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Sons of Nowhere: Strange and Unusual
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reese Mason’s first week of high school at Acis Island has been a rough one. The last thing he expected was to make friends with Tessa Vasquez, the odd girl in his English Lit class. Sadly, he is convinced that her interest lies more with his rare deformity than with him. A prequel to the "Sons of Nowhere" novel series.
Switch Child 2
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Price: Free! Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Karl Hoffman has an adopted son like no other. Colin's mind is six years old, while his body is six feet underground. The child now exists in the electrical conduits of computers, cables and power lines. How do you raise a child who can only communicate via digital media? What kind of great service can such an intelligence render humanity? What kind of damage is he capable of?
The Mountain and The City, Part I
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Series: The Mountain and The City, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Witness a first-person view of a changed world. A solitary survivor hides in a mountain above the city, living in a trailer with the door and windows duct-taped shut. Outside, a virulent disease has killed off most humans. Those who lived have become something else. Survival in this new world comes down to two, simple rules: stay quiet and protect the air. But one day, everything is threatened.
Phantom of the Mall
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Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The settlers were dispatched to a distant world to prepare the way for the great migration. Everything went according to plan, a little too smoothly, perhaps. Now there's only one thing missing in New Town, just a minor detail. Dystopia in G Minor. The Phantom of the Mall.
Paradox - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Evolved Publishing presents a short mind-bending sci-fi story in "Paradox" by Lane Diamond. At about 2,700 words, this fun story is the perfect short diversion from your daily grind. ~~~ In the deepest, darkest reaches of space, one must fill the vacuum, the void, the emptiness. Yet do we humans have the "psychological stuff" for deep space travel? If not, we may end up like Ted.
The Necromouser
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
An angry cat discovers the techno-mystical ability to raise mice from the dead.
The Prophet.com
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Series: Wanderer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a story about the early years of the post apocalyptic hero Wanderer and tells of his search for his missing wife. He has not yet found his battlesuit and his foes in this tale are his fellow humans, the ones, like him, who have survived the end of days.
The Eye of The Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.00 from 1 review)
The world will end unless two lovers agree to be separated for eternity. This quick read of a little less than 7,000 words by veteran romance writer Florence Witkop deals with what happens when one of those lovers learns the terms... and refuses to abide by them.
Cross Council
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Price: Free! Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Three authors, four fascinating tales and four bonus chapters! Featuring Brendan Carroll with A Dark Council and A Dark Matter -- two tales from within Brendan Carroll's Red Cross of Gold series. Featuring Maureen Miller -- A young adult story of alien abduction. Featuring Trish Lamoree -- A short story in the middle of her PSI Consulting series that happens right after Court of Miracles.
Stages of Invisibility
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
For anyone who has felt they were vanishing from existence.
Residential Aliens - Issue 4.11
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Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This issue of Residential Aliens Magazine brings together 5 stories of speculative fiction. From 'sword and planet' fantasy and science fiction to magical realism and zombie exterminators, we have a great issue in store for you.
Below the Surface
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Merx Tol, a resistance fighter, strives to balance life, his empathic sense, and the protection of his people under his mother's leadership. Everything he desires changes the day Henessa Sar, a young woman presumed dead, appears among the debris of a supply truck. This book has experienced some updates. Please feel welcome to view the new version.
The Imaginist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.
The Stick
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An elderly american indian recants an event that happened to him when he was a young boy.
Disposable
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A rant about the transitory nature of modern technology. A 1,500 word short story.
On the Great Wall of Texas
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You set the price! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
In 2045 a sergeant shows a young draftee the ropes of guarding the Mexican border, explaining how the Wall came to be built and why they are there. This is a short-short story, for general audiences, set very early in Harry Heyoka's all-too-plausible Spiral's Realms future history.
The Star Creature
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Regret
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The invention of the Emoticator promises to free mankind from regret, but is that really such a great idea?
Black Hole Witch
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Endeavor is a colony ship from Earth, and she's in trouble. Caught in the massive gravity well of a black hole, the ship is just barely managing to keep itself from being pulled in. In fact, the ship would have been pulled in long ago if it wasn't for a Coven of witches on board led by Munji. When things take a turn for the worse for the ship and its passengers, Munji must save them all.
Short Story Strands: Halloween 2012 Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Come celebrate Halloween in ways both spooky and fun in this collection of sixteen short stories spun by talented new voices in science fiction and fantasy.