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The Ghost of Simon Tower
Series: The Heroes of Siegel City, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Christmas Eve Josh Corwood (OTHER PEOPLE'S HEROES) encounters a strange apparition that will open gates to Siegel City's past and glimpses into its future.
Tale of the Juggernaut Fly
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A few nits, a giant fly, and one crazy adventure... When lives are threatened in a new louse colony, the local lice step up to meet the challenge, discovering new allies in the process.
The Ascension
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
James, a cautious character and Becky plagued by bad luck. Can these two strangers who are unaware but inexplicably linked beat the trepidation, overcome the terrifying truth and escape plunging into the abyss of insanity? The darkness is upon them, but are they willing to make that final decision, take that final step and walk into the unknown?
War Donkey
Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Few short stories about odd heroes achieving their goals in strange ways. Teams of scientists try to uncover new universal secrets. Cyborg bovines and other pets replace human soldiers. Time travel and more. Meet strange heroes struggling to get out of stranger situations.
Traveled So Far
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A Christmas-oriented piece of "flash" science fiction, told from a Christian worldview. Archaeologists discover a long-buried spacecraft and its occupants...as well as their long-delayed mission.
The View From Up Here
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Faced by life-altering news, a man stands on the edge of the abyss, looks out over his life, and ponders his future. Talking to yourself can be something quite different when you’re possessed of two minds. "The View From Up Here" is a flash (very short) speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Beggarman
Price: Free! Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A soldier is trapped deep in enemy territory and assumes the disguise of a beggar in order to make it back to his own lines.
How I Saved Humankind
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Armageddon. There are as many stories about how it will happen as there are cultures on Earth. What if it started to happen, and then, just as startlingly, stopped? And how would you respond if someone told you he was responsible for stopping it? Here’s a thought: have a seat; grab a cup of coffee or tea; and settle back to listen to his story. Then decide.
A Grab At The Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story by the author. When encountering a derelict ship in a nebulae the cargo ship Prairie Dog stops to investigate. Though off duty, Warren is welcomed by the captain as a fellow smuggler to assist.
Party Jack
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After several hundreds of married years Jack is having some trouble with his wife Estelle. She wants her own space.
A Hell of Heaven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Willem has grown up in the City, an intensely crowded society in which no detail goes unmonitored and no deviation is tolerated. When he sees what is outside for the first time in his life, the sight will change him forever and introduce him to the unthinkable: another way of life.
infinity plus: Quintet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five stories from top writers of speculative fiction: science fiction, fantasy and the downright strange, stories from the heart, stories to make you think and wonder. Stories by Garry Kilworth, Lisa Tuttle, Neil Williamson, Stephen Palmer and Eric Brown.
Scheherazade Cast in Starlight: A Collection of Social Science Fiction Stories
Series: Jason Andrew's Short Story Megapacks, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Scheherazade Cast in Starlight is a collection of social science fiction stories that examine how advances in science and technology might change the human condition and the societies and universes we might create.
Slipping Away
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Aliens finally arrive are they here to save at least some of us? As a species, love is the our one redeeming factor but can it keep those we care about close to us forever?
Ghost Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young man's dead grandfather shows up with a bottle of whiskey and a story about what happens after you die.
Blue Shifting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A novella and seven stories from the two-times winner of the British Science Fiction Award for Short Fiction. Take a journey into an extraordinary universe... where life and love face the demands of mortality ...where mankind has become Augmented or Altered, where zebra-men talk with unicorn-women ...and where you can break the chains of physics in the cobalt glory of the Nada-continuum.
Liberation
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What advice would you give your younger self? What if that advice destroyed your life? What if you could do it all again - only with greater challenges? One man's odd time-traveling alien abduction experience presents him with these questions, and more...
God's Alterman
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
One of God's chosen warriors is sent to an enemy planet to purge the enemy. When his platoon is wiped out he learns that God isn't who he thought he was. This short story is approximately 6900 words.
La Famiglia Perfetta
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: Italian. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurelia. Storie andate male. Un'amica. Un consiglio. E finalmente … l'uomo dei sogni. Il marito perfetto. Il padre modello. Ma la perfezione non è una caratteristica dei maschi della specie umana …
Theytus -4
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Due to overpopulation, humans are forced to leave Earth at 18 years of age and live on other newly colonized planets. Martin has just turned 18 and tomorrow he is leaving to Theytus-4. He sits with his mother on a rooftop exchanging memories.