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Dinner on a Flying Saucer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes, when a fella gets to help out with fightin’ a war between two alien races, it’s just not such a good idea to tell your wife. Sometimes the truth just isn't good enough. A really fun short story by USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith
The Fifth Di... December 2014
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Fifth Di... brings you some of the best science fiction and fantasy available on the web. In this issue you'll find soldiers caught in a battle they can't understand, a character "haunted" by an unexpected duplicate, and a look at what might come at the end of the universe. Join Jennifer Rachel Baumer, Robin Wyatt Dunn, and Ian Brazee-Cannon on these wonderful adventures.
Wem of Wister
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Wem sees a legendary bird flying toward Mount Zul, he believes it is a sign to show him the way to the Godern people's home. Will his family and friends believe him? When at last he reaches Mount Zul, he learns about the origins of a curse over the land. But can he remove it--and how?
For Want of a Nail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
The Compartmentalized Mantis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a humorous science fiction short story. Can a man have a relationship with an EnviroSuit? Could an EnviroSuit, especially one with a female personality, long abide the imperfections of a human male, especially when she compares him with a massive, god-like creature machine? Come along and find out.
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.
Hand and Space: A Captain Brian Saber story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes the elderly can make a real difference when given a chance. Captain Brian Saber must recruit a ninety-one-year-old discredited scientist to help save all of humanity from a deadly attack by aliens deep in space. Science fiction with a human touch.
Aurealis #53
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 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 #53 is edited by Stephen Higgins and this issue features stories from Benjamin Allmon and Richard Kerslake, plus the return of Xtreme Science! For the best in F/SF, it's Aurealis every time!
Prayers on the Wind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
All humanity is at peace under the Treasured King, the physical incarnation of the library that contains all wisdom. But now the peace is threatened by the alien Sang, and humanity’s response is fatally divided— and worse, the Treasured King seems to be going mad. This novelette was nominated for a Nebula Award on its first appearance.
The Fate Of Humanity Rests In Her Hands (A Classic Sci-Fi Time Travel Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Susan Hart. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Fate Of Humanity Rests In Her Hands: When a scientist and his assistant visit a formerly shuttered and remote temporal research station in a remote part of Alaska, they learn the true purpose of their visit. At least, one of them does.
Dog Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
For Jake, a young asteroid miner, a dog is truly man's best friend. He might have his doubts when Sam, a smartmutt border collie, questions Jake's piloting sense; but after the crash on an unnamed rock in space, Jake's life might truly depend on his canine sidekick. How many dogs can quote astrophysics while digging to beat the bone? 6000 words, plus a preview sample of The Chaos Chronicles.
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 #71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
UFO Do They Exist? An Alternative Theory To The Existence of Aliens From Space And A Vision For The Future Of Mankind
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you really believe aliens from space are coming to earth? If you do then you need to read this book. The book will tempt you to think about UFOs and Space Aliens in a new light. It will offer new and exciting theories that better explain not only what these UFO sightings are, but the theories will also explain many of the other unexplained phenomena.
Apex Magazine - Issue 45
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features Kate Elliott, Kat Howard, Merrie Haskell, Patricia Wrede, and Sarah Monette.
Slab City Blues
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Series: Slab City Blues, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. There's a stranger in town, a stranger with claws and a penchant for killing assassins. Finding him is the job of Inspector Alex McLeod, detective, disfigured war veteran and reluctant widower. Some days are worse than others on the Slab but today is going to be a gem.
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.
The Tower
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
So many mysteries in the past. So many opportunities as well. As Portals, Inc. uses historians to test its time travel devices, historians use Portals to test their theories. Neyla believes the 17th century discovery of the dead Princes near the Bloody Tower will tell her who murdered the boys centuries before. And Thomas Ayliffe believes he can pull off the crime of the century—any century.
Professor Tomlinson's Last Experiment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Professor Tomlinson thought he had it made. His new invention was bound to win him international acclaim and a Nobel Prize. But there was one thing he failed to take into account....
Hacker (Projet Bradbury, #28)
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Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 28. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: French. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jodie est aux anges : son vieux rabat-joie de père a enfin accepté qu'elle bénéficie de la greffe d'implant dont elle meure d'envie depuis si longtemps, et dont toutes ses camarades de lycée sont déjà équipées. Une fois connectée au réseau, elle pourra à loisir visionner des films, écouter de la musique, jouer aux jeux vidéo, communiquer avec ses contacts sans l'entremise d'un appareil tiers.