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After Oil 2: The Years of Crisis
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
John Michael Greer, author and host of the popular weekly peak oil blog, The Archdruid Report, returns with another collection of twelve tales from the post oil future. As Industrial civilization staggers beneath its myriad dysfunctions, ordinary people endure the long, slow descent that shapes the years of crisis. The old world passes away and a new age takes shape.
The Chronicles of Pricon. Rackshan
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pricon received the phone call knowing what it meant. War was about to break out. A veteran of many conflicts with a reputation for success who ells was going to get that call? Pricon had always wanted to wipe out the Archrons, and now he was going to take his chance.
Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. * An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop. * A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary. * A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures. and much, much more!
Interzone 256 (Jan-Feb 2015)
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Jan–Feb issue of Interzone contains new stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, T.R. Napper, Pandora Hope, Christien Gholson, Neil Williamson. Cover art is by Martin Hanford. Features includes news, book reviews, film reviews, and comment. Award-winning author Ann Leckie and film/TV concept artist Wayne Haag are interviewed.
Stars: The Anthology
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Janis Ian and 30 top science fiction writers team up to create an astonishing book of original short fiction. STARS is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song that meant something special to the author, who then wrote the story expressly for STARS. creating a meld of jazz, prose and science fiction found nowhere else.
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.
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...
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.
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...
Tales of Dune
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Three previously uncollected stories set in the Dune universe by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, includes the all-new tale “Wedding Silk,” a story of young Paul Atreides, as well as “Sea Child” and “Treasure in the Sand.” Bonus Material includes “Dune: Blood and Water” and “Dune: Fremen Justice.”
Ancient Tales from the Distant Future
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,970. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of Science Fiction Short Stories. The stories are written in different styles and tenses. I hope you enjoy reading them!
A Kepler's Dozen: Thirteen Stories About Distant Worlds That Really Exist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Kepler's Dozen presents thirteen action-packed, mysterious, and humorous stories all based on real planets discovered by the NASA Kepler mission. Edited by and contributing stories are David Lee Summers, editor of Tales of the Talisman Magazine, and Steve B. Howell, project scientist for the Kepler mission.
Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The interweaving, experimental short tales in Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) present characters whose experiences challenge the notion that time flows in only one direction. If you want to understand what is happening at any given point in time, you cannot only look to the past for clues. You must consider the future.
Chloey, Joey, Zoey, and David Bowie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three best friends who happen to have rhyming names are out for fun on the last night of summer, when they see something unusual. Was it a meteorite? Or something else? What they find is probably not what you expect!
Psionic Journey (Science of Psionics #2.5)
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Series: The Science of Psionics Short. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Psionic Series Short Story Anthology. Psionic Flight, Psionic Wedding, and Psionic Exploration. Follow the exploits of the Psionic Scientist in three short stories, taking place between books two and three of the series.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Echoes and Memories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man studying the messages from the first discovered alien artifact. A newly colonized world cut off from the rest of human civilization. One of the last humans contemplates loneliness at the end of the universe. All these stories and more await in this collection of speculative fiction by Tristan Gregory.
Lost On The Moon: And Other Tales Of Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From award-winning author Brendan DuBois comes this breathtaking collection of 11 science fiction stories, exploring time, space and our possible futures.
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.
Dimensions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Caught between worlds, Lora struggles to survive. Lost in another dimension, one of her own creation, Lora must endure until her wife finds a way to repair the door that separates them.