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The Beast Within: A Sci-Fi Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short, short sci-fi story. Approximately 4000 words. Amy Starr knew asteroid mining was dangerous. One small error could kill you. But her desire for the stars outweighed common sense and fear. Now trapped in her disabled ship far from the chance of rescue she has two choices: a lingering half-life or a quick merciful death. Which would you chose?
The Keeper of The Earth
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Could it be any connection between the sudden disease of a young boy and an asteroid approaches the Earth? Sometime could – if the boy is… the keeper of the Earth.
Agiliste: It's Bigfoot, Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Step back behind the eyes of former industrial spy Claire Denali for this short look at why Coerdian takes *every* request seriously.
Dr. Dan the Daredevil Dentist in , The Asteroid
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Dr. Dan is a dentist who also happens to be a daredevil! One day Dan's astronomer friend discovers an asteroid heading for the Earth! Can Dr. Dan stop the asteroid in time?
Written on the Coast: Thirteen Tales of Magic and Mayhem Written in Lincoln City, OR
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Once upon a time, a writer journeyed to the enchanting Oregon Coast and took a workshop. Then, drawn by the siren’s song of knowledge and craft, she went back and took a whole bunch more. Ranging from traditional fantasy to science fiction to contemporary fantasy to the undefinably absurd, the stories in this collection will appeal to readers of all types of speculative fiction.
Mirror Shards: Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
BEWARE! Between these pages, thirteen tales about augmented reality lie in wait to steal away your senses.
Linda's Lessons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the ninth and penultimate story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer and Lara Love start their senior year of high school. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 2,695 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
2105
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
SHORT STORY - Demetra, an alleged test pilot finds herself in 2265, but how did she get there and what do The Watchers want from her...and will she find her way home, back to 2105?
Nor Gloom of Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul has been called a "glorified mailman" by his peers, but he sees it as a sacred duty. Now, with the "little problem" of a big rock through half his vessel, he has to do everything he can -including the unthinkable- to deliver. The mail must get through.
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Xeno, the Boy & Wonderbread (Update 5/24/2014)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
WonderBoy must never feel fear, for it is the hunger of enemies. WonderBoy must always remain calm, for staying in nervousness leads to failure. But what should he do if he accidentally kills his mother? (Comes with a new bonus story)
Attack of the Space Nazis from Mars
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Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Nazis from space launch an attack on New York City, Kent, a newsman with wartime experience, and an unlikely army has to fight to save the world. Not everything is as it seems in this two fisted tale of heart stopping, pulp style adventure.
Breve relación del verdadero encuentro de dos mundos
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: Spanish. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Novela corta o relato largo de tono humorístico cuyo argumento gira en torno a la llegada a Sevilla de una nave espacial en el 20º aniversario de la clausura de la Exposición Universal de 1992.
The Ohso Project: Hit Song
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Series: The Ohso Project, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Teddy B is the hottest act to hit music. Every single hits number one, and his debut album goes diamond. But then a young songwriter comes forward claiming Teddy B stole his song. The problem is the song debuted only days after he wrote it. Who is lying, and who is telling the truth? Or is there a darker secret yet to be uncovered? Only the Ohso Project can find the answer.
Crushing Mountains and Other Stories (Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale Volume 1)
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,320. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young woman wakes up with a full-grown beard. Living mountains threaten to crush humanity. A boy contracts a disease that makes him healthier. These are a few of the gripping speculative tales you'll find in this short-story collection. Collected short stories of Douglas T. Vale volume 1.
Till Human Voices Wake Us
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this large collection, author Annie Bellet demonstrates her gift for the short form, offering readers twenty short stories, novelettes, and novellas that are compelling, beautifully imagined, and entertaining. Till Human Voices Wake Us contains 20 stories that range from hard science fiction to space opera, sword and sorcery to magical realism, some in print for the first time.
The Final Testament
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A religious leader's unprecedented trip through a wormhole to another dimension to retrieve a sacred tome could save his planet's people - or perhaps doom them.
The Von Barkingham Method of Time Travel
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In the future ... well, you already know this (or will), assuming you lived (or will live) through the horror, the misery, the nightmare that was (or is) (or will be) the Von Barkingham method of time travel. May God have mercy on our souls.
Incursion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Every Universe that can play out, has and currently is. Not everyone likes the Universe they were born in, even fewer dare to think they alone can change it for the better.
The Chronotope and Other Speculative Fictions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Rominna Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Time travel, unusual visitors from different eras, dimensions and realities, human zoos maintained by curious aliens, private eyes who are zombies, paranormal prom dates, moral steampunk issues, the Bomb, transforming reality and chrono-assassins are the fantastical topics found in the twelve page-turning tales.