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En el Jardín by Sebastián Lalaurette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
–Damas y caballeros, les presento a Selene –dice por ejemplo Mauricio a sus invitados. Se aparta para dejar que se acerquen a la escultura. Ellos se acercan extasiados. Extasiados, dicen lo de siempre. Que nunca vieron algo igual. Que la obra es perfecta. Que la flexión de los brazos, la suavidad del ombligo y cada vello del sexo revelan una maestría inconcebible. Que sólo le falta respirar.
Interplay by The Saber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The next level of gaming is here, with the participants fully in the game! It's all fun and games until the program gets a bug. Then things get deadly for Todd, Wanda, and Harry. And they are helplessly trapped in a virtual world of their own design.
Deep Dreaming by Debbie Mumford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meredith has vivid dreams … of drowning in deep blue water, but she’s not unduly worried since she lives in St. Louis. When her father announces that he has accepted a prestigious position in Bermuda, she begins to wonder if her dreams have been precognitive. What will happen when she finds herself living on the edge of the deep?
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2017) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celebrating our 9th year! Each issue offers readers a unique collection of original speculative fiction tales from both new and established writers. An interview with the authors of War of the Worlds: Retaliation. Fiction by Andrew Knighton, A.J. Flowers, Stephen C Evans, Taylor Harbin, Walter G Esselman, Steve Coate, Sean Garvey, PJ Keuning, Molly N Moss, B.C. Nance, Eric Lewis, & Josh Pearce.
Salt Water by Deb Logan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Maris, a fifteen-year-old girl from Wichita, Kansas has never seen the ocean. Intentionally. Her parents have an unreasonable fear of the sea. When Dad allows Maris to accompany her best friend on a family vacation to Portland, Oregon, he has no idea that their ultimate destination will be Cannon Beach … and the wild waters of the Pacific Ocean. Maris is about to learn the family secret.
When Blood Falls by Joshua Robertson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Crimson Edge. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Defending against the demons of the Deep has long given Tyr Og’s brethren purpose. When Tyr’s mother is robbed from him during childhood, he loses his will to live. Now, filled with rage and regret, Tyr hungers for a worthy death to bring an end to the futility of his life. In a short tale of blood and self-loathing, Tyr seeks the most honorable path to finally join his mother in the afterlife.
Cheese Market of the Future - and Other Stories by Dewi Heald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: British English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of twenty-three humorous and interesting stories that will make you think, make you laugh and which fizzes with ideas and originality. Some stories are fantasy, others very much set in a familiar world - it covers speed-dating, grieving, how to deal with people giving advice, living in denial ... all are dealt with wit and intelligence and a sparkling good humour.
Tales of Blood and Ink by Kate MacLeod
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These tales span from Heian era Japan to the near reaches of space, from alternate world fantasies inspired by Babylon and Mohenjo-Daro to post-apocalyptic air ships that never touch the ground, from light-hearted fare like "Trifle" to the darker "On Desperate Seas", based on the ill-fated John Franklin Expedition. Kate MacLeod has been published in both fantasy and science fiction.
Three Epic Tales (3 Tales of Epic Fantasy Taken From "The Imp and Other Tales") by The Saber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
A collection of three short stories taken from the larger anthology of "The Imp and Other Tales". These three stories are all of the fantasy genre as the Imp Anthology has a mix of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. This little read is entertaining enough to keep you reading through your doughnut and coffee break or two and to take you on adventures to times since past and places far away!
Crowned with Lies by Michael S. Miller
Series: Tales of Oshala the Hex. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A sword and sorcery adventure in the tradition of Tanith Lee, Ursula Le Guin, and Robert E. Howard. A world of dark sorcery—an age of sharpened bronze. Oshala the Hex has stolen the Moonlit Crown of a wicked usurper. When he unleashes an unearthly pursuer, will Oshala be able to escape? Will she want to?
Living With the Past: A Ghosted Short Story by Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Former Hollywood party girl Nikki Ashburne sees ghosts—in fact, many of them are her friends. Okay, they’re kind of her only friends. Most ghosts stick around because they’re happy here and have no desire to move on…but sometimes, they need help. Like when a decades-dead Marilyn Monroe impersonator wants Nikki to find her granddaughter. In Los Angeles. Yeah. That’ll be easy.
Sleeping with the Enemy: Tales from the Gryphon Saga by L.E. Horn
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016 by Sherrington Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Gryphon Saga follows the lives of people kidnapped from Earth and forced to serve a vicious alien army fighting a war to acquire a powerful species. Sleeping with the Enemy is about an ex-soldier fighting in the Fang war. He proves the strength of the human spirit through his grim determination to find honor and integrity in a world devoid of both.
Secret Religion by Ash Bunsee
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Secret religion- A short story about a death cult that secretly meet on a desolate island who embark on a journey using occult majic to create a beast that will assist them create vast amounts of wealth and power out of thin air. The beast eventually turns into their nemesis.