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After The Fall: Shades Of Magic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,950. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you were a magician, living in a wild and dangerous world, what would you do with your magic? Use it to take a life? Or use it to save lives? Use it to stop cheats? Or perhaps to cheat others? Or maybe you wouldn’t want that power at all? It all rather depends on who you are... and whether it really is magic.
Dream Prisons (Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale Volume 4)
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 4. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A demon traps a woman in a box and makes her a slave, and she struggles for freedom. Another woman deals with ghosts haunting her. A stranded man tries to decide whether an island or society is the greater prison. These are just some of the provocative speculative tales in this collection.
Nglnd Xpx
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nglnd Xpx (or “England Expects”) is a wonky-wheeled pudding-trolley of sweetmeats and savoury treats for your brain-gland. We recommend a spoonful of everything. It’s all dreadfully civilised fun, and not at all serious. The science is improbable, the history inaccurate, the plots farcical and the fiction splendid.
Best Tales of the Apocalypse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,390. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Joe McKinney – J.F. Gonzalez & Michael Oliveri – Tim Curran – and 11 other groundbreaking scribes of the End Times Best Tales of the Apocalypse is full of the best short stories and novellas of the sub-genre. There are gods and monsters, Lovecraftian creatures and viruses that wipe out life as we know it. Read about colliding continents. Nuclear War. Technology gone awry. And so much more!
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
The Green Leopard Plague and Other Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stories in this collection were nominated for three Nebula awards, a Hugo, and a Sidewise Award. Contents include "Daddy's World," "Pinocchio," "Lethe," "The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid," and the title story. With extensive annotations by the author and an introduction by Charles Stross.
Glitter & Mayhem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.
The Meaning of Luff and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In Old Earth’s penultimate age, master criminal Luff Imbry moves through the halfworld like a full-fleshed shark. Thief, forger, confidence man, and sometimes go-between, he maps out his illicit operations with exquisite care then carries them out with courage and panache. Seven space-opera short stories and two novellas from the author Booklist calls "heir apparent to Jack Vance."
Half Way Home: Tales from the InterRealm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Science fiction, horror, the occult, with large doses of humor mixed in - this only begins to describe the stories contained in Half Way Home: Tales from the InterRealm.
Orchid Constellations (Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale #2)
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Series: The Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An employee struggles against a tyrannical and stifling corporation. A mad young scientist builds a woman with more life and will than he intended. A sheriff seeks to escape an alien-infested colony world. These are just a few of the science fiction stories you'll find in this collection.
Eyes Open at Dawn
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,480. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Barkley Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A world where humans are slaves on an alien planet, but murder still brings everyone together in a fight for survival. A fighter on her quest to save her people and her world from the mad tyrant who would destroy them all through dark magic. Fear wrought by a powerful vampire lord over the immortal families of a dark time and place. Enjoy your trip to other worlds.
Shadows and Starlight (Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale Volume 3)
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 148,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A hardened lawman tries to get himself and his lady love off a hostile colony world. An overworked student finds a nefarious shortcut to solve all her problems. An office worker constantly struggles against a fantastical stereotype. These are some of the diverse and entertaining short stories you'll find in this collection. It includes science fiction, horror, fantasy, and more.
Dúranaki Chronicles, Volume 1
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Series: Dúranaki Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,350. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dúranaki Chronicles features five short stories revolving around T'vance Arain, a hot-headed drug addict, assassin, and aspiring mage.
Masked Mosaic : Canadian Super Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Masked vigilantes, superpowered antiheroes, super scientists! An anthology of Super Stories with a uniquely Canadian perspective.
Recovering Apollo 8 and Other Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Nine of the best short stories from Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s diverse repertoire. Includes award-winners “Recovering Apollo 8,” “Diving into the Wreck,” “The End of The World,” and “The Strangeness of the Day,” to the acclaimed “G-Men,” “June Sixteenth at Anna’s,” and “Craters,” as well as the popular “Substitutions” and “The Taste of Miracles.”
Antiquities and Tangibles and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The third collection by Hugo Award-winning author Tim Pratt -- whose previous collection Hart & Boot and Other Stories was a World Fantasy Award finalist -- gathers 23 of his best recent works of SF and Fantasy. Stories include Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award nominee "Her Voice in a Bottle," Bram Stoker Award finalist "The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft" (with Nick Mamatas), and three new stories.
Fear the Abyss
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Post Mortem Press presents twenty-two unique visions of the fear of the unknown. Stories from authors nominated and awarded some of the most prestigious honors in genre fiction: Hugo, Nebula, Aurora, Bram Stoker™, and many others.These writers understand fear. Includes award-winning genre classics from masters of the unknown, Harlan Ellison® and Jack Ketchum and 20 ORIGINAL to Fear the Abyss.
Anthopology 101: Reflections, Inspections and Dissections of SF Anthologies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Noted science fiction anthology scholar / author Bud Webster collects over 25 of his infamous Anthopology columns. Bud discusses the works of such celebrated anthologists as Frederik Pohl, Groff Conklin, Terry Carr, Sam Moskowitz, Harry Harrison and more with a great sense of detail and humor. A must for short story writers, and students of SF literature. Fully illustrated with dozens of covers.
Terra Nova. Antología de ciencia ficción contemporánea
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 110,740. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Premio Ignotus 2013 a la mejor antología, mejor cuento extranejero y mejor portada. Relatos de Ted Chiang, Ken Liu, Ian Watson, Víctor Conde... Ocho autores internacionales demuestran que la ciencia ficción no ha perdido su garra ni su capacidad especulativa, y que es la narrativa que más y mejor trata de las preocupaciones, desafí
Twilight Tales For Everyone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 493,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This novel contains a collection of 81 short stories designed to satisfy the appetite of almost every reader willing to venture into the world of horror, science fiction, paranormal, romance, mystery and western realms. With 1,400 pages in your hands you are guaranteed to find something that will please you.