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Magic Days
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Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Glenn Lockwood has made a new friend, a man by the name of Vernon Hudspeth. Today Vernon is seventy. Tomorrow he'll be sixty, and fifty the day after. Who knows how this is happening? Who knows why? Maybe these are just magic days, when impossible wishes are granted, dying loves are restored, and hints are everywhere that the cosmos is a far grander thing than anyone can imagine.
The Butter Spirit's Tithe
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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.
Archie the Royal Hot Water Bottle
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Series: Archie the Royal Hot Water Bottle, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Archie was plucked from the obscurity of a chemist shop to lead a life of service in a palace. His noble but immature owner is an orphaned princess with immediate problems she can't manage and a future that holds many surprises including a realisation that objects like Archie have lives and loves of their own.
The Clever Detective Boxed Set (A Fairy Tale Romance)
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Series: The Clever Detective, Stories 1-3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Enjoy three of the top-selling Clever Detective stories by author Linsey Lanier in one boxed set: The Clever Detective, Clever Is As Clever Does, Cleverest of Them All!
Achieving Apollo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The dreams and visions that haunted rock star Bert Myers as a child have returned, and they've brought strange visitors who make claims about who Bert truly is. He must decide whether to continue his life as a rock guitarist or to accept that he is Apollo and join his Olympian family in saving Mother Earth from the sickness caused by the presence of the Titans.
That Was Radio Clash
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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.
Fairy Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The fairies are back! Or so they say. Chris doesn’t believe in fairies, but Meredith and Maggie are true believers. And Crenshaw is open-minded about the possibility, but he requires empirical proof. That leaves them only one option -- to go on a stake out and see what, if anything, will manifest among the trees on the fairy knoll. Oh, were things only as simple as that ...
Young Republican, Yuppie Princess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's 1984 and the future looks bright for college student and future yuppie Joyce Bacyrus, until her computer geek friend opens up a portal to an alternate universe. She and her friends must rescue a young woman while facing off against a feminazi witch, a heavy metal sorcerer and a prince who's from New Jersey.
Book of Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Years ago Eanid Dupuis’ husband stranded her in Paris while conducting research from the transitive dimensions. The discovery of the book that will send her home sets Eanid on a collision course with an African refugee, a book vendor, and the true meaning of freedom.
The Other Woman
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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.
Chance Encounter
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Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
A loner with a troubled past, Brand has kept himself isolated from the brutal werewolf society he was born into. When he finds a female of his kind beaten and discarded, he endangers himself to help her. Short story of 2400 words. Also contains a sample chapter of Broods of Fenrir ~3300 words.
Mean Daddy Hurt Me!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
From the dankest extremes of death’s rigors comes a foreboding contagion that has the capacity to pick at the innards of humanity in a way that leaves a fearful coldness where only moments before ran the warm vibrancy of life. This sheer detestation for life eclipses the ever-darkening shadows cast by the overhanging trees that are growing from the looming hillsides and jutting outward.
Soulmate From Hell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
For a low-level minion, Reba had a nice thing going, if you can call working the Soulmate Request Desk in Hell a nice thing. Then a pert young blonde named Paulette sent in a soulmate request the Boss decided to fill in a most unusual way. Reba's afterlife will never be the same again. This edition of "Soulmate From Hell" includes a complete BONUS story: "The Galaxy's Most Wanted."
Being Neighborly
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Series: The Neighborhood, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
When their neighbors are disappearing and acting strangely, Junior and Little Mams know it’s time to call in for reinforcements—Big Mams. Things aren’t what they appear to be for anyone from The Neighborhood, and the “big city” is harboring something very nasty. But Big Mams didn’t come to visit alone…and she won’t be going home alone, either. (Gini Koch writing as Anita Ensal)
Like Clara, in the Movie Heidi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young pianist suffering from multiple sclerosis finds the ghost of Franz Schubert in her attic.
Strange Roads: Book One of Omens In The Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
What do an ex-Navy test pilot and a Senate staffer have in common? Nothing, really, except for being the two most powerful Mages born in decades. And none too soon, because the forces of evil are gathering to take over the world - or, at least, Washington D.C.
The Attic Door: Book I
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Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Serena's grandfather only has one rule: Don't open the Door in the Attic. But rules like that are made to be broken. Serena learns that the Door doesn't go anywhere, but it doesn't go nowhere.
Cat's Creation (Chronicles of Charlie Waterman #2)
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Series: The Chronicles of Charlie Waterman, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Wittegen Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
As life goes on for the residents of Between, Charlie feels responsible for helping to keep them strong and together, but he's not sure how. Their second task will take the Questors to, Mydarec, a mafia-style planet where magic is commonplace. Forced to play a role that could kill him, Charlie must overcome his own insecurities and help figure out why they have been sent to such a dangerous world.
The Chandelier
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Series: Bibi's Bargain Boutique, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It’s Mirabel’s 25th. Anniversary and her husband’s a no show. Can Bibi’s Bargain Boutique resurrect her failing marriage? A Bibi's Bargain Boutique Short Story.
The Druid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Torn from the only life she has ever known, Titian begins an adventure into her worse nightmare. Join her as she embarks on a perilous journey of self-discovery and danger.