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Star Sails: False Gods
Series: Star Sails, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
False Gods is #4 in the Star Sails' series. Jack Stone and the rest of the crew have had enough of alien races especially after losing more than half their crew. Captain Stone has ordered a direct and faster than light trip back to Earth. There will be no stopping under any circumstances.
Everything Is So Different Now
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,060. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection contains stories and heroes dealing with big changes. From the end of the world to the beginning of the zombie apocalypse, it's all about the struggle to transcend... or merely to survive.
When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
The Forgiving Execution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Stacey Shields learns the man who murdered her parents twelve years earlier wants the forgiving execution, she must gather up the courage to grant the request. Under this new process, murderer Jim Bird would be transformed into a harmless piece of flesh with an empathic link to her. Forgiving should not be taken lightly.
Blue Pelagic
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world economy finally gone completely green Captain Lander is on the hunt for one last big catch. However what is it he is actually hunting?
Parasite
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Are you afraid of wasps? What would you do if you had to face your worst fear?
Gliese Utopia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
As Earth searched for planets, they came across one orbiting a sun they called Gliese. Messages were sent to Gliese, but unfortunately the recipients had no idea what the communications meant. Twenty year later the spaceship from Gliese appeared in orbit around Earth and began to rebroadcast the message they had received from Earth. W-H-Y-D-O-N-T-Y-O-U-F-U-C-K-I-N-G-H-E-L-P-U-S M-I-K-E
Star Yawns Episode 2. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
Series: Star Yawns, Book 2 · Star Yawns, Reflections of the past. Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The captain and three others beam on to a planet and are met by people resembling characters from old TV sows. Before long they find they have been kidnapped by aliens who want to hold them accountable for being a warlike species. In the meantime the remaining crew on the ship must find a way to rescue their crew mates. Cover Image provided by: NASA/JPL-Caltech and The Hubble Heritage Team (STS)
Kevin and the Multicolored Infinity Car of Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Impossible to describe in a simple blurb this story needs to be read and experienced. Kevin is taken on an extraordinary journey of light and sound when his car decides the universe doesn't have the rules Kevin thought it did. There is no destination, simply a journey of the mind into the fantastical. Enjoy the unending ride as you are ceaselessly pressed into your future.
The Road To Toontown.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Best Short Stories of Roger Rabbit Creator Gary K. Wolf. In these stories you’ll see the Roger Rabbit characters come alive and take shape. Until finally they emerge as the whacko, bizarre, and lovable goofballs who inhabit a unique place in fantasy literature. It's a thrilling journey to Toontown, full of fun-filled twists and turns. Start your engine, hit the road, and enjoy the ride.
Desperation
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A man is trapped on a crashed spaceship surrounded by aliens. Will he escape to safety before they eat him?
Star Yawns Episode 1. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
Series: Star Yawns, Book 1 · Star Yawns, The laughing Alien. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Hemorrhoid and the crew of the VHS encounter an alien called Harrison in the BETA quadrant. They find he is attempting to take over their ship. Join the first episode of the adventures in the BETA quadrant.
Unification In 6066
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Unification In 6066 by Laura Blasena The year is 3033 and the world has evolved to become a place riddled with the technologies of a high-tech, advanced future. Despite years of development, Earth is plagued with one simple problem: a lack of community and unity. People can achieve perfect hair, skin, and appearance.
Linda's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the seventh story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer gets an incredible series of lucky breaks. Coincidence? Probably. "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. 2,864 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Gone Hunting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
John Henry saw a healer touch a dying child and the little girl walk away. Rhiannon de Alyón is a Vardin hunter with orders to ensure his silence. She failed to reckon the price she would have to pay to succeed. A short story of Vardin
The Garbage Man
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.
Brain Storm
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A future legal system where your own memories are played on a screen for the jury to see. A man framed with false memories. And one man - the professional framer - having second thoughts about his career of unethical deeds. Is it too late for him to turn his life around?
A Primary Function and Other Flash Fiction
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of previously published flash fiction by Writers of the Future winner C.L. Holland, and one "bonus track" of unpublished work.
Immunity to Strange Tales
Series: Great Canadian Short Spec, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of 12 short stories by one of Canada's rising stars of speculative fiction.
The Bear and The Travelers and Other Stories
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 22. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A bear menaces hikers. A man walks out his front door and discovers honey has drenched his house. A teacher finds a tattoo growing on his arm. These are some of the fantastic short stories you'll find in this collection.