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Kalla and the Abyss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
With the ability to change the temperature around you and trapped in solitary how does one cope with life? For Kalla it has never been easy with no memory of any life before the prison cell. That is until the Myst, an organization that protects people like her, comes with a message that they plan on busting her out. She begins to learn the price of escape and sacrifice in her small world.
Beyond the Visual Cortex; Tales From the Inner Reaches of the Mind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
These are the stories that nightmares are made of. Includes the stories Schätzchen Drachen, Twisted Fate, the exclusive Crazy Baby, Martholomew; Beast Beyond the Grave, Civil Disturbance, Dream Hunters, and The Golden Mask.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Demon's Dance
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Series: The Angel's Voice. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Selissa never considered herself a mercenary, but life has other plans. The clergy sends her to stop an unseen enemy, a killer responsible for a series of mysterious deaths, and everything goes smoothly until she crosses paths with the assassin Ardeth. As the events unfold before her, Selissa suspects that there are some things the clergy wasn’t telling her…
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2013)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly has delivered a unique variety of character-driven speculative fiction short stories from both new and established writers. Our writers include first-time authors, Pushcart Prize nominees and Nebula award winners. This issue features 21 original stories from Wil Ogden, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Jamie Lackey, Brenda Stokes Barron, and many others.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
Fairy Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This a short comedic fairy tail, coming in at just under 5000 words. In it Gail gets up to her usual silly tricks, tea saturated prose, and food driven biting wit.
Orion's Arm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These stories will transport you from Earth to Venus, to Mars, to the Europan ice moon of Jupiter, to another solar system, and to black holes beyond our earthly imaginations. You will travel forward and backward in time. You will also look inward, into the power of the human mind.
A Watcher in the Alleys
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Series: Spire City: Season One, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What can you do when a steampunk mad genius targets you with a deadly serum? Fight back. Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders.
Into the Rift - A Short Tale of Tahylam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Tahylam is under attack by winged deabru, and the brave warriors of the Ranks fight to keep the land free and its people safe. Vanessa and her friend Rafe are archers in the Ranks. When the Mages discover new information, Vanessa is called to Courantin Keep to hear the news. And so she must once again face her mother Vivian, First among the Mages and head of the Keep. (5600 words)
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
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Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
Alternatives
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Khyra is working as a barmaid in a tavern. And although she is dreaming of a better life, there doesn't seem to be an alternative for her. When one day a mysterious stranger appears and offers her an alternative, Khyra has to decide quickly if she will take up the challenge that might change her life - and maybe even that of the stranger - for ever.
Bewitched by Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young student wizard runs into more danger than he expected on a trip to town...and finds an even more unexpected friend.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Ubiquitous Aspirations
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Series: The Lost Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short story based on In Search of Infinity: Living Through the Glass following Oscar, the deeply troubled Divine Infinite creator of Cerebes. His status as the all-powerful leader has led him to desire an heir to pass his legacy on to. After a failed attempt to produce a son, Oscar finally fulfills his wish and learns a hard lesson in being careful what you wish for.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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...
Huntress
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Series: The Angel's Voice. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After having watched man after man being carried through the gates, all on the verge of death, Selissa has had enough. Each of them has fallen victim to the claws of the vicious demons lurking in the forest, but everyone turns a blind eye to the rampage that is happening right before them.
Cage of Thoughts (Tales of the Thief-City)
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Series: Tales of the Thief-City, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nexi can overwhelm newcomers. When new arrivals run afoul of the city's dangers and a young girl goes missing, they turn to Rax Darkthorn to learn what happened. In the Thief-City, where myths walk the streets, and minds can change in back alleys, seeing is believing. Especially when it's a lie. A 6500 word fantasy short story. Third in the Tales of the Thief-City series.
Unicorn Witch's Cauldron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Melanie Newton. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Unicorn Witch’s Cauldron is my answer to questions about the Characters from the Unicorn Witch Stories Of Refuge.
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.”