan could spell the apex of his creation to the brink of destruction....................................
Apex Magazine Issue 71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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 month features Sean Robinson, AC Wise, Naomi Kritzer, Yzabel Ginsberg, Octavia Cade, Keith S. Wilson, and Isabel Yap.
The Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A derelict building on an old city street is not entirely abandoned. Someone, or something, lives there - and it eats people. But not all prey are the same...
The Breath That Became Us
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Looking back over the years and seeing only a mist of oxygen, a person finds the breath that became them is the only dream in their mind. In their soul, they want to find love, and to be told that it will be found in everything they see, and touch, and hold…