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Cadets, Part Two
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Series: Refuge World, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
There's more to growing from a child to an adult than simply waiting for time to pass; for some, experiences thrust upon them unwillingly are the most decisively shaping, for others conscious decisions about how to take life.
The Shadows Wars
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The shadows are here... Five dynamic stories from the clans, telling the beginning of the shadows and beyond. Stories included: "The Third Raven" "Shadows' Door" "Prophesy in Shadows" "The Tiger's Shadow" "The Viper in Tulum" Plus, the first chapter from the novel, "The Guardian Hound."
The Windela Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Now, Shebe's bracelet there reminds me of a certain story. All of you know where gold comes from, don't you? But do you know how it is that Kessala women out of all the women in the world rule the gold trade? No? Well this is a story for you, then: about Ga the Traveler and how she found the Windela people and established the gold trade and why no one will ever see the face of a Windela man!
Apex Magazine -- Issue 60
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
I Own My Fears
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The sicko wanted spiders on him. Mistress Xanet thought she knew everything about freaks and kinks. This client was beyond her experience. When black magic twists sex and terror into an inescapable knot, Xanet finds herself plagued by someone else's fears, and she will do anything to be rid of them. Anything. But is she ready to pay evil's unspeakable price?
The Falconer
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Series: Twelve Baronies Prequels. Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Roan wakes at the bottom of a mine shaft, badly bruised but lucky to be alive. He doesn't remember how he got here, but as he'd just witnessed a suspicious death, he's afraid someone is trying to cover their tracks. The only problem is, he can't imagine who would have wanted to kill the young lady Arleigh. The Falconer is a short story set in the Twelve Baronies.
Black Orchids from Aum
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aum. City of Gates. The Lost City. The Cursed City. Come to Aum, where anything can be bought. Come ready to bargain for love, for power, for dreams. Just remember, the price must always be paid. Included in this collection are fourteen fantasy short stories.
Blackthorn: Once a Thief Part Four: Men & Magic
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Series: Blackthorn: Stories of M'Diro. Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Drinks, people watching, and conversion with a friend, does it get better? No, but on a slow night at the Inn Piper brings up and old subject, and old ghosts.
The Fifth Di... June 2014
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: Thomas Canfield, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Robert P. Hansen, and many more.
The Incredible Mr Bones
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Mr Bones is unlike any dog you have ever known: an elegant gentleman with a nose for truth and trouble. When he takes an impromptu holiday to Tasmania, he's likely to find both! “The Incredible Mr Bones” gives you an insight into the life and inner world of well-mannered canines, fresh from the lively imagination of Angelica Bordeaux, author of “A Great Thinker” and “The Book of Dreams”.
The God of This World
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gard Brodford sneaks through a siege to offer a sacrifice to a long-silent diety, the last thing he expects is a lesson in vanity. Too bad he is unlikely to survive the traps set before him, or the army at his heels. The God of This World is a Story of the Future Past.
Ladies of the Purple Sands
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Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pursued by Batoor and his bandit horde, Shafia must cross a section of the desert haunted by those known only as the Ladies of the Purple Sands….
South of Okeechobee
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Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A rip-roaring slice of folklore, "South of Okeechobee" is an origin story of one of the American South's great mythological creatures: the Florida Skunk Ape. Blending prohibition, cryptozoology, southern magic, and a little bit of moonshinin', "South of Okeechobee" is pure, high-octane Florida gothic....
Thus Saith the Lord
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
After the God of Israel makes a revelation to a mortal, the Gods of Olympus gather to discuss their future. Ares decides upon war against Heaven while Apollo seeks help from Satan himself. But what chance do these petty gods have against the gates of Yahweh himself? This is a short story of approximately 2,400 words.
The Shadow's Bride, Part 2 of Shadows of the Heavens
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cursed for invoking a spirit's powers once too often, the Bride of Shadows must navigate adherency politics to maintain her freedom. Doing so without ending up indebted may not be easy. A 9000 word fantasy novelette.
Neverland Part 2 - Gwen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hook has captured Gwen and her brothers and brought them to Neverland. Now Pan must save her from the pirate, but is he still the Peter that Gwen remembers?
Elf Publicity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"We've got to roll in thirty minutes. The fat one has scars all over his face. He's no use. That thin one's missing teeth. Make sure he doesn't open his mouth. The one with the missing ear needs a hood, not a hat..." Yeah, the elves don't actually work in that old tree anymore, but they still make the stuff. Besides the tree films better than the factory.
Lâmina de Cristal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Conto "Lâmina de Cristal" por Pedro Pereira
Still Life, With Cats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After covering too many war zones, Joshua returns to his grandparents’ place to find the house neglect and the patio filled with cats. He wanted a refuge from the death he’d seen, but the cat yowls remind him of the cries of the wounded. No matter how hard he tries, the cats keep appearing. So he finally calls for help, help that’s a little weird, a little strange, and maybe just right.
Diferente
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Conto "Diferente" por Ricardo Dias