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The Moon People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
A girl named Phoebe resides on a moon base but she doesn’t get to enjoy it due to a rare illness. She’s annoyed, frustrated and most of all, lonely. One day, an alien named Unlua offers Phoebe a chance to explore and gives Phoebe something she has been missing for a long time: affection
The Forgotten Engineer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
What does an engineer do when faced with insurmountable odds and all hope of rescue? She changes the equation! Read the first book in the star spanning Epic Space Opera series.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
Blueshift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alone. On a space station designed for millions, First Lieutenant Elín Hallsdóttir is alone, with only her memories and the other four members of the shut-down crew. The station orbits the planet, turning from darkness to light to darkness again. Solar storms are growing, the station is dying, but life continues on. Or does it?
The Second Chance Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a vehicle accident claims Celeste’s life, her research runs the risk of dying with her—except Celeste’s synthetic body program is all about second chances. Transferred into an experimental body by her colleague and would-be girlfriend Lissa, Celeste is back and in the form she always dreamt of.
The Recruiter
Series: The Alcantarans, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Kota and Zibo wanted to do was to start a family and to make a living, using the space ship freighter that Kota had salvaged. Some idiot bureaucrat wanted them to be super spies for the Charter Alliance. They turned him down! His boss was more persuasive but they still didn't want to be spies. They just wanted to trade. Circumstances didn't give them a choice.
Tattoo World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the Eridani star system, an interlanetary translator lives on a moon where humans erupt with forearm tattoos when they mature.
Ghosts of the Dead
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Survival was hard enough but when your space station was half destroyed. Paulina lived with the scars of the accident. She wasn't sure if she could live with the plan Tina had created to revive the station. It was hard enough to live with the ghosts of the dead in her heart. Ghosts of the Dead is a near future SF story of recover from disaster, regaining your strength and moving into the future.
Stardust In Your Veins
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Falak and her wife Steise hoped that moving to a space beyond Mars would give them a whole new life. Unfortunately, familiar problems with new faces soon appeared. Falak wasn't sure that she could cope with her supervisor but for Steise she'd do anything, including beating the man stalking her. Stardust In Your Veins is a sweet story of new love, new horizons and confronting challenges head on.
Drabble Harvest Special Edition #1: Alien Bedtime Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Drabble Harvest Special Edition #1: Alien Bedtime Stories
Under the Heel of the Aether Imperium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Arla Lightrider is the newest captain of the Profit and Luck, her late father's aether tradeship. She plans to follow in his footsteps, shuttling cargo as a member of the Galactic Merchants Compact. But when a strange alien offers to pay her handsomely for transport to a fringe world, she becomes caught in a conspiracy that could shake the foundations of the Imperium's new galactic order.
From the Night
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eashana knew, to the core of her being, that something was wrong. Her sisters were never this silent. But as she drifted towards the airlock, silence echoing in her ears, she also knew that they might not survive this disaster even if they worked together. From the Night is a SF story of family, history and facing danger when your home becomes the greatest threat to your survival.
Darkness Rising
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kia's life revolved around the Dark who killed her tribe at will. There was nothing she could do until Kia's anger overwhelmed her fear. Defender of her tribe, Kia bided her time until she discovered a new weakness in the Dark. Darkness Rising is a moody science fiction story set in humanity's ancient past where one woman's life made a huge difference in humanity's development.
Jane Carter of Earth and the Rescue that Never Was
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jane Carter never thought she'd be the first human in the galaxy to be sold an alien slave auction. Only one man can rescue her, but he's the last man she wants to see. Thankfully, there are alternatives to being rescued.
Sensory Alterations
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Joining the space station building program had been a path to adventure and excitement for Tinesha, but she couldn't adjust to the environment. When her friend Kalila suggested visiting the gardens, it opened up a way to alter her senses to match the station. It also opened a path between the two of them that Tinesha would never have hoped for before.
Day of Joy
Series: Esme Mullane Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Cymbals clashed as drums made of old bowls, bins and a Saurid's belly sounded. Emse dodged past the musicians. A Day of Joy on the Final Oblivion. Good to have a day off work on this alien space station so far from Earth. Then Esme's girlfriend gave her a problem to solve. Any day when she got to make her girlfriend happy was a good day. As long as she could find a solution to the problem…
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Commerce Raider
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Hughy Terson, midshipman aboard the commerce raider Aquila, has charge of the prize crew aboard the captured passenger liner Princess. He’s an outlaw in the eyes of the Oligarchy. Getting Aquila to a safe haven is challenge enough. The beautiful and enigmatic Griffa Kathria Marte is another problem. Only a fool would trust her, or fall under her spell. A short and gripping space opera.