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Cyborg Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by Painted Hearts Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Youthful Captain Brent Antiochus is on his first mission with his privately owned cargo ship, The Lady Bountiful, when his crew spots a man-shaped escape pod floating free in space. After retrieving it, they discover a cryogenically frozen man inside. The rescued man calls himself Sirgi Melik, who has no memory of who he is or how he came to be inside the pod. Slowly, he and Brent develop...
Rite of Passage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve-year-old twins Jaeda and Kaedin are preparing for their society's rite of passage. Kaedin's hoping to get magic. Jaeda just wants to survive. But neither are prepared for the surprise awaiting them.
Un posto lontano – e altri racconti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: Italian. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Due racconti lunghi e otto brevi o brevissimi, a passeggio tra mondi seri, improbabili, futuribili e faceti.
Running Hot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a small village in rural Western Australia, introspective long-distance runner Johnson meets Rebecca, a talkative farmer's wife. Has Johnson stumbled on an alien invasion plan, or is Rebecca simply crazy... Only the unborn baby knows for sure -- and he talks only to his mother. This is science fiction with a light-hearted vein of humour; a short story to be enjoyed by all readers.
Outgrowth of the Brain
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, the burly new security guards, are no match for professional thieves who break and enter the Cloud Brother's mansion. That is, until young Master Trevor adapts Alf's cranium.
From the Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Serrah has lived alone in quarantine since a virus brought from a crashed spaceship almost destroyed her community. Belief is that it was intentional, but Serrah has other ideas. And with the crash of a mysterious object she might just begin to understand what is happening.
Green Blood and Lonely Nights
Series: Science Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was a college professor when all of a sudden they were after him. How did they find out? What did they find out?
Strange and Charmed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When his old British housekeeper, Mrs. Wentworth, puts the house and Dr. Gary Plunk's theories up for sale, the dead, quantum mechanics physicist comes back to haunt her and his boarding house. The new home owner, Professor Wigg, puts the ghost's excitations at ease when Christmas eve brings together a new understanding of the scientists' quantum spirits.
Science Fiction Shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(2.00 from 1 review)
A collection of science fiction Short Stories of people dealing the consequences of genomic engineering, intended or natural.
Two Speculative Fiction Short Stories: Justice and The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This publication contains two science fiction/speculative fiction short stories. The first, "Justice", involves a trial for the last remaining capital crime in a unified near-future Earth. The second, "The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved" reveals the true nature of the Great Sphinx and the powerful secret hidden beneath its right paw eons ago by its unearthly builders.
End of Days (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story poses a novel theory of cosmology involving the role of black holes in the creation and extinction of a limitless number of multiverses including our own. It explores scientific arrogance and the ability of determined terrorists to exploit it, using two suitcase nukes and a commercial plane in a field experiment that will begin an irreversible countdown to the end of days.
The Shadows of Calcutta
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Agent Robert Smith, on return from a mission in Nepal, is diverted to India where he is charged to find a missing agent. Alex Tanner had been investigating a series of thefts and murders holding the Ministry’s attention, and now it falls on Agent Smith to find his missing comrade. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Beneath Northumberland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Taking pity on the plucky intern in the Archives of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences might not have been the best choice for Agent Brandon Hill. What seemed like a simple kindness has brought him to the bottom of the Northumberland Straight, and into a very peculiar kind of Canadian danger. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Second Chances
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Paltronis may not have started the fight, but she ended it. And her future with the Patrol. Facing criminal charges, she gets one last chance to prove she's not a total screw-up.
The Eternal Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A compilation of science fiction short stories and flash fiction.
With a Twist of the Nib
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten speculative fiction short stories. Dwarves, vampires, time travel, detectives, steampunk adventures or supernatural events - take your pick. With a Twist of the Nib is full of quick-read stories - reading times from under two minutes to under fifteen minutes per story. Perfect for commuting, waiting in line or when time is short.

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