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Changing Keys: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Everyone thinks Niall is dead, which leads him to believe he can finally get his life back on track. But when his old enemies return with a plan that involves a dangerous magical update, Niall must choose between the safety of those closest to him and the woman he loved and lost.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2015)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Aurealis #95
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #95 features new fiction from around the world, articles, interviews and reviews.
The Fearful Fort
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Rian is my name, and I'm at the Fearful Fort for a reason. Saz just came along for the ride. He likes to get out and explore, same as the next shape-shifting wolf. I was glad for his company because the Fearful Fort belongs to Mortimer the Magician. He's bad, and he's also mad, which is even worse, especially when it comes to wizards. But no one ever promised me this job would be easy...
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Midnight Ritual
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adaria is promised to Leathan, but Harailt is determined to steal her away. His desire for her as well as for power will bind all of them to this world in life, unto death and life again.
The Broken Blade
Series: Chaos and Order, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Delavan is a young man who only wants a chance to join the town guard and defend his home against the evil elves who regularly attack it. For ten years he has tried to hide the fact he was born with mage powers, but an accident in the training arena results in his arcane powers killing a fellow recruit. His only hope is the Arms Master of the guard who stands by him and a broken blade.
Worm on a Hook, Wriggling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sir Landru is captured and held as bait to lure his best friend to her ultimate destruction. Can he save them both?
Under the Bright Water
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Young traveller Kai has spent years in search of salvation, a cure for his debilitating curse. When he discovers the cleansing Bright Water and is taken in by the kind priests who keep it, blessings soon become blights as Kai sinks in his crushing need for purity, and discovers the shattering truth behind his curse.
Time of the Month
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Looking forward to a little time alone before the full moon, a female warrior is called on to confront a dragon that has been terrorizing a Duke Jucasya's people for several years.
Wendigo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An accident on a dark deserted highway shows one woman the truth behind an old Native-American myth.
Not Poppy nor Mandragora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A vicious monster slaughters the wife and son of a villager. What can he do, a man with no knowledge of fighting or weapons? Why, send to court for the Royal Monster Slayer, of course....
A Christmas to Remember
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is not a lot of fun living on the streets, especially on a snowy Christmas Eve. While waiting for a friend, Jana meets a strange little girl who thrusts a doll in her lap with the words, “Here. She will help you,” and then disappears. The acquisition of the unwanted doll leads Jana to a magical Christmas and a new and unexpected life.
Eternal Escapes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eternal Escapes Cemetery - a place of eternal rest for some and escape for others. After once you're dead what can come after you?
Feeding Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A man suffering from insomnia witnesses a brutal kidnapping and rushes to try and help, feeling that there is no time to call the police and too little information to help. What he finds is far more terrifying than anything he could have imagined.
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.
Lily
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
I languish here for all eternity, in my jail, my fetid prison. For twenty years I lay in squalor and watch this war unfold before me. How will it end? Will I live to see the day I walk unshackled and feel the green grass beneath my feet? I alone remind my captor of his tortured heart. Would his neck be within my reach I would surely end his torment with these chains that bind me so. First Person.
A Short Trilogy of Quiet
Series: Cady and Sam. Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
All three Cady and Sam stories now in one book... "Interruptions" - An unwanted visitor makes for some equally as unwanted excitement. "Living in the Moment" - An unexpected visit from the in-laws can cause problems... "A Blankie for Baby" - Making a baby blanket for an unusual friend could be more than bargained for!
Friends Torn Apart (Daros Chronicles 1)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An orphan raised by the King of Daros has a bright future ahead of her until she saves the king’s daughter from an assassination attempt.
St. Kalwain and the Lady Uta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man cursed by the faerie queen must slay a dragon to earn his freedom. (Originally published in ROAR 4.)