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Kateri's Tales: Based on Haudenosaunee Folktales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Have you ever wondered what a modern day folktale would look like? This collection of Indigenous contemporary and urban fantasies and rewritten folktales is the answer! As a descendent of the Haudenosaunee I thought some of my people’s traditional stories deserved a sequel, and I wished to explore my people’s folk beliefs. Kateri’s Tales does both.
Dirty Paws-The Unusual Stay At Home Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by VJKBooks. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Cat short story-1,355 words. Join Bluesy Boy to find the other cats. The house is empty and he is the only one home. See what he does to find the others and find out where they have all gone. Suitable for children.
In the Lair of the Bloody Handed
Series: The Chronicles of the White Bull, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A new land awaits Nhaqosa the giant white minotaur, one lush, unfamiliar and teeming with danger, a stark change from the dying world he had long travelled. The minotaur finds himself fighting to help for the survival of new friends, while old friends come to a major decision, one that will change everything. In the Lair of the Bloody Handed is a 11,000 word novelette.
A Long Time Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Angels and aliens, a bargain with the devil, voices from beyond the grave, and voices raised in terror. From an old-fashioned ghost story, to a mind-bending tale of mental illness, and a bite-sized vampire romance, this collection of short stories by Wondra Vanian will explore more than one side of the crazy, terrifying thing called life and teach us to remember that we're A Long Time Dead.
Zoo Daydreams Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
On her 13th birthday, Maddie chooses to go to the Zoo with her parents and her best friend Machelle. Only there is one problem, Machelle doesn't seem to be excited about the animals. All she wants to talk about are boys and clothes. Will things between Maddie and Machelle ever be the same again?
In A Flash
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
From horror to westerns to romance to far-flung space opera and all points in between, In A Flash collects more than fifty very short stories that explore the vagaries of time and space, journeys to exotic realms, and the curious ways of the heart.
The City in Shadows
Series: The Deeds of Peregrine and Blade, Book 7. You set the price! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Across inhospitable wastelands travels the battered remnants of a defeated army, hounded by the vengeful victors. Hope seems lost until they stumble upon an ancient city, a place of dread though, of lingering evils from the distant past. Stuck between the two, there are few choices to be had and so, led by Peregrine and Blade, they head in, seeking a place of refuge. A 8,800 word novelette
Shadows! Oscar Petey and the Duel of Knights
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Oscar Petey, a very normal boy, finds himself in a very strange predicament on his daily walk home from school. Two shadowy characters, ripe with insults, appear under fantastic circumstances. Who are these brawling brutes? Can Oscar Petey resolve this fervent rivalry? Find out in this fun short story read!
Led Astray
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Two bounty hunter sisters are hired to rescue a lord's daughter. The village she disappeared in is not what it seems, and something is clawing beneath the ground towards them.
The Arches of Orkney County
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
(4.00 from 1 review)
Long ago in the county of Orkney there were two towns that faced each other. They were near each other as the crow flies and worlds apart in every other way. Seasons came and went, and each day was as like to the one before as it was to the one after, until because of a child's bauble and a boy's wits and a girl's face it was not so. 25 minute read.
Oroflex (Patent Pending)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Once upon a time, I was SO screwed…” When Princess’s boss promises a client Princess can make Oroflex (bendy gold wire), Princess has to turn to her colleague Bob (not his real name) the Dwarf for help. Unfortunately, Bob’s help comes with a price: a date. And it just gets worse from there… “Oroflex (Patent Pending)” is a clever alchemical take on a classic fairy tale.
Good Scrying Gone Bad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The First Rule of Witchcraft: Harm none. The Second Rule of Witchcraft: Practice magic only when you’re clear of mind. That includes not practicing magic while drunk. When drunken scrying goes awry, Madison connects with Brody, a cute guy trapped…somewhere. Freeing him becomes her obsession. Does the Second Rule of Witchcraft count when it comes to love?
The Oasis of Broken Bones
Series: The Deeds of Peregrine and Blade, Book 6. You set the price! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Across the harsh deserts of the east flows the wealth of nations, yet the route is dangerous. Though water is scarce, there is one oasis that not even the most desperate will approach, the Oasis of Broken Bones. Peregrine, the fearless Aedring swordmaiden is determined to uncover the truth of the oasis, dragging her reluctant companion Blade into danger and mystery. A 11,000 word novelette.
About Myself
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This short story has a genre of fantasy and reveals the meaning of fear and prejudice within the personality of every living being by means of superimposing images on fictional characters....
7Stories for 7Days
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Engaging stories dedicated both to adults and children. Stories and lessons to be shared with the loved ones. Parents and children can go around the world tasting different cultures from their own bedroom, creating a stronger family bond. 7 Stories for 7 Days
Becoming a Cheese Head
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
During an injury filled season for the Green Bay Packers Tim gets his call to play wide receiver and running back with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. An unlikely person to ask, Tim is given the chance to make his childhood dream of becoming a cheese head or a Packers player a reality. After never playing a game of high school or college football Tim takes the filed for the Packers with some pride.
The Knight of Faith
Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young woman sneaks into enemy territory to take out an advancing army's most powerful soldier.
Orange Cerlo: One Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Capie, Rees and other craftspeople of the town work to build a new world settlement utilizing ancient arts and commerce methods of the Merchant West and East Indies Companies to find balance and success in a new land. These ways bring success and those seeking to find and capture the secret to the delicate balance of the fast growing town. Four kids get an unexpected education at Orange Cerlo.
Child of Words Issue 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Skin Like Shining Armour" by Tom Conoboy "Affections Between Space" by James Boone Dryden "Mary Beth’s Prophecy" by Cathy C. Hall "Melancholy Dust" by Jason S. Ridler "Remedy Blue" by D.N. Drake "My Salieri
Child of Words Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Riding to Hounds" by Thomas Canfield "Finishers of Men" by Don Norum "O Holy Night" by Paul Lorello "Lavender and Chamomile" by LaShawn M. Wanak "Sharks With Thumbs" by David James Keaton