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The Case of the Little Bloody Slipper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jimmy Prince is a private detective with a tendency to make bad decisions, take on hopeless cases, and ask too many questions. In Spindle City, all kinds of tales get told… for a price. Asking the wrong question is a guaranteed one-way ticket to the long and silent ever after. Taking on this new case might just be Jimmy Prince’s biggest mistake yet.
The Enigmatic Insect
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Reírse is a bitter butterfly who can't keep a job and has an irrational fear of crowds. But who could blame him when he's only the size of an actual butterfly? He meets up with the Princess Rihanna and convinces her to hire him as a guide. Rihanna is an adventurous princess who escapes from her palace and goes on adventures often. Together, they go on a short adventure until she's called away.
Yona and the Beast
Series: Dirt 1 - The Story of Johnson Farthing. Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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A beautiful and heart-rending short story about the slave called Yona and a huge Calliston, set on the world of Dirt. Yona is cold, as are the others, but with the help of a stranger, they escape from confinement and flee across the continent of Bind on a huge beast. This fantasy tale is set during the same period as the events in Dirt, series one, but can be read on its own.
Outside the Walls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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When the tide of war flows many are caught in its wake. Who will gain entry to the city and who will be forced to remain outside the walls? A short fantasy tale of love, loyalty and courage in war.
On Sleeping Beauties: A Foible
Series: The Foibles. Price: Free! Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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Just when you thought you knew everything about a certain fairy tale, here comes a take on the story fit to baffle even renowned scholars in the genre, along with most everyone else. Take another jaunt into the land of Foible where most anything can happen, and often does, but be warned, this tale should not be read by those who take themselves, or their literature, too seriously.
Prince of Mules
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Prince Ruele has never worried about his place in the kingdom of Tagoore or the curse that drives its strange culture. But then a fever sends his life spiraling out of control and suddenly people are afraid of his difference, some even want to kill him for disrupting their bleak but traditional lives. What’s a young prince to do?
Visiting Hours
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Visiting Hours” is the short story of Catherine, a young girl unable to sleep as the moonlight slowly wander across her lonely hospital room. The more she thinks about the operation ahead, the harder it is to keep calm. What if the doctors can’t fix what’s wrong? What if she can never go home again? As her panic is about to peak, a mysterious visitor appears who claims to know the answer.
The Cat Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Callie is a peasant. He only has three finger and walks with a limp. He is pretty useless at everything he does, though he has a dream. He wants to be a Knight. Not just an ordinary Knight, but the greatest Knight the world has ever seen!
Swords of Faith: Chronicle #4, Fall 2015
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
#4 - Fall 2015 - This is the fourth issue of the Swords of Faith Quarterly Magazine, aka "the Chronicle." Within, fans of the SOF series will find a featured short story concerning the past of the warrior Alpona, a popular character from SOF Books 1 & 2, an additional contemporary short story by the series' author, along with the first preview excerpt from Book 3 and an examination of how people h
A Fire's Sacrifice
Series: Tales of Ethanar, Tale 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,790. Language: British English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Red Feather Writing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is the Fifth Tale of Ethanar: Life is tougher for humans than Narway realised and now she finds herself amongst them; an elf, and an outsider. Without her father's guiding hand she has to make her own way in society and decide between two paths, but both require a sacrifice.
For Such a Time as This
Series: Tales of Ethanar, Tale 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,550. Language: British English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Red Feather Writing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ishtar the elf has been a slave working in the castle kitchens her whole life, but one day her owner decides he has other plans for her. Before she can protest she finds herself in the King's harem, but will she be able to adapt to the new situation and what will happen if anyone discovers she's more than human? For Such a Time as This is a rags to riches tale of one young elf's journey of faith.
The Promise of Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A dark shadow is cast over the Valley of Life when the Great Demon Lilith pays a visit to Eve, the mother of mankind. She taunts Eve with the fact that she’s created the Vampire race and set in motion the destruction of all humanity. Even Adam, ex-husband to Lilith and current husband to Eve, can’t prevent the two powerful beings from clashing.
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...
Rescue Myself: Seven Tiny Retellings From Spunky Fairytale Heroines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
What if you were cursed to dance every night, all night for ten years? What if you were enchanted so that jewels fell from your lips every time you spoke? What if you had to weave stinging nettles to save your enchanted brothers, but could not speak a word until they were free? Here you will find retellings where the fairytale heroines rescue themselves.
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?