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Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2017)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celebrating our 9th year in publication! Each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly is compiled to bring readers an eclectic and entertaining collection of works from both new and established voices in the speculative fiction genres.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Pixel Juice
Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'In the first shop they bought a packet of dogseed, because Doreen had always wanted to grow her own dog...' Pixel Juice is the collected outpourings of an overactive mind. A selection of fifty stories from Jeff Noon's head, each one strange, telling, disturbing, or sometimes just plain wierd.
The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 4
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A quarterly collection of awesome, selected and edited by The Book Smugglers. Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, THE BOOK SMUGGLERS’ QUARTERLY ALMANAC is essential for any SFF fan.
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #4 (Winter 2016)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2016 Winter Issue of Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine.
Cat Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cat lovers rejoice! This collection of speculative shorts from the pen of Anne B. Walsh has something for all science fiction or fantasy readers who've ever suspected their cuddlesome companions of conspiracy...
The Breakout Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone is told that the 'Breakout Ship' was an unoccupied alien spaceship found abandoned and drifting near Pluto. Not true. The creatures on board would have given us all the technology they had, if we had asked. We killed them! The stolen technology allowed mankind to 'Breakout' of the solar system and once we were into the galaxy we found nothing but empty dead worlds and many unseen dangers.
Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
The interweaving, experimental short tales in Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) present characters whose experiences challenge the notion that time flows in only one direction. If you want to understand what is happening at any given point in time, you cannot only look to the past for clues. You must consider the future.
Far Out! 1, 2, and 3
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Far Out! 1, 2, and 3 are stories about a detective, named Jack, who lives on a planet similar to earth, where unified physics technologies are in place. Each story is about how Jack and his partner work the hard crimes of the metropolis of Chingo. These stories include crooked politicians, crazy spouses, vampires, and more.
Fuse: A Collection of Fantastical Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From USA Today Bestselling author Alexia Purdy comes twelve fantastical tales into the unknown. Journey to worlds divided full of magic, wonder, and danger in an unforgettable collection.
Dwerghart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Het vervolg op Dubbelgangster vertelt de verdere avonturen van het verkenningsschip Azoran en haar bemanning. Wanneer de Veltraat van de planeet Mazarin in het Sirius stelsel, erachter komt dat de witte begeleider van hun zon meer is dan ze dachten, wordt een team onderzoekers er op uit gestuurd om uit te vinden wat er aan de hand is. Ze vinden meer dan gedacht...
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.
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #5 (Spring 2017)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Spring 2017 special Eldritch Earth issue. Burroughsian adventure on a prehistoric Lovecraftian Earth.
Child of Words Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Riding to Hounds" by Thomas Canfield "Finishers of Men" by Don Norum "O Holy Night" by Paul Lorello "Lavender and Chamomile" by LaShawn M. Wanak "Sharks With Thumbs" by David James Keaton
Aurealis #101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis features Allan Chen’s taut ‘A Cold Heart’ which depicts a brutal order of monster killers who are more hired assassins than mythic heroes, Adam J Limbert’s unsettling ‘Carbon Copy’ which taps into classic SF themes of doppelgÓ“ngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
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.
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
The Last Surviving Gondola Widow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In an alternate post-Civil War Chicago, they still remember the day the Gondolas sent by the South died and the city burned—again. Lou, a Pinkerton detective, uses magic to hunt down the Gondola pilots, now called Gondola widows. She thought she had caught them all. But when evidence comes to light that one last widow hides in the most public of places, Lou must find a way to stop her—for good.
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine Issue #3 (Fall 2016)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,420. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The special Pirates and Mercenaries issue of the critically acclaimed Sci-Fi and Fantasy magazine.
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.

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