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Fantastic Visions 2
Price: Free! Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An introduction to the writing of Julian M. Miles. Science fantasy, magical fantasy, horror and weird horror - a selection drawn from all of his currently published work.
The League of Decent Chaps
Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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What if the world were different? What if rudeness and bad manners could be punished by a spell in an asylum or prison? What kind of a world would that be, and how would we get there. The world turns on one day in 1977, one day when everything changes. Nearly thirty years later the son who'd witnessed his Father's murder is at the heart of defending all the morals which his Fath
Foreigner - A Science Fiction Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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When Frank Anderson boarded the Alpha spaceship, he never thought the expedition would end in tragedy. Now, a foreigner trapped in a world unlike anything he could have ever imagined, Frank must come to terms with the choice he made that changed his life forever…
Alcandhor
Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of three previously published short stories about Alcandhor, one of the main characters of the novel Sword's Edge: Alternate Path / Bitter Storm / Petition
Blaster Books Webzine #1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Blaster books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Blaster Books Webzine is a new science fiction anthology series in the tradition of the great magazines of old. In this first issue, Iain Ishbael, Ellen Denton, and Daniel Owens weave a series of tales that span time and space. An old war hero strives to make a futuristic college campus safer in "The Major.
Parable of Weeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Ian Baptiste was finally starting to see some light in his life after the tragic death of his wife. Following a significant promotion, he’d been able to move with his son into WhisperWood, an exclusive, gated neighborhood. Something didn’t feel quite right. All of his feelings came to a head when he looked through a crack in the wall behind his home and discovered something that broke his heart.
Apex Magazine Issue 70
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. Edited by Hugo Award-nominated editor Jason Sizemore.
The Sleeper Wakes to a New Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life barely seems worth living to Todd, he seeks long term suspended animation as an elaborate suicide. Never expecting to wake up again, he instead emerges into a new world. Worse yet, he learns that his old body's gone - his mind only salvaged by being transplanted into a fellow cryonics patient named Eliza. He struggles to come to terms with a new world and a new life as a woman.
Empty Plastic Father
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A short story, about 3900 words. Danny is a young man who doesn't see eye to eye with his father. When dad won't help Danny realize his college dreams, he does what any reasonable person would do: he cuts his dad out of his life and buys a new one.
Strange Worlds Stories: Volume 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book contains eight works of short fiction. All are filled with humor and satire. Six of the stories are reprints and two are new. The stories lampoon first contact incidents, vigilantes. Shakespeare, Lord of the Rings and other subjects popular with fantasy and scifi writers.
Flipspace: Astraeus Event Missions 10-12
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Surpassing the speed of light remained elusive in 2175. However, the trick was to hold still to swap out spatial locations. For Colonel Sumitra Ramachandra, Major Lamarr Fitch, Captain Malcolm O’Connell and the rest of the ISS Mockingbird’s crew jumping between solar systems is just the start of their wondrous, sometimes zany and often perilous missions.
Apex Magazine Issue 73
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
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.
Confessions of a Shapeshifter
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Being able to be anything does not mean you are anything. A shapeshifter has a crisis of love and identity.
Apex Magazine Issue 72
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
One For All
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Jewel wakes up one morning she discovers something about her has changed. It’s not puberty it’s something else. She soon discovers her best friends are also changing. A tale of teenagers taking their first steps into a larger world, a world desperate for heroes. These three girls may have the answers and they are all for one and one for all.
Nightlight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nine-year-old Kayla suffers from horrible dreams, along with the nagging fear that monsters will come for her in the night. Employees of the Stafford Sleep Clinic think they know better, until an astonished technician discovers that beyond all of the machines, wires, and monitors he trusts so completely, the little girl's fears may not be imaginary after all.
The Acts of 1 - A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are times when a person’s life changes forever on one decision or action. Whether the choice is on impulse or well thought out, innocuous or major, these seven short stories of the paranormal and science fiction explores the actions and consequences of those decisions. The stories are: The Prayer, A Wish For Sarah, Waiting Room, The Note, A Flash In Time, The Librarian, and The Immortals.
The Glass House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Coalition of Outlying Worlds has been smashed to pieces in a war that never made sense, and the World Union reigns supreme from their seat of power on Earth. The Union will brook no criticism, but men like Stian are driven, beholden by something deep inside themselves to fight for a memory, for a time when people were free to do as they pleased. And he's far from the only one...
Masters of Time: A Science Fiction And Fantasy Time Travel Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Creative Alchemy, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A clone who usurps his own destiny--and with it, the power of Time. A time travel romance that would defy death, and an alluring agent from the future hunting her prey... From adventure to loss, hope and sacrifice, these imaginative and heart-pounding stories are woven into the fabric of six unique visions of time travel. Includes stories by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors.