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The Tower of Il Serrohe
By RJ Mirabal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Tower of Il Serrohe pulls us into the deteriorating life of Don Vargas thrown out of the house by his promiscuous wife. He lands in a dilapidated casita which, of course, is a portal to another world. Reluctantly, Don is seduced by an alternative existence in the Valle Abajo, a valley strangely like and unlike his own Rio Grande Valley.
Do-Over: a short story about a man and a second chance at life
By S. E. Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Crescere Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
One change. One chance. If you had a chance to change one thing in your life, what would you do over? One man gets a chance to answer that question, a chance for a second time around...or does he? One change. One man. One shot.
Imaginary Maid Forgets She is Late for a Banquet
By Sean Monaghan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Bianca's had about enough of Paulette, the school bully. But when she calls up magic to help out, both girls are in for more than they bargained for. Much more. A magic-fantasy short story from the author of "Akio Draws Manga"
Give the Devil his Due
By Brand Gamblin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Michael was given the best deal one could imagine. Fame, riches, and no strings attached. The contract laid it out plainly. He would get everything he wanted, along with a "Get out of Hell Free" card. What could possibly go wrong? Along with this story are two of the most popular short stories written by Brand Gamblin: "Worse than the Disease" and "Snake Skin".
Reggie & Ryssa and the Scavenger Hunt
By Bo Savino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,950. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
New adventures await the twins as they return to Faery for another summer of competition. The Seelie and Unseelie Courts are moving toward the brink of a Faery war. Reggie & Ryssa find new changes to their training schedule and a series of impossible tasks set before them to gather the strange list of items for a Faery Scavenger Hunt.
Alone: The Girl in the Box, Book 1
By Robert J. Crane
Price: Free! Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The beginning of a new series of paranormal thriller from author Robert J. Crane.
The Wizard Takes a Fitness Class
By Red Tash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
You asked for more Wizard, and you got it. The mysterious Wizard is back, and this time he's brought his demons--literally. What's this about a nemesis, and a gambling addiction? Can't an old man just grab a cone of Ben & Jerry's without Chinatown's zombies getting in the way? You don't have to be an LGBTQutie-patootie to shake your booty in The Wizard Takes a Fitness Class.
Star
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On the night Anna’s boyfriend tried to kill her, Anna’s badly injured cat Star disappeared. Now, half a continent away, Star has returned. Is it her ghost? Or has Star herself somehow made her own incredible journey across the country to be with the only person she’s ever loved? With bonus story, “Cat Nap.” "Rusch is a great storyteller." Romantic Times
Cursed
By Ashley Elder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by G and J Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Twenty-one year old Allie Jacobs was just a normal college girl, who was engaged to her high school sweetheart, roomed with her bestie and rode on the school’s championship equestrian team; what could be better? On the first day of the second semester of her junior year, a gorgeous stranger named Aiden walked into her life and turned it upside down. Everything she believed turned out to be a lie.
The Wife Who Never Was
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
(4.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a truly super hero loses the love of his life in the continuity overhaul of his fictional universe? Pinnacle's super memory won't let him forget his lost marriage to Doris Dane, and his heart drives him to search everywhere for a way to bring her back. But his power might not be enough when he runs up against a force from beyond his world, an enemy with the key to his suffering.
Magic Days
By James Hampton
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
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.
Archie the Royal Hot Water Bottle
By Suzie Louis
Series: Archie the Royal Hot Water Bottle, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. 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)
By Linsey Lanier
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
By Rachael Leslie
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.
Compulsion, book 2 of the Quinn Larson Quests
By P. A. Wilson
Series: The Quinn Larson Quests, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Quinn Larson kept the Real Folk hidden, but the cost was more than any man should bear. Now, he has to contend with losing his sight and gaining an apprentice, while the Sidhe still weave their twisted schemes. Someone is stealing the fairies' babies and treasure. Once again, it falls to Quinn to find a solution and prevent a meltdown among the magical races - even if he has to do it while blind.
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 Dragons of Little Markhampton - Original Version
By Jean Curtis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A tale of friendly dragons who create a stir when they arrive in a small village looking for the eggs they buried 100 years previously. The young people of the village help to recover the eggs but can they find them all before the eggs begin to hatch?
The Hair
By Lee McCullum
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Henri Sant-Cassia. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
On the eve of Emily’s 14th birthday she awakens to an agonizing prospect: The first day of high school. What's worse, a single strand of strange growth protrudes eagerly from her shoulder. Its discovery will begin a unique journey that will change her waking world forever. Emily will soon come to the terrifying realization that she is not sure of who or what she is. But when does anyone?
Master of Uncertainty
By Richard L Noble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,600. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Timid, sixteen-year-old Mark Acanth comes to Manhattan with a promise to be considered for priesthood under Pope Pius XIII. In search for records of his birth, Mark discovers a hidden passage and a mysterious book, hinting he may be more than anyone thinks. Soon, he is at the center of a massive global conspiracy while being hunted by an ancient secret society known as the Hierarchy.