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Breve relación del verdadero encuentro de dos mundos
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: Spanish. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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
Series: The Ohso Project, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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)
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,320. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Doomed Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Rominna Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, 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.
Reflections on Tinsori Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
For those who wish to see how a short story goes from outline to short story, this echapbook presents the outline for, and the completed short Liaden story, "The Space at Tinsori Light," with an explanatory foreword by Sharon Lee.
The Energy Scavengers
Series: The Energy Scavengers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When mankind reaches far out into the universe to find other life forms it may first find machines. Calvin, an exploratory rover coupled with, Nutshell, his landing ship, are sent to discover what all these machines are still doing–now that they’ve been abandoned by their alien owners. First contact comes not by hand of man, but by metal of machine.
Crunchers, Inc.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edith works for Number Crunchers Incorporated. Her job? Determine the monetary worth of each human being. But her corporation has a nemesis—the EISHies. The ridiculously sentimental organization sabotages Crunchers, Inc. Edith must find how the EISHies infiltrated her business—and then figure out what to do about it without succumbing to the EISHies’ subversive message: Everyone Is Someone’s Hero.
Revolting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There are moments upon which the future hinges. No matter the outcome, the world is a different place after they pass. These stories are about those moments, and the people who rise to the occasion... for good or ill. These five stories will take you from the distant past into the far future, and from the depths to the heights of the human spirit.
Pixel Juice
Price: $4.62 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
'In the first shop they bought a packet of dogseed, because Doreen had always wanted to grow her own dog...' Pixel Juice is the collected outpourings of an overactive mind. A selection of fifty stories from Jeff Noon's head, each one strange, telling, disturbing, or sometimes just plain wierd.
The English Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The English Dead is a science fiction short story that explores the abiding mystery of whether George Mallory and "Sandy" Irvine could have reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1924, twenty-nine years before the first successful ascent by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
Pimm's Body Shop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meet Leland Bicks, recently released from Oregon State Prison after serving twenty years for a double murder. A man with no future. Today, Mr. Bicks finds himself in Pimm's, a curio shop filled with a eclectic mix of magic and the occult where he meets Skip Pimm who offers Bicks a new life free from his past. A tale that asks the question, "Does every man deserve a second chance?"
The Chronicles of Burntown, Pt. 1
Price: Free! Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
July, 2021. For the better half of a century, the quiet village of Kentsburg, Mississippi has languished in the rural south, largely unknown to the outside world. When the electricity is knocked out following a series of mysterious flashing lights in the fields, several teens go to investigate. What they encounter are deadly machines that seem intended to keep them prisoners of the town.
Dining on Humans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The representative of the Galactic Council arrived with a simple trade deal. One million humans for the live meat trade with the Antarans, in exchange for the most modern fold space ship, along with the life of the leader of the nation agreeing to the deal. Would a government be able to put together a deal in twenty four hours? Would a business consortium succeed?
Linda's Summer Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the eighth story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer works as a receptionist in a small office with some odd coworkers. "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. 1,735 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Mind Tricks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Keydra Tan and her roommate Zetra are officer candidates in the Xenonian Space Fleet. With only a week to go until second phase of training there is a chance they won't make it. Can they stop the menacing monster following them? Or will they face the end of their lives before they finish training?
Vampire Rebellion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To say that this is a vampire’s story is an understatement; for it is much more than that. It is about life, death, love, separation, power struggles, and everything that lie between light and darkness. But those who enjoy the preternatural quality of a vampire tale would find the quintessential elements intact.