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Stonechild
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Series: Children of the Vortex, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
She's almost forgotten her name, so few people call her by it. Growing up in the streets of Chenon's slums can kill you, but loneliness will kill you faster. Can salvation come from the terrifying Cadre, the magical army she's always believed evil? Stonechild is a 7k short story set in the Children of the Vortex world.
Bewildering Boundaries
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Series: Tales from Aleyi: from the Association for the Magically Creative. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
— sequel to "Associated Accidents" — Faed Nirmoh's impulsive streak has gotten him into trouble before, and he might've outdone himself, this time. Has he stuck himself with having to marry an insane, despicable woman, or can he find a way out of it by lunchtime? (A short story of about 5500 words)
366 Squared. Volume 6: June
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Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Jessie's Unicorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Jessie’s Unicorn tells the enchanting tale of a perfect friendship that most little girls dream of. Jessie is a young girl, who in her loneliness as a child she creates her true best friend, a unicorn named Roamey. Roamey lives in a world of magic and happiness.
Spirit Hunt, Part 13 of Shadows of the Heavens
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: British English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adajo has never really chosen his path. It always seemed so obvious. So how can he choose which mask he should be wearing? When investigating the increasing disappearances at local farms, the choice may be taken out of his hands. A 7,000 word fantasy short story.
Lexie's Choice
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Series: Faery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by WDM Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Prom is just around the corner, but Lexie can’t afford the kind of dress that makes her drool. Fortunately, her best friend is an honest-to-goodness faery princess with flower faeries at her command. The girls want gorgeous prom dresses? No problem! Unfortunately, nothing in Faery is what it seems, and prom dresses for mortal friends carry a hefty price.
Invasion: Enchanted Forest, Episode 5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Episode 5: Invasion The prophecy of Nightshade, queen of the hags, comes true. An army of Big People invades from the south: the Necro-Lords, masters of death.
Hagflight: Enchanted Forest, Episode 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The festival of All Hallows comes to Kalamar. Norgs don masks to honor Dibbhal, the Bogey Man. Meanwhile, Pirosha's friend Imowyn notices the full moon, shining bright. She promptly informs him that whenever All Hallows and a full moon coincide, a fascinating astrological event called the Hagflight can be seen in the sky from the top of Mount Doogan.
The Ironic Fantastic #2
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Price: Free! Words: 17,960. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The second in a series of free anthologies that will showcase quirky, ironic, whimsical and unusual fantasy stories from writers around the world.
Terror Twins - A Short Story (Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector)
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Series: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector, 1.2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Terror Twins were finally caught and Gabe was ready to face them. They might have had a file two inches thick, but they were just a couple of kids. He'd dealt with far worse. He could handle these two. Or so he thought.
Shadewraiths over Pandaria (In the Shadow of the Black Sun short story)
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Series: In the Shadow of the Black Sun, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story takes place roughly forty years before A Dream of Storms (Book 1 of the In the Shadow of the Black Sun series) and the author highly recommends that you read that book before Shadewraiths over Pandaria. Within the city of Lauden, the old man Trune is known as the village drunk, mostly useless and full of make-believe stories of his past. Here, the truth is revealed.
Alfred Lets Loose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Alfred’s dead, but the Eastmont‘s butler doesn’t know it. That is until Mr. Jingles shows him the way. Had he grown too attached to his work? Short fiction.
Folk Lure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Drew, a private investigator, protects Karen. Lonely, sad, vulnerable Karen. So, when Karen decides to respond to a suspicious-sounding personal ad about a music audition, Drew tags along. What he observes puts his instincts on high alert. Drew fears the Folklorist plans to use her and toss her away. But the truth will prove far more surprising that Drew can ever imagine.
Mia's Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a human colony spacecraft crash lands on a planet ruled by Dragons and populated by mythical creatures, they mistake the creatures rush to assist them as an attack, this mistake leads to years of war until a truce is forged by the Red Dragon, will it last, can they all survive.
Pure Love of the Fallen
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Price: Free! Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
After being cast away from the Pristine Gardens, fallen angel Ramiel watches time go by in a city on Earth. Lacking everything and nothing, he is caught up between thoughts of his first love and its consequence – the banishment, and his day to day life which is usually a fight against boredom.
The Coin Collector
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
In this humorous short story, Mr. Quimbly sets out on his first-ever field assignment for the Tax and Revenue Agency to investigate the mysterious Mr. Green on a charge of coin hoarding. He finds both the illegal coin collection and Mr. Green at a dilapidated warehouse down by the docks ... and also discovers that he's bitten off a bit more than he can chew.
Tales of a Nomadic Story Teller
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Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Tale of a what a Wolf Man might be thinking in his mind when he is a Lycan. Story of a lost love and inspite of everything sometimes when you least expect you will find it. Plus two into chapters of two books that are being written currently. One is parallel universe, the other a sword and sorcery, this short story is a prequel to the first of two novels being written.
A Compendium of Shaman Animals
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Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An A-Z compendium of the wisdom of shaman animals. Shaman animals exist in nearly every cultural tradition. They speak to us with wisdom and insight. This compendium is a small collection of some of our best loved shaman animal wisdom.
Dolphin Dance (Short Story Sampler)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Dolphin Dance When Megan's husband neglects her on what should have been a romantic birthday cruise, a dark stranger on the ship pursues and seduces her, ripping her all at once from her husband and reality. Mom Fifth-grader Benjamin knows his mom will save him when a violent ex-con breaks into their house--but only if Benjamin can survive until it's time for his mom to wake.
Apex Magazine - Issue 51
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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 the first Tuesday of every month. This month contains work by Charlie Jane Anders, Brian Trent, and Christopher Barzak.