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Le Noir de Lenoir
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Biographical
Three frequently recurring agents look for an Asian grocery store on a tranquil autumn afternoon in the foothills town of Lenoir, NC. They meet a 'walking man' with a dark appearance in a store. Later, they see him again, still walking, weighed down with grocery bags, some three miles from the store. However, when they look back again, he is gone. Where did he go? Based on a real-life experience.
O Muro - Pedro Pereira
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Maurice Bruel é um jovem membro da Guarda de Nouvelle Paris, uma das maiores colónias humanas, construída nas ruínas da cidade de Paris. Como membro da Guarda, a sua função é vigiar o Muro e proteger os habitantes da colónia. Porém, uma decisão está prestes a mudar a sua vida para sempre..."
O Jardim do Éden - Pedro Cipriano
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Amir e Bea são irmãos que viveram toda a sua vida no interior de subterrâneo. Sessenta e cinco anos depois das portas terem sido fechadas, chegou o momento da libertação. O que os aguardará no exterior?"
O Guia - Pedro Cipriano
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Passaram 122 anos desde o holocausto nuclear. Os sobreviventes são poucos e são atormentados pelas doenças e pela fome. A maior parte da tecnologia desapareceu. Um inimigo formidável caça-os sem piedade. A missão de Amir é chamá-los de volta à civilização e garantir a continuidade da Humanidade. Estará ele à altura de convencê-los ou os seus demónios interiores serão mais fortes?"
When Winds Blow Cold
Series: North, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Go north, little human. Go north until the winds blow cold and you walk on water. Go north, and there you will find her. With the Dragon's prophecy ringing in his ears, Danis travels from town to town, seeking a wife. But at every stop, he is turned away, until he enters the City of Winter itself...
Coyote Sings Fox's Praises (A Short Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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A coyote takes his pup on a hunt one moonlit night. They raid a farmer's hen coop and make off with a plump chicken. The farmer's wife blames the fox.
The Head Fairy
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Why are grownups disappearing suddenly? Why do turtles need housekeepers? Can groups of natural enemies find and save the townspeople? Does this fairytale contain a metaphor critique on modern western culture?
The Spiral: Two ghosts and a procession
Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Spiral is an odd tale of destiny and mythology and what we believe as human beings. When a little boy wishes upon a star, he believes that a Hindu God passed through the galaxy and caused a time ripple. Through tragic memories and heartwarming moments, he must understand that life is a three dimensional experience and anything can happen.
And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
How much can we change? Are we doomed to follow our ancestors example? Even when as children we refuse to listen? Who will author your destiny? Can you buy luck? What is worth dying for? These questions and others are posed in this collection of short speculative fictions. Stories included : The Red Barrens Dempsey’s Debut Look Both Ways The Final Ending? Close Enough The Wolves Will Come
OBJECTS: A Modern Selkie Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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"Sometimes being in love is just trading one curse for another." - Gabriella. OBJECTS is a short story that weaves together five individual tales of love and curses in a modern setting. Meet Amelia and her siblings Waverly, Marcus, Gabriella and Eileen. Tied together by a family curse and bound by ordinary objects, these selkies have to learn to trust others and open their hearts or spend the rest
Brownie Biformity
Series: Tuath Dé ยท Tuath Dé Series, Book 6. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 21, 2015 by Kalalea George. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Everyone waits breathlessly for their one and only heart’s desire. The one person who completes them. I was trying to run away from her. I was different on the inside and outside. Some would say I had a real duality to me. Still, for as long as I could remember I was fated to be with a female Ghoul but my dreams and my soul longed for a Human male
Catch and Release
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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A short story about two hosts of a well loved fishing/hunting show and their wild adventures. It is not what you think it is, so stop rolling your eyes, and check it out.
The Last of the Time Machines and It’s Paradise, by God!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Last of the Time Machines describes a machine that can pick up traces of the earth’s atmosphere ‘recorded’ on its surroundings – as in a tape-recorder – but to use it one must work in real time. In It’s Paradise, by God!, angels in Heaven – incarnations of historical figures – must repeatedly go down to Earth to play through past history, or God, The Old Man, will become upset.
Unidentified Funny Objects 4
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fourth volume of the annual Unidentified Funny Objects series features the theme of dark humor. What happens when you ask some of the genre's masters to interpret this theme? The enclosed twenty-three darkly humorous tales range from black comedy to biting satire to morbid irony and everything in between.
The Saga of Me - Soul Business
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An old local legend makes me suspect that the angels of Viana do Castelo are not splitting the souls of the newly dead as mandated by law. This is the story of my attempt to discover and stop them.
Cowboys vs. Subterrans
Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015 by Unbelievable Universe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Western Fantasy story based upon real places. Gustav Thorsson goes to the Dakota Territory to try and find solitude after bad experiences during the Civil War. While hunting, he and his partner are forced to confront a mysterious menace after hunting on forbidden Sioux hunting grounds.
There's No Fool
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Reginald Cranston, senior partner in the lawfirm of Cranston, Cranston, Swain and Devereaux, is about to lose Devereaux. And he doesn't want to lose her. She's the junior partner at only 29 years old, but she's also his fantasy.
All Hallows' Eve
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Katie has a secret and only her parents and her best friend, Tommy, know the truth: she can see dead people. Not just any dead people — the ghosts she sees are her ancestors. Everywhere she goes one of them trails alongside her, except one night of the year, on All Hallows' Eve, when all of her ancestors descend to visit her at once. A young adult fantasy short story of 5000 words.
Betwixt Issue 9
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 9 collects all seven stories originally published online. Issue 9 was guest edited by Jensen Toperzer and Bethany Zaiatz and includes original fiction by S. L. Gilbow, Teresa Milbrodt, Molly Olguín, Leanne Olson, Charles Payseur, Marian Rosarum, and Benjamin A. Tyrrell.
Nikka
Series: The Redemption Of Wist, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the assassin Nikka, the Cerni dwarf, loses his only companion, he must escape his decade long imprisonment or lose his sanity. Can he find the way to the light or will he remain forever trapped in the dark below the Rathou mountain?