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Newcomer: Chapter 6
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In this chapter, Cali meets some friends and encounters a creature beyond belief.
Boom Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
On the living planet of Eltru, a vast reserve of fuel is discovered beneath a small town. Katherine, a young girl whose family lives on a spice farm over the fuel reserve, relies on her close relationship with her brother to help her understand the secret conflicts and tensions between their parents, and ends up keeping some dangerous secrets of Julian’s herself.
Tales of Time
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Time travel, immortality, alternate history, and more! Fascinating tales from the past, the present, and the future.
Software Update
You set the price! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short science fiction story about a husband and father in the near future who refuses to grow up until he dies . . . again.
Elimination Round
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Lexie Milleau is a shoo-in to win the game show: Talent or Trivia! The audience loves her and ratings have skyrocketed since her debut on the show. The charismatic producer, Tam, has not only guaranteed her victory but has pitched her as the star in an upcoming network show. Life could not be any brighter for Lexie. All she has to do is make it through the Elimination Round…
Incordié al piloto Jim: Viajes en el tiempo y aventuras siderales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
El piloto Jim es un gran héroe galáctico protagonista de un sin fin de aventuras siderales repletas de humor. Así veremos en estas páginas como el piloto Jim, inicialmente un laureado piloto de la Flota Estelar, cambia de profesión para convertirse en una especie de detective espacial a sueldo encargado de extraños casos, en misiones de exploración y espionaje.
Ms. Halo
Price: Free! Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Ms. Halo is a unique, comical look at what colonization and first contact could mean for human life. No cities are destroyed, no federations are formed. For the alien overlord Ms. Halo, humans are valued for their companionship and cuteness, but that love comes with a price.
Silk Spider: Behind the Eightball
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Silk Spider tracks eight tuxedo-clad felons are committing copycat robberies. She’s putting her detective skills to work, as well the vast resources of a superhero HQ. And when she catches up to this new Eight-Ball Gang with her bullet-proof corset and anger-fueled super-strength, she’ll make them sorry they ever put on their masks. A story of mature spandex, pulp action, and dark humor.
A LifeTrade Wedding
Series: LifeTrade ยท Short Stories by Adam Bender. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Read about the next direction of matchmaking apps – exchanging lives! A reluctant groom leaves his bride at the altar by trading places with a man who wants to be married. A series of testimonials by the wedding party shows how LifeTrade can give everyone a “happily ever after."
Shelter: Zero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is a lost story from the Heavy Metal Magazine era of the 1980s. Never published, it was written on the other side of the time loop and therefore did not exist, yet. If you are reading this message and Y2K hasn’t arrived, then you might possibly be stuck in said time loop. So enjoy it all over again.
Present Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Present Future is an anthology covering a dozen short stories that were written over the course of a decade and a half. A few of these have been published previously, some were finished and never published, others existed as ideas recorded as notes until they were fleshed out for this work, and a couple of them were written exclusively for this collection.
The First Three 'Things I Could Get Out of My Mind'
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of eighteen short, speculative fictions by William Mangieri: Passed Life B.I.T. Through Her Eyes Business is Business A Dish Best Served Quiet! Sasqwhat? The View from Up Here Inheritance The Human Interface Riding the Devil Last Call In Robert’s Memory My Reality Show The Body Choosing the Right Time The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions Thank You for Your Interest in XenCorp
Bid the Moon Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Jervis’s son has a melt-down at school, and takes on partial wolf form, it’s just a normal family crisis, but when the nurse warns that anti-Lupine activists have the family’s name on a hit-list, Jervis needs to get them off the moon—and fast. The only question is how—and the only way to find an answer is to find a helpful spacer in the best pizza bar on Lunar One… one with a ship for three.
Mind's Eye
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mind's Eye: Her crew held her together day by day, scrabbling for a living at the margins of the solar system. Meade would fix everything if she could, her pilot's seat's squeaking on up to the glitchy engines and too small fuel tanks. But Captain Celeste wouldn't spend money on the Mind's Eye. So, sweat dripping, Meade piloted the Mind's Eye for the next big score. If it existed.
Hay un Zombi en mi Sopa
Series: Guajars. You set the price! Words: 25,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hay de todo, fantasía por supuesto, algo de ciencia ficción, retazos y experimentos autoconclusivos, horrores exorcizados desde alguna mazmorra de mi inconsciente, sueños de adolescente y proyectos ambiciosos.
Tree Row Howl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Agent Carthage has heard rumors about Tanesca; now she will see just how strange it really is.
Fleeting Glimpse
Price: Free! Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fleeting Glimpse is a collection of three short stories previously published on my blog, now in a free and easily shared format. These brief character portraits explore the unseen frontiers of human space colonization: the Mormon retiree looking for a new promised land, the environmental scientist on a broken planet, and the diplomat who turns his skills to torture.
Grek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grek is a cook on a spaceship. A very bad cook. Grek is also one of the last humans in the universe. And a very bad representation of humans. But Grek's bad cooking and bad . . . human-ing might be the least of his ship captain's concerns.
Revival (Episode 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Abigale continues her journey through the post-apocalyptic world of Revival. Sent into the destroyed world by her superiors, Abigale and two new comrades prepare to search for other survivors of the last war.
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #5 (Spring 2017)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Spring 2017 special Eldritch Earth issue. Burroughsian adventure on a prehistoric Lovecraftian Earth.