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The Valley of Despair
Price: Free! Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by great pulp authors such as Edgar Rice Burroughs, H P Lovecraft & Robert E Howard, The Valley of Despair traces the footsteps of a hapless pilot who wrecks in the African jungle and comes into contact with the cruel inhabitants of a far-flung star who have found their way to a crumbling city in the Dark Continent’s even darker interior.
Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The second of the Land Taking Records of Palsenz, Hunted is a gripping tale set on an alien planet, where not only are the lives of the three survivors from the Argoss mission in jeopardy, but the entire future of humanity in that section of space hangs in the balance.
My Car Never Listens To Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A self-driving car makes trouble for its human passenger. Is the world ready for a driverless Smart Car? No. Must we be imprisoned by our technological creations? Probably. A cartoon-illustrated short storybook.
Dads In Short Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This collection of three flash fiction pieces will bring a smile to your face, and maybe even have you laughing out loud. Just like your dad's plaid shorts that skimp on length, these breezy reads will be perfect for your train ride or next bathroom break.
Invasion Day
Series: Short Stories by Adam Bender. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On his tenth birthday, a boy living on the moon asks his grandpa about the blue planet glowing in the forever-night sky, and why they live the way they do. A short story by the author of We, The Watched.
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.
Blue
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A new life, a new beginning on the ocean planet Mosa VI, commonly known as Blue, goes awry for one colonist and his family. A short sci-fi story. 2300 words.
Shards
Price: Free! Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Craig Martin travels a dangerous land that demands survival of the fittest. He meets Lou Benton who is a tough woman, and together they set out to go west, hoping for a better life. He knows of a valley on the Colorado river if they can reach it, but that is thirteen hundred miles away into the unknown. ****Please give the book a written review**** Thanks. The author.
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.
Time Travel Police Corruption
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Detective Aileen Buckman has just uncovered a terrible secret, about corruption among her superiors in the Time Travel Police Department. How will she expose this diabolical plot without getting...erased...by the corrupt leader of the TTPD and his ruthless mob confidant?
Healthy or Else
Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A speculative satire about the health care industries assuming dictatorial powers in a recognizable near future society. Healthy or Else tells the story of one family's brush with the health care regime and what happens to these good people. The trends are in play; the future may not be as far away as you think.
Don't Count the Stars: A Short Story of Life on the Edge of the Universe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
For Skeeto, an orphan growing up on the rustic frontier world of Fulon, the night sky is a beacon calling him to a life of adventure. But his old friend Bergen, a retired space traveler, has memories of a darker side to the universe.
Those Who Wait, Looking At Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When Jakob goes to join the military, he becomes involved with Project Celestial. Will what happens next be too much for his boyfriend to handle?
Existence
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
One mistake can change things... A flash fiction sci-fi story of time travel.
One Plus One Makes Me
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Is a prison with no bars still a prison? Or is the mind the worst prison of all? Worse than the sentance of being completely alone?
The Von Barkingham Method of Time Travel
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In the future ... well, you already know this (or will), assuming you lived (or will live) through the horror, the misery, the nightmare that was (or is) (or will be) the Von Barkingham method of time travel. May God have mercy on our souls.
The Dead Celebrity Space Corps
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
It's sad when a celebrity dies before their time. But, what if they're not really dead? What if they've just been recruited to a higher purpose?
The Interview
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Business
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
As he applies for a position within a private space exploration company, Samson Tyler finds that it pays to be prepared for an interview...
Kira
Series: Kira. Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
24 hours in the life of Kira, a Wastelander trying to survive the harsh realities of a post-apocalyptic land ruled by the brutal, oppressive Government.
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.