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Space Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by The Eastjesus Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is more to being a space man than rockets. Find out in this amusing romp across time and reality while a boy and girl grow up between Sputnik and the Singularity and a young man discovers his destiny.
192
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Perched upon a cliff under the white of the moon, Isaac sits patiently waiting for his wife. What Isaac doesn't know is that this time she'll be bringing more than just her spectral touch.
Digger Don't Take No Requests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story about a busker on the moon with his eyes toward the stars.
The Ark Project Trilogy
Series: The Ark Project, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A series of interconnected tales set in the Ark Project universe. It is the future and humanity is exploring the stars. The long awaited first contact with an alien species sets off a chain of events that will lead to the enslavement of our entire civilisation. Can a select group of humans free everyone else and deal with an enemy that threatens the entire galaxy?
The Final Action (The Ark Project)
Series: The Ark Project, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The final tale set in the Ark Project universe. An emergency landing. A deserted planet. A disturbed ecosystem. Melinda finds herself on a planet that should be populated and thriving. As she explores, she realises she might not be the only one stranded there.
Love Again
You set the price! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a pay what you want book, so you can even get it for free if you like. NEW EDITION! Updated and edited. A short story about a new couple in the nineteen-fifties on their first stroll who meet a new elderly friend with a lost love and a desire for new company, but all is not as it seems. Designed as a quick read on your commute or break time.
Yet So Far
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Wars changed everything. Once fertile land is now barren desert, the sun blazing a firey path across the earth. In the midst of the daily struggle for survival, Hugh finds a companion through a relic from the past...
The Second Enlightenment (The Ark Project)
Series: The Ark Project, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A series of short interconnected tales set in the Ark Project Universe. Almost a thousand years into the future and humanity is enslaved. There appears to be no hope for freedom. Can a plan set in motion hundreds of years ago save, not only humanity, but the rest of the galaxy? A man invested with strange and exotic powers must work out their true purpose, where others have been unable to before.
You Reap What You Sow (The Ark Project)
Series: The Ark Project, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,430. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
A series of short interconnected tales set in the Ark Project Universe. Several hundred years in the future and humanity has reached the stars. Little do they know that first contact will come from a most unlikely place. What should have been a momentous and great occasion instead turns into something that leads humanity down a dark and dangerous path.
Ageism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As society gets more complicated children are forced to grow up faster and faster. Where does this lead and what does it do to the children?
Space Danger! Space Marines' Graveyard (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Each ship in the fleet has a team of five resident Space Marines. It's not easy getting that job. This is a story about the lads who eventually ended up on the HMSS Monstro.
Moving Day
Series: Boucher's World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jade is fourteen years old and excited about finally being old enough to move out on her own. She’s got her help lined up, a moving van rented which her friend and room-mate, Tally, a big silver Cat, will be driving since Jade’s driving skills leave a lot to be desired. She’s all packed and ready to go. Apparently, though, you just can’t have a moving day without something going wrong. Go figure.
For Joyce
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Famous writer Joyce Carol Oates is a young girl on the verge of beginning her writing career when a strange being visits her.
The Ducati Girl, Darwin, and the Pig of Nebraska
Series: The Ducati Girl, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
And then came Homo Erectus―the upright monkey―and the Ducati Girl. The original theory on the evolution of man is still uncertain; evolutionists couldn't agree on the real face of all these homos, and after all this fuss, life seems to have started all of the sudden, out of nowhere; fossils are the testimonies, right? The Ducati Girl is skeptical and she wants answers. Can the truth be revealed?
Tooth & Claw
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The orks are a savage race who live short, hard lives. From the moment they are born to the day they die, life is a struggle for survival and honor. Tooth & Claw is about the coming of age ritual of a young ork boy who wants to become a brun. But to join the ranks of the adults, he must first prove his worth by taming the most dangerous creature in their world.
Star Wars: A Certain Point of View
Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of short stories based on the characters I have written in my two novels. Those that have read Star Wars: Awakening and Star Wars: Split Horizons will enjoy learning more about these characters. If you haven't read my novels, they're on smashwords so enjoy them as well!
Many Is The Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short Story about a female administrative assistant and her 'impossible' dream.
Butcher, Baker and Replicant Maker
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nigel Hightower cannot sleep in a world built upon dreams. The machine has shunned Mr. Hightower, refusing to give him digital manifestations of his dreams. So Mr. Hightower finds solace in crafting replicas of the lost world's wildlife for the children too young for the computer, until a series of updates threatens Mr. Hightower's audience so that none remain to call him “replicant maker.”
The Body
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A long-suffering, social-climbing son deals with more than the usual embarrassment of misbehaving parents, hoping to find acceptability in the certainty of their demise. If some things would just stay buried... “The Body” is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
The Frigate Victory Collection, Volume 2: Pirates & Diplomats
Series: Frigate Victory, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Major Anita Duncan learns too late of the assassination of the President of Extra-Solar Alliance. She has to turn to Captain Jason Ayers of the Terran Federal Republic for help. Duncan and Ayers forge an alliance of humans and aliens to deal with the threat posed by the coup in the ESA. What will this struggle mean for the future of the galaxy?