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Insignia: Asian Science Fiction
Series: The Insignia Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
INSIGNIA VOL. 5 includes 9 science fiction stories with Asian characters and/or settings.
A Fistful of Dinosaurs
Price: $4.95 $2.48 USD. (50% off!) Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From “Jurassic Park” to “Godzilla,” dinosaurs have a rich history of exploring the idea of the creatures of the past. We love dinosaurs because they are big, we love them when they are terrifying, and we love them because they are dangerous.
Selling the Diamond Sunrise
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A small getaway on the far side of explored space, the Diamond Sunrise gives its visitors front-row seats to the most breathtaking spectacle in the galaxy. But when its aging owner decides to retire, will the new owners embrace the vision, or change things and risk losing what made it so special?
The War Where Nobody Died
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Seattle Mayor Ray Huang doesn't care that AI and robotics have taken human casualties out of war. The fighting is in his city, and it's small consolation that nobody will be killed. A visit from an enemy agent is the only way things could get worse.
Apparition Lit, Issue 3: Vision (July 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary Magazine. As the third issue of our magazine, our theme is VISION, we wanted stories about your Cassandras, your truth-tellers and madmen. This issues explores visions of the future, the past, and any lingering misdeeds.
Renewals
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Four science fiction novellas in one book! A product tester must outwit the latest “smartjacket” he wears before it kills him; a man’s brain keeps getting new bodies to live in; a survivor is recovered eights months after the first battle in space; and a Ceti Cat barely avoids death.
Slipping Through
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Containing two short stories and a novella, Slipping Through is a collection of other world tales: Journey into different dimensions with Logan & Elise, Vladimir & the Professor, and David & the Jester.
The New Human.
Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Humankind has vanquished from earth and no longer exists. The Earth is completely covered with water and the Sun has become fragmented...the life of humans consists only in molecular form and float in the water throughout the planet. The New Human is a sci-fi story about the re-birth of planets and humankind, and ultimately, what effect they have on each-other.
Twin Villains
Series: Battlelords Shorts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two stories of alien villains in a galaxy at war. The first deals with a space pirate serving a life sentence in a military prison on a bleak planet. Rather than rot away for the rest of his life, he makes one last desperate attempt to escape. The second deals with a hidden cult on a planet dedicated to pacifism. The leader of this ancient religion must do anything he can to prevent exposure.
Spiff Blasthandy: Behind the Screen
Series: Battlelords Shorts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On an Earth rebuilding from an apocalypse, the star of the Spiff Blasthandy show, the most popular drama of the day, must recover from a public scandal while simultaneously dealing with personal loss and tragedy. As the virtual world gathers to spit on everything in his life, the demons of his past rise and threaten to destroy his life. He must question everything in order to survive
Dr Somm's Guide to Lost and Unusual Electrical Devices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Braxton Glenn turns his back, Christine grabs an appliance. Thousands of electrical pieces fill Braxton's Phoenix store. From toasters to clocks to toy robots. They shine and gleam on the shelves. But rust and grime conceal the most interesting pieces. The pieces Christine wants. And Dr Somm trusts her to bring back the very best. A time travel story that asks the question, what do we want?
Manic Musings of a Maniacal Mind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,530. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For more than two decades, editors have been publishing the works of J Alan Erwine, exposing you, the reader, to the dark recesses of the author’s mind. Now, all of those stories have been combined together into one massive tome. Get a glimpse into Erwine’s grim view of the future, and explore the universe from his slightly off-kilter point of view.
Machine Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
How do you reclaim your humanity when it has been taken from you? Perhaps only when someone finds it and gives it back.
Project Relocation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jara and Maghamir are on a mission to explore a newly discovered planet, only to find it already inhabited. With the help of a new friend, these feline explorers must attempt to blend into the culture of the strange, hairless creatures know as humani.
Required to Assist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With life on overpopulated Earth no longer tenable, Lorna Wincott grasps at the chance at a fresh start colonizing a new world. The price exceeds her modest means, unless she volunteers to serve as the ship's emergency assistant. But the ship only wakes the assistant when a problem arises that stumps the ship's AI and android crew. Such as murder.
103 Flashes of Tomorrow (Numbered Tomorrows)
Series: Numbered Tomorrows. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Stellar scaffolding, necrophagic drones, and the costs of desynchronized exocortical services; downloaded straight from the author's archaic meat-brain and transcribed by only the best of linguistic AIs, these 103 Flashes of Tomorrow will strive to fire your imagination.
102 Glimpses of Tomorrow (Numbered Tomorrows)
Series: Numbered Tomorrows. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Gravity-wave art installations, autocannibalistic feedback loops, strategic processor vines, and impolite strangers shedding biodrones; there is much to be seen in these 102 Glimpses of Tomorrow, unique and thought-provoking science fiction condensed into two-minute reading breaks.
Aisle Seat, a Collection of Slightly Dark and Quirky Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aisle Seat is a collection of thirteen (13) slightly dark and quirky short stories by John Hunter, an award-winning and produced scriptwriter who enjoys telling engaging and entertaining tales. For an example, see Zentangles offered as a FREE DOWNLOAD on Smashwords.
Secrets: Tales of Deadly Deception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of stories from master story teller G. Ernest Smith: Henry and Elam are two seniors who live together to save money. They live modestly and except for Henry's lust for a Lay-Z-Boy, they don't want for much. They decide to go out one Friday night to their favorite club for a good time but a madman with a gun has other ideas and soon they are caught up in a chaotic swirl of death.
New Age
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New York goes underwater. So have Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Cape Town, Bombay, Sunderland, Lagos, The Hague… And now comes a long-time planned alien invasion. A teenage boy jumps onto the wheels of courage to save planet earth. But with the alien’s advanced technology, can he do it? Enjoy this fascinating science fiction from the author of My Visitor, Rumors, etc.

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