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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...


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 BEST OF H. G. Wells (The Time Machine The Island of Dr. Moreau The Invisible Man The War of the Worlds...) ( A to Z Classics)

by H. G. Wells

Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML)** The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will...


The Litany of Earth

by Ruthanna Emrys

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...


Maps in a Mirror

by Orson Scott Card

Maps in a Mirror brings together nearly all of Orson Scott Card's short fiction written between 1977 and 1990. For those readers who have followed this remarkable talent since the beginning, here are all those...


The Year's Best Science Fiction: Nineteenth Annual Collection

by Gardner Dozois

The twenty-first century has so far proven to be exciting and wondrous and filled with challenges we had never dreamed. New possibilities previously unimagined appear almost daily . . . and science fiction stories...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Illustrated and Annotated) (A to Z Classics)

by Jules Verne

With A to Z Classics, discover or rediscover all the classics of literature.

Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML)

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic...


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...


Evernight

by Victor Milan & George R. R. Martin

The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. From the darkly brilliant imagination of Victor Milán, the novelette "Evernight" takes readers down to the depths of the Parisian catacombs....


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...


Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza

by Carrie Vaughn

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...