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The Reincarnation Office by Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jumping from one galaxy to the next, the aerialist discovers the intricate relativeness of infinite realities and learns to rely on his imagination for a melodious stride. In this seventh episode, a semi-existent toad floating in mid-life is an attraction the Acoustic Funambulist's innate curiosity just cannot resist.
Depths of Ganymede by Tomasz Biedrzycki
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Ocean of the biggest Jupiter moon - Ganimedes - is being colonized. It's the time when young pilot of the next-gen submarines - Van Hansen - arrives to this new world and gets the well payed job. What he doesn't know, is that soon money will not count for much and he will have to fight for his life.
One Steamed Night by Lara Nance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Mina Davis is sick of the modern dating scene with its vanilla settings and weak-willed suitors. What ever happened to old-world romance and swashbuckling gentlemen? She craves adventure, and hungers for a charming rogue who’ll sweep her off her feet and into his bed. Enter Madame Eve...
Chimera by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gen wishes she could escape that horrible day, the day she lost her world. Medical advances can rebuild her body but not her devastated psyche. For that, she needs therapy. And her therapist insists that she care for another creature—a chimera. Soon, Gen discovers that humanity hides in the most unexpected places.
The Pressure of Ecstasy by T.D. Edge
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From Fantasy Book Critic: " . . . a new virtual reality system can recreate lost loved ones; but is there a glitch? reporter Marian investigates recreating her long lost lover John. Another very good story making a clear point."
Repairs by T.D. Edge
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story is set on the Essex coast, where big open skies soar out of flat marshes, bogs and the sea. Where the people are used to spaces and communicating across them. They like deadpan humour and deep feelings whispered rather than foghorned. So, in this story is love, attempted murder, a secret government plot to prevent the cure for just about any illness reaching the market...or maybe not.
Getting Zoe Fixed by T.D. Edge
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From SFRevu: "Jordy Reynolds is a punk kid in a future society intent on 'Getting Zoe Fixed' in the story by T.D. Edge. Zoe is his live-in girlfriend but she has been a real pain lately. So Jordy actually leaves his house (something unheard of) and seeks out someone who can 'fix' her. He finds something different in this interesting look at a future society."
The Dark Room by CN James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jamie is only eight years old and already hates his life. Every night he screams for his parent s to help him rid his room of monsters.His parents assume it’s nothing more than the boy’s imagination, but what they fail to realize is that the monsters are real.
Maison close - Projet Bradbury, #23 by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 23. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: French. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Miss A est une femme d'affaires d'un genre un peu particulier : dans un futur proche où les ingénieurs ont doté les robots de sentiments, de besoins et d'envies pour relancer une économie moribonde, son entreprise offre des prestations sexuelles aux machines, cyborgs et autres androïdes. Son business est florissant. Un jour, un homme vient à elle avec une proposition inhabituelle.
Chemical Transaction by Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
CHEMICAL TRANSACTION. Dr. Blue is on the brink of successfully finding a way to retrieve Patrick Hold from the past. He discovers one more key to the puzzle, and it comes with a problem: He must go back to the Agency one last time for help. While there, the watchful eye of Agent Red lingers over him, threatening to disrupt any chance at success.
Apollyon's Saint The Nine Kingdoms by Zachary Koukol
Series: Apollyon's Saint, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The fifth part in the series Apollyon's Saint. The nine kingdoms brings the religions of old into an apocalyptic clash. Gabriel find's himself in the kingdom of Norse, in Asgard. Gabriel learns of the nine kingdoms and see's the prophecy of what is to come. War was brewing, maybe the same one of old inside of Gabriel. Or one more easily defined as the divine, and the war of the nine kingdoms.
Than and Now by Yuri Csapo
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Too tired to remember, too painful to forget? Do you really want to let go? Only Dr. Than removes unwanted memories.
Abigail, A Valaran Chronicles Short Story by Byron A. Wells
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story adds to where Amalgam, The Valaran Chronicles Book 1 ends. Learn how the people of Redwood rebuild there ruined lives with the assistance of Hobs and Archon. Abigail must step up as the new leader of her people and overcome obstacles and adversity - will she have what it to succeed.
Najemny Szwadron, tom I by Tomasz Biedrzycki
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Opowieść o grupie najemnych żołnierzy, usiłujących przetrwać w nieprzyjaznym świecie XXII wieku. Udowadniają, że w dobie nieustannych zdrad, błyskawicznych zmian sojuszy i całkowitego zdziczenia, jest miejsce na honor i odwagę.
Yesterday's Cat: Episode 1: Before the Storm by Naomi Kramer
Series: Yesterday's Cat, Episode 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: Australian English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Angie Chau is an agent of the Time Department. She returns from a seemingly routine assignment with her objective unobtained, and finds chaos ensuing. Someone is attempting to steal the time-travel technology, and they're willing to take out Angie along the way.
The Undetermined State of Charlie Blue by Geoffrey Thorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by THE WINTERMAN PROJECT. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Charlie has made a lot of mistakes in her life, not the least of which was marrying Troy. On the worst night of her life she makes a new friend who might just have a way out.
UFO: A Timeline Story by Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It's 1962 and Will Walden has super powers. But in a world suddenly gone mad with metahumans, can he hope to survive as the UFO?
Under by Elizabeth Los
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following the Final War, humans are forced to join an underground society of cave dwellers. The last remaining group of survivors tries to move forward despite great loss and a now inhabitable Earth surface. But when a virus threatens animal life, will it be a minor setback? Or will it signal the end of any hope for a future?