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Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine Issue #3 (Fall 2016)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The special Pirates and Mercenaries issue of the critically acclaimed Sci-Fi and Fantasy magazine.
Apex Magazine - Issue 59
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
Bite-Sized Stories
Price: Free! Words: 38,660. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Looking for some short but high-quality entertainment over coffee or a snack? Grab Bite-Sized Stories and fill your stolen moments with 33 indie flash fiction tales. Just 5 minutes per engaging story.
Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The end of the world, holiday letters, and the state of mad science in 2016. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2016 collects fourteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Saffron Grey, Diana Rohlman, and Deborah Walker.
Twisting Topeka
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
Apex Magazine - Issue 58
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
S, F & H
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This collection of ten short stories spans science fiction and science fantasy with a dash of horror tossed in for good luck.
Apex Magazine - Issue 57
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
The Grimm Future
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
Blending fresh new science fiction with a futuristic dash of magic, The Grimm Future is a unique anthology of reimagined Grimm fairy tales from some of today's most exciting authors—along with the original stories that inspired them. The Grimm Future examines our humanity and what that term might come to mean through the eyes of future generations. Discover how these timeless stories might evolve.
Apex Magazine - Issue 56
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Apex Publications. 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.
Unidentified Funny Objects 5
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An annual anthology of humorous SF/F short stories.
Another Happy Ending
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,750. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
E.E. King offers a unique perspective on life, love and sometimes the meaning of the universe. This exuberant collection of short fiction and a novella is sometimes hysterical, occasionally tragic and always thoughtful. Funny and dark, these tales will have you up all night.
DARKSPAWN: Kowan the Technumage (Segment 01)
Price: Free! Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Kowan the Technumage fights to complete his mission, a desperate bid to protect Red World from the returning Darkness. Loyal to King and country, he must use all his training and skill to kill the enemies that destroyed his father and brother during the First War. This short story series from novelist Zachariah Wahrer dives into a gritty tale filled with desperation, techno-magic, and revenge.
Surpassing Strange
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen Science-Fiction short stories that will add some needed spice and weirdness to your life, providing just the strange perspective you need to challenge your ordinary reality.
Point of Origin
Series: Law and Crucible Saga, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With a contract that they are desperate to obtain and a rogue asteroid in enemy territory, Captain Law and his crew must keep Thea safe, but a missing crew member and a band of misfits thwart their efforts and send them on a mission no one was prepared for. Can Thea and Captain Law learn to work together for one goal or will long-held secrets shake their resolve and destroy their efforts?
The Fairies Tales: Kharon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Fairies Tales: Kharon. Upon landing, the ferryman slowly held out a skeletal hand. Payment to cross was due.
Cometary Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"If you like your science fiction with a side of clever, droll, understated humor, you're in luck. Whether it's a plague - can one big one be a plague? - of alien vermin bent on alien conquest, or an interesting new take on a certain legendary piper, or a fancy new contraption that bypasses the laws of physics, you can't go wrong with Meehan's smart, sassy Cometary Tales. I love it!" ~ K.G. McAbee
Unusual Happenings: Tales of Death, Dreams and Dimensions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Unusual Happenings is a collection of eight unique stories that delve into aspects of death and dying, dreams and dreamsttates, and unknown dimensions as close to us as our next step. For some, death is a terrifying mistake. For some, dreams are a necessary escape from a painful reality. And for some, desperately needed answers can only be found in unknown realms beyond our own.
Dry-Gulched In Space (Short Stories of Life on the High Frontier)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,290. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Bad guys are everywhere on the High Frontier, and only good hearted and courageous men and women will face them down. These people will find their future and purpose on the High Frontier and so can you. Join them in the pursuit of freedom, justice and the American way in space.
Listen, You!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gerry takes a job to bring Laurie in, Bulljerk tells him to think it over. After all, ex-girlfriends make for tricky bounty runs. In a world overloaded with stimulation sometimes a guy just has to go after the girl. Listen, You! is one of fifteen quirky sci-fi stories from Aurealis Award finalist Sean Monaghan. Cover illustration by Grandfailure.

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