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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Visserslatijn en andere SF-verhalen
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: Dutch. Published: May 21, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Django en Anaïd gebundeld! Zeven sciencefictionverhalen van de meervoudig prijswinnende auteurs Django Mathijsen en Anaïd Haen: Lieve liefde, De Astrodraak, Flanel, De grote museumroof, Tot later, Diep gezonken, en het door het tweetal speciaal voor deze bundel geschreven, nog niet eerder verschenen Visserslatijn.
Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.