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Shadow Hunter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old hunter seeks redemption aboard the space station Habitat. After years of providing collectors with trophy alien species, he attempts to recover a hunting prize he wishes he never won.
Interzone 234 May - Jun 2011
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Interzone: a bimonthly, award winning, science fiction & fantasy short story magazine. It contains original fiction, illustrations plus SFF related news and reviews of books, movies & DVDs. It is not celebrity oriented. This issue, #234, has the text of the print edition and Suzanne Palmer, Jason Sanford & Will McIntosh stories. It omits some of the graphics & advertisements. New print issue 237
Tall Tales and Shiny Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a simple volume of short stories by author Clayton Blanchard. They primarily deal with fantasy and vary in length. This volume is intended to be a quick read.
The Train will Never Stop
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Few know the story behind the Marie Céleste - indeed, almost no-one knows the truth of what happened on the famous ship. Thanks to a chance meeting in the Old Grey Dog, I learned the truth...
Roadside Bones
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Notes on Vellum. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Matt, a forensic pathologist, discovers a skeleton by the side of the road. But something about it is very strange, and it's up to him to reunite the lost Jane Doe with her distant--very distant--family.
Rumble in the Box
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Religion and business never mix, especially when religion IS your business.
Rise of Lord Vadik
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Series: The Universe vs, Vol 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Empire is facing an enemy. The Emperor has gone insane and is killing innocent species throughout the universes of the Multiverse and the Admiral wants his power and position. He becomes the new Emperor rising to power by force and wages a new war. His time is limited too. Lord Vadik returns and saves the Federation Alliance.
Dormant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reality fragments time,are you dreaming or are you awake.Everything keeps changing and you struggle to keep up. Perhaps you find out too late that you are going to die today
Saving Pachyrhinosaurus
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Series: Dinosaur Tales Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Observing wildlife in Yellowstone Park can be dangerous, especially when the animals you're observing are dinosaurs brought back to earth after 65 million years!
Outside
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been given about life 'Outside' your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never have expected.
The Time Of Leaving
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a Science Fiction story, sad and grim and lonely, but in its way beautiful, and with a moral laced deep in the kernel
Cavanaugh's Cure
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
A madman has destroyed the human race, leaving only a remnant alive to glorify him for until the end of time. Cavanaugh's Cure is the story of a boy becoming a man in the society which grew out of that destruction.
Yearning To Breathe Free
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only on Earth was the concept of individual liberty ever invented. Once the aliens discovered Earth, Earth became a beacon for all those who craved freedom... Which unfortunately makes the Earth a crowded and confusing place, where Casey's job as an immigration attorney is to try to rescue those who can be rescued. Short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt
Our Flag Was Still There
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 2083, America is a very different place. The FBI is sent to investigate a terrorist threat, but instead finds the most famous missing person in history, Callie Cook, a senator whose unexplained disappearance fifty years before threw a presidential election into turmoil. Cook will have to navigate a suddenly bizarre world to solve a half-century old mystery--the mystery of who she really is.
Burdening the Fear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For a long time I had seen this coming. Her soft tender kiss, and the whisper in my ear. The night was cold, so her breath was like fire. I awoke to realise I was seeing the future again. A flash fiction about the burdens of knowing the future.
Come Tomorrow
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 3. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The infinite possibilities for mankind’s future are as diverse as those contemplating them. While it seems that there are more predictions of ruin than utopia, the sheer adaptability and persistence of humanity has always been it’s greatest strength. Within this book you will find sixty views of where those strengths could take us, along with the foibles we have.
Kylie's Lure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Traveling south, Marcus finds another survivor of the plague that almost made the human race go extinct. Everything is too good to be true, and Marcus must make the choice between a life of comfort and a life of truth. (13 pages)
Interface
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Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the far future and humanity has become stagnant. A device called the Interface enables all humans to link themselves to virtual realities and to download at whim any information that they might want. Nothing changes, everything stays the same. That is, until Laurena Tyall asks the Interface a question that no one else has thought of asking for over two hundred years: what is it to learn?
The Rookie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A crew of aliens in search of a fallen spaceship find themselves in over their heads as they try to cope with the outdated customs of earthlings.
Hilton's Addiction
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Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hilton's secret addiction is ruining his life, forcing him to the surface. A surface that has a secret of its own.