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The Innocence of Serpents: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Misti Wolanski. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All harm is not malicious. (A sci-fi novella featuring people who have conflict management issues, and who may or may not have good reason for them.) — • — • — • — E-book has two versions of the story: one with salty language and one without.
Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,450. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Laksa Media Groups Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Explore the delicate balance between mental health and mental illness with Kelley Armstrong, Suzanne Church, A.M. Dellamonica, Gemma Files, James Alan Gardner, Bev Geddes, Erika Holt, Tyler Keevil, Rich Larson, Derwin Mak, Mahtab Narsimhan, Sherry Peters, Ursula Pflug, Robert Runté, Lorina Stephens, Amanda Sun, Hayden Trenholm, Edward Willett, A.C. Wise. Edited by Susan Forest and Lucas K. Law.
Concoctions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This eclectic collection of stories results from annoying questions that scurried about my skull over the last seventy years of seeking answers to the seemingly unanswerable.
Frost Fire Worlds August 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016 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.
Worlds on Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Armies from other planets, mad scientists, and blood thirsty monarchs; heralds of the apocalypse, destroyers of worlds, creatures that bring devastation wherever they go. These are tales of nations gone awry, bloody revolutions, and overwhelming destruction. This is a book, about the ones who set worlds on fire.
Survival Family
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You may have noticed I'm using a plain green cover. I lost my cover designer. However, I think that the story is more important than the flashy cover. The short stories are about four families that prepare for the worse. Some deliberately, some just fell into preparing. Enjoy!
Vice, Redemption and the Distant Colony
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this volume can be found one story as it was written by Jules (as Pierre-Jean), revised by his son (into The Somber Fate of Jean Morenas)—a story Michel even made as a movie in 1916!
The Anything Machine And Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Anything Machine and Other Stories is a book with four stories that can be described as weird science fiction and fantasy. Whatever one might call it, each story tells a human story. Human emotions. Human feelings.
The Fleet: The Return of Fear
You set the price! Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Alicia is not your average solider. Even when an ancient race returns to declare war on the Skyla System, Alicia finds herself falling in love. With a steady pistol in each hand, this hero will need the help of a very handsome stranger. The last pulp author returns, bringing yet another story to this bestselling series!
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.
Lee Crystal's Short Story Collection 1 Version 2.0
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Save when you Buy Seven Sci-Fi Short Story's by Lee Crystal at once; Which Came First, The Stick, Beyond the Flat Line, Snow Ball T173, Secrets, Break and How the Mighty Have Fallen.
Meteor Mags: Smuggler's Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Join Meteor Mags, Patches, and Tarzi in their first, violent confrontation with the reptilian invaders in the Outer Planets! Travel back in time to discover the secrets of GravGen technology! Gaze upon the mysterious energies of the machine that will save Patches’ life! Take revenge, learn how to shoot pool, and get a kiss on the cheek from the Solar System’s Number Dancer!
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.
It’s Alive! Tales of Mad Scientists
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Monsters roam the night! Creatures of horror stalk human prey! Strange happenings ending in violent death! All of this and more the product of insane science perpetrated by men and women most would call mad! Listen…You’ll hear them as electricity sizzles, as solutions boil and bubble. There, hear it? That maniacal scream of…. IT’S ALIVE! TALES OF MAD SCIENTISTS From Pro Se Productions
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2016)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors in the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres. In this issue: Carl Alves, Chris Dean, Myke Edwards, A.J. Flowers, Milo James Fowler, Matt Hollingsworth, Ty Karnitz, Simon Kewin, Damien Krsteski, Bret McCormick, and Jennifer R. Povey.
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.
Future Love
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A spaceman wins the woman of his dreams … but it’s too late. A crook invents a new form of pornography … but it teaches him about love, not sex. A man pursues his beloved beyond death … but finds only the evil in his own heart. The five science fiction stories in Edward Hoornaert’s Future Love probe how the future will make today’s romance seem simple and tame by comparison.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mutant cephalopods, inter-species disease transmission, squabbling scientists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 collects twelve tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Freya Marske, Maureen Bowden, and Samantha Cross.
The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac is essential for any SFF fan.
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…