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So Big
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An isolated woman and a childhood fantasy: what might happen when the two meet? Meet Katie Sundra, a daughter to late parents and a grown woman who cannot find a cure for her loneliness. Until one morning, when a secluded pituitary defect turns her childhood fantasy into an incredible reality. Now, she will be the first person in the world to discover what it means to be So Big.
Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever met a muse in a café? Ever wondered if that drafty corner of your grandma's basement is actually a portal to Hades? Ever heard noises in the woods that you couldn't account for but suspected were part of a trick being played on you by a Greek god with an English accent? Okay, so most people haven't, which is probably why everyone in this short story collection acts so surprised...
The Collection: The Night Touched Prequels
Series: Becoming Night Touched. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the World War I battlefields in France, to the bustling streets of president day New York City, follow your favorite Night Touched Chronicles characters through the moments where their lives changed forever.
The Demon Tarot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A collection of short stories inspired by the major arcana of the tarot. Each story features a demon, just trying to do his job in the service of mortal kind. Ultimately, this is a collection of stories which indulge the misanthrope in all of us. It looks at many aspects of life and does not shy away from the murkier side of human nature, taking a thought provoking look at the human condition.
Lost at Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
12 year old John finds himself lost at home after his entire family boarded an airplane and went from Indianapolis, Indiana to Orlando, Florida to visit Disney World. The family does not realize they have left John asleep in his third floor bedroom until they are halfway to Florida on the airplane. His mother freaks out and tries to get the airplane to turn around but their policy says they can't.
Betwixt Issue 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 10 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 10 was guest edited by Julia Gilstein and Lisa Usani Phillips and includes original fiction by Giovanni De Feo, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, Heather Kamins, Seth Marlin, Loretta McCormick, and Asia Nichols.
Sixth of the Dusk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
Liavek 3: The Players of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"A Happy Birthday" by Will Shetterly "Before the Paint Is Dry" by Kara Dalkey "The Rat's Alley Shuffle" by Charles de Lint "Dry Well" by Nathan A Bucklin, with lyrics by Alison Bucklin "Choice of the Black Goddess" by Gene Wolfe "The Ballad of the Quick Levars" by Jane Yolen These stories were first published in 1986 in Liavek: The Players of Luck, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
Primitive Area
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
By the time Sara finds herself in the middle of the Idaho Primitive Area, she knows she made a huge mistake. Her decision clouded by the blush of new love, she agrees to accompany Travis on a weeklong hike. Sara, the city girl, in the woods, camping. And just when she thinks things can’t possibly get worse, she discovers just how wrong things can get—but in ways she never expected. Magical ways…
Aurealis #86
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the last Aurealis issue for 2015, Australia’s premier fantasy and science fiction magazine goes out with a bang. Looking for some holiday period reading? Check out the Aurealis 2015 speculative fiction recommended reading list. Aurealis #86 features Janet Haigh’s moody and atmospheric “Potkin” and Lachlan Huddy’s comic seafaring science-fantasy “Adrift on the Smoky Sea”.
Queen's Folly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The king is dead, and his widowed wife is taking her final breaths. Resentment towards Ella fills people's hearts as the fledgling queen inherits a kingdom that's falling to pieces around her. She needs to reunite her people, but her head is filled with Daveen's lies. Max has escaped, and Ella knows that he will only cause trouble for her and her new-found rank as queen.
Liavek 2: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Contents: "The Hands of the Artist" by Kara Dalkey "A Coincidence of Birth" by Robin Hobb (Megan Lindholm) "Bound Things" by Will Shetterly "The Fortune Maker" by Barry B. Longyear These stories were first published in 1985 in Liavek, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
The Assassin's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Once Upon A Nightmare: The Undead Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A new twist to an old tale. Sleeping Beauty as never before told.
Tales of Young King Arthur
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before he was the great King Arthur, he was just a teenager trying to make ends meet in a brutal land of the wealthy who plundered the poor to maintain their status. Here are tales of a young man destined to become the greatest king ever to rule upon the planet.
Peculiar Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Death. Resurrection. Hope. Beth died at seventeen while helping to save the world. She doesn't remember the details, but she hasn't been the same since. When the supernatural creature who killed her hunts her down once again, Beth must face the mystery of her death head-on. If she can’t solve the puzzle of her hidden memory, she may lose something infinitely more valuable than her life.
Aurealis #85
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #85 features Peter Hickman’s “Dreamscribe”, a terse evocative world-creation with complex character motivations in a tightly woven story, and “The Events at Callan Park”, a creepy asylum-set historical tale from Erol Engin which has unnerving implications for today. Reviews include latest releases from Justin Woolley, China Miéville, Brian Catling, Joe Abercrombie and John Birmingham.
Liavek 1: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This first collection of Liavek stories contains: “Badu's Luck” by Emma Bull “The Green Rabbit from S'Rian” by Gene Wolfe “Birth Luck” by Nancy Kress “An Act of Contrition” by Steven Brust “The Inn of the Demon Camel” by Jane Yolen
The Alpha's Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
She was a loner, and she liked it that way. She lived by one sole rule: No attention, no boys, no drama, no troubles. And it worked for her just fine -until he came, that is. Jonathan was a new student, a hot new student. Add to that the fact that he's a werewolf, all strong and possessive male, and to her utter and complete despair, he took interest in her. Her life shall never be the same.
Anglers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pick a shiny lure and chum the waters! An alternate description of how Excalibre (and other magical swords) found their way into the hands of that mysterious and elusive lady in the Lake.