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Strange Signal
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short science fiction story set in the far future with the human civilization spreading through the deep and vast space of our galaxy.
World Builder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
31 short stories of various genres, although most are science fiction.
And Silent Were The Stars - Part 1: The Survivor
Series: And Silent Were The Stars. Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
After receiving a distress signal from the mining colony a sole survivor is brought back to the ship. The atmosphere aboard Syracusae gets more tense with every passing moment as crew members start to go missing.
Athena's Ring and Ares' Ring
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories following the character Michael. He is a battle weary loan defaulter struggling to pay off his debt through arena fightng and reenter society.
Specimen #882
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somewhere between H.P. Lovecraft and Area 51 is this very short tale of a bored extraterrestrial and its conversation with the humans who have detained it.
A Little Bit of Everything
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Samurai discovers that the Inn he's staying at harbours a dark secret... A young sentry befriends an old book lover and his parasitic pet in a post apocalyptic theme park... An Animator finds herself facing charges in a court of the Fae for crimes she didn't even know were possible... Welcome to the mind of Michael Healy. Where anything is possible and a little bit of everything goes.
Moja żona jest androidem
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: Polish. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Schematyczne zachowania żony wywołują w Davidzie podejrzenia o jej nieludzkiej naturze.
North Pole: A Horror Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Macready Air Force Base base in Greenland is hunkering down for one of the worst snow storms in recorded history. But when the base receives a mysterious SOS, Dr. Martin Jules and Sgt. Bill Arthur must brave the arctic winds, and come to face-to-face with horrors of this frozen wasteland.
Interzone #263 (Mar-Apr 2016)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
New fiction by Alexander Marsh Freed, Christopher Fowler, Michelle Ann King, Jeffrey Thomas, Rich Larson, and E. Catherine Tobler, art; Vincent Sammy’s cover, Jim Burns, Richard Wagner, and Martin Hanford inside. Comment by Jonathan McCalmont and Nina Allan; Shattering Illusions in SFF by Juliet E. McKenna; David Langford’s Ansible Link; Reviews: film - Nick Lowe; DVD/Blu-ray - Tony Lee, & books.
Aardvarks to Planet X
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: Free! Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Come on a journey through space, time, death and reality. To learn what it truly is to be human, even when your not. Revel in mankind’s greatest achievements, and bear witness to our darkest hours. Search for life at the ends of the universe, and beyond. Drawing on the inspiration of classic science fiction books, films and television. All set to the backdrop, of a soundtrack for every generation.
It's Always the Apocalypse Somewhere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Warning! This book contains Flesh-Eating Zombies, Invading Aliens, Nuclear Annihilation, Armageddon, The Rapture — and that's just one story! Elsewhere in these 22 tales, you'll find Carnivorous Plants, Organ-Harvesting Aliens, Cruel Scientists, Superstorms, Cursed Artifacts, and the Worst Comedy Club in Existence. Oh, and one of the stories has mermaids. Drug-running mermaids.
Exploitation and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Exploitation and Other Stories is a collection of science fiction (SF), fantasy, mystery, and flash fiction. Space exploration, alien encounters, a little magic, and a few crimes / investigations all make an appearance in the stories of this collection.
Crystal Cleanser Dem
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Born to a miner and a crystal cutter who worked for one of the largest crystal mining companies in the realm, Dem dreamed of one day becoming a crystal cutter himself. The Xum crystals that were mined and cut here were among the most valued items in the realm having the ability to help masters gather the power colors and bend them to their will.
Humans Still
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A hostile frozen planet. A bunch of colonists have to survive on scarce resources and watch their every step to stay alive. They'll never have children and never see Earth again - that's the contract they've signed. When every connection to normal life is broken, can you still remain human?
Until the End
You set the price! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Conceived as a thought in the eye of a man, the dream of Humanity, eternal life for all who want it.
Journeys to the Center of Space
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fantastic classic action-packed science fiction horror short story collection, with stories from The Alien Artifact book series, with explorers confronting colossal deadly mind-bending new scenarios, and mind-bending voyages into the center of space! With explorers uncovering the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate technologies, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!
Laundry Day (Three Short Tales of Love & Madness)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Laundry Day, the world is held hostage by an alien force that puts the fate of mankind in the hands of an ambivalent young man. In Theodore & the Red Light, one man's quest for sugar becomes an odyssey of self-loathing when he gets into an argument with a stop light. In Nicholas and Ana, the last atomic bomb is about to be dropped, but not before Nicholas can reconcile with his estranged wife.
The Last Surviving Gondola Widow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In an alternate post-Civil War Chicago, they still remember the day the Gondolas sent by the South died and the city burned—again. Lou, a Pinkerton detective, uses magic to hunt down the Gondola pilots, now called Gondola widows. She thought she had caught them all. But when evidence comes to light that one last widow hides in the most public of places, Lou must find a way to stop her—for good.
Crashtown
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Crashtowners can't wait to disassemble Titus' robot friend and use it for spare parts. Escaping the boot-strapped town made out of crashed space ship parts to the uncharted wilderness, Titus and Bad'bot eventually become tangled up in a secret rebellion against the sponsors of the newly terraformed planet, and the search for freedom and friendship creates unlikely heroes.
The Awake Crew
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Awake Crewman Tintorrel Sigh suffers serious cabin fever during the harsh twenty-one year crossing to Gamma2. The only relief is his invitation to a sanity games team, which require him to steal a robot from their cryo-hybernating passengers. When the theft is pinned on his much-admired team leader, Tintorrel must decide how far he will go to reinstate the games, which have become prohibited.