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Salvation of Sam by Lee A Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 14,240. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recently bereaved Jonas heads back to his forest playground to grieve. However, he stumbles across the unlikeliest of beings in his path, an abandoned dolphin. The discovery sets him off on a mission of redemption and salvation, but all that he finds along the path are obstacles which require him to dig as deep as possible as he tries to deal with the loss of Jolene.
A Tarot Travelogue: An Introductory Course in the Art of Magic, and a Tour by Astral Projection Through the First Five Tarot Cards by Robin Wildt Hansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this short tour of the magical world, the magus Ezekiel takes the reader through the first five tarot cards of the Major Arcana. Rather than seeing the tarot cards as a divination system, Ezekiel uses them as maps of the magical world. The reader is encouraged to suspend disbelief and set off on this journey with the openness of the first tarot card, The Fool.
Without Mercy by Lynn Daniels
Series: The Lost Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As a man who escaped death and overcame great adversity in his mortal life, the opportunity to become a God offers Sunjata a new outlook on life and a chance to bring peace to Cerebes. When Sunjata receives special project, his beliefs about himself and his colleagues send him on a wild journey that sets the stage for an epic clash that threatens the balance of power forever.
A Death in the Family by Jon M. Jefferson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ever have a bad day? Maybe wake up late for work, or get stuck in traffic? Sam Marsden is having a bad day. Late for work, stopped by a traffic accident, then to find out that her mother is in the hospital with terminal lung cancer. Can her day get any worse?
The Risen Queen by Shaun Kilgore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Called to a remote cavern high in the Perelin Mountains, a young priest named Newell finds others waiting. Newell is needed to enact a ritual to awaken the spirit of their dark queen, the sorceress Athara, who was condemned to imprisonment long ago. He does not know the ghastly sacrifice that must be made for Athara to walk in the flesh once again.
A Reckoning by Shaun Kilgore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A tenuous peace rules the imperial city of Paradesh after the empire's collapse. A Senate rules and Kathius, one of the senators and a child of the old nobilty, works hard to secure new freedoms for his people, but there are those who desire the return of the empire and they mean to act. When city is attacked Kathius must to survive so he can prevent the republic's destruction.
The Prophet's Return by Shaun Kilgore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A man found at verge of death in the high mountain passes of the Teeth of Almara is given refuge in an isolated monastery. Chadwick, a priest, is intrigued by the stranger and the evocative words he speaks, words like those of a prophet. The man called Dorian Caladrian proves Chadwick's assumptions. After a long sojourn beyond the mountains he has returned with a world-shattering message.
Icarus Blues - Ricardo Dias by Fantasy & Co.
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Um acidente deixa um astronauta a dezenas de anos-luz de casa, perdido e aprisionado por figuras alienígenas demasiado familiares. Agora, tem o tempo contado para tentar escapar e descobrir um modo de regressar..."
Os Sapatos Negros - Carina Portugal by Fantasy & Co.
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Ele persegue-a. Âmbar sente a sua aproximação, ouve os seus passos na noite escura, e foge. Uma sombra do passado, que há muito tentara esquecer, voltara para lhe tomar a vida."
Ciudad de niebla by Alexander Copperwhite
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: Spanish. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Relato de misterio. El pequeño Pierre, encontrará una ciudad que apenas es visible por culpa de la niebla. Él y sus padres cruzarán sus puertas para adentrarse en un mundo mágico, pero donde también suceden cosas muy extrañas. ¿Qué pasará?
Searching for Finding by Abigail Fero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Black Shire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dowagers, heros, commuters and children all have one thing in common. They search. Whether or not they find what they're looking for is another matter altogether. Searching for Finding is a slipstream anthology of flash fiction.
The Falconer by Rachel Cotterill
Series: Twelve Baronies Prequels. Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(3.00 from 1 review)
Roan wakes at the bottom of a mine shaft, badly bruised but lucky to be alive. He doesn't remember how he got here, but as he'd just witnessed a suspicious death, he's afraid someone is trying to cover their tracks. The only problem is, he can't imagine who would have wanted to kill the young lady Arleigh. The Falconer is a short story set in the Twelve Baronies.
A Soul of Stone by Lee A Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Peyroux faces a daily battle to drown out all of the voices that constantly chatter in his head. Having hidden away from the world, a new friend called Sebastian steels his reserve for a venture back into the outside world, with the promise of holding back the voices. But the world outside immediately becomes too much to handle for Peyroux, and from his hospital bed, he turns elsewhere for help.
The One Way Forward by Wil Clayton
Series: Long Shadows on a Wide Plain. Price: Free! Words: 35,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young prince Calum escapes his bed in the dead of night to meet with the illusive wanderer, known to the men of Calum’s kingdom as Roland the Ferocious, at a crossroads. And with that, Calum begins his journey west to the kingdom of Dunway where he seeks a new life. Only the forests stand between Calum and his new home, but how will the young Calum survive the trails he finds within.
All That Glitters by Elizabeth Stern-Wolfe
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Consumerism, capitalism, and self image: it's all wrapped up in a neat plastic package for us, isn't it? In this short story, a robot woman comes across a box of her old childhood parts. Nostalgia and regret mix as she contemplates how materialism affected her upbringing.
War Cake by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Elle believes in the war cakes she bakes. She believes they will help her loved ones return home safely. But not everyone in Elle’s family believes in their power. And that lack of belief can mean the difference between life and death. A story about love, hope, and the magic of belief.
After The Wedding and The Woman Who Could Smell the Future: Two Stories by Alexander Danner
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Two flash fiction stories: In "After the Wedding," Galatea struggles with the challenges of married life, questions about her own origin, and the boundaries of her own nature, as imposed by her creator and husband. In "The Woman Who Could Smell the Future," a woman of humble ambitions discovers that even the silliest of superpowers can give you an edge in life and job-hunting.
A Beast Of Beauty (Beastly Tales #2) by Alexandra Lanc
Series: Beastly Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Beast finds himself once more lonely and without hope. Recounting his dark past, and stumbling towards his future, the Beast's life is forever changed when a woman and her two twins enter the hidden village he calls home, seeking refuge. Despite Beauty's appearance in his life, the curse is still upon him. Can these newcomers help him break it, or will he remain a beast forever?