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Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
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Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dig out the fuzzy slippers, turn on the Christmas songs, and settle in with a good story as Anne B. Walsh presents her third collection of holiday fantasy and sci-fi. Hurry to the manger with Starsong, princess of Free Sky; join Khor, director of drama, and Libby, lady wizard, as they try to save their home with a Midwinter tale of hope; and find out what hats are in for snowmen this season...
Skin Deep Magic: Short Fiction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Magic is more than skin-deep. It hides in the folds of a haunted quilt and illuminates the secret histories of Negro memorabilia. Magic reveals the destiny of a great storyteller and emanates from a sculpture by an obscure Harlem Renaissance artist. Magic lurks in the basement of an inner-city apartment building and flourishes in a city park. Magic is more than skin-deep...
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.
Interzone #255 Nov - Dec 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2014’s last IZ, #255, has stories by Malcolm Devlin, RM Graves, Thana Niveau, Tim Major, E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish & Tom Greene + the last of Wayne Haag’s covers. Non fiction: David Langford’s Ansible Link; Nick Lowe’s Mutant Popcorn; Tony Lee’s Laser Fodder & Book Zone’s film, DVD & book reviews; 2 columns; Andy Hedgecock on Graham Joyce; Paul Cockburn talks to Hannu Rajaniemi
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...
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.
Colours of the Soul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Why are cheetahs the most perfect of creatures? Besides because they're cats, that is... Cool, mind-blowing stories from a master.
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A science fiction collection by one of the all-time greats of science fiction, L. Sprague de Camp. These stories and poems exemplify de Camp’s unique outlook on life and mankind and are told with a quiet but sharp irony that became his trademark. Bold, inventive and humorous, this collection is a must for fans of the writer.
Infinite Dreams
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Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 12 ยท Short Story Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Collecting six stories by author Meyari McFarland, Infinite Dreams examines what it means to be a woman facing a hostile world. Infinite Dreams holds stories that focus on women's lives and how they face the challenges ahead of them. Danger, excitement and hope are the themes explored by the women in their search for their dreams.
The Bride Price
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: Australian English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The prolific Cat Sparks has won numerous Aurealis and Ditmar awards in her native Australia. This debut collection of 13 stories, two of which appear for the first time here, will give readers an idea why.
Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
The Tarot Reader
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The third story in the Vestigial Tales series, which are prequels of the books Pantomime & Shadowplay
Interzone #254 Sept - Oct 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 254 of the award winning magazine contains new stories by Nina Allan, Jay O'Connell, S.L. Nickerson, T.R. Napper, Julie C. Day, Sam J. Miller; Wayne Haag’s cover art and colour illustrations from Tara Bush, Richard Wagner and Daniel Bristow-Bailey. The usual features are augmented by the first of Nina Allan’s new regular column: Time Pieces. Book reviews include Nina’s new novel: The Race.
Launch Pad
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Humanity is coming up against the limits of the physical world—but the imaginations of the writers in this anthology reach far beyond those boundaries. The Launch Pad Astronomy Seminar aims to bring more hard science into science fiction. These twelve stories look into our future and find humor, pathos, grand determination, and genuine courage.
The Drowned Leviathan and Other Stories
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Series: LL Watkin Collections, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of twelve fantasy, science fiction and horror stories originally published as independent ebooks or in society magazines. With tales ranging from ghost stories to hi-tech warcraft, the collection includes the stories “The Drowned Leviathan”, “Love in the Dawn”, “Forgetting”, “Mesrin Station”, “The Boy in Blue”, “Stealing Salt” and “A funny thing happened on the way to the Festival”.
Cat Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cat lovers rejoice! This collection of speculative shorts from the pen of Anne B. Walsh has something for all science fiction or fantasy readers who've ever suspected their cuddlesome companions of conspiracy...
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.
Canto 1: Exposition
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Series: Still Light. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is the beginning. Still Light is a tale that spans centuries, beginning in 2020 and ending in 2507. This volume covers the first thirty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier, as they rise through the ranks of Abraxas, the hidden rulers of the world.
Forward in Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,920. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Get ready for a series of future shocks from the award-winning Ben Bova! What would you do if you found yourself face to face with: —A mathematical equation that proves you are about to die? —A seductive siren who promises you sex and death in outer space? —A brainwashing technique that will turn you either into a superman or a monster? These future shocks and more in—FORWARD IN TIME!
Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?