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All Flesh Is Grass
Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
When a producer of cloned meat gets tired of the business, things get either odd or delicious. You decide which.
A.L.O.M.
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
The year is 2130. Long gone are the days of high definition television and rock and roll. Mankind has entered the greatest age of technology. Vlad Kappel is a man of few words and even fewer desires, one of them being a dream to pilot the world's first time machine which he has helped to invent and build.
The Necromouser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
An angry cat discovers the techno-mystical ability to raise mice from the dead.
For Want of a Nail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
The Long Afternoon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things go from bad to worse when diva romance novelist Veronica Harper and her long-suffering personal assistant arrive for a book signing appearance only to discover that they're in the wrong bookstore. After a bizarre encounter with an eccentric fan, Veronica is plunged into a nightmarish world from which she can't seem to escape.
Funscreen
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?
The G Particle
Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A day in the life of G isn't exactly what it seems. Although the mundane seems inevitable, there is something that G does not know.
Shards
Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Craig Martin travels a dangerous land that demands survival of the fittest. He meets Lou Benton who is a tough woman, and together they set out to go west, hoping for a better life. He knows of a valley on the Colorado river if they can reach it, but that is thirteen hundred miles away into the unknown. ****Please give the book a written review**** Thanks. The author.
The Day of the Nuptial Flight
Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
On an alien world of giant insects, Rover strives to be like every other drone and mate with the queen. When he isn’t able to perform his drone duties, he struggles for acceptance and finds friendship and love in an unlikely place—among humans.
The Call of the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?
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."
READ in 19 Minutes
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The story of a Mind traveler, who has to finish the job of finding a secret code from an unknown person to safeguard his girl friend in 19 Minutes! How he travels on people's mind and reads their mind and finds the unknown to safeguard his girlfriend, is the story with its unexpected Twists!
Aarn Becomes A Man
Price: Free! Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Aarn was the eldest son of a well-known landlord in the largest agricultural section of Amelus. Today they were going to evict a family who had not been able to keep up with the lease payments, and Aarn’s father insisted that Aarn would do the eviction. Only he knew these people, they had been hard workers for many years and had only recently fallen on hard times that would not last.
Fountane Of
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Short and edgy, the classic SF "What if..?" An everyman "Joe the Plumber" risks everything in an attempt to prove the establishment wrong and achieve his dreams his own way... In the tradition of Frederic Brown. "Fountane Of" was first published in HelixSF, edited by William Sanders.
PeeDee3, Intergalactic, Insectiod Assassin in: Gut Feeling (Season 1, Episode 1)
Series: PeeDee3 is Dead, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
PeeDee3 is one bad bug with a zeal to kill...for a price. But now he's trailing his very last mark and this hit’s on the house because revenge is footing the bill. With his trusty bowling ball cannon at his exoskeletonized side and his complex eyes opened wide all he needs is a target. But time is running out because the death he’s avenging is his own. File under Sci-Fi Noir Comedy Series
The Last Real New Yorker in the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It's the future. New York City is an amusement park. And the guy who calls himself the Last Real New Yorker in the World is about to get an offer he can't refuse. Short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When the train doesn't stop in the Old West town of Muddy Creek, Sheriff Jesse Hawkins goes to investigate. What he finds is a mystery that goes far beyond anything in his experience: a car full of people frozen in time.
Going Somewhere Else
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A space explorer readies for a voyage that will never return. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. About the Author: Amber D. Sistla was born in Oklahoma and now lives in the Pacific Northwest. She has a degree in computer science and has six U.S. and E.U. patents. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Nature,
An Alien Abduction for Christmas: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Clive’s wife has sent him on a mission to get the hottest Christmas gift of the year, but he has been abducted by inept aliens on his way to the mall. Can Clive complete his mission, or will he be bogged down by bothering to try to teach the aliens about the true meaning of Christmas?
The Ad Agency
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
What would advertisements look like if the government required them to be truthful and not misleading?