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Defensive Position
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Adelle Finde is working on the best alien archaeological site ever. She doesn't need the distraction of a needy ex-boyfriend messaging her constantly. Then she finds out Rob's on his way. And the site is revealing dangerous details that means everyone needs to keep clear. Even Rob.
Traditional Proposal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gail knows Danny's going to propose. She's not sure. With the death of her parents and a scholarship opportunity, she feels more like escaping. For a time anyway. The last thing she expects if for him to escape with her. Into orbit. A Redcord Macro-Nano-Engine story by Sean Monaghan, author of Xuento.
Le Cultivateur De La Pauvreté
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 710. Language: French. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Premier épisode de la série, dans lequel le funambule découvre que les idées noires peuvent apprivoiser les épouvantails et que l'humour fait la force.
Wake Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As captain of a Barris space ship, the last thing Sally King expects is a man overboard emergency. But when some zealous researchers stuff a man in a suit out through a hatch, the whole ship might be compromised. Sally's going to have to push the Blue Needle to the very limits and pray it works out. A Barris space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
Menagerie
Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Menagerie is the newest pet craze from the Acme Corporation. The robotic animals genetically bind to their owners. Only three easy steps to link: 1) Put a drop of fluid (saliva or blood) in its mouth 2) Wait for 24 hours 3) Tell your dreams and fears to your forever friend. By the way, genetic binding is an imperfect science. 15,000 words, give or take a character or two.
A Chat with Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Short story* In the final stages of cancer, 31 year old Julie decides to visit the beach for the last time; little does she know that someone would be there waiting for her---waiting to escort her to the other side.
Greed
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's greed, a random accident, and the consequences
Sidecar Settlement
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bruce Tucker’s a 38-year-old Australian fridge mechanic who’s lived in South America for eight years. Bruce travels by motorcycle and sidecar. Ryan Pearson is a graduate travel journalist and photographer who's come into the travel path of Bruce. Ryan's a fish out of water in South America and he's very keen to create a story. In Iguazu Falls Bruce offers Ryan the story of a lifetime.
Apex Magazine - Issue 55
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, 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 the first Tuesday of every month.
Crack In the Sky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Variations on a Theme. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Your world and reality aren't always what you thought they were. Crack in the Sky is a science fiction and fantasy short story collection with stories looking at worlds that aren't what the characters expected.
Apex Magazine - Issue 54
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, 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 the first Tuesday of every month.
Respero Dinner
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the not-too-distant future, Xavier is the guest of honor at an exclusive dinner. It’s a night filled with friends, family, and regrets. Respero Dinner is a thought provoking tale of love, loss, and the choices we make in life.
Argosy Volume 1: Fantastic Frontiers
Series: Argosy, Vol. 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,760. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Argosy is a revival of the classic pulp format for the digital age, publishing low-cost, quality pulp fiction in ebook format. Volume 1: Fantastic Frontiers contains fantastic yarns from the frontiers of humanity, whether they be the old American West, the colonies of Mars, asteroid mines on Saturn's belt or worlds beyond our solar system.
The Harpers and Other Stories
Series: LL Watkin Collections, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of sixteen fantasy, science fiction and horror stories originally published in a fantasy society magazine.
Two Men in a Boat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Horace and Stanley float in their sailing boat on the rising oceans of Earth. Homes gone. Families gone. They only have one another. Until they spot a skyscraper on the horizon. Other survivors? Or great danger? A post-apocalyptic story which explores friendship, and renewed hope. Includes the bonus story ‘Last Page.’ Two Men in a Boat: a short story.
The Adventures of Elegy Flynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Elegy Flynn serves drinks in a time-traveling bar. A rebellious Goddess of Fate, she's been sentenced to travel through time and correct the time paradoxes created by wayward time travelers. This is a series of seven short stories, originally published serially.
Urban Horror Volume 2 : Four More Short Horror Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What! No Vampires or Zombies! Something far more original. Gripping, hard-hitting Contemporary Horror stories that lie on the edge of what is reality and what is fantasy. Following on from the highly successful Volume One comes four more stories.
Solomon's Paradox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Short story. A mother must deal with the shattering reality that science and the courts have offered her dead son a chance to tie up the loose ends of his life in the body of the friend who accidentally killed him.
Miriam
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short fiction. If you could change anything about your life - anything - what would you change? And what would you sacrifice?
Silent Sights. Memoirs from Deep Space.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Silent Sights is a science fiction short story about an alien castaway in space. The story uses abstract art to visually place the story in deep, uncharted regions of outer space.