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The Case of the Poisoned House and Other Xenopsychiatric Studies
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Jahir and Vasiht'h are xenopsychiatrists: specialists in counseling aliens on the varied problems they might face living on a multicultural starbase. This volume collects eight vignettes and one short story ranging from a solar sailor recovering from a crash to an orphaned alien struggling with adoption issues. Come tour the Alliance, therapist-style!
Donuts and Disasters
By KL Tremaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying and fighting in the Interstellar Navy was the only thing Sophia Kane ever wanted to do with her career. She was a crack fighter pilot, one of the best, but her ambition wasn't very far beyond the cockpit until the Battle of Syne-Gamma.
Aurealis #68
By Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More of the best speculative fiction from Aurealis. This issue contains fiction, reviews and general information that provides a wealth of entertainment. If you love speculative fiction (and even if you don't) you should get this.
Spaceports & Spidersilk April 2014
By Marcie Tentchoff
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. Entertain your inner child, or your real child by picking up a copy today.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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?
Crossing the Camp
By Michael Jasper
Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two priests, one young and one old, stand at the gates to the detainment camp where the alien Wannoshay have been rounded up and contained. On this day, they will learn valuable lessons not only from each other, but from the aliens themselves. "Crossing the Camp" was first published at Strange Horizons and was reprinted in the SF novel "The Wannoshay Cycle" (also an ebook).
Robot and Raygun 2
By Christopher Ford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Robot and Raygun features all kinds of science fiction, from post apocalyptic worlds to starships travelling through the voids of space and all that lies between. It is our aim to help fire your imagination and to envision the many futures that lay before us.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 1
By Pip Ballantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: The Evil that Befell Sampson by Pip Ballantine- Dust on the Davenport by O M Grey- The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas by Nathan Lowell- A Ruby in Rain by Grant Stone
A Trick of the Tail (After the Fall #2)
By Tonya Cannariato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In 2078, Earth was invaded. After the Fall stories document that time. Sienna was trying to find a refuge away from Earth that would be safe for both her and her unborn child.Then she mistook a Siamet for a Katarr.
Editing
By Don Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A scientist's attempts to look across the multiverse cause questions about the nature of reality.
Last One Leaves the Light Out
By Stewart Felkel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
After years of searching the heavens an alien signal reaches Earth. But even if mankind can reach its source what mysteries lay in wait?
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
By Susy Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Finding herself on the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
Spots the Space Marine: Letters
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Series: Spots the Space Marine, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An epilogue to the novel Defense of the Fiddler told in the form of letters from Travis "Claws" Walker. Contains spoilers for the novel, and hints of what may be to come...
Argo
By Rick Griffin
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(4.38 from 13 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.
Unnatural
By Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Thin Man wanders into a world of trouble after the carnival that was his home goes bust. Adrift and alone, missing his sideshow friends, things get pretty freaky when he accepts a job for a doctor who isn't as nice as he seems. The oddities in his barn may bite!
Signal Omnibus
By Tonya R. Moore
Series: Short Works, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SIGNAL Omnibus is a collection of ten science fiction short stories by Tonya R. Moore.
Outside
By Susy Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been told about life Outside your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never expect.
Hal Spacejock: Framed (A Short Story)
By Simon Haynes
Series: Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A straightforward cargo delivery takes a left turn when Hal Spacejock gets sidetracked. But with 200 shares in a worthless company on offer, who wouldn't step into a makeshift teleporter which has already claimed one victim? Hal and Clunk, stars of the Hal Spacejock comedy series, feature in this brand new 8000-word short story. 'Framed' slots in any time after Second Course.
Introduction to Xarrok
By Catrina Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Xenonia is fighting for survival. Those recruited to help are fighting for acceptance, and security. The stories within reveal lives desolated by war, moved by love, and driven for success. Version 2 with Four stories included and more to come.
For Want of a Nail
By Mary Robinette Kowal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(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.