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Hemingway's Bed
By Debra J. Rigas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
In this short story, Ernest Hemingway sails on.
Yew Manor
By Alan Loewen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Little does Robert DeMolay know that the manor he inherited is in a reality a bridge between worlds.
A Greasy Spoon Life
By Michael Carter
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
It's a difficult stressful week when you start talking to your cutlery... A crazy, silly, funny and sad story about a poor depressed spoon. Have a free chuckle today, and never be comfortable in your kitchen again. A story of 2300 words.
The Language of Stones and Other Stories
By C. M. Barrett
Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In The Language of Stones, a young man tries to teach a stone to speak. Villains Victorious describes the attempt of fictional villains to rewrite the story. The Gargoyle Murder is the love story of a gargoyle and a cat. Also included is the first chapter of Big Dragons Don't Cry, which introduces a cat who's finding that a quest cuts into his relaxation time.
Princess Maya and the Crystal Ball; A Fairy Tale For Grownups and Children at Heart
By Sara Dagan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Maya (illusion in sanskrit), is a princess who has been challenged to discover her self-identity via voyages in a crystal ball, a gift she mysteriously received from 'Prince Karma' on Friday, November 2011 (11/11/11; the latter wished her a safe trip and asked her not to forget her princedom. Alas! her journey begins on Earth as a secretary in a giant corporation where she soon forget
The Sky Drafter
By Amira Di Abeo
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Childhood fantasies become reality. Adrian discovers why the sky is blue.
The Golden Dragon--[Chapter 1]
By Angeline 223
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 510. Language: Simple English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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Away With The Fairies
By Felicity Knight
Price: Free! Words: 13,400. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Susan’s old ‘friend’ Tatty turns up unexpectedly on her doorstep needing somewhere to stay, Susan knows she’s going to be in for a tough few days. What she doesn’t expect is a fantastical entourage including fairies, gods, demons, and one extremely over-familiar familiar, not to mention the very handsome demon Phil. Away with the Fairies is a humorous novella about unwanted houseguests.
Soaring
By Flavio Olcese
Price: Free! Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Los Angeles and Washington DC receive unexpected visitors and everyone is scrambling to find out what they are. Julie Rumley, a scientist from Chicago, will find out wether she wants to or not. Soaring is a short story meant to activate your imagination.
Waif (A fantasy short story)
By Nigel Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When midnight comes, Waif must serve Young Master. But what service will he demand of her? This Greyhart Press e-book is a short story, a perfect length to enjoy on your lunch break, or to complement a drink in your favorite coffee house.
Cleverest of Them All: Story 3 (A Fairy Tale Romance)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: The Clever Detective, Story 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Two weeks before her marriage to Prince Chad, PI Stacey Alexander gets in a fight with him and leaves the Hollow Tree. When he tries to follow her, things get even worse. Ignoring her feelings for the prince, Stacey decides to investigate the murder of Clarence Hump, the district attorney who was prosecuting a violent gang member. That decision might have been a mistake...
Voice Like a Cello & Bear Country
By Kater Cheek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two fantasy short stories about people who are haunted by (and protected by) the unseen. The A side "Voice Like a Cello" was originally published in Fantasy Magazine, and was a Locus recommended pick for 2009. The B side, "Bear Country" is an award-winning story originally published in the print magazine Pagans and Witches.
Mon Petit Ami
By Sherri Cornelius
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An OCD housewife falls in love with her son's toy ninja--but she does find it odd that the toy speaks French...
Flicker Blue 4: Into the Forest
By Brea Nicole Bond
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 4th novella of the Flicker Blue series, Jane is terrified to discover that the ancient forest to which she must now journey is identical to the setting of her growing nightmares. There, she finds strange new allies who urge her to part ways with her godfather and continue her quest alone. As time grows short and her sanity weaker, Jane is forced to make a choice.
Flicker Blue 7: The Path
By Brea Nicole Bond
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 7th installment of Flicker Blue, Jane has finally reached the Book--and consequently triggered a trap that will endanger those she loves most. "The Path" is the dramatic conclusion of the first volume of Flicker Blue novellas.
The Other Woman
By Stoney M. Setzer
Series: Zero Hour. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After thinking that he would never find a girl interested in him, Houston Hall has gotten engaged to Rachel. However, their plans for the future are disrupted when a woman named Amy arrives on the scene. She claims to be Houston's ex-girlfriend and begs for one more chance with him. However, Houston has no recollection of her.
That Was Radio Clash
By Charles de Lint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Short story that first appeared in Taverns of the Dead (Cemetery Dance 2005). Written as a memorial to The Clash’s Joe Strummer. Set in 2002, guitarist Sarah Blue meets mysterious trumpeter Eddie Ramone in a bar and is given a chance to return to a pivotal moment in her life to correct one of her deepest regrets.
The Butter Spirit's Tithe
By Charles de Lint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Short story. The Butter Spirit’s Tithe first appeared in Emerald Magic, Tor Books. Conn O'Neill has run afoul of a vengeful spirit. With his soul promised as a tithe to the fearsome Grey Man, Conn's only hope lies Miki Greer. Miki knows a thing or two about Irish spirits, having lost her brother to them in de Lint's novel Forests of the Heart. She's not about to let them claim someone else.
Dreamer
By Nicki DeLante
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When reflection and wishes are all we have, and need can never be attained... A short piece on longing and dreams, of want and desire, of wishes and love and wanting to find that connection, that soul that makes you sigh and knowing that you can never quite catch it.
How the Apocalypse Can Make You Lose Your Job
By Ian Isaro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The world's only hope is a fast food employee armed with a spatula. Well, the world could also hope that the personification of Grease, the Olde Englishe Gangstas, and an army of Puns eager for human flesh are all just hallucinations. That might work too.