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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.
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.
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.
Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthologies features some of the best original short fiction we've published in Apex Magazine. The content include our numerous award-nominated works, our readers' Story of the Year selections, and personal favorites chosen by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore and managing editor Lesley Conner.
The Great Tome of Dragons and Draconic Lore
Series: The Great Tome Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Great Tome Series continues with The Great Tome of Dragons and Draconic Lore. Enjoy this collection of tales that provide a unique exploration of the legendary creature and its kin.
Selected Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Shirtsleeve Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories of space, love, loss, hope, and more are all part of this debut collection from multiple award-nominated author Jake Kerr. A mixture of breathtaking science fiction and contemporary shorts, Selected Stories highlights Kerr's position a leading practitioner in science fiction's humanist tradition.
A Question of Faith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Alternative history
In the Temple of Ra, Ceke works on cutting edge research investigating the connection between music, identity, and the realm of the gods. When the most promising subject of the temple's tonal experiments, Wahibra, mysteriously disappears and rumors of a god awakened follow his path, Ceke finds herself leading a dangerous mission to bring him back to safety.
Revival (Episode 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Abigale continues her journey through the post-apocalyptic world of Revival. Sent into the destroyed world by her superiors, Abigale and two new comrades prepare to search for other survivors of the last war.
The Officer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Being an officer means balancing many conflicting demands. Making the wrong decision can have serious consequences. It takes a special kind of person to cope with the responsibility. The Officer is an anthology of eleven science fiction short stories by writers from across the globe. It is part of the Newcomer series of scifi anthologies.
Far Out! 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jack and his partner work to track down a killer who uses strange acids to disingrate and decapitate victims. The first victims are from the moon filled with casino resorts, so there are many possible suspects. Captain Fire keeps his officers working when they get stalled. It is amazing how the officers proceed! Unified physics technologies help make life and work easier throughout the story.
Three
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aldrick Idramla is back once again in Book 3 of the Mars Chronicles series. One more journey needs to be made, because perhaps Mars isn't supposed to be a place to call home.
Infinite Joys
Series: Infinite Horizons · Short Story Collections. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Meyari McFarland returns in a joyful collection of science fiction stories focusing on women of all types. From scientists exploring new worlds to space liners catering to their guests every needs, the search for joy infuses this collection with delight. Includes: Mountainous Stretch of Wind Eternity in a Touch Late Arrival Into the Wave The Eternal Librarian Specialist Class Three
Tales of Adventure
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meyari McFarland gathers together six stories of adventure in this first themed collection, Tales of Adventure. Inside you will find stories in turn touching (Anniversary), life-threatening (The Web), questioning (Bringing the Rains), daring (Cloud Cover) and exciting (Scavenger. Six stories. Six adventures. Pure excitement.
The Immortals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of truly terrifying tales comprising a unique blend of ancient Greek mythology, American Gothic horror, UFO abductions, Halloween scares, campfire tales. The characters who feature in these tales are beings cursed by fate. Life and death holds no distinction for them. For the immortals, there is no respite and no final resting place: they are prisoners of a world they cannot leave.
Blue
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyle lived at the very base of the Web, the hugely complicated suspension system over drowned Seattle that supported a city of displaced people. Including him. The one person who kept him safe was his cat Blue. Blue is a tender cyberpunk story of pets, the bonds forged by sheer survival in inhospitable places and the power of love to conquer all.
Infinite Travels
Series: Infinite Horizons · Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seven journeys: Infinite Travels collects seven stories by Meyari McFarland chronicling travels physical, emotional and metaphorical. Questions of identity, of freedom, of gender and justice are examined in these seven stories that span the genres and explore whole new worlds. Infinite Travels collects seven exciting trips into the imagination of Meyari McFarland that you will never forget.
Looking Through Lace
Series: Looking Through Lace. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Christmas would be to analyze the secret women's language which cannot be spoken by men -- but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. But why? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything they thought they knew on its head.
Mind's Eye
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mind's Eye: Her crew held her together day by day, scrabbling for a living at the margins of the solar system. Meade would fix everything if she could, her pilot's seat's squeaking on up to the glitchy engines and too small fuel tanks. But Captain Celeste wouldn't spend money on the Mind's Eye. So, sweat dripping, Meade piloted the Mind's Eye for the next big score. If it existed.
Weight of Change
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Amelia stopped, panting. The mountain loomed ahead, dropped away behind. Cedars had long since been replaced by scrubby wind-twisted spruce. She trusted Jen and Danny but this was huge. So huge. Amelia didn't know if she could leave her parents, her clone-sisters behind to live on this mountain when the sea flooded around them. More importantly, she didn't know if her parents would let her go.
Mouse and Snake
Series: Short Story Collections, Book 7 · Mouse and Snake, Collection #1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens after life as we know it ends? Life goes on. In a world where global warming has raised the seas two hundred and fifty feet life is very different but some things remain the same: friendship, family, love, hope and the inevitability of greed overshadowing joy. Meyari McFarland presents five exciting tales in the Mouse and Snake cyberpunk universe, now available in a collected edition.