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The Ships of Aleph by Jaine Fenn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Ships of Aleph is a fantastical adventure set on a world like no other, which fits into Jaine Fenn's popular Hidden Empire universe.
Aurealis #75 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Orussian Quarantine by Rob Meijer
Series: Tales of shrouded history, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.33 from 3 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.
A Trick of Strong Imagination by Alyson Grauer
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Althea Galway, a gifted statistician for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, follows her tedious pursuits for Doctor Sound to a Winter carnival and a strange mystery at its heart. With a dashing illusionist and the memories of her own secretive past with the Traveling Galloway Circus clouding her judgment, she dares to reach beyond her station.
Un Tour de Montagnes Russes le Soir de la Saint-Thorlak by Julien Morgan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: French. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Toute la Nouvelle-Angleterre connaît la Ziggurat, sur les rives du lac Champlain, à Altonboro. A vrai dire, il est difficile de l’ignorer : la chute principale, haute de cinq cent mètres, est visible à des miles à la ronde. Pourtant, une aura de mystère entoure le grand huit. Les gens du coin le craignent, et personne ne s’en approche ni n’en parle. (...)
Shadow Dreams by Meyari McFarland
Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shadow Dreams is an enticing short story that opens the book on the Eight Factors universe where near death incidents can cause incredible gifts to erupt. Join Corey as he navigates the treacherous currents of the Gifted while hiding his true potential. If he fails, freedom won't be the only thing he loses.
Rabbit Trick: A Mindspace Investigations Short Story by Alex Hughes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
New short story in the Mindspace Investigations universe (with two bonus shorts). -- A cop is dead, strangled in her car by a professional killer, and it’s up to me, telepath consultant extraordinaire, to pull the rabbit out of my hat and solve the case. Here's the bad news. Turns out the woman's five-year-old was in the car when she got murdered. Here's the worst news. No one can find that kid.
Ambush Supper by C. E. L. Welsh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ambush Supper A Wrecked Earth Short Story that takes place in 2029. Clutch and Jorge pay a visit to a kindly old couple on a lonely farm, hoping to find a useful trade. When they sit down for a meal they wind up with more than they bargained for. Clutch and Jorge must deal with dangers to their safety and their morality before the day is done.
Just A Gantry Moment by Ron Howson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,860. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » General
Gantry was raised from the age of five by war. It is all he has known, and he has become expert in it. But who is really running the war? The remnants of mankind are embroiled in it. In a post-apocalyptic world, one half is pitted against the other, while the reason for it has long been forgotten. From the author of Sci-Fi's thrilling Ruby Lake and Ruby Ridge comes the start of The Gantry Saga.
When The Time Comes by Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Going forth in an ever expanding reality, the Acoustic Funambulist's journey takes the turns of his own artistry, pushing beyond the limits of the known universe. Our rope artist is confronted to the subjective value of time and the importance of the moment in this twelfth episode.
Aurealis #67 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More of the world's best new speculative fiction. The new year's first edition of Aurealis has a lot of bases covered with wildly different stories by Jennie Rix and Tsana Dolichva, plus an interview with actor Pierre Perrier about French Director Fabrice Gobert’s new zombie/ghost series, The Returned, considered to be one of the most gripping television dramas of recent years. Do not miss this.
Herindeling by Anaïd Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: Dutch. Published: May 3, 2015 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zeventien jaar geleden ontvluchtte Carlijn bureaucratie en tegenstrijdige regelgeving om op een nieuwe planeet, in een onherbergzaam land, haar bedrijf opnieuw op te bouwen. Helaas voor haar weet de ambtenarij haar na de planetaire herindeling te vinden ...
Second Chances by Jaleta Clegg
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Paltronis may not have started the fight, but she ended it. And her future with the Patrol. Facing criminal charges, she gets one last chance to prove she's not a total screw-up.
Spiritus Sanctus by Alyson Grauer
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Emily Cassidy Tuttle, on word from Doctor Sound, arrived in the shadow of the Vatican to receive a mysterious parcel from a local contact. What should be a simple pass between agent and mule spirals deeper and deeper into a wild madness that Emily is not prepared to face. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Millions of Me by Daniel J Masterson
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Different Take On Superpowers... Join Milo, the one-time Many Million Man, as he embarks on a new mission beneath the shadow of the Nevermind, uncovering a sinister truth buried with the forgotten and lost superheroes of the world. Milo has long since given up his responsibilities, but with the aid of his old comrade Ash, he may yet be forced to take his many lives back into his own hands.
Mademoiselle Durand and the Pirates by Jason Griswold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Mademoiselle Durand is traveling with a secret. The Pirate Drayton is looking for some loot. When the two meet, will the pirate get his booty? or will the Lady get the upper hand?
The Path Of Kindness by Joyce Chng
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes, the path is riddled with obstacles and Kindness, Mirra's daughter, tries to find her own way. Impetuous, stubborn and doubtful of her inner magic, she embarks on a journey similar to her mother. What would she find? In the sequel to the heartbreaking Oysters, Pearls & Magic, we are again traveling in Mirra's world.
Murphy's Star by C. Gockel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
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".
Mars Bunnies Part One by Chris Reynolds
Series: Moon Queen and The Bee. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Can you really turn a tennis ball inside-out using your bare hands, or was that just something Moon Queen and The Bee saw once on a trashy TV channel? Who is Kev Karoom? Why did he repeatedly travel in time between the 1980's and the 1990's? More importantly, why is he here today? And what's the connection with the planet Mars? One of our wonderful Moon Queen and The Bee comic and graphic novels.
Courier Run by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller