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Iron Sky: Destiny - Nazis on the moon

by Ilsa von Braunfels

The year is 1945. The Third Reich has unleashed, and subsequently lost the Second World War. Their home in Europe lies in ruins, and their dictator Hitler has escaped by means of suicide. However, some incorrigible...


Exams

by Luca Poggi

A fantastic tale from the collection "Di Stella in Stella" by the same author.


Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016

by Charlie Jane Anders, Nina Allan, Tara Isabella Burton & Monica Byrne et al.

A collection of some of the best original science fiction and fantasy short fiction published on Tor.com in 2016. Includes stories by Charlie Jane Anders, Nina Allan, Tara Isabella Burton, Monica Byrne, Rebecca...


Herbert West - Reanimator

by H. P. Lovecraft

"Herbert West: Reanimator" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written between October 1921 and June 1922. It was first serialized in February through July 1922 in the...


The Nearest

by Greg Egan

When a detective, a new mother, is assigned to the case of a horrific triple murder, it appears to be a self-contained domestic tragedy, a terrible event but something that doesn’t affect the rest of the community....


Year's Best SF 8

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

The best science fiction short stories of 2002 and 2003, selected by David G. Hartwell, one of the most respected editors in the field.

The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in science...


After the Battle on Starship Hill

by Vernor Vinge

"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...


The Greatest Works of Murray Leinster

by Murray Leinster

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Collected Works of Murray Leinster" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Novels & Novellas: Murder Madness The Wailing Asteroid The...


The Science Fiction Archive #4

by Fritz Leiber, Robert Sheckley, H. B. Fyfe & Jerome Bixby et al.

The fourth incredible installment of the Science Fiction Archive, edited by the time-traveling genius Rey Bertran! Featuring: Proof of the Pudding, by Robert Sheckley Where the World is Quiet, by C.H. Liddell...


Black Friday

by Alex Irvine

In a dark future America where consumerism and gun culture are unchecked, a young family teams up to celebrate the first shopping day of the Christmas season in the most patriotic way possible ... in Alex Irvine's...


Medusa's Coil

by H. P. Lovecraft & Zealia Bishop

Medusa's Coil by H.P. Lovecraft and Zaelia Bishop is a cosmic horror tragedy story set in rural Missouri, where an unnamed narrator gets lost and finds shelter in a decrepit house. The man who lives there is...


Year's Best SF 16

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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...