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Iron Bonds by Billy Wong
Series: Legend of the Iron Flower, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Action-packed fantasy adventure with one tough epic heroine in the spirit of Beowulf. The continuing saga of a young warrior whose army-slaying sword belies her kind heart. Nearly indestructible warrior Rose has brought the use of magic back to her world with the help of her love Finn and friend Derrick. Yet there is no time for weary heroes to rest as a vast army comes to conquer their land.
The Year of Ancient Ghosts by Kim Wilkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Aurealis-winner Kim Wilkins compiles five novellas (three reprinted, two original) in this strong collection. Wilkins adds fantastic elements to her depiction of ages past and present, but rather than relying on standard fantasy tropes, her stories are informed by detailed research into the periods in question.
The All-Seeing by Zhané White
Series: Zhané White's All-Seeing Stories, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,750. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Beware of the All-Seeing, All-Knowing, All-Killing...The All-Seeing, a dark fantasy. Overnight, Prince Leighton's subjects vanished. His kingdom was destroyed. He's the only survivor. Who's to blame? Rumours suggest the legendary All-Seeing, an unstoppable, destructive force. But they don't really exist, do they? If so, time's running out. Two kingdoms gone. Two kingdoms remain...
The Girl With No Hands and other tales by Angela Slatter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,190. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In this collection of 16 previously published and new stories, Slatter presents twisted, fractured, illuminating fairy tales and dark fantasies that beguile in their elegant simplicity. Many of the stories are reiterations of classic fairy tales from all over the world. But by retelling the tales in a more intimate manner, Slatter illuminates the symbiotic relationship between pleasure and pain.
Lavender Village by Anne Graham-Biehl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,710. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The enchanting inner reaches of England's East Sussex are home to one of the last Bastions of Fairyland. Nestled in these wooded depths, amid warbling birdsong and the promise of things past, the eager traveller will find an ancient stream that flows silently past a long-ago erected sign reading, 'The Faery Brook - Tread Softly'.
Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Strategos, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 119,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as if to conquer the sun itself. At dusk, you will stand with him in the final battle, like an island in the storm . . .
Defiance: Dragonics & Runics Part I by A. Wrighton
Series: Dragonics & Runics, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Join a force of Dragon-riding Resistance fighters determined to return their world to freedom and greatness - if they can manage to enact a prophecy & overthrow a tyrannical dictator first. A mix of political and epic fantasy, Defiance weaves in aspects of historical - alternate history - fiction and steampunk elements. Take a stand and Defy the Council with the Rogues - the Resistance is waiting.
The Elevator Dreams by Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy
Price: Free! Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is story about four people who gets stuck in an old elevator. The Elevator takes them to different worlds and gives them tasks to achieve. They have to demonstrate kindness, truthfulness and honesty to come back to their own worlds. The Journey involves many vanishing worlds and each world has fascinating characters and characteristics. Ishita the 10 year old child is the lead in this story.
Dragonbound III: Copper Dragon by Rebecca Shelley
Series: Dragonbound, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Nightmares of destruction in his homeland set Raahi on a quest to save his family, his people, and his ancestors from slavery and torment. He crosses the ocean with Kanvar and a Great Blue dragon. But when a hurricane separates him from his best friend, Raahi must team up with a Great Copper dragon to face his oldest enemy and overcome his greatest fears.
Aurealis #61 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The best in Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction, featuring 'Restless' by Sophie Masson, and 'Kernel' by Sean Monaghan. Plus the best news, reviews, and interviews in the world of Australian Speculative Fiction. Your monthly fix of all that is good in speculative fiction.
Rogn's Blood by Leslie Kappes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
Vorodin creates things with his hands...and with his necromantic spells ─ the Hound of Halsingur, the Gorfalcons, and in one night, the demon Draja, a desperate scourge he releases into the world. The princess Tmynthe and the exile Sythrax must find and fight the demon. Help may come from another exile: Rogn, Death himself as described in the Erlsaga, the creation myth of all peoples.
The Berserk and his Wife by David Hunter
Series: The Chronicles of Erebos. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A grim yet stirring tale of a family defending their lonely homestead against savage sea raiders; and of the complex love that exists between the hulking, dull-witted Headho and his wife, the strong-willed and fiery Elfswitha. It is a violent tale leavened with a little humour and softer moments of calm amidst the struggle.
Shadows of Illusion by Peyton Reynolds
Series: The Legends of Dhanen'Mar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
The Legends of Dhanen'Mar series - A Threads of Fate Novella. Sent by the royal jester of Dhanen'Mar to uncover a suspected conspiracy, assassin Callan Ashe and thief Tishan Ravare arrive in the country of Veron and immediately find themselves drawn into a storm of political mayhem. * Author's Note This is not a stand-alone story, and is meant to be read between Volumes 2 & 3 of the series.
Major Meerkat To The Rescue by Roohi Shah
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mama Ostrich gets into some trouble in the savannah and none of the animals seem to be able to help her; except for Major Meerkat! Follow the adventures of Mama Ostrich and Major Meerkat as they tackle a serious crisis in the savannah! Adapted from folk tales from Southern and Eastern Africa.
Plasma Frequency Issue 6 June/July 2013 by Plasma Frequency
Price: Free! Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
In this Issue: Fiction By: Jeff Bowles,Siobhan Gallagher,Ryan Harvey, Brent Knowles, Sara Puls, Brynna Ramin, Adam C. Richardson, and Rebecca Roland Cover art by Luke Spooner And Interior Art by:Laura Givens and Tom Wieja Book Review: Rogue Hunter: Inquest by Kevis Hendrickson
Lucifer's Lottery by Edward Lee
Series: Infernal Series by Edward Lee, Infernal04. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Theology student Hudson has just won the lottery, but not just any lottery—Satan’s lottery. Only eleven people in all of human history have been so honored since Lucifer’s fall from Heaven in 5318 B.C. All Hudson need do is say “yes,” and he will receive an all-expenses-paid tour of Hell, and his tour-guide is the damned soul of H.P. Lovecraft, the greatest horror writer of all time…
Vampires of Orange County Volume 2 by John Bankston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Like many girls in Newport Beach, California, Morgan spray tans, night surfs and parties. She even has a purse dog named Bambi. But Morgan also has a secret. She's endured black-outs ever since her mother's death. Following a black-out during an attack at the tanning club she manages, Morgan learns she killed her attacker. It may not be the first time.
Sleeping Beauty: Danger Within by Chris Van Dyk
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sleeping Beauty awakens suddenly in a near-post Apocalyptic wasteland. But this is not the story she knew. She's walked out of her dreams and into a world of nightmares.
Reluctant Rapture - 101 Nights by Kellyann Zuzulo
Series: 101 Nights, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The wedding night was a blaze of ecstasy, but soon Amani feels the white picket fences of her suburban prison closing in. Worse, while she had no misconceptions that this was a love match, she can’t help but be alarmed by her husband’s emotional past—and the woman who threatens to emerge from it. But a true friend waits in the wings, and a better connection to the man she wed.