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Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lillicat Publishers. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
A Hole in the Sky and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here are 11 speculative short stories in this new collection by Glen Robinson, including an expansive view of the imagined world of Cartref, shared in “A Hole In the Sky.” You will read stories of zombies, vampires, aliens, and even a reimagined visit to Heaven. As always, the stories are not only entertaining, but are presented to challenge traditional thinking and how we view the world.
Free Verse and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Forgotten Tomorrows
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The first volume of short stories by the author of “Residuum” and “Biome”. From SF thrillers to dark fantasy, from a new creation myth to the disturbing instructions on how to use your new anti-abuse device – these are stories designed to amuse, horrify and anger you.
Tin Universe Monthly #17
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Price: Free! Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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”
The Sovereign Era: Year One -- A Sovereign Era Anthology
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Sovereign Era began in April of 1985, when super-powered metahumans were revealed to exist and declared their autonomy. A compound was established where the “Sovereigns” could find refuge and learn about themselves. While the world struggled to deal with their existence, the metahumans tried to find a place in the world. That's what these seven stories explore.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: Australian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
Apocalyptic Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 25,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A collection of Sci-fi apocalyptic full of action short stories - enjoy!
Places Of Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five short stories of Speculative Fiction. In PLACES OF TIME a Russian unhappy with the breakup of the Soviet Union has invented a time machine. TIMESTOPPER is a short short of time manipulation. THE FLOWER THIEF is light horror about a man peddling flowers on the street; but he gets his wares from an unsavory supplier. Two JACKSON CRUZ stories take us into both outer space, and cyberspace.
Black Denim Lit #5: No Sleep Till Deadtown
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #5 "No Sleep Till Deadtown": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BlackDenimLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together over a hundred pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Michael Haynes, Daniel Moore, Suzanne Burns, John Pace, Sarah Vernetti, Elaine Olund, Janet Slike, and Sean Monaghan
The Ancient Voyager
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,150. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
High quality science fiction horror action-packed novelettes of explorers encountering mind-bending voyagers from beyond space and time! In The Lost Time Machine explorers confront the ultimate inconceivable technology of an ultimate time traveler, billions of years old! In The Deadliest Menace a voyager encounters a devil-like presence in deep space, in a colossal void, and leaves the universe!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
* Note to English speaking readers: these stories are in Bulgarian. 20 фантастична разказа. Истории на самостоятелна научнофантастична и хорър тематика, а така също и от вселената на Синдиката (сайънс фентъзи & спейс опера) и Отдел З (алтернативна история & научна фантастика).
Mexican Radio And Other Short Stories, Volume I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mexican Radio And Other Short Stories, Volume I. a collection of fiction. science fiction/fantasy, historical fiction, westerns, contemporary fiction and suspense.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes: Under Oak Island by K T Bryski, Wooden Go to Waste by Sandra Wickham, Why the Sea is Boiling Hot by Michael Spence, and Those Dark Satanic Mills by Suna Dasi
Tales from the Creature Keeper: Survival Critters
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Price: Free! Words: 28,280. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In an age of rediscovery, various "tribes" are digging up the remains of humanity and using them to re-establish civilizations. When four of these tribesfolk set out to practice living in the wild though, they have bigger concerns like how to not get eaten by wandering bears, escaped genetic experiments, and giant spiders. They almost don't even get leftover pastries to see them through the trip.
Apex Magazine Issue 61
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.