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Six Impossible Things
Price: Free! Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A new father is visited by his childhood imaginary friend. A woman falls in love with a cartoon character. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse show up at a big-box retail chain. Sometimes humorous, often poignant, and always memorable, the six short stories in this collection may just make you believe impossible things.
The Lonely Boy
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Bronze, son of Hardy the wood cutter is lonely. His only friend is Pillock the donkey. He longs to find a real friend to play with. One night, while watching the stars, he sees a light in the forest. He decides to investigate. What will he find?
Relic
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short horror tale told in verse. Joseph Myers is the oldest man alive, perhaps the only man alive. He sits at his window contemplating his life, his losses, the deaths he's seen, and the death he longs for.
The Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Infinitas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
1000 words. A young hunter defends herself against an intelligent cougar stalking her family's village.
The Lord of Winter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A hundred years after the war against the Lord of Winter, Porl gathers a group of mercenaries together to search the glacier for treasure left there during the war. Instead they find the last thing they would have expected and it's up to Porl to get them home alive.
Circe's Pool
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The water nymphs love their crystal pavilion and the sparkling waters flowing through it. So much so they can't be bothered to fulfill their bargain with Circe, the island's sorceress. It's time the pleasure seeking,comfort loving creatures are taught a lesson. And who better than a sorceress to give it to them?
Kel's Story
Series: Refuge World, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first of many tales of Kel, a master swordsman hunting a Warlord in the Blasted Lands. This is also the first published short story set in the Refuge World setting.
Furthermore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Seventeen original stories take you on a journey through worlds here and beyond. From the depths of the earth to the embrace of the sea, your favorite series continue. Prequels, alternative views, and new scenes give readers a chance to experience more than originally told. Including stories from Rebekah Campbell, David Estes, Amber Garr, Karen Amanda Hooper, Stephanie Judice, and Leigh Michael.
Flashy Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Very short reads, longer thoughts. A collection of flash fiction, covering different genres.
Perspectives on a Dragon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Perspectives: In this pair of short stories, the same event is narrated from two very different viewpoints. The Last Dragon: An old king with three sons. A dragon menacing the farmlands. A noble quest. One son is strong, one clever and the other one is Lorn. Which will defeat the dragon and inherit his father's kingdom?
Assisted Suicide
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This is a short story: Brett Finlay killed himself. Things get weird when he regains consciousness right before his funeral.
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: 4,100. 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.