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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.
All the Pretty Little Mermaids
You set the price! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In this science fiction short story, artist and single mother Petra Mookjai tries to cope with a toxic world where feminism has become a bewildering and increasingly splintered state. When she is given a toy for her teenage daughter, a breeding kit for tiny multicolored mermaids, she finds herself obsessed with the mermaids as a new form of self-expression.
The Chad Solass Chronicles
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
when earth is put under threat from an alien force only one man can help, but he was busy so they picked chad solass, they are quickly going to wish they hadn't! Full book now available via amazon
Veterans
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes you give your life to your country. Then you get it back, and become a veteran. But there's always a new war rolling around. What can you offer now, when the planet's at stake?
The Memory of Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Eva struggles to create clarity out of chaos in her job as Assistant Cruise Director on the Universe, a spaceship which cruises the multiverse. Humans from differing political and social factions mixed with aliens from all over. Her boss has gone AWOL, someone’s sabotaging the planned schedule of events and even her cabin won’t recognize her. What else could possibly go wrong?
Village of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A invasion of creatures at night terrorizing a small sleepy village. The villagers battle for their lives as they drive the aliens away. But, is it over, or has it all just begun? And what did the aliens leave in the forest? Learn the whole thrilling story, step inside today!
Master Stargazer
Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Stealth Fiction. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Time has run out. The supernova is happening now. This is the story of the Master Stargazer fighting against time, hoping that the desperate actions of his ancestors will work.
He Shot First
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3600 words. Dan Tippdale is a human among aliens on an unfamiliar world. A bar fight lands him in jail -- and he shot first. The charge might not be murder, but that might not matter -- from the looks of things, he might not live to stand trial. And then there's the matter of his lawyer, who has something big in common with the alien Dan shot...
2066 Election Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the year 2066. The American Government has changed dramatically. In a world where anyone can become president, there exists a system that judges the qualities of America's next leader. Its name is UNCLE SAM. Through this highly advanced supercomputer, qualified people are chosen without scrutiny and human fault. Until the unforeseen happens and leaves America on the brink of war.
Wolf Block
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this somewhat-dystopian science fiction short story, a rich young woman enlists to serve in her government's military to honorably complete her duty to society. She expects to deal with people who come from the lowest economic classes, but she does not expect to be wrapped up in the mystery when the enigmatic prisoners of "Wolf Block" take a special interest in her.
The Siege
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jared just wants to be a kid; play in the woods, climb trees, build forts... But there are the awful unbidden seizures that rack his body, the strangers who meet in secret with his father, the cache of firearms that fill the basement… …and the bees. When his house is surrounded by ATF agents, Jared doesn’t know whom to trust; his father, the ATF, or the swarms that only he can see. 7600 words.
The Walls Have Ears
Series: The Permanent Man, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Patrick Hold escaped 1864, jumping through a time portal to his apparent present of 2013. On the other side, the Agency expects his arrival and takes him into custody. But he hopes to escape their grasp with the help of an unexpected ally … his daughter from 33 years in the future.
Marisa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Marisa, a woman trapped in a nightmare in a nightmare in a nightmare, destined to flee through unimaginable terrors and horrors until her captors choose to release her... or she releases herself.
The Verdant Gene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The colonists who landed on Verdant saw only a lush world teeming with life. But before long, Cycle madness attacked their youth at the double-moon perigee. A hundred years later, Cycle madness takes more and more of their young people and the colonists race against time to keep from losing everything to the Verdant gene. A story of courage and fear
November Seed
Price: Free! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In less than 24 hours, Phragmites will release their seed to the world, carrying the contagion with it. Fast-paced scifi techno-thriller novella reads like it could happen today.
Moon Sick
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The moon is falling, and while some pray for the intense celestial coitus of Luna's impact with Earth, all Fisk wants is Charlotte.
Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
De droomfiguren
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: Dutch. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stafford, privédetective, ergert zich aan de moderne tijd en alles wat erbij hoort. Vooral aan die stomme uitvinding: de droomfiguren, waarbij je, doormiddel van een implantaat in je hersenen, je fantasie werkelijkheid kunt laten worden. Hij is het zat om onbenullige zaakjes op te lossen, tot hij een vrouw in zijn kantoor ontvangt. Haar man is verdwenen, zonder een spoor achter te laten.
Anna
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anna changed my life. Anna was the perfect woman for an emotional cripple. She really brought me out of my shell. I'd been on the inside for a long time. Now I'm retired, just some scholarly old gentleman with his young wife. I even ditched the .45 Colt for Anna.
Dark Matters
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A six-year-old boy goes up against an inter-dimensional alien, resulting in unbelievable consequences within his dimension and the alien's as well.