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Mirror Maze
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Subliminal persuasion while the world drowns. As an ad copywriter, Frank earns his living manipulating people's opinions. Hired to use his talent help a politician he hates win a presidential election, can his own mind be rebelling? His true love calls him to reclaim his own consciousness.
Teacup Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is leaving what she really wants? Tilly Simpson and her classmates graduate with grand plans to leave the small town of Teacup Mountain for futures among the worlds of the Galactic Commonwealth. With worlds of opportunity and possibilities before her, will Tilly find the future she truly desires? A 3300 word science fiction short story. Includes the complete BONUS story, "Crystal Wishes"
Crystal Wishes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A string of wishes hang in the window… Opal's parents latest obsession in frontier-world mining ends in tragedy. Even as the grief descends, the questions consume her: What does she do now? Does she stay or leave, and how can she pay for either? Alone on a harsh frontier world, can she dare trust anyone? A science fiction short story. Edition includes the complete BONUS story, "Teacup Mountain"
Artan's Night (fantasy/sci-fi short story)
Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A boy with a secret power. A town under siege. And a twist of fate that will change the destiny of an entire world.
On Ice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012 by Anura Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An interplanetary surveyor wakes up in a cave, on an uninhabited planet, to the sound of purring... and screams of agony. Can Jade survive long enough to find out what went wrong? 8022 words
Good Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Being a cop was interesting enough before the wave of genetech arrived to make Lyr's life even more complicated than it had to be. Now she has to deal with Rael, an engineered life form, the genetic engineer that makes his life hell, and now there's a lost dog who only knows his owner as 'Master'.
Area 52: Space Nazis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In 1952, when Ron Durston is called up into the army for National Service, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and bring home a medal or two to impress his mates. Instead he finds himself standing guard at an army camp in Ass-End, Yorkshire, which is of far more interest to Nazis in flying saucers than it is to him.
Falling Angel
Price: Free! Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Fledgling colonies burn. Orbital stations are reduced to debris. Expansion into the solar system has been completely halted by a force against which humanity is powerless: the Angel. In a final desperate ploy, the best a dying race has to offer must make unimaginable sacrifices reaching for a faint spark of hope: that angels have fallen before.
A Little Short For An Alien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Six inter-galactic short stories from author, Frances Pauli. From The Fobidden Zone to the Alien-Human relations department, these short, alien-infested romps explore encounters with a diversity of imagined species, scenarios, and space disasters. Join Dylan Lowwater, lackluster employee at Space Station H22-J231, Jo Lorey, wayward musician desperate to communicate with a threatened race, and L
Junk Voyage 2389 CE - A Malo Kemp Assignment
Series: The Malo Kemp Assignments. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Malo Kemp is out celebrating when he gets a call from his friend Vern Fisher, one of the oldest Junkmen in the business. Now an errand of mercy might put Malo on a collision course with ghosts from the past and the highest authority in the known worlds. But Malo takes the call, and the assignment; and so begins a journey that could cost them both their lives
Lunar Tales - an anthology
Price: Free! Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Lunar Tales anthology is a collection of five speculative short stories set on Earth's Moon. Includes Dream Soldiers, Philatelist's Gold, Old Wounds, OtherPlace, and Tag-Alongs. BONUS: Read the first three chapters of the moon-centered action-adventure novel RUFUS QUINCE: BOUNTY HUNTER - DREAMS OF A FOOL, included at the end of this entertaining volume.
Reason To Sing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Reason To Sing by Janet Marie Lewis In a future time, well after all the countries of the world have engaged in a global nuclear event, a select few have survived The Great War and reorganized civilization within a sealed Bubble.
Linda's Highest Calling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the tenth and final story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer and Lara Love graduate from high school and get ready to start a new chapter in their lives. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 4,509 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Star Yawns Episode 3. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
Series: Star Yawns, Book 3 · Star Yawns, The Savenger hunt. Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The crew of the DVD go through a time rift and become twenty fours years older. To some of the crew this becomes life threatening. The Captain must find a way to reverse what has happened.
The Eyes of the Deities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: Bulgarian. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Five science fiction stories from The Syndicate universe.
Star Sailor #1: The Wolves of Sahlam
Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In a Universe of infinite space, a girl travels by raft amongst the stars.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2012
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of tales from the world of mad science, combined in a handy portable edition. This issue includes exclusive fiction by Jamie Lackey and flash fiction in the form of classified ads.
The Phazarri Conundrum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two broke bounty hunters with a ship and high tech weaponry investigate a planet full of bugs, worms and swamps.
The Beast Within: A Sci-Fi Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short, short sci-fi story. Approximately 4000 words. Amy Starr knew asteroid mining was dangerous. One small error could kill you. But her desire for the stars outweighed common sense and fear. Now trapped in her disabled ship far from the chance of rescue she has two choices: a lingering half-life or a quick merciful death. Which would you chose?
The Keeper of The Earth
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Could it be any connection between the sudden disease of a young boy and an asteroid approaches the Earth? Sometime could – if the boy is… the keeper of the Earth.