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A Method to the Madness: A Guide to the Super Evil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The quintessential guide for aspiring ne'er-do-wells everywhere. A collection of 24 papers presented by evil luminaries, destined to become a legendary yet practical handbook.
Sensory Alterations
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Joining the space station building program had been a path to adventure and excitement for Tinesha, but she couldn't adjust to the environment. When her friend Kalila suggested visiting the gardens, it opened up a way to alter her senses to match the station. It also opened a path between the two of them that Tinesha would never have hoped for before.
Agent: Cyclone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agent Cyclone is the story of the origins of Cyrus (Seer-us) “Cyclone” Jones. A young woman from Georgia with the God-given ability to control the weather as far as she can see.
The hundredth independence day
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: British English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lightly written science fiction, with a touch of Indian patriotism.
My Trip in Time
Price: Free! Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When James Peter Matthews confesses to his parents that he is an atheistll, his Mom cried for a week, his name was plastered all over the church prayer lists, and his entire family was on his case about it. After several weeks of vainly trying to convince his family that he was right, James has an ingenious idea – travel forward in time and bring back irrefutable evidence that God doesn’t exist.
Some Sci-Fi for the Stage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is difficult to write a stage play in a science fiction setting, but with a bit of creative back stage work and some imagination these two one act plays should satisfy some of the science fiction fans out there.
Gone Hunting: and other short stories of Vardin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
John Henry has seen a miracle. Rhiannon is here to silence him. A hunt gone wrong, a child’s uncontrollable power manifested, and a horror about to be unleashed. Born in a land hidden and separated from the rest of Europe by the Barrier, Casal is caught between two sides of her heritage. Three stories of hunters with fantastic powers and the Barrier between two worlds.
Past, Present, and Future (2176-2194)
Series: Spacer Series, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Interstitial short stories" include Ecurba’s rescue of 31 kids during Operation NESTKNOCK (2176), his meeting of a daughter he did not know he had (2194), the full closing of the circle between Admiral Xiu-Li Chen and Captain Priti Fareyes (2192), and Admiral Chen’s meeting with “Katsavr’s Qitten” (2194).
The Taniwha of Ana Cove
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Doctor Josepha Blackwell’s love of strange fauna has bought her to the wilds of New Zealand to track down whatever is responsible for a rash of disappearances. Unfortunately, not only is her personal grooming in peril, but also her very life. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Great Expectorations
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short stories by the award-winning author of The Marann. At the beginning of the 25th century, Cassie Johnson is a debt worker just starting a new life on a new planet. When she finds a pest in the basement of a building she’s inspecting, things change.
Three-Quarters Martian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The first man to walk on the moon was a hero to five generations. The first woman to walk on Mars was forgotten even before her boots plunked into the red dust. Abandoned by a fracturing civilization on Earth, the first mission to Mars is in trouble. Anna-Jing, her left leg buried along with her co-pilot, and her malnourished crewmates must make impossible choices in order to return home.
Mind-Bending Tales of Alien Encounters
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A new sci-fi action thriller with two tales of explorers encountering mind-bending aliens! In deep space explorers encounter something of unknown origins that has been hidden there since the dawn of creation that starts killing them, and if it escapes could destroy the universe. Explorers find a pulsating alien sphere, and it enters them into another universe where they encounter strange entities.
U.S.S. Humanity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,360. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Outcast for protecting lives, a highly skilled, disillusioned 6-person crew embarks on a 6-year corporate deep-space mission, but together emerges as an uncompromising human force when confronted by greedy syndicates and aliens in the lawlessness of space.
Antologia Fénix de Ficção Científica e Fantasia - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 14,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Constituída por mini contos de autores portugueses, cujo tema comum é Livros. Livros que comem, livros que sonham, livros que alteram o ordem do tempo, tudo o que poderá imaginar de fantástico nos livros.
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Festival
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: British English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The festival always brings crowds of tourists to Abatha, thronging the streets with their holier than thou attitude and easy to steal purses. Keldaren is about to find out the hard way that they're not all as harmless as she thinks.
Super Lizard Begins
Series: The Amazing Super Lizard. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ropo is a Nigerian living in North Yorkshire; he has just been covered in toxic waste and become a super hero. Unfortunately for him he is a lizard and it has all come as rather a shock!
Starlight, Starbright
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The archivist Un'Yhe has honored the strangers throughout his long lifetime. The strangers have smiled at every relic of the broods' homeworld Un'Yhe has brought before them. Un'Yhe's care continues to expand the museum built upon the strangers' crashed ark, until one day the strangers unfold the homeworld's bright sky to reveal a sparkling treasure more glorious than even Un'Yhe's museum houses.
A Story in a Flash - A Collection of 300 Word Flashfiction Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A Collection of 50 Flash-fiction stories by Michael Drake. Each story is exactly 300 words in length. Mostly science fiction, fantasy or fractured fairy tales.
Robot Love (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
What happens when a robot is blinded by love and ignores Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics? 17 year old Ashley Morgan is your typical girl next door, with a crush on her geeky neighbor and friend, Franklin Dyachenko. She wants to ask him to be her date for their Senior Prom, but he is always preoccupied with Robbie, his robot. Will the robot stand in the way of their love, or push them closer?
Spaceports & Spidersilk April 2013 issue
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Marge Simon, Lauren McBride, Guy Belleranti and many more.