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The Smoke Dragon
By Shane Jiraiya Cummings
Price: Free! Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
In a Japan that never was ... Yamabushi Kaidan is a mountain monk with tremendous fighting ability and spiritual powers, Yumi is a brilliant but untested warrior, fighting for her village and her independence, and Kaidan's apprentice Akio is a gifted healer with a courageous heart, but can their combined prowess save the village of Kyuusai from the onslaught of the mysterious Smoke Dragon?
The Food Processor: A Twisted Fairy Tale
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
They wanted to make things. Wanted tools for their birthday. They didn't get them. Mother and Father don't like it, but the boys improvise. A chilling and bizarre twisted fairy tale. A short story like nothing else you've ever read. Really. Bonus Story: "Wednesday."
Hungry Children: A Modern Tale of Hansel and Gretel
By K. C. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
After years of playing the doting wife are rewarded by a painful divorce, Maggie decides to make something of her life by opening a cookie shop. But her plan is interrupted when she finds two hungry children outside her door...gnawing on the wood siding. A modern take on the classic Hansel and Gretel story by the author of DOG FOOD AND DIAMONDS.
Unicorn
By Leroy Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Push comes to shove when the military investigates the mysterious healing powers of Izzy Einhorn, a unicorn.
Farm of the Dead Things
By Tennessee Hicks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,040. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Stefan Roland wanted the career-making story. When the call came in about a disturbance at the Springwood cemetery, and the possible involvement of the Inquisition, he never expected that this was his chance. Or that it meant facing dead things. From the author of Waking Dead Things.
Wasted On The Young
By David Schibi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Burt has a secret. Despite his elderly appearance he’s older than he looks - much older. But the problem with living such a long life is you create a larger past. And sometimes, your past can catch up with you.
The Light in Whale Cove
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sheriff Dan Retsler finally believes in magic. He has to, after all he’s experience in Whale Rock. But he can’t take it any longer, so he’s moving away. His successor has arrived just as the ghosts return to the lighthouse. Now he must train a newcomer in the dark side of Whale Rock, while making sure the terror entombed in the lighthouse won’t move into the town itself.
Stairway to Heaven
By Yosef Albric
You set the price! Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Malcolm Smedley was the World’s richest nerd. He was also President of the World and had total control over everything. But he wanted more. He wanted to be adored. The problem was that he was totally forgettable. Stairway to Heaven is the story of a nerd’s search to be adored when nobody could remember who he was.
Night on the Invisible Sun
By Cynthia Reeser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Night on the Invisible Sun follows four people, each representing an aspect of life, who stand as guideposts―for better or worse―to Moth in his search for meaning. Night on the Invisible Sun is a harrowing, existential allegory―the tale of a creature who is a stand-in for anyone who has experienced suffering and attempted to come out of it on the other side.
Daddy is an Undertaker: A Poker Boy story.
By Dean Wesley Smith
Series: Poker Boy Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s a girl to do when Daddy wants her dead? Especially when Daddy is Mortuary Dan, otherwise known as Death himself. Poker Boy and his team must help the only daughter of Death understand that she’s really not going to die as she turns twenty-one. Even though she is. Sort of.
Natural Order
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
They picked me up outside Wilmington, North Carolina, just before the rain began, but not before the gale-force winds blew the cigarette out of my mouth. In the dark, I touched the fresh pack of Camels in my coat pocket with relief, feeling more tired than usual. But as long as I had my smokes and my ride, the wind and the rain didn’t bother me. That was just my nature. In a matter of speaking.
Fetch
By Scott Roche
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Father Ian promised his parishioner to investigate a mysterious sighting at the nearby cemetery. When he does and finds nothing out of the ordinary, he arrives at the man's house only to find him dead. Evil is roaming the Irish countryside and has its sights set on the good Father.
The Wishing Well
By David Schibi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Being a middle school exchange student is hard enough for Pavel. Add to that the constant bullying and it’s almost too much. Until the night he finds the wishing well. But the wording of a wish is a tricky thing. Pavel didn’t mean for anyone to get hurt - much less die. When someone turns up who knows about the wishing well, Pavel thinks help has finally arrived. But he’s wrong.
Digital Magic
By Philippa Ballantine
Series: The Chronicles of Art, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In this sequel to Chasing the Bard, the Fey are gone and with them, magic. Yet all my not be as it seems. Penherem is a sleepy English village where people go to hide from the twenty-first century. However with the arrival of a magical thief everyone begins to change-from the local librarian to the lady of the manor-revealing their true natures and dangerous secrets.
Apocalypso: The Playlist for 2012
By William Reef
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,650. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
There’s something special about Sunny. He can’t read, count, or lie, but he sure can sing. When a young boy befriends him on the beach in San Francisco, his small act of kindness has huge consequences for a world wobbling on the brink of oblivion. Sunny and his band go on the road, but will their music be the soundtrack of the apocalypse or the anthem for a new age?
The Thirteenth Unicorn
By W. D. Newman
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
0.5 star(4.38 from 8 reviews)
Ben Alderman and his sister Casey discover a portal to a world of magic, a world discovered, shaped, and settled by wizards. It is a world where elves and dwarves are locked in mortal combat against a witch who is trying to free the last wizard from exile. The witch has been defeated once before but with the combined power of the wizard, no one will be able to stand against them.
Mantis Coma: Book 2 of the Mantis Series
By Joshua Scribner
Series: Mantis. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In this second installment of the series, Mantis finds himself in a coma. Meanwhile, a wicked spirit in human forms treks across the country en route to kill him. Without a body to fight with, Mantis must find a way to ward off the evil intruder or die motionlessly.
Mantis Nights: Book 1 of the Mantis Series
By Joshua Scribner
Series: Mantis. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Late at night, when the sidewalks are quiet, Mantis Shed walks with his eyes closed. Engaging visions, he becomes one with fantastic worlds, battling mighty warriors, conquering fantastic realms. Mantis chooses when to come and go. It’s the perfect escape from a boring world. Then, when visions begin to trap him, losing is no longer an option and winning is a matter of life and death.
Once Upon A Time...At The Learning Annex
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
He came from nowhere, footing across sand and brush, to confront a parking lot and an Edge City. He made his way through parked cars, cheroot dangling between scarred lips. He removed his hat to wipe the sweat; his heavy brow still cast shadow over dark eyes. The creases surrounding his mustache cut like canyons. How tall? Tree tall. Includes bonus stories: "Kank's Last Breath" and "Borges, Yo!"
The Bar
By June Faramore
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
0.25 star(3.25 from 4 reviews)
Lucas White is an average office slave looking to blow off steam at his favorite hangout until he gets sucked into a world of bar fights and flaming beer.