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Adventures in Paratime: An Anthology
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Collecting more than a half dozen short stories of alternate reality, Adventures in Paratime: an Anthology of the Soon and Secret Future, Long Past includes one of the author's most popular stories, Only the Arquebus, by H. Beam Piper and features the never before seen weird tale of science at the breaking point, The Unmethoding.
Aurealis #54
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
Aurealis #50
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #50, edited by Michael Pryor, features Patty Jansen’s cracking hard SF ‘Abode’ and a quintessentially piece of Australian SF with Jonathan Robb’s ‘Remembering the Mimi’. On top of this it’s the usual Aurealis interviews, links and reviews. Aurealis #50 is a goldmine.
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.
Aurealis #51
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #51 is edited by Michael Pryor and is chock full of Spec Fic goodness. Highlights? What about Richard Harland in fine spooky form? What about Daniel Baker's unsettling otherworldly debut? What about an incisive interview with Garth Nix? Then there's reviews and the best of the web, Aurealis-wise. Unmissable!
Marriage of Convenience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An unexpected demand by the powerful Rhysa throws fragile treaty negotiations into a turmoil. Tasked with brokering an interspecies marriage of alliance between humans and Rhysians, Earth's negotiation team finds themselves caught in an interstellar re-enactment of Beauty and the Beast - one demanding personal sacrifices to ensure peace, and where no one will be magically transformed in the end.
Stone 382
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Keith's in charge of Stone 382, an alien relic that's a waypoint to the stars. Stuck with Jimmy in the dilapidated, pokey, glued-on station, Keith just wants to get home to see Sue. But when the alien builders arrive, everything's going to change. A science fiction story originally published in Perihilion, by the author of "Walking Gear".
A Time to Dream: A Captain Brian Saber Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Captain Brian Saber, his ship and other Earth Protection League ships face a suicide mission to save Earth. Can he succeed, even though seemingly moments before he lay slowly dying of old age in a nursing home on Earth? The first Captain Brian Saber story.
The Dilemma of Unrequited Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aurora’s mutant superpower allows her to know when people lie to her. That’s useful for a therapist. Not so useful when it comes to unrequited love. An ‘Aboard the Universe’ Story
Aurealis #52
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #52 is edited by Stephen Higgins and Scott Vandervalk. This issue includes a mix of fiction, news and reviews highlighting the best new writing around. Once again, unmissable!
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 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?
Zara's Power
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 9, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Zara’s Power A unique and riveting story delivering a new power with unimaginable consequences. This story is a fast-paced, zany and insightful blend of action and science fiction with spiritual themes. Compelling, and utterly enjoyable!
The Recruiter
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Series: The Alcantarans, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Kota and Zibo wanted to do was to start a family and to make a living, using the space ship freighter that Kota had salvaged. Some idiot bureaucrat wanted them to be super spies for the Charter Alliance. They turned him down! His boss was more persuasive but they still didn't want to be spies. They just wanted to trade. Circumstances didn't give them a choice.
Mermaid Spell
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
On a hot summer day, and on a popular beach; while soaking in the beauty of nature, Colin encounters an entity different from his kind. He is cast under a spell by a mermaid and sucked beneath the beach water where he is taken to an unknown world. He is assigned on a mission against his human kind, and given certain rules to follow in exchange for his heart desire.
The Encounter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The star fell and a hero was born... Karo was trying to say a wish but got more than a wish...He became the Super Intelligient-- he broke the highest record of scholarship in Harvard University but he has a lot to offer...
Ghosts of Niagara
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
As the expanding glaciers of a new ice age threaten to push down across the Great Lakes and into the United States, a team of researchers struggles to stop the ice at any cost.
Hardwired, Episode Four
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Now that they know their enemy’s identity, Cowboy and Sarah begin their counterattack against Tempel. Their own weakness forces them into an alliance with Tempel’s former CEO, the psychotic sexual predator Roon. It’s a situation ripe for violence, treachery, and betrayal, especially after Tempel attacks Sarah through her greatest weakness, her love for her brother Daud . . .
Fearsome Creatures
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of four SF short stories which feature monsters. Set in space, on earth, on other planets and at the end of days, encounter strange and fearsome creatures from beyond your imagination - or your nightmares!
Lady Janshi's Acolyte
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Series: Spire City, Season 2: Pursued. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Targeted by a mad scientist's deadly serum, these outcasts join together to uncover the truth, and to fight back. Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders.
Clockwork Portal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When demon hunter, sorceress and samurai, Raisa falls into a strange, odd version of Victorian England, she finds herself in the domain of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Just being built, and with a demon already amok in the archives, Raisa finds herself with odd allies indeed. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.