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The Ship's Fairy and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THE SHIP'S FAIRY AND OTHER STORIES by Brandie Larsen is a collection of flash/short fiction about three different girls, from three different worlds with three very different problems.
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’.
The Necromouser and Other Magical Cats
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,120. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection, follow the adventures of the beloved tabby cat Shreddy as he faces off with zombies, ghosts, gryphons, foolhardy dogs, and all sorts of household appliances. Then meet a series of cats whose stories will take you from heartbreak to joy, showing the magic in our own world through the reflection of a cat's eyes.
Spirits Abroad
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 85,170. 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.
To Curse, Or Not To Curse--The Big Cursing Issue (Samhain/Yule 2016)
Series: Denver Witch Quarterly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Salt Mine Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Get it now at the pre-release price. In this issue, we explore the techniques and ethics of cursing and hexing. From the mass hexing of convicted rapist, swimmer Brock Turner, to the global bindings of ISIL, to revenge spells, cursing, hexing, and binding is part of the toolbox of magicians and witches worldwide. Plus Samhain and Yule stuff!!! And two short stories! And three rituals!
Aurealis #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.
Princess Nebula and the Homicronian Prince
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nebula IV is excited to surprise her younger sister with a birthday gift, but along the way she encounters a strange creature that threatens to derail her plans. Can the stranger help her with her plans instead? If he does help what will he want in return?
Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
Magic Unveiled: An Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Creative Alchemy, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nine tales of magical realism and paranormal fantasy come together to form this enchanting and gripping anthology. Magic Unveiled includes stories by USA TODAY and Amazon bestselling authors.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Gift first saw the lights as a baby. The faerie lights promised him a different life from the one he would know in the castle. But he couldn’t resist the pull of the mortal world. And that curiosity might change the course of not one, but two, kingdoms forever. An unforgettable story that inspired part of World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s international bestselling Fey series.
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.
Looking For Work In The Pop-Up Mall (A Classic Sci-Fi Fantasy Story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A large mall springs up seemingly overnight in place of an apple orchard and suddenly; the number of stores inside intrigues the townspeople. Most advertise for Help Wanted and several of the locals apply. The startling thing is that that all of the shopkeepers seem to know about the applicants, even before they open their mouths.
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.
The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A quarterly collection of awesome, selected and edited by The Book Smugglers. Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, THE BOOK SMUGGLERS’ QUARTERLY ALMANAC: VOLUME 2 is essential for any SFF fan.
Becca's Paranormal Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This collection includes these stories: "A Haunting Love"~A witch and a police officer meet in a haunted house; "Raising the Lost"~Can the inhabitants of Atlantis bring it back? "Dad's Favorite Holiday"~A murder occurs at a Halloween party; "Night of the Blue Moon"~Pandora's Box is opened? "The Rescue"~A crash on a planetoid spells bad news; "Releasing the Beast" ~ "Cappuccino and Christmas Snow"
Aurealis #91
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis #91 The June 2016 issue of the award winning speculative fiction magazine is now available. This latest issue has all of the fiction, non fiction, news and reviews that our readers love and expect. Find out why so many people rely on Aurealis for their hit of quality Speculative Fiction.
A Black Hand For Franz Ferdinand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Reichsheir of the Habsburg's Four Thrones, is visiting Sarajevo; ostensibly on a state tour of Bosnia. He has plans of his own, a secret hidden from his very wife. Meanwhile, Gavrilo waits among the admiring throngs, eager to unleash the infernal device hidden in his pocket. Gavrilo desires Unification or Death and that requires a Black Hand for Franz Ferdinand.
An Unusual Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A series of short stories meant to inspire, scare, and - above all - entertain. Relive (and destroy) your childhood with twisted takes on fairy tales, original horror stories, science-fiction, and dystopian worlds. Come read and discover the stories that insomnia wrote.
Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 by Cantina Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
20 stories of magic and technology! We don’t tend to think of our smartphones as magical. We like to think we understand them, but could anyone prove they don’t run on magic? These speculative fiction stories will twist reality and call into question the mundanity we carry in our pockets. Enjoy works by 21 authors, including award-winners and bold new voices.
Aliens In the Soda Machine and Other Strange Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories years in the making, this volume represents story worlds ranging from the inside of an exclusive art gallery to the ramshackle rural settlement of an inbred family. Monsters of the human variety and otherwise dwell within these pages, so does magic, myth and complicated interior landscapes.