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13 Strange Short Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
13 short sci-fi/horror stories with twisted endings similar to the old Twilight Zone styled entertainment. These are easy reading, fun and enjoyable shorts that end in "wow" and "whoa" moments for the readers. "Some of the best in its class"
A Short Walk to the Other Side: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Award Winning Finalist - International Book Awards* "Bravo! More!" from Ray Bradbury for Matthew J. Pallamary's short stories. A Short Walk to the Other Side is a second short story collection of supernatural, science fiction, and horror stories following "The Small Dark Room of the Soul" by multiple award winning author Matthew J. Pallamary, which examines the shadow side of human nature.
The Small Dark Room of the Soul - And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There can be no light without darkness. The sun cannot rise without night preceding it, and the setting sun of the day must inevitably fade to black. If life were all sunshine and roses, there would be no contrast. Perpetual sunshine would be both blinding and devastating. We need the darkness. It is an integral part of the whole. Part of us. Horror stories are a reflection of our darker side.
Original Encounter
Series: Dia Nova, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the waning days of a war of independence, Commander Theo Paxton of the Dia Nova colony is sent to rescue a team of scientists who disappeared on the planet’s moon. When he arrives with his own team, he discovers a crash site and a single survivor. That survivor acts strangely, and then leads Theo to a discovery that has the potential to change the colony forever.
Stars that Fall to Earth: And Other Science-Fiction Tales of the Macabre, the Humoresque, and the Human
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This present volume of eight stories and three novellas has characters that instantly grab the imagination and moves forward without mincing words. And most of all, this work stands as unique even in its genre of the fantastic, as each tale relates original narratives of unpredictable intrigue.
The Re-Entanglement of Grant Decker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Grant's daughter thinks he's having senior moments, but he knows it's just those voices. He's never been one to talk to himself, but maybe it's time. How else will he know if his life is coming apart or coming together? What does it all add up to? Read it and find out. "The Re-Entanglement of Grant Decker" is a short fiction, also in “Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND."
The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is not entirely serious, and it's not entirely not serious. There’s only one cat (briefly) mentioned in the whole book, velociducks do not hunt in packs around English village ponds, and the Moon landing actually cost England a lot more than two hundred and fifty quid. Think Ealing comedy written by tweed-cap chaps in white laboratory coats, some of whom were on psychotropic substances.
The Eclipse of a Black Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Medical Examiner discovers that the new anti-aging wonder drug is killing people, and the monster responsible could be a scorned woman. Can Dr. Singer solve the mystery before the Black Sun Cult conspires to poison mankind?
Emma's Legacy (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Universe ยท Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story takes place far in the future, long after the final voyage of the Terran is but a distant memory. It is during this time that Dianne catches her son, Benny, along with his friend Richard, in her study accessing her computer. She sates their curiosity by directing the boys to the ancient archives, and the fragments of Emma’s New Earth Ecology Journal.
Beyond Earthly Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Beyond Earthly Knowledge: Dr. Dale C. Phillips receives transmissions from a powerful being named Zogon from a hidden dimension. Zogon propagates vital information that everyone must know about humanity’s past, present and future.
A Place in Time
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A man driving down a lonely dark highway in the middle of the Nevada desert suddenly finds himself transported to another time.
Three Weeks Before Doomsday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Jet Packs. Rail Guns. Tentacles. Lizard Monsters. What’s this world coming to? Doomsday, that’s what. This collection of short stories is the perfect jumping-off point into the world of MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE, where the keepers of Nikola Tesla’s secret legacy clash with ancient creatures and new threats on a daily basis.
Art.Hu.R. (A Sci-Fi Novella #11)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Art.Hu.R. is appointed with the task of keeping ship-shape a huge spaceship on her thousand-year journey to a planet on the other side of the universe. Major setbacks will soon put him in charge of everything, and he’ll have to fight against impossible odds to get the half a million unaware passengers stuck in a frozen sleep onboard safe and sound to their destination. A novella of 27,000 words.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine, Issue #252. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
The Envoy's Interlude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Battle King Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A chance encounter with a charming stranger leads Colin to one of the most interesting conversations he's ever had. Michael is no ordinary stranger on Colin's train ride to Seattle. And while the two delve into topics like the meaning of life, Colin begins to unravel Michael's mysterious past. There's more to Michael. There's something different... something more than human.
Other Worlds, Other Universes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven stories that will take you to Other Worlds and Other Universes.
The Eclective: Time Collection
Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Whether you're traveling forward in time, back in time, or even if you've forgotten the time, you'll enjoy reading these time-themed stories from the Eclective.
Sapphire Phoenix
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story, Maeve doesn’t remember her past, but that doesn’t slow her down when it comes to getting up to speed on the dangers under the Tarnished Sun. Join us today and discover the wonders -- and terrors -- of an Earth ravaged by interdimensional apocalypse and the fall of several civilizations after ours is long gone.
Dinoworld: Explorers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Predatory fish three times the length of a man? Raptors that roam the frozen tundra? In this collection of three short stories, travel alongside early explorers and adventurers on the world DW-435B, or Dinoworld, named after the native life forms that resemble the dinosaurs of prehistoric Earth.
Threads Through the Universe
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 73,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of nine all new short stories. Stop Sign The Relative Color of Grass Redneck Christmas Unexpected Hero The Formula for Happy Days Planned Futures Never Come The Dance Lottery Road to Riches