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Shimmer: A Faerie's Tragic Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Cover Art by Daniel Chon Ariane & Aureliam have grown up together, always knowing they were destined to spend their lives together. But a chance meeting may bring an end to the happiness they've always hoped to have together. Ariane's father has other plans for her future...and they don't include Aureliam. Short Story - Fairy Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Seventeen original stories take you on a journey through worlds here and beyond. From the depths of the earth to the embrace of the sea, your favorite series continue. Prequels, alternative views, and new scenes give readers a chance to experience more than originally told. Including stories from Rebekah Campbell, David Estes, Amber Garr, Karen Amanda Hooper, Stephanie Judice, and Leigh Michael.
Toad Words And Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of fairy-tale retellings for adults. By turns funny and dark, sad and lyrical, this anthology draws together in one volume such stories as "The Wolf and the Woodsman," "Loathly," and "Bluebeard's Wife," along with an all-new novella, "Boar & Apples." Author's Note: Many of these stories have appeared in various forms on the author's blog.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2015)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Fossiloctopus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strange and unsettling collection of short fiction from World Fantasy Award-winning editor and author Forrest Aguirre. Explore this bizzare cabinet of curiosities culled from the pages of such places as 3rd Bed, Gargoyle, American Letters & Commentary, Diagram, Exquisite Corpse, and others. Open the door to a museum of surreal curiosities and stare into the eyes of the Fossiloctopus!
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever met a muse in a café? Ever wondered if that drafty corner of your grandma's basement is actually a portal to Hades? Ever heard noises in the woods that you couldn't account for but suspected were part of a trick being played on you by a Greek god with an English accent? Okay, so most people haven't, which is probably why everyone in this short story collection acts so surprised...
Spirits Abroad (ebook)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
The Star Fire Gem
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
10,000-word novelette. In the hands of a peaceful and compassionate person, the Star Fire Gem is an instrument of good. That's how Terik Roemkal justifies to himself the use of such a powerful magic. But when he witnesses the murder of the healer who treated the spinal condition that has left him lame, he realizes that someone is after the gem... and will stop at nothing to get it.
Becoming Lily: A Night Touched Prequel (Becoming Night Touched #3)
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Series: Becoming Night Touched, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Lily Buchannan is the fashion forward, mothering secondary hero in The Night Touched Chronicles. But who was she before? Becoming Lily: A Night Touched Prequel takes us to Lily's final day as a human and what happens shortly after. A short look in to one of our favorite sidekick's beginning
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Novascapes: A Speculative Fiction Anthology from the Hunter Region of Australia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Invisible Elephant Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A fantastic collection of short fiction. Minotaurs, mermaids, vampires and dinosaurs compete for space alongside devils, angels, aliens and completely indescribable entities. The authors collected in Novascapes transport you from one side of the multi-verse to the other and leave you breathless and wide eyed at the possibilities of simple existence.
Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
The Black Bag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
P. H. Solomon presents his 2012 SCWC award winning short story. *****It is graphic in its presentation, with imagery that sets the scenes so vividly, making the story more intriguing. It’s such a delightful short read with highly imaginative storytelling. Jamie S - Amazon Review **** Wickedly Crafted Fairy Tale: P.H. Solomon envelopes you in a world of witches where we wonder if the young girl
Betwixt Issue 6
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 6 collects all four stories originally published online. Issue 6 includes original fiction by AJ Fitzwater, Kyle E. Miller, Gabriela Santiago, and Reshad Staitieh.
The Devil, You Say
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Thomas Carlton, wealthy man about town, and his faithful companion, Grace Glass, don masks to fight crime in 1930s Cobalt City. This book collects together three tales of pulp heroism, pitting the Diabolical Duo against threats that are out of this world.
Angel of the Abyss
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story in the The Wolfcaller Chronicles collection. Born into a society where males are seen as a lesser and disposable species, and the females lead with callus brutality, a young colt must prove not only to his herd, but to himself, that he is more than his fate demands. This is the story of Jori the kentaur before he meets Nadirah.
Five Mornings: A Cambio Springs Short Story
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Series: Cambio Springs, 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
One morning can change everything. Five mornings can change a life. “Five Mornings” is a short story of approximately 36 pages set in the Cambio Springs universe. This e-book also includes an exclusive first look at Alex and Ted’s full-length novel, DESERT BOUND, coming Fall 2014. From Elizabeth Hunter, bestselling author of the Elemental Mysteries and the Irin Chronicles.
The Assassin's Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.