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On the Brink
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
An omnibus of scifi, horror, and urban fiction by Tonya R. Moore
Still Light: the First Ten Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A story of humanity’s evolution. Still Light is an experiment in storytelling, with each chapter set five years forward from the last, building a tale that will unfold over centuries. This volume covers the first fifty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier.
Visions IV: Space Between Stars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Imagine the deepest regions of space between the stars of the Milky Way. Cold, empty, silent, and vast. In the quest to achieve immortality for our species, humankind will reach those realms. What will they see? What dangers will they overcome, in the dark recesses between stars? Fifteen talented science fiction authors share their visions of how our descendants will live and die in deep space.
Continumental Stories: Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A book of short stories including: The Khalazaran Prophecy, The Broken Worlds, Trensgar, Ghezar's Last, The Summoner's Run and The Fore-Telling
Snakes & Spiders: The Definitive Change War Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This collection gathers the original magazine versions of every canonical story in Fritz Leiber's iconic Change War time travel series for the first time. It includes an introduction by Kevin A. Straight, comprehensive Guide to the Change World, timeline of Fritz Leiber's life and works, and list of Change War apocrypha. Physical book editions include full index.
First Communions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Geoffrey Girard first appeared in Writers of the Future and has since written and sold more than sixty short stories of dark fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Collected here, for the first time, are sixteen of his best, and darkest, tales.
C is for Chimera
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This installment of Rhonda Parrish’s alphabet anthology series asks skilled storytellers to write around the theme of chimera. The resulting tales are part fable, part poem, part dream. But like any chimera, the parts make up a greater whole. Blend reality with fantasy. Mesh science fiction with mystery. Mix history with what should have been. They are all chimera.
Make Death Proud to Take Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts." - Marcus Tullius Cicero A collection of science fiction and fantasy stories celebrating the courage of men.
Daisy Gator’s Little Book of Remarkable Persons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight science fiction and fantasy stories. A mysterious pod crashes into a fragile community on Europa. A belligerent overlord threatens the post-humans on Io. Here are tales of extraordinary animals, talking alligators and magical birds. Half are reprints from publications such as the Aurora Award nominated anthology Strange Bedfellows. The rest are original stories.
The Fleet (Trilogy Two)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
The Fleet (Trilogy One)
You set the price! Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
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’.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Prophetic skulls, crocheting krakens, murderous plants. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: August 2016 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Judith Field, Dusty Wallace, and Richard Zwicker.
Unidentified Flying Objects: Nine Classic Sci-Fi Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
They are: Recreating Genius, Raymond The Automatic House, Terran Spies On An Alien Planet,The Pied Piper of Spring, Weather Modification Sucks, Rio Temporal,The Refugee, Radiation Can Really Mess Things Up & The Fate Of Humanity Rests In Her Hands. Please see full synopses for these nine stories.
Virtualities: A Collection Of Virtual Reality Science Fiction Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(31,000 words) Virtual reality technology continues to advance. This collection of stories offers some glimpses of where that technology might take us. Stories included: Winterland; Vacation Violation; Reality Check; Capital Punishment; Troubleshooter; The Spirit Of The Game; Levels. All the stories were previously published as separate ebooks at Smashwords, and in zines and ezines before that.
Metahumans vs the Ultimate Evil
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On the side of good are the metahumans, men and women gifted--or cursed--with extraordinary powers. Now they find themselves pitted against a variety of situations and foes. Witches, demons, monsters, and abominations plague the heroes this time around with magic, mischievousness, murder, and mayhem. Who will ultimately prevail: the ultimate good or the ultimate evil?
Short Sci-Fi Adventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Collection of science fiction adventures: Two prequels to Regina Shen series (Salvage & Into the Storm) Prequel to Rebel series (Unintended Rebel) Space opera thriller (Maiden Voyage) Story inspired by Lord of the Flies (She-Devil Rocks) Big brother watching and man who can’t resist (Watching You)
World Builder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
31 short stories of various genres, although most are science fiction.
A Little Bit of Everything
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Samurai discovers that the Inn he's staying at harbours a dark secret... A young sentry befriends an old book lover and his parasitic pet in a post apocalyptic theme park... An Animator finds herself facing charges in a court of the Fae for crimes she didn't even know were possible... Welcome to the mind of Michael Healy. Where anything is possible and a little bit of everything goes.
Interzone #263 (Mar-Apr 2016)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
New fiction by Alexander Marsh Freed, Christopher Fowler, Michelle Ann King, Jeffrey Thomas, Rich Larson, and E. Catherine Tobler, art; Vincent Sammy’s cover, Jim Burns, Richard Wagner, and Martin Hanford inside. Comment by Jonathan McCalmont and Nina Allan; Shattering Illusions in SFF by Juliet E. McKenna; David Langford’s Ansible Link; Reviews: film - Nick Lowe; DVD/Blu-ray - Tony Lee, & books.

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