There is Always a Burning by Karen L. Abrahamson
Price: $3.49 USD. 10690 words.
Published by Twisted Root Publishing on July 27, 2010. .
Fact: In the 1400s the Emperor of China burned the Chinese exploration fleet. In this alternate history, Fleet Admiral Xeng uses the help of a captured djinn to save the fleet and discover America. But deals with a djinn mirror deals with the devil and flames burn the flesh as well as a ship's hull.
Includes the short story: Bones