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Five by Five 3: Target Zone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
TARGETS ARE LOCKED! Five short novels by five masters of military SF capture the excitement, and hell, of fantastic future war—on and off the battlefield. Stories of terrifying monsters, dangerous aliens and staggering cosmic dreadnaughts march alongside far-flung courtroom dramas and cautionary tales involving man and his devices.
Otherness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An extraordinary collection of tales and essays about the near and distant future, as humans encounter the secrets of the cosmos – and their own existence. What if education were extended into the womb? What happens when an archaeologist discovers a terrible secret under the landfills of Los Angeles? Will ‘natural’ humans still have a role when cybernetic humans surpass them in nearly all ways?
The Book of Lapism, Deluxe Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
If biotech can sculpt the body, can it also shape the mind. . . and soul? That was the challenge laid before Dr. Aaron Thomas by his latest client, to shape him into a gentler, more loving being, inside and out. But the world is not a kind and gentle place, and as one man’s search for truth inspires a movement, will a kinder, gentler people be able to survive and face the challenges ahead?
A Robot, a Cyborg, and a Martian Walk into a Space Bar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A Robot, a Cyborg, and a Martian Walk into a Space Bar is a serious literary work of science fiction and fantasy stories that looks to delve into...who are we trying to kid? This book is a collection of comedic science fiction and fantasy stories written by some truly talented authors. You'll be taken to alien bars, alien planets, and any funny place these authors could come up with.
Red Tape Stories From Indian Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
This collection brings together nine speculative fiction stories linked by the people and territory of the Karuk Indian Tribe. In these stories Indians build time machines, wrangle with ever-changing bureaucracy and confront creatures that may or may not be allies.
Say Uncle
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Uncle Cal is driving his two year old nephew around, when the boy begins speaking in full sentences. Somehow little Alex is the messenger of adult Alex, in an unpleasant future that, just maybe, can be averted. Also includes an author's note.
Mind Control Panties
Series: Mind Control Panties. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After months of keeping Devon in the "friend zone" Celia finally agreed to go on a date with him -- and went home with another man. But Devon has a plan to get even, involving a gift of some very special lingerie ... WARNING! This fantasy story contains graphic descriptions of sex under conditions of mind control. It is only a fantasy, and intended for adults.
Mindgate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten incredible stories that proves that our minds are the gateway not only to the stars, but to the entire universe and all that is! The first in a series of ten smashing volumes that will blow your mind!
The Wrong Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An anthology: THE WRONG TIME is a novella in which Sean O'Riley gets lost in a maze of parallel universes; *** A filmmaker of the future, using a new untested medium, gets tangled up in his story in THE FILMMAKER AND THE SCEPTRE; *** Relativity works in mysterious ways in THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST; *** Geoffrey literally finds himself, in the WRONG TRACK; *** and a few pieces of "flash fiction"
The Sleeper Wakes to a New Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life barely seems worth living to Todd, he seeks long term suspended animation as an elaborate suicide. Never expecting to wake up again, he instead emerges into a new world. Worse yet, he learns that his old body's gone - his mind only salvaged by being transplanted into a fellow cryonics patient named Eliza. He struggles to come to terms with a new world and a new life as a woman.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
An Alien to Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Five HOT 1Night Stand stories about sexy heroes from other planets. What do a librarian, a nurse, a director’s assistant, a housekeeper, and an orphan have in common? They all end up spending an evening with a gorgeous stranger. Will one night lead to more, or will they run away when they learn their sexy suitor comes from another planet? Find out in these five sensual 1Night Stand stories.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Spires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
I should be barricaded at home, scared like the rest of them. But no. I'm out walking the streets, sure my mind is about to burn out. The last thing I need is to run into a snot-nosed kid with a stolen alien artifact. Both seem to have something to do with the vines invading the city, but why should I care? Unfortunately for me, the vines care. Includes the complete BONUS story, "In the Cauldron"
The Art of Negotiation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After overseeing the downsizing of a construction facility at Arcturus, Zada Harper comes face-to-face with an old friend... whom she just helped lay off. Zada then finds herself the next target of the ISC Corporation layoffs. She is suddenly without a job and forced into automatic arbitration for a severance settlement. But Zada won't go quietly. The ISC feels the sting of her departure.
The Time-Lapsed Man and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Eric Brown's landmark first collection of stories, fear, desire, love and redemption are forged with an innovative and stunning science-fiction imagination, creating eight exotic tales of tomorrow. Witty, original, imbued with a cyberpunk bleakness, this is the work of one of the UK's leading, and most loved, SF authors.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?