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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.
The Lonely Boy
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 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?
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!
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?
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
(4.25 from 4 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.
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: 10,690. 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.
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: Free! Words: 2,920. 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 story is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory. Includes disquieting (adult) themes.
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
(4.14 from 7 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.
They Came, They Saw, They Took the Tinfoil
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. 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
The Last Fight of the Dwarves
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 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.
History's Shadow Beginnings: Alexander
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
"History's Shadow Beginnings" is a series of stories giving insight into the characters and events within the realm of "History's Shadow." This first installment introduces Alexander and the wizards and dragons responsible for what he would one day become. In a world of magic, secret wizard wars, and unsung heroes, Alexander remains one of "History's Shadow's" most powerful and mysterious forces.
Even the Paranormal Play Sports
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The paranormal greets teenagers, hockey, and Canada in this humorous flash fiction story.