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A Cure for Nel, and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Peach Tree: Lonely seamstress Sula will do anything to gain her greatest desire. You Can't Take It With You: Uncle Morgi, the richest wizard in the city, has died, and his most valuable possession is missing. A Cure for Nel: When Leya's daughter falls ill, their only hope is the man who abandoned them years ago to pursue his dreams of magic.
Dreamtime Dragons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,660. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Dreamtime dragon authors are a collective of storytellers brought together by their love of Fantasy in all it's guises. Explore imaginary worlds with dragons... lots of dragons! Noble dragons, funny dragons, cloud dragons, spirit dragons and even a revenge dragon! Humour, drama, mythology and more await in 12 stories and drabbles, plus 8 novel excerpts.
Hallow's Ween
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Talented teenage witch Chloe Hallow seeks the heart of the love of her life, but when her attempts at a normal conversation fail, she falls back on what she knows best: alchemy. The resulting spell leaves an indelible stain on the small magical community of Squirrel Hill, but every year, her enduring legacy touches the world.
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
A Hill on Which to Die
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As the witch-king forces the mountain clans to join his orcish army, Garak-Nur must lead the last of the free orcs into the wilderness to start a new clan.
Beer Goggles
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Brett and Casey are best friends, but never crossed that line into romance. But, what happens when Casey opens her heart to Brett, and is fully committed to becoming his Heart's Desire?
1,001 Lightyears Entertainments
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 60,770. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Centuries ago, ships scattered throughout the galaxy, carrying passengers and ancient human literature. That literature is now forgotten on the seven enlightened worlds. Only fragments and revisions of what once were the, “Arabian Nights Entertainments” remain. Today these stories are told on only a few the hundreds of barbarian worlds and on starships during their lengthy voyages between stars.
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...
Jackalope Wives & Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Winner of the Nebula and WSFA Short Fiction Awards From award-winning author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of short stories, including "Jackalope Wives," "The Tomato Thief," "Pocosin," and many others. By turns funny, lyrical, angry and beautiful, this collections includes two all-new stories, "Origin Story" and "Let Pass The Horses Black," appearing for the first time in print.
The Deceitful King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Nobody beats King Azham at the bait-and-switch tactic. He always trades up.
Chrysalis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retelling of Kafka's Metamorphosis set in the internet age.
Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quality speculative fiction featuring new work from around the world. Each issue has great new fiction, reviews and articles of interest to readers, writers and, well just about everybody. You can subscribe to Aurealis by visiting our website at www.aurealis.com.au. We are on Facebook too!
A Petition to Magic
Series: Kingdom of Virdura. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
Queen Celeste rose to the throne of Virdura a month ago, after the sudden death of her mother. Desperate to prove herself, she agrees to hear the case of a simple farmer who claims a neighbour stole his cow. To help her in this task, she orders her chief advisor, the royal wizard Solon, to cast a spell and divine the truth for her. Solon, however, is keeping a terrible secret.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
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 4 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 #101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis features Allan Chen’s taut ‘A Cold Heart’ which depicts a brutal order of monster killers who are more hired assassins than mythic heroes, Adam J Limbert’s unsettling ‘Carbon Copy’ which taps into classic SF themes of doppelgÓ“ngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
With a Twist of the Nib
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten speculative fiction short stories. Dwarves, vampires, time travel, detectives, steampunk adventures or supernatural events - take your pick. With a Twist of the Nib is full of quick-read stories - reading times from under two minutes to under fifteen minutes per story. Perfect for commuting, waiting in line or when time is short.
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.
Led Astray
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Two bounty hunter sisters are hired to rescue a lord's daughter. The village she disappeared in is not what it seems, and something is clawing beneath the ground towards them. Episode One of the heroic fantasy adventure series Wildstar!
Mythic #4: Fall 2017
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fourth issue of MYTHIC brings together another selection of quality short fiction. Fantasy stories both dark and quirky mingle with tales of the future and thoughtful tales. Fiction by Jean Graham, Tyler Bourassa, Stephen Sottong, Erin Gitchell, Jill Hand, David A. Riley, E.J. Shumak, Scott Shank, S.L. Edwards, Caroline Friedel, D.B. Keele, Kaitlynn McShea, and Shaun Kilgore

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