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Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Prickle Moon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: Australian English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The skillful first collection by prolific New Zealand fantasist Marillier (the Bridei Chronicles and others for adults and teens) includes 14 short stories, as well as an introduction by Sophie Masson and detailed author’s notes.
Innsmouth Magazine: 15
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Series: Innsmouth Magazine, Book 10. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Innsmouth Free Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Innsmouth Magazine uncoils its tentacles with seven stories of the Weird and the macabre. Do you dare to stay in "The Peach Room"? Can you survive "The Lust of Ebon Teeth"? Could it be true that "The Ocean is Eating Our Graves"? Fiction by William Meikle and many others. Welcome to our final issue!
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”
Moonfur And Other Tales
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight excursions into the wild worlds of fantasy and science fiction from author Paul Lucas!
Black Static #38 Horror Magazine
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Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This 1st 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of Joel Lane, and Nicholas Royle pays tribute in 'The Conscience of the Circuit'. The issue’s new horror/dark fiction is by John Grant, Tim Waggoner, Andrew Hook, Maura McHugh, Danny Rhodes and Malcolm Devlin. Cover art is by Joachim Luetke. Plus columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker; Tony Lee’s DVD/Blu-ray reviews, Peter Tennant’s book reviews.
The Year of Ancient Ghosts
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis-winner Kim Wilkins compiles five novellas (three reprinted, two original) in this strong collection. Wilkins adds fantastic elements to her depiction of ages past and present, but rather than relying on standard fantasy tropes, her stories are informed by detailed research into the periods in question.
Dreaming of Djinn
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,710. Language: Australian English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
18 New tales of the Arabian Nights. "To open Dreaming Of Djinn is to open a jewel encrusted box full of exquisite and mouthwatering delicacies." - Isobelle Carmody
Fantasy Short Stories: Issue 2
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magical Swords, Elves and Horrifying Monsters – Welcome to the world of Fantasy Short Stories. Fantasy Short Stories Issue 2 features five great fantasy tales—all of them set in traditional fantasy settings. Stories from: Noeleen Kavanagh, Kristin Janz, C. L. Holland, Darla Bowen and David Leishman.
Interzone #251 Mar - Apr 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mar-Apr 2014’s ebook issue of the 2013 British Fantasy Award winning magazine has new stories by Greg Kurzawa, John Grant, Suzanne Palmer, Karl Bunker, Tracie Welser, Gareth L. Powell plus the usual features; Ansible Link; Mutant Popcorn; Future Interrupted & Laser Fodder. Book reviews have Simon Ings, Joanne M. Harris, Ian McDonald, Tim Lees, Greg Egan, Gareth L. Powell and Peter Watts in focus.
Quintessential Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quintessential Tales, a Magic of Solendrea Anthology, brings together four new novelettes featuring the heroes and villains of Solendrea. Also included is the Adventurer's Guide to Solendrea, which includes background information on famous faces and places, as well as some mythology and folklore.
Separate Worlds Presents Flights of Fantasy Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Anthology of new stories by authors Barry Nove and D.H. Aire. Stories of Good Breeding feature an underground clan of psychics and mystics fighting back against the organization that abused them in the past. The Highmage's Plight takes you to a magical world linked to our own, that is in deadly crisis. Dare 2 Believe stories feature a man with a destiny, and a lady who may save or ruin history.
Five Glass Slippers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of novellas based on "Cinderella." A timid stepsister - a mistaken identity - a disinherited princess - a seething planet - an enchanted circus. Here are five enchanting retellings to bring new life to the classic Cinderella tale!
Master Minds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Which is more important: reason or passion? Can the two co-exist? Third Flatiron Anthologies presents "Master Minds," a new collection of short stories that consider the different meanings of intelligence. Join thirteen new and established speculative fiction writers in a mind-boosting exploration of sentience and sapience.
Tales from the Palace of the Fairy King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales from the Palace of the Fairy King is a book of new fairy tales from a time long ago, told in classic style. In seven interwoven stories princes do battle for honor and for love, princesses seek their destinies, and farmers' sons discover the world in an age of fairies and imps and real magic.
Playing with Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Playing with Fire," from Third Flatiron Anthologies, won't melt your face, but it might light a fire under you. Included in this anthology is a reprint of a classic, "The Carnival," by Michael Fedo, which has become an iconic story among secondary school students.
Betwixt Issue 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 4 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 4 includes original fiction by Sarah L. Byrne, Emily B. Cataneo, Nino Cipri, David Cleden, and C. W. Johnson as well as a reprint by Mark Rigney.
Once Upon a Sixgun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Wild West and Fairy Tale Land… Two places where anything is possible! From penny dreadfuls turning Billy the Kid into a hero to stories of Big Bad Wolves eating Grandmothers. Pro Se Productions asks the question…what if that fictional land of creatures and beasties and that very real time in American history were one and the same place?
The Light, the Dark, and the Quick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Light, the Dark, and the Quick. The collected short stories of Timothy O. Goyette. The light are humorous or lighthearted works. The dark are serious. The quick are flash fiction pieces that do not exceed 1000 words. They are sure to entertain. This collection of stories have been compared to The Twilight Zone.
Sanctuary Tales, Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,700. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The guild of Sanctuary is replete with an amazing cast of adventurers, wanderers and rogues. In their pasts linger secrets that define them and shape the course of their lives. For every one of them has a tale, each with something different to show - and even in the most honorable guild of Sanctuary, not everyone is exactly what they seem to be.