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Divide and Conquer Volume One
Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This collection of short stories is the product of a Foil & Phaser workshop where a group of authors collectively tried to complete the 2013 National Novel Writing Month challenge of writing 50,000 words in the month of November. The goal was to have the group submit their stories, and then they would peer edit to critique and offer suggestions to improve their writing. (38,000 words approx.)
Universos Literários
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Antologia Fantasy & Co.: Universos Literários
The Adventures of Gannon Skyborn (The Shadowed of Gilead)
Price: Free! Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Prequel collection of gently connected stories to the Shadowed of Gilead series featuring the Rogue Hunter, Gannon Skyborn. In a series of rip-roaring adventures through the Southern Seas of Alum the daring young Tanthris faces off against carnivorous trees, mystifying young ladies, reckless adventurers, and an ancient dragon who remembers the world when it was young.
Tribute
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A peasant fights to save his wife from becoming a living sacrifice to the Old Gods.
Legacy
Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A repentant bard reunites with siblings he abandoned to halt the encroaching apocalypse. Inspired by http://us.fotolia.com/id/41912820.
La Santisima
Price: Free! Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
La Santa Muerte watches over the poor, the ones that the Church abandons. Sebastian’s friend Carlos promises that La Santa Muerte will be Sebastian's patron saint, that she will protect him and grant his wishes. Sebastian is disappointed as his prayers are rejected, and he loses faith. One night his sister Lucía joins him, and La Santa Muerte answers their prayer to bring their brother home ...
Dryad's Tale, A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Darweena must choose to fight for the Forest Folk in an epic battle against the beasts. Will she choose love over her home? A short story of 3700 words.
The Orderly
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kostya Prilukhov volunteered to fight, but ended up swabbing floors and making tea in a hospital. When he meets the enigmatic Captain Piech, an offer to see the front ends up as a lot more...
Fallen Empire
Price: Free! Words: 12,550. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 1 review)
A crippled charioteer drowns the sorrow of being cast aside in rivers of wine. A war hero navigates the political quagmire of an empire past its golden age. A heretic sows the seeds necessary to defeat the gods, faithlessness. A warlord, beaten into submission, awaits the fulfillment of prophecy.
Night on the Milky Way Railway
Price: Free! Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Giovanni is having trouble concentrating at school because he's tired from his part-time job and he doesn't have time to play with any of his friends any more. His local village is getting ready to hold their annual star festival, but Giovanni feels as if he's been left out. But then the most amazing thing happens, and Giovanni finds himself riding on a train heading through the Milky Way.
Toys - A Short Story (Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector)
Series: Tales from the Twisted Eden Sector, 2.1. Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Mikey spends most of his days with his best friend, a stuffed teddy bear named Raphael. Raphael has always been there for him, but Mikey misses spending time with real people like his brother, Leo. When he comes up with a plan to stay up late to see Leo when he gets in, Raphael isn't too happy about it.
The Applicant
Price: Free! Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Chris is nervous, yet excited about his job interview. He has no idea that he's about to be introduced to a company where magic and technology blend together seamlessly. When he experiences the power stored in the company's mysterious cubes, he wants the job at Rune Corp more than ever. But first he must prove that he's the best applicant for the position and be willing to fight for it.
The One Armed, Three Legged Chair
Price: Free! Words: 22,360. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The One Armed, Three Legged Chair, a fantasy adventure that will transport you into a world only dreamed of. After magically giving Zair. a brave and curious bird the power of speech, the Omach brings an old rickety chair to life. Shortly afterwards, the Omach is confronted with his mysterious past along with an angry wizard determined to destroy the chair at any cost!
Lexi Greene’s Dangerous Lesson
Series: The Zeuorian Shorts. Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lexi never understood why her parents kept her hidden from the world, why they wouldn’t let her have friends. Her mom said it had to do with being special. But what was so special about being able to read others’ minds, and receive premonitions? It was a parlor trick. It didn’t make sense to keep such gifts hidden from everyone—well, it didn’t until the day she went to the grocery store.
A Warrior's Work is Never Done
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a local lord kidnaps a woman from the Schiwhen Army to be his bride, he doesn't get exactly what he planned.
Little Girl Lost
Series: The Valley of Ten Crescents, Book Zero. Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tavera is a child passed from hand to hand as a source of cheap labor in the underworld of the Valley. When she finds herself at the mercy of the vicious sausage maker, the elderly Madame Greswin, she discovers secrets from the woman's past and the consequences leave Tavera fighting for her life.
Waylines - Issue 2
Price: Free! Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Waylines is a magazine of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. Our goal is to capture the "bang" in speculative fiction - that mindbending, wow factor. Issue 2 features interviews with authors Minister Faust and Marly Youmans and film maker John Williams with fiction by Eric Del Carlo, Sean Eads and KC Ball.
The Beast of Begmire
Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Cross Productions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
After the destruction of the City of Fireme by the Dark One, the sorceress Evina and her warrior partner Helm escape to the City of Begmire, where they face down a sinister creature that is intent on destroying the city.
Galdwin's Glen
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young boy learns a hard lesson about obeying his mother and respecting the property of others.
Honk Twice
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Some people have a fate, and some a destiny. Taylor's preference would have been a humble destiny, one with friends, family and good works. But fate has chosen to give her a darker path, regardless of her choices.