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Aurealis #70 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: Australian English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue features 'The Stain on the Lake' by Matthew J Morrison, a dark, chilling piece with characters to die for, and 'Wrecked' by Ephiny Gale, a new twist on the reality television theme, which is sort of 'Truman Show' meets 'Survivor' meets 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'. Don't miss Shane M Brown talking about how his Aurealis story is on the verge of making it to the silver screen.
Down to the Devil's House by Daniel R. Robichaud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A family reels in terror as a flock of evil gathers. A stranger's schemes center on a mystery ring of sacrificial stones. Only a traveling balladeer can get to the bottom of these dark dealings before all hell breaks loose. Daniel R. Robichaud's Jim Sargent returns with a new ghostly adventure set in the Applachian mountains.
Interzone #250 Jan - Feb 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #250. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone's 250th issue has seven stories. Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, David Tallerman, Georgina Bruce, C. Allegra Hawksmoor, Rebecca Campbell, Greg Kurzawa and Caroline M. Yoachim provide them and Ben Baldwin, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, and Dave Senecal illustrate them. 2014’s cover artist is Wayne Haag. All the usual regular features are present, including David Langford's 200th Ansible Link.
The Gravic Exacerbation by Natalie Rivener
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It is a day like any other when the ripples of two greater castings shake the grounds of the University of Yithnisia. No one pays it much heed...except for Corvic, arguably the most hated person at the University. It is now up to him to convince everyone of the mortal danger they have landed themselves in. But...will they listen?
Beyond by Natalie Rivener
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Myrrh of Yrthull are dying but, if they can fill Birr Rhellor's prophecy, they will be freed of their doom. A small group of warriors now head out on this quest and ahead of them lies the fearsome Serpent Storm. Will they be able to cross this deadly barrier and return to fulfill they prophecy?
Fruits of Labor by Samuel E. Washington, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Following the death of John, the three individuals responsible for his death – his wife Sarah, companion LeRoy, and business partner James, search through his belongings for his will. All goes according to their plans, but due to their greed and an accidental electrocution, the three soon discover the true fruits of their transgressions.
Worlds Away and Far by Cheryl Corbin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of five other worldly tales. SOLDIERS DANCE FOR ME PRISON FACILITY YK3-04 A SNACK FOR GARBAGG WHEN THE ANGELS SING A RAY OF SUNSHINE
EarthFlight Two: Dragon's Quest by Lily Ennis
Price: Free! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The second EarthFlight book sees Dragon and his pilot, Wabbit, soaring across the dimensions in search of Dragon's clan - if only he could remember what they looked like. The book contains three more adventures. Wabbit unwittingly gets them into some sticky situations but as always, Dragon's wise counsel and Wabbit's hare-brained schemes ensures a happy ending for all involved; for now.
Felinity by Sammy HK Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014 by Kristell Ink. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Felinity, noun, plural fel-in-ities. 1. The quality of being cat-like. 2. A divine being, a cat. Grimbold Books is proud to present our first Kristell Inkling, a collection of feline inspired flash fiction stories written by authors from all around the world.
The Right Bitch Trio by Doranna Durgin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 40 published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 19 short pieces. Now available from the author, this short story series got its start in the popular Chicks in Chainmail anthologies. The Right Bitch x3: one blue-ticked bitch, three stories, & three times the irreverent adventure.
Scheherezade by Victoria Goddard
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
On the thousand and first night of Scheherezade the Storyteller’s marriage, things do not go at all as she had hoped — nor do they end as she had expected. "Scheherezade" is a short story in the Tales from Ysthar collection.
The Rabbit & the Priest: A Tale for Children by Gervasio Arrancado
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a magic realism short story, a tale for children. I hope adults will enjoy it as well. In a small town in Mexico, a drought has ravaged crops, killed stock and left the villagers hungry. What can one rabbit do to help?
Five Mornings: A Cambio Springs Short Story by Elizabeth Hunter
Series: Cambio Springs Mysteries, 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
One morning can change everything. Five mornings can change a life. “Five Mornings” is a short story of approximately 36 pages set in the Cambio Springs universe. This e-book also includes an exclusive first look at Alex and Ted’s full-length novel, DESERT BOUND, coming Fall 2014. From Elizabeth Hunter, bestselling author of the Elemental Mysteries and the Irin Chronicles.
A Tragedy: The Short Story of Fox & Tango by All Authors Publishing House
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Hot and heavy declarations of love. Color coded separation of M&M's. Sprinkles of sarcasm here and there. A typical day in the romance of Fox and Tango. When disaster rips Tango from her arms will she survive the ocean of her emotional torment or will Fox drown in the waves of tragedy?
Mender (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seeing a big, red handlebar mustache every now and then isn't unusual, but three in one day, especially when one belongs to a woman? Now something strange is going on! Couple that with a hoard of rats invading your apartment and you've got a real problem on your hands. To add insult to injury, finding out that you are the root cause of all this could really ruin your day!
Above the Clouds (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Up in the air and out of your mind. Rick has been cooped up for half a day in economy class on a flight to Beijing and is ready for a change of pace. Unexpected turbulence though could prove to be more than asked for as Rick realizes his plane may not be alone in the cloudy skies over China. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."
Guardians of the Future by M.A. Abraham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Daroth is at wits end to know how to control a generation of children. The rowdiness he accepts, but when it gets out of hand he hands training of their offspring to Gabriel. The children take to training like ducks to water, but the mothers are missing their babies. The Life Mates decide to help their King reconsider and he learns not to underestimate the power of bonds between mother and child.
Empaquetados by Juan Miguel Aguilera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deshaz el nudo. Desgarra con tus manos ansiosas el papel que lo envuelve y descubre lo que contiene este peligroso paquete que Sportula ha preparado. Como especial del día del libro 2014, Sportula ofrece totalmente gratis una antología con textos de algunos de sus mejores autores. Aquí están, empaquetados, esperando a que los descubras y te adentres en los universos que han creado.