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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.
Elsewhere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Aurealis #100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis has reached a milestone very few science fiction and fantasy magazines reach. This is our hundredth issue. We have gone back and contacted everyone who appeared in Aurealis #1 in 1990 and asked them for a new story. Strap yourself in and get ready to be blasted into a strange place that is somehow both the past and the future.
The Secret - A Tooth Fairy Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Did you ever wonder what happens to all the baby teeth the Tooth Fairies collect? You are not alone. A new fairy named Lily Belle begins her search for the answer. This adventure leads her to Shadow Bay where the secret has been kept for many years. After promising not to tell, the mystery unfolds and the secret is finally revealed. Can you keep the secret?
Liavek 2: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Contents: "The Hands of the Artist" by Kara Dalkey "A Coincidence of Birth" by Robin Hobb (Megan Lindholm) "Bound Things" by Will Shetterly "The Fortune Maker" by Barry B. Longyear These stories were first published in 1985 in Liavek, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2017)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celebrating our 9th year in publication! Each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly is compiled to bring readers an eclectic and entertaining collection of works from both new and established voices in the speculative fiction genres.
1-800-Mischief
Series: The Loki Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Loki, Norse god of mischief, has been banished to earth for a crime he may or may not have committed. But he has a plan to regain his powers and return to Asgard to prove his innocence. If he isn’t stopped first. Loki discovers a plot against him. Who would dare to call up Loki’s wrath? Why now? What is a god to do? This trickster is ready to play.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Tales from Forgotten Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Tales from Forgotten Days" collects five never-before-seen stories from fantasy and science fiction writer Kate MacLeod: the high fantasy murder mystery "Impostor Apparition", the western weird tale "Unsafe, Unsound", the pseudo-Egyptian fantasy "Tear of a Sphinx", the early Bronze Age fantasy "Changing Tides" and "In the Waste Places", the sequel to "Oil Fire".
Cat Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cat lovers rejoice! This collection of speculative shorts from the pen of Anne B. Walsh has something for all science fiction or fantasy readers who've ever suspected their cuddlesome companions of conspiracy...
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.
Liar Liar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Derek is a womanizer, true and true. Lies, and deceit are his tools to bed women, one after another. But, what happens when one of his conquests decides that his lies should come at a rather hefty price for him? Derek must learn the hard way that "Honesty is Always the Best Policy".
A Journey's Start
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zachary is eager to embark on a new beginning far away from the mundane life he had once known. He had hoped for much adventure, but even he could not have foreseen that his fate would be entwined with a mystery woman possessing the most magical of voices and spirit.
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.

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