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The Hanging Table
By Neill Russell
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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
By William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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)
By Francisco Figueira
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
About Time: A Trio of Time Travel Tales
By D.K. Holmberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Time Travel - three short stories exploring different elements of time travel.
The Curtain Falls and Other Stories
By David Wesley Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award winning science fiction and fantasy stories from internationally acclaimed author David Wesley Hill.
The Future Embodied
By Jason Andrew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Future Embodied - An anthology of speculative stories exploring how science and technology might change our bodies and what it means to be human. Imagine what our ancestors a mere hundred years ago would have thought of the modern world.
Revisions
By Elizabeth Nicolson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
By Howard Loring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Not a sequel but a continuation, this third volume of the Elastic Limit series 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
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sent into the interstellar dark on a mission of mercy to cure an ancient plague ...
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella)
By Willow Cross
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
By Black Denim Lit
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
Love in the Time of Dust and Venom
By Sharon Joss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE SEARCH FOR PEACE IN A TIME OF DESTRUCTION After the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Keiko's grandfather insists on returning to his homeland to die in peace. Radiation prevents his return now, but what about the future? Time travel makes it possible, but no one can know what the future will bring…
A.K.A. The Alien
By Lindsay Tomlinson
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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
By Sean Monaghan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: 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)
By James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 3 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
A Slowly Darkening Sky
By Mike Kenny
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Human space explorers have just discovered a new alien species called the Naranebs. Jason Carter is among the members of the second exploratory team sent to learn more about their culture. Soon after he arrives, he encounters a young alien boy named Daneb, who shows him that Humans are like the ground, but the Naranebs are like the sky.
Les vieux contre attaquent
By Madjid Lebane
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Le SPES à la poursuite de vieux braqueurs déguisés en personnages de films du vingtième siécle. Quand les bases de données centrales se retrouvent face à des visages inconnus comment peuvent s'y prendre deux policiers pour retrouver des suspects ?
Kediak and the Legend of Ashwathama
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
There is a legend of a hunter. He travels the world, following the herd animals, killing them and using every part of them. He rarely interacts with the tribes, and no one ever finds him unless he wishes it. This man, Ashwathama, can do things most people cannot. He is a hard man, a secretive man. In the long history of my life, he is my greatest mistake. -Xia
Faith in Numbers
By Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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. Length is approximately 2,750 words.