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Heart Of The Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Elric of Melniboné, deposed ruler of the ancient Dreaming City of Imrryr, has marshaled a band of sea-reavers in hopes of raiding his his homeland and reclaiming both his throne and his beloved Cymoril from his treacherous cousin, Yrkoon. But before he can do so, he must travel to the fabled Valley of the Dragons, in hopes of procuring a flying dragon of his own in order to lead the assault.
Raise the Dead
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Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
*(Caution: If you are prone to nightmares do not select this title)* - MATURE CONTENT - Desperate to clear his client, an attorney solicits the supernatural talents of a spiritualist in order to gain access to a deceased witness, but in the process, pays an unusual price.
Adjo And The Invitation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Adjo And The Invitation by Natashiah Jansen A parallel world, a magical crystal, a phoenix and an invitation: These are some of the exciting things in store for you with the latest Natashiah Jansen entitled, “Adjo and the Invitation”.
White-Out Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents White-Out Man by Janet Marie Lewis Everyone it seems wonders, at some point in their lives, what will happen when they eventually stand before the “Pearly Gates”? One man seems stuck somewhere between, in a groundhog effect, approaching and re-approaching the Gates in a repeatedly futile attempt to attain a bottle of white-out.
Stick and the Lion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
To graduate from wizard training, Stick must direct a starving lion to go from one end of a long cage to the other. Then survive the brother wizard who hates him -- and the Moon Queen who loves him. Tired of magic wand, eye of newt 'recipe' magic? If the ingredients really contain the power, you perform a chemistry experiment. Perhaps real magicians impose their will without hocus pocus.
Arithmetic for Mages
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Series: Tales of the Lost and Forlorn, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After being at the mercy of a Mage’s ill-cast fire ball spell, the disgruntled Tabletop heroes begin to question their paths in the Game.
Autometran
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Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
This is the first of three installments of a young-adult reader, short-story series. A fun rendition of life. Take a moment to step outside of yourself and walk in Ben's moccasins.
Nettlefold Princess
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
All is not well in Nettlefold Hollow. Amity claims she see things in the shadows and refuses to go out at night. Her classmates laugh at her until she goes missing on the way home from school. When Samantha looks in her locker and finds her diary, she learns that Amity was being haunted by a fairy prince. Who can she rely on to help her with a problem like that? Included in an Anthology of Worlds.
The Ocean Won't Burn
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Price: Free! Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The death of Jack Winter's father sends Jack on a search for answers. Why did his father, a noted marine researcher, hate the sea? And why did Jack's mother disappear so long ago? Traveling east, toward the sunrise and the Atlantic, he finds the answers on the edge of the ocean. The Ocean Won't Burn is a short story of about 12,000 words.
The True Story of Jonathan Vera
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,410. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ex-soldier Jonathan Vera is having a tough year. Instead of despairing he chooses to barter his military experience for quick money. When his new potential employers tell him that the job involves hunting vampires, he suspects that perhaps they are not quite sane. Now Jonathan must decide whether his new employers are crazy or, much worse, telling the truth.
Ignatius Ignoramus, The Ill-Fated
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Teacher Ignatius has a secret desire and fire doesn't worry him; he believes he can outlive others by standing in the sun; he tells Tommy Tingles, Suzie Slurpkupp and other classmates. School's out for Christmas;Tommy invites him on an adventure stretching over the wildest boundaries; it's a race against time to save the planet. Ignatius's curiosity may be his downfall in this changing end time.
Everywhere
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A twisted fairy tale. The people of this strange kingdom must always think good thoughts, for their minds are monitored at all times by the Queen's beloved magical flowers, which grow out of every crevice in the land. The Queen rules over all, and hears all - all but one. The kingdom's Princess is the only hope in a world where all thoughts but hers are heard, and slaughter comes daily.
Follow Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Liam is a brooding young wizard whose home has fallen prey to the Dark Circle. Esma is a Story-traveler and also Liam's long-lost, truest friend. As friendship blazes into romance, Liam must make a choice which will place either his love or his family in danger. Can Esma use the last of her Story-traveler wishes to save both Liam and his family? If not, what--and how--can Liam possibly choose?
Starting Over
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
John Madison thought he had everything a man needed; money, thriving business and the freedom of bachelorhood. Until one young lady dared him to want more with her innocent question.
Witherspork
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In this short by Ben Ditmars, Jeff Witherspork has spent his whole life being different. The other kids made fun of his strange last name and that was the least of it. They never knew about the doors opening on their own or the paths appearing out of nowhere. He kept it completely secret, until adulthood when a mysterious email arrived, throwing him into an elaborate mystery with others like him.
The Summer Prince
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Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, Niamh sneaks out to attend the festival of Beltaine and soon encounters a mysterious young man. When she has to choose between running deeper into a dark forest with a supernatural creature that shouldn't exist or facing an unknown threat chasing her, Niamh discovers she will have to rethink everything she knows about the Fae.
Second Life - The Dancer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Dariah was tall and blonde with a spectacularly perfect figure.She was a stunning looking woman,regardless of what world she was living in.Of all the things that she liked the most in her little world, Dariah liked dancing the best. She loved to go ballroom dancing, to be held in the arms of another, to look into their eyes, to feel the closeness - but finding a woman to dance with was not easy.
The Human Interface
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Customer support can be Heaven, but most of us remember when it’s like - the other place. We all have had to deal with difficult, unreasonable people in our lives. Often the system turns them into demons, but sometimes they start out that way. Possession may be nine tenths of the law, but not when it comes to software. Also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
Dumbing Down the Ogre
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Series: Tales of the Lost and Forlorn, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“We’re here from the Abandoned and Forlorn Mercenary Company. We have information that is vital to your wellbeing and we need to urgently speak with you.” The mercenary company begin their latest mission: to liberate the ogre named