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Ace
Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Part 1 of the Space Cadets Series: Two hundred years ago, aliens came to earth. They abducted millions of people and then told the rest that they were going to evaluate humanity over the course of the next several hundred years. If the earthlings didn't measure up to their standards, they'd be back to eliminate them. So guess what humanity has done since then: They geared up for war.
Shards
Price: Free! Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Craig Martin travels a dangerous land that demands survival of the fittest. He meets Lou Benton who is a tough woman, and together they set out to go west, hoping for a better life. He knows of a valley on the Colorado river if they can reach it, but that is thirteen hundred miles away into the unknown. ****Please give the book a written review**** Thanks. The author.
Moments in Millennia: A Fantasy Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Xchyler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Travel with seven talented authors as they glimpse through time into Humanity’s future. Will mankind blossom and flourish, conquering the stars and time itself? Or, with selfishness, greed, and just plain bad luck send us all to the brink of destruction?
Racconti di Fantascienza
Series: Racconti di fantascienza, #1. Price: $2.06 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Cinque racconti giovanili di fantascienza che offrono interessanti spunti di riflessione sulla condizione umana attraverso metafore come l'immortalità o il dominio alieno; e che si colorano con sprazzi di fantapolitica e cyberpunk in un caleidoscopio immaginifico dei possibili futuri che ci attendono.
Nulla è Reale
Series: Racconti di fantascienza, #3. Price: $2.06 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Il ricordo di persone care ormai scomparse. L'apparente perbenismo della società. Le scelte di ogni giorno che determinano chi siamo. Il coraggio di credere nei propri sogni. La forza dell'amore e il conforto dell'ironia. Cinque racconti di fantascienza per riflettere su tutto questo, e molto altro ancora.
Mai Dire Robot
Series: Racconti di fantascienza, #4. Price: $2.06 USD. Words: 43,480. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Quattro brevi racconti di fantascienza ispirati al famoso "Ciclo dei Robot" di Isaac Asimov. Partendo da una nuova serie di leggi, soltanto leggermente diverse da quelle della Robotica, si arriva a ipotizzare un futuro in cui i robot si sostituiscono all'Uomo, ereditandone però tutti i difetti. Almeno fino a quando sopraggiungono le intelligenze artificiali...
La Grande Illusione (Game Over)
Price: $1.38 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Un videogioco, si sa, non può salvarti la vita né tanto meno può cambiare il corso della storia. Eppure, a suo modo, rappresenta una piccola isola felice, una fuga dalla grigia monotonia del vivere quotidiano. Una fuga che, ogni giorno, ad ogni ora, riguarda milioni di persone. Ma se rappresentasse più di una semplice fuga? Se fosse una questione di vita o di morte, l'unica speranza per l'Uomo?
Deep Space: Conquested
Series: Racconti di fantascienza, #2.1. Price: $1.38 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Watch out: alien invasion has begun! Here, I present the chronicles of four invasions carried out - perhaps in this very moment - by creatures so similar to ourselves. Beings so cunning and unfaithful to hide for years before conquering new planets with deadly violence. What if they were seduced by the possibility of a limitless future?
Invasioni
Series: Racconti di fantascienza, #2. Price: $1.38 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Attenzione: è iniziata l'invasione aliena! A portarla avanti sono creature che potremmo scambiare per noi stessi. Esseri così astuti e perfidi da celarsi per anni prima di passare alla conquista di un nuovo pianeta. Ma cosa accadrebbe se gli alieni fossero sedotti dalla possibilità di un futuro senza limiti?
Down To Earth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
An anthology to benefit the Office of Letters and Light, Down To Earth Features stories by established and up and coming science fiction authors. Mankind has journeyed to the stars and now they are returning home. Clone hunters, explorers fleeing first contacts gone awry, and time travelers all seek the birthplace of their species. Can you go home again?
Second Fiddle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide Detective Ned Zaleski resents the chief’s decision to enlist Sherlock Holmes’ help in Zaleski’s latest murder investigation. Zaleski fails to see how Holmes, newly transported to the 1990s from his own time by the Santa Cruz Time Wizards, can shed any light on a modern-day serial killer. But Zaleski soon learns Holmes’ earned his reputation for insight honestly.
Tranquility
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life After Life. Dead. What happens to you once you die? I learned a lot about that. It happens so fast, the adrenaline just vanishes out of your body, leaving you breathless.
The Forge of Gleipnir
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Physical and spiritual danger accompany Martin McMichaels in his well-meaning charitable work on Ritman's Planet. Can he leave the planet with his life and reputation intact?
Pequeñas historias para ti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 28, 2014 by OmniaBooks. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dentro del libro encontrarás una colección de cuentos, guiones para obras de marionetas, personajes y lugares que habitan en la imaginación de Joan Massip. Bienvenido al caos de la fantasía.. Bienvenido a Pequeñas historias para ti.
Calvin Blake NeuroCorp Book 1
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meet Calvin Blake a narcissistic billionaire, the founder and president of NeuroCorp.
Flee Markets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Small town summer doldrums can leave your imagination wanting to flee away with you, taking you to far-away places - or maybe even bringing them to you for a time. Samantha Sanger has a chance encounter with a slightly disreputable merchant and learns that the limits to what you can be sold go beyond cold heard cash. Purveyors of controlled artifacts must choose their customers carefully.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2014)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Stars in Her Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Stars in Her Eyes is an exciting SF short story that presents an unusual First Contact scenario, in which an obsessive young woman tries to communicate with aliens through the medium of a consensus dream. Jerome Dalton must decide whether to help or hinder Lenora's project, which holds out the prospect of an astonishing breakthrough, but one obtained at a terrible cost.
An Anthology of Blades
Series: The Simpson Anthologies, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Axes, swords, knives, cursed, blessed or from the Otherlands, this anthology is all about things that cut, slice, dice or amputate. From a buried blade housing one of the protagonists of an ancient battle, to axes wielded by a barbarian at the crossroads of destiny, all the short stories and poems contained in this anthology have one common theme—they are some kind of blade.
The Reincarnation Office
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jumping from one galaxy to the next, the aerialist discovers the intricate relativeness of infinite realities and learns to rely on his imagination for a melodious stride. In this seventh episode, a semi-existent toad floating in mid-life is an attraction the Acoustic Funambulist's innate curiosity just cannot resist.