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New Performer
Series: Worlds Apart, 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A new woman has joined Tamio's troop. A dancer, sleek and limber and more than she seems. A star traveler who has never felt the pull of a planet's moon. She will learn much about a world and herself.
Pigmossium
You set the price! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greedy gangsters trap each other into a fatal showdown while MAMPA agents help Theropods escape from their flooded planet.
Thrice Uncharmed
Series: Wynne d'Arzon, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hector Primuman IV, great-great grandson of founder of Arzon colony, knows he’s odd. With the genegineering that advanced his mind, the closest thing he has to a friend is the one girl who can (usually) keep up with him, Wynne Layuman. But Wynne’s highly competitive. And she’s smart enough that she’ll eventually figure out what he can’t tell her, and he can’t be sure she won’t hate him for it.
Поймать бога
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: Russian. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Хесито поймал бога в четверг..." Хотите узнать, что было дальше? Рассказы молодых русскоязычных фантастов, представленные в этом сборнике, очень разные, но их объединяет общая черта: в каждом герой сталкивается с загадочной силой, превосходящей его понимание. И если он с честью прошел испытание на пределе возможного - значит, поймал своего бога.
Strogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seb and Liz thought surviving the mutagenic plague wasn't so bad until the scientist Malcolm tried to make improvements. Now their colony is infested with slime mould and all they have left to eat are cane toads. So when Malcolm's apprentice says she can really fix things, the colony is divided.
Shen Ji and the Celestial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
XX-XY Holdings is New Shanghai's largest producer of vat grown human flesh, strictly for off-world sale to the alien races known as the celestials. Shen Ji has her own reasons for joining XX-XY but makes a shocking discovery during a routine meeting. One of the celestials is human . . .
Isolation And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,000. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Isolation is a collection of stories --- two novellas, a novelette, and two short stories --- that relate to the isolation that we all feel from our fellow beings on occasion, and the belonging that we all seek. The stories: Isolation, Anticipation, The Flowers Of Dawn, Turn Me On, Down On The Farm.
Oil to Ashes 1, "Picnic" (Linc Freemore Apocalyptic Thriller Series)
Series: Oil To Ashes. Price: Free! Words: 12,080. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
"As usual his morning commute took him past that simple wooden cross, planted above the pit with the charred sides. And as usual Linc's stomach turned at the thought of it happening to the next child." The war on terror has escalated to a nihilistic brawl for oil. Brutal and incessant gang violence now rules the headlines. Linc Freemore discovers how far he's willing to blur the lines.
"The Literary Virus"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Factory worker Jeff Littleton shares a couple of artifacts with his co-workers. The aged paper & enigmatic script, which came from a US soldier from WWII, is far more than what it appears... After one co-worker nearly dies after reading the artifact & a warning from another co-worker with experience, Jeff is left with the next logical step.
"No Bones About It"
Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Marcus Odwan is a young, archeologist student teacher in New York City. On the side, he is a tour guide at the American Museum of Natural History. Marcus is not the type to give credence to conspiracy theories. Not even the one about his own profession...unless he is proven wrong!
Marcel et Riton
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: French. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Quelques jours dans la vie et les pensées d'un cheval de trait dans un futur lointain - ou pas.
Sine Die
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: Italian. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Lucas, uno scienziato rinomato, ha un appuntamento importante. Deve comunicare al suo socio l'incredibile scoperta. Purtroppo ha dimenticato il palmare a casa..." Una storia onirica, immaginifica, sorprendente. Vi trascinerà in un mondo nel quale nulla è quello che sembra. Un'avventura composta da 10 capitoli. 10 scatole cinesi che vi porteranno a conoscere la verità...
Compilação de contos da Era Dourada
Series: Era Dourada, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,500. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Uma guerra mundial pelos recursos energéticos mudou a face do planeta, levando a espécie humana perto da extinção. Cinco séculos, depois, a revolução industrial acontece pela segunda vez, fazendo ressurgir os mesmos desafios. Inclui os contos: - A Alvorada - A Escuridão - A Alergia - O Monstro e a Musa - O Fruto Proibido
Crated Glory
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A member of the infamous Denish family, Nadine knows how to keep her smuggling business off the radar of the Factor. She's worked hard to gain a favorable reputation outside of that of her father and brothers. But at a refuel stop during a particularly dangerous mission, Nadine gets some information that leaves her ready to throw all that aside.
Missing Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 2000-word short story on a mysterious student and memory loss.
Death
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man who is expanding his life by 160 assisted by the shield is a human being, hero, prey, zombie and Grand Alpha. Do you still want to live longer than you have given? Think about it.
My Pal the Bug #3: Bait
Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Turlock gets a text informing him he'll be killed in five minutes. If he can best a near-perfect assassin, he and Marve must find out where it came from--and prevent their mass production.
Come Tomorrow
Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
The infinite possibilities for mankind’s future are as diverse as those contemplating them. While it seems that there are more predictions of ruin than utopia, the sheer adaptability and persistence of humanity has always been it’s greatest strength. Within this book you will find sixty views of where those strengths could take us, along with the foibles we have.
Wyrd Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
Safety Tests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Devlin trudges through his job on the space station waiting for retirement and hoping he won’t die first. A test pilot with Licensing and Regulation, he makes sure only the most qualified pilots make it to the test flight, let alone pass it. But sometimes, even the most jaded tester misses something. And the difference between life and death on a space station? Missing nothing. Nothing at all.