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Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sophia remained vigilant in saving the lives of those around her. Especially those she loved. However, when the mysterious, seductive Ramiel decides to school her in the life of a Paladin, she discovers everything she thought she knew about the world around her was wrong. More importantly, everything she knew about herself was a lie.
Camielle's Lights
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Camielle never quite fit in. Her whole life she’s been nothing but a fly in a glass of milk—never quite coinciding with everyone and everything around her. Until, the unexpected happens. An amazing array of lights covers the New York skies, and the world is taken aback. What were these lights? Where did they come from? The answers evade even the most intelligent of people.
Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. 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.
Don Coyote de la Merika
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When her mother is killed by a roving militia, Silende struggles to survive in a harsh world of scarcity, and sudden, violent death. She is taken in by the itinerant Don Coyote, but soon learns that his guise of easygoing detachment conceals far more calculating and complex motives.
Dialogue: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A science fiction short story narrated via the dialogue of a divorced couple. Some time-travel may/may not have been involved in the plot (and/or the authoring) of this story. It's up to the reader to determine that.
"What A Dream!"
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
If
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What if there was a microchip that could be implanted in your child's head which would generate an imaginary friend for them? What if the friends stayed after the chip was removed? What if you stopped denying that you're intrigued and download the story already?
Fusion
Series: Fantastic Fantasy and Science Fiction. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Fantastic Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Contains 25 fantastic stories! Fantasy/Sci-Fi International Charity Short Story Competition winners’ anthology 2012, potentially one of the longest ebook titles on the market which is why we simply called it 'Fusion' Includes the winning entries, the runners up, a few last minute additions and two wonderful stories by our professional contributors Danuta Reah and Stuart Aken Thank you, enjoy!
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.
Broken (a Tale of Breaking Benjamin)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, training the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are each on the curriculum for Clements students. Jon Talbaine has always been the black sheep of Clements, and now he's backed into a corner. How far will he go to get out?
The Hundredth Year of the War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After one hundred years of war, it had all become very simple. Patriotism and loyalty were good, and wasting compassion on the Enemy, pale blue aliens with golden eyes, was bad. Even children could grasp that. Except for Marlene, who wanted to know why.
Mssng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A man fades in and out of sight standing right next to people. They can hear his voice but can't see him. His wife is so terrified by it she tells him to never come back. He must struggle to avoid being nabbed by police, so he can solve this mysterious phenomenon before he is dissected to see what makes him tick. But that's the least of his problems.
Nglnd Xpx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nglnd Xpx (or “England Expects”) is a wonky-wheeled pudding-trolley of sweetmeats and savoury treats for your brain-gland. We recommend a spoonful of everything. It’s all dreadfully civilised fun, and not at all serious. The science is improbable, the history inaccurate, the plots farcical and the fiction splendid.
The Return of the Forgotten Ornament
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The sequel to The Forgotten Ornament continues the story of the little girl, the Forgotten Ornament, and their protectors as another Christmas descends upon them.
Professor Tomlinson's Last Experiment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Professor Tomlinson thought he had it made. His new invention was bound to win him international acclaim and a Nobel Prize. But there was one thing he failed to take into account....
Blackboard Galaxy
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Blackboard Galaxy is a humorous science fiction story about a teacher who has dreamed of teaching in space. Now that she is living her dream, she must find ways to discipline students besides eating them, as that is the standard protocol among alien teachers. This story originally appeared in Issue 6 of Untied Shoelaces of the Mind. The author based this story on her experiences teaching.
I Am
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
The Sapphiran Agenda
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thyron is a flora peda telepathis from the planet, Sapphira. His world is occupied by his species of telepathic walking plants as well as a race of pygmies who worship them as gods. Encounters with humans generally don't end well. Face it, humans are omnivorous and plants a popular source of nourishment. Attempt this on Sapphira, however, and the food chain is likely to change rather quickly.
The Multiverse Mirror
Price: Free! Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The world is not as it always seems. At least that is the case for John Portal, being trapped in a cycle of moving from one reality to the next. Sometimes the worlds are very similar, other times they are not. What is missing is the answer to make it all stop. As the moves happen whenever he dies, it does not seem there is an ultimate way out.