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The Curse of the Sea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It was self defence. I never meant to hurt anyone. I wasn't that kind of person but when she...it...attacked me, I acted instinctively. Now here I am, guilty of taking a life, hunted for what I am becoming and cursed to be something I never thought was possible. I don't want to give in to it but it is getting harder and harder to avoid the curse of the sea.
Jade Spider
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An old wizard named Danfast realizes in his final days that life is it's own magic. A terrible end has come and he fights with his last breath to prevent it and live on. Magic comes with a cost and there is always a payment to be made of some kind. It is what we do with our life while we are here that makes the difference between living and just being alive.
Bag of Bones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Calpurnia lived alone in a quiet and dull world only disrupted by her pesky co-worker Walter Sprang. Then one day Calpurnia woke up outside of her skin. This piece of long fiction explores through magic realism, the experience of one single, lonely women who enters the world of Mexico and is transformed by her encounters with border police, immigrants, the violent and the beloved.
All Downhill From Here
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a diplomatic conference gets derailed by an avalanche, native groundskeeper Leif and visiting knight Thorn end up buried together in the snow. The good news: Leif knows how to survive in the wilderness, and Thorn knows enough of the language to take directions. The bad news: a concussion, divided loyalties, malfunctioning magic, and any vampires that find them are legally allowed to eat them.
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.
Tales of Love, Hope and Amazement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A collection of short stories dealing with fantasy romance with a twist.
The Interview
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story about a young woman who attends a mysterious interview.
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 Legis World: Story of Love,Freedom,War and Sacrifices of Humanity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
The world is divided into three phases, depression and anxiety is most common disorder among every third person. John is facing the same consequences and is ready to break the bars. Someone is chasing him and he is chased by his illness...
Ghosts and Legends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of fantasy stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. From King Arthur's court to modern New Hampshire, from the high seas to high society, join us as we speak Ghosts and Legends.
Grandma's Trunk
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A young girl spends her summer with her Grandmother. They are talking together and find that the girl must write a story for school. She has no ideas as to what to write about. A strange trunk is delivered without warning, and her Grandmother has it put in the attic. The girl writes about what is in the trunk. This story teaches faith in our children as a moral.
Hazard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A novelette of 10,000 words. Untaught barbarian wizard Sun Wolf is asked to help a village maiden rescue her sweetheart’s soul – but Sun Wolf suspects this may be a trap set for him.
Ursa Major 2012 Short Fiction Reading Packet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A collection of the five short stories by Mary E. Lowd nominated for the 2012 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction. Where else can you read about a mad mouse scientist, a man cursed by the Faerie queen, a cantankerous cat, and a woman who drinks tea with a dragon and a unicorn all in the same book?
Oblique Vengeance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ravynn Dar'Kesh is possessed by the evil wizard Baradan, and the only man who can save her is the only one she doesn't dare go near...
Aurealis #103
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a speculative fiction magazine that has been published continuously for over 25 years. Aurealis is published ten times a year and features new fiction, non fiction, humour and reviews that will appeal to all lovers of Science fiction and Fantasy.
Aurealis #100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis has reached a milestone very few science fiction and fantasy magazines reach. This is our hundredth issue. We have gone back and contacted everyone who appeared in Aurealis #1 in 1990 and asked them for a new story. Strap yourself in and get ready to be blasted into a strange place that is somehow both the past and the future.
The Dragon's Birth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(Non-romance, 5,000-word short story). Two young men stumble into an ancient secret that changes their world. When young King Darok of Coraji uncovers an ancient dragon key, he wonders if the dragon legends about his family are true. With the help of his friend, K'ni, Darok endeavors to discover the truth. Is it possible the dragon blood of the royal family is more than a myth?
St. Kalwain and the Lady Uta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man cursed by the faerie queen must slay a dragon to earn his freedom. (Originally published in ROAR 4.)
Thousand-Year Cat
Series: Dragonfly City. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Once upon a time, a cat fell in love with an ambitious man. A short story.
Vampires and Shapeshifters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Werewolves ... and worse. A collection of dark fantasies from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.