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Rough Cattle
By Terry Hayman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When cowboy Joe Ross hires onto a cattle drive from San Antone to the railhead in Colorado, he expects a long, hard ride. But things go from bad to ugly after a stampede takes them into a canyon where something flashed out of the sky the night before. And now the cattle are starting to act strange…
Monkeys and Empire State Buildings
By The Numbered Entity Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars had changed. Smith, a Marsmen engineered from Earth stock to build the earliest colony, pines for the good old days before Earthling tourists came and ruined it all. Then an accident threatens to tip tensions over the precipice and forces Smith to question the very notion of 'human,' and the claims of the true inheritors of Mars.
On Trial
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul Allen’s worst nightmare has come true. His runaway son, Randy, has been convicted for the third time and is going away for life. Unless... As allowed by law, Randy has requested an assisted telepathic link with his father. If, after that link, a testing shows a significant psychological change, Randy gets another chance at freedom. Paul can't refuse. But maybe he should have.
By Alain Gomez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sean McDermott can afford to buy anything he wants in life. But can he afford to cheat death? Short Story, approx. 2,000 words
The Death Sentence
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The City had never been cleaner, safer, or quieter than it was on Erik Dankelson’s twenty-ninth birthday, and he couldn’t have been more heartsick about it." When all you want to do is be able to speak your mind, but all society wants is to keep everything clean, what do you end up with? The death sentence, the last words Erik Dankelson will ever speak.
Apex Magazine - Issue 14
By Apex Publications
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Issue 14 of Apex Magazine contains short fiction by Peter Atwood, Terra LeMay, Jason Sanford, Jeremy C. Shipp, and Susannah Mandel. Also poetry by Colleen Kimsey, Lydia Ondrusek, and Robert Borski.
The Treasure of Mars
By Elizabeth Chater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An alien creature crawls in from the desert with talk of treaure.
The Flying Lady Diner
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story by Debra Gray De Noux and O'Neil De Noux. Set in 1948 – New Orleans private eye Joe Torres, on a wandering son case, pulls out of a rainstorm along US 90 and runs into a silver diner that looks like an oversized Airstream camper with a red and blue neon sign reading: Flying Lady Diner.
Au Centre De La Terre
By Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Les voyages du Funambule Acoustique se poursuivent et ne se ressemblent guère, notre danseur de corde changeant de tempo comme de chaussettes. Après un raccordement de justesse, le voici dans ce quatrième épisode, en visite pour un abrégé d'intra-terrestre et ses inquiétudes au sujet des voisins du dessus.
The Case of the Snora Diamond Thief
By John Northern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A humerous Science fiction short story. This time Wally Pazooza is once again headed for Earth to solve a crime. But this time, when he gets there, he finds much more than he expected.
Twilight Candleflies: 3 Tales of Speculative Fiction
By Scott Niven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a post-apocalyptic future, a woman protects young children while tending a farm in an abandoned football stadium. On a distant Earth-like planet, a boy accomplishes something extraordinary, then awaits his reward. And on a majestic airship, a man is given just five minutes every seventy-three days to view the outside world.
Black Friday
By Matthew Davenport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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A Short Story: On the distant planet Retail, Holly, an indentured servant, working towards her freedom and to help her family escape war-torn Earth, has to deal with a galaxy-wide assortment of unruly customers on the worst day in Retail's drawn out year: Black Friday.
By Michael Jasper
Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A young girl with a nasty drug habit finds inspiration with the newly arrived aliens in her small Canadian town. She starts recording them, and witnesses their integration into human society firsthand. And then a tragedy strikes that reverses all of her hopes and dreams about the future. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
Unicorn Witch's Cauldron
By Derek White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Melanie Newton. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Unicorn Witch’s Cauldron is my answer to questions about the Characters from the Unicorn Witch Stories Of Refuge.
The Bear and The Travelers and Other Stories
By Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A bear menaces hikers. A man walks out his front door and discovers honey has drenched his house. A teacher finds a tattoo growing on his arm. These are some of the fantastic short stories you'll find in this collection.
Pieces of Eight, Part III
By Jay Dubya
You set the price! Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pieces of Eight, Part III is a collection of eight imaginative science fiction and paranormal novellas, and the Jay Dubya work is the companion book to Pieces of Eight, Pieces of Eight, Part II and Pieces of Eight, Part IV.
A Decade
By Michael Reiter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ten short stories - some to make you smile, some to make you shudder. Tales of the Fantastic and the Macabre for people who love speculative fiction. Be a visitor to these worlds, just a little off-kilter.
The Smoke
By Lawrence Frederick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was just a harmless fog of smoke from forest fires in the mountains of West Virginia. Or was it?
By Paul Carlson
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a humorous flash-fiction tale about the intersection of cutting edge science, blathering politicians, and the mystery of our missing socks.
Going Somewhere Else and Other Stories
By Amber D. Sistla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is a collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories. Please look inside to read about an explorer preparing for a journey that never ends, a young woman facing a monster that cannot be defeated, a death angel who's never actually collected a soul....and more stories. Includes seven stories.