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Replacers and Other Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From a desolate mountain to the depths of space, Replacers and Other Short Stories consists of three short stories that push their characters to their limits and beyond. It is man versus nature. It is man versus man.
Dry-Gulched In Space (Short Stories of Life on the High Frontier)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,290. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Bad guys are everywhere on the High Frontier, and only good hearted and courageous men and women will face them down. These people will find their future and purpose on the High Frontier and so can you. Join them in the pursuit of freedom, justice and the American way in space.
The First Log
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Aquaphobia, claustrophobia, mysophobia, OCD, and Asthma are just the start of what ails Robert Smith, the man drafted to go down in history as the first After World Archivist. His mission? To document the findings of the first-ever After World battle submarine, the USS LUCE. Unfortunately, for Robert, this does require boarding the vessel.
Ghostmaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Adam Steele is a brilliant scientist/inventor down on his luck and about to give up, when chance drops an Angel into his lap. With her help, he turns the tides of fortune into a literal fortune, but the strings that come with the realization of his life's work, may shred his soul. A short story by the author of Stormhaven Rising and Prometheus and the Dragon.
The Heights of Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ramana Dewarth sneaks aboard a shuttle being taken on an illegal research mission, she gets into more trouble than she ever thought possible—and the space pirates weren’t the worst of it. This science fiction short story takes us on another journey with Odyssey’s not-so-delightful Agent Delight.
Rotta 61 Cygni
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: Italian. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nell'anno 2529, quattrocento anni prima degli avvenimenti narrati in “Capitano de la Viña”, avvenne il primo contatto tra la razza umana e gli Shjatardyr, alieni bipedi dalle sembianze di cervo. Quest’opera è la riproduzione fedele del diario di bordo del tenente di vascello Ortega de la Viña e delle registrazioni delle telecamere che hanno ripreso la vicenda.
Killing Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this short story, Steph Evans is a brilliant computer scientist. For the past several years she has been developing a top secret military project that enables time travel. She finally has a breakthrough and finds success! Everything is wonderful until she decides to use her new discovery to alter history…
Max the Sensitive Robot
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Max is different from the other robots; he can feel the pain of others. The other robots say Max is not robotic enough to be one of them and the only human who understands Max is his creator, Dr. Remington. Max struggles to find a place for himself in the world while continuing to help others.
This is not a Hoax
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A small number of scientists in different parts of the world receive a strange message on their computer screens.
Alien Princess Vol 1 The Emissary
Price: $1.06 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by S. Verlag JG. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marlon was born on Mars. He is at the age of early 20 and studied against the wishes of his parents parapsychology.
Sky Hair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following the death of her wife, Pitarra is hoping time at an artist’s colony on another world will help restore her creativity so she can start painting again. But it’s harder than she expects. The other artists are jealous of her, and her only friend is one of the resident scientists. As she struggles to regain her creativity, she discovers she is being watched.
Keystone Chronicles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Are beauty, love, honor, and laughter things in life that invoke your personal sense of wonder? Then treat yourself to "Keystone Chronicles" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, a new collection of short speculative fiction stories that give the lowdown on life, obscure bits of the universe, and quite a number of other things not bargained for.
Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The man is freshly arrived and freshly awake. He’s not even hungry yet—not even aware of hunger yet. He surveys his new prison. But he has questions. He meets Cheetah, who would answer them, were he not hungry.
The Sleep Trade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After years of chronic depression, Laura finally has a job - sleeping. She does the sleeping that busy professionals can't afford to. No longer living on disability, she's working, earning a living, and contributing to society. But is she really better off?
Monkey Princess
Series: The Cities of Luna, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kwadwo always tries to pack in as much family time as he can when he’s home, since he spends days at a time at his bakery up on Shark’s Head Station. When his little princess tells him she’d rather spend her sixteenth birthday with him than with her friends, he realizes his kids miss him even more than he misses them.
Superior
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
A superhero's intern falls in love with a supervillain's apprentice in this star-crossed LGBT YA story from The Book Smugglers.
Flipspace: Jaded Mars Missions 13-15
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Surpassing the speed of light remained elusive in the 2170’s. However, the trick was to hold still to swap out spatial locations. For Colonel Sumitra Ramachandra, Major Lamarr Fitch, Captain Malcolm O’Connell and the rest of the ISS Mockingbird’s crew jumping between solar systems is just the start of their wondrous, sometimes zany and often perilous missions.
Star Guild Episode Zero
Price: Free! Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The prequel to the popular Star Guild Saga book series. The problem with lies is that they are always uncovered...always. It's just a question of when. For humans living on a starbase and above a planet that they are hell bent on mining, a lie is about to be uncovered that will rock them to their very core. Who seeded them here, and why? Perhaps they truly aren't the only Beings in the universe.
S.w.a.t.
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nancy finds out what's on the menu, while Bernard tries to keep off it. On the next table Francois and the professor finally decide on wine with their lunch, and Bruce plumps for the local barbecue. Just over from him Tom enjoys a bottle or five of Champaign with Jerry. For a full three course's of futuristic tales of wonder to get your liter
We Are Both Mammals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Daniel Avari awakes in a hospital bed to find that he has been the victim of a terrible accident. He should have died; instead, he has been the unconsenting patient of experimental surgery: he is now permanently joined by a hose to a thurga, a possum-like native of the planet on which Daniel is living and working. This creature is to be his living life-support system ... if he still wants to live.

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