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The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A quarterly collection of awesome, selected and edited by The Book Smugglers. Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, THE BOOK SMUGGLERS’ QUARTERLY ALMANAC: VOLUME 2 is essential for any SFF fan.
Nano-Bytes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nano-Bytes features five stories from Daniel C. Smith that first appeared in The Fifth Di... In these pages you'll find a virus which has startling effects on a team of archaeologists, parents looking to splice their son's genes, a man who realizes he is all he can ever be, the unexpected consequences of mating with an alien, and a trip through space that ends up in an unexpected destination.
The Church of Kâhkâkiw
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
In an altering west, Tricia hangs out with high school friends and an intriguing black bird. While Salina talks of ancient wisdom, Xia explains Asian recolonization claims of genetic kinship with the indigenous. At the land status office Tricia stands by her father adjusting to a lifestyle lost. Could a revived belief, a new Mother Earth church help her family, and others, take on the change?
The Adventurous Time Adventures of Doctor When
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Adventurous Time Adventures of Doctor When: A Steampunk Time Drama in Eight Acts will delight and divert discerning readers. Prepare to journey hence with Doctor When through space-time on a Very Important Mission to save the world from untold chronological havoc!
Bait
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They eat us to live. We eat them to live forever. Tomás finds himself consulting on a commercial breeding program for a rare species -- a fish which looks like a mermaid, whose meat is a powerful curative. The corporation with a successful fish farm will command nutrition and pharmaceutical markets. But staff at the facility are dying, and Nature will not wait for research.
The Tulku of Titan and The Terror of Titan
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE TULKU OF TITAN: The Dalai Lama has passed away, but the monks who are to search for his new incarnation are not prepared for the fact that he has gone into space…nor are they prepared for what they find once they reach Titan. THE TERROR OF TITAN: A murder has been committed, and a husband and wife are each quick to admit to having committed it, but have they?
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine Issue #3 (Fall 2016)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The special Pirates and Mercenaries issue of the critically acclaimed Sci-Fi and Fantasy magazine.
The Ship's Fairy and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THE SHIP'S FAIRY AND OTHER STORIES by Brandie Larsen is a collection of flash/short fiction about three different girls, from three different worlds with three very different problems.
Newcomer: Chapter 1- A Serial Flash Fiction Novel
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Cali wakes up in a strange glass pod with no memory of how she got there. But questions about where she is and how she arrived aren’t nearly as strange as another radical difference. This is a startling, impossible change Cali detects in herself.
Dads In Short Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This collection of three flash fiction pieces will bring a smile to your face, and maybe even have you laughing out loud. Just like your dad's plaid shorts that skimp on length, these breezy reads will be perfect for your train ride or next bathroom break.
Frozen Assets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the not too distant future cryogenics has become an exact science making it possible for people with terminal illnesses to have themselves frozen in the hope that a cure to their ailment will eventually be discovered. There will also be those who choose to have themselves placed in suspended animation in expectation that the future will be a better place for humanity - a utopian society.
Apex Magazine - Issue 59
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Apex Publications. 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 Whipping Boy and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this dark collection of politically-charged weird tales you will find four short stories that include; An alternate medical history. A psychopath’s brief visit to the “freak ward.” A ship’s captain with a dreadful fear of water. Capitalism at its finest. This strange balance of cruelty, racism and emotional exploitation is a brief taster of G D Penman’s weird tales.
Disruptive Fauna and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection of strange and sinister snippets you will find four short stories that include; A child genius and his bonsai dinosaurs. A handy user’s guide for your sexbot. Shrieking madness inspired by vivisepulture. The completed daily record of Observer C23810F. This strange balance of bureaucracy, botany and bondage is a brief taster of G D Penman’s speculative fiction.
Bite-Sized Stories
Price: Free! Words: 38,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Looking for some short but high-quality entertainment over coffee or a snack? Grab Bite-Sized Stories and fill your stolen moments with 33 indie flash fiction tales. Just 5 minutes per engaging story.
Static Falls
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Serralves e Emily partem numa missão diplomática à recém-descoberta colónia de “Static Falls” onde tudo parece ter parado em meados do século XX. No entanto, nas entranhas daquela estranha comunidade, escondem-se terríveis segredos que poderão significar o fim do Comandante.
A Guerra Esquecida
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Após uma batalha espacial, Serralves acorda, com um novo corpo, num local gelado e desolado. Não se trata, porém, de um planeta distante, mas de um ponto remoto da Terra onde fará descobertas que mudarão para sempre os livros de história.
Das Eigentum
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Um pahoehoente resiste na Terra. Para nós, estes aliens quase destruíram o nosso planeta, contudo o Comandante Serralves irá descobrir um outro lado do inimigo.
Despojos de guerra
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Na confusão de um contra-ataque a uma tripulação de piratas espaciais, os olhos de Serralves reconhecem uma arma alienígena. De onde veio ela? Haverá mais? Quem mais tem conhecimento da sua existência?
Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The end of the world, holiday letters, and the state of mad science in 2016. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2016 collects fourteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Saffron Grey, Diana Rohlman, and Deborah Walker.

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