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Not So Secret Origins by Joe Rover
Series: Box Sets. Price: Free! Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This “box set” book contains the teaser stories from the Wizard of New Town, Life of Ace Journeyman, and Dogboy Reborn series. Find out how it all began for Max, Ace, and Joe.
Up From The Black: Free Fear, Guaranteed Marvel. by Mord McGhee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Free fear and guaranteed marvel. A collection of some of the absolute best American Short Stories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Award-winning author Mord McGhee brings one of the most distinctive and magnetic voices in contemporary fiction: provocative, intense, unimaginable and wonderfully eclectic. "A showcase of thrills."
(G)Astronomic Disaster by S P Mount
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Following a catastrophic event, a lone wolf astronaut on a mission to Mars regains consciousness to find he is the only person left in existence. Met only by the pitch of black and a deafening silence, he reflects on the life he thought he hated. Just as his oxygen supply runs out, an astonishing turn of events presents him with an ultimatum that would change the nature of everything he ever knew.
2017: A Year of Short Fiction by WDM Publishing
Series: WDM Presents. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthology starts strong with a traditional fantasy tale, dives into deep water, before beaching itself for a brief jaunt into historical fiction. Next we serve up two tales from inhuman perspectives, followed by three very different love stories: a contemporary fairy tale romance, a paranormal romance, and a teen summer romance with a ghostly element. The volume with two paranormal mysteries.
Familiarity: A Winston & Ruby Collection by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Winston: A kind and quiet wizard possessed of small magic. Ruby: A familiar with a big mouth and even bigger heart. Together: Two of masterful author Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most beloved characters. Included are five Winston & Ruby stories: “Familiar Territory,” “Saving Face,” “Searching for the Familiar,” “Disaster Relief,” and “Un-Familiar.” “Rusch is a great storyteller.” —RT Book Reviews
What on Earth by James Field
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'What on Earth' is a collection of fascinating, intricate and fun sci-fi mysteries abundant in twists and turns. Here, all twelve short stories in James Field's popular 'Cloud Brother' series are assembled in one engrossing book–plus four extra tales. Enjoy!
Forest by The Writing Tree
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
'Forest' is a collection of stories by exciting new writers. Within the arboreal theme you will find romance, horror, mystery and fairytales reflecting myriad aspects of forests as we know them. Contributors: Helen Kenwright, Susi Liarte, LH Annable, Cathryn Burge, Ekaterina Fawl, Megan Elizabeth Allen, KJ Lowe, Emmalynn Spark.
Tales From Transylvania by Bret James Stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,710. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In dreamscape versions of familiar settings, good and evil vampires, deadly wizards, brooding faeries, ghosts, other horrors, and the recesses of the human mind all demonstrate that, things are not what they seem. These illusions often crumble with devastating consequences for those involved. These tales, set in recognizable settings, seem even stranger than they would in an unknown setting.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2018) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First launched in January 2009, The Bards and Sages Quarterly is a celebration of short speculative fiction. Each issue brings readers a vibrant collection of speculative works from both new and established writers. Our goal remains the same today as when we began: to create a showcase in which to introduce readers to amazing voices they might have otherwise missed.
The Chaos Accounts #4: Account of Secrets by C. McDonnell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Who would’ve guessed his whole life was a lie? Luz’s family has been kidnapped by ChaosBlaze. As the two groups try to compromise, one thing’s clear: any exchange would have to include Luz. Gael and Blaine are both heartbroken as they watch him turn numb as he trains to become a double agent. His past as an experiment would fuel his determination to learn, fight back... And take them down.
The Indescribable Library Of Oddments by Robert Cooke
Price: Free! Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
In an old caravan at an English country fair a mysterious storyteller shares tales of ghosts, monsters and forgotten places. Throughout the day though our narrator cannot help but wonder: who is this man and where did he get such a strange collection of objects? He is, however, content just to listen and transport himself, for a time, from the troubles of today and his recent past.
366 Days of Flash Fiction by C.M. Simpson
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,240. Language: Australian English. Published: December 29, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story for every day of the leap year, some of which tell of the fantastic, others which take us to the stars and a myriad of other worlds, and still others that horrify with creeping tales of the undead. Every story is an exploration of something that might have been and never was, or something that might yet be. Take a break from the world that is, and explore other other possibilities.
Bristol Stories by Ernest Slyman
Price: Free! Words: 122,810. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Humorous tales of a small southern town called Bristol. Fables of farmlife and country music. Writing influenced by Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll. Guitars that feud with fiddles. Children who turn into pigs. Church bells that talk. Cornbread that tells the truth. Butter that sings like Hank Williams.
Choices and Other Stories by Eamonn Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 29,770. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Choices and Other Stories by Eamonn Murphy is a mixed bag of fantasy tales, many with a touch of romance. Inside you will find a builder who meets his match when he picks up a witch in a bar; A girl haunted in the Mountains of Mourne; another who discovers that the villagers in her new home have a strange secret. There's also brick eating worms from outer space and an 18th-century love triangle.
Aya's Dragon by Anna Rose
Series: Tales of the Dragonguard. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aya wants a dragon, but it seems there is little to no chance of that happening. Reader Alert: Contains domestic violence and deaths.
The Caravan Tales: Steps Across The Attic by David W. Hepp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
The Caravan Tales is a medieval style series, based on the "The Far Cry" Novel series. Unwary travelers, Marla and Jacob, take refuge in a manor during a heavy thunderstorm on their way through the Corran Forest in the Tejon Highlands. The hospitable host is overly kind, yet the lady of the house seems quite the opposite to Marla. She must shake her doubts or come face to face with a lurking fear
Betrayal of Eralavict Series: Book 1: Adventures of a Boss, Episodes 1-5 Box Set 1 by DhNAi Divine
Series: Betrayal of Eralavict. Price: Free! Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Enter the tale of a wild child, who goes by Khezzy. A twenty something year old Yerosai Angel, beings coated in earth itself. The girl in question was coated in gold, with a back that sports wings. She fancies herself as free, sparking like flames and as wild as that fire. She explores the world around her, never shying away from being entangled in a mess. If anything the messier, the better.