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Apex Magazine - Issue 46
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 46 our the Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Rachel Swirsky, Liz Argall, Tim Pratt, William Alexander, and Kelly McCullough.
Grayman Book Three: Vulnerability
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Series: Grayman, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,120. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the most intense Grayman yet, a terrorist mastermind holds the world hostage with a technology-destroying weapon, forcing Mike Ram into an odyssey of horror toward a devastating realization. Meanwhile, the omnipresent AI “Dee” is showing more and more independent initiative in pursuing its primary directive…
Beyond Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,800. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Rise and Fall of the Interplanetary Age. Technology reaches the point where man can finally tame the planets... Or can he? Beyond Earth chronicles an epic quest to leave the Earth behind, taking us on a series of interplanetary adventures spanning from Mercury to the outer giants.
Latrodectus mactans
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Un eccitante nuovo gioco. Violento. Nel quale immergersi totalmente. Si dà la caccia alla temibile vedova nera. Qualcosa però va storto. E da predatori si diventa prede.
Вспомнить, чтобы... забыть
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Остросюжетный научно-фантастический роман (серия «DетектиФ»). В наземном эксперименте, имитирующем полет на Марс, участвуют пятеро испытателей. Последний сеанс связи с «Землей», последняя ночь на борту станции. Останавливается электронное табло, отсчитав 12.480 часов «полета». Открывается выходной люк. Но… в ангаре царит полная тишина...
Solomon
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Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It's 1957 and aliens that resemble us but say very little about their origins are trading technology and advanced machines for some of our soil.Quickly companies form partnerships with the extraterrestrials and single mother, Lydia Meyer is convinced by a slick salesman that used to sell vacuum cleaners to purchase a new Solomon series robot to be a companion for her lonely son. It goes badly.
Angel Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Authority rules over the blighted metropolis from their airships on high. The only reason the malicious masters approach the dirty streets is to kidnap members of the underclass for experimentation. But they didn't count on one woman and her quest for revenge.
Detours Ahead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ten Science Fiction Flash Fiction Pieces (Under 1000 Words) with ironic, bizarre or quixotic endings. Now includes a bonus track for eleven stories! Ten Science Fiction Flash Fiction Pieces (Under 1000 Words) with ironic, bizarre or quixotic endings. Now includes a bonus track for eleven stories!
The Nostalgia Gambit
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Series: ThreeCon. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tychon Damiano was minding his own business when disaster hit. Of course, his business was buying stolen goods, so disaster wasn't unexpected. What was unexpected was waking up in a palace full of servants and high tech gadgets, including a virtual girlfriend. There's just one problem: Ty can't leave. Ty learns to play chess from a master, but he suspects he's part of a much bigger game.
The Talisman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A sci-fi story about a strange salesman's arrival and the product he sold the unsuspecting buyers. The Talisman is a great warning against the ol' saying about Greeks bearing gifts. BEWARE!
Someday Will Be Too Late
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new laws allowing indentured service may be salvation for some or a return to slavery. It all depends. Times are hard, your husband has died, your children are still young, and you’re buried in debt. You’ll sacrifice anything for your family, even your freedom. Because that’s all you have left.
The Harvest (Part III: The Woman in the Bag)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Christian Hanick is a New York cop recruited into the police force that protects the Moon’s very first lunar base, Moon Base Pascal. An encounter with an android leads to discoveries that even he has trouble dealing with.
Innerearth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The mysteries of the world are out there. The truth is in here.
Aurealis Duo: Transalienation
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You set the price! Words: 8,520. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Dirk Strasser asks the question, if science can help a transsexual become the gender they know themselves to be, what would happen in the future if humans could become the alien they believe they are.
Chronostasis (The Cole Trilogy, Part 3)
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Series: The Cole Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: British English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tony Cole is dead. And he's not very happy about it. But just because he's dead, doesn't mean his life is over. Or does it? The final part of the Cole Trilogy (The Long Second, Broken) takes a different view of life-after-death and the effects on those left behind.
Josephal
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 66. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tough sheriff and his lady friend seek to escape an alien-infested colony world. A science fiction short story.
Destroyer of Worlds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
There are sometimes larger and more powerful forces at play in the universe than those that could end all of existence. Even the seemingly most insignificant of lives can have an enormous impact on the world, and every living creature on it. Death isn’t always the end, and to some even an apocalypse can be little more than a means to an end.
Do We Reycle Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After death, do we become energy parcels roaming the Cosmos? Do we learn the secrets of the universe? Do we find answers to the age-old questions: Where do we come from, why are we here, and what happens to when we die? Do we recycle life is a surprising theory.
Fracture (The Chronicles Of Discord, #1)
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Series: The Chronicles of Discord, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,680. Language: British English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In a world torn apart by war and divided into three nations Astra struggles to survive. Caught in a complicated web of lies and hate, she discovers that her own secrets run deeper than even she knows, threatening the future of an entire nation. Will she be able to stay alive as the world shatters around her?
Aurealis Duo: Terrorism
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You set the price! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Jack Dann, an expat New Yorker and multi-award winning SF author who eats Vegemite with an American accent, presents two stories that look at Terrorism from the other side of the looking glass.