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Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories

For Want of a Nail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.80 from 5 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.
Prison Mountain
Price: Free! Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three years ago, a sudden darkness covered the Earth. Everyday, people fight to survive. One person turned the tides and now, he must find a way to free himself from his own lie to stay alive.
Deadstick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Hank's scorching across the California sky in a race to save his son. The afterburners are overheating and Sally Jean is tearing apart around him. At 55,000 feet. A dieselpunk story by Sean Monaghan, author of Pan Am 617 Heavy. Includes bonus story "How Do You Like These Heights".
Argo
Price: $0.99 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.
Selected Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Read about Mermaids, Djinn, Witches, and Dragons in this collection of short stories. Explore unlikely friendships, and even more unlikely love stories. Enjoy a twist on a classic fairy-tale, and join a Damsel in Distress as she pulls on the mantel of Hero- or, the magick ring of one at least.
Duty Log
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
A distant planet, a remote radio outpost, a very bored technician keeping a log in a place where nothing interesting ever happens... until it does.
Florence Blackwater
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it possible that Florence, living isolated from the world, is well over a hundred years old and still retains her youth? Or is she a ghost? Professor Maurice Masterson investigates. His conclusion astonishes everyone.
Star Minds Third Generation Snippets
Series: Star Minds, third generation collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Galaxy police, battery-operated boyfriends, rainbow-haired princesses and immortal bodies in the interregnum period. The third generation of Star Minds is out and about in the Milky Way.
Concoctions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This eclectic collection of stories results from annoying questions that scurried about my skull over the last seventy years of seeking answers to the seemingly unanswerable.
Unusual Happenings: Tales of Death, Dreams and Dimensions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Unusual Happenings is a collection of eight unique stories that delve into aspects of death and dying, dreams and dreamsttates, and unknown dimensions as close to us as our next step. For some, death is a terrifying mistake. For some, dreams are a necessary escape from a painful reality. And for some, desperately needed answers can only be found in unknown realms beyond our own.
Mindgate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of ten incredible stories that proves that our minds are the gateway not only to the stars, but to the entire universe and all that is! The first in a series of ten smashing volumes that will blow your mind!
Beat Jesse, Kill Hitler!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
For the duration of his mission, this time traveler will think of himself only as Rolf Graber, a secret replacement for the Nazi athlete who was Hitler’s best chance to defeat Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympic Games. But the new Rolf Graber is not going to disappoint Hitler. Graber is determined to beat Jesse, for only then can he kill Hitler.
Meet Mr. G
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gordon Garrison is a dark and tortured author, afflicted by the characters inside his head. After becoming aware he has been manipulated, Gordon decides to turn the tables. Follow his journey as he battles creative dilemmas, an overpowering spirit and questions reality and existence as he becomes more self-aware in his rise to power. Dare to find the hidden meaning. Is there more than one?
Past, Present, and Future (2176-2194)
Series: Spacer Series, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Interstitial short stories" include Ecurba’s rescue of 31 kids during Operation NESTKNOCK (2176), his meeting of a daughter he did not know he had (2194), the full closing of the circle between Admiral Xiu-Li Chen and Captain Priti Fareyes (2192), and Admiral Chen’s meeting with “Katsavr’s Qitten” (2194).
Star Minds Snippets
Series: Star Minds, prequel. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The companion to Star Minds has prequels from different points of view, but also another perspective on the whole series – what really happened to the hybrid called M'aera S'iva. 10 stories of various length in the Star Minds universe.
Crossing the Streams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Non-human romance. Tarot-powered difference engines. The bureaucracy of the gate to Hell. These and more appear in this anthology of strange stories by Jeremy Zimmerman. This anthology collects five genre-bending tales from fantasy to steampunk to cyberpunk.
Chaos and Doom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the author of The Cadaver Island trilogy comes nine tales to chill, thrill, and challenge readers to go places they may never return from. Featuring short stories submitted by Kevin Rodgers since Pro Se entered the publishing field, Chaos and Doom is your guide to some of the most amazing characters and imaginative worlds in Genre Fiction.
Take Me To Your Reader: An Otherworld Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,530. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Extra-terrestrial stories by extraordinary authors for an out of this world convention. Discover what happens when "what if" becomes "why not?"
The Future Is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here is flash science fiction at its finest—swift to read but long remembered. 57 amazing speculative fiction capsules that transport you into thrilling worlds of imagination and ideas, suggesting that everything is possible—aliens, time travel, other worlds, and the mysteries of Earth—in breathtakingly fresh combinations. The perfect companion for a quick break or a relaxing afternoon.
A Dragonlings' Easter: A Dragonlings of Valdier Novella
Series: Dragon Lords of Valdier, 1.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Valdier, Sarafin, and Curizan Lords had children who just cannot stop getting into trouble! There is nothing as cute or funny as magical, shapeshifting kids, and nothing as heartwarming as family. Internationally acclaimed S.E. Smith presents a new action-packed story full of mischief and adventure when our favorite characters hunt for colorful eggs!

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