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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.
Keystone Chronicles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Are beauty, love, honor, and laughter things in life that invoke your personal sense of wonder? Then treat yourself to "Keystone Chronicles" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, a new collection of short speculative fiction stories that give the lowdown on life, obscure bits of the universe, and quite a number of other things not bargained for.
Flipspace: Jaded Mars Missions 13-15
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Surpassing the speed of light remained elusive in the 2170’s. However, the trick was to hold still to swap out spatial locations. For Colonel Sumitra Ramachandra, Major Lamarr Fitch, Captain Malcolm O’Connell and the rest of the ISS Mockingbird’s crew jumping between solar systems is just the start of their wondrous, sometimes zany and often perilous missions.
Star Guild Episode Zero
Price: Free! Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The prequel to the popular Star Guild Saga book series. The problem with lies is that they are always uncovered...always. It's just a question of when. For humans living on a starbase and above a planet that they are hell bent on mining, a lie is about to be uncovered that will rock them to their very core. Who seeded them here, and why? Perhaps they truly aren't the only Beings in the universe.
S.w.a.t.
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nancy finds out what's on the menu, while Bernard tries to keep off it. Francois and the professor finally decide on wine with their lunch, and Bruce plumps for the local barbecue. Just over Tom enjoys a bottle or five of Champaign with Jerry. For a full three course's of futuristic tales of wonder to get your literary juices flowing, tuck in to the second volume of the Hexology in seven parts.
We Are Both Mammals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Daniel Avari awakes in a hospital bed to find that he has been the victim of a terrible accident. He should have died; instead, he has been the unconsenting patient of experimental surgery: he is now permanently joined by a hose to a thurga, a possum-like native of the planet on which Daniel is living and working. This creature is to be his living life-support system ... if he still wants to live.
Elsewhere in the Middle of Eternity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,890. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016 by Firebringer Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen tales of speculative fiction, including themes of mythology, dystopia, horror and the paranormal.
Nobody Steals My Air
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nobody Steals My Air is a novella-length adventure of the Last Frontier, of what it is for Jim Dorville and his space station – his personal stinkbucket – to be human in the birth pangs of a new era. Six more tales in this slim but thoughtful collection span the universe, from Victorian steam-punk to the deepest reaches of space, time and being.
Trust Is a Fickle Business: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Misti Wolanski. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All aid is not kind. (A sci-fi novella featuring people who have escaped a bad situation, and who may or may not have reached a better one.) — • — • — • — E-book has two versions of the story: one with salty language and one without.
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.
She Who Knows Tomorrow: A Novella
You set the price! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Misti Wolanski. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All kindness is not wise. (A sci-fi novella featuring people who can hop through universes and time, and who may or may not be illegal immigrants as a result..) — • — • — E-book has 2 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: $2.99 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.