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Lost Worlds, Retraced
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Third Flatiron presents "Lost Worlds, Retraced," with over a dozen new SF/Fantasy/Horror short stories about lost worlds and parallel universes. If Discovery Channel shows like "Ancient Aliens" or "Man vs. Wild" are among your guilty pleasures, this could be the anthology for you.
366 Squared. Volume 6: June
Series: 366 Squared. Price: Free! Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Funscreen
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?
Suscon Screams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Suscon Screams is not just a book of short stories, it provides maps directions and GPS coordinates to most locations mentioned. If you enjoy the paranormal or just a good scare this book will help put you on location where the actual event took place.
Sci-fi Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A fascinating and engaging collection of Science fiction short stories, all made up of of 400 words or less. For those times when you have just a few minuites spare and want to escape the grind of daily life and have somthing else to get your teath into.
Mssng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A man fades in and out of sight standing right next to people. They can hear his voice but can't see him. His wife is so terrified by it she tells him to never come back. He must struggle to avoid being nabbed by police, so he can solve this mysterious phenomenon before he is dissected to see what makes him tick. But that's the least of his problems.
Replica
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Chief Auditor, Paul Reynolds, uncovers a massive embezzlement scam involving thousands of disappearing high end cyborg units he discovers a trail of evidence leading straight to himself and must quickly uncover the truth before he is implicated for a crime he did not commit.
Mikanical - A Part Human Part Man Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Wingback Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mika is part human - part robot, a desperate figure who has been rebuilt and come to terms with his existence. Now all he wants is to be left alone to live out his solitary life serving the robots who are his masters. As chaos engulfs this present actions, he is reminded of his past life by a vulnerable girl. He realises that with her help he could fulfil his destiny of liberating his homeland.
The Murky Depths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Setnya is a gillie. One of the genetically engineered sea people created by humans before the first world war between land and sea people. Will Setnya’s choices move her people closer or farther from a second war? Whose side is she on? Short fiction.
Apex Magazine - Issue 51
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. This month contains work by Charlie Jane Anders, Brian Trent, and Christopher Barzak.
A Personal History of the Alien Controversy
Price: Free! Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A government investigator is sent to the panhandle of Maryland to look into an alleged alien ship. As evidence mounts, the investigator realizes that the allegations are true. The aliens have invaded human hosts. But the aliens are beneficial, greatly improving the host’s health. The question is whether this is a good thing or not.
Number Ten
Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The scientists are trying to create a perfect digital copy of human mind. What if they succeed...and lose control over it?
Glitter & Mayhem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery.
Short SF Stories, Tales for Technophobes
Series: Short Stories, Book 3 · Short Stories for Grown-ups, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For those who view with deep suspicion the tyranny of unrelenting technological advance … and those who do not have the need to take their science fiction too seriously.
Zarg from Zarg
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: Australian English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zarg the alien has travelled to Earth, looking for friends and some intergalactic nourishment replenishment. Will he find both?
The Cull
Price: Free! Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A novella about a future dystopia - set in London's East End and Battersea Power Station; in a future world divided into a super-human race called The Pro-gens and the rest of us, The Re-gens. Abe, a Re-gen, uncovers a diabolical plan made by the powerful Pro-gens which threatens the future of humanity. Will he make it out alive to be with the love of his life, Ophelia, in Devon?
Playing with Fire
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tar is desperate to save his junk shop from tax collectors; frantic enough to dare something illegal with the help of an old acquaintance. However, Dela hasn't told him all the facts about her scheme and the trouble he has to deal with when things go bad.
De verdromer
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: Dutch. Published: August 19, 2013 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Na de dood van haar echtgenoot heeft Gentia Pursen de leiding over het interplanetair transportbedrijf dat zij samen met Ravsel hadden opgericht. Ravsel probeert haar die leiding te ontnemen. Gentia twijfelt niet aan zijn goede bedoelingen… totdat Ravsel binnendringt in een droom die Gentia met haar echtgenoot heeft gedeeld. Dit sciencefictionverhaal heeft de Unleash Award 2012 gewonnen.
Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849
Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 5. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Andrew Barger, award-winning author, editor and engineer, researched forgotten magazines of the early 19th century to find groundbreaking science fiction short stories in the English language. In doing so, he found possibly the first science fiction story by a female (and it is not from Mary Shelley). He located the first steampunk story and many others! Read the stories that started a genre.
Lark-Ellen, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Teo Bojorquez tells the tale of what happened on the plateau of Xitapec, a story of love, loss, and unimaginable horror. "The jungle in the morning is a wonderful place: the stirrings of small creatures, the echo of birdsong, the sun filtering through a vaulted green ceiling—I had never loved it as much as I did then. I doubt if I will ever love it again."