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Broker
Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eli Yon thinks nothing of slipping through time, "correcting" history by making sure the right people die. That's his job. But he may be starting to lose his edge, and the last thing he needs is some young hot-shot making him look bad by saving his latest assignment from failure. But he may have a solution...
Little Miss Mute
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a Prohibition-Era speakeasy in Kansas City, Paul Verconi had been looking for nothing more than a few drinks to soothe his nerves before heading home. However, what came looking for Paul would prove to be even tougher to swallow than the diluted bootleg whiskey swirling in his dirty glass: a drop-dead gorgeous dame that was enigmatic, curiously silent ... and perhaps even dangerous.
Going Alien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Encounter the alien, in six science fiction stories from the imagination of Jeffrey A. Carver! Wrestle a shapeshifter in the intragalactic IIMAWL amateur wrestling games. Make love between the stars. Make a last stand against the aliens who've destroyed Earth. Duel an interstellar dragon. These and more, with new introductions by the Nebula-nominated author of The Chaos Chronicles.
The Grandparent Trap (Quality Times #2)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When elderly residents of a small English town start going missing, space and time adventuress Quality Times, and her travelling companion Tim, vow to investigate the disappearances.
Orman
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: Turkish. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Geleceğin ormanları sadece dijital anılarda mı kalacak, yoksa şehirler mi orman olacak? Kısa bir öykü.
The Codex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Follow an unsuspecting foreign exchange student named Sloan Boyle as a seemingly innocent interaction with a stranger in a Spanish Cafe leads to a dangerous series of events, and a weighty discovery that threatens everything Sloan ever knew about this world, and his role in it.
STRANGE STORIES
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a volume of three Short Stories that one can find separately among my other writings. The titles are “MEMORIES FROM SMYRNA ”, “LIFE INSURANCE ”, and “A MINUTE TO GO”.
Joe's Milky Way Cafe
Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fluffy science fiction. Stella waits tables at Joe’s, the hot place to hang for all the alien tourists. She knows just how to handle them until she meets the Senumian. Will she succumb to the chemical attraction or take charge of the situation?
Pieces Of Us From The Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The odds of finding your Completeness weren't great and people like Richard Kean became complete through living. He's proud he hasn't been waiting around for it and he and his late wife Shelia raised their daughter Joyce with the same attitude. He thought he was complete and together until a Filler comes to his door carrying a valise. Includes two bonus short short stories.
The Equation
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Foundry McDermott is at the top of his world when the revelations of a dear uncle shake his perception of reality to the very core. A mysterious book and a simple equation transform a seemingly ordinary afternoon into the critical turning point in his life.
Palmyra Ridge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the company Chani works for moves to take her people's lands, she must work to save them, but when Security Officer Asleyan steps in, she must work to get him on-side. Can two people from two very different cultures work together to save a nation, while retaining their own sense of self and sanity? Palmyra Ridge is the third short story in An Anthology of Worlds.
The Clatter of Her Heels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Murray is having trouble sleeping. But is it a simple case of the snores, or is there something more sinister lurking in the shadows of his memory?
Blowing Bubbles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They say that if you're tired of VR, you're tired of life... and Marv has been getting very tired of the daily grind. Will the Next New Thing prove to be his salvation? Or will it be his demise?
The Inadvertent Zombie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The year is 2025, soon the dust settles, what is left is beyond belief everything is destroyed or still burning. Our earth as we knew it is no more! Was it a meteorite or a nuclear boom? As I survey my surroundings there is nothing as far as the eye can see no buildings...no trees...no animals...no humans!
From Fort Ibex
You set the price! Words: 2,080. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three crew members of the Mars satellite station Fort Ibex are told to evacuate what they have come to call home. But the crew of Fort Ibex are bound together by more than just duty. As war engulfs planet Earth passions run high, secrets are revealed,and all is not as it should be.
Royal Flush
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A trip to the spaceport restroom for one chemical industry executive leads to a most unexpected encounter with a stealthy nemesis. But that's not where the surprises end in this morbidly humorous sci-fi tale.
A High Shrill Thump: War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "A High Shrill Thump: War Stories," marshals a convoy of more than a dozen short stories about war's mysterious dominion over human destiny. These far-out tales transport readers through the emotional, macabre, chaotic, and even uproarious situations created by war.
To Dust You Shall Return and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of previously published and two unpublished stories, with locales ranging from ancient Ireland to Civil War South Carolina to the modern to deep space, these stories investigate what it means to be human.
The Wrong Bettor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dr. Pennell just wants his son back home. But Crain Dalton discovers the mob wants the boy to entertain the bigshots by playing a virtual reality game for the ultimate stakes -- his own life. Even doctors with a trunk of hidden cash suffer when their teenage son hangs out at the local casino and takes a hooker for a girlfriend. Can Crain find Don Pennell in time to save him?
The Copper Quarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The friendly man shocks the bar by paying for everybody's drinks with a silver quarter. His ruthless killing in the street outside surprises nobody. When private detective Crain Dalton seeks out the beautiful widow, he uncovers a plot to buy local elections with the only kind of money worth anything anymore -- silver and gold, once again illegal to own.