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Old Tales Retold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Howling Wolf Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A sci-fi twist on nine traditional fairy tales where the damsels aren't necessarily in distress and sometimes the princes are the ones in need of rescue. And happily ever after doesn't have to mean married.
Episode Five: The Phantom of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Five, Space and Galaxy must battle sleep deprivation and a mysterious Phantom in the middle of a dangerous jungle.
Episode Four: Never Work with Old Bosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Four, Galaxy's old boss hires Galaxy and Space to retrieve something stolen from her.
Episode Three: Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Three, Space must protect his mother from killers who want her dead.
Episode Two: Rocky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Two, Space must stop an evil rock from trying to take over their ship.
Episode One: Lights, Camera, Impact!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode One, Galaxy must defend the life of a famed holofilm director from a mysterious assassin on a barren, hostile world.
Lanterns In The Morning
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Molly arranges stones in a circle while the city across the pond burns. Her parents wait inside and watch, deciding whether she is the reason for the world's end or the only force that can stop it. In this science fiction short story, we revisit the implications of the Sorter, the computer that can program humans.
Fifteen Dollars' Guilt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Darkwater Syndicate. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Some find their life’s calling in a flash of insight, or through sleepless nights of toil. For others, it takes an act of kindness. But when one man’s charity helps another realize his calling is to end a third man’s life, what then? And what is one to do when the intended victim is the president of the United States?
Lilith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Darkwater Syndicate. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
4004 BC: In this retelling of the Adam & Eve story, a hermit’s life is turned upside-down by the arrival of a mysterious woman in his camp. As the story of their portentous meeting carries forward through the millennia, only time will tell if Lilith is a heroine, a victim, or a monster.
Kill the Past, Destroy the World
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An old sorceress returns to her homeland, determined to seek revenge for the sins of the past, while embroiled in a plot that will jeopardise the future of her world. Blurring the boundaries between good and evil, this intriguing short story serves as prelude to the epic fantasy/science-fiction novel "The Key of Alanar". Rory Mackay is author of the critically acclaimed novel "Eladria".
Interplanetary Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen Science Fiction tales that span the galaxy. From a plague-ravaged London to the galactic core, from the Krell Empire of the Green Sun to the Epsilon-Eridani System where a group of human mercenaries fight for a hated alien race. 'Interplanetary tales' is a varied selection of stories containing humor, horror and a deep fear of the dark places between the planets.
The Patchwork Starship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: Australian English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Solitary Cat Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Olwen finds her life taking a direction she’d never imagined when she and a huge tract of the Daintree Rainforest are transported on board a starship. Dealing with aliens, alien animals and space pirates, Olwen is doing her best to adapt to her surroundings – And then she learns something that will change her life again, this time forever...
The Snake-Bearer
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
The Spring Collection: Rue Blooms
Series: 4 Seasons Collection. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Freedom Dawn Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kids are disappearing with no explanation. Can Drew and his classmates figure out what is going on before the same happens to them? Devony is a smart girl and she has everything going for her. She only wants to have a little fun ... Justin has never met a girl so beautiful ... until he meets her again. These stories contain the hopefulness, and sometimes uncertainty, of spring.
Collected Vale Volume 5
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Collected Vale Volume 4
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fourth volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Collected Vale Volume 2
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The second volume of the collected short works of Douglas T. Vale, which includes many wonderful and entertaining stories in a pleasing variety of genres. Science fiction, fantasy, sitcom, horror, and other types of excellent storytelling are included.
Got a Run For You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill Lett is the best ganglion network driver around. Too bad his train needs some serious maintenance. Just when a big job has come his way. Big enough to pay off all his debts. If he can just get the train into the network. A Ganglion Trains story, from the author of Thousand Mile Void.
Michael Shaara: The Collected Short Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara published many short stories during his early career before getting his first novel published. He wrote science fiction stories for pulp magazines with names like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe, but also domestic dramas and humorous stories for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook, McCall's and The Saturday Evening Post, and even one for Playboy.
Commonwealth Universe: Age I: KHYBORS: In the Beginning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Go far back in Commonwealth history, before the Downfall of First Civ, when the galaxy-spanning civilization called itself the Central Allied Worlds. Three novellas in one volume explore the birth of the Khybors, whose descendants will impact the Downfall, the rebirth of civilization, the return to the stars, and the Commonwealth far into the future.