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infinity plus is a science fiction, fantasy and horror showcase that ran from 1997 to 2007 and remains online as an archive.

The infinity plus ebook imprint launched in December 2010 with titles from Eric Brown, Kaitlin Queen and Keith Brooke, with more titles from John Grant and Anna Tambour. Future infinity plus authors include Paul di Filippo, Garry Kilworth and Molly Brown.

---in its first two months, infinity plus ebooks had three top ten bestsellers at Amazon

---the site holds more than 2.1 million words of fiction, 1000 book reviews and 100 interviews

---authors featured on the site include Stephen Baxter, Mary Gentle, Peter F Hamilton, Gwyneth Jones, Vonda N McIntyre, Michael Moorcock, Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Michael Swanwick, Jack Vance, Connie Willis and Gene Wolfe

---there have been three infinity plus print anthologies

---Praise for infinity plus:
-"looks great. And it's good to find quality fiction on the web" (Ellen Datlow)
--"one of the Internet's most valuable resources for intelligent science fiction of high literary quality" (Gardner Dozois)
--"the best place for genre fiction on the web" (SFX)
--"first-rate" (Locus Online)

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Fish Eats Lion: New Singaporean Speculative Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fish Eats Lion collects the best original speculative fiction from Singapore, from emerging writers publishing their first work to winners of the Singapore Literature Prize and the Cultural Medallion. A celebration of the vibrant creative power underlying Singapore's inventive prose stylists, where what is considered normal and what is strange are blended in fantastic new ways.
Nocturnes and Other Nocturnes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twenty-five dark stories that span a daring breadth of genres. In these noir tales that unfold at the edge of realism, mythic nocturnes from impossible pasts, and disquietingly intimate stories of speculative fiction, Claude Lalumière explores our collective and intertwined obsessions with sex and death. "Claude Lalumière's stories are dark, mordant, precisely formed." Lucius Shepard
Approaching Omega
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
//~Mission to locate Earth-temperate planet for colonisation: failed … //~1000 years out from Earth base, damage to colony sleeper hangars 1, 3 and 4 sustained … all lives lost … hangars 2 and 5 still operational … //~Mission parameters adjusted: Augmentation of colonists to commence … //~Request all drones and ’bots to medical units to begin experimentation …
Piggies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Transported to a world inhabited by vampires, Ben befriends a girl called Rachel. She takes him to her farm to prove she's not like the other vampires, but that's when he discovers a terrible secret. And why is the book called Piggies? That's the worst horror of all. "Ingenious... this chilling story reads with all the power and demented logic of a thoroughly bad dream." The Independent
The Ephemera
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00)
Eighteen stories of impermanence, change, ephemera... from the ends of love affairs and the brief sanity of wartime convalescence, to the fading away of old languages and the dying of humanity itself. This edition includes four bonus stories, including one written specially for this collection, and each story has a newly-written afterword.
The Bone Flute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Venn, a fickle and restless young musician, is drawn to the “lost planet” of Habille where, it is said, human nature has changed, and love once experienced can never die. In an afterword written especially for this edition, Lisa Tuttle explains her controversial decision to refuse the Nebula Award for this story.
Deep Future
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,510. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Deep Future collects ten tales of the past, present and future by the award-winning author of the best selling Helix. Whether he's writing about aliens coming to Earth, virtual reality, alternate worlds or immortal men, Brown imbues his fictions with a concern for character and an abiding passion for story, underlining his position as one of Britain's finest SF writers.
Blue Shifting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A novella and seven stories from the two-times winner of the British Science Fiction Award for Short Fiction. Take a journey into an extraordinary universe... where life and love face the demands of mortality ...where mankind has become Augmented or Altered, where zebra-men talk with unicorn-women ...and where you can break the chains of physics in the cobalt glory of the Nada-continuum.
Meridian Days
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,020. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Meridian, twenty light years from Earth and with just a tiny scattering of inhabitable islands, seems the perfect place for Bob Benedict to escape the tragedy of his past. But when he meets Fire Trevellion he is drawn into a world of corruption and murder that is far darker than his past. Soon it's all he can do just to survive...
Hairy London
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What is love? One evening at the Suicide Club three gentlemen discuss this age-old problem, and thus a wager is made. Dissolute fop Sheremy Pantomile, veteran philosopher Kornukope Wetherbee and down-on-his-luck Velvene Orchardtide all bet their fortunes on finding the answer amidst the dark alleys of a phantasmagorical Edwardian London. But then, overnight, London Town is covered in hair...
The Angels of Life and Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From cyberpunk visions of post-human futures to traditional tales of alien encounter and time travel, what connects these tales are Brown's storytelling ability and his concern for the human element... eleven science fiction stories from two times winner of the BSFA short story award. "SF infused with a cosmopolitan and literary sensibility" - Paul McAuley
Falling Over
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
An ordinary man who sees his face in a tabloid newspaper. A soldier haunted by the images of those he has killed from afar. Two petty criminals on the run from a punishment more implacable than either can imagine. Doppelgängers both real and imaginary. A tranquil English village where those who don’t fit in really aren't welcome, and a strange hotel where second chances are allowed… at a price.
Riding the Serpent's Back
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 199,720. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An old era is drawing to a close, a new era about to begin, and the great mage Donn has passed on his Talents to a new generation. When a rogue church leader threatens to set loose wild powers, Donn's children must oppose him but, also, they must contend with Donn himself: the old mage has not finished with his children yet. A fantasy epic of revolution, jealousy and earth-shattering magic.
Spotted Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,530. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When the Devil drops into Angela Pendergast's bedroom in her sharehouse in inner-city Sydney with a contract in hand, her life has little better alternative so she signs. He's got only a Hell's week to fulfil his side, but in the meantime he must chaperone her -- or is it the other way around? Shortlisted for the William L. Crawford Award; a Locus Recommended Reading List selection.
Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A plague is spreading through the city of Cray. Nobody knows its origin and nobody has discovered a cure. Cray is dying. Of glass. As the city's ruling council resorts to increasingly desperate measures to maintain order, two people's lives are about to change...

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Infinities
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Price: Free! Words: 99,080. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A FREE sampler of short stories, novel extracts and a complete novelette from infinity plus and friends: 100,000 words of short fiction and novel extracts from a range of top genre authors: Eric Brown, John Grant, Anna Tambour, Keith Brooke, Garry Kilworth, Iain Rowan, Kaitlin Queen, Linda Nagata, Scott Nicholson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Steven Savile (edited by Keith Brooke)

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