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Dinosaurs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Hugo Award-nominated novelette takes place in the distant future, when a highly-evolved humanity finds itself at war with the alien Shars. The product of eight million years of evolution, Ambassador Drill is sent to make peace... but does he retain enough of his humanity to recognize that of his enemies?
Moles
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
These undercover operatives were definitely not from Russia ... a short science fiction story by David Wesley Hill.
Two Speculative Fiction Short Stories: Justice and The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This publication contains two science fiction/speculative fiction short stories. The first, "Justice", involves a trial for the last remaining capital crime in a unified near-future Earth. The second, "The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved" reveals the true nature of the Great Sphinx and the powerful secret hidden beneath its right paw eons ago by its unearthly builders.
Surfacing (Novella)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards, “Surfacing” is the story of Anthony, an emotionally scarred researcher who finds it easier to talk to whales and to aliens than to members of his own species. Until a stranger named Philana enters his life, with a terrifying problem of her own that dares him to break through the surface of his world.
Strange Sci-Fi Short Stories: The Supernatural Side
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a collection of 6 science fiction Short Stories plus 1 Bonus Short Story (political humor) of 33100 words (the stories are also available individually) : *Bigfoot and the Boundary *Meeting Bigfoot *Sydney the Beagle is My Analyst *The Ghostly Kite *Execute Him in the 13th Hour *The Haunted Yellow Rose *The Governor's Aide
End of Days (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story poses a novel theory of cosmology involving the role of black holes in the creation and extinction of a limitless number of multiverses including our own. It explores scientific arrogance and the ability of determined terrorists to exploit it, using two suitcase nukes and a commercial plane in a field experiment that will begin an irreversible countdown to the end of days.
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Finding herself on board the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her missing friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
Zeitsplitter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: German. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zweite überarbeitete Auflage der Zeitsplitter. Die Texte sind neu formatiert, allerdings sprachlich nicht weiter verändert, um dem Geist der Erzählungen zu erhalten. So ist Zeitsplitter eine Hommage an die goldene Zeit der Science Fiction, von Klassik, Abenteuer, Mystik, bis hin zum Cyberspace.
The Day the Dolphins Vanished (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a dedicated marine biologist/linguist makes the breakthrough in the near future that allows true communication to take place between humans and dolphins, what might our aquatic cousins learn about us and teach us about ourselves, and what consequences might result from an exchange of knowledge?
Mergs (Or Why Godot Can't Come) (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world that worships power and raises human beings onto pedestals erected from the insubstantial building blocks of ego, hubris, and self-delusion, it is no wonder that we look for meaning and enlightenment in all the wrong places. But what if even the most wretched soul amongst us were a god in a singular universe whom sentient beings worship and completely depend upon for their survival?
What Price to Live the Dream? (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If it were within your power to change your subjective past through the use of technology, what price would you pay to revisit a crossroad in your life when you had made a terrible, life altering mistake? Would you give up an unfulfilled life haunted by the ghosts of roads not taken for the chance at happiness in an alternate reality?
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story delves into one possible chilling explanation for what lurks in the dark recesses of the human brain for which science has yet to discover a clear use. One man has discovered the truth, and it will kill him.
The Hanging Table
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Hanging Table is Neill Russell‘s debut short story. A supernatural suspense, the story explores a man’s relationship with an unusual piece of furniture and the memories it holds.
Reconcilable Differences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Carl often fails to remember what Madeline feels is important. She hasn't much hope for their marriage, with all the irreconcilable differences in the way they each see things? Maybe Memory Replacement Therapy holds the answer (or you could find it by reading “Reconcilable Differences.”) (also available in the collection “Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.")
Mindscapes:Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains 10 science fiction and speculative fiction short stories on themes ranging from the innermost dimensions of the mind to the outer reaches of the universe focusing from diverse perspectives on the meaning of life, the superlative strength and wrenching weakness of the human spirit, the power of love and the duality of human nature anchored in both the divine and the profane.
2029 (Português)
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Faz ideia do que é uma verdadeira crise? Como é que o mundo se ajustaria após do acontecimento menos expectável? 12 anos depois do que pode acontecer a qualquer momento.
The Curtain Falls and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Award winning science fiction and fantasy stories from internationally acclaimed author David Wesley Hill.
Revisions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Changeless Tides finds teacher Noreen in a post apocalyptic world where dilemma forces her to confront her past ghosts created in a mad world. Celestial Sounds change an entire community through creativity. The Gift. Can dreams change lives? Invitation to Forgiveness continues Celestial Sounds. Tea for Three. Mysterious teacups and night time dreams drive a woman to confront her bitterness.
Tales of the Elastic Limit - Twelve Epic Fables (2015 new edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Not a sequel but a continuation, this third volume of the Elastic Limit series (2015 new edition) is a compilation of twelve intriguing short stories, all presented in Epic Fable form, that together convey the larger, hidden meaning of the elusive Elastic Limit of Time.
Calling the Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Sent into the interstellar dark on a mission of mercy to cure an ancient plague ...