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The Merger: A Romantic Comedy of Intergalactic Business Negotiations, Indecipherable Emotions, and Pizza
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Paresh and Sita are a loving married couple who share a (mostly) pleasant and uneventful life. That is, if you don’t count Sita’s cooking experiments with turkey chili pizza (don’t ask). All that changes one evening, when Paresh is approached by a gelatinous, horned blob-alien from outer space who makes a lucrative offer that Paresh and Sita literally cannot refuse...
Mummies, Masks & Superpowers!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of funny, violent, odd, and sweet superhero themed stories from author J.M. Perkins. Featuring: why mummies make the best henchmen, the dark side of telekinetic wish fulfillment, a different sort of 'tools' for the trade, a complicated grieving process, and difficulties working through teenage issues in order to be cleared for active superhero duty.
Sledgehammer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
John Miller is getting old. His asteroid mining ship is getting old. His daughter's all grown up and about to start a family of her own. Maybe it's time to retire. Maybe not. Out of the blue comes Sledgehammer, the elusive wanderer he's been chasing for most of his career.
Divide The Sea
Price: Free! Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young man from the privileged class of genetically engineered people becomes involved in a civil war between his own people and the natural borns, discovering that he is yet a third variation of humanity.
By Candle Or Lamp Light
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
"You are a fire. You must burn. Be a candle, and light the way for someone. Or be a firework and dedicate your entire life for a moment, for a smile. You are a fire, Sam. So burn your life away for someone." A flash fiction about sacrifice.
The Inter-Galactic Gourmet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Cynthia only wants a snack after work, but aliens are infiltrating Earth. Can't she just eat in peace?
JCU Omnibus, Vol. 2
Series: The Just Cause Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The second anthology of Just Cause Universe stories is here to add more depth and breadth to this world of superheroes and supervillains! This volume contains three all-new never-before-published stories (Blacklisted, Winternight, and Summer of Love) and two reprints (The Steel Soldier's Gambit, Archenemy).
Mayday Aurora Colony: Triptych of a Future Time and Place
You set the price! Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Set at different times in the same future world, three stories that look to the depths of the mind to define sentience, responsibility, and courage. Deep thinking characters navigate their lives, striving for small victories of the heart and soul from passing, macabre circumstance. Dialog dense with weighty motivations, take an enlightening walk into a future reflection of recognizable humanity.
Mojave 733-9969
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
George and Stephanie are taking a road trip. But when they come across a mysterious phone booth in the middle of the desert events take a strange and deadly turn.
Raging Against the Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sam and his buddy Jimbo fight to free people possessed by demonic souls, heal people who have lost loved ones and search for lost treasures and exotic paranormal locations. This is a collection of short stories.
Mothleaf
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mothleaf is a short story by Raymond Sexton. It is largely written in a expository style, contains elements of sci-fi, ecological fiction and body-horror, and can be read as a zen parable of sorts.
Whether We Are Mended: Three Love Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Here, in three wildly different stories, Perry Slaughter gives us romance as only he could—or would. With settings ranging from Earth to distant planets to parallel worlds, with characters running the gamut from human to cyborg to alien, he shows us love in all its dirty, wretched, heartfelt squalor.
The Parallel
Price: Free! Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(2.00 from 1 review)
Seconds from dying, Sydney Phillips is saved by a girl.. herself. Sydney soon finds herself coming to terms with the fact that there is more than one version of her... and all of them are dying fast across the multiverse. Teen Lesbian sci-fi short novelette.
Prossimamente forse
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
La silloge raccoglie racconti di varia lunghezza di genere fantastico.
Jotus of Aanthora
Series: The Jaxon Grey Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jotus will do whatever it takes to find his son, Jotan. He has heard news that Jotan is being held by Amentus, the ruler of Aanthora, who is currently amassing a grand Tatoran army to eradicate the alien Dotarans from the face of the planet. It is in the wake of this army that Jotus starts his search. He knows it will be dangerous work, but rescuing his son takes precedent over all else.
In Days of Hiding from Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In this tale of a dystopian world, a former teacher and her husband try to help the frightened and lost find a stable life again amidst the violence and confusion.
When I was Not Myself
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short tale about identity, memory and expectation. When I was Not Myself is our first visit to the concept of Metanoia, an engineered memory loss used in therapy. When I was Not Myself is a science fiction tale offered for free exploring the concept of identity, memory and preconceptions.
A journey For Love, (From Earth, To Earth)
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A journey for love is a Sci-Fic Love Story. How far you'll go for your love?, Actually in a pure relation, they don't have any limits in anything. Athen is ready to go any where, to find her Love (Kate). To know about them and their love and how they departed and why?, You have to go through this.
A Beer at the End of the World
Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Marcus is a time traveler who, on his first trip through time, ends up not where he intended but in a mysterious junkyard full of strange artifacts and machinery. As he quickly discovers, he's not alone here, and the answer to what has happened to him and the motley assortment of strangers that surround him can only be revealed after they've all had a nice, cool drink at the Last Stop Bar & Grill.
Late Arrival
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
When Lusala was small his big sister went into space to find new worlds. It's been five years for her, fifty for him. But finally, Osumare was home, so very late. Lusala worried that her return would be too little to bridge the gulf that had grown between them. Late Arrival is a science fiction examination of the price of space travel on those left behind that you will remember for years to come.