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The Best of L. Sprague de Camp
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science fiction collection by one of the all-time greats of science fiction, L. Sprague de Camp. These stories and poems exemplify de Camp’s unique outlook on life and mankind and are told with a quiet but sharp irony that became his trademark. Bold, inventive and humorous, this collection is a must for fans of the writer.
Colours of the Soul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Why are cheetahs the most perfect of creatures? Besides because they're cats, that is... Cool, mind-blowing stories from a master.
Forward in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,920. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Get ready for a series of future shocks from the award-winning Ben Bova! What would you do if you found yourself face to face with: —A mathematical equation that proves you are about to die? —A seductive siren who promises you sex and death in outer space? —A brainwashing technique that will turn you either into a superman or a monster? These future shocks and more in—FORWARD IN TIME!
Your Averaged Joe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Joe has a migraine so bad it feels like the universe has been crammed into his head. The problem is, it has … YOUR AVERAGED JOE is mind-tingling, absurdist sci-fi that will convince you never to go shopping for green lentils again.
Whispers Gone Cold
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
A flash fiction about a man and his thoughts on why he didn't sent the S.O.S signal on a space station.
Strainge Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A woman is drawn to a shop that looks like an antique store; she learns she's literally out of her time. Jim Cable has been sent to stabilize A mobster chases down Joey Bones, who's been calling the boss a rat. Can a man have a relationship with an EnviroSuit? Can an EnviroSuit with a female personality long abide the imperfections of a human male? Marisa is trapped in a nightmare in a nightmare.
Fearsome Creatures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A collection of four SF short stories which feature monsters. Set in space, on earth, on other planets and at the end of days, encounter strange and fearsome creatures from beyond your imagination - or your nightmares!
Los pingüinos también se ahogan
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Steve Redwood se sirve en esta colección de relatos para revelarse no sólo como el autor de peculiar imaginación y vena humorística y surrealista que pudimos ver en Simetrías rotas, sino para mostrarnos su lado más serio, más oscuro gracias a sus relatos centrados en las relaciones humanas, en la crueldad gratuita, la soledad, la culpabilidad y la pérdida de esperanza.
The Compartmentalized Mantis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a humorous science fiction short story. Can a man have a relationship with an EnviroSuit? Could an EnviroSuit, especially one with a female personality, long abide the imperfections of a human male, especially when she compares him with a massive, god-like creature machine? Come along and find out.
Interface
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the far future and humanity has become stagnant. A device called the Interface enables all humans to link themselves to virtual realities and to download at whim any information that they might want. Nothing changes, everything stays the same. That is, until Laurena Tyall asks the Interface a question that no one else has thought of asking for over two hundred years: what is it to learn?
Chloey, Joey, Zoey, and David Bowie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Three best friends who happen to have rhyming names are out for fun on the last night of summer, when they see something unusual. Was it a meteorite? Or something else? What they find is probably not what you expect!
The Essence Of Life
Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An experimental psychologist delves into the mysteries of the human subconscious. What he discovers unleashes a new and terrifying threat to the sanity of mankind.
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dig out the fuzzy slippers, turn on the Christmas songs, and settle in with a good story as Anne B. Walsh presents her third collection of holiday fantasy and sci-fi. Hurry to the manger with Starsong, princess of Free Sky; join Khor, director of drama, and Libby, lady wizard, as they try to save their home with a Midwinter tale of hope; and find out what hats are in for snowmen this season...
Through The Din Of Silence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Gretta is a new mother. She loves her child dearly, but in this future dystopia, the state wants her child dead. Read Gretta's desperate attempt to save the life of her poor, defenseless baby from the crushing might of a future bureaucracy.
Skin Deep Magic: Short Fiction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,340. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Magic is more than skin-deep. It hides in the folds of a haunted quilt and illuminates the secret histories of Negro memorabilia. Magic reveals the destiny of a great storyteller and emanates from a sculpture by an obscure Harlem Renaissance artist. Magic lurks in the basement of an inner-city apartment building and flourishes in a city park. Magic is more than skin-deep...
Fembot Wars - Susan's Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the third title in the series, Fembot Wars, it is written as a play for dramatic effect. Susan, the Fembot God, is reflecting on progress after the war against the humans. The humans are now gone, the planet Earth in ruins. Susan is confused, troubled by the idea that she may be judged poorly by the future.She drifts in and out of conversations with herself, the fembots and unknown others.
Utopia Gone
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alone in the world, the man enjoys life. He has no name, nor needs one. Every rock, tree, mountain, and sea: he knows it all in detail. He has no memory of how he arrived on the planet, only a blissful love of his surroundings. When the starship comes, his life makes a dramatic change.
Tales from the Colony: An Interstellar Saga
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The hopeful dreams of humanity drift aboard the Colony, an interstellar vessel determined to reach a new world. After one thousand years in suspended animation, its passengers breathe new life into old machinery. These are the tales of those aboard who find that not all is quiet in the dead of space.
New Antiques
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tim Crabtree takes time out of his daily harassment by the local bullies to wonder why his new neighbors have built a forty-foot pole in their backyard. Are they trying to get hit by lightning? If he only knew... "New Antiques" is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection: Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Reality Softener
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What do you think about the startup able to influence the design the world? A little tweak the many-worlds interpretation of the world, for your benefit?