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Five by Five 3: Target Zone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
TARGETS ARE LOCKED! Five short novels by five masters of military SF capture the excitement, and hell, of fantastic future war—on and off the battlefield. Stories of terrifying monsters, dangerous aliens and staggering cosmic dreadnaughts march alongside far-flung courtroom dramas and cautionary tales involving man and his devices.
Stargate SG1 + Atlantis - Far Horizons - Book I of the Traveler's Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the early days of “Todd” the Wraith to Teal’c’s first experience of the SGC, from Atlantis’ past and future to good old-fashioned SG-1 adventures, Stargate SG-1 & Atlantis: Far Horizons brings you a wealth of exciting stories from across the Milky Way and Pegasus galaxies. By Jo Graham • Melissa Scott • Peter J. Evans • Amy Griswold Keith R.A. DeCandido • Suzanne Wood • And more...
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sixteen stories of discovery from Australia's best writers. Each story in some way addresses the idea of discoveries, new beginnings, or literal or figurative "small steps", but each story takes you to places you far beyond the one small step you imagine... Journey through worlds and explore the reaches of the universe with this collection.
Sci Phi Journal: Issue #2, November 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci Phi is an online science fiction and philosophy magazine. In each issue you will find stories that explore questions of life, the universe and everything and articles that delve into the deep philosophical waters of science fiction universes.
After The Fall: Shades Of Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,950. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you were a magician, living in a wild and dangerous world, what would you do with your magic? Use it to take a life? Or use it to save lives? Use it to stop cheats? Or perhaps to cheat others? Or maybe you wouldn’t want that power at all? It all rather depends on who you are... and whether it really is magic.
After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Author John Michael Greer, host of the blog "The Archdruid Report," a weekly peak oil blog, brings together twelve original tales selected from among his readers. Each story offers glimpses into possible futures where oil scarcity and lower energy availability spell the end of modern industrial society.
The Deli Counter of Justice
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Carl Cook, the once-notable superhero Piecemaker, realizes heroing has made a mess of his life, he decides to fix things before it’s too late…by retiring and opening a deli. The anthology explores the world in and around Cook's Deli with nine stories and poems.
Tales of the Stoneworld
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every now and then, the Mage-General of the Allied Realms, a curious Humanoid who calls himself Kronisk, sits down with his grandchildren. To them, he will read a story from a big volume of Melior's lengthy, grand, and just plain puzzling history. In this volume, you will find ten of the tales that he and his grandchildren share.
The Memory of Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eva struggles to create clarity out of chaos in her job as Assistant Cruise Director on the Universe, a spaceship which cruises the multiverse. Humans from differing political and social factions mixed with aliens from all over. Her boss has gone AWOL, someone’s sabotaging the planned schedule of events and even her cabin won’t recognize her. What else could possibly go wrong?
Subversion: Science Fiction & Fantasy tales of challenging the norm
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
"There are few things as enjoyable as a book full of good ideas being dealt with in a thoughtful and intelligent fashion, and this is one of those books." - SF Signal Subversion is an anthology of stories about striking back at the status quo – whatever that might be.
Fat Girl in a Strange Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For every supermodel, there are thousands of women who have heard “Why don’t you just eat less?” far too often. Except as comic relief or the unattractive single BFF, those women’s stories are never told. Crossed Genres Publications presents Fat Girl in a Strange Land, an anthology of fourteen stories of fat women protagonists traveling distant and undiscovered realms.
Fables from the Fountain
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A volume written as homage to Arthur C. Clarke’s Tales from the White Hart, featuring original stories from many of today’s top genre writers, including Neil Gaiman, Charles Stross, Stephen Baxter, James Lovegrove, Liz Williams, Adam Roberts, Eric Brown, Ian Watson, Peter Crowther, and David Langford
Tech Noir - Stories About Technology
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Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Rish Outfield presents six tales--and two bonus shorts--about the dark side of technology. Includes "Memory Lane," "Confessions of a Film School Dropout," "The Pen Was Mightier," "Monitored Conversation," "You've Got a Friend," "The Blame Game," "Too Much Information," and "Subtext." Also includes an author's note.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
Volume 4: Superpowers
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
If you could have any superpower what would you choose? And how would you use that power – would you be a hero? Or a villain? Or are those words simply a matter of perspective? These stories take classic science fiction and make it someone’s brave new reality.
Black Denim Lit #3
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. Black Denim Lit, v1 #3 April, 2014 edited by Christopher T. Garry features seven new short stories. All the authors expand significantly on their print work, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, disturbing, longing or irreverent.
Say Uncle
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Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Uncle Cal is driving his two year old nephew around, when the boy begins speaking in full sentences. Somehow little Alex is the messenger of adult Alex, in an unpleasant future that, just maybe, can be averted. Also includes an author's note.
Apex Magazine Issue 66
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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. Edited by Hugo Award-nominated editor Sigrid Ellis.