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Viral - Projet Bradbury, #15 by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 15. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: French. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
À part chasser les serpents et compter les nuages, que font Ray et ses deux enfants dans cette station-service abandonnée au milieu du désert australien ? Ils évitent la ville, à tout prix. Mais quand une urgence médicale oblige le père à oublier les distances de sécurité, c'est toute la famille qui se met en danger. Car l'épidémie rôde, sournoise et invisible.
Child of Chaos by Lee Pletzers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Forced to escape a starship overrun by creatures from another dimension, an explosion knocks two teenagers unwittingly into dead space. Low on supplies and light years from Earth, a break in the fabric of space sends their distress beacon to a passing prison ship from New Australia. It’s transporting Earth's most notorious and violent criminals to an off world location.
The Right Idea by William Mangieri
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jimmy left the force and became a private eye, he expected to be living the life of Riley. A few months later, and the dust still hasn't had time to settle from the Preiss and Simms murders, but Jimmy's ongoing divorce swallowed his imagined riches. What would Jimmy do without the city's thriving blackmail industry? "The Right Idea" is a detective story with sci-fi elements.
Resetting The Clock by Ashley Redden
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alas that mankind’s fundamental question, are we alone, was ever answered at all. To think that such a simple answer to such a seemingly simple, yet in reality unimaginably complex, question could bring complete catastrophe for the children of Earth could not have been foretold. Sometimes, in the most direst of circumstances, the fix can be as devastating as the very problem itself.
Everyday Dangers by Robin Dalton
You set the price! Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A look in the lives of a supervillain who's been slightly less villainous lately and her former nemesis that's been hanging around to keep an eye on her. When you've got powers the like of which the world has never seen, it's natural to want to enjoy them a little. And when you have a mad scientist on the payroll, sometimes you just want to play around with the resulting technology before dinner.
To Rescue General Gordon (a steampunk short story) by J.P. Medved
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Henry Emerson didn't plan on disobeying orders, stealing an airship, and facing down a savage army of religious fanatics led by a man who believes he's the Prophet reborn. But he's about to. The famous General Gordon is trapped in a city under siege by the Prophet's soldiers. Henry and James, officers in the Royal Air Navy, and their Sikh friend, Raheem, must rescue him before the city falls.
Where Loyalties Lie by Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
WHERE LOYALTIES LIE. Cassy Hold is worried about her husband, Patrick. Government agents had arrested him for an unknown reason. Fortunately, Patrick arrives home. Unfortunately, he’s shot and bleeding. She wants him to go to the hospital, but he insists she seek help from an unlikely source: One of the men who arrested him.
The Origin of Desires and Inspiration Revolution by Esther Chen
Series: Life Essence Bible, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What is desire and how do they come about? How does desire and inspiration come together to enhance each other? An exploratory work on how Life can become driven with these two factors.
Sci-Fi Shorts by Tarry Ionta
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci-Fi Shorts is a collection of science fiction stories, previously published in several of the author's books containing short stories of mixed genres. They are reissued in this volume to appeal to those readers who, like the author, prefer to read Science Fiction stories, as opposed to the collections generally containing a mix of Science Fiction and Fantasy, masquerading as Science Fiction.
Fly Fishin' - A Short Story by Bryson Strupp
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a tale for those who have felt the silent whiz of a fly pole as the line thwaps gently against the water. It's a tale for those who have ever wondered how their happiness can coexist with a world obsessed with production. It's a tale of the brilliant resilience of the human heart and the sublimity of nature. It's a tale for you.
Eight Hour Fiction #1 by Travis Hill
Series: Eight Hour Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a JA Konrath challenge to write, edit, create a cover, and publish a short story in eight hours or less. A Career Move - A crash-landed alien tries to find his career path but isn't having much luck... 3072 word short story Capture At The Hive - The Evil Queen Mother has finally captured General Megatron, Defender of the Galaxy. 421 word flash fiction story (children's story)
Radiant Crossing by G. E. Nolly
Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It's Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, 2013. Hamilton "Hamfist" Hancock is in command of a Boeing 777, over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean,when most of the electronic equipment on the aircraft becomes inoperative. Hamfist must decide where to take his aircraft that will best protect the safety of his 200 passengers. And he must make that decision soon. Very soon.
Synthetic, Electric Romance by Rodney C. Johnson
Series: Neo-human. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sarina Rubik is madly in love. Her guy Cylus is a broke down, Tank-Class Sentinel who loves her back with his every circuit. Yet Sarina, prone to trouble, walks right into a conspiracy on the Morningstar planet Gear. Why are fembots vanishing? Who is the Shredder? Most of all. What are the green skinned Humanoids that lurch around in Volt's shadows?
The Magic Dimensional Time Keeper by Luke Alvarado
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Rover Sanchez's life is all too disturbingly average. But something amazing is about to happen that will shape the course of the world forever.
The Viatic of Thaddeus Moon by Ashley Hewitt
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A thief extraordinaire and general rapscallion teams up with his old partner in crime, an intelligent woman of humble upbringing and excellent swordsmanship, in order to escape the wrath of a vengeful inspector.
E. U. C. Bureau by K.G. McAbee
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In an over-populated future, only the EUCB stands between life and death: their life...and your death.
Time Con - A Christmas Story by Alan Lickiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Viking Horde Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
For years one of the many mysteries that has surrounded the annual rounds of that gift giver Santa Claus is, "How can he travel to all the homes in the world in one night?" Another is, "Why does he do it?" These and other questions are answered in this story of Santa and his time machine..
My Brother's Keeper by William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What would you be willing to do to save a soul from oblivion? Abduction? Possession? Murder? A space traveler lands on a primitive planet, and contends with the backwards philosophy of some brown-robed brethren as he tries to rescue his own brother's spirit. "My Brother's Keeper" is a short, speculative fiction, and is in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."