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Cheese Market of the Future - and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: British English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of twenty-three humorous and interesting stories that will make you think, make you laugh and which fizzes with ideas and originality. Some stories are fantasy, others very much set in a familiar world - it covers speed-dating, grieving, how to deal with people giving advice, living in denial ... all are dealt with wit and intelligence and a sparkling good humour.
Tales of Blood and Ink
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These tales span from Heian era Japan to the near reaches of space, from alternate world fantasies inspired by Babylon and Mohenjo-Daro to post-apocalyptic air ships that never touch the ground, from light-hearted fare like "Trifle" to the darker "On Desperate Seas", based on the ill-fated John Franklin Expedition. Kate MacLeod writes both fantasy and science fiction.
Parallels in Time and Space
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Parallels in Time and Space is my third science fiction anthology of “Twilight Zone” genre stories.
The Best of Both Worlds Vol. 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nomadic Delirium and Alban Lake, both publishers of science fiction and fantasy, and all points in between, have collaborated to bring you the very best of what they published in 2015. The selections within come from The Martian Wave and The Fifth Di…, and from Outposts of Beyond and FrostFire Worlds. Their settings might be an inner planet or a world-that-might-be.
Angels Among Us
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 123,660. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Take five individuals from different times, planets, and realities, put them together in another time and place and discover the resulting consequences.
When We Were Young - Short Stories from Panamindorah, Volume 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Everybody was young once. Even the most confident people were once uncertain, the most ferocious were once frightened, and the most competent were once naive. We all met our best friends somewhere and not always under the best conditions.
The Great Tome of Fantastic and Wondrous Places
Series: The Great Tome Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,890. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The wonder and mystery of The Great Tomes series continues with The Great Tome of Fantastic and Wondrous Places. Volume Three of this collection features narratives revolving around the exploration of fantasy or alien locales in which the acts of exploration and adventure are central to the plot.
The Great Tome of Cryptids and Legendary Creatures
Series: The Great Tome Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Great Tome series continues with The Great Tome of Cryptids and Legendary Creatures. This volume features over a dozen tales drawn from fantastic creatures found in folklore and urban legends.
Upside Down: Inverting Tropes in Storytelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Upside Down: Inverted Tropes in Storytelling is an anthology of short stories, poetry, and essays edited by Monica Valentinelli and Jaym Gates. Over two dozen authors, ranging from NYT-bestsellers and award winners to debut writers, chose a tired trope or cliche to challenge and surprise readers through their work.
Garden Magic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Four stories of very different gardens, the magic and magical creatures that exist within each one, and the people who are changed by their encounters. Includes: Conquering the Monsters, A Rose for Remembrance, Scheduled Disappearances, and A Little Help from Friends The Garden ~ where anything is possible . . .
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jingle all the way to your favorite reading nook with this fifth holiday collection from Anne B. Walsh! Join a starfaring princess in her quest for bell-ringing Christmas beauty; ding-dong-ditch your way to Winterfest happiness in the cave-bound Hidden Cities; and meet Bran the Fool, magical Lord of Misrule for twelve days of Yuletide merriment at the court of Darius, King of Coliseva...
Liavek 7: Spells of Binding
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Portrait of Vengeance" by Kara Dalkey "The Skin and Knife Game" by Lee Barwood and Charles de Lint "Strings Attached" by Nathan A. Bucklin "The Tale of the Stuffed Levar" by Jane Yolen "An Act of Love" by Steven Brust, Gregory Frost, and Megan Lindholm "Spells of Binding" by Pamela Dean "Fresh and compelling tales." —Science Fiction Review
More Tales of the Southern Kingdoms (One Volume Edition)
Series: Silvery Earth. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Southern Kingdoms of Varia consider themselves at the height of civilization. A tour of the southern courts at the time of the Tales of the Southern Kingdoms greatgrandfathers.
Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.
You Are Here - Tales of Cartographic Wonders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story collection contains eighteen story-worlds which are beautiful, frightening, alien, familiar - sometimes none of these, sometimes all. They cover every corner of the speculative map, featuring horror, science fiction, steampunk, high fantasy and more, in styles ranging from the literary and the lyrical to the pulpy and the thrilling.
One Step Beyond: An Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An anthology of stories from the long-running One Step Beyond writers' group, including tales from all corners of the speculative fiction genre. All profits from the sale of this anthology will go to English PEN, a charitable network defending and promoting freedom of expression around the world.
Crow Shine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The debut story collection by award-winning Australian dark fantasy writer Alan Baxter. 19 stories, 3 original to the collection. "A sweeping collection of horror and dark fantasy stories, packed with misfits and devils, repentant fathers and clockwork miracles." - Nathan Ballingrud
Witch Trinity - The Calling - Book One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
BOOK ONE OF THE WITCH TRINITY SAGA ‘A SUPERNATURAL SERIES FOR THIS GENERATION’ Three beautiful females, Delf, Shorn and Serena, are unaware of their magical abilities until the Calling. After which, they become the most powerful source of magic the world has ever known. “A spellbinding book of dark magic and self-discovery. A must-read!’ *****” WESLEY THOMAS, BEST SELLING AUTHOR
Dragon Writers: An Anthology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,370. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dragons are creatures of legend. Of magic. Of wisdom, nature, and the power of creation. They have been in every culture and mythology since the beginning of time. Writers are creatures of legend. With magic, wisdom, and the power of creation at their fingertips. They, too, are in every culture and have been creating their own mythologies since the beginning of time.
Apex Magazine - Issue 90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features E. Catherine Tobler, Erica L. Satifka, Onu-Okpara Chiamaka, Natalia Theodoridou, and Tade Thompson.