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Oh Christmas Tree
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Oh! Christmas Tree is a short story that delves into the heart and spirit of Christmas.
Blue Daffodil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
An allegorical account of a journey to a new land in search of inner fulfillment.
The Medusa & The Black Oaks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Revered as the best House Dancer in the southern realms, Tallulah’s skill attracts business from far-off lands. Never called by name, the praise and adulation always falls upon the Golden-Eyed Girl – the masked dancer who never could reveal her monstrous face. Refusing to be denied again, a foreign noble set his men upon the house to steal her away. Tallulah slips their grip and now must find help
An Honorable Man upon the Mountain (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tolan must rescue his sisters from the shades who slaughtered his family, but he cannot save them without first finding an honorable man upon the mountain. A story from The Unshut World. Part of The Ridge of Earth Collection. (~10000 words)
Interzone 249 Nov - Dec 2013
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone; 2013’s British Fantasy Award winning magazine from TTA Press. #249 contains new fiction by some of the world's best writers and most talented newcomers, plus hard-hitting reviews and innovative artwork. Many recognised authors started their careers here and newcomer Sarah Brooks continues this tradition. However recognised names; John Shirley this issue, continue to supply great stories
Bunyip vs the CWA
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A monster hunter travels to the outskirts of a small country town, tracking a rogue bunyip. Much to his surprise, the local CWA ladies are already out in force. This is a short story, suitable for both children and adults.
Infinite Dreams
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 12 ยท Short Story Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collecting six stories by author Meyari McFarland, Infinite Dreams examines what it means to be a woman facing a hostile world. Infinite Dreams holds stories that focus on women's lives and how they face the challenges ahead of them. Danger, excitement and hope are the themes explored by the women in their search for their dreams.
On Heroes: A Foible
Series: The Foibles. Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story should be used with caution, not taken internally, and avoided by those who have a congenital lack of humor, who take themselves and the world too seriously, and those looking for something serious to read. This little saga pokes fun at bureaucracy, paperwork, heroes, and the latest fad in looming environmental crises. Find out how to save the world in six easy lessons, or not.
Sweet Tooth
Series: Sweet Tooth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short urban fantasy. Physicians often spend nights awake, up at the hospital caring for patients. On most occasions this doctor is no different, but on Halloween, his nocturnal activities take on a different hue...blood red.
Sweet Tooth: Lord of the Pies
Series: Sweet Tooth, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A disturbing patient interrupts psychiatrist Dr. Pierce's Thanksgiving dinner at the asylum. He'll need help from unlikely allies if he's to make it back in time for dessert.
A Very Christmas Sweet Tooth
Series: Sweet Tooth, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
On Christmas Eve, Dr. Pierce admits a patient who seems to be "seeing things." When her hallucination turns out to be real, it's up to Pierce to deliver his own version of a Christmas miracle.
The Locket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Black Shire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a different time, Mirabel is afraid that the arranged marriage, orchestrated by her uncle, might be the end of her. However, her disturbed mother wants her to know that she's been protected. But from what, Mirabel doesn't know until it becomes her undoing.
Sweet Tooth: Heartstaker
Series: Sweet Tooth, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dr Pierce's "bloodsuckers anonymous" support meeting is interrupted by a hunter who would have set his heart racing, if it still beat at all. Can they unite against a common enemy, or will she just "stake" his heart?
Sweet Tooth: Raise the Dad
Series: Sweet Tooth, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dr. Pierce is spending Easter morning hiding in his coffin in the family mausoleum, but his rest is interrupted by a man who has business with his father. Trouble is, his father's been dead for decades in the coffin beside him - a fact that Pierce soon learns is really no trouble at all...
Sweet Tooth: Rebirthday Boy
Series: Sweet Tooth, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At a joint birthday party for himself and the United States of America, Dr. Pierce gets a very unexpected visitor from his past and makes a decision that will change his future.
Conquerors
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Honoria Brewster is the last descendant of an old, Anglo-Irish family and the family estate is now a golf course. Only one thing might change her fortunes – locating the famous Ballyshee Dowry. But how on earth is she ever going to do that?
Not That Kind of Wizard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Execution by Promotion? The king rewarded Harkin’s tactical maneuver with a promotion, good men, and a dangerous task: escort one old man, on foot, behind enemy lines. Only a wizard would merit such risk, but the charming old man refuses every request for a spell with a smile and a shake of his head. Harkin may prove himself on this assignment, if he survives learning the truth...
The Dragon and Her Boy
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A story of love between a dragon and a human. After struggling with the death of her mate of over a century, Tara sees a dragon intruder attack a shepherd. She intervenes and saves the young man from certain death. Breaking a two hundred year old pact between man and dragon forbidding contact, a powerful bond grows between the dragon and her boy. A short story. Stories two and three out soon!
Curious Consumption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
In the Rhinelund, there are mysteries aplenty for adventurous souls courageous enough to brave its borders. Chief among these is the Silberne Einfassung, a pyramid which came from the sky. Tonight, a corpulent mage and a wizened thief will brave its walls in search of the intoxicant brewed in its mysterious heart. Their journey will take them into the domain of fear and strangest sorcery.
Of Dragons, Love, and Poison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of three short stories (1st included free in sample) from Matthew D. Ryan. Of Dragons, Love, and Poison: The king’s family has vanished and the warrior Thrigon is tasked with finding them. The Red Archer: An exciting tale that pits the world’s greatest archer against a master thief. Fate Unchained: A young prince must confront his younger brother for the fate of a kingdom.