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Skip: Superhero of Las Vegas, Part 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skip faces her worst foe yet as she struggles to rescue the kidnapped scientists and get her powers back. But when the kidnapper reveals his plans for the crystals, the whole world is in danger!
Ageless Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ageless Shadows explores the darker side life in a small collection of short stories. In this world around us, people change and people die. We take life in strides as we slowly age. Many people are surprised when death comes and some perhaps welcome it. But there is a few who follow death and watch with longing as it walks past them, over and over. They could even be called…Ageless Shadows.
Awake
Price: $99,999,999.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bringing back new wave science fiction with a twist, this collection of three uniquely thoughtful stories explores metaphysical paradoxes of a New World while following the lives of three very different individuals.
Tattoo World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the Eridani star system, an interlanetary translator lives on a moon where humans erupt with forearm tattoos when they mature.
Hong's Bluff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this light-hearted, futuristic Wild West, Louie Hong, the young, all-human cousin of a cyborg gunfighter known as “the Hong,” just wants to survive—and earn his cousin’s respect. He lives in a frontier where most people have whatever electronic cyborg parts they want and can afford. In this parody of westerns, Louie faces a conundrum when his cousin needs help with a gunfight.
Brutal Efficiency
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man fighting for his life on a world whose inhabitants are preyed upon by lethal machines. He can run, hide or pray, there is no fighting them. A woman just doing her job. Juggling morality and indifference she watches over the machines.
Sidra's Story
You set the price! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In this short story, readers are given another look at the Reapers of the Damned Universe. This time through the eyes of a family facing harrowing circumstances. Tyrannical regimes made them refugees but sheer grit and determination kept them alive. Now as embers of resistance grow and champions of humanity gather, one woman tells her story.
Strange Adventures in a Deviant Universe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
WPaD presents: Strange Adventures in a Deviant Universe... A stellar science fiction collection from Writers, Poets and Deviants. Featuring the usual cast of deviants, with some fresh new faces joining the crew.
Shadow People
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A missing associate instructed me to release the information in the event he went missing. Beware the shadows!
Strange and Charmed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When his old British housekeeper, Mrs. Wentworth, puts the house and Dr. Gary Plunk's theories up for sale, the dead, quantum mechanics physicist comes back to haunt her and his boarding house. The new home owner, Professor Wigg, puts the ghost's excitations at ease when Christmas eve brings together a new understanding of the scientists' quantum spirits.
Venus Falls
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eliot has been a slave all his life, but when he meets the beautiful Duchess, his life is turned around when he is invited to serve the royal family. But not all is well on the planet: rebellion is brewing on Venus, and Eliot is about to get swept up in it.
Great Minds
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sebastian Sage,scientist, genius, is approached by GREAT MINDS, a group whose mission is to send the most intelligent people into the future, via cryogenics, to fix the greater problems man will encounter. Learning that his nemesis, Niles DeMoss Yardley, is on board, Sage agrees. In a blink, he awakens, connected to the other Great Minds, whose mission is now one he should have anticipated.
The Abode: The Last Human Settlement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fate of what’s left of mankind hangs in the balance when foreign invaders emerge from the skies.
Ecopunk!: Speculative Tales Of Radical Futures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
19 stories of meteorological, agricultural and biological technologies, alternative histories, arcologies and communes, beauty in flooded cities, innovations in cross-continental travel, animals on the verge of extinction, androids, reality tv, new food, environmental refugees, the divide between humans and animals, and friendship, family and love.
Frost Fire Worlds: November 2017
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Drabble Harvest Special Edition #1: Alien Bedtime Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Drabble Harvest Special Edition #1: Alien Bedtime Stories
Holy Roundness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a cult flourishes around a mysterious, floating sphere, believers may be in for a big surprise. A version of this story previously appeared in the Wyrd Wravings collection.
Creepy Time Volume 1: A Book of Creepypasta Stories
Series: Creepy Time. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collection of Creepypastas about: psychological terror, cases and paranormal experiences, among other terrifying stories more worthy of the stories and myths of the some horror stories from the Deep Web... Undoubtedly the Creepypastas are the best for the readers of the unusual ...
Cloud Door
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: Australian English. Published: November 3, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
So, we’ve done this job, and I’m checking our tails are clear, and I find they’re not—and then I find the only way to kick clear is to find the Cloud Door. Only trouble is the Cloud Door’s a legend, and Mack? Well, he’s not too fond of chasing legends. Fortunately, this one’s a no-brainer: we want to live, and that’s got to be enough to make anyone chase a legend, right?
Lean Season
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Moments later they returned: hooting, hollering, a jangling parade of gunpowder and sweat. Frank watched disbelieving as the younger men passed. Custer and company were going to war. The only thing missing was a bugle boy.

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