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Breaking the Cycle
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
An offshoot species of parasite, normally only found in amphibians, has evolved to include humans in its bizarre, three-stage life cycle, which causes the host to grow extra limbs and other body parts. Is there a way to break the cycle and stop the decline of the human race, or will phobia, paranoia and fear blind us and seal our fate?
A World of Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
Tall Tales and Shiny Stories
Price: Free! Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a simple volume of short stories by author Clayton Blanchard. They primarily deal with fantasy and vary in length. This volume is intended to be a quick read.
Perennials
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grief often transports us to the past. But for one woman, the transportation becomes more literal. She lives more in the past than the present, her beloved grandmother often tells her. Until one final moment of grief changes her forever.
Nessie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An unusual visitor hears stories from mariners about the Loch Ness Monster and decides to see for herself what it's all about. She visits the touristy gift shop and leaves the shopkeeper dumbfounded.
Tech Noir - Stories About Technology
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rish Outfield presents six tales--and two bonus shorts--about the dark side of technology. Includes "Memory Lane," "Confessions of a Film School Dropout," "The Pen Was Mightier," "Monitored Conversation," "You've Got a Friend," "The Blame Game," "Too Much Information," and "Subtext." Also includes an author's note.
The Pillars of Salem
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
~ 4325 words. Yedi and old Elkhanan have arrived on the agrarian world of Tikvah, whose violent and sorrowful past is revealed as they and other immigrants travel to the town of Salem. Please leave a review if you enjoy the story!
Under Oak Island
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agent Brandon Hill is called in to investigate strange happenings in Nova Scotia. The location is an isolated stretch of land called Oak Island, a truly peculiar place with mystery and peril surrounding it. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen.
Why the Sea is Boiling Hot
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Researcher Dodgson is happy in the bowels of the R&D department of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, until a mysterious death and the question of space and time fling him out of it. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
O Medicamento
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Como pensa que o mundo reagiria se uma planta capaz de curar qualquer doença fosse encontrada? O que faria se apenas você soubesse da existência dela?
Day In & Day Out
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Our would be hero is off to a terrible start. Waking up hung over, heading to work like a zombie, and talking to people he doesn't like; a call center customer service rep. Usually, he deals with upset customers, taking insults and angry outbursts with an almost stoic attitude. Until one day, he gets a call from a strange woman claiming to be from another world, and that his world will soon end!
The Thing Without a Name
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story, there is a boy named Johnny who is a small kid that has trouble with bullies. He finds a friend that has the same problem, but this friend has a secret weapon against bullies-fear. But the weapon needs to be recharged and the only way to charge it is to be a bully...or is it?
84C Watson's Words
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight short stories from Christopher Watson: Unseen, The Jeweler's Daughter, Used To Be, From Ashes, Roach's Run, Time Loop, Clearing Crystal, and The Weight of Scales. Also included are flash fiction titles: Tomorrow: Humanity, Morning Glory, and Treat Me
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The secret history of the universe, virtual civilizations, murderous plants, and tailored diseases. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2014 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science. Included are three new pieces of fiction and other resources for the budding mad scientist.
The Outlier #3: Lost Souls
Series: The Outlier, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The world's #1 Big-Data Detective returns in yet another impossible adventure. This time the wrong things are happening at the wrong times in the wrong places while pasts and futures hang in the balance. Part Freakonomics, part Sherlock Holmes, part Doctor Who, part somewhere on the spectrum and 100% completely absurd, The Outlier series continues with "The Outlier #3, Lost Souls
The Pyrrianaut
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about vanishing youth and fighting pseudo-dinosaurs.
Eight Factors
Series: Eight Factors, Book 6 · Short Story Collections, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Deadly danger reveals incredible powers. Those Gifted with eight Factors erupt into superheroes when faced with death. Only to discover that greater threats lurk under their new world. Meyari McFarland crafts a world where greatness lurks inside of everyone but who can say who the true villains are? The collection includes: Shadow Dreams Eruption Event Foster Home Valkyrie Intruder
The Hanging Judge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People fear Judge Esmé Morell. They call her The Hanging Judge because she actually uses the execution chamber she travels with from colony to colony. She places market value on lives. But she might come to regret that. Because not everyone fears her as much as she thinks.
Aquasynthesis Again: Splashdown Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Our past, our future, our fate, our hope—all come to life within a frozen pool at the edge of a vast ocean swirling across the orb of a lost world. Join the authors of Splashdown Books on a journey across space, time, and reality. From Earth to other planets near and far, fantasy lands and Avenir Eclectia. Sixteen stories, one destination: Aquasynthesis.
What's In My Shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An rich amphibian acquires a young servant from a planet with the unlikely name of Earth. A barbarian vows revenge on the young princess who scorned him. A boy, a dog, and an AK47. The captain of a spaceship watches a possible extinction event. Orange trees in Los Angeles, a tsunami, and how to use zombies. Remembering a trip to a hardware store and slaves on the Underground Railroad