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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.
Zachary Zombie and the Wicked Worm by John H. Carroll
Series: Stories for Demented Children, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Zachary Zombie has been sent by Gert the Wicked Witch to find the magical Dagger of Gik from the ruins of an old wizard’s mansion. He is accompanied by Al, Gus, and Carl, three fellow zombies. Will they discover the lost Dagger of Gik? What dangers await the rotting zombies? Who will lose the most body parts? And who, what, or where in the world is Gik?
Afternoon Delight by Yianna Yiannacou
Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Young and beautiful, Alexandra loves to get herself into mischief. With the opening of a new Manor, Alexandra plans to have some fun with one of the guests.
Chasing the Wind by Cyndy Nishiyama
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Marian, a ten year old girl with a tough attitude and an even tougher upbringing, hopes that one day, she'll learn how to become spellcaster. Only problem is, she doesn't have the money for lessons. Will her chance encounter with a mage who has a twisted ideal of 'everything for the right price' help her realize her dreams of flying... or will it push her crashing down to the ground?
Cagliostro's Groot Poppentheater by Marcel Orie
Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Een poppentheater in het Londen van 1888 gedreven door Meester Cagliostro. Maar de poppen leiden een eigen leven dat verstoord wordt door de verdwijning van Punchinello, held uit veel van de stukken die het poppentheater speelde. Harlequin gaat op zoek naar zijn verdwenen kameraad.
A Turn of Curses by Melanie Nilles
You set the price! Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Nineteen year old Selina has a life many would love–praised, served, and spoiled. The only problem is she didn't choose that life, because it comes with a heavy price. She will soon die, like all Healers, when the mark of Y'dom completes its pattern around her neck, and hers is nearly complete. She has one chance for adventure, one that could save her 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(4.13 from 8 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.
A Cega by Pedro Moreira
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pequeno conto sobre uma rapariga cega e o seu encontro com dois desconhecidos. Prólogo para a trilogia Não Há Finais Felizes.
The Wizard Takes a Holiday by Red Tash
Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A much-loved wizard takes a vacation to rural, fantastical Indiana, where he finds getting away from his work is harder than he thinks.
Hell's Fury by Shannon Tripp
Series: Fury Girl Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Being a Fury is more than just a job for Jasmine and this time the job's harder than expected. She's stuck in a cat suit and competing against another demon for the same soul. To top it off, the soul's owner is the reason Daddy Dearest is mad at her. Now she has to choose between revenge or completing her assignment. What's a Fury to do?
The Wish Bone by Chris Turner
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A relic hunter uncovers an ancient talisman in a ruined temple. Hoping to pawn the item in the market, he finds himself plagued with a series of bizarre misfortunes which he can only attribute to the relic’s powers.
La Fabrica de la Inmortalidad by Sebastián Jarré, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: Spanish. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
En esta ocasión incluyo aquí nueve relatos de ciencia ficción y fantasía que van desde visiones de un futuro muy probable, totalmente documentado, hasta lo que sucedería con la inmortalidad y la aniquilación de la humanidad por una Fórmula matemática. También, desde luego, la historia terrible de El Micro de los Vagabundos de Medianoche, fantasía con un toque de terror.
A Matter of Faith by Sophia DeLuna
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Yévhíra always tells Karah that she worries too much and that she should have faith. But faith doesn't always mean not to worry. Sometimes you need to listen to your worries and act accordingly. Will Karah be able to tell the difference?
Last Sunrise & Other Stories by Simon Goodson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every day is the same for her. Every day is different. Every day she steps onto the same beach at the same place… but untold periods of time pass between each day she experiences. One day she finds a tropical paradise, the next a frozen wasteland, and then a lava filled hell. She never questions her life, it is what it is, but then comes the day when she discovers she is no longer alone…
Descent by Jonathan Mason
Series: Brotherhood of the Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Corin was chosen to endure the Descent to become a paladin of his Order, he didn't know what to expect. The test was a mystery nobody talked about, but he was hoping the Goddess would protect him on this journey. However, what he didn't know, was that the apparition accompanying him during this time would force him to confess his deepest secrets, and feelings for his student, Walkar.
Dramatiek by Chris Hantzen
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: Dutch. Published: August 24, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
‘Doe ik het zo goed?’ vroeg Alfred met weifelende stem. Het verhaal van hoe het beeld op de cover van dit boek tot stand is gekomen. Dit verhaal won de allereerste santoriaanse opdracht (een voorloper van de Unleash award) en is gebaseerd op het getoonde kunstwerk van Brom. Voor meer kunst van Brom, zie zijn officiële website, genoemd in het colofon.
The Seduction by Roh Morgon
Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by darkdreamspublishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
The first time Erica saw the black, low-slung sports car, she felt shock at its sensual pull deep within her soul. But when she began to succumb to its whispered promises, she didn't suspect she might be losing more than her mind.
The Dreamkeeper by Stephanie Flint
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by Infinitas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General(3.00 from 1 review)
900 words. The mystical Dreamkeeper is intrigued by the appearance of a wandering child in her dream world.
To Rule by Right: A Dark Tale of Fantasy- 2nd edition by Wayne C. Hannis
Series: Dark Tales of Fantasy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Tasmorea had lost two kings, one after another.Now after fifteen years, the Heir Apparent was about to come of age.And the young prince wanted the throne.His uncle Oril, just wanted the best for everybody.But Oril will soon be faced with a decision.It was his, “To Rule by Right,” so Oril’s nephew claimed
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!