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Black Static #38 Horror Magazine
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Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This 1st 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of Joel Lane, and Nicholas Royle pays tribute in 'The Conscience of the Circuit'. The issue’s new horror/dark fiction is by John Grant, Tim Waggoner, Andrew Hook, Maura McHugh, Danny Rhodes and Malcolm Devlin. Cover art is by Joachim Luetke. Plus columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker; Tony Lee’s DVD/Blu-ray reviews, Peter Tennant’s book reviews.
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short fiction collection from PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”
Short Story Collection Vol. 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of six contemporary fantasy short stories by Sophia DeLuna.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
The Life and Times of Griswald Grimm
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The early adventures of the Master Alchemist Griswald Grimm and his friends! Enter the city of Belestria, a busy, bustling trade city in the heart of the Desert Trail and meet the werewolves, wizards, soldiers, and spies of Bob Liddil’s fantasy world as they step out of the pages of “Sorcerer’s Apprentice Magazine” and into a deadly contest of magic. Ten amazing fantasy stories!
Quintessential Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quintessential Tales, a Magic of Solendrea Anthology, brings together four new novelettes featuring the heroes and villains of Solendrea. Also included is the Adventurer's Guide to Solendrea, which includes background information on famous faces and places, as well as some mythology and folklore.
Other Worlds: Tales of Scifi, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
With humanity rebuilding after a zombie apocalypse, a prosecutor suspects foul play when a wife kills her husband, claiming he was turning. An apprentice is sent to kill a great swordsman, but can he do it with his loved ones all around? Mike and Eva have a voyeur. They put on a show, where Mike pretends to kill Eva. A writer/musician dips into fantasy worlds, but he doesn't watch his own ending.
Betwixt Issue 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
The Light, the Dark, and the Quick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The Light, the Dark, and the Quick. The collected short stories of Timothy O. Goyette. The light are humorous or lighthearted works. The dark are serious. The quick are flash fiction pieces that do not exceed 1000 words. They are sure to entertain. This collection of stories have been compared to The Twilight Zone.
The Apex Book of World SF 3
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field.
Dreams of the Dead (Tales of the Thief-City)
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Series: Tales of the Thief-City, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 20,680. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a friend goes missing, Rax Darkthorn must disturb the ghosts of his past in search of an answer. The trail leads to the second-to-last place he'd want to revisit, forcing him to deal with the dead, the undying, the neverborn, and the never should have been born. Fifth in the Tales of the Thief-City series. A 20000 word fantasy novella.
Musings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“My train of thought derailed somewhere in the wilderness of my daydreams and MUSINGS is the result.” –Alycia Christine This special short story collection includes: “A Song for Naia” “The Banner Prophesies” “City of Twilight” “Chosen Sacrifice” “Of Kelpie Lullabies” “Raven’s Fall” “Star Child and the Golden Seed” “The Soul Wrangler” “Sumari’s Solitude” “What Tendrils Echo” “Winter’s Charge”
Iron Pen Anthology Volume 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Iron Pen challenge asks authors to create engaging stories from four prompts. This anthology takes the best of them, removes the limitations of the contest, expands the stories, and refines them. Discover why these stories have earned the Iron Pen.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The unicorn apocalypse, self-propelled time-travel, pharmaceutical rocket fuel, and cloned steampunk boy bands. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014 collects three month's worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science.
Innsmouth Magazine: 15
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Series: Innsmouth Magazine, Book 10. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Innsmouth Free Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Innsmouth Magazine uncoils its tentacles with seven stories of the Weird and the macabre. Do you dare to stay in "The Peach Room"? Can you survive "The Lust of Ebon Teeth"? Could it be true that "The Ocean is Eating Our Graves"? Fiction by William Meikle and many others. Welcome to our final issue!
Remedy - a Sleeping Beauty story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
Laila Rose Thatcher doesn’t find out that the man courting her is the royal prince until after she’s been accused of his kidnapping. Locked high in a tower and facing daily accusations and questions from Her Majesty the Queen, Laila utilizes the only solution she can think of: drink a potion and sleep until Prince Thaddeus has returned safely home.
The Canvas Can Do Miracles: Seven Sailor Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you love sailing in the islands - or even the idea of sailing in the islands, this book is for you. These highly entertaining tales present stories of adventure, emotion, imagination and just good old humanity seasoned with the salt tang in the air and the lapping waves of the shore. Close your eyes. Feel the sun. The boat is moving. You are aboard.
Master Minds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Which is more important: reason or passion? Can the two co-exist? Third Flatiron Anthologies presents "Master Minds," a new collection of short stories that consider the different meanings of intelligence. Join thirteen new and established speculative fiction writers in a mind-boosting exploration of sentience and sapience.
Five Glass Slippers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of novellas based on "Cinderella." A timid stepsister - a mistaken identity - a disinherited princess - a seething planet - an enchanted circus. Here are five enchanting retellings to bring new life to the classic Cinderella tale!
Portals
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
No matter what world you call home, or what your station in life, there are just some paths that weren't meant to be tread.