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The Day The Earth Died
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The end of the world is at hand and humanity races for survival in the face of an extinction level event that will wipe out all life on Earth.
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.
The Imaginist
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.
Wyrd Worlds II
Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
Gerecyclede Verhalen
Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: Dutch. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
*** Inclusief het verhaal: De Hondjes Van Etretat *** Een gratis promotieboekje om kennis te maken met mijn wijze van vertellen (en met het 4short label). Het bevat vijf verhalen die al eens eerder gepubliceerd zijn, vier SF verhalen en een bizar verhaal. Voor deze uitgave zijn de verhalen nog eens onder handen genomen.
The Chamber
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Six strangers awaken in an empty room with metal walls, no door, and what appears to be a two way mirror. Then one by one, they start to die. From Brett J. Talley, author of the Bram Stoker Award nominee, That Which Should Not Be.
White Pine
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
His world and plans are disintegrating. Will the north woods be enough to heal this man’s pain? A short-short story of the future, past, and present.
The Mountain and The City, Part I
Series: The Mountain and The City, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Witness a first-person view of a changed world. A solitary survivor hides in a mountain above the city, living in a trailer with the door and windows duct-taped shut. Outside, a virulent disease has killed off most humans. Those who lived have become something else. Survival in this new world comes down to two, simple rules: stay quiet and protect the air. But one day, everything is threatened.
The Prophet.com
Series: Wanderer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a story about the early years of the post apocalyptic hero Wanderer and tells of his search for his missing wife. He has not yet found his battlesuit and his foes in this tale are his fellow humans, the ones, like him, who have survived the end of days.
Explain That to a Martian
Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
This for Nadia. It was three in the morning, and I had a Martian in my house. Just how drunk was I? But here he was, looking like something molded out of play doh. What else could I do but have another drink and make us fish finger sandwiches.
Possibilities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
State of Black SF authors have created a flash fiction anthology. Join artist Winston Blakely and authors L.M. Davis, Milton Davis, Margaret Fieland, Edward Austin Hall, Valjeanne Jeffers, Alan Jones, Alicia McCalla, Balogun Ojetade, Rasheedah Phillips, Wendy Raven McNair, and Nicole Sconiers as they endeavor to explore the possibilities of Black speculative fiction.
Zombie Day Care: Impact Series - Book 1
Series: Zombie Impact, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Facility is what the D.C. officials call it. It is a day care for zombie children, tucked deep in the hills. Is there a cure for the zombies? The children of the undead give them the best hope. There are those who think the zombie threat is harmless…and those that don’t. The World Humanitarian Society wants to protect the zombies…or do they? Who will live long enough to find out?
The Eye of The Universe
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The world will end unless two lovers agree to be separated for eternity. This quick read of a little less than 7,000 words by veteran romance writer Florence Witkop deals with what happens when one of those lovers learns the terms... and refuses to abide by them.
Discipline
Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
There's no joy in coming of age for Lexi. As a illegitimate third-born daughter, she knew the day only held exile from her clan-hold. Outside the walls of her home, there is only the unforgiving desert under the stationary sun of her world. Exile is a thin euphemism for death.
The Scoundrel's Wife
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
While her super-villain husband leads an exciting life beyond the front door of their suburban home, his unnamed wife remains behind to keep the home tidy, his inventions correctly catalogued and her own dreams firmly locked away and neglected.
Disposable
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A rant about the transitory nature of modern technology. A 1,500 word short story.
Black Hole Witch
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Endeavor is a colony ship from Earth, and she's in trouble. Caught in the massive gravity well of a black hole, the ship is just barely managing to keep itself from being pulled in. In fact, the ship would have been pulled in long ago if it wasn't for a Coven of witches on board led by Munji. When things take a turn for the worse for the ship and its passengers, Munji must save them all.
Cross Council
Price: Free! Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three authors, four fascinating tales and four bonus chapters! Featuring Brendan Carroll with A Dark Council and A Dark Matter -- two tales from within Brendan Carroll's Red Cross of Gold series. Featuring Maureen Miller -- A young adult story of alien abduction. Featuring Trish Lamoree -- A short story in the middle of her PSI Consulting series that happens right after Court of Miracles.
Richard
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Richard is hopeful when his spaceship crashes on an inhabited planet. But with his friend hurt in the crash, and medical supplies on this planet strangely expensive, hope begins to fade.
The Necromouser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
An angry cat discovers the techno-mystical ability to raise mice from the dead.