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The Future Below
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of 15 science fiction stories long and short, near and far future, high and low tech. A few have appeared in sci-fi magazines or anthologies but many have never been seen before. All of them are about people like us, struggling to find love or salvation, or even just a place to grow, in a future they didn't make – just as we do now, in the future in which we find ourselves.
The Book of the Not-Dead-Enough: Admin Errors from the Other Side
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: British English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
With a fresh round of spending cuts in the Afterlife and immigration services stretched to breaking point, mistakes are inevitable. Admin errors, but from the Other Side. Loitering somewhere between Dickens, Pratchett and Douglas Adams, The Book of the Not-Dead-Enough is a collection of short shorts and flash fictions that isn't wholly flippant nor wholly serious, but tickles at the join between.
Riesel Tales: Two Hunters (Volume 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Two bounty hunters make their living doing what they do best on the urban dystopia world of Riesel. Surviving is hard enough, and their clashing personalities don't make things any easier. Runge Margavo is a wisecracking vice addict who frequents clubs and bars when he's not on a mission, and his platonic partner in business, Ramy Dusotes, serves as his mostly straight-minded female foil.
Apex Magazine Issue 71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This month features Sean Robinson, AC Wise, Naomi Kritzer, Yzabel Ginsberg, Octavia Cade, Keith S. Wilson, and Isabel Yap.
Star Brigade: Odysseys - An Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Sixteen stories taking place during the cataclysmic events of Star Brigade: Resurgent.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2015)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
Space Vixen Trek Episode 13: The Final Falafel
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Series: Space Vixen Trek, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 40,450. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SVT13: Two besties, a nerd and a redneck jock, go on a trip. The nerd discovered his Jewish heritage and is taking it up to eleven, the jock recently became a devout Muslim. Their destination is Jerusalem. Religious bickering and romantic rivalry heat things up from the beginning. Their goofy classmate goes off the rails and declares himself to be the Second Coming. Then things get much weirder.
Betwixt Issue 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 7 collects all four stories originally published online. Issue 7 includes original fiction by Peri Fae Blomquist, Jennifer Hykes, Jason Kimble, and Trevor Shikaze.
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume Two
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You set the price! Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Heinlein personally selected each story or essay for inclusion in this collection, which is ordered chronologically, starting with his first sale in 1939 of “Life-Line” to Astounding (for seventy dollars).This remarkable collection highlights the development of Heinlein’s writing style and his philosophy on life throughout his career.
Detours and Reminiscences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Originally titled "Detours through the Twilight Zone," this collection of never-before-published short stories pays homage to the classic television series. Interspersed with the stories are the author's recollections of the circumstances surrounding and/or inspiring each tale. The final story, "Castles in the Air," was the basis for Mitchell's novel The Reality Matrix Effect.
Under Your Skin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Under Your Skin is a collection of short fiction. Nineteen of the edgiest stories from Louis Shalako.
Immortal and the Madman
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Series: The Immortal Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
On a nice quiet trip to the English countryside to cope with the likelihood that he has gone a little insane, Adam meets a man who definitely has. The madman’s name is John Corrigan, and he is convinced he’s going to die soon. He may be right. Because there’s trouble coming, and unless Adam can get his own head together in time, they may die together.
Nonlocal Science Fiction, Issue #1
Take a journey into the unknown. Better yet, take ten. In the first issue of Nonlocal Science Fiction, you'll find ten stories from ten different authors spread across the globe. Each will stimulate a different portion of your imagination. Each will have you contemplating the mysteries of the universe for days and weeks to come. The newest entry to the galaxy of science fiction awaits.
Tales from the Dome: Villains
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Charma has an addictive personality. Derek must choose between old friends and new enemies. In a shattered world, who are the villains? This five-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Charma, Static, Carys, and Seer.
Tales from the Dome: Heroes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Moira sees the future. Mind Melter commands an army of the dispossessed. What defines a hero, and who is really pulling the strings? This six-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Impulse, Void, Ellis Straylight, Seer, and Dan.
The Time It Happened
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remember what you were doing that day when the world changed? "The Time It Happened" from Third Flatiron Anthologies serves up a buffet of new speculative fiction choices, offering stories and flash humor involving alternate history, time travel, and what-if scenarios of the future.
What Hope Will Come?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The race of mankind was all but forgotten until it was discovered again by two demonic brothers engaged in a power struggle. They have unwittingly reintroduced mankind to the known universe and doomed their fates to rule it. With mankind unleashed once again, is the universe ready for its return?
The Dark and Shadowy Places
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Price: Free! Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This book is a collection of short stories or ‘flash fiction’, inspired mostly by author Chuck Wendig's weekly writing challenges on his Terrible Minds blog. Most of the stories are based on these challenges and can be found on my short story blog, Under A Starlit Sky, with a few unpublished ones thrown in. Now, please, won't you journey into the dark and shadowy places?
The Inevitable Apocalyptic Consequence of Time Travel
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Series: Apocalyptic Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
At four points in history, time travel is discovered and used as a weapon of war. Every time it happens, the discoverer is aided by those who will benefit from its invention – and attacked by those who will suffer. Sooner or later, the outcome will be inevitable… 19,000 words
A Stranger's Fear Edited
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Series: Edenia. Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
original edited version to "A Stranger's Fear" original edited version to "A Stranger's Fear" Sent to a Science Fiction Fantasy magazine for publication. Wound up rejected as a result. Please post a review of what you think of the story. Let the author know.