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Accessing the Future
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fifteen stories and nine independent illustrations tell beautiful, speculative stories of disability and mental illness in the future. Teeming with space pirates, battle robots, interstellar travel and genetically engineered creatures, every story and image is a quality, crafted work of science fiction in its own right, as thrilling and fascinating as it is worthy and important.
Interzone #259 Jul - Aug 2015
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer, low price. Much cheaper than usual, the July-August issue of Interzone contains cutting edge science fiction by E. Catherine Tobler, Chris Butler, Sara Saab, Richard W. Strachan, Rich Larson, plus the 2015 James White Award winning story ‘Midnight Funk Association’ by Mack Leonard.
Glitter & Mayhem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume Two
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Heinlein personally selected each story or essay for inclusion in this collection, which is ordered chronologically, starting with his first sale in 1939 of “Life-Line” to Astounding (for seventy dollars).This remarkable collection highlights the development of Heinlein’s writing style and his philosophy on life throughout his career.
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume One
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Heinlein personally selected each story or essay for inclusion in this collection, which is ordered chronologically, starting with his first sale in 1939 of “Life-Line” to Astounding (for seventy dollars).This remarkable collection highlights the development of Heinlein’s writing style and his philosophy on life throughout his career.
After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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Author John Michael Greer, host of the blog "The Archdruid Report," a weekly peak oil blog, brings together twelve original tales selected from among his readers. Each story offers glimpses into possible futures where oil scarcity and lower energy availability spell the end of modern industrial society.
After Oil 2: The Years of Crisis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Michael Greer, author and host of the popular weekly peak oil blog, The Archdruid Report, returns with another collection of twelve tales from the post oil future. As Industrial civilization staggers beneath its myriad dysfunctions, ordinary people endure the long, slow descent that shapes the years of crisis. The old world passes away and a new age takes shape.
The Green Leopard Plague and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Stories in this collection were nominated for three Nebula awards, a Hugo, and a Sidewise Award. Contents include "Daddy's World," "Pinocchio," "Lethe," "The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid," and the title story. With extensive annotations by the author and an introduction by Charles Stross.
Five by Five 3: Target Zone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
TARGETS ARE LOCKED! Five short novels by five masters of military SF capture the excitement, and hell, of fantastic future war—on and off the battlefield. Stories of terrifying monsters, dangerous aliens and staggering cosmic dreadnaughts march alongside far-flung courtroom dramas and cautionary tales involving man and his devices.
The Book of Lapism, Deluxe Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
If biotech can sculpt the body, can it also shape the mind. . . and soul? That was the challenge laid before Dr. Aaron Thomas by his latest client, to shape him into a gentler, more loving being, inside and out. But the world is not a kind and gentle place, and as one man’s search for truth inspires a movement, will a kinder, gentler people be able to survive and face the challenges ahead?
Otherness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An extraordinary collection of tales and essays about the near and distant future, as humans encounter the secrets of the cosmos – and their own existence. What if education were extended into the womb? What happens when an archaeologist discovers a terrible secret under the landfills of Los Angeles? Will ‘natural’ humans still have a role when cybernetic humans surpass them in nearly all ways?
A Robot, a Cyborg, and a Martian Walk into a Space Bar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A Robot, a Cyborg, and a Martian Walk into a Space Bar is a serious literary work of science fiction and fantasy stories that looks to delve into...who are we trying to kid? This book is a collection of comedic science fiction and fantasy stories written by some truly talented authors. You'll be taken to alien bars, alien planets, and any funny place these authors could come up with.
The Future is Short - Science Fiction in a Flash - Volume 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction anthology of microstories (flash fiction) based on the best from the second year of the Science Fiction Microstory Contest on LinkedIn's Sci-Fi group.
Red Tape Stories From Indian Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
This collection brings together nine speculative fiction stories linked by the people and territory of the Karuk Indian Tribe. In these stories Indians build time machines, wrangle with ever-changing bureaucracy and confront creatures that may or may not be allies.
The Wrong Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An anthology: THE WRONG TIME is a novella in which Sean O'Riley gets lost in a maze of parallel universes; *** A filmmaker of the future, using a new untested medium, gets tangled up in his story in THE FILMMAKER AND THE SCEPTRE; *** Relativity works in mysterious ways in THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST; *** Geoffrey literally finds himself, in the WRONG TRACK; *** and a few pieces of "flash fiction"
Mindgate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten incredible stories that proves that our minds are the gateway not only to the stars, but to the entire universe and all that is! The first in a series of ten smashing volumes that will blow your mind!
An Alien to Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Five HOT 1Night Stand stories about sexy heroes from other planets. What do a librarian, a nurse, a director’s assistant, a housekeeper, and an orphan have in common? They all end up spending an evening with a gorgeous stranger. Will one night lead to more, or will they run away when they learn their sexy suitor comes from another planet? Find out in these five sensual 1Night Stand stories.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
The Time-Lapsed Man and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Eric Brown's landmark first collection of stories, fear, desire, love and redemption are forged with an innovative and stunning science-fiction imagination, creating eight exotic tales of tomorrow. Witty, original, imbued with a cyberpunk bleakness, this is the work of one of the UK's leading, and most loved, SF authors.
Past, Present, and Future (2176-2194)
Series: Spacer Series, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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"Interstitial short stories" include Ecurba’s rescue of 31 kids during Operation NESTKNOCK (2176), his meeting of a daughter he did not know he had (2194), the full closing of the circle between Admiral Xiu-Li Chen and Captain Priti Fareyes (2192), and Admiral Chen’s meeting with “Katsavr’s Qitten” (2194).