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Mithila Review Issue 9
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Salik Shah. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mithila Review is an international science fiction and fantasy journal founded in 2015. We publish literary speculative fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, articles, art, etc. from around the world. Apart from excellent fiction and poetry, this special double issue (#9) contains roundtable discussions and interviews on Women of Color in SF and The State of German SF.
Devilish Deals and Perilous Pacts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
You’ll laugh…nervously…at these deals with the devil, horrific family dynamics, vengeful spirits…and a little girl who just wants to win the darn pumpkin-carving contest—is that too much to ask? Join bestselling writer Dayle A. Dermatis as she weaves the supernatural with strands of humor, as only her twisted mind can.
Kate and Eric's Small World Of Verkygreen: Play Day With Lucy
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meet seven year old Kate, her little brother Eric and a Small world named Verkygreen! It is a place where all dreams come true and happiness lives! There animals and insects live with people, which shows children that even the smallest creatures deserve respect and compassion. Join them all in this fun filled children's adventure series and be welcomed to this wonderful world of joy and happiness
Utter Fabrication: Historical Accounts of Unusual Buildings and Structures
Series: Mad Scientist Journal Presents. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
No one understands strange places like people who have been there. Mad Scientist Journal has brought together twenty-two tales of people who have visited places both beautiful and horrifying. Some places heal, some places destroy, some places just want to see the world. Haunted houses share a neighborhood in these pages with dimensional rifts, hidden skyscrapers, and abandoned spacecraft.
Sir Owen: Champion of Murhaven
Price: $7.25 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
Thirteen-year-old Owen has set off from his village to become a knight! But little does he know that his first quest will begin before he even sets foot in King Mason's castle...
Dark Visions
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sometimes life leads you down a dark path. A very dark path. You can succumb to the darkness or find your way back into the light. If you're lucky and brave. Meyari McFarland collects six stories of darkness to entice you away from the light. Includes an excerpt of the novel City of the Dead.
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.
Forsaken Soul
Series: The Lost Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fourth short story in The Lost Stories series following Hiroma, one of the five Elders of the Planet Cerebes. Hiroma receives a second chance to redeem a wasted mortal life. As a God, he feels pressure to pursue unfulfilled promises. New challenges cause demons from a past life to rear its ugly head, forcing Hiroma to either overcome them, or fall permanent victim to a forgotten legacy.
Monkey River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Pap thinks the worst of his problems is getting stuck with a green officer from the King's Militia. They're out in the middle of nowhere, and officers hate nowhere. Then Pap's partner Ariana, a cartographer mage, discovers an entire fleet waiting on the river. To attack? Nowhere is suddenly becoming very dangerous.
Duncan's Last Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Just outside Menger City, the notorious Duncan Stewart Gang plots vengeance. On this night is the annual Solstice Festival, its Man-of-Iron Melee's prize a stolen sword. What hidden plans are fated to clash under the cold light of Menger's Second Sun? A coin is tossed - its side not yet called. But are there only two to call?
Lady Pearl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mage Najie has her hands full. She's never worked with her sword mate before, and he doesn't trust her or her map magic. But they have to learn to work together, and fast. They are running out of time to stop a killer before it kills and disappears again.
Heart of Brass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Urban
Brass Monkey, Hero of Seattle, is in love. Her new boy Simon looks great on paper, but he's more than he seems....
The Necro Wars Part One: The Shadow Assassin
Series: The Story Of Alavastia. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One day the blizzard keep which protects the road to Neesata the kingdoms biggest sea port goes silent. After two weeks without any word from the fort, Aramail Snowstreak team is sent to find out what has happened to the fort and if possible correct it. There they find that not all stories want to stay in the past as an old foe has revealed their presence to the kingdom once again.
The Little Black Dress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Lynette needs a fancy dress. For tonight. A friend of a friend offered her a free ticket for the Nutcracker ballet. She doesn’t know Seattle at all. She moved here a month ago and does nothing except work her tech job. Trying to keep her head above water. How can she create a life in this city of strangers when work consumes her life? An enchanting story for readers of contemporary fantasy.
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2012 (volume 3)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,600. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The third annual compilation of the best fantasy and horror, covering work produced by Australian and New Zealand writers in 2012. Over 150,000 words of fiction from some of the genre's best and most awarded writers. Together with an annual genre overview and recommended reading list this is both a book to be read and a valuable reference work. Award-winning series.
The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 (volume 6)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 169,970. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The sixth annual compilation of the best fantasy and horror, covering work produced by Australian and New Zealand writers in 2015. Over 150,000 words of fiction from some of the genre's best and most awarded writers. Together with an annual genre overview and recommended reading list this is both a book to be read and a valuable reference work. Award-winning series.
Dribs and Drabbles
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Dribs and Drabbles" is a collection of short stories, arranged by length, including twitter fiction, drabbles and flash fiction. The stories are either completely original tales, retellings of classics or rebooted fairy tales.
Guardian Angel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Have you ever wondered of all the times your guardian angel was protecting you and you just couldn't see him? Trauma victim Kennedy Watts has. Shiloh has been assigned to watch over Kennedy. Watch the battle in the spirit world for this young girls soul and be swept away by the heavenly possibilities.
Scars of the Sand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beneath the shadows of opulent towers and golden domes, the young slave, Harlin, carves a terrible name for himself. Born of a warrior race and forced into a life of unending violence, many say no man alive can slay him. But in Parathet the price of reputation is weighted in gold and silver, and when Harlin’s owner is challenged to put that reputation to its greatest test, it may well be his last.
Genie
Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The five house cats that Harold inherited from his sister are driving him crazy. The good news is that he also inherited a magic lamp with a genie from her, so he can make a wish to ensure that his life becomes a happy one! The bad news is that the genie’s wishes don’t always work out as expected. Enjoy this short story!

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