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The Pressure of Ecstasy
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From Fantasy Book Critic: " . . . a new virtual reality system can recreate lost loved ones; but is there a glitch? reporter Marian investigates recreating her long lost lover John. Another very good story making a clear point."
Repairs
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story is set on the Essex coast, where big open skies soar out of flat marshes, bogs and the sea. Where the people are used to spaces and communicating across them. They like deadpan humour and deep feelings whispered rather than foghorned. So, in this story is love, attempted murder, a secret government plot to prevent the cure for just about any illness reaching the market...or maybe not.
Getting Zoe Fixed
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From SFRevu: "Jordy Reynolds is a punk kid in a future society intent on 'Getting Zoe Fixed' in the story by T.D. Edge. Zoe is his live-in girlfriend but she has been a real pain lately. So Jordy actually leaves his house (something unheard of) and seeks out someone who can 'fix' her. He finds something different in this interesting look at a future society."
The Dark Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jamie is only eight years old and already hates his life. Every night he screams for his parent s to help him rid his room of monsters.His parents assume it’s nothing more than the boy’s imagination, but what they fail to realize is that the monsters are real.
Maison close - Projet Bradbury, #23
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 23. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: French. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Miss A est une femme d'affaires d'un genre un peu particulier : dans un futur proche où les ingénieurs ont doté les robots de sentiments, de besoins et d'envies pour relancer une économie moribonde, son entreprise offre des prestations sexuelles aux machines, cyborgs et autres androïdes. Son business est florissant. Un jour, un homme vient à elle avec une proposition inhabituelle.
Divide and Conquer Volume One
Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This collection of short stories is the product of a Foil & Phaser workshop where a group of authors collectively tried to complete the 2013 National Novel Writing Month challenge of writing 50,000 words in the month of November. The goal was to have the group submit their stories, and then they would peer edit to critique and offer suggestions to improve their writing. (38,000 words approx.)
Than and Now
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Too tired to remember, too painful to forget? Do you really want to let go? Only Dr. Than removes unwanted memories.
One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sixteen stories of discovery from Australia's best writers. Each story in some way addresses the idea of discoveries, new beginnings, or literal or figurative "small steps", but each story takes you to places you far beyond the one small step you imagine... Journey through worlds and explore the reaches of the universe with this collection.
Abigail, A Valaran Chronicles Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story adds to where Amalgam, The Valaran Chronicles Book 1 ends. Learn how the people of Redwood rebuild there ruined lives with the assistance of Hobs and Archon. Abigail must step up as the new leader of her people and overcome obstacles and adversity - will she have what it to succeed.
Najemny Szwadron, tom I
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Opowieść o grupie najemnych żołnierzy, usiłujących przetrwać w nieprzyjaznym świecie XXII wieku. Udowadniają, że w dobie nieustannych zdrad, błyskawicznych zmian sojuszy i całkowitego zdziczenia, jest miejsce na honor i odwagę.
Shelley's Rose
You set the price! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short classical Gothic cautionary tale, set in the present.
The Undetermined State of Charlie Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by THE WINTERMAN PROJECT. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Charlie has made a lot of mistakes in her life, not the least of which was marrying Troy. On the worst night of her life she makes a new friend who might just have a way out.
Rats! (A short story)
Price: Free! Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The future is bright...for them. Rats is a free short story by the author of The Drift Wars.
Under
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following the Final War, humans are forced to join an underground society of cave dwellers. The last remaining group of survivors tries to move forward despite great loss and a now inhabitable Earth surface. But when a virus threatens animal life, will it be a minor setback? Or will it signal the end of any hope for a future?
A Trick of the Tail (After the Fall #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In 2078, Earth was invaded. After the Fall stories document that time. Sienna was trying to find a refuge away from Earth that would be safe for both her and her unborn child.Then she mistook a Siamet for a Katarr.
Tropic of Labrador
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories: -2080 brings dustbowls and mass migration northward -- but on the bright side, there's also the Fourth Annual Jellyfishburger Cook-Off on the warm beaches of Labrador! Plus: -In the 2020s, a real football fan doesn't just support his team; he seizes it -A bored national security agent asks: Why spy when you can own?
Darkness Rising
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kia's life revolved around the Dark who killed her tribe at will. There was nothing she could do until Kia's anger overwhelmed her fear. Defender of her tribe, Kia bided her time until she discovered a new weakness in the Dark. Darkness Rising is a moody science fiction story set in humanity's ancient past where one woman's life made a huge difference in humanity's development.
Anything That Spins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greta Rutherford, a simple mechanic, is used to solitude. For two years she has traveled through the void of space to a place in the wake of Jupiter’s orbit to repair an unmanned relay station. What she found there shocked her. Because she is not alone.
Ice Age, Space Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ice Age, Space age is a collection of thirteen stories previously released as ebook singles, together under a single cover. The stories range from the most recent ice age to farther in the future than the human race is now from the dawn of civilization -- strange times, strange people; but however removed in time the people in these stories may be, their basic humanity still shines through.
Overtaken
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nicole and Barry have moved to the little town of Traysi, Arizona, and on the thirteenth of October, there's a knock at their door. It turns out that in Traysi, every October 13th is Takeover Day, when certain residents of the town are singled out by something not of this world. Also includes an author's note.