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The Chronicles of Subject Zero (WP, WT #1 - 4)
Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,060. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The complete collection of short stories of Subject Zero. From his mysterious introduction in Hero's Break to the final revelations in Invaders. #1 Hero's Break #2 Halloween Party #3 Wedding Anniversary #4 Invaders
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 81,690. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every day is the same for her. Every day is different. Every day she steps onto the same beach at the same place… but untold periods of time pass between each day she experiences. One day she finds a tropical paradise, the next a frozen wasteland, and then a lava filled hell. She never questions her life, it is what it is, but then comes the day when she discovers she is no longer alone…
The Mist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
It had been many decades later than most had envisaged but, finally, humans were landing on Mars. A global audience excitedly counted down the seconds until the lander touched down on the dusty red planet’s surface. The seven astronauts were soon going about their activities on their first day on Mars - it would be a day humankind would never forget.
Ringlands
Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Raxial Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the suspicious deaths of his online friends, George Kaplan, an Internet activist, suspects his own life is also in danger and has no choice but to go on the run. Can he survive the seemingly relentless pursuit of the man he knows as ‘Glasses’, a tireless hunter with a murder mission and advanced technology at his disposal?
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
The Enigma
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set as a story being told after the Apocalypse. Riona, a girl, born and raised on Earth is faced with part of her destiny that she dare not accept, especially since it is revealed to her after the end of human civilization with only a small number left alive.
Abridged! A Short Collection of Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 37,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Something for everyone! A short collection of stories from a variety of genres. From Sci-Fi to Thriller. From Comedy to Paranormal. Everyone is sure to find something for them. Why not take a look? What's the worst that can happen? It is free, after all!
Dreads
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
One morning, she wakes up. She follows her normal routine. On a regular commute, a crater opens up. As weeks pass by, things get weirder. She finds a part of herself she didn't know existed. The monstrous Dreads break free from their cages and she decides, she can stop them. But what can she do? Our hero is just a normal person. Or is she?
Green Blood and Lonely Nights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was a college professor when all of a sudden they were after him. How did they find out? What did they find out?
Gone World: Episode Three (Revenge)
Series: Gone World, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Viktor Illanov—commander of a base overseeing an occupied American city, or what is left of it—is near the end of his tour. With the rebels taken care off, the U.S. army decimated and in retreat, he looks forward to returning with his wife to St. Petersburg and getting away from the war-torn country.
Androgyne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This futuristic short story is set in 2133,after the Greed,after the Collapse,after the Great Dying when the human population has been reduced to less than 500 million and women outnumber men 4 to 1. The only ones capable of reproducing are male androgynes,unique beings who have been modified over 3 generations.A love story set in a challenging time for humankind, with an uncertain future.
Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six top Spanish-language authors prove that science fiction remains sharp and visionary, with stories about the deepest anxieties, challenges, and problems of our societies. Their speculations and metaphors analyze and dissect a reality in continuous change.
Crack of Doom
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Sweet-voiced little Mistress Betsy knew her way around whips. Chadrick's favorite BDSM club sometimes hosted visiting Masters and Mistresses. So when Mistress Betsy came in to demo whip skills, Chadrick jumped at the chance to volunteer to serve her. He expected nothing more than a good beating but Mistress Betsy had other ideas in mind.
The Compound
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Allia Washington watches as another Compound candidate is wheeled to the morgue. Now a new position is open and the first in line is Allia's young son. She knows the program will kill her son, but protecting him will take more than solving why all of the candidates die too soon. She may be forced to do anything to save her son, even if she has to defy the Compound itself. This is a short story.
First and Third
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First and Third is a rollicking SF short story featuring hijacked robots, uploaded personalities, a digital afterlife and nuclear-powered motorbikes--set on a partially terraformed Mars.
The Remedy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"
Interrogation (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.
Shelter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the future when warheads can destroy an entire nation, America turns to millions of personal survival shelters, called LifePods, to survive the nuclear explosions. Mushroom clouds are only the beginning, as there is still lifetimes of devastation, famine, and radiation to endure. With her LifePod, one little girl discovers, first-hand, the extremes sometimes needed to survive.
No More Lonesome Blue Rings
Price: Free! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Incurable prion disease eating your nervous system? Abandon everyone you love. Go to a clinic in a universe where prions can't replicate. When aliens attack, prion disease patient Sherry Rogers finds herself behind enemy lines. Nobody can save Sherry. Except herself. And nobody at all can keep the aliens from massacring everyone... except -- maybe -- Sherry.
Twisted Sanity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Strap in for a wild ride through worlds of obsession, chaos and fear. A literary equivalent of The Twilight Zone, Amazing Tales or The Outer Limits, Twisted Sanity will keep you guessing with sinister and astonishing endings. Seemingly normal scenes quickly become shocking and surreal. Twisted Sanity makes one promise to the reader with each and every story: expect the unexpected. Christopher Win