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Portals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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.
Tales from the Creature Keeper: Survival Critters
Price: Free! Words: 28,280. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In an age of rediscovery, various "tribes" are digging up the remains of humanity and using them to re-establish civilizations. When four of these tribesfolk set out to practice living in the wild though, they have bigger concerns like how to not get eaten by wandering bears, escaped genetic experiments, and giant spiders. They almost don't even get leftover pastries to see them through the trip.
Wings Over Tremeirchson
Price: Free! Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As Neste prepares the beautiful winged horse Llawen for the Aerial Games, the rest of the team struggles with Hoel, the team leader, and Adam, the weakest rider. Even though she is betrothed to Hoel, Neste's sense of honor pushes her to encourage Adam. Then tragedy strikes and Neste's world falls apart. Can she rebuild her life alone?
Apex Magazine Issue 61
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
Fantasy Short Stories: Issue 2
Series: Fantasy Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Magical Swords, Elves and Horrifying Monsters – Welcome to the world of Fantasy Short Stories. Fantasy Short Stories Issue 2 features five great fantasy tales—all of them set in traditional fantasy settings. Stories from: Noeleen Kavanagh, Kristin Janz, C. L. Holland, Darla Bowen and David Leishman.
Interzone #251 Mar - Apr 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mar-Apr 2014’s ebook issue of the 2013 British Fantasy Award winning magazine has new stories by Greg Kurzawa, John Grant, Suzanne Palmer, Karl Bunker, Tracie Welser, Gareth L. Powell plus the usual features; Ansible Link; Mutant Popcorn; Future Interrupted & Laser Fodder. Book reviews have Simon Ings, Joanne M. Harris, Ian McDonald, Tim Lees, Greg Egan, Gareth L. Powell and Peter Watts in focus.
Other Realms: Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Other Realms: Volume One is the first book in a new series that collects original short fiction by fantasy and sci-fi author Shaun Kilgore. In this volume, ten new tales will send you to far off fantasy worlds filled with magic, adventure, and the games of noble houses and the plights of brave warriors.
Daughter of the Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A world of magic, a battleground for good and evil. Nobody knows that two beings of immeasurable power have descended upon their world and hidden among its people to continue their endless battle. An innocent girl is born, unaware of her great power. As a woman, if she reaches her full potential, there will be an everlasting darkness throughout the cosmos. The Daughter of the Shadows has come.
Serpents of Sky: Nine Stories Of Dragons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Dragons can be monsters, deities, or even beloved friends. This short story collection explores dragons in their many roles, across fantasy and science fiction. Contains 9 original short stories, including Raise, a novelette set in the Stories of Aligare world.
Betrayal of a Witches Secret
Series: Witches of the Forest, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is the fourth segment in a six series story of the Witches of the Forest. You will travel through time to the future. Witches will battle and some will die. Anastasia is back for more and this time... she has her daughter to fight beside her. Only a secret revealed can save the coven now.
Ghouls and Ghosties: A Dark Fantasy Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
An ill-thought-out radio slot. A dying porter. Father Nature. One last protector. And a visit from a foul-mouthed sprite. Short stories to mystify, shock and surprise. Includes: Do Not Speak Ill of the Dead, Duende, Last Birch Standing, Graveyard, A Cup of Smile. Ghouls and Ghosties: A Dark Fantasy Collection.
Fantastical Stories (Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Three stories from three different times and places, dealing with the same problem, which is, the end of existence. "Phoenix" is a story about an extraordinary elderly woman set in a fantasy world, "A change of heart" follows steps of a deep-space mining engineer and "Perseverance" is a dark comedy about a girl who becomes a vampire against her own will.
Frost Fire Worlds: May 2014
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Big Pulp: Catskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The son of a smalltown sheriff takes crime prevention into his own hands, but curiosity may kill the cat in Arley Sorg's "Catskin", the lead story in the summer 2013 issue of Big Pulp!
Feral Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
A mysterious village, hidden forever from war. An Endless Forest, and the exhausted stage manager who dares its challenge. The psychic who‘ll read your fortune, but only on one day a year. A girl who changes the world around her into a nightmare. Feral Tales take you to places of horror and wonder, fantasy and danger. Are you ready for them? Because they can’t WAIT to meet YOU.
Apex Magazine -- Issue 60
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
Short Flights: A Collection Of Stories
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.
Interzone #250 Jan - Feb 2014
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.
Guardians of the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Daroth is at wits end to know how to control a generation of children. The rowdiness he accepts, but when it gets out of hand he hands training of their offspring to Gabriel. The children take to training like ducks to water, but the mothers are missing their babies. The Life Mates decide to help their King reconsider and he learns not to underestimate the power of bonds between mother and child.
Empaquetados
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deshaz el nudo. Desgarra con tus manos ansiosas el papel que lo envuelve y descubre lo que contiene este peligroso paquete que Sportula ha preparado. Como especial del día del libro 2014, Sportula ofrece totalmente gratis una antología con textos de algunos de sus mejores autores. Aquí están, empaquetados, esperando a que los descubras y te adentres en los universos que han creado.