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When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
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Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
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.
Possibilities
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Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
State of Black SF authors have created a flash fiction anthology. Join artist Winston Blakely and authors L.M. Davis, Milton Davis, Margaret Fieland, Edward Austin Hall, Valjeanne Jeffers, Alan Jones, Alicia McCalla, Balogun Ojetade, Rasheedah Phillips, Wendy Raven McNair, and Nicole Sconiers as they endeavor to explore the possibilities of Black speculative fiction.
Replay
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Trading, fighting, even just surviving in the depths of space is full of hardship and unseen dangers. A thousand things can go wrong at any time in a hostile universe that seems bent on your destruction. Worse than that, things aren’t always what they seem.
The Ten Second Time Traveller
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Schism
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An Oolite short story - Lumbering through the depths of space are the Generation Ships; huge self contained transports driving between the stars at sublight speeds in the midst of thousand year journeys to populate new planets. After 30 generations, a staggering and devastating truth is revealed to the occupants of one such ship…
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.
The Novagem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
An odd young man is smitten by an antique store clerk. During one of his awkward attempts at wooing her, the young man comes across a book on the 1915 San Francisco Pan-Pacific Exposition that will overturn his notion of reality and inspire him to join forces with a secret organization hell-bent on proving that the sun is not a star.
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.
The Scoundrel's Wife
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
While her super-villain husband leads an exciting life beyond the front door of their suburban home, his unnamed wife remains behind to keep the home tidy, his inventions correctly catalogued and her own dreams firmly locked away and neglected.
Time Travel and Dimensional Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book includes five short stories of travel into the unknown. Based on current thinking and science theory on the edge of science fact, step into the realm science future. Adventure into the science, danger and mystery of dimensional travel with realistic characters and believable situations that lead to mysterious and perhaps startling conclusions; Kidnappings, Visitations, Science and more!
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.
Upon A Midnight Clear
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
Uncrossed Paths
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Series: War of Order and Chaos, Short Story Collection. Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Years before they would be called upon to save the world, a baby girl was adopted by a master magician, a spy hunter found and lost the love of his life, a girl saved the one she cared about most from a demon, and a detective failed to save the one most important to him.
The Insanity of Zero
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Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When an unforeseen event brings about the end of the world, a powerful artificial intelligence is born.
Falling Stars
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Series: Epsilon Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gattica Province died five years ago and sparked a war between the Earth Federation and the Epsilon Alliance. Cat Anders left E-Fed service after she learned the truth about the attacks on her home, defecting to the Alliance as a fighter pilot. She thinks she's alone in the universe. She's about to find out exactly how wrong she is...
A Change in Fortune
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
The Boareen Rife
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, a brief period on the planet Earth as described by the Watcher, Arturus Verturus.
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.
Obsolete Protection
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Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2044 and it is a grim time in America. Hundreds of California refugees are dead and Commander Marcus Adario finds himself jobless and outcast from society. Can an obsolete protection officer find a reason to go on living in a world where society rewards and punishes people by casting “Positive” and “Negative” votes on the Cloud? Perhaps this despised hero has one more adventure left.