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Apex Magazine Issue 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
The Planets Are for the Prosperous
Price: Free! Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Overpopulation has ruined the Earth. Housing stacks dot the landscape, surrounded by piles of discarded rubble. Yet the newly discovered, habitable planets in the cosmos provide hope, and the lottery offices provide a chance for those in the housing stacks to ascend into the stars. Only, the game is rigged, and all the treasure found in the stars will be wasted so long as the lottery entertains.
The Black Side
You set the price! Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of horror, science fiction, and fantasy short stories by Colette Black.
The Deadliest Alien Artifacts (Story Collection)
Price: Free! Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fantastic classic action-packed science fiction horror short story collection, with stories from The Alien Artifact book series, with explorers confronting colossal deadly mind-bending new scenarios! In which explorers uncover the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate alien voyagers and probes, and ultimate future time travelers, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!
Fantastic Visions 2
Price: Free! Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An introduction to the writing of Julian M. Miles. Science fantasy, magical fantasy, horror and weird horror - a selection drawn from all of his currently published work.
Parable of Weeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Ian Baptiste was finally starting to see some light in his life after the tragic death of his wife. Following a significant promotion, he’d been able to move with his son into WhisperWood, an exclusive, gated neighborhood. Something didn’t feel quite right. All of his feelings came to a head when he looked through a crack in the wall behind his home and discovered something that broke his heart.
Apex Magazine Issue 70
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » 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. Edited by Hugo Award-nominated editor Jason Sizemore.
Strange Worlds Stories: Volume 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book contains eight works of short fiction. All are filled with humor and satire. Six of the stories are reprints and two are new. The stories lampoon first contact incidents, vigilantes. Shakespeare, Lord of the Rings and other subjects popular with fantasy and scifi writers.
Flipspace: Astraeus Event Missions 10-12
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,150. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Surpassing the speed of light remained elusive in 2175. However, the trick was to hold still to swap out spatial locations. For Colonel Sumitra Ramachandra, Major Lamarr Fitch, Captain Malcolm O’Connell and the rest of the ISS Mockingbird’s crew jumping between solar systems is just the start of their wondrous, sometimes zany and often perilous missions.
Apex Magazine Issue 73
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
Interzone #259 Jul - Aug 2015
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer, low price. Much cheaper than usual, the July-August issue of Interzone contains cutting edge science fiction by E. Catherine Tobler, Chris Butler, Sara Saab, Richard W. Strachan, Rich Larson, plus the 2015 James White Award winning story ‘Midnight Funk Association’ by Mack Leonard.
Apex Magazine Issue 72
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
The Acts of 1 - A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are times when a person’s life changes forever on one decision or action. Whether the choice is on impulse or well thought out, innocuous or major, these seven short stories of the paranormal and science fiction explores the actions and consequences of those decisions. The stories are: The Prayer, A Wish For Sarah, Waiting Room, The Note, A Flash In Time, The Librarian, and The Immortals.
Masters of Time: A Science Fiction And Fantasy Time Travel Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Creative Alchemy, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A clone who usurps his own destiny--and with it, the power of Time. A time travel romance that would defy death, and an alluring agent from the future hunting her prey... From adventure to loss, hope and sacrifice, these imaginative and heart-pounding stories are woven into the fabric of six unique visions of time travel. Includes stories by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors.
Mindgate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten incredible stories that proves that our minds are the gateway not only to the stars, but to the entire universe and all that is! The first in a series of ten smashing volumes that will blow your mind!
An Alien to Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Five HOT 1Night Stand stories about sexy heroes from other planets. What do a librarian, a nurse, a director’s assistant, a housekeeper, and an orphan have in common? They all end up spending an evening with a gorgeous stranger. Will one night lead to more, or will they run away when they learn their sexy suitor comes from another planet? Find out in these five sensual 1Night Stand stories.
Accessing the Future
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fifteen stories and nine independent illustrations tell beautiful, speculative stories of disability and mental illness in the future. Teeming with space pirates, battle robots, interstellar travel and genetically engineered creatures, every story and image is a quality, crafted work of science fiction in its own right, as thrilling and fascinating as it is worthy and important.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2015
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Steampunk butlers, the execution of Earth, and binary fission in rabbits. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2015 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science.Readers will also find other resources for the budding mad scientist, including an advice column, horoscopes, and other brief messages from mad scientists.
Les Chroniques de P'tite Tête (l'omnibus)
Price: Free! Words: 25,630. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cycle de nouvelles se voulant humoristique, se déroulant sur une planète lointaine, colonisée par des humains. Sur un ton humoristique, l'ensemble du recueil présente une critique sociale où l'environnement occupe une place prépondérante.
Strange Beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Strange Beginnings is a collection of short stories by Treesong. These tales take place in the same contemporary science fiction and fantasy setting as the author’s first novel, Change. Each story relates in its own way to the theme of strange beginnings—and often strange endings.