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A Crash Course in Making Friends
Series: Megan Survival Anthology. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Laine is a former farm girl who joins the Mega expedition along with her big brother. After the crash most of the colonists are busy trying to figure out how they are going to survive. Laine on the other hand, is busy trying to catch a bird. Or rather something that looks like a bird. She knows it will be useful in its own way; she just needs to get it, and herself, back to camp in one piece firs
Alien Breeding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
Dwerghart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Het vervolg op Dubbelgangster vertelt de verdere avonturen van het verkenningsschip Azoran en haar bemanning. Wanneer de Veltraat van de planeet Mazarin in het Sirius stelsel, erachter komt dat de witte begeleider van hun zon meer is dan ze dachten, wordt een team onderzoekers er op uit gestuurd om uit te vinden wat er aan de hand is. Ze vinden meer dan gedacht...
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
Star Brigade: Odysseys - An Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
DANGEROUS ARRIVALS. EXPLOSIVE REVELATIONS. SIXTEEN ODYSSEYS.
All the Retros at the New Cotton Club
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bernice had a good life with Bobby. She mighta been the second wife but to him she was number one. Then he died of cancer--something that not even the modern docs who could treat a ninety-year-old man to look like he was twenty-five again could cure. There was money, but only if she hosted his A.I. for three years--his "ghost."
Fingal's Cave
Series: Megan Survival Anthology. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After crash landing on a hostile jungle planet, rebel-scientist Izumi sets out against orders on a hunch that may ultimately save her fellow survivors but risk everything. Still haunted by the meaningless death of her family, Izumi’s intrepid search for life becomes an existential journey of the heart that explores how we connect and communicate—with one another and the universe—a journey intimate
The Concurrence
Series: Megan Survival Anthology. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A group of desperate survivors set off on a dangerous journey across Megan terrain to bring power to the colonist base.
Stopwatch Stories Vol 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The sixth collection of flash fiction stories by M. Todd Gallowglas.
Home Alone for the Holidays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wellington Thornhill Books of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has quite a remarkable cat in Archimedes—but he doesn't know it. Left alone in the house over the holidays, Archimedes finds he must defend it from agents from the Department of Imperial Inconveniences. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences
Interplay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The next level of gaming is here, with the participants fully in the game! It's all fun and games until the program gets a bug. Then things get deadly for Todd, Wanda, and Harry. And they are helplessly trapped in a virtual world of their own design.
Stopwatch Stories Vol 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fifth volume of flash fiction by M Todd Gallowglas.
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
(4.75 from 4 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.
Hanuman's Gift
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Augustus Whitby toils in the Archives, dreaming up stories far more plausible than the supposed “investigations” of the field agents. A story from Agent Harrison Thorne and an artifact from his recent case, however, proves that there are some truths that are far stranger than fiction.
Perception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marie Moore, 62 years old, wakes up in a dark world, devoid of light or images. She visits all sorts of specialists, who eventually, jointly, diagnose her with a psychological disorder. However, it will quickly become clear that the specialists were wrong…
The Collapse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The collapse changed the world almost overnight. Our technologically advanced society has fallen apart and computer technician Dan is now picking up the pieces, literally. This is the story of what Dan must do to survive after the collapse.
Piecework
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
To Rule the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by KD Sarge. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Space Princess Anthology A trained diplomat, kidnapped by an alien race desperate for justice... A political pawn, on her way to meet her bethrothed, who answers a call for help, and finds a princess both beautiful and brave... A captive raised to believe that the greatest evil is magic, when it--and the handsome ship's engineer who wields it--are the one thing that might save her.
Stopwatch Stories Vol 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The second volume of flash fiction stories from M. Todd Gallowglas
O Fim do Mundo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 26, 2016 by EX! Editora Independente. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Considerada uma das primeiras obras brasileiras a flertar com a ficção científica, "O Fim do Mundo" é um trabalho singular de Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, autor do clássico "A Moreninha". Uma noveleta cheia de humor e críticas afiadas ao Império