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It Never Rains In Hammertown by Stephen Dorning
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Investigator Sebastion Locke ends up in a position to help out the Dwarven Kingdom in its war with the Elven Nation when the resistance contacts him for help. In an effort to strengthen ties with the newfound allies, he finds himself searching for a runaway prisoner to save the life of an elven Taker.
Commitment by BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Lovely Tiffany can hear the amorous folk upstairs, wistfully recalling when she and her boyfriend were just like that. Disturbingly, when the racket turns violent it's still just as she remembers. But what, exactly, does she remember? Short urban fiction Commitment evolved out of many evenings in a thin-walled apartment, and includes disquieting (adult) themes.
Apex Magazine - Issue 45 by Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features Kate Elliott, Kat Howard, Merrie Haskell, Patricia Wrede, and Sarah Monette.
Fantasy Tales - Two Short Stories by Elle A. Rose by Elle A. Rose
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Stories by Elle A. Rose consist of two short stories that will pique both the sci-fi and paranormal reader. Come along as Verick experiences an alternate tradition of Halloween and share a day with Cyrene in the life of a soul collector.
For Sakina by Rik Hunik
Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
O Soldado de Ragnarök by Jaime Montim Lopez Teixeira, Sr
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Ragnarök, a batalha final. É uma “short history” – história curta – com 50 páginas, numa leitura de digestão rápida e emocionante, com uma belíssima mensagem ao final, conta parte da vida de um soldado retirado que encontra uma missão paranormal no final da sua carreira.
Rozamunda - opowiadanie by Andrzej Galicki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Rozamunda, jest pierwszym opowiadaniem z serii Na Rozdrożu. Opisują one historie niekoniecznie prawdziwe, lecz całkiem prawdopodobne. Wszystko zależy bowiem od wyobraźni czytającego. Niektóre osoby nie wierzą absolutnie w nic, do nich nie jest skierowany ten tomik opowiadań. Ktoś natomiast, kto posiada choćby częściowo rozbudzoną wyobraźnię, łatwo potrafi zrozumieć o co w nim chodzi.
Ingress: A Tale of Ranoa by TL Rese
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
- Short Story - When Daron’s father disappears through a mysterious Gate, Daron and his girlfriend, Avril, decide to risk their lives in order to search for him. But no one knows what lies on the other side of the Gate...
The Winds of Astrodon by James Renner
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Set during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shootings, the father of a murdered girl retreats into his writing to escape the tragedy. As his story progresses, he realizes he may have a chance to create a better world for his daughter inside the pages of his fantasy novel. As a parent of a child the same age as those gunned down in Newtown, I wrote this as a way to explore my understandin
Aurealis #57 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Aurealis #57, edited by Dirk Strasser, features the near future sub-continental grunge of 'Where Colossi Sleep' by Daniel Baker, where heavy industry blends with a culture four thousand years old and is transformed by it. Watch out also for C S McMullen's 'Monday-child', a deceptive story that constantly defies your expectations and packs a real punch in the end.
Secret Seed by Vanessa Kittle
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
All her life, Rose has been fascinated by a hard seed lodged in her bellybutton. She calls it her grape nut, and is constantly picking at it. One day, as she is about to turn 20, it finally comes loose. Will she dare to plant her secret seed?
The Bloodsuckers: Vampire Lawyers of Middle Tennessee (Volume 3) by Keri Peardon
Price: Free! Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(Please note, this is Volume 3.) Scott Cunningham is a vampire just trying to make a living. After all, being undead isn't cheap. There's rent to pay, blood to buy, and child support due; it's an eternal treadmill. You would think it would be terribly boring, but as Scott is finding out, unlife as a lawyer in rural Tennessee is anything but.
Legends of Lasniniar: A Deadly Wind by Jacquelyn Smith
Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Family relations can be a complicated business. Although Linwyn and Golaron are twins, they don't always see eye to eye, and their father's blatant favoritism of Linwyn doesn't help matters. But now a plague has come to Belierumar, and the twins may be the only ones who can save the city--if they can return with help in time.
Dragon Fire and other fantasy stories by Celesta Thiessen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Dragon Fire is a collection of ten, inspirational fantasy stories: Call of the Dragon Fire The King’s Promise Mischief in the Garden The Shoemaker’s Daughter From The Tidal Pool To Be Free Jed and ‘Singing’rella By Way of the Golden Shell A Fair Husband Fire at Night: The Days of the Dragons
Darkness and Light by C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Abselia has traveled a long way to reach the trading town. Shadows move at her arrival, and light shimmers in dismay. Can Light’s champion find the Shadow stronghold, and solve the puzzle of Shadow’s strength, this time, or is she doomed to failure, like all those who have gone before? Darkness and Light is a short tale of dark fantasy and a battle older than time.
Renn and the Little Men by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the Wild West, gunslingers populate the legend of many a dime novel. And Renn knows her way around a gun—and a book—better than most, including her famous brother, who can credit his skills to Renn. So, when strange little men show up looking to hire her missing-in-action brother, Renn takes the job. And she soon realizes she’ll need every bit of her gun skills and book learning to finish it.
Family Secrets by Sam Seudo
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Kieron Bell has endured years of emotional abuse while caring for his bitter, ailing mother. But when she dies, Kieron is left without direction in his life. He embarks on a journey of exploration into his mother’s past and discovers a hidden story of tragedy…with a supernatural twist. As Kieron finds out, sometimes stirring up family secrets can have deadly consequences.
Когда болит душа by Михаил Темнов
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: Russian. Published: January 31, 2013 by Andriy Demidov. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Рассказ о семье, потярявшей сына и заменив его клоном, родители становятся свидетелями зарождения человеческих чувств у сына-клона... Возможно ли такое?..
Twilight Lady Sings the Blues by Blake J.K. Chen
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A young troubadour meets a blind bluesman haunted by the ghost of murder ballads past. (Digital Comic, 10 pages)
Brooke and the Fairy Happy Birthday (The Magical Murphy Farm Series) by Patricia Arnold
Series: The Magical Murphy Farm, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 and represented by Wize Willow. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Includes a map of the Murphy Farm and illustrations! The Murphy Family Farm is an enchanted farm that owes much of its success to an agreement made between the Murphys and the Fairy Folk over a century ago in Ireland. With over a 100 acres of farm land, the fairies and enchanted creatures work together to help the Murphy Family keep the farm prosperous enough to be generous to the community.