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Elsewhere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novelette of 15,000 words, sequel to Hambly’s Darwath series. An accidentally-activated transporter strands the wizard Ingold and his warrior-woman partner Gil Patterson in an unknown world, and at the same time that an army of ghosts appears within the now-wizardless Keep.
Hazard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A novelette of 10,000 words. Untaught barbarian wizard Sun Wolf is asked to help a village maiden rescue her sweetheart’s soul – but Sun Wolf suspects this may be a trap set for him.
Familiarity: A Winston & Ruby Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Winston: A kind and quiet wizard possessed of small magic. Ruby: A familiar with a big mouth and even bigger heart. Together: Two of masterful author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most beloved characters. Included are five Winston & Ruby stories: “Familiar Territory,” “Saving Face,” “Searching for the Familiar,” “Disaster Relief,” and “Un-Familiar.” “Rusch is a great storyteller.” —RT Book Reviews
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This short fiction collection from PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”
Firemaggot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sequel to Hambly’s Windrose series. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his partner, computer programmer Joanna Sheraton, discover that a trans-dimensional monster is hiding somewhere in the vicinity of Los Angeles – and that it is about to spawn.
Aurealis #107
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a showcase for the latest science fiction and fantasy from around the globe. Each issue features new fiction from emerging and established writers as well as news and reviews, and up to the minute non fiction related to the speculative fiction genre.
Forest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
'Forest' is a collection of stories by exciting new writers. Within the arboreal theme you will find romance, horror, mystery and fairytales reflecting myriad aspects of forests as we know them. Contributors: Helen Kenwright, Susi Liarte, LH Annable, Cathryn Burge, Ekaterina Fawl, Megan Elizabeth Allen, KJ Lowe, Emmalynn Spark.
Toad Words And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
From author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of fairy-tale retellings for adults. By turns funny and dark, sad and lyrical, this anthology draws together in one volume such stories as "The Wolf and the Woodsman," "Loathly," and "Bluebeard's Wife," along with an all-new novella, "Boar & Apples." Author's Note: Many of these stories have appeared in various forms on the author's blog.
Jackalope Wives & Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Winner of the Nebula and WSFA Short Fiction Awards From award-winning author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of short stories, including "Jackalope Wives," "The Tomato Thief," "Pocosin," and many others. By turns funny, lyrical, angry and beautiful, this collections includes two all-new stories, "Origin Story" and "Let Pass The Horses Black," appearing for the first time in print.
Once Upon A Quest: Fifteen Tales of Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fifteen brand new fairytale twists from bestselling and award-winning authors. With inspirations ranging from The Ugly Duckling to Snow White, and everything in between (including trips to Camelot and Oz), these fabulous tales are full of adventure, magic, and a touch of romance.
Three Little Jewels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THREE LITTLE JEWELS is a collection of three short stories. The unique characters in these stories learn valuable life lessons and transform by the end of each tale. The stories are told through fantasy, suspense, and tragedy.
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’.
A Baker's Half Dozen. Seven Light Fantasy Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A BAKER'S HALF DOZEN is a new collection of flash and short, short fantasy tales for all ages. Seven stories, including three award winners, deal with life in the weird lane. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, but all odd. Something not quite right this way cometh.
Insignia: Chinese Fantasy Stories
Series: The Insignia Series, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(3.00 from 1 review)
INSIGNIA Vol.2 includes 7 Chinese fantasy stories with a mix of urban, literary, contemporary, myth-based, and historical fantasy pieces. Rated 13+
All Downhill From Here
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a diplomatic conference gets derailed by an avalanche, native groundskeeper Leif and visiting knight Thorn end up buried together in the snow. The good news: Leif knows how to survive in the wilderness, and Thorn knows enough of the language to take directions. The bad news: a concussion, divided loyalties, malfunctioning magic, and any vampires that find them are legally allowed to eat them.
The Lair of the Twelve Princesses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A soldier and her genie must solve the mystery of the twelve dancing princesses in three days or face the chopping block for their failure. Unfortunately, that's just what the princesses want. 9000-word novelette.
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.
Me, My Elf, and I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eric Margrave has a policy regarding elves, and that policy is to avoid them if possible and charge extra if not. But when a case lands him smack dab in the middle of them, with only his wits and a very weird new acquaintance between him and certain death, that policy will change. In the sense of charging even MORE money, for the sheer annoyance.
Chrysalis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retelling of Kafka's Metamorphosis set in the internet age.
Betwixt a Wolf and a Hard Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What do you get when you mix a witch, a were-hamster and a sinister vampire? Just another day in the life of Megan Stephens. She may be a witch-for-hire, but the snark is all free.