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Darkest before the Darkwater
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A group of survivors from the airship Guy Fawkes find themselves washed ashore on an uncharted island. In their search for survival they uncover one mystery after another.
Orussian Quarantine
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Series: Tales of shrouded history, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Orussians had found a way to harness the power of labor by engineering ant-monkeys, a hard-working and loyal slave species—until the uprising. Having manipulated the genes of her own pet ant-monkey,and granting him free will,bioscientist Uriëlla has grievously breached the code of conduct.These events lead to a struggle of biblical proportions which promises to forever alter Orus civilization.
Agents of Fate
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 4. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within this book you will find over sixty views of futures near and far. Action, insight and emotion colour these tales of people on their journey through lives stranger than ours, and overcoming trials and malice along the way. Using the flash fiction format, interspersed with short fiction pieces, this collection will whisk you away to places and situations you’ve never dreamed of.
The Alien Artifact 6 (Part I)
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A new action-packed science fiction horror thriller of a sphere of energy of inconceivable magnitude and origins that emerges from space and crashes at a colossal velocity into a region of the Antarctic, and of Russian intelligence agencies investigating it and finding the crash site at a secret hidden Antarctic American military base where they uncover a deadly mind-bending supernatural voyager!
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.
Serpents of Sky: Nine Stories Of Dragons
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dragons can be monsters, deities, or even beloved friends. This short story collection explores dragons in their many roles, across fantasy and science fiction. Contains 9 original short stories, including Raise, a novelette set in the Stories of Aligare world.
The Alien Artifact 5 (Part I)
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A classic action science fiction thriller of the adventures of explorers detecting and uncovering a perfectly symmetric black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! The explorers only find its true origins and it being an ultimate time machine/voyager when they activate it, with one of them in it, and it explores the whole of space and time, as an ultimate time traveler, searching for something!
Come Tomorrow
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 3. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The infinite possibilities for mankind’s future are as diverse as those contemplating them. While it seems that there are more predictions of ruin than utopia, the sheer adaptability and persistence of humanity has always been it’s greatest strength. Within this book you will find sixty views of where those strengths could take us, along with the foibles we have.
Tangents
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 2. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are as many possible futures for mankind as there are people and organisations prepared to spend anywhere from an evening to several years thinking about them. Seventy flash and short stories of where humanity and its inventiveness could go, what it could be, or how it could fail. This collection will take you as far from today as you care to go and entertain you wherever you journey to.
Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Aware
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jenkins’ biggest problem was not the huge hole that had been carved out of the hull of her ore runner by the uncharted chunk of rock in space, nor was it fighting off the insanity of being alone and stuck in space. Her biggest problem was working with a robot that she hated.
Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
The Nightingale Circus
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Series: Broken People, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Welcome to The Nightingale Circus! Listen to the singer with an enchanting voice. Watch the knife throwers who are also prosthetic builders. Here is a telecharger on the run and a ballerina with no lungs. There is a broken pole dancer and an Asian bot. You’ll be amazed by a regular girl who becomes exquisite and frightening at the same time. A companion short story collection to Broken People.
Sparkles: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Thomas was having a bad day. And that was before his ship started drifting toward a Molasses storm.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. 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.
Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A paroled monster, a prostitute and a policeman all see a little girl lost but this isn't the start of a joke. An isolated, frail old man trapped in his apartment; what possible threat could he pose to the sociopaths next door? Take time for a stroll down humanity's eerie back alleys and enjoy BP Gregory's newest science fiction, urban fantasy and horror short stories packaged together in Orotund.
This Peaceful State of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
Don't Press the Red X
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill is fresh out of college on the first day of his new job. He wants to make a good impression on his new bosses and express his true genius. Unfortunately, his first day does not go as planned.
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Final Contact
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever wondered where the aliens are? Bill is sure they don't exist, but after centuries searching the galaxy for any sign of intelligent life, I'm not about to give up yet. I've just received this hot tip from a gang of Luddites out near M15. Hot enough that even Bill has chosen to join me for my final attempt to prove him wrong...