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Zephyr's Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the future, Zephyr, the last human on earth, hides from conquering Zarxï. Using technology ordinary teenager Anna and her friends can’t even imagine in 2014, Zephyr reaches back 200 years for assistance. As events unfold and peril from the Zarxï intensifies in both time periods, Anna will become an unlikely heroine and Zephyr will reach for the world he lost.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
Argo
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.38 from 13 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Trained to Destroy
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 20. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A Guardsman wakes a deadly weapon of mythic proportions, Rathi, and she must choose sides with only his earnest gaze to go on.
The Age of Miracles Study Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 and represented by Hodder Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Let’s be honest: sometimes you're asked to read an “important” book that you don't want or have time to read. Sometimes you try and it’s just so boring and impenetrable that you can’t get through it. And then, even worse, sometimes you’re asked to take a test or write a paper about it. If that sounds familiar, then this study guide was designed for you
The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nebula Award-winning author Walter Jon Williams serves up a glorious novelette-sized mashup of intrigue, cutting-edge biotech, Aymara Indian spies, a Chinese cruise ship, ninjas, Andean folk music, and a tetrahedal menace from beneath the sea. But the greatest threat to our heroes comes in the form of a water ballet company, whose director insists on Total Artistic Control.
Face of 2020
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Series: 2020 eBook, 2020 Book One. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Face of 2020 explores the best course of action that scientific and technological advances should take in order to get the maximum benefit from the current and near future developments. A special focus is placed on online learning. It covers a fictional story of the development of one enterprise that adopts simple but effective techniques to grow into a global conglomerate.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Space Vixen Trek Episode 4.135667: Walking the Planck, sub figura XVI
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Series: Space Vixen Trek, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A dorky genius and a knuckle-headed linebacker take a prototype spaceplane out for a three hour tour. The navigational computer crashes, they're hopelessly stranded, and the jock ate too many beans. But at least the nerd is far from his greedy creditors and especially his control freak wife. Then he discovers the horrifying reason why he hasn't made a plug nickel from his super duper invention...
The Men of Summerly, (Sweet & Steamy, #2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A M/M Cinderella story with a Steampunk twist!
Eltanin Hoop Anomaly Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patrick’s daughter has disappeared on a deep space research mission. Now he’s trying to get her back from the site. But with the tech altering time, he hardly knows what he’s racing against. A Barris Space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky and Wake Vortex.
One Hundred, Ten, and One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
Variations Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Includes three short stories. "Coffeecat," is a fun story about the reality of morning coffee. "The AfterImage" offers an incisive look at beauty contests of the future. "Passionato" shows a collector at work, who, in his own fey way shares the inmost dreams and passions of the artists he sponsors.
Entangled
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Jared Dehl's trapped in a web of moments, lurching from one to the next. Never sure he's any closer to figuring out if the woman, Mary, really is his wife. Or who Cindy is, and why she's tracking his every move. A science fiction novelette from the author of "Walking Gear".
The Royal Scam
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Series: The Martian Alliance, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Things aren’t what they seem to be when Princess Olivia of Andromeda jumps aboard a spaceship to escape a loveless marriage.
Magnet: Special Mission
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Series: Lacuna ยท Magnet, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Pro tip: Never volunteer for anything. That's the first thing they told me in flight school. It's 2037. I'm Mike Williams, but you can call me 'Magnet', and I'm a fighter pilot on the TFR Sydney. Our flight leader, Iron, has a mission: Volunteer only. It's the usual gig. High risk, lots of unknowns, an opportunity to make history or die trying.
Out For The Count
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
a compilation of short stories for those moments when it has to be fast and satisfying, all with a sting in the tail!
Two Tales of Korval
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number One. Originally published in chapbook form by SRM Publisher in 1995. Includes the two classic Liaden stories, "To Cut an Edge," and "A Day at the Races."
Day By Day Armageddon: Grey Fox
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Time is a very fluid thing, no one really has a grasp on it other than maybe how to measure it. As the maestro of the Day by Day Armageddon Universe, I have the latitude of being in control of that time. You have again stumbled upon a ticket with service through the apocalyptic wastes, but this time the train is a little bit older, a little more beat up, and maybe a little wiser. -J.L. Bourne