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After the Battle on Starship Hill

by Vernor Vinge Tom Doherty Associates (September 13, 2011)

"After the Battle on Starship Hill" is more than 12000 words of prologue from Vernor Vinge's forthcoming novel, The Children of the Sky. Taking place on Tines World, this mini e-book describes events of the...


Year's Best SF 16

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

A dazzling new collection of the finest short form science fiction from the previous year, compiled once again by World Fantasy and Hugo Award-winning editors by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, Year’s...


Great Secret, The: An Intergalactic Tale of Madness, Obsession, and Startling Revelations

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (September 08, 2008)

Fanner Marston is on the verge of uncovering the key to gaining absolute control over the universe.  The only problem is, he’s certifiably insane—a crazed Peter Lorre on a power trip. Driven by greed and...


Where the Trains Turn

by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen Tom Doherty Associates (November 19, 2014)

Published here for the first time in English, "Where the Trains Turn" won first prize in the Finnish science-fiction magazine Portti's annual short story competition and then went on to win the Atorox Award...


Prompt. Professional. Pop!

by Walter Jon Williams Tom Doherty Associates (November 18, 2014)

The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. In Walter Jon Williams's "Prompt. Professional. Pop!" shows that to make it in Hollywood, it's not enough to be beautiful and talented, you've...


Where the Lost Things Are

by Rudy Rucker & Terry Bisson Tom Doherty Associates (November 05, 2014)

Thanks to "bluegene", life is long. But out Route 42 near Goshen, it's also kind of dull. Just the thing to encourage an expedition into the only actual other universe, the place where…but that would be telling....


Modern Classic Short Novels Of Science Fiction

by Gardner Dozois & Poul Anderson St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2014)

The novella is, in the words of Gardner Dozois, "a perfect length for a science fiction story: long enough to enable you to flesh out the details of a strange alien world or a bizarre future society...and yet,...


A Kiss With Teeth

by Max Gladstone Tom Doherty Associates (October 29, 2014)

Vlad has grown distant from his wife. His son has trouble at school. And he has to keep his sharp teeth hidden.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software...


This Chance Planet

by Elizabeth Bear Tom Doherty Associates (October 22, 2014)

"This Chance Planet" by Elizabeth Bear is a near future science fiction story about a young Russian waitress with ambitions to become an engineer and her musician boyfriend, who wants her to gestate a liver...


The Girl in the High Tower

by Gennifer Albin Tom Doherty Associates (October 14, 2014)

In Arras time and space can be manipulated—and so can people. Beautiful Spinsters work day and night in four coventries to ensure a perfect world, but above them all, at the top of the high tower, works the...


Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza

by Carrie Vaughn Tom Doherty Associates (October 15, 2014)

The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. In Carrie Vaughn's "Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza," ace Ana Cortez discovers that sometimes to be truly healed, you must return to your...


Daughter of Necessity

by Marie Brennan Tom Doherty Associates (October 01, 2014)

By day she crafts; by night she unmakes. Surely somewhere, in all the myriad crossings of the threads, there is a future in which all will be well. Marie Brennan offers an intriguing new spin on a classic tale....


Black Denim Lit #7: A Suitable Poison

by Linda Boroff, Sean Monaghan & Christopher T. Garry Black Denim Lit (August 31, 2014)

The August, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features 140 pages of never before seen stories from eight new authors, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, violent and longing....


Midway Relics and Dying Breeds

by Seanan McGuire Tom Doherty Associates (September 24, 2014)

"The trouble with wanting to do the right thing is that frequently the right thing today is the wrong thing for tomorrow, or the wrong thing for the people who are standing between you and your perfect, platonic...


Last Plane to Heaven

by Jay Lake & Gene Wolfe Tom Doherty Associates (September 16, 2014)

Last Plane to Heaven is the final and definitive short story collection of award-winning SF author Jay Lake, author of Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura.

Long before he was a novelist, SF writer Jay Lake, was...


As Good as New

by Charlie Jane Anders Tom Doherty Associates (September 10, 2014)

From the author of the Hugo-winning "Six Months, Three Days," a new wrinkle on the old story of three wishes, set after the end of the world.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital...


