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Hutch
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(2.00 from 1 review)
Former alcoholic Andrew wakes up one evening next to the bodies of his parents. Imminently, Andrew is blamed for their murders. However he feels the horrendous act was committed by someone, or something else. Did Andrew lose his own sanity and kill his own mother and father? Or is the real culprit still afoot? Little do the police know, the murderer is closer than they think.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Future of Future Planning (Volume Nine)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We save and invest and plan for our future, but in twenty, thirty, forty years, science fiction will become our new reality. How do we go about retirement planning when human cloning will likely be a viable option? What degrees should we encourage our children to pursue when robots are competing for the best jobs? How will the housing market be affected by the discovery of parallel universes?
The Ancient Alien Artifacts
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
High quality science fiction horror action-packed stories of explorers encountering mind-bending ancient alien artifacts! In the first, explorers encounter a supernatural voyager probe of inconceivable magnitude that has been buried away for centuries haunting a castle! In the second, a galactic voyager encounters one of the deadliest menaces in existence that travels in time and is supernatural!
Taurin Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Taurin Tales is a shared world anthology featuring some of the top names in small press science fiction. The Taurins were created by science fiction writer, editor, and game designer J Alan Erwine. Once he had created them, he invited some of his favorite writers to play in the universe, and further flesh out these new aliens. Thus was born Taurin Tales.
The Secret Frequency
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Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jack Ellis had aged well. Although that was nothing new; not now. Everyone aged well these days. Looking from his perch down at burning city below he mused that aging well was no longer the problem, no need for moisturisers or multi-vitamins. Living well was the challenge nowadays. And it was all his fault.
Deja Vu
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by KMFPublishing.co.uk. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about travel between multiverses. A husband discovers how to travel between multiple universes. He has 5 minutes to explain to his wife by email why and how he is probably leaving her for good.
An Expert's Quick Guide to Planetary Travel
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Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
A well-season interstellar traveler has written a somewhat tongue-in-cheek guide for those that have not traveled off world. It covers some of the unusual conditions that a tourist may encounter on other planets such a different gravities, weather, atmospheres, fauna and flora, diurnal and yearly cycles, and light. A must read for planetary travelers.
Hospital On A Hill
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You set the price! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
How do you know that your eyes can be trusted? How do you know that even the major media applications of the day can be trusted? Jason Varis is about to discover this problem.
Memory Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When the huge seaplane arrives at her tiny village, Candace knows why they've come. Dodging the royal guard, she'll do anything to protect the memory book. A dieselpunk adventure story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Deadstick".
Fire. Escape.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by in potentia press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Grey is having a very bad day. First his illegal stim batch caught fire, then his best friend went down for the count and now the cops are on to them. All he's trying to do is make a couple of euros; why does it have to be so hard? A novella set in the same world as the Andersson Dexter series of SF detective novels.
Remember the Maelstrom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A botched investigation into the past triggers a domino effect, thrusting T.I. Agent Amanda West into a race to get home to the man she loves in a future that may no longer exist.
Electing Hyvonen
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world where soldiers are elected and politicians are drafted. This is a story preferred, perhaps, by those who would rather be governed by 2000 properly educated leaders than the first 2000 names in the phonebook.
The Self Made Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People are only supposed to get one bite at the pie; that single chance, do or die. But not Timers, who can grimly restart again and again, as many times as it takes. At 4,548 words The Self Made Man is the newest in a suite of short science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory. It can be enjoyed alone or as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.
Cursed Heroes: The Beginnings
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Series: Cursed Heroes, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cursed by faith or maybe something much more powerful. Theses heroes fight risking everything in order to protect the universe they live in. Asking for nothing in return not even recognition, or so it may seem. These cursed souls are cursed to wander the universe forever protecting it against their own will. Come see where they came from in this epic telling of just a few of their stories.
My Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They had only recently met, yet the strong connection between them was to ignite a series of events that would change human history. The first humans to travel through time were lovers and prepared to risk all, and each other, for their journey to succeed. When Vesna pressed the button she had no idea what would become of her whilst her lover waited - but neither expected what was to come.
Lydia's Decision (A Curiosity Chronicles Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A romantic steampunk short story of adventurers, seafarers, and daring choices, set in the Curiosity Chronicles world.
Abigail's Discovery (A Curiosity Chronicles Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A romantic steampunk short story of masquerades, mystery, and hidden weapons, set in the Curiosity Chronicles world.
Europa's Hum
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Series: The Solar System Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
A planetary scientist and an astronaut make an intriguing flyby of Jupiter's moon, Europa.
Ivan Hogue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An interplanetary hunter storms into a tavern on a mining outpost on Andula. He's looking for a beast, or a man... or maybe a spirit. He isn't quite sure.
Apex Magazine Issue 65
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.