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Goin' Extinct: Tales From the Edge of Oblivion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by WPaD Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Who can come up with a dozen different ways to end the world? We can! This apocalyptic collection of short stories explores the myriad ways in which life as we know it could end. Suspenseful, touching and entertaining - a must-have for any fan of dystopian fiction.
Cherry Blossom and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The important moments in life are as fleeting as cherry blossom. Love and family are just as ephemeral. A collection of literary fantasy stories - contemporary themes laced with magic. And of course, a couple of canines.
King and his Terminator
Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This short fantasy play by Miroslav Halas tells the story of Princess Fantasy and how she survived all the King's attempts to exterminate every living thing.
The Weather Man
Price: Free! Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Geoff MacLeod is having his worse day ever. As WRLA’s Meteorologist, he failed to predict the storm of the century. What could possibly be worse? Then Elijah moves into the vacant apartment next door. He’s an eccentric older gent who seems harmless enough. That is, until he takes to the roof of their building to do the impossible - wave a staff in the air and … change the weather!
Nomi Nivag and the Odyssey of Chuck Thumbstrong part 1
Series: Nomi Nivag, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nomi is sent to the land of Zarara to help an astronaut save his planet from certain doom. This is the most dangerous story yet for Nomi. Don't miss this tale of epic proportion! This is part 1 of a multiple books adventure.
A Faded Magic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A jaded carnie fortune teller at the end of the world. A little girl dealing with her parent’s divorce and the horror she creates in her magic place. A jockey who still dreams of horses no matter how broken her body. The characters in these five stories carry the loss and longing that opens them to the tragedy and triumph of a faded kind of magic in a too real world.
Treason's Choices: Seovann's Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A companion to The Last Death of Tev Chrisini, available on Amazon (read on its own - no spoilers!) *** The great city of Sheidanou has never held any allure to Seovann gar Echaldu, who prefers to spend his days in battle, far to the south. But when his sister urges him to come to the capitol, he finds himself mired in a sordid political game, where the price of losing is terrible indeed.
Interzone 242 Sept - Oct 2012
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hard SF by CW Johnson and recent Hugo winner Ken Liu accompany, as this was out for Halloween, a ghost story, to keep readers quivering, from one of Debbie Urbanski, Lavie Tidhar, Priya Sharma, making her Interzone debut, or Karl Bunker but why spoil it by saying which? Jim Steel interviews David Brin in the book reviews. Ben Baldwin continues his tarot inpired cover series with The Priestess.
Astronomical Odds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The "Astronomical Odds" anthology contains short SF/Fantasy/Horror/Humor stories with a mathematical twist. New and established speculative fiction authors include Ken Altabef, Michelle Ann King, Edoardo Albert, John A. McColley, Jennifer R. Povey, James Aquilone, Martin Clark, Iain Ishbel, Garry McNulty, Nick Slosser, Benjamin T. Smith, Susan Nance Carhart, and Adele Gardner. Juliana Rew, Editor
Demon's Whisper (Tales of the Thief-City)
Series: Tales of the Thief-City, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: British English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a city run on knowledge, many believe demons are banned for the corrosiveness of their messages. So when a demon is released in Nexi, is the price of facing it more than Rax is willing to pay? And when it’s done, will the Thief-City be left as desolate as a demon’s whisper? Fourth in the Tales of the Thief-City series. A 6800 word fantasy short story.
Closer Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The man is freshly arrived, freshly awake, not even hungry yet—not even aware of hunger yet—he surveys his new prison. He meets Cheetah, who can tell him all about it, were he not so hungry himself.
Radiance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Liana Mir. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Iron into gold, anger into love, grief into song: a world where all things are possible. A young noble seeks the unfamiliar help of an alchemist to deal with his iron mountain. A little girl discovers the cost to sing the Creator's power. The last of the great singers still lives, but is it too late to save a nation at war? Three fantasy short stories: The Alchemist, The Child, The Singer
Terrible Me
Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Emerald Thief holds your gaze, turning your thoughts into her own. There's no stopping the string of robberies that follow her. Until she meets Rebecca, a detective, someone with the same emerald green eyes as her. She can't understand why Rebecca's trying to help her and not just arresting her like she should. What are Rebecca's plans for Emerald Thief ? Will she survive them?
The Midnight Gate
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cold winds blow across the dark hills some miles north of here and brush chill lips against the scattered and yellow bones of my father. I picture them there, in the goblin-field of my memory, wind and beast-gnawed bones, and I mourn the loss of everything that I held dear. Lost so long ago to the sigh and sorrow of those cold dark hills.
The Lair of the Twelve Princesses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A soldier and her genie must solve the mystery of the twelve dancing princesses in three days or face the chopping block for their failure. Unfortunately, that's just what the princesses want. 9000-word novelette.
For Valor, Fly
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What if you had one chance to get it right? One chance to fight for an ideal that would bring freedom from the enchanted prison of honor lost. But what is that ideal—championing a cause, a fight for love, or finding valor and true nobility of spirit in a stranger? For Valor, Fly is a compact short story about the search and the measure of that one true cause.
Desporto Radical - Ricardo Dias
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Um inspector da polícia investiga uma série de suicídios que não são o que aparentam... e acaba envolvido com um inimigo do qual não há escapatória possível.
Hidden Holidays: A Monster Haven Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The holidays can be overwhelming for anyone, but Zoey is ready to explode when Maurice, her closet-monster roommate, takes celebrations to the extreme. When Zoey ducks out for a little fresh air, she finds a boy with a big problem -- a problem only a mythical creature can have and only Zoey can solve.
A Sala do Tempo
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Anos após a morte do irmão, Jonas descobre algo incrível em uma livraria abandonada em sua cidade: uma sala que trava a passagem do tempo do lado de fora. Para Jonas, o tempo continua correndo normalmente, mas do lado de fora da sala, nada muda até que ele saia. Após o término de seu namoro, Jonas decide usar a sala para tentar reatar o relacionamento.
Eathed, A Dragon's Tale
Series: The Hill Brothers Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The last of his kind, Eathed, an ancient dragon, has finally found a place to live out his last days peacefully. He is discovered by three young brothers hiding in a cave near their village. Few villagers believe there really is a dragon, so only an old knight, Sir Allistair Bayne, is sent to seek out the dragon. A battle ensues during which both knight and dragon fall in spectacular fashion.