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Tales from Hilbert Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book contains four tales set in Hilbert Space. Hilbert Space is a rather unique place. Inhabited by dozens of space faring civilizations and spanning hundreds of systems, it is home to thousands of stories worth telling. While the laws of physics are acknowledged here, Hilbert Space is known to find many workarounds that ensure that it is a dangerous, yet also extremely entertaining domain.
Volume 6: Love
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 6 of Inaccurate Realities explores our closest relationships and love in all its forms. From an unlikely friendship formed during war, to the love of a father desperate to save his son, or even setting the one you love free to live their life, these stories tug on our heart strings and unite us in the universal truths founds within.
Only Disconnect
Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wake up and smell the roses? "Only Disconnect" from Third Flatiron Anthologies offers speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror) and flash humor about the pitfalls of distraction and overstimulation.
8 Strange Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
8 Strange Stories explore the far fringes of outer space and the dark depths of the human soul, workplace terror and blasphemous horror, murderous cannibals and immaculate birth, vengeful robots and guardian angels. Includes a bonus story, “The Ballad of Smoke,” an excerpt from Rob Errera’s novel, Hangman’s Jam.
Infinity
Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 5. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within this book you will read more than sixty views of futures near and far. From golden ages of man through to hellhole dystopias, via far stars or familiar locations. Dynamic, emotional, powerful: these tales of people overcoming old trials in new situations, or discovering ways to cope with new travails. Come and join their lives and adventures for a while.
B is for Broken
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Broken people, broken promises, broken dreams and broken objects are just some of the ways these 26 fantastic stories interpret the theme of ‘Broken’. From science fiction to fantasy, horror to superheroes the stories within these pages cover a vast swath of the genres under the speculative fiction umbrella.
The First Steampunk Adventures Collection – Tales One thru Five
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Complete with unusual mechanical Steampunk wonders, strange characters and bold adventurers, this riveting anthology presents a Book 1 collection of mind bending stories relative to the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject. These stories combine the worlds of fantasy and science fiction.
Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 135,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
26 stories from the new wave of Swedish of science fiction and the fantastic. Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.
Tales of Wonder
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meyari McFarland gathers together six stories of wonder in this third themed collection, Tales of Wonder. Inside you will find dragons both dark and light, sisters struggling to make ends meet who face death together, new worlds and future modifications to both humans and orcas as seal levels rise in the face of global warming. Six stories. Six adventures. Pure excitement.
Flipspace: Confluence
Series: Flipspace, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fate of the Astraeus crew is at last known. Serious questions remain as to why they disappeared. During the study of multiple life-sustaining worlds in peculiar orbits, ground support forces brought by the Mockingbird are attacked. Amid working out the nature and intent of the alien, a diplomatic dispute erupts over access to the discoveries.
The Book of Lapism, Deluxe Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,080. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
If biotech can sculpt the body, can it also shape the mind. . . and soul? That was the challenge laid before Dr. Aaron Thomas by his latest client, to shape him into a gentler, more loving being, inside and out. But the world is not a kind and gentle place, and as one man’s search for truth inspires a movement, will a kinder, gentler people be able to survive and face the challenges ahead?
Senna Versus Schumacher And Other Formula One Rivalries That Never Happened
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if Ayrton Senna had survived his Imola 1994 accident? What if Gilles Villeneuve hadn't died at Zolder in 1982? What if Stirling Moss hadn't crashed at Goodwood in 1962? What if Alberto Ascari had survived his 1955 testing-accident at Monza? This book explores those rivalries by assuming that drivers’ injuries from crashes were not fatal, and pits the drivers up against their peers once more.
Strangelet, Issue 0
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strangelet is a new journal of speculative fiction, publishing fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic stories/comics, and artwork that showcase the point where genre and the literary collide. Issue 0 is our debut.
Sci-Fi Value Pack
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 244,330. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Sci-Fi Value Pack currently contains my science fiction novel The Snodgrass Incident and two collections of stories (Worms and Other Alien Encounters and Have You Seen My Cat? And Other Stories) for a lower price than if they were purchased individually. In addition to this, I will add my next collection of sci-fi stories to this value pack when I complete them.
Ghosts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mysterious stranger rescues a young woman from a violent attack. But he's a mystery even to himself, with no memory of who he is or how he ended up in that dark alley. Nevertheless, she finds herself drawn to him, unaware that solving his mystery will force her to come to terms with her own past - a past she would much rather forget.
Interzone #258 (May - Jun 2015)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2015’s Interzone, #258, has T.R. Napper, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Julie C. Day, Christien Gholson, and Malcolm Devlin’s fiction plus art by Martin Hanford, cover, and Jim Burns, among others, inside. Non-fiction includes the reader poll results plus David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee, Christopher Fowler and M Kincaid-Speller’s interview of E.J. Swift.
Five Days in May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Strap yourself into the cockpit and follow along as John C. Bodin and Ron Collins take you on five science fictional hot laps around the Indy 500's past and future, full of aliens, robots, high technology, and even a few laughs. This collection includes two stories that were previously published, and three that are original to the anthology.
Symphony of Humanity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A creature from another world kidnaps people for his monstrous art. An ancient roman legion sets sail on a voyage doomed from the start. A traumatized young girl seeks vengeance against a blood-thirsty dragon. A young man fights in a violent gang war. All this and more, in a collection of stories that celebrate the bizarre, comical, and downright dark side of speculative fiction.
Downside Girls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: British English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'Downside Girls' is a collection of stories by Jaine Fenn set in the floating city of Khesh which rests above the uninhabitable planet of Vellern. For Topsiders life is about luxury and opulence, while for those of the Undertow survival takes precedence. Khesh City is a democracy by assassination, where Angels - deadly state-sponsored killers - remove those unworthy to hold office.
Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 14, May 2015 (Heinlein Special)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly (every two months) magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an award winning independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and old (reprint) stories, a serialization of a novel, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Jody Lynn Nye and Bill.