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The Future Is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash, Volume 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Flash fiction or Micro fiction? 56 exciting flash fiction stories, with a beginning, a middle, and an end, providing mini escapes to extraordinary new worlds. You will discover strange planets, unexplored places and times, and characters that demand you never forget them.
Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.
Tales of Dune
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Three previously uncollected stories set in the Dune universe by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, includes the all-new tale “Wedding Silk,” a story of young Paul Atreides, as well as “Sea Child” and “Treasure in the Sand.” Bonus Material includes “Dune: Blood and Water” and “Dune: Fremen Justice.”
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.
It's Come to Our Attention
Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
"It's Come to Our Attention" from Third Flatiron Anthologies contains fourteen imaginative speculative fiction short stories about things that could be happening quietly, without a lot of fanfare, but which could still be extremely significant or make a big difference.
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’.
Concoctions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Fleet Series (8 Book Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 262,980. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Welcome to life in orbit. After a plague surges out of control, the infected begin to overrun humanity's cities one by one, forcing those who survive to take orbit. The adventure of a lifetime is only a click away as unique races, fantastic weaponry and legendary characters await.
Alien Landscapes 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,680. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four science fiction tales from the mind of Kevin J. Anderson, each with a short introduction by the author. Includes: “Collaborators” (written with Rebecca Moesta), “Good Old Days,” “Job Qualifications,” and “Prisoner of War.”
Outlaw Galaxy: Hunter's Truth and Other Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Outlaw Galaxy: Hunter's Truth and Other Tales. (Outlaw Galaxy 3, short story collection) Five short stories filled with the adventure and wonder of the Outlaw Galaxy universe. Short story collection, about 18,500 words or 53 pages, reading time: one hour. From Bill Smith, author of Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels and Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition.
Wild Space: Ghosts
Series: Wild Space Series 1, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by JMB Entertainment Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The crew of the Independence has been hunted down. They take refuge in an asteroid belt that provides a temporary safe hiding place. It is here that they discover the secret that Captain Logov has been hiding. A small band of rebel freedom fighters have an underground base in the belt. Finally, the crew has found allies in their struggles.
Time is for Dragonflies and Angels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Time is for Dragonflies and Angels is a collection of flash science fiction and novellas that embraces the ideas of multi-universes and dimensions, critical decisions and judgments, and human struggles associated with racism and dystopian societies.
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’.
Gunship Series (8 Book Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 248,490. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Vampires clash with space pirates in this ride of a lifetime. Join the Gunship crew as they scavenge saloons for all available whiskey, find themselves on the wrong side of an interstellar war and test friendships. With over 100k downloads, the Gunship series can't be missed!
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
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.
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.
Aurealis #95
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #95 features new fiction from around the world, articles, interviews and reviews.

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