Hero & Heroine 2 (Anthology of Short Reads): Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine (Hero and Heroine Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine)
Magic. Science. Love… You’ll find three novelettes, three short stories, and one novella, across the spectrum of speculative fiction. You’ll find everything from Hard Science Fiction to Steamy Paranormal Romance, from Steampunk to Time Travel, from High Fantasy to Urban Fantasy. All the stories,... show more
Magic. Science. Love…
You’ll find three novelettes, three short stories, and one novella, across the spectrum of speculative fiction. You’ll find everything from Hard Science Fiction to Steamy Paranormal Romance, from Steampunk to Time Travel, from High Fantasy to Urban Fantasy. All the stories, whatever the subgenre, have Happy Endings, or at least Happy For Now endings… and although not all the stories include a love story, any that do end Happily Ever After.
Agents of Fortune by Scott Rhine
A social worker is sent to a witch who hears voices. Will he heed the messages the voices have for him?
Genre: Rural Fantasy / Urban Fantasy / Fantasy Romance
The Clinic Seed by Keith Henson
In the year 2041, two men arrive at a remote African village to make an unusual exchange. For the price of one of the local fetish skulls, they plant a clinic seed. Soon a medical clinic grows from the seed and villagers who are hurt or sick go there to be healed and cured. But the clinic does much more than heal them…
Genre: Hard Science Fiction / Future History
Adelaisa by Kat Fruchey
When she agreed to become adjutant to Captain Kallen, Adelaisa made her conditions clear. She would fight side by side with him on the battle field, not serve him on her back. Honorable as well as courageous, Kallen respected that. If only she hadn’t fallen in love with him…
Genre: Fantasy Romance
The Valentine Raffle by Heidi Kneale
Leo and his co-worker Katerina have fallen in love. Secretly, of course. For an office romance is illegal, and all marriages are strictly regulated. In a dystopian corporate future, where women outnumber men four to one, love is no longer a matter of personal choice. There’s only one exception: the Valentine Raffle. But to win at love, Leo and Katerina may need to cheat the system…
Genre: Science Fiction Romance
Ovoids by Deborah Walker
She fights alone. Others might hide in government bunkers, but she has her own plan. The real war is yet to come…
Genre: Military Science Fiction / Flash Fiction
Dancing for Rain by Rayne Hall
Merida is proud of the opportunity she’s been given to serve her country and help the people of another country by using her magic to end a drought. She’s horrified to learn that those she is trying to help didn’t request her presence and don’t believe in her magic.
Genre: Dark Epic Fantasy
Hood & Fae by Tara Maya
Roxy Hood is just trying to make ends meet, to pay her mom’s medical bills. Sure, Roxy takes on some jobs of, ahem, dubious integrity, like pretending that she can speak to the dead. But hey, that’s harmless. It’s not like a malevolent ghoul is going to attack her. Or a sexy billionaire will show up trying to buy her red jacket. Or a werewolf will attack Granny Rose. Because that would be whacked.
Genre: Urban Fantasy