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Dreams Both Real and Strange II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by FantaFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The continuation of Dreams Both Real and Strange I. An anthology of tiny, flash fiction fantastical tales of between 1,000-8,000 words in length.
A Stalker's Game (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first day of winter approaches, and with it the dwarven celebration of Nypha. Included in the celebration is a Stalker's Game: a search and destroy for the highest bidders. Six dwarves pit themselves against eight well-armed and hostile human slaves, out on the brutal mountain slopes, where the fate of all will be decided. The rule for the slaves is simple: survive. Who will live and die?
The Master is Equal Parts Guile and Evil: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The omens are propitiously malign and the Lotus of Despair is in their possession; and tonight, Xantha and Slashusha - the most powerful free demons in all the Everlasting Planets - are set to break the Master out of his prison in the Nameless Tomb. The Legions of Hanan are powerless to stop them, but that doesn't mean they'll succeed: after all, the Master always was equal parts guile and evil...
The Clockist: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Artificer designed the Clockist, a gear-driven golem, to destroy the Celestial Courtesans and establish dominance over the Everlasting Planets. But what will the Artificer do when the Clockist realizes it was wound up only to wind back down again - and comes back through time looking for answers?
The Work Leader
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The King's work leaders must be masters of the land, but the akasifi forest spirits refuse to acknowledge 15-year-old Kdano Luchenna's right to land mastery. Can Kdano convince the akasifi that he is true Luchenna blood or will the ancient forest spirits take back the farmlands that feed the nation? A story of courage, magic, custom, and law at many levels.
A Courting Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
O lovely Yanike! Is that a courting story he just told you? Kindly listen while I tell you what happened to me this very day! It was noon. I was sticky and hot. The cattle were grazing by the river, and I decided to bathe. I took off my clothes. Then I took off my beauty, folded it neatly, and placed it on top of my clothes...
The Windela Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now, Shebe's bracelet there reminds me of a certain story. All of you know where gold comes from, don't you? But do you know how it is that Kessala women out of all the women in the world rule the gold trade? No? Well this is a story for you, then: about Ga the Traveler and how she found the Windela people and established the gold trade and why no one will ever see the face of a Windela man!
The Knife That Makes Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"A smith-lord fears nothing made of fire." But can the embittered smith-lord of conquered Nkai forge an alliance with Daloro's hostile Prince Regent in order to protect the boy King of Daloro from a treasonous magical attack at the most vulnerable moment of his young life?
The Adinkra Cloth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Our mother was dying; grief ate her heart like a witch." Can one young boy protect himself and his three little brothers from the malevolent shapechanger who will stop at nothing to possess the secret of their mother's magic? "The Adinkra Cloth" is a Nebula Award Finalist short story and winner of the Cauldron Award from the readers of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine.
Into the Oven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Faced with starvation, a father wonders if he can live with himself after abandoning his children. Hansel and Gretel are still so young and there are rumors of a witch stalking the woods. But witch and stepmother and father are not who they seem in this twisted version of the classic tale.
Bran van Alman'or
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: Dutch. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bran van Alman'or is een schavuit die op zoek is naar de moordenaar van zijn vader. Nogal gewetenloos verkrijgt hij een mysterieus kistje. Zal de inhoud van het kistje hem helpen? Of juist ten gronde richten? Dit verhaal is een ode aan de fantasy-grootmeester Jack Vance.
De amulet
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: Dutch. Published: December 30, 2011 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aan het ruige en spontane leventje van Gwen en Zobar komt een einde als Zobars leven wordt gered door de magiër Melchior. Zobar zweert bij Melchior te blijven tot hij diens leven heeft mogen redden.
De weg der eerzucht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: Dutch. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Een dienaar volgt zijn meester naar de kust van het 17e-eeuwse Noord-Afrika. Zal zijn meester vinden wat hij begeert? Of zal hij luisteren naar zijn geweten en opstaan tegen demonische krachten? Winnaar Unleash Award 2011.
The Ghost Legion: Nobody said Killing was easy, Story IX
Series: The Ghost Legion, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Dagger and the Ghost Legion have been put through hell on their march north to the tower of the forgotten. All Dagger can think about is how much he hates magic and is forced to confront it head on now. The magical blade is gone leaving him vulnerable but he may not be as vulnerable to magic as he thinks anymore. The real horrors have only begun. This is their life, nobody said killing was easy.
Hell For The Holidays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, only the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded and the living suddenly found out they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all as a detective when he'd be alive. Now, as a ghost, he still works as a PI. This time, it isn't just Heaven or Hell, it's much worse: it's families and the holidays.
Naamzoekers
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: Dutch. Published: December 23, 2011 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Op hun achttiende verjaardag krijgen de grootste Dwerg en de kleinste Reus ooit dezelfde opdracht van hun moeders: Vind je echte naam.
Never Never
Series: Christmas stories. Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Scrooge questions a boy about a fantastic island. Part of the (anthology) collection of New Christmas Carol Stories.
Sorcerer's Code
Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
When the dangerous and powerful sorcerer, Edar Moncrief, trips over a body and discovers a priceless artifact, he thinks that he's stumbled on the opportunity of a lifetime. Instead, it will bring him face-to-face with dark horrors and one of the most feared men in the world: an Arbiter. From the author of Elegy comes this brand new novelette set in the dark fantasy world of Eisengoth!
The Third Raven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The raven clan takes pride in the education of their children, the fierceness of their warriors, and how they care for their own. However, Pedrek finds a raven clan boy alone in a remote village, ignorant of his heritage as well as cursed, with one human arm and one black raven's wing. Can Pedrek break the curse and bring the boy fully into the clan? Or has he been too long on his own?
Ravel (A story of Aligare)
Series: Stories of Aligare. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aster has a new family of her own, rooted in the small town her insect people have lived in for generations. Then, on wandering winds, comes the merry avian bard, Llarez. Perhaps he's too merry, since he sparks the thoughts of freedom Aster has never known what to do with.