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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?
Spaceports & Spidersilk July 2014
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. Entertain your inner child, or your real child by picking up a copy today.
The Gauntlet: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 1
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
As Taya struggles to prove her abilities both mentally and physically in a prestigious government-run school, she needs to find a way to balance her goals with her instructors' expectations and deal with other students. Learn about what happens behind the closed doors of the CTF and whether Taya will master her compulsions or be mastered by her insecurities.
The First King
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Series: The Peers of Beinan, 4.1x. Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story of the elevation of Lord Malvyn to king is one of the oldest stories remembered by Beinarian history. Malvyn’s bow became known as “the Bow of Balister,” a legendary weapon whose fate remains unknown. A Peers of Beinan short story. Book-ended by "Good-bye A672E92 Quintus"
A Space Merchant's Tale & A Shotgun Wedding - Two Tales from The Keeper's Universe
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Series: The Keeper's Universe. Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Space Merchant's Tale is the story of Thomas Verch Angharad, the galaxies greatest space merchant and his genetically enhanced talking cat Peaches. A Shotgun Wedding is the story of star fighter pilot Will Snipes, and his unlucky encounter with the superstitious Turner clan.
Isis
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Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A hug-warm bed every night. A freshly-brewed coffee every dawn. That's the promise being touted by revolutionary tech giant iSYS and their new smart-home system. For Grayl, a self-confessed couch-potato, the chance to be a part of history in the making for the first time in his life was just too enticing to pass up. Promises, though, are cheap. Trust is not.
Incident on Oleander
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ken Creason only wants to get the best samples. The plant chemistry on Oleander is like a treasure trove. Too bad he's picked the wrong plant, in the wrong place. The little Oleands aren't going to give him a second chance. Ken just hopes his own crew will. A science fiction story from the author of "Climbing Blind".
Pest Control (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the distant future, an exterminator faces off against an evolutionary abomination inside a derelict apartment complex.
A Hole in the Sky and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here are 11 speculative short stories in this new collection by Glen Robinson, including an expansive view of the imagined world of Cartref, shared in “A Hole In the Sky.” You will read stories of zombies, vampires, aliens, and even a reimagined visit to Heaven. As always, the stories are not only entertaining, but are presented to challenge traditional thinking and how we view the world.
The Other Alice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Quantum mechanics, non-Euclidean space, the realm of dreams, and more await you in this collection of four flash-fiction tales (fewer than 1,000 words each). Contains 'The Other Alice', 'The Box', 'Alleys', and 'Dreaming of Borges'. Mysterious worlds and poetic prose await.
Là-bas - Projet Bradbury #45
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: French. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Annie rentre à la maison. Le week-end sera court, mais son travail lui laisse si peu de temps que chaque réunion de famille est une fête : ses parents, son frère, les enfants, tout le monde sera là. Mais sitôt arrivée à la gare, le jeune femme comprend que les deux prochains jours ne seront pas aussi joyeux qu'elle l'aurait souhaité.
Video Star (Voice of the Whirlwind)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ric has survived a gang war, but now he's broke. He needs a new source of funds, and the hospital which stole his money is chock-full of a new neurohormone that’s worth a fortune. All Ric needs is to manipulate a street gang into doing the work for him. A novelette from Walter Jon Williams, the master of hard-boiled speculative fiction.
The Ivory Tower
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
277 - The number sewn into Simone’s shirt. The number that dictates her life at the protection camp. Regulated by a system of ringing bells, fortified cars, and rations, the survivors are protected from residual contaminates on the other side of the wall. What happens when she finds a tower riddled with a history of danger and death? How much will Simone risk to find out the truth of the tower.
Rick the Robber Baron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
Free Verse and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Six Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities. This dazzling collection from noted Panverse anthology editor Dario Ciriello includes both hard and humorous SF, and novelette-length work. Recommended! (Ebook total 31,000 words, equivalent to 90-100 pages of print).
A Sense of Wonder: Ten Science Fiction Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Distant worlds, space opera, grungy futures, exciting adventures, dark musings on tomorrow … In this collection of ten science fiction stories, C. C. Blake will dazzle and delight you with a mix of spicy pulp sf and emotionally honest speculative fiction.
Professor Tomlinson's Last Experiment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Professor Tomlinson thought he had it made. His new invention was bound to win him international acclaim and a Nobel Prize. But there was one thing he failed to take into account....
Forgotten Tomorrows
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The first volume of short stories by the author of “Residuum” and “Biome”. From SF thrillers to dark fantasy, from a new creation myth to the disturbing instructions on how to use your new anti-abuse device – these are stories designed to amuse, horrify and anger you.