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Everyday Dangers
You set the price! Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A look in the lives of a supervillain who's been slightly less villainous lately and her former nemesis that's been hanging around to keep an eye on her. When you've got powers the like of which the world has never seen, it's natural to want to enjoy them a little. And when you have a mad scientist on the payroll, sometimes you just want to play around with the resulting technology before dinner.
Redshifted: Martian Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Third Flatiron Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars! Dreaming of exploring the Red Planet? You know you want to go, and Mars has rarely been closer. Patch up that old spacesuit, stick out your thumb, and hitch a ride with thirteen talented speculative fiction writers, collected here in "Redshifted: Martian Stories," from Third Flatiron Publishing.
Sci-Fi Shorts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci-Fi Shorts is a collection of science fiction stories, previously published in several of the author's books containing short stories of mixed genres. They are reissued in this volume to appeal to those readers who, like the author, prefer to read Science Fiction stories, as opposed to the collections generally containing a mix of Science Fiction and Fantasy, masquerading as Science Fiction.
Fly Fishin' - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a tale for those who have felt the silent whiz of a fly pole as the line thwaps gently against the water. It's a tale for those who have ever wondered how their happiness can coexist with a world obsessed with production. It's a tale of the brilliant resilience of the human heart and the sublimity of nature. It's a tale for you.
Eight Hour Fiction #1
Series: Eight Hour Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a JA Konrath challenge to write, edit, create a cover, and publish a short story in eight hours or less. A Career Move - A crash-landed alien tries to find his career path but isn't having much luck... 3072 word short story Capture At The Hive - The Evil Queen Mother has finally captured General Megatron, Defender of the Galaxy. 421 word flash fiction story (children's story)
E. U. C. Bureau
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In an over-populated future, only the EUCB stands between life and death: their life...and your death.
Visiting Hours
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When roles are reversed and The Doctor is taken, can Susan save him on her own? A "What if?" Doctor Who fanfic short story written under Creative Commons terms. If you like it, feel free to tweet me @RayDaleyWriter
Dark Side of the Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Thirty-one tales inspired by the spookier side of October. Jack-o-lanterns, black cats and other denizens of the night populate these short stories about alternative realities where things are almost never what they seem.
Welcome to Ford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection of 14 speculative short stories, author A.A. Garrison takes us to Ford, North Carolina, a sleepy little mountain town named after a Civil War deserter. Though out of the way, the town seems to attract an immoderate share of the fantastic and the macabre.
Opting Out: A Story of the Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the near future, and due to easier availability of alternative energy, fossil fuels are becoming outlawed. Fleeing south along the coastal highway from state government threats to confiscate the gasoline-fueled camper-van he lives in, a homeless man comes across a seemingly-idyllic communal refuge for homeless people set up by a philanthropic dot-com billionaire.
Les HERmETIQUES
Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: French. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les statistiques sont parvenues, en cette fin de vingt et unième siécle, à classer chaque être humain dans un groupe homogène. Les 116 groupes ainsi crées permettent de prévoir et manipuler les agissements de chacun. Mais c'était sans compter sur le besoin naturel de chaos de l'homme car si la nature n'aime pas le vide, elle n'est pas plus friante d'ordre...
Planet of the Supreme Predatory Octopus
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 75,170. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A planet where giant octopus live, observed by aliens. The owner and pilot of a flying saucer personally tells in detail how he makes his flying saucer totally invisible to radar.
Time Is of the Essence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a portal to the past becomes a mortal danger, who are you going to call? Why, maintenance, of course!
Magnet: Marauder
Series: Lacuna · Magnet, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My name is Mike “Magnet” Williams. I’m a lot of things: fighter pilot. Ugly bastard. Lord of all I survey. I fly the F-88 Wasp, although recently I've been doing a stint as a gunner in the Broadsword gunship Piggyback. I was back on Earth on an important mission after a long time in space. Real important. But now Fleet Command have another special mission for me.
Me and the Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the 1950s, and humanity's most amazing invention has just been created in a barn on Route Eleven. It's going to revolutionize travel, change the world, and open the way to a bright new future--unless someone pushes the wrong button...
Jake's Day
You set the price! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story that I wrote a while ago that revolves around a cup of coffee. I originally wrote this to represent the butterfly effect. We never know what our actions truly cause. This also has a part in the Helena Chronicles, probably in the mid section of the series and takes place in Tech City. If you like Jake's Day check out the "Helena Chronicles Exposure" on amazon.
The Gallifrey Five
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An ancient craft, long forgotten, adrift alone, sending out a distress call. Simply trying to get back home. Imagine it's surprise when it discovers someone from its homeworld. (Doctor Who fanfic, written under creative commons terms)
The Black Spot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a routine shift, a miner is exposed to something...different. The company doctor says it's just in his head, and he's right, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good thing. There may be a Workman's Comp claim here. See what you make of it – read “The Black Spot.” "The Black Spot" is speculative flash fiction, and is also in the collection “Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND."
Conversations at the Dynamo
Series: Around The Martian Fringe, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Pollux is an engineer at the dynamo, the terraforming center of Mars. Completely alone in the mountain engine and stuck well past the standard length of duty of three months, strange visions begin presenting to him. Are these actual ghosts he is seeing, strange creations from the enormous cosmic engine he attends, or are they madness manifesting?
Zorza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,480. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Dead Key Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the planet of Cargatia is blown to small bits of lime green rubble, It is up to Zorza to lead a rebellion against the Nephlon Race. With Brutus the Warlord hot on his tail, The band of rebels have a decision to make...fight or flee.