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Woulden Soldiers
By Daniel Eness
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short tales of monstrous magic explore the recesses of scientific godhood. The Devil You Don't - A hoodlum pushes the limits of reality. Verdure Inferno - Agricultural development carries the seeds of its own backlash. Deuce X - A pleasure cruise to Jupiter stretches the definition of pleasure.
De astrodraak
By Django Mathijsen
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Wilvo is, net als zijn vader, ruimteschrootberger. Als zijn vader een in 2241 gelanceerde, defecte satelliet bergt, oefent de Pan-Amerikaanse Informatie Dienst druk uit om ermee te stoppen. Zijn vader gaat door. Plots stuurt hij een noodsignaal. Waarin zit zijn ruimteschip verstrikt? Kan Wilvo, geholpen door Yaritza van de PAIS, zijn vader redden? Dit verhaal is bekroond met de NCSF-prijs 2009.
Katie Stumbled
By Michael Shone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Bounty hunter Bill Sefheron never expected his daughter to show up on his worksheet. Worse, she's been taken to the local Casselith - a mind-twisting alien structure. A dark sci-fi story from the writer of Big Banger Rentals and The Arm.
The Restless Wanderer
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An astronaut returns from Mars and everything changes. He loses his memory, paper robots skitter everywhere, and is kept in a rudimentary cell against his will. When he escapes his incarceration he encounters an entourage of forest dwellers who promise to reveal the truth to him no matter what it will cost him. Meanwhile the wasps have plans of their own and they are swarming.
The Water Peddlers
By Greg M. Hall
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Azad and his brother Mikar are about to become very rich men, if they're not killed first. All they have to do is go where no human can survive and make a trade with aliens they've never met.
In The Light Of The Midday Moon
By Ray Jaxome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
I was working in a neighbour’s garden when the birds went silent. In the sky was a huge red moon... and I knew it meant the end of the world. There would be a tidal wave, and I needed to get to the mountains. What I didn't know is that the moon wasn't natural... This is a short story of around 3000 words by Ray Jaxome.
How the Republican Party Saved America and Turned the World into a Paradise
By Nick Dalrymple
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is a fictional account of a post- apocalyptic world after the November Presidential Election.
Changes
By Will Tate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(3.00 from 1 review)
Rose Hancock stalks the perfect pair of shoes through downtown London, her two best friends close on her heels. A truck barrels through a red light, running her down. Rose shocks her friends, the horrified witnesses--and herself--when she emerges from the wreckage not just alive but completely unharmed. But miracles come at a price, and Rose's life changes forever as a result.
The New Guy In Moon Base Twelve
By Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
They weren't exactly the crew the President had in mind when he announced his plan to build a permanent base on the moon so the Chinese wouldn't do it first, but there they were, a boring collection of peaceful, happy settlers who couldn't even get a decent reality TV show rating. Life was perfectly dull until the new guy arrived. Now if they could only find out who he was and where he'd come from
Ariadne's Skein
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt. Ariadne Knossos is a human artifact, bioengineered for memory, sense of direction and strength. These talents have helped her win her freedom. But will they be enough to save her life from an equally bioengineered minotaur?
The Brain Trust
By Keiko Alvarez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two scientists discover a way to keep a brain alive after death and choose as their first subject, a 100-year-old great-grandmother.
Tupac Shakur and the End of the World
By Sandra McDonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A post-apocalyptic tale of travel, loss, hope, and movie trivia.
Brother Mine - #2 in The Forgotten Shelters Series
By Dee Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2nd story in The Forgotten Shelters series. Whatever happened to those bomb shelters built in the 50's & 60's. Are they now just fruit cellars or wine cellars? Have they really been forgotten? Brother Mine tells the story of one possibility of how those old bomb shelters may now be used.
Cocoon Master
By Leo Elsinger
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a not so far away future, right on this planet Earth, lives Rekmet, member of the mantis-like race that conquered the earth. Rekmet is cocoon master, and one of the best. But his performance is less than adequate these days, because his wife is on a space trip - and the ship has not contacted Earth for too many days.
Obsolete Protection
By David J. Agostine
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2044 and it is a grim time in America. Hundreds of California refugees are dead and Commander Marcus Adario finds himself jobless and outcast from society. Can an obsolete protection officer find a reason to go on living in a world where society rewards and punishes people by casting “Positive” and “Negative” votes on the Cloud? Perhaps this despised hero has one more adventure left.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: Family Antimatters (Volume Six)
By Nicky Drayden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two sisters spend an ordinary day together dodging tentacled aliens, a new mother puts her blood, sweat, tears, and bones into a nursery for her wee one, and a foul-mouthed golddigger gets more than she bargains for with an antimatter diamond engagement ring. This delightfully twisted collection of three short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: Love and Other Filthy Habits (Volume Five)
By Nicky Drayden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lonely zombie gets one last chance at romance, a mother's love comes in an unexpected form, a teacher holds onto hope for her pupils despite the ills that threaten their way of life, and a cruise director navigates treacherous temptations amidst the seas of time.
Echo in Time
By Viola Grace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alara has spent her life under the radar, hiding her nature from the government and those around her. When it came to a choice of letting her cousin fall into servitude to their own government or live a life free in the stars, Alara stepped into the path of disaster and made sure that Tosha went free.
A Warbird in the Belly of the Mouse
By David Parish-Whittaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A winner of the Writers of the Future contest in 2007, Warbird follows Nigel, a World War One fighter pilot who has been "time plucked" into the 21st century in order to work as a guide for a reality show about Great War air combat. Nigel has to contend with his feelings about the war, as well as the 21st century tourists he shepherds, each with their own reasons for being there.
Jeremy the Germ, Planetary Crime Fighter
By Ben Vanguarde
Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When Police Officer Perry Salter first meets crime victim Jeremy, the young man has a rare, debilitating form of autism. Later, Officer Salter confronts evidence of two hideous crimes. His cop instincts say Jeremy is innocent while the evidence and the community say Jeremy is guilty. Salter struggles to find truth and justice despite the very real risk of damaging his rising his career.