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Different Dreams by Brick ONeil
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Mr. Sandman has been busy the past year or so, leaving grains of sleep in the corners of my eyes. Dreams from my sleepy mind.
The Air-Raid Shelters by Gerrard Wllson
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At school, playing inside the air-raid shelters was expressly forbidden, on orders from our headmistress, Sister Alexis. Whilst most of the time we obeyed this rule without question, realising it was there for a good reason, because the air-raid shelters were is a bad state of repair, we sometimes found it impossible to fight the temptation, the urge to go inside and explore...
Tìoraidh Ma-tha (Cheerio then) by Stuart Mackay
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story set on Hirta, an island in the archipelago of St Kilda, Scotland. This is the second short story in a trilogy about these majestic islands. On the 29th of August 1930 the last remaining inhabitants left their homes for good, this short story is based at that time.
Hobnail Boots by Gerrard Wllson
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In school there was a pupil, a boy called Tony. Let me tell you about him… Although baptized Anthony, everyone knew him as Tony. Although he wasn’t a bad child, not really, he was always doing something that he shouldn’t be doing, to divert people’s attention from the bugbear of life – his height – or lack of it. You see, Tony was small.
Black Static #45 Horror Magazine (Mar – Apr 2015) by TTA Press
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
New dark fiction by Steve Rasnic Tem, S.P. Miskowski, Laura Mauro, Stephen Hargadon, Emily B. Cataneo, Andrew Hook, Cate Gardner, and Danny Rhodes, with art by Richard Wagner and Ben Baldwin. Nonfiction is Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker’s columns, Tony Lee’s Blood Spectrum (DVD/Blu-ray/VoD reviews); Peter Tennant’s Case Notes (book reviews), and interview with Helen Marshall.
Sweet Release by Ravenna Young
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Ravenna Young. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost(4.00 from 1 review)
Annie's life has been touched by tragedy. As she struggles with depression, strange events take place that make it impossible for her to move on.
El Último by Joel Puga
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: Spanish. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Aterrorizado por la idea de la muerte, un hombre se deja contaminar por el vampirismo con el fin de prolongar su vida indefinidamente. Sin embargo, cuando las legiones del Cielo y el Infierno se enfrentan en la batalla definitiva, el hombre se convierte en el último ser humano sobre la faz de la Tierra. ¿Se dejará arrastrar sin ofrecer resistencia hacia uno de los reinos de la otra vida?
Night Cruiser: Short Stories about Creepy, Amusing or Spiritual Encounters with the Shadow by Veronica Dale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Whether it’s a whisper from the basement, a lost but dangerous wizard, or a spirit that has haunted a family for generations, ten different people must deal with the dark side. These insightful, award-winning tales flip from fantasy to faith, and from horror to humor to hope. We all have a shadow, a part of ourselves we’d rather not see, but only by dealing with it can we find the inner light.
Angels over the Rainbow by Catherine Adams Webb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Family
“Angels over the Rainbow” This is a stage play made into a very touching story, dedicated to Elizabeth Jones, Born April 16th, 1988. Went to heaven on November 2010, a victim of Cystic Fibrosis. The children’s souls are caught between staying on earth or going over the rainbow. They meet the drunken woman while they are in between deciding which way to go, she begs the children for forgiveness
Twenty Minutes Later by Lee A Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story about mustering up the courage to be able to cross over into something new. There are always obstacles on the road to change, but it doesn't mean that there are not ways to overcome them and be able to cross, in this case, Pevensey Bridge.
The Princess Collection Volume 1: The Princess on the Glass Hill and Other Fairy Tale Retellings by Eileen Telford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
New life is breathed into 3 classic fairy tales with fleshed-out characters and heightened suspense. Experience the quest to reach the Princess on the Glass Hill, witness the scheming of Rumpelstiltskin, and feel the dauntless spirit of Cinderella as you’ve never experienced them before. The first volume of The Princess Collection is a must-read for every fan of fairy tales.
Interzone #257 (Mar - Apr 2015) by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone’s Mar–Apr 2015 issue has new stories from Alastair Reynolds, Tendai Huchu, Fadzlishah Johanabas, Rich Larson, and Aliya Whiteley. Cover art is Martin Hanford’s ‘Rime’. Features include news, book reviews (Justina Robson’s latest + more), film reviews (Jupiter Ascending, Ex Machina + more), and comment. Andy Hedgecock interviews Helen Marshall and Peter Tennant interviews Aliya Whiteley.
Teddy's Escape by Trisha M. Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Teddy is missing and nowhere to be found. After searching every corner of the antique shop, Martha and Elmer report their beloved pet missing. Will Teddy be found? Was he kidnapped? Or did something else inspire Teddy to run away? This is a short story, 3300 words long.
Presos por um Cabo by Duarte Nuno Braga
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Maria subia os 283 degraus da Rua da Bica enquanto António a descia. Apaixonados cruzavam-se todas as manhãs, do lado oposto do passeio, sem nunca trocarem uma palavra. Até que o guardião, cansado de assistir aquele vai-e-vem sem fim decidiu juntá-los…
The Cyborg's Story by Danielle de Valera
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short story. 16 pages. Michael 64, a winged cyborg, is hired by Thurston, Director-General of Genetic Engineering, to guard Azuria 27, a famous cyborg dancer changed at her request into human form - an illegal procedure in 2175. Azuria thinks she is changing for love. When she becomes pregnant, she and Michael unwittingly find themselves part of Thurston's plot for cyborg supremacy. 6,350 words
Where No Man Has Gone Before by Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this SF/Western spoof, seven wary men make their way on horseback across a severe desert in Mexico. They come upon a village where they are certain they'll find villagers who need to be rescued from banditos or some other malady. What they find is a great deal more.
The Interdimensional Dilemmas of IAN and Betty by D R Brooks
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
The Interdimensional Dilemmas of IAN and Betty is an episodic SFF story that reads like a cross between Doctor Who and Jasper Fforde’s Thursday Next series. Betty Mortimer is a theoretical researcher who one day meets the man she'd thought only existed in thesis. He takes her on an adventure through dimensions and what's waiting for them on the other side will be the challenge of Betty's life.