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Tales From The Beyond
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 68,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dark night, in a small town, an everyday person, much like you or me, sits down and begins to read. From haunted manors and gleaming starships, to strange friendships and unordinary love stories, this anthology of the weird and wonderful will take you on a journey to the fascinating beyond.
In an Uncertain World. . .
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 and represented by Elby Lisbil. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is ninety-one degrees and it is a minute, the ten o'clock news comes on the newscaster begins rattling off all the hot topics for the day a Korean missile test, Russian aircraft coming within a few feet of an American fighter jet. The EBS insignia on the television screen, NORAD has detected a missile launch emanating from a base in North Korea this missile will make impact California
My Shorts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anthology of 13 science fiction and fantasy short stories from the fertile imagination of Dr. Arthur Doweyko. Think Twilight Zone with a dash of science and a sprinkle of magic.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Mind Flights 3: Fantastic Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mind Flights 3: Fantastic Tales, is a collection of three short stories. In "The Devourer", a being with an insatiable need to consume human flesh approaches Ghettis Prime. How will the colonists survive? "Sanctuary" is a peek behind the lie of our everyday lives. What are we...really? "The Black Rune" tells of the theft of a powerful elfstone, and the price all must now pay...
Apex Magazine Issue 98
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This month we feature fiction by Eric Schwitzgebel, Rich Larson, Kai Ashante Wilson, and Daniel I. Russell. Nonfiction, interviews, and more.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2017)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celebrating our 9th year in publication! Each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly is compiled to bring readers an eclectic and entertaining collection of works from both new and established voices in the speculative fiction genres.
Over A Barrel: The Phalanx Blood Series Part II
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
My blood kills cancer. But it does a lot more than that. It makes me a living, walking target to those who want to make me their blood bank and cash cow. So now I'm in hiding until my plans for revenge can come to fruition. But as you'll see, don't trust everyone these days, even those you thought were there to help.
The Immortals: Southport
Series: Symphony of War. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nicholas Caddy is assigned a straightforward task: prevent Polema from being infested by the Myriad at all costs. Part three of The Immortals series set in the Universe of War, thirteen years before the events of Symphony of War: The Polema Campaign.
Just a Dinosaur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The legends hinted at some kind of dinosaur. Oliver hoped it was a new species, and he had Nate believing him. Together, they hope to circumvent the prohibitions of intruding on a sacred site, to prove the creature existed—and all without their boss, and Nate’s lover, finding out. What exactly lies behind the legends—and, more importantly, will they be able to reveal it to the world?
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.
Metrovians: The Begining
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These are the first 72 hours of the aftermath of the 2108 Great Earthquake of Shanghai. And this is the struggle for survival of one man trapped in the rubble. The exact same rubble that will become the home of thousands of Chinese contributing to a society that will, in 300 years, become known as the ‘Metrovians’.
Starshot
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Earth launched its first interstellar mission, little did it know what kind of response it would receive.
Message From Tomorrow and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the spirit of classic science fiction and fantasy. Enjoy stories of time travel, alien invasion, alien abduction, military, action adventure and universal annihilation. Get a sampling of this author's writing and see if you don't want more.
The Breakout Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,470. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone is told that the 'Breakout Ship' was an unoccupied alien spaceship found abandoned and drifting near Pluto. Not true. The creatures on board would have given us all the technology they had, if we had asked. We killed them! The stolen technology allowed mankind to 'Breakout' of the solar system and once we were into the galaxy we found nothing but empty dead worlds and many unseen dangers.
上海大地震 一个人的生存纪录
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
简介 这本小说是上海2108年大地震之后一个人的72小时生存史。这是被困在废墟中的人类生存纪录。成千上万的中国人将流离失所,300年之内,这里将成为“Metrovians”。
The Golden Flies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He moved into the flat and discovered there is worse things than moving into a crappy high rise flat, where strange residents stares at him with blank black eyes and strange noises and shapes that darts around, which he could not figure out. And he noticed their creepiness when they moves closer and closer to him, every time he comes down to get yet more of his boxes. Something is wrong.
Time Travel University (Part II)
Series: Time Travel University · The World of Newcomer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Part II (Entry 3) of Time Travel U, Kit finds herself explaining modern science to eager time travelers from across thousands of years of past history while they all wait for the Strangest Professor Ever to show up for their Time Travel 101 class. Debates and arguments between religious folks and scientists are inevitable too, as well as all manner of other weird stuff.
Quantum Defect
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The army has found something impacted in the beach sands of England. With the war in progress, it could only be a German bomb, but what of those strange markings upon its surface... What if it didn't come from Earth at all...?
Ramen Close Encounter
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
At a streetside Ramen Shop located nearby Akihabara. The Shop's owner serves a customer not of this world in this lighthearted short story!