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Midnight and Moonshine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: Australian English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In “Seeds,” the opening story of Hannett and Slatter’s innovative dark fantasy collection, Mymnir, Odinn’s white raven, flees the Ragnarok, “an apocalypse for the gods alone,” and comes to the New World. There she creates a Fae kingdom in the image of Asgardr, transforming herself from a thieving, neglected raven into the fearsome, immortal Fae Queen.
366 Squared Volume 5: May
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Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For the merry, merry month of May, a collection of 31 short stories to wipe that spring-is-here smirk right off your face. As usual, a blend of science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction and the occasional mini-essay. As always, each story told in exactly 366 words.
A Pair of Shorts
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As the title suggests, 'A Pair of Shorts' contains two short stories. One in the Science Fiction genre. The other might best be described as Fantasy. Both are amusing and entertaining and have a sting in the tail.
Blood in the Forest, Part 1 of Shadows of the Heavens
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Series: Shadows of the Heavens. Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A scholar's murder in an unimportant village threatens to ignite political tensions in the empire. Village enforcer Adajo must accompany the city examiner investigating the death, navigating an alien landscape of intrigues and unfamiliar masks. An 11000 word fantasy novelette.
Prickle Moon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: Australian English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The skillful first collection by prolific New Zealand fantasist Marillier (the Bridei Chronicles and others for adults and teens) includes 14 short stories, as well as an introduction by Sophie Masson and detailed author’s notes.
The King's Daughter
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Series: The Kingdom of Kaikara, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Solitary Cat Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
King Bartol of Kaikara has negotiated a peace treaty with Kaikara’s one-time enemy, Tarfor, part of which involves the marriage of his son, Prince Gareth, to the Tarfori King’s daughter. Bartol’s daughter, Princess Siriatre, has serious doubts about the treaty – but will anyone listen to her before it's too late and Kaikara's magical creatures pay the price?
The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The things you run into in space… Fresh from the University, Sheila Wulf thinks she's made her mark when she discovers an alien species, but her fifteen minutes of xenopological fame seems to be wasted on a tribe of uncooperative crabs. Could anything be worse? Try working for her. "The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions" is available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Raising Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Necromancer seeks the power of immortality.
Tales Of Terror For A Dark Night
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Ghosts, monsters and demons aren’t real are they; they’re just made up to frighten children at Halloween? Or are they? What if that creaking floorboard upstairs isn’t caused by the house settling? What if that banging shutter isn’t down to the wind and what if that cold spot in your lounge isn’t because of a draught? Maybe you’re not alone after all. Maybe something is watching you right now.
Danika's Surprise: A Kingdom Series companion Short Story
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Series: Kingdom Chronicles: Part 2, Book 3 · Kingdom, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Author's Note: This is a companion short story to the Kingdom Series. It is not a full length novel, this is a novelette that bridges the Bad Five storyline to the new Kingdom Series (Dark Princess) storyline coming out around Christmas! Danika has a secret. One that will forever alter the course of those she loves...
Playing with Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Playing with Fire," from Third Flatiron Anthologies, won't melt your face, but it might light a fire under you. Included in this anthology is a reprint of a classic, "The Carnival," by Michael Fedo, which has become an iconic story among secondary school students.
After the Fall
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Peter enjoys his isolated life in the Montana countryside. But after a solitary walk along his property’s borders results in a potentially deadly fall, he fights like hell to survive, knowing no one will come to rescue him. So, when he starts seeing things—seeing a creature he knows can’t exist—he grasps at his one chance for survival: believing in the impossible.
Apocalypse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apocalypse is a collection of unique short stories with genres varying from psychological thriller to dream fantasy.
Yolanda (The Miel Chronicles)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Written By J.T. Lewis & K.R. Jordan These are the journeys of Miel, the Keeper of the journal.
The Cerulean Stone: A Will Hawthorne short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Will and his friends are hired to rescue a family heirloom from an imposing house, but all is not what it seems.
Blood Melt - Seth Cometh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
All aliens visiting Earth are not little green things with exaggerated, oval shaped eyes. That’s what Avani Darrisaw found out when she gazed into the honey-brown irises of Seth, a prince from Amarka. Sixteen year old Avani always knew there was more to the story about this secret war her father fought in—a war never broadcasted on the evening news. But when Counselor Vivian Brashear came to her
Jezdci na vlnách světla
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: Czech. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Třicet sedm krátkých a velmi krátkých nejen vědeckofantastických povídek.
Sixpence and Rye and a Snake in a Pie: A Fractured Nursery Rhyme
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Fawkes the cook has had enough of Mr. Stuart's insults. And now Stuart's son is making advances on the maid, Fawkes' daughter. How much abuse can a good cook take? When it appears that a better position is within his grasp, Fawkes plots revenge, but even the best cooks can make a mistake, and snakes don't ask questions before they bite.
Horrible Stories for Terrible People, Vol 2 - Obscura
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story collection is written in the vein of early 2oth century weird pulp tales. Stories include an Earth where monsters worship Godzilla and humans are a distant memory, a man who tracks down and has a conversation with the Lord Almighty, and the incarnation of ultimate evil tries to determine which replacement candidate best personifies the evil of the modern age.
The Sins of Acheryn
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Sins of Acheryn tells the tale of the cataclysmic fall of a vanished empire. As the legendary Kings of Acheryn moved to consume the nations of the ancient world, her pride and violence rose to the thrones of heaven. At the pinnacle of her power, three judgments would punish the greatest empire of a world now lost to myth and time. (Short Story. Approximately 4200 words).