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Pirates of the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Fantastic Journey begins into the unknown Multiverse with a new scientific discovery project. As a science team investigates another universe space pirates from that universe are pulled into their universe.
A Meeting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story dealing with the first contact between two species. This is my first short story.
The Clock
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short sci-fi story looking at the reasons why a clock stopped.
Darker Matter: Stories of Strange Futures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
“[Polson] provides some remarkable observations about the nature of humanity…” - K.J. Hannah Greenberg (Tangent Online) Now available after sitting in virtual purgatory for over a year: a collection of six dark science fiction stories. Some are brutal, others heart-wrenching and poignant.
Interzone 248 (Sep-Oct 2013)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New science fiction and fantasy stories and novelettes by Carole Johnstone, James Van Pelt, Greg Kurzawa, Ken Altabef, Sean McMullen. Cover art by Jim Burns, and interior colour illustrations by Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford. Plus Ansible Link by David Langford (news), Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe (movies), Book Zone (books), Future Interrupted by Jonathan McCalmont (comment).
Under the Needle's Eye by Linda DeMeulemeester, Susan Ee, Raymund Eich, Emily Mah, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Kiini Ibura Salaam, Ibi Zoboi, Ari Goelman, Samantha Ling, Patrick Samphire, and Allan Rousselle, Edited by Raymund Eich and Emily Mah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven authors with one thing in common: the Clarion West Workshop for Science Fiction and Fantasy class of 2001. Other than that, we're about as diverse as you can get. This anthology is one of the broadest samples you can find of up and coming science fiction and fantasy talent.
The Prototype
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lowly quality assurance employee befriends an android who by accident uncovers a mysterious plot at the behemoth corporation where he works, Vartan Industries. ( science fiction short story)
Ghost Planet
Price: Free! Words: 38,820. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories from the evil mind of Louis Shalako.
The Universe vs The Beast of Harmala
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A narrative story of the Beast of Harmala who terrorizes the universe. The last war of the universe is about to begin. All species are in great fear and the danger of his wrath upon them.
Just a Boy
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, Taz learns he's unusually strong for a fourth-grader, but having super powers isn't all it's cracked up to be. Find out what other powers he has and the unexpected adventures that result!
Oops!!!
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A thrilling, chilling, short story telling the tale of Kevin and the time machine he builds. Inspired as a boy by a brilliant professor, Kevin achieves his dream with the support of the Mayor and his powerful allies. After dedicating many years to this endeavor, will Kevin finally accomplish his goal so that he can go back and give his wife and daughter, Sara, his undivided attention? Oops!!!
Anagnorisis (2035)
Series: Still Light, 1:4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
All hearts must break, and so know new life. There comes a time when each person must grasp or reject their fate. This is that time for three very different people, tied by the bonds of time and power, face a decision. Something of each dies, and something new is born. Also, a millennia-long fight using ecosystems as weapons, serial killing for a higher cause and beans excreted by cats.
Twas the Night
Series: Space Station Tales, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The holiday that most connects humanity is that of the mid winter night. Christmas may belong to Christians but children everywhere look for Santa. Even those living at a space station a Space Station Tale
Same Time Next Year at the Spaceport Cafe
Series: Space Station Tales, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Even in deep space lovers find a way to connect. A space station can circle a world, a sun or just a point in space. a Space Station short story
In Space No One Can Hear You Scream
Series: Space Station Tales, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Humans have moved out into the great dark. Living in creations of steel, glass and science they have brought with them beliefs and celebrations from old Mother Earth. This tale is of Halloween and what it would be first of the Space Station Tales
The Green Leopard Plague and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,360. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Stories in this collection were nominated for three Nebula awards, a Hugo, and a Sidewise Award. Contents include "Daddy's World," "Pinocchio," "Lethe," "The Tang Dynasty Underwater Pyramid," and the title story. With extensive annotations by the author and an introduction by Charles Stross.
Vamp or Not?
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a short story about a teenage girl that befriends a group of Goths. One of her new companions has her questioning, is it possible that he is a vampire?
New Performer
Series: Worlds Apart, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A new woman has joined Tamio's troop. A dancer, sleek and limber and more than she seems. A star traveler who has never felt the pull of a planet's moon. She will learn much about a world and herself.
Pigmossium
You set the price! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greedy gangsters trap each other into a fatal showdown while MAMPA agents help Theropods escape from their flooded planet.
Thrice Uncharmed
Series: Wynne d'Arzon, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hector Primuman IV, great-great grandson of founder of Arzon colony, knows he’s odd. With the genegineering that advanced his mind, the closest thing he has to a friend is the one girl who can (usually) keep up with him, Wynne Layuman. But Wynne’s highly competitive. And she’s smart enough that she’ll eventually figure out what he can’t tell her, and he can’t be sure she won’t hate him for it.