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A Kepler's Dozen: Thirteen Stories About Distant Worlds That Really Exist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Kepler's Dozen presents thirteen action-packed, mysterious, and humorous stories all based on real planets discovered by the NASA Kepler mission. Edited by and contributing stories are David Lee Summers, editor of Tales of the Talisman Magazine, and Steve B. Howell, project scientist for the Kepler mission.
La rueda del progreso
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
¿Era la mejor manera de organizar la sociedad?
An Unrepentant Bastard
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A case of mistaken identity pulled Jason de Havin from his job working the grill into Master Darius Elshag's office. Thrust into a new relationship, Jason copes. Mostly. The pay is excellent and the 'benefits' beyond amazing but Master Darius' feelings towards Jason remained a mystery. Until a rival targeted Jason and then the whole world learned just what sort of bastard Jason had fallen for.
A Bad Day at the Airdock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Former secret security officer Jason Mehrman just wanted to retire to a quiet life of fishing and raising his family. Sure he takes occasional jobs-they're quick and they pay well. But when Nesser's gang comes looking for him, that last job might just cost Jason his life.
Mars Inc.
Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
There's strange things afoot on Mars. Mike must dig deep if he's going to find out what's going on, make it out alive, and locate the mysterious Rose.
Fiction River: How to Save the World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,220. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How to Save the World brings together eleven of today’s brightest authors, presenting their answers to solve a pressing problem facing the human race. From the growing energy crisis to women’s rights to overpopulation to the survival of humanity in the future, the stories in this original anthology examine the issues facing our planet today—and offer hope for our survival tomorrow.
Blue
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A new life, a new beginning on the ocean planet Mosa VI, commonly known as Blue, goes awry for one colonist and his family. A short sci-fi story. 2300 words.
Fallen and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of several short stories over several genres, from science fiction to fantasy to murder mystery to romance. The largest of these, Fallen, deals with a girl in love who obtains magic powers and has to learn how to be responsible with them. These stories always have a twist to them, ending differently than they appear. This book comes with cover pictures for each story.
Apex Magazine - Issue 47
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 47 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Michael Griffin, Sofia Samatar, Ken Liu, Daniel Abraham, Sonya Taaffe, and Amal El-Mohtar.
Heliotrope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Justina Robson's first collection. Includes 15 reprints, published from 1994 onwards, and one story original to this volume. Introduction by Adam Roberts.
Apex Magazine - Issue 48
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 48 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by E. Lily Yu, Emily Jiang, Douglas F. Warrick, Joe R. Lansdale, Shira Lipkin, and Sigrid Ellis.
Interzone #246 May - June 2013
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue we have 8, yes eight, stories, the usual features and the 1st of Jonathan McCalmont's new column 'Future Interrupted'. We visit 'Cat World' with Georgina Bruce, Liverpool in Shannon Fay's James White Award winning 'You First Meet the Devil at a Church Fete', the Minotaur's Labyrinth in Crete with Priya Sharma's 'Thesea and Astaurius' and Lavie Tidhar's Central Station in 'The Core'.
The Bacco Stick
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ever wonder why a man. . .Dying of cancer. . .Constantly hiding from vicious killers. . .And living in a hole in the ground. . .is called. . .LUCKY MISHKA?
Solo for Concert Grand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Emily Trencheon lives life as a prodigy—and a successful experiment. She provides a shining example for the Academy of Universal Languages to continue its program with the Miaslan. But she alone knows the truth. And she fears her final act of communication—a piano composition meant to be played in total darkness—will be forever lost in the shadows of misinterpretation.
Apex Magazine - Issue 49
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 49 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Lavie Tidhar, Cherie Priest, Indrapramit Das, Tang Fei, and Caroline Symcox.
The Shadow Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Shadows are released. Released to save us. Floating up to the edges of space in the night. Light must not touch them, light eats away at them, until they are shrunk to the size of an atom, and then destroyed into mist. They save the humans with their own lives. All because of destiny. For us. And we don't even know it.
Waverly Woods Protector
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After being told he was adopted on his 18th birthday Patrick Waverly sets out to find his birth parents. He boards a plane, strikes up a conversation with a passenger next to him. What happens next will change his life forever.
Jet Black and the Cosmic Rain #5
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As if landing on a planet bathed in deadly cosmic radiation wasn’t enough, someone's out to kill Jet and the crew; and they want to do it in the most cruel and unusual way they can.
Gears and Levers 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Adventure and romance awaits in worlds that never were but should have been. Magic and science blend together as Gears and Levers explores the quest for all that makes up humanity. Battle pirates, walk with ghosts, fly in dirigibles, explore the wonders world, and walk with automatons in fourteen amazing tales set in Steampunk lands by masterful storytellers such as David Boop, Irene Radford,
Alex Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young boy named Alex and his robotic dragon, Steam Snout, find an ancient treasure map that leads them to a treasure deep in the Wastelands. A no man's land filled with dark jungles, strange creatures, and dangerous outlaws. This is not Alex's first adventure in the Wasteland but it might be his last!