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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(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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?
Dreams of the Damned, Vol. 4 by Edward Fortman
Series: Dreams of the Damned. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The journey halts. Are the travelers trapped in an inn? Chained in the darkness of a tomb? As answers await, let's discover a court enclosed in an infernal chamber, wherein no soul is safe. And hear the tale of a creature hunting for a trophy. See a vision wherein a prayer is truly answered. Learn why our good intentions may lead us to hell. Listen as a whisper paints the dreams of the damned …
Ashes to Ashes by J.R. Burnett
Series: Furred, Feathered, and Fanged, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Alex Ford—head of the local Occult Animal Welfare department—is about to meet his worst nightmare. When a string of suspicious fires breaks out, Alex and his team stumble upon a secret that could send the whole city up in smoke. But a few pesky dragons might be the least of their worries….
Global Warming Fun 3: A Tick In Time by Gary J. Davies
Series: Global Warming Fun. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
George Kelso expected to die from cancer and exposure on a cold fall night in Central Park in New York City. Instead, he woke in the morning experiencing the telepathic thoughts of intelligent ants! This short story is the third item of an emerging sci-fi/fantasy series of short stories and novellas that chronicle an increasingly unstable world due to climate change.
Thirsty by Jason P. Crawford
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
A young man is kidnapped from his fiancee's apartment complex. His abductor performs terrible experiments on him, seeking to unlock some hidden potential...and that potential may be his only route to freedom. But at what cost?