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Celestial Spheres: Part One: Synapse (short story series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young wench tries to better herself in society, but someone or something is out to stop her. Atmospheric, escapist, dark, mysterious, surreal science fiction/fantasy. First part of a space opera series. (This part is ~ 6500 words). Take a Sith like guy. Add Hunger Games feel, Game of Thrones fantasy landscape. Shake vigorously.
Double Feature
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956: Judy is the designated town slut of Stillwater Creek. After getting thrown out of a sock hop at the local high school, Judy winds up going to the movies with bad boy Hank instead, where a science fiction double feature is playing. However, before the first reel of the second movie is through, the night is interrupted by a very real invasion of flying saucers from outer space…
The Fleet (Trilogy Two)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
The Fleet (Trilogy One)
You set the price! Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
Nightman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: Simple English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young man who talented in hacking and programming found a portal leads to underworld. He then explore it, kill the monster, and learn many magic. He goes home and use his new learned magic to create magical softwares.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
I Should Be Happy
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short science fiction story set in the far future with the human civilization spreading through the deep and vast space of our galaxy.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Prophetic skulls, crocheting krakens, murderous plants. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: August 2016 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Judith Field, Dusty Wallace, and Richard Zwicker.
Agent Hilch: Troll Trouble
You set the price! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hilch responds to what he thinks is a simple case of foolish citizens becoming troll food, but things get complicated once he explores the crime scene. With no sign of the trolls in question he has to use every tool at his disposal (and some that aren't) to solve the case. With a no-nonsense approach, and little regard for rules and protocol Hilch goes after the culprits in style.
Digital Face
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Foreword Reviews gives this collection 5 Hearts (Summer issue, on stands 6/1/16): "The eleven short stories collected in Zelda Leah Gatuskin’s Digital Face all address, in one way or another, the question of what is real....each piece in the collection features an interesting sci-fi premise crafted well..."
Celestial Spheres: Part Two: Can I Fly (short story series)
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A boy with fantastic ability is desperate to showcase himself, but will pride come before a fall? Atmospheric, escapist, dark, mysterious, surreal science fiction/fantasy. Second part of a space opera series. (This part is ~3000 words). A simple trial to display an adolescent's grasp of the all powerful Potency should be straightforward. It isn't always.
Boys With Magyk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four very different boys. One with an ability to heal the sick, one medical student who tried his skill at casting a spell, one on a visit to his old neighborhood and gets arrested, and one who was just born that way.
Unidentified Flying Objects: Nine Classic Sci-Fi Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
They are: Recreating Genius, Raymond The Automatic House, Terran Spies On An Alien Planet,The Pied Piper of Spring, Weather Modification Sucks, Rio Temporal,The Refugee, Radiation Can Really Mess Things Up & The Fate Of Humanity Rests In Her Hands. Please see full synopses for these nine stories.
Allotment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Incidents of war have caused a never ending stream of refugees: people moving up north, trying to escape the warzone in the Middle East. Politicians and civilians disagree on measurements to be taken. Meanwhile society grows suspicious about the real intentions of the refugees. Are they really escaping war? Merely seeking for luck? Or is something else going on…?
Virtualities: A Collection Of Virtual Reality Science Fiction Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(31,000 words) Virtual reality technology continues to advance. This collection of stories offers some glimpses of where that technology might take us. Stories included: Winterland; Vacation Violation; Reality Check; Capital Punishment; Troubleshooter; The Spirit Of The Game; Levels. All the stories were previously published as separate ebooks at Smashwords, and in zines and ezines before that.
Feral
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mother protects her son from the horrors of the outside world in a city hidden underground. But now, when their city is in shambles, they are forced outside and must leave for the nearest shelter, escaping the feral animals that now rule the world.
We Three Laws of Robotics Are
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Bots are part of the world. And your safety is ensured by Three Laws designed, more or less, by Isaac Asimov himself. Until little Ainslee upsets the apple cart and starts an avalanche that will change robots and the world forever. Jackson is an investigator sent to work out how Ainslee turns state of the art Bots into macaroni. And he has 24 hours to do it. Can he solve it in time?
Lovers' Lane
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956. After a sock hop at the local high school gym, teenagers Betty and Cody drive out to Lovers' Lane together. Betty knows only too well that good girls don't go to Lovers' Lane with boys. But Cody is her one true love and besides, he swore that he'd love her forever or may he be struck down where he stands. But then, an alien invasion shows Betty just what Cody's word is truly worth…
The Seal of Degeneration
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new Dark Ages of the future. A dying female inquisitor is tempted to become an immortal cyborg. Will such a creature still have a soul?
And Silent Were The Stars - Part 2: The Awakening
Series: And Silent Were The Stars. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
After receiving a distress signal from the mining colony a sole survivor is brought back to the ship. The atmosphere aboard Syracusae gets more tense with every passing moment as crew members start to go missing.