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Chronicles of Spire: Rebellion
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 161,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A world ravaged by magic, A nation wounded by greed and war. These are the Chronicles of Spire. The Realm Coalition is rebuilding in the wake of a costly civil war. Peace, a scant few years of reprieve from having to fight themselves rather than monsters, is on the edge of being shattered. With sword and science, an unlikely union must race to discover the truth behind this new shadowy threat.
Ruined Cities
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The cities of humankind have crumbled, and the time of civilization is at an end. Nature reclaims what once belonged to it, while wretched creatures scrabble for the leavings of decay. The life of man is now solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short, trapped by the reminders of the past, and blessed with a barren future. Turn the page, and behold a majestic devastation.
The Book of Apex: Volume 3 of Apex Magazine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These thirty-one stories encompass all fifteen issues of Apex Magazine edited by the Hugo Award-nominated editor and author Catherynne M. Valente.
Midnight and Moonshine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: Australian English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In “Seeds,” the opening story of Hannett and Slatter’s innovative dark fantasy collection, Mymnir, Odinn’s white raven, flees the Ragnarok, “an apocalypse for the gods alone,” and comes to the New World. There she creates a Fae kingdom in the image of Asgardr, transforming herself from a thieving, neglected raven into the fearsome, immortal Fae Queen.
The Dead Beat, The Complete Series
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 119,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Erica Lindquist. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
There are laws that even the dead must obey. No hijacking the bodies of the living. No possessing the dead. And never speak of the Dark. It's the job of Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, to enforce these laws. Their job on the Dead Beat has always been a tough one, but now it's become nearly impossible as ghosts tear the worlds apart in search of answers.
Female Science Fiction Writer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These stories are like a disease - only one you wouldn't mind catching. Mint-addicted aliens. Talking horses. Little girls in wheelchairs who get the chance to pilot starships. Odd jade carvers who save the last Mayan city by magic. A sexy wolf girl who saves a teddy bear boy and her clown boyfriend’s heart. Fourteen stories by award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer Amy Sterling Casil.
Five Glass Slippers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. 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!
Cults, Curses & Cryptids
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 332,100. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Prior to leading the Pagan Resistance, as detailed in Accursed, the eccentric 79 year old, Georges Steil, had led a colourful life which is explored in the following short stories and novellas, compiled together here. End-of-the-world cults, anarchic zombie terrorists, black lodges, disfigured sculptors and living statues - all human (and inhuman) life is covered here.
Tales from Opa: Three Tales of Tir na n'Og
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 162,680. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He is a mysterious old man, a wanderer, a warrior, but most of all, he is the storyteller known only as “Opa”, and he weaves magic with tales of heroes and deeds of valor. His stories bring to life the fabulous land of Tir na n'Og, the Fey who rule there, and the human champions who do their bidding – willingly or not. But for some, his tales change their world, their beliefs – and themselves.
Till Human Voices Wake Us
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In this large collection, author Annie Bellet demonstrates her gift for the short form, offering readers twenty short stories, novelettes, and novellas that are compelling, beautifully imagined, and entertaining. Till Human Voices Wake Us contains 20 stories that range from hard science fiction to space opera, sword and sorcery to magical realism, some in print for the first time.
Chimerascope
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,140. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Chimerascope is the first full collection of short fiction from award-winning writer, Douglas Smith, containing sixteen of his best stories, including an award winner, a Best New Horror selection, and eight award finalists.
Monsters and Machines
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 207,410. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Two women lost in a magical desert look for a way out. A tired ghost examines the follies of the modern world. A figment of a boy's imagination struggles to survive and find meaning. A teenage mad scientist builds a woman too difficult to handle. These are a few of the strange and outlandish stories you'll find in this collection of horror, science fiction, and fantasy tales.
LE ALI DELLE PAROLA
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You set the price! Words: 123,030. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Antologia Poetica
Casserole Diplomacy and Other Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Celebrate On Spec Magazine's silver jubilee with an anthology of speculative fiction.
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Five
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,470. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Seventeen more short stories of literary adventure fantasy from the Hugo Award and World Fantasy Award-finalist online magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Authors include Richard Parks, Gemma Files, Seth Dickinson, and Benjanun Sriduangkaew. Includes three stories named to Locus magazine's Recommended Reading List and “The Telling” by Gregory Norman Bossert, winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award.
The Book of Apex: Volume 4 of Apex Magazine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Book of Apex Volume 4 collects the original fiction from Hugo-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas's first fifteen issues at the helm of Apex Magazine, which included two Hugo Award nominations for the magazine.
Glitter & Mayhem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.
Crushing Mountains and Other Stories (Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale Volume 1)
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,320. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young woman wakes up with a full-grown beard. Living mountains threaten to crush humanity. A boy contracts a disease that makes him healthier. These are a few of the gripping speculative tales you'll find in this short-story collection. Collected short stories of Douglas T. Vale volume 1.
After The Fall: Shades Of Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,950. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you were a magician, living in a wild and dangerous world, what would you do with your magic? Use it to take a life? Or use it to save lives? Use it to stop cheats? Or perhaps to cheat others? Or maybe you wouldn’t want that power at all? It all rather depends on who you are... and whether it really is magic.
Grim Windows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,610. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Two travelers unite to save a princess from an ancient evil. A demon hunter must save a village from the creatures he is trained to slay. A medium searches for a chapel to take him in; instead he finds questions with dark answers. Two rival knights unite to save a kingdom from a winged beast. A magician seeks to obtain a powerful artifact. A knight hunts a creature that is not what it seems.