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Witherspork
By Ben Ditmars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In this short by Ben Ditmars, Jeff Witherspork has spent his whole life being different. The other kids made fun of his strange last name and that was the least of it. They never knew about the doors opening on their own or the paths appearing out of nowhere. He kept it completely secret, until adulthood when a mysterious email arrived, throwing him into an elaborate mystery with others like him.
The Summer Prince
By Carol Oates
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, Niamh sneaks out to attend the festival of Beltaine and soon encounters a mysterious young man. When she has to choose between running deeper into a dark forest with a supernatural creature that shouldn't exist or facing an unknown threat chasing her, Niamh discovers she will have to rethink everything she knows about the Fae.
Second Life - The Dancer
By Misty Crimsonlay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Dariah was tall and blonde with a spectacularly perfect figure.She was a stunning looking woman,regardless of what world she was living in.Of all the things that she liked the most in her little world, Dariah liked dancing the best. She loved to go ballroom dancing, to be held in the arms of another, to look into their eyes, to feel the closeness - but finding a woman to dance with was not easy.
The Human Interface
By William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Customer support can be Heaven, but most of us remember when it’s like - the other place. We all have had to deal with difficult, unreasonable people in our lives. Often the system turns them into demons, but sometimes they start out that way. Possession may be nine tenths of the law, but not when it comes to software. Also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Once Upon a Hallow's Eve: Another Halloween Fairy Tale
By Sarah Diemer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young girl with a hopeless wish, a Dark King with a candle for a heart, a single Hallow's Eve night to spin the brightest of magics. "Once Upon a Hallow's Eve," a short story and original Halloween fairy tale, travels to the court of Dark Shadows and back again on a bewitching journey across a most unusual Halloween night.
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
By Luciana Cavallaro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
Dumbing Down the Ogre
By KD Nielson
Series: Tales of the Lost and Forlorn, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“We’re here from the Abandoned and Forlorn Mercenary Company. We have information that is vital to your wellbeing and we need to urgently speak with you.” The mercenary company begin their latest mission: to liberate the ogre named
Drama
By Chris Hantzen
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
‘Am I doing it right?’ Alfred asked, his voice wavering. This is the story about how the dramatic piece of art you see on the cover actually came to be. This story (in the original Dutch version) won the very first Unleash award, which was then called the Santorian assignment. It was inspired by Broms piece of art, which now adorns this story’s cover.
Leathern Men
By R. J. Creaney
Series: Kozef and Ceinan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Itinerant mercenaries Kozef and Ceinan – in a bid to earn food, drink and lodgings for the evening – inadvertently draw the ire of the Tanner’s Guild, the violent criminal syndicate that dominates the city of Thieudan.
A Joyful Journey
By Jean Hopkins
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This micro story follows a young man as he tries to discover the secret to happiness.
Still Life, With Cats
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After covering too many war zones, Joshua returns to his grandparents’ place to find the house neglect and the patio filled with cats. He wanted a refuge from the death he’d seen, but the cat yowls remind him of the cries of the wounded. No matter how hard he tries, the cats keep appearing. So he finally calls for help, help that’s a little weird, a little strange, and maybe just right.
Dramatiek
By Chris Hantzen
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: Dutch. Published: August 24, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
‘Doe ik het zo goed?’ vroeg Alfred met weifelende stem. Het verhaal van hoe het beeld op de cover van dit boek tot stand is gekomen. Dit verhaal won de allereerste santoriaanse opdracht (een voorloper van de Unleash award) en is gebaseerd op het getoonde kunstwerk van Brom. Voor meer kunst van Brom, zie zijn officiële website, genoemd in het colofon.
Confessions
By Niina Ivy
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by Nicki Ivey. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The aftermath of a battle can be worse than the battle itself. After sending a troubled (read: murderous) imaginary friend back home for some much-needed help, Tess needs to clean up the mess left behind with her best friend Bet, and Bet’s brother, Sam. Only one of them is prepared to allow Tess back into their life, though, and Tess has some hard realizations to accept of her own.
Stray Dragon
By K.D. Aeker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An old man plays a vile piano, penance for a childhood mistake. But the piano is no longer satisfied. It thirsts for a new sacrifice.
Jack Gorman Got Cut By A Girl
By Nancy DiMauro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Jack Gorman would rather spend his time swilling brewskies, scoring with the babes, and watching football. Cut By A Girl by Goldeen Ogawa, Jack Gorman is Dead by Sarah Lee Parker, Karma Coyotes by Heidi Berthiaume, Stalking The Monster Lizard by Keyan Bowes, Through The Stone Circle by Nancy DiMauro, The Drunkard's Progress by Brandie Tarvin
Forged in Blood
By Mark Lord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Alt Hist Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hated and despised by his demi-god daughters, Tiel believes that his offer to show ruler-ship over the lands below the mountains has appeased their desire for revenge. But the Enbreeda have other plans for Tiel, the stoop shouldered god of the Forge. Forged in Blood is an epic fantasy short story. This edition includes a free bonus story: Demon River.
Ariari's Staircase App
By hiroshi makise
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is an e-picture book of the character named Ariari.
The original was written in Japanese.
Love Devours: Tales of Monstrous Adoration
By Sarah Diemer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Love Devours is a collection of new fables for queer women, extracted from the bones of the dark: ominous fairy tales, sinister myths, dystopias rife with nightmares. But in the midst of monsters, love still struggles to find the light.
To Dust You Shall Return and Other Stories
By Sean Melican
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of previously published and two unpublished stories, with locales ranging from ancient Ireland to Civil War South Carolina to the modern to deep space, these stories investigate what it means to be human.
Caboodle One
By Ter Atkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Caboodle One is a compilation of short stories. Explore the gateway to the netherworld (with plastic table clothes), a pandemic-ridden near future with hungry pigs, the family from hell on a day out and a police officer with a reptilian-based social life.