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Kitty of Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Five Tigers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When you lose a Library Cat, the late fees are murder....As Keeper of Feline Deities, Corrie lends her cats out to magicworkers who need a familiar to complete their spells. When a minor Egyptian deity goes missing, Corrie and the formidable litigomancer Elizabeth Royall must battle a necromancer bent on capturing death itself. In the process, Corrie discovers the deadly power of a quiet magic.
Salsa Nocturna
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in Daniel José Older’s debut collection of ghost noir.
Bloodstones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Bloodstones is the latest anthology edited by the award-winning Australian editor, Amanda Pillar. With Bloodstones, Amanda Pillar presents stories themed around myths and legends, in a dark urban fantasy setting. The anthology comprises 17 stories by a number of notable and up and coming writers and an introduction by Seanan McGuire.
Interzone #259 Jul - Aug 2015
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer, low price. Much cheaper than usual, the July-August issue of Interzone contains cutting edge science fiction by E. Catherine Tobler, Chris Butler, Sara Saab, Richard W. Strachan, Rich Larson, plus the 2015 James White Award winning story ‘Midnight Funk Association’ by Mack Leonard.
Glitter & Mayhem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.
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.
Five Glass Slippers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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!
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
A Beast Of Beauty (Beastly Tales #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Beast finds himself once more lonely and without hope. Recounting his dark past, and stumbling towards his future, the Beast's life is forever changed when a woman and her two twins enter the hidden village he calls home, seeking refuge. Despite Beauty's appearance in his life, the curse is still upon him. Can these newcomers help him break it, or will he remain a beast forever?
Aurealis #74
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Antiquities and Tangibles and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The third collection by Hugo Award-winning author Tim Pratt -- whose previous collection Hart & Boot and Other Stories was a World Fantasy Award finalist -- gathers 23 of his best recent works of SF and Fantasy. Stories include Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award nominee "Her Voice in a Bottle," Bram Stoker Award finalist "The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft" (with Nick Mamatas), and three new stories.
Curse of the Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Edward Wight still has dreams from a war twenty years past, but his new nightmare is a cursed painting. Everyone who comes in contact with this artist’s work dies. Edward’s only chance at a different fate lies with Maz, a widow who specializes in newfangled inventions, but she must act fast—he’s running out of time.
The Road To Toontown.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Best Short Stories of Roger Rabbit Creator Gary K. Wolf. In these stories you’ll see the Roger Rabbit characters come alive and take shape. Until finally they emerge as the whacko, bizarre, and lovable goofballs who inhabit a unique place in fantasy literature. It's a thrilling journey to Toontown, full of fun-filled twists and turns. Start your engine, hit the road, and enjoy the ride.
Doc Claus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This isn't the St. Nick you know! One part comedy, one part parody and all adventure! Doc Claus flies out of his not-so-secret base to fight evil in five all-new adventures by Terry Alexander, Greg Daniel, Travis Hiltz, Robbie Lizhini and M.H. Norris!
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2015)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Shadow's Reach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From fantasy author Moira Katson, a collection of short stories set in the world of Light & Shadow. A new king must find a way to end the invasion of his homeland. A young woman grapples with the reality of a devastating prophecy. A rebel finds himself aiding the monarchy he swore to overturn. Return to Heddred to learn more about characters familiar and unfamiliar, friends and foes...
The Assassin's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Place Your Bets (Daros Chronicles 4)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
While the king’s body is still warm, the Primacy seizes power. Erryn continues her uneasy alliance with the wild folk, and Avere finds out more about the mysterious woman in the rose cloak.
Changeover
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sharia wakes to find a gorgeous man cutting into her neck with the longest fangs she has ever seen. She screamed. But all is not what it seems. Sharia has been chosen by Shard, Lord of the Deep Waters to be his mate. But to do that, he has to make her one of them. Changeover has not been performed for centuries and very few survive. Shard desperately hopes she will be one of the few that does.