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The Grace Seekers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
What if an ancient discovery’s true purpose was misinterpreted? Tran is a plains-dweller driven to a space port city by a relentless drought. She arrives with a surviving younger brother. They fall prey to a conniving merchant. He wants Tran to sabotage an ancient temple that uses mysterious technology. Tran discovers startling truths. She must use all her courage to save her world and brother.
Shadow Dreams
Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shadows shifted over the walls like insects creeping out of the corners in scuttling waves that advanced, retreated, advanced, retreated. Corey watched, teeth gritted. He couldn't cry. He'd get in trouble. Jenner said so. But his parents were out fighting against soldiers and the shadows shifted around him. If anyone saw, he'd have to be a hero like his parents. He'd have to fight, kill and die.
Peaceful Intent--Tales of Alien/Human Interaction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When aliens and humans interact, the results are often either comedy or tragedy. In this terrific collection of 23 original and often hilarious stories, author Harris Tobias explores both possibilities. This is off kilter science fiction at its best. So strap yourself in and get ready for a fun ride through the cosmos.
2345: Una Carta del Futuro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
¿Qué puede un hombre del futuro, posiblemente, decir a humanidad para evitar su sufrimiento y extinción?
The Book of the Not-Dead-Enough: Admin Errors from the Other Side
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: British English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With a fresh round of spending cuts in the Afterlife and immigration services stretched to breaking point, mistakes are inevitable. Admin errors, but from the Other Side. Loitering somewhere between Dickens, Pratchett and Douglas Adams, The Book of the Not-Dead-Enough is a collection of short shorts and flash fictions that isn't wholly flippant nor wholly serious, but tickles at the join between.
The Siege
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jared just wants to be a kid; play in the woods, climb trees, build forts... But there are the awful unbidden seizures that rack his body, the strangers who meet in secret with his father, the cache of firearms that fill the basement… …and the bees. When his house is surrounded by ATF agents, Jared doesn’t know whom to trust; his father, the ATF, or the swarms that only he can see. 7600 words.
Welcome to Condescension
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Sad puppies in the age of immortality? The graying of fandom was never this much fun.
The Anything Machine And Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Anything Machine and Other Stories is a book with four stories that can be described as weird science fiction and fantasy. Whatever one might call it, each story tells a human story. Human emotions. Human feelings.
The Time Prize And Other Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A brilliant but weak-willed physicist seeking redemption by winning a worldwide competition receives assistance from a mysterious woman with her own agenda; a steadfast bodyguard who played too small a role in America’s first great national tragedy faces a lifetime of guilt over what he didn’t prevent; and a county sheriff becomes obsessed with a nearly-forgotten ghost.
Martian Voices
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While surveying the Martian landscape for future manned missions, the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit stumbles on a race of martians that live underground. To everybody’s amazement, this well developed society is made of tiny individuals who desperately try to communicate with the rover. This discovery has a profound effect on the plans for Mars colonization by humans.
Taste of Joy
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Filming a porno earned Adhemar money to pay back his debt so that he could regain his freedom. That was a side benefit. The best part of his work was having his lover Neil underneath him as he made Neil's control unravel. Stealing what few moments of joy he could was what it took to keep Adhemar's soul alive until the day he was a free man once more.
The Newcomer: Twelve Scifi Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain's reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger's appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something new.
Moving Day
Series: Boucher's World ยท Boucher's World Prequels, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jade is fourteen years old and excited about finally being old enough to move out on her own. She’s got her help lined up, a moving van rented which her friend and room-mate, Tally, a big silver Cat, will be driving since Jade’s driving skills leave a lot to be desired. She’s all packed and ready to go. Apparently, though, you just can’t have a moving day without something going wrong. Go figure.
What Happened Among the Stars
Series: Niteblade Magazine, Issue #32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strange and unusual high-quality speculative fiction and poems that will make your heart skip a beat. This issue contains a farcical science fiction, magical horses, everyday immortals, creeping trees, fairies, close encounters with death and so much more.
A Little Short For An Alien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Six inter-galactic short stories from author, Frances Pauli. From The Fobidden Zone to the Alien-Human relations department, these short, alien-infested romps explore encounters with a diversity of imagined species, scenarios, and space disasters. Join Dylan Lowwater, lackluster employee at Space Station H22-J231, Jo Lorey, wayward musician desperate to communicate with a threatened race, and L
Alien and the Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Planet Earth, a crashed ship of unknown origin, and an Alien. One young woman, a famous lake in England and how she tries to save the planet. These two characters battle it out with a war of words. Who will win?
At What Price?
Series: Body Donor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013 by Pharos Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In 2012 Alexander Vernick killed his fiance after someone proved she was stealing from him. That person then turned him in and he was arrested and tried. He managed to get off but has spent part of a decade looking for the person who ratted on him and he's found him. Now he can have his revenge. But what price will he have to pay another ten years down the line? Parental discretion advised.
Hybrids
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
What will be the consequences when governments start to allow geneticists the right to add human DNA into their cauldrons? Is this a horror or a Science Fiction story? Perhaps it is a realistically terrifying look at what may very well come to pass in our near future!
The Ultimate Time Traveler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending ultimate time travelers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter an ultimate supernatural time being of inconceivable magnitude hidden away in a mind-bending universe!
Ghosts of the Dead
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Survival was hard enough but when your space station was half destroyed. Paulina lived with the scars of the accident. She wasn't sure if she could live with the plan Tina had created to revive the station. It was hard enough to live with the ghosts of the dead in her heart. Ghosts of the Dead is a near future SF story of recover from disaster, regaining your strength and moving into the future.