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Interzone 230 w/o Graphics
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Price: Free! Words: 53,090. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Interzone 230
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 53,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
A World of Worlds
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Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
Fusion: A collection of short stories from Breakwater Harbor Books’ authors
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Price: Free! Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
FUSION is the first collection of short works published by Breakwater Harbor Books. Contributing heart-pumping tales of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Crime are seven stories that will thrill and rivet you. Authors from across a wide variety of genres, Dee Harrison, Ivan Amberlake, Claire C. Riley, Scott J. Toney, Mindy Haig, Cara Goldthorpe and C.M.T. Stibbe.
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 81,880. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They say you always remember your first. Every moment. Every glance. Every touch. Everything that either of you said. And it's true. I've never forgotten the first woman I slept with. Or the first person I killed. But then, they were both the same night, both in the same place...both were the same person. (First One) Enjoy this and many other short stories in this imaginative collection...
Wyrd Worlds
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Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
A World In Edgewise: Thirteen Sidereal Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The stories in Jack Preston King's A World In Edgewise alternately disturb me, haunt me, make me think, and send sinfully titillating tingles of delight running up and down my spine, often delivering all of these sensations at once... -- Vincent Casspriano, Jr., author of The Simplest Path to Personal and Planetary Transformation: Free Your Mind
Towards Sunset
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Price: Free! Words: 83,060. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of 26 stories, varying in length, on a wide variety of subjects, mostly with a gently humorous tone.
Lightspeed Magazine, August 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF—and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
Dark Tomorrows, Second Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Psychics. Aliens. The occult. Zombies. Starships. This baroque collection of stories explores the darkness that waits ahead of us, from the monster lurking around the next corner to sweeping dystopian visions of the future. It includes stories by Joel Arnold, S.W. Benefiel, J.L. Bryan, Michael Crane, Robert J. Duperre, Amanda Hocking, Vicki Keire, and Daniel Pyle.
Lightspeed Magazine, 2012 Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF--and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
Elephant's Graveyard & Other Sci Fi Stories
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Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This volume consists of three science-fiction novelettes by David Alexander and Hayford Peirce that were originally published in Analog Magazine as follows: "Finder's Fee" April 1997 - 17,420 words "Elephant's Graveyard" March 1999 - 17,680 words "Best Of Breed" December 1994 - 12,750 words Total: 47,850 words
Dúranaki Chronicles, Volume 1
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Series: Dúranaki Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,350. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dúranaki Chronicles features five short stories revolving around T'vance Arain, a hot-headed drug addict, assassin, and aspiring mage.
The Paranoid Cat and other tales
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Price: Free! Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection of science fiction, horror and fantasy is the first from Canada's Louis Shalako. His edgy, sardonic humour pushes the boundaries of common sense and good taste without getting too far out of hand. A nice mix of the fun and the serious, the dark and the uplifting.
The Origami Dragon And Other Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Origami Dragon and Other Tales is a collection of fantasy and science fiction short stories. Featuring 'The Origami Dragon', in which a strange young boy is confronted by a destructive magical paper dragon, 'Mr Sunshine' in which the dour supernatural agent serves as the Company's last line of defence in a shadowy and secret war, and many others.
La Cicala di Italia: War of the Space Dragons (The Society On Da Run #1)
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Series: The Society On Da Run Mini Stories, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book was updated on 6/10/13 Note: this is a short story/chapbook series. This little e-chapbook is the first issue in a series of many. The Society On Da Run (portmanteau of working titles The Society and On Da Run) is about the first stages of the Dragon War. The dragons have become tired of how humans treat them and have called their Empire from space to go to war with humanity. Ad Astra
Hugh Monn: Private Detective
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Even in the future, dames still need help, criminals still need captured, and men still hire out to do both! HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE, the debut collection from Author Lee Houston is a New Pulp mash up of two classic genres-the hard boiled detective and science fiction!
Tales and Tails
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Series: Planet Wolf, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories from Planet Wolf: Characters old and new. Thirty-six new stories, some contemporary with the five books in the series, others not. What happened to Tara and Kolyei after the Battle of Trumpet Keep? How do the telepathic Lind search for their human life-partners? What is it like to be a slave-child in the Kingdom of Murdoch? Life-bondings, pirate raids, cadets training, murders and more.
Where Worlds Collide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A thrilling, Sci-Fi anthology of Rob Shelsky's best stories, with a great novella, Bug-Eyed Monsters, included. Whether you love post-apocalyptic plagues, aliens, creatures, lost star ships in space, worm holes to worlds in the throes of nuclear war, horribly destroyed civilizations, gory murder in deep space, you can bet Where Worlds Collide, by renowned sci-fi author, Rob Shelsky, has it all!