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The Moral of the Story by Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A stranger visits a peaceful village and is welcomed. Why is he there? Is it a test? Only time will tell....
Nomi Nivag and the Kingdom of Poopoola by Bruno Bernier
Series: Nomi Nivag, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nomi Nivag is a teenager who is sent on wild bizarre adventures, this time she travels to the kingdom of Poopoola to end a war between King Poopoola and the Dragon Crows.
A Midwinter Night's Dream by Kristen S. Walker
Series: Fae of Calaveras. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What if you could make all of your friends happy with one little spell? Rosa’s a teen witch, and she’s got a plan to use magic for something good. She’s already got an awesome boyfriend in Kai, but her friends aren’t so lucky. She plans to fix everything with a love potion, but love--and magic--aren't that simple. A short story between books 1 and 2 in the Fae of Calaveras series.
Jesus & Co. (#1): Beefed Up Balloon by Jacob Lindaman
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
Swords and shields are insufficient. Crossbows? Nope. Knights in plated armor? Haven't been invented yet. No mere slingshot will do for David. King Herod has committed a heinous crime. In order to catch him, David must resort to super secret technology...and a good friend.
The Fearful Fort by K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Rian is my name, and I'm at the Fearful Fort for a reason. Saz just came along for the ride. He likes to get out and explore, same as the next shape-shifting wolf. I was glad for his company because the Fearful Fort belongs to Mortimer the Magician. He's bad, and he's also mad, which is even worse, especially when it comes to wizards. But no one ever promised me this job would be easy...
Betwixt Issue 4 by Betwixt Magazine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 4 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 4 includes original fiction by Sarah L. Byrne, Emily B. Cataneo, Nino Cipri, David Cleden, and C. W. Johnson as well as a reprint by Mark Rigney.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
The Lion Sleeps Tonight - A Short Story by T. M. Bilderback
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Meet Colonel Quentin James Abernathy (Ret.), who tells a tale to a gentleman's club acquaintance – a tale of 1950s British Guyana in South America, and the Colonel’s encounter with a lion. But this is no ordinary lion. Find out what happened in that long-ago time, in the good Colonel’s own words, in T. M. Bilderback’s rousing adventure short story, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”!
Blood to Blood by Leslie Claire Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Malek—the serpent from the Garden of Eden—counts himself among the local gods. The last time he rode with the others under the moonlight, his one and only apprentice died a terrible death. So when the invitation for the next midnight ride arrives on his doorstep, he refuses. Until a human girl he cares about becomes the gods’ target. He may be her only chance to survive.
The Madness of Survival by Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Riding her enchanted steed, sworn to protect children, Alis mourns the loss of her own daughter, taken by the Fae. Abandoned by her husband, shunned by her friends, Alis now knows no family but her fellow riders, knows no joy except when she’s riding. But freedom comes with a price…
The Boy in Blue by L L Watkin
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Half-gods are supposed to be heroes, the kings of legend and the doers of great deeds. Unfortunately, Daenan, despite his semi-divinity, is still just a boy and for him it isn’t going to be so easy to win the Games and succeed to his step-father’s throne. He will need all of his tricks, lies and bargains if he’s going to make it. He might even (whisper it) have to cheat.