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Moon Dragons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Uncle Dave has told his nieces and nephews stories about the moon dragons for years. Can there be some truth behind the legends?
The Lewd Larkhouse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
While circling Tal-19, Arkle Wright runs into trouble with his ship. So he sets down planetside. Things get weird when the people of Tal-19 don’t seem to understand the concept of space travel, or, for that matter, space itself. A story of power, forced obedience and justice well-served. The Lewd Larkhouse: An Arkle Wright Short Story.
De droomfiguren
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Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: Dutch. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stafford, privédetective, ergert zich aan de moderne tijd en alles wat erbij hoort. Vooral aan die stomme uitvinding: de droomfiguren, waarbij je, doormiddel van een implantaat in je hersenen, je fantasie werkelijkheid kunt laten worden. Hij is het zat om onbenullige zaakjes op te lossen, tot hij een vrouw in zijn kantoor ontvangt. Haar man is verdwenen, zonder een spoor achter te laten.
The Deli Counter of Justice
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Carl Cook, the once-notable superhero Piecemaker, realizes heroing has made a mess of his life, he decides to fix things before it’s too late…by retiring and opening a deli. The anthology explores the world in and around Cook's Deli with nine stories and poems.
Apex Magazine Issue 66
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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. Edited by Hugo Award-nominated editor Sigrid Ellis.
Anna
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Anna changed my life. Anna was the perfect woman for an emotional cripple. She really brought me out of my shell. I'd been on the inside for a long time. Now I'm retired, just some scholarly old gentleman with his young wife. I even ditched the .45 Colt for Anna.
Five by Five 3: Target Zone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
TARGETS ARE LOCKED! Five short novels by five masters of military SF capture the excitement, and hell, of fantastic future war—on and off the battlefield. Stories of terrifying monsters, dangerous aliens and staggering cosmic dreadnaughts march alongside far-flung courtroom dramas and cautionary tales involving man and his devices.
Have You Seen My Cat?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Detective Frank Primrose woke up this morning, he didn't expect to investigate the disappearance of cats. Police detectives simply don't do that sort of thing. But when the chief's niece's cat is missing that's missing, what else can he do? Besides, it isn't just her cat; all of the cats in her building have disappeared. So, where have they gone -- and where will his investigation take him?
Abuelitas / Cat Fancy
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Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories- Abuelitas: The future of Pacifica hinges on an election, the election hinges on an endorsement, and the endorsement hinges on a favor -what could be more simple than a favor? Cat Fancy: A young man investigates the theory that a major corporation is putting people-meat in its cat food.
Dark Matters
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Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A six-year-old boy goes up against an inter-dimensional alien, resulting in unbelievable consequences within his dimension and the alien's as well.
Welcome To Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If you can find freedom, it's worth almost any sacrifice. Does that include the things that make you Human?
Alien Visitors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story presents one scenario on how the first contact between humans and aliens of another planet might turn out.
Sci Phi Journal: Issue #2, November 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci Phi is an online science fiction and philosophy magazine. In each issue you will find stories that explore questions of life, the universe and everything and articles that delve into the deep philosophical waters of science fiction universes.
Stories of the Sand
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Watch as the sands take shape… A desert wind whispers of memory and regret An army marches high in the golden skies A traveller grows tired of seeing the end of the world A man no longer wants to be human A people run eternally from the rising sun In this evocative collection of short fiction Dirk Strasser shapes eighteen stories suffused by the sands of loss, understanding and redemption.
Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Six stories that teach us: It’s hard to be left behind. You need memory to be brain-washed. One man’s possession is another’s salvation. Little things make all the difference. It’s amazing what you find at flee markets. Careful what you smoke. Includes: Bugging Out The Unreliability of the Mature Mind My Brother's Keeper The Black Spot Flee Markets Canabis alienus 'alien dope'
Snapshots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cleavon saw his first murder victim at his friend Emmett Till’s funeral. Cleavon fled Chicago to raise his family, but the violence followed him. Now, he worries that his grandson Ty will die as horribly as Emmett, and for no good reason. Cleavon wants his family out of Chicago, but Ty wants to repair the city—and he just might do it.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 11, November 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: October 31, 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 Moment of Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
There is something decidedly strange about the new family in Treeview -- the ones with the odd haircuts, pointed teeth and strange attraction to vegetables. Life has gotten odd since they arrived and now it's up to three local ladies to take care of the problem! The short story is followed by a preview of the first chapter to the novel Beware the Wrath of Bunny Hopper.
Now I Sleep (A Novella Series): Book Six
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Series: Now I Sleep. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Delylah and Sadie - two teenage girls that have nothing in common, yet share a connection that spans space and time. When their worlds collide, what will it mean for them? Will they discover the truth of who they really are? Only one will survive to face the future. This is the sixth and final installment in a series of novellas that tells about their journey.
نمود سے پہلے
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: Urdu. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
یہ کہا نی شما لی ا مریکہ کی سر زمین کی ہے-عہد، گزشتہ سے بھی پہلے کی-قصَہ شروع ہوتا ہے ایک ایسے ملزم سے جو انسانی تا ریخ کے پہلے اجلاس میں نا دانستہ طور پر کچھ ایسی حرکات کر بیٹھتا ہے جو کہ حکا مِ اعلی کی ناراضگی کا سبب بن جا تی ہیں-اس پر مقَدمہ چلایا جاتا ہے- لیکن یہ ملزم اصل میں کسی اور روپ میں تو نہیں؟