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Dystopolis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Six stories about six individuals navigating their way through a strange new world, full of bizarre ideology, unseen threats and surprises at every turn.
Wooden Go to Waste
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1858 
Ottawa, Canada Agent Cora Thorton finds herself in the forests of Canada, land she knows well as it was where she grew up in before joining the Ministry. Paired up with a junior agent, Cora steps into a rivalry between two lumber barons and the mystery surrounding six men disappearing in the dense forests, never to be seen again. Deeper Cora digs into this mystery, the more difficult it is.
Silver Linings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wellington Books and Eliza D. Braun arrive in Cairo, Egypt, sent from Ministry headquarters on an archival audit. What Wellington hopes will be a stay in the cradle of civilization and a break from the bitter winter of England instead looks to be a brief visit on account of Eliza’s poor attitude and the disdain of the area field director, Marcus Donahue.
Interzone #250 Jan - Feb 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone's 250th issue has seven stories. Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, David Tallerman, Georgina Bruce, C. Allegra Hawksmoor, Rebecca Campbell, Greg Kurzawa and Caroline M. Yoachim provide them and Ben Baldwin, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, and Dave Senecal illustrate them. 2014’s cover artist is Wayne Haag. All the usual regular features are present, including David Langford's 200th Ansible Link.
Sentiments à vendre
Series: Coffee Stories, dessert #3. Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: French. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sur Terre, il y a les animaux, et il y a l'homme. Entre les deux, il y a la chimie des Sentiments. Amour, Amitié, Compassion... Tout se vend, tout s'ingère, tout se prend. Certains disent qu'avant, il y a longtemps, les humains pouvaient ressentir des émotions positives par eux-mêmes, sans rien devoir acheter. Mais personne n'y croit vraiment.
Worlds Away and Far
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of five other worldly tales. SOLDIERS DANCE FOR ME PRISON FACILITY YK3-04 A SNACK FOR GARBAGG WHEN THE ANGELS SING A RAY OF SUNSHINE
Robot and Raygun 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Robot and Raygun Science Fiction. Stories featured in issue 3: A New Man by Gunnar De Winter, Brain Scramble by Sierra July, The Dome by Gregory Marlow, White Sun and a Red Sky by James Eastick, Again by Jeff Stehman
O Que Veio De Cima
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Está preparado para ver algo mais evoluído do que tudo aquilo que o Homem é ou alguma vez criou? Consegue lutar contra algo que não compreende totalmente? Até onde estamos dispostos a ir para nos salvarmos a nós próprios?
Part-Time God
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Diplomacy by the payload. In the near future, combat drones exact America’s foreign policy. Sleek and deadly, the drones require pilots with equally quick reflexes, a trait in short supply among the military. They need pilots weaned on video games. They need teenagers. But in this game there are no respawns. A science fiction short story.
The Judgment
Series: Softweapons, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
So far, you have been judged only by people (including yourself). Are you prepared to be judged by something else? Can you stand for your beliefs? How much justice do you think you hold to judge others?
Soul Windows
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The eyes are windows to the soul. What would you find if you could look deep enough? These ten tales of science fiction and fantasy explore characters good and evil, placid and troubled, dark and light. Journey through the windows of the soul. You may be surprised by what you find. Original stories by Jaleta Clegg.
Music Man: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Inspired by the music of his childhood, Tony dreams of a life of melody. Shunted into Nav school and working as an apprentice in the space docks blunts his dream. Then one fateful day he takes a different way home and hears the strains of music calling, reminding him what he left behind. Can Tony take the leap to fulfill his dream? Is he willing to pay the price? "Music Man" is a short story.
Butt Dial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A young hacker finds herself in hot water again. On her way to an important security meeting, a magnet on her new bike activates her phone, leading to the most epic butt dial in galactic history. A short story of feminist bicycle science fiction.
Empaquetados
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deshaz el nudo. Desgarra con tus manos ansiosas el papel que lo envuelve y descubre lo que contiene este peligroso paquete que Sportula ha preparado. Como especial del día del libro 2014, Sportula ofrece totalmente gratis una antología con textos de algunos de sus mejores autores. Aquí están, empaquetados, esperando a que los descubras y te adentres en los universos que han creado.
Consolation Prize (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
About to be laid off and out on the street, Bill’s got every incentive to break the rules. So when a co-worker dares him to sneak into an abandoned, off-limits building to find out what their company is hiding, he’s all ears. Little does he know though that what he’s about to find will change his life, and possibly the course of humanity forever.
Double Five: Ten Stories of Speculative Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From the romantic Sci-Fi (not to be confused with SF) adventure on an alien world in THE BRIGHT SIDE OF KIBOU to the exploration of what it's like to be human in THE HEART MACHINE IS BROKEN, this collection of short stories was never intended to please everyone ... but it might have something for you.
Alien and the Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Planet Earth, a crashed ship of unknown origin, and an Alien. One young woman, a famous lake in England and how she tries to save the planet. These two characters battle it out with a war of words. Who will win?
What Came From Above
Series: Softweapons, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Are you prepared to see something more evolved than anything the Man is or has created so far? Can you fight something you do not totally understand? How far are we prepared to go to save ourselves?
Worms and Other Alien Encounters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a collection of science fiction short stories, most of which relate to encounters with aliens visiting earth; the remaining stories happen in space (only some of which involve aliens).
My Brother Tom
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The frogs held the secret ... a science fiction short story by David Wesley Hill.