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Dark of the Storm
Series: Abashiri Sky City, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Death lurks in the storm of a lifetime. When a new family arrives in her apartment high-rise, Hikari Lark introduces them to their large outdoor balcony garden. As Abashiri Sky City shuts down for the storm of the decade, darker shadows lurk in her beautiful corner of existence. Threatening everything she holds dear, including life itself. A science fiction novelette
Lark-Ellen, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Teo Bojorquez tells the tale of what happened on the plateau of Xitapec, a story of love, loss, and unimaginable horror. "The jungle in the morning is a wonderful place: the stirrings of small creatures, the echo of birdsong, the sun filtering through a vaulted green ceiling—I had never loved it as much as I did then. I doubt if I will ever love it again."
Killing Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Paula finds herself living a memory. Transported back in time, she straddles then and now. She must choose: Relive the past or accept the present. But what if Paula wants a third option—one no one thought she’d ever choose. “Rusch writes humanist SF.” —Locus
Sulan, Episode 2: Risk Alleviator
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Riska is a Risk Alleviator, a miniature winged tiger designed for one purpose: to protect Sulan. Discover Riska’s origins and his quest to find his beloved Sulan when she is taken by League soldiers. How does he find her? How was he created, and what special enhancements does he have to help him in his quest? This novella is the next installment in the Sulan series.
With Eyes Open...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mira Frayne thought she was going to make a change. She had been used and lied to but now she would start to make a better life for herself. Little did she know how much her life would change. She would learn there is more to the world than she ever believed. The nature of this discovery is something she would have to deal with far into the future.
U.F.Otaku
You set the price! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
PREPARE FOR ABDUCTION! Immerse yourself in an EPIC, page-turning short story by Author Jason Jack! Keiko Allstar always wanted to be abducted by aliens, and her dream finally comes true! But when her alien abductor botches the attempt, Keiko is left stranded on a hostile planet with little hope of survival . Luckily for her, she has been preparing for this moment her entire life . . .
Extraction Plan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Sean Monaghan's Hidden Dome series, begun with the novel The Tunnel, spans a huge universe with many stories. Extraction Plan is one of the side stories, a novelette following Geri Harrigan, determined stowaway, in a bold attempt to wrench her husband free from alien control.
Mind Control
Series: Star Minds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Star Minds Snippets - short stories to introduce the main series. The Heir Imperial Princess Lin-sun chooses her husband – with her head and not with her heart. Lost Son Nine years later Uwe-yuri discovers his son is mind-controlled by his wife.
Il Bibliotecario (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #7)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 7. Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: Italian. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Un gruppo di ragazzini sospettosi indaga lo strano comportamento del loro nuovo bibliotecario per scoprire un mondo fantastico e pericoloso che non avrebbero mai immaginato. Questa novelette è lunga circa 13.000 parole.
The Librarian (A Sci-Fi Novelette #7)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 7. Price: Free! Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A group of suspicious kids investigates the odd behavior of their new librarian to discover a fantastic and dangerous word they would never have imagined. This novelette is about 13,000 words.
Sickeningly Human: Advena
Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Nicholas Blakeman classic short story: Watch a bewildered security guard as he follows instructions from a secretive supervisor, sees terrors mysteriously gawking at him in the darkness and finds out something that lurks quietly in all our subconscious. Nicholas Blakeman takes us on yet another terrifying and horrifically realistic ride, that will make you ask questions passed "what if?".
Nothing New
Price: Free! Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A bored government worker falls in love with a renowned physicist but discovers possible mistakes in her calculations that could lead to disaster.
Ascension
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
What does it take to become a Guardian of the most powerful clan in the world? Find out as you follow Alix on his first Ascension Ritual into the Cave of Woe. Locked in a massive cavern, Alix must solve a riddle and find his way out. Sounds simple? Not while a horde of undead warriors are chasing after him! Will he solve the puzzle and make it out, or will the living dead make a meal of him?
Quorum Sensing Bacteria
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The mechanisms of everpresent bacteria in the human body mimic much of our own human behavior, when we act. Pathogenicity, the call to arms for men at war, bacteria hungry for lunch, humans husbanding individual strength for collective undertaking,defines the tipping point or critical mass required to engage an army of hundreds or thousands to infect a body, plant crops, harvest, make effective ci
Racing the Sand & Konstantin: Two Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Includes "Racing the Sand" (a fantasy short story) and "Konstantin" (a science fiction short story) ***NOTE: both stories are also available individually***
Hey, Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.00 from 1 review)
If you meet a man dressed as Elvis in a Las Vegas casino in the middle of the night, that's not so strange. What is strange is when he tells you that he's a priest, that Elvis is Lord, and he's come from the future to find the truth of his scripture. Stranger still is when his religious rivals show up to express their disapproval...violently. Hey, Baby is a novelette of about 7600 words.
Razza Ma'Razza: It's Called a Snuggly Puff, Silly Boy
Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Razza Ma'Razza is the biggest media star in the galaxy; loved and adored by billions. Yet, she can't help believing that her talk show host rival, Brock Caster, is somehow always one-upping her. So, after "The Caster" brings his new pet onto his talk show, Razza is bound and determined to outdo her ratings nemesis. The results are not quite what anyone expects.
Wing Beaters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A postgraduate student working on a doctorate in Exobiology is sent to a backwater planet. No one has been to the planet in over two centuries and the older records are not always reliable. It is cataloged as unclaimed and safe, but the truth is always elusive.
The Candidate and the Engineer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A candidate for Congress is Iowa astonishes the crowds and earns the suspicions of the New York media crowd. What is that black box in front of him and who is the engineer at his side?
Amber
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young were-lioness bids her time in steel and concrete Singapore.