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Into the Rift - A Short Tale of Tahylam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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)
Stars, Specters, and Super-Powers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Contains eight short stories featuring spirits, super-heroes, and occasionally outer space.
A Few Strange Matters: Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Ryer Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
8 off-beat short stories from award-winning author Robin Brande. A mash-up of contemporary, science fiction, fantasy, and fable. Includes the stories: Brindle; Flasher; Nude, Smiling; A Skip of the Mind; The Girl Who Can Program High School; A Kindness, Really; Two-Eyes; and Thanks to the Perv in the Hardware Store.
Interzone #255 Nov - Dec 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2014’s last IZ, #255, has stories by Malcolm Devlin, RM Graves, Thana Niveau, Tim Major, E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish & Tom Greene + the last of Wayne Haag’s covers. Non fiction: David Langford’s Ansible Link; Nick Lowe’s Mutant Popcorn; Tony Lee’s Laser Fodder & Book Zone’s film, DVD & book reviews; 2 columns; Andy Hedgecock on Graham Joyce; Paul Cockburn talks to Hannu Rajaniemi
The Warrior and The Holy Man
Series: Tales of Tehovir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Haveshi, a young wife and mother betrayed by her clan, sets out on a path to regain what she has lost. Latan, a lowly clerk in a magical order, finds himself on a path of unexpected danger and self-discovery, guided by the warrior named Haveshi Yellowcrow. Two fantasy stories that make up a novella-length duology, set in the same magical world as Chosen of Azara.
Interzone 241 Jul - Aug 2012
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.71 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sean McMullen's Steamgothic and Aliette de Bodard's very moving Ship's Brother lead but Gareth L. Powell, David Ira Cleary and C.J. Paget's James White Award winner follow. "Surely the most ineptly written blockbuster of recent years, Prometheus marries stunning spectacle filmmaking to abjectly woeful science, plotting, and dialogue..." plus much more from Nick Lowe on that and many more reviews
Cults, Curses & Cryptids
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 352,660. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
From humble origins, the street magician Georges Steil is a man of many talents with an uncanny ability to find trouble. This collection depicts some of his more outrageous adventures and romances between 1899 to 1943. End-of-the-world cults, anarchic zombie terrorists, black lodges, disfigured sculptors and living statues – all human (and inhuman) life is covered here.
Chronicles Chapter One: Reflections
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Follow Tujex and his band of misfits on a series of crazy adventures as he struggles to deal with his past while overcoming ridiculous odds.
Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.
An Illustrated City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Australian English. Published: January 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Violet Binet has had her fill of a lot, in a Melbourne that doesn't fail to impress, and she's desperate for help. She goes to her mentor, Uncle Jack, with a packet of Tim Tams, and he agrees to makes things better for her - all Violet has to do is kill the Painter. Nothing impossible for this street assassin.
12 Stories in 12 Hours
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A pirate captain falls in love with a mermaid, a wastelander searches for something important and a beleaguered chosen one completes an inconvenient quest. This book brings together twelve stories written over the course of a twelve hour period as part of a writing challenge. Some funny, some sad, some science-fiction, all of them written in a single day.
Beneath the Rumbling Earth
Series: North, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The curse should have been broken now that the King of Winter's spirit has been released from the castle. But the Dragon has yet another prophecy, and the creatures in Painted Hall have finally found their voices. Beneath the Rumbling Earth (North #3) brings you back to the City of Winter and into its hidden fiery depths.
Best Friends Forever: Mazzy The Mermaid Princess
Series: The Chronicles of Mazzy the Mermaid Princess. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A mermaid fantasy story of a Princess who conquers not only a powerful spell cast on her by her Grandparents, the King and Queen of Travestana located under the Caspian Sea but her own fear of risking her life to save her best friend.
Interzone 238 Jan - Feb 2012
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.24 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Substantial new stories from Ray Cluley, Tyler Keevil, Carole Johnstone and E.J. Swift's 1st short story plus Ben Baldwin's 1st of 6 covers. All the usual features: David Langford's Ansible Link, Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn, Tony Lee's Laser Fodder. Jim Steel & his team's book reviews include Roy Gray's 'The Joy of Technology', Chris Priest's 'The Islanders', Michael Flynn's 'In the Lion's Mouth'.
Interzone 249 Nov - Dec 2013
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone; 2013’s British Fantasy Award winning magazine from TTA Press. #249 contains new fiction by some of the world's best writers and most talented newcomers, plus hard-hitting reviews and innovative artwork. Many recognised authors started their careers here and newcomer Sarah Brooks continues this tradition. However recognised names; John Shirley this issue, continue to supply great stories
Chance & Possibility: Seven Fantastical Tales of Gay Desire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,250. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Chance and Possibility: Seven Fantastical Tales of Gay Desire is an eclectic selection of Dale Cameron Lowry's paranormal, fantasy, and sci-fi stories. The collection ranges from sweet fairy tale romances to scorching hot scenarios that challenge the bounds of reality. Dive in and enjoy a feast for your imagination.
Fluttering Souls: A Short & Bloody FairyTale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
An ending of something usually signals the beginning of something else. When Yasha’s father executed her for the death of her sister, her soul was split from her body and reincarnated on Earth as a human of all things. What is the soul of a demon doing on a planet she abhors? Includes illustrations
Transformations
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ewould had spent his life in an uneasy compromise between his true self and the pressures of society. That changed the day he buried his husband. Come what may, Ewould decided to seize his destiny and set for to transform himself into the person he should always have been. Transformations is a powerful fantasy story of truth, identity and forcing the world to accept you as you truly are.
Chronicles Chapter Five: Siblings
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Magnus leads Tujex to meet the King of Bastion in search of their elder sister, and end up dueling with the King's strongest three warriors for her services!
The Valentine War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
It’s just before Valentine’s Day, and Cupid is bored. Two mortals seeking to capture him and steal his power promise to fix that problem, but the appearance of three other gods of love from around the world lead to new ones. The two mortals endure gender swaps and other transformations as they become pawns in the Valentine War.