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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story delves into one possible chilling explanation for what lurks in the dark recesses of the human brain for which science has yet to discover a clear use. One man has discovered the truth, and it will kill him.
The Hanging Table
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Hanging Table is Neill Russell‘s debut short story. A supernatural suspense, the story explores a man’s relationship with an unusual piece of furniture and the memories it holds.
Reconcilable Differences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Carl often fails to remember what Madeline feels is important. She hasn't much hope for their marriage, with all the irreconcilable differences in the way they each see things? Maybe Memory Replacement Therapy holds the answer (or you could find it by reading “Reconcilable Differences.”) (also available in the collection “Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.")
Mindscapes:Ten Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction Short Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book contains 10 science fiction and speculative fiction short stories on themes ranging from the innermost dimensions of the mind to the outer reaches of the universe focusing from diverse perspectives on the meaning of life, the superlative strength and wrenching weakness of the human spirit, the power of love and the duality of human nature anchored in both the divine and the profane.
2029 (Português)
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Faz ideia do que é uma verdadeira crise? Como é que o mundo se ajustaria após do acontecimento menos expectável? 12 anos depois do que pode acontecer a qualquer momento.
The Curtain Falls and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Award winning science fiction and fantasy stories from internationally acclaimed author David Wesley Hill.
Tales of the Elastic Limit - Twelve Epic Fables (2015 new edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Not a sequel but a continuation, this third volume of the Elastic Limit series (2015 new edition) is a compilation of twelve intriguing short stories, all presented in Epic Fable form, that together convey the larger, hidden meaning of the elusive Elastic Limit of Time.
Calling the Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Sent into the interstellar dark on a mission of mercy to cure an ancient plague ...
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sophia remained vigilant in saving the lives of those around her. Especially those she loved. However, when the mysterious, seductive Ramiel decides to school her in the life of a Paladin, she discovers everything she thought she knew about the world around her was wrong. More importantly, everything she knew about herself was a lie.
Black Denim Lit #1
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BlackDenimLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry brings together 9 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from George Burdick, expanding significantly on his work with a story of desperation a species under the terrible weight of terraforming.
A.K.A. The Alien
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
You do not play hide-and-seek with dead bodies. This is one of the things the alien calling himself Ben learns when he first comes across a ship full of humans. He has soon read the contents of the entire ship’s computer and knows more about humans than the whole crew put together, but as playing at humans turns out to be fun he decides to stick around for a while.
Balance ii
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From near future to distant, from the far reaches of space to home on Earth, Jim Baen Memorial Grand Prize winner, and Writers of the Future finalist Sean Monaghan presents his second balanced collection of unusual science fiction stories. This book-length collection includes the stories "Defensive Position", "Stacey7", "The Shipbreakers", "Time Plus" and "The Impact Viewers".
Jie's World (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 3 ยท Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the novel Colony, we learn that Jie launches China’s first colony ship, fires nuclear weapons at the Terran, then vanishes into the cosmos. The Chinese government quickly proclaim that Jie stole the spacecraft. Jie’s plan to establish a colony on another world under his leadership is not quite as straight forward as he expects it to be.
Faith in Numbers (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Blue-skinned Taylana is not interested in men…or humans for that matter, but a blind date with an awkward mathematician may change her mind in this story of love and logarithms. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories.”
Little Green Man (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bob is desperate for work, but meeting a prospective employer may turn out to be more than he bargained for. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories.”
Abducted
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Payback's a bitch . . . literally. Mandy mysteriously shows up after missing for several weeks. But where was she? Lance has got his girlfriend back, but is it really her?
A Rock of Offense
Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Asteroid mining is hard work, and hard men do it. The kind of men who won't let anything stop them. Not even the end of the world.
Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
The interweaving, experimental short tales in Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) present characters whose experiences challenge the notion that time flows in only one direction. If you want to understand what is happening at any given point in time, you cannot only look to the past for clues. You must consider the future.
Black Denim Lit #3
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. Black Denim Lit, v1 #3 April, 2014 edited by Christopher T. Garry features seven new short stories. All the authors expand significantly on their print work, creating narratives that are variously dark, cynical, inspiring, disturbing, longing or irreverent.
Unraveling (After The End #1)
Series: After The End. Price: Free! Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Amourisa Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Until a frantic phone call from a friend with mysterious government ties, Lily thinks her biggest quandary is fixing the problems in her struggling marriage. After she learns the world as they know it is about to end, she faces the difficult task of convincing her husband Ethan that it’s really happening. Can they repair their relationship while trying to survive the apocalypse?