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A Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With his client dead and his services paid for in advance, private detective Pete Lincoln has a murder to solve. In a world where even the most intimate acts are visible to everyone and where everyone knows everyone else’s business, who could have killed Mara Kalleigh and walked away unseen? This story was originally published in the June 2012 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact.
Urban Horror : Doors Short Story by Richard GK Stark
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Doors - a high flying lawyer leaves the family firm he began with to join one of the biggest Law Firms in the World. Will he regret it?
Fragments of Fantasy
Price: Free! Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories and micro fiction. Fantasy. Horror. Comedy. There is a tale for everyone within these pages. Featuring 10 short stories and 10 micros, these quick reads are perfect when you only have a few minutes.
The Truth, From a Lie of Convenience
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marianne Summers was a Pulitzer Prize winning investigator who has aged and slipped from public favor. After accepting a gig in Luna City, The Moon, she uncovers a story so big, it could reinvigorate her career. Marianne struggles to uncover the truth that Luna City officials have killed to keep secret.
Toy Box
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
Everything that Leonard puts into his Toy Box disappears...
Black Denim Lit #5: No Sleep Till Deadtown
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit #5 "No Sleep Till Deadtown": 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 edits together over a hundred pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Michael Haynes, Daniel Moore, Suzanne Burns, John Pace, Sarah Vernetti, Elaine Olund, Janet Slike, and Sean Monaghan
Old Man's Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
This short story (3200 words) is about an old man finding his place in a futuristic world; a world of space travel and space colonization. Earth is suffocating and new worlds are needed. An expedition with the aim of colonizing a new planet is sent out.
A Song for Naia
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Short Story. Others of Ryad’s people have given up trying to free their destined lovers from the glacier. Only one will dare fight the ice after nightfall and for Naia’s sake he must succeed.
Stolen Sky
You set the price! Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Calusar’s heritage is one of mystical rituals and dancing. This is their way of fighting the forces from a parallel reality. The metal seems of no use in magic. It’s a new and refreshing approach that guarantees that no chain mail armor and swords will be hurt during this story.
The Studio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Despite the power of modern communication we must still wonder at the use we make of our information. News reports start with pictures of war cemeteries in Europe followed by graphic details of slaughter in the Sudan and end with massive profits earned by big business? We must ask ourselves are we not learned enough, technical enough and rich enough to build a better world; It seems not…
The Emotions of the Non-Living
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Can an android help us understand what makes us human? Lilith’s traumatic encounter with a mutant stowaway will scar her forever. Or is it a blessing in disguise? An 'Aboard the Universe' story
Alter Prospect
Price: Free! Words: 8,920. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ако сте заинтригувани от историята ми, моля изтеглете си я и я прочетете. Не бих могъл да я опиша накратко.
The Robot Who Stole Herself
Series: Archival and Recovery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Cantina Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Before she became an American Space Ranger. Before she joined Queen-Commander Rhiannon on the Ceridwen’s Cauldron. Before she was sentient, M3L-15-A was a nanny. In this science fiction short story, Melissa turns her child-rearing programming on herself and climbs to sentience. In her 40 years of existence, Melissa has come to sentience many times. This is the first.
Mexican Radio And Other Short Stories, Volume I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Mexican Radio And Other Short Stories, Volume I. a collection of fiction. science fiction/fantasy, historical fiction, westerns, contemporary fiction and suspense.
The Miracle of a First Night
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Clerk Natalie Hart, a woman shunned by her orthodox Jewish family for her involvement with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, is joined by Chief Archivist Wellington Thornhill Books, Esquire, in a case that reaches beyond the archivist’s scope. Natalie must not only educate the  archivist naïve to the ways of her people, but help in retrieving a mysterious artifact deeply rooted in legends.
Those Dark Satanic Mills
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agent Imogen Feaveryear finds herself investigating a mysterious panic overcoming a mill in the countryside of Manchester, England. The unassuming mystery, dismissed by other agents of the Ministry, leads her to India, the approval of Doctor Sound on granting the young agent the latest in R&D technology. This case only twists and turns harder as Imogen confronts an enigmatic intruder.
Tales from the Archives: Volume 7
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes: Under Oak Island by K T Bryski, Wooden Go to Waste by Sandra Wickham, Why the Sea is Boiling Hot by Michael Spence, and Those Dark Satanic Mills by Suna Dasi
Merry Christmas, Verity Fitzroy
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's Christmas Eve, and Verity Fitzroy finds herself distracted from her duties with the Ministry Seven. When she endangers her fellow urchins, she begins to question her role in their life. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of thi
Curtain Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cordelia is called to a strange theatre by a message from her estranged father, and she hopes for a joyful reunion. Her father though has been treading on dangerous ground while trying to impress the Director the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Still Cordelia cannot possibly know the strange and terrifying details of what lies within this particular play house.
A Trick of Strong Imagination
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Althea Galway, a gifted statistician for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, follows her tedious pursuits for Doctor Sound to a Winter carnival and a strange mystery at its heart. With a dashing illusionist and the memories of her own secretive past with the Traveling Galloway Circus clouding her judgment, she dares to reach beyond her station.