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A Cup of Smile
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Luke’s wife leaves him. He reaches the pit of despair and hangs himself in his garage. But as he twirls away at the end of the rope, a foulmouthed and plain-speaking being in flux—a fluxer—pops up out of thin air to offer him a second chance. An off-beat story of self-discovery which proves ‘every life has a price.’ A Cup of Smile: a short story.
Last Birch Standing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When hemp, the world’s newly declared super crop, goes from strength to strength, Jacob Hatherter stands on the brink of history. He readies to chop down the last tree on Earth. A birch tree. A quirky story which explores just how far nature will allow humankind to go in its destruction of its own habitat. Last Birch Standing: a short story.
Jimmy Bucklesmith's Unexpected Day Out
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 146,840. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young boy has to quickly learn how to survive on the streets of a congested, urban environment in a post industrial world. With bad legs to contend with, he sees how others deal with being human, when the technology is available to easily change body parts to escape or enhance their status. His success is tested in the lonely darkness of the day's end when physical survival is all that matters.
Dreamweaver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Every night Graham Wainsbridge’s wife suffers night terrors. Tonight, though, he decides to improvise. He tries hypnosis. And it works. When his experiment brings unexpected success, and hints at a fortune, Graham descends deeper and deeper into the realms of the subconscious. He discovers it contains darker depths. And he must take care not to sink without a trace. Dreamweaver: a short story.
Duende
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the depths of the Amazonian rainforest, a duende bides his time. Only one more soul to complete the thousand he requires to carry him to the afterlife. But the buzz and thud of progress sounds all about him. And the unrelenting march of civilisation threatens to drive him from existence if he fails. A fantastical tale about the banishment of myth and legend. Duende: a short story.
The Secret of Sinbad's Cave
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Nat Sheppard’s world is turned upside down on the first day of the school holidays by the discovery of a secret room containing cave maps with clues to an ancient treasure. But Nat and her friends soon discover they’re not the only ones chasing the jewels. Professional treasure hunters are on the trail – and they’re prepared to eliminate anyone in their way.
The Subconscience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Angus Davis always had a voice at the back of his head. Telling him what to do next. Telling him what he must do. But what happens when he pushes the voice down—tries to deny it? Will it destroy him from within? A story which strives to do the right thing. The Subconscience: A Short Story.
Bubbling Morons
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Series: Zak Steepleman. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Zak Steepleman: Not your average thirteen-year-old gamer. He determines to become the greatest gamer on planet Earth. Only one thing stands in his way: His games console. This time Zak finds himself facing off with one of the worst things imaginable: A swimming game. A story that proves nothing beats those games for frustration. Bubbling Morons: A Zak Steepleman Short Story.
The Zombie Knight - Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
The second volume of the dark serial novel, The Zombie Knight. Includes the 4th, 5th and 6th story arcs. The first volume is available for free. Follows the young Hector Goffe and his grim reaper Garovel as they attempt to prevent the destruction of Hector's home country of Atreya.
Newford Stories: Crow Girls
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Charles de Lint’s readers have been asking him to put together story collections featuring their favourite Newford characters. The crow girls are among his best-loved characters, so de Lint obliged by gathering their stories all under one roof. Some other members of the Newford repertory company show up here, but at the forefront of each story are these two wild girls with their big personalities.
The Ghostcrow: A Tale of Andor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dumdie Swartz knows ghosts walk among us. She’s seen them since she was a little kid. Dumdie does her best to avoid them--harmless or dangerous, alike--even though she annoys her family when she does. Now, with her unwanted ability growing stronger, a demon possessing a mundane boy notices her special talents and has plans that will change her life forever.
Ghosts of Wind and Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the restrictions and strife of her home life finally become too much, Lesli Betterberry runs away from home. But the freedom she hopes to find on the street is an illusion and she soon finds herself in far worse circumstances. Featured in this story are otherworldly musicians Cerin and Meran Kelledy, who must use their gifts of music and magic to try to find the girl.
A New Forest Witch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a foreign world full of death, destruction, secrets, and lies, Nan must trust in a coven of Celtic witches and let her past guide her, before she dies like all the rest.
Brooke and the Fairy Happy Birthday (The Magical Murphy Farm Series)
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Series: The Magical Murphy Farm, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 and represented by Wize Willow. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Includes a map of the Murphy Farm and illustrations! The Murphy Family Farm is an enchanted farm that owes much of its success to an agreement made between the Murphys and the Fairy Folk over a century ago in Ireland. With over a 100 acres of farm land, the fairies and enchanted creatures work together to help the Murphy Family keep the farm prosperous enough to be generous to the community.
Paperjack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Set in Newford and featuring musician Geordie Riddell, this novella about a homeless man called Paperjack is classic de Lint—a poignant, mysterious tale about love, loss and learning how to move on. A finalist for the World Fantasy Award, Paperjack is a standalone story, but picks up some of the threads of a previous tale called "Timeskip."
Brooke and the Amazing Discovery (Magical Murphy Farm Series)
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Series: The Magical Murphy Farm, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 and represented by Wize Willow. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This story is the second in the Magical Murphy Farm series. The Murphy Family Farm is an enchanted farm that owes much of its success to an agreement made between the Murphys and the Fairy Folk over a century ago in Ireland.
Thorn Fall (Rust & Relics, Book 2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Delia never thought her love of adventure and artifact hunting would lead her to discover such oddities as man-slaying monsters, magical swords, and elves on motorcycles. Oh, and there’s also the Ancient Spartan warrior who’s been stranded in the present—he’s offering to work as her bodyguard in exchange for English lessons. When another monster arrives, this time in Sedona, Arizona...
The Trouble With Magic - Chapter 1
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Anyone who missed receiving The Trouble With Magic Chapter 1 as a Patron reward now has a chance to purchase it. This is specifically for fans of Female Muscle Growth, so if you are not into that niche, turn away!
Monsters: I Bring the Fire Part II (A Loki Story)
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Series: I Bring the Fire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Something wicked has made its way to Chicago — and this time it isn't Loki. Loki wants vengeance, Agent Steve Rogers wants to keep his city in one piece, and Amy Lewis just wants to get back to vet school; but first she will have to join forces with Loki and Steve to save earth from trolls, wyrms, frost giant invasions, and an old evil growing beneath Chicago's streets.
Mercy's Sunset
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jane Doe awakens in a world of nothingness after living three lives. Without having memories of any of them, she must relive them with the help of her guide, Thyme. With three wonderfully short lived lives, and three intense, passionate loves, Jane Doe must choose who she wants to be in her afterlife and who she wants to take with her.