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Superior
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
A superhero's intern falls in love with a supervillain's apprentice in this star-crossed LGBT YA story from The Book Smugglers.
Aurealis #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.
Concoctions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This eclectic collection of stories results from annoying questions that scurried about my skull over the last seventy years of seeking answers to the seemingly unanswerable.
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.
Strangelet, Volume 2, Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strangelet Volume 2, Issue 4 Fiction After They’ve Gone by Karen Heuler Concepcion by Adam Breckenridge Rustles From Within by Victorya Chase Practical Fairy Tales for Girls Like You by Lauren Spinabelli Cloud Mountains—How to Climb Them by Michael J. DeLuca Poetry Gox by Boona Daroom The Woman in White by Cyn Bermudez Art TOAD by Luke Spooner / Carrion House
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’.
Aurealis #91
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis #91 The June 2016 issue of the award winning speculative fiction magazine is now available. This latest issue has all of the fiction, non fiction, news and reviews that our readers love and expect. Find out why so many people rely on Aurealis for their hit of quality Speculative Fiction.
In Short: A Flash Fiction Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short stories. Flash fiction. Itty-bitty bite-size morsels of story goodness. Sometimes that's what you need. Presenting fifteen pieces of flash fiction in a wide range of genres and styles that can be read in less than the time it takes to make a cup of tea.
Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
Alien Breeding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
It’s Alive! Tales of Mad Scientists
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Monsters roam the night! Creatures of horror stalk human prey! Strange happenings ending in violent death! All of this and more the product of insane science perpetrated by men and women most would call mad! Listen…You’ll hear them as electricity sizzles, as solutions boil and bubble. There, hear it? That maniacal scream of…. IT’S ALIVE! TALES OF MAD SCIENTISTS From Pro Se Productions
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.
Flipspace: Confluence
Series: Flipspace, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fate of the Astraeus crew is at last known. Serious questions remain as to why they disappeared. During the study of multiple life-sustaining worlds in peculiar orbits, ground support forces brought by the Mockingbird are attacked. Amid working out the nature and intent of the alien, a diplomatic dispute erupts over access to the discoveries.
Flipspace: Derivation
Series: Flipspace, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Finding the location of a star system with possible signs of life, the strike group is sent to investigate what phenomenon may threaten the future of exo-solar exploration.
For Want of a Nail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
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.
When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
To Love a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 5)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hannah Stowe probably should have accepted she was in over her head when she found an injector sticking out of her neck. Or maybe when she was dragged through Starflight Academy gardens like a sack of potatoes. But no, she couldn’t just lay there and be abducted like a good little girl, she had to flight back.
Stellar Cloud: A short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aliens, cryogenics, cloning, time travel. You'll find a bit of everything in this short story collection.

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