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Home On LaGrange
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"I am Jorganhar 22bAR37m. I am lean and healthy. Welcome to LaGrange Market L-5 McLearen's World, how may I satisfy you today?"
Cow Tipping
By Jon Sager
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dreams and reality mix in Iowa as a high school principal and a student have a close encounter.
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By Russ Crossley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
in this collection you will find stories with impossible odds, satire where the fast food companies run the future, AI robots locked in a civil war, and space travelers with very human problems. In the fantasy section are stories of alternate realities, a vampire castaway, dragons, cheerleaders, and a man asked to fix a UFO. It's diverse enough for most readers of fantastic fiction.
Apex Magazine - Issue 34
By Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: March 9, 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.
Kindling Hope
By Geoffrey W. Cole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As flames rise from the damp kindling at her feet, Rousse sees a stranger enter the ring of villagers waiting to watch her burn. When the stranger offers her salvation, Rousse must decide if he is an angel sent to save her, or a devil come to claim her soul.
Tales From Space
By Russ Crossley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Robots locked in deadly civil war, explorers faced with impossible secrets, a continent-sized asteroid about to destroy the Earth...these are some of the stories in this volume of fantastic fiction. Welcome to the 21st century.
Tales of The Unexpected
By Russ Crossley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five stories of fantasy and science fiction each an unexpected twist on reality. In this collection you will find tales of dragons, AI robots engaged in a secret war, a shipwrecked vampire, a man who fixes a UFO, and a writer of coffee table books who enters a fantasy world in search of the perfect cup. Tales to entertain, amuse, and make your pulse race.
Red World
By Melissa Szydlek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prisoners have a choice in the future: extermination or space. In space they are scouts, searching new planets and sending data back to Earth. One prisoner has a terrible feeling about the newest planet found, dubbed SQ1453 by scientists. He dreams of grotesque creatures that scream. He dreams of blood and death. The monsters beckon him to give them what they want: A red world.
Seventy
By Liana Brooks
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After his home planet is destroyed Jeff Koenig is given the thankless task of settling a newly terraformed planet, a job that would be much easier of pessimistic Dr. Bella Lawson wasn't predicting the imminent destruction of the planet. The new colony will be out of contact with the rest of humanity for only seventy days, and by Day 1, everything has gone wrong.
That Speical Place: A Short Story
By Vincent Bivona
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Shane Halpert doesn't have much longer to live. Each time he moves, pain sears through his limbs. Each time he talks, his throat burns as though he’s swallowed a cauldron of acid. Each time he takes in a lungful of air, his chest feels like it will explode. His only hope is to escape into an imaginary world he has created. A world that he calls That Special Place.
Alien Breeding
By Mister Average
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
The Incredible Mr. Fix-It
By Russ Crossley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hank Mueller has been a tinker since birth. He owns a tinker shop known as The Incredible Mr. Fix-It because he can fix anything, even things he sees for the first time. One day the U.S. Air Force asks his help to fix a very special thing. A captured UFO. A tale about a man with a special talent faced with an unusual problem. The ending will surprise you.
A Union Against All Odds
By David Westover
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Diter-atelur and a Thysanrinae walk into a bar…a gin-joint at the ass-end of the universe. Can their young love bring peace to a decades old conflict, or will it fan the flames of war? This story originally appeared in the 2006 DAW Books anthology COSMIC COCKTAILS
Missing, presumed vanished
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the escape from a robbery almost becomes a disaster, can two fugitives stay free from the long arm of the law?
Whisked between Stations
By Jill Morrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Trains crisscross the globe, carrying lost souls like Zora and Ben, who find themselves on the last trip.
The Curse of the Giant, Ill-Mannered Blood Spider
By Steven Mohan, Jr.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ever have a breakdown in a bad part of town? That’s what happened to Melanie Li—only her breakdown is an old freighter and the bad part of town is a remote alien spaceport. Worse, she’s caught between two members of her own crew—a pompous baboon and a prankster who lives to puncture the egos of pompous baboons. It's all good fun—until the prankster offends an alien. Then the hijinks REALLY begin.
The Tunnel
By Andreas Christensen
Series: Beyond The Tunnel, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What if you entered a tunnel one day, and when you reached the other side, everything had changed; Would it be exciting? Confusing? Unbelievable? Or your worst nightmare...?
Stacy's Last Contact
By L'Poni Baldwin
Series: The Society On Da Run Mini Stories, Book 33. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lady's email diary of her adventures in the country town Carver Dan is explored. The full extent of the zombie-dragon Misery is exposed, and Carver Dan's true purpose is showed. Follow-up to Carver Dan April 1st Disaster
Cervelli Prestati
By Maria Pellegrini, Lavirrealista
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Un gruppo di scienziati scopre nuove particelle e un campo di forze fino ad allora sconosciuti. Dopo breve tempo viene realizzato il primo modello di teletrasporto mentale organico e servono volontari per collaudare la nuova invenzione. Cervelli Prestati è dedicato alla Mente, la manifestazione biologica più interessante e preziosa dei nostri atomi.
Mass Effect: Humanity First
By Mortimer Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mass Effect: Humanity First is an interactive, multi-pathed fan fiction short story. Follow Cerberus operative Samuel Hallard as he's given the toughest assignment of his life. Through interactive reader choices, take the story into your own hands. It’s your mission, your choice. NOTE: This story is best experienced through Amazon Kindle, or Mobi