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Twisted Sanity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Strap in for a wild ride through worlds of obsession, chaos and fear. A literary equivalent of The Twilight Zone, Amazing Tales or The Outer Limits, Twisted Sanity will keep you guessing with sinister and astonishing endings. Seemingly normal scenes quickly become shocking and surreal. Twisted Sanity makes one promise to the reader with each and every story: expect the unexpected. Christopher Win
Grinning Cracks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Twenty-nine short stories from speculative fiction author K.W. Taylor ("We Shadows Have Offended") covering the genre spectrum of horror, fairytale, science fiction, and fantasy. Taylor's work has been called "incredible," "compelling," "sinister," "unputdownable," and "edge of the seat stuff." Includes several never-before published tales of the upsetting and uncanny.
Wytchfire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Can she remember enough to save herself? Can she change enough to save her planet?
Stained Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Simpson will do anything for his art. In a quest to truly understand color, Simpson buys the Alter Ego of a blind man, and begins to explore. Soft yellows, rich reds, decadent browns, and black: every color and no color all at once. But the deeper he delves into feeling color through the sightless Alter Ego, the closer he comes to losing himself. If he hasn’t lost already.
Collision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Collision is a sci-fi short story set in the far future: space travel is mundane, with thousands of commercial and private ships jumping star systems every Earth-day. In the inky vastness, it is hard imagine someone else might be out there...
Contact
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
They're back. They succeeded. So what's with the lousy welcome?
Collected Science Fiction and Ghost Stories
Series: Collected Series, Book 2. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of 42 original and imaginative science fiction and ghost stories will bring you worlds and characters of many dimensions.The reader will have the time of their lives exploring these weird and wonderful worlds in time and space as well as the pleasure of a scary ride into the deeper and mysterious depths of the human mind...
Jupiter 37 : Kale
Series: Jupiter, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Featuring 6 brilliant new stories from Krishan Coupland, Aliya Whiteley, Douglas Thompson, Chris Bailey, Jack Ford and Simon Petrie. Also a wonderful cover by Sam Mardon.
A Kepler's Dozen: Thirteen Stories About Distant Worlds That Really Exist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Kepler's Dozen presents thirteen action-packed, mysterious, and humorous stories all based on real planets discovered by the NASA Kepler mission. Edited by and contributing stories are David Lee Summers, editor of Tales of the Talisman Magazine, and Steve B. Howell, project scientist for the Kepler mission.
La rueda del progreso
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
¿Era la mejor manera de organizar la sociedad?
An Unrepentant Bastard
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A case of mistaken identity pulled Jason de Havin from his job working the grill into Master Darius Elshag's office. Thrust into a new relationship, Jason copes. Mostly. The pay is excellent and the 'benefits' beyond amazing but Master Darius' feelings towards Jason remained a mystery. Until a rival targeted Jason and then the whole world learned just what sort of bastard Jason had fallen for.
A Bad Day at the Airdock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Former secret security officer Jason Mehrman just wanted to retire to a quiet life of fishing and raising his family. Sure he takes occasional jobs-they're quick and they pay well. But when Nesser's gang comes looking for him, that last job might just cost Jason his life.
Mars Inc.
Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
There's strange things afoot on Mars. Mike must dig deep if he's going to find out what's going on, make it out alive, and locate the mysterious Rose.
Fiction River: How to Save the World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,220. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How to Save the World brings together eleven of today’s brightest authors, presenting their answers to solve a pressing problem facing the human race. From the growing energy crisis to women’s rights to overpopulation to the survival of humanity in the future, the stories in this original anthology examine the issues facing our planet today—and offer hope for our survival tomorrow.
Blue
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A new life, a new beginning on the ocean planet Mosa VI, commonly known as Blue, goes awry for one colonist and his family. A short sci-fi story. 2300 words.
Fallen and Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of several short stories over several genres, from science fiction to fantasy to murder mystery to romance. The largest of these, Fallen, deals with a girl in love who obtains magic powers and has to learn how to be responsible with them. These stories always have a twist to them, ending differently than they appear. This book comes with cover pictures for each story.
Apex Magazine - Issue 47
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 47 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by Michael Griffin, Sofia Samatar, Ken Liu, Daniel Abraham, Sonya Taaffe, and Amal El-Mohtar.
Heliotrope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Justina Robson's first collection. Includes 15 reprints, published from 1994 onwards, and one story original to this volume. Introduction by Adam Roberts.
Apex Magazine - Issue 48
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 48 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains new work by E. Lily Yu, Emily Jiang, Douglas F. Warrick, Joe R. Lansdale, Shira Lipkin, and Sigrid Ellis.
Interzone #246 May - June 2013
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue we have 8, yes eight, stories, the usual features and the 1st of Jonathan McCalmont's new column 'Future Interrupted'. We visit 'Cat World' with Georgina Bruce, Liverpool in Shannon Fay's James White Award winning 'You First Meet the Devil at a Church Fete', the Minotaur's Labyrinth in Crete with Priya Sharma's 'Thesea and Astaurius' and Lavie Tidhar's Central Station in 'The Core'.