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You Are Here - Tales of Cartographic Wonders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story collection contains eighteen story-worlds which are beautiful, frightening, alien, familiar - sometimes none of these, sometimes all. They cover every corner of the speculative map, featuring horror, science fiction, steampunk, high fantasy and more, in styles ranging from the literary and the lyrical to the pulpy and the thrilling.
Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.
Crow Shine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The debut story collection by award-winning Australian dark fantasy writer Alan Baxter. 19 stories, 3 original to the collection. "A sweeping collection of horror and dark fantasy stories, packed with misfits and devils, repentant fathers and clockwork miracles." - Nathan Ballingrud
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jingle all the way to your favorite reading nook with this fifth holiday collection from Anne B. Walsh! Join a starfaring princess in her quest for bell-ringing Christmas beauty; ding-dong-ditch your way to Winterfest happiness in the cave-bound Hidden Cities; and meet Bran the Fool, magical Lord of Misrule for twelve days of Yuletide merriment at the court of Darius, King of Coliseva...
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
The Towers, the Moon
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.
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #4 (Winter 2016)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2016 Winter Issue of Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine.
Heroes: Trilogy One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,570. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He’s a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero?
The Year of Ancient Ghosts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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.
Ecotones - Ecological Stories from the Border Between Fantasy and Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
ECOTONES is an anthology of speculative fiction featuring fourteen tales from best-sellers and award-winners including Ken Liu, Lauren Beukes and Tobias S. Buckell, plus established talents and up-coming authors from the writing community of SFFWorld.com. This is a collection like no other — a point of contact between fantasy and science fiction with a timely environmental theme.
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.
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.
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.
A Glass of Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by NewCon Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of 19 previously uncollected stories personally selected by the author, including two original to this collection; tales that draw aside the veils of mundane reality to reveal the hidden truths of this world and beyond.
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
The Mountains of the Eldritch Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories from the land and seas of the mythical planet Thal, where the priests of the First Faith do battle with the worshippers of the demonic Ultra-gods. Prophecies and miracles are pitted against treachery and brutality but the greatest power is found in the smallest things. By award winning author Harry Lang.
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.
Aurealis #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.

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