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Mane Beach by Jessi Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Gold Coast, Australia. Home of sand, surf and… lions? Gavin’s heard the rumours of a lion loose on the Coast. But, pleasantly drunk from his buck’s night, he decides to walk home along the beach. Unfortunately his midnight stroll turns out a bit differently than he anticipated… This story contains mild coarse language.
The Unicorn Quilt by Jessi Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Years ago, Susan’s daughter disappeared. Susan blames herself – after all, she’s the one who made the quilt using the magical needle handed down from mother to daughter through the generations. Since that day, Susan has made hundreds of quilts, searching for the world where her daughter disappeared. Now, thirty years later, she thinks she’s found it…
Yuletide Magic by IE Castellano
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Before hearts entwined and battles fought, a little girl invoked the ancient magic of Yule. A holiday themed short based in the magical world of the epic fantasy series, the World In-between.
Finding Home by Lee Donoghue
Series: Eald Cearo: Assorted Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Finding Home - an Eald Cearo fantasy short story ‘Love is where you belong, not in the hate of others. Yet first you must accept your deeds.’ Outlaw, murderer, pariah: for Vess Baer they are titles earned, and now worn with regret. Time and the king’s men must surely catch up with him. Will he choose to belong or to be free? This is a fantasy short story of 4150 words in the Eald Cearo series
The Fifth Di... December 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: H. David Blalock, Myke Edwards, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Francis W. Alexander, John Grey, and Rebecca Melanie Sunquist.
Willow, Weep No More by Tenebris Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,740. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Tenebris Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Willow, Weep No More is a collection of traditionally-inspired tales that capture the magic and charm of the fairytale realm, whilst seeking to explore the depths of human wisdom, beauty and strength.
By the Living 'Taters by Rose Conroy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a collection of short stories, following on from two other small books, 'Out of My Mind' and 'Further Out', the difference being that the first two included true stories from my youth in Nelson, NZ. The latest book is simply made-up tales, some grumpy.
Tarrow's Tale by John Grover
Series: The Books of Braenyn, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In this tale Braenyn's lover Tarrow takes center stage as he relays his mysterious past for the first time to the elf thief. Tarrow's tale of woe moves forward the emotional bond between he and Braenyn, revealing how the shifter first used his powers to kill. Meanwhile, Braenyn steals the most prized gemstone in the land, intending to sell it to the highest bidder.
Faith by L L Watkin
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Halan had always been told he was an angel, sent by the Gods to defend humanity from one particular demon - his brother Hadon. When they were children, this was easy enough to believe, but now they are almost grown his mind breeds doubts. It is time to choose between faith in the Gods, and love of his brother, and both their lives lie in the balance.
Clive Barker's First Tales by Clive Barker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
First Tales, the inaugural self-published release from Clive Barker's SeraphimInk is a book that contains two original stories of fantastic fiction penned by Clive when he was a young man of 17... In His own words: "These two stories represent the two essential structures of fantastique literature..." Contents: The Candle in the Cloud & The Wood on the Hill.
In the Bleak Midwinter by Anne B. Walsh
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Anne B. Walsh presents five tales inspired by Christina Rossetti's classic poem, perfect for reading by the light of your Yuletide fire. Journey from the world of Trycanta, where a family celebrates the winter solstice; to the starship called the "Wild Rover", where gifts tell stories about life and living; to 18th-century England, where a young man must speak his lady's true name to win her...
Moon of the Sea by Meyari McFarland
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Badra and Rida fished the moonlit seas but their relationship was as unstable as their tiny fishing boat. All the silent resentment came to a head when they caught a Moon of the Sea. The rare deadly fish promised wealth beyond their wildest dreams. It threatened to destroy them, too. Moon of the Sea is a story of family, sisters and finding what matters to you in the midst of dire emergencies.
Sorcières & Zombies by Lizzie Crowdagger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: French. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sorcières & Zombies est un recueil de nouvelles mêlant fantastique et fantasy, humour et horreur, vampirisme et homosexualité, morts-vivants et enquête, transsexualité et sorcellerie.
The Little Mermaid Who Loved Too Much by Chris Van Dyk
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adrian the mermaid is on a quest for love... and eventually vengeance. But mostly love. In this twisted fairy tale wrought with irony, it presents a more realistic ending to the conventional love story, albeit that it gets there along the most absurd path possible. This also ties into the Twisted Fairy Tales universe that has ruined so many childhoods thus far. Not recommended for children.
The Restaurant of Many Orders by Kenji Miyazawa
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is perhaps the most famous of Kenji's short stories and one of his personal favorites, as it was the title story of his one and only self-published collection of short stories. Two hunters go on a hunting trip in the country and end up completely lost. Luckily they come across what appears to be an extremely popular restaurant…but everything is not as it seems.
Wendigo Dreams by J. Leigh Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Dreams hold power and insight and no one understands that more than the Ojibwe Webeno, or dream-interpretor, Mr. Shiriki. Even he is not prepared for the horror unleashed by one teenage girl's nightmares.
The Magical Forest of Aseran Volume 1: Battlecry by Elaine Kleid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Elaine Kleid. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
She Was Lost Without Him . . . A dark wizard attempts to steal warrior princess Kierha's soul. She must find herself, restore her powers & join Kyle who is looking to steal her soul as well...but for an entirely different reason. He Will Win Her Hand And Her Heart . . . Kyle is a Light Wizard betrothed to Kierha. He must battle to prove his worth. He knows with each victory she is worth it!
On Blackened Wings by Michelle Ann King
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A dark fantasy e-short of 4,200 words. 'On Blackened Wings' is one of the 12 stories of science fiction, fantasy and horror collected in Transient Tales Volume 2.
Papilionaceous by Scott Ferrell
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(3.00 from 1 review)
***Updated version*** A chance encounter reunites two people who have never met. Papilionaceous is a story about being trapped in a life you don't want and the hope of escaping into something better.