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84C Watson's Words
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight short stories from Christopher Watson: Unseen, The Jeweler's Daughter, Used To Be, From Ashes, Roach's Run, Time Loop, Clearing Crystal, and The Weight of Scales. Also included are flash fiction titles: Tomorrow: Humanity, Morning Glory, and Treat Me
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The secret history of the universe, virtual civilizations, murderous plants, and tailored diseases. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science. Included are three new pieces of fiction and other resources for the budding mad scientist.
The Outlier #3: Lost Souls
Series: The Outlier, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The world's #1 Big-Data Detective returns in yet another impossible adventure. This time the wrong things are happening at the wrong times in the wrong places while pasts and futures hang in the balance. Part Freakonomics, part Sherlock Holmes, part Doctor Who, part somewhere on the spectrum and 100% completely absurd, The Outlier series continues with "The Outlier #3, Lost Souls
The Pyrrianaut
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about vanishing youth and fighting pseudo-dinosaurs.
Eight Factors
Series: Eight Factors, Book 6 ยท Short Story Collections, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Deadly danger reveals incredible powers. Those Gifted with eight Factors erupt into superheroes when faced with death. Only to discover that greater threats lurk under their new world. Meyari McFarland crafts a world where greatness lurks inside of everyone but who can say who the true villains are? The collection includes: Shadow Dreams Eruption Event Foster Home Valkyrie Intruder
The Hanging Judge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People fear Judge Esmé Morell. They call her The Hanging Judge because she actually uses the execution chamber she travels with from colony to colony. She places market value on lives. But she might come to regret that. Because not everyone fears her as much as she thinks.
Welcome to Fear
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For astronaut Jon Williams, going to Mars was a dream. Will it become a nightmare?
Aquasynthesis Again: Splashdown Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Our past, our future, our fate, our hope—all come to life within a frozen pool at the edge of a vast ocean swirling across the orb of a lost world. Join the authors of Splashdown Books on a journey across space, time, and reality. From Earth to other planets near and far, fantasy lands and Avenir Eclectia. Sixteen stories, one destination: Aquasynthesis.
What's In My Shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An rich amphibian acquires a young servant from a planet with the unlikely name of Earth. A barbarian vows revenge on the young princess who scorned him. A boy, a dog, and an AK47. The captain of a spaceship watches a possible extinction event. Orange trees in Los Angeles, a tsunami, and how to use zombies. Remembering a trip to a hardware store and slaves on the Underground Railroad
Fembot Wars - Prelude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It was always going to happen once the technology had developed enough - men would create female robots for their company and prefer them over women. Society reached a compromise, but neither side was happy, and neither side knew where it would take them all. There were some humans who wanted to be rid of all fembots, there were fembots who had a vision, a plan for a world free of humans.
Generational Ship Blues
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Life aboard a generational ship isn't all its cracked up to be... as Population Prosperity Officer Russell is about to find out.
Collected Stories of 2009
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Glittering Throng Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It was 2009. That was the year everything changed for me. Major life changes, career changes, and seismic shifts in the publishing landscape. This was the year when I “got serious” about my writing – not that I hadn’t been studying and learning for many years before, but this was the turning point. This collection pulls together ten stories written in 2009.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
The Medicine
Series: Softweapons, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How would the world react if a plant capable of curing any disease was found? What would you do if no one knew about it but you?
Unraveled
Price: Free! Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
She travels through time, unraveling knots and fixing mistakes before an anomaly can destroy a timeline. Her only partner is Darien, her soulmate. Without him, unraveling Time would be unbearable. Maddening. When Darien falls victim to an anomaly like no other, can she save him, or will she go mad trying?
As Time Goes By
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Time travel - the last frontier - is it a puzzle inside a paradox wrapped around the impossible?
First Person Peculiar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,400. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Some writing classes caution their students to avoid first-person stories—too traditional, too dated, too difficult to sell. We’ve convinced 5-time Hugo Award winner Mike Resnick to show you how it’s done with two dozen of his best first-person stories.
Panic Over Metropolis
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
What makes a man super? What makes him think he is a superman? What makes him think he IS Superman? Find out along with Clark Kent.
Robot and Raygun 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Robot and Raygun features all kinds of science fiction, from post apocalyptic worlds to starships travelling through the voids of space and all that lies between. It is our aim to help fire your imagination and to envision the many futures that lay before us.
Dowse and Bleed: a novelette of Kingdoms and Thorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rachelle was once one of the most powerful special human military operatives, able to read genetic material on contact. Now she has her own problems and staying out of the business tops the list. Then an informant vanishes from his apartment, leaving shattered windows, blood on the carpet, and a frantic message that he knows who's after him. Just one more case, even if it could end up killing her.