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Keep Off The Grass by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Some say the entire Universe can be altered by the flapping of a butterflys wings. It is the job of this traveller to find out where his Universe is broken, and fix it. Quickly, before his Grandmother finds out!
For Whom the Tinker Toils by Liam R.W. Doyle
You set the price! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Jon is a simple metalsmith and handyman from a small village--until he comes across two mechanized suits of armor their owners no longer appear to need. Then his life changes unexpectedly.
Uncontainable by Michael Carter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.25 from 4 reviews)
In the not-too-distant future, a man is hired by a secret Government agency to be a mole in a high-tech ghosthunting team. What will he discover, and what is it that is Uncontainable? A novellette of 13,000 words.
Zombie Crusade Snapshot: Ontario by J.W. Vohs
Price: Free! Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead(4.25 from 4 reviews)
As a bizarre zombie pandemic sweeps across North America, residents of a large island on Lake Huron prepare to isolate themselves from the rest of the world.
Twas A Good Day To Die by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.25 from 4 reviews)
On Christmas day, a man sits, contemplating his life and how the things outside, the indescribable horrors, will soon break through his defences. But this is of no concern to him, for his now miserable life and the hand of fate that has forced him to commit an act so terrible, weigh constantly on his mind. Short horror/Sci-fi (ish) story. Please read and review. Artwork: Robert Thomas Strickland
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore by M. David Blake
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.20 from 65 reviews)
"If I were editing a magazine I would be seriously considering buying this story for publication—but I'm not, so I can't. Sorry." — Bruce Bethke, author of "Cyberpunk" and Headcrash . . . Stan wanted a flying car. No, that wasn't quite accurate... Stan wanted a nice flying car, and the quantities of bliss that purchase would bring. Stan desired bliss. Fortunately, Bliss also desired Stan.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: Fire, Fangs and Brimstone (Volume Two) by Nicky Drayden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.20 from 5 reviews)
An old demon gets caught up in the bureaucracy of hell, a little girl is chosen to dance for fire-breathing goddesses, a hellhound finds a loving home, and a werewolf dabbles in the online dating scene. This delightfully twisted collection of four short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Through a Glass Darkly by Miss Mae
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Computer viruses no longer exist, yet Vexen’s medical transport is held hostage by one. The hologram engineered to combat the deadly program develops an identity crisis. An alien intruder is discovered stowed away in the cargo bay. And the evil, reptilian Delphan demands immediate surrender of her ship. Can anything else possibly go wrong?
Bottoms Up by E L Russell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.20 from 5 reviews)
I hope you will enjoy reading this story. It's about a detective, Dick Reeder, whose career was in a downward spiral. To boost his confidence, his Chief gives Dick what he believes to be an easy case to solve. Uniforms nabbed a stoned teenager dumping large water cooler bottles into the City Reservoir. Analysis of the substance shows it to be plain tap water.
The Baby - a short story by Karen A. Wyle
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Ellie Simmons lost the love of her life, her husband Daniel. And now, two years later, baby Daniel is born -- a clone of the man she lost. But human cloning is illegal, and Ellie must be very, very careful. . . .
Dark Circus by Alex Vaugn
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A traitorous fiance and a murderous stranger send straight-laced bookish Emmie Kirkwood fleeing into the 1870's London night fog. When a strange gas lamp appears at the side of the road, will it lead her to a place of refuge or a doom worse than what awaits her outside? Meanwhile, her would-be killer is still hot on her trail. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles steampunk suspense adventure novelette.
Recognition by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Recognition is the best form of identification. Knowing is half the battle. Being able to recognise the signs keep yourself and everyone else alive. Know your enemy.
Outworlder by Joe Vasicek
Series: Star Wanderers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(4.20 from 5 reviews)
When Jeremiah set out for the stars, he never expected to receive an accidental bride. Since neither of them speak the same language, he has no way to tell her that there's been a terrible mistake. But the more time they spend together in the vast, lonely space between stars, the less of a mistake it seems.