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Professor Magneto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories by the author of Hayden's Realm, this is science fiction at its greatest. Professionally proofread and edited from the work of a master writer, this volume is a 'must buy' for any lover of sci-fi. It features stories of intrepid galactic adventure and intriguing tales that will most definitely make you think again.
Wild Space: Heist
Series: Wild Space Series 1, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by JMB Entertainment Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Earth isn't coming for them. The Empire wants them dead. The crew of the Independence has reached a crossroads. For the crew of the Independence, life is about to change...
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.
A Sensitive Time
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
She lies with him in bed, holding him close. The exhaustion from all the grief finally overtook him, and he had fallen into a restless sleep. But something is brewing inside her, a change in her chemistry, and as she listens to his breathing she'll find out more than she every wanted to know about the man she loves.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jingle all the way to your favorite reading nook with this fifth holiday collection from Anne B. Walsh! Join a starfaring princess in her quest for bell-ringing Christmas beauty; ding-dong-ditch your way to Winterfest happiness in the cave-bound Hidden Cities; and meet Bran the Fool, magical Lord of Misrule for twelve days of Yuletide merriment at the court of Darius, King of Coliseva...
Il bambino
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In una fredda casa di montagna, una festa di fine anno troppo movimentata, ha dei risvolti inquietanti. Come riuscirà Adrian Murray a scegliere tra le diverse realtà che gli si proporranno e sfuggire alla ragnatela spazio-temporale tessuta dal destino?
The Newcomer: Twelve Scifi Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain's reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger's appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something new.
Like Knights of Old
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.
Tevun-Krus #5 - DecoPunk
Price: Free! Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Crew at @Ooorah takes on the little-known subgenre of DecoPunk! And what a doozy it turned out to be.
The Old Rocker and the Healer
Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An old rocker lies in his bed. Tonight will probably be his last night on Earth but he's not ready to go. The old rocker thinks of his granddaughter of how much she needs him. If he stays she could be anything she wants, if he goes tonight he wonders will become of her. While the rocker lies there waiting for death a healer slips quietly into the room.
Bravo Tunnel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When four high-school students get illegal technology upgrades that feed data straight into their brains, they start dying one by one. The only clue is a holy shrine called Stonehenge.
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.
Stan Cobalt's Other Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
STAN COBALT'S OTHER WORLDS is a collection of three flash fiction stories providing a glimpse of other planets and events within. They fall under the genres of science fiction, slice of life, and action.
How Was Your Monday and Other Fun and Fascinating Tales
Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
HOW WAS YOUR MONDAY AND OTHER FUN AND FASCINATING TALES" is an anthology collection of science fiction stories written by John D Tibbetts III. Each one has its own style and approach to the genre. "Finger Pointing" is a comedy with very light sci-fi elements, "Journey of a Terran Soldier" is a high concept sci-fi war story, and "How Was Your Monday?" is a superhero story with sci-fi elements.
Crimson Timelines
Series: Crimson Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crimson Timelines is an anthology of engaging stories weaving paths in time and the mind. Enjoy a stroll through the fourth dimension with these diverse authors. A great read with wide appeal.
Frost Fire Worlds November 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Unique
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An adolescent is rejected by his fellow students because of his strangeness. As an only child, he feels lonely and isolated. Is life worth living?
L-O-V-E Among the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A space traveler wakes too soon, and must leave the woman of his dreams to the ministrations of another, less-human caretaker. "L-O-V-E Among the Stars" is a speculative fiction of (with hints of a pop standard.)
The Taletellers' Slumber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: Australian English. Published: November 18, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Grey, the colony’s Head Botanist, disappears, Kiralee worries. When he has not returned after five months, she goes looking for him, for Grey is more than chief botanist, Grey is a storyteller at heart, a believer in the importance of the tale—and so was every single one of those who disappeared before him. Can Kiralee discover where they went, before the stories are lost forever?
One Step Beyond: An Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An anthology of stories from the long-running One Step Beyond writers' group, including tales from all corners of the speculative fiction genre. All profits from the sale of this anthology will go to English PEN, a charitable network defending and promoting freedom of expression around the world.