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Bugging Out
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Change is hard to deal with under the best of circumstances, but what do you do when everything you know seems to be disappearing around you? A lonely, cantankerous shopkeeper struggles to keep what’s left of his world. “Bugging Out" is a science fiction / fantasy short story, and is also in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Have Club Will Travel
Price: Free! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Once again the narrator finds his life in danger while trying to learn more about why the Sasquatch have chosen not to become a part of the greater society. Are the Big Foot not able to understand the risks they take in refusing to conform?
At What Price?
Series: Body Donor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013 by Pharos Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 2012 Alexander Vernick killed his fiance after someone proved she was stealing from him. That person then turned him in and he was arrested and tried. He managed to get off but has spent part of a decade looking for the person who ratted on him and he's found him. Now he can have his revenge. But what price will he have to pay another ten years down the line? Parental discretion advised.
Family Hour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future, Valued Associate Echo 900682972187 "lives" all his days within the narrow walls of his Multitasking Cubicle-Home Station (MCHS). Every aspect of his existence is completely focused on "Productivity," the bridge to Global Corporation's utopia, the mythical "7th Era." Once a year, Valued Associates may communicate with their biological parents. Welcome to "Family Hour."
The Painting that Became a Portal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if a landscape painting could transport you right to the very spot? Jan Mulligan's about to find out, when her crazy neighbor gets himself stuck in Morocco. A science fiction story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Her Crystal Husband".
Nowhere Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Elle is a new agent in an inter-universal company. They save people on alternate Earths, but before she can become a hero, she has to come to terms with going to mirror Earths. She can't quite grasp the full meaning of alternate realities, until one she's sure of shatters her assumptions. This is a short story in the Lone Wolves series, which is part of the Worldshift Saga universe.
Alien Midnight
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An Alien comes to earth to warn of its impending destruction and tries to get the daughter of a cowboy and a biker chick to help him. Can this unlikely duo save our world and everyone on it? Or will one mans prejudice doom our world?
The Voyage Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sometimes getting to your destination is the hard part, but sometimes it is figuring out what to say when you get there.
Divine Blood: Regarding the Proper Use of Force
Series: Divine Blood, Extracurricular 7. You set the price! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Gaetana Trolleti is Tinuviel, the Avalon Seat in charge of Oceania and Southeast Asia. She is a Visionary and strategist of some repute and even legend with the organization. But she was once a part of the Path of the Golden Dawn.
Divine Blood: Following Dernhelm
Series: Divine Blood, Extracurricular 2. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aouda Kirby's world seems empty and hypocritical of late. She isn't sure what has changed and hopes she's just experiencing the normal teenager moodiness, but she's finding the sort of tasks her adopted parents expect of her harder and harder to do. A time is coming for her to make a decision, and it will take her in a direction she couldn't have imagined before.
Divine Blood: Can't Go Home
Series: Divine Blood, Extracurriculer 6. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Before Whelan Connor was one of the Dunadan mecha pilots for Avalon, he was a sniper for the IRA. He did not leave them on good terms. This takes place roughly five years before the events of the first Divine Blood novel.
Snowy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
For Bob, his work as a lab technician was just a job. He didn't get involved with the people or the lab animals - until the day they began to experiment on Snowy. (Short story, over 9,000 words.)
Cigarettes ?
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: French. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nouvelle. L'histoire d'un étrange paquet de cigarettes changeant le mode de vie de son héros.
Gold Rush - By Danny Mendlow
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Mitchell Mendlow. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the end, it was all about the gold. A short story about religion, history, gold and the meaning of life. Oh, and aliens... lots of aliens too.
Katalagein: A Collection of Cat F&SF short stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Katalagein. I’ve been writing short stories now for 25 years and they’ve been published for 24 of those. I also write books, but that’s another tale entirely. I live with a cat, or rather, as he’d see it, he graciously permits me to live with him. As a result, and over the years, a number of my stories have featured cats, and some even featured cats that were real
Appearances, they Deceive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Man has wondered if we are alone in the universe since our beginning, the answer came in ships the size of our moon. They arrived, hovering there silently for two generations, ringing the earth with their ships. These aliens were insidious, there were no attacks, no explosions, no invasions. We found out later they infected us with a virus, without obedience it would be activated. Who will help?
Sprained wrist
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A science fiction story about a man who overhears something.
We Had Stars Once
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by 1889 Labs. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Join a girl discovering her true, supernatural origins. Follow a famous babysitter into space. Journey through dystopia with a man who has lost everything, and experience the exhilaration of finally making it home. Aliens, cocky knights, and superheroes do battle with inner darkness and things that go bump in the night.
Interview Room 9
Series: The Squad B archives, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Squad B archives Vol: 1 - In 2032 Essex police pull over a suspect for a simple driving offence. The suspect’s demeanour and bag full of firearms indicate to Officer Trent that this isn’t going to be an ordinary interview.
Engines of Life: Tales of Evolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Greyhart Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Six piercing novellas and novelettes of philosophical science fiction, lovingly crafted by a prize-winning author to provoke and arouse. Includes the controversial cli-fi story, 'Truth'.