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Apex Magazine Issue 71
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,310. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This month features Sean Robinson, AC Wise, Naomi Kritzer, Yzabel Ginsberg, Octavia Cade, Keith S. Wilson, and Isabel Yap.
Four Screens
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A look at the near future when humans increasingly remote-drive vehicles as a bid to keep their jobs from being replaced by computer algorithms and advanced software.
The Optimist Police
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“The Optimist Police,” is a humorous story about one man’s struggle in a society with unrealistic expectations about positive attitude. The 3000 word story was originally published by New Myths.
Star Brigade: Odysseys - An Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Sixteen stories taking place during the cataclysmic events of Star Brigade: Resurgent.
The Alien Visits
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science fiction about a boy's adventure with an alien. He learns how to make friends with people who are different and although different, they are the same.
The Shadow of Doom
You set the price! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A man-made creature escapes its place of origin to the city of Union Beach, where it reigns with destruction and chaos. No one is safe in its wake and the military seems hopeless. Kyle Garces is a survivor who's trying to find any way to escape the terror, but a new addition to his baggage has changed his plans and extends his stay inside the city where monsters aren't just giant and inhuman.
The New Church: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonathan, a man of faith, takes on a mission for the New Church that sends him farther than any man before him has gone.
Parallel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In other universes I have fallen silent. In our own I hear of nations quarantined as the disease sweeps the planet. If it is not stopped I may be the only survivor. There are those who don't want it stopped. They may kill me, but they work without a full understanding of my greatest strength. I am never alone.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2015)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Scotty: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Scotty isn't old enough to know what's going on, just old enough to be scared.
Let the Reader Beware
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
What will you do when you read this? A short story involving the reader reading this story and finding themselves forced into making a horrible decision. This is done by the reader being given six possible endings to the story and having to choose one!
Adam Savages Secret Diary
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The page of his diary Adam hoped the world would never find. Do you dare read it, and learn the grim truth?
Last Chance (The Fateful Time part 2)
Series: The Fateful Time. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A guardian angel delivers a trinket to a devastated mother, the only option to save her dying daughter's life.
Alien Abattoir: And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ten stories about cursed alien artifacts, interstellar investment banking, ancient alien astronauts, parallel timelines, alien experimentation, and space colonization gone horribly wrong. This anthology is the first complete collection from Sean P. Hazlett.
Flipspace: Derivation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Finding the location of a star system with possible signs of life, the strike group is sent to investigate what phenomenon may threaten the future of exo-solar exploration.
The Crack
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's cute—but is she crazy, or has he gone insane? (*flash fiction*)
My Mysterious Doppelganger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
IT'S A GREAT STORY! - comment from a longtime reader. HIS FUTURE-SELF FREAKS HIM OUT! When Jack encounters another version of himself, the "fun" is just beginning. His doppelganger shows him amazing things, realms that knows no bounds, only those of the imagination. But it's not all dazzle, as his future-self has things to tell before he disappears. And Jack needs answers!
Space Vixen Trek Episode 13: The Final Falafel
Series: Space Vixen Trek, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 40,450. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SVT13: Two besties, a nerd and a redneck jock, go on a trip. The nerd discovered his Jewish heritage and is taking it up to eleven, the jock recently became a devout Muslim. Their destination is Jerusalem. Religious bickering and romantic rivalry heat things up from the beginning. Their goofy classmate goes off the rails and declares himself to be the Second Coming. Then things get much weirder.
Betwixt Issue 7
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 7 collects all four stories originally published online. Issue 7 includes original fiction by Peri Fae Blomquist, Jennifer Hykes, Jason Kimble, and Trevor Shikaze.
Infinite Travels
Series: Infinite Horizons ยท Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seven journeys: Infinite Travels collects seven stories by Meyari McFarland chronicling travels physical, emotional and metaphorical. Questions of identity, of freedom, of gender and justice are examined in these seven stories that span the genres and explore whole new worlds. Infinite Travels collects seven exciting trips into the imagination of Meyari McFarland that you will never forget.