Found 21 works tagged 'urban fantasy'.
Published Jan 10, 2020 · 2,556 words (10 minutes) · 28 views
Marcy's neighbor Jasmine asks her to be her "sassy best friend." Jasmine has been reading urban fantasy for her literature thesis and believes herself to be a paranormal investigator. At first, Marcy humors her because it beats what's on TV, but then they meet a were-beaver, battle some drones Jasmine thinks are fairies, and Marcy starts to worry about the words "aiding and abetting." Can this modern-day Sancho save the town and her Quixote from each other?
Published Dec 20, 2019 · 967 words (4 minutes) · 86 views
A companion to Something Familiar, this gives us a peek into Hēi Māo's first holiday with his new witch and family.
Published Dec 9, 2019 · 5,521 words (21 minutes) · 289 views
In the near future, dragons have taken over the governance of the United States. Their regime is ruthless: unauthorized magic is outlawed & witches are subject to brutal execution. But under the guise of an influencer-friendly brunch and bookclub, a network of covens works to undermine the dragons at every turn. This story was previously published in Crossed Genres' Resist Fascism anthology.
Published Nov 18, 2019 · 5,187 words (19 minutes) · 59 views
When a siren who's trying to pass as a human accidentally deep-likes her old friend's Facebook page, memories come flooding back of their time hunting sailors.
Fiction Series: Complete 27 Chapters
Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 43,414 words (158 minutes)
The continued adventure of a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. Chapters 1-7 are available for free - https://curiousfictions.com/stories/2151-s-n-arly-something-familiar-chapters-1-7 Chapters 8-34 are available for purchase or free for subscribers.
Fiction Series: Complete 7 Chapters
Updated Sep 14, 2019 · 9,498 words (35 minutes) · 1186 views
Follow a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. These are the first few chapters of a novella that came out in late May 2019. If you enjoy these chapters and want to read the rest, you can find it here: https://curiousfictions.com/stories/2533-s-n-arly-something-familiar-chapter-8-34 , free to subscribers and $3.00 for everyone else.
Published Jul 8, 2019 · 3,986 words (15 minutes) · 9 likes · 595 views
June tries to be a dutiful granddaughter, always bringing gifts on her weekend visits (if not a husband or great-grandchildren). But when her grandmother takes in a mysterious infant, June learns her own childhood—and her parents’ disappearance—may not have been what it seemed.
Author Laurie Tom lives in Los Angeles, and her work has appeared in Galaxy’s Edge, IGMS, Crossed Genres, and many more.