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Dark Futures Annual 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This is the first annual collection of short fiction produced by Dark Futures.
The Siege
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jared just wants to be a kid; play in the woods, climb trees, build forts... But there are the awful unbidden seizures that rack his body, the strangers who meet in secret with his father, the cache of firearms that fill the basement… …and the bees. When his house is surrounded by ATF agents, Jared doesn’t know whom to trust; his father, the ATF, or the swarms that only he can see. 7600 words.
The Collected #8 NOTICE FIND A NEW ONE
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
I’m running down a tangent lost highway.
The Walls Have Ears
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Series: The Permanent Man, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patrick Hold escaped 1864, jumping through a time portal to his apparent present of 2013. On the other side, the Agency expects his arrival and takes him into custody. But he hopes to escape their grasp with the help of an unexpected ally … his daughter from 33 years in the future.
Marisa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marisa, a woman trapped in a nightmare in a nightmare in a nightmare, destined to flee through unimaginable terrors and horrors until her captors choose to release her... or she releases herself.
The Outlier #5: Jumpers
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Series: The Outlier. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dillon Sharif was the world's greatest data detective, but he had too many cases. He needed to apply the same analytics techniques he used for solving mysteries to manage his own workload issues. He was also going to need help. A lot of help. Part Freakonomics, part Doctor Who, part Sherlock Holmes, and one hundred percent absurd, The Outlier series continues with #5: Jumpers. Let it rain!
Not Human Series - Dark Deeds
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Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dark Deeds is the beginning of Brit's story, in the Not Human Series.
The Verdant Gene
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The colonists who landed on Verdant saw only a lush world teeming with life. But before long, Cycle madness attacked their youth at the double-moon perigee. A hundred years later, Cycle madness takes more and more of their young people and the colonists race against time to keep from losing everything to the Verdant gene. A story of courage and fear
What If
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Fair Folio. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if advertisers could put ads inside your mind? What if Deja Vu were not a random occurrence? What if Time Travel was more about your consciousness? What if a hero's true battle was after the beast was slain? What if you were given a mission on a deserted space outpost that wasn't real? This collection contains five short stories that ask What If and will delight and surprise you.
The Phantom Mission
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Fair Folio. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story a crack team of interstellar marines are summoned to an abandoned outpost for a top secret mission. However their true mission surprises even these hardened veterans.
The Tarot Reader
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The third story in the Vestigial Tales series, which are prequels of the books Pantomime & Shadowplay
November Seed
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Price: Free! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two field biologists from N.J. Fish & Wildlife discover a pair of waterfowl clinging to a metal cleat with twig-like growths protruding from their skulls and have traced the contagion to a common marsh grass called Phragmites. Shortly after the biologists reporting in to the CDC, the contagion has found first one human host, then another and another.
Tales of Adventure
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Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meyari McFarland gathers together six stories of adventure in this first themed collection, Tales of Adventure. Inside you will find stories in turn touching (Anniversary), life-threatening (The Web), questioning (Bringing the Rains), daring (Cloud Cover) and exciting (Scavenger. Six stories. Six adventures. Pure excitement.
Moon Sick
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The moon is falling, and while some pray for the intense celestial coitus of Luna's impact with Earth, all Fisk wants is Charlotte.
Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Other Worlds: A Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Epic Silliness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The new Science Fiction and fantasy anthology from the author of The Starhawk Chronicles, ranging from the serious to the silly.
Interzone #255 Nov - Dec 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2014’s last IZ, #255, has stories by Malcolm Devlin, RM Graves, Thana Niveau, Tim Major, E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish & Tom Greene + the last of Wayne Haag’s covers. Non fiction: David Langford’s Ansible Link; Nick Lowe’s Mutant Popcorn; Tony Lee’s Laser Fodder & Book Zone’s film, DVD & book reviews; 2 columns; Andy Hedgecock on Graham Joyce; Paul Cockburn talks to Hannu Rajaniemi
State: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five short works of character-driven science-fiction, ranging from the realistic to the operatic.
kClockwork
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Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The big issue with time travel is that there are a zillion issues with time travel. The Torus Club has the money power to work those issues and have vendors working on each one. The Venknams have their hands full with their issue, and as someone puts it, you can't just break into heaven and steal secrets, and holy cow if you did and got caught. Anyone for fried rice?
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?