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The Evolving Life - The Reclamation Story 3
By Matthew Remion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Each Voice Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Reclamation Epic Continues: The threat from the Far Realm is growing. The two Lords of the Arcana, Yamato Ozakai and Darai Bkar, are drawn into the mounting battle, continuing their thousand year protectorate of Earth's magical twin. In "The Evolving Life", survivors from the ill-fated band of students and Scholars sent out from Dhan to build a new Wall find themselves battling strange magic.
After the Fall
By Karen L. Abrahamson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Years ago, as a young man, Daedalus lost Icarus, his son to the God Apollo. Now the child of his old age threatens to take wing. What will a father do to keep his son safe? Includes Short Story: Coyotes Cats and Other Creatures.
One More Forever...
By Darrel Day, Jr
Series: Witches of the Forest, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is the second part in the series of The Witches of the Forest. Follow along as you learn of Karen and her sisters origin. Be a part of their mother, Rachel's life and her learning what being a witch really means. Racing against time to save her father's life, Rachel will have to walk through a fire to save him.
Ask Yazdirir
By Bahadir Kahraman
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: Turkish. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Herkesle paylasilsin diye kendilerini yazdiran kisa hikayeler.
Lanterns in the Dark
By David Willoughby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Lanterns in the Dark is a collection of short stories revolving around the darker side of the human psyche. It brings a certain lightness that only fiction can bring to issues of criminal intent, human breeding, and questions about the destructive capacity of society. So, even as the stories walk you in to the depths of the darkness, I will always makes sure to loft a lantern to light your way.
Identity Thief
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Ian and his buddies, Joel and Alex, confront the local gang leader, they rescue Joel’s girlfriend, but Ian collapses in an apparent mental breakdown. Now the gang leader has a new scheme — steal Ian’s identity and get back onto the streets. In Baldino's paranormal short story, the reader struggles with Ian as he continues to protect his friends.
Fossiloctopus
By Forrest Aguirre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strange and unsettling collection of short fiction from World Fantasy Award-winning editor and author Forrest Aguirre. Explore this bizzare cabinet of curiosities culled from the pages of such places as 3rd Bed, Gargoyle, American Letters & Commentary, Diagram, Exquisite Corpse, and others. Open the door to a museum of surreal curiosities and stare into the eyes of the Fossiloctopus!
Begetting Merlin
By Catharine Vaughan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Rihanna, a survivingn member of the Sisters of the Heart, gets together with a young invading soldier, Abu-Dawid. As they learn the art of love together, Merlin is conceived.
Apex Magazine - Issue 30
By Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 30 of Apex Magazine, featuring work by Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Robert Shearman, Tim Pratt, Bryan Thao Worra, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Stephanie Jacob. Apex is edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas.
Defying Gravity
By Cherie Reich
Series: Gravity, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When the SS Perseid clashes with the Medusans' space cruisers, Alezandros and Linia's lives intertwine. They crash upon a post-apocalyptic Earth and are captured by cannibals. Alezandros and Linia cast their differences aside for a common bond: escape. But when romantic feelings emerge between them, they do the unthinkable. For a Medusan and a Persean to fall in love, it would defy gravity.
20 Tales of Horror and Fantasy
By Rob Volver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
20 short stories, 10 of horror and 10 of fantasy ... HORROR Night of the Toys The Woman Who Hated Cats SINS Marooned with a Vampire Hunting Season Mercy Dead Cherokee Joe Neighbors Second Judas Country Justice FANTASY Unicorn Hunt Holly's Chamber Thus Saith the Lord Animal Story Beneath the Wings of Dragons Glory Days War of the Four Clans Wizard's Guest New Sheriff in Town Trouble with an Elf
The Selkie
By Jen Ný
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this retelling of Celtic myth, a young fisherman named Conall loses his beloved wife to the fury of the sea. In his grief, he loses his will to live until he is rescued by a woman who appears to have come from the sea itself.
Holly's Chamber
By Rob Volver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A wizarding student falls in love with a young woman in a small village, but his master will not allow for their love to blossom. In a moment of anger, the student acts out, then retreats to seek aid from the woman he loves. But does she truly love him in return? And will she save him? This is a fantasy short story of approximately 3,600 words.
Black Static #27 Horror Magazine
By TTA Press
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.24 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Black Static is stuffed with horror & dark fantasy fiction and #27 has stories from 2012 BFS award nominee Simon Bestwick, Gord Sellar, Jacob Ruby, Stephen Bacon and V.H. Leslie. Also present are the innovative artwork, hard-hitting features and expert book & DVD reviews readers have come to admire. Author Alison Littlewood' is interviwed her first novel 'A Cold Season' is reviewed.
Sky-Tinted Waters
By Michael Merriam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sky-Tinted Waters is an anthology of stories by the Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers Group. You'll find stories featuring: Rampaging steam-powered constructs Bioengineered killer squirrels Military serums filled with nanotech A demon who pounces on mispronounced words An invisible flying pony And fourteen more tales of adventure, enchantment, humor, terror, magic and science gone wro
The Lord of Winter
By LJ McDonald
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A hundred years after the war against the Lord of Winter, Porl gathers a group of mercenaries together to search the glacier for treasure left there during the war. Instead they find the last thing they would have expected and it's up to Porl to get them home alive.
A Troll Under Golden Gate Bridge: Short Story
By Judy Goodwin
Series: Cathy Pembroke, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Who knew that deforestation would open up the realm of the Fae? And that fairy tale monsters would start plaguing America's most prized landmarks? In the humorous short story, "A Troll Under Golden Gate Bridge," special police officer Cathy and her partner Robert have to tackle super-sized trouble. Also includes "Damsel in Distress", about a damsel who can't wait for a prince to come rescue her.
Shattered: Broken Fairy Tales
By Rabia Gale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Once upon a time, stories ended happily ever after. Or did they? What if the magic mirror couldn't decide on the fairest of them all? What if Beauty's kiss didn't break the curse? What if choosing a bride based on her shoe size was a bad idea? Shattered: Broken Fairy Tales is a collection of three short stories that take a turn into the dark forest instead of out of it.
Dark Brigade: Dorwin's Gold
By D. N. Tomblin
Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gildar of Torythe actually did it. He found Dorwin's gold, however, finding it was just the beginning of his challenges as word spreads quickly. He returns to his home to find his beloved murdered by jealous humans. His only hope is to journey to the Forgotten Woods to obtain the amulet that the Necromancer needs to bring her back to life, before her life force is completely drained.
In The Mouth Of The Gift Horse
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Surprise presents are very nice, even to tyranical dictators. Sometimes the surprise is that anyone will even SEND you a present!