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Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 3, July 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Undead love, clog dancing aliens, succubi and giant slugs. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 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 Uncanny Tales of Crush & Pound 1
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Introducing the field agents of the DAM (Department of Adventure and Mysteries). This is the first part of a 5-part series in which Shakespeare Crush and Isaac Maxwell Pound take on the demons of another dimension.
Last One Leaves the Light Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
After years of searching the heavens an alien signal reaches Earth. But even if mankind can reach its source what mysteries lay in wait?
Apex Magazine - Issue 50
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,770. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 50 our the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains work by Rachel Swirsky, Sarah Monette, Kelly Link, Sarah Kuhn, and Catherynne M. Valente.
The Siege
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Andy hadn’t wanted to be a soldier, but there was a war on and no one got a choice anymore. Like everyone else he was shipped off and lined up on an alien world, to stand his ground between the unstoppable guns and the impenetrable shields. Battles are unpredictable things, however, and a poor conscript might get lucky. Or die trying.
Nie wiem dlaczego
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: Polish. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O drobnych i większych błędach, które może popełnić kobieta-naukowiec.
One Last Goodbye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sergeant Lawrence H. McKenzie is dying, and in his desperation a top secret device may grant him his final wish, but at what price?
New Boy
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Urith cocked a hip as he stared down the three masters he had to service tonight. Drunk, too rich to care what damage they did to him, and sadistic as hell. Lovely. Didn't matter. Urith would play the game, get beaten and fucked, while taunting secrets out of them that Mistress Felice could use. Worst part was afterwards though when he had to deal with a new boy who didn't know the ropes yet.
Przyjaciel Iś
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: Polish. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Krótkie zwierzenia pewnej inteligentnej formy życia. Miejsce akcji - Ziemia.
Strange Ladies: 7 Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short science fiction, fantasy, and horror by New York Times Notable Book author Lisa Mason published in top magazines and anthologies worldwide. "Fantastic collection!" Reader Review “A must-read collection.” San Francisco Review of Books
Rainbow Lights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Rainbow Lights is the first collection by science fiction and fantasy author Polenth Blake. Alien scorpions, vampire ice cream sellers and clockwork flies, try to find their place in worlds where being human is optional.
First Contact
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories, dealing mostly with science fiction and fantasy themes. First contact is about making first contact with an alien species. Crucifixion is about a scientific discovery. Jack and Jill is a murder mystery. Heroics is about saving the princess from a rival. Reawakening is about an elf who feels alone. But all of these stories twist from expectations in the end.
The Chronicles of Subject Zero (Science fiction paranormal mashup series books #1-4)
Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The complete collection of short stories of Subject Zero. From his mysterious introduction in Hero's Break to the final revelations in Invaders. #1 Hero's Break #2 Halloween Party #3 Wedding Anniversary #4 Invaders
Invaders (science fiction paranormal superhero mashup series book 4)
Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
WP, WT #4 Marines and special forces are defeated. Then werewolves and vampires are killed as well. An army of robots easily dispatched. Earth has one last hope, a man called Subject Zero, else the Earth will be defeated and the alien invasion will begin. The problem is how do you convince Subject Zero to fight? Time and place for everything he would say. This isn’t his concern.
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every day is the same for her. Every day is different. Every day she steps onto the same beach at the same place… but untold periods of time pass between each day she experiences. One day she finds a tropical paradise, the next a frozen wasteland, and then a lava filled hell. She never questions her life, it is what it is, but then comes the day when she discovers she is no longer alone…
The Mist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
It had been many decades later than most had envisaged but, finally, humans were landing on Mars. A global audience excitedly counted down the seconds until the lander touched down on the dusty red planet’s surface. The seven astronauts were soon going about their activities on their first day on Mars - it would be a day humankind would never forget.
Ringlands
Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Raxial Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the suspicious deaths of his online friends, George Kaplan, an Internet activist, suspects his own life is also in danger and has no choice but to go on the run. Can he survive the seemingly relentless pursuit of the man he knows as ‘Glasses’, a tireless hunter with a murder mission and advanced technology at his disposal?
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
The Enigma
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set as a story being told after the Apocalypse. Riona, a girl, born and raised on Earth is faced with part of her destiny that she dare not accept, especially since it is revealed to her after the end of human civilization with only a small number left alive.