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Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
El Último
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aterrorizado por la idea de la muerte, un hombre se deja contaminar por el vampirismo con el fin de prolongar su vida indefinidamente. Sin embargo, cuando las legiones del Cielo y el Infierno se enfrentan en la batalla definitiva, el hombre se convierte en el último ser humano sobre la faz de la Tierra. ¿Se dejará arrastrar sin ofrecer resistencia hacia uno de los reinos de la otra vida? 1400p
Sixth of the Dusk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
The Apprentice, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Eccentric Tomato. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What do you think of when somebody says the word Wizard? Perhaps an ancient, wizened old man, with a long white beard. No matter what, wizards are men who symbolize power, knowledge and mystery. This story is about a wizard, but not the type you might envision. Apprentice Wizard Dorian is everything a wizard should be: brave, powerful, intelligent. There’s only one problem. He is actually a she.
Fairy Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This a short comedic fairy tale, 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.
A to Z Flashes of Foxwick
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Series: The Foxwick Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-six flash fiction pieces give a glimpse to the characters, magical creatures, and lands in the fantasy world of the Kingdom of Foxwick.
Night Cruiser: Short Stories about Creepy, Amusing or Spiritual Encounters with the Shadow
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Whether it’s a whisper from the basement, a lost but dangerous wizard, or a spirit that has haunted a family for generations, ten different people must deal with the dark side. These insightful, award-winning tales flip from fantasy to faith, and from horror to humor to hope. We all have a shadow, a part of ourselves we’d rather not see, but only by dealing with it can we find the inner light.
Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From fantastical tales to razor-sharp observations, Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head is an eclectic collection of stories by award-winning editor and writer, Annetta Ribken. Continuing in the twisted tradition of Not Nice and Other Understatements, Ribken expands her world to reveal hard truths, side-splitting humor, and a peek into the odd and weird places in her brain.
The Call
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What most deem a curse another may insist an unrefined gift. Forced into choosing between a past only remembered in part and the promise of a future unknown, Sharene must decide to follow the magic, or continue ignoring who it seems she was born to be.
Till Human Voices Wake Us
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this large collection, author Annie Bellet demonstrates her gift for the short form, offering readers twenty short stories, novelettes, and novellas that are compelling, beautifully imagined, and entertaining. Till Human Voices Wake Us contains 20 stories that range from hard science fiction to space opera, sword and sorcery to magical realism, some in print for the first time.
Toad Words And Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(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.
Aurealis #69
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The latest Aurealis features Richard Viskovic's 'The Electric Itch', which is guaranteed to make you scratch just thinking about the technology depicted, and Mick Spadaro's 'It Came From A Party Supplies Store', which is one of those rarities—an SF story that aims to be funny, and actually is funny. Don’t miss the Stephen Higgins’ archive classic: 'So, you want to be a science fiction writer.'
The Devil is in the Potato
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Fenton dreams of winning Jillian’s affection. But, how is a peasant to compete against a tourney of knights in shining armour? With only two coppers in his pocket and a lucky vest, he needs a plan … and his best friend. This is a short story—fresh forged for fantasy readers who desire a light hearted adventure.
Monsoon and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Kthonia Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Monsoon and Other Stories is the first published volume of short fiction and poetry by the celebrated multi-genre author Arinn Dembo. This collection includes the prize-winning short story “Monsoon”, as well as other tales and poems first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, H.P. Lovecraft’s Magazine of Horror, the Vancouver Courier and the Manitoba Humanist.
The Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a world of violence and danger, five women must use nurturing magic to overcome an army. As they strive for the safety of their families and neighbours, they discover that all is not as it seems. This is a 3300-word short story, and this e-book includes the short stories "Masks" and "The Pint of Innocence."
Ashes to Ashes
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Series: Furred, Feathered, and Fanged. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As a string of suspicious fires plagues Tulsa, Alex uncovers an occult connection straight out of his worst nightmare—one which could send the entire community up in smoke. But that’s not the only threat out there. A mysterious book has gone missing and an old acquaintance with questionable motives has arrived in town. Can Alex keep his department together and navigate the dark side as well?
Enigma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(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.
People of Foxwick and Their Neighbors
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Series: The Foxwick Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,530. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The kingdom hangs in the balance. Set over a hundred years, these seventeen fantasy short stories explore the people, creatures, and lands in and around the Kingdom of Foxwick.
Alpha Female
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Series: Wolves Among Us, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Becca Carlyle, not content with living in the male-dominated world of werewolves, wants more than simply being an obedient mate. She wants to empower females, to become an example of how to stand up and be counted, refusing to roll over while males lord it over her. What better way than becoming an Alpha, a position traditionally held by males?
A Centaur's Solstice Wish
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Series: Rifts, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Ronin can’t believe his good luck when Sedgewick saves his men. It also gives him a chance to do more than light candles for his injured friend. Ronin takes the chance and invites Sedgewick to spend the Solistice holiday together. Just the two of them. And a pack of hungry dire wolves who’d like to put Sedgewick on the menu. Who says Solstice can’t be exciting?