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SciFi Anthology #1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
a collection of 7 short stories about twisted worlds. Life is portrayed in the best and the worst the universe has to offer.
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!
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.
Chiton
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Price: Free! Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a love story about a guy that has never in his life been able to do anything quite right. Now the girl of his dreams has gotten him involved in a war with the giant aliens. If it means being able to spend more time with her, then he's OK with that. But how do you fight a war against an enemy that is so much more powerful than you that they don't even know about the war?
The Ten Second Time Traveller
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Price: Free! Words: 510. 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.
Sarah
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the near future, police technician Ethan Pollard crosses paths with a beautiful Human Analog Bio-robotic. She’s on the run and has a head full of fragmented memories of a life she’s never lived. Only H.A.Bs don’t run away and they certainly don’t have some stranger’s memories.
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?
Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
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 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.
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 3 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
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…
Death and Taxes
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Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Valerie D Kirkwood. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight short stories covering the range from mythical through fantasy to inter-dimensional, and more! Thought-provoking commentary on altruism, greed and politics. Witty, pithy and pointed, these stories will please many different tastes.
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."
Ceasa
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's a bad day when your spaceship crashes. But if it's a ship fueled by carbon emissions that runs aground on one of the most polluted habitable planets in the galaxy, your day might just be a little bit better. But if some people want to clean up that planet, it's a bad day for carbon-emission-fueled-spaceships.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Immaculate Misconception
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The mysterious Shroud of Turin has provoked controversy for centuries. Many believe it is the authentic burial cloth of Christ. Many believe it is a forgery. What if, however, there could be a final proof beyond any doubt that it was genuine? What if that proof went terribly, horribly wrong for us all? If you were told such a story by a barely glimpsed stranger, would you, should you, believe it?