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Isle of Noise
Price: Free! Words: 84,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The mind is more complex than we know, and more powerful. For years, a shadowy organisation known only as The Institute has exploited this knowledge for its own gain. Powerful, well-funded and utterly without morals, The Institute's actions will change the future of humanity, and not necessarily for the better.
Walls and Wonders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hugo finalist... If Hemingway wrote P.K.Dick-ian science fiction short stories...
Iridescent
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The rainbow has infinite shades, just as this collection covers the spectrum of fictional possibilities. From contemporary romances like The Shores of Twilight Bay to dark fantasy like A Lone Red Tree and out to SF futures in Child of Spring, Shades of the Rainbow covers the gamut of time, space and genre. Meyari McFarland shows her mastery in this first omnibus collection of her short fiction.
Embrace the Night and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen stories, ranging from luminous high fantasy to the darkest cyberpunk. - A soldier returning to the deep past to fight a plague that is destroying mankind. - An alternate Japan that got the atomic bomb first. - A world ruled by the Dutch Trade Compagny and the Aztec empire. - The last fortress of Earth, besieged by monsters, long after the sun has dimmed and gone out.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2018)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First launched in January 2009, The Bards and Sages Quarterly is a celebration of short speculative fiction. Each issue brings readers a vibrant collection of speculative works from both new and established writers. Our goal remains the same today as when we began: to create a showcase in which to introduce readers to amazing voices they might have otherwise missed.
Alien Vibrations: Five Strange Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide ranging authors working today, draws on his library of science fiction short stories to produce this strangely twisted collection, Alien Vibrations.
366 Days of Flash Fiction
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,240. Language: Australian English. Published: December 29, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story for every day of the leap year, some of which tell of the fantastic, others which take us to the stars and a myriad of other worlds, and still others that horrify with creeping tales of the undead. Every story is an exploration of something that might have been and never was, or something that might yet be. Take a break from the world that is, and explore other other possibilities.
There Are No Stories About the Future
Price: Free! Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of eight short stories that center indigenous women and teachings in various kinds of futures. Individual stories include time travel, dystopia, invasion, and resistance and address issues of grief, loneliness, love, solidarity, and transformation.
Cloak of War (Gunship I)
You set the price! Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The krall have all but exterminated those who stand in their way. Now, for the very first time, humans and vampires must come together to fight as one. Many familiar faces return as the Colonials hope to hatch their riskiest plan yet. Will this mysterious race of wolven creatures consume the Skyla System, or will Foster lead our heroes to victory?
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2018
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cooking advice, previously undiscovered species, and tortured artists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2017 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Laura Arciniega, Judith Field, and Alexander Forbes.
Talkin Trash
Price: Free! Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Talkin Trash is a book of 10 short stories. They range from comical to serious. Enjoy!
Short Stories from 2017
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of short stories. All are fiction. Enjoy them as they are. Try not to think to deeply about what thoughts they may conjure up.
King of Peace and Glory
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Find your festive mood with Anne B. Walsh's sixth holiday short story collection. Will you visit a spacefaring Santa aboard the starship North Pole, "For Goodness Sake"? Delve underground for some "Straight Shooting" in a Winterfest archery contest? Sail the North Atlantic on the brig Molly Porter, guided by the "Star of the Sea"? Bake up a batch of gingerbread with "Somebody's Children"?
Parenthood
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Parenthood is the greatest adventure of all, shaping the hearts and minds of children. It is not an adventure that everyone is prepared for. Some rise to the challenge. Others fail. Children endure and carry the lessons they've learned throughout their lives. Meyari McFarland has collected seven stories of parenthood for your reading enjoyment. Includes an excerpt of The Solace of Her Clan.
Soul Infinity Crew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four teenagers realize being superheroes makes them social media famous until the government makes them infamous.
Science Fiction and Fantasy - Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A book of six sci-fi and fantasy stories. Story One - A beam of light from space hits a boy and changes his life. Story Two - A young woman tries to stop the end of the world. Story Three - Ludwik is asked to save an alien’s planet. Story Four - Evil hunters are sucked into another world. Story Five - A woman buys a book and everything she reads comes true. Story Six - The mystery of Flight 749.
The Guardian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Guardians are defenders, carers and guides. Some look after individual people, others whole planets or universes, but all share a strong belief in their responsibility to protect their charges.
Strange Adventures in a Deviant Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
WPaD presents: Strange Adventures in a Deviant Universe... A stellar science fiction collection from Writers, Poets and Deviants. Featuring the usual cast of deviants, with some fresh new faces joining the crew.
Ecopunk!: Speculative Tales Of Radical Futures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
19 stories of meteorological, agricultural and biological technologies, alternative histories, arcologies and communes, beauty in flooded cities, innovations in cross-continental travel, animals on the verge of extinction, androids, reality tv, new food, environmental refugees, the divide between humans and animals, and friendship, family and love.
Frost Fire Worlds: November 2017
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017 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.