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It's All About The Timing! by Justin Dunn
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This short story is about a young adult who Is kidnapped, then convinced to help save the world, along with his beautiful new friend!
The Mysterious Woods Shopping Mall (A Classic Sci-Fi Fantasy Story) by Susan Hart
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A large mall springs up seemingly overnight in place of an apple orchard and suddenly; the number of stores inside intrigues the townspeople. Most advertise for Help Wanted and several of the locals apply. The startling thing is that that all of the shopkeepers seem to know about the applicants, even before they open their mouths.
Omega Shadows by Carol Hightshoe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Still trying to convince members of the former Centauri Alliance she can be trusted, Selaynia finds herself kidnapped - apparently by the organization she once worked for - and taken to a new world where members of the group Omega are coming together. An alien intelligence takes an interest in the group -- but just who are they and what do they want with the refugees?
Into the Dark: From the Journals of Samantha Bloodworth (Walking on Mars Serial 7) by Briar Lee Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
At first, the Shellerby Research Facility, built in the late 1950s, seemed no different than the other dozens of research facilities that dot Antarctica. But after two suicides and a mysterious plane crash, Shellerby was shut down. Captain Riley Scott and journalist Samantha “Sam" Bloodworth arrive to reclaim the station. Separated from her friends, Sam is pursued by a malevolent, unseen entity.
The Spiral Effect by James Gilmartin
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mashups
99% of the Earth’s population exhibits signs of telepathy and telekinesis. 99% of the Earth’s population is dying from a mysterious new disease. The Collector, unaffected by the virus, has taken it upon himself to search for answers. Pushed by the single command: Find the Cause, Find the Source, Find the Beginning, he traverses through other minds, collecting memories to find a cure.
The Excalibur Case by John Pirillo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Baker Street Brotherhood search for the mythical sword of King Arthur, "Excalibur," and stumble on a mystery much greater and infinitely more dangerous.
The Grande Galactic Bouffe by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the events in the Ceres star cluster, other protagonists also find time to follow their usual businesses. Tami Hethal, the Solvanian GSA Agent, has been reassigned to a special training in Jiuquan. At the same time, her friend Rolf Katman is planning to visit the Grande Galactic Bouffe...
Sleeping Sickness by Peter Sargent
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
The Harvest by Craig Hey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“It’s clear that they don’t want me dead—maybe they want what is in my mind…” A man wakes up in a spherical room with no memory of how she got there or why he is there. As he grapples with his new reality, he discovers that all is not quite as it seems, and that he is a part of a harvest—and one that he may not survive.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Sandman by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story appeared in the author’s collection called “The Night Pieces” in 1817. The story has been interpreted by various authors, scholars, and reviewers from time to time over the years.
We Don't Know Why by Nancy Springer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
Lucent Sylph by RJ Conte
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.
Monster or Marvel by Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Scientists investigate a recent rash of birth defects, trying to uncover the cause. Mary, a research assistant, is anxious to meet the new research scientist, Dr. Celia Quinley. Celia has a strong affinity for her work and her study subjects. The two women soon become fast friends, but at the point when they achieve a breakthrough in their research, the unthinkable happens....
The Forerunners by Jason J Sergi
You set the price! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
The generation ship The Silver Dove has reached the edge of The Milky Way. Her small crew of seven is all that is left of a once grand population, whose ancestors had set out millennia ago on a far-reaching voyage of discovery, searching for a better future for ailing Earth. But what they find at the edge of the galaxy may bring The Silver Dove’s voyage and what’s left of her crew to an abrupt end
Remembering Crystals by Jason J Sergi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
As part of the Century of Wonder, humankind has been mandated to seek out and colonize extra-solar system settlements. But little does humankind know that the Century of Wonder will bring many more centuries of death and strife. Remembering Crystals is prequel to The New Empire Trilogy.
The Midnight Scorpion by Jason J Sergi
You set the price! Words: 16,680. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Century of Wonder is drawing to a close. Humankind has made great leaps and strides in regards to the mandate, but an odd find during a space mining mission will reveal how far behind humankind truly is in relation to the rest of the universe. In a tale that transcends time, distance, and memory, stand witness to The War of The White Hole. The Midnight Scorpion is a New Empire Prequel.