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Strangelet, Volume 2, Issue 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 2, Issue 3 of Strangelet, featuring cover art by Nina Vakueva Fiction
: "Living as Phineus" by Katherine Heath Shaeffer
What happens when your wings only weigh you down?
 "Beneath the Skin" by Matthew Chamberlin
Nothing in the flesh is what it seems. You have to reach the pit. Poetry by Lauren DeChae and James Valvis
Interzone #264 (May-June 2016)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone springs into May-June 2016 ablaze with Vincent Sammy’s cover as well as interior art from Martin Hanford and Richard Wagner. It blossoms with fiction from authors Tyler Keevil, Malcolm Devlin, James Van Pelt, Rich Larson, and Gwendolyn Kiste. All this is bedded in with news, reviews and columns from David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee and Elaine Gallagher
A Proposal of Marriage
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Assassination and marriage dominate conversation around the bridge table on a sultry summer afternoon.
Greetings From The Ninth Sector
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Corporal Bruce Otterson has shipped out on the I.F.S. George Lucas, to deliver colonists to a faraway planet. But to get there, the ship has to pass through Sector Nine, where strange, disturbing things have been known to happen. And will happen again.
Tyler: The Gatekeeper Series
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by firespiritpub. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tyler is a Bounty Hunter. Tormented by the memory of the woman who broke his heart, he became a Bounty Hunter to try and find her. She has managed to elude him for years. Now he is closing in on finding her, if Acacia doesn't find a way to distract him, and pull him further into the dark
Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by firespiritpub. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Julie was running from her own demons, but Ben got caught in the middle. Now she is trying to find a way to save his soul and get hers back.
Jen Air: Springheel
Series: Jen Air. Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the town of Irongate, a new threat has appeared, terrorising families and especially children. Already people are likening this creature to the Victorian boogeyman who began a reign of fear in London's churchyards and alleys almost two centuries ago, Spring-Heeled Jack. Our heroines, Jennifer Airhart and Kaya Cade, are called upon to put a stop to his mischief before more are hurt.
Frank Herbert: Unpublished Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For the first time, this collection presents 13 completed short stories that Frank Herbert never published in his lifetime. These tales show a great breadth of talent and imagination. Readers can now appreciate the writing of one of the field’s masters in a kaleidoscope of new stories.
Sci-Fi Microfiction
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book presents a totally new concept: sci-fi micro-fiction. These pieces may be short, but these 16 stories will excite you, challenge you, and even threaten your current way of thinking as they look into the future of humanity and their lives. Enter this space and let your imagination run wild. Technical words have been kept to a minimum, but essential terms are explained in short notes
The Death of the American Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They came out of nowhere to attack America's towns and suburbs: Giant mutant crabs and other creatures, grown to enormous size due to nuclear radiation and bent on destroying the American way of life. But while many fall to the monster attacks, an advertising executive finds the unexpected strength to survive and fight back for the sake of his family…
The Interview
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The leader of an enigmatic and secret cult arrives at a television studio to reveal his message: "They Are Close."
Ever After
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Ever After, two mysterious women convey the same Cinderella story to Giambattista Basile in 1594 and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in 1811. How cultures change and retell this story over time reveals humanity’s soul to those who listen.
Frost Fire Worlds May 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Histories of Nox Caelum: Brother & Twin
You set the price! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Floroen Black, Director General of Twin is faced with his home planet's ultimate destruction by the expansive and industrious planet Brother. In the heat of argument and with no other choices he relinquishes power to the ruling Planetary Commonwealth of Nox Caelum. He soon realizes his last grab for hope may have been a push too far, and power could easily fall into the wrong hands.
Damaged Space
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Luis talks Officer Cordova and her partner James into helping him investigate an illicit drug ring, their hottest lead may end up too hot to handle...
Hidden Truths & Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Each story in this series teaches a lesson the person behind the stone should have learned before committing crime, hurting someone else, or generally failing at life.
Pedeapsa lui Newton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: Romanian. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Scurtă poveste despre eroism
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
Take Me To Your Leader: Science Fiction Stories for Kids
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tales about space, robots, aliens, and astronauts for children.
Still Light: the First Ten Stories
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 107,770. 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.