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Blue Haired Alien Girlfriend
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.29 from 14 reviews)
Blue Haired Alien Girlfriend is a stand alone short story. Joshua is a manager at FishBurgers who walks home alone every evening. One night, he comes across an unusual blue-haired woman sitting on a bench. He's thrown for a loop when she tells him where she's from, but he doesn't mind. Sometimes love can be a little quirky, sometimes it can be a lot quirky.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Plenty has been written about the decline of the short story, anthology and collection, and when you read some older books they have been saying the same thing for decades, even in the first issue of Asimov's magazine in 1977. I have also seen Gardner Dozois write about the acceleration of the 'lack of memory' of past science fiction work. Not too surprising perhaps with the pace of change. I h
Second Honeymoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Jack Duncan finds out his wife changed the terms of her life insurance policy, he’s not a happy man. Instead of a cash payout, he gets a clone. His wife is back and all his planning has gone for naught.
Healthy or Else
Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A speculative satire about the health care industries assuming dictatorial powers in a recognizable near future society. Healthy or Else tells the story of one family's brush with the health care regime and what happens to these good people. The trends are in play; the future may not be as far away as you think.
Dust
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.69 from 13 reviews)
Billionaire adventurer Stan Owens has everything, success, fame, all the luxury money can buy... until a plane crash leaves him stranded in the desert. Alone in a hostile environment, he makes a horrifying discovery in the desert wastes. This is a frightening new short story by Robert Williams, the acclaimed author of "Peculiar, MO."
When Man-Made
Price: Free! Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Life within the dome is comfortable, secure and predictable.What lies on the outside is the unknown; the work of the other creator.Lara, a young woman on the verge of a bright future in her world is suddenly confronted by the very thing she fears, but is more than curious about. Two worlds collide in this sci-fi short where significant choices are made and long forgotten promises are fulfilled.
Faster Than Light: The Fallen Goddess
Price: Free! Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
The first in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity.
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
The Giving Plague
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, as he encounters a virus transmitted by blood donations that could alter humanity for good, forcing him to wrestle with his own inner demons.
Ambition
Series: Perception. Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Lee Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
AMBITION is a short story prequel to PERCEPTION, capturing the beginning of Noah and Zoe’s story from Noah’s POV. 5k = approximately 20 pages
A World of Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
De Koperen Oase
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: Dutch. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Een ruimtevaarder strandt op een planeet in een verre uithoek van het heelal. Hij wordt gered door een cowboy genaamd Mick en naar de bewoonde wereld gebracht. Maar de bewoonde wereld is niet wat hij op het eerste gezicht leek en ook Mick heeft misschien andere motieven dan verwacht. Winnaar Fantastels 2012
Robotto
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Het is de tijd dat het leven op de Veranderde Aarde alleen maar verliezers kent. En soms, heel soms, een enkele -soort van- winnaar.
Clones
Price: Free! Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
How would you raise yourself? Your cloned child is a mirror, simultaneously reflecting who you are and what you might have been. It's potential was your potential. Can your clone achieve those dreams that fell to the wayside in your own life, or is it doomed to repeat your mistakes?
The Bones of the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.90 from 10 reviews)
The Bones of the Sea - a scifi short story. Myasi has been contracted to destroy an obstruction in the shallow seas of Ulto Marinos. But her attempt to do so reveals something more beneath the surface ...
2012
Series: Science Fiction ยท Apocalyptic. Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.71 from 7 reviews)
Everyone said it's the last day of Earth and went outside and waited.
Het laatste schip
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: Dutch. Published: April 23, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een bedevaartsganger nadert het einde van haar reis. En haar wereld nadert het einde van zijn bestaan.
The Heart's Desire
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A government scryer's life is a prison until she discovers the ultimate secret language. This poignant near-future tale examines the boundaries between love and freedom. THE HEART'S DESIRE is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Boots
Price: Free! Words: 46,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From a rat’s eye view of the London blitz to a cadaver with a complaint about the size of her coffin, this collection of short stories brings us into a comically surreal world that will leave you questioning your ability to tell up from down.
Time Travel and Dimensional Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book includes five short stories of travel into the unknown. Based in science theory on the edge of science fact, step into the realm of science future. Adventure into the danger and mystery of dimensional travel with realistic characters and believable situations that lead to mysterious and perhaps startling conclusions.

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