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MacSweeny's Maniacal Material Market: Short Stories of Employee Mayhem
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
MacSweeny's, the mega mall that promises to sell everything on Sari. Follow three star employees, Avera, Kyle and Vicky for better or worse through this collection of short stories as they rampage through shops and halls and parking lots to complete whatever task they've been assigned.
Tripping the Tale Fantastic: Weird Fiction by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Handtype Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From haunted Civil War battlefields to a severed ear discovered on a nightly run; from lab-grown dinosaurs to forest creatures that steal away children under the cover of night; from deadly bio-engineered fleas to a burning teenage desire for cybernetic amputations: Deaf and hard of hearing authors from around the world bring you this fun, though oftentimes disturbing, collection of short fiction.
Maximum Velocity: The Best of the Full-Throttle Space Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,800. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Full-Throttle Space Tales series collected action-packed, high octane, science fiction stories across the full potential of the genre. Here, the original editors have teamed up to pick the very best of Full-Throttle Space Tales, eighteen stories collected here for the first time.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From frozen wastes to humid forests, these five longer science fiction stories explore things right here on Earth. From as near as tomorrow, through to deep lost futures. From heroes to ordinary folk. From high adventure to impossible mysteries, to a band looking for the next big break. From the award-winning author of "Crimson Birds of Small Miracles".
The Garbage Belt
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Looking for humans? Just look for the garbage. From bones to plastic to dead electronics, people rarely manage to clean up after themselves. Humanity takes a long time to learn how to manage limited resources, too. The rare and precious get lost with the useless and plentiful. Meet Gayle Simmons, pilot of the Treasure Hunt. Rare and precious, in her sights.
The Silk of the Guardian
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lior City of Bebine. Sinead could do without the rickety platforms balancing on stilts she had to cross. Unfortunately, a priestess was gone, and the only suspects were the Delbhana. But her new Dana luck ran true to form because investigating one mystery might lead to another crime entirely. The Silk of the Guardian is sure to appeal to queer mystery fans. Don't miss out!
Required to Assist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With life on overpopulated Earth no longer tenable, Lorna Wincott grasps at the chance at a fresh start colonizing a new world. The price exceeds her modest means, unless she volunteers to serve as the ship's emergency assistant. But the ship only wakes the assistant when a problem arises that stumps the ship's AI and android crew. Such as murder.
Renewals
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Four science fiction novellas in one book! A product tester must outwit the latest “smartjacket” he wears before it kills him; a man’s brain keeps getting new bodies to live in; a survivor is recovered eights months after the first battle in space; and a Ceti Cat barely avoids death.
The Blade Was Not Brass
Series: Clockwork Rift. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Blood dripped down Shafaqat's side. An assassin was on the Tender Blessings. The war, his past, who knew why? What mattered was stopping the assassin before they crashed into the ocean. If Shafaqat was strong enough to do what was needed. The Blade Was Not Brass is a dark steampunk story of war, regrets and overcoming despite all odds that is sure to haunt you long after you put it down.
The Mother of Ransom
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Amahle bit xyr lip as xe peered over the edge of the balcony. Station manager'd brought in bruisers to hunt xem. Couldn't face down those guns or the people carrying them. Xe signaled everyone but it was too late. Except maybe the bruisers were the chance they'd all been waiting for. The Mother of Ransom is a SF short that nonbinary and queer people will love even after the adrenaline fades.
A Lover's Act
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A garden party was not the place for a war. Fen knew that. Mother had taught her over a lifetime of abuse, all endured in silence. Briar didn't know that. Insulting Mother in the middle of a garden party of the season would start a war. A Lover's Act is a Matriarchies of Muirin story where love is stronger than blood. Asexual and aromantic readers are sure to love it.
Amy, Inflated *a Balloon Body Inflation Fantasy*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
~ As the first latex balloon expands slowly, forcibly, at her fingertips, so do Amy's wildest fantasies. ~ As Amy, alone with a full cylinder of helium in the privacy of her home, first releases the invisible gas, finding its forceful flow controllable with her own fingertips, the seduction begins, and the inevitable influence of helium transform's Amy's life—and body—forever.
Meteor Mags: Rings of Ceres
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 13,620. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Rings of Ceres, a hell-raising space pirate and her indestructible calico cat return to a decimated asteroid civilization to rescue friends and kick ass, but they get caught up in violent riots between the desperate citizens of Ceres and the mercenary security forces guarding the mining corporations. This short story picks up immediately after the end of the Meteor Mags: Omnibus Edition.
Tales from the Bridge Chronicles, Volume 1
Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
The near-future world of Artemis Bridge has been critically-acclaimed in the Bridge Chronicles. In this diverse collection of cyberpunk short stories, Ballard dissects the inner workings of credit assassinations, illustrates what happens to GlobalNet ID’s of the deceased, and details the initiation of the mysterious technomancers in ten exciting short stories, some never before published.
Dark Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2018 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Remarkable new science fiction collection exploring how future worlds mesh and clash with heroes and heroines with disabilities from a deaf-blind space ship captain to an autistic child being raised by artificial life forms. Come explore alternate universes with us!
The Road To Toontown.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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The Best Short Stories of Roger Rabbit Creator Gary K. Wolf. In these stories you’ll see the Roger Rabbit characters come alive and take shape. Until finally they emerge as the whacko, bizarre, and lovable goofballs who inhabit a unique place in fantasy literature. It's a thrilling journey to Toontown, full of fun-filled twists and turns. Start your engine, hit the road, and enjoy the ride.
Fading Signal: A Jackson Garrish Story
Series: Jackson Garrish. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018 by Solemoon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For Jella, this military-sponsored contract is a problem, one only compounded by the fact that they have to return to the roaming asteroid field they've discovered before.
A Betrayal and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pen-and-ink illustrations complement each of these nineteen stories spanning the literary genres of magical realism, horror, and science fiction. Through them we are taken on a journey, an examination of the crossroads of life. As the narrator of "In the Garden" deftly puts it, "The world is wonderful and full of magic. He who does not believe it so is dead."
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2018
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Familial love, giant death bees, and notes for teaching assistants. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2018 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Maureen Bowden, Judith Field, and Sandy Dee Hall.
Alien Dimensions: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Metaphysical Short Stories Anthology Series #15
Series: Alien Dimensions. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alien Dimensions is a science fiction, fantasy and metaphysical short stories anthology series featuring amazing indie and established authors from around the world. Issue 15 features 10 short stories. Previous issues have featured stories about extraterrestrials, clones, robots and androids, invasion and colonization, space opera, first contact, genetic manipulation, starship exploration & more.

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