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Cat Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Cat lovers rejoice! This collection of speculative shorts from the pen of Anne B. Walsh has something for all science fiction or fantasy readers who've ever suspected their cuddlesome companions of conspiracy...
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
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Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dig out the fuzzy slippers, turn on the Christmas songs, and settle in with a good story as Anne B. Walsh presents her third collection of holiday fantasy and sci-fi. Hurry to the manger with Starsong, princess of Free Sky; join Khor, director of drama, and Libby, lady wizard, as they try to save their home with a Midwinter tale of hope; and find out what hats are in for snowmen this season...
Out of Here
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of eighteen fantasy and Science Fiction short stories
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
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
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
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!
The Villain & The Golden Apple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,030. 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.
Tales from the Dome: Heroes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Moira sees the future. Mind Melter commands an army of the dispossessed. What defines a hero, and who is really pulling the strings? This six-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Impulse, Void, Ellis Straylight, Seer, and Dan.
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.
Tavern Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Meet Arkle Wright: Space smuggler. Ship lover. Body odour. And a life-long romance with the Quick Buck. Five short stories: The Tourist, Morning People, The Lewd Larkhouse, Planet of Misery, The Specimen. Five entertaining stories of space smuggling, ship loving . . . and a shocking lack of attention to personal hygiene. Tavern Tales: An Arkle Wright Short Story Collection.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Five
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Future experiments. Sucking minds. A novel travel agency. Space-marine trauma. And a decades-long war. Includes five short stories: Death in the Time of Paradise, The Memory Farm, Boredom Escapes, On the Beach, The Antarctican Land-Grab Offensive. Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Five.
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.
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.
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.
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
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Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume 3)
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Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Volume Three of Bardic Tales and Sage Advice continues our tradition of presenting some of the most amazing voices in the speculative fiction field. Pushcart Prize nominees Kurt Bachard and Todd Austin Hunt, USA Book News Best Book Finalist Peter A. Balaskas, Best Horror of the Year Honorable Mention Kevin Wallis, and other exciting authors offer their unique visions for readers to explore.
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.
Moving Day
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Series: Boucher's World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jade is fourteen years old and excited about finally being old enough to move out on her own. She’s got her help lined up, a moving van rented which her friend and room-mate, Tally, a big silver Cat, will be driving since Jade’s driving skills leave a lot to be desired. She’s all packed and ready to go. Apparently, though, you just can’t have a moving day without something going wrong. Go figure.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aliens. More than one parallel world. A manic, entertainment-driven civilisation. And an automated hotel with a life-changing secret. Short stories to entertain, frighten and delight, including: Other Lives, Shallow Echoes of a Dying Star, Copperworld, Suite Peace, Last One Alive. Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume One – Includes five short stories.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reanimated dead. A citywide pursuit. A parents’ nightmare . . . a big sister’s nightmare. And a political disaster in space. Short stories to captivate, astound and satisfy, including: A Modern Death, The Chase, Birthday Party, Red Dust, Lunar Castle. Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Two – Includes five short stories.