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Far From Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five stories, five protagonists, a common theme: they're stranded in distant places, among strange people, and must reinvent themselves to survive... however painful that will turn out to be.
Divide and Conquer Volume One
Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This collection of short stories is the product of a Foil & Phaser workshop where a group of authors collectively tried to complete the 2013 National Novel Writing Month challenge of writing 50,000 words in the month of November. The goal was to have the group submit their stories, and then they would peer edit to critique and offer suggestions to improve their writing. (38,000 words approx.)
Than and Now
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Too tired to remember, too painful to forget? Do you really want to let go? Only Dr. Than removes unwanted memories.
One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sixteen stories of discovery from Australia's best writers. Each story in some way addresses the idea of discoveries, new beginnings, or literal or figurative "small steps", but each story takes you to places you far beyond the one small step you imagine... Journey through worlds and explore the reaches of the universe with this collection.
Abigail, A Valaran Chronicles Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story adds to where Amalgam, The Valaran Chronicles Book 1 ends. Learn how the people of Redwood rebuild there ruined lives with the assistance of Hobs and Archon. Abigail must step up as the new leader of her people and overcome obstacles and adversity - will she have what it to succeed.
Najemny Szwadron Część I
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Opowieść o grupie najemnych żołnierzy, usiłujących przetrwać w nieprzyjaznym świecie XXII wieku. Udowadniają, że w dobie nieustannych zdrad, błyskawicznych zmian sojuszy i całkowitego zdziczenia, jest miejsce na honor i odwagę.
Shelley's Rose
You set the price! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short classical Gothic cautionary tale, set in the present.
The Undetermined State of Charlie Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by The Winterman Project. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Charlie has made a lot of mistakes in her life, not the least of which was marrying Troy. On the worst night of her life she makes a new friend who might just have a way out.
Rats! (A short story)
Price: Free! Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The future is bright...for them. Rats is a free short story by the author of The Drift Wars.
Nightmare Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Have you ever awoken from a sound sleep, for no reason? Heart pumping, you lay as still as you can, listening, knowing you heard something.
Under
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following the Final War, humans are forced to join an underground society of cave dwellers. The last remaining group of survivors tries to move forward despite great loss and a now inhabitable Earth surface. But when a virus threatens animal life, will it be a minor setback? Or will it signal the end of any hope for a future?
A Trick of the Tail (After the Fall #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In 2078, Earth was invaded. After the Fall stories document that time. Sienna was trying to find a refuge away from Earth that would be safe for both her and her unborn child.Then she mistook a Siamet for a Katarr.
Tropic of Labrador
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories: -2080 brings dustbowls and mass migration northward -- but on the bright side, there's also the Fourth Annual Jellyfishburger Cook-Off on the warm beaches of Labrador! Plus: -In the 2020s, a real football fan doesn't just support his team; he seizes it -A bored national security agent asks: Why spy when you can own?
Darkness Rising
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kia's life revolved around the Dark who killed her tribe at will. There was nothing she could do until Kia's anger overwhelmed her fear. Defender of her tribe, Kia bided her time until she discovered a new weakness in the Dark. Darkness Rising is a moody science fiction story set in humanity's ancient past where one woman's life made a huge difference in humanity's development.
Anything That Spins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greta Rutherford, a simple mechanic, is used to solitude. For two years she has traveled through the void of space to a place in the wake of Jupiter’s orbit to repair an unmanned relay station. What she found there shocked her. Because she is not alone.
Ice Age, Space Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ice Age, Space age is a collection of thirteen stories previously released as ebook singles, together under a single cover. The stories range from the most recent ice age to farther in the future than the human race is now from the dawn of civilization -- strange times, strange people; but however removed in time the people in these stories may be, their basic humanity still shines through.
Overtaken
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nicole and Barry have moved to the little town of Traysi, Arizona, and on the thirteenth of October, there's a knock at their door. It turns out that in Traysi, every October 13th is Takeover Day, when certain residents of the town are singled out by something not of this world. Also includes an author's note.
Christmas Spirits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'Christmas Spirits' is an SF short story. Set in the near future it is about a Maori Tohunga, (wiseman) head of his family's unusual business, who has to take on the task of ridding a deep space cruiser of some unwanted guests. It's Christmas Eve and he hates travelling into space. He just wants to go home, but do those unwelcome guests?
A Warning For Earth: Episode Two
Series: A Warning For Earth, Part Two. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Episode Two of the two-part short story. After discovering the alien's blood outside the Consulate, the Consul and the staff rushed to the building's surveillance room to check the security camera feeds, where they are able to process a photo of the female alien and learn her true identity - an identity that is top-secret and dangerous. Read more in the eBook's page.
Starship Victory: The Ship Outside of Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A century ago the Starship Antiles escaped a doomed battle with a desperate last ditch escape and finally they have been found.