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Cervelli Prestati
By Maria Pellegrini, Lavirrealista
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Un gruppo di scienziati scopre nuove particelle e un campo di forze fino ad allora sconosciuti. Dopo breve tempo viene realizzato il primo modello di teletrasporto mentale organico e servono volontari per collaudare la nuova invenzione. Cervelli Prestati è dedicato alla Mente, la manifestazione biologica più interessante e preziosa dei nostri atomi.
Mass Effect: Humanity First
By Mortimer Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mass Effect: Humanity First is an interactive, multi-pathed fan fiction short story. Follow Cerberus operative Samuel Hallard as he's given the toughest assignment of his life. Through interactive reader choices, take the story into your own hands. It’s your mission, your choice. NOTE: This story is best experienced through Amazon Kindle, or Mobi
Saving Pachyrhinosaurus
By Thomas Hopp
Series: Dinosaur Tales Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Observing wildlife in Yellowstone Park can be dangerous, especially when the animals you're observing are dinosaurs brought back to earth after 65 million years!
The Shit-Eater Blues
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He may look like a simple starfish, but Ll-ll is an extraterrestrial orphan, a Child of the Gng, possessed a sense of wonder and a gastronomic appreciation of human excrement. But when he manages to use his vocalizing air bladder to attract the attention of a blues musician whose toilet he inhabits, Ll-ll discovers his true destiny.
Outcasts
By Nick Wisseman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal short stories by Nick Wisseman.
Five Days of Grub
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The town they walked into, the man and the girl under his protection, wasn’t friendly. No town was since Doomsday. But it had something going for it, some secret good stuff going on, and maybe even a plan to share. The only trick was figuring out what that “sharing” was going to cost.
Playing Solitaire and Other Stories
By Mark Shainblum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories by award-winning SF and fantasy author Mark Shainblum. - PLAYING SOLITAIRE: Superhuman powers, broken hearts and 3000 year old evil, not necessarily in that order. - THE ART OF SOLITUDE®: Boyfriend getting in the way of your art? Escape to your own private universe! What could possibly go wrong? - THE BREAK INSPECTOR: An unofficial sequel to a lost Mark Twain masterpiece.
Burning Ambition: It Starts at Home
By Kate Russell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Joe Charles Baker's life has been miserable ever since the meddlesome aliens landed. As their self-improvement books hit the best seller list, his wife becomes their biggest fan. Will her efforts to better their lives be appreciated? Or will the whole thing go up in smoke? "Burning Ambition" is a 1,200 word humorous short story.
The Plutonians
By Angelia Almos
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science fiction short story. Adalena, a Plutonian, has lived undercover with her team on Earth for over one thousand years. But when the New Horizons automated spacecraft arrives at Pluto and takes pictures of one of their cities, she knows everything is about to change.
Send Our Love
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dying world, one woman has the courage to risk her reputation–and her life–in a last desperate attempt to save it. To succeed she will challenge religious and scientific orthodoxy and do what no one has dared : go to the surface. There, before she can begin to solve her world's crisis, she'll face a challenge never imagined: other people. Includes bonus sci-fi story: "The Oldies Progression."
An Alien Zoo Story
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Matt Cady, Mercury astronaut, lives his life expecting the unexpected. But finding himself on display in an alien zoo strains even his ability to adapt to circumstances. At least he has another Earthling for companionship: a retriever named Golden Boy. Now the aliens want more from Cady than to study him under glass–they want his help. And by helping them, Major Cady might even help himself.
De Schaal van Offerande
By Paul van Leeuwenkamp
Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: Dutch. Published: February 25, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een virtuele wereld die echter is dan de alledaagse realiteit. Maar ja, wie wil er nu realiteit? Een patiënt gaat op stap voor het eerst in lange tijd. Maar wie weet er na al die tijd nog waarom hij patiënt was? Paul van Leeuwenkamp stelt ongemakkelijke vragen en de antwoorden zijn misschien niet wat we willen horen...
Punchline
By Renato Carreira
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Num futuro longínquo em que a razão reina suprema, a descoberta de um artefacto proveniente de uma era devastada por emoções primitivas traz o caos a uma estação arqueológica remota. (1 de 2 elaborações sobre piada arqueológica)
Pinky Promises
By Alexandria Ingham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,330. Language: British English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is her last year of school and Ellie wants to spend the summer with her friends and sister. They decide to go to a friend's cabin by a lake and soon meet Ian, whose parents used to live in the area. As Ellie gets closer to Ian, she realises that not everything is as it initially seems.
Lekkend vuur
By Anaïd Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: Dutch. Published: February 24, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In een wereld waar sommigen mensen verhitte eigenschappen bezitten, zijn er ook die doven.
Hits On Earth
By S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Hits On Earth, alien websurfers arrive unannounced, and the relationship of one alien and one human will set the tone for the future of both species. Hits On Earth includes the bonus flash fiction piece Velocity, in which a message from an alien craft contains important information... but can it be decoded in time to act on it?
The Lonely Levite
By Robert Cely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Levi is the last man alive, and so must set out into the empty world to look for a wife, and the future of mankind.
On Trial
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul Allen’s worst nightmare has come true. His runaway son, Randy, has been convicted for the third time and is going away for life. Unless... As allowed by law, Randy has requested an assisted telepathic link with his father. If, after that link, a testing shows a significant psychological change, Randy gets another chance at freedom. Paul can't refuse. But maybe he should have.
Minimum Wage
By William Bott
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This light sci-fi short story is about a young boy who questions the status quo of his privileged life.
Population Zero Collection I
By Kevin R. Bridges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Pangala Syndrome has burned away humanity in a matter of months. As people die off left and right, those that live face hardships they had never imagined in their darkest nightmares. This five-story collection includes two previously unreleased stories, Barney's Grand Finale and Tiffany's Mask. (57 pages)