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Descent
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Series: Brotherhood of the Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Corin was chosen to endure the Descent to become a paladin of his Order, he didn't know what to expect. The test was a mystery nobody talked about, but he was hoping the Goddess would protect him on this journey. However, what he didn't know, was that the apparition accompanying him during this time would force him to confess his deepest secrets, and feelings for his student, Walkar.
Black Static #38 Horror Magazine
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Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This 1st 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of Joel Lane, and Nicholas Royle pays tribute in 'The Conscience of the Circuit'. The issue’s new horror/dark fiction is by John Grant, Tim Waggoner, Andrew Hook, Maura McHugh, Danny Rhodes and Malcolm Devlin. Cover art is by Joachim Luetke. Plus columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker; Tony Lee’s DVD/Blu-ray reviews, Peter Tennant’s book reviews.
Echo - Projet Bradbury, #47
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: French. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Norma est aux anges : pour cette fan du célèbre Basile Finch, chaque sortie est un évènement. Se précipitant au magasin, elle met la main sur le précieux sésame vers les contrées narratives de l'auteur et rentre chez elle pour en profiter en toute sérénité. Sitôt plongée dans les histoires du maître, elle en oublierait presque que le monde existe.
Curelom Riders
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Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The king has been captured and sentenced to death, but Prince Omer isn’t ready to rule the Jaredites yet, let alone win a civil war. So he plans a rescue mission using the only way to reach the prison in time – riding across the sky on the backs of leathery-winged cureloms.
Hope For Another Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After losing her husband to a car accident, Silvia yearns for the normal life she once had and the love she lost. One night, while walking through the forest, her life is turned upside down when she discovers a mysterious secret in the forest. This is a twist on the fairytales we were told while we were young. It's a story about fate, loss, and giving life a second chance.
The Orc
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Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A lone human soldier wanders in a vast desert, almost dying of thirst. He meets a severely wounded orc warrior. What will be the outcome of this encounter?
A Forest Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A Forest Tale is a modern day adaption of Little Red Riding Hood that is set in some fog-shrouded mountains of the Orient. Follow a fully-mature lady in red as she decides to take a long walk in the forest on a balmy, autumn day.
Land For Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The oldest war story of all, revisited from a radically different perspective: One that assumes nothing about the attributes or characters of the combatants. In any war, it’s not the propaganda that matters but the outcome of the final battle. Don’t be alarmed. It's just a fantasy. No statement of belief about...well, anything...is expressed or implied.
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short fiction collection from PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”
Short Story Collection Vol. 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of six contemporary fantasy short stories by Sophia DeLuna.
The Baker Street Adventures Three The Land Beyond the Beyond
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hyde once again fouls the attempts of the Baker Street Adventurers. They find themselves in a parallel world where Professor Challenger is accused of being Jack the Ripper and he and his companions are sentenced to death by hanging.
El dios de los insectos
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Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: Spanish. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
¿Que sucede cuando los insectos de un patio interactuan con un ser humano al que creen su "dios"? ¿Estará el pueblo hormiga a la altura de su voluble divinidad? ¿Será el humano el "dios" que los insectos esperaban?
The Throne of Renir
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Series: Northland Tales, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A royal group finds itself ensnared in unfamiliar territory. Only by the grace of luck did they, in a panic, stumble upon a luchorpán horde. The story teller goes on to trade food and drink for a great story reciting the history of the once great city of Renir.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
The Life and Times of Griswald Grimm
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The early adventures of the Master Alchemist Griswald Grimm and his friends! Enter the city of Belestria, a busy, bustling trade city in the heart of the Desert Trail and meet the werewolves, wizards, soldiers, and spies of Bob Liddil’s fantasy world as they step out of the pages of “Sorcerer’s Apprentice Magazine” and into a deadly contest of magic. Ten amazing fantasy stories!
The Fisherman's Net
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The second of the Vestigial Tales, which tie into the award-winning Micah Grey series by Laura Lam. A fisherman catches a mermaid in his net and is unsure if he can let her go.
The Bard of Aondor
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Series: Northland Tales, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The town Aondor hosts Northland's greatest story teller. He is the personal bard to none other than the king himself. He has always drawn on inspiration from the town he lives in however today his mind is blank. As luck has it, a stranger comes to town and offers him an adventure to inspire the block he has.
Correct Think
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Jasmine Balderbaxter dreams of finding a steady job. Just something respectable. Something which pays the bills. And so she hangs all her—ever-dwindling—hopes on Correct Think, the latest bright hope for the future she craves. Correct Think: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
The Stranger
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Series: Spire City: Season One, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
What can you do when a steampunk mad genius targets you with a deadly serum? Fight back. Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders.
Thief's Wrong Turn
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Series: Northland Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Thief's wrong turn is a short Fable introduction to the Ancient Irish inspired, Fantasy world known as 'Northland.' It is the introduction to a race of magical folk known as 'luchorpán'