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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.
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?
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?
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?
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.
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(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
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 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.
Pure Love of the Fallen by Alina Popescu
Price: Free! Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 8 reviews)
After being cast away from the Pristine Gardens, fallen angel Ramiel watches time go by in a city on Earth. Lacking everything and nothing, he is caught up between thoughts of his first love and its consequence – the banishment, and his day to day life which is usually a fight against boredom.
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!
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
Seeking Veritas by Marie Brown
Price: Free! Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sin, or love? Dorian seeks to rid himself of sin, to purify his soul, leaving him free to pursue a socially acceptable life and marriage. But can he? His only hope is to leave the world of the living and walk the Path of Redemption. He knows he can make it on his own. But Osval, his closest friend, insists on accompanying him. How can he expiate the worst sin of all with Osval by his side?
The Darkline Protocol by John R. Phythyon, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What begins as a simple reconnaissance mission turns into a harrowing chase across the preternatural nighttime skies of Mensch. Wolf Dasher finds the hunter has become the hunted when a trap to flush out a double agent is turned on him. "The Darkline Protocol" is a fantasy-thriller mashup story that introduces Wolf -- the hero of John R. Phythyon Jr.'s debut novel, State of Grace.
The Vampire in the Church Choir by Matt Mikalatos
Price: Free! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Lara is a vampire. Keeping a secret like that – being (sort of) dead – isn’t easy, which is why she came to a Big Box Mega Church in the first place. But now the pastor is preaching on “Monsters In Our Midst” and the congregation is out with pitchforks and torches. Can Lara keep her secret and still be part of the church? This story is a sequel to the book "Night of the Living Dead Christian."
The Archer Who Shot Down Suns: Scale-Bright Stories by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
Price: Free! Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
A sampler of short stories taking place before and connected to SCALE-BRIGHT in chronological order. Chinese mythology retold from the time of humanity's creation to contemporary Hong Kong.
Necromancy for the Greater Good by S.J. Drew
Series: Nevermore and the Ravens, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,550. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Nevermore and the Ravens, an all-girl progressive concept rock band! They've just released their major first album, "Necromancy for the Greater Good." Read about the band's supernaturally-themed misadventures that were the inspiration for their album in this novel-length collection of short stories.