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Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the far future, eons after the demise of Humanity and its far-flung galactic empire, a group of alien archeologists visits Earth to uncover the secret of the dead race’s initial overwhelming success and its ultimate death.
The Starborn
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Powerful, alone and far from her family, Wia has found a path of her own but she is surprised to find it leading her to the arms of an Avatar.
Rain of Tears
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 22. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Needing help to free her creation, Rain turns to an agricultural specialist who has more than furrows on his mind.
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.
Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
A pregnant teenager donates her embryo to a recipient mother who wants red-haired children. The doctor who pioneered the technology performs the microsurgery exquisitely. Everyone should live happily ever after. Except this isn't a fairy tale. "Red," a short story originally published in Nature's Future science fiction section.
Chariot to the Stars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Chariot to the Stars features some of Steve Miller's favorite early work from Amazing Science Fiction and elsewhere. as well as a previously unpublished short story. Included here are Rain Day, The Inventoried, The Solution, The Cat's Job, and Charioteer
Chloey, Joey, Zoey, and David Bowie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three best friends who happen to have rhyming names are out for fun on the last night of summer, when they see something unusual. Was it a meteorite? Or something else? What they find is probably not what you expect!
The Daily Virgo: The Rules of Dating a Virgo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Daily Virgo was founded in September 2010. In January 2011, the Daily Virgo.com was launched and has since generated over 100,000 fans worldwide. The Daily Virgo is a central place for Virgos all over to come together as one. The Daily Virgo: The Rules of Dating A Virgo is an 18 page ebook that gives a witty yet honest picture of the Virgo personality.
For Want of a Nail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
Call from the Wild
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Neil's world, there are miniature seeing-eye horses, service pigs, stock-guarding llamas, and bred-up Siamese guard cats—because in Neil's world, dogs were never domesticated, and never will be. But it seems no one's asked the dogs what they think... An alternate history story, originally published by DAW in ReVisions.
Monster Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Report of the Anthropological Expedition to the Planet Known as Kal-Fa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three anthropologists make first contact with a species of bizarre intelligent lifeforms. Each team member reacts in a different way to their strangeness as the story builds toward a disturbing climax and a conclusion with an unsettling twist of perspective.
Giselle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Time traveler Isaac Chu walks into a Lebanese bar to see Giselle, a former crush from university, belly dancing on stage. Why would a promising science student at MIT give up everything to dance? Now Isaac is on a mission to find her in the present, and if possible, rewrite his past.
The Man Who Never Came Down and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Imagine a psychedelic drug that takes you on a one-way trip that never ends (The Man Who Never Came Down)... explore the dream dimension between death and rebirth (Phantasmagloria)... visit a beautiful woodland glade one last time as it is gobbled up by a mechanical monster (Goodbye to Rams Gulch)... watch as your soul-mate slips away from you, never to return (A Shooting Star).
Slab City Blues
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Series: Slab City Blues, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. There's a stranger in town, a stranger with claws and a penchant for killing assassins. Finding him is the job of Inspector Alex McLeod, detective, disfigured war veteran and reluctant widower. Some days are worse than others on the Slab but today is going to be a gem.
Shadow the Cyber-Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
When Matt discovers an online store full of cyber-pets, he gets the dog of his dreams: a black Labrador Retriever. He names his new digital pet Shadow. The dog loves to play with Matt and only wants to please its new master. But when Shadow becomes too helpful, Matt must suffer the consequences!
Final Contact
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever wondered where the aliens are? Bill is sure they don't exist, but after centuries searching the galaxy for any sign of intelligent life, I'm not about to give up yet. I've just received this hot tip from a gang of Luddites out near M15. Hot enough that even Bill has chosen to join me for my final attempt to prove him wrong...
Death Comes at Midnight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the 22nd century and the world is virtually crime-free. But when a series of unexpected murders takes place it is up to Inspector Jones to find the killer.
The Fifth Di... March 2015
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Fifth Di... returns for yet another year with more great fantasy and science fiction and a reduced price. This month's issue features fiction from Rik Hunik, Robert N. Stephenson, and Matthew Spence. You'll get a chance to follow an exploration for an ancient artifact, follow a cyborg who seems to have forgotten his mission, and learn about an interesting twist on time travel.
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
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.