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Selected Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,020. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2018 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This first volume of Anderson’s selected short fiction focuses on his science fiction stories, from flash fiction to novella length, written solo or with collaborators.
Aurealis #113
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #113 rolls out some red-hot fiction with the raw and confronting ‘Hair and Teeth’ from Deborah Sheldon, the future noir visions of Brad McNaughton in his ‘Wormholes and the Woman with the Fake Tan’, plus the cool brutality of Matt R O’Connor’s ‘Bits’.
Robots From Earth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,240. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Eight robotic tales encompassing the first occurrence of sentience among post-nuclear war robots, the emergence of Lunar RoboDocs fantastically improved by alien technology, far superior to their human counterparts but hated and despised nevertheless. Then the cruel use of the robotic slaves in crime, galactic war and dangerous exploration by their masters who were by then devoid of humanity.
Children of the Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,950. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Children of the Sky is a collection of 8 short stories by different authors. What happens when aliens come to Earth? What happens when humans finally reach for the stars? There are so many possibilities - these are just a few.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2018 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A haunted train, the gods’ retirement home, a spirit of vengeance who doesn’t know her purpose, a man guarding secrets he doesn’t remember, an ancient star brings a spaceship comes to life, and laws of the dead that prove tricky. Fireflies is a collection of short stories by Erica Lindquist and Aron Christensen.
Series: The Reforged Trilogy, 4 short stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Before Maeve and the crew of the Blue Phoenix make their desperate bid to reforge the galaxy, each of them were first forged themselves in the crucible of galactic events. Forged includes four short stories that take place before Crucible of Stars and the rest of the Reforged Trilogy. Suggested order of reading is after Sword of Dreams in order to be familiar with all of the characters involved.
The Apocaylpse Crystal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 166,100. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a distant future, mankind has traveled to the stars, created colonies in other star systems, fought, and won, an interstellar war with a race of aliens with an unparalleled lust for killing. One of, if not the biggest contributing factor, to all of this, is a blue white crystal called Dashon. One man knows the stone's true potential. A potential he fights every day to keep from coming true.
Ytterbium Fires
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A science fiction short story collection.
Insignia: Asian Science Fiction
Series: The Insignia Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
INSIGNIA VOL. 5 includes 8 science fiction stories with Asian characters and/or settings.
A Fistful of Dinosaurs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From “Jurassic Park” to “Godzilla,” dinosaurs have a rich history of exploring the idea of the creatures of the past. We love dinosaurs because they are big, we love them when they are terrifying, and we love them because they are dangerous.
Apparition Lit, Issue 3: Vision (July 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary Magazine. As the third issue of our magazine, our theme is VISION, we wanted stories about your Cassandras, your truth-tellers and madmen. This issues explores visions of the future, the past, and any lingering misdeeds.
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Four science fiction novellas in one book! A product tester must outwit the latest “smartjacket” he wears before it kills him; a man’s brain keeps getting new bodies to live in; a survivor is recovered eights months after the first battle in space; and a Ceti Cat barely avoids death.
Slipping Through
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Containing two short stories and a novella, Slipping Through is a collection of other world tales: Journey into different dimensions with Logan & Elise, Vladimir & the Professor, and David & the Jester.
Twin Villains
Series: Battlelords Shorts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two stories of alien villains in a galaxy at war. The first deals with a space pirate serving a life sentence in a military prison on a bleak planet. Rather than rot away for the rest of his life, he makes one last desperate attempt to escape. The second deals with a hidden cult on a planet dedicated to pacifism. The leader of this ancient religion must do anything he can to prevent exposure.
Manic Musings of a Maniacal Mind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,530. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For more than two decades, editors have been publishing the works of J Alan Erwine, exposing you, the reader, to the dark recesses of the author’s mind. Now, all of those stories have been combined together into one massive tome. Get a glimpse into Erwine’s grim view of the future, and explore the universe from his slightly off-kilter point of view.
Aisle Seat, a Collection of Slightly Dark and Quirky Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aisle Seat is a collection of thirteen (13) slightly dark and quirky short stories by John Hunter, an award-winning and produced scriptwriter who enjoys telling engaging and entertaining tales. For an example, see Zentangles offered as a FREE DOWNLOAD on Smashwords.
Secrets: Tales of Deadly Deception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of stories from master story teller G. Ernest Smith: Henry and Elam are two seniors who live together to save money. They live modestly and except for Henry's lust for a Lay-Z-Boy, they don't want for much. They decide to go out one Friday night to their favorite club for a good time but a madman with a gun has other ideas and soon they are caught up in a chaotic swirl of death.
Of Gods and Globes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the moon gets too close and too bright, it makes us crazy. Loony, even. In that spirit, Lancelot Schaubert rounded up sci-fi and fantasy writers to write about cosmic influence.
Alien Dimensions: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Metaphysical Short Stories Anthology Series #15
Series: Alien Dimensions. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alien Dimensions is a science fiction, fantasy and metaphysical short stories anthology series featuring amazing indie and established authors from around the world. Issue 15 features 10 short stories. Previous issues have featured stories about extraterrestrials, clones, robots and androids, invasion and colonization, space opera, first contact, genetic manipulation, starship exploration & more.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From frozen wastes to humid forests, these five longer science fiction stories explore things right here on Earth. From as near as tomorrow, through to deep lost futures. From heroes to ordinary folk. From high adventure to impossible mysteries, to a band looking for the next big break. From the award-winning author of "Crimson Birds of Small Miracles".

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