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Voleurs de silence
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: French. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Chaque nuit, dans le musé de chair de l'AnimalVille, un artiste fantôme hante les galeries où sont exposées ses dernières créations. Vorst, l'ancien milicien, reconverti en terroriste, est là pour tout faire sauter... Echappera-t-il au piège des oeuvres cannibales ? Huis-clos à suspense, recueil de nouvelles déguisé en roman, Voleurs de Silence est tout cela à la fois.
The Thieves of Silence
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sixteen amazing stories, with only four previously published in English, by the award-winning author of "The Night Orchid - Conan Doyle in Toulouse". "Jean-Claude Dunyach and his stories represent the workings of a multiplex engine of creation, its multiple cylinders all entrained in perfect unison, and whirring at high speculative RPMs!" Paul Di Filippo
The Night Orchid - Conan Doyle In Toulouse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,330. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
14 stories including 6 never before translated, featuring Unravelling the Thread selected in Year's Best Science Fiction of 1999 and Watch Me When I Sleep included in Year's Best Fantasy and Horror of 2002.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 9
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young tikbalang auditions at the country’s largest TV station; a priest travels the universe to officiate sacraments; a murdered girl returns unscathed to the home of her killers. The Philippine Speculative Fiction shows that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have received Honorable Mentions from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Where the Fleet of Stars is Anchored
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More than anything else, science fiction deals with questions that begin, “What if?” You’ll find that distinguished author, editor, and publisher J Alan Erwine asks a lot of those questions in “Where the Fleet of Stars is Anchored.” What if your society requires you to kill 200,000 people? What if a new lobe should sprout in the human brain, and what would it make humans capable of?
Terry
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Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Might artificial intelligence finally be real this time? Prodigy or processor: Terry’s mad keen to prove himself. He’s going to paint us all a picture … At 2,639 words Terry is part of a suite of short stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing. You can enjoy Terry alone or as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.
Always Save One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The galaxy is a big place. There's all kinds of lethal dangers and unique threats lurking in the dark, unexplored corners. In spite of this, and all their training, a squad of Marines answering a distress call from an isolated outpost on a distant planet is wholly unprepared for the horror that awaits them...
Final Message
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While doing a repair job aboard a solar research vessel in a slowly decaying orbit around a star, a cargo-running technician makes the discovery of a lifetime...
Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A suite of short science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing. Writer and avid reader, the author was always an oddment to justify the most terrible things. With such tales, you shouldn't always feel comfortable or safe.
Time And Space
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of Science Fiction short stories which examine the question of humanity's ultimate fate. Will we be saved by a benevolent AI or remembered by a piece of ugly jewelry? Will we show kindness in the end, or merely confusion? Will our future be created for us or will we become ghosts?
Next Door Data
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Calvin out tent-camping with family opened his e-car door to a peace shattering din. His inner rage exploded into an urge to lash out at the invasive next door trailer but he held back. Through an irritating weekend of adaptation he realized campground power generators had awakened his fury over people's non response to climate change. His struggle triggered action never before considered.
Strange and Unusual Tales - Volume 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A book of great short stories of the Strange and Unusual. Exciting stories within the book, Strange and Unusual Tales, include: Strange & Unearthly Home Invaders; Miracles In the Workplace; Demonic Possession & Exorcism; Absolute Time Travel; Physical Teleportation; Strange and Unusual Discoveries; More Men In Black are Back; Ghosts in the Coal Mines; Visions That Come True; and Real Sea Monster.
Away Games
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Want to know why Mike Resnick is the all-time leading award-winner for short fiction? Here are 17 sterling examples, as the 2012 Worldcon Guest of Honor turns his unique focus to sports.
Science Fiction Consortium
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science Fiction Consortium is an anthology of short stories from nine authors, including the creator of the Science Fiction Microstory Contest, Jot Russell.
Hutch
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(2.00 from 1 review)
Former alcoholic Andrew wakes up one evening next to the bodies of his parents. Imminently, Andrew is blamed for their murders. However he feels the horrendous act was committed by someone, or something else. Did Andrew lose his own sanity and kill his own mother and father? Or is the real culprit still afoot? Little do the police know, the murderer is closer than they think.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Future of Future Planning (Volume Nine)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We save and invest and plan for our future, but in twenty, thirty, forty years, science fiction will become our new reality. How do we go about retirement planning when human cloning will likely be a viable option? What degrees should we encourage our children to pursue when robots are competing for the best jobs? How will the housing market be affected by the discovery of parallel universes?
The Ancient Alien Artifacts
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
High quality science fiction horror action-packed stories of explorers encountering mind-bending ancient alien artifacts! In the first, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager probe of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle! In the second, a galactic voyager encounters one of the deadliest menaces in existence that travels in time and is supernatural!
Taurin Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Taurin Tales is a shared world anthology featuring some of the top names in small press science fiction. The Taurins were created by science fiction writer, editor, and game designer J Alan Erwine. Once he had created them, he invited some of his favorite writers to play in the universe, and further flesh out these new aliens. Thus was born Taurin Tales.
The Secret Frequency
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jack Ellis had aged well. Although that was nothing new; not now. Everyone aged well these days. Looking from his perch down at burning city below he mused that aging well was no longer the problem, no need for moisturisers or multi-vitamins. Living well was the challenge nowadays. And it was all his fault.
Deja Vu
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by KMFPublishing.co.uk. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story about travel between multiverses. A husband discovers how to travel between multiple universes. He has 5 minutes to explain to his wife by email why and how he is probably leaving her for good.