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Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #5 (Spring 2017)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Spring 2017 special Eldritch Earth issue. Burroughsian adventure on a prehistoric Lovecraftian Earth.
The Cloud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven members of the PEGASUS are dead. Murdered just after the ship flew through a cloud of space dust. Sean Reeve is the sole survivor and the apparent perpetrator. There's only one problem: the convicted claims he isn't Sean Reeve at all.
The Proud Secret
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The E.E.S. station was supposed to be a temporary installation on a poisoned planet. A short-term solution to the survival of humanity. A new threat faces them now and it has nothing to do with aliens or the science of living on a dying planet. Despair. Humanity's oldest enemy.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2017
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,410. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Wing removal from tooth fairies, discoveries of insect history, and Romantic poetry written by automatons. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2017 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist, there is also fiction from Constance Flux, Shanan Winters, and Bobby Riahi.
Interzone #269 (March-April 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The March–April issue of Interzone contains new science fiction and fantasy by Steve Rasnic Tem (also interviewed), Sean McMullen, Tim Akers, Christien Gholson, and Richard E. Gropp; art by Dave Senecal, Martin Hanford, and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McCalmont, and Nick Lowe; plus reviews of the latest books and movies.
The Gift Of Time
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A scifi-psychological thriller, that will keep you entertained till the last word and make you think even after the story is over. Come on a journey to find love, life and a second chance.
Pests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017 by StoryForge Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science fiction short story about the perils of consumer purchasing.
Prometheus
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Part man and part machine, the spaceship Prometheus has become tired of living. The only thing is, the company won't let him go as long as there is profit to be made. Oh, and he prefers to be called Dave by his friends. A short science fiction story by Constance 'Dusty' Miller.
Miss Gemini’s Homecoming: Zodiac Opposites Meet on a Journey to True North
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
TV reporter Hermetica Gemini drives north on Lunar Highway in hope of breaking the story of the century: King Jupiter’s illegitimate son. Her mission has karmic repercussions, however: she is cut off from her glamorous life in South Node City and meets the reclusive Athos Sagittarius. As the story gallows on, Hermetica is forced to face her issues regarding love, spirituality and self-worth.
The Final Survey of Andrei Kreutzmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a deep space prospecting trip, Andrei Kreutzmann finds a planet valuable enough to set him up for life. Buy a new ship. Maybe even win back his lost love. Unfortunately, the imperial military recalls him to active duty. His old captain, now a marshal, orders him to scout a key strategic sector. Andrei can't refuse. He flies straight into a trap...
Only Sheepdog on the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ganymede: a half-terraformed, isolated human outpost. Low population, all pioneering spacers with a frontier attitude. Where retired Captain Cole Douglas runs a bar in an old shuttlecraft. Far from help, if that orange flash in the sky indicates an invasion force... A military space adventure short story from Stefon Mears,
Airlock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
James Grey and his AI companion Jeeves take a salvage contract. This should just be another routine assignment to survey and tag items with value. When they get to the salvage, they encounter something alive in the salvage. Soon there is a struggle for survival.
Cold Atmosphere
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story will give you an interesting look into the future of mankind, humans' views about life and love. See how far humans have changed and developed. Learn about their perspectives toward the emotions and feelings that define our lives in the present. Will emotions and love have a place in the future? Will mankind grow wiser or colder and is it for the benefit of humanity or not?
Urban Nightmares - Tales of Horror and Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Urban Nightmares - 4 Tales of Horror & Wonder Here are 4 suspenseful tales of people pushed to the edge of human experience...and then beyond
Colony Planets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here is some easy reading. Four short stories about colonies planted by Earth in the future on alien planets. Why do I say it's easy reading; there are no super heroes or characters with extraordinary powers. Just human beings in situations doing what they must.
Your Nightly Programing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a highly charged political thriller with some good old fashioned scifi added for fun. Warning if you are offended by politics this is not the read for you. It is extremely critical of Trump.
Vitamins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Golganthea needs to get back to her world with the news. Nearly out of fuel, she must stop at a small backwater planet. She waits, impatiently, while the ship refuels itself. Annoyed at her, the ship requests Golganthea go for a walk. She needs to keep her ship happy at all costs. A dark and irreverent science fiction short.
The Great Tome of Dragons and Draconic Lore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Great Tome Series continues with The Great Tome of Dragons and Draconic Lore. Enjoy this collection of tales that provide a unique exploration of the legendary creature and its kin.
Gangs of Galis
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Danny Marzio, crime boss and businessman, has a dream to turn crime-ridden Galis City into a paradise of vice, but as a gang war escalates, he realises that to build his business, he may have to become an emperor.
That First Hour
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this prequel to Kody Boye’s WHEN THEY CAME trilogy, follow eleven-year-old Jason Parks as he fights for his life during the first hours of the alien invasion of Earth.