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Aurealis #83
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #83 contains the best new speculative fiction from exciting new authors. This issue has fantastic new fiction as well as reviews and articles, stunning artwork and even a bit of light-hearted fun.
Fiction River: Unnatural Worlds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
From a funeral procession in Asia to an ancestral estate deep in the heart of a vaguely Victorian forest to a carriage accident in the vast universe of The Runelords, Unnatural Worlds takes readers on a journey to the far side of the imagination. Funny, heartbreaking, frightening, but most importantly, memorable, the original stories in this anthology go places few writers dare reach.
Dark Fantasy/Horror Box Set: Gates & Alpha Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Dark Fantasy/Horror Series Starter Box Set Two Dark Fantasy/Horror Novellas from G.S. Luckett Dark Fantasy/Horror Box Set includes: • Gates (The Reaper) • Alpha Hunter (Neurian Scriptures)
Five Steps Forward, Three Steps Back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Five Steps Forward, Three Steps Back" brings together eight stories by not-currently-best-selling author Andrew Leon Hudson - seven of them published in the small (but perfectly formed) specfic webzine Mythaxis, plus a bonus extra just because he loves you. Read on for a glimpse of what lies ahead, as well as what lay behind...
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Once Upon A Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A non-themed, cross-genre collection of short fiction, including fantasy, science fiction and horror as well as general fiction.
Liavek 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In this first collection of Liavek stories, Emma Bull, Nancy Kress, Steven Brust, Jane Yolen, and Gene Wolfe will guide you through humor, horror, romance, and daring deeds in the vanishing houses of Wizard's Row, the sailor's dives of Rat's Alley, and the curious shops of the Two-Copper Bazaar.
Toad Words And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(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.
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.
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
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.
Liavek 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Contents: "The Hands of the Artist" by Kara Dalkey "A Coincidence of Birth" by Robin Hobb (Megan Lindholm) "Bound Things" by Will Shetterly "The Fortune Maker" by Barry B. Longyear "A colorful, likable setting: a crowded port city so well-drawn that readers soon feel they could walk through it..." —Publisher's Weekly
Tales of the Thief-City
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,330. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It's been years since Rax Darkthorn escaped the hold of the thief-city, Nexi. The death of a friend, and his own addiction to the secrets that permeate the city, draw him back. In a city of secrets, dying gods, and doors to everywhere, Rax hunts the shadowy figure manipulating events. A trail that'll lead him to Nexi's secret. Collecting the 12 part series.
The Harpers and Other Stories
Series: LL Watkin Collections, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of sixteen fantasy, science fiction and horror stories originally published in a fantasy society magazine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.