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For More Information, Call Loki
Series: The Loki Adventures, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Gods do not feel fear. At least that's what Loki, Norse god of mischief, keeps telling himself. Until someone comes after him with death dust. Loki's tormentor has gone too far. Bring on the Valkyries; this means war. Enough play. It's time to get serious. Someone will die.
For a Good Time, Call Loki
Series: The Loki Adventures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
He is Loki, Norse god of mischief, and he's been paroled to earth with the mission of sending transdimensional beings back to their home realms in order to save humanity. His life isn't cushy, so it's a good thing he's rich. All he wants is an ordinary call with a normal case; you know, find the transdimensional, send it home. Of course, it's never that simple.
Interference Disability
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
There are all types of handicaps which are entitiled to a disability allowance. Shysters, however, don't hesitate to apply, always hopeful of getting something for nothing. Shirley Cole would like to work but she has an unusual disability. So near to retirement, she is nevertheles forced to apply for help. Will she get it?
The Rider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Winners of the 2016 Crimson Cloak Fantasy short story writing competition, along with a selection of the best runners-up, are presented here in a compilation volume entitled THE RIDER. Writers were asked to write a story of 1500-3000 words based around a stock picture showing a hooded rider in a fantasy landscape. Buy this book to read the cream of the crop.
For Sale, Call Loki
Series: The Loki Adventures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
No one goes up against the Norse god of mischief. It just isn't done. Well, not before now. Someone has started the game and Loki can't resist playing. The game takes a dangerous turn when Loki is sent into a daycare to stop a transdimensional being. Loki is truly pushed over the edge when the life of a child of Midgard is put into jeopardy. It's enough to make Loki consider breaking his parole.
1-800-Mischief
Series: The Loki Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Loki, Norse god of mischief, has been banished to earth for a crime he may or may not have committed. But he has a plan to regain his powers and return to Asgard to prove his innocence. If he isn’t stopped first. Loki discovers a plot against him. Who would dare to call up Loki’s wrath? Why now? What is a god to do? This trickster is ready to play.
The wardrobe and The Little Boy
You set the price! Words: 410. Language: Simple English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Children always believe they have imaginary friends and parents find it difficult to believe.The are things in this world that we don't understand but they exit.And no one ever remembers whether they ever had an imaginary friend. This story is to tell parents to at least believe in their children.
Sanguine
Series: Improbable Truths. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Love. Murder. Revenge. Sherlock Holmes is no ordinary man...but this is no ordinary crime. A bloody mark left at the scene of a suspicious death leads Holmes and Watson down a path that takes them beyond the realm of possible. Sanguine is a retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet with a supernatural twist and is the first of the Improbable Truths series.
Who's Afraid of the Dark?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Little Johnny isn't afraid of the dark. Big boys aren't afraid of the dark - and at five, Little Johnny is a big boy. No, he isn't afraid of the dark. He's afraid of the things that come out in the dark, and what they might do to his baby sister. But his parents don't believe him - so it's up to Johnny to keep her safe, armed only with his toy sword and shield.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Mind Flights 3: Fantastic Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mind Flights 3: Fantastic Tales, is a collection of three short stories. In "The Devourer", a being with an insatiable need to consume human flesh approaches Ghettis Prime. How will the colonists survive? "Sanctuary" is a peek behind the lie of our everyday lives. What are we...really? "The Black Rune" tells of the theft of a powerful elfstone, and the price all must now pay...
Sellswords
Series: The Red Death. Price: Free! Words: 22,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Twenty years ago, the world started to dying. Now a young wild mage sellsword must deal not only with Demons and the Undead, but the return of the mysterious Fey as well. All the while staying alive and finding work in a high magic world struggling to come rise from the ashes of a now dead world.
Betwixt a Wolf and a Hard Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What do you get when you mix a witch, a were-hamster and a sinister vampire? Just another day in the life of Megan Stephens. She may be a witch-for-hire, but the snark is all free.
The Rise of Insanity
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dragor (that’s me) creates Equestria and conquers it.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2017)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celebrating our 9th year in publication! Each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly is compiled to bring readers an eclectic and entertaining collection of works from both new and established voices in the speculative fiction genres.
A Last Good Day (A Glass Bottles Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Family outings are fun. Getting together, sharing some good times and making good memories. But what kind of memories are made when the world changes? A loving father, a doting mother, and two children. It’s a rewarding, quiet life. That life is changed in an instant when the world changes, and an idyllic Friday becomes a shocking nightmare.
In the Arms of Night
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
You shouldn’t tread in the woods alone. In the arms of night. Shouldn’t tread in the woods alone. In the arms of night… When Micah finds his pregnant wife suffering from a high fever and a vicious rash, he dreads the diagnosis. The Arms of Night have been known to kill, and their first child is due in a month. To save her, Micah must tread in the woods alone, perilous as they may be…
A Moment of Madness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
All is not quiet on the Western Front. As Jackson prepares to go over the top, he must fight the demons in his head as well as the terror in his heart. In the mud and blood and death, a moment of madness seizes Jackson as the war around him merges with the brutal insanity in his own mind. When the whistles blow, the Hun across the muddy battlefield are not the only enemy to be overcome.
Victimless
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A murderer's defense team proposes a novel approach to making crime truly victimless (or at least as victimless as it can be, considering it IS a crime.) “Victimless" is a speculative fiction short story.
Witcher: The Red Doctrine
Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Prior to the events of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, a monster slayer from the school of the Viper, Letho of Gulet, embarks on a dangerous hunt. After accepting a contract from a local resident in Ban Ard, the largest city of the Kaedwen Empire, the witcher has been tasked with investigating the small forest town of Salisbury. Superstition runs rampant.