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Little Boy Found by Mark Lord
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alone in space, one little boy is a long way from home. He is the sole survivor of a damaged Kesian spaceship. The Kes believe in the power of magic to navigate the stars and are in a bitter war against a rival civilization who use the power of Artificial Intelligence to guide their ships. When Captain Paddy Smith rescues the boy, little does he know what he has found.
Jane 8086 Part Three by Richard X. Ellison
Series: Jane 8086. Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It's finally time for Jane to go outside! Remi soon realises that showing her the ropes is not as easy as he thought it would be when they find themselves in one hilarious scenario after another. Allison is back as well...and this time with an offer that can't be refused! And, a mysterious presence, yet to reveal themselves, seems to be tracking Jane.
Ufo by Will Lemen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A mildly cerebral, science fiction thriller about a teen obsessed with interstellar space travel, who finds more than he bargained for, when during one of his nightly vigils, he finds himself face to face with the spearhead of an invading race from another galaxy. His quick thinking and resourcefulness, brings his encounter, to an unexpected, yet satisfactory conclusion.
Tales from Omega Station: Extraction by K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tau is imprisoned within the Consolidated Guard complex on the Rock. Escape is impossible--unless you're a hacker Halsan with a prosthetic arm and a pirate with a history of mayhem and murder...
Falling to Pieces by Esther Spurrill Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A man tries to deal with the horror of a zombie outbreak. "Jerome held his breath, pressing up against the side of the deserted building, praying to whoever or whatever might be listening that he wouldn’t be seen, wouldn’t be heard. Groaning and shuffling reached his ears, heralding the approach of the hordes of undead."
Tales from Omega Station: Abduction by J. Kirsch
Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What starts out as innocent adventure takes a brutal turn when corporate enemies of Kyrena's father decide to use her as collateral damage. Kyrena gets more than she bargained for, but she meets a guy who just might make the difference...and steal her heart.
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 to start "Delaney's Investigation Company", he had high hopes, but his ongoing divorce has swallowed his fortune. What would Jimmy do without the city's corruption? That may go away, as candidate Mathews promises to clean up Barnstow; Jimmy isn't sure Mathews has the right idea. Read it and see if you agree. (also in “Broken Down: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #1."
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: 12,440. 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)