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The Good Ship Gehenna
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(Short Paranormal Story) Charles went out for a drink at a seaside tavern to drown his troubles. He never expected to meet a mysterious stranger or to be told a tale too fantastical to believe. But what is the stranger's purpose in telling his story and what does he have in mind for Charles?
The Miss Addie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
“The Miss Addie” of America learns about and accepts her role as the savior of the condors of Argentina from the evil El Caudillo. (The story is also a play.)
Time in a Bottle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Mona's only desire is for a job that pays the bills, but a magical birthday present delivers sweetness she thought she'd never taste again, happiness she'd long forgotten, and a future better than any wish she could possibly imagine.
Fiction Shorts Vol.1
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fiction Shorts Vol.1 is a compilation of three short stories.
Ovid White: Ascension
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young man on the brink of adulthood evaluates his choices for the future.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
A Rite of Passage
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young Elven ranger seeks her rite of passage by hunting down a terrible beast that has been ransacking Halfling villages, but is caught off guard once confronted. Caught in a fight for her life, she must use all of her wits and skills to survive.
Grandmother's Superstitions
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You set the price! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up among superstitions...
The Wizard's Box: A Tale From the Royal Road
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Series: Royal Road Sketches and Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What does one do with a wizard's discarded container of dubious functionality? The Royal Road in the kingdom of Kesteva runs nearly 1,000 miles from the southeastern marchlands to the northwest coast. Skara Station, tucked into the marchlands of southeast Kesteva, is one of dozens of waystations along that highway of merchants, pilgrims, princes and commoners.
Drawing Blood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Cara lives in a home where her mother’s alcohol-fuelled violence is a daily reality. One day, after a beating, she discovers that her drawing of three lorikeets is now a drawing of two. Where the third lorikeet had been is a spatter of blood, and there’s a live lorikeet loose in her room. Does she dare use her newfound talent to help herself or will she make things worse…?
Andie's Adventures: The Boots and the Lion
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
In this re-imagining of the classic fairy tale “Puss In Boots,” Andie is a little girl on a mission to deliver a message for a friend with the help of her magic boots.
Flea Market Tales – Collection 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Five people buy treasures from the flea market with one common thread; the vendor is a mysterious old man selling off his collection. The short story collection, Ten Tales of the Flea Market will contain this group of stories as well as stories that tie them all together.
The Wolves Will Come
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How will you answer when they are at your door? The Tribe is leaving their world for a new home, but Bear is too old to make the journey. It is of no real consequence – neither is it in him to run from his enemies, nor to abandon his heart’s home. He waits for the Exiled to find him - but will age and the wolves get to him first? "The Wolves Will Come" is a speculative fiction short story.
A Hero's Quest
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in a magical land, three young woman have escaped their village after it was ransacked by ogres and are on a quest to bring three magical items to the wizard in the east.
The Cloax
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Series: Men, Magic, and Melee, 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
James, an apprentice sage, wants to be a bard, but his father disapproves. So he runs away to his grandmother’s home, halfway across the kingdom, only to discover something that will change his life forever.
The Demigod Interviews: Julian King
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Series: Olisbeth Mason Chronicles: Demigod Interviews, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this version, Olisbeth Mason interviews Julian King, son of Aphrodite. Julian King is the son of Aphrodite and works as a marriage and family therapist. He is also the designer and founder of a very prestigious dating website, where he's made millions of dollars helping people find their soul mates via the internet. What is it like growing up when your mother is the goddess of Love and Lust?
Dreams of the Damned, Vol. 2
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Series: Dreams of the Damned. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Here awaits a father who tries to save his son from death; a tale of two nightmares, one of which is real; and the quest of a woman who seeks to find her groove and discovers her strength. More visions lie within, painted by the whisper of a wretched soul. And, once the tales are done, a dark road continues, the end unforeseen. So, come, travel the dark roads, and dream the dreams of the Damned …
Watchtower
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You set the price! Words: 3,130. Language: British English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A lonely Watchman stands idle in his crumbling sentinel, his importance a thing of memory. Once his role seemed exotic and important; now he is a ghost, forgotten by man and beast alike. Yet there are some who remember, and their reach is longer than anyone could have imagined.
The One Hundred Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Le (dis)avventure di Ridder Lomp e Josi Orochana, di cento in cento parole dai bardi cantate... [Racconto composto da Drabble]
Running with the Wolves
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The protagonist from "Interference" is back to describe his life with the wolves in this post-apocalyptic tale. There are lessons here for humans, but not a lot of hope that they'll listen.