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Aristotle's Recipe For Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Should We Become Gods, Just Because We Know How? Prodromos has a different idea about the situation in Greece. Can a piece of ancient text displace corporations and start an avalanche of change in the world? Do you want to know what’s next for the debt-ridden Greece? Do you wanna meet the real Zeus?
Spiritus Sanctus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Emily Cassidy Tuttle, on word from Doctor Sound, arrived in the shadow of the Vatican to receive a mysterious parcel from a local contact. What should be a simple pass between agent and mule spirals deeper and deeper into a wild madness that Emily is not prepared to face. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Prince and the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Prince and the Sea is one of many rollicking tales told in the action-packed Sci-Fi Satire and Suspence novel DeathCo: Tales of the Patchsphere by Kevin Donohue. DeathCo has it all: A little Sci-Fi, a little intrigue and suspense, and even a little romance.
Fighting Bob
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When an African-American woman arrives whipped and tortured at the Club on Lake Superior, she interrupts a meeting of powerbrokers setting up the 1924 senate election. Russell hoped to use the meeting to garner support for his candidate, Joe Stanislawski. But the interruption disrupts Russell’s plans. And Russell soon discovers that in politics, the smallest event can change everything.
Moleman (flash fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mr Opus was one of those strange little shop keepers who youngsters would mentally poke and prod until he broke. Bad idea.
The Tin Kite: From the Journals of Samantha Bloodworth (Walking on Mars Serial Book 4)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Freezing and trapped in a deep crevasse in Antarctica, journalist Samantha Bloodworth and her companion are near death. Then the famed explorer Shackelton seems to appear to help her survive against the odds.
The Future Below
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of 15 science fiction stories long and short, near and far future, high and low tech. A few have appeared in sci-fi magazines or anthologies but many have never been seen before. All of them are about people like us, struggling to find love or salvation, or even just a place to grow, in a future they didn't make – just as we do now, in the future in which we find ourselves.
Mariposas del oeste y otros relatos
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 92,660. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2015 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
En esta antología el lector encontrará historias controvertidas que obligan a dirigir la mirada hacia ciertos temas tabú de nuestra sociedad, fantasías oscuras en donde se juega con los conceptos del Bien y el Mal, acercamientos lovecraftianos a los horrores de la conquista de América, claustrofóbicas introspecciones en la mente perturbada de un psicópata...
The Chase (Flash Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Danny is being chased. Will he make the finish line before he is caught? What will happen if he doesn't? Danny doesn't want to find out! This is a flash fiction piece of around 200 words. "Great twist" Iain Rob Wright.
Trois secondes
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: French. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jack est un père de famille aimant. Et en tant que mari modèle, il se doit de faire plaisir à sa femme qui ne veut pas passer 7 heures en voiture alors qu'en passant par une T-Porte, ils seraient tous arrivés en trois secondes, montre en main. Sauf que Jack n'aime pas les T-Portes... Mais il aime sa femme, alors... Qu'est-ce qu'on ne ferait pas, pour l'amour de sa vie ?
The Lawnmower
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes mowing the lawn becomes more exciting than you planned.
Lead Greece Well Or Die Horribly
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vatos has a job to do, and that job is relatively simple. He just has to keep the Prime Minister alive. But what can he do when the very system of the government is killing every Prime Minister who fails, one after another?
The Siren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by Fair Folio. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ilan is a Ronin, a disgraced warrior cast out from the Corporation he was working for. He also has to deal with an unknown song playing over and over in his head, never ceasing. To survive he must take on freelance assignments, working for and against unsavoury characters. The Siren is the first Volume of the Serial: Tales of the Rondo Ronin.
Seashard
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A lonely teenager discovers a singular shard.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Sci-Fi Wireless: Fail Caesar (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As a centurion in the Roman legions, Lucius Gaius Severus has killed his fair share of men, but he’s never killed the same man twice…until yesterday. Length is approximately 4,200 words.
Tales of Nimrod: The Tree of Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story is as ode to the theories of the late Zachariah Sitchin, author of the "Twelfth Planet" though his theories have been modified some to enhance this tale. Go back in time to when pretender gods interfere with natural evolution to create their slaves, us. Be there when the mighty Nimrod rises up to rebel against them and battles for the the destiny of mankind.
Antarctic Blast
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Global warming, a secret brotherhood, climate scientists, and politics conspire to create the circumstance for a global catastrophe. Be unsettled as fact and fiction merge to make plausible the unthinkable. Enjoy this short tale and be comforted that only some of it is true. You may have to surf the net a bit to determine which parts are in fact real.
Scott Harrison - The Mystery of Yonaguni Monument
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Another in the Robot Wars series by Golden Lion, this book delves into the mysteries surrounding the Yonaguni Monument located under water off the coast of Japan. Who created it, why, and what does it mean for us today? Read as Golden Lion unlocks the mystery and reveals an ancient people who had a high level of technology, and an evil robot who tries to steal the monument's secrets
Mouth Watering
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this intense SF short story by Eric Stringer, when Lisa Reddich stops by a small café for a plate of French fries, she's looking for a mouth-watering experience. What she finds is considerably more than she bargained for. Then again, she's considerably more than we bargained for.