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Threads Through the Universe
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of nine all new short stories. Stop Sign The Relative Color of Grass Redneck Christmas Unexpected Hero The Formula for Happy Days Planned Futures Never Come The Dance Lottery Road to Riches
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 9, July 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
The Martian Wave: 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Martian Wave features stories about the exploration and colonization of space, with special emphasis on our solar system. In this issue, you'll find alien microbes and aliens that are like nothing you've ever imagined. You'll be taken to icy worlds, and the sands of Mars. You'll even get a look at Earth trying to regain its place in the stars.
Betwixt Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 4 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 4 includes original fiction by Sarah L. Byrne, Emily B. Cataneo, Nino Cipri, David Cleden, and C. W. Johnson as well as a reprint by Mark Rigney.
The Colony
Price: Free! Words: 23,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lieutenant Jack Strong leads his team of elite marines to a distress beacon in the far reaches of colonization. Expecting faulty equipment, they instead find themselves in the first stages of war against a species similar to mythical demons. The Colony is a fantastic short story of military warfare and science fiction, with an ending that will leave you questioning everything.
The Apex Book of World SF: Volume 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field.
Art.Hu.R. (Una Novella Sci-Fi #11)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: Italian. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Art.Hu.R. è una persona artificiale incaricata di tenere in ordine un’enorme astronave nel suo viaggio millenario verso un pianeta dall’altra parte dell’universo. Egli dovrà lottare contro situazioni impossibili per portare il mezzo milione di ignari passeggeri bloccati a bordo nel sonno criogenico sani e salvi alla loro destinazione. E’ una novella di circa 27.000 parole.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
The Future Is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here is flash science fiction at its finest—swift to read but long remembered. 57 amazing speculative fiction capsules that transport you into thrilling worlds of imagination and ideas, suggesting that everything is possible—aliens, time travel, other worlds, and the mysteries of Earth—in breathtakingly fresh combinations. The perfect companion for a quick break or a relaxing afternoon.
Billy Jingo Collected Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Billy Jingo contains 22 short stories, from crime to Horror and the title story, Billy Jingo. I started to get back into the truck when he wagged his head and put one finger to his lips. I pulled my gun back out, scared to death. It was maybe a second after I got the gun back in my hand that the two came back around the corner ready to take us out. I shot first: Unintended, pure reaction...
The Ivory Tower
Price: Free! Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Kirstin Pulioff. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a protection camp where everything is regulated, afternoon escapades are the only thing keeping Simone sane. When an impromptu game with her best friend takes them further into the forest and uncovers the ivory tower, all their thoughts of protection and rules are shattered. With the tower’s history of danger and death, Simone has to decide how much she is willing to risk to find out the truth.
Free Verse and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities. This dazzling collection from noted Panverse anthology editor Dario Ciriello includes both hard and humorous SF, and novelette-length work. Recommended! (Ebook total 31,000 words, equivalent to 90-100 pages of print).
A Sense of Wonder: Ten Science Fiction Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Distant worlds, space opera, grungy futures, exciting adventures, dark musings on tomorrow … In this collection of ten science fiction stories, C. C. Blake will dazzle and delight you with a mix of spicy pulp sf and emotionally honest speculative fiction.
Tin Universe Monthly #17
Series: Tin Universe. Price: Free! Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here in #17 you get eight stories including short stories, vignettes, and even a TV pilot script written and released in 2012 and collected as SUSHI WRITING WITH CROWD EDITING 2012. 30,000 words normally for $1.00usd but here you get it for free.
Musings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“My train of thought derailed somewhere in the wilderness of my daydreams and MUSINGS is the result.” –Alycia Christine This special short story collection includes: “A Song for Naia” “The Banner Prophesies” “City of Twilight” “Chosen Sacrifice” “Of Kelpie Lullabies” “Raven’s Fall” “Star Child and the Golden Seed” “The Soul Wrangler” “Sumari’s Solitude” “What Tendrils Echo” “Winter’s Charge”
1,001 Lightyears Entertainments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Centuries ago, ships scattered throughout the galaxy, carrying passengers and ancient human literature. That literature is now forgotten on the seven enlightened worlds. Only fragments and revisions of what once were the, “Arabian Nights Entertainments” remain. Today these stories are told on only a few the hundreds of barbarian worlds and on starships during their lengthy voyages between stars.
Back Again (The Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 31,810. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Between life and death lies fate. COULD YOU WATCH A LOVED ONE DIE TO SAVE THEIR LIFE? "Dawn had lost count of the number of times she’d lived through this. Every time it hurt as much as the time before. Eventually, she thought that she must become immune to the events, and that her heart wouldn’t shatter into a thousand, million pieces— But it always did."
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The unicorn apocalypse, self-propelled time-travel, pharmaceutical rocket fuel, and cloned steampunk boy bands. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014 collects three month's worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science.
A Tick Tock Heart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: Australian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Twenty-two award-winning short stories from the 'Stringybark Future Times Award' will propel you into a world beyond 2020. These stories will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international authors.
99 истории
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"99 истории" е сборник с периодични ревизии, при които към него се добавя по един нов разказ.