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The Ultimate Sacrifice
Series: The Gifted Teens, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Within our world exists a much darker world only known to a select few. Some are identified as “gifted” and brought to an institute where they develop their unique talent. It is here Kassia finds out her talent is both dangerous and difficult to control. Her growing power alerts demons of her existence, putting those around her in danger. She sets out on a journey that will change her forever.
The Good Fight
Series: The Good Fight, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Pen & Cape Society, in conjunction with Local Hero Press, is proud to present The Good Fight, an anthology of superhero fiction from some of the best authors working in the genre. After enjoying the stories in The Good Fight, please be sure to check out the works of the individual authors, because they're just super!
Gryphon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A young girl finds out that a glow in her eye is much more than she expects. Now she is being groomed to become a member of a specialized fraternity where only the best and brightest minds can belong. Her experience through her teenage years are recounted in Gryphon.
Automatons
Series: Automatons. Price: Free! Words: 82,840. Language: Australian English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Perhaps the world ended, and we brought it on ourselves. But only Joyce noticed the whimper. And she might just be tits-out crazy. Intended for adult readers, science fiction / humour novel Automatons is a stripping bare of the ways people stumble blindly down the same old paths, and how we find it so much easier to be humane to our technology rather than each other.
Mommy, Where Do Baby Unicorns Come From?
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Five-year-old Chelsea wants to know where baby unicorns come from. When she asked her mother, she took off like a frightened rabbit. Perhaps her new unicorn friend will have the answer...or maybe Chelsea will just have to find out for herself.
Dancing Days
Series: The Helicon Muses, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,350. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by V. J. Chambers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A young muse searches to discover who is draining energy from her new found home, the whimsical land of Helicon, and begins to suspect her childhood sweetheart.
White Sasha
Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
While Sasha had heard of humans having superpowers before, the girl with the odd white hair never suspected to be one of them. Trying to tame her newly discovered magical powers, the young woman struggles to lead a normal life in a world where she is anything but normal. And eventually she might have to come to terms with the idea that she just can't.
Flowers in the Morning
Price: Free! Words: 122,480. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Hamish discovers White Briars, an idyllic Gothic cottage set in a rambling, unkempt garden surrounded by woods in Kent, England. Upon moving in, he saves the life of Liana, a flower sylph who has slept years away in an attempt to flee from the grief of repeated loss …but in waking previously-immortal Liana, the garden's guardian has inadvertently also awoken Green Jack, a malevolent sprite.
Flicker Blue 1: Plain Jane
Price: Free! Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
After family tragedy forces southern teenager "Plain" Jane Thomas to live in the company of strangers, she finds that her new life is anything but ordinary. No sooner than she begins to uncover the truth behind her godfather's bizarre curse, she becomes afflicted herself. Amidst her struggle for answers, Jane discovers friendships and supernatural gifts that promise to help her along her journey.
A Gift of Ghosts
Series: Tassamara, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,480. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Akira Malone believes in the scientific method, Einstein’s theory of relativity and that the ghosts she sees are dangerous leftover electromagnetic energy. Zane Latimer believes in telepathy, auras and that playing Halo with your employees is an excellent management technique. And that Akira might be able to help his family's lost loved ones. But can Akira face her fears and accept her gift?
New Bridge to Lyndesfarne
Price: Free! Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Set in the present day, New Bridge to Lyndesfarne follows Kevin, a talented but lonely forty-something who is commissioned to design a second bridge between the Two Worlds. Accompanied by Tanji, his guide and interpreter from Lyndesfarne, Kevin inadvertently discovers a conspiracy to destroy the bridge which puts their lives in danger.
The Alien Manifesto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,090. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Planet Earth is a mess. Humans have totally trashed the place. The world teeters on the brink and threatens to self-destruct; the entire galaxy is at risk. Enter three oversexed psychics from the quirky New Age village of Sedona, Arizona, who are called to duty by the U.S. State Department. Assignment: Save the human race from the Alien Manifesto — a drastic fix for Earth's problems.
The Tower of Endless Worlds
Series: The Tower of Endless Worlds, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(2.00 from 1 review)
THOMAS WYCLIFFE just wants to finish his dissertation in peace and quiet. So when a man in a black robe appears in his closet, claiming to be the last of the Warlocks, Wycliffe figures it is a bad joke. But he soon realizes the last of the Warlocks can give him power beyond imagining. And all it will cost is his soul.
Frelsi (Book Two of The Liminality)
Series: The Liminality, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 137,370. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nineteen year old James Moody, after a brief respite on a goat farm in Wales, resumes a life devoid of luck. He explores the threshold of the afterlife and gets caught up between two warring communities of freed souls, where he is forced to make some difficult allegiances while searching for his love in the land of the living.
A Feral Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has nearly published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 20 short pieces. Now available from the author, A FERAL DARKNESS is a perpetual reader favorite originally published by Baen--on the cutting edge of paranormal romance when it was first released, it bundles suspense and romance into a contemporary fantasy setting.
Nightmares Encased in Stone - A Dark Tale of Fantasy
Series: Dark Tales of Fantasy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Dark Tales of fantasy: When evil things happen to good people there never is a happy ending. Meshan Algoric would never get over the senseless slaughter of his family. The pain consumed him. Until a mysterious man comes, seemingly out of no where, and offers Meshan something he can't refuse.
Beyond the Veil
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, Vincent Pels struggles to save his daughter in life and death.
Beside the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by NewCon Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A stunning, surreal fantasy that is at the same time a poignant rite-of-passage story; both moving and gripping.
That Which is Unexpected
Series: The Gods' Executioner Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
For Cole Treyfair, the first twenty years of his life were fairly normal. However, after a series of unexplainable occurrences, Cole is quickly thrown into a life of not-so-mythological gods and plots to end the world. To prevent the world from ending, Cole must protect his younger sister Chezarei from various gods that wish to build the world anew.
Le scaphandrier Thalidomide
Price: Free! Words: 65,980. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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