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Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2012
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of tales from the world of mad science, combined in a handy portable edition. This issue includes exclusive fiction by Jamie Lackey and flash fiction in the form of classified ads.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Alternate realities, zombie peanut butter, dragon surgery and time-travling grandmothers. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2012
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of tales from the world of mad science, combined in a handy portable edition. This issue includes exclusive fiction by Emily C. Skaftun and flash fiction in the form of classified ads.
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The secret history of the universe, virtual civilizations, murderous plants, and tailored diseases. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science. Included are three new pieces of fiction and other resources for the budding mad scientist.
Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2013
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cryptobotany, infernal bargains, virtual universes, mind control drugs in the water supply. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2013
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captured angels, bioterrorism, chimpanzee politics, and tips on staging your own death. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2012
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Life on Mars, self cloning, military reports on the supernatural, turkeys brought back from the dead. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2012 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Undead love, clog dancing aliens, succubi and giant slugs. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Aurealis #68
By Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More of the best speculative fiction from Aurealis. This issue contains fiction, reviews and general information that provides a wealth of entertainment. If you love speculative fiction (and even if you don't) you should get this.
Mnemosyne Anthology
By Alexandra Elliott, Erin McKee, & Heather Valentine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Mnemosyne Anthology. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Mnemosyne Anthology collects ten stories from up-and-coming writers in science-fiction, fantasy and horror. The curated stories encompass a wide range of what the genres have to offer - from cute to horrifying, serious to fluffy, fairytales to zombies - but are united by their solid writing, strong original ideas and overall high quality.
Spaceports & Spidersilk April 2014
By Marcie Tentchoff
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 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.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2014)
By Bards and Sages Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. 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.
Aurealis #67
By Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More of the world's best new speculative fiction. The new year's first edition of Aurealis has a lot of bases covered with wildly different stories by Jennie Rix and Tsana Dolichva, plus an interview with actor Pierre Perrier about French Director Fabrice Gobert’s new zombie/ghost series, The Returned, considered to be one of the most gripping television dramas of recent years. Do not miss this.
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella)
By Willow Cross
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sophia remained vigilant in saving the lives of those around her. Especially those she loved. However, when the mysterious, seductive Ramiel decides to school her in the life of a Paladin, she discovers everything she thought she knew about the world around her was wrong. More importantly, everything she knew about herself was a lie.
Donuts and Disasters
By KL Tremaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying and fighting in the Interstellar Navy was the only thing Sophia Kane ever wanted to do with her career. She was a crack fighter pilot, one of the best, but her ambition wasn't very far beyond the cockpit until the Battle of Syne-Gamma.
Surfacing (Novella)
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards, “Surfacing” is the story of Anthony, an emotionally scarred researcher who finds it easier to talk to whales and to aliens than to members of his own species. Until a stranger named Philana enters his life, with a terrifying problem of her own that dares him to break through the surface of his world.
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
By Susy Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Finding herself on the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
By Anne Billson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
Day In & Day Out
By Chris Baca
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Our would be hero is off to a terrible start. Waking up hung over, heading to work like a zombie, and talking to people he doesn't like; a call center customer service rep. Usually, he deals with upset customers, taking insults and angry outbursts with an almost stoic attitude. Until one day, he gets a call from a strange woman claiming to be from another world, and that his world will soon end!
The War Veteran: A Short Story
By Susan May
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The War Veteran is a 45 page, 11,000 word short story. For seventy years, World War II veteran Jack Baker has endured vivid flashbacks to that horrific June day on Omaha Beach. But tonight, the flashback will be terrifyingly different. Tonight it becomes real. Tonight, Jack’s seventy-year-old secret will come back to claim him.