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Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2014) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Wormwords by Matt Weber
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Janet's husband isn't dead any more; he's been resurrected in digital form from his social media profiles. But there are a few things Janet's keeping from him.
Wolf Shadows by Carol Hightshoe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A black ops agent is using Athena Station 12 as a way to defect - but is everything as simple as it appears?
The Thorns of Life by Philippa Ballantine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the author of Geist, and Kindred and Wings, and the co-author of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, comes a short story of clones, rebellion and poets. A company decides to clone the first famous figures from the past, and they settle on the trio of Romantic Poets, Shelley, Byron and Keats. After all, how much trouble can a few poets cause? But the insipid Victorian view of the men has l
Children of the Monster by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Pinkerton detectives, Noel Stoker and Denis Doyle (sons of Bram Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle), are summoned to Transylvania to meet with Baron Frankenstein. The Baron and his wife hire the Pinkerton detectives to solve a perplexing mystery. The children of the monster are missing, A tale of monsters and family where death is optional.
Tour of War by Nicholas Caruso
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In a future time civilization is torn apart. There are dictatorships and wars that cause nuclear disasters. Into this landscape, a reluctant hero slowly sets out to save the lives of refugee children. But he is a trained killer, and the killing never stops. But he is a moral man who fights for the survival of those depending upon him.
The Rain Monsters by Mark Goodwin
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Aliens of long ago have been watching our evolution. Their Judgement Day is upon us.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits by William Haloupek
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
Circular orbits are the simplest kind, and some quick and easy calculations will make your science fiction stories involving planets and satellites a lot more credible. Circular motion, in general, can be described without calculus and vectors. All you need is a calculator. (Exponents don't come out right in the online version.)
A Gift of Fire by StephenB5 Jones
Series: The Last God War. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Sharo had been keeping to herself, working, and caring for her brother, but bitter house lords abandoned her among ruins a hundred miles from Cityscape on the eve of deadly winter, expecting her to die. But not all is lost. It is there she finds she has a wonderful and dangerous gift which she will need to face the cold of winter, and more. Between Sharo and her home something ancient awaits.
The Flying Lady Diner by O'Neil De Noux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story by Debra Gray De Noux and O'Neil De Noux. Set in 1948 – New Orleans private eye Joe Torres, on a wandering son case, pulls out of a rainstorm along US 90 and runs into a silver diner that looks like an oversized Airstream camper with a red and blue neon sign reading: Flying Lady Diner.
Hawaiian Heart: The Soul Warrior's Journey by Duke and Nancy Kell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
They say some people are born with a Hawaiian Heart and forever drawn to protect the islands. "The Soul Warrior's Journey" is a tale of four such teenagers who set off into the unknown to save the island they call their home. Hawaiian history, modern mythology and quantum physics blast off into an epic series.
The Shrooms of Benares by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Benares: planet of fungi on the far frontier. Mushrooms grow taller than trees, fungal creatures roam the landscape...and a terrible new spore turns humans into the walking dead. The only man left alive, a genetically modified super space priest named Father Obregon, sets out to confront this threat and save the woman he loves. But the deadly fungal spore has other plans in store for them both.
In the Shadow of Mountains: The Lost Girls by David George Richards
Series: In the Shadow of Mountains, Book 1 · The Androktone Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,250. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Lost Girls is a dark fantasy with feuding medieval Knights, lost ancient technology, equally lost contemporary teenagers, and yes, a very nasty but ever so hungry and talky dragon of the fiercest kind.
Lycan Fallout 1: Rise Of The Werewolf by Mark Tufo
Series: Lycan Fallout. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,540. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The world of man was brought to its knees with the zombie apocalypse. A hundred and fifty years have passed since man has clawed and climbed his way from the brink of extinction. Civilization has rebooted, man has begun to rebuild, to create communities and society. It is on this fragile new shaky ground that a threat worse than the scourge of the dead has sprung.
Soul Windows by Jaleta Clegg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The eyes are windows to the soul. What would you find if you could look deep enough? These ten tales of science fiction and fantasy explore characters good and evil, placid and troubled, dark and light. Journey through the windows of the soul. You may be surprised by what you find. Original stories by Jaleta Clegg.
The K'Jin Mission by Talee
Series: Power Colors Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
K’Jin had been a disappointment to his parents. Both parents were Kre Masters of the Miir order, and moderately talented with the power colors. They had dreamed of having a child who would reach the upper echelons of the mastery wielding great control over the power colors.
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.
The Waiting of the Wind: A Buckey the Space Pirate story by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Buckey the Space Pirate decides to take a creative writing course, of course he turns for help to his best friend, Fred the talking oak tree. Fred knows the English language better than any human alive. But Fred is still an oak tree, and oak trees do have their quirks when it comes to writing.
Solvent Fumes: The Intergalactic Adventure by Clyde Key
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,110. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Sid Harkins is a lawnmower repairman who tells many wild tales that cause his wife and friends to believe solvent fumes have affected his brain. That wasn’t a problem until tiny space aliens needed his help to repair a malfunctioning spaceship. But then how does he convince anybody about the truth of his amazing adventure?
Alpha Mission: A Beacon Flight Adventure by A R Coy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Eleven-year-old Bethan might be the youngest member of her family’s Beacon Flight team, but she’s the captain of getting into trouble. When their delivery of relief aid is threatened by a space gang known as Locusts, Bethan must recruit her brother, Kale, and local boy, Adjo, to uncover a deadly plot.