Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories

Evangeline (A Dark Faerie Tale #0.5)
By Alexia Purdy
Series: A Dark Faerie Tale, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Land of Faerie is calling. There are places unknown, magic lures you in and love spands lifetimes. Don't resist. It's in the blood... Evangeline is a short story prequel to Ever Shade. Books available in this series: Evangeline (A Dark Faerie Tale #0.5) Ever Shade (A Dark Faerie Tale #1) Ever Fire (A Dark Faerie Tale #2)
The Three Hares (a short story)
By River Byrnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Driving his van home across the moors one night, Dylan finds his way blocked by three white hares. Entranced by these mystical creatures, he is soon swept away by a moorland legend.
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Three
By Scott H. Andrews (Editor)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Eighteen more short stories of literary adventure fantasy from Beneath Ceaseless Skies online magazine. Authors include Richard Parks, Margaret Ronald, Genevieve Valentine, and World Fantasy Award-winner Steve Rasnic Tem. Includes four stories that received Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois's The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection.
Murphy's Fury
By Shannon Tripp
Series: Fury Girl Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jasmine is back on the prowl but this time she's going to need all the help she can get. Because of a childish prank, she's managed to anger the demon of mischief, Murphy. Now a messed up assignment, a return of the fur, and poodle children stand between her and success. What's a Fury to do?
Big Black Dog: Enchanted Forest, Episode 2
By AJ Cooper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the center of the Kalamar Forest lies the Sheeh, a forbidding region where the trees have minds of their own and the vines strangle passersby. The only settlement, Loxdon, exists precariously on its northernmost edge. Yet things are not well. The ghost of a big black dog kills in the night, and the villagers suspect a witch is responsible.
Plutoed
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When you mess with the ego of a god, you'd better be prepared for the consequences... This humorous short tale explains what REALLY happened when astronomers took it upon themselves to relegate the ninth planet to the status of dwarf.
Reason To Sing
By Janet Marie Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Reason To Sing by Janet Marie Lewis In a future time, well after all the countries of the world have engaged in a global nuclear event, a select few have survived The Great War and reorganized civilization within a sealed Bubble.
A Veteran's Victory
By M. Kari Barr
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A sidewalk to nowhere was the inspiration for this short tale. Surely such a sidewalk would have magical mystical properties...one such sidewalk was built on Murry's road...a sidewalk leading to an empty field. Murry takes a midnight stroll to the end of the sidewalk and is thrown into an adventure that changes her life forever.
Tattoo Magic Showdown (The Bluesman #2)
By Stuart Jaffe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fuller and Scotch's investigation of some animal mutilations leads to a confrontation with a vicious pack of beasties and a surprise that scares Fuller to the bone - a magician from his own world.
Killer of Monsters (The Bluesman #1)
By Stuart Jaffe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Bluesman - musician, magician, lethal killer. Thrown into our world from a parallel universe, the Bluesman seeks to save the Earth from being overrun by the horrid, mutated creatures that came with him. Armed with magic, skill, and his companion, Scotch, he faces these monsters hoping to create a peaceful world for all. This short story, Killer of Monsters, is the first of his adventures.
The Lennox Kid
By Vance Kotrla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, a lawyer pressured into defending a rich kid caught driving drunk gets a visit from his concience. Whose name is Larry.
Midnight: The Magpie
By Sebastian van Heel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two boys are murdered in vicious fashion. The mysterious circumstances of the murders has lead to a company called Midnight being hired by a concerned mother to know the truth behind the death of her only son. An assortment of feathers are continually found at the scene of the crime and it may be the only link to the events.
Saving the Moon
By Mette Ivie Harrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
a short story collection, mostly contemporary fantasy, including A Candle at Midnight and an Open Door and Saving the Moon.
Winter Wanderland (A Low Fantasy Short Story)
By Angela Black
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Winter Wanderland: Since his birth, Richter’s been trained to hunt for his village. It’s all he’s ever known. It’s one of those hunts where he finds himself trailing an elusive creature in hopes of making him a legend among his people. What he finds, however, is more than he ever could’ve bargained for. It’s his job to find a way to save himself and the only world he’s ever known.
Ten Apprentices
By Mette Ivie Harrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A traditional and contemporary fantasy (and one sf) short story collection with the theme of apprenticeship.
History's Shadow Beginnings: Alexander
By K. Dzr
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
"History's Shadow Beginnings" is a series of stories giving insight into the characters and events within the realm of "History's Shadow." This first installment introduces Alexander and the wizards and dragons responsible for what he would one day become. In a world of magic, secret wizard wars, and unsung heroes, Alexander remains one of "History's Shadow's" most powerful and mysterious forces.
Frozen Flame
By Victoria Zagar
Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Each year the two high mages of Wynter and Pyria come to the Neutral Lands to sign a treaty that has kept a fragile peace between the lands of ice and fire. However, climate change is destroying these two delicate societies and it's up to Asha and Shard not only to find a solution to the danger facing their people, but to come to terms with the fire and ice in their own hearts.
The Slave and The Lion and Other Stories
By Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A lion surprises a runaway slave. A lonely girl relies on the power of her TV to help her forget. A man meets a knight in an unexpected way. Find these stories in this collection.
Maydon Fare and Dragon Gold
By Pam Lynne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you get when you take a fair young maiden, three unscrupulous men, and dragon gold and put them together? You get a fairy tale adventure of course!
Pull of Gravity
By Cherie Reich
Series: Gravity, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A space fantasy novella An Earthling corporal, Nike's mission is to colonize the planet Cupidis. A Cupidian prince, Edonys's mission is to find a mate and take his place as King of Cupidis. When their missions collide, an Earthling corporal and a Cupidian prince will find it easier to ignore the pull of gravity than the pull of love.