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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.
They Came, They Saw, They Took the Tinfoil by M T McGuire
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Gerry wakes up in in a bath full of cold water in her interview suit and best shoes. How did she get there? How did she sleep and why is there nothing aluminium left in the flat? Her flatmate Jane wants a shower, her other flatmate, Nina, is looking for her saucepans but Gerry... she just wants answers. British English, a bit of light swearing U/PG
Regenerated by Carolyn Kephart
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Cela had always hoped she'd find Jorgen again someday...but was this really Jorgen? A tenderly bitter tale of love and changes first published in Quantum Muse, and part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy duology WYSARD and LORD BROTHER, available in a single volume as THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC.
End of Innocence (Fargoer Short Stories, #1) by Petteri Hannila
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Somewhere far in the north, in the middle of a dense forest, two girls have embarked on a sacred journey: a journey that is to end their carefree days among the children of their tribe. Grim as their world is, the destiny that is set upon them seems even darker, but such is often the way for the people of this land. First chapter of Fargoer, a novel set in the mythic far north.
Bog Man by M T McGuire
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A perfectly preserved pre-historic cadaver is discovered in the fens and brought to a Museum. For the new Director it should present a major opportunity but is it real? And if it is, how come the pre-historic ring it's wearing also bears the marks of a local shop. And where is the Museum's Head Electrician? If the Director doesn't find answers soon the unthinkable may happen. He may look an idiot.
Frozen Flame by Victoria Zagar
Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.29 from 7 reviews)
Each year the two high mages of Wynter and Pyria come to the Neutral Lands to sign a treaty that has kept a fragile peace between the lands of ice and fire. However, climate change is destroying these two delicate societies and it's up to Asha and Shard not only to find a solution to the danger facing their people, but to come to terms with the fire and ice in their own hearts.
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories by Gary J. Davies
Price: Free! Words: 107,450. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.86 from 7 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.
The First Vampire by Ashleigh Neame
Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Queen Liluri is in love. Not with her husband, King Manuzi, but with Thaddeus, a servant of the castle. And he loves her. But their love has brought two magical daughters into the world, and now Liluri is set to die. It's going to take some powerful magic, but Liluri is determined to protect her daughters and ensure that she and Thaddeus will be together again. No matter what it costs.
Je Lied Is Kil... by Tais Teng
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: Dutch. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Alternative history
Hans d'Ancy moet uitvinden wie de machthebbers binnen de Handelscompagnie uitmoordt, voordat de wereld in chaos wordt gestort...
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.
The Ballad of the Pipe Player by Kate Seidel
Price: Free! Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In most fantasy stories, questing and dragons are normal, as well as wizards, witches and princesses. This story is no exception. But what happens when the wizard doesn't want to be there, the witch is a boy, and the princess is very foreign? Follow Coju, Emrys, and Moon on their journey from the secret wizard tower in the mountains to reason with a dragon-and everything in between.
Desert Wind by Sophia DeLuna
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Shevira and Marika's relationship is put to a test when Shevira's wish to become pregnant is fulfilled. Will their love for each other be strong enough to overcome the obstacles?
The Rose Petal Thief by Sylvan Scott
Series: Shadows of NeverEarth, story two. You set the price! Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(4.00 from 1 review)
All people, all children, have adventures in fantastic, magical worlds of talking animals, living legends, and myth. But all children, eventually, grow up and forget. Anthony remembered. But woken in the night by a cloaked figure and the smell of roses, he must now return to the land of his youth in pursuit of a very strange thief. He must return to NeverEarth. Cover art by Louis Frank.
De Creaties van Sam Hudder by Sophia Drenth
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: Dutch. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Kunstenaar aan het eind van zijn carrière mijmert over hoe hij de wereld nu weer moet shockeren met een nieuwe creatie. Een wandeling naar de supermarkt brengt onverwacht inspiratie.
The Tale of Spam City by M T McGuire
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Griselda, the Spam Eating Wench of Noop has never clapped eyes on a can of spam, let alone eaten any. If the situation becomes public knowledge her family faces social disgrace. But the world tinned-meat by product crisis is deepening and spam is thin on the ground. Only Griselda can save her family from ruin but can she find some spam before the truth gets out? British English, light swearing PG
De Sleutel van Ka'Rak by Michael Blommaert
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: Dutch. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wanneer een dief een schitterende robijnen sleutel in de hand van een mummie ziet, kent zijn hebzucht geen grenzen. Als snel blijken de gevolgen van zijn daad...
King of Lions by Malcolm W. Keyes
Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 3 reviews)
When Keaton—a champion of the swordsman's circuit—falls in love with a promising up-and-comer in the female "Fox" division, he begins training her in hopes she will survive her upcoming fights. Keaton's own training falls by the wayside, and with a title defense against a murderous new contender hanging over his head, he must make the choice between his crown, his love, or his life.
Evangeline (A Dark Faerie Tale Series Companion Book 2) by Alexia Purdy
Series: A Dark Faerie Tale, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Land of Faerie is calling. There are places unknown, magic lures you in and love spands lifetimes. Don't resist. It's in the blood... Evangeline is a short story prequel to Ever Shade.
The Pit by A. S. Warwick
Series: The Chronicles of the White Bull, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Thrust into the fighting pit is Elad, a bitter, jaded knight who remembers better days, before the Empire fell in ruin. Against him is sent a creature unlike any he has seen before, for it comes not from his world; a giant bull-man. Who lives, who dies? And is there be any hope for freedom? The Pit is a 6250 word short story.
Cygnus: Issue 2 by Casey J. Winters (ed.)
Price: Free! Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cygnus is a journal of peer reviewed, speculative short stories. This second issue features six stories as well as various works of art.