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The Mummy of Barnsley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Northern England, 1894 Agent Ernest Throckmorton is called to Barnesley to investigate reports of a Mummy terrifying the town. Throckmorton soon finds himself thrown together with an all too eager assistant desperate to be part of the Ministry, as they hunt down the meaning of the Mummy’s ominous threat. All shall pay for the desecration of the tomb!
The Black Empress
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When two agents from the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences are called to Vienna to investigate disturbances at the palace, what they discover could threaten the Austro-Hungarian Empire and shatter the fragile peace in Europe. Who is the mysterious man who has pulled diplomatic strings to enlist the help of a foreign agency and how is the Empress Elisabeth herself involved?
Rare Women
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
These stories run the gamut of Eric Stringer, from SF to horror, a hit man to humor, outer space to street gangs. There is ego, a coffin and a very strange baby. murder, mystery, terror and psychopathy. Even a twisted psychiatrist and a helpful mob guy. Come along on the ride.
Prisão de gelo
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Duas mulheres encarceradas numa prisão de gelo tentam manter viva a memória de quem são e do porquê de estarem presas.
The Repair Guy Cometh
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story set in a future dystopia where the television is king and cars are argumentative.
The First Steampunk Adventures Collection – Tales One thru Five
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,250. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Complete with unusual mechanical Steampunk wonders, strange characters and bold adventurers, this riveting anthology presents a Book 1 collection of mind bending stories relative to the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject. These stories combine the worlds of fantasy and science fiction.
8 Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
8 Short Stories. Most of them are science fiction and some of them are humorous.
Tracks of Shining White
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Planet Octavion, a bright blue-green orb that lies along the backwash of the Milk Way, is magnificent in its beauty – from the Cobalt Sea to the Cinnamon Hills, from the Spearmint Forest to the Majestic Blue River. Its beauty masks incredible dangers from diverse, indigenous fauna and flora. Even the peaceful Terra Cotta Plateau masks deadly secrets.
But Always Meeting Ourselves
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The time machine first arrived during the summer. I was outside, mowing the lawn, when it insinuated itself into the shrubbery." So begins "But Always Meeting Ourselves", a darkly comic tale by Leo Hunt about gardening, memories and the terrible consequences of being able to go back.
And the Lion Said Shibboleth
Price: Free! Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A sister, one of hundreds not seen for decades, returns with a ship, a crew and dreams of larceny. She plans to steal from a species so alien they speak in scents and colours and cannot comprehend the treasure they carry between the stars. But for Morgan, the cloned son of a genocidal dictator, joining his sister could mean repeating his dead father’s journey into madness and death.
The Martian Ascent: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Little people have colonized Mars. Three of them struggle to become the first humans to scale Olympus Mons, the highest mountain in the solar system. But their climb becomes haunted by eerie noises. Are they are going mad? Will they ever make it to the top? "Elinor has a different way of looking at the world....loved every moment in it," said a customer's 5-star review.
The Millions of Me
You set the price! Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Different Take On Superpowers... Join Milo, the one-time Many Million Man, as he embarks on a new mission beneath the shadow of the Nevermind, uncovering a sinister truth buried with the forgotten and lost superheroes of the world. Milo has long since given up his responsibilities, but with the aid of his old comrade Ash, he may yet be forced to take his many lives back into his own hands.
Chemical Creatures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Gary Kuyper’s award winning story deals with the fickleness of the mind, how it is affected by the amount and type of chemical that happens to be pumping through the brain at that moment. The story involves two protagonists – one human, the other not. Their paths will cross because, although different in many ways, they are both invariably...Chemical Creatures.
Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
26 stories from the new wave of Swedish of science fiction and the fantastic. Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.
The Things In The Museum
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When life as you know it gets reset by catastrophe, there's only one thing to do. Claw your way back up the evolutionary ladder!
Ringshine
Price: Free! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if our quest to explore other worlds uncovers something that doesn't want to be found?
Cinderella’s Holo-wand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“Cinderella’s Holo-wand,” is a futuristic look at the Cinderella fairytale. The humorous story takes a look at what would happen if we could use technology to instantly alter our bodies to make our dreams come true. This 4000 word short story was originally published by Perihelion Magazine.
Tales of Wonder
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meyari McFarland gathers together six stories of wonder in this third themed collection, Tales of Wonder. Inside you will find dragons both dark and light, sisters struggling to make ends meet who face death together, new worlds and future modifications to both humans and orcas as seal levels rise in the face of global warming. Six stories. Six adventures. Pure excitement.
Colonial Plagues
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s been years since Missra was executed for her treason and her soul bound in service to the Goddess she hates. There aren’t many compensations, but being the most powerful magical healer of her generation gets her out of the box occasionally, and colonists do catch the most entertaining diseases.
The Night We Lost Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short, short story, a teenager avoids yard work to play the latest version of Deus Ex on his departed grandfather’s bio lab’s full screen.