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Not Eddie
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many things are done in the cause of Friendship. Friends don't let friends go out the hard way.
The Pump Jack Potion: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is the story of a petroleum prospector of the future, wandering the San Juan Basin in northwestern New Mexico, the stomping grounds of the First Anasazi 1,300 years earlier, as well as the immigrants who flocked there after the first collapse in 2054 to establish a Second Anasazi colony — these were the ancestors of petroleum prospector Richard Langhorne Serles.
Pod N
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A confused firefighter. A distraught new bride. A police detective and a coroner with an unsolvable mystery. And one terrified man, torn from his reality. Is there any chance for Chance Bellamy to escape his otherworldly captors and find Summer once again? Can the power of love bridge the unfathomable distances of space and time? Find out, in Pod N.
Thundertime
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
They were friends. They were people. But those around them were not. This is a short stream-of-consciousness story experiment.
The Blue-Haired Shadow and Other Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection of eight short stories of fantasy and science fiction, the world is a bit like a kaleidoscope: With just a little turn, everything suddenly changes. For example, snake oil can actually be very effective; it just depends on what kind of snake you use. Or you may notice -- please don't start -- that some shadows are differently dark.
Sexually Transmitted Intelligence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
On a world of friendly aliens, Richard discovers that all of them are dying young as the result of an unsuspected sexually transmitted disease... and how to cure it. Soon, it will become a race to cure the cure before it destroys everything.
JUNK and other short stories
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels 'Cashback', 'Their Own Game' and 'Motorbike Men'. An entertaining anthology of easy reading.
JUNK and other short stories
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels 'Cashback', 'Their Own Game' and 'Motorbike Men'. An entertaining anthology of easy reading.
Dark
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
The day Dan and Katrina begin their honeymoon cruise, the Sun begins to inexplicably dim. Soon, they will discover why...
Earthlink: Impact
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Osier Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Earthlink:Impact is a short novella, at only approx 20,000 words, a quick read. Sci fi, with a troubled teenager, aliens and spaceships. Sage is eighteen years old and, ever since she can remember, there's been a voice in her head. She'll tell you that she doesn't hear voices, they don't tell her to do anything. It's just a single voice, and it doesn't speak, it screams.
Squirrels in Frankfurter Highlight
Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Fourteen year old Jing and her brother,fifteen year old Gyp Crawler, do whatever they must to survive in a place that is like "Vegas for Children." A place where enlistment-officers cruise for runaways to send off planet to labor camps. A place where the nice people in town want to buy children's glands and organs to stay young.
Fragments of Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eight stories, fantasy and science-fiction, all tied together by the desire to know one's place in the universe and to understand just what it means to be alive.
The Governors of the Solar System
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story Dan, who is the Warlord of the Americas, is rescued by aliens from Saturn and learns the fate of the human race.
The Ghost in Lab Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A physicist get's more than he bargains for during a late night experiment.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
The Pandora Legacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The discovery of an ancient starship in the Oort Cloud draws a group of explorers from Earth into a startling revelation of Humanity's distant past.
The Darkness of the Future
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
One man's struggle through an apocalyptic world, a world that is the result of uncontrolled science. His reality is challenged by changing scenes, and his sanity is challenged by his fears.
The Devil Still Has My Lawnmower & Other Tales of the Weird
Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A man loans his lawnmower to the Devil and must make a trip to Hell to avoid a fine by the Homeowner's association. An extremely boring person negotiates the release of his chicken nugget (which contains the secret to universal peace, prosperity, and happiness) with some extragalactic aliens. A frustrated writer launches her manuscript into deep space, igniting a fierce war in the stars.
克苏鲁的召唤
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: Chinese. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
这些强大的力量或存在物可能尚有保存……这种尚存物属于非常遥远的时期,当时……意识可能显现为一种形状和形式,并在人类进化的大潮来临前就已隐退……诗歌和神话也仅能抓住那飞逝的记忆,并将其冠以神、魔鬼及各种各样的神秘生命……   ——阿尔杰农·布莱克伍德
Fantastic Five
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These five fantastic tales will take you to planets at the edge of the galaxy, the 18th century with pirates, curses, and adventure, lands where magic thrives, and on a holiday with magical fey faced with a life and death decision about the future of their race. Two authors of fantastic fiction invite you to share these incredible tales of adventure and magic which you will not want to put down.