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Artemis: A Short Story from The Undying Night
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Nexus is gone. Long live the Unspoken. There are few in Elemos who do not know the name ‘Artemis’. She is a living legend among her people, a keeper of the peace and defender of the faith, and the tales of her bravery and devotion date back centuries. But there are precious few who know more than just the name and the story, and the truth is far stranger than has ever been told.
Pandora: A Short Story from The Undying Night
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Nexus is gone. Long live the Unspoken Ever since childhood, the Sorceress Pandora has been cursed with prophetic visions. These visions have guided her throughout her entire life, and they are never wrong. She has foreseen a battle against a long-dead God, a battle that will destroy her homeland and claim her own life. And it draws nearer with every passing day.
Old Man, Young Man: Four Stories by Rish Outfield
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Four Rish Outfield short stories about the old and the young: "Old Man River," "Grandpa's Prize," "Last Call," and "Unreleased."
Tomas the Bard: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Long before Tomas of Gabora sang in the capital, he would follow the traveling minstrels from village to village whenever they passed through the highlands. Everything was as bright as the sunshine bouncing off the highland flowers, as crisp as the fresh air blowing through the leaves, and as carefree as the mountain folks in their rickety huts, who went about their businesses with happy whistles.
Trojan Wolf: Savages
Series: Trojan Wolf. Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It’s the year 2142, and four very specialized soldiers have just completed a hunt in the heart of Washington. What they discover about their prey is quite disturbing.
Black Static #44 Horror Magazine (Jan-Feb 2015)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The January–February issue of Black Static contains illustrated dark fiction by Simon Avery, Priya Sharma, Jackson Kuhl, E. Catherine Tobler, and Tyler Keevil. The cover art is 'Ghost' by Martin Hanford. Features include the regular comment columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker, an extensive interview with author Tim Waggoner, and a reviews of a great many books and movies.
The Wharf Cat's Mermaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A club-footed kitten living the hard life of a stray in the Fisherman's Wharf discovers that one of the other cats is keeping a secret. Originally published in ROAR 5.
Tales of Revelation and Despair
Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tales of Revelation and Despair is a collection of dark fairy tales divided into two books. Book one was written among the cemeteries, gypsy camps, and cold, clammy passageways of underground Paris. Book two was written in the desert, three years after my return. Told with traditional simplicity, each tale is an exploration of the ideal, the capacity of human potential, and the nature of despair.
Small Wonders: A Delightful Collection of Ten Short-Short Speculative Fiction Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The ten stories in SMALL WONDERS each runs no longer than 1500 words, making each one a perfect little bonbon of speculative fiction. Whether you savor a morsel at a time or gobble up the whole collection, you’ll walk away satisfied. (But unlike a box of chocolate, you can always come back and enjoy this collection again and again.)
Clash of the Clans: Shinobi 7 Companion Book #1
Price: Free! Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Get ready to fight! It's Battle Month for the thirteen ancient ninja clans. A tournament where students represent their skill must prove themselves and their skills in the Ninjutsu Art. What happens when six new students have to compete and represent their own clan? Will the team known as Sector 7 be able to perform, or will the nerves of competition get the better of them?
Cinderella's Prince
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
This is a short Cinderella retelling told from the point of view of the prince.
Mother Mala's Kitchen
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Noctua is not free. Choices are few, and precious. Lili has been raised in the warmth of her grandmother’s kitchen. But ever since the Comandante closed the city when Lili was small, Grandmama has been fomenting revolution inside the safety of these walls. And the freedom sought in Mother Mala’s kitchen is not without cost. Today the price will be paid.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2015)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Writing on Walls
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"I never knew what it was, but I soon lost all my regrets and smiled. Not because I was told to. Not because I was expected to. But because I wanted to. The white tiger was right. It was the hardest thing to fix." A flash fiction about regrets.
A Smattering of Angels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intensive short story by Harvey Stanbrough, explore the inner workings of a rather odd mind. For a while the unnamed professor wasn't sure. Did he slip and fall on the ice-slicked asphalt running trail? Or did he continue to run and see a vision? Or did he slip and fall and see a vision?
Sortilégio, Feitiço e Magia - Carina Portugal
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Verso a verso, ele busca Por sua amada do coração: Donzela levada por uma besta E tomada por uma ilusão."
O Pinheiro de Natal - Pedro Cipriano
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"É véspera de Natal. Ao juntar as bicas dum pinheiro manso para acender a lareira, Raul começa a ouvir a voz do seu avô que falecera há vários anos."
O Domador de Dragões - Inês Montenegro
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Aldrabar o currículo pareceu a João uma mais-valia. Mas talvez, e apenas talvez, não o devesse ter feito quando o novo emprego implicaria domar um dragão."
O Cupão - Pedro Cipriano
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Portugal separou-se em três estados independentes e todas as memórias de um país uno são indesejáveis. No entanto, há dissidentes que procuram destabilizar a ordem estabelecida. Daniel é um deles mas a polícia anda de olho nele. Será que vai conseguir cumprir a sua missão?"
Nigel's Holiday
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Bestselling romance writer Nigel Hawthorne, brought low by writer's block, seeks inspiration in a walking tour of Romania, and finds more than he bargained for.