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Aurealis #69
By Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The latest Aurealis features Richard Viskovic's 'The Electric Itch', which is guaranteed to make you scratch just thinking about the technology depicted, and Mick Spadaro's 'It Came From A Party Supplies Store', which is one of those rarities—an SF story that aims to be funny, and actually is funny. Don’t miss the Stephen Higgins’ archive classic: 'So, you want to be a science fiction writer.'
King of the Planets
By Jack Poe
Series: King of the Planets, Book 2. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Hollow-Point Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In this short story, a man named Roe becomes King and is able to create any planet anywhere in the Universe. He faces troubles that are unseen to him and his creation. It is up to him; his planet is now in his hands.
Wyldsight: Tales of Primal Fantasy
By Satyros Phil Brucato
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Feral women challenge men, beasts, the elements and their own inner demons in these six short stories from award-winning fantasy author Satyros Phil Brucato.
Blood Feud (Jane #9)
By Samantha Warren
Series: Jane, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jane has had a rough couple of months. Her family was attacked, she lost her best friend, and she spiraled into a horrible depression. Little does she know, the Red Death have plans for her and what's left of her family, and things are about to get much worse.
Bloodshed (Jane #10)
By Samantha Warren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The End Is Here Jane has lost friends, found love, and fought more bad guys than she ever would have thought possible. In this tenth and final book of the Vampire Assassin series, she will have to decide what she really wants from her life. Will she hide away and protect those she loves from genocide? Or will she risk it all and fight for the freedom of supernatural creatures everywhere?
Hunt for a New Life
By Stefon Mears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Not all legends are monstrous. After failing as an apprentice wizard, the Count’s second son dreads his options: priesthood or the king’s wars. But he spies in the forest a creature out of legend, and plans to trap it – a bride price fit for the crown princess. A better fate than he dares hope. The hunt takes him deeper into the forest, and brings him face to face with something greater: destiny.
Taken By The Demon Lord (Forced and Taken Vol 1)
By Ken Rander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Susan accidentally frees the Demon Lord Geldarath He processes her and wants to breed her to obtain a new body Using mind control, he controls her body. Susan doesn't want to be bred but she doesn't have a choice. Geldarath's enemies want to torture him and kill him, which means killing Susan to get him.He has to keep Susan alive long enough to breed her.
Betwixt Issue 3
By Betwixt Magazine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 3 collects all five stories originally published online. Issue 3 includes original fiction by Vajra Chandrasekera, Marie Clementel, Bernie Mojzes, Michelle Muenzler, and Lydia Waldman.
Degrees of Delusion
By Lindsay Buroker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
After being publicly shamed and kicked out of the imperial service academy, Fortis chose to serve in the only other way possible: as a mercenary. Working far from the boundaries of his homeland, he never thought he’d have anything to do with the empire again… until a powerful wizard hires the company to destroy an imperial outpost. This is a 9,000-word short story.
The Knight (The Dark Elf of Syron, #2)
By Laura Lond
Series: The Dark Elf of Syron, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Renown and knighted for capturing the fearsome Dark Elf of Syron, Sir Fredric has nagging doubts about his victory. His brother Malgrid’s drunken remark strengthens dire suspicions. Was it all some devious scheme? Fredric has enough enemies who would want to compromise his honor, especially with the prestigious Jewel Quest coming up.
Cupid's Hit List
By Kit Frazier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A lusts of Cupids are on the loose in Austin, Texas, and they've got their quivers trained on twenty-something Caroline McGinnis, thanks to her mother and an offering of cherry empanadas. When a mysterious elfen-looking woman named Tink offers her shelter in her funky little South Congress Avenue clothing store, Caroline has no idea that love, and magic, come in all shapes and sizes . . .
Whispers to The Moon Are Always Heard By Cats
By Jason Andrew
Series: Jason Andrew's Short Story Megapacks, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Corporations bowdlerized the old fairy tales to make them suitable for mass consumption. Whispers to the Moon Are Always Heard By Cats is a collection of dark fantasy fiction stories by Jason Andrew that explore the shadows in those old tales to see what relevance they hold in modern days and nights.
Hidden Holidays: A Monster Haven Short Story
By R.L. Naquin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The holidays can be overwhelming for anyone, but Zoey is ready to explode when Maurice, her closet-monster roommate, takes celebrations to the extreme. When Zoey ducks out for a little fresh air, she finds a boy with a big problem -- a problem only a mythical creature can have and only Zoey can solve.
The Assassin's Curse
By Lindsay Buroker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
0.75 star(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Requiem Duet, Concerto for Flute and Voodoo
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Zoë hears voices. She always has, even before her father died and she had to move to New Orleans. They tell her things, help her when she’s in trouble, and warn her when danger’s nearby. So she doesn’t understand when they advise her to trust Maurin, the strange voodoo man who asks for her still-beating heart in exchange for his help repairing her most treasured keepsake, her father’s bone flute.
Shadow & Spice
By Lee French
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Shadow is no ordinary cat. He's a familiar, bound to the soul of his pet human. The binding gives him brains and a pawful of tricks to use them. He’s got the night to himself in this short story, and makes the most of it, getting into trouble like only a cat bonded to a vigilante spy can.
The Dragon's Birth
By Jaimey Grant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(Non-romance, 5,000-word short story). Two young men stumble into an ancient secret that changes their world. When young King Darok of Coraji uncovers an ancient dragon key, he wonders if the dragon legends about his family are true. With the help of his friend, K'ni, Darok endeavors to discover the truth. Is it possible the dragon blood of the royal family is more than a myth?
Drawing the Moon
By Janni Lee Simner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
"Andrew knew that the moon had stolen his parents away ..." This short dark fantasy story originally appeared in the anthology Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares, published by Scholastic Inc.
Shadewraiths over Pandaria (In the Shadow of the Black Sun short story)
By William Kenney
Series: In the Shadow of the Black Sun, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story takes place roughly forty years before A Dream of Storms (Book 1 of the In the Shadow of the Black Sun series) and the author highly recommends that you read that book before Shadewraiths over Pandaria. Within the city of Lauden, the old man Trune is known as the village drunk, mostly useless and full of make-believe stories of his past. Here, the truth is revealed.
Nothing of Me
By Eugie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Based on the myth of pitiable monster Scylla, the story re-imagines the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast to make modern and poignant observations on the ugliness of self-hatred." —Elizabeth A. Allen, Tangent