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Outworlder
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.
Europa
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
The crew of the Cousteau is collecting samples on Europa when there is an accident.
The Baby - a short story
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
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.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: Fire, Fangs and Brimstone (Volume Two)
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
Price: $1.99 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
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.
Linehan's Trip
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Sports
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
The Ghost Of A Chance
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Who are we? Us, who live like savages, hunted by orks and wargs both day and night. And what part do the strange creatures we call the babblers have to play in all of this? This is the story of a father and daughter and the part they played in discovering some of the truth of the many confusing questions that wandered through the minds of the people.
Daddy's World
Price: Free! Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
A classic work from Walter Jon Williams, “Daddy’s World” earned the Nebula Award in 2001. Little Jamie lives with his family in an eerily perfect environment. But cracks begin to appear in Jamie’s world that reveal rifts within his family, and he begins to see the terrifying reality behind the walls of his life, and know that perfection has its price . . .
Green, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
It's The End Of The Universe As We Know It [And I Feel Scared]
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Huge metaphysical concept science-fiction, as discovered by a spaceship of idiots! This is silly light-hearted science-fiction in a flash. Also featuring monkeys in cummerbunds!!! Yes,really!
Reckoning
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.10 from 10 reviews)
Humans have evolved to their present form in a few million years. And they have risen to prominence in just a few thousand; a mere speck in earth’s unfathomable timeline. Are we the first to gaze into the heavens contemplating our fate? Here, I present a short tale pondering the shortcomings of sentience. Once upon a time, sixty-five million two hundred and forty-two thousand years ago...
It's Just a Job
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
The Burial
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young man attempts to bury a loved one in a post-apocalyptic world.
Tooth & Claw
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The orks are a savage race who live short, hard lives. From the moment they are born to the day they die, life is a struggle for survival and honor. Tooth & Claw is about the coming of age ritual of a young ork boy who wants to become a brun. But to join the ranks of the adults, he must first prove his worth by taming the most dangerous creature in their world.
After The Darkness: Episode Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Test Pilot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Gregg Johnson was a test pilot in the Skull Squadron where death was the only retirement benefit. XOXO-13 was the designation for an experimental spaceship Gregg named Hugs and Kisses. When a tiny thing goes wrong in space, it becomes a very large thing. As usual, it had flaws, but would they be fatal?
The Giving Plague
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, as he encounters a virus transmitted by blood donations that could alter humanity for good, forcing him to wrestle with his own inner demons.
Outside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been given about life 'Outside' your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never have expected.