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The Bones of the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.73 from 11 reviews)
Myasi has been contracted to destroy an obstruction in the shallow seas of Ulto Marinos. But her attempt to do so reveals something more beneath the surface... A scifi short story set in the Travellers Universe
2012
Series: Science Fiction ยท Apocalyptic. Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.71 from 7 reviews)
Everyone said it's the last day of Earth and went outside and waited.
The Heart's Desire
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A government scryer's life is a prison until she discovers the ultimate secret language. This poignant near-future tale examines the boundaries between love and freedom. THE HEART'S DESIRE is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Boots
Price: Free! Words: 46,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From a rat’s eye view of the London blitz to a cadaver with a complaint about the size of her coffin, this collection of short stories brings us into a comically surreal world that will leave you questioning your ability to tell up from down.
Time Travel and Dimensional Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book includes five short stories of travel into the unknown. Based in science theory on the edge of science fact, step into the realm of science future. Adventure into the danger and mystery of dimensional travel with realistic characters and believable situations that lead to mysterious and perhaps startling conclusions.
Fusion: A collection of short stories from Breakwater Harbor Books’ authors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
FUSION is the first collection of short works published by Breakwater Harbor Books. Contributing heart-pumping tales of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Crime are seven stories that will thrill and rivet you. Authors from across a wide variety of genres, Dee Harrison, Ivan Amberlake, Claire C. Riley, Scott J. Toney, Mindy Haig, Cara Goldthorpe and C.M.T. Stibbe.
The Star Creature
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.77 from 13 reviews)
A story of the first encounter between two intelligent species, with an assumption that "intelligence" is just one of many attributes that may be just as important. Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4).
The Wrong Time: Stories of Time Travel, Parallel Universes, Alternative Histories and Other Quirky Anomalies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
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"
Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you could keep your loved ones forever, would you? Susan must choose whether to watch her mother slowly fade away or preserve her.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Ghosts of Furya
Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
First Sergeant Jade Waters and her squad are deployed to investigate the remains of Furya years after the Necromonger Invasion that destroyed the planet. Drawn by dark rumors, Waters is determined to root out the truth; any and all knowledge is vital against the inevitable day the Necromongers reach Earth.
Though All the Mountains Lie Between
Price: Free! Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When star pilot Jael rebels against an abusive captain and flies the "mountain route" through the Flux, she dismisses a legend claiming that dragons lurk waiting for unwary riggers. But appear they do, challenging Jael to a fight to the death. This short story is the basis for the novel Dragons in the Stars (available in the omnibus Dragon Space). 9000 words, plus excerpt from Dragon Space.
Short Story Strands: Halloween 2012 Edition
Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Come celebrate Halloween in ways both spooky and fun in this collection of sixteen short stories spun by talented new voices in science fiction and fantasy.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When the train doesn't stop in the Old West town of Muddy Creek, Sheriff Jesse Hawkins goes to investigate. What he finds is a mystery that goes far beyond anything in his experience: a car full of people frozen in time.
Rest Stop
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 4 reviews)
A short story. Patrick's car breaks down on a deserted byway and he walks to a nearby gas station where he crosses paths with a very attractive twink who offers to help him, but things aren't always what they seem. PLEASE NOTE: this is NOT erotica.
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.
Tribe
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
As an uberhuman replicator, Carlos is able to peel another copy of himself whenever he needs company or back-up. However, someone wants to test the extent of these abilities by systematically assassinating his 'tribe' while on holiday in Puerto Rico.
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 81,690. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every day is the same for her. Every day is different. Every day she steps onto the same beach at the same place… but untold periods of time pass between each day she experiences. One day she finds a tropical paradise, the next a frozen wasteland, and then a lava filled hell. She never questions her life, it is what it is, but then comes the day when she discovers she is no longer alone…
Switch Child 2
Price: Free! Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Karl Hoffman has an adopted son like no other. Colin's mind is six years old, while his body is six feet underground. The child now exists in the electrical conduits of computers, cables and power lines. How do you raise a child who can only communicate via digital media? What kind of great service can such an intelligence render humanity? What kind of damage is he capable of?
Residential Aliens - Issue 4.11
Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This issue of Residential Aliens Magazine brings together 5 stories of speculative fiction. From 'sword and planet' fantasy and science fiction to magical realism and zombie exterminators, we have a great issue in store for you.
Sons of Nowhere: Strange and Unusual
Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Reese Mason’s first week of high school at Acis Island has been a rough one. The last thing he expected was to make friends with Tessa Vasquez, the odd girl in his English Lit class. Sadly, he is convinced that her interest lies more with his rare deformity than with him. A prequel to the "Sons of Nowhere" novel series.