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Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
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.
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PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”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.
One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sixteen stories of discovery from Australia's best writers. Each story in some way addresses the idea of discoveries, new beginnings, or literal or figurative "small steps", but each story takes you to places you far beyond the one small step you imagine... Journey through worlds and explore the reaches of the universe with this collection.
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
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.
Sword & Mythos
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Price: $8.30 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Innsmouth Free Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The blades of heroes clash against the darkest sorcery. An anthology of heroic fantasy and Lovecraft's Mythos.
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.
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!
Things You Can Create
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Series: StoneThread Anthologies, Book 2. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 98,770. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Edited by Harvey Stanbrough. Here you will find everything from humor to spirituality to fear; artificial intelligence and alter egos; Kirlian auras and clowns and otherworldly beings and circuitous, post-apocalyptic journeys; bakers, bassoons and sleep-induced space travelers; changelings and entwives; faerie gardens and forests tangled with vines; detectives and ghosts and a pixelated murderer.
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
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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.
Aquasynthesis Again: Splashdown Vol. 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Our past, our future, our fate, our hope—all come to life within a frozen pool at the edge of a vast ocean swirling across the orb of a lost world. Join the authors of Splashdown Books on a journey across space, time, and reality. From Earth to other planets near and far, fantasy lands and Avenir Eclectia. Sixteen stories, one destination: Aquasynthesis.
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.
Tales from Aulora
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Do you believe in wishes? If so what becomes of an uttered wish? Find out more in Tales from Aulora, the magical novel that unveils the secret world of wish-making through eight human wishes that arrive on Aulora.
The Life and Times of Griswald Grimm
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The early adventures of the Master Alchemist Griswald Grimm and his friends! Enter the city of Belestria, a busy, bustling trade city in the heart of the Desert Trail and meet the werewolves, wizards, soldiers, and spies of Bob Liddil’s fantasy world as they step out of the pages of “Sorcerer’s Apprentice Magazine” and into a deadly contest of magic. Ten amazing fantasy stories!
Ophelia In My Arms
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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New Science Fiction, New Horror and New Fantasy from prize winning author Mike Jansen, collected into a stunning anthology showing some of the best dark fiction the Netherlands have to offer.