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Art.Hu.R. (A Sci-Fi Novella #11)
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Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Art.Hu.R. is appointed with the task of keeping ship-shape a huge spaceship on her thousand-year journey to a planet on the other side of the universe. Major setbacks will soon put him in charge of everything, and he’ll have to fight against impossible odds to get the half a million unaware passengers stuck in a frozen sleep onboard safe and sound to their destination. A novella of 27,000 words.
Chronicles of the 23rd Century: Hijacked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
For Solar Rangers Walker and Jenner, a simple prisoner transport duty aboard the inter-Solar liner Stellar Fortune develops into a dangerous situation when the ship is hijacked by a new resistance group calling themselves the 'Earth Liberation Front', but not everything is as it seems.
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.
The Envoy's Interlude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Battle King Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A chance encounter with a charming stranger leads Colin to one of the most interesting conversations he's ever had. Michael is no ordinary stranger on Colin's train ride to Seattle. And while the two delve into topics like the meaning of life, Colin begins to unravel Michael's mysterious past. There's more to Michael. There's something different... something more than human.
Other Worlds, Other Universes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eleven stories that will take you to Other Worlds and Other Universes.
Good-bye A672E92 Quintus
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Series: The Peers of Beinan, 4.2x. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Planet A672E92 Quintus is falling apart as their sun starts to go nova. As blood feuds continue to rage, blocking all efforts to evacuate, it falls to two unlikely delegates from houses Balister and Miyoo to end the wars threatening planetary evacuation, to take the people to the stars and their new home.
The Eclective: Time Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Whether you're traveling forward in time, back in time, or even if you've forgotten the time, you'll enjoy reading these time-themed stories from the Eclective.
Sapphire Phoenix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this short story, Maeve doesn’t remember her past, but that doesn’t slow her down when it comes to getting up to speed on the dangers under the Tarnished Sun. Join us today and discover the wonders -- and terrors -- of an Earth ravaged by interdimensional apocalypse and the fall of several civilizations after ours is long gone.
Equilibrium Overturned: The Heart of Darkness Awaits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
There are uncountable evils ready to consume the souls of mankind. From alien civilizations bent on human destruction, to demonic incursions from beyond the event horizon, to the horrifying malevolence that lives within us all, Equilibrium Overturned grabs you by the throat and drags you screaming into the heart of darkness. Explore the evil that is coming for you. It's only a matter of time.
Dinoworld: Explorers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Predatory fish three times the length of a man? Raptors that roam the frozen tundra? In this collection of three short stories, travel alongside early explorers and adventurers on the world DW-435B, or Dinoworld, named after the native life forms that resemble the dinosaurs of prehistoric Earth.
Threads Through the Universe
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of nine all new short stories. Stop Sign The Relative Color of Grass Redneck Christmas Unexpected Hero The Formula for Happy Days Planned Futures Never Come The Dance Lottery Road to Riches
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Leviathan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the shocking announcement of a giant sea creature discovered in the Atlantic, the entire world is left to wonder: is this a sign of the end of times, or just a harmless giant creature about to awaken? With the countdown winding down, the world prepares... and waits for what's to come.
Founding Fathers / The Accompanist
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Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories- Founding Fathers: An increasingly desperate school teacher tries to locate a missing student. The Accompanist: In a nightclub in what’s left of Las Vegas, he plays piano for a singer named Carrie Masters, but the piano isn’t the only thing getting played.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 9, July 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
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.
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.
The Colony
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Price: Free! Words: 23,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Lieutenant Jack Strong leads his team of elite marines to a distress beacon in the far reaches of colonization. Expecting faulty equipment, they instead find themselves in the first stages of war against a species similar to mythical demons. The Colony is a fantastic short story of military warfare and science fiction, with an ending that will leave you questioning everything.
The Bomb
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a bomb is deprived of its creator, how will it react? Perhaps by doing the one thing it was made to do? Or can it be stopped?
The Light, the Dark, and the Quick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Light, the Dark, and the Quick. The collected short stories of Timothy O. Goyette. The light are humorous or lighthearted works. The dark are serious. The quick are flash fiction pieces that do not exceed 1000 words. They are sure to entertain. This collection of stories have been compared to The Twilight Zone.