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The Rising by Dayle A. Dermatis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The tragedy of 9/11 raises ghosts and insecurities, opens old wounds. Doug Masterson leaves his wife, Deborah, and embarks on a quest to understand his purpose in the world, while Deborah, with the help of the spirit of a woman who once lived in their house, struggles to piece her own shattered life back together. “The Rising” is an uplifting short story about hope and humanity.
Soldiers Two - Warriors of Courage by Pj Belanger
Series: Soldiers, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The next two short stories in the “Soldiers Series” about the plight of futuristic soldiers in a SciFi/Fantasy world. “Wizard War” and “Underwater Troubles” continue to describe the plight of soldiers testing their courage when facing insurmountable odds. These stories show the lenghts to which soldiers will sometimes push themselves to, in order to complete their mission.
Monster by C. Zablockis
Series: The Zeuorian. Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Two thrilling short stories combined into one book. Lexi Greene's Dangerous Lesson a story about Lexi, a young girl gifted with paranormal abilities being stalked by a man eager to kill her, because he thinks she's a monster and Lexi Greene's Grim Awakening. A story about Lexi waking to discover she forgotten the past four months. It’s a prequel to My Watcher (The Zeuorian Series).
The Spider by Angelica Bordeaux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
On an evening walk, the spider Islavarka finds a beautiful veranda where she will make her home. There she welcomes an assortment of creatures: friends, a gentleman … and dinner! “The Spider” is a touching vision of the inner life of an arachnid, meticulously drawn by Angelica Bordeaux, author of “Tamika”, “A Great Thinker”, and “The Book of Dreams.”
Blood Moon by Nicolas Wilson
Series: The Gambit. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A string of murders force Knight, the sheriff of Portland's magical government, to work with his vampiric counterpart.
The Fortune Cookie by Dorene J. Stamper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Louise Carter is thrust into the workforce after fifteen years of spousal abuse. She applies for work, and was hired on the spot. Timidly she stepped up to the time clock, and punches in for the first time. She meets Margaret Ling, a co-worker who befriends her. They have daily lunches at the Destiny Dragon restaurant, where the fortune cookies would drastically change her life for the better
Boiling the Ocean Away by Meyari McFarland
Series: Mages of Tindiere. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kinipela strictly controlled the need to work the weather and waves surrounding her island. The broken heart left behind by Moanna, her ex-wife, made control hard. News of storm clouds approaching against the wind pulled Kinipela out of her grief and into a battle against her heart and her magic. Boiling the Ocean Away is a story of magic, life and discovery that is sure to excite.
Where Do Lonely Socks Go? by Marcus Foxwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 12, 2014 by Marcus Foxwell. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The answer to the the riddle that has plagued mankind since the invention of footwear is finally here.
Plof! by Jack Broscie
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: Dutch. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Jacob wordt genadeloos uit zijn overpeinzingen gerukt als het tot hem doordringt dat de lange rij lichten voor hem uitvalt. De letters van Airport Schiphol verdwijnen in de duisternis. Het instrumentarium slaat rood uit. De lampen van de vliegtuigen verdwijnen. De lichtjes van zijn geliefde stad flikkeren en zijn dan ook weg. Alleen de vlammenzee in het centrum van Amsterdam
Desporto Radical - Ricardo Dias by Fantasy & Co.
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Um inspector da polícia investiga uma série de suicídios que não são o que aparentam... e acaba envolvido com um inimigo do qual não há escapatória possível.
Doze Doses de Ilusão - Carina Portugal by Fantasy & Co.
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Numa noite, o mundo de Henrique desmoronou-se diante de si. Não há forma de voltar atrás, não há forma de apagar. No entanto, uma ilusão fá-lo-ia esquecer, é nisso que acredita. Um comprimido, dois comprimidos... doze comprimidos, e a ilusão será mais do que ele imagina.
The Legend of Skaluni by Bruce E Arrington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
On the day of Skaluni’s birth, the seven moons aligned. On his twelfth birthday, a fireball hit their world. Skaluni is used to being the village outcast, the unfriended Boy Who Did Not Believe. But when the lives of the villagers are threatened, they are forced to turn to him for their future.
Un jour sans lendemain by Thalyssa Delaunay
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: French. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Dans cette nouvelle aux accents steampunk, Victoria a trouvé l'amour malgré un mariage arrangé. Alors qu'elle s'apprête à annoncer une formidable nouvelle à son époux, son destin bascule. Le salut de sa famille résiderait-il dans ces étranges cristaux extraits au plus profond des mines de l'Empire ?
Deadly Deals by Dani (DJ) Clifton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Isa expected it to be just another shift at the Diablo, the only supernatural gentleman's club in Portland where not a single patron is of the human persuasion. But it's never just another day when you're sleeping with a boss who rubs elbows with the city's seedy underbelly. When Roane's back-alley deal goes sideways, it's his touch alone that can bring Isa back from the brink of true death.
Princess and Dragon by Manelle Oliphant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A dragon corners a princess under a bridge during a battle. She hasn't had much fighting experience and there is no one to help. This is a short story with one illustration. This story can be read for free at Talesfantastic.com
La Letizia del Drago by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Letizia d’Orsomare di Rocciaspunta della Spina è una giovane guerriera, ma l’essere donna non le aveva giovato granché fino a quel momento. Il padre non aveva mai accettato la sua indole guerresca e soltanto grazie alla sorella Grazia, Letizia aveva potuto sviluppare la sua passione, apprendendo tutti i segreti dell’arte del combattimento e della guerra dal maestro d’armi Antonio di Spadaronta...
L'ultimo bacio by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Il guerriero vichingo Thorkel torna vincitore dopo aver depredato e fatto razzie nelle terre dei Franchi. Ma il ritorno questa volta non è all’insegna della celebrazione della vittoria, perché un sogno molto strano gli ha regalato un’esperienza interiore di infinita dolcezza, della quale prova una profonda nostalgia. Thorkel da quel momento comincia a provare rigetto per la sua vita...
Een kans by Eisso Post
You set the price! Words: 10,200. Language: Dutch. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Het titelverhaal is zowel geïnspireerd door Lord Dunsany als door een bizar Darwinisme, maar uiteindelijk gaat het over een man en een vrouw die elkaar net niet bereiken - met vreselijke gevolgen. De andere verhalen bevatten elementen van sprookjes en andere volksverhalen, maar de problemen waar de personen mee kampen zijn verrassend alledaags.
Scarab of Sacrifice by Dorene J. Stamper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bringing home an authentic Egyptian Scarab, Nancy didn’t realize a curse had been placed upon it, one that could take the lives of their two children, Janie and Junior. In nightmares Janie saw two Egyptian priests dragging them off to be sacrificed. Nancy thought nothing of the dreams, until finding herself in the same nightmare, and it was far too real to be ignored.