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Alcandhor by L. S. King
Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of three previously published short stories about Alcandhor, one of the main characters of the novel Sword's Edge: Alternate Path / Bitter Storm / Petition
Serpents' Teeth by Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Maggie and Hanna, two researchers, discover a strange city in a cavern beneath the sea. There, they unearth an ancient and deadly mystery involving a sunken, 18th Century French ship. Earth is in jeopardy and so are their lives, for although the lost City of Ys is ancient, alien hybrids may yet live and dwell in its dark depths. And if they do, then here, indeed, "there be monsters." A Novella.
Silver Dagger by H Jason Schulz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Duke Lance Stalwart turned pirate after Duke Harrence declares war on the galaxy. But when Princess Mara is found in an isopod, Lance embarks on a quest to return her to the Queen and foil Duke Harrence's design to conquer the galaxy.
Degeneración by David Pardo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Los lectores califican a «DEGENERACIÓN» de controvertida, dura, entrañable, despiadada, desgarradora, tierna... ¿Te atreves a sentir este cúmulo de sensaciones en poco más de una hora de lectura?
Pythos (Terran Chronicles) by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 2 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Artemis One and her four man crew have returned to Pythos after a lengthy space mission. The men are stunned when they witness an apocalyptic space battle above their home world. Once the combatants leave, the crew apprehensively contacts ground control. The events following the Gamin occupation, and subsequent battle, have far reaching consequences, changing Pythos and its people forever.
Don't Press the Red X by David S Reynolds
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill is fresh out of college on the first day of his new job. He wants to make a good impression on his new bosses and express his true genius. Unfortunately, his first day does not go as planned.
The Thorne Legacy by J. D. Brink
Series: Cold Stars. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Corporal Cranston Thorne is about to be court-martialed. And his father would like nothing more than to see that happen, but a remote outpost at the edge of the system has gone silent and Captain Thorne must take the fleet to investigate. The real danger, however, isn’t at the edge of the system... A Writers of the Future contest finalist.
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.
Atomic Powered Voyage To Mars by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
NASA had been convinced to launch an atomic powered voyage to Mars. An atomic bomb was to be the source of the necessary power. A huge building was constructed in which to safely explode the bomb. Detonation Day (D-Day) arrived and the GO Button was pushed. You won't believe, not only what happened, but also what could have happened.
The Orphans Brigade by mike Evans
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is a short story I wrote for an anthology. The Orphans takes place five years ago. This story is set in the future five years and is when the zombie apocalypse is full on and hopes are low!
The Bullet by Jeremy Tyrrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: Australian English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Classics
A Bullet, forged within an ammunition factory, is on a path to its destiny. It faces a confusing time, trials and anguish as well as elation and shame as it comes to discover its true purpose. How will the Bullet face up to its ultimate task?
The Garden Pool by J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Books. Power. Electricity. The wizard has everything forbidden the common people—and nobody even knows his name. For two girls barely in their teens, the mystery—and the temptations—prove irresistible. On a cold winter's night, they enter the wizard's garden to discover a treasure more precious than any they imagined—and a secret that tests their friendship beyond any civilized limits...
Alien Checkmate by Steve Caresser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by ePrinted Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"Alien Checkmate" is the world's next alien invasion. The title implies perhaps it is the last alien invasion. The whole world of mankind is invaded, but the story surrounds the small town of Caresserville with 1000 unsuspecting people. Early release of an UN-edited edition, The writer edited it 3 times but has not had it edited by an editor.
First Contact - Intergalactic Stories by Bane Bond
You set the price! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I believe the world needs more humor, optimism and relaxation through creative thinking. This book is my small contribution – you have to read it to see. You, readers, chose the price to pay for this book – you can take it even for FREE. I believe the quality will prevail. If you enjoy the reading, you’ll come back and put some money or buy another book. From my side I promise to provide more sim
The Deadly Encounter by Drac Von Stoller
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Finally, man went a little too far in the cosmos in the year 2027 with his technological advances and our ancestors the Grey Aliens stepped in to put a stop to all of the death and destruction that man caused to a planet that was intended for beauty, love and the pursuit of happiness, but too much powers were bestowed upon man which led to downward spiral to self-destruction of the human race.
Il freddo dell'inferno by Augusto Chiarle
Series: Le Ombre di Marte, Demo. Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Siamo nel 1911 in un'Europa sull'orlo della guerra. A 20 anni dall'invasione dei marziani, ora estinti, l'umanità sfrutta le tecnologie aliene per integrarle alla propria. Troviamo automobili, carrozze, dirigibili, biplani, armi a raggi ed astronavi. Nel freddo dell'inverno polacco, l'ingegner Kazimierskj vive una spiacevole avventura. Questo racconto apre il ciclo "Le Ombre di Marte".
The Santa Claus Gang by Ian M. Dudley
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to enjoy Xmas when even the Santa Claus Gang's out to get you. When the Prussian Death Squad Robot commandos disappear on Xmas Eve, the crime bears all the hallmarks of the dreaded Santa Claus Gang. With only a few hours to locate the missing commandos, Marlowe and Nina find themselves yet again delving into the seedy, dumpster-filled underbelly of the City’s criminal underworld.
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.
Invisibility by Kris Katzen
Series: Interstellar Stories: Nautica. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » General
A group of people flees, wanting only solitude to avoid any and all threats to their pacifism. When another starship discovers their hiding place, their secrecy clashes with the other crew's wish to leave.