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Spaceports & Spidersilk April 2018
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Spaceports & Spidersilk features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry for kids of all ages. The April 2018 issue will take you to places you might never have imagined. It will appeal to your inner child, and hopefully take you back to the places you loved as a child…and if you’re still a child, it will open your imagination to all kinds of new worlds.
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
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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.
The Twin Rings of Ra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Millions of years ago Ra and his crew came to Earth. They were attacked by the military of their home world. Events were put in place so that when the world was stable a child would be born able to control the power of the Twin Rings and rediscover the technology left by Ra and guide the Earth into a new era.
So Many Ways to Die
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Physician Vera followed her husband, engineer Grigor, into space despite her agoraphobia. When an asteroid damages their small ship, someone must go outside to repair the docking mechanism or their incoming crew will die. Grigor and the captain? Injured. Which leaves Vera…. “So Many Ways to Die” originally appeared in Fiction River: Pulse Pounders: Adrenaline (WMG Publishing, 2017).
The Tulku of Titan and The Terror of Titan
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE TULKU OF TITAN: The Dalai Lama has passed away, but the monks who are to search for his new incarnation are not prepared for the fact that he has gone into space…nor are they prepared for what they find once they reach Titan. THE TERROR OF TITAN: A murder has been committed, and a husband and wife are each quick to admit to having committed it, but have they?
Amy, Inflated *a Balloon Body Inflation Fantasy*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
~ As the first latex balloon expands slowly, forcibly, at her fingertips, so do Amy's wildest fantasies. ~ As Amy, alone with a full cylinder of helium in the privacy of her home, first releases the invisible gas, finding its forceful flow controllable with her own fingertips, the seduction begins, and the inevitable influence of helium transform's Amy's life—and body—forever.
Restricted Species
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Earth Wars veteran Jim Turhan loves his quiet life on supply planet Mossera 4, teaching young cadets the art and science of xeno-farming. Pollinator drones never sting or bite. They simply do their jobs. Then crops all over Mossera 4 begin to fail. Will Jim discover the cause before starvation, or worse, turns his dream life into a nightmare?
Black Space
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: American English. Published: April 23, 2018 by Mayuli Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The year is 2061, there are 11 daily transits to the moon and they hold 393 people, plus a crew of 9. At exactly 13:37, and an altitude of 123,560 feet, the vessel blows up. This is the first act of interplanetary terrorism in history.