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The Attack
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Although he appears to be a completely normal guy, there is nothing ordinary about what Spencer Bright does for a living. Working for a top-secret government organization that neutralizes unknown threats to humankind.
Aurealis #101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis features Allan Chen’s taut ‘A Cold Heart’ which depicts a brutal order of monster killers who are more hired assassins than mythic heroes, Adam J Limbert’s unsettling ‘Carbon Copy’ which taps into classic SF themes of doppelgӓngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
Nikolai's Recorder
Series: Edenia · Nikolai's Tale, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the recording of the Recorder of the High Council's Recorder of Memories of the One, named Nikolai telling tales of whoever cares to listen involving himself cloned and being the original of cloned copies of the High Council's purposes.
Nikolai's Dream
Series: Edenia · Nikolai's Tale, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is Nikolai's dream of the original of cloned copies of the High Council's servants waking up from tube status and suffering from a nightmare before finally waking up from the dream.
Psychic Knights Adventures (Anthology One)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,030. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by Ferret Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten short stories telling of the heroic missions the Psychic Knights engaged in to save the Naturals from the TechPsychers before they gained their enhanced psychic abilities.
Science Fiction Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book has three Science Fiction stories. The following are the titles and the story descriptions: THE WEAPON - An unconscious man arrives in an ambulance at a local hospital emergency room. The resident doctor suspects that the man has received a lethal dose of gamma radiation and calls the FBI.
The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 4
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A quarterly collection of awesome, selected and edited by The Book Smugglers. Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, THE BOOK SMUGGLERS’ QUARTERLY ALMANAC is essential for any SFF fan.
Old Hunters on the New Wild
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Wyatt Holmes, the great human hunter revered by the clones, embarks on his final expedition. Sickness eats his bones and crowds his lungs. Yet Wyatt still marches deep into the new wild. For he alone owns the will to kill what the hungry clone stomachs require, and Wyatt fears what may befall the original world if no other man or woman shoulders the last responsibility reserved for humankind.
Fool's Gold (A Mercenary Warfare Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Omar Freeborn doesn’t expect too much out of life. A warm bed and not getting knifed is usually enough for him. He’s thrown a curve when his sister not only steals his bed, but involves him in her business deal gone wrong. All he can do is dig in and pull off some trading mastery. Maybe, if he’s lucky, he won’t get knifed in the process.
Mis primeros relatos (ilustrado)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2017 by Wok Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
En esta recopilación se percibe el estilo que más tarde distinguiría la escritura de Allen Wok. El humor, la lujuria, el anhelo de soñar e imaginar son sentimientos inherentes en esta obra.
Alien Traps
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Thirty years ago, Lily Chun saw a UFO in the desert and the memory disappeared into a child's fantasies. But after a dream called to her, she's back out to the same place, drawn by the emptiness of the life she's abandoned. A chance meeting with a stranger convinces her that maybe there's a reason to be here now, and it isn't just to see aliens.
Three
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aldrick Idramla is back once again in Book 3 of the Mars Chronicles series. One more journey needs to be made, because perhaps Mars isn't supposed to be a place to call home.
Maladapt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Maladapt is a mini-collection of four short stories totalling just under 15,000 words. These are stories about the struggle to adapt to the coming future. About coming to terms with migrating to a robotic body, to telepresence, to universal surveillance and what it means to those of us who don't quite fit in. They're stories about FAILURE to adapt, and the victories to be won beyond failure.
3 of a Perfekt Pear
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
3 of a Perfekt Pear brings you three stories from the mind of Daniel Smith. Take two trips into space and a trip into the mind. These stories will have you questioning what reality is, and also what our future holds for us. In the end, you’ll be asking yourself, should we embrace the future, or run from it. No matter what, you’ll know that the future will be 3 of a Perfekt Pear…
Unusual 1st Contact Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I've read many 1st contact stories. These three short stories put a twist on 1st contact that I've never seen. Enjoy!
The Glowing Lines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The lines glows strangely as he lay staring, trying to sleep, but for the lines that attracts and held his gaze intently. He could not break away from the hypnotic influence the lines had on him, he stare and stare and stare and there's no breaking, no sleeping, no rest, while the glowing lines spread, filling in the cracks of the ceiling, and he went mad.
The Ultrasound
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Australian English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A happy couple, discovering they're pregnant, and eager to see the birth of their child, but an ultrasound shows something different, something's unexpected. What will the couple do? What will the father do, especially when he discovers he is not the father?
Wired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: Australian English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ashlyn Gates is a young psychologist thrust into an unbelievable situation. Connor Moore is a ten-year-old subjected to an insane experiment which is slowly killing him. Can Ashlyn keep Connor’s mind intact as the scientists fight to save what’s left of his body – or has Connor found his own solution? First published in Aurealis #88, March 2016.
My Superhero Origin Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Remy LaMontagne was looking forward to a boring summer. Then he met an alien and his world turned upside down. Now he and four friends are dashing head first into the challenge of saving the world.
Aunt Shirley Part II
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rejoin Shirley as the man in the suit continues his methods of information extraction. Shirley is left hairless and toothless as she writhes upon the cold, concrete floor, contemplating her own death...