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Old Tales Retold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Howling Wolf Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A sci-fi twist on nine traditional fairy tales where the damsels aren't necessarily in distress and sometimes the princes are the ones in need of rescue. And happily ever after doesn't have to mean married.
Interplanetary Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen Science Fiction tales that span the galaxy. From a plague-ravaged London to the galactic core, from the Krell Empire of the Green Sun to the Epsilon-Eridani System where a group of human mercenaries fight for a hated alien race. 'Interplanetary tales' is a varied selection of stories containing humor, horror and a deep fear of the dark places between the planets.
The Spring Collection: Rue Blooms
Series: 4 Seasons Collection. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Freedom Dawn Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kids are disappearing with no explanation. Can Drew and his classmates figure out what is going on before the same happens to them? Devony is a smart girl and she has everything going for her. She only wants to have a little fun ... Justin has never met a girl so beautiful ... until he meets her again. These stories contain the hopefulness, and sometimes uncertainty, of spring.
Collected Vale Volume 5
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Collected Vale Volume 4
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fourth volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Collected Vale Volume 2
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The second volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Michael Shaara: The Collected Short Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara published many short stories during his early career before getting his first novel published. He wrote science fiction stories for pulp magazines with names like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe, but also domestic dramas and humorous stories for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook, McCall's and The Saturday Evening Post, and even one for Playboy.
Commonwealth Universe: Age I: KHYBORS: In the Beginning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Go far back in Commonwealth history, before the Downfall of First Civ, when the galaxy-spanning civilization called itself the Central Allied Worlds. Three novellas in one volume explore the birth of the Khybors, whose descendants will impact the Downfall, the rebirth of civilization, the return to the stars, and the Commonwealth far into the future.
Apex Magazine Issue 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 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.
The Planets Are for the Prosperous
Price: Free! Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Overpopulation has ruined the Earth. Housing stacks dot the landscape, surrounded by piles of discarded rubble. Yet the newly discovered, habitable planets in the cosmos provide hope, and the lottery offices provide a chance for those in the housing stacks to ascend into the stars. Only, the game is rigged, and all the treasure found in the stars will be wasted so long as the lottery entertains.
The Black Side
You set the price! Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of horror, science fiction, and fantasy short stories by Colette Black.
The Deadliest Alien Artifacts (Story Collection)
Price: Free! Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, 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! In which explorers uncover the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate alien voyagers and probes, and ultimate future time travelers, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!
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.
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.
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.
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.