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Tales from Portents - A Greystone Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The beasts Detective Loren and Soriya Greystone have battled were just a hint of what lurks in the city. Explore the immersive history of Portents, including the story of Loren’s descent after his wife’s death—and his chance to bring her back. Follow Soriya as she battles gremlins, navigates lessons with Mentor, and meets the werewolf Luchik. Face the horrors of Portents—both human and otherwise.
Liavek 6: Wizard's Row
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Cenedwine Brocade" by Caroline Stevermer "A Hypothetical Lizard" by Alan Moore "Training Ground" by Nancy Kress "Riding the Hammer" by John M. Ford "Liavek is a place worth visiting. Get there before another volume comes out." —VOYA
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
Liavek 5: Wizard's Row
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"An Act of Mercy" by Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb) and Steven Brust ''The World in the Rock" by Kara Dalkey "Baker's Dozen" by Bradley Denton "Green Is the Color" by John M. Ford Bonus! Four songs: "City of Luck" by Jane Yolen "The Ballad of the Quick Levars" by Jane Yolen "Eel Island Shoals" by John M. Ford "Pot-boil Blues" by John M. Ford
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
Bearskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
In a world bereft of Imperial mages, a magically-enhanced soldier must make a deal with shady magician to survive. But what happens when the magician threatens his new home?
Liavek 4: The Players of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
"Pot Luck" by Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb) "Show of Faith" by Gregory Frost "An Act of Trust" by Steven Brust "A Cup of Worrynot Tea" by John M. Ford "The Well-Made Plan" by Emma Bull These stories were first published in 1986 in Liavek: The Players of Luck, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
Aurealis #83
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #83 contains the best new speculative fiction from exciting new authors. This issue has fantastic new fiction as well as reviews and articles, stunning artwork and even a bit of light-hearted fun.
Peacemaker (The Flash Gold Chronicles, #3)
Series: Flash Gold. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Half-breed tinkerer Kali McAlister doesn’t care that the gold rush has stormed into Dawson and prospectors are flooding the north—all she wants is to finish construction of her airship, so she can escape the Yukon and see the world. Unfortunately, the world keeps chucking wrenches into her machinery: a mysterious gambler is pumping her for information on her...
Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthologies features some of the best original short fiction we've published in Apex Magazine. The content include our numerous award-nominated works, our readers' Story of the Year selections, and personal favorites chosen by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore and managing editor Lesley Conner.
The Fairy Tale
Price: $2.99 $2.39 USD. (20% off!) Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beautiful Princess Catharsiette has grown up without her mother, Queen Seryndor. Years earlier, an evil witch kidnapped the Queen and took her to the midst of Death Forest. Friendly painter, Bartomew, sought the help of Prince Amouran of another kingdom to rescue the Queen. Upon seeing a painting of each other, Princess Catharsiette and Prince Amouran fall in love and the quest begins.
The Towers, the Moon
Series: The Trifold Age, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
France, under the Court of the Moon, is a country of cyclical change, where the true rulers arrive every night to compete among themselves, and humans are backdrop, witnesses, inessential – and yet inextricably intertwined. It is the reign of the Gilded Tower, and fashions are daring. "Two Wings" is 7,500 words, "Forfeit" is 20,000 words, and "Death and the Moon" is 2300 words.
The Lord of Winter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A hundred years after the war against the Lord of Winter, Porl gathers a group of mercenaries together to search the glacier for treasure left there during the war. Instead they find the last thing they would have expected and it's up to Porl to get them home alive.
Ouroboros Ouzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What if you could see the future? What if the future could see YOU? Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has discovered a way to give some insights into how he should conduct his future researches; by drinking a glass of the legendary "Ouroboros Ouzo." Rare and precious, the liquor is reputed to give a once in a lifetime glimpse into what may be.
The Bear--Redemption
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Ever wondered who had enchanted the Prince in 'East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon'? Find out his side of the story and how he came to know about Tara.
A Midwinter Night's Dream
Series: Fae of Calaveras. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What if you could make all of your friends happy with one little spell? Rosa’s a teen witch, and she’s got a plan to use magic for something good. She’s already got an awesome boyfriend in Kai, but her friends aren’t so lucky. She plans to fix everything with a love potion, but love--and magic--aren't that simple. A short story between books 1 and 2 in the Fae of Calaveras series.
To Prevent Clear Paths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When Kendra defected to villainy, she left her friends and family baffled. Her best friend has no clue where the former magical girl is or what she's doing, but she's determined to find out. Even if it means attacking Kendra.
The Body Morpher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual physiology
After a year in college in which Matt is bullied by some of the popular, attractive students, he devises a phone app that lets him alter people's body parts or swap them between people to exact his revenge.
Midsummer Knight
Series: Fae of Calaveras. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Born to a Fae mother and a human father, Ashleigh know her role is to marry the faeriekin Count’s heir, Glen, when they come of age. And Glen is the perfect knight: chivalrous, honorable, and kind. The only problem is that Ashleigh hasn’t fallen in love with her future husband yet. But when she finds out that Glen's knighthood test is a trap and his life is in danger, her feelings are tested.
Witch Test
Series: Fae of Calaveras. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When Rosamunde turned thirteen, she had to pass a test from the Faerie Court in order to gain the powers of a witch. But her simple test just got turned on its head when a mysterious old woman appeared and offered her a choice: forbidden powers or being eaten by monsters! This short story is a prequel to Small Town Witch, book 1 of the Fae of Calaveras trilogy.