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Dreamscapes #10 - Dolomyr
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 10. Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. "Dolomyr" is the recounted experiences of a creature that knows not what, who or where it is - simply that it is not human, and it has woken here instead of somewhere it rightfully belongs.
The Playroom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
This is a story for all ages. In 1915 a young girl sets a tea table for three elegant women of high stature and esteem. WWI intrudes, shatterring their idyllic life. The women find unknown strength and depth to their characters.
The Curiosity
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
I bought an artifact from antiquity, and antiquity wants it back! A super-short Weird Tale.
The Man Who Would Not Turn, Part I of the Messiah Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tom does not like his job. He is the memory of his people. He watches and bares witness to the suffering they have caused, and it is his job to ensure that history does not repeat itself. Tom does not know it, but he will soon be called on to do more than watch. This the story of when Tom first met the little girl whose doom he would chronicle. Welcome to the World of the Messiah Tree.
Bond Forger (The World of Lasniniar Book 2.5)
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Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Secrets can be heavy burdens. Barlo has been carrying his for years. Frustrated and restless, he seizes a chance at freedom by taking his father’s place as envoy to the exiled clans of Dwarvendeep. But he soon learns their tenuous allies have a secret of their own... This 12,000 word fantasy novelette adventure takes place shortly after Storm Rider, and includes an excerpt of Wave Runners.
A Slave To The Coin
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Emerson Cartwright is a wealthy, respected business man. He’s also a man with an obsession. Doctors, therapists, hypnotists, nothing seems to help him fight the compulsion to pick up found change, to hoard every coin he and his family has every held. When he discovers a hidden letter from his great grandmother, he begins to wonder if this family quirk stems from a sinister deal made long ago.
Dragon's Dishonor, A Short Story
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dragon's Dishonor is a short story, published for my readers who enjoy October and Halloween with me. Devastated and left severely injured in the wreck that killed his wife, Rose, and their unborn child, Matt finds something unbelievable on a periodic visit to his wife's grave. No veterinarian on earth would ever think h
An Unusual Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia is delighted at the opportunity of moving into a cottage by the sea with her mother. Through her hobby of shell collecting, she meets and befriends a sad and lonely mysterious woman on the beach, who also shares her love of seashells. The friendship leads to a most unexpected and extraordinary discovery.
Lostren's Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Two His Glory Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lostren is on a quest to find happiness. He travels through many lands and dangers. When he finally stops, he realizes it isn't happiness he has been looking for after all.
Unquiet Dreams: A Murmuration of Unsettling Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Between waking and sleep, they wait." This is a speculative fiction anthology that includes some previously published and unpublished works by K.A. Laity. There's something for everyone who enjoys being disturbed whilst reading.
Blood on a Broken Hand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When his son tells him of a strange event, Lord Morgan Gallager has to come to terms with his past, in order to accept his son's destiny and move toward a safe but unpredictable future. Account #4 of my Tales of Terrara Vikos story saga A prequel to my Trials of Terrara Vikos series (hopefully coming soon)
Branding of a Heretic
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Price: Free! Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Visit http://forgottenfiction.webs.com for additional formats. ___________________________ A historical scholar finds a secret that could change the world forever and attempts to release it to the public.
Aurealis #55 Award Winners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 1 review)
This issue of the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror, edited by Dirk Strasser, is our first special Aurealis Award Winners issue. 'Rains of la Strange' by Robert N Stephenson, an action-packed story set in a richly-realised milieu, won Best Science Fiction Short Story. Lisa L Hannett's 'The Short Go' was the joint winner in the Best Horror Short Story category.
Potpourri
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Potpourri is a collection of short stories, essays and poetry.
All the Way Home
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Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Kris quit drinking when she and her son escaped her abusive boyfriend. But her dangerous past followed them, and Nate is kidnapped from the backseat of her car. Four months later, Nate is still missing. No one expects him to be found. But Kris believes in him as much as he believes in her. When Nate calls to her across the miles, she sets out to find the kidnapper, and bring her son home.
Jorinda
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Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jay can't wait to make his girlfriend, Jorinda, his wife, but his plans for a romantic proposal go horribly wrong, and now it's up to Jay to save his true love. This short story is an update of the Grimm Fairy Tale 'Jorinda and Joringel'.
The Vampire in the Church Choir
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Price: Free! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lara is a vampire. Keeping a secret like that – being (sort of) dead – isn’t easy, which is why she came to a Big Box Mega Church in the first place. But now the pastor is preaching on “Monsters In Our Midst” and the congregation is out with pitchforks and torches. Can Lara keep her secret and still be part of the church? This story is a sequel to the book "Night of the Living Dead Christian."
The Shredded Veil Mysteries
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
December 21st, 2012 hadn't been the end of the world, but the Great Unraveling. The veils between the Seen and Unseen worlds shredded. The living learned they weren't alone. Andy had seen it all, done it all, as a detective working Vice when he'd be alive. Now, as a ghost, he works as a private investigator. Come explore the mysteries of Heaven and Hell, of cameras with souls and others.
The Bone Knife
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Price: Free! Words: 18,040. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rae knows how to look out for family. Born with a deformed foot, Rae is wary of all things beautiful, instantly distrusting their latest visitor: an appallingly attractive faerie. His presence imperils the secret her sister guards. But when the local villagers show up demanding his blood, Rae must find a way to protect both her sister's secret and their guest. Even if that means risking herself.
Seeds of Sorrow
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The engineers of the SkyForge begin the new year with a project that is ambitious even by the standards of the mighty Cartan Empire.