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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.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
The Island of Crows
Series: Niteblade Magazine, Issue #33. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Strange and unusual high-quality speculative fiction and poems that will make your heart skip a beat. This issue contains uncanny children, a retold urban legend, a fairy tale, hunchbacks, vampires, Coyote and so much more!
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.
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.
The Heart Wants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Need Street was her home, banished for years, Lily attempts to return only to come face to face with the reason she was banished and she's just as hopelessly drawn to him as she was all those years ago.
Spirits Abroad (ebook)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
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.
Salsa Nocturna
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in Daniel José Older’s debut collection of ghost noir.
Shadow's Reach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From fantasy author Moira Katson, a collection of short stories set in the world of Light & Shadow. A new king must find a way to end the invasion of his homeland. A young woman grapples with the reality of a devastating prophecy. A rebel finds himself aiding the monarchy he swore to overturn. Return to Heddred to learn more about characters familiar and unfamiliar, friends and foes...
Firemaggot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sequel to Hambly’s Windrose series. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his partner, computer programmer Joanna Sheraton, discover that a trans-dimensional monster is hiding somewhere in the vicinity of Los Angeles – and that it is about to spawn.
Blood and Blades (Daros Chronicles 3)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It’s all about strangers… Erryn forms an uneasy alliance. Avere shadows a mysterious woman. Fi plays nice with visiting primates. Who can be trusted? Who will be betrayed? It’s all about strangers…and Daros will never be the same. Blood and Blades is the third installment in the Daros Chronicles, an epic fantasy serial.