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A PRINCESS OF MARS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I am a very old man; how old I do not know. Possibly I am a hundred, possibly more; but I cannot tell because I have never aged as other men, nor do I remember any childhood.
The Unreliability of the Mature Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can mind control work on someone who can’t control their own mind? It's frustrating to deal with the inconsistencies of dimentia and it's effects on maturing minds, but what if our defense against a future invader depended on that unreliability. "The Unreliability of the Mature Mind" is a short, speculative fiction, and is in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
iWitness
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Flash Fiction science fiction. Told in first person, a woman runs through streets filled with sentinel cyborgs. She struggles to cope with the recent invasion and a long forgotten memory.
Repair
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lucille Kronk, a designer, and Presley, a printer repair technician, meet in a future where internet communication can replace all physical relationships. A literary, sci-fi piece exploring alienation in the digital age.
Ophelia In My Arms
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
New Science Fiction, New Horror and New Fantasy from prize winning author Mike Jansen, collected into a stunning anthology showing some of the best dark fiction the Netherlands have to offer.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alternate realities, zombie peanut butter, dragon surgery and time-travling grandmothers. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Betwixt Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 1 collects all seven stories originally published online. Issue 1 was edited by Joy Crelin and includes fiction by Ian Hamilton, Tam MacNeil, Mark Rigney, Betsy Phillips, Benjamin Sherlock, Marlys Jarstfer, and Bernie Mojzes.
Tales From The Scrapbox
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story collection that travels from the depths of space to the realms of fantasy. Young and New Adults struggle against inner demons, outer hardships, and seek to defeat the darkness which surrounds them.
Spaceports & Spidersilk Oct. 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Anne E. Johnson, John Grey, Guy Belleranti, and many more.
Grand Theft Planetary & other stories
Price: Free! Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fifteen short stories about aliens, dogs, and smart-mouthed computers. Read about a bored celebrity that decides to steal an entire planet, a security guard’s first day at a time-travelling prison, two friends that try to ruin their lives playing cards, and a pair of students that investigate the answer to a tasteless question.
Welcome to Sunrise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What would you do if your world collapsed? If the power went off, the supermarket shelves were bare and your water supply dried up? For Katie and her family the answer was simple: survive. Fifty years on, the community of Sunrise holds a yearly Remembrance Talk to ensure their history is never forgotten. As its oldest citizen, Katie is the one who explains the trials and tribulations they faced.
Lottery of Death
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
War is hell, according to William Tecumseh Sherman. That was then. Now, war is a game played by established rules, by mutual agreement, by gentlemen, and only when all other means of problem resolution have failed. Suffering, real human misery, can be reduced or even eliminated when war is kept within boundaries. War is a much more attractive prospect in this satirical look at war in the future.
The Voodoo Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rebekah uses her Sight to fight for good. She works for the Voodoo Project, although her work involves psy ops, not voodoo. She fears retirement and a normal life. So she keeps working, going on missions, never knowing when her next mission will be her last. Because she can see anyone’s future—except her own.
Exploring the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The next joint project exploring the Multiverse leads to the discovery of the Multiverse Empire Federation.
Pirates of the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Fantastic Journey begins into the unknown Multiverse with a new scientific discovery project. As a science team investigates another universe space pirates from that universe are pulled into their universe.
A Meeting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story dealing with the first contact between two species. This is my first short story.
The Clock
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short sci-fi story looking at the reasons why a clock stopped.
Darker Matter: Stories of Strange Futures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
“[Polson] provides some remarkable observations about the nature of humanity…” - K.J. Hannah Greenberg (Tangent Online) Now available after sitting in virtual purgatory for over a year: a collection of six dark science fiction stories. Some are brutal, others heart-wrenching and poignant.
Interzone 248 (Sep-Oct 2013)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New science fiction and fantasy stories and novelettes by Carole Johnstone, James Van Pelt, Greg Kurzawa, Ken Altabef, Sean McMullen. Cover art by Jim Burns, and interior colour illustrations by Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford. Plus Ansible Link by David Langford (news), Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe (movies), Book Zone (books), Future Interrupted by Jonathan McCalmont (comment).
Under the Needle's Eye by Linda DeMeulemeester, Susan Ee, Raymund Eich, Emily Mah, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Kiini Ibura Salaam, Ibi Zoboi, Ari Goelman, Samantha Ling, Patrick Samphire, and Allan Rousselle, Edited by Raymund Eich and Emily Mah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven authors with one thing in common: the Clarion West Workshop for Science Fiction and Fantasy class of 2001. Other than that, we're about as diverse as you can get. This anthology is one of the broadest samples you can find of up and coming science fiction and fantasy talent.