Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary

Wicked Hungry (a young adult urban fantasy)
By Teddy Jacobs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012 by Wicked Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everyone knows it's hard to enter high school. But no one knows better than Stanley Hoff. It doesn't help that that at night he wants to howl up at the moon. In his strictly vegetarian household, Stanley has a horrible secret that makes it hard to sit down at the dinner table. As they say in New England, Stanley Hoff is WICKED HUNGRY. And not for tofu... Can he control the beast within?
Awake
By Scott Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Driven by grief and insomnia, Charles Matheson struggles with his day-to-day life, until one day he discovers a portal that takes him to another world, a world almost like our own. In this world he is pursued by a government agent who has a history with Matheson -- a history both men have long forgotten.
Heaven Bent Book 1
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Stag the movie star is on a roll. So when the omens pile up, including dire warnings from his own future self, he does his own stunts anyway--and disaster strikes. His charmed life turns into a not-so-charmed afterlife, as Stag ends up in a Heaven unlike any he ever imagined. A Heaven filled with deadly dangers, terrifying secrets, and a shocking destiny beyond anything dreamed of by man or god.
A Beth-Hill Novel: Karen Montgomery Series Book 4: Detour
By Jennifer St. Clair
Series: A Beth-Hill Novel, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
One wrong turn sends Karen down a road that doesn't exist, to the site of an old accident and an even older mystery. With Russ' help, Karen finds the key to the mystery, but Russ has secrets of his own, some of which are deadly. When old friends from Russ' past come to call, Karen realizes that Russ' secrets might just mean his doom. Rus
Dreamers
By Marcus Riddle
Series: The Observer Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe, Scott and Chris have always seen the error of the world they lived in too easily, and have been compensating by dreaming in all forms since they can remember. Sometimes this helps, and sometimes it doesn't. Only one day, a character from Joe's past changes all three of their paths; and these three teenage boys see something quite remarkable, but dangerous, up ahead.
Facade
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Thomas’s estranged daughter Heather died on the Oregon Coast. Thomas returns there, not to solve his daughter’s murder, but to see if he can live with himself and his past. Only someone leaves mysterious notes and birds die on his porch. Something strange lurks in the shadows. When more people die, Thomas realizes he alone can solve the crisis, if he only dares…
Five Funny Fantasies
By Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
FIVE FUNNY FANTASIES is the first collection from prolific writer Dayle A. Dermatis. Prepare to be amused by these five humorous fantasy stories involving dragons and slayers, deals with the Devil, 80s hair metal, and much, much more!
Get Lucky
By Hugh Macnab
Price: Free! Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young man sets out to buy a carton of milk and instead experiences a whirlwind adventure through time and space - a fantasy of epic proportions. If you enjoy Robert Asprin or Terry Pratchett's novels, you should enjoy this.
Blood Relations
By Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The woman known as the “Vegan Martha Stewart” learns who her infamous father really is…and their relationship threatens to ruin their respective empires. A funny fantasy short story—with a bite!—that shows why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.”
Chance of Bunnies, with Occasional Toad
By Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Something wonderful -- something magical -- happened to Cecily when she was ten. Or did it? A visit to one of her favorite childhood places gives Cecily one last chance to find the magic she lost growing up, not only for herself, but for her Aunt Gin, a free spirit who taught Cecily the value of imagination.
Dylan Murphy and the Harvest Moon (Book 2)
By Brian Glenn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,620. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sit back and enjoy a thrilling, yet very easy read as the author takes you on an edge-of-your-seat action-packed magic carpet ride. Your imagination will come alive as you discover new characters, excitement, adventure, unexpected twists and turns, and a touch of romance. An absolute rush and nonstop page turner you simply won't be able to put down.
Poker Boy vs. The Silicon Suckers
By Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith occasionally commits Poker Boy stories. In this collection are five. “The Old Girlfriend of Doom,” “Pink Shoes and Hot Chocolate,” “Not Salable For Sale,” “Dried Up,” and “Mummy Murders.” In each of these stories Poker Boy deals with the dreaded Silicon Suckers, a race that lives in the sand outside of Las Vegas.
Namless Man
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A happy, successful, family man finds himself facing the ultimate test when he loses the most important thing he has. This edition also contains three surreal bonus stories: “The Style Intruder”, “Junk Sliver”, "The Seventeenth of Septober" and also a extended 3 chapter sample from the novel "Growing Up Zombie."
Spirit Guides
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Kincaid always shows up at a crime scene before the crime happens. Except at the Burger Joint. He got stuck in Los Angeles traffic and arrived just after the shooting ended. Now he must deal with carnage, carnage he couldn’t prevent—carnage he’s never been able to prevent. The carnage takes him to the end of his singular talent, and face-to-face with his future.
The Devil Went Down to the Sunset Strip
By Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
“Angrrr Management were four talented guys. (They really were. I wasn’t just some starry-eyed groupie; I knew decent music and I knew stage presence.) Talented, yes, and awfully pretty, all of them. And every last one of them was dumber than a post. Had they never HEARD of Robert Johnson?” A hilarious urban fantasy short story about 80s hair metal and selling your soul to Satan.
Barry Hargrove, Private Investigator
By Bob Nailor
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sometimes when you're starting out in the business, well, things just aren't what you expect. Besides, one man's reality is another man's fantasy. Meet Barry Hargrove who wants to be a private detective and this is sort of his first case. He's good. This is the main character in my novel "2012: Timeline Apocalypse" and this introduces him to the world. Another short story is to follow.
Il Giallo si Tinge di Nero
By Maurizio Massa
Price: Free! Words: 94,050. Language: Italian. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Due racconti che si svolgono in Sicilia e che girano, inizialmente, intorno alla misteriosa morte di un investigatore privato. La trama si ingarbuglia come un gomitolo di corda sottile che si intreccia in modo quasi indissolubile, fino a creare quello che i Francesi definirebbero ‘un conte fantastique jeté juste pour le fun’, un racconto fantastico buttato giù per puro divertimento.
Spiders From Memory
By Mundania Press
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Seelie court is gone, and the Tower has fallen into darker hands. Now nightmare creatures terrorize the Fey races, and the whole Fey world turns to frost and shadow.
Lovers and Rivals: Book 2 The Khloe Alwell Series
By Alexis Donkin
Series: Khloe Alwell, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Khloe had her world turned upside down when she discovered the Otherworld and her heritage within it. Now her family stands in the middle of the ancient and violent division between Seelie and Sidhe. Khloe must struggle to learn the ways of her father's court, deal with heartbroken boys, navigate a strange relationship with her weapons instructor, and come to terms with her destiny.
Caught Forever Between
By Adrian Phoenix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Dreaming Nomad Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Deep in the bayou, justice comes in many forms. When Cass finds her partner lying on the floor of their New Orleans tattoo shop in a pool of blood, the world as she knows it ends. Lacking faith in the police and their ability to find whoever shot Alex, Cass puts the word out that she's seeking justice, justice she will willingly pay for. A short story set in the world of my Hoodoo novels.