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Beauty Beheld (Beastly Tales #3) by Alexandra Lanc
Series: Beastly Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
You thought you knew Beauty-- But think again. For who is Beauty when she cannot see what is beautiful? Mistreated by her mother, who thought beauty was all that mattered, Evangeline scorns her fellow humans. Things change when Evangeline's father whisks her away from their home to a new town, one surrounded by mystery. There Evangeline confronts hideous ugliness...and learns to see true beauty.
Lights! Camera! Action? by Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Horror movie director Morte can’t find the star of his latest B-movie flick, currently filming in the woods outside Moretown Bay. The guy’s a method actor who needs to “live the part,” and he occasionally takes off to do a little research. Only this time he’s playing a werewolf, and the full moon's right around the corner. Hollywood invades D & D Investigations in this Diz & Dee mystery!
Cold Reception: The Hystericals Series Two by Wolfen Saunderson
Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Philly's favorite "laughing stock" is finally back in the saddle yet again with a certain special someone fully joining within their ranks.
After the Martians by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It’s an alternate World War I, with Martian weapons. Young Johnny Branch seeks military adventure, but a new and different uprising needs a hero.
Devil Winds by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Abandoned by war, abandoned by death. Neyan is a soldier hanging on with only the goal of completing her mission: kill the enemy. Now the enemy are mounting an attack on the kingdom, and she is the only one who stands between them and her people. Then she meets the enemy and she isn’t so sure of her mission any more.
Booby-Trap at Beaver River by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
All Penelope Prescott wants is to be respected. She, and other women have been called to arms when the military starts losing the war—but keeps them out of the “real” fighting. But now as the battalion retreats, they are trapped between the enemy and death up ahead. Penelope is the only one who can save them. If anyone will listen …
Lost at Home by Travis Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
12 year old John finds himself lost at home after his entire family boarded an airplane and went from Indianapolis, Indiana to Orlando, Florida to visit Disney World. The family does not realize they have left John asleep in his third floor bedroom until they are halfway to Florida on the airplane. His mother freaks out and tries to get the airplane to turn around but their policy says they can't.
The Lure (Young Toughs) by Dusk Peterson
Series: Young Toughs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
His entire life has been a secret. Now he must rip open the secret. . . . Hannibal S. Mercer has lived all his life in an isolated island home with his loving parents and two servants. When hostile strangers invade Hannibal's world, he must uncover the truth his parents have been hiding from him. And then he must make a choice that will determine the course of his life.
The Teacher's Pet by Travis Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Seth is known as the teacher;s pet which is a bad thing to his peers. The other kids did not like the teacher's pet and kids like Steven made life miserable for people like Seth who were the teacher's pet in school. Seth tried to quiet everyone down when the teacher asked the kids to be quiet and this annoyed Steven so much because he wanted to be a trouble maker and sit and talk the entire class.
Il Re di Porta Cicca by Alex Montrasio
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Walter e la sua banda sono il terrore dei Navigli: malviventi che occupano le giornate con espedienti monotoni, squallidi e ovviamente disonesti finchè qualcuno propone loro un incarico misterioso. Allettati dalla prospettiva di facili guadagni i cinque balordi finiranno in un mondo alieno ed esotico, dove vivranno una avventura straordinaria che (forse) li cambierà per sempre.
The Thirteenth Summer by Artemis Greenleaf
Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Black Mare Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In a time when power was absolute and dissent could mean death, Fria is an expendable pawn in her father's power games. When his treachery nearly costs Fria her life, a strange forest girl teaches Fria the skills to claim her own power. And not a moment too soon, because there's something lurking in the woods that is even worse than any human tyrant.
Frost Fire Worlds May 2016 by Tyree Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Tendrils, Twining by Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Widowed Penny ponders selling the beautiful Victorian home she and her late husband shared. After all, the yardwork is more than she can handle…this spring, it looks as though the forest is encroaching. Surely it’s an illusion. But what if it isn’t? And when myth and magic collide with urban development, who will win and who will lose…and who will get caught in the crossfire?
American Turtles by The Students in the Art of Neil Gaiman
Price: Free! Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Tara Prescott. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
American Turtles presents thirteen original short stories, from the comic to the cosmic, written by students studying the works of Neil Gaiman at UCLA. Stories by Melanie Gharehptian, Cynthia Huang, Kimberly Juarez, Alexander Kim, Erik Knall, Rachel Maples, Brandon Pham, Ranger Saldivar, Melissa Smith, Dalia Sherif, Shabnam Tabesh, Andrew Takeda, and Shuming Wang
The Price of Magic, Hypnotic Journey Book 6 by Alaina Stanford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Despite Jordan and Missy's half-human blood they would easily live a thousand years just as their mother, Nicole would. But their father, Jack was mortal. He'd be lucky to reach eighty. Nicole's heart ached for him. It burned like the Sword of Eternal Fire. The only talisman in existence that could extend it's owner's life. There was only one problem, No one returned from a quest for the sword.
Strawberry Fields - Campi di Fragole by Aura Conte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: Italian. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Nel regno di Owl da trent'anni si combatte la guerra dei Tre soli, la quale ha solo portato morte e distruzione. Il sovrano del regno, ha un unico erede che purtroppo è una ragazza, Fiammetta Eleanor. Costretto dalla possibilità che non potrà farcela a sopravvivere in battaglia, il Re incoraggia e costringe la nipote a prendere marito, tuttavia, ciò sarà tutto tranne che facile per la principessa.