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L'ultimo bacio by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Il guerriero vichingo Thorkel torna vincitore dopo aver depredato e fatto razzie nelle terre dei Franchi. Ma il ritorno questa volta non è all’insegna della celebrazione della vittoria, perché un sogno molto strano gli ha regalato un’esperienza interiore di infinita dolcezza, della quale prova una profonda nostalgia. Thorkel da quel momento comincia a provare rigetto per la sua vita...
Een kans by Eisso Post
You set the price! Words: 10,200. Language: Dutch. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Het titelverhaal is zowel geïnspireerd door Lord Dunsany als door een bizar Darwinisme, maar uiteindelijk gaat het over een man en een vrouw die elkaar net niet bereiken - met vreselijke gevolgen. De andere verhalen bevatten elementen van sprookjes en andere volksverhalen, maar de problemen waar de personen mee kampen zijn verrassend alledaags.
Scarab of Sacrifice by Dorene J. Stamper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bringing home an authentic Egyptian Scarab, Nancy didn’t realize a curse had been placed upon it, one that could take the lives of their two children, Janie and Junior. In nightmares Janie saw two Egyptian priests dragging them off to be sacrificed. Nancy thought nothing of the dreams, until finding herself in the same nightmare, and it was far too real to be ignored.
Wolf and Vampyr by Neva Teal
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wellington is a werewolf, forever fragmented between his human side and his beastly part. What is he, the Man or the Wolf? And, more important, what does he want to be? This is a secret well-kept in the family, a secret more easily hidden because, being a merchant, he travels quite a lot. One day, at the market, he sees her, a beautiful woman with golden hair and amber eyes.
Arcana mundi: cuentos de fantasía y ciencia ficción by Fata Libelli Editorial
Price: $6.20 USD. Words: 51,740. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Arcana Mundi es la primera recopilación de relatos dedicada a Bear publicada en español. Una oportunidad única para explorar futuros biopunk donde extraños asesinatos esperan resolución, asistir a la heroica muerte de robots de guerra varados, toparse con dioses nórdicos y descubrir guiños a H. P. Lovecraft y Lewis Carroll en remotas estaciones espaciales.
The Book of Dreams by Angelica Bordeaux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a deep forest, a family living among the trees sets out to build a home. Who will help? What shape will the house take? And how long will it all last? Find out in this latest story by Angelica Bordeaux, author of "Tamika" and "A Great Thinker."
Dalynia - Nature's Slaughter by Adrian Juhl
Series: Drift World Novella Series, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
Time is running out for the people of Aazronia. Besieged by abominations, Magistrate Marcus flees to the druid homeworld to seek the help of the Druid Mother. He must battle his way past the rabid infestation that blocks his path to safety. As he prepares to retake his home, his only thoughts lie with the thousands of Aazronians that lay dying in their homes.
Ivan Hogue by Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An interplanetary hunter storms into a tavern on a mining outpost on Andula. He's looking for a beast, or a man... or maybe a spirit. He isn't quite sure.
Apex Magazine Issue 65 by Sigrid Ellis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
The World of Cornelius Magee by Elaine Todd Koren
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Educational
These unforgettable short stories of a ghetto school in NYC interspersed with the sadness of the characters such as little Rachel caught in her mother's divorce and ludicrous romance with fellow teacher, idiotic Mel. It's about the absurdities of the school life, of the young psychiatrist, Dr. Fallek, terribly shocked and astounded at the goings on his arrival at the school.
Quests and Questions by Douglas T. Vale
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,880. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A thrilling and diverse collection of horror, fantasy, science fiction, and other short stories. Includes a Halloween story, the tale of a bodybuilder who loves math, a story in the spirit of epic fantasy, and more.
Masked by Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Venetian courtesan Catarucia wishes to be so beautiful that she will never be forgotten or ignored. When the capricious gods Venus and Amor grant her the wish, her only escape is to remain masked, except in the presence of her blind musician, Giancarlo. Accused of bewitching the men of Venezia, Catarucia must not only defend herself, but find a way to break the curse she brought upon herself.
Aurealis #75 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Le coeur D'Obsius et cinq autres nouvelles by Christiane-Rita Moodie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: French. Published: October 5, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Les deux premières nouvelles sont des histoires noires qui parlent de mort et de vengeance, gardent malgré tout le doux-amer du baroque. La troisième explique aux jeunes lecteurs la métamorphose de la chenille au papillon. Les deux nouvelles qui suivent racontent des romances folles, et l'union orageuse d'un couple en fin d'amour. La dernière, est celle d'un rêve raconté au réveil.
Wuxia: Four Short Stories by A.R. Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Wuxia presents four tales of the far east. Swords and samurai adventures collected in one volume. Demon Song: Kenshin Nobuyashi is on a quest to avenge those he loved. Duel on Hakkojji Bridge: When his master falls ill, Maeda Ujisada must get the medicine to save him. The Bone Game: It's not just a game. Blossoms Weep, Spiders Fall: Love and honor. Triumph and defeat.
Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
The Last Giant by Lanna
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Legend of the Last Giant is a secret story that discovers how one of the most beautiful towns in Croatia was created. It might come as a surprise to discover which town you've never visited while your visit to Croatia, stands after the Last Giant and his biggest mistake. Tricky fairies and their's playful manners left the most magical view.
The Hidden Castle by Cora Buhlert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Once the bloody battle of Yarra was over, the mercenary known only as the Traveller only wanted to ride away and find himself a new employer and a new war to fight in. But a dying man reached out to give him a silver locket and begged him to deliver a message. The Traveller gave the man his word, and he was still a man of honour. So he headed off to deliver the message and meet his destiny...