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Alien Monster
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Alder Book Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A man searches for salvation for the deeds he committed on an alien planet.
Ex Cineribus Resurge
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It is 2011 in an alternate war-torn Victorian-era world. A young girl and her guardian seek the Emperor of the country to ask him to stop the ten year civil war. A war between those who are for, and those who are against new technologies, and between the non-religious versus those that still believe. This short story is a prelude to my upcoming novel The Clockwork Universe.
Leaping Lizards
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When her clanship's sensors are damaged, Captain Klarin-yal hires an expensive human expert to effect repairs. Unfortunately, the human is afraid of reptiles. More unfortunately, during the explosion, a pregnant reptilian pet escaped into the ship... Now it's up to Kinahran, a young Kintaran, to find the pet before the human flees in disgust, leaving the clanship crippled.
The Best Revenge
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When 5-year-old Kinahran breaks her hind leg falling off a crate (she was pushed!), she's stuck in her mother's cabin on their clanship, unable to play all day with her young friends. Intolerable! And it's all her cousin's fault! But she's got a computer, a screwdriver, and a plan... for the Best Revenge.
Choice
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by One Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Denek and Crim are at it again in this prequel to Freedom - this time taking on the meaning of Choice. As before, they bring their unique approach to philosophy with them, sure to make any academic cringe in disapproval: it’s theory versus practice and force-projection instead of analytical referencing – strangely thought provoking and yet thoroughly disrespectful at the same time.
Completing the Cycle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A group of scientists and archaeologists travel to an abandoned alien world and try and work out why the aliens left and where they went. As they explore the city, the scientists feel the alien presence more and more strongly and it brings into focus their own feelings and fears. A 4,200 word SF short story of alien contact.
Mars is a Bummer, Man
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
You can take people off earth, but can you take the earth out of people? Humanity's first mission to Mars hits a nasty speed bump. Personality, passion and persuasion form a deadly triangle on the first Martian colony. This novelette by Frank Severino cynically explores notions of character, class, human expansion, legacies and what the future might regrettably consider historically valuable.
Witch Garden and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story collection by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Fantasy and science fiction from the best selling and award-winning team of Doyle and Macdonald: From humor to horror; realistic and fantastic; past, present, and future.  Seven tales to amaze and delight.
Skyblaze
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #17 Historic moments, it turns out, are not always comfortable, even for honorable people. Vertu's reward for acting exactly as a delm ought is perfectly Liaden. Her salvation? That will depend on her.
Reprieve - a short story
Price: Free! Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The fate of all humankind hung in the balance. Trouble was, they didn't know it. S.S. Wilson is the screenwriter of such films as Tremors and Short Circuit.
Lonely Child
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
John is a young boy of ten years, inquisitive, playful, mischievous much like any other ten year old. John was born and brought up in zero gravity however, never able to walk on Earth. An opportunity has come up for John to talk to some other children on the surface and John must wrestle with his own envy of their life while realising they envy his life in outer space even more so.
The Bones of St. Isis
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A burglary gone bad forces a young thief on an impromptu adventure to faraway Parnoss, the city of the Magi. Under the sway of a new master he is gifted with synchronistic sight by a strange set of prophetic bones, but is it enough to take on the mysterious and formidable Magistrar? Heroic fantasy, 9900 words.
Wetter
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Something came with the rain. (a FREE short horror story)
Afterbirth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Seeking to save her country's space program, a young astronomer reveals a secret she discovered in the stars.
Intrusion
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A young hacker enters the virtual world to risk a run at a mysterious databank and gets more than she bargains for. Intrusion is the first episode in the Braeden Wolf Short Story collection.
Air: Mortal Choice
Series: Elements of the Undead, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When the dead rise in Houston, brothers Dave and Chris Thompson find themselves stranded on the top floor of the Liberty Medical Center, with nowhere to run and no help in sight. With Dave’s broken leg making movement impossible and the disintegration of civilization accelerating around them, they have to act fast, or be consumed by the seething horde below.
Four Infiltrations and a Wedding
Series: Interesting events in space, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A comedy sci-fi novelette telling the story of the calamitous covert operation that led to a new diplomatic era for two distant moon civilisations. It also features pickled onions.
The UTOPIA Equilibrium
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Welcome to UTOPIA! The epitome of human existence, a place where every man, woman and child has everything they could ever want. A perfect existence for all. Guaranteed!
Once Upon a Lightyear
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A Short Alien Bedtime Story. An alien father reads a bedtime story to his son.
Portrait of a Butterfly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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A hunt gone wrong, a child almost lost, and evidence captured. Russia has myths about the kahtchen, the gifted. They whisper in the night to their children of the immortals, the mindreaders, the fire-breathing dragons who stretch their souls under the skins of men. Now they can prove it is truth–if the kahtchen don't stop them first. A short story of Vardin