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Elfsong
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Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magic is dying in the world and the age of humans has arrived . . . but the elves might have one last trick before they go. (This free short story is about 2600 words and the document includes a preview of No Beast so Fierce.)
The Trial of Tzithara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Order of Magonus once ruled all of Tellus. Tzithara of Ghondren wishes to bear the mark of the Order, but first she must survive a trial designed to test her will. Unbeknownst to her mentors, Tzithara will go unarmed against a threat they thought eradicated decades before--a Wraith. Can the untrained recruit defeat the rusted soul of the creature and become a fabled Cloudwalker?
Clockwork Whalers; by Lizbeth Selvig & Naomi Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
What if the whalers of the late 19th Century had not had to wait months and years to communicate with their sweethearts at home? What if they'd had a steampunk version of skyping?
Of Scales and Midnight Wings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
FIVE MEMORABLE TALES OF FANTASY From the gritty ghettoes of contemporary Los Angeles to the eternal depths of Hell, experience the magic within these five short stories from acclaimed author Sharon Joss. The Egg Thief Curi and the Ant-Men The Heresy of Wings Shining Fangs of Arcturus Women of Wrath
The White Hand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
With the White Hand--Taleura of Decardin--aboard Sadie’s Smile, the crew have little to fear from pirates. Taleura attempts to uncover the truth behind her clandestine mission to the territory of Woet. Answers do not come easy for the last of the Cloudwalkers, until an ancient threat from the deep forces cooperation between the White Hand and her keepers.
The Amaranthine Dowager
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Black Shire Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Dowager lives alone, burdened by a family that isn't hers and an obligation she never expected. With her husband dead, her life revolves around maintaining the inheritance for its next heir. The only problem is finding the next heir before she's ready to go.
Nó Górdio - Ricardo Dias
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
O líder de uma agência de correcção de anomalias temporais defronta-se com o maior dilema da sua vida. Um problema aparentemente insolúvel, mas que exige uma solução a todo o custo...
Lâmina de Cristal - Pedro Pereira
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Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A milenar ordem Roul desde sempre acolheu os possuidores do Dom. Os aprendizes são acolhidos em tenra idade e treinados, de forma a aprenderem a controlar os seus poderes, vistos pela Igreja como uma maldição e uma ofensa aos seus deuses, os Inai. Irus Garis, um aprendiz no final de treino, inicia a derradeira prova para ser aceite na ordem: conseguir um cristal para uma das míticas espadas Roul.
Actos de Dor - Sara Farinha
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Há dores que não têm cura. Nico tirou a própria vida para fugir a uma dessas dores mas, incapaz de encontrar paz, volta para descobrir quem falhou… E descobre que as vidas se embrulham em nós impossíveis de desamarrar.
A Tempestade - Pedro Pereira
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A chuva intensa que se fazia sentir naquele dia de Agosto obrigou John a procurar refúgio na igreja da povoação. Encharcado e cansado da viagem, mal podia adivinhar de que não se tratava de uma tempestade como tantas outras, mas sim o prenúncio de um mal que se aproximava.
A Herança do Escritor - Hugo Cântara
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quando o fim se aproxima, reflectimos na herança que deixamos. O que deixamos àqueles que nos são queridos? Podemos imortalizar aqueles que amamos? A herança mais valiosa de um escritor é a possibilidade de nos transportar para o seu mundo.
The Water Guardian
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by SkyTint Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ranya spends more time with the despised tovariken, those without elemental magic, than in her own home. Like her, they have no power. But everything changes the night she slips away from a party and nearly drowns. Lifted from the water by a Guardian, the Scion now has plans for her. It turns out family isn't always who you're born to.
Pixified
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Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Happily mated Tiger shifter, Fhina has the Purr-fect life with her no-longer-cursed Wolf shifter husband and their brand new babies. So, why is it that life suddenly took a turn for the weird for her favorite cousin Tessa? And why did Fhina’s Magician ex-boyfriend and his gaggle of pixies suddenly appear in Tessa’s bakery.
Drago Verde (Racconto Milanese)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: Italian. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Questo è un racconto che parla di un drago, di passato, di presente, di futuro, ma soprattutto d'amore. Amore per Milano, un po' mamma premurosa, un po' suocera rompiscatole. È un racconto per tutti: per chi ama questa città, per chi ci è nato e ci ha sempre vissuto, per chi se n'è andato o ci è solo passato, per chi non ci verrebbe mai, per chi proprio non la sopporta.
Child of Words Issue 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features fiction by Alexander F. Burns; Conda V. Douglas; Mira Desai; Willis Couvilier; Tony Haynes; Shane M. Gavin; Shaun O. McCoy; Clay Waters; and Robert Quinlivan; and poetry by L.B. Sedlacek and Daniel W. Galef.
In Heaven's Glorious Bosom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Uncle Arthur is about to be revived from his untimely death of some years since. Dog Merdo is about to challenge death at the same time. Death is the only place that the two socially different people, could ever possibly meet in the equality of the soul of each human individual. While Uncle Arthur's vision of bosoms is only ever figurative, Dog Merdo's is more practial and direct.
Tales of High Fantasy
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Price: Free! Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A collection of Robert E. Keller's fantasy short stories that were previously published in online and print magazines and in the Fantasy Stories Series, Volumes I, II, III, and IV. Story names: Barrel Rider, Two Men and a Sword, Gauntlet of Winter, Sword of Spring, The Web of Bloated Indulgence, Rage of the God Heads.
Inner Mind/Outer Space: Science Fiction and Other Short Stories by the Author of Alien Within
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection: “If Only Father Were Alive” tells what happens when a young girl’s fondest wish comes true. In “For the Sake of the Family,” the founder of a peaceful political movement faces death in the very arena she’s been seeking to abolish. Penth and her faithful horse Lia need “The Lady’s Luck” to get back gems stolen by invading barbarians. Plus “One Spring Day” and “The Lake”.
The Spell of Binding: Part One.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The World was almost destroyed by science – billions died. The survivors gave up looking for God and looked within themselves. They could hear a new song emanating from the ruins of the past. An ancient song, older than religion and time itself – they heard the magic.
Brock Strangebeard and the Skulls of Callaharn
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Series: Brock Strangebeard, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Brock Strangebeard, the brawling, axe-throwing carnival dwarf and adventurer, finds himself a prisoner in strange lands where an evil exists that defies his imagination. With the forces of darkness seeking Brock's head, and a bully on the loose who wants him dead, the only thing to do is unleash fist and axe until his message is delivered: This is the wrong dwarf to push around.