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The Bone Flute
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Venn, a fickle and restless young musician, is drawn to the “lost planet” of Habille where, it is said, human nature has changed, and love once experienced can never die. In an afterword written especially for this edition, Lisa Tuttle explains her controversial decision to refuse the Nebula Award for this story.
Der weinende Engel. (K)eine Vampirgeschichte.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2011 by Christoph Knittel. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ein Science Fiction Autor findet keinen Verleger. Wie er meint, liegt das daran, dass der Markt von Vampirstorys dominiert wird. Trotz seines Widerwillens gegen diesen Trash beschließt der Autor nun selbst eine Vampirstory zu verfassen. Zu diesem Zweck sucht er für Milieustudien immer häufiger Friedhöfe auf. Allmählich scheint ihm jedoch die ganze Angelegenheit zu entgleiten…
Maps of the Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,200. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book contains 17 science fiction stories, all previously published in magazines such as Asimov's. In the opening story, "Erosion" (which featured in three Year's Best anthologies), a cyborg road-tests his new body before leaving Earth for the stars. The remaining tales range from post-apocalypse archaeology to galaxy-spanning bureaucracy, via wacky inventors and lovestruck corporations.
Hate Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Terran Federal Republic needs to establish communication with the alien Q'Tez Hegemony. Unfortunately, a decades old feud, caused by a mistake made by both sides, stands in their way. Both sides want the communication, but only one man knows the way forward. Hate Music is a 1 thousand word science fiction story with a humorous tone.
The Seventh Mountain
Series: Chronicles of a Magi, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Imagine you're an ordinary twelve year-old boy. The next thing you know, you're in the Seventh Mountain, an academy where students are trained as warriors, practical jokes are not just tolerated but encouraged, and the game of choice is a massive, four team version of capture the flag on horseback. Mark is a Magi- called to join others like himself to battle the evil of Benrah.
The Light Of An Oncoming Train: A 6-Pack Collection Of Short Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Six stories to frighten, disturb, and inspire the reader including The Light Of An Oncoming Train, The Meadow, Knock On Wood, The Interview, Far Horizons, and After Action Report.
Head Shots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if the paparazzi could read their targets' minds? Anna-Louise is a young and ambitious reporter, on the trail of an adulterous footballer, trying to hear through the mind noise to find out what he's really up to. Contemporary SF from an author described by Locus as belonging in "the recognized front ranks of SF writers".
Our Own Personal Gaia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story from the pen of speculative fiction writer James Monaghan. Do worlds have souls? Can planets fight back? In the near future, mankind has spread to the stars, terraforming planets for their own convenience. But when the thirst for new worlds leads men to a world unlike any other, life as we know it may come to an end…
Symbol of Hope
Series: Natan Fleet Show, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,950. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After the events of Playing the Hero, Vathion is sent to investigate Toudon, where he discovers Ha'Likka's hidden Navy, and is captured when Natan's killer reveals himself. In the chaos, Natan's true whereabouts are discovered. Natan is left torn between duty and family, meanwhile Vathion fights to retain his sanity. Both cling to the only thing they can accomplish: ending the war.
Le Nouvel Adam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: French. Published: October 9, 2011 by Éditions de l'Âge d'Or. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
L'histoire fascinante d'Edmond Hall, qui découvre qu'il est un surhomme appelé sans doute à remplacer l'humanité ordinaire; on assiste à ses tentatives pour s'intégrer à la société, sa découverte de la beauté et de l'amour charnel de la belle Vanny, ses réussites et ses échecs. Ce roman, paru à titre posthume en 1939, est publié pour la toute première fois en français.