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Have You Seen My Cat? And Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The stories in this collection are primarily mystery, science fiction, soft horror/dark fantasy, and cross-genre pieces. Most of the stories are down-to-earth ones set in today's world (particularly the mysteries), or begin that way and take a speculative turn into the possible. With the exception of one fantasy mystery, the rest of the stories are set in the near future or in space.
The Pinocchio Complex
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You set the price! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“The Pinocchio Complex,” is a 2000 word retelling of Pinocchio as a science fiction story with robots on Mars. The short story was previously sold in 2012 to Cosmos.
El: The Time Traveler
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Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
What happens when an anxious girl stumbles into a time machine? Will she overcome her panic disorder as she grapples with the implications of going back in time and saving her recently deceased Aunt? Or will her mental illness prevail?
The Great Unraveling: A Preppers Perspective
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is the first in a series of stand alone interconnected “Short stories for preppers. Eventually they will all be bound together to form one complete book, but it will take several updates to do so. A lot of preppers the author knows suggested Ron consider giving them their “Fix” of prepper fantasy in this type of short story format of 3 or 4 chapters containing 10,000 to 30,000 words like a Ki
9 Slightly Strange Stories with an Uplifting Edge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First contact. Unknown attackers. Parallel universe. Weird aliens. Political intrigue. Treachery. In this collection of nine young adult science fiction stories, spunky teens, idealistic prodigies, and ordinary people face anything but ordinary circumstances. Inspiring, inventive, and funny, these short stories amuse and uplift as they draw the reader into a world of fantasy and fun.
Flush the Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
25 short tales of twisted fiction, from the broken mind of the ParkInkSpot's blogger. Aimed at the busy, active reader, Flash Fiction story lengths ranging from Micro-flash (100 words) and up. Each tale can easily be read in a half hour or less, perfect for a lunchtime snack. A variety of genres, including Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, even Fairy Tales and Other. Speculative Fiction.
2015 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide
24 science fiction short stories for the middle grade reader from Hugo and Nebula winning authors as well as newer writers. Girls need to read stories where any number of possible roles are modeled for them. Just as importantly, boys need to read stories where girls are active participants in adventures. And children of all colors and backgrounds need to know the future includes them.
The Clock Struck None
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From airships lost between universes, to golems winning the fight against racism, Lou Antonelli explains the many ways the world might have been. Dip into this collection of previously-published tales, including the 2013 Sidewise Award for Alternate History finalist short story "Great White Ship."
A Window on the Soul
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Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A picture with a calming effect might serve instead of tranquillisers, but the investigation hits a problem and the techniques find another use.
The Stipplesuit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this intense SF short story, Wesley Smithfield-Rush III, PhD, came aboard a shuttle as part of a space archaeology team to conduct an archaeological survey and inventory of an abandoned transport before it was recovered. It was an easy, routine way to keep his hand in and show off how much he knows. What harm could it do?
Disposable: Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of interesting science fiction short stories.
Suspicious: Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,180. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of interesting science fiction short stories.
The Rookie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A crew of aliens in search of a fallen spaceship find themselves in over their heads as they try to cope with the outdated customs of earthlings.
The Nightingale Circus
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Series: Broken People, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Welcome to The Nightingale Circus! Listen to the singer with an enchanting voice. Watch the knife throwers who are also prosthetic builders. Here is a telecharger on the run and a ballerina with no lungs. There is a broken pole dancer and an Asian bot. You’ll be amazed by a regular girl who becomes exquisite and frightening at the same time. A companion short story collection to Broken People.
The Flush
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
There's a new drug around, the mysterious Flush, whose effects are very controversial. Try it and everything will "sound" differently. Flush is a short fiction, a striking piece of "flash fiction", to be read at full throttle, like you would do with a Trance sound track pushed up to 150 rpm. Flush is also a crossmedia project (www.flush.zone) from Future Fiction Factory: born from a short story
Un rêve éveillé
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You set the price! Words: 2,460. Language: French. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Par une journée de canicule un homme va se réfugier en forêt au bord d'un lac. Il va y faire une rencontre surprenante qui l'amènera à réfléchir sur ses capacités à changer le monde...
Burdening the Fear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For a long time I had seen this coming. Her soft tender kiss, and the whisper in my ear. The night was cold, so her breath was like fire. I awoke to realise I was seeing the future again. A flash fiction about the burdens of knowing the future.
The Encounter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The star fell and a hero was born... Karo was trying to say a wish but got more than a wish...He became the Super Intelligient-- he broke the highest record of scholarship in Harvard University but he has a lot to offer...
AlberTa's Gift
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Albert stood beside Minister Teslo, he thought of that long ago street hockey game ending with his face plant. Severe asthma kept him gasping for breath on that childhood ambulance ride to hospital. Now, as he listened to this Energy of Tomorrow speech at the coal fired power plant he wondered about his gift. Had it been written in his mother’s tear stained eyes or was there much more?
Star Travels Tales of Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Star Travels science fiction short stories meet a time travelling P.I. who tries to save his wife by transporting to a future-future to end the life of a killer before he can even begin a life of schoolboy rampage; a lemonade stand to quench an alien thirst; an illegal extraterrestrial toy stolen once then stolen twice for a clandestine client; a sinister Christmas adventure filled with love.