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Hans My Hedgehog
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A princess has promised her father she will marry a man who is half Hedgehog. Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
Tales of Asculum
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Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by V&E Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After deciding to leave Fanchon and his friends must speak the outside language and conceal their magical talents to survive outside of Glynis. Fanchon visits the Seer's home and leaves with a new wife and two new missions - to find his lost uncle and a new home for the people of Glynis. As the youngest member of the group will Fanchon be up to the task of being the leader on this adventure?
The Apprentice, Volume 1
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What do you think of when somebody says the word Wizard? Perhaps an ancient, wizened old man, with a long white beard. No matter what, wizards are men who symbolize power, knowledge and mystery. This story is about a wizard, but not the type you might envision. Apprentice Wizard Dorian is everything a wizard should be: brave, powerful, intelligent. There’s only one problem. He is actually a she.
Cuddlespikes to Dragons Pest Control: Candy Corny Beetles
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Series: The Other Side Short Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Pest Control gang head out to take care of some pesky beetles that's munching on a candy corn crop. Sherwood's hunger pains from a recent diet may cause him more problems than he ever thought. Once again, Sherwood finds himself in the midst of a mess thanks to Jabez and his lack of instructions. Candy Corny Beetles is the third book of the Cuddlespikes to Dragons Pest Control Series.
Brimstone Deep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
WORLD-WIDE BEST SELLING FANTASY WESTERN FROM LAURIAN SMITH! In the unsettled Western lands, a gunslinger, trained in forgotten knowledge, is lead to a settlement of miners who have uncovered an underground fortress built to protect an ancient power. Now, it's up to young Harper to find the true nature of this power and the ancient people who harnessed it.
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: 30,240. 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.