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Caged View (An Urban Fantasy Collection of Short Stories) (Habitat .5 Series) by Kenya Wright
Price: Free! Words: 35,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This short story collection is set in the Santeria habitat. The first three short stories are in the point-of-view of MeShack, Zulu, and Lanore, from the novel Fire Baptized, and serve as a prequel to that story. The last short story is from the point-of-view of Cameo, who lives in the Santeria habitat, and is from the upcoming YA novel Chameleon.
Engraved on the Eye by Saladin Ahmed
Price: Free! Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Ridan Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A medieval physician asked to do the impossible. A gun slinging Muslim wizard in the old West. A disgruntled super villain pining for prison reform. A cybernetic soldier who might or might not be receiving messages from God. These short stories have been nominated for the Nebula and Campbell awards, and reprinted in The Year’s Best Fantasy Anthologies.
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories by Gary J. Davies
Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
A World of Worlds by ASMSG Authors
Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
Broad Spectrum: The 2012 Broad Universe Fiction Sampler by Broad Universe
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Twenty-nine excerpts and complete short stories from members of Broad Universe, an organization promoting women in genre fiction: fantasy, horror and science fiction.
Aquasynthesis by Grace Bridges
Price: Free! Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 4 reviews)
aqua (n) - water, used in compound names, or substances in water. synthesis (n) - The combining of elements into a unified entity. aquasynthesis (n) - a combining of worlds within a pool of water; an anthology of short stories from Splashdown authors: Fred Warren, Caprice Hokstad, P.A. Baines, Adam Graham, R.L. Copple, Travis Perry, Mike Lynch, Keven Newsome, Kat Heckenbach and Ryan Grabow
The Light Keepers - a YA Epic Fantasy - Prequel to the ShadowLight Saga by Mande Matthews
Series: ShadowLight Saga. Price: Free! Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Isolated because of the power she holds inside, Astrid longs for contact with another human being. But the resulting loneliness drives Astrid deeper into the shadowwalk—a power she is forbidden to use, a magic that lands her directly into the arms of the Shadow.
Dying to Forget, Book 1 of The Station Series by Trish Marie Dawson
Price: Free! Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Piper Willow dies the summer after her high school graduation but she doesn’t make it to Heaven or Hell…instead she finds herself in a spiritual terminal called the Station. She’s given only two choices: Return to Earth as the subconscious for a person in need of some outside assistance, or move on and spend an eternity lost in her own sorrow and pain.Does Piper have what it takes to save a life?
In A Season Of Dead Weather by Mark Fuller Dillon
Price: Free! Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.14 from 7 reviews)
In a season of dead weather, the mind clutches at reality; but what does it find instead? Madness, or monsters? Ghosts, or things more terrible than ghosts? Illusions, or invasions? Dreams, or the darkness at the end of all nightmares? One thing is clear: these are tales that echoes tell, in a season of dead weather.
Zeil voorbij de horizon, verhalen van de Gran Terre by Tais Teng
Series: Gran Terre saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: Dutch. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Intussen al 15 korte verhalen die in de Gran Terre spelen, van de monnik die een djinna beminde tot waarom het minder raadzaam is met naaldhakken over een gemzenpad te vluchten. Je vindt hier ook vijf hoofdstukken als voorpublicatie van GEBROKEN HEMELS, Gran Terre 3.
Last Sunrise & Other Stories by Simon Goodson
Price: Free! Words: 81,880. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
They say you always remember your first. Every moment. Every glance. Every touch. Everything that either of you said. And it's true. I've never forgotten the first woman I slept with. Or the first person I killed. But then, they were both the same night, both in the same place...both were the same person. (First One) Enjoy this and many other short stories in this imaginative collection...
The Vengeful Vampire (Prequel in the 'Serenity Series') by Marissa Farrar
Series: The Serenity, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Warwick House Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It is the year 1898 and Sebastian Bandores is aboard a ship, returning home to Spain. After serving his country, he hopes only to be reunited with his wife and young daughter. But someone else is waiting for Sebastian at the port, a vampire. As her obsession with Sebastian grows, so both his mortal life and that of his family is threatened. This SHORT STORY is the prequel to the novel, Alone.
Three of a Kind: Tales of Luck, Chance & Misfortune by C.J. Pinard, Kristen Middleton, & LR Potter
Price: Free! Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
~The Coin Collector~ The strange father of the hot girl across the street from Trent's house is suspected to be behind the rash of missing children. ~Lucky Strike~ Chance has never been lucky, but her fate may change in A.C. when someone from her past appears. ~Leprechaun~ Noah Graham wants a divorce but doesn't want to give her half. A strange man in a bar offers him a solution, for a price.
Necromancy for the Greater Good by S.J. Drew
Series: Nevermore and the Ravens, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,550. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Nevermore and the Ravens, an all-girl progressive concept rock band! They've just released their major first album, "Necromancy for the Greater Good." Read about the band's supernaturally-themed misadventures that were the inspiration for their album in this novel-length collection of short stories.
Wyrd Worlds II by Various Authors
Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
Wothlondia Rising: The Anthology by Gary F. Vanucci
Price: Free! Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Wothlondia Rising: The Anthology is a collection of prequels that launches the Beginnings series in the Realm of Ashenclaw. The events covered in this collection are intended to introduce you to these characters and give insight into their pasts, their motivations and the distinctive events that place them on their destined paths to become the heroes they were born to be
Dream Mountain by Charissa Taylor Lees
Price: Free! Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a whimsical short story exploring where dreams are created. In an unknown world, Grace is drawn to a dark mountain by a song she hears only inside her. No one that she meets is who they seem and answers are always elusive. Now, she must plunge into the heart of the mountain and the sky above to discover her true destiny in a world where dreaming is everything.
Wyrd Worlds by Various Authors
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
Adventures of Youth & Shadows of the Past by Nona Mae King
Series: the Terra saga, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Shadow. A ninja for hire. Soulless. For years those who traveled with him have sought to unravel the mystery of his past. Now history becomes a torture he can no longer shoulder alone. But when he attempts to cast it aside, will his future welcome his return? *(this is a work of fan-fiction; events take place after those of Final Fantasy VI)
Cuentos Chilenos de Fantasía by Fantasía Austral
Price: Free! Words: 26,010. Language: Spanish. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Siete cuentos que representan la primera etapa de trabajo del colectivo literario chileno Fantasía Austral, mostrando distintas propuestas estéticas aunadas en torno al gusto por el género fantástico.