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Ranger of Path by Jorden Leonard
Series: Lords Under The Eye. Price: Free! Words: 127,130. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Ishkur, an orphan serving his adoptive band of ambitious adventurers, sets out on a redemptive mission across a contested realm. When world shaking events interrupt and strip him of everything but headstrong optimism, he pushes on, blazing his own foolhardy path.
Fell Winter by AJ Cooper
Series: The Ulfr Crisis, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Realms of Varda. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
An evil not seen in hundreds of years has awakened in the highland nation of Badelgard. The Ulfr – the original inhabitants of the land whose evil was matched only by their power over death – stir from their barrows. The dead walk again at the command of an Ulfr witch, and their goddess waits for Her awakening.
The Terror of Moreton Island by Robert Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark(3.00 from 1 review)
Charlie Mularczyk loves living on Moreton Island, and he loves his job. But now he has a problem. Something's rotten in the island paradise - people are disappearing. Battling a growing storm, Charlie races the elements through a tortured landscape bathed in fog and rain. Each day he moves deeper into the heart of darkness. Each day he moves closer to the point of no return.
Bridge Burner Hyperion by Jared Rinaldi
Price: Free! Words: 101,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the spiral at the center of time and space is torn asunder, it falls upon a young bike mechanic and a strange band of adventurers to put it back together again. Standing in their way are the forces of chaos and darkness, which will do everything in their power to keep the spiral broken.
Legends of Litha (Wheel of the Year Anthology Volume 3) by Cherron Riser, Ashley Nicole Davis, Tara Ann Moore, & Taylor Lexus Brown
Series: Wheel of the Year Anthology. Price: Free! Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by Luna K Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Bring Forth the Power of the Creature in your Soul! Enter a magical world where those around you are not who they seem. Take a quest as fantasies become real, and mysteries unfold into beautiful tales and horrid betrayals. Inside these pages, you will be sucked into a realm where all that seemed impossible is anything but.
Accursed: Blood Cursed Vol. 1 by J. A. Ironstand-Nelson
Series: Blood Cursed. Price: Free! Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Over five thousand years spent running from a curse only to succumb to its torturous obligations each year before the sun rises on the longest day. Six orphans must kill to live and keep to themselves until a misstep breaks a spell that forces them to work together with another six orphans, who have a curse of their own. Will they finally understand why they were chosen to live forever?
Verum Et Inventa Magazine Issue 01 by Raymond Towers
Series: Verum Et Inventa. Price: Free! Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
In issue No. 1, for November, 2018: Three short stories from the recently released science fiction collection Variant Worlds 2, and an excerpt of over 30 pages from upcoming release Rothschild Apocalypse. Articles include the candid How I Became My Male Characters, and Space-Based Starships And Colonies to give budding writers a good grounding on the basics. Rating: EXTREME controversy.
The Trillium Awakening by Hamish Keddie
Series: Newborn. Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Priya discovers she has secret powers. One is healing and the other language acquisition. This is hides. Can't let her foster parents know. Can't reveal this to anyone including her supportive girlfriend Bell, of two years. Then bioweapons go off. The world is going crazy. Is Bell who she says she is? With a dark and mysterious past catching up with her, Priya must choose - live, love or die.
Loving the Reaper by Alexis Michaud
Series: Loving the Reaper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Quiet shy girl of the town is thrown together with the town's newest resident. This twist of fate will change her life in ways she never thought possible. Had never even dreamed of.
Netherworld by Razor Blade
Price: Free! Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
"This is your only warning. Do not leave the line, do not give into temptation, once you leave the line you can never return and you will be lost for all time.”
Escape from Endeavor by Daniel A. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 97,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Escape from Endeavor is a classic science fiction story set on a distant planet similar to Earth. A world where science has met magic and lost, where evil has triumphed over good and the few remaining human inhabitants struggle to hold onto what little humanity they have left. Escape from Endeavor is book one of the Children of the Rift series.
The Inner Circle: The Gates of Hae'Evun by Cael McIntosh
Price: Free! Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
In the end, it didn't matter what they thought of you . . . or even what you thought of yourself. In the end, all that mattered was who you were. And you were beautiful.
The Shepherd by J.C. Staudt
Series: The Aionach Saga, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark(4.00 from 1 review)
Toler Glaive makes his living as hired muscle, guarding trade caravans against the dangers of the wasteland. Unbeknownst to the trading company he works for, Toler has also taken up smuggling, and he's about to pull off the biggest heist of his life. When nomads ambush the caravan, his carefully laid plan begins to unravel. Now he must either take the fall, or let someone else take it for him...
Verum Et Inventa Magazine Issue 02 by Raymond Towers
Series: Verum Et Inventa. Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
In issue No. 2, for December 2018: Part 1 of the sci-fi novella Non-Retrieval. The main feature is followed by five recently written short stories, in a range of genres, with three directly inspired by notes from the Story Starters archive. Articles include the revealing How I Became My Female Characters, and for the upcoming holiday, Have A Merry, Pagan Christmas! Rating: HIGH controversy.
Hadagery, Book of Canaan by Teresa Vanmeter
Price: Free! Words: 43,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Creeee...eeeee..eeee..ee. The door behind Hadlin creaked open. "That's impossible." He thought, "I barred that door shut." Then turned around just in time to hear it click shut again. The Babasova was home.
Cloak Games: Thief Trap by Jonathan Moeller
Price: Free! Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The High Queen of the Elves has conquered Earth, but I don't care about that. I don't care about the High Queen, or the Rebels seeking to overthrow her. All I care about is getting my baby brother the treatments he needs to recover from his potentially fatal disease…and those treatments have a steep price. Fortunately, I have magic of my own, and I'm a very, very good thief.
The Land of All Things Fallen: Part II (The Wyvern King's Redemption Volume 1) by D W Gladstone
Price: Free! Words: 95,420. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This is the second part of The Land of All Things Fallen. It is a dark, epic fantasy. It is published in three parts that comprise the first volume of the The Wyvern King's Redemption series. It describes the fall of Ammandorn through the political machinations triggered by the arrival of a strange creature and the discovery of a long secret shame that underpinned the society.
Dragon Clutch by Delaney Walnofer
Price: Free! Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
As a young girl, Damara lived with dragons. Years later, in the Kingdom of Wystil, she’s desperate to stop the looming war between humans and the dragons she fondly remembers. Spurning the warnings of her loved ones, Damara runs away and joins a pack of dragons in the hope of preventing further bloodshed. But she soon finds that not all dragons are what she believed.
Damned: Blood Cursed Vol. 2 by J. A. Ironstand-Nelson
Series: Blood Cursed. Price: Free! Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Demons lurk, shadows fall, faith crumbles. Consequences of their actions haunt the six along with their new friends. The witches may be gone but now they are left with the remnants of evil and it’s not just the demons they are hunting. This was not how immortality was supposed to be. Things quickly start to unravel and everything changes forever and when you're immortal, forever can be hell.
The Blade Witch by Nygel Oglesby
Series: Songs of Eldrin. Price: Free! Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
As a warrior of the Faith, Estra is seen as a hero in the eyes of others, but buried deep within her soul is a forever growing thirst for vengeance against the demons of her past. When she's finally given the assignment of purging those responsible for her suffering, Estra embarks on a journey which reveals that the world of Eldrin isn't as black and white as she'd been led to believe.