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Charmed City: Thirteen Tales of the Peculiar and Obscure in Baltimore
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Not all dreams are magical things filled with hope and light, some dreams are murkier and far more sinister. From the shared dreams of her famous sons John Waters and Edgar Allen Poe, Baltimore is known for her share of peculiar oddity, but beyond the bouffant hairdos of her trademark Hons and the quirky neighborhood bars is a world even darker and stranger.
Spirits Abroad
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Liavek 1: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This first collection of Liavek stories contains: “Badu's Luck” by Emma Bull “The Green Rabbit from S'Rian” by Gene Wolfe “Birth Luck” by Nancy Kress “An Act of Contrition” by Steven Brust “The Inn of the Demon Camel” by Jane Yolen
Once Upon A Nightmare: The Undead Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A new twist to an old tale. Sleeping Beauty as never before told.
Island of the Sorcerer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A longship of giant warriors missing at sea. An ancient island of alien magic risen from the sea. Long dead wizards returned from beyond the grave. Kormak must cope with all thre
Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
Peculiar Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Death. Resurrection. Hope. Beth died at seventeen while helping to save the world. She doesn't remember the details, but she hasn't been the same since. When the supernatural creature who killed her hunts her down once again, Beth must face the mystery of her death head-on. If she can’t solve the puzzle of her hidden memory, she may lose something infinitely more valuable than her life.
Liavek 3: The Players of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"A Happy Birthday" by Will Shetterly "Before the Paint Is Dry" by Kara Dalkey "The Rat's Alley Shuffle" by Charles de Lint "Dry Well" by Nathan A Bucklin, with lyrics by Alison Bucklin "Choice of the Black Goddess" by Gene Wolfe "The Ballad of the Quick Levars" by Jane Yolen These stories were first published in 1986 in Liavek: The Players of Luck, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
The Demon Tarot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A collection of short stories inspired by the major arcana of the tarot. Each story features a demon, just trying to do his job in the service of mortal kind. Ultimately, this is a collection of stories which indulge the misanthrope in all of us. It looks at many aspects of life and does not shy away from the murkier side of human nature, taking a thought provoking look at the human condition.
Liavek 2: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Contents: "The Hands of the Artist" by Kara Dalkey "A Coincidence of Birth" by Robin Hobb (Megan Lindholm) "Bound Things" by Will Shetterly "The Fortune Maker" by Barry B. Longyear These stories were first published in 1985 in Liavek, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
Primitive Area
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
By the time Sara finds herself in the middle of the Idaho Primitive Area, she knows she made a huge mistake. Her decision clouded by the blush of new love, she agrees to accompany Travis on a weeklong hike. Sara, the city girl, in the woods, camping. And just when she thinks things can’t possibly get worse, she discovers just how wrong things can get—but in ways she never expected. Magical ways…
Betwixt Issue 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 10 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 10 was guest edited by Julia Gilstein and Lisa Usani Phillips and includes original fiction by Giovanni De Feo, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, Heather Kamins, Seth Marlin, Loretta McCormick, and Asia Nichols.
Good Prospects - A Stone Garden Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Riley is a normal teenage kid. He plays hockey, hangs out with his friends, listens to music and loves his mom. On his way home from hockey practice one evening Riley notices a break in the fence of the old 'Good Prospect' cemetery. Stepping through pulls Riley into a personal nightmare of cold and blood setting him on a path that could lead him to be one of the most powerful Wizards in the world.
Cartographer of Fortunes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Superheroing is not easy, not for women and especially not for Map Girl's peculiar skills of making maps of lives that relegates her to telling fortunes in a carnival. But then Blue Flare shows, and he needs a favor ... a big one. It'll test Map Girl's skills, and maybe, it'll help her change direction, too.
A Treat for Halloween Tricksters
Series: L.A. Metro, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Halloween has always been Jess McKenna’s favorite holiday. She jumps at the chance to guide a group of foster children through a community haunted house—never suspecting that her partner Kim will provide her with a trick and treat of her own.
So Big
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An isolated woman and a childhood fantasy: what might happen when the two meet? Meet Katie Sundra, a daughter to late parents and a grown woman who cannot find a cure for her loneliness. Until one morning, when a secluded pituitary defect turns her childhood fantasy into an incredible reality. Now, she will be the first person in the world to discover what it means to be So Big.
Enigma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
Guardians of the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Daroth is at wits end to know how to control a generation of children. The rowdiness he accepts, but when it gets out of hand he hands training of their offspring to Gabriel. The children take to training like ducks to water, but the mothers are missing their babies. The Life Mates decide to help their King reconsider and he learns not to underestimate the power of bonds between mother and child.