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Expedition (A Science Fiction Novelette)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Zhanna Hamilton. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Find out what happens when a Mars Expedition unwittingly recruits a psychopath among its crew on a one-way trip to the red planet.
Фантомные мысли
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: Russian. Published: December 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Вы смотрите в иллюминатор. Там, за крылом несущегося айрбаса, вспышки молний рвут тёмные облака. Сможете ли принять, если узнаете, что ваше сознание - случайная помеха, возникшая в поле взаимодействия мозговых имплантатов пассажиров. Но если разум фантомен, насколько реально то, что приходит извне? Существует ли сам самолёт, беснующаяся стихия и пассажиры, или всё это лишь интерпретация чего-то ин
Last Chance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
What happens when a man writing about an infantry reconnaissance squad in Europe during WWIII discovers that he, himself, is a character in another author's novel?
Acacia Crescent
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: Unknown language. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956. In the quiet suburb of Shady Groves, a ten year old boy watches as both his parents are murdered, shot down by a mafia enforcer. And the mob is not inclined to leave any witnesses behind. However, an invasion from outer space may just prove to be one little boy's salvation…This is a short story of 3500 words or approx. 11 print pages
Future Spacemen
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a vast space station rotating in the void of space, two babies are born. Their lives will be connected from this day forward.
Apex Magazine Issue 67
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Minimal Ego
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A racey, raunchy short story through space.
Visions: Leaving Earth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Lillicat Publishers. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
VISIONS:Leaving Earth is an anthology exploring humankind's obsession with leaving the home planet, with a Foreword by Sam Bellotto Jr., Editor, Perihelion Science Fiction Magazine. Professional and undiscovered science fiction authors from around the world present imaginative visions ranging from space elevators disasters to the end of civilization.
Never There In The First Place
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A flash sci-fi fiction about finding love in the wrong person.
Sirens Mind
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Series: Sirens Journey. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Stanton and the Space Navy's covert Spectre squad travel deep into Proxima Centauri space to rescue Selize. What they uncover changes everything as they realise the full extent of the Proxians' plans. Now, John will have to risk everything to save Selize and the Centaurians. But even the full might of the Space Navy’s First Fleet may not be enough in the face of the Proxian onslaught.
Blown Bridge Valley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vince got an evening call from fellow engineer Brad in America. The climate change crisis had turned Calgary into a crime razed city policed by drones. Brad said the highways close that night so get out now. Vince decided leaving their Calgary home for Brad’s ideal BC valley community best for his teenage daughter’s future. But first they had to make it through the swarm gang infested countryside.
The Birdmen of Kor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The bird men of Kor live in a brutal world that is very different in spite of its savage beauty. Whether it's hunting, mating or just soaring in the clouds, a strict hierarchy of status and merit is observed. As for the females, they are a prized commodity. It's open season at all times. A short science-fiction fantasy.
Zeppelin Follies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a wacky world filled with advertising zeppelins, muffin-baking robots, and software-generated fiction, a writer finds herself pursued by heiress Mimsy and her ambitious servitor. This short story originally appeared in online magazine Crossed Genres and is reprinted in Rambo's collection, Near + Far.
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
Contagion
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Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Her father told her he and the other men in the community were hunting a monster. After discovering the woman in the family barn, Jen has her doubts...
The Collected #9 NOTICE THE SARAH JANE
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Talk of stuff from Notice's past. He has a lot of past stuff so it comes up a lot. What I'm trying to say is get use to tangent side directions as the story goes forward.
The Smiths are Going to Jupiter: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a last ditch effort to save his dysfunctional family life, William Smith takes his wife and kids on a trip to the planet Jupiter, in this darkly comedic portrait of a futuristic society.
Saving the Grenlow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this SF short story, Jim Cable, a professional recovery expert for System Retrieval Inc., has been sent onto the Grenlow, a Morgan-class interplanetary transport, to stabilize it and bring it home. He scans and checks every space on the ship, but the engine room holds a mystery he and System Retrieval Inc. didn't bargain for.
Spoiled Lunch and Other Creepy Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Contains 8 creepy tales featuring everything from ghosts, psychics, and cannibals, to apocalyptic wastelands and government experiments gone wrong. In "Spoiled Lunch", a school boy tries to enjoy a snack in a dystopian future overrun with pests. In "The Accident", a drug runner hits a mysterious creature with his car and finds himself pursued by it. Plus 6 other stories to delight and disturb!
The Muver Series: Open
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Series: Muver. Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
James Muver, to his horror, turned invisible a day after he turned 29. But now he can see the energy that surrounds everything, revealing to him the feelings and motives of complete strangers. Desperate for the elusive key to visibility, he finds himself playing an unwilling ghost and angel. In this first of the series, Muver encounters unlikely goons and a possible doorway to a less lonely world.