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Once Upon A Dragon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A non-themed, cross-genre collection of short fiction, including fantasy, science fiction and horror as well as general fiction.
Fly Straight and True
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sometimes a dream is just the beginning. When Isa uses a spell from a dream to bring home a large caribou toward the end of a long, cruel winter, her father is suspicious. He doesn’t want to hear how she made it happen, and curses her. She returns to the wild, hoping she can live with what her spells will provide. But the wild has more to offer Isa than she ever dreamed.
Curse of the Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Edward Wight still has dreams from a war twenty years past, but his new nightmare is a cursed painting. Everyone who comes in contact with this artist’s work dies. Edward’s only chance at a different fate lies with Maz, a widow who specializes in newfangled inventions, but she must act fast—he’s running out of time.
End Boss: A short Story
Price: Free! Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is the day when the madness started, and a lot of lives were lost as cities burned. The arrival of the terror beasts brought the end to the peace the world wants shared. Now dive deeper into the mind of the next future legend, whose path is still uncertain. Don't miss out on this epic ride into a future where dark secrets shall forge and undo alliances between brethren.
Sekadi's Koan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by The Winterman Project. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » General
When Sekadi tries to redeem her honor after a defeat at the hands of a mysterious warrior, she learns sometimes the hardest battles to win take place inside the heart.
Quest For Glory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short-short story of 1800 words. What goes on in the Character's Locker Room before the story starts? How DO characters audition for Hero of the Book?
Willow, Weep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The old inn sits by a lake in an ancient forest, shrouded in mystery. Outside, a restless willow thrashes its limbs and, for a fleeting moment, a woman seems to dance in the mist. A trick of the light? Or a villi, perhaps, one of the sirens of legend, who tempt the unfaithful lover to his doom? A man would be a fool to venture out into that night--but the sultry Magda may be waiting for him...
Vend U.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jocelyn is a complete pest, She's constantly playing practical jokes and has no problems beating up boys. Not quite the person you want around you when you're trying to enjoy your summer art class on a college campus. When Jocelyn decides to take out her inner aggressions on the cafeteria's vending machines, it's not just the students who decide it's time to do something about the biggest bully.
Apex Magazine Issue 70
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. 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 on the first Tuesday of every month. Edited by Hugo Award-nominated editor Jason Sizemore.
The Life Portrait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Count Felipo’s daughter, Ursula, becomes ill, her father is desperate to find a remedy, so much so that he is prepared to hire the artist who previously painted her portrait to transform the girl in the picture to a sorry, ailing creature, in the hope that the life from the original portrait will somehow be transferred to the dying girl. What will be the result of his gamble? A short story.
Apex Magazine Issue 73
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. 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 on the first Tuesday of every month.
Justice
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zaqain's life had been a sham, now he needs to make amends. But will he survive justice?
Interzone #259 Jul - Aug 2015
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer, low price. Much cheaper than usual, the July-August issue of Interzone contains cutting edge science fiction by E. Catherine Tobler, Chris Butler, Sara Saab, Richard W. Strachan, Rich Larson, plus the 2015 James White Award winning story ‘Midnight Funk Association’ by Mack Leonard.
Apex Magazine Issue 72
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. 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 on the first Tuesday of every month.
Uneasy Alliance
Series: Tales from Seelie High, #4. Price: Free! Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After their first meeting, it seems unlikely that Kira Nichols and Leena Wallace will ever be friends. After all, Kira did open the magical door to another realm that Leena had worked so hard to close forever. But then a stranger disappears through the door and the girls must work together to keep everyone safe. Can the New Girl and the Lady Reborn settle their differences before it’s too late?
Prisoner 500 - The Crymson Guard Storysode #01
You set the price! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
“Prisoner 500” is the first in the line of short story episodes, or “Storysodes” in The Crymson Guard series. A team consisting of an Agent, a Wizard, a Knight, A Fairy, and a Healer is brought together to save Earth from enslavement and slaughter by Demons.
Etiquette of Exiles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,810. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
14 fantastic stories exploring the intersection between mortal people and the faerie kindred. Including many stories set in the first year after the door between Earth and Faerie re-opens..
Hunting the Howl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sixteen people have mysteriously gone missing in the deep Pennsylvania woods. Crass monster hunter Enid Tolbert and her unusual partner, sometimes boyfriend, Creed Marsden are sent out to the icy woods. Their mission is to stalk a screeching nightmare created through cannibalistic artifice, and the only way to slay it is a burning shot to the heart.
Mist Boats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Will the young tribesmen rise to the challenge and cross over a mythical mist that appears once a generation and leave the plateau? Each has a dream, each has a mist boat they made for the crossing and each must not succumb to the distractions, be they internal or external that could lead to being lost forever.
Stalking the Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 30,370. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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An assassination attempt is made on the Burghermeister of Werpenstad, leaving the city stunned and in shock. As the atrocities continue it is up to Vice-mayor Karl Kreigel to take the reins of the Stad, but can the rumours of inhuman monsters stalking the sewers be believed, or are they simply the fears of a frightened populace and the ravings of a madman? A fantasy novella.