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Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities
Price: Free! Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A quirky collection of seven short short stories of about 1000 words. Strange with dusting of sci-fi, these quick reads offer a brief escape into imaginary worlds with absurdity, excitement, and possibly a laugh. Or two. Three's a stretch. Warning: If a woman named “Aunty Ida” approaches you and offers a solution to your problem, doctors recommend running. Quickly.
The Trouble With Jokes (Flash Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A flash fiction vision of the future where there is no room for personal tastes and not laughing at the right joke can prove fatal.
Date From Hell: A Dwarves in Space Short
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story from my Fantasy in Space series.The elven assassin, Taliesin, is set up on a blind date with the female embodiment of every romcom heroine cliche one can think of. Will he escape with his pride and limbs intact?
The Gilded Gun: An Aetheric Artifacts Prequel
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Wendy Callahan. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Before she was the icy, jilted ex-fiancée in THE CHRONOS CLOCK, Demetra Ashdown was very much in love with Lord Francis Winterton, who was just as smitten with her. So why did he have to fight so hard to win back her affections three years later? Because of the infamous incident with “the gun”.
Le père Léon...
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: French. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Le père Noël aurait-il décidé de venir chercher des cadeaux plutôt que d'en distribuer ? C'est à cette question difficile que les deux inspecteurs du SPES vont devoir répondre en ce mois de décembre 2072.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 3)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Lace is an emergency responder to a world periled by tribulations, and understands the harsh situation he’ll be transported into when leaving his future era of New Millennium. An approaching monster, mechanical in design, is the cause of horrendous earthquakes in a major downtown metropolis. The violent tremors Lace runs from are a mere glimpse into this creation’s full destructive capabilities.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 5)
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
To solve the disappearance of his fellow teammates, Lace delves into the shadowy world he’s been appointed to visit (as a humble ambassador). In recent dealings his passive work ethics have slipped. His employer waits to address these uncharacteristic issues, as Lace returns to his own era to face the most powerful ruler of all.
Marshall: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marshall, a former gang member and new father is struggling to make ends meet with the love of his life Sarah. After he's fired from his a job an opportunity to make some extra money surfaces when he meets an old friend, the only problem is that it involve's stealing money from a Government program. When things take a turn for the worst Marshall is faced with a life-changing decision.
Tales from Omega Station: Belly of the Beast
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you were a clone grown for spare parts, kept in a cage for experimentation, how would you feel? Accept your fate and be happy you're helping the 'real' person whose DNA you share? No; I didn't think so...
Jane 8086 Part Three
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.
Patient Review
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Doctor once said "I am definitely a mad man with a box" but what if that's what he REALLY was? Perhaps that might explain his behaviour?
Sunara, la muerte blanca.
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Tales from Omega Station: Abduction
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.
Resetting The Clock
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
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)
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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.
Fly Fishin' - A Short Story
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
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
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.
The Magic Dimensional Time Keeper
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.