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Tales of Tomorrow
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by WDM Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From science fiction to the edge of fantasy, this collection of five short stories includes, two “right around the corner” tales (“Wakinyan’s Valley” and “Beneath and Beyond”), one far flung space odyssey (“Astromancer”), and two stories of future families (“Izzie” and “Spinning”).
Tales from the Beaumont House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,980. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
What do a psychic, a family of four and a computer programmer have in common? Unfortunately for them, they reside in the Beaumont House apartments. What appears to be a serene, picturesque apartment complex is actually an otherworldly reality consisting of the supernatural, the strange and the unimaginable.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Spoiled Lunch and Other Creepy Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Contains 8 creepy tales featuring everything from ghosts, psychics, and cannibals, to apocalyptic wastelands and government experiments gone wrong. In "Spoiled Lunch", a school boy tries to enjoy a snack in a dystopian future overrun with pests. In "The Accident", a drug runner hits a mysterious creature with his car and finds himself pursued by it. Plus 6 other stories to delight and disturb!
Psionic Journey (Science of Psionics #2.5)
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Series: The Science of Psionics Short. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Psionic Series Short Story Anthology. Psionic Flight, Psionic Wedding, and Psionic Exploration. Follow the exploits of the Psionic Scientist in three short stories, taking place between books two and three of the series.
Marriage of Convenience
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An unexpected demand by the powerful Rhysa throws fragile treaty negotiations into a turmoil. Tasked with brokering an interspecies marriage of alliance between humans and Rhysians, Earth's negotiation team finds themselves caught in an interstellar re-enactment of Beauty and the Beast - one demanding personal sacrifices to ensure peace, and where no one will be magically transformed in the end.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes: Under Oak Island by K T Bryski, Wooden Go to Waste by Sandra Wickham, Why the Sea is Boiling Hot by Michael Spence, and Those Dark Satanic Mills by Suna Dasi
Into the Real
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Five Tigers Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We live in a future where anything is possible...In this collection of short stories, author Michele Lang takes you inside labyrinths of dark and beautiful worlds. These science fiction tales range from tender to apocalyptic, but all of them explore the permeability of virtual and real worlds, and how the digital affects the "real" in surprising and sometimes profound ways.
Tales of the Stoneworld
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every now and then, the Mage-General of the Allied Realms, a curious Humanoid who calls himself Kronisk, sits down with his grandchildren. To them, he will read a story from a big volume of Melior's lengthy, grand, and just plain puzzling history. In this volume, you will find ten of the tales that he and his grandchildren share.
Aurealis #52
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #52 is edited by Stephen Higgins and Scott Vandervalk. This issue includes a mix of fiction, news and reviews highlighting the best new writing around. Once again, unmissable!
Time And Space
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of Science Fiction short stories which examine the question of humanity's ultimate fate. Will we be saved by a benevolent AI or remembered by a piece of ugly jewelry? Will we show kindness in the end, or merely confusion? Will our future be created for us or will we become ghosts?
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
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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.
Martian Voices
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While surveying the Martian landscape for future manned missions, the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit stumbles on a race of martians that live underground. To everybody’s amazement, this well developed society is made of tiny individuals who desperately try to communicate with the rover. This discovery has a profound effect on the plans for Mars colonization by humans.
Seeds of Change
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Series: The Alcantarans, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zendo had learned from the star traders and they had given him money to expand his trading business. He was anxious to earn some money, so he could get married. He hired his cousin, Puri and they started on the trade route. Events along the way unwittingly led Zendo and Puri to help spread seeds of change.
Fearsome Creatures
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of four SF short stories which feature monsters. Set in space, on earth, on other planets and at the end of days, encounter strange and fearsome creatures from beyond your imagination - or your nightmares!
The Recruiter
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Series: The Alcantarans, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Kota and Zibo wanted to do was to start a family and to make a living, using the space ship freighter that Kota had salvaged. Some idiot bureaucrat wanted them to be super spies for the Charter Alliance. They turned him down! His boss was more persuasive but they still didn't want to be spies. They just wanted to trade. Circumstances didn't give them a choice.
Tales and Tails
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Series: Planet Wolf, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories from Planet Wolf: Characters old and new. Thirty-six new stories, some contemporary with the five books in the series, others not. What happened to Tara and Kolyei after the Battle of Trumpet Keep? How do the telepathic Lind search for their human life-partners? What is it like to be a slave-child in the Kingdom of Murdoch? Life-bondings, pirate raids, cadets training, murders and more.
The Encounter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The star fell and a hero was born... Karo was trying to say a wish but got more than a wish...He became the Super Intelligient-- he broke the highest record of scholarship in Harvard University but he has a lot to offer...
Clockwork Portal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When demon hunter, sorceress and samurai, Raisa falls into a strange, odd version of Victorian England, she finds herself in the domain of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Just being built, and with a demon already amok in the archives, Raisa finds herself with odd allies indeed. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
A Mind Supreme (SF Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: Australian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The human mind encapsulates the pinnacle of nature’s evolution with over a hundred billion neurons forming a hundred trillion connections that determine our very thoughts and actions. It is unparalleled in its complexity. But are there any limits to its abilities? This collection of SF short stories explores aspects of the human mind. Ultimately, it asks the question: is the mind supreme?