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George the Inventor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Join an inventor named George, who has many ups and downs in his life. You'll find adventure, mystery, action and suspense. And lots of relatable moments.
Fateful Encounter
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Series: Lost Lores, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Fateful Encounter is a science-fiction thriller featuring Dayton, an ordinary man with an extraordinary problem. All he wanted was to get some rest, but instead he awoke to a monstrous problem. A story that combines both time travel and sea voyages, Fateful Encounter will draw in readers who crave a classic adventure with a modern twist.
Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Grey Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
One day, the Earth decided to stop. No peace, no sun, no hope on the surface. But resistance and help lie underneath. This is where Anna lives, counting the Grey Days and carrying on. Because that's what humans do.
The Hybrids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Gordon Havers thought that he was the last man on Earth, after a virus killed off everybody else. But one day, there is a knock on the door of his cabin. To his infinite surprise, Gordon finds an attractive young woman on his doorstep. So maybe he isn't the last living human being after all? And maybe there is still a future for the human race. There's only one problem. Joanna Creed isn't human.
Courier Run
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
September at Wall and Broad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
September 1920, New York City: Phillipa D’Arco makes a living investigating the past for the United States Government. Bloodless, they call her, making her one of the best operatives. So, when Phillipa fails to return back to 2057 to report her findings, Assistant Attorney General Preston Lane needs to make a decision: send in yet another investigator or lose a valuable asset.
Technical Details
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a far future society, people change their identities, their societal roles, even their personalities based upon the masks they must don each day. But not every citizen is content to play their mandated part, longing instead to discover who they are beneath their masks: sinner, gentleman, or beast. Winner of the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.
Wrapped in Starlight
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Freedom to use her power has finally come, but the ball of mist Kiiki is partnered with causes a riot in her new reality.
Debts to Pay
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Series: Shattered Empire, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Carlotta Valdez thought she'd left her past as a mercenary behind her, when she joined the Galactic Rebellion. But the past has a habit of catching up with you, and so, Carlotta runs into her old boss Darius Gilroy. He has a job for her and won't take no for an answer. And so Carlotta finds herself on a mission to take out a drug lord. How can Carlotta reconcile this job with her new convictions?
The Device
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
He was a lonely man, devastated by his wife's recent decision to leave him for another man. He was all alone on his rock, just him and the stars above - but then a funny thing happened and minutes later he was sitting next to the most amazing device to influence humankind. Stefan touched it, and soon he was leading humankind down a new path, to a new future in the stars.
He Who Was Living - A Dystopian Journey
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Series: A Dystopian Journey, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,700. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
I stare ahead in utter shock and disbelief. All I had thought I understood had changed in the blink of an eye. The world before me was completely unknown. It would take every last ounce of my strength - plus keen wits - to make it through this alive. He Who Was Living is the second book in the Ishtato Saga, after Into the Wasteland. This series follows one young woman's journey ...
Solip:System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
They call it Black Mind. Using this covert technology, Reno has written his own consciousness over that of Albrecht Roon, one of Earth’s greatest enemies. He’s living in a labyrinth of paranoia, surrounded by bodyguards and treacherous rivals. And then he discovers that Black Mind is not a complete success--- Roon still lives inside him, and Roon is mad.
Aurealis #61
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The best in Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction, featuring 'Restless' by Sophie Masson, and 'Kernel' by Sean Monaghan. Plus the best news, reviews, and interviews in the world of Australian Speculative Fiction. Your monthly fix of all that is good in speculative fiction.
The Last Veteran
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Two centuries after the collapse of America, one man knows the terrible truth. Connor Eliott must try to stop the doom he knows is coming. But first he has to survive an unsurvivable war. Connor has one friend - Charlie Six, a grizzled veteran who had survived 40 years in the trenches, and is determined to keep Connor alive. This is his story.
Cannabis Alienus 'alien dope'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Be careful what you smoke. L.D. had always been an unapologetic pot-head, but something has gone wrong and he's fallen off the radar. Eric returns home for what he thinks is going to be a simple intervention, but turns into... something else. "Cannabis alienus ‘alien dope’" is a speculative fiction.
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.
Betwixt Issue 5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 5 collects all five stories originally published online. Issue 5 includes original fiction by Eric Gregory, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, Sean R. Robinson, Sara Saab, and E. Catherine Tobler.