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The Grotesque
Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
On market day, John Stonefield plays hide and seek with the other children. But as he sets out down a dark alley in search of one of his companions little does he know of the unseen danger which lurks in the shadows. An extraordinary tale which sets blood and bone up against something much sturdier. Magic. The Grotesque: an Ethereal short story.
Bald Poet
Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the court of King Fredrick, poetry comes far down the entertainment totem pole. But, on the other hand, an especially rainy day means he must scrape the bottom of the barrel.Enter Sydney: the Bald Poet. No pressure. Just entertain the king. Not like he’ll chop your head off. A far-fetched story of how poetry can get you into a whole load of trouble. Bald Poet: an Ethereal short story.
Dishwaster
Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Washing dishes: a decent way to scrounge a living. But as a career path? Not so much. Things get just a little bleaker when your latest ex-boss dubs you Dishwaster for your ability of breaking crockery. But could another world have a use for such a skill? A fantastical story of breaking dishes and granting wishes. Dishwaster: an Ethereal short story.
Gruszka
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: Polish. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
„Gruszka” jest dziesiątym opowiadaniem z serii Na Rozdrożu. Opisują one historie niekoniecznie prawdziwe, lecz całkiem prawdopodobne. Wszystko zależy bowiem od wyobraźni czytającego. Niektóre osoby nie wierzą absolutnie w nic, do nich nie jest skierowany ten tomik opowiadań. Ktoś natomiast, kto posiada choćby częściowo rozbudzoną wyobraźnię, potrafi zrozumieć o co w nim chodzi. Andrzej Galicki
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.
Daughter of Llathe: A Tale of the Two Rings
Series: Tales of the Two Rings. Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Can Wayfinder Nali track down and destroy the evil creature which is stalking the jungle lowlands of the planet Llathe? Or will she become its next victim? “Daughter of Llathe” is a novella set in the space fantasy world of the Two Rings, and is the first story in the Tales of the Two Rings series. It is approximately 14,000 words long.
The Eggnog Challenge and other clips from Night of Naive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
52 celebrities will go head on in seven rounds of common sense competitions for a grand prize of $25 million dollars. But first they must work in teams and get along? Also twins must prove they have what it takes to discover the truth about their parents' past. And last a couple faces what most couples face. What family think of their mate? A couple will have to gain power to defeat a fantasy woe.
The Soulcore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Is the soulcore shadow of shadows or a real gem that Mwangalizi Thabiti should spend decades scouring rustic hills and valleys of an extensive crater looking for it?
Dancing Moons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It was the night of the dancing moons and Princess Soli and her twin sister Princess Elan where to be crowned queens. But will the night go as they wish? Or can an enemy attack force the tides to change and bring the realm to it's knees?
Curse of Hearts, Part 8 of Shadows of the Heavens
Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hiding from Hagga's claim that a curse ties her to Prince Kazuo, Jaid is desperate to disprove it, while Tsotu is assigned by the Prince to learn the Bride of Shadows' identity. A 6000 word fantasy short story.
Divine Blood: Magnets
Series: Divine Blood, Extracurricular 9. You set the price! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At age 16 in the Bravura Academy, Jeon Yoon-Ji is renowned as the top scorer of the school. The vice president of the student council who is in charge of student discipline in many matters. And she is regarded as the bad-ass wielder of the backscratcher of imminent beatdown. But she wasn't always 16. This takes place in a range from 8 to 2 years before the novel.
The Desk
Series: Bibi's Bargain Boutique, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Virginia has lived a life filled with major lies. Now, in her 80’s she wants to come clean. Can Bibi help her out? A Bibi's Bargain Boutique Story Short Fiction.
Bitter Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sirena was born with her magic. It fueled her art and ruined her life. But it was trying to kill her. Can she defeat the toxic magic before it traps her in a relationship to give birth to its next host? Power can ruin your life. Short fiction.
Witching Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three short stories of witchcraft and witch magic: The Standing Stones of Erelong, A Sorcerous Mist and Slieau Whallian.
Diomedes Blac
Series: Herakles vs.. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Read the truth behind the Third Labor of Herakles, the so-called theft of the flesh-eating mares, as told by the lead mare, Diomedes' Blac, as she makes her choice.
Forgotten
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When one is immortal, life fades to greyness. Welcome to the world of the Forgotten; where a lonely wolf grows old and decides to let go of his immortality.
A Cat Prince Distinguishes Himself
Series: Short Stories from Panamindorah. Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Lexis is a young tiger prince, born into a fierce and brutal dynasty. He knows that when he is old enough, he will face his brother on the Field of Bones in a battle to the death to decide who will rule Filinia. He is required to attend the sack of the wolfling city of Sardor-de-lor. It is the scene of his father’s greatest triumph, but Lexis has done nothing to distinguish himself. *Short Story*
Pendragon Variety: In Memory of Dragons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pendragon Variety presents "In Memory of Dragons," a themed speculative fiction anthology dedicated to the memory of Anne McCaffrey. Visit our website at http://www.pendragonvariety.com for more information.
Garden Dress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
(5.00 from 1 review)
Modern fairytales, like traditional fairytales, have magic, romance, heroes and heroines, villains, and significant morals or lessons in life. But they are set in today’s world and adopt current ideas and values. These stories loosely follow this distinction but occasionally venture beyond. Many of them are set in modern Japan, where I lived for 3 years.
Tales from Aulora
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Do you believe in wishes? If so find out more in Tales from Aulora, the fantasy novel that unveils the secret world of wish-making. Discover how Bill and Bob attempt to grant eight human wishes from Britain and Ireland that include desires for love, fame, safety and much more.