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Space Vixen Trek Episode 13: The Final Falafel
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Series: Space Vixen Trek. You set the price! Words: 40,480. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SVT13: Two besties, a nerd and a redneck jock, go on a trip. The nerd discovered his Jewish heritage and is taking it up to eleven, the jock recently became a devout Muslim. Their destination is Jerusalem. Religious bickering and romantic rivalry heat things up from the beginning. Their goofy classmate goes off the rails and declares himself to be the Second Coming. Then things get much weirder.
Betwixt Issue 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 7 collects all four stories originally published online. Issue 7 includes original fiction by Peri Fae Blomquist, Jennifer Hykes, Jason Kimble, and Trevor Shikaze.
Infinite Travels
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Series: Infinite Horizons ยท Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seven journeys: Infinite Travels collects seven stories by Meyari McFarland chronicling travels physical, emotional and metaphorical. Questions of identity, of freedom, of gender and justice are examined in these seven stories that span the genres and explore whole new worlds. Infinite Travels collects seven exciting trips into the imagination of Meyari McFarland that you will never forget.
Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 13, March 2015
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume Two
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You set the price! Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Heinlein personally selected each story or essay for inclusion in this collection, which is ordered chronologically, starting with his first sale in 1939 of “Life-Line” to Astounding (for seventy dollars).This remarkable collection highlights the development of Heinlein’s writing style and his philosophy on life throughout his career.
Detours and Reminiscences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Originally titled "Detours through the Twilight Zone," this collection of never-before-published short stories pays homage to the classic television series. Interspersed with the stories are the author's recollections of the circumstances surrounding and/or inspiring each tale. The final story, "Castles in the Air," was the basis for Mitchell's novel The Reality Matrix Effect.
Under Your Skin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Under Your Skin is a collection of short fiction. Nineteen of the edgiest stories from Louis Shalako.
Immortal and the Madman
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Series: The Immortal Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
On a nice quiet trip to the English countryside to cope with the likelihood that he has gone a little insane, Adam meets a man who definitely has. The madman’s name is John Corrigan, and he is convinced he’s going to die soon. He may be right. Because there’s trouble coming, and unless Adam can get his own head together in time, they may die together.
Nonlocal Science Fiction, Issue #1
Take a journey into the unknown. Better yet, take ten. In the first issue of Nonlocal Science Fiction, you'll find ten stories from ten different authors spread across the globe. Each will stimulate a different portion of your imagination. Each will have you contemplating the mysteries of the universe for days and weeks to come. The newest entry to the galaxy of science fiction awaits.
Tales from the Dome: Villains
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Charma has an addictive personality. Derek must choose between old friends and new enemies. In a shattered world, who are the villains? This five-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Charma, Static, Carys, and Seer.
Entropy's Children
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve tales of short science fiction meant to challenge your mind. From a brave soul at the end of one universe to a brave soldier a thousand centuries beyond the end of our own history, these tales stretch your intellect. If you remain humble, you might see something entirely new. Entropy's Children will leave you with a new appreciation for the universe in which we live
Interzone #257 (Mar - Apr 2015)
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Interzone’s Mar–Apr 2015 issue has new stories from Alastair Reynolds, Tendai Huchu, Fadzlishah Johanabas, Rich Larson, and Aliya Whiteley. Cover art is Martin Hanford’s ‘Rime’. Features include news, book reviews (Justina Robson’s latest + more), film reviews (Jupiter Ascending, Ex Machina + more), and comment. Andy Hedgecock interviews Helen Marshall and Peter Tennant interviews Aliya Whiteley.
Tales from the Dome: Heroes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Moira sees the future. Mind Melter commands an army of the dispossessed. What defines a hero, and who is really pulling the strings? This six-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Impulse, Void, Ellis Straylight, Seer, and Dan.
The Time It Happened
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remember what you were doing that day when the world changed? "The Time It Happened" from Third Flatiron Anthologies serves up a buffet of new speculative fiction choices, offering stories and flash humor involving alternate history, time travel, and what-if scenarios of the future.
What Hope Will Come?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The race of mankind was all but forgotten until it was discovered again by two demonic brothers engaged in a power struggle. They have unwittingly reintroduced mankind to the known universe and doomed their fates to rule it. With mankind unleashed once again, is the universe ready for its return?
The Dark and Shadowy Places
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Price: Free! Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This book is a collection of short stories or ‘flash fiction’, inspired mostly by author Chuck Wendig's weekly writing challenges on his Terrible Minds blog. Most of the stories are based on these challenges and can be found on my short story blog, Under A Starlit Sky, with a few unpublished ones thrown in. Now, please, won't you journey into the dark and shadowy places?
The Inevitable Apocalyptic Consequence of Time Travel
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Series: Apocalyptic Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
At four points in history, time travel is discovered and used as a weapon of war. Every time it happens, the discoverer is aided by those who will benefit from its invention – and attacked by those who will suffer. Sooner or later, the outcome will be inevitable… 19,000 words
Mortlake and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Speculative and Science Fiction stories on subjects including Artificial Intelligence, Nanotechnology, Augmented Reality, Memetics, Surveillance, Paranoia and Higher Dimensions. 'We are all stories that we tell ourselves, but what if there's no-one there to hear?' All nine short stories have ideas that linger in the mind. You are in the tenth.
A Stranger's Fear Edited
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Series: Edenia. Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
original edited version to "A Stranger's Fear" original edited version to "A Stranger's Fear" Sent to a Science Fiction Fantasy magazine for publication. Wound up rejected as a result. Please post a review of what you think of the story. Let the author know.
Passing Strange
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story collection for those who like a little weirdness in their lives. These stories will challenge your assumptions, your beliefs, and perhaps even your hold on reality. These are stories that will perhaps give Stephen King the shivers.