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A Friend of the Family by David Kubicek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a desolate future where practicing medicine is illegal, and Healers administer their own superstitious brand of healthcare, one doctor risks his life to treat the brother of a Healer.
Running Club by Michael W. Layne
Price: Free! Words: 14,010. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the future, people are disease-free and thin, but physically weak and increasingly lazy. Intensive exercise is viewed as the primary risk factor for accidents and injuries, and is all but outlawed by powerful health insurance corporations. This is the story of one man who leads an underground running club as its members prepare for an upcoming race they are determined to win at any cost.
The Last World by CP Bialois
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Franklin Bowen was an ordinary man with anger management issues until one day he finds himself drawn into something he never believed possible. Thinking he’s lost his mind, he resists the urging of a mysterious figure named Tanok who only appears to him in visions.
Snake Eyes and Boxcars, Book I by Jay Dubya
You set the price! Words: 70,260. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Snake Eyes and Boxcars (Book I) is a novellas' collection of 14 sci-fi/paranormal short stories, two written in the first person and twelve in the third person. The Jay Dubya work is the sister book of Snake Eyes and Boxcars, Part II.
Intergalactic Courage - Entering the Field by Ryan Kazemi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kenny Ramzai was a dispatcher for a small town on a remote planet. It was just a job while attending college to study alien races. Or was it? His superiors certainly did not believe it. Now he finds himself thrust into a galactic wide field operation deceptively enticing. A futuristic action packed police story, "Entering the Field" is the first adventure of a very unlikely hero.
Firepower! The Journal of the Fire On The Suns Universe by Greg Ellis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Firepower! is the old/new/reboot of the journal of the Fire On The Suns game universe. This issue contains over 10 thousand words of ship design, articles, and new rules extensions for the Fire On The Suns play-by-email 4X space opera wargame.
Star Travels Tales of Science Fiction by Rhea Rose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In Star Travels science fiction short stories meet a time travelling P.I. who tries to save his wife by transporting to a future-future to end the life of a killer before he can even begin a life of schoolboy rampage; a lemonade stand to quench an alien thirst; an illegal extraterrestrial toy stolen once then stolen twice for a clandestine client; a sinister Christmas adventure filled with love.
Dissension by Carrie Baize
Series: The Scarred Sun Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Owen was born and raised to be a soldier, and he was determined to be a damned good one. Until everything changed. "Dissension" chronicles one man's search for identity in a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by an unending war. Owen tells his own story - detailing all he knows, feels, and learns over time - trusting that even if he can't make a difference, there's someone out there that can.
Virtual Snow by Viola Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fate kicks Sno into action. She has to rescue a sleeping man of uncommon beauty, and he returns the favour.
Apex Magazine - Issue 30 by Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 30 of Apex Magazine, featuring work by Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Robert Shearman, Tim Pratt, Bryan Thao Worra, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Stephanie Jacob. Apex is edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas.
The Battle for Moscow, Idaho & Other Stories by Edward W. Robertson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six of Edward W. Robertson's sci-fi and horror stories. Along with two new works, previously published stories include "The Battle for Moscow, Idaho," "Death Among the Grasseaters," "The Magic Taco Wagon," and "The Inspiration of Philocrates," a steampunk-hued Aether Age tale of a cold war between ancient Greece and Egypt. Approximately 24,000 words long.
Witherspork by Ben Ditmars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In this short by Ben Ditmars, Jeff Witherspork has spent his whole life being different. The other kids made fun of his strange last name and that was the least of it. They never knew about the doors opening on their own or the paths appearing out of nowhere. He kept it completely secret, until adulthood when a mysterious email arrived, throwing him into an elaborate mystery with others like him.
Taz World Order by Brad Bishop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Join Taz and his friends as he embarks on the most dangerous journery across the world and the galaxy. With limited time on his shoulders and alien technology graciously given to his aid. Taz must stop an ruthless alien race from anihilating his world and recreating the universe.
Broken Boxes by JS Evans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When an ancient relic is discovered on Mars many questions arise on how a 3,000 year old relic became buried in a Martian sand dune. The paleontologist, Buffy Wingo, does not trust the authorities so she travels to Earth to find the answer. When she arrives she sees how society has changed on Earth and how the silence hinders her search for the truth.
The Last Coma by Zhané White
Series: Zhané White's Cull Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Last Coma, a short story inspired by The Cull Trilogy. Graham has been comatose for twenty years. Showing no signs of life, he's accepted his fate. Then the bloodthirsty Cull organisation adds him to their hit list. Now he must make the biggest decision of his life: to live or die. The wrong choice will doom thousands now, and millions later. He has five minutes to decide.
The Correct Way to Fill Out Form PCR-103-u by Sabrina Chase
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
(short story) Deep in the bowels of the Bureau of Substandards, new hire Boris Niels discovers a vending machine with a very strange coin in the return slot. Can he get a refreshing beverage and still keep his job? Will he ever find his way back to his home dimension? What is it with aliens and paperwork?
Unusual Connections by Agatha Feltus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When an unknown assailant reprograms the computer in her head, Artemisia Lindsay sets off to stop him before he can hurt anyone else. Armed only with her new software, a staggering intellect, and obsessive focus (along with her own personal police detective), Artemisia tracks the man who could have killed her even as she struggles to accept her new "gift".
Lightweight 6: "Questions" by Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Lightweight is back and this time he has questions he wants answered! Alongside Howl, the city of Federation's top hero sets out to find out what Noctus and his Morlocks want with the hero. But his answers may come at the cost of his own life as he walks into a trap unlike anything he's faced in the past!
Silence in Solitude - Book II of the Roads of Heaven by Melissa Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,140. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In Five-Twelfths of Heaven, Silence Leigh discovered that she was not only unusual, as a female pilot, but that impossible thing, a female magus. Her unique abilities make her the only person capable of reaching Earth, humanity's original home, now sealed behind a mysterious barrier — but first she must learn to use her new-found talents.
The Facility by Chloe Kraft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
You've been in the Facility almost as long as you can remember. But now there are murmurs of people organizing, people trying to find a way out, people trying to escape. You're afraid, because the Facility is all you've ever really known. And if you do manage to get out, what will happen to you? Can you even fit into normal society? And if you can, will you lose your friends forever?