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Travelers Among Strange Worlds (Short Stories)
Series: A Trio of Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A trio of short stories about traveling to strange worlds, featuring "Silent Observers," "The Kitterun Five Tourist Trap" and "The Wizards of Flushington."
Experiment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
James Hoo lives in a dystopian future controlled by corporate needs and governmental regulations. He's been engineered to be a brilliant researcher by the corporation that owns him. But as he discovers how different he is, he must find ways to hide his flaws from his sponsors or risk being terminated. His experiments are bearing unlikely fruit, but his are not the only experiments taking place.
The City of Hope & Other Futuristic Tales
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Wormholes, holograms, and futuristic gadgets galore await you in The City of Hope & Other Futuristic Tales by T. W. King. This work collects three previously published science-fiction stories — "The City of Hope", "American Justice", and the flash fiction piece "A Dream Given Form" — written to appeal to genre fans and general readers alike. Enjoy this sampling of stories of days yet to come.
Vast and Unbroken
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Bad Ducky Industries. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the future, we travel back. We are not supposed to do it, but we do. When we do, we cannot be human, because it would put the future at risk. We have to do something else, then. We have to be something else. What's the point of all of this, in a vast and unbroken darkness?
My Charlotte: Patty's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is a short, sweet memoir about a life in a garden and one writer’s first inspiration. Includes Lisa Mason’s first story, “Arachne,” published by Omni Magazine worldwide, by Hayakawa in Japan, and by Replik in Sweden.
The Eye of Odin
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three hundred years have passed since half of Earth froze, and the human race has settled other planets under the supervision and control of a military contractor that harnessed the powers of the higher mind. But when the daughter of a warrior clan who made her fortune in the contractor’s service discovers a dark secret beneath their dominion, she must learn to fight like the old gods.
Eponym
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"Eponym" is a short story about eusocial insectoids. It paints a vivid picture, albeit gory and violent, of an advanced society of insectoid creatures on an inhospitable alien world.
I am Hope
Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hope appears to be the ultimate perfect woman: she's beautiful,is incredibly intelligent, and seems to have no limitations. But Hope has one fatal flaw... she is not completely human. In a business where the clones do not disobey under any circumstances, will Hope follow her clone nature and obey, or will her new self-awareness get in the way?
Little Rest(A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An Amish family are more than what they appear. They are keepers of the world's most important secret. But, when the faith of one of their members falter, will it end with the destruction of reality?
Evening's with Littleberry and other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Evening's with Littleberry is about a man having meetings with an ancestor named Littleberry. There are five other science fiction short stories.
Sentience
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After waking up to find the company research facility abandoned, and in ruins, an android sets out to discover what has happened. But something is different. What are these strange sensations, these… feelings?
Child of Words Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry.
The Fifth Di... March 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: Henry Brasater, Wayne Carey, G.O. Clark, and many more.
An Android's Soul
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This short story is about an android who like a human is on a quest to discover if he has a spirit and soul. The android is a metaphor for any human being who has ever asked do I have a spirit? Do I have a soul? And what is the difference between the two? At its core, the android asks what constitutes a human being? There is a whole universe waiting and it's there inside of you.
Cyborg Program (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 5)
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Quetoss and Bausethians both cancel their orders to destroy Earth, but they are too late. The loss of Earth sends shock waves through the universe. Tempers flare, new civilizations are met, and old civilizations are destroyed. Civil wars erupt. Annie lands Rik’s space ship on Bauseth and learns the truth about her paintball teammates' fate: the cyborg program.
The Fateful Time
Series: The Fateful Time. Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Cherie discovers she made a great mistake divorcing the love of her life, she’s too late. Moments too soon her ex-husband is killed in a freak accident. In shock, Cherie visits her favorite antique store and finds a valuable trinket. A time travel trinket. Can Cherie go back and save her ex-husband, or is he fated to die?
The City
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
You wake up to find yourself in a dark field ... with two choices. And with a threat coming from high above, depending on which decision you make. Also check out the novel Nowhere Man and Orange Girl: a new novel by J.W. Walker (pen name for Wayne Haroutunian) "Your book has replaced Netflix for me." A.H. “I could totally see this as a movie.” C.B.
Hacker (Projet Bradbury, #28)
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 28. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: French. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jodie est aux anges : son vieux rabat-joie de père a enfin accepté qu'elle bénéficie de la greffe d'implant dont elle meure d'envie depuis si longtemps, et dont toutes ses camarades de lycée sont déjà équipées. Une fois connectée au réseau, elle pourra à loisir visionner des films, écouter de la musique, jouer aux jeux vidéo, communiquer avec ses contacts sans l'entremise d'un appareil tiers.
Just The Orts And A Few Odd Ends: A Song Of Goblins, Worms, And General Science Fiction Humor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a charming collection of short stories in the science fiction, humor, space opera, and fantasy genres by esteemed indie author Lennox Mumpsfield, creator of “If Only, If Only: A Collection Of Magical And Humorous Short Stories”. Actually, I, the person writing this, am Lennox, so whether you choose to believe that about my reputation is up to you. But yeah... good stories. Read the sample!
Fly By Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The ugly world of tomorrow is downright filthy and fly-infested, but someone has to clean it. Dale is a recycling man, slated to gather up the bodies of the dead for recycling. He carries a great guilty burden, but redemption is at hand.