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Dawn of Spears
Series: Legendary Dark Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This story has all the ingredients that aspiring to make it epic: a fratricidal war between five kingdoms, a crazy monarch who yearns to be crowned absolute emperor, a secret mission and a story of impossible love.
We Happy Few (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The Pied Piper has a supernatural ability to catch rats. He’s a vampire. It’s a good living until an unpaid bill in Hamelin and his revenge--kidnapping the kids and turning them into vampires--backfires and he has to flee Europe with his kids. Jack follows in his father’s footsteps. Until the Piper’s girlfriend sparks a fight between father and son. Jack must decide what he'll sacrifice for love.
Partings
Series: Death Walks Through, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A lady, a Knight and a long awaited ending to their tragic tale
Christmas Wings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Zarna is a shadow fairy born without wings. To fit in she steals wings from living creatures. This year she’s looking for her own set of Christmas Wings.
Titan
Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story prequel to the Academy Trilogy, this tale follows a student who is accepted to the world famous school for training heroes, only to find himself at the mercy of men desperate to maintain the school's dark secret.
Ice
Series: Echoes of Elder Times, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One morning the world ended. It wasn't with a boom or even a whimper. Ice covered everything.
Death Is the Answer
Series: Echoes of Elder Times, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A master sorcerer who will not accept the answer before him. A woman sent to test him, to try and redeem him. Sometimes the only answer to a problem is death
All That There Was
Series: Worlds Apart, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What would you do if you met a sentient tree? Would you sit and listen to its tale? Would you let it take you away? Book two in the Worlds Apart collection of short stories
The Sons of Alkaia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The wolves smelled the milk and blood on her and they came. Alkaia, a warrior of Enyalia, has been exiled from her homeland, divested of all the tools she needs to survive because she dared free the man Theron from certain death. Now, she must find a way to use that vulnerability for survival. But will she be able to save the infant too, or will that come at a cost she's not ready to pay?
A Trap of Eyes
Series: Echoes of Elder Times, 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
He is the Hunter, trapping and killing the exotic and the hard to catch. But this time he finds a maiden, lost in the forest. She asks for his help. Is it time for the Hunter to become the hunted?
Not So Professional
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short Story Press Presents Not So Professional by Brandon Dowless Tub the ogre is tired. Tired of the unfounded stereotypes placed upon ogres by humans. They parade around his woods, hunting his prey and gathering his berries, all the while assuming that ogres are a bunch of stupid, ugly, smelly (okay, maybe that one's not “unfounded” per se) human-eaters.
Moon Risings
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alex tries to be a normal teenage girl, but normal isn't so easy for a teen werewolf. So one one fateful moon when she is trapped with a stranger will he make it out alive, will the wolf inside her kill him or will they find that within the darkness of the full moon they have something more....
A Chimaera in my Wardrobe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short fantasy stories for the 21st century, told by a gentle little monster with a penchant for happy endings. He introduces policemen, mummies, bikers, vampires, background artistes, a stage-struck devil and a successful author, plus an unusual take on some fairy stories you thought you knew! Each section is complete in itself, but the story of the chimaera will carry to the end
Apex Magazine - Issue 46
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 46 our the Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Rachel Swirsky, Liz Argall, Tim Pratt, William Alexander, and Kelly McCullough.
The Winter Beast and other tales
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Five stories of horror and dark fantasy by James R. Sanford. In "The Winter Beast," a Russian aristocrat's oath casts him into a living nightmare with a creature he cannot fight. Also in this collection: "The God Stone," "Blood Bond," "A Family Tradition," and "The Exalted."
Kill Jill (Darkworld)
Series: Tales from the Darkworld: Jillian. You set the price! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Late 16th century London: Jillian recognizes signs of sorcery working against that new fellow, Shakespeare, and her Romeo likes the man's plays too much for her to let him fall prey to it. But he's not the only one they're out to kill… — (A short story of 3,000 words.) Sequel to "Romeo & Jillian"
Green Girl
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
'Green Girl' is Rapunzel retold as a short, post-apocalyptic fairy tale. Anabella's tragedy is that every drop of her green blood commands a fortune. Imprisoned in a ruined tower and surrounded by a desolate land, she longs for freedom. Anabella's blessing is a man with azure wings who shows her how to turn suffering into hope. (Previously published as 'Azure Wings')
The Red Ghost Rides
Series: Death Walks Through, 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the desert southwest of America there is a legend of a red ghost. A skeleton and a camel that ride through the night, scaring those who they encounter but things are about to change.
Off His Leash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short Story Press Presents Off His Leash by Brandon Dowless The story focuses on a young man named Randall, or Rand for short, seeking to find his canine friend Ed, or Eduardo the Magnificento for long. The story strives to keep you entertained with action, suspense and twists, with just enough irony and humor to keep you smiling as you read.
Innocent in the Afterlife
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pope Innocent XIV drops dead three days into the job. But the afterlife, much like his reign, proves a bit of a disappointment. First, his guide, winged hat aside, is practically naked and thinks everything's a bit of a joke. The Lord God calls him goy and tells him to bugger off; and come the day of Judgement his judges turn out to be human, and not even remotely saintly.