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Alternity: One by Sylvan Scott
You set the price! Words: 4,710. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Perched on the edge of infinities uncounted, a cobbled-together space station named "Alternity: One" orbits the chaotic storms at the galactic core. Perforations and rents in space-time open upon parallel reality after parallel reality. Its crew is just as piecemeal as the station: most without a way home. At the same time, they all have something in common. Every crew member is David Foster.
State the Nature by Nathaniel Patterson
You set the price! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Kenneth Whitley wakes up in San Francisco after his flight from Japan, he discovers quickly that the world he left is not the same as the one in which he has arrived.
News Bulletin by S. R. Reed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is a news bulletin about people dying in their sleep with no obvious signs of injury. The mystery continues until it becomes obvious that the human race is doomed.
Iridescent by Meyari McFarland
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The rainbow has infinite shades, just as this collection covers the spectrum of fictional possibilities. From contemporary romances like The Shores of Twilight Bay to dark fantasy like A Lone Red Tree and out to SF futures in Child of Spring, Shades of the Rainbow covers the gamut of time, space and genre. Meyari McFarland shows her mastery in this first omnibus collection of her short fiction.
Loss by Curio Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After crash-landing while in stasis, an exiled alien wakes up in a wholly unfamiliar place. While trying to focus on the trustworthiness of his apparent rescuers, his mind keeps drifting back to less than an hour earlier, replaying events he'd rather avoid.
Embrace the Night and Other Stories by Tais Teng
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen stories, ranging from luminous high fantasy to the darkest cyberpunk. - A soldier returning to the deep past to fight a plague that is destroying mankind. - An alternate Japan that got the atomic bomb first. - A world ruled by the Dutch Trade Compagny and the Aztec empire. - The last fortress of Earth, besieged by monsters, long after the sun has dimmed and gone out.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2018) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First launched in January 2009, The Bards and Sages Quarterly is a celebration of short speculative fiction. Each issue brings readers a vibrant collection of speculative works from both new and established writers. Our goal remains the same today as when we began: to create a showcase in which to introduce readers to amazing voices they might have otherwise missed.
Upload by Frederick Lacroix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Solemoon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ali, tired of being sick, decides to try and cure herself from her depression and anxiety with a virtual reality treatment.
Plummet by Mickey Asteriou
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man wakes to find himself floating in space… Does anyone know where he is? Does he even know where he is? How is he still alive? And how will he get out of this situation? Find the answers in this exciting tale of exploration, adventure, danger, and even love.
Kwan Tingui by William F. Wu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Leung Soey, white-haired at the age of 73, desperately needs the gold that a wealthy client from Singapore, Kwan Douhak, will pay him to translate at a very personal gathering. Kwan Douhak seeks his long-lost half-sister. In the center of this meeting, Leung Soey has knowledge and power to tip the scales the way he wants—with a fortune in gold waiting for him, depending on the choice he makes.
Alien Vibrations: Five Strange Science Fiction Short Stories by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide ranging authors working today, draws on his library of science fiction short stories to produce this strangely twisted collection, Alien Vibrations.
Last Stop Eternal City by Claudio Elidoro
Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
The story begins with a small asteroid inexorably led by its orbit to the fatal encounter with the Earth... The story is not original; almost predictable, indeed, in its inevitable recklessness. Innovative is the decision to tell the facts on the base of accurate scientific studies. With the result that the scenario that takes shape under our eyes is not the fruit of a fervent fantasy.
366 Days of Flash Fiction by C.M. Simpson
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,240. Language: Australian English. Published: December 29, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story for every day of the leap year, some of which tell of the fantastic, others which take us to the stars and a myriad of other worlds, and still others that horrify with creeping tales of the undead. Every story is an exploration of something that might have been and never was, or something that might yet be. Take a break from the world that is, and explore other other possibilities.
There Are No Stories About the Future by Joanne Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of eight short stories that center indigenous women and teachings in various kinds of futures. Individual stories include time travel, dystopia, invasion, and resistance and address issues of grief, loneliness, love, solidarity, and transformation.
Cloak of War (Gunship I) by John M. Davis
You set the price! Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The krall have all but exterminated those who stand in their way. Now, for the very first time, humans and vampires must come together to fight as one. Many familiar faces return as the Colonials hope to hatch their riskiest plan yet. Will this mysterious race of wolven creatures consume the Skyla System, or will Foster lead our heroes to victory?
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2018 by Dawn Vogel (editor) & Jeremy Zimmerman (editor)
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cooking advice, previously undiscovered species, and tortured artists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2017 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Laura Arciniega, Judith Field, and Alexander Forbes.
Abe & Caroline During The Apocalypse by Khalil Akil
You set the price! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Abraham and Caroline are brother and sister doing their best to survive during the apocalypse. Their weapons of choice, a sword and two revolvers. I mean that's really all I can say about it. This is the first installment of a short story series. (P.S. Come on Scrooge, It's Christmas! Please and Thank you.)
Световой продукт by Валерий Головизин
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Russian. Published: December 25, 2017 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
В некотором царстве, в некотором государстве, жил да был один маленький серенький гномик и звали этого крохотного человечка Татошкой. Гномик всегда он был одет в старенький серенький пиджачок и в старенькие серенькие с зелёными заплатками коротенькие штанишки. Ноги его были обуты в большие серые башмаки с загнутыми к небу носками, а на голове его красовалась шляпа