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Dry Bones
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A man, tired and broken, struggles desperately to cope with the reality of his situation, to make sense of the events that torment him. A short story of fate and choice, of chains and freedom, and the struggles of man in the tempest of life.
The Dragon's Den
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Everyone knows the smoke coming from the Dragon's Den comes from powerful dragons. When Emery's father asks her to convince a handful of older Magicians that dragons do not exist, she has her hands full. Emery uses her Earth magic to travel deep beneath the earth's crust, what she discovers is more terrifying than dragons...
Anglers
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pick a shiny lure and chum the waters! An alternate description of how Excalibre (and other magical swords) found their way into the hands of that mysterious and elusive lady in the Lake.
The Birdmen of Kor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The bird men of Kor live in a brutal world that is very different in spite of its savage beauty. Whether it's hunting, mating or just soaring in the clouds, a strict hierarchy of status and merit is observed. As for the females, they are a prized commodity. It's open season at all times. A short science-fiction fantasy.
Scales and Skin
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The island Medoa can be a dangerous place. Creatures lurk in the woods, waiting to pounce. Laura and Alyssa both suffer from their own tragedies. Laura questions her morals, and Alyssa questions the law. They are brought together by a death, and Laura blames herself. The final decision will lie on a question that is centuries old: do you do what is morally right, or lawfully right?
The Little Hunchback
Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Shazira tells herself she has no regrets about her lot: tending the gardens of a short-tempered demon. But how can she be sure if she has no memories of her previous life?
The Petlevski Sonata
Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A woman's destiny and the destiny of the city which is her home are changed by a mysterious piece of music known only as 'The Petlevski Sonata'.
Alice
Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thanks to Mr Milofsky, Alice managed to escape the stifling confines of the house she loved so much. But has she made the right decision?
Ladies of the Purple Sands
Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pursued by Batoor and his bandit horde, Shafia must cross a section of the desert haunted by those known only as the Ladies of the Purple Sands….
The Incredible Mr Bones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mr Bones is unlike any dog you have ever known: an elegant gentleman with a nose for truth and trouble. When he takes an impromptu holiday to Tasmania, he's likely to find both! “The Incredible Mr Bones” gives you an insight into the life and inner world of well-mannered canines, fresh from the lively imagination of Angelica Bordeaux, author of “A Great Thinker” and “The Book of Dreams”.
Polite Conversation About the Weather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In these connected stories, MacQuin chronicles complex emotional territory as her characters, each touched by their Midwestern roots, pursue what feels like a more significant life beyond the barriers of their backgrounds.
War Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From a young age, Tyler Rows was told the legend of the War Ghost and for years he’s believed his father and grandfather were both crazy for thinking the tale was even marginally true. But when Ty and his girlfriend Claire go camping and are caught in a storm. Without their tent, they seek shelter and when they find it, they also find more than they bargained for. Is the legend true?
As en Parels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: Dutch. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Ergot is zwart. Zijn aanraking brengt ziekte en dood. Parel is wit. Haar aanraking biedt genezing en vrede. De één uitgestoten, de ander uitverkoren. Natuurlijk is er magie in het spel, geweven door Vader Prosper, de man die hen beiden creëerde. Wat is sterker: de magie van hun schepper of de liefde die tussen Parel en Ergot ontwaakt? Een sprookje voor jong volwassenen van 12 jaar en ouder.
Looking-Glass Lover
Series: Niteblade Magazine, Issue #28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the mists of antiquity to the edge of madness, the handpicked original fiction of Niteblade Magazine spans the finest reaches of Horror and Fantasy writing. This issue features short stories and poems that intrigue, terrorize, inspire, and do not let you go!
Once Gramps Had Come
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Sawyer. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
An essential piece of Christmas has been missing forever, almost as if it has hidden itself. In the story Once Gramps Had Come by Matthew Sawyer, that hidden piece comes out to perhaps breathe clean air, eat or maybe stretch its legs. Whatever is done, this short tale starts in a Nursing Home. A homely man who calls himself "Gramps" offers immortality and the holidays are coming up.
The Waiter: Dador Geschenk
Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Shopping is a tool others use to fill the emptiness of life devoid of true accomplishment and meaning. Aside from simply restocking the essentials, Ben usually finds little joy in the whole ordeal. But an unexpected meeting with a shopkeeper, and a waiter named Dador Geschenk, might serve to change his perspective.
The Space Between Hope and Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before he left to fight in World War II, Jack promised Myrtle he’d be home for Christmas. But Myrtle begged Jack not to make a promise he couldn’t keep. Christmas after Christmas, decade after decade, Myrtle thinks of Jack and his promise, of the life they might have had were it not for the war. Until Myrtle finally understands that somehow, someday, Jack will find his way home for Christmas.
The Imp and Other Tales
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 76,950. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories and novellas in the genres of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy. This collection has a little of everything - humor, suspense, horrifying deaths, even a dragon and a vampire! The tales are rife with swordplay, sorcery, unearthly monsters, and evil masterminds, laser weapons, space ships, distant planets, and an evil empire. A mini-vacation for the mind.
My Name Is
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
My Name Is is about an ordinary man who has something very extraordinary happen to him. Crows are one of the most intelligent creatures on earth, and Brian Seymour soon discovers that they are even more interested in him, than he is in them. When he learns that they also understand him much more than he could ever understand them, he must decide how to handle his new incredible power.
Seeded
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Five years travelling faster than light in a colony transport goes slower than you think, but the credits are worth it. Captain Ona and her crew are ready to collect a tidy sum for delivering the Flock to Paradise. On the cusp of seeding the colony they encounter a force that will forever change them. This is what happens when science collides with fantasy.