Sleeper

by Jo Walton Tom Doherty Associates (August 12, 2014)

History is a thing we make—in more senses than one. And from more directions.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case

by Matthew Di Paoli, Benjamin Schachtman & Christopher T Garry Black Denim Lit (July 10, 2014)

The July, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features 124 pages of never before seen stories from eight new authors, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, violent and longing....


The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2

by Stephen King, Charles de Lint, Paolo Bacigalupi & Jane Yolen et al. Tachyon Publications (June 23, 2014)

A mutant baby goes on a rampage through Central Park. An immigrant reveals secrets in the folds of a perfect gift. Lucky Cats extend their virtual paws to salute a generous revolution. The Internet invades a...


New Frontiers

by Ben Bova Tom Doherty Associates (July 22, 2014)

New Frontiers, fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from Ben Bova, six-time winner of the Hugo Award

Frontiers can be found in all directions. Frontiers of time and space, as well as frontiers...


Brisk Money

by Adam Christopher Tom Doherty Associates (July 23, 2014)

Raymond Chandler famously hated science fiction, saying "They pay brisk money for this crap?" However, it has recently come to light that Chandler secretly wrote a series of stories and novels starring a robot...


War Fever

by J. G. Ballard Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 15, 2014)

A war-ravaged Beirut is the setting for the title story of this visionary collection by J. G. Ballard, a tale in which a young street fighter inadvertently discovers how to bring an end to the bloodshed only...


The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard

by J. G. Ballard & Anthony Burgess Henry Holt and Co. (July 15, 2014)

First published in 1978, this collection of nineteen of J. G. Ballard's best short stories is as timely and informed as ever. His tales of the human psyche and its relationship to nature and technology, as viewed...


Black Denim Lit #5: No Sleep Till Deadtown: [Jun, 2014]

by Michael Haynes, Sean Monaghan & Christopher T Garry Black Denim Lit (June 09, 2014)

The June, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features never before seen short stories from eight new authors. They create narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, disturbing, longing and...


Three Tales from the Laundry Files

by Charles Stross Tom Doherty Associates (July 01, 2014)

Enjoy two short stories and a novella from the Laundry Files. Originally published on Tor.com, these stories by Charles Stross continue the adventures of the Laundry, a secret division of the British government...


A Short History of the Twentieth Century, or, When You Wish Upon a Star

by Kathleen Ann Goonan Tom Doherty Associates (July 02, 2014)

"A Short History of the Twentieth Century, or, When You Wish Upon a Star", by Kathleen Ann Goonan, is about the daughter of a rocket scientist in the post 1950s who wants to go to the moon, despite being discouraged...


Black Denim Lit #4: May, 2014

by Konstantine Paradias, Alan Bray & Christopher T. Garry Black Denim Lit (May 06, 2014)

Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. The May, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features seven new authors and their short stories. All the authors...


Island in a Sea of Stars

by Kevin J. Anderson Tom Doherty Associates (May 20, 2014)

An adventure from Kevin J. Anderson's The Saga of Shadows: The Dark Between the Stars

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Litany of Earth

by Ruthanna Emrys Tom Doherty Associates (May 14, 2014)

The state took Aphra away from Innsmouth. They took her history, her home, her family, her god. They tried to take the sea. Now, years later, when she is just beginning to rebuild a life, an agent of that government...


Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden's Syndrome

by John Scalzi Tom Doherty Associates (May 07, 2014)

Discover the history of Haden's Syndrome, the virus that created the world of John Scalzi's inventive near-future thrillers Lock In and Head On, in the prequel novella Unlocked.

Not long from now, a virus will...


The Mothers of Voorhisville

by Mary Rickert Tom Doherty Associates (May 06, 2014)

From multiple World Fantasy Award winner and Nebula, Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, Sturgeon, and British Science Fiction Award nominated author Mary Rickert comes a gorgeous and terrifying vision...


