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The Highwayman
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
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Some say that Magic is forbidden; others say that it is dead, or never existed. The foolish will stop at nothing to unlock its secrets. However, some secrets are best left buried, and all magic comes at a price. For those souls who cannot pay the price, The Highwayman is sent to collect.
Pirates of the High Salt
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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When Calanda disguises herself as a boy and ships out with a pirate hunter, she discovers the High Salt to be a harsh and unforgiving place. And when she and her crew cross paths with the mysterious pirate ship Black Magic, she finds that a single misjudgment could doom her to a life of piracy under an inhuman captain who wields arcane powers. (Novelette length. Suitable for YA readers.)
Communication Breakdown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Former Hollywood party girl Nikki Ashburne sees ghosts—in fact, many of them are her friends. Okay, they’re kind of her only friends. So when the ghost of a 70s British rock god asks her for help finding a song he wrote for his favorite groupie…well, c’mon. What’s a girl to do but say yes? Only one problem: Nikki’s rift with her brother, Ned, over the secret she’s been keeping from him…
The Wind Chimes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bernadette Samuelson, Bernie, already feels down in the dumps. Winter in Seattle means everlasting, gray rain. Now, a week before Christmas, she must find a secret Santa gift. Since her sister died of cancer, Bernie’s life changed dramatically, shrinking into a pool of bitterness and depression. She does not feel Christmasy. Let the irresistible spell of this story warm your heart.
Mysterious Assassin
Series: Tales of the Amulet, Short-Story 2. Price: $1.24 USD. Words: 38,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017 by LOK Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zanille Narshon must discover the truth behind Iltar's quest to re-forge the Amulet of Draconic Control. However, unknown to Zanille, Iltar's quest will dredge up one of the most vilest of evils known on Kalda. Faced with a dilemma, Zanille must choose to stop Iltar or confront a far more deadly foe, which could end his life.
He Wakes Up
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A screenplay for a short movie. The story is about a man who wakes up remembering his last night dream.
A Place Of Love And Magic The Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Princess Oona enters into the sacred forest with Tristan the stable master, hoping to find the one who has summoned her there. She had not envisaged just how much her visit would change her. Not only does she get the answers back to the mystery surrounding her origins, but she also comes to learn more importantly the true nature of love!
The Dead Canal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Danger lurks on the Dead Canal. For decades it has frightened the inhabitants of a nearby village, some of which claim to have seen dead relatives wander in the mist. Luna never gave it much thought, until the day she is forced to confront it.
Eleonora
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: Romanian. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Într-o zi, am găsit un fir de ață. Nici prea lung, nici prea scurt. Potrivit, aș zice. L-am pus în buzunarul de la piept, în dreptul inimii, și am uitat de el. Când mi-am amintit, pe firul meu de ață erau deja înșirate șaisprezece mărgele de mărimi, culori și forme diferite. Le-am numărat, erau frumoase.
Wife. Daughter. Dessert.
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Eighteen-year-old Anya is sold in marriage to a rich and cruel old man. Her stepdaughter Sela promises help, but where do her loyalties really lie? At 1,000 words, this story is flash fiction and can be devoured in 15 minutes or less.
The Short Story Fantasies of Christopher A. Cameron
You set the price! Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Arthur W. Ritchie. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a baker's dozen of short stories in every subject imaginable, and each with an O'Henryesque ending.
For More Mischief, Call Loki
Series: The Loki Adventures, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
This time, Loki must die. Loki, Norse god of mischief, knows death draws near. He takes refuge in the safest place he thinks of: the library. Surrounded by all the knowledge of humanity and Midgard, Loki searches for a solution to save the day. The end comes. Hel awaits.
The Lady Of The Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lord Godfrey Merton finds himself frustrated on taking the wrong path which sees him soon lost in the wild woodlands. However, he could not foresee that his mere mistake would see him making the most important discovery of his life as he comes face to face with the mysterious lady of the woods.
The Prince’s Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Prince David of Stratford has to make the choice of a wife from Lord Merton’s many daughters. Not wanting to marry at all David is reluctant to join with any of the prospects meant as a bride for him, until that is someone quite unexpectedly catches his eye, and what follows onwards can only be described as pure magic!
A Journey's Start
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zachary is eager to embark on a new beginning far away from the mundane life he had once known. He had hoped for much adventure, but even he could not have foreseen that his fate would be entwined with a mystery woman possessing the most magical of voices and spirit.
The Feast
You set the price! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Barbarianism is the natural state of mankind. Civilization is unnatural. It is the whim of circumstance. And barbarianism must ultimately triumph” Robert E. Howard
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.

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