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Legends of Lasniniar: The Bearded Ones
Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The elves are newcomers to Lasniniar when they learn of a new race of short, bearded folk living beneath the mountains to the north. Most of the elves aren’t interested in their new neighbors, but Iadrawyn senses the fates of both races are intertwined. All she has to do is convince these stubborn and untrusting people—who speak an unfamiliar language—that the elves are not the enemy.
A Treat for Halloween Tricksters
Series: L.A. Metro, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Halloween has always been Jess McKenna’s favorite holiday. She jumps at the chance to guide a group of foster children through a community haunted house—never suspecting that her partner Kim will provide her with a trick and treat of her own.
The Vampire Hand Guide: Tips, Myths & Advice
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you considering becoming a vampire? Are you wondering if certain myths are true? Are you a vampire trying to get by in today’s society? You have questions. Eva Prim has answers. This nifty guide provides a little something for everyone. Take a peek and find the answers to all your questions.
I Own My Fears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The sicko wanted spiders on him. Mistress Xanet thought she knew everything about freaks and kinks. This client was beyond her experience. When black magic twists sex and terror into an inescapable knot, Xanet finds herself plagued by someone else's fears, and she will do anything to be rid of them. Anything. But is she ready to pay evil's unspeakable price?
Vampire brauchen Blut - Doppelband 3 + 4
Series: Vampire brauchen Blut. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: German. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Johanna gönnt sich eine neue Ruhestätte. Einen High-Tech-Sarg für 2.798,- Euro. Qualität hat ihren Preis und die Annehmlichkeiten des 21. Jahrhunderts versüßen ihr die Nachtruhe. Ob die Lieferanten ahnen, wem sie das edle Stück liefern und aufbauen?
Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy by M.A. Kropp is a set of short fantasy stories. Meet wizards, imps, gangster angels, and frogs in this group of varied tales of magic and mischief. Escape from the everyday into worlds of fantasy with Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy
2AT0074
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Roy Lannigan works for the powerful Varcon Pharma corporation. Varcon workers are required to be "medicated" at all times, by law. Roy discovers the rumors about Varcon having secret research vans is true, and when his pet is stolen, he is changed forever. He begins plotting revenge on Varcon. Working secretly, and committing the crime of learning in his free time, Roy takes any chance necessary.
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
The Seer, Destiny's Guardian
You set the price! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A 5000 word short story introducing the world of The Dragon Isles through the eyes of Liadan, the most powerful seer of her time. She laid the quill aside, as she watched the ink dry, accepting that for the first time in her life, she did not record her vision accurately. She would further compound the small lie hidden in the prophesy with an even larger lie of omission. Destiny was a hard master.
Magic IS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Four fantasy short stories. Magic shows up as art and as a plague. Magic reappears after centuries and from Faerie. It surprises and terrifies. Includes the stories: Bitter Magic, Searching for Faeries, The Shadow and A Plague of Magic.
Unseen Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Four fantasy short stories - ghosts, spirits, lost souls and even a little romance. Includes: All Hallow’s Eve, Ghostly Promise, Brittle Flames and Alfred Lets Loose.
The Return of Princess Moonbeam Broadwing
You set the price! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A 5000 word short story. From the chaos of the emergency room, a young mother, and amnesiac, is pulled back from death's door only to discover her lost childhood memories have been restored by the electric shock. A childhood like few others; filled with kings and queens, princesses, fairies, tragedy and loss. Yet, she returns and brings with her a daughter who will have to figure it all out.
Vampire brauchen Blut - Das Casting
Series: Vampire brauchen Blut, Teil 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: German. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Johanna gönnt sich eine neue Ruhestätte. Einen High-Tech-Sarg für 2.798,- Euro. Qualität hat ihren Preis und die Annehmlichkeiten des 21. Jahrhunderts versüßen ihr die Nachtruhe. Ob die Lieferanten ahnen, wem sie das edle Stück liefern und aufbauen?
Whiskey Sour (& Other Stories)
Series: Demons of Oblivion. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One night without protection led to French-Canadian fae bartender Juliette Aubrey catching lycanthropy. Now half faerie, half werewolf, and entirely pissed off, Juliette has the chance for revenge when the last person she wants to see strolls into her bar needing help.
Monkeys and Empire State Buildings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mars had changed. Smith, a Marsmen engineered from Earth stock to build the earliest colony, pines for the good old days before Earthling tourists came and ruined it all. Then an accident threatens to tip tensions over the precipice and forces Smith to question the very notion of 'human,' and the claims of the true inheritors of Mars.
Fiction River: Christmas Ghosts
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For the fourth anthology in the Fiction River line, paranormal romance writer Kristine Grayson invited a stellar lineup of cross-genre authors to tell heartwarming stories of love set in the holiday season. From Regency England to modern day Portland, Oregon, ghosts facilitate—or try to stop—true love in the dark at the end of the year.
Unidentified Funny Objects 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
UFO2 is the second annual collection of humorous science fiction and fantasy short stories. Inside you'll find: - A golem on an interstellar cruise ship - Dragon-taunting for fun and profit - Time travel gone really wrong - Cubicle farm wizardry - Alien behemoths in Central Park And much, much more!
Hunter Born
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This 20-page short story companion to the Darkness Trilogy can be read on its own or as a supplement to the trilogy. If a vampire destroyed your life, would you give up or fight back? When Trudy's world is turned upside down, she has to make a decision: succumb to her misery and give up, or train to fight the monsters that ruined her life.
Apples and Onions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Amy’s close encounter with a dragon in her family’s apple orchard produces unexpected fruit.
Apex Magazine - Issue 53
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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 the first Tuesday of every month. This month we feature work by Shira Lipkin, Mari Ness, Damien Angelica Walters, Kelly McCullough, Douglas Hulick, and Gary A. Braunbeck.