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Still Light: the First Ten Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A story of humanity’s evolution. Still Light is an experiment in storytelling, with each chapter set five years forward from the last, building a tale that will unfold over centuries. This volume covers the first fifty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier.
Continumental Stories: Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A book of short stories including: The Khalazaran Prophecy, The Broken Worlds, Trensgar, Ghezar's Last, The Summoner's Run and The Fore-Telling
Snakes & Spiders: The Definitive Change War Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This collection gathers the original magazine versions of every canonical story in Fritz Leiber's iconic Change War time travel series for the first time. It includes an introduction by Kevin A. Straight, comprehensive Guide to the Change World, timeline of Fritz Leiber's life and works, and list of Change War apocrypha. Physical book editions include full index.
Daisy Gator’s Little Book of Remarkable Persons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight science fiction and fantasy stories. A mysterious pod crashes into a fragile community on Europa. A belligerent overlord threatens the post-humans on Io. Here are tales of extraordinary animals, talking alligators and magical birds. Half are reprints from publications such as the Aurora Award nominated anthology Strange Bedfellows. The rest are original stories.
The Fleet (Trilogy One)
You set the price! Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Prophetic skulls, crocheting krakens, murderous plants. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: August 2016 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Judith Field, Dusty Wallace, and Richard Zwicker.
Unidentified Flying Objects: Nine Classic Sci-Fi Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
They are: Recreating Genius, Raymond The Automatic House, Terran Spies On An Alien Planet,The Pied Piper of Spring, Weather Modification Sucks, Rio Temporal,The Refugee, Radiation Can Really Mess Things Up & The Fate Of Humanity Rests In Her Hands. Please see full synopses for these nine stories.
Virtualities: A Collection Of Virtual Reality Science Fiction Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(31,000 words) Virtual reality technology continues to advance. This collection of stories offers some glimpses of where that technology might take us. Stories included: Winterland; Vacation Violation; Reality Check; Capital Punishment; Troubleshooter; The Spirit Of The Game; Levels. All the stories were previously published as separate ebooks at Smashwords, and in zines and ezines before that.
Short Sci-Fi Adventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Collection of science fiction adventures: Two prequels to Regina Shen series (Salvage & Into the Storm) Prequel to Rebel series (Unintended Rebel) Space opera thriller (Maiden Voyage) Story inspired by Lord of the Flies (She-Devil Rocks) Big brother watching and man who can’t resist (Watching You)
World Builder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
31 short stories of various genres, although most are science fiction.
Aardvarks to Planet X
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: Free! Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Come on a journey through space, time, death and reality. To learn what it truly is to be human, even when your not. Revel in mankind’s greatest achievements, and bear witness to our darkest hours. Search for life at the ends of the universe, and beyond. Drawing on the inspiration of classic science fiction books, films and television. All set to the backdrop, of a soundtrack for every generation.
Exploitation and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Exploitation and Other Stories is a collection of science fiction (SF), fantasy, mystery, and flash fiction. Space exploration, alien encounters, a little magic, and a few crimes / investigations all make an appearance in the stories of this collection.
Journeys to the Center of Space
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fantastic classic action-packed science fiction horror short story collection, with stories from The Alien Artifact book series, with explorers confronting colossal deadly mind-bending new scenarios, and mind-bending voyages into the center of space! With explorers uncovering the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate technologies, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!
Crashtown
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Crashtowners can't wait to disassemble Titus' robot friend and use it for spare parts. Escaping the boot-strapped town made out of crashed space ship parts to the uncharted wilderness, Titus and Bad'bot eventually become tangled up in a secret rebellion against the sponsors of the newly terraformed planet, and the search for freedom and friendship creates unlikely heroes.
Guns, Gods & Robots: Seven Curious Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Human nature in the face of impossible choices is at the core of each post-apocalypse, undead resurgence, and domestic automation gone wrong featured in Guns, Gods & Robots.
The Missing Loved Ones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,540. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Determined to make her mark in speculative fiction, TNae Wilcox assembled a novella-length collection of short and short, short stories that are entertaining, and humorous at times. Inside: *HE'S YOU ‚Äč*THE GIFT *WHIRRING *TWO OF THE SAME KIND *WHAT ABOUT HER *SAFE WORD *PRANKSTER IN THE BOX
Twenty Sci Fi Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
These twenty Science Fiction stories totaling approximately 130,000 words deal with aliens, time travel, rogue technology and more. The first three stories follow Harry Dondero, the first officer of the tramp star freighter, Orion. . Five of the stories were novelettes originally published in Analog Magazine. Three stories were written by Hayford Peirce and David Grace (as David Alexander)
Aurealis #88
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Melanie Rees’ wicked little tale of frenetic tweeting, ‘#WhatIsHendersonsCurse’, opens the latest issue of Aurealis. In ‘The Planetary Survey’, Tom Dullemond explores what might go wrong with humans trying to understand aliens, and the implications for advertising campaigns. Jessi Hammond’s ‘Wired’ is a tense near-future thriller that proves big business really does get away with murder.
Titus Ad Larem
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: American English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Titus’ life as a stay-at-home dad is disrupted when his husband, Lucas, loses his job. He re-enters the workforce as a stockboy at Glenn’s Value Plus, where an encounter with a woman stealing tunafood and a coworker vowing to get him fired cause him to wish he lived on Mars. The X-Tellus company wants to give him that wish. But what would it take to leave his life—and his family—behind?

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