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The Faeries
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Her memories of the day before were scant, but vivid enough that fear had already settled in the pit of her stomach. She had heard music. Her father had not. She had followed after the music. He had screamed at her to stop. Helplessly. No one ever said Faeries were nice.
Divide and Conquer Volume One
Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This collection of short stories is the product of a Foil & Phaser workshop where a group of authors collectively tried to complete the 2013 National Novel Writing Month challenge of writing 50,000 words in the month of November. The goal was to have the group submit their stories, and then they would peer edit to critique and offer suggestions to improve their writing. (38,000 words approx.)
Feeder
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The family bird feeder is fascinating to look at. Especially since it's not just birds that visit it.
Plague of Cats
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sonny the Scoundrel must help Grandpap the wizard with Grandpap's newest money-making scheme—selling cats to a neighboring village with a vermin problem. Grandpap feeds a cat-grow potion to the cats in the expectation the cats will breed and grow at a rapid rate. But as the cats rid the village of mice and rats, a new problem develops—a plague of cats.
Mr. Bear
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.30 from 10 reviews)
Jane is just trying to make it on her own and she was doing fine until she ran into trouble...of the bear variety!
Frozen Flame
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.
Desert Wind
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?
A Stone From the Stream
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Here is a short myth set in an ancient Japan that never was (but could have been), with monks that never were (but might have been), and journeys toward enlightenment (which may yet be). Here you will find monks and shrines; love and enlightenment; and no few stones, streams, and sutras. Perhaps, somewhere in the midst of all this, you will also find tranquility.
For Whom the Tinker Toils
You set the price! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Jon is a simple metalsmith and handyman from a small village--until he comes across two mechanized suits of armor their owners no longer appear to need. Then his life changes unexpectedly.
The Bone Knife
Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Rae knows how to look out for family. Born with a deformed foot, Rae is wary of all things beautiful, instantly distrusting their latest visitor: an appallingly attractive faerie. His presence imperils the secret her sister guards. But when the local villagers show up demanding his blood, Rae must find a way to protect both her sister's secret and their guest. Even if that means risking herself.
The Angry Vagabonds
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A fantasy tale set when animals still spoke, and how one such group lost that power.
Ursa Major 2012 Short Fiction Reading Packet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A collection of the five short stories by Mary E. Lowd nominated for the 2012 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction. Where else can you read about a mad mouse scientist, a man cursed by the Faerie queen, a cantankerous cat, and a woman who drinks tea with a dragon and a unicorn all in the same book?
Beyond the Wildlands
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
An elf of the Wildlands recounts his adventures in this fantasy short story.
From Man to Man
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.20 from 10 reviews)
Every man has a past, none more so than Draven Reinhardt. Abandoning his old life to settle down as a villager, he struggles to fit in, let alone hold down a job. When opportunity offers the much needed coin, Draven is torn between a promise and a purpose. But, what’s one last job if you’ve already got blood on your hands?
In The Realm of the Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Bart returns to his home town to await an evil he can no longer avoid. As he waits, he questions the decisions he has made that have led him to this fate, and he wonders if perhaps he has sacrificed his own happiness and the happiness of those he loves for the sake of a higher cause that may prove to be beyond him.
Strangers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A paroled monster, a prostitute and a policeman all see a little girl lost, but this isn't the start of a joke. What can such a morsel do, when all that's left to rely on is the kindness of strangers? This short urban fantasy is part of a suite of short science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing.
The Last Fight of the Dwarves
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
Modsognir leads the last army of dwarves in a desperate attempt to buy time for the race of humans to escape a dying world, consumed by evil.
In A Season Of Dead Weather
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.
Blue Moon Café Series: Where Shifters Meet for Drinks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.09 from 11 reviews)
In a city where two shifter clans reside, the Mayor is struggling to maintain peace while keeping the population safe. Through a series of short stories, we discover what happens when intruders appear, humans get turned, the Mayor's reputation is at stake, an invasion is planned, and not everything is what it seems.
HYM and HUR
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 15 reviews)
In this fantasy-comedy Hym and Hur are a young couple who never age and have been in love for more than a century. They also possess magical abilities, two of which are either to play pranks on humankind or to perform good deeds. Enacting both at once is now what gets them into trouble, especially since it's the unruly character of Death they must deal with to bring their plans to fruition.