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Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A diet drug gone wrong; A boy born with winged feet; A murder mystery set in a refrigerator. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. 1 is the first of several anthologies that feature magic realism next to sci-fi; traditional fantasy beside slipstream; imaginary worlds mingling with alternate history—proving that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
A Bottle of Storm Clouds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alternate realities, goddesses in modern society, flesh trade in dystopic future—these are but some of the ideas to have sprung from writer Eliza Victoria. In A Bottle of Storm Clouds, Victoria’s first compilation of short fiction, her subjects are a mottled bunch; her characters, of all walks of life; her approaches, from all directions. But her stories all boil down to one question: “What if?”
Apex Magazine Issue 63
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Bellator (An Anthology of Warriors of Space & Magic)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Science Fiction and Fantasy, two genres that are both unalike and inextricably entwined, stretching the imagination to the expansive boundaries of time, space, and magic. These boundaries are often filled with warriors and war, fights and causes worth fighting for, and that's what you'll find in this anthology. 100% of the proceeds to be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Cry of the Wampus Cat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Lasaria Creative Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In Catawba County, Virginia, three young women have been viciously murdered. Detectives Grace McKnight and Luke LaFlame have the unenviable task to determine who or what is responsible for the horrific killings. Some people say the legendary Wampus Cat is inflicting its vengeance on the community. Is it just an old Appalachian myth? Or could it be true? Find out in this thriller by Joel Eden.
The Kite of Stars and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Blindfolded courier pigeons, the AsiaPac community station in geosynch orbit around the moon, stars in many forms; and always, riddles. For those who like their stories rich, their wit dry and their history served with a twist, this gorgeous collection from a cynical romantic deserves a global readership.” — Anna Tambour, author of Spotted Lily and Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales
Life in Uzan: Tom the Berserker Series
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Series: Tom the Berserker, Book 12 ยท Edenia. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life on Uzan is stories of three characters named Thurin Keno, Tom's Thura and Shadan's Jacin living in the planetary world of Uzan.
Strange Circumstances: A Magic Short Fiction Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The future’s a gamble. Few people know what they really want, and those that reach it often find that it isn’t what they expected. Strange Circumstances is an anthology that explores the predictability of fate and destiny… or rather their unpredictability. These twelve twisted tales of fantasy and fifteen flash-fiction pieces explore the boundaries of our universe to see what lurks in the unknown.
A Slice of Madness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Explore worlds where time and space bend you to their will, where madness beckons, and reality is merely a suggestion. Journey through realms that make you question your beliefs and test your grip on sanity. “Roland has this incredible ability to captivate and keep readers in suspense continually.” Marzena Kalbarczyk. A Slice of Madness includes 9 science fiction and fantasy stories that cap...
Lines of Force: The Weekend Adventures of Andrew Barton
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Andrew Barton is an ordinary man who, each weekend, stumbles into extraordinary circumstances. Although his goals are directed toward other ends, he mistakenly travels through time, into other dimensions and even ends up taking his family and friends to a location that is the last place anyone ever wants to end up! Lines of Force will take you on adventures that you’ll never forget.
El guardián de la fantasía
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Price: Free! Words: 43,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Antología de relatos de Carlos Moreno. Incluye relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía, terror, románticos y aventura.
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
The Benevolence Archives, Vol. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE BENEVOLENCE ARCHIVES, VOL. 1 is a novella-length collection of six short stories set in a common universe. Combining elements of space opera-style science fiction and high fantasy, THE BENEVOLENCE ARCHIVES describes the adventures of Brazel, Rhundi, and Grond, a gnome/halfogre team of smugglers.
Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #6 "The Girl in the Glass Case": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 124 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Kelly Schrock, Zack Miller, Ethan Fast, Geoffrey W. Cole, Matthew Di Paoli, M.T. O’Byrne, Benjamin Schachtman and T.D. Edge
Escape Plans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Escape Plans is a collection of 19 mind-bending and adrenaline-fueled stories from the award-winning author of THE PHAROS OBJECTIVE, BLINDSPOTS and CRESCENT LAKE. Ranging from dark fantasy and horror to mystery, science fiction and suspense, in these tales you’ll encounter a chilling cure for cancer, a demonic GPS device and a ghost marriage to a jealous and deadly bride.
13 Strange Short Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
13 short sci-fi/horror stories with twisted endings similar to the old Twilight Zone styled entertainment. These are easy reading, fun and enjoyable shorts that end in "wow" and "whoa" moments for the readers. "Some of the best in its class"
A Short Walk to the Other Side: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
*Award Winning Finalist - International Book Awards* "Bravo! More!" from Ray Bradbury for Matthew J. Pallamary's short stories. A Short Walk to the Other Side is a second short story collection of supernatural, science fiction, and horror stories following "The Small Dark Room of the Soul" by multiple award winning author Matthew J. Pallamary, which examines the shadow side of human nature.
The Small Dark Room of the Soul - And Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
There can be no light without darkness. The sun cannot rise without night preceding it, and the setting sun of the day must inevitably fade to black. If life were all sunshine and roses, there would be no contrast. Perpetual sunshine would be both blinding and devastating. We need the darkness. It is an integral part of the whole. Part of us. Horror stories are a reflection of our darker side.