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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.
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 Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Hellbender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once people have messed with a man’s DNA, what can he do but become a private eye? And when the gorgeous Elizabeth Savoy glides into his office and blinks her big baby blues, what can PI Mike Heller do but say sure, even though he sees what she is, and knows it's a bad idea? But by the time he suspects Lizzie’s troubles might bring the end of life as he knows it, he’s already in far too deep.
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.
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!
Reflections on Tinsori Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
For those who wish to see how a short story goes from outline to short story, this echapbook presents the outline for, and the completed short Liaden story, "The Space at Tinsori Light," with an explanatory foreword by Sharon Lee.
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!
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.
Upgrades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Stick has fallen to the level of slave in the waterfields of a hostile planet. And he's good with that. Until they start rebuilding him against his will.
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.
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
Diplomatic Solution: Olla # 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jill Berlac's stuck trying to avoid all out war between Ceres and everyone else-from Earth to Mars to Ganymede-over who owns the contract with the Olla. The aliens' deep space vessel is almost complete. Too bad Jill's just an aide to the ambassador, and someone's hacked her eye data. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "To Stare Again Across the Water".
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.
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."
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".