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Apex Magazine - Issue 59
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Apex Publications. 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.
Dry-Gulched In Space (Short Stories of Life on the High Frontier)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,290. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Bad guys are everywhere on the High Frontier, and only good hearted and courageous men and women will face them down. These people will find their future and purpose on the High Frontier and so can you. Join them in the pursuit of freedom, justice and the American way in space.
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.
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.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2016)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors in the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres. In this issue: Carl Alves, Chris Dean, Myke Edwards, A.J. Flowers, Milo James Fowler, Matt Hollingsworth, Ty Karnitz, Simon Kewin, Damien Krsteski, Bret McCormick, and Jennifer R. Povey.
The Bard Quarterly - Issue #000
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue is bursting to the seams with six very short stories, each one an original work of science fiction, fantasy or horror. Please enjoy our inaugural issue!
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.
Unusual Happenings: Tales of Death, Dreams and Dimensions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Unusual Happenings is a collection of eight unique stories that delve into aspects of death and dying, dreams and dreamsttates, and unknown dimensions as close to us as our next step. For some, death is a terrifying mistake. For some, dreams are a necessary escape from a painful reality. And for some, desperately needed answers can only be found in unknown realms beyond our own.
The Ship's Fairy and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THE SHIP'S FAIRY AND OTHER STORIES by Brandie Larsen is a collection of flash/short fiction about three different girls, from three different worlds with three very different problems.
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.
Frozen Assets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the not too distant future cryogenics has become an exact science making it possible for people with terminal illnesses to have themselves frozen in the hope that a cure to their ailment will eventually be discovered. There will also be those who choose to have themselves placed in suspended animation in expectation that the future will be a better place for humanity - a utopian society.
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
To Protect a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 3)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the first moment Hannah Stowe laid eyes on the intoxicating Keltair male, Liam Fallow, he’s been a distraction. His kisses. His touch. It’s all she can think about. Never did she imagine that this man could be anything more than a dangerous obsession. She certainly never thought he’d end up needing her help.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The centre, known as 'The Gardens,' grows all manner of strange plants. An end-of-year school trip to the centre is made by a class of teenagers who come away not sure of what they have just seen.
Detours and Reminiscences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Originally titled "Detours through the Twilight Zone," this collection of never-before-published short stories pays homage to the classic television series. Interspersed with the stories are the author's recollections of the circumstances surrounding and/or inspiring each tale. The final story, "Castles in the Air," was the basis for Mitchell's novel The Reality Matrix Effect.
Resistance Front
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Resistance Front features thirty-one short stories and five essays from the widest variety of authors available in literature. Famous authors such as Harlan Ellison and Alan Dean Foster, best-selling Kindle authors such as Jon F. Merz and Bernard J. Schaffer, and authors from the US, UK, New Zealand, and Nepal all come together in this collection to assemble the Resistance Front.
The New Neighbors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aliens have landed on Mars and have started terraforming procedures in order to colonize the red planet. The powers-that-be on Earth are not happy, but have little choice other than to establish diplomatic relations with the new neighbors when they unexpectedly pop over for a friendly visit. This light-hearted foray into the world of SF could easily be subtitled, '50 shades of Diplomacy.'
Another Happy Ending
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,750. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
E.E. King offers a unique perspective on life, love and sometimes the meaning of the universe. This exuberant collection of short fiction and a novella is sometimes hysterical, occasionally tragic and always thoughtful. Funny and dark, these tales will have you up all night.
Doodsbrenger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: Dutch. Published: August 28, 2016 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Op de totalitaire planeet Dadaïs is de top drie van doodsoorzaken: De Grote Bons, de rode spies en de slaapziekte. Een botanicus wordt uitgenodigd om de rode spies, die naar het schijnt naar willekeur omhoogschiet om mensen te spiesen, te vernietigen.
S.w.a.t.
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nancy finds out what's on the menu, while Bernard tries to keep off it. Francois and the professor finally decide on wine with their lunch, and Bruce plumps for the local barbecue. Just over Tom enjoys a bottle or five of Champaign with Jerry. For a full three course's of futuristic tales of wonder to get your literary juices flowing, tuck in to the second volume of the Hexology in seven parts.