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Shelley's Rose
You set the price! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short classical Gothic cautionary tale, set in the present.
The Undetermined State of Charlie Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by THE WINTERMAN PROJECT. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Charlie has made a lot of mistakes in her life, not the least of which was marrying Troy. On the worst night of her life she makes a new friend who might just have a way out.
Rats! (A short story)
Price: Free! Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The future is bright...for them. Rats is a free short story by the author of The Drift Wars.
Under
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following the Final War, humans are forced to join an underground society of cave dwellers. The last remaining group of survivors tries to move forward despite great loss and a now inhabitable Earth surface. But when a virus threatens animal life, will it be a minor setback? Or will it signal the end of any hope for a future?
A Trick of the Tail (After the Fall #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In 2078, Earth was invaded. After the Fall stories document that time. Sienna was trying to find a refuge away from Earth that would be safe for both her and her unborn child.Then she mistook a Siamet for a Katarr.
Tropic of Labrador
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories: -2080 brings dustbowls and mass migration northward -- but on the bright side, there's also the Fourth Annual Jellyfishburger Cook-Off on the warm beaches of Labrador! Plus: -In the 2020s, a real football fan doesn't just support his team; he seizes it -A bored national security agent asks: Why spy when you can own?
Darkness Rising
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Kia's life revolved around the Dark who killed her tribe at will. There was nothing she could do until Kia's anger overwhelmed her fear. Defender of her tribe, Kia bided her time until she discovered a new weakness in the Dark. Darkness Rising is a moody science fiction story set in humanity's ancient past where one woman's life made a huge difference in humanity's development.
Anything That Spins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greta Rutherford, a simple mechanic, is used to solitude. For two years she has traveled through the void of space to a place in the wake of Jupiter’s orbit to repair an unmanned relay station. What she found there shocked her. Because she is not alone.
Ice Age, Space Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ice Age, Space age is a collection of thirteen stories previously released as ebook singles, together under a single cover. The stories range from the most recent ice age to farther in the future than the human race is now from the dawn of civilization -- strange times, strange people; but however removed in time the people in these stories may be, their basic humanity still shines through.
Overtaken
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nicole and Barry have moved to the little town of Traysi, Arizona, and on the thirteenth of October, there's a knock at their door. It turns out that in Traysi, every October 13th is Takeover Day, when certain residents of the town are singled out by something not of this world. Also includes an author's note.
Christmas Spirits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'Christmas Spirits' is an SF short story. Set in the near future it is about a Maori Tohunga, (wiseman) head of his family's unusual business, who has to take on the task of ridding a deep space cruiser of some unwanted guests. It's Christmas Eve and he hates travelling into space. He just wants to go home, but do those unwelcome guests?
A Warning For Earth: Episode Two
Series: A Warning For Earth, Part Two. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Episode Two of the two-part short story. After discovering the alien's blood outside the Consulate, the Consul and the staff rushed to the building's surveillance room to check the security camera feeds, where they are able to process a photo of the female alien and learn her true identity - an identity that is top-secret and dangerous. Read more in the eBook's page.
Starship Victory: The Ship Outside of Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A century ago the Starship Antiles escaped a doomed battle with a desperate last ditch escape and finally they have been found.
Entretien Avec Le Créateur
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: French. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
S'accordant au tempo d'un univers improbable, le funambule acoustique persévère dans son aventure découvrant de nouveaux mondes et des personnages sur mesure. Obsédé par les révélations d'un oracle, l'équilibriste cherche, dans ce onzième épisode, à comprendre le sens de sa raison d'être.
A Warning For Earth: Episode One
Series: A Warning For Earth, Part One. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Episode One of the two-part short story. At the Earth Consulate located by the border of the Andromeda Galaxy, the building is just closing down when a wounded female alien walks up inside the entrance and leaves a message in an unknown and unfamiliar language.
Lucid Dreaming - January 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The January issue includes, "Drowning in Dreams." A group of writers begin to experience for real the dreams they're having.
The G Particle
Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A day in the life of G isn't exactly what it seems. Although the mundane seems inevitable, there is something that G does not know.
Dancing With Death
Price: Free! Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everything is a mystery to Fox, she doesn't even know her last name. The Gods throw her a curve ball when her brother Jasper is infected by a Spear Daemon and the only way for her to save him, is to give herself to the Lord Death
Chimeras 02
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Sci-fi short story based in Australia in the near future to be updated every week in episode form.
The Juniper
Series: The Olla, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Juniper's a trusty old ship. But Braden Collins quickly realizes she's not up to a raid on the Olla's giant vessel. Especially when he and Mikey get get trapped on board the alien ship. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Walking Gear".