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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.
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...
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
The Granny Root Chronicles Book One Root Wisdom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Root Wisdom is a short collection of Granny Root's original stories, illustrations, and words of wisdom.
The Star Fire Gem
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
10,000-word novelette. In the hands of a peaceful and compassionate person, the Star Fire Gem is an instrument of good. That's how Terik Roemkal justifies to himself the use of such a powerful magic. But when he witnesses the murder of the healer who treated the spinal condition that has left him lame, he realizes that someone is after the gem... and will stop at nothing to get it.
The Fox's Tower and Other Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Science-minded fox spirits, tiger wives, books that can be read by anyone but their owner—these and more appear in Yoon Ha Lee's flash fairy tales. Previously available online, they have now been collected in this volume along with four new stories and an introduction by the author.
Enigma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(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.
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?
Ravenfire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Magic lives in exile from our world, in a Realm called Meard, peace a delicate thread among the races of myth. Sienna and Alex, who know nothing of Earth, face a destiny that will shape the very end of our world. Will their love be enough to save us all? Or will the ancient evils of greed and power destroy them before they even have a chance to grow up?
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 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.
Degrees of Delusion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
After being publicly shamed and kicked out of the imperial service academy, Fortis chose to serve in the only other way possible: as a mercenary. Working far from the boundaries of his homeland, he never thought he’d have anything to do with the empire again… until a powerful wizard hires the company to destroy an imperial outpost. This is a 9,000-word short story.
Dark Fantasies and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This collection brings together five dark fantasy stories. From old castles to the jungles of Guinea, through cemeteries and Hell itself, you can find here a bit of everything.
A Centaur's Solstice Wish
Series: Rifts, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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?
Bakkian Chronicles - Short Stories
Series: Bakkian Chronicles ยท Legends of Lentari. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Disneyland Debacle is a 5,000+ short story chronicling Steve and the gang's hilarious attempt to take a vacation at the happiest place on Earth! Winter Wonderland is a 7,200+ word short story that shows what happens when Mikal's parents visit the "Kingdom of Idaho" for the first time. Speeding snowmobiles and frenzied shopping sprees are just a few activities that await them!
Flashie Things v2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More Flash Fiction from NVaughn7 with all new illustrations from Practically-A-Flake. Perfect for writing prompts.
Telelee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
To bitter academic-turned-journalist Miller, Madame Dabrowski is just another crank to be mocked in print. Her machine for traveling to other worlds is as laughable as her theories. Until it works... This verse novel comes with a great deal of bonus material set i
The Black Bag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
P. H. Solomon presents his 2012 SCWC award winning short story. *****It is graphic in its presentation, with imagery that sets the scenes so vividly, making the story more intriguing. It’s such a delightful short read with highly imaginative storytelling. Jamie S - Amazon Review **** Wickedly Crafted Fairy Tale: P.H. Solomon envelopes you in a world of witches where we wonder if the young girl
Pirates of Misfortune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: American English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Captain Bartolo de Soto commands the Troubadour, a cursed and unlucky pirate ship. If de Soto's fortune doesn't change soon the crew led by first officer Pieterzoon will mutiny. Only the beautiful singer Maritza has the answer, if he can survive long enough to hear it.
River Flight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Princess Juliette didn’t want to be pampered. She just wanted to work, so she joined the military as a boatman, learning how to navigate the country’s rivers. But now her father and family are dead, and her uncle, thirsting for the throne, sends soldiers to kill Juliette. Her only chance is to get to the Royal Guard, but she has to survive the enemy infested river first.