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The Case of the Poisoned House and Other Xenopsychiatric Studies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Jahir and Vasiht'h are xenopsychiatrists: specialists in counseling aliens on the varied problems they might face living on a multicultural starbase. This volume collects eight vignettes and one short story ranging from a solar sailor recovering from a crash to an orphaned alien struggling with adoption issues. Come tour the Alliance, therapist-style!
Video Star (Voice of the Whirlwind)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ric has survived a gang war, but now he's broke. He needs a new source of funds, and the hospital which stole his money is chock-full of a new neurohormone that’s worth a fortune. All Ric needs is to manipulate a street gang into doing the work for him. A novelette from Walter Jon Williams, the master of hard-boiled speculative fiction.
When Thomas Jefferson Dined Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Living History Professor Kimber Lawson’s least favorite student brings her a report of Mary Todd Lincoln conducting séances in the White House, Kimber brushes it off. But then more reports come to her attention—of historical figures hearing voices, seeing ghosts and holding séances that had never before been reported—she knows she must investigate.
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" won the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the Hugo Award in the same category. Harry Malan is the president of a Mormon branch on Sol Central Station, where humans can interact with "swales" -- giant star-dwelling plasma beings. When a Mormon swale asks for help, Harry ends up confronting Leviathan, the largest of the swales.
Dragon Tide
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 13 Kareen yos'Phelium is the foremost scholar of the Liaden Code of Proper Conduct on Liad. Now, enemies stir, and Kareen must act. Is she merely an expert of the Code, or is she a DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS? When the trees do well, the world does well. When the world is turned upside down, a young dragon is cast into action against an unknown menace.
Aurealis #54
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
Variations Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Includes three short stories. "Coffeecat," is a fun story about the reality of morning coffee. "The AfterImage" offers an incisive look at beauty contests of the future. "Passionato" shows a collector at work, who, in his own fey way shares the inmost dreams and passions of the artists he sponsors.
Safety Tests
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Devlin trudges through his job on the space station waiting for retirement and hoping he won’t die first. A test pilot with Licensing and Regulation, he makes sure only the most qualified pilots make it to the test flight, let alone pass it. But sometimes, even the most jaded tester misses something. And the difference between life and death on a space station? Missing nothing. Nothing at all.
Technical Details
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.
Fast Cars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The four musketeers plus one they call themselves: Johnny, Craig, Dale, Rennie and Carren. They want to make something of themselves, do great things after high school. So, they devise an experiment to guarantee their lives will amount to something. And that experiment changes their futures—but not in the ways any of them expects.
Dryad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Marooned on an unknown planet, xenobiologists Kendra Ling and Mona Favre must confront the mystery of bizarre alien 'dryads' if they are to survive. A fantastic tale of alien contact and transformation.
Dead Days: Episode 3 (A Zombie Apocalypse Serial)
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Series: Dead Days, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Episode Three of Dead Days follows Riley right after his shocking discovery in the Chinese restaurant. What do Riley's findings mean for the rest of the group? And what does it teach them about the mysterious, terrifying origin of the creatures? But the questions do not stop there. Something truly shocking happens that sends ripples through every fragment of trust the group has built...
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 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.
My Cannibal Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lupe and her hired guns track a shapeshifting killer on a planet of pure Hell. Their only food in the wasteland: Manny, a human foodstuff. When the fugitive killer devours her men, Lupe teams with Manny for a hunt through an ever-changing wildnerness. In the heat of a race for their lives, Lupe finds herself falling in love with Manny. But what happens when Lupe must eat the edible man to survive?
The Long Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Lallo is a man who can’t seem to die. He spends his centuries doing laps around the globe and insinuating himself into some of history’s grandest chapters, from the Crusaders’ siege of Jerusalem to Nazi Germany. Join the darkly comedic Lallo on his quest to hunt down others of his kind, to find the purpose of his long, long life.
Grim Repo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aboard the Grim Repo, starship repossession specialist Grimm and his crew don’t often fail to repo their targets. But when his latest repo goes terribly wrong, Grimm finds himself caught between the bank that hired him, the delinquent who tried to kill him, and an ex-lover who may want to help him . . . or may want him dead.
Welcome to Mars!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six astronauts with heavy brand sponsorship have been sent on humanity’s first manned mission to Mars, and cameras around the world are watching their every move and paying for the things they say. Upon landing the crew will discover that they are not the only ones dramatizing the mission with cheap theatrics: so too are the Martians.
99 истории
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"99 истории" е сборник с периодични ревизии, при които към него се добавя по един нов разказ. Веднъж закупили този сборник, имате безплатен достъп до всички бъдещи истории и можете да ги четете по всяко време.
Argo
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.38 from 13 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?