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Interzone #258 (May - Jun 2015)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2015’s Interzone, #258, has T.R. Napper, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Julie C. Day, Christien Gholson, and Malcolm Devlin’s fiction plus art by Martin Hanford, cover, and Jim Burns, among others, inside. Non-fiction includes the reader poll results plus David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee, Christopher Fowler and M Kincaid-Speller’s interview of E.J. Swift.
Stars: The Anthology
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Janis Ian and 30 top science fiction writers team up to create an astonishing book of original short fiction. STARS is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song that meant something special to the author, who then wrote the story expressly for STARS. creating a meld of jazz, prose and science fiction found nowhere else.
Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 135,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
26 stories from the new wave of Swedish of science fiction and the fantastic. Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.
Strangelet, Issue 0
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strangelet is a new journal of speculative fiction, publishing fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic stories/comics, and artwork that showcase the point where genre and the literary collide. Issue 0 is our debut.
After Oil 3: The Years of Rebirth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,360. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this latest installment, of the popular After Oil anthology series, John Michael Greer, author and host of the popular weekly peak oil blog, The Archdruid Report, brings us twelve original stories of a world centuries ahead where oil and fossil fuels have become a distant memory. A new era has dawned and for those far future cultures a time of renewal has arrived.
Held Captive by the Cavemen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ellie’s been pushed back in time by her vengeful ex-lover. Now a tribe of frighteningly large, muscular, and very sexy cavemen are holding her captive. And they *all* want a turn. Warning: This 45 page sexy time-travel novella contains dubious consent, forced seduction, the threat of real violence, some m/m action, and a four-cavemen-with-one-modern-woman scene. Rated NC-17.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
Senna Versus Schumacher And Other Formula One Rivalries That Never Happened
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if Ayrton Senna had survived his Imola 1994 accident? What if Gilles Villeneuve hadn't died at Zolder in 1982? What if Stirling Moss hadn't crashed at Goodwood in 1962? What if Alberto Ascari had survived his 1955 testing-accident at Monza? This book explores those rivalries by assuming that drivers’ injuries from crashes were not fatal, and pits the drivers up against their peers once more.
Schrodinger's Mouse Sci Fi Volume I
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This anthology features short stories, flash fiction, novellas, and poetry featuring hard and ethical science fiction.
A Glass of Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by NewCon Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of 19 previously uncollected stories personally selected by the author, including two original to this collection; tales that draw aside the veils of mundane reality to reveal the hidden truths of this world and beyond.
A Kepler's Dozen: Thirteen Stories About Distant Worlds That Really Exist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Kepler's Dozen presents thirteen action-packed, mysterious, and humorous stories all based on real planets discovered by the NASA Kepler mission. Edited by and contributing stories are David Lee Summers, editor of Tales of the Talisman Magazine, and Steve B. Howell, project scientist for the Kepler mission.
Ghosts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mysterious stranger rescues a young woman from a violent attack. But he's a mystery even to himself, with no memory of who he is or how he ended up in that dark alley. Nevertheless, she finds herself drawn to him, unaware that solving his mystery will force her to come to terms with her own past - a past she would much rather forget.
Strangelet, Volume 1, Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Volume 1, Issue 1 of Strangelet featuring: Cover art by (and interview with) Tory Hoke Saved, a comic by John Carvajal Bred to travel the stars, an explorer copes with the mysteries of a new world. Fiction: The Black Madonna by Mikaela von Kursell Can a knight live with the quiet of a new nation in the tumultuous Iberian Peninsula? More fiction by Elizabeth Jenike, David Armstrong, and Evan Mallon
Tales from Hilbert Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book contains four tales set in Hilbert Space. Hilbert Space is a rather unique place. Inhabited by dozens of space faring civilizations and spanning hundreds of systems, it is home to thousands of stories worth telling. While the laws of physics are acknowledged here, Hilbert Space is known to find many workarounds that ensure that it is a dangerous, yet also extremely entertaining domain.
Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Eternity in a Touch
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Exploration of new worlds delighted Berenike. Until they landed on one bleak grey world and discovered something so far beyond her expectations that Berenike feared for her and her team's survival. Eternity in a Touch is a SF exploration of time, space and the urge to connect that spans worlds and utterly different species that is sure to entrance you.
Mind Control
Series: Star Minds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Star Minds Snippets - short stories to introduce the main series. The Heir Imperial Princess Lin-sun chooses her husband – with her head and not with her heart. Lost Son Nine years later Uwe-yuri discovers his son is mind-controlled by his wife.
Forged
Series: The Reforged Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Before anything can be reforged, it must first be made, forged by pain and experience. Forged includes four short stories that take place before Anvil of Tears and the rest of the Reforged trilogy. This book contains Purity, Little Hawk, Beauty by Night and Songs and Sigils in Space.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.