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Donuts and Disasters
By KL Tremaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying and fighting in the Interstellar Navy was the only thing Sophia Kane ever wanted to do with her career. She was a crack fighter pilot, one of the best, but her ambition wasn't very far beyond the cockpit until the Battle of Syne-Gamma.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
By Anne Billson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
Dinosaurs
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
This Hugo Award-nominated novelette takes place in the distant future, when a highly-evolved humanity finds itself at war with the alien Shars. The product of eight million years of evolution, Ambassador Drill is sent to make peace... but does he retain enough of his humanity to recognize that of his enemies?
Spots the Space Marine: Letters
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Series: Spots the Space Marine, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An epilogue to the novel Defense of the Fiddler told in the form of letters from Travis "Claws" Walker. Contains spoilers for the novel, and hints of what may be to come...
Editing
By Don Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A scientist's attempts to look across the multiverse cause questions about the nature of reality.
Last One Leaves the Light Out
By Stewart Felkel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
After years of searching the heavens an alien signal reaches Earth. But even if mankind can reach its source what mysteries lay in wait?
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
By Susy Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Finding herself on the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
Piecework
By David Brin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Unnatural
By Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Thin Man wanders into a world of trouble after the carnival that was his home goes bust. Adrift and alone, missing his sideshow friends, things get pretty freaky when he accepts a job for a doctor who isn't as nice as he seems. The oddities in his barn may bite!
Mimsey's Tale
By Royce Day
Series: For Your Safety, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
From birth to death, they were built to serve us. Utterly loyal. That's how they're programmed after all.
Introduction to Xarrok
By Catrina Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Xenonia is fighting for survival. Those recruited to help are fighting for acceptance, and security. The stories within reveal lives desolated by war, moved by love, and driven for success. Version 2 with Four stories included and more to come.
A Lighter Touch
By Benjamin Schramm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Edward just received the unprecedented honor of working on a core world. Adjusting to his new job would be hard enough without the world trying to crush him alive. Assuming he survives, all that's left is to solve a mystery that has stumped researchers for generations, avoid the tensions within the Coalition, and keep his emotions in check around his boss' wife. It’s not easy being a lighter.
Elvis Saves JFK!
By Michael Cnudde
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
What if: • Elvis was a secret agent? • Amelia Earhart was a Second World War fighter ace? • Hitler won the Second World War only to lose it a century later? Plus two other tales of alternate history by the author of War Plan Crimson, A Novel of Alternate History.
Signal Omnibus
By Tonya R. Moore
Series: Short Works, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SIGNAL Omnibus is a collection of ten science fiction short stories by Tonya R. Moore.
Past, Present, and Future (2176-2194)
By B.B. Irvine
Series: Spacer Series, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spacer Series "interstitial short stories" include Ecurba’s rescue of 31 kids during Operation NESTKNOCK (2176), his meeting of a daughter he did not know he had (2194), the full closing of the circle between Admiral Xiu-Li Chen and Captain Priti Fareyes (2192), and Admiral Chen’s meeting with “Katsavr’s Qitten” (2194).
Stand the Line
By Lazette Gifford
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tadat of the Takara lives among the humans, fighting against the dangerous Vree, until a human friend brings him information about treachery that will change his life.
Hal Spacejock: Framed (A Short Story)
By Simon Haynes
Series: Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A straightforward cargo delivery takes a left turn when Hal Spacejock gets sidetracked. But with 200 shares in a worthless company on offer, who wouldn't step into a makeshift teleporter which has already claimed one victim? Hal and Clunk, stars of the Hal Spacejock comedy series, feature in this brand new 8000-word short story. 'Framed' slots in any time after Second Course.
Worms and Other Alien Encounters
By Robert P. Hansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of science fiction short stories, most of which relate to encounters with aliens visiting earth; the remaining stories happen in space (only some of which involve aliens).
Gamin Technology (Terran Chronicles)
By James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 1 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This journal contains Joe’s notes of his discoveries and observations during the Terran’s maiden voyage of exploration to the stars. This journal is not a stand-alone story, but rather a supplementary guide for those that have an understanding of the Gamin and their involvement with Earth. While Joe’s journal answers many questions about these aliens and their technology, it also raises more.
First Kill
By Susy Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A female snipers first mission. "When the Melting took the polar ice caps, the world was exposed to a breed of new species lying dormant under the ice. Not everybody was excited over the Alliance that was formed. Now a Death Squad is heading towards our Neutral Dragon Territory, and if they cross this bridge, we're too late to stop them. My finger is on the trigger, and I am waiting..."