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Starfarer
Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Starfarer is a short story about an unusual first contact between a woman on a deep-space sleeper ship and an alien ship.
The Soul Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zion's life changes when she is taken from her planet Scarcity to First World along with hundreds of her people. When her superhuman powers are discover by a employee name Eisenhower within the prison,both there lives take on an epic journey when he decides to break her out of prison.
A Girl's Best Friend
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It seemed like a casual evening of drinks with my best friend . . . until things turned ugly. Find out how in this flash fiction with a twist.
A Dozen in Denver
Series: Short stories, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story a private investigator is hired to find out who “killed” and old servant bot by smashing his head with a pipe. His snooping leads to the conclusion that another robot is the culprit, which is not possible as robots are non-violent machines. His suspicious are confirmed when he finds and confronts the culprit bot. The social order as he knows it becomes suspect.
Our Own Devices
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
MID-CENTURY SPECULATIVE FICTION: The Second World War. Nuclear Power. Space Exploration. Three powerful forces that forever changed the course of history. In these nine new stories Messier explores our intimate and often fickle relationship with science and technology in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and how it came to define our past, present and future. With 27 archival photographs.
Here to Help
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A man from an advanced-technological civilization visits Earth and attempts to solve some of our problems with not quite the results he expected.
Blues in the Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Blues in the Shadows collects for the first time the published short fiction of Canadian author Bruce Barber. These finely-crafted tales defy categorization into genre, but whether you are a fan of whimsy, fantasy, SF, magic realism, horror, or humour, you will find something here to delight and surprise you.
Currents of Thunder
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Melienda, an immortal being, is hunted by her ex-lover because she broke the Law. The battle has raged for a millennium. But now it may come to a grisly end unless Melienda can outwit the beast that can devour her life force – the only way an immortal can truly die.
Two For One (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are just a taste of the curriculum for Clements students. Jaxun Reynolds is one of these students, though he wants out. And lucky for him, he's just found the perfect patsy.
The New Colour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world is awash in a New Colour that threatens the status quo. The New Colour can be seen in everything, except television.
Ink
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young woman finds that a tattoo's ink may not be as permanent as it seems.
The Edge of Tomorrow
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Living on a frigid planet on the edge of the universe is not on everyone's retirement agenda. In fact, the only ones lucky enough to live this far out are refugees, miners, and outlaws. Out here Kitty's finally managed to escape the law, settling down to a quiet life with her assistant, Annie. Then her assistant is kidnapped and Kitty realizes that her past is about to annihilate her future.
The Ghost of Simon Tower
Series: The Heroes of Siegel City, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Christmas Eve Josh Corwood (OTHER PEOPLE'S HEROES) encounters a strange apparition that will open gates to Siegel City's past and glimpses into its future.
Tale of the Juggernaut Fly
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A few nits, a giant fly, and one crazy adventure... When lives are threatened in a new louse colony, the local lice step up to meet the challenge, discovering new allies in the process.
The Ascension
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
James, a cautious character and Becky plagued by bad luck. Can these two strangers who are unaware but inexplicably linked beat the trepidation, overcome the terrifying truth and escape plunging into the abyss of insanity? The darkness is upon them, but are they willing to make that final decision, take that final step and walk into the unknown?
War Donkey
Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Few short stories about odd heroes achieving their goals in strange ways. Teams of scientists try to uncover new universal secrets. Cyborg bovines and other pets replace human soldiers. Time travel and more. Meet strange heroes struggling to get out of stranger situations.
Traveled So Far
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A Christmas-oriented piece of "flash" science fiction, told from a Christian worldview. Archaeologists discover a long-buried spacecraft and its occupants...as well as their long-delayed mission.
SciFi Anthology #1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
a collection of 7 short stories about twisted worlds. Life is portrayed in the best and the worst the universe has to offer.
The View From Up Here
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Faced by life-altering news, a man stands on the edge of the abyss, looks out over his life, and ponders his future. Talking to yourself can be something quite different when you’re possessed of two minds. "The View From Up Here" is a flash (very short) speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Beggarman
Price: Free! Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A soldier is trapped deep in enemy territory and assumes the disguise of a beggar in order to make it back to his own lines.