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Fortunate Brave
By Leslie Claire Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When troops die faster than they can be replaced, the military raises its veterans from the dead—including Evie’s grandfather. Evie copes with his sudden appearance and departure, but her grandfather’s return drives Evie’s mother to the edge of sanity. Evie will find a way to help and die—or kill—trying. With bonus story "Blacktop."
A Reflection of Glass
By Jeff Hewitt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dexter Levin is a security guard for his odious step-father's clothing store. One day he witnesses a woman kidnapped through the dressing room Mirror, and he takes the plunge to try and save her. On the other side, in the land of Aethero, he meets his reflection. They are forced to work together to bring down the insane gods who masterminded the kidnapping plot.
The Man Behind the Curtain
By Joseph Paul Haines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Gryffynperch Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Deserted by happiness long ago, David James sets out on a quest to find the only person who truly loved him, his long lost sister Suzi. More than her company, however, he needs something even greater: If he was going to learn to live again, he needed to know how she escaped their abusive mother and how--with only a Superman t-shirt and worn-out towel for a cape--she'd taught him how to fly.
Harry and the Monkey
By Euan Harvey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A short story by Euan Harvey *** This is a true story. I have three kids, all boys. Son number three is Harry. He seems like a normal kid. But that's what's worrying me. What if it's not just him? What if it's all kids?
Just Another Day in Suburbia
By Elizabeth Ann Pierce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Life in the peaceful, suburban community of Forest Glen, Pennsylvania, hasn’t been the same since Masaman the Troll bought the old fixer-upper on Oak Tree Lane. But really, how could it be? There’s a Zombie overseeing renovations, a Dwarf and a Goblin joining them for the weekly Poker Night – and at least one person who wants them all to go back to living under a bridge somewhere.
Steel and Honor
By Laura Ware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by JJ Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Kusanagi sword. A blade of Japanese legend. Dr. Eric Conner knows its history well. But when he comes face to face with the sword itself, will he survive the experience?
Evanescent
By David Michael
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
She's the girl you meet every year for the first time. She has red-gold hair, sky-blue eyes, and just a splash of freckles across her cheeks. She's as young as you are, or as old. She dances in the rain and splashes in the puddles. She jumps in the leaves and spins with the wind. She steps out of the fog to smile at you, then disappears before you can ask her name... (5400-word short story)
A Dragon in St. Louis
By Chrystine Julian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Quakes and Chemicals Meet Dreams and Legends A short fiction fantasy story
Sonant
By A. Sparrow
Price: Free! Words: 138,640. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Something strange lurks in a vacuum-sealed bell jar in a wealthy eccentric's parlor, feeding on the unearthly sounds his musical mercenaries create. When suicide attempt survivor Aerie Walker passes his audition, her life takes a major turn for the weird.
Mommy, Where Do Baby Unicorns Come From?
By Renee Adams
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.5 star(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.
Feline Design
By Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Even Satan needs a vacation once in awhile. But perhaps taking the form of a fuzzy kitten wasn’t the smartest of ideas…. A Miranda Contreau paranormal short story. Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” “Feline Design” was originally published in The Ghostbreakers: New Horrors (Rage Machine Books, 2005).
Donau Blues (A Wiener Blut Short Story)
By Mick Bordet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by Katharina Bordet. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In treacherous weather, a little lost toy leads to an emergency and an unusual rescue. This is a Wiener Blut spin-off story. by Mick Bordet
Eternal City
By Nancy Kilpatrick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When Claire Mowatt inherits her aunt's land, she arrives to find that the air, land and water have become polluted since the environmentally correct gated community Eternal City bought the island on Skeleton Lake. The longer she remains, the more she comes to believe that all is not as it seems with the town or with the residents of the wondrous Eternal City.
Hell's Belles
By Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Teaching etiquette to a spoiled debutante can be hell…literally. Lilith, the most sought-after debutante trainer in the South, meets her match in Miss Alexandria Pointer-Ashe. A snappy fantasy short story, which includes the BONUS story “The Devil Went Down to the Sunset Strip”! Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.”
The Matthew Fish Collection
By Matthew Fish
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 235,310. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Matthew Fish collection is a collection of 4 full length novels that all share common themes. Book 1 A Window in the Earth Book 2 Fireflies In Winter Book 3 Softland Book 4 Softland 2
The Great Rock N Roll Doomsday Tour
By Darren Humphries
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reality's a funny thing. One day it means debating the use of the semi-colon in literature at the largest book festival in the country and the next it means being on the run with a woman who claims to be your bodyguardian angel and has a penchant for really large guns. Strange things are happening in the Big Apple and nobody else seems to have noticed. A comic romp.
The Bellhound - Four Tales of Modern Magic
By Camille LaGuire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Four contemporary fantasy stories. In "The Bellhound" a woman needs protection, but doesn't want a dog; in "Away He Run" a boy struggles with being his family secret; in "The Trespasser" a girl and her pony come face to face with death; in "Like The Wind" there's not much stronger than the will of a teenager.
If the Shoe Fits
By Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Is Prince Charming really interested in Cinderella…or was it her shoes that captured his attention? A “funny (and rather ingenious)” short story (Errant Dreams Reviews). Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” Includes BONUS story “Famous Last Words.”
Heroes of Global Warming
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In an age of global warming, super-heated hero Skillet looks like a lukewarm loser. But when his teammates, the Castigators, turn their backs on him, he turns them into prey. Skillet becomes public enemy number one as he rounds up his former allies. But if Skillet can survive an out-for-blood super hit squad, the secret plan behind his hunt might just save the world by reversing global warming.
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.