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The God of This World
By Daniel Eness
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gard Brodford sneaks through a siege to offer a sacrifice to a long-silent diety, the last thing he expects is a lesson in vanity. Too bad he is unlikely to survive the traps set before him, or the army at his heels. The God of This World is a Story of the Future Past.
Allen's Pact
By Kevin R. Bridges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Allen and Marcus are traveling a quiet and empty Earth, burning away the remnants of human civilization. There is tension between them when it becomes clear that Allen is keeping a dark secret. Marcus is determined to learn the truth, but will he survive the revelation?
The Butterfly Man
By Tyra Masters-Heinrichs
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A home invasion turns deadly when Dr. Steven Peters is forced to face the world he has helped to create.
The Nature Of The Lady
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A solitary Captain & his AI ship roam the depths of space charting new places and meeting new life forms. In a deadly game where chance counts has his luck finally run out?
The Great Libraries
By Alex Vaugn
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Emmie Kirkwood is delighted when the Gateway Roadhouse insists she take a day off. Finding herself in ancient Egypt, she can think of only one thing. Spending her precious day at the most fabled library in the ancient world: The Alexandria Library. She didn't expect to also arrive the day of an equally famous fire. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles Egyptian steampunk adventure novelette.
Endless Love
By Edward M. Grant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cara has two problems. Bob the rugby-playing accountant wants to marry her. Geoff the mad scientist doesn't. Fortunately Geoff’s new invention might solve both problems at once.
Human
By Ash Stirling
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Annabelle is cybernetically augmented, and proud of it. There are those in society though, that believe such augmentations are anathema, and prey on the likes of Annabelle. Human is the sixth episode in the Braeden Wolf Short Story Collection.
Bring on the Brave World
By Anthony Horvath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Many joke about world domination but no one expected someone to actually try to get it. What happens if someone tries, and actually succeeds? In this short story, the attempt is described and the results are disconcerting, to say the least.
The Time Traveler's Guide to Grammar
By Aliana
Price: Free! Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the world of the future, words actually do have the power to transport people through time. At least, a few chosen people. Quinn should have felt special to be one of the chosen, but instead simply feels detached from the rest of her world. Then there is brooding Caden, who seems to have traveled through time already. Did he leave the past behind to travel through time for her...?
Labor Of Love
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Addiction is hard enough to kick by itself. What happens when technology becomes addiction's ally?
In Real Life
By S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When every aspect of every person's life is monitored in realtime, what happens when that monitoring fails? Will Daniel and Ruby be drawn into revolutionary chaos... or will they find another way?
Above The Clouds
By Richard Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?
Trouble in the Triangulum Galaxy
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Hale Astro was a telescope the size of Texas. It’s task at the moment was research. They had just happened to focus on a corner of the Triangulum Galaxy. What they found raised more questions than it answered.
A Sidequel?
By Stephen Jennison-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A piece of flash fiction with Sid and Arthur from The Crying Pennant.
Hostile Takeover (Children of Legend Book 1)
By Scott Roche
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Mark has been given abilities beyond even his understanding. He plans on using them to take over his high school, starting with the local gang leader. His efforts put him in opposition to the school's shape-shifting, butt-kicking protector. With enemies on every side, he's forced to execute a hostile takeover.
Ferk gaat op reis
By Anaïd Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: Dutch. Published: January 30, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ferk zit zijn leven lang al binnen. Dat is wel zo rustig, volgens zijn dienaar.
Not The Droids
By S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Austin ages, society increasingly frowns on direct human interaction in favor of telepresence androids. When his unfashionably in-person wife dies and his family moves on, will he be alone forever?
Maiden Voyage of the Rio Grande: A Bartleby and James Adventure
By Michael Coorlim
Series: Galvanic Century. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Brilliant but socially-awkward inventor and engineer James Wainwright has been accused of murder most foul, and only his savvy partner Alton Bartleby can clear his name. The clock is ticking, though, as the true murderer's sabotage threatens to crash the world's largest airship into the teaming streets of London below.
Tranquility Freeriders
By Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tranquility Moonbase Chief Jennie Spenser has a problem. Not only does she have to deal with emergency transport but she has to manage some lively trainees who are convinced that skis may be the answer to her problem…including Marty and Melanie's daughter Bess.
Bonnie Mrs Stormily.
By Ray Jaxome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mrs Stormily is a great teacher. She is also a witch. So when a ghost appears out of nowhere, she should be able to handle it. But then her children are all possessed – and the demons deny being the responsible party. Who is causing this problem? How will Mrs Stormily fix it? Bonnie Mrs Stormily is a 3,200 word short story.