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ProtectVision
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sixteen-year-old Sharyn just wants to have fun. But her overprotective father wants to control her life. He uses the latest technology, ProtectVision, to make sure she follows his rules. But technology comes with a price—one she, her father, and even innocent bystanders might have to pay. Chosen as one of the top ten stories of 2004 by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
Delhi De Kingre
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a short description of police atrocities on people involved in revolutionary movements in Punjab/India conveyed in the form of punjabi scientific fiction.
Apex Magazine - Issue 53
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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 we feature work by Shira Lipkin, Mari Ness, Damien Angelica Walters, Kelly McCullough, Douglas Hulick, and Gary A. Braunbeck.
Microcosm
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a short story that stretches back through pre-colonial America through modern day and beyond, a construction worker, a soldier, and a young boy all discover the same strange object. Each one sees the artifact through the lens of his own life and time, but can any of them discover its hidden power?
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
Shadow Dreams
Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shadow Dreams is an enticing short story that opens the book on the Eight Factors universe where near death incidents can cause incredible gifts to erupt. Join Corey as he navigates the treacherous currents of the Gifted while hiding his true potential. If he fails, freedom won't be the only thing he loses.
Technophobe!
Price: Free! Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Is modern technology humankind's solution, or will it lead to our demise? Technophobe! is a collection of 5 short stories exploring techology's sinister side. Are strangers on social networks really what they seem? Could people be trusted with mind-reading devices? Will machines make us immortal? Stories to make you wonder, make you shudder, make you suspicious of your household appliances!
A PRINCESS OF MARS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I am a very old man; how old I do not know. Possibly I am a hundred, possibly more; but I cannot tell because I have never aged as other men, nor do I remember any childhood.
The Unreliability of the Mature Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can mind control work on someone who can’t control their own mind? It's frustrating to deal with the inconsistencies of dimentia and it's effects on maturing minds, but what if our defense against a future invader depended on that unreliability. "The Unreliability of the Mature Mind" is a short, speculative fiction, and is in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
iWitness
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Flash Fiction science fiction. Told in first person, a woman runs through streets filled with sentinel cyborgs. She struggles to cope with the recent invasion and a long forgotten memory.
Ophelia In My Arms
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
New Science Fiction, New Horror and New Fantasy from prize winning author Mike Jansen, collected into a stunning anthology showing some of the best dark fiction the Netherlands have to offer.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alternate realities, zombie peanut butter, dragon surgery and time-travling grandmothers. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Betwixt Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 1 collects all seven stories originally published online. Issue 1 was edited by Joy Crelin and includes fiction by Ian Hamilton, Tam MacNeil, Mark Rigney, Betsy Phillips, Benjamin Sherlock, Marlys Jarstfer, and Bernie Mojzes.
Tales From The Scrapbox
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story collection that travels from the depths of space to the realms of fantasy. Young and New Adults struggle against inner demons, outer hardships, and seek to defeat the darkness which surrounds them.
Spaceports & Spidersilk Oct. 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Anne E. Johnson, John Grey, Guy Belleranti, and many more.
Grand Theft Planetary & other stories
Price: Free! Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fifteen short stories about aliens, dogs, and smart-mouthed computers. Read about a bored celebrity that decides to steal an entire planet, a security guard’s first day at a time-travelling prison, two friends that try to ruin their lives playing cards, and a pair of students that investigate the answer to a tasteless question.
Welcome to Sunrise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What would you do if your world collapsed? If the power went off, the supermarket shelves were bare and your water supply dried up? For Katie and her family the answer was simple: survive. Fifty years on, the community of Sunrise holds a yearly Remembrance Talk to ensure their history is never forgotten. As its oldest citizen, Katie is the one who explains the trials and tribulations they faced.
Lottery of Death
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
War is hell, according to William Tecumseh Sherman. That was then. Now, war is a game played by established rules, by mutual agreement, by gentlemen, and only when all other means of problem resolution have failed. Suffering, real human misery, can be reduced or even eliminated when war is kept within boundaries. War is a much more attractive prospect in this satirical look at war in the future.
The Voodoo Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rebekah uses her Sight to fight for good. She works for the Voodoo Project, although her work involves psy ops, not voodoo. She fears retirement and a normal life. So she keeps working, going on missions, never knowing when her next mission will be her last. Because she can see anyone’s future—except her own.
Exploring the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The next joint project exploring the Multiverse leads to the discovery of the Multiverse Empire Federation.