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Ghost Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is a nightfighter of the Ghosts, one of the Emperor's elite spies and assassins. Summoned to the aid of a desperate merchant, Caina finds herself facing an assassin more deadly than any she has ever fought. An assassin who harvests the souls of his victims. And unless Caina is clever, she will become his latest victim…
Over the Line
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tyson Cartwright has always known who he was and becoming the Adirondack Pack’s Enforcer was the goal from the very start. He loves his job, but not today. Someone in the pack isn’t who they say they are. His gut has an idea but is it just because he doesn’t like the man his sister has taken up with or is there something more to Jack Naughton?
Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Claiming his Mate
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Series: Black Hills Wolves. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Caught staring at his mate’s ass isn’t Jace’s idea of wooing, but he’s tired of waiting. It’s time to claim his mate. Michelle Sanders never expects a favor for a new friend to result in a series of weird events that will lead her to the man of her dreams.
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Mephostopheles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Brandon, a troubled young man, finds himself in a hellish nightmare when his mind, body and soul are overtaken by Mephostopheles. As the journey begins Brandon, a tweeked out drug dealer, is merely trying to survive, while on the run from the law. He is conflicted by his upbringing and his current lifestyle. He is introduced to the darkness and life will never be the same again.
Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Ghost Nails
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. Deadly danger stalks her at every turn, and Caina needs all the allies she can find. So when someone tries to murder a powerful magistrate under the roof of one of her allies, Caina must act. Because if she doesn't, the killer may come for her next...
Labor of Love
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Series: Others of Edenton. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Memories not her own made Darla run. Fear of the unknown kept her hiding. Without her, Tomahawk is incomplete. Someone knows what each is missing, and moves to put them back together. Will love seal their fate?
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Where Desert Spirits Crowd the Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A charming novella about one of Newford’s best-loved characters: artist and dreamer Sophie Etoile. Lured by mystical Native American flute-player Kokopelli, Sophie opens a door in her dreams only to find herself in the wild Sonoran desert, her way back vanished. In her quest to return she gets sidetracked by Coyote, up to his usual mischief. A poignant tale touching on loss, hope and community.
New Year's Eve in Conconully
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Series: Tales of the Unearthly Northwest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
No good deed goes unpunished. In a place outside of time, the magic keeping a ghost town alive is beginning to alter. Bringing in two newcomers has caused a welcome renewal of the town's life. But every action has a reaction, and the consequences are far beyond what Conconully's accidental magician ever expected.
The Scrolls of Anon: Scroll One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Scrolls of Anon is a series that chronicles the life of a druid abandoned deep in Baywood forest.
Paperjack
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Set in Newford and featuring musician Geordie Riddell, this novella about a homeless man called Paperjack is classic de Lint—a poignant, mysterious tale about love, loss and learning how to move on. A finalist for the World Fantasy Award, Paperjack is a standalone story, but picks up some of the threads of a previous tale called "Timeskip."
Fossiloctopus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strange and unsettling collection of short fiction from World Fantasy Award-winning editor and author Forrest Aguirre. Explore this bizzare cabinet of curiosities culled from the pages of such places as 3rd Bed, Gargoyle, American Letters & Commentary, Diagram, Exquisite Corpse, and others. Open the door to a museum of surreal curiosities and stare into the eyes of the Fossiloctopus!
Enigma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
A Question of Honor (Swords and Salt, Tale 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
With less than six months until his entrance exams for the famed Nurian warrior-mage academy, Yanko is sent to his uncle’s salt mine for “hardening,” as his father calls it. He expects endless days of physical labor; what he doesn’t expect is to have to choose one of the mine’s prisoners as a sparring partner. He's expected to kill his opponent… before his opponent kills him.
Sowing, Reaping
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Series: Alphas and Omegas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
For Darren, life as a girlfriend broker has just begun... there's something about his best friend Lane the girls can't get enough of. For Lane, it's the beginning of the end of his life as a human being. This short standalone tale is a companion to the Alphas and Omegas series.
Ghosts of Wind and Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the restrictions and strife of her home life finally become too much, Lesli Betterberry runs away from home. But the freedom she hopes to find on the street is an illusion and she soon finds herself in far worse circumstances. Featured in this story are otherworldly musicians Cerin and Meran Kelledy, who must use their gifts of music and magic to try to find the girl.