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Stellar Darkness Adrift
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The emergency lights blinked, slow as the heartbeat of a dying man. Kawehi watched them, trapped in debris left by an explosion that had rocked the Stellar Darkness. The worst part was not knowing whether his beloved husband Ejiro had survived. Stellar Darkness Adrift is a SF struggle for survival where age and wisdom are as important as youth and vigor. Don't miss out on this tense story!
Dorothy And The Quantum Mechanic
Series: White Light, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Dorothy and The Quantum Mechanic” is a 3000 word science fiction short story. It is actually two separate stories, read concurrently. One story proposes pop-scientific theories and the second relates how these theories would affect real life. “The Quantum Mechanic” is an attempt to make sense of the universe. “Dorothy” is where this sense leads.
For Want of a Nail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
The Fifth Di... June 2018
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2018 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The June issue of The Fifth Di… brings you six stories that will excite and entice you. An artist that is nearing the end of his life, and must face the choices he has made; a man who has to make a decision between what is right and wrong, and must face the consequences of that choice; a man undergoes an experiment to have his consciousness transported into a cat in the past, and...
Lara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Narrated by a woman who wishes to remain unknown, L.A.R.A. is a tale of communication with an Alien being, crop circle messages and a grand plot to take over the world.
Visit: A Hal Spacejock short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hal and Clunk are stuck in port, forced to wait two whole days for their next cargo. Hal returns to the ship after a little shopping expedition and finds Clunk in a right old state. Break out the crayons and colouring sheets ... he's organised a school visit!
Ford T-rex vs Dodge Triceratops
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Constance King, accompanied by his loyal Tyrannosaurus rex, Eliza travels to the country dragstrips of Florida to race other dinos. In this short story, will they win their next race or will this be Eliza's last race before she becomes extinct?
A Lover's Act
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A garden party was not the place for a war. Fen knew that. Mother had taught her over a lifetime of abuse, all endured in silence. Briar didn't know that. Insulting Mother in the middle of a garden party of the season would start a war. A Lover's Act is a Matriarchies of Muirin story where love is stronger than blood. Asexual and aromantic readers are sure to love it.
Meteor Mags: Rings of Ceres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Rings of Ceres, a hell-raising space pirate and her indestructible calico cat return to a decimated asteroid civilization to rescue friends and kick ass, but they get caught up in violent riots between the desperate citizens of Ceres and the mercenary security forces guarding the mining corporations. This short story picks up immediately after the end of the Meteor Mags: Omnibus Edition.
Doodling
Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.25 from 40 reviews)
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.
A Faraway Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,020. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2012 by Infinite Acacia. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mark, a mystery writer, is drinking himself into oblivion in a Martian saloon while awaiting his death. His executioner is neither man nor machine. She's something more. Something beautiful. She's a Golem. With only six hours to live, Mark embarks on a journey to understand Golems, and perhaps find a way to escape his dark fate.
Dreaming of the Stars
Series: In Love and War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
On Rajipuri, a poor world, Anjali and her two younger sisters look up at the stars and dream of escaping the limitations of a traditional and rigidly stratified society. At the same time, in a camp for war orphans, Mikhail also looks up at the stars and dreams of escaping a life of pain and abuse. One day they will meet and change the galaxy. But for now, they're merely dreaming of the stars…
In the Company of False Gods: Lovecraftian Steampunk Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When commissioned to build a clockwork construct, wheelchair-bound Attacus doubts his abilities. Once powered up, his creation escapes and runs amok, destroying more than just the town he calls home. Hunting his deadly automaton forces him to confront his past.
Counter Spike
Series: Innate Wright. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It is time to take the battle to the aliens and a weapon to pluck them out of the sky is on the agenda.
North Pole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Macready Air Force Base base in Greenland is hunkering down for one of the worst snow storms in recorded history. But when the base receives a mysterious SOS, Dr. Martin Jules and Sgt. Bill Arthur must brave the arctic winds, and come to face-to-face with horrors of this frozen wasteland. Word Count: 10,000 This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Worlds on Fire.
Above The Huron Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Above a world changed by climactic events, the crew of the airship Tenryu embark on another mission, this time with a new crewmember. Fly above the decimated farmlands of the Middle West, as this small pocket of humanity strives to carve out an existence from the ruins of a failed society.
Amok|Koma
Price: $2.99 $1.02 USD. (66% off until April 17, 2022!) Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a man wakes up in an illegal medical operation, he goes into amok and tries to escape. But will he manage to figure out what's wrong with him, when his mind is blurry from drugs, when the device strapped on his arm cannot be removed and when the voice in his head seems to know a lot more than he does?
A Healing Caress
Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Exotic and talented, Bren wants nothing more than to get her hands on the man who saved her and subject him to her healing caress.
Cinderella’s Holo-wand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“Cinderella’s Holo-wand,” is a futuristic look at the Cinderella fairytale. The humorous story takes a look at what would happen if we could use technology to instantly alter our bodies to make our dreams come true. This 4000 word short story was originally published by Perihelion Magazine.