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A Cat Story (Book 1) by Chrif Elidrissi
Series: A Cat Story (The Episodes). Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young woman comes back from work to realize that her cat is not in the house, she go out to look for him and the result is a small adventure in the neighborhood.
Diversity Is Coming by Nicolas Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The days of unified culture and singular Great Kingdoms are over. In their place, bold new visions are redefining the world of fantasy. Eight authors tackle stories with a focus on diversity, finding heroism outside the familiar boundaries of farmhands and prince's castles. Including original fiction from eight authors.
The Wages of Salt by Deborah Kalin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
New Persia is a city surrounded by salt pans and beset by theriomorphs. And Alessa Kinshin, an archaeological anthropologist at the University of New Persia, is determined to learn why the creatures first haunt and then abandon the salt. "Stories of children lost to the theriomorphs were like the ammonite fossils: everyone had their own."
The Urn of Orgo by John Grover
Series: The Books of Braenyn, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Tarrow is dying. The elf thief, Braenyn, races against time to find the only thing that can cure his poisoned lover. This journey is unlike anything the elf will ever face. It means facing a fear he has never known, that of a descent into the bowels of madness and darkness but even worse, coming face to face with the possibility of losing the only person he loves in the entire world.
Precious Moments by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Linameyer prides himself on his open-mindedness. So, when Martina challenges that belief, and wants him to interview her roommate on the radio to prove it, he agrees to meet Rosaura. But Martina wants Linameyer to believe the impossible. And doing so could change everything both hold dear.
Duel on Mt. Vapor by John Grover
Series: The Books of Braenyn, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Braenyn and Tarrow head to the city of Green Spires to sell the Gem of Iplorius to the King. While there the King makes another offer to the elf thief that he simply cannot resist. Against the warnings of his lover, Tarrow, Braenyn sets out on a new journey that will take him into the Whitewood Mountains and up the treacherous slopes of Mount Vapor.
Aurealis #79 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Warm Your Cockles by Frankie Lassut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a little bit of fun inspired by a re ... ah! But hang on. That would be telling and it’s in the story. This is another wild and splendiferous ‘quick as a flash story’ like the Green Balloon one, but not short enough to be in the Haiku stable (thank God). It is something you may want to read on your way to work to cheer you up before you get there so you can arrive with a smile.
Gorgeous Girls and Beastly Folk: Another Opinionated Essay From the Same Disgruntled Narrator (Snarktales From Fairyland 2) by Marie Lesley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
...Do you envy Beauty for her Gargantuan Library more than you do her prince? ...Have you ever thought it Rather Odd of the Beast to make such a fuss over a little rose? ...And was there or was there not a Roguish Suitor after Beauty's hand? So ask we all! These and many more questions the Snarky Narrator grapples with.
A Man Caught in Time: A Dark Tale of Fantasy by Wayne C. Hannis
Series: Dark Tales of Fantasy, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It may be the first time I've written these words or it may be the hundredth time, I can't be sure. The occurrences I'm about to detail are truth, I don't intend to lie or extrapolate. I have seen my final moment but it was not to be my last. I know when its coming and the horror of it is too great, I can't bear the pain.
Cuentos para ti by Gustavo Adolfo Picado Durán
Price: Free! Words: 24,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Libro de cuentos fantásticos, el cual explora temas de ciencia ficción, combinándolos con realidades cotidianas con las cuales cualquier persona se sentirá identificada.
Vacant Faith by Melody Hewson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
As with most children, little Alina is curious about the world around her and those that fill it. Full of questions, she learns a family secret that holds those she loves in a terrible grip. When she finds out that the man who was supposed to protect her from monsters is the very thing she fears, she knows she must be strong to save him, but her faith may not be enough.
Sorahane Retribution: A Cadenza Interlude by Justin Conley
Series: Cadenza. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Rozarian knight Fidelo Varela, introduced in "Cadenza 2: Realm of Secrets," returns home to his king to find out what happened to his wife. However, where this journey takes him brings more questions than answers, and more secrets are uncovered that would impact not only Cadenza, but the entire planet of Mira...
The Least of Elves: A Land of Fathara Novella (Prequel to The Azetha Series) by Robin Glassey
Series: The Azetha Series. Price: Free! Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
WHEN TORAN APPRENTICES TO A BOOTMAKER, HIS FATHER WARNS HIM THIS IS HIS FINAL CHANCE TO PROVE HE CAN DO SOMETHING RIGHT. Despite his father’s beliefs, Toran does not intentionally make mistakes. And even with his best efforts at his new apprenticeship, things go horribly wrong when Toran makes what should have been a simple delivery to Kipra Village.
Warrior Of The Silver Moon by Tashina Tradell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
With an army of darkness being created, demon backed dragons on their tails, and an entire land to convince to fight in a war that will save them, Velondra and Triston have much to do with little time to do it in. Come along for the next part of the adventure in Part Two of The Velipian Series as Velondra goes on a journey to the North to try and convince the Queen Genevieve to join the fight.
The Call by J.E. Tabor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What most deem a curse another may insist an unrefined gift. Forced into choosing between a past only remembered in part and the promise of a future unknown, Sharene must decide to follow the magic, or continue ignoring who it seems she was born to be.
Terrible Me by Elizabeth Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Emerald Thief holds your gaze, turning your thoughts into her own. There's no stopping the string of robberies that follow her. Until she meets Rebecca, a detective, someone with the same emerald green eyes as her. She can't understand why Rebecca's trying to help her and not just arresting her like she should. What are Rebecca's plans for Emerald Thief ? Will she survive them?
As Long As Forever by Alexandra Lanc
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Young Lilly is sickly in body, but strong in mind, spending her days at home thinking and learning about the world beyond. But everything changes when two strangers appear before her. With a touch of the hand, the strangers take Lilly to new realities. Lilly's life changes forever as her small world opens, but when a seemingly careless accident occurs, will Lilly be able to keep her new life?
God by Manjunath R
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Human shaped super intellectual mathematician accidentally created the universe according to some deliberate design. And later he realized that the whole of his creation was running according to the will of Satan and Satan could spell the apex of his creation to the brink of destruction....................................