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Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2015
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Steampunk butlers, the execution of Earth, and binary fission in rabbits. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2015 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science.Readers will also find other resources for the budding mad scientist, including an advice column, horoscopes, and other brief messages from mad scientists.
Brisk Little Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
I hope you enjoy these brisk little stories.
Memories In A Bottle
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"I stared her in the eye and decided not to hand it to her. She looked back at me with rage and anger, and I felt scared. But I knew it was for the best. I knew it would make it better for her." A flash fiction about memories.
Les Chroniques de P'tite Tête (l'omnibus)
Price: Free! Words: 25,630. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cycle de nouvelles se voulant humoristique, se déroulant sur une planète lointaine, colonisée par des humains. Sur un ton humoristique, l'ensemble du recueil présente une critique sociale où l'environnement occupe une place prépondérante.
Devil Music
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Music is said have curative powers on body and soul. But for one man, the soothing sounds of music evoke a profound reaction of dread and terror. A curious encounter in his youth may hold the remedy if only he could separate fact from fiction. In a world increasingly filled with background music, an increasing despair frays his mind to the breaking point.
Seeing Stars
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Witness Leonard Burbridge, a quiet man, a man who likes to keep himself to himself, a man with a hobby. But, in a dystopian future where the Teevee is the opiate of the masses and where the Guardians and the State Police clamp down ruthlessly on all forms of dissent and subversion, even the most innocent of pastimes can bring a man into conflict with the authorities.
Europa Spring: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Vlad and his people have been stranded on Jupiter's moon Europa for 150 years, changed beyond all recognition by genetic mutation. Then a mysterious pod appears. "So much in such a short story! Beautifully descriptive, wonderful characters," from one customer's 5-star review. Europa Spring is a science fiction short story, a love story, and a tale of human resilience against the odds.
Warlock's Brew
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2015 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Frank has finally finished the time machine in his garage. But the expedition to the future with Uncle Jim, Fatso the cat, and a keg of real ale goes centuries off course. Can they solve one of the greatest mysteries in the history of beer before they find their way home, or will they become sizzling entertainment for a world with no TV or Internet? A 7,500 word science fiction short story.
La Bouillie blanche
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dans une grande ville, 260 jours par an, le ciel n'était ni bleu, ni tacheté de nuages, ni transpirant de pluie, ni donneur de flocons, ni secoué d'éclairs, ni parsemé d'étoiles. Le ciel virait au blanc ! Une nouvelle inspirée par la pollution de Beijing.
Yes Houston There Is A Santa Claus
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
On Christmas Eve 1968, the three crewmen of Apollo 8 became the first humans in history to glimpse the far side of the Moon. They found an alien landscape never before seen by mankind. But did they also see something so incredible they never dared reveal it to anyone? What follows is a (fictional?) account of a close encounter of the top secret kind.
A Third Wheel
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rare break in the ever-present storm caught Miko’s breath. For a moment the air cleared and she could make out the blue sky unbelievably far above her. She snapped a picture because otherwise Pasha would never believe her. Her grin faded. What was that cloud? Rising high above the others like a hideous grey mushroom, it chilled her heart. Was that normal?
Terra Minor
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this everlasting voyage of melodious inclination, Acoustic Funambulist carries the tune in the face of the most off-key situations. The acrobat learns, in this fourteenth episode, to see the wisdom in what seems to be a completely irresponsible approach to life.
Otomatik Sevgilim
Price: Free! Words: 15,110. Language: Turkish. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Biraz ahlaksız, biraz felsefi, vahşi ve pek insani aşklarla dolu, insan tenine bulaşmış metalik kokulu üç öykü.
Galaxy’s Edge Magazine: Issue 15, July 2015 (Worldcon / Sasquan Special)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy
The Last Archangel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An experimental pilot and her star ship come under fire after picking up a distress signal from one of their kind.
Primavera a Quattro Mani
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: Italian. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
Uno scienziato afflitto da paranoia, il ritorno di un ardito viaggiatore, una agenzia molto speciale, tre poesie, una antica città corrotta messa sottosopra da strani sogni, una passeggiata tra bosco e lago. Tra sentimento, fantascienza e poesia, sguardi insoliti e viaggi che portano a destinazioni inaspettate.
The Future Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A collection of short stories by NY Times bestselling YA science fiction author Beth Revis. These stories explore weird futures, new technology, space, and more. Includes previously unpublished stories and sample chapters of Beth's latest sci fi novel.
Survivors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the aftermath of an atomic bomb test in 1955 three young children are discovered alive and unharmed at the epicentre of the massive explosion. This event triggers a mystery that leads to a startling discovery. We are not alone in the universe. A tale of super science affecting the lives of ordinary people with extraordinary abilities.
My Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Retired and sitting in a restaurant in San Francisco, there's an earthquake. They say your life flashes in front of your eyes when death threatens. When Bill is rescued, his descendants try to kill him. Discoveries by an astronomer seldom turn the world upside down. Is greed the only reason? Who will help him? He sends them a message stating that he only wants to enjoy his retirement.
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.