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Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 9
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young tikbalang auditions at the country’s largest TV station; a priest travels the universe to officiate sacraments; a murdered girl returns unscathed to the home of her killers. The Philippine Speculative Fiction shows that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have received Honorable Mentions from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Where the Fleet of Stars is Anchored
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More than anything else, science fiction deals with questions that begin, “What if?” You’ll find that distinguished author, editor, and publisher J Alan Erwine asks a lot of those questions in “Where the Fleet of Stars is Anchored.” What if your society requires you to kill 200,000 people? What if a new lobe should sprout in the human brain, and what would it make humans capable of?
Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,280. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A suite of short science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing. Writer and avid reader, the author was always an oddment to justify the most terrible things. With such tales, you shouldn't always feel comfortable or safe.
Time And Space
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of Science Fiction short stories which examine the question of humanity's ultimate fate. Will we be saved by a benevolent AI or remembered by a piece of ugly jewelry? Will we show kindness in the end, or merely confusion? Will our future be created for us or will we become ghosts?
Strange and Unusual Tales - Volume 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A book of great short stories of the Strange and Unusual. Exciting stories within the book, Strange and Unusual Tales, include: Strange & Unearthly Home Invaders; Miracles In the Workplace; Demonic Possession & Exorcism; Absolute Time Travel; Physical Teleportation; Strange and Unusual Discoveries; More Men In Black are Back; Ghosts in the Coal Mines; Visions That Come True; and Real Sea Monster.
Away Games
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Want to know why Mike Resnick is the all-time leading award-winner for short fiction? Here are 17 sterling examples, as the 2012 Worldcon Guest of Honor turns his unique focus to sports.
Science Fiction Consortium
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science Fiction Consortium is an anthology of short stories from nine authors, including the creator of the Science Fiction Microstory Contest, Jot Russell.
The Ancient Alien Artifacts
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
High quality science fiction horror action-packed stories of explorers encountering mind-bending ancient alien artifacts! In the first, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager probe of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle! In the second, a galactic voyager encounters one of the deadliest menaces in existence that travels in time and is supernatural!
Taurin Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Taurin Tales is a shared world anthology featuring some of the top names in small press science fiction. The Taurins were created by science fiction writer, editor, and game designer J Alan Erwine. Once he had created them, he invited some of his favorite writers to play in the universe, and further flesh out these new aliens. Thus was born Taurin Tales.
Cursed Heroes: The Beginnings
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Series: Cursed Heroes, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cursed by faith or maybe something much more powerful. Theses heroes fight risking everything in order to protect the universe they live in. Asking for nothing in return not even recognition, or so it may seem. These cursed souls are cursed to wander the universe forever protecting it against their own will. Come see where they came from in this epic telling of just a few of their stories.
Apex Magazine Issue 65
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: October 7, 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.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (October 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. 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.
Lisa's Adventures
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Series: Lisa Herbert, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,510. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection assembles 6 short stories featuring Lisa Herbert, the title character of the novels Lisa’s Way and Lisa’s War. The first 4 stories take place between the novels; the other 2 take place after the events of Lisa’s War. These stories see Lisa going to new worlds and taking on new responsibilities as she helps rebuild interstellar society.
Balance III
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From brain implants to voracious plants, from local neighborhoods to distant stars, Sean Monaghan presents his third balanced collection of unusual science fiction stories. This book-length collection includes the stories "Entangled", "Spindlebot", "Incident on Oleander", "Please Remain in Your Vehicle" and "Resisting Turbulence". Cover image by Victor Habbick.
The Distance of Destiny: Rescension
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young scientist, philosopher, and spiritual man by the name of Harvey Deray takes the greatest risk of his life. By the use of an advanced machine, creating precise frequencies, Harvey alters unobserved crystals back into light to restore his ailing heart. But the power has given him too much of an insight and now he must face the "demons" within reality.
Nightmares and Premonitions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vengeful knights, homicidal Martians, rebellious robots, violent gang wars, a haunted cemetery, and giant monsters. All of this, in an unbelievable collection of strange and frightening stories. Within these pages you will find tales of revenge, tragedy, prejudice, and fear.
Reading Glasses: Stories Through an Unpredictable Lens
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From the publishers of the popular Tall Tales and Short Stories from South Jersey comes a mesmerizing compilation of new short fiction. Suspenseful and mysterious, with a touch of ironic humor, Reading Glasses will transport you to the very edge of reality.
Interzone #254 Sept - Oct 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 254 of the award winning magazine contains new stories by Nina Allan, Jay O'Connell, S.L. Nickerson, T.R. Napper, Julie C. Day, Sam J. Miller; Wayne Haag’s cover art and colour illustrations from Tara Bush, Richard Wagner and Daniel Bristow-Bailey. The usual features are augmented by the first of Nina Allan’s new regular column: Time Pieces. Book reviews include Nina’s new novel: The Race.
Strange Science Fiction and Fantasy Omnibus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A collection of thirty-eight science fiction and fantasy stories, many of them containing wry political stire similar to that of Jonathan Swift.
Where All Light is Left to Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Thirteen tales in all. Awakened from the mind of Robert S. Wilson. Ripped from their slumber and stretched across the fabric of space and time, silently screaming into the farthest reaches of the cold dead void... where all light is left to die. "Robert S. Wilson proves himself a master of the dark fantastic."—Tim Waggoner, author of LIKE DEATH and THE HARMONY SOCIETY