Infinity Plus

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infinity plus is a science fiction, fantasy and horror showcase that ran from 1997 to 2007 and remains online as an archive.

The infinity plus ebook imprint launched in December 2010 with titles from Eric Brown, Kaitlin Queen and Keith Brooke, with more titles from John Grant and Anna Tambour. Future infinity plus authors include Paul di Filippo, Garry Kilworth and Molly Brown.

---in its first two months, infinity plus ebooks had three top ten bestsellers at Amazon

---the site holds more than 2.1 million words of fiction, 1000 book reviews and 100 interviews

---authors featured on the site include Stephen Baxter, Mary Gentle, Peter F Hamilton, Gwyneth Jones, Vonda N McIntyre, Michael Moorcock, Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Michael Swanwick, Jack Vance, Connie Willis and Gene Wolfe

---there have been three infinity plus print anthologies

---Praise for infinity plus:
-"looks great. And it's good to find quality fiction on the web" (Ellen Datlow)
--"one of the Internet's most valuable resources for intelligent science fiction of high literary quality" (Gardner Dozois)
--"the best place for genre fiction on the web" (SFX)
--"first-rate" (Locus Online)

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The Best Short Stories of Garry Kilworth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories from the back of the brain. A vast array of brilliant and sometimes puzzling pieces of prose from "Arguably the finest writer of short fiction today, in any genre" (New Scientist).
Ghostwriting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Over the course of a career spanning 25 years, Eric Brown has written just a handful of horror and ghost stories – and all of them are collected here. They range from the gentle, psychological chiller “The House” to the more overtly fantastical horror of “Li Ketsuwan”, from the contemporary science fiction of “The Memory of Joy” to the almost-mainstream of “The Man Who Never Read Novels”.
The Sometimes Spurious Travels Through Time and Space of James Ovit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In which unstoppable time meets immoveable space... A headlong romp through time and space from an author whose "...enthralling writing transforms myths into reality" (SFX).
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Nocturnes and Other Nocturnes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Twenty-five dark stories that span a daring breadth of genres. In these noir tales that unfold at the edge of realism, mythic nocturnes from impossible pasts, and disquietingly intimate stories of speculative fiction, Claude Lalumière explores our collective and intertwined obsessions with sex and death. "Claude Lalumière's stories are dark, mordant, precisely formed." Lucius Shepard
The Ragthorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,290. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"I am placing this entry at the beginning of my edited journal for reasons that will become apparent. Time is very short for me now, the final part of the ritual draws near... I cannot pretend that I am not frightened." A dark and unsettling World Fantasy Award-winning work by Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth.
Microcosms: Forty-Two stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Philip K. Dick Award nominated writers Tony Ballantyne and Eric Brown bring together forty-two fantastical short-short stories, featuring new takes on every SF trope from alien invasion, robots, and time-travel, to stellar exploration, the future of computing, and the nature of the human soul.
Warm Words & Otherwise: A Blizzard of Book Reviews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 152,960. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Essay » Literature
A bumper collection – over 150,000 words! – of book reviews, many of full essay length, by the two-time Hugo winning and World Fantasy Award-winning co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Fantasy and author, among much fiction, of such recent nonfiction works as Corrupted Science and (forthcoming) Denying Science.
The Fabulous Beast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,540. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00)
A set of beautifully crafted tales of the imagination from "the best short story writer in any genre" (New Scientist). Come inside and meet vampires, dragons, ghosts, aliens, weremen, people who walk on water, clones, ghouls and marvellous wolves with the secret of life written beneath their eyelids.
Hairy London
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
What is love? One evening at the Suicide Club three gentlemen discuss this age-old problem, and thus a wager is made. Dissolute fop Sheremy Pantomile, veteran philosopher Kornukope Wetherbee and down-on-his-luck Velvene Orchardtide all bet their fortunes on finding the answer amidst the dark alleys of a phantasmagorical Edwardian London. But then, overnight, London Town is covered in hair...
The Girl with No Soul (The Factory Girl Trilogy #3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
Can Erasmus and Roka overcome the fiendish defences of the Factory? Will the diabolical agents of the Clockwork Garden stop them, or will Sir Tantalus himself step in? Who will learn the Factory's terrible secrets? The final part of a breathtaking adventure through an alternative Edwardian Britain and beyond, where clockwork automata and their makers threaten to change the world forever.
The Ephemera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00)
Eighteen stories of impermanence, change, ephemera... from the ends of love affairs and the brief sanity of wartime convalescence, to the fading away of old languages and the dying of humanity itself. This edition includes four bonus stories, including one written specially for this collection, and each story has a newly-written afterword.
Lizard Lust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
“They say that the sight of a lizard drives a woman wild with desire. Any woman, any lizard, the merest glimpse. But lizards belong to men; they’re death to women.” An ordinary woman is torn from her normal life and thrust into a weird alternate reality where the power to structure human relationships, and even to travel between worlds, resides in the living bodies of small green lizards.
Fish Eats Lion: New Singaporean Speculative Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Fish Eats Lion collects the best original speculative fiction from Singapore, from emerging writers publishing their first work to winners of the Singapore Literature Prize and the Cultural Medallion. A celebration of the vibrant creative power underlying Singapore's inventive prose stylists, where what is considered normal and what is strange are blended in fantastic new ways.
The Girl With One Friend (The Factory Girl Trilogy #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,440. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
With the diabolical agents of the Clockwork Garden on their trail and Sir Tantalus Blackmore's crooked men closing in, Kora and her friend Erasmus Darwin must survive from day to day and try to uncover the monstrous plots surrounding them. A breathtaking adventure through an alternative Edwardian Britain and beyond, where clockwork automata and their makers threaten to change the world forever.
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
(5.00)
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.
The Love Machine & other contraptions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this, his debut collection in English, Israeli author Nir Yaniv collects stories from over a decade of writing. In turns humorous, lyrical, profound - but always entertaining - these are the haunting tales of an author at the height of his power. "Each story is a bright flash of odd brilliance... unmissable." - Lavie Tidhar, World Fantasy Award winning author of Osama.
The Girl With Two Souls (The Factory Girl Trilogy #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
A girl with two souls and a father who will stop at nothing, gets drawn into a breathtaking adventure through an alternative Edwardian Britain and beyond, where clockwork automata and their makers threaten to change the world forever.

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Infinities
Price: Free! Words: 99,050. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A FREE sampler of short stories, novel extracts and a complete novelette from infinity plus and friends: 100,000 words of short fiction and novel extracts from a range of top genre authors: Eric Brown, John Grant, Anna Tambour, Keith Brooke, Garry Kilworth, Iain Rowan, Kaitlin Queen, Linda Nagata, Scott Nicholson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Steven Savile (edited by Keith Brooke)

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