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A Soul of Stone
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Peyroux faces a daily battle to drown out all of the voices that constantly chatter in his head. Having hidden away from the world, a new friend called Sebastian steels his reserve for a venture back into the outside world, with the promise of holding back the voices. But the world outside immediately becomes too much to handle for Peyroux, and from his hospital bed, he turns elsewhere for help.
The One Way Forward
Series: Long Shadows on a Wide Plain. Price: Free! Words: 35,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young prince Calum escapes his bed in the dead of night to meet with the illusive wanderer, known to the men of Calum’s kingdom as Roland the Ferocious, at a crossroads. And with that, Calum begins his journey west to the kingdom of Dunway where he seeks a new life. Only the forests stand between Calum and his new home, but how will the young Calum survive the trails he finds within.
All That Glitters
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Consumerism, capitalism, and self image: it's all wrapped up in a neat plastic package for us, isn't it? In this short story, a robot woman comes across a box of her old childhood parts. Nostalgia and regret mix as she contemplates how materialism affected her upbringing.
War Cake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Elle believes in the war cakes she bakes. She believes they will help her loved ones return home safely. But not everyone in Elle’s family believes in their power. And that lack of belief can mean the difference between life and death. A story about love, hope, and the magic of belief.
After The Wedding and The Woman Who Could Smell the Future: Two Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two flash fiction stories: In "After the Wedding," Galatea struggles with the challenges of married life, questions about her own origin, and the boundaries of her own nature, as imposed by her creator and husband. In "The Woman Who Could Smell the Future," a woman of humble ambitions discovers that even the silliest of superpowers can give you an edge in life and job-hunting.
A Beast Of Beauty (Beastly Tales #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Beast finds himself once more lonely and without hope. Recounting his dark past, and stumbling towards his future, the Beast's life is forever changed when a woman and her two twins enter the hidden village he calls home, seeking refuge. Despite Beauty's appearance in his life, the curse is still upon him. Can these newcomers help him break it, or will he remain a beast forever?
Dreams of the Damned, Vol. 4
Series: Dreams of the Damned. Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The journey halts. Are the travelers trapped in an inn? Chained in the darkness of a tomb? As answers await, let's discover a court enclosed in an infernal chamber, wherein no soul is safe. And hear the tale of a creature hunting for a trophy. See a vision wherein a prayer is truly answered. Learn why our good intentions may lead us to hell. Listen as a whisper paints the dreams of the damned …
Ashes to Ashes
Series: Furred, Feathered, and Fanged. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
As a string of suspicious fires plagues Tulsa, Alex uncovers an occult connection straight out of his worst nightmare—one which could send the entire community up in smoke. But that’s not the only threat out there. A mysterious book has gone missing and an old acquaintance with questionable motives has arrived in town. Can Alex keep his department together and navigate the dark side as well?
Global Warming Fun 3: A Tick In Time
Series: Global Warming Fun. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
George Kelso expected to die from cancer and exposure on a cold fall night in Central Park in New York City. Instead, he woke in the morning experiencing the telepathic thoughts of intelligent ants! This short story is the third item of an emerging sci-fi/fantasy series of short stories and novellas that chronicle an increasingly unstable world due to climate change.
Thirsty
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young man is kidnapped from his fiancee's apartment complex. His abductor performs terrible experiments on him, seeking to unlock some hidden potential...and that potential may be his only route to freedom. But at what cost?
Dream Murder
Price: Free! Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Kerry Finch is a homicide detective with a special trick for solving crimes: he can walk in dreams. When his latest investigation leads to a personal challenge from someone--or something--in Dream, he must face the possibility that his unique ability may lead to his death.
Story of Evil
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Thrilling Short Story from Author Jason Jack! Doug never planned on standing face to face with evil, it just kind of happened. Due to a dare gone awry, Doug not only finds himself without pants in the middle of a cemetery but with little chance at stopping the evil threat he accidentally uncovered. Find out what happens to Doug in this suspenseful short story.
The Reckoning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tyris and Stilthius Menion have just had a falling out with their previous employer. In the brutal, unforgiving world of mercenaries, this makes them hunted men. Their flight takes them to a desolate town and a chance meeting with the only two souls who remain there. When it becomes clear things are not what they seem, the brothers are faced with forces far beyond their experience as soldiers.
Prophecy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Ryer Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A short story companion to BOOK OF EARTH, Book 1 in the Bradamante Saga. Bradamante’s mother, Lady Aya, meets a seer who gives her both a warning and a prophecy. Aya’s decision whether to heed either will have a lasting effect on both the kingdom and the lives of her own children.
Rinaldo and Bayard
Series: Bradamante Saga. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Ryer Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A short story companion to BOOK OF EARTH, Book 1 in the Bradamante saga. Further background and adventures of Rinaldo and his horse Bayard.
The Last
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Terrorized by the thought of death, a man lets himself be contaminated by vampirism to prolong his life indefinitely. However, when Hell and Heaven’s legions face each other in the ultimate battle, he becomes the last human being on Earth. Will he let himself be dragged peacefully into one of the afterlife kingdoms?
O Último
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aterrorizado com a ideia da morte, um homem deixa-se contaminar pelo vampirismo de forma a prolongar a sua vida indefinidamente. Porém, quando as legiões do Céu e do Inferno se enfrentam na derradeira batalha, vê-se como o último ser humano na Terra. Deixar-se-á arrastar pacificamente para um dos reinos do pós-morte?
Under the Bridge
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cath was too old to be terrified by the prospect of a blind date. Considering your options while unable to sleep at two o clock in the morning didn’t mean you were scared. He was some kind of supernatural, her mother promised, which should make for interesting conversation. Honestly, how bad could it be?
Midwife to Divinity
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dahlia had a problem: a stalker with powers that threatened not just her life but also her carefully crafted identity. Jacks had a problem, too: a magical doom that had destroyed his entire family. Only by trusting each other can they solve the problems destroying their lives. Midwife to Divinity is an urban fantasy focused on strength, challenges and claiming what you thought you'd left behind.
Saturday He Fed the Cat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It’s a dog’s life. What can a 9-pound westie do when faced with the injustices of a newly colonized world? Katy tries her darnedest, but learns that sometimes life just isn't fair, no matter what planet you're on. "Saturday He Fed the Cat" is a dog’s-eye view (and a short, speculative fiction.)