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Above The Field Of Buttercups
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Gangsters reflect on science, knowledge, and the final mystery while carrying out orders.
Ghost Hunting in the Galley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Howard, a Gassian crew member aboard a space-cruise ship, is up against a crucial deadline for putting together a Halloween entertainment. His hypercritical Mother and both Fathers are passengers on this leg of the trip. His confidence is crumbling. To make matters worse, there are terrorists aboard wreaking havoc. What else could possibly go wrong? An ‘Aboard the Universe’ story
Postcards from the Moon (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hank Rollins is old, tired, and thoroughly regretting the missed opportunities of his youth. More than a half century ago, he passed up the chance to do something wonderfully foolish, and utterly impossible. A chance to reach for a different kind of future. But that door may not be completely closed, because Hank is getting postcards from a world that never came to pass.
Danny Shaw, Twelve Year Old Time Traveler in the Year 2000
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Danny Shaw travels through time. Every day, he leaves the world of 1965 for the far future: 2000 AD. Here’s the thing: Danny Shaw is twelve years old.
Mouse About the House: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young woman's home becomes infested with mice, ruining her business, she knows something has to be done. But is the solution worse than the problem? "It's a funny story, I love it and would suggest a sequel!" said one customer in her 5-star review. Readers who liked "Elinor's Little Book of Funny Critters" will probably also enjoy this short story.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
“It was the year of our Lord 1837; the city was Philadelphia. I was a schoolmaster by trade, a psychic by hobby, and in bed by typhus.”
A Poetic Disorder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Veterinarian Dr. Cy Berger must find a cure for a disease that’s infected a faraway planet’s animal population before the human inhabitants starve to death.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
Strangelet, Volume 1, Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Volume 1, Issue 1 of Strangelet featuring: Cover art by (and interview with) Tory Hoke Saved, a comic by John Carvajal Bred to travel the stars, an explorer copes with the mysteries of a new world. Fiction: The Black Madonna by Mikaela von Kursell Can a knight live with the quiet of a new nation in the tumultuous Iberian Peninsula? More fiction by Elizabeth Jenike, David Armstrong, and Evan Mallon
Strangelet, Issue 0
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strangelet is a new journal of speculative fiction, publishing fiction, poetry, nonfiction, graphic stories/comics, and artwork that showcase the point where genre and the literary collide. Issue 0 is our debut.
Sci-Fi Value Pack
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 244,330. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Sci-Fi Value Pack currently contains my science fiction novel The Snodgrass Incident and two collections of stories (Worms and Other Alien Encounters and Have You Seen My Cat? And Other Stories) for a lower price than if they were purchased individually. In addition to this, I will add my next collection of sci-fi stories to this value pack when I complete them.
Nimbus
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Look through the eyes of a child who is more than he appears to be, and discover that there are indeed superheroes among us.
Tunnelbeast
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an abandoned mining town on an obscure moon some three billion kilometers from Earth one man struggles to survive. With only a broken hologram for companionship, he must face the horrors of the past and his deepest fears, but the most difficult challenges come from within.
It Could Be Anyone
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ms. Gaither has lived a long time, and once again it's time to go shopping. It's a difficult task for her. But it's not difficult because of her age. Rather, it's difficult because of what she sees: endless possibilities, and things that might have been and things that might come to be --- unless she does something about it.
Ghosts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mysterious stranger rescues a young woman from a violent attack. But he's a mystery even to himself, with no memory of who he is or how he ended up in that dark alley. Nevertheless, she finds herself drawn to him, unaware that solving his mystery will force her to come to terms with her own past - a past she would much rather forget.
آزادانش
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: Persian. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
نخستین سری داستانهای آیندنگر «بکتاش خمسه پور» که در سال ۱۳۷۱ بطور محدود در سوئد منتشر شد. «آزادانش» شامل پنج داستان آیندگون است. داستانها دورانی دیگر، دنیایی دیگر و ایرانی دیگر را ترسیم مینمایند
Interzone #258 (May - Jun 2015)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2015’s Interzone, #258, has T.R. Napper, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Julie C. Day, Christien Gholson, and Malcolm Devlin’s fiction plus art by Martin Hanford, cover, and Jim Burns, among others, inside. Non-fiction includes the reader poll results plus David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee, Christopher Fowler and M Kincaid-Speller’s interview of E.J. Swift.
Five Days in May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,860. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Strap yourself into the cockpit and follow along as John C. Bodin and Ron Collins take you on five science fictional hot laps around the Indy 500's past and future, full of aliens, robots, high technology, and even a few laughs. This collection includes two stories that were previously published, and three that are original to the anthology.
Symphony of Humanity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A creature from another world kidnaps people for his monstrous art. An ancient roman legion sets sail on a voyage doomed from the start. A traumatized young girl seeks vengeance against a blood-thirsty dragon. A young man fights in a violent gang war. All this and more, in a collection of stories that celebrate the bizarre, comical, and downright dark side of speculative fiction.
Alien Relations: a short story
Series: Catati, TY05. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After the events of "Noveez Error", Tammy knows her husband's hiding something from her. He wouldn't do that unless whatever he was hiding would upset her, so what doesn't he want her to know? And what are they going to do about it? (A short story of about 7k words.)