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Surfacing (Novella)
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards, “Surfacing” is the story of Anthony, an emotionally scarred researcher who finds it easier to talk to whales and to aliens than to members of his own species. Until a stranger named Philana enters his life, with a terrifying problem of her own that dares him to break through the surface of his world.
Mindscapes:Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book contains 10 science fiction and speculative fiction short stories on themes ranging from the innermost dimensions of the mind to the outer reaches of the universe focusing from diverse perspectives on the meaning of life, the superlative strength and wrenching weakness of the human spirit, the power of love and the duality of human nature anchored in both the divine and the profane.
The Curtain Falls and Other Stories
By David Wesley Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award winning science fiction and fantasy stories from internationally acclaimed author David Wesley Hill.
The Future Embodied
By Jason Andrew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Future Embodied - An anthology of speculative stories exploring how science and technology might change our bodies and what it means to be human. Imagine what our ancestors a mere hundred years ago would have thought of the modern world.
Revisions
By Elizabeth Nicolson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Changeless Tides finds teacher Noreen in a post apocalyptic world where dilemma forces her to confront her past ghosts created in a mad world. Celestial Sounds change an entire community through creativity. The Gift. Can dreams change lives? Invitation to Forgiveness continues Celestial Sounds. Tea for Three. Mysterious teacups and night time dreams drive a woman to confront her bitterness.
Tales of the Elastic Limit - Twelve Epic Fables
By Howard Loring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Not a sequel but a continuation, this third volume of the Elastic Limit series is a compilation of twelve intriguing short stories, all presented in Epic Fable form, that together convey the larger, hidden meaning of the elusive Elastic Limit of Time.
Balance ii
By Sean Monaghan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From near future to distant, from the far reaches of space to home on Earth, Jim Baen Memorial Grand Prize winner, and Writers of the Future finalist Sean Monaghan presents his second balanced collection of unusual science fiction stories. This book-length collection includes the stories "Defensive Position", "Stacey7", "The Shipbreakers", "Time Plus" and "The Impact Viewers".
Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
By Rasheedah Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The interweaving, experimental short tales in Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) present characters whose experiences challenge the notion that time flows in only one direction. If you want to understand what is happening at any given point in time, you cannot only look to the past for clues. You must consider the future.
At The End (After The End)
By Kit Tunstall
Series: After The End. Price: Free! Words: 23,050. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Amourisa Press, Apocalyptic Press, and Flashpoint Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Until a frantic phone call from a friend with mysterious government ties, Lily thinks her biggest quandary is fixing the problems in her struggling marriage. After she learns the world as they know it is about to end, she faces the difficult task of convincing her husband Ethan that it’s really happening. Can they repair their relationship while trying to survive the apocalypse?
Sci-Fi a la Mode
By Pj Belanger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A delightful collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy short stories. Written for sheer enjoyment on a wide variety of topics. You will find planets for sale, a Las Vegas type planet with bordellos, brain viruses, dragons terrorizing villages, lecturing angels, internet cops, revengeful wizards. A good read that will take the reader on a journey of fun.
Mnemosyne Anthology
By Alexandra Elliott, Erin McKee, & Heather Valentine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Mnemosyne Anthology. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Mnemosyne Anthology collects ten stories from up-and-coming writers in science-fiction, fantasy and horror. The curated stories encompass a wide range of what the genres have to offer - from cute to horrifying, serious to fluffy, fairytales to zombies - but are united by their solid writing, strong original ideas and overall high quality.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2014)
By Bards and Sages Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Through A Window
By Bee N. Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection of short stories Bee N. Love will spark your curiosity. Five short stories take you to distant realms of imagination. Dozens have enjoyed the tale of two planets in mutual orbit, the story of how darkness came into the world, and the study of restricted child-bearing, to describe just a few.
A World of Worlds
By ASMSG Authors
Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
Tall Tales and Shiny Stories
By Clayton Blanchard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a simple volume of short stories by author Clayton Blanchard. They primarily deal with fantasy and vary in length. This volume is intended to be a quick read.
Tech Noir - Stories About Technology
By Rish Outfield
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Rish Outfield presents six tales--and two bonus shorts--about the dark side of technology. Includes "Memory Lane," "Confessions of a Film School Dropout," "The Pen Was Mightier," "Monitored Conversation," "You've Got a Friend," "The Blame Game," "Too Much Information," and "Subtext." Also includes an author's note.
Pennsylvania 5: The Peaceful Kind
By Michael Bunker
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pennsylvania 5 is a short story, ~26,000 words (about 90 pages), and is the fifth and final book in the five-star-rated Pennsylvania series. This is the exciting conclusion to this bestselling series. Everything I could say would be a spoiler. The complete Omnibus edition will be out in April or early May, so you might want to wait and get the whole series under one cover. But if you've been fo
A Lighter Touch
By Benjamin Schramm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Edward just received the unprecedented honor of working on a core world. Adjusting to his new job would be hard enough without the world trying to crush him alive. Assuming he survives, all that's left is to solve a mystery that has stumped researchers for generations, avoid the tensions within the Coalition, and keep his emotions in check around his boss' wife. It’s not easy being a lighter.
84C Watson's Words
By Christopher Waston
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eight short stories from Christopher Watson: Unseen, The Jeweler's Daughter, Used To Be, From Ashes, Roach's Run, Time Loop, Clearing Crystal, and The Weight of Scales. Also included are flash fiction titles: Tomorrow: Humanity, Morning Glory, and Treat Me
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014
By Jeremy Zimmerman
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The secret history of the universe, virtual civilizations, murderous plants, and tailored diseases. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science. Included are three new pieces of fiction and other resources for the budding mad scientist.