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The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Viola Stewart is a widowed optician with a penchant for dectectiving, who stumbles upon a secret Society of Men in Grey. Set in a Victorian steampunk fantasy world, this series has a gaslamp flavour. Three Short Stories: Day of the Dirigible, An Eye for Detail and The Magic Lantern. Approx. 8000 words.
For Want of a Nail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
The Light of the Earth As Seen From Tartarus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ian and Jack Talley and the Prometheus Space Program set a record for the fastest manned flight to Jupiter. But the journey ended in disaster, crippling Jack and killing the rest of the crew. Ten years later, an eccentric multi-billionaire offers them all his money, and a second chance, if they'll fly him to Pluto. But they must decide whether they are making history, or repeating it.
Life Companion: A Sci-Fi Romance Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the future, no one leaves finding their soul mate to chance.
A Change of Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Cy Berger, on an interplanetary mission to save alien animals, must transplant the heart of a dragon.
Devlin's Report #1: Wasting Time
Series: Devlin's Team, Book 1 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Learn how Devlin, a port rat with a bad attitude and worse reputation, joined the elite Inner Worlds Council Security force (6240 words). Also included is the first chapter of Devlin's Team File # 1: Dancer
Dexters laatste vlucht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Dutch. Published: May 2, 2015 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In de eenzaamheid van zijn kleine ruimtevrachter moet Dexter vrezen voor zijn leven als hij ruzie krijgt met zijn bemanningsgenoot. Dit verhaal heeft themawedstrijd 10 (“Oververhit”) van Pure Fantasy gewonnen en is eerder gepubliceerd in Pure Fantasy 23.
Telelee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
To bitter academic-turned-journalist Miller, Madame Dabrowski is just another crank to be mocked in print. Her machine for traveling to other worlds is as laughable as her theories. Until it works... This verse novel comes with a great deal of bonus material set in the same world.
The Sixth Extinction: America – Part Five: No Turning Back.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Mankind is no longer at the top of the food chain. The Sixth Extinction is an apocalyptic tale about a pandemic that sweeps the globe, decimating the human race, leaving humanity struggling to survive. Within three weeks, everything has changed. Social structure has collapsed. The infected stalk the streets.
The Enemy in the Mirror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Onda Mountain Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ellane Williams bitterly hates the aliens who are invading the Earth, but when she takes a stand against them she gets more than she bargained for. Join Ellane as she struggles with an unwelcome metamorphosis, an unwanted new identity, and the end of life as she knows it. To survive, we must all fight not to become the evil we oppose...
Lucky
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
(Previously published by Yard Dog Press in Star Bound) Misea thinks she's getting the chance of a lifetime when an early release from prison leads to a job on a construction team for the new Shepherd Station. Unfortunately, there's trouble at the station, and she's soon right in the middle of it.
Rabbit Trick: A Mindspace Investigations Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
New short story in the Mindspace Investigations universe (with two bonus short stories in other worlds from author Alex Hughes). -- A cop is dead, strangled in her car by a professional killer, and it’s up to me, telepath consultant extraordinaire, to pull the rabbit out of my hat and solve the case. And worse--there was a five-year-old kid in the car, a kid no one can find.
The Last Ghost
Series: Special Honors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, 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.
When The Time Comes
Series: Acoustic Funambulist. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Going forth in an ever expanding reality, the Acoustic Funambulist's journey takes the turns of his own artistry, pushing beyond the limits of the known universe. Our rope artist is confronted to the subjective value of time and the importance of the moment in this twelfth episode.
Gone, But Not Forgotten (2065)
Series: Still Light, Canto II, Act 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The time of homo sapiens sapiens is ending. The first two posthumans begin to change the future today. One, technological and augmented in war and knowledge, builds a new political order. The other, biological and esoteric, swims below the oceans, and speaks to other minds, building towards the most culturally influential discovery in human history. Today, they speak once more...
Germline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future genetic therapy is a part of life; however, the ramifications on society often take an unexpected twist. “Germline Inc. is the 1st in a series of short stories that surround a genetic therapy clinic, its eccentric owners, and the strange problems they become involved in.
Stand the Line
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. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Dinosaurs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
This Hugo Award-nominated novelette takes place in the distant future, when a highly-evolved humanity finds itself at war with the alien Shars. The product of eight million years of evolution, Ambassador Drill is sent to make peace... but does he retain enough of his humanity to recognize that of his enemies?
Cargo
Series: Leaving the Cradle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Samuel Jonas has just retired from the Martian Fleet, only to find that his new job as Captain of the San Juan is not quite the job he was hoping it would be.
No Beast so Fierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the far future, an ancient shapeshifter meets up with an old lover on a fastrain headed for disaster.