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Crystal Clear
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A mysterious ancient artifact washes up on the beach of a small coastal town. For one man, the discovery is about to radically change his life for the better. But for those around him, it leaves a trail of unimaginable destruction.
The Moon People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A girl named Phoebe resides on a moon base but she doesn’t get to enjoy it due to a rare illness. She’s annoyed, frustrated and most of all, lonely. One day, an alien named Unlua offers Phoebe a chance to explore and gives Phoebe something she has been missing for a long time: affection
Edition
You set the price! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A young debutante is discovered strung out on the streets of Pyongyang. Her father and doctor race to find the source of her addiction.
On Thin Ice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agent Grace Russell of le Ministère Officiel d’Occurrences Sans Explications finds herself thrust into the midst of the world of highly competitive hockey. Her adventures soon widen to include an even greater and unexpected prize.
A Very Southern Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Newly minted agent, Eliza D Braun, is sent to Australia to help out a veteran in the field, Agent Bruce Campbell. Struggling against the heat, and a mysterious creation run amok, can the team of Campbell and Braun find the missing children and return them home before Christmas, or will their clash of personalities destroy any chance of success?
Alternity: One
You set the price! Words: 4,710. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Perched on the edge of infinities uncounted, a cobbled-together space station named "Alternity: One" orbits the chaotic storms at the galactic core. Perforations and rents in space-time open upon parallel reality after parallel reality. Its crew is just as piecemeal as the station: most without a way home. At the same time, they all have something in common. Every crew member is David Foster.
Beyond Imagination
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is my compilation of short science fiction stories. I hope you enjoy
State the Nature
You set the price! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Kenneth Whitley wakes up in San Francisco after his flight from Japan, he discovers quickly that the world he left is not the same as the one in which he has arrived.
Iridescent
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The rainbow has infinite shades, just as this collection covers the spectrum of fictional possibilities. From contemporary romances like The Shores of Twilight Bay to dark fantasy like A Lone Red Tree and out to SF futures in Child of Spring, Shades of the Rainbow covers the gamut of time, space and genre. Meyari McFarland shows her mastery in this first omnibus collection of her short fiction.
Loss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After crash-landing while in stasis, an exiled alien wakes up in a wholly unfamiliar place. While trying to focus on the trustworthiness of his apparent rescuers, his mind keeps drifting back to less than an hour earlier, replaying events he'd rather avoid.
Embrace the Night and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen stories, ranging from luminous high fantasy to the darkest cyberpunk. - A soldier returning to the deep past to fight a plague that is destroying mankind. - An alternate Japan that got the atomic bomb first. - A world ruled by the Dutch Trade Compagny and the Aztec empire. - The last fortress of Earth, besieged by monsters, long after the sun has dimmed and gone out.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2018)
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First launched in January 2009, The Bards and Sages Quarterly is a celebration of short speculative fiction. Each issue brings readers a vibrant collection of speculative works from both new and established writers. Our goal remains the same today as when we began: to create a showcase in which to introduce readers to amazing voices they might have otherwise missed.
Upload
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Solemoon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ali, tired of being sick, decides to try and cure herself from her depression and anxiety with a virtual reality treatment.
Plummet
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man wakes to find himself floating in space… Does anyone know where he is? Does he even know where he is? How is he still alive? And how will he get out of this situation? Find the answers in this exciting tale of exploration, adventure, danger, and even love.
Kwan Tingui
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Leung Soey, white-haired at the age of 73, desperately needs the gold that a wealthy client from Singapore, Kwan Douhak, will pay him to translate at a very personal gathering. Kwan Douhak seeks his long-lost half-sister. In the center of this meeting, Leung Soey has knowledge and power to tip the scales the way he wants—with a fortune in gold waiting for him, depending on the choice he makes.
Alien Vibrations: Five Strange Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide ranging authors working today, draws on his library of science fiction short stories to produce this strangely twisted collection, Alien Vibrations.
Last Stop Eternal City
Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story begins with a small asteroid inexorably led by its orbit to the fatal encounter with the Earth... The story is not original; almost predictable, indeed, in its inevitable recklessness. Innovative is the decision to tell the facts on the base of accurate scientific studies. With the result that the scenario that takes shape under our eyes is not the fruit of a fervent fantasy.
366 Days of Flash Fiction
Series: The Simpson Annals. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,240. Language: Australian English. Published: December 29, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story for every day of the leap year, some of which tell of the fantastic, others which take us to the stars and a myriad of other worlds, and still others that horrify with creeping tales of the undead. Every story is an exploration of something that might have been and never was, or something that might yet be. Take a break from the world that is, and explore other other possibilities.
There Are No Stories About the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,490. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of eight short stories that center indigenous women and teachings in various kinds of futures. Individual stories include time travel, dystopia, invasion, and resistance and address issues of grief, loneliness, love, solidarity, and transformation.
Cloak of War (Gunship I)
You set the price! Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The krall have all but exterminated those who stand in their way. Now, for the very first time, humans and vampires must come together to fight as one. Many familiar faces return as the Colonials hope to hatch their riskiest plan yet. Will this mysterious race of wolven creatures consume the Skyla System, or will Foster lead our heroes to victory?