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Collection One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of twenty-three short stories by various authors at Martian Publishing. Most are either science fiction or fantasy and run the gamut in both length and subject matter.
Crisis Averted
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,550. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What constitutes being human? Why are gods so bad at poker? How would you square dance in zero-gee? What is the alcohol tolerance of a superhero? When is a good time to visit the universe next door? Why does Buffalo Bill want a T-Rex? Is Buggs Bunny transgendered or just a drag queen? None of these questions are answered herein, but asking them is half the fun.
Forgotten Dreams - A Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Superhero, Paranormal and Speculative Fiction short stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Forgotten Dreams is a collection of 21 short stories, spread across a wide range of genres, but all linked by a journey into the unlikely. From superheroes to murderers, witches to intergalactic detectives, Forgotten Dreams looks for the unlikely in the ordinary, the human in the fantastical, the dreams that stay buried beneath the waking haze.
The Exploration and Other Tales of Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These 'tales of wonder' follow ordinary young women faced with extraordinary circumstances.
Visions III: Inside the Kuiper Belt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,100. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Using current scientific discoveries as a solid base, award-winning story tellers present thrilling tales about humans struggling to survive far from the comforting warmth of Sol. The Kuiper Belt, the domain of demoted dwarf planet Pluto, will someday provide opportunities for humankind to explore and even to build homes for their families.
The Challenge: A Short Story Collection
You set the price! Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mind-bending SF & Fantasy, with a bit of grit Ranging from "hard" science fiction to supernatural/paranormal fantasy to a gritty YA crime story, from wildly optimistic to goofy to downright pessimistic, these thirteen tales were published at the rate of one per week as a self-challenge by the author.
Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthologies features some of the best original short fiction we've published in Apex Magazine. The content include our numerous award-nominated works, our readers' Story of the Year selections, and personal favorites chosen by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore and managing editor Lesley Conner.
Vanity and Stars: Ten Tales of Science Fiction and Folly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,280. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rise to grasp new worlds, and fall with the tragedy of human and alien frailty. These ten stories underline the potential seeded throughout the galaxy, while never denying that humankind’s flaws will surely tarnish the stars. With the vain and the foolish, buckle into the rocket seat and hold a breath while the cosmos unfolds.
TFF-X: Ten years of The Future Fire
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This anthology is a mix of science fiction, fantasy and horror reprints from the first decade of The Future Fire magazine, and new, experimental, unusual or aspirational pieces that push boundaries or play games that might tickle Borges, Calvino and Kafka.
Ecotones - Ecological Stories from the Border Between Fantasy and Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
ECOTONES is an anthology of speculative fiction featuring fourteen tales from best-sellers and award-winners including Ken Liu, Lauren Beukes and Tobias S. Buckell, plus established talents and up-coming authors from the writing community of SFFWorld.com. This is a collection like no other — a point of contact between fantasy and science fiction with a timely environmental theme.
Joy to the Worlds: Mysterious Speculative Fiction for the Holidays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by Grey Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What do you get when you mix mystery and speculative fiction, then toss in the holidays for good measure? A mobster Santa, genetic hanky-panky, Victorian villages, time-travelling detectives, Krampus, eerie bell spirits, and more–this collection of short cross-genre fiction is the perfect counterpoint to traditional holiday reading!
Rise of the Europan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015 by Dryden House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For centuries the expansion of humanity into the galaxy has gone unhindered. Now, suddenly, in the very solar system that birthed them, humans are facing an unimaginable foe. The life form that lives in the undersea ocean of Europa, Jupiter's ice moon, is not only sentient, it's ancient, powerful, and ready to drive humanity from its home.
Obsidian Worlds: 11 Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Shorts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
11 mind-bending sci-fi shorts. 1 must-read anthology. Your brain will never be the same again. In ‘Your Averaged Joe’, a man’s headache is large enough to hold the multiverse. ‘Q46F’ is an obsessive-compulsive android who finds love in a zombie-embroiled apocalypse. ‘The Cryo Killer’ guarantees that your death will be painless, or your money back when you’re thawed. Plug into OBSIDIAN WORLDS.
The Stargate Black Hole
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A classic SF masterpiece with two SF action thrillers! A secret agent probes scientists creating a stargate after time warps and black holes are made in particle accelerators in space, and enters it and hurtles through a gateway, and a starship crew is attacked by a devil-like presence in deep space and leave space and time, and in a minding-bending universe meet one of the most deadliest menaces!
2016 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Dreaming Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Universe keeps getting bigger! The adventure continues in this second collection of science fiction short stories for middle grade readers. From a future that could be right around the corner, to cultures that stretch what it means to be human, the common thread of our stories are the girls and boys who take action, solve problems, and become the leaders of tomorrow. Welcome Young Explorers!
Tales from the Otherverse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Other times, other places, other stories than the ones we know...These are the Tales From the Otherverse, where anything is possible and things never work out quite the way you'd expect. Some of today's top talents in popular fiction turn their hands to tales of alternate history. Featuring new stories by bestselling, award-winning authors Bill Crider, Robert E. Vardeman, James Reasoner, and more.
Tales From a Dead Planet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Earth is drifting ever further from the Sun and humanity is collapsing into collective madness. In this series of short stories we watch as ordinary people struggle to cling to life on a planet that is slowly dying. Humans become monsters, desperate to survive people burrow underground and are changed. Others try to preserve a light on this dying world.
Valiant's World, compilation of short stories an poetry and other bathroom reading material.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A collection of short storied from around the universe. Bart as a puppy on his first foreign planet. A miner left on mining opeation on m
A la deriva en el mar de las Lluvias y otros relatos
Price: $4.62 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: Spanish. Published: October 20, 2015 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Premios Hugo 2010 y 2014, Nebula 2013, British Science Fiction 2012. Piezas de ciencia ficción de futuro cercano en su mayoría, inquietantes, sorprendentes, narradas con gran sensibilidad y poseedoras de un fuerte componente filosófico, de la mano de escritores tan destacados como Mary Robinette Kowal, Ken Liu, Will McIntosh, Mike Resnick, Ted Chiang, Rachel Swirsky, Carrie Vaughn e Ian Sales.
Unidentified Funny Objects 4
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fourth volume of the annual Unidentified Funny Objects series features the theme of dark humor. What happens when you ask some of the genre's masters to interpret this theme? The enclosed twenty-three darkly humorous tales range from black comedy to biting satire to morbid irony and everything in between.