Rabia Gale

Biography

Rabia Gale breaks fairy tales and fuses fantasy and science fiction. She loves to write about battered-but-still-battling heroes, transformation and redemption, and things from outer space. In her spare time, she reads, doodles, eats chocolate, and homeschools her children.

Rabia grew up in hot humid Karachi, Pakistan. She then spent almost a decade in the frozen American Northeast among the trees, mountains, and moose. She now lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children.

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Books

Entangled: Broken Fairy Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A foster mother is torn between loyalty to the sea-girl she raised and the people she left so long ago. A runaway daughter receives help from her mother's love reaching across the sea. A woman who lost everything to a curse of thorns is given another chance to love. ENTANGLED: BROKEN FAIRY TALES explores the relationships between mothers and daughters in three short stories.
Mourning Cloak
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Kato Vorsok is a man deserted by his god. A failed hero living in exile, he wants nothing to do with his old life. Until the night he encounters a wounded mourning cloak—a demon that can walk through walls, dissolve into mist, and spear a man’s heart with a fingernail. She calls him by name. She knows his past. She needs his help. And she is his key to redemption. A science fantasy novella.
Rainbird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Rainbird is a halfbreed in hiding. To one race, she’s chattel. To the other, she’s an abomination that should never have existed. On the sunway, high above the ground, Rainbird is safe—as long as she does her job, keeps her head down, and never ever draws attention to herself. But one act of sabotage is about to change everything. For Rainbird. And for her world. A fantasy novella.
Wired: A Broken Fairy Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A cybernetic Rapunzel in a post-apocalyptic world plots to escape her lonely tower. "Wired" is a short story of about 4600 words.
Unseen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Pakistani girl with a gift for seeing what no one else can incurs the wrath of a supernatural being. A pudgy accountant who sees far more than he wants to is chased by mysterious figures through the gloom of an industrial city. Both encounter what lies beyond the edges of the mundane world. Unseen is a collection of two previously published short stories by Rabia Gale.
Shattered: Broken Fairy Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Once upon a time, stories ended happily ever after. Or did they? What if the magic mirror couldn't decide on the fairest of them all? What if Beauty's kiss didn't break the curse? What if choosing a bride based on her shoe size was a bad idea? Shattered: Broken Fairy Tales is a collection of three short stories that take a turn into the dark forest instead of out of it.

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