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The Day the Dolphins Vanished (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a dedicated marine biologist/linguist makes the breakthrough in the near future that allows true communication to take place between humans and dolphins, what might our aquatic cousins learn about us and teach us about ourselves, and what consequences might result from an exchange of knowledge?
Mergs (Or Why Godot Can't Come) (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world that worships power and raises human beings onto pedestals erected from the insubstantial building blocks of ego, hubris, and self-delusion, it is no wonder that we look for meaning and enlightenment in all the wrong places. But what if even the most wretched soul amongst us were a god in a singular universe whom sentient beings worship and completely depend upon for their survival?
What Price to Live the Dream? (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If it were within your power to change your subjective past through the use of technology, what price would you pay to revisit a crossroad in your life when you had made a terrible, life altering mistake? Would you give up an unfulfilled life haunted by the ghosts of roads not taken for the chance at happiness in an alternate reality?
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story delves into one possible chilling explanation for what lurks in the dark recesses of the human brain for which science has yet to discover a clear use. One man has discovered the truth, and it will kill him.
The Hanging Table
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Hanging Table is Neill Russell‘s debut short story. A supernatural suspense, the story explores a man’s relationship with an unusual piece of furniture and the memories it holds.
Reconcilable Differences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Memory is such a fleeting thing. Carl can't get anything straight, and he fails to keep track of what Madeline feels is important. She hasn't had much hope for their forty-six year marriage. What hope could there be, with all the irreconcilable differences in the way they each see things? Memory Replacement Therapy may be the answer. "Reconcilable Differences" is a short, speculative fiction.
Mindscapes:Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains 10 science fiction and speculative fiction short stories on themes ranging from the innermost dimensions of the mind to the outer reaches of the universe focusing from diverse perspectives on the meaning of life, the superlative strength and wrenching weakness of the human spirit, the power of love and the duality of human nature anchored in both the divine and the profane.
2029 (Português)
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Faz ideia do que é uma verdadeira crise? Como é que o mundo se ajustaria após do acontecimento menos expectável? 12 anos depois do que pode acontecer a qualquer momento.
The Curtain Falls and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Award winning science fiction and fantasy stories from internationally acclaimed author David Wesley Hill.
Revisions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Changeless Tides finds teacher Noreen in a post apocalyptic world where dilemma forces her to confront her past ghosts created in a mad world. Celestial Sounds change an entire community through creativity. The Gift. Can dreams change lives? Invitation to Forgiveness continues Celestial Sounds. Tea for Three. Mysterious teacups and night time dreams drive a woman to confront her bitterness.
Tales of the Elastic Limit - Twelve Epic Fables (2015 new edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Not a sequel but a continuation, this third volume of the Elastic Limit series (2015 new edition) is a compilation of twelve intriguing short stories, all presented in Epic Fable form, that together convey the larger, hidden meaning of the elusive Elastic Limit of Time.
Calling the Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Sent into the interstellar dark on a mission of mercy to cure an ancient plague ...
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sophia remained vigilant in saving the lives of those around her. Especially those she loved. However, when the mysterious, seductive Ramiel decides to school her in the life of a Paladin, she discovers everything she thought she knew about the world around her was wrong. More importantly, everything she knew about herself was a lie.
Black Denim Lit #1
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BlackDenimLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry brings together 9 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from George Burdick, expanding significantly on his work with a story of desperation a species under the terrible weight of terraforming.
A.K.A. The Alien
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
You do not play hide-and-seek with dead bodies. This is one of the things the alien calling himself Ben learns when he first comes across a ship full of humans. He has soon read the contents of the entire ship’s computer and knows more about humans than the whole crew put together, but as playing at humans turns out to be fun he decides to stick around for a while.
Balance ii
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From near future to distant, from the far reaches of space to home on Earth, Jim Baen Memorial Grand Prize winner, and Writers of the Future finalist Sean Monaghan presents his second balanced collection of unusual science fiction stories. This book-length collection includes the stories "Defensive Position", "Stacey7", "The Shipbreakers", "Time Plus" and "The Impact Viewers".
Jie's World (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 3 ยท Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the novel Colony, we learn that Jie launches China’s first colony ship, fires nuclear weapons at the Terran, then vanishes into the cosmos. The Chinese government quickly proclaim that Jie stole the spacecraft. Jie’s plan to establish a colony on another world under his leadership is not quite as straight forward as he expects it to be.
Faith in Numbers (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Blue-skinned Taylana is not interested in men…or humans for that matter, but a blind date with an awkward mathematician may change her mind in this story of love and logarithms. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories.”
Little Green Man (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bob is desperate for work, but meeting a prospective employer may turn out to be more than he bargained for. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories.”
A Rock of Offense
Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Asteroid mining is hard work, and hard men do it. The kind of men who won't let anything stop them. Not even the end of the world.