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The Canary: A Modern Folktale by Benjamin Parsons
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Fairy tales(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Torn between loyalty to her sister and the man she loves, Damiah hopelessly pours out her heart to a golden canary - without realising that her little bird's song is full of the hope she lacks.
Unmasked by Michelle Marcos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Some curses are secret. But for a woman like Paulette, one glance in the mirror will remind her how monstrous she appears to others. When she stumbles into the netherworld of the Paris Opera House and encounters a man even more deformed, she learns that only he is able to see her for the beauty she is. The frightening bond they forge might prove that some curses—though unbreakable—may be overcome.
Wicked Werewolf Passion by Lisa Renee Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Gothic(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Shi is a wolf whose been shunned by his own. A woman about to become his captive...
Rhiannon by Catherine E. Chapman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Gothic(4.00 from 1 review)
Rhiannon, a Welsh farmer’s daughter, is smuggled into a walled English garrison town. Harboured by a merchant and his son, her happiness is shattered when her presence in their home is discovered. Taken to the castle, Rhiannon’s fate lies in the hands of Lord Edward. Will he believe Rhiannon’s claim that all she wants is to be a lady? "A bed-time story for grown-up girls," (4-stars, Goodreads).
The Eye of The Universe by Florence Witkop
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
The world will end unless two lovers agree to be separated for eternity. This quick read of a little less than 7,000 words by veteran romance writer Florence Witkop deals with what happens when one of those lovers learns the terms... and refuses to abide by them.
Lenore: A Southern Gothic Re-telling of Beauty and the Beast by Alyne de Winter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Lost in the Louisiana countryside, Jake finds a half-ruined ante-bellum mansion inhabited by a mysterious lady who never shows her face. In exchange for room and board, he agrees to paint the house. In the process, he uncovers her secret, and finds himself increasingly fascinated by his enigmatic hostess, Lenore.
The Sleight of Heart: a modern folk tale by Benjamin Parsons
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A modern folk tale of love, deceit and murder... with a supernatural twist.
Valerie, A Story of a Vamp by Dee Phillips
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Valerie is a young girl who has to lure men into back alleys to be the victims of three blood-thirsty vampires. This short story is one of her experiences. Valerie's tale continues in "Into the Blackest Night", a full vampire romance novel.
The Vision, A Dark Romance by April Grey
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic(4.75 from 4 reviews)
It was only a children's game, put the chestnut beneath your pillow and dream of your future husband. However, the vision Cherie saw terrified her. How can she escape her grim fate?
The Castaway: a modern folktale by Benjamin Parsons
Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A foundling baby is washed ashore in a lonely Cornish cove, and as he grows up his fate is strangely linked to the sea. When he meets a young woman who is escaping her past, he longs to pledge his heart to her... without realising that his heart was lost beneath the jealous waves, long ago.
The Tryst: a modern folktale by Benjamin Parsons
Series: The Green Man and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic(3.00 from 1 review)
When Kaveran meets Kayna and they fall in love, their romance seems to eerily echo that of their namesakes in a local legend. But little do they realise that their love is fated by a sinister secret.
Chimère by Marcelle Dube
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Gothic(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a fierce guardian, a jealous god and a very human love...
The Osecca Option by Helen Montgomery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Osecca del Mar desperately needs Guild backing to survive the medieval world in which she lives. But the head of the Guild declares the job she trained for is strictly a male profession. Does she have what it takes to prove she’s capable of doing the job? Only one thing is certain: her only friend and confidant, Ace Blackthorn, doesn’t think she is.