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Murphy's Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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On a journey to a distant solar system a group of scientists discover they’ve picked up an unlikely passenger...and discover humans may not be as alone in the universe as they thought. Inspired by the amazing "Love and Sex Among the Invertebrates", by the incomparable Pat Murphy, "Murphy’s Star" is another exploration of love and what it means to "be".
Wedding Anniversary (WP, WT #3)
Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wrong Place, Wrong Time #3 Hiding in time a superhero, Subject Zero, enjoys the delights of the Wild West; the women, the drink and the fighting. After another night of fun, Zero is alerted to the presence of another time traveler who has sought him out across time and space.
Halloween Party (WP, WT #2)
Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wrong Place, Wrong Time #2 Sarah Hargreaves is walking through the emerging dawn streets after another night’s work, when she is bundled into the back of a van by six figures dressed in black. They have one question: ‘What really happened at the Halloween Party three weeks ago?’
Private Keys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
"Now that I am dead, I can tell you everything about my husband’s assassination." Everyone remembers President Fletcher's assassination. Most remember his murderer, one of millions of underemployed young men in a world run by the unaging, took First Lady Miranda Fletcher's college course on violent regime change. None know the truth she took to her grave. Until now.
Dark Futures: SF meets Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Alien? Predator? Who can deny it … science fiction and horror can go together like a hand inside a glove. And they do in this collection of stories by one of Britain’s most highly-praised practitioners of imaginative fiction. 7 stories and a novelette. It’s time to have your close encounter … of the fear kind. “Richards is a master” - RT Book Reviews. “A hell of a writer” - Horror World.
The Ameriqas: Indigenous
Series: The Ameriqas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Issue Andrew Travels To An Earth Where Natives developed without outside interference.
The Stalker
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
The Killing Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young soldier must work with an alien. Not an extraterrestrial, but one of our own making; an Autonomous Combat Vehicle with such sophisticated AI and Expert Systems that it blurs the line between machine intelligence and sentience.
Three By Bunker: Three Short Works of Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short fictional works - a short story, a novelette, and a short novel (332 pages) - by Michael Bunker. Book 1 - #NaNoWri War Z Book 2 - Pennsylvania Book 3 - Futurity
Green Fingers and Broken Mirrors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Yuan, the orphan flower girl, and Duma, the one-winged angel, struggle to come of age in a land built upon the devastation of the Machinist-Sorcerer wars. But when invited to perform her own brand of magic for the Queen of nearby Mirror City, Yuan jumps at the chance to leave behind the small mindedness of her village. However, a deadly secret lurks behind the façade of Mirror's City's beauty.
Cat Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cat lovers rejoice! This collection of speculative shorts from the pen of Anne B. Walsh has something for all science fiction or fantasy readers who've ever suspected their cuddlesome companions of conspiracy...
Three Days in May, the Greatest Spectacle in Science Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Strap yourself into the cockpit as John C. Bodin and Ron Collins take you on three laps around the Indy 500′s past and future. This volume includes: Speeding — A famous director returns to 1964 to record the most horrific accident in Indy history. Oh-oh! — Shape-shifting aliens try to rig the 1969 500. The Day the Track Stood Still — Future 500s may have more on the line than a bottle of milk.
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
One day everybody wakes to a new technology that allows them to talk to themselves from the future. Crashing into each other as they explore the possibilities shaking civilization to its core.
Seedling: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here, on the shore of Lake Athabasca, are the last two hundred and six trees on the planet. The Canadian government has a plan to pulp them and make sheets of paper out of them. Each log must be worth a billion bucks. But not if the Druids have anything to say about it. And they have a secret weapon on their side: the Seedling. Because, to change the world, all it takes is one seed.
Jet Black - Marooned on the Ice Planet #2
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
So what is Jet to do? To save his and the lives of the crew he has committed theft on a grand scale and made a ruthless enemy. Maybe find a safe hideout, but he can't stay hidden for ever when injustice is wreaked on a helpless society. Then he must risk the Silver Flyer, and give his foe the opportunity to eliminate all the evidence; including him.
If the World Ended, Would I Notice?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,250. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of 14 short stories: a mixture of science fiction, fantasy and genre-bending weirdness.
Il Cuore della Bestia (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #5)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Dopo che un'astronave strategica carica di testate sufficienti a mandare in pezzi l'intero sistema solare scompare nel nulla, viene assegnata al capitano Mark Sanders la missione suicida di rintracciarla e distruggerla. E' una Novelette Sci-Fi di circa 10.500 parole. * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
The Heart of the Beast (A Sci-Fi Novelette #5)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
After a strategic spaceship carrying enough warheads to blow half the solar system to pieces disappears into nothing, Captain Mark Sanders is appointed with the suicide mission of tracking it down and destroy it. It's a Sci-Fi Novelette of about 10,500 words. Enjoy! * This novelette is also contained in Collected SCI-FI STORIES - Pack 1
Transcendental Error
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
General Mastroon, locked away for leading the City of Steam's Luddite armies against the worshipers of binary demons, awaits execution. But the King's men stage a daring rescue. Mastroon is again placed at the head of His Majesty's armies. However, when he next meets the King, the binary devils inside Mastroon's own mind refuse to be ignored, sending him into a madness of murderous revelation.
Degenerations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's May 20, 2015, and California is burning. In college town San Luis Obispo, someone just put Chase/Manhattan to the torch. Stunned baby boomers and sarcastic Generation Xers gather to bemoan the violence, while one social researcher may have worked out what it is the children want... Now with BONUS STORY "Archives."