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A Brief Moment In Time, Time Cycle Stories, Vol 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
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A Brief Moment In Time contains nine short stories of one life shattering decision, a moment when everything changes. A set of stories designed to make the reader contemplate what and when that defining moment might be. But don't worry an angel's kissing you.
Stargate SG1 + Atlantis - Far Horizons - Book I of the Traveler's Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the early days of “Todd” the Wraith to Teal’c’s first experience of the SGC, from Atlantis’ past and future to good old-fashioned SG-1 adventures, Stargate SG-1 & Atlantis: Far Horizons brings you a wealth of exciting stories from across the Milky Way and Pegasus galaxies. By Jo Graham • Melissa Scott • Peter J. Evans • Amy Griswold Keith R.A. DeCandido • Suzanne Wood • And more...
The Precarious Child
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The street urchins that will one day be called the Ministry Seven, have a task from Agent Harrison Thorne. It seems simple enough, however their leader Miss Verity Fitzroy discovers that a surprise from her past is tangled up with this mysterious man which leads to a very precarious situation. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Dog Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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For Jake, a young asteroid miner, a dog is truly man's best friend. He might have his doubts when Sam, a smartmutt border collie, questions Jake's piloting sense; but after the crash on an unnamed rock in space, Jake's life might truly depend on his canine sidekick. How many dogs can quote astrophysics while digging to beat the bone? 6000 words, plus a preview sample of The Chaos Chronicles.
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is revels in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there.
Tales and Tails
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Series: Planet Wolf, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories from Planet Wolf: Characters old and new. Thirty-six new stories, some contemporary with the five books in the series, others not. What happened to Tara and Kolyei after the Battle of Trumpet Keep? How do the telepathic Lind search for their human life-partners? What is it like to be a slave-child in the Kingdom of Murdoch? Life-bondings, pirate raids, cadets training, murders and more.
Piecework
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Bards and Sages Quarterly (October 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
H.E.R.O. Shorts - Gatecrasher
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Series: H.E.R.O., Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After losing an arm in a fight he barely survives, Gatecrasher takes a vacation from being a superhero in Metrocity. He heads to the Rocky Mountains to train the first known dogs with superpowers. He is called to aid a superhero who disappeared while attempting to find a missing television production crew in the forest. There, he meets a bounty hunter and a cannibalistic mutant on the prowl...
Evolution Anxiety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The treaty was supposed to end the war between the Mechanics and Chimerans, but all that is thrown into jeopardy when Dr. Rauch is kidnapped by a band of rogue Chimerans. Now, all he wants to do is survive, and escape.
Flight of Passage
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A space traveler's search for a downed scout ship and its crew turns up a stone-age civilization with an astonishing and poignant legacy.
Good-bye A672E92 Quintus
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Series: The Peers of Beinan, 4.2x. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Planet A672E92 Quintus is falling apart as their sun starts to go nova. As blood feuds continue to rage, blocking all efforts to evacuate, it falls to two unlikely delegates from houses Balister and Miyoo to end the wars threatening planetary evacuation, to take the people to the stars and their new home.
The Last Ghost
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Series: Special Honors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This was a Nebula Award finalist for Best Short Story of 1971.::Solitude is corrosive. Love and companionship can heal wounds, but they take time. And even with all eternity to work in, there may never be enough time to do the job.
Fearsome Creatures
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A collection of four SF short stories which feature monsters. Set in space, on earth, on other planets and at the end of days, encounter strange and fearsome creatures from beyond your imagination - or your nightmares!
Where Worlds Collide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A thrilling, Sci-Fi anthology of Rob Shelsky's best stories, with a great novella, Bug-Eyed Monsters, included. Whether you love post-apocalyptic plagues, aliens, creatures, lost star ships in space, worm holes to worlds in the throes of nuclear war, horribly destroyed civilizations, gory murder in deep space, you can bet Where Worlds Collide, by renowned sci-fi author, Rob Shelsky, has it all!
Now I Sleep (A Novella Series): Book Five
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Series: Now I Sleep, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Delylah and Sadie - two teenage girls that have nothing in common, yet share a connection that spans space and time. When their worlds collide, what will it mean for them? Will they discover the truth of who they really are? Only one will survive to face the future. This is the fifth in a series of novellas that tells about their journey.
Final Duty – The Speculative Fiction Anthology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,670. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twenty years after the death of her father during the Battle of Altair, Lieutenant Amy Palmer returns to the system as an officer aboard the reconnaissance ship Mirage. Immediately disaster strikes and Amy, along with the crew of the Mirage, must face the possibility of performing their final duties. Final Duty is a novella set in the same universe as the other two short stories in this anthology.
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.
I Come From the Dark Universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this short story, life on tumultuous TwiceFar station is much the lonely existence same day to day for Bo. But when he comes upon a mysterious woman who claims to come from an alternate universe, he must face his strange attraction to her.
Blind Date
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alan's got a blind date. Sandy seems quirky and intriguing, if a bit offhand. She's rich and well-traveled. It turns out she's the inventor of Phractlgram, a popular web app. Alan's smitten. Too bad Phractlgram turns out to be something very different. Dangerously different. A science fiction short story from the author of Pyramid 98.