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The Last Rational Man
Price: Free! Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories ranging from the romantic (Hair), to the skeptical (The Last Rational Man) and a few macabre ones (do not read Anatomy Lab just before going to sleep)
The Path To Forever (Revised edition. Forever, Vol 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Could you handle living forever, knowing you would watch your friends grow old and die? These are questions newly minted Dr. Marco d’Argenzio must face when he and his partner Danilo Rosati celebrate Marco’s completed residency and Danilo’s most recent PhD with a vacation at Marco’s father’s home in the Duchy of Aragoni. Marco learns about his family’s legacy: his father is over 2,000 years old.
Strangelet, Issue 0
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strangelet is a new journal of speculative fiction, publishing fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic stories/comics, and artwork that showcase the point where genre and the literary collide. Issue 0 is our debut.
Pumice Seed
Price: Free! Words: 102,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pumice Seed follows a troubled character who has developed figments of his imagination he thought were crushed long ago. Ultimately they have reappeared to torment, confuse, tempt and unleash his rage. Careful decisions must be made throughout, as to side with one of his inner demons angers another.
Offerings (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mike and his girlfriend, Lana Chen, are about to sit down for a romantic, candlelit dinner. Nothing will stop them from doing so…except an unexpected visit from Lana’s great-grandparents. Sure, they seem like nice people, but there’s one small problem: they’ve been dead for the past century. This story is also available in the bundled collection, "All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."
The Presence
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Affinity Ebook Press NZ Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
After a failed marriage Kayleigh Gibbs takes her daughter and flees across the country. At her best friend’s housewarming party Kayleigh meets the beautiful and enchanting Rebecca Steward. Rebecca is instantly drawn to Kayleigh, but is still recovering from a breakup – her girlfriend left her for a man. Can Rebecca and Kayleigh overcome ghosts from the past and their own insecurities.
The Footstool: A Christian Short Story Collection
Price: Free! Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Over twenty stories appear in The Footstool: A Christian Short Story Collection by Kim Bond. Stories range in genre from speculative to literary.
Loyalty
Series: Mark of Nexus, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
ERA’s human experimentation project has taken a drastic step forward, thanks to the help of an outside group of supernaturals, and it’s about to explode across the country. With lives on the line and a violent clash of wills at hand, Rena, Wallace, and Cole must decide where their loyalties lie. Is the future of humanity worth dying for, when they aren’t even a part of it?
Once a Great Warrior
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Uffda Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Inspired by the grand tradition of epics such as Beowulf, this fantasy poem examines what makes one great.
Remembering Turinam
Price: Free! Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Salai returns to his childhood home with turbulent questions — he leaves with a mission. Originally published in "We See A Different Frontier", this short story received an honorable mention in Gardner Dozois’s "The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Thirty First Edition".