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Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
Aurealis #49
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This issue of the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror, edited by Michael Pryor, features Sean McMullen, a doyen of Australian SF, and his hard-hitting ‘The First Boat'. In addition to the usual news and reviews, rising star Jason Fischer makes a splash with his slashingly good ‘Rolling for Fetch’ and Crisetta MacLeod probes the world of epublishing with Greig Beck.
Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2012
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Life on Mars, self cloning, military reports on the supernatural, turkeys brought back from the dead. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2012 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The secret history of the universe, virtual civilizations, murderous plants, and tailored diseases. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science. Included are three new pieces of fiction and other resources for the budding mad scientist.
The Marriage Coin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
“Flowers make the perfume of love stronger.” A mysterious coin is passed down through the centuries to those deserving of Luck and Love. Five couples in different eras each come into possession of the coin and enter into a marriage-of-convenience. Will the coin lead them to love as well as luck? Five original novelettes by three award-winning authors and two talented debut authors.
Cowboy Cravings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Craving a cowboy on these hot summer nights? Here are four stories that are sure to turn up the heat! If you love tall, dark, and handsome cowboys with a touch of danger thrown in, and the ladies that show them they've met their match, COWBOY CRAVINGS is a must have! Fast guns, smooth action, and hot love sizzle in one delicious recipe for these spicy stories! The summer has never been hotter.
Congruent Spaces Magazine, Issue 9
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Series: Congruent Spaces, 9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Michael Camarata. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Congruent Spaces Magazine, #9: those hard to reach places features all new Fantasy Fiction, Literary/Mainstream Fiction, Science Fiction, Western Fiction and Poetry from new and upcoming writers.
Lassoing a Groom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
How is a woman supposed to catch a husband? In the wild, wild west, she’s got to find a way to Lasso a Groom! Some of them are lawmen…some are outlaws. Ranchers and homesteaders are fair game, as well—none of 'em safe from love’s lariat, or the women who finally manage to rope ’em in!
Volume 3: Magic
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Witches and wizards, magic spells and potions. Incantations, ceremonies and rituals. Or even something as simple as a conjurer’s tricks. Magic is something that defies logic and amazes us. And for all of you who are more science fiction minded remember Arthur C Clarke once said: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
Lassoing a Bride
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Some brides are hard to get a rope on, for sure! But in these wild west romance tales, being married is like sugar and lots of spice—with a dash of pepper in the mix! Ain’t nothin’ tame about these brides, who have a delicious story of their own—each falling under the spell of a handsome devil she thought was out of her reach. Unanswered prayers, broken dreams and unexpected circumstances.
Feast, Famine & Potluck
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Short Story Day Africa. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A dazzling collection from across the African continent and diaspora – here Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best nineteen stories from their 2013 competition.
Aurealis #56 Award Winners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis #56 is the second special Award Winners issue. Thoraiya Dyer's The ‘Fruit of the Pipal Tree’ won Best Fantasy Short Story. 'The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt', a raw autobiographical story, was joint winner in the Best Horror Short Story category. The author, Paul Haines, died in March this year after a battle with cancer, and didn't live to receive the Aurealis Award.
Bread Money
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A collection of six short stories by Lady Lanham and KM Knight. Laugh, cry, enjoy!
Dark Tomorrows, Second Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Psychics. Aliens. The occult. Zombies. Starships. This baroque collection of stories explores the darkness that waits ahead of us, from the monster lurking around the next corner to sweeping dystopian visions of the future. It includes stories by Joel Arnold, S.W. Benefiel, J.L. Bryan, Michael Crane, Robert J. Duperre, Amanda Hocking, Vicki Keire, and Daniel Pyle.
Pro Se Presents: Summer 2013
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,870. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
PRO SE PRESENTS First Quarterly Issue Is Jam Packed with The Most Pulp Goodness One Magazine Can Handle! Issue 19's Feature story is another BROTHER BONES adventure From Ron Fortier! Kevin Rodgers, A. M. Paulson, Robert Kingett, Jilly Paddock, Aaron Smith, Ron Capshaw, Ralph L. Angelo, Jr., and Charis Taylor round out this collection of Horror, Sci-Fi, Hero, Mystery, and just plain Pulp!
We See a Different Frontier: a postcolonial speculative fiction anthology
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sixteen speculative stories on the themes of colonialism and cultural imperialism share the experience of being the silent voices in history and on the wrong side of the final frontier; their fantasies of a reality in which straight, cis, able-bodied, rich, anglophone, white males don’t get to tell us how they won every war; their revenge against the alien oppressor settling their “new world".
Yellow Pearl - Eighteen short stories from the Stringybark Australian History Awards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Raise the term ‘history’ in a conversation in any group and half the participants will glaze over and talk about something else. Why? Is it because they think that history is a collection of dates or stories about musty, dusty, kings? Perhaps. Or perhaps they have never come across an anthology like this one — full of good writing and intriguing plots.
Aurealis #57
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Aurealis #57, edited by Dirk Strasser, features the near future sub-continental grunge of 'Where Colossi Sleep' by Daniel Baker, where heavy industry blends with a culture four thousand years old and is transformed by it. Watch out also for C S McMullen's 'Monday-child', a deceptive story that constantly defies your expectations and packs a real punch in the end.
Next Year, Things Will Be Different
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Lemorn Literary Works. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Next Year, Things Will Be Different A collection of three unique short stories by three different authors. Next Year by Tyramir Ross Illusion Of Choice by John Biscarner The Garbage Man's Boy by J.C. Sayer
Body-Smith 401 And Twenty Other Stories: An Anthology Of Speculative Fction
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Series: StoneThread Anthologies, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Edited (not authored) by Harvey Stanbrough. Body-Smith 401 and twenty other stories is dedicated to the memory of Ray Bradbury, who passed from among us on June 5, 2012, after having taught many of us a simple truth: “Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.” You were right. Thanks, Ray.