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The Dangers of Growing Air-cooled Volkswagens in Your Backyard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When Sayyid opted to become an organic Volkswagen farmer, he did not expect the Volkswagens to misbehave and break out of his backyard. Now those crazy air-cooled vehicles are running loose in the neighborhood and only Sayyid can stop them. But the situation gets even more out of hand when they invade the home of cranky old Mrs. Winters and take her hostage.
Basofi's Choosing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Australian English. Published: January 17, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There comes a time when a young person has to decide which path they're going to take. There comes a time when conflicting tides of family influence break against the shores of the future and the first step towards independence must be taken. Basofi has reached that time, but will his family support his decision, or will his choice tear them apart?
Chaos and Doom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the author of The Cadaver Island trilogy comes nine tales to chill, thrill, and challenge readers to go places they may never return from. Featuring short stories submitted by Kevin Rodgers since Pro Se entered the publishing field, Chaos and Doom is your guide to some of the most amazing characters and imaginative worlds in Genre Fiction.
Ayre Vara and the Planet of Arc
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci-fit short story suitable for all ages.
Human Bibliophily
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within the snowy apocalyse, a young woman leads a young girl to shelter. There awaits 87 other survivors. But the young woman hides a dark secret. A fash fiction about what things love can force us to do.
Сломанные сказки
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: Russian. Published: January 17, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Сломанные сказки - это мир болезнетворной красоты и вдохновляющей боли. Тут люди торгуют своей памятью, биомашины боятся умереть, а клонированный учёный ведёт затворнический образ жизни. Тут нет вампиров, но есть наркоманы, которые днём ютятся по подвалам, а ночью охотятся за кровью голубоглазых блондинок. И конечно, это всё сказки. Только герои в них сломаны.
Story Addict: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lane has readers to appease and stories to write, but she misses her family. Can she step away from the keyboard long enough to reconnect or is it too late? "Story Addict" is a short science fiction tale.
Blue
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Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Kyle lived at the very base of the Web, the hugely complicated suspension system over drowned Seattle that supported a city of displaced people. Including him. The one person who kept him safe was his cat Blue. Blue is a tender cyberpunk story of pets, the bonds forged by sheer survival in inhospitable places and the power of love to conquer all.
Spot For Sale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A spot holder outside Club Custodela, Isis makes a decent living along with her employees. A competitive, lucrative business, trouble makes an entrance and does the unthinkable. Will Isis outmaneuver her adversaries? This is a short story, 3300 words long.
Interzone 256 (Jan-Feb 2015)
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Jan–Feb issue of Interzone contains new stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, T.R. Napper, Pandora Hope, Christien Gholson, Neil Williamson. Cover art is by Martin Hanford. Features includes news, book reviews, film reviews, and comment. Award-winning author Ann Leckie and film/TV concept artist Wayne Haag are interviewed.
A Robot, a Cyborg, and a Martian Walk into a Space Bar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Robot, a Cyborg, and a Martian Walk into a Space Bar is a serious literary work of science fiction and fantasy stories that looks to delve into...who are we trying to kid? This book is a collection of comedic science fiction and fantasy stories written by some truly talented authors. You'll be taken to alien bars, alien planets, and any funny place these authors could come up with.
Blind Date
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alan's got a blind date. Sandy seems quirky and intriguing, if a bit offhand. She's rich and well-traveled. It turns out she's the inventor of Phractlgram, a popular web app. Alan's smitten. Too bad Phractlgram turns out to be something very different. Dangerously different. A science fiction short story from the author of Pyramid 98.
Ascended light
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Aliens visit a middle-aged couple to bring them an otherworldly message.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2015)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. 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.
Noncombatants
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Series: Twilight Storm Novellas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An exciting adventure set in a new science fiction world. Thomas McKnight's excitement at reaching the stars encounters the unexpected realities and complications of life in the Union Navy. When a secretive diplomatic mission goes awry, Lieutenant McKnight is torn between his instinct to survive and his commitment to his duty.
From Out of the Dark
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Price: Free! Words: 80,000. Language: Australian English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
From Out of the Dark, Science Fiction and Horror meet in the space between galaxies. A collection of 10 short stories for 10 unique writers to entertain.
A Christmas to Die for
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Even an assassin must go home for Christmas. Sophia del Morte, skilled spy-for-hire, now faces the most formidable of opponents: family. It is the closing of the year, after all; and the lethal Italian beauty returns to her home village for wine, food, and memories. As this is the del Morte family, Sophia tries to brace herself for awkward talk at the dinner table, and perhaps a touch of intrigu
Therapy Buddha
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Find out why Endeavour, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award nominated Cat Rambo’s been called one of the strongest storytellers in a generation of speculative fiction writers. Her emotionally rich stories play out against worlds that are evocative, imaginative, and beautifully but economically realized.
Peaches of Immortality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When his wife dies under mysterious circumstances, Glen is plunged back into a mystery from long ago in high school: a quartet of popular teens who couldn't fail at anything. And with one of them seemingly intent on coaxing him to bed, will he succumb and taste the sweetness of the peaches of immortality?
Kallakak's Cousins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kallakak just wants to run his shop and mourn his mate, but instead he's plagued wtth problems: the rapacious Jellidoos want to seize his shop, while his newly arrived relatives are causing all manner of mayhem on Twicefar Station. All the while, political revolution threatens, and he's trying to recover from illness. Will he and his robot salesclerk prevail?