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Eternity And More
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the culmination of a life-long ambition to get a collection of science-fiction short stories out to the general public. I have covered many topics, some with a degree of irreverence, admittedly, but I have certainly provided every reader with plenty of food for thought.
Dreaming Of Darkness
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How long can we keep the darkness inside locked, and the black that surrounds us out? Beware what is inside and out? Deep space, past the middle of nowhere, skeleton crew, away from the light alone. Nobody knows what happened, all we have are these logs.
The Gods Of Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
Greater beings, gods of gods, observing existences, recoding time moments, picking up emotions. Never supposed to interfere with a Races destruction except one does.
Toy Planets
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Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Latome’s universe is stagnant and without direction. When peer pressure forces Latome to intervene in his universe, the results are not as expected. Short Story 5,100 words +/-
The Imaginist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.
The Time-Lapsed Man and other stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In Eric Brown's landmark first collection of stories, fear, desire, love and redemption are forged with an innovative and stunning science-fiction imagination, creating eight exotic tales of tomorrow. Witty, original, imbued with a cyberpunk bleakness, this is the work of one of the UK's leading, and most loved, SF authors.
Experiments
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Creation of a Good Universe is truly a matter of a lot of trial and a lot of, yes, error, as Pupil God soon (or not so soon) found out. But Gods are nothing if not patient and are wont to stick with it until they get it right.
Let's Get Into the Weird
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Experience the dimensions of the most enigmatic characters in this mindscape of extreme storytelling. A computer geek makes people vanish. An English banker finances an elaborate operation of people decimation without weapons. A diarist tapes the weirdest people and make them real. A man obsessed with technology hires a tech genius to create the ultimate gadget―a phone with unusual applications.
The Cross of Columba
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
April, 1883 Agent Bryan Teague travels from the London offices to a remote area of Scotland on the call of Lord Pennyfarthing, a self-proclaimed scientist and specialist in ancient and rare fauna. Agent Teague arrives to find his skepticism of Pennyfarthing’s previous follies on finding a traumatised valet and a dying English lord with an incredible fish story…
Time Enough
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Storm Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A grief stricken scientist invents a time machine to prevent the death of his wife.
After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Author John Michael Greer, host of the blog "The Archdruid Report," a weekly peak oil blog, brings together twelve original tales selected from among his readers. Each story offers glimpses into possible futures where oil scarcity and lower energy availability spell the end of modern industrial society.
The Call of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?
Letters From The Abyss
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A daring pilot makes history as the first interstellar astronaut to reach Alpha Centauri, but is forced to fight for his life trying to get home.
Short Story Strands: Halloween 2012 Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Come celebrate Halloween in ways both spooky and fun in this collection of sixteen short stories spun by talented new voices in science fiction and fantasy.
Where Words Are None, There Is Space
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You set the price! Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the science fiction story I wrote for my English Extension 2 in my Higher School Certificate year. This is an earlier not quite complete version.
Nakomelingen van de vijfde rots
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: Dutch. Published: November 5, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Als de planeet Atlantis op het punt staat om vernietigd te worden, krijgt Athammo te horen dat zijn vrouw Muzi niet meemag met de ark die wordt gelanceerd om de beschaving van Atlantis te redden. Zowel Athammo als Muzi moeten dramatische beslissingen nemen.
In Apprehension How Like a God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the year 2120 and the internet had been freed. Released from the confines of computer networks, it overlays reality and is administered by the Academy. When a member of the Academy is found dead under bizarre circumstances, Detective Conroy must find the killer. But how can you solve a murder in a world where reality itself can be reprogrammed?
Possibilities
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Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
State of Black SF authors have created a flash fiction anthology. Join artist Winston Blakely and authors L.M. Davis, Milton Davis, Margaret Fieland, Edward Austin Hall, Valjeanne Jeffers, Alan Jones, Alicia McCalla, Balogun Ojetade, Rasheedah Phillips, Wendy Raven McNair, and Nicole Sconiers as they endeavor to explore the possibilities of Black speculative fiction.
The Hall of the Betrayed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short SciFi story about a battle in outer space. Lestari is a fighter pilot trying frantically to protect the people he loves. But not everything is as it seems and soon forces beyond his control will force him to make a choice.
Apex Magazine - Issue 42
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. 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.