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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.
Tales from the Creature Keeper: Survival Critters
Price: Free! Words: 28,280. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In an age of rediscovery, various "tribes" are digging up the remains of humanity and using them to re-establish civilizations. When four of these tribesfolk set out to practice living in the wild though, they have bigger concerns like how to not get eaten by wandering bears, escaped genetic experiments, and giant spiders. They almost don't even get leftover pastries to see them through the trip.
Zombies Ate My Muslim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
All he wants is to have a simple life. And that simple life he wants to spend with his celebrity girlfriend, Barbra Streisand. But unbeknownst to him, his darling Barbra has become a Muslim... which isn't a bad thing. Except for the rampaging zombie horde outside his front door who only want to eat Muslims.
Apex Magazine Issue 61
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
Sid and Arthur's Christmas Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid and Arthur, from The Crying Pennant, in the short stories that were published on my blog over Christmas.
The Opposite of Memory: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Can losing your memories make you stronger? Can it be a form of recreation? What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred? From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.
Informed Consent
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the war-torn Middle East a UN Weapons Inspector finds himself faced with a terrible choice. Forewarned of a chemical weapons attack on a civilian population Henry Jace must decide to unleashed an experimental defensive pathogen and violate all the rights and freedoms he holds most dear, or stand aside with the rest of the world and watch a genocide.
Free Soup / The Many Iterations of Kendra Dixon
Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two short stories- Free Soup: When a homeless man and a young girl go to a soup kitchen run by a UFO cult, they find out that there’s really no such thing as free soup. The Many Iterations of Kendra Dixon: A brain surgery reveals the true nature of time to Kendra Dixon and allows her to freely roam all possible versions of her life.