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Asteroid
Series: Tales of Solus Station. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Interstellar astronaut Helene Kirsch surveyed asteroids for a privately funded research station in an outlying star system. Overworked and underpaid, she flew through the belt until her ship's scanning equipment met a rocky mass with high interference. If her intuition was correct, good things would follow and Hammond could deliver a steady paycheck for once.
Interstellar Flight 56
You set the price! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Interstellar Flight 56 is about a young mechanic who is trying to become a fighter pilot in the intergalactic Kronos Fleet. After her most recent rejection, she finds herself volunteering for an inter-system flight through disputed territory that changes her life forever.
Water Saga
Price: Free! Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Part 1 Sisters, Mabel and Tess, live in what remains of southern Appalachia, eking out an existence among a small group of villagers. The earth has become flooded by never-ending rains. No one knows when the rain started, it has just always been. There is a legend passed down by the elders of a land with blue skies. Does it exist or is it just a myth? No one knows, so far no one has ever returned
An Introduction to Hilbert Space
Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This humorous short story introduces a fictional world called "Hilbert Space". The name, an homage to the mathematical concept of a Hilbert Space, is not the only reference to modern day science you will find. Let Professor Tinwin, an eccentric scientist, explain to you what makes Hilbert Space the most interesting place in the observable universe and how it all comes down to entropy in the end.
4| Diversion
Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Doctor might have given up travelling the universe in the previous episode 'Breakdown', but his new life won't remain inconspicuously calm and quiet for long... Primary school children are being kidnapped but the local police are unsuccesfull in finding the children or any trace of their kidnapper. Diversion is the fourth book in the series 'Tales from the Blue Box' written by Becky Miller.
A Cold, Cold Place To Die
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009 by Trove Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Jack Scarlet adventure! A respected Russian ecologist is murdered. His beautiful young widow ask Jack to investigate. The trail leads to a Russian black ops unit, a power-mad general, and an illegal biological weapons program. No time for a 300 page thriller? Jack Scarlet concentrates all the thrills into a few short pages! Skip the setup! Join Jack for a showdown in Siberia starting: Now!
Bullets for Breakfast
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009 by Trove Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Jack Scarlet adventure! Jack decides to "find himself" with a solo trek through the jungle. Unfortunately, a team of murderous mercenaries wants to find him too. Think your day got off to a bad start? It is nothing compared to Jack's! The coffee is hot and the action is hotter! Get your bullets for breakfast starting: Now!
Black Velveteen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Dragon's Gold. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A homicide detective comes face to face with a brutal, yet beautiful killer: the B33 Cybernetic Service Unit, known on the streets as Velvet. Responsible for the murder of a seven-year-old girl, Velvet does not hide her crime, but there's more to her story than simple murder. In fact, her side of the story is powerful enough to tear down the most powerful cybernetics company in the world.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Plenty has been written about the decline of the short story, anthology and collection, and when you read some older books they have been saying the same thing for decades, even in the first issue of Asimov's magazine in 1977. I have also seen Gardner Dozois write about the acceleration of the 'lack of memory' of past science fiction work. Not too surprising perhaps with the pace of change. I h
What Fluffy Knew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fluffy leads the perfect life. Her cat bed, her kibble, a human to wait on her. Until they come. And they will change everything—unless she finds a way to stop them. One of award-winning writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most popular stories. “Rusch is a great storyteller.” —RT Book Reviews
A Diary of Plants
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
What happens when the line between human and machine is crossed? What happens when the machines are implanted into humans? When does a human become a machine and a machine a human? Where is the line drawn? This short story explores this.
Skathi-Tooth
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ministry intelligence suggests a Karshi raiding party has an interest in an ancient object on Skathi, a small moon of Saturn. Bulays and Ghaavn will need to learn how to fight flying aliens from the ground, fast! A series planetary romance. Bulays and Ghaavn #13.
Sargasso of Lost Starships Rehidden
Price: Free! Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Basille Donovan is drinking and bar-brawling away her days, her military defeated. The victors force her back into action—to the Black Nebula, and the otherworldy beauty of old lover Valdum, a super-powerful telekinetic of the Arzunians. A bloody conflict of humans versus psi-wielding chaotic alien terrors! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Corporate Responsibility
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A very short science fiction story about getting someone to take the top job, when it means that they could literally be for the chop.
The Enemy in the Mirror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Onda Mountain Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ellane Williams bitterly hates the aliens who are invading the Earth, but when she takes a stand against them she gets more than she bargained for. Join Ellane as she struggles with an unwelcome metamorphosis, an unwanted new identity, and the end of life as she knows it. To survive, we must all fight not to become the evil we oppose...
Star Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
One day people will live on the Moon, will build there homes and schools and children will grow up in a strange world where the blue and white Earth hangs in the black skies. But children will always be children. The book contains three stories: - Star Children - The Lost Marble - Snow for Christmas. It's a book for those who dream of the stars.
Cold Comfort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Love can outlast hard times and absent times. But can it outlast the universe itself? This story took first place in the 8th annual short story competition at sfreader dot com.
Advisors at Naptime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Carol wants a nap. Carol needs a nap. And no one will let her have one because the grown-ups need her. But the grown-ups underestimate Carol. And they fail to realize that Carol will do anything to get her nap.
The Flickering Singularity and Three Days that will Define the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the year 2077, America is a dreary, stagnant place. In the White House, the question of the day is "How can we return the United States to its former greatness?" To do so, the nation's new President enlists the help of the Seer. The Seer is the singularity. He changes everything, not once, but twice, exposing a truth so profound that all mankind must reconsider the very meaning of existence.
Millennium Babies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the moment of her birth, Brooke Cross was a loser. Conceived to win a First Baby of the Millennium contest, Brooke came five minutes late. Her mother never let her forget it. So Brooke became a history professor and tries to live in obscurity. Until Professor Eldon Franke recruits her for a study of Millennium Babies. Winner of science fiction’s prestigious Hugo Award.