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The Little Clockwork Mermaid
By Pip Ballantine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is revels in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there.
Drifter
By Shane Griffin
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When an ancient Ark ship from the early days of galactic exploration and colonisation is discovered drifting in close orbit around Concorde 5 the experienced salvage crew of the Southern Cross are called in to investigate. When the salvage crew arrives they soon discover this is no ordinary salvage mission.
The Mason Procedure
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A conveyor belt of warm bodies brings a constant stream of eager new young volunteers to fill the dangerous jobs in space. Every day is lived on the edge of danger where the slightest slip will find them in harms way.
Star Wars: A Certain Point of View
By David Gremillion
Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of short stories based on the characters I have written in my two novels. Those that have read Star Wars: Awakening and Star Wars: Split Horizons will enjoy learning more about these characters. If you haven't read my novels, they're on smashwords so enjoy them as well!
Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One)
By B.J. Keeton
Price: Free! Words: 40,240. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Seedy corporations and airship factions, demons and rogues, zealots and thieves…an epic tale of power, greed, and corruption. Nimbus is steampunk for people who don't know they like steampunk, as well as being steampunk for people who already love steampunk!.
Earthrise (Her Instruments Book 1)
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Series: Her Instruments, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Reese Eddings has enough to do just keeping her rattletrap merchant vessel, the TMS Earthrise, profitable. So when a mysterious benefactor from her past shows up demanding she rescue a man from slavers, her first reaction is to say “NO!” And then to remember that she sort of promised to repay the loan. But she doesn’t remember signing up to tangle with pirates over a space elf prince!
The Island (The Island Series #1)
By Jen Minkman
Price: Free! Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Leia lives on the Island, a world in which children leave their parents to take care of themselves when they are ten years old. Across this Island runs a wall that no one has ever crossed. The Fools living behind it are not amenable to reason – they believe in illusions. That’s what The Book says, the only thing left to the Eastern Islanders by their ancestors.
The Zombies of Lancaster
By Jason Scimitar
Price: Free! Words: 77,540. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Aiden and Marlaina Wilson had no idea how the first zombie was born in the Amish city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It had happened in a matter of hours. Thousands of their school friends were killed. Their blood flew against the walls. They became the walking dead. They stumbled about tearing out throats. They tossed their friends' intestines against the walls. Then, they stuffed their mouths.
Night of the Purple Moon (The Toucan Trilogy, Book #1)
By Scott Cramer
Series: The Toucan Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A young teen races to find a cure for a deadly virus — and help her brother and baby sister survive — when a passing comet kills off the world's adults in this imaginative dystopian novel.
Interrogation (A Short Story)
By J. Steven Butler
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.
Sci-fi Shorts
By Amylee Winfield
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A fascinating and engaging collection of Science fiction short stories, all made up of of 400 words or less. For those times when you have just a few minuites spare and want to escape the grind of daily life and have somthing else to get your teath into.
iWitness
By Elizabeth Los
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Flash Fiction science fiction. Told in first person, a woman runs through streets filled with sentinel cyborgs. She struggles to cope with the recent invasion and a long forgotten memory.
Colony Z: The Island (Vol. 1)
By Luke Shephard
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Port Vendre Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Volume 1 of the Colony Z series! When the Undead have taken over America, one group of survivors find safety by escaping to a remote, unsettled island. There they work to rebuild society, while trying to survive whatever it is that is after them. Alone and isolated, their relative peace and safety is shattered when a group of Others shows up on their island and their leaders must make life-alte
The Midnight Shift
By Michael J. Shanley
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A serial killer is on the loose. He's taken adults, children and even animals.
Jane 8086 Part One
By Richard X. Ellison
Series: Jane 8086. Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Part one of "Jane 8086" Rembrandt is an unemployed artist who finds a strange talking box in the middle of the woods. He takes the box home with him and they become fast friends. Little does Rembrandt know that there's more to the little box than meets the eye!
Deep
By Adam Moon
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The earth is doomed. But a new world has been discovered that has all the right ingredients to sustain human life. The vessel Seeder will travel four thousand years with its crew members and colonists to this new seed planet to ensure humanity lives on. But the stasis pods malfunction. When the crew is revived they discover they've been traveling for the past eighteen million years, and the col
The Probe
By Cary Grant Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Probe is a very short science fiction story of exploration, destruction, and hope. It is inspiring and suitable for all audiences. It is freely usable for personal and educational non-commercial and non-profit use. Put a copy on your website. Share it with friends. Spread the word that the future does not have to be bad or grim.
The Europa Contact
By J.A. Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In the icy depths of Europa, the human crew of a deep sea station comes face to face with terror when they make THE EUROPA CONTACT.
Ghost Ship
By Michael J. Shanley
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Not all deep space salvage jobs are easy. But this one has it's own unusual complications.
Home At Last
By W. Blake Heitzman
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A humorous science fiction short story about an impetuous young woman who decides to change our world. Despite being an alien, she has a human quality that people relate to.