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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 #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
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.
A Tick Tock Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: Australian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-two award-winning short stories from the 'Stringybark Future Times Award' will propel you into a world beyond 2020. These stories will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international authors.
The Future Is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lillicat Publishers. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here is flash science fiction at its finest—swift to read but long remembered. 57 amazing speculative fiction capsules that transport you into thrilling worlds of imagination and ideas, suggesting that everything is possible—aliens, time travel, other worlds, and the mysteries of Earth—in breathtakingly fresh combinations. The perfect companion for a quick break or a relaxing afternoon.
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve mildly amusing fictions in vague science from an old-fashioned English gentleman who believes wholeheartedly in the cast iron foundation of rocket ships, good manners and always firing a warning shot over the heads of any belligerent mob before sending in the memsahib to duff ’em up.
Moonfur And Other Tales
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight excursions into the wild worlds of fantasy and science fiction from author Paul Lucas!
Escape Plans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Escape Plans is a collection of 19 mind-bending and adrenaline-fueled stories from the award-winning author of THE PHAROS OBJECTIVE, BLINDSPOTS and CRESCENT LAKE. Ranging from dark fantasy and horror to mystery, science fiction and suspense, in these tales you’ll encounter a chilling cure for cancer, a demonic GPS device and a ghost marriage to a jealous and deadly bride.
The Apex Book of World SF 3
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field.
Interzone #251 Mar - Apr 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mar-Apr 2014’s ebook issue of the 2013 British Fantasy Award winning magazine has new stories by Greg Kurzawa, John Grant, Suzanne Palmer, Karl Bunker, Tracie Welser, Gareth L. Powell plus the usual features; Ansible Link; Mutant Popcorn; Future Interrupted & Laser Fodder. Book reviews have Simon Ings, Joanne M. Harris, Ian McDonald, Tim Lees, Greg Egan, Gareth L. Powell and Peter Watts in focus.
The Martian Wave: 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Martian Wave features stories about the exploration and colonization of space, with special emphasis on our solar system. In this issue, you'll find alien microbes and aliens that are like nothing you've ever imagined. You'll be taken to icy worlds, and the sands of Mars. You'll even get a look at Earth trying to regain its place in the stars.
Moments in Millennia: A Fantasy Anthology
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Xchyler Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Travel with seven talented authors as they glimpse through time into Humanity’s future. Will mankind blossom and flourish, conquering the stars and time itself? Or, with selfishness, greed, and just plain bad luck send us all to the brink of destruction?
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.”
Apex Magazine - Issue 46
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 46 our the Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Rachel Swirsky, Liz Argall, Tim Pratt, William Alexander, and Kelly McCullough.
Orion's Arm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These stories will transport you from Earth to Venus, to Mars, to the Europan ice moon of Jupiter, to another solar system, and to black holes beyond our earthly imaginations. You will travel forward and backward in time. You will also look inward, into the power of the human mind.
Antiquities and Tangibles and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The third collection by Hugo Award-winning author Tim Pratt -- whose previous collection Hart & Boot and Other Stories was a World Fantasy Award finalist -- gathers 23 of his best recent works of SF and Fantasy. Stories include Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award nominee "Her Voice in a Bottle," Bram Stoker Award finalist "The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft" (with Nick Mamatas), and three new stories.
Hydra: A World at War Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,270. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
CODE BLACK. Lerna Bastion is under attack by Ragnarok forces. As the members of the Hydra Alliance struggle to stem the tide, many of them reflect on the events that brought them to this place. But can they survive the onslaught? This collection contains the short stories "Caliburn", "Foxfire", "Ursa Major", "Ironmonger" and "Lone Wolf", along with the new story "Cut One Head".
Betwixt Issue 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 4 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 4 includes original fiction by Sarah L. Byrne, Emily B. Cataneo, Nino Cipri, David Cleden, and C. W. Johnson as well as a reprint by Mark Rigney.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes: Under Oak Island by K T Bryski, Wooden Go to Waste by Sandra Wickham, Why the Sea is Boiling Hot by Michael Spence, and Those Dark Satanic Mills by Suna Dasi