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Interzone 230
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 53,210. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
A World of Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
Fusion: A collection of short stories from Breakwater Harbor Books’ authors
Price: Free! Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
FUSION is the first collection of short works published by Breakwater Harbor Books. Contributing heart-pumping tales of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Crime are seven stories that will thrill and rivet you. Authors from across a wide variety of genres, Dee Harrison, Ivan Amberlake, Claire C. Riley, Scott J. Toney, Mindy Haig, Cara Goldthorpe and C.M.T. Stibbe.
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 81,880. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
They say you always remember your first. Every moment. Every glance. Every touch. Everything that either of you said. And it's true. I've never forgotten the first woman I slept with. Or the first person I killed. But then, they were both the same night, both in the same place...both were the same person. (First One) Enjoy this and many other short stories in this imaginative collection...
Wyrd Worlds II
Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
Wyrd Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
Towards Sunset (second edition)
Price: Free! Words: 90,690. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of 28 stories, varying in length, on a wide variety of subjects, mostly with a gently humorous tone.
Miracle Pie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Katie Guthrie cherishes her life in the small Wisconsin village where she makes her pie magic. She agrees to film a cooking pilot show to help a friend, and realizes the filmmaker is the dying boy Katie used to call her angel when she lived in Chicago. Gabe Robbins is burned out after a 3-year stint building a hospital in Africa. But regaining his passion will take him far away from Katie...
At The End (After The End)
Series: After The End. Price: Free! Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Publishers' Portal. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Until a frantic phone call from a friend with mysterious government ties, Lily thinks her biggest quandary is fixing the problems in her struggling marriage. After she learns the world as they know it is about to end, she faces the difficult task of convincing her husband Ethan that it’s really happening. Can they repair their relationship while trying to survive the apocalypse?
From Out of the Dark
Price: Free! Words: 80,000. Language: Australian English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
From Out of the Dark, Science Fiction and Horror meet in the space between galaxies. A collection of 10 short stories for 10 unique writers to entertain.
Grand Theft Planetary & other stories
Price: Free! Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fifteen short stories about aliens, dogs, and smart-mouthed computers. Read about a bored celebrity that decides to steal an entire planet, a security guard’s first day at a time-travelling prison, two friends that try to ruin their lives playing cards, and a pair of students that investigate the answer to a tasteless question.
Dark Tomorrows, Second Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Psychics. Aliens. The occult. Zombies. Starships. This baroque collection of stories explores the darkness that waits ahead of us, from the monster lurking around the next corner to sweeping dystopian visions of the future. It includes stories by Joel Arnold, S.W. Benefiel, J.L. Bryan, Michael Crane, Robert J. Duperre, Amanda Hocking, Vicki Keire, and Daniel Pyle.
Lightspeed Magazine, August 2012
Price: Free! Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF—and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
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.
Elephant's Graveyard & Other Sci Fi Stories
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This volume consists of three science-fiction novelettes by David Alexander and Hayford Peirce that were originally published in Analog Magazine as follows: "Finder's Fee" April 1997 - 17,420 words "Elephant's Graveyard" March 1999 - 17,680 words "Best Of Breed" December 1994 - 12,750 words Total: 47,850 words
The Dinosaur Diaries and Other Tales Across Space and Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this impressive collection, rising talent Scott William Carter showcases his considerable storytelling skills with eighteen tales of wonder and magic. "Scott is one of those rare writers who can and does cross genres, and do it well. You never know what kind of story you'll get from him, but you do know that it'll be good." --Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Hugo Award-Winning Editor and Writer
Otherness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An extraordinary collection of tales and essays about the near and distant future, as humans encounter the secrets of the cosmos – and their own existence. What if education were extended into the womb? What happens when an archaeologist discovers a terrible secret under the landfills of Los Angeles? Will ‘natural’ humans still have a role when cybernetic humans surpass them in nearly all ways?
After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(3.00 from 1 review)
Author John Michael Greer, host of the blog "The Archdruid Report," a weekly peak oil blog, brings together twelve original tales selected from among his readers. Each story offers glimpses into possible futures where oil scarcity and lower energy availability spell the end of modern industrial society.
Lightspeed Magazine, 2012 Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF--and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.