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The Villain & The Golden Apple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two novellas and a short-short: THE VILLAIN is a new member of the Enclave of the Villainy, but their rules are too restrictive and he disobeys. Now, after years on the run, he must use his magical illusions to defend himself. THE SECRET OF LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING, a short-short. THE GOLDEN APPLE is a prize asteroid. But those squabbling over it have crossed paths with the wrong man.
The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve mildly amusing fictions in vague science from an old-fashioned English gentleman who believes wholeheartedly in the cast iron foundation of rocket ships, good manners and always firing a warning shot over the heads of any belligerent mob before sending in the memsahib to duff ’em up.
Three Weeks Before Doomsday
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Price: Free! Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jet Packs. Rail Guns. Tentacles. Lizard Monsters. What’s this world coming to? Doomsday, that’s what. This collection of short stories is the perfect jumping-off point into the world of MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE, where the keepers of Nikola Tesla’s secret legacy clash with ancient creatures and new threats on a daily basis.
Art.Hu.R. (A Sci-Fi Novella #11)
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Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Art.Hu.R. is appointed with the task of keeping ship-shape a huge spaceship on her thousand-year journey to a planet on the other side of the universe. Major setbacks will soon put him in charge of everything, and he’ll have to fight against impossible odds to get the half a million unaware passengers stuck in a frozen sleep onboard safe and sound to their destination. A novella of 27,000 words.
Chronicles of the 23rd Century: Hijacked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
For Solar Rangers Walker and Jenner, a simple prisoner transport duty aboard the inter-Solar liner Stellar Fortune develops into a dangerous situation when the ship is hijacked by a new resistance group calling themselves the 'Earth Liberation Front', but not everything is as it seems.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Other Worlds, Other Universes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eleven stories that will take you to Other Worlds and Other Universes.
The Eclective: Time Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Whether you're traveling forward in time, back in time, or even if you've forgotten the time, you'll enjoy reading these time-themed stories from the Eclective.
Equilibrium Overturned: The Heart of Darkness Awaits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
There are uncountable evils ready to consume the souls of mankind. From alien civilizations bent on human destruction, to demonic incursions from beyond the event horizon, to the horrifying malevolence that lives within us all, Equilibrium Overturned grabs you by the throat and drags you screaming into the heart of darkness. Explore the evil that is coming for you. It's only a matter of time.
Dinoworld: Explorers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Predatory fish three times the length of a man? Raptors that roam the frozen tundra? In this collection of three short stories, travel alongside early explorers and adventurers on the world DW-435B, or Dinoworld, named after the native life forms that resemble the dinosaurs of prehistoric Earth.
Threads Through the Universe
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of nine all new short stories. Stop Sign The Relative Color of Grass Redneck Christmas Unexpected Hero The Formula for Happy Days Planned Futures Never Come The Dance Lottery Road to Riches
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 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.
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.
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.
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.