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In the place where she fell by Mary Beth Bass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
She fell before she knew the edge was there...but none of us--and all of us--know that edge exists.
The Ugly Duckling by Dionne Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"The Ugly Duckling" is a short story about a young girl who for years thought she was the ugly sister. She never saw herself as the pretty one. She was always awkward and very different from her older sisters and never stood out. It took her freshman year in college away from the shadow of her sisters to find the beauty that has always been there.
Crossing the Streams by Jeremy Zimmerman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Non-human romance. Tarot-powered difference engines. The bureaucracy of the gate to Hell. These and more appear in this anthology of strange stories by Jeremy Zimmerman. This anthology collects five genre-bending tales from fantasy to steampunk to cyberpunk.
366 Squared Volume 3: March by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This volume was published out of sequence. The reasons for that were explained in Volume 4. We are more than a year late. But we have three billion years before the sun expands into a red giant, swallows the Earth, and all this will be moot anyway. So, relax, pour yourself a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster and enjoy this collection of brand new 366-word flash fiction stories.
Winston's Supernatural Disaster by C. R. Everett
Price: Free! Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Winston finds out why bad things happen, through otherworldly means, after his untimely death. Along with an influx of other souls, after a deadly hurricane, Winston learns from angelic sages that good really does come from the bad. It boils down to love. (Inspirational Short Story)
Short Flights: A Collection Of Stories by John Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,330. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Flights begins with a fictionalized version of a U.S. Navy blimp blown from Texas to Mississippi in a storm. Next come the repair of an ancient cotton compress; a physicist's global experiment; an animal's spirit arising from beneath a home; a moonshiner's son; a backwoods patriarch and his game cocks; an extortion plot; a drug drop gone awry; and a sensitive story of cancer victims.
El Señor de la Montaña by Conrado Maleta' & Naama Sarid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2014 by Conrado Maleta'. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
El Señor de la Montaña es una colección de textos elaborados durante los últimos 8 años de trabajo de su autor. Ilustrado con imágenes cuidadosamente escogidas y editadas para esta ocasión. Uno de los mejores libros en prosa poética jamás escritos en lengua castellana.
Witch Test by Kristen S. Walker
Series: Fae of Calaveras. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When Rosamunde turned thirteen, she had to pass a test from the Faerie Court in order to gain the powers of a witch. But her simple test just got turned on its head when a mysterious old woman appeared and offered her a choice: forbidden powers or being eaten by monsters! This short story is a prequel to Small Town Witch, book 1 of the Fae of Calaveras trilogy.
Living the Afterlife, a Death and Chronos flash fiction collection by River Fairchild
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Thirty stories filled with laughter and mishaps as a Harley-riding Death and anachronistic Chronos create havoc in Purgatory and on Earth. A host of Immortals join in the misadventures. Find out what happens when Death teaches War how to bowl. Can Chronos fix his blunder when he loses a year? What is Gaia going to do when she discovers the invisible sheep? Can you win playing poker with Evil?
The Sword and the Stone - A Demon Hunter Tale by Michael Leaich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Roland Stryke is a ghost and demon hunter who has finally made a name for himself. Five years after his first major job, a part of Roland's past comes back to haunt him. An unexpected find and a special delivery give Roland the edge he needs to meet the shadows of his past.
Aurealis #70 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: Australian English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue features 'The Stain on the Lake' by Matthew J Morrison, a dark, chilling piece with characters to die for, and 'Wrecked' by Ephiny Gale, a new twist on the reality television theme, which is sort of 'Truman Show' meets 'Survivor' meets 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'. Don't miss Shane M Brown talking about how his Aurealis story is on the verge of making it to the silver screen.
Down to the Devil's House by Daniel R. Robichaud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A family reels in terror as a flock of evil gathers. A stranger's schemes center on a mystery ring of sacrificial stones. Only a traveling balladeer can get to the bottom of these dark dealings before all hell breaks loose. Daniel R. Robichaud's Jim Sargent returns with a new ghostly adventure set in the Applachian mountains.
Interzone #250 Jan - Feb 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone's 250th issue has seven stories. Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, David Tallerman, Georgina Bruce, C. Allegra Hawksmoor, Rebecca Campbell, Greg Kurzawa and Caroline M. Yoachim provide them and Ben Baldwin, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, and Dave Senecal illustrate them. 2014’s cover artist is Wayne Haag. All the usual regular features are present, including David Langford's 200th Ansible Link.
The Gravic Exacerbation by Natalie Rivener
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It is a day like any other when the ripples of two greater castings shake the grounds of the University of Yithnisia. No one pays it much heed...except for Corvic, arguably the most hated person at the University. It is now up to him to convince everyone of the mortal danger they have landed themselves in. But...will they listen?
Beyond by Natalie Rivener
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Myrrh of Yrthull are dying but, if they can fill Birr Rhellor's prophecy, they will be freed of their doom. A small group of warriors now head out on this quest and ahead of them lies the fearsome Serpent Storm. Will they be able to cross this deadly barrier and return to fulfill they prophecy?
Fruits of Labor by Samuel E. Washington, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Following the death of John, the three individuals responsible for his death – his wife Sarah, companion LeRoy, and business partner James, search through his belongings for his will. All goes according to their plans, but due to their greed and an accidental electrocution, the three soon discover the true fruits of their transgressions.
Worlds Away and Far by Cheryl Corbin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of five other worldly tales. SOLDIERS DANCE FOR ME PRISON FACILITY YK3-04 A SNACK FOR GARBAGG WHEN THE ANGELS SING A RAY OF SUNSHINE
The Victim by Kino McFarland
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Helen, a lover of all things horror, moves into an old Victorian mansion. She has only been there for a day or so when a strange man shows up at her door.