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Interzone 235 Jul - Aug 2011
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,730. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
IZ, the British SF and fantasy short story magazine, has new fiction by Matthew Cook, Mercurio D. Rivera - a 'Tethered' story, Jon Wallace - his first for IZ, Gareth L. Powell & Al Robertson; art by Richard Wagner, Ben Baldwin, Mark Pexton; Ansible Link by David Langford; movie reviews by Nick Lowe; DVD reviews by Tony Lee; book reviews and Maureen Kincaid Speller's interview with Lisa Goldstein.
Icarious' Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Icarious was born to fulfill the 'Prophecy'. He never did, though. He simply retired after doing pretty much everything else he could think of. If anyone asked him why he sidestepped that whole destiny thing, he would end their life. "Icarious Secret" is a phantasmagorical account of the life and misdeeds of the world's greatest warrior.
Summerland: Robin Hood Returns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,660. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Borderline Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Master archer, Robin Hood, has lain deep in the Oaks of Sherwood Forest, hidden from the eyes of men, his body magically suspended, unchanged, through the centuries by the powerful enchantments of his chosen Love, Lore Feather-Fern the Elven maid of Summerland. An ancient enemy, the Morrigan, and her Shadowland allies seek the destruction of Summerland and the Earth.
Five Unlikely Foretellings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by GoldportPress. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From an Earth where a virus makes people develop were-characteristics, to an Earth where Hannibal won over Rome in the Punic war. Five unlikely stories from Prometheus Award Winning Author Sarah A. Hoyt
Created He Them
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by GoldportPress. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
What if humans were not God's definitive creation? What if He found something he liked better? A small family tries to survive an apocalypse that is erasing every human from the world, while coming to terms with the possibilities.
Colours In Blackness - Book #4 - Betrayal
Series: Colours In Blackness. Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book #4 - Betrayal. Laura's life is nothing that she knows. Todd has replaced Laden but her memories of this new life do not exist. Her strengths are replaced by fear, weakness and confusion. She has visions of a dangerous enemy disguised as a close friend. Who is it? Can she trust the crew enough to help her clarify the visions and get her with her memory back but not to kill her in the process?
Whispers of a Legend, Part Two- The Path Now Turned
Series: Whispers of a Legend, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Kela has always known what path in life she would follow. She was born a Euchoun with only one purpose-to protect. Having proven her ability in the Payelaga Desert, she believes herself ready to follow her destiny beside her warrior. When she discovers all she has long believed is not as it seems, the betrayal leaves Kela torn by her desire for Cono and the path she has been given to follow.
Proceed to Section Z
Price: Free! Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Proceed to Section Z” is a short story written in a choose-your-own-adventure format. Simultaneously slapstick, literary, and charmingly post-apocalyptic, the story started as a fun thought experiment and wound up inspiring the novel THE MOSTLY WEIRD CHRONICLES OF STEFFAN McFESSEL, also by Ted Wenskus and Marcos Donnelly. Like the free story? Then you'll love the SMASHWORDS novel.
Woman on the Dock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011 by MoonPhaze Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
BlackBirds are Atlan warriors, charged with finding clues that might point to other Atlan tribes. Who could imagine the first clue found would be a person?
The Secrets of 9s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
One of the secrets of 9s: they always return. They may come disguised in the coyness of eights, with the rigid line of the one hidden at their back. Other secrets are that 9s are anarchists, hyper-local, and stand alone at the end. Come learn about the 9s and their more militant anarchists. This story has mature themes, bodily fluids, and a high body count. Reader discretion advised.
Awakenings
Series: 'Neath Ancient Ruins Lie, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Arran’s life as a servant in a Scottish castle turns inside out when a stranger appears in the dungeon. The beguiling Elgol mysteriously arrives from a parallel world in peril, and so the staff rallies to search for clues that will return Elgol home. Their adventures reveal not only the stories buried long in the castle’s walls, but also the nature of Elgol and of Arran herself. (2012, 2nd UK Ed.)
Souvenirs From Other Worlds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Post-hurricane mystery and zombies. An epic ski race on another planet. Rusalka, Laamia, and other monsters. Unicorns and stories of love, loss, and betrayal. A collection of short fiction by Annie Bellet, written in attendance at the Clarion Writer's Workshop in San Diego, California. Contains bonus material such as author notes, submission stories, and quotes from classmates.
The Ugly Sisters and other stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A collection of three novellas and two short stories. 'The Ugly Sisters' is an imaginative retelling of the story of Cinderella from a different perspective.Were the stepsisters as black as they are painted? Were the slippers really made of glass? As for the pumpkin coach and the mouse footmen, read on...
Engel am Fenster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: German. Published: November 23, 2011 by Edition Solis. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Was die Existenz von Engeln angeht, hatte Juliane stets eine felsenfeste Überzeugung. Doch als sie im Sterben liegt und mit dem Tode ringt, erlebt sie etwas, das diese Überzeugung zutiefst erschüttert.
Soul Survivors
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.85 from 13 reviews)
Death. It is an inevitability. Is there anything beyond or are we just fooling ourselves? When you live your life believing there is nothing after death... what would it take to change your mind? This is a 600 word short story.
The Company of the Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Warwick House Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A teenage girl living with a horrific birthmark down one side of her face discovers the cure may be worse than the affliction in ‘Stained’. A drug addict wakes to find herself trapped in a room of her worst nightmare, in ‘The Tortured Room’. A hitchhiker gets the lift from hell in ‘Thumbing it.’ And more... Six short stories of horror; ghosts, vampires and demonic dolls.
The Satiation of Power (The Chronicles of the Star Calendar Volume: II)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
There comes a time in the history of all peoples, when events move with irresistible momentum. Nations clash. The innocent perish. Faith is questioned.
Vampiris Sancti: The Demon Prince
Series: Vampiris Sancti, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,220. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Breedles Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
It had taken many years for the demon prince of the human world to organise a betrothal with a magical Elf as well as orchestrate her arrival on world. Then there were the problems of getting her to stop causing mischief everywhere she went, hiding out among Vampires, and poking her nose into every intrigue she found.
The Land of Reality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Land of Reality has been ruled by Priests for centuries but the Laws they ruled by have led to a people devoid of a soul. With his irrepressible sarcasm and a caring nature Seamus McAnee, the leprechaun, helps the people by giving them the confidence and belief to fight for themselves and for the people they have grown to love.
Deus Ex Machina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Wavelength Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
It's hard for a good magician to find work when the rest of the world is abandoning magic for technology. One young mage has to find a way to bridge the worlds.