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Fembot Wars - Fembot One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fembot's popularity has seen them alienate human women. Retaliation is planned but who is really in control as war erupts? The second instalment in the Fembot Wars series.
Stargate SG1 + Atlantis - Far Horizons - Book I of the Traveler's Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the early days of “Todd” the Wraith to Teal’c’s first experience of the SGC, from Atlantis’ past and future to good old-fashioned SG-1 adventures, Stargate SG-1 & Atlantis: Far Horizons brings you a wealth of exciting stories from across the Milky Way and Pegasus galaxies. By Jo Graham • Melissa Scott • Peter J. Evans • Amy Griswold Keith R.A. DeCandido • Suzanne Wood • And more...
Skin Deep Magic: Short Fiction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Magic is more than skin-deep. It hides in the folds of a haunted quilt and illuminates the secret histories of Negro memorabilia. Magic reveals the destiny of a great storyteller and emanates from a sculpture by an obscure Harlem Renaissance artist. Magic lurks in the basement of an inner-city apartment building and flourishes in a city park. Magic is more than skin-deep...
Fembot Wars - Prelude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was always going to happen once the technology had developed enough - men would create female robots for their company and prefer them over women. Society reached a compromise, but neither side was happy, and neither side knew where it would take them all. There were some humans who wanted to be rid of all fembots, there were fembots who had a vision, a plan for a world free of humans.
Murphy's Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a journey to a distant solar system a group of scientists discover they’ve picked up an unlikely passenger...and discover humans may not be as alone in the universe as they thought. Inspired by the amazing "Love and Sex Among the Invertebrates", by the incomparable Pat Murphy, "Murphy’s Star" is another exploration of love and what it means to "be".
Interzone #255 Nov - Dec 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2014’s last IZ, #255, has stories by Malcolm Devlin, RM Graves, Thana Niveau, Tim Major, E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish & Tom Greene + the last of Wayne Haag’s covers. Non fiction: David Langford’s Ansible Link; Nick Lowe’s Mutant Popcorn; Tony Lee’s Laser Fodder & Book Zone’s film, DVD & book reviews; 2 columns; Andy Hedgecock on Graham Joyce; Paul Cockburn talks to Hannu Rajaniemi
Colours of the Soul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Why are cheetahs the most perfect of creatures? Besides because they're cats, that is... Cool, mind-blowing stories from a master.
Fearsome Creatures
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of four SF short stories which feature monsters. Set in space, on earth, on other planets and at the end of days, encounter strange and fearsome creatures from beyond your imagination - or your nightmares!
Hellbender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once people have messed with a man’s DNA, what can he do but become a private eye? And when the gorgeous Elizabeth Savoy glides into his office and blinks her big baby blues, what can PI Mike Heller do but say sure, even though he sees what she is, and knows it's a bad idea? But by the time he suspects Lizzie’s troubles might bring the end of life as he knows it, he’s already in far too deep.
A Mind Supreme (SF Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: Australian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The human mind encapsulates the pinnacle of nature’s evolution with over a hundred billion neurons forming a hundred trillion connections that determine our very thoughts and actions. It is unparalleled in its complexity. But are there any limits to its abilities? This collection of SF short stories explores aspects of the human mind. Ultimately, it asks the question: is the mind supreme?
Clockwork Portal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When demon hunter, sorceress and samurai, Raisa falls into a strange, odd version of Victorian England, she finds herself in the domain of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Just being built, and with a demon already amok in the archives, Raisa finds herself with odd allies indeed. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Hundredth Year of the War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
After one hundred years of war, it had all become very simple. Patriotism and loyalty were good, and wasting compassion on the Enemy, pale blue aliens with golden eyes, was bad. Even children could grasp that. Except for Marlene, who wanted to know why.
The Santa Anna Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Santa Anna Gold is a SHORT STORY of around 6k words. A father tries to help his son—the only family member he has left—pursue his interest in finding the legendary Santa Anna Gold. The only problem is: the boy wants to go back in time in order to locate it. Sometimes the things a father will do for an only child are limitless
Slab City Blues: A Song for Madame Choi
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Series: Slab City Blues, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. In the sequel to Slab City Blues, an old enemy embroils recently widowed Inspector Alex McLeod in the hunt for a kidnapped girl. With no leads he finds himself reluctantly seeking help from drug dealer and fellow war veteran Madame Choi. But can he really trust her?
Fembot Wars - Susan's Diary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This is the third title in the series, Fembot Wars, it is written as a play for dramatic effect. Susan, the Fembot God, is reflecting on progress after the war against the humans. The humans are now gone, the planet Earth in ruins. Susan is confused, troubled by the idea that she may be judged poorly by the future.She drifts in and out of conversations with herself, the fembots and unknown others.
Interzone #254 Sept - Oct 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 254 of the award winning magazine contains new stories by Nina Allan, Jay O'Connell, S.L. Nickerson, T.R. Napper, Julie C. Day, Sam J. Miller; Wayne Haag’s cover art and colour illustrations from Tara Bush, Richard Wagner and Daniel Bristow-Bailey. The usual features are augmented by the first of Nina Allan’s new regular column: Time Pieces. Book reviews include Nina’s new novel: The Race.
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A science fiction collection by one of the all-time greats of science fiction, L. Sprague de Camp. These stories and poems exemplify de Camp’s unique outlook on life and mankind and are told with a quiet but sharp irony that became his trademark. Bold, inventive and humorous, this collection is a must for fans of the writer.
Canto 1: Exposition
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Series: Still Light. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is the beginning. Still Light is a tale that spans centuries, beginning in 2020 and ending in 2507. This volume covers the first thirty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier, as they rise through the ranks of Abraxas, the hidden rulers of the world.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes: Under Oak Island by K T Bryski, Wooden Go to Waste by Sandra Wickham, Why the Sea is Boiling Hot by Michael Spence, and Those Dark Satanic Mills by Suna Dasi
Belladonna Smile
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sometimes dance clubs are just fronts for illegal activity. Belladonna Smile is a club that caters to the young and beautiful and promises your every desire. Now a young woman died there due to an “accidental” overdose from a drug that is only available there. Now it is up to me to prove if her death was due to an overdose or supernatural murder.