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Global Warming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- Noah Adams initiated the countdown to an attempt to end global warming. The sun's expansion relegated Earth unfit for human life. Safe in the confines of his geothermic life-bubble beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, Noah and his associates fire the nuclear propulsion devises designed to increase Earth’s orbit and lower its surface temperature. Are Noah's calculations correct?
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume 3)
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Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Volume Three of Bardic Tales and Sage Advice continues our tradition of presenting some of the most amazing voices in the speculative fiction field. Pushcart Prize nominees Kurt Bachard and Todd Austin Hunt, USA Book News Best Book Finalist Peter A. Balaskas, Best Horror of the Year Honorable Mention Kevin Wallis, and other exciting authors offer their unique visions for readers to explore.
Me and the Bank
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the 1950s, and humanity's most amazing invention has just been created in a barn on Route Eleven. It's going to revolutionize travel, change the world, and open the way to a bright new future--unless someone pushes the wrong button...
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Stand the Line
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Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Tadat of the Takara lives among the humans, fighting against the dangerous Vree, until a human friend brings him information about treachery that will change his life.
Synthetic, Electric Romance
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Series: Neo-human, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Sarina Rubik is madly in love. Her guy Cylus is a broke down, Tank-Class Sentinel who loves her back with his every circuit. Yet Sarina, prone to trouble, walks right into a conspiracy on the Morningstar planet Gear. Why are fembots vanishing? Who is the Shredder? Most of all. What are the green skinned Humanoids that lurch around in Volt's shadows?
Frozen Treasure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jack and Jaime Wolfe are down on their luck. After a string of infamous exploits they've hit a dry streak. Penned up on the ice planet Eis whilst repairing their ship, they have hatched a new plot: to smuggle goods off of the nearby world of Fortune disguised as a shipping company and take them to the station Penumbra for resale. What could possibly go wrong?
Spontaneous Evolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- On a Venusian outpost, cut off from their Earthen ancestors, a society loses its humanity in exchange for security. Edwin Lackey watches the surveillance monitors keeping his world safe. If a citizen breaks the strict code of conduct, they'll be hauled in for reconditioning. Has this future colony gone too far to control its inhabitants? What price will they pay?
Stow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young girl gazes down at a body shattered on the quiet suburban pavement. What desperation would drive anyone to risk such a horrible death? Who would stow away? Stow is a short story (2,742) words.
Chronicles of the 23rd Century: Hijacked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
For Solar Rangers Walker and Jenner, a simple prisoner transport duty aboard the inter-Solar liner Stellar Fortune develops into a dangerous situation when the ship is hijacked by a new resistance group calling themselves the 'Earth Liberation Front', but not everything is as it seems.
Voyager and the Aliens: Science Fiction Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In this short story, aliens come across television broadcasts from an unknown planet to them. Then, they come across a probe from same planet that tells them everything they need to know about this planet and its people. They decide to visit the planet, but when they arrive, not everything is as it seems.
The One That Got Away: A Fishy Tale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“You remember last summer, I told you about Frank's time machine?” Uncle Jim had a talent for tall tales over a pint of real ale, but this one was a whopper. Not content with finding his way a hundred years into the future, he just had to set out on the fishing trip of a lifetime. In a space suit. On Europa. A 4,000 word science fiction short story.
A Tick Tock Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: Australian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Twenty-two award-winning short stories from the 'Stringybark Future Times Award' will propel you into a world beyond 2020. These stories will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international authors.
Son of Thunder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- Pushing the boundaries of speed in space travel, an unexpected anomaly forces Commander Stern Kirklan to make the toughest decision of his career. Could a mysterious phenomenon endanger his crew and their mission. With thoughts of his family millions of miles behind, awaiting his return, he must make the right choice to avert disaster and assure success.
Dinner on a Flying Saucer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Sometimes, when a fella gets to help out with fightin’ a war between two alien races, it’s just not such a good idea to tell your wife. Sometimes the truth just isn't good enough. A really fun short story by USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith
Area 52: Arrival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ron Durston is called up for National Service in 1952, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and come home with a medal or two to impress the local girls. Instead he finds himself standing guard in Ass-End, Yorkshire where the winter is cold and the native girl is invisible.
Monsters Win Wars
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A carnivorous unicorn threatens the safety of a small town. A rebel leader receives help from an unlikely source. A young man finds himself adrift and alone in space. All this and more, in a collection of stories that celebrate the bizarre, comical, and downright dark side of speculative fiction.
Endless Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cara has two problems. Bob the rugby-playing accountant wants to marry her. Geoff the mad scientist doesn't. Fortunately Geoff’s new invention might solve both problems at once.
Sub-Human
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story-In an alliance between Earth and an alien race for the mining rights on Jupiter’s moon Europa, robots are the only means to obtain material from deep beneath the moon's icy surface. The outpost's ruthless hunch-backed supervisor directs his workers to produce the most advanced substitute human worker unit in the solar system. Has he pushed the evolution of mechanical workers too far?
The Witch of Titan: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the far-off future, on a distant moon, a woman is put to death for trying to save her people.