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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 Impact Viewers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Excursions around the galaxy for paying customers to watch asteroid impacts is Jeb Curtis's bread and butter. Paying customers have been in short supply lately. So when a researcher walks in offering enough cash to keep the creditors away, Jeb doesn't ask too many questions. Maybe he should have. A science fiction novelette by Sean Monaghan, author of The Shipbreakers and Walking Gear.
Face of 2020
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Series: 2020 eBook, 2020 Book One. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Face of 2020 explores the best course that current and near future scientific and technological developments ought to take to achieve major breakthroughs in learning, design of devices, security among other sectors. Using simple examples we see practical application and open minded approach to technology. The result is a revolution in the way we learn, live and work.
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.
Cyberpunk Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Three classic tales from the golden age of Cyberpunk. In this collection of short stories bestselling Warhammer 40K author William King explores the grim future world of cyberpunk where cyborg warriors battle in the steaming jungles of Central America and corporate drug pushers use cutting edge military hardware to win their turf wars.
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.
The Spinach Can's Son
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Imagine a world filled with comic strip characters you know and love...the world of the Underfunnies, where nothing is as it seems. Molly, a "Panelnaut" explorer, searches this strange 'toon world for her missing husband, only to find him at the heart of a bizarre mystery. Can she bring him back from the Underfunnies, resurrecting him from ink and paper to flesh and blood?
Gravity Interference
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Timothy Monte's come out to Dewent to for a simple audit. Rules had been broken. He had no idea the local researchers were panicking over an alien signal. And that they were expecting him to go and take a look. An Expansion Space story by Sean Monaghan, author of Extradition Chit.
Alien Breeding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
Burn (Exe Lore #2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In one swift moment, everything can change… The life of Shade the Exe has been turned upside down. Betrayed by all that he has known, Shade ventures into the war-torn wilderness with none but a woman who is not meant to exist at his side. But all is not as it appears. When Shade has a startling vision, he finds himself thrust into a future he could never have expected.
Quantum Mortis: Gravity Kills
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Castalia House. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When an alien ambassador is found dead in orbit while returning to his home planet in the company of mercenaries from Wardogs Incorporated, suspicions are naturally aroused. But when Chief Warrant Officer Graven Tower, MCID-XAR, arrives at the scene of the crime, another question is soon raised: are MCID's dynamic investigation methods compatible with thinly armored spaceship hulls?
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.
Allies
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 12 "Fighting Chance" features young Miri Robertson, and a life-changing decision. Reprinted from Women of War, DAW, 2005. "Prodigal Son" sends Val Con yos'Phelium back to Vandar in search of old friends--and old enemies. Can he prevent a hostile takeover of the planet? "Liaden Universe" is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
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.
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.
A Robbery at Jupiter: Olla # 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tony Shuster was the best squeeze man in the business. He could get into any ship without the crew knowing he'd even been nearby. Right now, Tony just wants to to enjoy a quiet vacation, but Val, his old boss, has got other ideas. And it's not just any vessel Val wants him to raid. It's alien. A giant Olla filigree ship. How can Tony say no? An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "The Juniper".
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.
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
Chariot to the Stars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Chariot to the Stars features some of Steve Miller's favorite early work from Amazing Science Fiction and elsewhere. as well as a previously unpublished short story. Included here are Rain Day, The Inventoried, The Solution, The Cat's Job, and Charioteer
Aurealis #62
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The best in Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction, featuring 'Remnants' by Dan Rabarts, and 'The Leaves of the Manuka Tree' by Phillip W Simpson. Plus the best news, reviews, and interviews in the world of Australian Speculative Fiction. Yet another serving of quality fiction.