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Strange Circumstances: A Magic Short Fiction Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The future’s a gamble. Few people know what they really want, and those that reach it often find that it isn’t what they expected. Strange Circumstances is an anthology that explores the predictability of fate and destiny… or rather their unpredictability. These twelve twisted tales of fantasy and fifteen flash-fiction pieces explore the boundaries of our universe to see what lurks in the unknown.
A Slice of Madness
Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Explore worlds where time and space bend you to their will, where madness beckons, and reality is merely a suggestion. Journey through realms that make you question your beliefs and test your grip on sanity. “Roland has this incredible ability to captivate and keep readers in suspense continually.” Marzena Kalbarczyk. A Slice of Madness includes 9 science fiction and fantasy stories that cap...
Lines of Force: The Weekend Adventures of Andrew Barton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Andrew Barton is an ordinary man who, each weekend, stumbles into extraordinary circumstances. Although his goals are directed toward other ends, he mistakenly travels through time, into other dimensions and even ends up taking his family and friends to a location that is the last place anyone ever wants to end up! Lines of Force will take you on adventures that you’ll never forget.
El guardián de la fantasía
Price: Free! Words: 43,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Antología de relatos de Carlos Moreno. Incluye relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía, terror, románticos y aventura.
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit #6 "The Girl in the Glass Case": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 124 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Kelly Schrock, Zack Miller, Ethan Fast, Geoffrey W. Cole, Matthew Di Paoli, M.T. O’Byrne, Benjamin Schachtman and T.D. Edge
Escape Plans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Escape Plans is a collection of 19 mind-bending and adrenaline-fueled stories from the award-winning author of THE PHAROS OBJECTIVE, BLINDSPOTS and CRESCENT LAKE. Ranging from dark fantasy and horror to mystery, science fiction and suspense, in these tales you’ll encounter a chilling cure for cancer, a demonic GPS device and a ghost marriage to a jealous and deadly bride.
13 Strange Short Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
13 short sci-fi/horror stories with twisted endings similar to the old Twilight Zone styled entertainment. These are easy reading, fun and enjoyable shorts that end in "wow" and "whoa" moments for the readers. "Some of the best in its class"
A Short Walk to the Other Side: A Collection of Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Award Winning Finalist - International Book Awards* "Bravo! More!" from Ray Bradbury for Matthew J. Pallamary's short stories. A Short Walk to the Other Side is a second short story collection of supernatural, science fiction, and horror stories following "The Small Dark Room of the Soul" by multiple award winning author Matthew J. Pallamary, which examines the shadow side of human nature.
The Small Dark Room of the Soul - And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There can be no light without darkness. The sun cannot rise without night preceding it, and the setting sun of the day must inevitably fade to black. If life were all sunshine and roses, there would be no contrast. Perpetual sunshine would be both blinding and devastating. We need the darkness. It is an integral part of the whole. Part of us. Horror stories are a reflection of our darker side.
Stars that Fall to Earth: And Other Science-Fiction Tales of the Macabre, the Humoresque, and the Human
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This present volume of eight stories and three novellas has characters that instantly grab the imagination and moves forward without mincing words. And most of all, this work stands as unique even in its genre of the fantastic, as each tale relates original narratives of unpredictable intrigue.
The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is not entirely serious, and it's not entirely not serious. There’s only one cat (briefly) mentioned in the whole book, velociducks do not hunt in packs around English village ponds, and the Moon landing actually cost England a lot more than two hundred and fifty quid. Think Ealing comedy written by tweed-cap chaps in white laboratory coats, some of whom were on psychotropic substances.
Three Weeks Before Doomsday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jet Packs. Rail Guns. Tentacles. Lizard Monsters. What’s this world coming to? Doomsday, that’s what. This collection of short stories is the perfect jumping-off point into the world of MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE, where the keepers of Nikola Tesla’s secret legacy clash with ancient creatures and new threats on a daily basis.
Art.Hu.R. (A Sci-Fi Novella #11)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Art.Hu.R. is appointed with the task of keeping ship-shape a huge spaceship on her thousand-year journey to a planet on the other side of the universe. Major setbacks will soon put him in charge of everything, and he’ll have to fight against impossible odds to get the half a million unaware passengers stuck in a frozen sleep onboard safe and sound to their destination. A novella of 27,000 words.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Other Worlds, Other Universes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven stories that will take you to Other Worlds and Other Universes.
The Eclective: Time Collection
Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Whether you're traveling forward in time, back in time, or even if you've forgotten the time, you'll enjoy reading these time-themed stories from the Eclective.
Dinoworld: Explorers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Predatory fish three times the length of a man? Raptors that roam the frozen tundra? In this collection of three short stories, travel alongside early explorers and adventurers on the world DW-435B, or Dinoworld, named after the native life forms that resemble the dinosaurs of prehistoric Earth.
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.