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Enjoy Your Stay by Ter Atkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jason doesn't know where he is, or how he got there. Judging by the grease-stained sneer of a man glaring at him, it isn't paradise. Enjoy Your Stay is a short story.
The Imaginist by TK Wade
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.
Experiments by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Creation of a Good Universe is truly a matter of a lot of trial and a lot of, yes, error, as Pupil God soon (or not so soon) found out. But Gods are nothing if not patient and are wont to stick with it until they get it right.
Flash Virus: Episode One by Steve Vernon
Series: Flash Virus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
"The end of the world began roughly about the time that Billy Carver’s butt rang about halfway through the War of 1812." The end of the world, as told by a teenager.
The Cross of Columba by Doc Coleman
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
April, 1883 Agent Bryan Teague travels from the London offices to a remote area of Scotland on the call of Lord Pennyfarthing, a self-proclaimed scientist and specialist in ancient and rare fauna. Agent Teague arrives to find his skepticism of Pennyfarthing’s previous follies on finding a traumatised valet and a dying English lord with an incredible fish story…
Wild Lands 2 (The Social Workshop) by Adrianna White
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Description Wild Lands 2 The Social Workshop In the Amazon Rainforest is one of the greatest mysteries still left one this planet. We’ve tried to uncover all of its teachings, but we have learned little compared to its vast potential. There are certain creatures that do know, however, and within the rainforest there are a number of wild animals that call this place him.
The Call of the Sea by John Heap
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?
Short Story Strands: Halloween 2012 Edition by Jade Kerrion
Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Come celebrate Halloween in ways both spooky and fun in this collection of sixteen short stories spun by talented new voices in science fiction and fantasy.
Where Words Are None, There Is Space by Joshua Parris
You set the price! Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
This is the science fiction story I wrote for my English Extension 2 in my Higher School Certificate year. This is an earlier not quite complete version.
Nakomelingen van de vijfde rots by Django Mathijsen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: Dutch. Published: November 5, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Als de planeet Atlantis op het punt staat om vernietigd te worden, krijgt Athammo te horen dat zijn vrouw Muzi niet meemag met de ark die wordt gelanceerd om de beschaving van Atlantis te redden. Zowel Athammo als Muzi moeten dramatische beslissingen nemen.
In Apprehension How Like a God by RPL Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the year 2120 and the internet had been freed. Released from the confines of computer networks, it overlays reality and is administered by the Academy. When a member of the Academy is found dead under bizarre circumstances, Detective Conroy must find the killer. But how can you solve a murder in a world where reality itself can be reprogrammed?
The Beauty Snatchers by C. C. Blake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Return to the galaxy of adventure introduced in The Positronic Pretty, and accompany dashing man of action Captain Rick Cave on another adventure! When Captain Cave's android gal pal Miho finds herself up to her neck in trouble, it's up to the man of action to save the day! C. C. Blake's pulpy sf adventures continue!
Supernatural Realm 3 (The Social Workshop) by Adrianna White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Description Supernatural Realm: Demons Run Amok 3 The Social Workshop In Supernatural Realm, the Heavens have waged war against the forces of Hell. Pre-emptive strike, the almighty ones decreed it. It was their only chance in winning, they decided, something that new seems so far from their grasp. Hell had been planning for eons, and when the moment came, they responded with the utmost ferocity.
Farewell to the Master by Dennis Herrick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Classics
The famous 1940 short story that inspired the movies "The Day the Earth Stood Still." The humanoid alien Klaatu and the giant robot Gnut suddenly materialize in Washington, D.C., in a time-travel spaceship. The murder of Klaatu ruins Earth’s attempt to peacefully welcome the first interstellar visitors. And one man tries to solve the mystery of why Gnut remains silent, imperious, and unassailable
The Positronic Pretty by C. C. Blake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
"No questions asked." Captain Rick Cave should have walked away when a rogue scientist and his lovely assistant requested a ride on his interstellar transport, the HotNumber. However, common sense takes a flying leap when a lovely gal is involved. Now, he's in for one hell of a ride. "The Positronic Pretty" is an action-packed space opera adventure.
The Tournament by Dean Giles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Only true warriors can police Earth-Government, warriors, but Klay doesn’t possess the killer instinct. However, Master has given him the skills for battle. Klay just needs a little motivation, which comes in the slender form of fellow student Zasha. He will do anything to protect her, even kill for her... if only it were that easy.
Possibilities by Alicia McCalla
Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
State of Black SF authors have created a flash fiction anthology. Join artist Winston Blakely and authors L.M. Davis, Milton Davis, Margaret Fieland, Edward Austin Hall, Valjeanne Jeffers, Alan Jones, Alicia McCalla, Balogun Ojetade, Rasheedah Phillips, Wendy Raven McNair, and Nicole Sconiers as they endeavor to explore the possibilities of Black speculative fiction.
A Space Explorers Theological Training Guide to Alien Encounters by Michael Craig
You set the price! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Space exploration is not much different from theology in that it is about the discovery of truth. In space exploration, the truth we find may or may not be familiar to us. The truth may surprise, frighten, confuse, and challenge us. Yet, this truth in and of itself is not to be feared.