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The Dance of Masks, Part 4 of Shadows of the Heavens
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A series of thefts puts the village on edge, delaying Adajo's private investigation before he's even begun. With the army setting up nearby, and a possibly insane wood spirit at large, can he afford the time? A 10000 word fantasy novelette.
The Protector
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Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Short story based in the world of The Shadow Tide Trilogy. Corain a merchant who works each day just to make it, one day he faced by tax collectors bent on destroying everything he has worked for. He faces the realization, pay the taxes or pay with his life. Will Corain survive or will a protector come?
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
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Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
Rez Diamond : Birth
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Series: The Arrival of Rez Diamond, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The world's only shadow man Rez Diamond is at a crossroads. For decades, different factions have vied for his services to pursue their own selfish agenda, and his own. Through visions of the "blue demon" Rez learns more about the corruption on his training island of Canterix. This knowledge leads him to believe being a shadow man is to be used for something far greater than personal gain; liberty.
Brittle Flames
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Or how the magic was destroyed Magic haunts her every brushstroke. How can she keep it from becoming real? Short Fiction.
Cards
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Zuleika has secrets to keep, and a small magic with which she keeps her world in order. This is a 2000-word short story, and this e-book also contains the story "Cave of the Oracle."
The Steps At Silloth
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Bizarre and terrifying dreams lead a man to a lonely coastal town in the middle of the night. What will he discover on The Steps At Silloth? A free Lovecraftian short story. 3400 words
The Pint of Innocence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jowan, a master mage of the Uala Guild trapped in the rival city of Pnastre must overthrow the masters of the land to free the people. First, though, he must find a source of power because he's exhausted his meagre supply and power is illegal in Pnastre. This is a 3400-word short story and this e-book also contains the short stories "The Lake" and "Masks"
Zachary Zombie and the Wicked Worm
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Series: Stories for Demented Children, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Zachary Zombie has been sent by Gert the Wicked Witch to find the magical Dagger of Gik from the ruins of an old wizard’s mansion. He is accompanied by Al, Gus, and Carl, three fellow zombies. Will they discover the lost Dagger of Gik? What dangers await the rotting zombies? Who will lose the most body parts? And who, what, or where in the world is Gik?
Empathising with Spiders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fortress, a single city state, has held the coalition of Many Nations in a bloody, decades-long, stalemate. Internal revolution has brought about a request for peace. Cassandra, the Empath, is sent to secure this peace but she fears the old ghosts behind those huge walls. Determined to damn the place which killed her sister, she uncovers a secret weapon which could shatter all she holds dear.
A Lesson in Power
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Series: Young Hieronymus, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
On the run from Lady Ilarhia, called the Huntress, young Hieronymus finds refuge in a retreat of Mrynlinn. There he discovers a world he’s never imagined before, one of knowledge and exploration he has always dreamed of. That is, until the Huntress reappears and accuses him of murder! A short story set in the fantasy world of Bulinnärm.
Biba Jibun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every night, as I sleep on my futon, I dream I’m a rabbit, running on a river of moonlight. My fur is white, my legs strong and swift, and I’m going to see Mama. Papa said Mama left because she was one of the obake, the spirit folk. When next the full moon beckoned, Mama turned into a silver rabbit scented with Envy by Gucci, a platinum Bulgari watch around her throat, and flew out into the night.
Hero/Zero, Press Start
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Series: Hero Divide by Zero. Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
What happens to the hero of a game once his adventure is over: given he has no education, job training, or peace-time skills? One year after defeating the demon king, the aptly named Hero is now jobless, homeless, and has a rap sheet longer than his arm for all the items he stole during his adventure. Together with his foul-mouthed holy sword, Hero needs to find his place in a post-game world.
Degrees of Delusion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
After being publicly shamed and kicked out of the imperial service academy, Fortis chose to serve in the only other way possible: as a mercenary. Working far from the boundaries of his homeland, he never thought he’d have anything to do with the empire again… until a powerful wizard hires the company to destroy an imperial outpost. This is a 9,000-word short story.
Requiem Duet, Concerto for Flute and Voodoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Zoë hears voices. She always has, even before her father died and she had to move to New Orleans. They tell her things, help her when she’s in trouble, and warn her when danger’s nearby. So she doesn’t understand when they advise her to trust Maurin, the strange voodoo man who asks for her still-beating heart in exchange for his help repairing her most treasured keepsake, her father’s bone flute.
Two Percent Power
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Patrick's got a unique ability. An ability he has chosen to help clean up his city. It is not the most glamourous power, and he has to make a small sacrifice to use it, but he's out delivering justice for the greater good.
Dusting Wars
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Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
General DB and his dust army fight off a horrendous monster with the help of the outlawed Ferrous One.
Beautiful Winter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Even though her mother despises sweet, beautiful Marfa, Prascovia finds herself adoring her new stepsister. Their mother's spite drives Marfa one night into the bitter cold, but astonishing them, Marfa returns with violets, strawberries, and the favor of Lord Frost. However, having Father Winter as an admirer has its own perils. A haunting, lush re-imagining of the Russian "Jack Frost" fairy tale.
Gorzal and the Eiderworld
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Mikey, Tilly and Elliot are on one of their frequent visits to Gorzal's home. It has been some time since the incident with the Hobsnatchers and they have grown to enjoy visiting their new friend. On this occasion, however, things turn bad, when an evil creature sent from the Eiderworld arrives, intent on destroying Gorzal. Their only escape is to follow Gorzal into the Eiderworld.
The Village Diaries : Stories of a Dog Walker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Handsome Dog Walker schedules his daily walks in Churchville, a village in Brampton, Ontario. In 2012, when the financial company he worked for closed down their office, he began a journey of heightened awareness that altered his life course forever.