Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories

Rule Number Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tanis Foster has a list of 61 people. He also has four rules to follow. There is now one person and one rule left. Will he finish?
The Fisherman and the Genie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Adam is the greatest 12-year-old chemist in the world - at least, as far as he knows. To prove his prowess, he attempts his most audacious feat yet: an experiment that will bring the fundamental forces of the universe to the confines of his potting-shed laboratory - and forever cement his reputation.
Year of the Rat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The family business: Some embrace it, some reject it. But for one family whose “business” means accepting science and religion, each sibling takes a side. Can something as simple—and complicated—as a rat settle the most important questions in life?
Best Tales of the Apocalypse
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,390. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Joe McKinney – J.F. Gonzalez & Michael Oliveri – Tim Curran – and 11 other groundbreaking scribes of the End Times Best Tales of the Apocalypse is full of the best short stories and novellas of the sub-genre. There are gods and monsters, Lovecraftian creatures and viruses that wipe out life as we know it. Read about colliding continents. Nuclear War. Technology gone awry. And so much more!
Glory
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Students were discouraged from venturing into the park's public toilet. Of course they all knew, in whispers and titters, it was because of the hole. This cautionary horror is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing. Contains disquieting (adult) themes.
Memories From Reality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve short stories telling a tale of delusions, paranoia, dark humor and the visceral reality that's around us.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Short stories to captivate, astound and satisfy: Reanimated dead. A citywide pursuit. A big sister’s nightmare. A political disaster in space. And many more.
Pandemonium Rain: A Short Accounting of the Zombie Apocalypse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the zombie apocalypse hits, Warrick Montgomery--Monty--witnesses the beginning of the end, but he's not going zombie without a fight. He leads the resistance against the man behind it all. But can he succeed in saving his world, or will his resistance fall? Pandemonium Rain is a short story with a scifi take on the zombie apocalypse.
Enter for Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Luke dreams of Jessie. Luke falls in love with Jessie on the subway. Luke accompanies her to an Alien Abductees Anonymous meeting. Luke's life changes.
Flashpoint
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Stoney M. Setzer presents eight flash fiction works that run the gamut from science fiction to suspense. What if a Chicago Cubs fan could break the curse on his team with a laptop? What if a mirror showed you what you really are? The answers to these and other questions lie within....
Just Like You
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: Australian English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Oh-Four-Two-See was to be the prototype unit for a revolutionary new line of Syntech models and the promise of a much needed economic boost for a struggling nation. On the night of the nation's elections, a radical anti-Syntech movement assumes power and Oh-Four-Two-See discovers exactly how closely he resembles his human designers.
2AT0074
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Roy Lannigan works for the powerful Varcon Pharma corporation. Varcon workers are required to be "medicated" at all times, by law. Roy discovers the rumors about Varcon having secret research vans is true, and when his pet is stolen, he is changed forever. He begins plotting revenge on Varcon. Working secretly, and committing the crime of learning in his free time, Roy takes any chance necessary.
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
The Best Little Christmas Ever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Schew and his family are new to Earth and want to celebrate Christmas. But how? And what is Christmas anyway? Will they find out in this silly story? Ten thousand light strands later... Silly Science Fiction Short Story.
Ice Dragons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Lissa struggles to fit in at the Parnassus Colony where she was born. She manages only by spending all her time outside in the snow and ice, exploring. What will her discovery of new life mean to the colony and to her own life? Will melting ice reveal her path? Science Fiction Short Story.
Le corps de l'américaine
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: French. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seconde enquête du SPES. Cet épisode d'octobre conduit les deux policiers dans un univers d'amérique fantasmée...
Man - Machine: A Journey
You set the price! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Three short stories exploring man's journey with and towards the machine. “Life is But a Dream” explores human intelligence and soul in a machine. “More Machine Than Human” explores the move towards Cyborgs and beyond. “An Arm and a Leg” explores what a society will give up to survive.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short stories to entertain, frighten and delight: Aliens. More than one parallel world. A manic, entertainment-driven civilisation. An automated hotel with a life-changing secret. And many more.
Monkeys and Empire State Buildings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mars had changed. Smith, a Marsmen engineered from Earth stock to build the earliest colony, pines for the good old days before Earthling tourists came and ruined it all. Then an accident threatens to tip tensions over the precipice and forces Smith to question the very notion of 'human,' and the claims of the true inheritors of Mars.
Unidentified Funny Objects 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
UFO2 is the second annual collection of humorous science fiction and fantasy short stories. Inside you'll find: - A golem on an interstellar cruise ship - Dragon-taunting for fun and profit - Time travel gone really wrong - Cubicle farm wizardry - Alien behemoths in Central Park And much, much more!