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Blue
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyle lived at the very base of the Web, the hugely complicated suspension system over drowned Seattle that supported a city of displaced people. Including him. The one person who kept him safe was his cat Blue. Blue is a tender cyberpunk story of pets, the bonds forged by sheer survival in inhospitable places and the power of love to conquer all.
Infinite Travels
Series: Infinite Horizons · Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seven journeys: Infinite Travels collects seven stories by Meyari McFarland chronicling travels physical, emotional and metaphorical. Questions of identity, of freedom, of gender and justice are examined in these seven stories that span the genres and explore whole new worlds. Infinite Travels collects seven exciting trips into the imagination of Meyari McFarland that you will never forget.
Looking Through Lace
Series: Looking Through Lace. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Christmas would be to analyze the secret women's language which cannot be spoken by men -- but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. But why? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything they thought they knew on its head.
Mouse and Snake
Series: Short Story Collections, Book 7 · Mouse and Snake, Collection #1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens after life as we know it ends? Life goes on. In a world where global warming has raised the seas two hundred and fifty feet life is very different but some things remain the same: friendship, family, love, hope and the inevitability of greed overshadowing joy. Meyari McFarland presents five exciting tales in the Mouse and Snake cyberpunk universe, now available in a collected edition.
Mind's Eye
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mind's Eye: Her crew held her together day by day, scrabbling for a living at the margins of the solar system. Meade would fix everything if she could, her pilot's seat's squeaking on up to the glitchy engines and too small fuel tanks. But Captain Celeste wouldn't spend money on the Mind's Eye. So, sweat dripping, Meade piloted the Mind's Eye for the next big score. If it existed.
Weight of Change
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Amelia stopped, panting. The mountain loomed ahead, dropped away behind. Cedars had long since been replaced by scrubby wind-twisted spruce. She trusted Jen and Danny but this was huge. So huge. Amelia didn't know if she could leave her parents, her clone-sisters behind to live on this mountain when the sea flooded around them. More importantly, she didn't know if her parents would let her go.
Infinite Dreams
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 12 · Short Story Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collecting six stories by author Meyari McFarland, Infinite Dreams examines what it means to be a woman facing a hostile world. Infinite Dreams holds stories that focus on women's lives and how they face the challenges ahead of them. Danger, excitement and hope are the themes explored by the women in their search for their dreams.
One Thousand Eyes
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Creating a monster was easy when you were surrounded by them. Kelby's robots weren't monsters until now. But his lovers Braxton and Dawson had played Kelby like a fool until they abandoned him for each other. Now Kelby had to figure out how to go on with his life now that his lovers had torn his heart out. And he had to decide what to do with the monster lurking in his lab.
Eight Factors
Series: Eight Factors, Book 6 · Short Story Collections, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Deadly danger reveals incredible powers. Those Gifted with eight Factors erupt into superheroes when faced with death. Only to discover that greater threats lurk under their new world. Meyari McFarland crafts a world where greatness lurks inside of everyone but who can say who the true villains are? The collection includes: Shadow Dreams Eruption Event Foster Home Valkyrie Intruder
Tales of Wonder
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meyari McFarland gathers together six stories of wonder in this third themed collection, Tales of Wonder. Inside you will find dragons both dark and light, sisters struggling to make ends meet who face death together, new worlds and future modifications to both humans and orcas as seal levels rise in the face of global warming. Six stories. Six adventures. Pure excitement.
Blue Shifting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A novella and seven stories from the two-times winner of the British Science Fiction Award for Short Fiction. Take a journey into an extraordinary universe... where life and love face the demands of mortality ...where mankind has become Augmented or Altered, where zebra-men talk with unicorn-women ...and where you can break the chains of physics in the cobalt glory of the Nada-continuum.
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.
The Immortals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of truly terrifying tales comprising a unique blend of ancient Greek mythology, American Gothic horror, UFO abductions, Halloween scares, campfire tales. The characters who feature in these tales are beings cursed by fate. Life and death holds no distinction for them. For the immortals, there is no respite and no final resting place: they are prisoners of a world they cannot leave.
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?
Prayers on the Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
All humanity is at peace under the Treasured King, the physical incarnation of the library that contains all wisdom. But now the peace is threatened by the alien Sang, and humanity’s response is fatally divided— and worse, the Treasured King seems to be going mad. This novelette was nominated for a Nebula Award on its first appearance.
One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Mr. Idramla, a scientist, wakes up to a world he no longer remembers, his memories somehow erased after an explosion in PODS-6. He would have to journey through Mars within a vessel he built, a RAPTOR, in hopes of replenishing his supplies. All the while, getting to befriend the voice of his artificial intelligence driven assistant, Neo. This is the beginning of Mr. Idramla’s story.
White Noise
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A defect television blasting white noise is not only annoying, it could also signal the end of the universe. Professor Maurice Masterson is selected as our saviour. All he needs is a bit of persuading – and a yellow sponge.
Pest
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Alf and Bert, the mansion's security guards, have never been beaten. A cunning pair of con artists have never failed. The security guards have a few tricks up their sleeves, but the con artists fight dirty.
Science Fiction: Time Travel and Robots 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stories by Richard S. Levine. “The Time of Your Life” makes a life and death game out of time travel. “Oddly Perfect” examines math and time in multiple dimensions. “RemoteDoc” describes a possible future for surgeons, “Remorse above Enceladus” looks at some rather odd robot space cowboys, and “A Penny for your Thoughts” presents a futuristic social network.
Gypsy Spell
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Gypsies set up camp on the Cloud’s estate, protecting themselves with strong magic. Eviction by brute force proves useless, so Alf and Bert, the two burly security guards, compose a few tricks of their own.