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The Snake-Bearer
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
The Spring Collection: Rue Blooms
Series: 4 Seasons Collection. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Freedom Dawn Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kids are disappearing with no explanation. Can Drew and his classmates figure out what is going on before the same happens to them? Devony is a smart girl and she has everything going for her. She only wants to have a little fun ... Justin has never met a girl so beautiful ... until he meets her again. These stories contain the hopefulness, and sometimes uncertainty, of spring.
Collected Vale Volume 5
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Collected Vale Volume 4
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fourth volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Collected Vale Volume 2
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The second volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Got a Run For You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill Lett is the best ganglion network driver around. Too bad his train needs some serious maintenance. Just when a big job has come his way. Big enough to pay off all his debts. If he can just get the train into the network. A Ganglion Trains story, from the author of Thousand Mile Void.
Michael Shaara: The Collected Short Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara published many short stories during his early career before getting his first novel published. He wrote science fiction stories for pulp magazines with names like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe, but also domestic dramas and humorous stories for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook, McCall's and The Saturday Evening Post, and even one for Playboy.
Commonwealth Universe: Age I: KHYBORS: In the Beginning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Go far back in Commonwealth history, before the Downfall of First Civ, when the galaxy-spanning civilization called itself the Central Allied Worlds. Three novellas in one volume explore the birth of the Khybors, whose descendants will impact the Downfall, the rebirth of civilization, the return to the stars, and the Commonwealth far into the future.
Special Of The Week (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science Fiction Short Story. 4,300 words. The new restaurant in town has delicious food. Eat at your own risk!
It's All About The Timing!
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This short story is about a young adult who Is kidnapped, then convinced to help save the world, along with his beautiful new friend!
The Mysterious Woods Shopping Mall (A Classic Sci-Fi Fantasy Story)
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A large mall springs up seemingly overnight in place of an apple orchard and suddenly; the number of stores inside intrigues the townspeople. Most advertise for Help Wanted and several of the locals apply. The startling thing is that that all of the shopkeepers seem to know about the applicants, even before they open their mouths.
Omega Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Still trying to convince members of the former Centauri Alliance she can be trusted, Selaynia finds herself kidnapped - apparently by the organization she once worked for - and taken to a new world where members of the group Omega are coming together. An alien intelligence takes an interest in the group -- but just who are they and what do they want with the refugees?
Average Joe
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A failed engineer saves the life of an old friend and plots to steal her world changing technology.
Sleeping Sickness
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
The Harvest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“It’s clear that they don’t want me dead—maybe they want what is in my mind…” A man wakes up in a spherical room with no memory of how she got there or why he is there. As he grapples with his new reality, he discovers that all is not quite as it seems, and that he is a part of a harvest—and one that he may not survive.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Sandman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story appeared in the author’s collection called “The Night Pieces” in 1817. The story has been interpreted by various authors, scholars, and reviewers from time to time over the years.
Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Will they escape or will they fall victim just like the many others that visits Paradise
Apex Magazine Issue 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
We Don't Know Why
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
Lucent Sylph
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.