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Wrath and Ruin: A Chilling Anthology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wrath and Ruin is an anthology of fantasy and sci-stories threaded with quiet, traditional horror. C.W. Briar's debut book echoes diverse influences such as Lovecraft, C.S. Lewis, The Twilight Zone, Michael Crichton, and Sherlock Holmes.
Quickfic Anthology 1 - Shorter-Short Speculative Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quickfic Anthology 1 from DigitalFictionPub.com 44 speculative fiction shorter-short stories in horror, fantasy, and science fiction. Top fiction authors present stories that grab you in 3,499 words or less. A delicious box of literary chocolate for your reading enjoyment.
Professor Witchey's Miracle Mood Cure
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Whether the characters in these 25 wonderful stories are long-haul submarine trucking, building boats from volunteer trees, or using alternate universe physics to catch a bass, they are living lives that are both hauntingly familiar and wonderfully strange. This collection of tales from award-winning author Eric Witchey includes laughter, tears, and wonderment that spans genres and always pleases.
J Alan Erwine's Tales of Interstellar Space
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to fifteen stories from prize winning science fiction author J Alan Erwine. Be prepared to explore a variety of locals throughout interstellar space. You’ll find wars, exploration, aliens, humans struggling to survive…and sometimes failing, and sometimes succeeding…but more than anything, you’ll find yourself questioning what’s possible…
Into the Unknown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
14 Compelling Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy! This book has it all; everything from time travel to alien encounters.
Defying Doomsday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Teens form an all-girl band in the face of an impending comet. A woman faces giant spiders to collect silk and protect her family. How would you survive the apocalypse? Defying Doomsday is an anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it’s not always the “fittest” who survive.
Futuristica: Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Metasagas Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does the future hold for us? This anthology of nineteen diverse stories from authors around the world shows us a future full of adventure, intrigue, fun, heart-ache, and wonder. The future is as infinite as the stars. Let’s go explore it!
Singularity: Rise of the Posthumans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Technological Singularity Event left the world’s governments trembling. War ravaged the land as humans faced off with the Nanite Army of Fire. Eventually the world was plunged into darkness. Control was regained when brutal Queen Anne anointed herself the new city monarch and now the people of New Southampton seek saviors. The Posthumans have risen from the ashes.
Unoworld Stories Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Unoworld Stories - Book 1 is five different stories about people’s lives during the Unoworld Dynasty. There are stories about an African from the Ruling Class, about a Legionnaire, about a Zeous Tribal Chief, about two Middle Class Dissidents on Zeous and an American settler family on Zeous.
Decision Points
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life is full of decision points—those key moments when what we decide can change everything for better or for worse. These 20 tales describe such instances in young people’s lives...
Legendary Stories: What Went Wrong?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Lit Select. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Everyone’s had THAT day—the one where a spell went south, a glitch ate some code in the doomsday device, and aliens are on the move eat your brains. Okay, maybe we haven't all had that day. In What Went Wrong?, fifteen authors give us stories of the best laid plans gone awry. From humorous to horrific and everything in between, this selection of tales is certain to make any day look better.
Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 20, May 2016 (George R. R. Martin Special)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,240. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy
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
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.
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.
Visions IV: Space Between Stars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Imagine the deepest regions of space between the stars of the Milky Way. Cold, empty, silent, and vast. In the quest to achieve immortality for our species, humankind will reach those realms. What will they see? What dangers will they overcome, in the dark recesses between stars? Fifteen talented science fiction authors share their visions of how our descendants will live and die in deep space.
Snakes & Spiders: The Definitive Change War Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This collection gathers the original magazine versions of every canonical story in Fritz Leiber's iconic Change War time travel series for the first time. It includes an introduction by Kevin A. Straight, comprehensive Guide to the Change World, timeline of Fritz Leiber's life and works, and list of Change War apocrypha. Physical book editions include full index.
First Communions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Geoffrey Girard first appeared in Writers of the Future and has since written and sold more than sixty short stories of dark fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Collected here, for the first time, are sixteen of his best, and darkest, tales.
C is for Chimera
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This installment of Rhonda Parrish’s alphabet anthology series asks skilled storytellers to write around the theme of chimera. The resulting tales are part fable, part poem, part dream. But like any chimera, the parts make up a greater whole. Blend reality with fantasy. Mesh science fiction with mystery. Mix history with what should have been. They are all chimera.
Make Death Proud to Take Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts." - Marcus Tullius Cicero A collection of science fiction and fantasy stories celebrating the courage of men.

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