Writers of the Future Volume 30: The Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year

by David Farland & L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (April 13, 2014)

Celebrate

New Writers

New Winners

New Worlds

Writers of the Future: Volume 30

This is your window into incredible worlds of wizardry, warfare and wonder.

This is your escape into fantastic realms of the human mind...


Christmas Cracker: Six Festive Stories from Accent Press

by Jenny Kane, Andrea Frazer, Catrin Collier & Katherine John et al. Accent Press (March 31, 2014)

Discover great new authors with this collection of six festive stories from Accent Press.


What Mario Scietto Says

by Emmy Laybourne Tom Doherty Associates (April 15, 2014)

Despite all his disaster planning, and the bomb shelter he built under his shed, Mario Scietto was not prepared for the apocalypse that hit Monument, Colorado. A series of escalating disasters, beginning with...


Burning Chrome

by William Gibson Harper Voyager (April 15, 2014)

Best-known for his seminal sf novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface...


The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick

by Philip K. Dick Dover Publications (July 17, 2013)

This anthology presents short stories and novellas that originally appeared in pulp magazines of the early 1950s, including "The Variable Man," "Second Variety," "Beyond the Door," "The Defenders," and more....


Cold War

by Adam Christopher Tom Doherty Associates (February 25, 2014)

Dropped on a frozen planet under suspicious circumstances, a group of marines struggles to discover the true objective of their mission. "Cold War" is set in the same universe as Adam Christopher's novel The...


Tony And The Beetles

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (January 07, 2014)

A commentary on racism, “Tony and the Beetles” takes place in a colony world where Terra has been oppressing the Beetles of Orion for decades. But when Terra suffers a major defeat at the hands of the Beetles,...


Beyond The Door

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (January 07, 2014)

When Larry Thomas purchases a cuckoo clock for his wife he finds that he is woefully unprepared for what awaits beyond the door of the clock.

Philip K. Dick was an American science-fiction novelist, short-story...


Hieroglyph

by Ed Finn & Kathryn Cramer William Morrow (September 09, 2014)

Inspired by New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson, an anthology of stories, set in the near future, from some of today’s leading writers, thinkers, and visionaries that reignites the iconic and...


Songs of Love and Death: All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love

by George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois Gallery Books (November 16, 2010)

IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From...


The Skull

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (December 31, 2013)

Conger is given a chance to be released from prison on the condition that he completes one job—he must travel back in time and kill a man who, if allowed to live, will later change the world.

Philip K. Dick...


Mr. Spaceship

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (December 31, 2013)

In a distant future where humans are at war with an alien species called the Yuks, scientists have developed the ultimate weapon—a spacecraft controlled by a human brain.

Philip K. Dick was an American science-fiction...


The Variable Man

by Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics (December 31, 2013)

A man is brought into the future during the midst of an intergalactic war, when government computers can predict the outcome of the conflict. However, when this man from the past is factored into the computers...


Meet Me in the Moon Room: Stories

by Ray Vukcevich Small Beer Press (July 01, 2001)

Fantastic, surreal short stories.


Tyrannia: and Other Renditions

by Alan Deniro Small Beer Press (October 28, 2013)

Bending, straddling, and contorting our notions of fiction and reality, these stories explore characters at major crossroads in their lives.


Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet No. 29

by Kelly Link & Gavin J Grant Small Beer Press (October 15, 2013)

LCRW 29 is the surprisingly springy new issue of the the zine most commonly read by people who read.


Trafalgar

by Angélica Gorodischer & Amalia Gladhart Small Beer Press (January 11, 2013)

When Trafalgar's in town his friends know that even though the coffee might be terrible, the stories will be great.


Errantry: Strange Stories

by Elizabeth Hand Small Beer Press (November 13, 2012)

Hand's award winning stories begin in the shimmery, dusty corners of upstate New York and move into even stranger settings.


Sexual Chemistry and Other Tales of the Biotech Revolution

by Brian Stableford Wildside Press (August 16, 2013)

This collection brings together the ten earliest stories in Brian Stableford's series of "Tales of the Biotech Revolution," all written in the 1980s, except for one anomalous example from the 1960s. The dates...