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The Kite of Stars and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Blindfolded courier pigeons, the AsiaPac community station in geosynch orbit around the moon, stars in many forms; and always, riddles. For those who like their stories rich, their wit dry and their history served with a twist, this gorgeous collection from a cynical romantic deserves a global readership.” — Anna Tambour, author of Spotted Lily and Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales
Life in Uzan: Tom the Berserker Series
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Series: Tom the Berserker, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life on Uzan is stories of three characters named Thurin Keno, Tom's Thura and Shadan's Jacin living in the planetary world of Uzan.
Strange Circumstances
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The future’s a gamble. Few people know what they really want, and those that reach it often find that it isn’t what they expected. Strange Circumstances is an anthology that explores the predictability of fate and destiny… or rather their unpredictability. These twelve twisted tales of fantasy and fifteen flash-fiction pieces explore the boundaries of our universe to see what lurks in the unknown.
A Slice of Madness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Explore worlds where time and space bend you to their will, where madness beckons, and reality is merely a suggestion. Journey through realms that make you question your beliefs and test your grip on sanity. “Roland has this incredible ability to captivate and keep readers in suspense continually.” Marzena Kalbarczyk. A Slice of Madness includes 9 science fiction and fantasy stories that cap...
Lines of Force: The Weekend Adventures of Andrew Barton
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Andrew Barton is an ordinary man who, each weekend, stumbles into extraordinary circumstances. Although his goals are directed toward other ends, he mistakenly travels through time, into other dimensions and even ends up taking his family and friends to a location that is the last place anyone ever wants to end up! Lines of Force will take you on adventures that you’ll never forget.
A Brief Moment In Time, A Short Story Collection: Book 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
A Brief Moment In Time is the first in a three book series of short story collections that focuses on that moment when everything changes. It contains nine short stories of one life shattering decision, a moment when everything changes. Contains: An Angel’s Kiss The Goode Student Good Teachings From His Efforts Come Rebirth Into the Woods Brother Eagle/Sister Wolf Arahant A Brief Moment In Time
El guardián de la fantasía
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Price: Free! Words: 43,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Antología de relatos de Carlos Moreno. Incluye relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía, terror, románticos y aventura.
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #6 "The Girl in the Glass Case": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 124 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Kelly Schrock, Zack Miller, Ethan Fast, Geoffrey W. Cole, Matthew Di Paoli, M.T. O’Byrne, Benjamin Schachtman and T.D. Edge
Escape Plans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Escape Plans is a collection of 19 mind-bending and adrenaline-fueled stories from the award-winning author of THE PHAROS OBJECTIVE, BLINDSPOTS and CRESCENT LAKE. Ranging from dark fantasy and horror to mystery, science fiction and suspense, in these tales you’ll encounter a chilling cure for cancer, a demonic GPS device and a ghost marriage to a jealous and deadly bride.
SFS2 - Science Fiction Short Stories
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Series: SFS - Science Fiction Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SFS2 is an amazing collection of ten science fiction stories that will please any reader looking for adventure. The author aims for the stars and definitely hits his mark. Some of these ten stories seems like they could happen right now, and others in the near future. With the technology we live with today, this science fiction could be real life.
13 Strange Short Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
13 short sci-fi/horror stories with twisted endings similar to the old Twilight Zone styled entertainment. These are easy reading, fun and enjoyable shorts that end in "wow" and "whoa" moments for the readers. "Some of the best in its class"
A Short Walk to the Other Side: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
*Award Winning Finalist - International Book Awards* "Bravo! More!" from Ray Bradbury for Matthew J. Pallamary's short stories. A Short Walk to the Other Side is a second short story collection of supernatural, science fiction, and horror stories following "The Small Dark Room of the Soul" by multiple award winning author Matthew J. Pallamary, which examines the shadow side of human nature.
The Small Dark Room of the Soul - And Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
There can be no light without darkness. The sun cannot rise without night preceding it, and the setting sun of the day must inevitably fade to black. If life were all sunshine and roses, there would be no contrast. Perpetual sunshine would be both blinding and devastating. We need the darkness. It is an integral part of the whole. Part of us. Horror stories are a reflection of our darker side.
Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21
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Price: Free! Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.
Stars that Fall to Earth: And Other Science-Fiction Tales of the Macabre, the Humoresque, and the Human
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This present volume of eight stories and three novellas has characters that instantly grab the imagination and moves forward without mincing words. And most of all, this work stands as unique even in its genre of the fantastic, as each tale relates original narratives of unpredictable intrigue.
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.