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Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound 2
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Don't miss out as the agents of the DAM (Department of Adventures and Mysteries) take on ghosts, thieves, werewolves, and demons in the second installment of the 5 part series.
Aurealis #62
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The best in Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction, featuring 'Remnants' by Dan Rabarts, and 'The Leaves of the Manuka Tree' by Phillip W Simpson. Plus the best news, reviews, and interviews in the world of Australian Speculative Fiction. Yet another serving of quality fiction.
Watching You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chilling story of government surveillance. We have the ability and some say the obligation to know everything about everyone. Can privacy survive? Can the individual endure? Harold is a second-class citizen and a cog in a government surveillance system charged with reviewing “criminal activity.” He has private thoughts about a woman he’s forbidden from approaching, and he will not be deterred.
Shallow Echoes of a Dying Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Heinrick Flaherty explores the outer regions of space. He hates what mankind represents: nothing more than a greased-up war machine dedicated to eradicating all other races that inhabit the galaxy. In fact, he will have no part of it. A thoughtful story that challenges the human need to obey. And investigates the consequences of nonconformity. Shallow Echoes of a Dying Star: a short story.
Other Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stanley Smith punches the clock day in, day out. He has no reason to complain. Not until life jumps up and bites him. Till it shows him some alternatives. Other ways he might live. A spiralling tale of one man’s struggle to refind balance in his own life. And to make the right choice. Other Lives: a short story.
Voip
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A small tale of technology mediating the connection between two minds.
Tales From the Underground 2:The Town
Series: Tales From The Underground, Serial 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonathon follows Rachael to the surface but he is unexpectedly pursued. Second in the series.
Nell'Aria Nel Vento e Nella Pioggia (Racconti di Fantascienza)
Series: Antologie, Book 1. Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: Italian. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dodici racconti fantastici, dodici racconti di fantascienza, uno diverso dall'altro. Storie Surreali e improbabili. Tutti i temi classici della Fantascienza riuniti in questo volume unico. Robot, Chip neurali, Viaggiatori nel Tempo e altro ancora vi accompagneranno in una lettura senza soluzione di continuità.
Just One Day
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The engineer awoke to the sound of the failing air conditioning, knowing four things above all else. He knew exactly who would be beating a monotonous rhythm on the door, he knew that he had to kill them, he knew that they would already be dead and rotting, and he was painfully aware that they would not be alone...
Androgyn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: German. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Diese futuristische Kurzgeschichte spielt im Jahr 2133, nach der Gier, nach dem Zusammenbruch, nach dem Großen Sterben, als die menschliche Bevölkerung auf weniger als 500 Millionen geschrumpft ist und die Zahl der Frauen die der Männer im Verhältnis 4:1 übersteigt. Die einzigen, die sich noch fortpflanzen können, sind männliche Androgyne.Eine einzigartige Story.
Whiteinch In Flight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: British English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
James prepares for momentous event where everything he knew will be left behind and a community unites to change their world forever... Whiteinch in Flight is firmly indebted to James Blish and his Cities In Flight series.
Timeplane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a strange twist on classic time travel mechanics, Gareth Kuykendall volunteers for the Timeplane project, in an attempt to forget his failed marriage. Timeplane is a short story by Science Fiction writer, Jon Ladner, author of The Turing Test.
A Thing as Good As Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by ArtChi's Voice. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Life on a mining colony asteroid is a bleak thing, according to Honey Girl's Mama, unless you have "a thing as good as sunshine" to live for. Because Honey Girl grew up inside the belly of an asteroid, Perseus Two, she has never understood how a good dose of sunshine can make you feel all warm and happy and full of life, until she meets Sheng Tian. Then life gets interesting...
Time Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The equivalent of a sudden rain shower came through our solar system without warning. Only it wasn`t raindrops that struck planets, moons and people, they were space time bubbles varying in size from several inches to even a mile wide. Wherever they struck they would send things and even people into a different time or place. A lot of them struck the earth including the moon sized big one.
The Man Called X: The Needs of the Many -- Free Preview
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Detective Thomas Millcrowe must choose what's more important -- his love of the law, or the greater good?
Litter Thugs
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 49,530. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
What should we do with those louts who leave their litter behind them wherever they go? Would they think twice if their rubbish automatically ended up between their bed sheets? Alf and Bert 'borrow' one of Trevor Cloud's half-finished experiments and start a revenge campaign against the litterbugs. Which would be fine, except human error and half-finished experiments make a poor combination…
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 3, July 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge magazine is published every two months by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor. Each issue includes a mix of new and reprinted stories, a serialization of a novel, and book reviews.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Undead love, clog dancing aliens, succubi and giant slugs. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
The Uncanny Tales of Crush & Pound 1
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Introducing the field agents of the DAM (Department of Adventure and Mysteries). This is the first part of a 5-part series in which Shakespeare Crush and Isaac Maxwell Pound take on the demons of another dimension.
Last One Leaves the Light Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
After years of searching the heavens an alien signal reaches Earth. But even if mankind can reach its source what mysteries lay in wait?