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A Baker's Half Dozen. Seven Light Fantasy Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A BAKER'S HALF DOZEN is a new collection of flash and short, short fantasy tales for all ages. Seven stories, including three award winners, deal with life in the weird lane. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, but all odd. Something not quite right this way cometh.
Aurealis #103
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a speculative fiction magazine that has been published continuously for over 25 years. Aurealis is published ten times a year and features new fiction, non fiction, humour and reviews that will appeal to all lovers of Science fiction and Fantasy.
(G)Astronomic Disaster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Following a catastrophic event, a lone wolf astronaut on a mission to Mars regains consciousness to find he is the only person left in existence. Met only by the pitch of black and a deafening silence, he reflects on the life he thought he hated. Just as his oxygen supply runs out, an astonishing turn of events presents him with an ultimatum that would change the nature of everything he ever knew.
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This short fiction collection from PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”
Grandma's Trunk
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A young girl spends her summer with her Grandmother. They are talking together and find that the girl must write a story for school. She has no ideas as to what to write about. A strange trunk is delivered without warning, and her Grandmother has it put in the attic. The girl writes about what is in the trunk. This story teaches faith in our children as a moral.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
Betwixt a Wolf and a Hard Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What do you get when you mix a witch, a were-hamster and a sinister vampire? Just another day in the life of Megan Stephens. She may be a witch-for-hire, but the snark is all free.
Jade Spider
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An old wizard named Danfast realizes in his final days that life is it's own magic. A terrible end has come and he fights with his last breath to prevent it and live on. Magic comes with a cost and there is always a payment to be made of some kind. It is what we do with our life while we are here that makes the difference between living and just being alive.
Me, My Elf, and I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eric Margrave has a policy regarding elves, and that policy is to avoid them if possible and charge extra if not. But when a case lands him smack dab in the middle of them, with only his wits and a very weird new acquaintance between him and certain death, that policy will change. In the sense of charging even MORE money, for the sheer annoyance.
Enigma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
All Downhill From Here
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a diplomatic conference gets derailed by an avalanche, native groundskeeper Leif and visiting knight Thorn end up buried together in the snow. The good news: Leif knows how to survive in the wilderness, and Thorn knows enough of the language to take directions. The bad news: a concussion, divided loyalties, malfunctioning magic, and any vampires that find them are legally allowed to eat them.
Insignia: Chinese Fantasy Stories
Series: The Insignia Series, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(3.00 from 1 review)
INSIGNIA Vol.2 includes 7 Chinese fantasy stories with a mix of urban, literary, contemporary, myth-based, and historical fantasy pieces. Rated 13+
Aurealis #101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis features Allan Chen’s taut ‘A Cold Heart’ which depicts a brutal order of monster killers who are more hired assassins than mythic heroes, Adam J Limbert’s unsettling ‘Carbon Copy’ which taps into classic SF themes of doppelgÓ“ngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
Mother of Hope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The last of humanity is trapped on a set of ships that travel through time, waiting for the Earth to recover from a catastrophy. Hope is all the passengers have and all they ever will have. Two humans are left on the planet's surface with no hope, until by accident or fate they discover that Mother is wrong. This story is about love and hope.
Chrysalis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retelling of Kafka's Metamorphosis set in the internet age.
Changeover
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sharia wakes to find a gorgeous man cutting into her neck with the longest fangs she has ever seen. She screamed. But all is not what it seems. Sharia has been chosen by Shard, Lord of the Deep Waters to be his mate. But to do that, he has to make her one of them. Changeover has not been performed for centuries and very few survive. Shard desperately hopes she will be one of the few that does.