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Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2013)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly has delivered a unique variety of character-driven speculative fiction short stories from both new and established writers. Our writers include first-time authors, Pushcart Prize nominees and Nebula award winners. This issue features 21 original stories from Wil Ogden, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Jamie Lackey, Brenda Stokes Barron, and many others.
Ripple (Part 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Part 2 of a 2 part series. Join John Chapman in the final part of this 2 part series as his search for the truth draws him deeper into a world of the unknown. Instead of helping, the answers turn his life upside-down.
Ripple (Part 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Part 1 of a 2 part series. John Chapman was an average man with an average life. That was yesterday. How can an event witnessed by so many people just disappear from their memory as though it never happened and why was John now the only one who could remember it? The unusual series of events that were about to follow would turn his life upside-down.
The Beggar's Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of good old-fashioned science fiction/fantasy stories. Includes The Golden Skeleton, The Blood Fruit, The Typewriter, and The Fear Inhibitor.
Janr Ssor's - Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Janr's anthology is a taste treat, as it is a variety box of mind candy. "The Touch" explores the meaning of death and its consequences, in "A First Child's Plan" Mars has a hidden history that will change our future forever, "The 4 Elements Of War" are dramatically unique mystical warfare that determines Earth's future and finally "A Second Date", is a human experience with rediscovering love.
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2013
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captured angels, bioterrorism, chimpanzee politics, and tips on staging your own death. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
The Wormhole Effect: A Collection of Science Fiction Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The imagination is an infinite canvas which allows us to envision worlds beyond our own realities. Blue Rose Productions brings you stories that ignite your enthusiasm for otherworldly beings and satisfy your inner child that just wants to enjoy make-believe.
Tangents
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 2. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are as many possible futures for mankind as there are people and organisations prepared to spend anywhere from an evening to several years thinking about them. Seventy flash and short stories of where humanity and its inventiveness could go, what it could be, or how it could fail. This collection will take you as far from today as you care to go and entertain you wherever you journey to.
Simetrías rotas
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2013 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
De la tragedia y el horror a lo surreal, pasando por la comicidad demoledora, estos relatos de Steve Redwood construyen, con su constante cambio de estilo, punto de vista y atmósfera, una recopilación cuya principal constante, además de una mirada incisiva y lúcida, es la variedad. "Simetrías rotas" fue nominada a Mejor Recopilación en 2010 por la Sociedad Británica de Fantasía.
Реинкарнация судеб
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: Russian. Published: March 23, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Книга содержит три рассказа об абсолютно разных эпохах человечества и живущих в этих временных отрезках главных героях. Рассказы объединяет одно - уже многими забытые человеческие ценности, такие как любовь, верность, сострадание, порядочность, честность и неподкупность.
Fire and Other Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 16 stories, which are mostly a mix of science fiction or fiction with fantastic elements.
The Ark Project Trilogy
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Series: The Ark Project, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A series of interconnected tales set in the Ark Project universe. It is the future and humanity is exploring the stars. The long awaited first contact with an alien species sets off a chain of events that will lead to the enslavement of our entire civilisation. Can a select group of humans free everyone else and deal with an enemy that threatens the entire galaxy?
Star Wars: A Certain Point of View
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Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A series of short stories based on the characters I have written in my two novels. Those that have read Star Wars: Awakening and Star Wars: Split Horizons will enjoy learning more about these characters. If you haven't read my novels, they're on smashwords so enjoy them as well!
The Frigate Victory Collection, Volume 2: Pirates & Diplomats
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Series: Frigate Victory, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Major Anita Duncan learns too late of the assassination of the President of Extra-Solar Alliance. She has to turn to Captain Jason Ayers of the Terran Federal Republic for help. Duncan and Ayers forge an alliance of humans and aliens to deal with the threat posed by the coup in the ESA. What will this struggle mean for the future of the galaxy?
Beyond Sci Fi
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collection of short stories, and novelia, "The Ark of Arrogance" is the story of refugees living on an ark as means of survival due to a massive flood on Long Island NY.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 1, March 2013
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galaxy’s Edge magazine is published every two months by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor. Each issue includes a mix of new and reprinted stories, a serialization of a novel, and book reviews.
Orchid Constellations
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Series: The Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 201,970. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An employee struggles against a tyrannical and stifling corporation. A mad young scientist builds a woman with more life and will than he intended. A sheriff seeks to escape an alien-infested colony world. These are just a few of the science fiction stories you'll find in this collection.
The Plan and other short stories
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Price: Free! Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Plan, tells the story of one successful entrepreneurs plan for his children and what happens when he gets the shaft. X Plan, Not Enough Wars, Camping in the Swamp, The Harappan Seal, and The Ship fill out the volume.
Shadows and Starlight
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 148,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A hardened lawman tries to get himself and his lady love off a hostile colony world. An overworked student finds a nefarious shortcut to solve all her problems. An office worker constantly struggles against a fantastical stereotype. These are some of the diverse and entertaining short stories you'll find in this collection. It includes science fiction, horror, fantasy, and more.
In Fabula-divino
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Take eight authors, edit them like they've never been edited before, and what do you get? In Fabula-divino, the mentoring/publishing venture from Australian writer Nicole Murphy. Along with guest stars Kevin J Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Trudi Canavan, Angela Slatter and Kaaron Warren, these speculative fiction tales will delight you.