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Waverly Woods Protector
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After being told he was adopted on his 18th birthday Patrick Waverly sets out to find his birth parents. He boards a plane, strikes up a conversation with a passenger next to him. What happens next will change his life forever.
Gears and Levers 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Adventure and romance awaits in worlds that never were but should have been. Magic and science blend together as Gears and Levers explores the quest for all that makes up humanity. Battle pirates, walk with ghosts, fly in dirigibles, explore the wonders world, and walk with automatons in fourteen amazing tales set in Steampunk lands by masterful storytellers such as David Boop, Irene Radford,
Alex Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young boy named Alex and his robotic dragon, Steam Snout, find an ancient treasure map that leads them to a treasure deep in the Wastelands. A no man's land filled with dark jungles, strange creatures, and dangerous outlaws. This is not Alex's first adventure in the Wasteland but it might be his last!
Taste of Joy
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Filming a porno earned Adhemar money to pay back his debt so that he could regain his freedom. That was a side benefit. The best part of his work was having his lover Neil underneath him as he made Neil's control unravel. Stealing what few moments of joy he could was what it took to keep Adhemar's soul alive until the day he was a free man once more.
Aurealis #61
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The best in Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction, featuring 'Restless' by Sophie Masson, and 'Kernel' by Sean Monaghan. Plus the best news, reviews, and interviews in the world of Australian Speculative Fiction. Your monthly fix of all that is good in speculative fiction.
Jupiter 38: Pasithee
Series: Jupiter, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 38 of Jupiter Science Fiction magazine featuring brilliant new stories from Alex Weinle, Lou van Zyl, Jon Wallace, Colum Paget, Rosie Oliver and Allen Ashley. Rainbow Mars poem by Ian Sales and a wonderful cover by David Conyers.
Earthborn - Leilon
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Within an undisclosed location, at an undisclosed time, a new life is born. This life is not of the kind we know but something new. Opening eyes to a world of which it knows nothing, it seeks answers to the many questions that come with existence itself. Just what is Leilon? Why was she created? What does reality have in store for her?
Time Travel Trio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The best way to time travel is more than once! Three Time Travel Short Stories by Sam Knight.
Plasma Frequency Issue 6 June/July 2013
Price: Free! Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this Issue: Fiction By: Jeff Bowles,Siobhan Gallagher,Ryan Harvey, Brent Knowles, Sara Puls, Brynna Ramin, Adam C. Richardson, and Rebecca Roland Cover art by Luke Spooner And Interior Art by:Laura Givens and Tom Wieja Book Review: Rogue Hunter: Inquest by Kevis Hendrickson
The Bride Price
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: Australian English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The prolific Cat Sparks has won numerous Aurealis and Ditmar awards in her native Australia. This debut collection of 13 stories, two of which appear for the first time here, will give readers an idea why.
366 Squared Volume 5: May
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For the merry, merry month of May, a collection of 31 short stories to wipe that spring-is-here smirk right off your face. As usual, a blend of science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction and the occasional mini-essay. As always, each story told in exactly 366 words.
Jupiter 40: Mneme
Series: Jupiter, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 40 of Jupiter Science Fiction magazine featuring brilliant new stories from Alfred Searls, Stanley Wilkin, Lou van Zyl, Michael Sutherland, ROd Slatter and Dean Giles. David Conyers provides our great cover.
Jupiter 39: Hegemone
Series: Jupiter, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Issue 39 of Jupiter Science Fiction magazine featuring brilliant new stories from Simon Fay, J. Rohr, Robert Thayer, Graham Keeler, Tyler Winstead and Steve McGarrity. Poems by Alessio Zanelli and a wonderful cover by Daniel Bristow-Bailey.
A Pair of Shorts
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As the title suggests, 'A Pair of Shorts' contains two short stories. One in the Science Fiction genre. The other might best be described as Fantasy. Both are amusing and entertaining and have a sting in the tail.
Plague Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the crew of the tramp freighter and sometime pirate ship Kangaroo accidentally brings the Martian Flu back on board, temporary captain Seattle Kelly orders a raid upon Callisto Colony for medical supplies. Her younger brother Vancouver disagrees with her decision, and must forge a dangerous alliance with the one crewman who might possibly save all their lives...or shoot him in the back.
The Man Who Stole History - A Time Travel Alternate History Short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Orphaned by the Temporal Corp’s indifference, Cahill turned to a life of crime. Using the secret files of his father—an investigative historian—he convinced a powerful criminal to steal a treasure lost to history. When he got there, things were not as they seemed. He had the chance to right a terrible wrong. Was he willing to risk his own past to commit the grandest larceny in history?
War Fish - A Military Science Fiction Short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People thought war would end once mankind made it into space. Idiots. Once the fighting started, subspace ships took the brunt, sinking ships from hiding. Deadly dangerous work. When the USS Flasher surprised an enemy task force, Ray Honeycutt knew they might die, but they could strike a blow to end the war, if they sank that carrier. If they were smart and lucky. Could they do it and live?
A Life in Snow: A World Shifters Story
Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Snow blankets the cold streets of Orlando. A man from another place – another world – has been sent to see a young boy there. He will also meet the boy’s mother & though duty-bound to complete his mission he will find himself at a crossroads. This is a story about making a choice. This is a story about the past as it is about the present. This is a story about love, & what people might do for it.
Speed Glacier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Speed Glacier is a farce of ecoterrorism and the human urge to belong. It brings together a very unlikely and slightly misnamed weapon with a group of individuals that seem just as unlikely... unless you've been paying attention to popular culture and/or the news. Speed Glacier is a novelette of about 12,000 words.
The Adventure of Masie's Mind
Series: Team Girl, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,430. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Eile and Sunny are two adventurous young girls who share a house in Denver. However, unbeknownst to them they have a secret roommate, and she finally decides to reveal herself. This is a short story.