Bam! 172 Hellaciously Quick Stories

Bam! offers 172 stories by Writers of the Future winner Luc Reid that are short enough to read in a few minutes, either one at a time in spare moments or dozens at a gulp. They’re stories full of parallel worlds, metamorphoses, deaths, friendship, angels, demons, inventions, romance, fights, conversations, children, robots, aliens, the robin’s …

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Good Fences: (A Detroit Next Short Story)

Morris Payne lives alone, sleeps alone, works alone. It’s the only way to keep his agoraphobic panic attacks at bay. And he’s got plenty to panic about. His best employer isn’t hiring, rival hackers are nosing in on the only job he can get, and his virtual accountant has just told him he’s broke. But …

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The Tournament

Only true warriors can police Earth-Government, warriors who can kill without hesitation, but Klay, genetically enhanced and constantly ridiculed because he is different, doesn’t possess the killer instinct, so when he’s called upon for his final trials in combat, he will fail the test and die. However, Master has given him the skills for battle. …

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Solaris Rising 1.5: An Exclusive ebook of New Science Fiction

Solaris Rising 1.5 continues the exciting new series of SF anthologies from Solaris and editor Ian Whates, with an exclusive ebook! An anthology of nine short stories from some of the most exciting names in science fiction today. From both sides of the Atlantic – and further afield – these nine great writers offer you …

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The Faucet

John wakes up on a cold concrete floor. He has no memory of where he is or how he got there. What is worse is the fear he has of finding out the answers to those questions.

The Travels of Fiere (The Lost Tales of Faerphilly Book 1)

Sometimes even the heroes get lost, and like a fitful dragon over an endless sea, they give up hope of finding ground again. The prince might lose his steed. The dwarf might abandon his people. The princess might marry the villain. The nymph might hide her beauty. The prophet might deny the prophecy. The traveler …

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Invaders!

Science fiction tales of aliens who are not so nice to us humans—and sometimes downright murderous. Includes stories by: Octavia E. Butler Damon Knight R. A. Lafferty Neal Barrett, Jr. James Tiptree, Jr. Howard Waldrop Pat Cadigan William Tenn Philip K. Dick Frederik Pohl Robert Silverberg Brian W. Aldiss Tom Purdom Harvey Jacobs Raccoona Sheldon …

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Prescription for Chaos (Complete Christopher Anvil Book 7)

Ideas Have Consequences – for Adventure! Hard-SF master and renowned John W. Campbell Analog regular Christopher Anvil astounds with mind-bending ideas and their often deadly (and darkly humorous) consequences. Morton Hommel, erstwhile Director of Banner Drug and Vitamin Laboratories, applies the science of pharmacology and the art of sweet reason to a world on the …

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