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The Adventure of Masie's Mind by Kevin L. O'Brien
Series: Team Girl, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,430. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Eile and Sunny are two adventurous young girls who share a house in Denver. However, unbeknownst to them they have a secret roommate, and she finally decides to reveal herself. This is a short story.
The Crimson Chip by Chris Tallant
Price: Free! Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young college student is framed by his boss for malfunctioning microchips; a field he specializes in. He soon finds out the secret motive behind the curtain and works to not only bring the people responsible to justice, but also win the girl of his dreams.
The Fifth Di...: June 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Featuring some of the best science fiction and fantasy being published by the small presses, this issue marks the first issue released by Nomadic Delirium Press. In this issue, you'll find fiction from Robert Hansen, Milo James Fowler, and Kellee Kranendonk. You'll also find poetry from John Grey, Shelly Bryant, Leonard Roller, and WC Roberts.
Day One by Bryan Simpson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Artie Henderson, his girlfriend just left him, and now he's got a stomachache. What a way to spend the evening, knelt in front of the toilet. But what if it's not just a stomachache? And what if it doesn't want to come out?
The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions by William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fresh from the University, Sheila Wulf thinks she's made her mark when she discovers an alien species, but her fifteen minutes of xenopological fame seems to be wasted on a tribe of uncooperative crabs. Could anything be worse? Try working for her. Read it to see what I mean… "The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions" is also in the collection “Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Killin Machine by JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 13,840. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 10 reviews)
Jake Barnes, an odd man, is a struggling novelist that makes his living at a publishing house where the owner and the other employees find him too strange to fraternize with. His social life and his writing career change when a mysterious man shows up on his doorstep demanding that Jake hand over the man’s cat. Quirky humor.
The Terror of Mapooly by Moses Solomon
Series: Eurania. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the closing days of the Galactic Revolutions of Eurania, Lord Walmsley must pit his militia, the Greyban Corps, against the powerful Belaanian People's Army of General Mapooly in an effort to rescue the captured High Priest of the Great Temple.
Cazadores de Sueños by Jesús Alfredo Alberto Bardón, Sr
You set the price! Words: 12,950. Language: Spanish. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Cazadores de Sueños es una historia que transcurre en el mundo de los sueños y en la realidad misma. En un tiempo muy lejano existió un grupo de personas con el don de vivir dentro de un mundo secreto "The world Dreams" el llamado mundo de los sueños. En aquel tiempo todo lo que estás personas vivían en sus sueños se manifestaba en la realidad.
One Last Stand by Kyle Kilgore, Sr
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
John was in the army almost his whole life, his father grew him into it. He served 6 years fighting the alien race that has been going on for 177 years, until he retired and quit. he has lived on his military base for the past 3 years. but his life is struck with an opportunity, he is asked to go on a undercover mission to test a new body armor. one that can make him run faster jump higher and can
Smacking Back (A YA Short Story) by Laura Bradley Rede
Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In a future where everyone wears an avatar and the internet connects to your brain, cyber bullying has reached a whole new level – and one victim has reached her breaking point. This thought-provoking short story by Writers of the Future award winner Laura Bradley Rede is a must for fans of YA science fiction and dystopian.
Grounded Berg by Michael Shone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mostly the residents of the island tolerate Polly's presence. As an off-worlder she's never going to be quite accepted, and the pilot Abigail is her worst antagonist. Being stuck in an aircraft with her is not Polly's idea of a good time.
2-4 Cavalry Book 11: Dance of Death by Eric Johnson
Series: 2-4 Cavalry, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Since the end of the war with the Muslim Coalition the European Space Union has returned to looking at conducing anti-piracy strikes in order to secure its border better. The unit is sent on one of these missions, and as always, brings its unique flavor of tactics to the battlefield. But when they find out more information, it’s time to also bring home a dealer who can help end the pirate scourge.
Inside the Sphere by M. L. Buchman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by M. L. Buchman. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
-an Apocalyptic story of New York. The Big Apple becomes lost, except to one man and woman. (also in audio)
Physics With Metaphysics by Erik Ga Bean
Series: The Metaphysics Brace, First. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The theft by witches of an unfamiliar dinosaur from three undergraduate students leads them to make an extraordinary discovery about the nature of their existence and the importance of living happily ever after. Can an animated soft toy and an oversized garden gnome save all the days in this increasingly impossible adventure?
The Cause by Ophelia Keys
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Perhaps he was slashing his way through the grey uniforms. Well, that was his job after all. Only it wasn’t his job. She faltered in her smooth, cat stride. His job had been to protect her father’s interests. Did honour call for her to return and fight beside him? She was confused and she had always been taught that confusion was death. A short story about honour and love.
Of Hunters and the Color Blue by C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Of Hunters and the Color Blue is the first short story to be found in The Loft Anthology. It is also available as a stand-alone short story. A letter reveals the writer’s love for her daughter, and her reasons for leaving the child behind. It is a tale of flight and rescue, the birth of an AI, and reveals a weakness that plagues the deadly enemy on her trail.
Running Club by Michael W. Layne
Price: Free! Words: 14,010. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the future, people are disease-free and thin, but physically weak and increasingly lazy. Intensive exercise is viewed as the primary risk factor for accidents and injuries, and is all but outlawed by powerful health insurance corporations. This is the story of one man who leads an underground running club as its members prepare for an upcoming race they are determined to win at any cost.
Bug House by Amy Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.50 from 2 reviews)
No one can predict how much of your mind comes back after a delirium bomb attack. How much memory, how much sanity. All Wren can do is lie in bed and hope. But there's something strange in the hospital, creeping around the edge of her unreliable senses. With the help of a mysterious janitor, Wren has to face giant insects and the treachery of her own mind.
The Hundredth Year of the War by Amy Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After one hundred years of war, it had all become very simple. Patriotism and loyalty were good, and wasting compassion on the Enemy, pale blue aliens with golden eyes, was bad. Even children could grasp that. Except for Marlene, who wanted to know why.