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Founding Fathers / The Accompanist
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Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories- Founding Fathers: An increasingly desperate school teacher tries to locate a missing student. The Accompanist: In a nightclub in what’s left of Las Vegas, he plays piano for a singer named Carrie Masters, but the piano isn’t the only thing getting played.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 9, July 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 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 Martian Wave: 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Martian Wave features stories about the exploration and colonization of space, with special emphasis on our solar system. In this issue, you'll find alien microbes and aliens that are like nothing you've ever imagined. You'll be taken to icy worlds, and the sands of Mars. You'll even get a look at Earth trying to regain its place in the stars.
Betwixt Issue 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 4 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 4 includes original fiction by Sarah L. Byrne, Emily B. Cataneo, Nino Cipri, David Cleden, and C. W. Johnson as well as a reprint by Mark Rigney.
The Colony
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Price: Free! Words: 23,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Lieutenant Jack Strong leads his team of elite marines to a distress beacon in the far reaches of colonization. Expecting faulty equipment, they instead find themselves in the first stages of war against a species similar to mythical demons. The Colony is a fantastic short story of military warfare and science fiction, with an ending that will leave you questioning everything.
The Bomb
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a bomb is deprived of its creator, how will it react? Perhaps by doing the one thing it was made to do? Or can it be stopped?
The Light, the Dark, and the Quick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The Light, the Dark, and the Quick. The collected short stories of Timothy O. Goyette. The light are humorous or lighthearted works. The dark are serious. The quick are flash fiction pieces that do not exceed 1000 words. They are sure to entertain. This collection of stories have been compared to The Twilight Zone.
April the First
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The world is ending, and all Oscar Ramirez can do is sit at his desk and drink his morning coffee.
Now I Sleep (A Novella Series): Book Three
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Series: Now I Sleep, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » 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 third in a series of novellas that tells about their journey.
Brother Keepers
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Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Zito lives only with his creations, Ernie and Oliver. In Ernie, the doctor has created a universal donor, a clone ready to give Dr. Zito any part should one of the doctor's organs fail. In Oliver, the doctor has created a robotic surgeon, ready to harvest from Ernie any flesh the doctor may need. Only, the doctor never anticipated the friendship that forms between his clone and robot.
The Apex Book of World SF 3
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field.
Art.Hu.R. (Una Novella Sci-Fi #11)
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Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: Italian. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Art.Hu.R. è una persona artificiale incaricata di tenere in ordine un’enorme astronave nel suo viaggio millenario verso un pianeta dall’altra parte dell’universo. Egli dovrà lottare contro situazioni impossibili per portare il mezzo milione di ignari passeggeri bloccati a bordo nel sonno criogenico sani e salvi alla loro destinazione. E’ una novella di circa 27.000 parole.
Unconventional
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Divorced and about to lose his son, Tom decides to take the three year old to his first comic book convention. He wants to create an experience that will last in the little boy's memory long after he's gone . . . and that certainly happens, though not in the way he would have planned. Also includes an author's note.
Blessings of Baalshemin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In the Spring of 1869 Mrs Isabel Burton begins a correspondence with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Director, Woodruff Spring, on a strange device she has run across in her travels. Ministry agents are dispatched and a soon enough the Burtons, both Isabel and her husband Sir Richard, are deep in a very peculiar occurrence and dashing through the wilderness to prevent untold horror occurring.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 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.
The Fallen Ones
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a routine survey mission of an alien planet, an accident causes the ship's crew to black out. They awake planetside with no recollection of how they got there, and struggle to discover what has happened and find a way back to their ship.
A. Double E.E. - Code Name: GEL
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three siblings seperated at birth must work together to stop a mad scientist from destroying the galaxy, Earth and life as we know it.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
The Future Is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lillicat Publishers. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here is flash science fiction at its finest—swift to read but long remembered. 57 amazing speculative fiction capsules that transport you into thrilling worlds of imagination and ideas, suggesting that everything is possible—aliens, time travel, other worlds, and the mysteries of Earth—in breathtakingly fresh combinations. The perfect companion for a quick break or a relaxing afternoon.
Unkindness: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Raven Flight is one of the most feared units in the World at War MMO. Their dominance of the skies has their opponents on the ground shaking in fear. But are they truly invincible?