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General | Adventure | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | Hard sci-fi | High tech | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
Sole Survivor: A Retrieval Artist Universe Short Story by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Takara Hamasaki made plans to leave the far-flung starbase for weeks, but something always stopped her. Until today. Now, she finds herself running for her life as bodies fall all around her, cut down by dozens of identical-looking men. If only she can reach her ship, maybe she can escape. Because one thing seems perfectly clear: The men attacking the starbase plan to leave no survivors.
Gaslight Tea Party by Alex Vaugn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
Tea and cookies… with an imaginary friend? Let people make fun of her if they want. Claire ignores them. Nemo finally came around for a proper visit, and they have local gossip to catch up on. Until the warm glow of the gaslamps reveal the truth for everyone to see. A science fiction steampunk short story. This edition includes the complete BONUS story "Bowl the Lizard" by J.A. Marlow.
Ghosts vs. Robots! by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Two types of creatures, neither quite human, fight each other over a series of years in a post-apocalyptic world. One group wants the whole planet at any costs. The other group, trying to get on with their lives, is forced to fight just to survive. Who will win -- the army with the overwhelming force or the army that keeps changing their tactics in each encounter. A truly unique sci-fi adventure
The Art of Galactic War: A Guide to Conquer a Humanoid Planet in 30 Steps by Brandon Goldentree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
As a Master of the Art of Galactic War, you’re not supposed to have or feel empathy for any race on a planet and humanoids are not exception to the rule.
Day By Day Armageddon: Grey Fox by J.L. Bourne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Time is a very fluid thing, no one really has a grasp on it other than maybe how to measure it. As the maestro of the Day by Day Armageddon Universe, I have the latitude of being in control of that time. You have again stumbled upon a ticket with service through the apocalyptic wastes, but this time the train is a little bit older, a little more beat up, and maybe a little wiser. -J.L. Bourne
Dryad by Paul Lucas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Marooned on an unknown planet, xenobiologists Kendra Ling and Mona Favre must confront the mystery of bizarre alien 'dryads' if they are to survive. A fantastic tale of alien contact and transformation.
A Phony Love Affair by I.P. Beer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by Fanciful Erotica. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Six and Orange thought it was going to be easy for two phones who love each other to be together, but when their masters break up, they are ruthlessly pulled apart. Now they must battle all the odds against them in order to be together... even if it means creating suspicions about their masters' faithfulness towards their new partners. Will the love between these two phones prevail?
Aurealis #74 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Ganymede Bead Raid by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Claudia Clovitz needs one last job and then she's out of the game. Stealing information from the moons of Jupiter has lost its appeal. All she needs to do is grab the data beads, and get out. On a high drop from over Ganymede city, she's going to have to use every ounce of skill to pull it off. If she can wrangle her two hyped-up offsiders.
Specialist Class Three by Meyari McFarland
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Naya found aspects of her job difficult. Dealing with the passengers on the space cruiser during their journeys was not. There was joy to be found in the process of making passengers comfortable. At least until judgmental Raya arrived. Naya finally had the chance to share her joys. Specialist Class Three is a SF romance where opposites clash and then combine that will be sure to delight you.
Miles To Go Before We Sleep by K.M. White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a post-apocalyptic world, two ragged survivors wander the blasted ruins of the American wasteland. Geoff is a soldier gone AWOL, and Mercer is a reformed cannibal hoping to bury his old identity. However, when a rapid turn of events forces them to settle down, the two find themselves struggling with the brutal pasts they left behind in the wastes...
The Ships of Aleph by Jaine Fenn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Ships of Aleph is a fantastical adventure set on a world like no other, which fits into Jaine Fenn's popular Hidden Empire universe.
The Paradox of Tele-Awareness by Vito Veii
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(5.00 from 1 review)
In this story, I would like to talk about how people will one day be able to travel to the stars from the comfort of their homes, without leaving them, using science and technology. I believe this technology will become available to many people within the next twenty-five years.
Nigh - Book 4 by Marie Bilodeau
Series: Nigh. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
With the hopes of the faerie realm turned to dust, Alva Viola Taverner and Hector Henry Featherson strike the final blow to the veil between worlds, shattering it and returning them to the human realm. But one hundred years has passed for humanity, and things have changed. The world awaiting them now bears larger teeth and sharper claws, and it hungers for much more than their lives.
Dwerghart by Mike Jansen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Het vervolg op Dubbelgangster vertelt de verdere avonturen van het verkenningsschip Azoran en haar bemanning. Wanneer de Veltraat van de planeet Mazarin in het Sirius stelsel, erachter komt dat de witte begeleider van hun zon meer is dan ze dachten, wordt een team onderzoekers er op uit gestuurd om uit te vinden wat er aan de hand is. Ze vinden meer dan gedacht...
End Of Times by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 4 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is the forth short story belonging to the Terran Chronicles Universe. Events in this story take place during the latter part of book four, Alliance. End of Times follows a number of key people, including Lisa and Johnny, as they attempt to survive the Atlan attack on Earth.
Argo by Rick Griffin
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 by Rick Griffin
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?
The Body Project by Kameron Hurley
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Nyx and her ragtag team of mercenaries investigate the death of a man she used to serve with at the front, a man who's supposed to have died years before - and a thousand miles away - from where she finds his body.
Going Home by Emma Lindhagen
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In a world where blending in is valued above everything else, scars can be a dangerous thing to show. After years of drifting and hiding, Orryn returns to her homeland and must choose between baring her scars and losing her sister a second time.