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Biology Experiment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if we are nothing but a biology experiment? Enterprising scientists travel through space searching for just the right planet, just the right species to use for their Biology Experiment.
A Change of Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Cy Berger, on an interplanetary mission to save alien animals, must transplant the heart of a dragon.
Lucky
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
(Previously published by Yard Dog Press in Star Bound) Misea thinks she's getting the chance of a lifetime when an early release from prison leads to a job on a construction team for the new Shepherd Station. Unfortunately, there's trouble at the station, and she's soon right in the middle of it.
Tales from the Dome: Heroes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Moira sees the future. Mind Melter commands an army of the dispossessed. What defines a hero, and who is really pulling the strings? This six-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Impulse, Void, Ellis Straylight, Seer, and Dan.
Time Killer: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Detective Dominic is trying to solve a dozen nearly-identical murders. But the murders have happened so close together, it would be impossible for one person to commit them all. That's what Dominic believes, until she finds a time machine in the desk of one of the victims. Now Detective Dominic must chase down a time-hopping serial killer before he commits one more murder, one much closer to home.
Dexters laatste vlucht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Dutch. Published: May 2, 2015 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In de eenzaamheid van zijn kleine ruimtevrachter moet Dexter vrezen voor zijn leven als hij ruzie krijgt met zijn bemanningsgenoot. Dit verhaal heeft themawedstrijd 10 (“Oververhit”) van Pure Fantasy gewonnen en is eerder gepubliceerd in Pure Fantasy 23.
The Skeptic And Other Glimpses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A UFO debunker bites off more than he can chew. A man faces an unusual test for an orbital job. Immortality becomes something to fear. Anchored around "The Skeptic," one of the last stories purchased by Dr. Stanley Schmidt prior to his retirement as editor of Analog, this collection of six short-short and flash stories shows glimpses of possibilities...and the future of Earth.
Stand the Line
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. Categories: 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.
When The Time Comes
Series: Acoustic Funambulist. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Going forth in an ever expanding reality, the Acoustic Funambulist's journey takes the turns of his own artistry, pushing beyond the limits of the known universe. Our rope artist is confronted to the subjective value of time and the importance of the moment in this twelfth episode.
No Beast so Fierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the far future, an ancient shapeshifter meets up with an old lover on a fastrain headed for disaster.
The Optimist Police
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“The Optimist Police,” is a humorous story about one man’s struggle in a society with unrealistic expectations about positive attitude. The 3000 word story was originally published by New Myths.
A Trick of Strong Imagination
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Althea Galway, a gifted statistician for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, follows her tedious pursuits for Doctor Sound to a Winter carnival and a strange mystery at its heart. With a dashing illusionist and the memories of her own secretive past with the Traveling Galloway Circus clouding her judgment, she dares to reach beyond her station.
Someday Will Be Too Late
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new laws allowing indentured service may be salvation for some or a return to slavery. It all depends. Times are hard, your husband has died, your children are still young, and you’re buried in debt. You’ll sacrifice anything for your family, even your freedom. Because that’s all you have left.
Germline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future genetic therapy is a part of life; however, the ramifications on society often take an unexpected twist. “Germline Inc. is the 1st in a series of short stories that surround a genetic therapy clinic, its eccentric owners, and the strange problems they become involved in.
Herindeling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: Dutch. Published: May 3, 2015 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zeventien jaar geleden ontvluchtte Carlijn bureaucratie en tegenstrijdige regelgeving om op een nieuwe planeet, in een onherbergzaam land, haar bedrijf opnieuw op te bouwen. Helaas voor haar weet de ambtenarij haar na de planetaire herindeling te vinden ...
The Engine Driver (A Dystopian Short Story)
Series: Now Hear This!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Brig has never been allowed to hear a sad song in her entire life. Her Playlist Treatment Plan, designed to control her emotions by playing appropriate songs in her head, isn’t working for her. But when her friend is chosen to go to Musician’s School and given a musical instrument, Brig might have her one chance to hear a song that matches how she really feels, instead of how she should.
Aurealis #74
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Good Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Being a cop was interesting enough before the wave of genetech arrived to make Lyr's life even more complicated than it had to be. Now she has to deal with Rael, an engineered life form, the genetic engineer that makes his life hell, and now there's a lost dog who only knows his owner as 'Master'.
Tales from the Dome: Villains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Charma has an addictive personality. Derek must choose between old friends and new enemies. In a shattered world, who are the villains? This five-story anthology introduces new readers to the Shadeshifter Chronicles and gives loyal readers a fascinating and LGBT-friendly look at the histories and secrets of all your favourite characters, including Charma, Static, Carys, and Seer.
Aurealis #75
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.