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Destiny: A Prequel to Bound by Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Did destiny bring Raiden and Dayo together? Or something else? And does it really matter when the love of a lifetime awaits?
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume One
Price: $6.99 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.
Otherness
Price: $5.99 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?
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume Two
Price: $6.99 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.
Markus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Elite Warrior Markus traveled a long way from his home world of Drakonia. This new planet called Earth is strange and the people even stranger. He was there for one reason, to find more of his people and to protect them from enemies old and new. What he didn’t expect was to find a mate that both he and his dragon wanted to bond with.
Reichardt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
King Reichardt, a dragon warrior from another planet, has always taken the safety and care of his people seriously. Over the decades, he found the position rewarding but also a very lonely. Now that his people on Earth have reunited with some of his people from Drakonia, new possibilities have opened up to him.
Aurealis #115
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: Australian English. Published: October 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #115 transports us to the truly alien yet strangely recognisable Australia of Clive McAlpin’s ‘The Spoils’, then to a planet evacuated by humans in ‘The Empty Quarter’ by Jai Baidell, and finally to a place where the only choice is between two sorts of devils in Pierce Skinner’s ‘Sacrifice’.
Limits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Here is an extraordinary mix of fantasy and science fiction from one of the masters of SF, Larry Niven. The stories in this collection include collaborations with authors Jerry Pournelle (Spirals) and Steven Barnes (The Locusts).
Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 98,420. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Speculative fiction is the literature of questions, of challenges and imagination, and what better to question than the ways in which gender and sexuality have been rigidly defined, partitioned off, put in little boxes? Extraordinary stories by Keyan Bowes, Kelley Eskridge, Tobi Hill-Meyer, Nalo Hopkinson, Claire Humphrey, Sarah Kanning, Keffy R. M. Kehrli, Ellen Kushner, and 9 more authors
Integrate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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On a planet in the middle of allied space, two species--human and hirsa--founded a joint colony. For crimes involving both human and hirsa, there is the Department of Integration. When a particularly vicious murder is committed, two partners will have to question everything they know to find the killer--and learn about each other along the way.
The Underwater Ballroom Society
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world of sparkling adult fantasy and science fiction stories edited by Stephanie Burgis and Tiffany Trent and featuring underwater ballrooms of one sort or another, from a 1930s ballroom to a Martian hotel to a grand rock 'n roll ball held in the heart of Faery itself. Stories by Ysabeau Wilce, Y.S. Lee, Laura Anne Gilman, Cassandra Khaw, Patrick Samphire, Shveta Thakrar and more.
Mother of Invention
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Knit robots, build spaceships, and shape the future. Extraordinary short stories about gender, artificial intelligence and the art of building something new. Mother of Invention features the work of Seanan McGuire, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Nisi Shawl, John Chu, Justina Robson and more.
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
Call Me Joe: Volume 1 of the Short Fiction of Poul Anderson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 256,550. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 1 of the Collected Works of Poul Anderson. This is a collection of the best short science fiction of Poul Anderson.
Aurealis #114
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: Australian English. Published: September 4, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue has stories that traverse the vast expanse of speculative fiction. Sarah Napier’s story, ‘Fail’, asks how we might deal with virtual infidelity in the face of ever-evolving technologies. In ‘A Figure in the Haze’, Rebecca Boyle explores the horror of ordinary people lured into corruption, while James Rowland’s ‘The Glassblower's Peace’ conjures some unusual magic in Renaissance Venice.
Defying Doomsday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Teens form an all-girl band in the face of an impending comet. A woman faces giant spiders to collect silk and protect her family. How would you survive the apocalypse? Defying Doomsday is an anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it’s not always the “fittest” who survive.
A Kepler's Dozen: Thirteen Stories About Distant Worlds That Really Exist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Kepler's Dozen presents thirteen action-packed, mysterious, and humorous stories all based on real planets discovered by the NASA Kepler mission. Edited by and contributing stories are David Lee Summers, editor of Tales of the Talisman Magazine, and Steve B. Howell, project scientist for the Kepler mission.
Dimension Technosciences @Venir
You set the price! Words: 93,340. Language: French. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Textes recueillis par Thierry Bosch & Jean-Claude Dunyach et présentés par le LAAS-CNRS. Textes de : Pierre Bordage, Lionel Davoust, Sylvie Denis, Catherine Dufour, Silène Edgar, Raphaël Granier de Cassagnac, Xavier Mauméjean, Olivier Paquet et Jean-Louis Trudel. Article érudit de Francis Saint-Martin et Postface de Roland Lehoucq. Illustrations intérieures de Barbara Quissolle
Heliotrope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Justina Robson's first collection. Includes 15 reprints, published from 1994 onwards, and one story original to this volume. Introduction by Adam Roberts.
Spirits in the Water
Series: Elements of Untethered Realms. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Water is spectacularly beautiful but also treacherous. The fourth, long-awaited anthology from Untethered Realms. Featuring authors Gwen Gardner, Jeff Chapman, M. Pax, Angela Brown, River Fairchild, Simon Kewin, Christine Rains, Meradeth Houston, Catherine Stine, M. Gerrick, and Cherie Reich.

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