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The Trauermarsch (A Short Story) by Ryan M. Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Kay is transported from the confines of her music appreciation class to a mysterious land where a man-boy named Rabenold wants nothing more than to fulfill his life's mission to defeat the dreaded Trauermarsch. Approx. 1,700 words
A Day with Werewolves by K Matthew
Series: A Month with Werewolves, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A test of intelligence, skill, and strength. A less than seductive tease. A journey into the unknown. Taya Raveen is forced to compete in the hierarchy trials to determine her rank in the pack. Her placement in the trials may surprise her, as well as the advance of the werewolf whom she's had her eyes on. Approximate length: 9,300 words This is book three of an ongoing series.
Där mina rötter blir aska by Jonas Lejon
Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: Swedish. Published: January 10, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
”Hon stirrade ut genom kikhålet, men såg först ingenting, bara svärta och någonting… vitt i en gloria runt det stora svarta. Hennes panna rynkades och munnen öppnades i förvirring, tills hon insåg vad hon tittade på. Flämtande lät hon luckan falla tillbaka och backade undan över stövlar och skor. Det hade varit ett öga på andra sidan, ett öga lika kallt som natten och grovt som jord."
The Little Lamp by Vivienne Gardner Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Methamphetamine as well as other drugs can pull the user into a continuous downward spiral. This short book tells the story of one woman's addiction in allegorical form.
Forgotten Songs of Avalain by Robert Cely
Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The tragic story of how the Lethe, once the most beautiful and gifted of all the sons of man, became the pragmatic and sad people they are today.
The Temple of Baal-Zebub (Tale I of the Valruna Saga) by Christopher Courtley
Series: The Valruna Saga, I. Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A warrior-woman/sorceress from the northern steppes visits the ancient and wicked city of Bel-Athis, "The Jewel of the Sands" while traveling through strange desert lands far to the south and east. There she comes into conflict with the vicious tyrant Ammon-Zul, High Priest of Baal-Zebub, "The Lord of Flies," a devil-god who demands human sacrifice lest he unleash a terrible plague upon the city.
5 by Ripley King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Five deliciously dark stories. A man seeks revenge. Another aspires to rule the world. A Dark Warrior appears on Earth. Just where did that little demon dolly come from? A young girl prays for death, becoming more than she bargained for.
Bait by Alex F. Fayle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
It took Daniel, a young Brit visiting the Basque city of San Sebastian, all of three days to fall in love with the city and never want to leave. But who - or what - has fallen in love with him?
Disease by Curtis Berry
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tormented by a disease, where only death is the cure, a stranger fights with his will to live vs. his desire for release. Other work by Curtis Berry on Smashwords. Shades of Light: Book One of the Walker Chronicles
The Curse of Troy: Helen's Story by Luciana Cavallaro
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Helen of Troy! The most beautiful woman in the world. Her face launched a thousand ships. Betrayal, greed and power unfold in this compelling Greek tragedy.
The Weekend Spark by Diane Barry
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The McKenzies are trying to overcome different obstacles. A marriage of twenty years is almost coming to an end thanks to the eminent threat of divorce. In an attempt to save their marriage Daniel McKenzie schedules a romantic weekend at the Royal Hotel. Will this marriage resist? Witness every moment of this romantic weekend and find the answer to this question.
The Myth of Kalvartr: Sample Edition by Sandra Harvey
Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
The Myth of Kalvartr is a fantasy novel set in a world plagued with curses and war. Kingdoms are divided, allegiances are shaky. Follow the heirs of the Zhan Kingdom as they try to set things right in a land consumed by fear and greed. Follow four distinct viewpoints of characters within Asarelith, from the far Frozen Lands of the north to the cursed kingdom of the east, in this sample.
Apex Magazine - Sample Issue by Lynne M. Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Free sample issue of Apex Magazine! 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 contains work by Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, Jim C. Hines, and Maureen McHugh. Apex Magazine was a 2012 Hugo Award Nominee!
Two Lives for the Sea God by Mark Lord
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For Holcan the pain of losing his father is too much to take. There must be more to grief than the usual rituals of mourning: offering sacrifice into the whirlpool of Nuaha and the shedding of his own blood to the god to ease his father’s way into the afterlife. Although he died in a storm at sea, Holcan knows that his father’s death was no accident. He must have revenge on the man responsible.
Robot Driver by John Blandly
Series: Driverless Cars, Book 1 · Romantic Comedy · mystery · science fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When his designated driver robot is stolen, Jonathan has to buy a cheap replacement. Reggie, a used LawnMan, covered with dents and stickers. is accident prone, gets in fights and accidents, and is nothing but trouble.
What the Faeries Left Behind by Amber Michelle Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban(3.00 from 1 review)
Abigail Watson is having a tough day in a hard week in a rotten month, and don’t even get her started on the year. Until that night when something wonderfully impossible shows up at her door. An urban fairy tale ‘antidote’ to those times when the dullness and drudgery of grown-up life seems inescapable, and to the misconception that wonder and play are just for children.
The Dastard by Postmortem Studios
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Postmortem Studios. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A pulp short-story in the swords and sandals or thieves and barbarians ilk, but with a bit more of a modern eye. The Dastard has a plan to steal the wealth of a powerful slaver, but to get it, he's going to need help - and permission.