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Ursa Major 2014 Short Fiction Reading Packet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of the five short stories by Mary E. Lowd nominated for the 2014 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction. Read science fiction about a dog, fantasy about a cat, the story of an enchanted carousel, and an epic love story set in the Otters In Space universe.
The Book of Gates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Book of Gates is a collection of horror short stories. It is divided into two chapters, each containing 13 stories and a novella. The stories range from horror through to fantasy and the supernatural.
Out of the Vaults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,220. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dr. Willoughby Thorne always wanted to work for the Smithsonian. Instead, he ended up the curator of the Museum of the Arcane, chasing restless artifacts imbued with their own ideas of their place in history. Aided by a museum staff that could kindly be called eccentric, it is Will’s duty to keep the objects from corrupting an unsuspecting public...even when the museum has other ideas!
Black Static #45 Horror Magazine (Mar – Apr 2015)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
New dark fiction by Steve Rasnic Tem, S.P. Miskowski, Laura Mauro, Stephen Hargadon, Emily B. Cataneo, Andrew Hook, Cate Gardner, and Danny Rhodes, with art by Richard Wagner and Ben Baldwin. Nonfiction is Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker’s columns, Tony Lee’s Blood Spectrum (DVD/Blu-ray/VoD reviews); Peter Tennant’s Case Notes (book reviews), and interview with Helen Marshall.
The Princess Collection Volume 1: The Princess on the Glass Hill and Other Fairy Tale Retellings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
New life is breathed into 3 classic fairy tales with fleshed-out characters and heightened suspense. Experience the quest to reach the Princess on the Glass Hill, witness the scheming of Rumpelstiltskin, and feel the dauntless spirit of Cinderella as you’ve never experienced them before. The first volume of The Princess Collection is a must-read for every fan of fairy tales.
Interzone #257 (Mar - Apr 2015)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone’s Mar–Apr 2015 issue has new stories from Alastair Reynolds, Tendai Huchu, Fadzlishah Johanabas, Rich Larson, and Aliya Whiteley. Cover art is Martin Hanford’s ‘Rime’. Features include news, book reviews (Justina Robson’s latest + more), film reviews (Jupiter Ascending, Ex Machina + more), and comment. Andy Hedgecock interviews Helen Marshall and Peter Tennant interviews Aliya Whiteley.
The Dark and Shadowy Places
Price: Free! Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
This book is a collection of short stories or ‘flash fiction’, inspired mostly by author Chuck Wendig's weekly writing challenges on his Terrible Minds blog. Most of the stories are based on these challenges and can be found on my short story blog, Under A Starlit Sky, with a few unpublished ones thrown in. Now, please, won't you journey into the dark and shadowy places?
Not Just For Christmas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Not Just For Christmas is three not so short short stories you can read at any time. NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS (Three short Christmassy stories to read at any time!) by STEFAN JAKUBOWSKI THE MISSING CHRISTMAS SOCK Tom Tyme, the time travelling pensioner, is at his wits’ end in this Yuletide mystery. Saint Nicholas is missing you see! Worse still, so is Tom’s Christmas sock!
Middle Unearthed: The Best Fantasy Short Stories 1800-1849
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before there was a lovable green ogre called Shrek and a bespeckled wizard named Harry Potter, there were the 10 best fantasy short stories published in English during the first half of the nineteenth century. These excellent stories were uncovered by awarding-winning editor Andrew Barger from old magazines and forgotten journals and it is an annotated edition.
Shiny Thing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Papaveria Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
You know the old saying: all that glitters is not gold. Well sometimes, all that is gold does not glitter. In SHINY THING, your life may depend on being able to tell the difference.
In the Forest of Forgetting
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 75,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Papaveria Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of sixteen postmodern gothic fairy tales from award-winning author Theodora Goss.
Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. * An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop. * A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary. * A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures. and much, much more!
Mechanized Masterpieces 2: An American Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ride into the Wild West with ten steampunked expansions of classic American tales.
Tree House Tales: A Collection of Short Stories, Non-Fiction Shorts, Artwork, and Extracts From Five Narenta Tumults Novels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
TREE HOUSE TALES is an eclectic collection of 33 short works. Fantasy, humor, SF, anecdotes, poetry, art & beats-me, written over 30 years and achieving sentient critical mass in Dec 2014. When they clamored for publication I shrugged and answered, "Why not." Big mistake. SF & Fantasy fans in particular should enjoy the novelette Last Battle, a dozen more SpecFic works & 5 fantasy novel extracts
Black Static #44 Horror Magazine (Jan-Feb 2015)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The January–February issue of Black Static contains illustrated dark fiction by Simon Avery, Priya Sharma, Jackson Kuhl, E. Catherine Tobler, and Tyler Keevil. The cover art is 'Ghost' by Martin Hanford. Features include the regular comment columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker, an extensive interview with author Tim Waggoner, and a reviews of a great many books and movies.
Dark Tales of Sorrow and Despair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Step into Ciprian Mitoceanu's horrific worlds, where sorrow and despair shake hands with (the illusion of) hope, and you will surely be getting a taste of what the young Romanian horror has best to offer.
The Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,350. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Imaginative stories involving the sea, offered up by Alex Hughes, Amy Lee Burgess, Andrea Jones, Anna Reith, Barry King, Benjamin Knox, Camille Griep, Diane Awerbuck, Don Webb, J.C. Piech, Rob Porteous, Simon Dewar, Steve Jones, Toby Bennett, and Wayne Goodchild. Plunge into watery worlds where mystery, horror or wonder await.
Trafficking in Magic, Magicking in Traffic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
These 18 magical tales of travel and transactions are perfect to read on your vacation, commute, or flight from vengeful ghosts. Featuring classic stories by Elizabeth Bear and Darrell Schweitzer, as well as new work by James Enge, Deborah Grabien, and others.
The Alien Star Chamber
Price: Free! Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High quality action-packed stories of explorers encountering mind-bending aliens/entities from beyond space and time! In the first a voyager of colossal magnitude and origins crashes into the Antarctic and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it from beneath the ice near an American ice station! In the second explorers find a pulsating alien sphere and enter a black hole it holds in its confines!
Storyland Shorts Collection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Storyland! This is a collection of light fantasy short stories set in the place where the stories live.Expect occasional fourth-wall breakage, lots of genre-savvy humour and more silly gags than you can shake your wossname at. This volume also includes the wonderful novella Don't Let The Sun Go Down by guest author Erika Wilson.