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Cosmophobia: An Antigravel Short Story
Series: Antigravel. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Who is watching the stars, every second of every day, so we can better understand the universe?
Homecoming
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Raelin stared out over the sea, trying to figure out what had her on edge. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary for an approach to Aingeal Bay. But there was a baby volcano under the surface of the water and plots back in port to destroy the Dana so maybe Raelin's nerves had a good cause. The only question Raelin had was just how much trouble they were all in this time.
From the Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Serrah has lived alone in quarantine since a virus brought from a crashed spaceship almost destroyed her community. Belief is that it was intentional, but Serrah has other ideas. And with the crash of a mysterious object she might just begin to understand what is happening.
Wild Space: Transformations
Series: Wild Space Series 1, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by JMB Entertainment Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For the crew of the Independence, nothing has come easy for them since entering Wild Space. Nearly killed in their first encounter and hunted ever since, this weary crew has battled the odds and found a way to survive against a ruthless Empire. But now, just trying to survive is no longer an option. It is time to stand with the fledgling United Resistance and fight.
Stars, Only Visible in Darkness
Series: Neo-human. Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Frederika von Gotha, on a mission to the cult like, Techatron Union has an unusual encounter with a bucket headed, possibly mechanical bishop and finds herself entangled in long existing designs, which she knows nothing about. Frederika, is both a weapon and unwitting victim of the circumstances that resulted in her creation.
Luck of the Dana
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Lovely. Gwen glared at the swiftly sinking Drifting Cloud and cursed her luck. Mother giving birth, Captain Nia's leg broken, everyone else busy with a myriad of disasters: this was all on her. Something had punched a hole in the Drifting Cloud's hull and it was Gwen's job to figure out what. If only she could do it without her former friend Sila dogging her steps.
Angeli di Lamiera - racconto breve
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: Italian. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Angeli pietosi e misteriosi. Angeli di latta che scendono tra i resti contorti delle lamiere ad accompagnare i giusti verso la luce e i colpevoli verso l’espiazione. Qualcuno li ha creati per distribuire con equità premio e condanna. Lei può vederli. Può udire le loro grida stridenti. Perché? Leonardo è uno di loro.
Apex Magazine - Issue 94
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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. This month we have fiction by John Hornor Jacobs, Mary Elizabeth Burroughs, and Ken MacLeod.
Re-Animating The Spark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Peculiarly, mankind's two-fold ultimate search was back on track as they purposefully crossed orbit after orbit and sliced endless waves of asteroid belts, piercing into the unchartered eternal black abyss. Their ancient quests have always defined their adaptation to their environment and similarly they have adapted their environment, when possible, to suit their needs and wants. And if s
Frost Fire Worlds February 2017
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 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.
The Medusa's Starman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: Australian English. Published: March 3, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the battlespike Oliver is flying is hit as he seeks shelter in the warp, life as he knows it ends. On the other side of the warp waits a new world, a new life, and whole new set of dangers, and Oliver is going to have to pick things up fast, if he is to survive. Will the lady from the caves be his salvation, or will she finish what the crash began?
I Forgot To Mention, My Name Is Luigi...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Synopsis They say we're never really alone... Not even when the black serpent-like constrictiveness of isolated abandonment clouds a human mind, wrestling with the promise, of dying... alone...
Miss Olivia
Series: The Little Shop of Wonders. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A celebrated gigolo of the future has an unusual problem--he's in love with a screen icon of the past. What he needs is a way back to Hollywood's Golden Age, and not just on his Virtual Reality headset. But there's no such thing as time travel...is there?
Blauw Renaissance
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: Dutch. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Een kort verhaal over luitenant-secretaris Kumber, die werkzaam is in de bibliotheek van Galanbezië, een van de laatste Blauw Renaissancistische bouwwerken van het land.
Ultimate Hack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Hercules considered himself an ordinary anonymous geek with a special reason to remain in his mom’s basement. Ignoring warnings from his best friend and his girlfriend, he pursues the hack of a lifetime into a top secret security system. What could possibly go wrong when he meets his match?
Second Sight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Perkunas Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Samar Dix, the inventor of the popular DixOcular eyes with their numerous enhancements, has run out of ideas and needs another hit. Engaging a visionary painter to create the first in a series of Artist models promises to yield an entirely new way of looking at his world. But looking through another’s eyes isn’t as simple as he thinks, and no amount of tweaking will yield predictable results.
The Girl in the Blue Dress
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Near every natural disaster in human history, there has been a girl who wears a blue dress watching and laughing. The first time he saw her was in Pompeii. She said it was her favorite show. But where, and to when did she go? (First published in NonLocal Science Fiction #4)
The Provenance of Monsters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anton risks more than his carnival when he makes a place for Bora and his magical creatures. Anton worries that Bora's monster swells too quickly within its cage, and he frets that the monster might soon escape to feed upon the world. But Anton risks that danger because he needs a unicorn's magical horn to heal his girl, and he cannot have one magical creature without the other.
Kepler's Cowboys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by David Lee Summers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has discovered thousands of new planets. Visiting, much less settling, those worlds will provide innumerable challenges. The men and women who make the journey will be those who don't fear the odds. They'll be Kepler's Cowboys. Saddle up and take an unforgettable journey in this anthology of science fiction stories about planets discovered by NASA's Kepler mission.
Dropping the Mask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Short story collection, coupled with narrative and lyrical verses of grief, anger, betrayal, and a scrabble to pull one's self out of the mire of depression, spanning from late 2011 to early 2017.