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Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 7, March 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galaxy’s Edge is published every two months by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, LLC, a small press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford and book reviews by Paul Cook.
Faith in the Past
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Series: Fairlight, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
According to her Uncle Chaser, Faith Fairlight’s life is just beginning. But life on the vineyard isn’t exactly exciting. So when Chance offers Faith the job of a lifetime, she jumps at the chance. For how could she have known that she was opening the door to the greatest adventure she could ever imagine and to a love that would stand the test of time itself?
Journey to the Center of the Earth 6
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Series: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The traitor has struck again and this time the President could be dying and only Smergey, a man the President hates with every fiber of his being, is the only one who can save him. The Hollow Earth Special Forces Team faces more danger than ever as they continue their drive into the depths of the earth to stave off world wide extinction for the human race.
What Ho, Automaton!
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Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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** WSFA Award finalist ** "A fun blend of P.G. Wodehouse, steampunk and a touch of Sherlock Holmes. Dolley is a master at capturing and blending all these elements. More than fascinating, this work is also rip-roaring fun!" - SF Revu The adventures of Reggie Worcester, gentleman consulting detective, and his automaton valet, Reeves.
Ripper's World: The Blight
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Series: Ripper's World, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ripper Lee, vintage fighter, saw the world collapse under a viral blight inflicted by the pharmaceutical giant Viral Benefits Corp. He was amongst the survivors who escaped from the mounds of the dead in the remains of the old world. Through the smoke the lucky ones emerged into a new world of rampant profit and corrupt corpies. Did Ripper have any reason to remain true to his ideals of fair play?
The Book of War
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Series: Sequetus, Book 12 ยท Templar, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Here’s the twelfth Sequetus Series book. The military junta that was interfering with Earth, prior to the Twenty-First Century, is now trying to arm the Temple movement. The Temple arrived out there with the short-lived refugees, over the past thousand years. The junta’s purpose is to put the rest of the long-lived Federation in fear, to make them strike back. It’s now war, prophecy fulfilment.
When Gods Fail II
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Series: When Gods Fail, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Alone again in the vast wasteland, Tom is haunted by ghosts. He moves to escape his sins, and he's thrust into the arms of a new power in the land. This power, a group of survivalists, tolerates no dissent. Soon his hopes are shattered when he is forced to choose between a new close friend and himself... After he chooses he will never be the same... but will he at least have a soul?
Science Fiction: Future Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Written by Richard S. Levine, these stories have appeared in other publications. Though all the protagonists are young adults (YA), these stories may be a bit edgier than your average YA story. In "Cosmic Consequences", Candor is sick on Mars. "Assisted Living" takes a look at disability and Jupiter's moon. In "Surfing the Wave", Jerry calculates the future. Read "The Big Picture", a scifaiku.
Containment (Alaskan Undead Apocalypse Book 2)
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Series: Alaskan Undead Apocalypse, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Permuted. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Running. Hiding. Surviving. Anchorage, once Alaska’s largest city, has fallen. Now a threatening maze of death, the city is firmly in the cold grip of a growing zombie horde. Neil Jordan and Dr. Caldwell lead a small band of desperate survivors through the maelstrom. The group has one last hope: that this nightmare has been contained, and there still exists a sane world free of infection.
Shudder (Stitch Trilogy, Book 2)
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Series: Stitch Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It's only been three days, and already everything is different. Alessa's comfortable university life is but a distant memory as she struggles to survive and learns new depths of fear. The second installment in the electrifying Stitch Trilogy, Shudder follows Samantha Durante's shocking and innovative debut with a heart-pounding, paranormal-dusted dystopian adventure sure to keep the pages turning.
The Thirty Century War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A Short Science Fiction Story set 300 decades into Earth’s future toward the end of what had become a thousand year hostile alien space warrior invasion. The constant alien evasions, fighting ships and explosions just outside the planet’s atmosphere had caused grievous Earth changes. The Earth’s ozone layer now pink was a sure sign humanity was on the verge of being extinguished
The Sword of the Raven
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Wulfstan of the Hinterland had come of age, and was determined to cross the barren Winterberg Mountains and find adventure in the realms beyond. The mountains themselves would give the youth more than he bargained for, however: enemies from another world, sorcery, dark gods, and a mysterious protector calling himself the Raven. A stranger with secrets, and a solemn charge…
Xybears - Stare Into Darkness
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Series: Issue One of Two Xybears Stare Into Darkness, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What if you had incredible power and your government sought to have you eliminated as a threat to their control over the world?
The Pit of Raeben; The Final Lie of Gelon Part I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Pit of Raeben is a tale told in turn by three enlightened trees. This is the first of three parts describing how the oldest of them was laid to rest.
The People Eaters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
We probably never think about it, but we humans are a potential food source. When we reach out to the universe with our quaint motherhood statements of peace and love, we are being very naive. One day someone will come here, because we are a source of food. One day, in the future, they did come, this is the story of that event.
Quantum Gate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A nefarious gang of pirates challenges the advanced defenses of an ancient orbital space platform. Recently promoted, Captain Jason Drake inadvertently flies his brand new ship and fresh crew into the center of a pirate vendetta. Looking to escape the carnage of a galactic war, biomechanical beings are tricked into performing a perilous mission that could end the slaughter in their home galaxy.
Malign Field
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,450. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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The circumstances under which Peter Vulk met Mr. Selcuri had some peculiar trait. The situation was of the kind that Vulk must have doubted its reality. “This is where I wake up, surely?” he thought to himself at one point. “I’m afraid not, Mr. Vulk,” answered Selcuri.
The Thorns of Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
From the author of Geist, and Kindred and Wings, and the co-author of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, comes a short story of clones, rebellion and poets. A company decides to clone the first famous figures from the past, and they settle on the trio of Romantic Poets, Shelley, Byron and Keats. After all, how much trouble can a few poets cause? But the insipid Victorian view of the men has l
I Don't Step on Ants
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Evacuating a dozen scientist before catastrophe strikes: no problem. Preventing the moon-sized asteroid from slamming into a planet teeming with life: huge problem. And the researchers there expect a war-weary captian to help them solve it and avert the extinction of an entire world.
Plague: Aftermath
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Airborne Ebola has found a foothold in many large cities around the world, causing mass panic and mob mentality as people attempt to escape the circumstances they're thrown into. Here are a few stories of bravery, viciousness, and survival from those trying to escape the next Plague.