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Latrodectus mactans
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: Italian. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Un eccitante nuovo gioco. Violento. Nel quale immergersi totalmente. Si dà la caccia alla temibile vedova nera. Qualcosa però va storto. E da predatori si diventa prede.
Detours Ahead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ten Science Fiction Flash Fiction Pieces (Under 1000 Words) with ironic, bizarre or quixotic endings. Now includes a bonus track for eleven stories! Ten Science Fiction Flash Fiction Pieces (Under 1000 Words) with ironic, bizarre or quixotic endings. Now includes a bonus track for eleven stories!
Someday Will Be Too Late
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new laws allowing indentured service may be salvation for some or a return to slavery. It all depends. Times are hard, your husband has died, your children are still young, and you’re buried in debt. You’ll sacrifice anything for your family, even your freedom. Because that’s all you have left.
Aurealis Duo: Transalienation
You set the price! Words: 8,520. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Dirk Strasser asks the question, if science can help a transsexual become the gender they know themselves to be, what would happen in the future if humans could become the alien they believe they are.
Aurealis Duo: Terrorism
You set the price! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Jack Dann, an expat New Yorker and multi-award winning SF author who eats Vegemite with an American accent, presents two stories that look at Terrorism from the other side of the looking glass.
Beneath the Crashing Waves (Adronis #2)
Series: Adronis. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Sara Adams gave up being human for the love of one man. Now, the love may not be enough. For Darian to ascend as Guardian of Adronis, he must have an heir, but what should be easy proves a daunting trial. Add in a mother-in-law who will stop at nothing to devastate her, and her new life is anything but happily ever after. Unknown to even Darian, the security of Adronis depends on her.
The Dream Machine. A collection of science fiction short stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: Australian English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
We dream about what the future may hold. Which ways will the future change from the present? We are interested in how the environment, institutions and technology will impact on people’s lives in the future.
Far Out! 4
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jack and his partner work to track down a killer who uses strange acids to disingrate and decapitate victims. The first victims are from the moon filled with casino resorts, so there are many possible suspects. Captain Fire keeps his officers working when they get stalled. It is amazing how the officers proceed! Unified physics technologies help make life and work easier throughout the story.
Wishes and Regrets
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Born with a gift that no human should possess, Darrel has lived a life of wonder. Now terminally ill, he has one last desire. While Darrel’s gift has allowed him to fulfill so many of his wishes, it also caused an unspeakable tragedy that left him forever filled with regret and cost him his true love. Is it too late to find closure, or has fate conspired to do Darrel one last favor?
The Mason Procedure
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A conveyor belt of warm bodies brings a constant stream of eager new young volunteers to fill the dangerous jobs in space. Every day is lived on the edge of danger where the slightest slip will find them in harms way.
A Black Tie Affair
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An obsessive android engineer infiltrates a socialite party to be close to his creation. During the party, he finds himself entangled in a game he doesn't entirely understand, and that could find him on the run from the authorities...
The Eclective: The Apocalypse Collection
Price: Free! Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's the end of the world as we know it, and the Eclective feels fine. With stories by Heather Marie Adkins, PJ Jones, M Edward McNally, Alan Nayes, RG Porter, Tara West, and Emma Jameson.
Buon Natale, Signor Babbers! (Un Breve Racconto Sci-Fi #1)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: Italian. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Questa è una piccola chicca per tutti gli amanti della Fantascienza classica, una decorazione natalizia per i miei lettori, un breve racconto di circa 6.700 parole, ambientato nel giorno di Natale di un futuro lontano. * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
Significance - a Science Fiction Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Roland Price holds the fate of a dying planet in his hands. If he can’t find a way to save them, he’ll be forced to destroy the people that his parents fought to protect.
Exit 14B
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Annoyed by the interruption of her chat with the polar bear Sally Wentham remains troubled all day. Once her careful schedule disintegrates Sally is forced to juggle family, clients and employees until she and her son Dominick discover another world on their way to his soccer game. Sally hopes to wake up from what must be this horrible dream. Is it a dream or is it real?
Outgrowth of the Brain
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, the burly new security guards, are no match for professional thieves who break and enter the Cloud Brother's mansion. That is, until young Master Trevor adapts Alf's cranium.
Alternate Apollos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alternate Apollos collects three short stories by Vaughan Stanger on the theme of counterfactual moon-landing missions.
Drifter
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When an ancient Ark ship from the early days of galactic exploration and colonisation is discovered drifting in close orbit around Concorde 5 the experienced salvage crew of the Southern Cross are called in to investigate. When the salvage crew arrives they soon discover this is no ordinary salvage mission.
Horseflesh
Price: Free! Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
No one would have believed that the end of the world would come in burgers. It's only horse meat, after all. But which horses, that's the question Craig Kennedy has to answer before it's too late. Mild horror.
Masked Mosaic : Canadian Super Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Masked vigilantes, superpowered antiheroes, super scientists! An anthology of Super Stories with a uniquely Canadian perspective.