Books tagged: fantasy adventure short story

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A Change in Fortune
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
How to be a Hero
By Geno Allen
Price: Free! Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Eleven year old Jacob longs to be strong. He longs to be a hero, and living in service to one of Cairemia's mightiest knights you would think he'd have the chance. But alas, he is only a servant. That is, until danger strikes and he is the only one who can heed the call. His life endangered, his courage tested—he'll find out if he knows... How to Be a Hero.
down the Doodlebug Hole
By W. F. Owen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two teens, Marisela and Bobby, find themselves in an underground world with insects at war with giant worms. Along their journey, they confront huge centipedes, spiders and crickets. They also struggle with their own consciences and first love. It is a fantasy with many twists and turns (figuratively and literally) and surprises. The story is intended for pre-teens, but adults will enjoy it too!
Interesting Times
By Maryanne Huber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Interesting Times is four stories that highlight the turning point in the lives of four different women. From a young girl learning to be a queen to a middle-aged woman trying to fit into a changing world, each story ends with a new beginning.
Warleader - A Blood and Tears Short Story
By Joshua Simon
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
As a young warrior in the elite Kifzo army of his father’s tribe, Tobin lives a life consumed by the relentless training demands of his uncle. Despite his best intentions and hard work, he struggles to cope with his father's indifference toward him and his brother's outright hatred. A chance opportunity may change all of that. Warleader is a prequel short story of approximately 9,200 words.
An Inspector Calls
By Michael White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
Charlie Horse has very set ideas of just how his pub should be run. No food (apart from crisps and nuts) and very definite ideas about what kind of customers are welcome in his hostelry. Until one day an inspector calls...
Waters of Chaos
By Claudette Gilbert
Price: Free! Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
In modern day Seattle, Mandy is a young witch with the gift of moving things, even material things like magic. But while her skill is unique, she lacks power. Only a joining with the Duke of the House of Merlin will provide the power she needs to fully use her gift. But at what price?
Dragon's Blood
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction
A short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt. When Jack set out to get dragon's blood to stock his magic shop, it was a measure of desperation. Little did he know that neither daring nor force would secure it.
Excaliburs Magic
By Wolf Malkin-Wolf
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
Volume Two of Wer Wolf A Wolf's Tale of How We Came To Be.
Shadows of Siernod
By J. Wade Harrell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Shadows of Siernod" is the five novelette series that introduces the swordsman and brawler, Fist La'brau. This novel length book includes all five exciting stories, The Anvil of Discord, The World's Rim, The Sewers of Thuron, Barbarians of the Forgotten Pass, and A Castle of Shadows. Follow Fist throughout his myopic trek to rid himself of angst as he quests to just become the common man.