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Aurealis #83
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #83 contains the best new speculative fiction from exciting new authors. This issue has fantastic new fiction as well as reviews and articles, stunning artwork and even a bit of light-hearted fun.
Fiction River: Unnatural Worlds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
From a funeral procession in Asia to an ancestral estate deep in the heart of a vaguely Victorian forest to a carriage accident in the vast universe of The Runelords, Unnatural Worlds takes readers on a journey to the far side of the imagination. Funny, heartbreaking, frightening, but most importantly, memorable, the original stories in this anthology go places few writers dare reach.
Dark Fantasy/Horror Box Set: Gates & Alpha Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Dark Fantasy/Horror Series Starter Box Set Two Dark Fantasy/Horror Novellas from G.S. Luckett Dark Fantasy/Horror Box Set includes: • Gates (The Reaper) • Alpha Hunter (Neurian Scriptures)
Five Steps Forward, Three Steps Back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Five Steps Forward, Three Steps Back" brings together eight stories by not-currently-best-selling author Andrew Leon Hudson - seven of them published in the small (but perfectly formed) specfic webzine Mythaxis, plus a bonus extra just because he loves you. Read on for a glimpse of what lies ahead, as well as what lay behind...
Once Upon A Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A non-themed, cross-genre collection of short fiction, including fantasy, science fiction and horror as well as general fiction.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Toad Words And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of fairy-tale retellings for adults. By turns funny and dark, sad and lyrical, this anthology draws together in one volume such stories as "The Wolf and the Woodsman," "Loathly," and "Bluebeard's Wife," along with an all-new novella, "Boar & Apples." Author's Note: Many of these stories have appeared in various forms on the author's blog.
Liavek 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In this first collection of Liavek stories, Emma Bull, Nancy Kress, Steven Brust, Jane Yolen, and Gene Wolfe will guide you through humor, horror, romance, and daring deeds in the vanishing houses of Wizard's Row, the sailor's dives of Rat's Alley, and the curious shops of the Two-Copper Bazaar.
Liavek 2
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 "A colorful, likable setting: a crowded port city so well-drawn that readers soon feel they could walk through it..." —Publisher's Weekly
Woodland Myth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story of two species, once revered, now reduced to mere legend, stands facing each other one dark night. Tearsa, a young woman just starting college steps into a world told only in tales, taught to fear, will now enter what she perceives as a nightmare, only a nightmare that leads her home.
Death at the Blue Elephant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
NOMINATED FOR A WORLD FANTASY AWARD. Death at the Blue Elephant is the first story collection by the respected and multiple award winning Australian writer and editor Janeen Webb. Introduction by Pamela Sargent. Death at the Blue Elephant collects 18 incredible globe-spanning visions by the self-confessed 'inveterate traveller'. Five stories are original to this collection.
Place Your Bets (Daros Chronicles 4)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
While the king’s body is still warm, the Primacy seizes power. Erryn continues her uneasy alliance with the wild folk, and Avere finds out more about the mysterious woman in the rose cloak.
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume VII)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,210. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Though originally meant as a stand alone anthology, the Bardic Tales and Sage Advice collection has evolved into an annual celebration of speculative fiction. The collection is now an invitation-only anthology. Volume Seven includes short stories by Thaxson Patterson II, Jamie Lackey, Chad Strong, Carma Lynn Park, Doug Caverly, Michelle Ann King, L. Lambert Lawson, and Julie Ann Dawson.
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2015)
Price: $2.99 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.
Synnergy, Chaos Time Book 3
Series: Chaos Time, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Synnergy, is slowly dying inside. It’s only been a few weeks since the brutal slayings of her parents by the hands of a drug cartel. She’s barely had time to process all the changes around her, when a mysterious stranger shows up on her door to tell her that the fight to save humankind cannot work without her in it. She’s not sure she can survive this, she’s not even sure she wants to…
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 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.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
A Night With the Girls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sequel to the Sun Wolf and Starhawk series. While her wizard partner Sun Wolf is away, warrior woman Starhawk is called in to help a mercenary band deal with a magical threat during the seige of a city.