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Liberation
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What advice would you give your younger self? What if that advice destroyed your life? What if you could do it all again - only with greater challenges? One man's odd time-traveling alien abduction experience presents him with these questions, and more...
La Famiglia Perfetta
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: Italian. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurelia. Storie andate male. Un'amica. Un consiglio. E finalmente … l'uomo dei sogni. Il marito perfetto. Il padre modello. Ma la perfezione non è una caratteristica dei maschi della specie umana …
Theytus -4
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Due to overpopulation, humans are forced to leave Earth at 18 years of age and live on other newly colonized planets. Martin has just turned 18 and tomorrow he is leaving to Theytus-4. He sits with his mother on a rooftop exchanging memories.
To Ashes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Finally, the scene is cleaned and the body tucked away. Alexander anxiously awaits the coming dawn so that he is able to dispose of the corpse, and put an end to his worry. The risk of his crime being discovered increases exponentially with each passing minute. Will time unravel his otherwise perfectly laid plans?
In the Spirit of Christmas
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s Christmas Eve, and Wellington and Eliza investigate an incredible haunting in the heart of London. What looks to be a job well done in the end quickly becomes a lump of coal in their stockings when their client takes some offense… Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Fear the Abyss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Post Mortem Press presents twenty-two unique visions of the fear of the unknown. Stories from authors nominated and awarded some of the most prestigious honors in genre fiction: Hugo, Nebula, Aurora, Bram Stoker™, and many others.These writers understand fear. Includes award-winning genre classics from masters of the unknown, Harlan Ellison® and Jack Ketchum and 20 ORIGINAL to Fear the Abyss.
Three Miles Below
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an earthquake hits, Mackenzie and two of his co-workers are forced to take shelter in a refuge chamber three miles below ground, uncertain of the damage around and above them. Weighing their options, the three must decide whether to stay put or take their chances climbing to the surface, though making it to ground level is just half of the battle.
The Big Game
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two boys have their game soccer game interrupted by an alien invasion
An Improbable Journey
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Marooned on an uninhabited junk yard world that lacks the basic necessities of life, Corwin Koell finds what he needs with the help of a tiny robot, but escape will only come at a cost.
Anthopology 101: Reflections, Inspections and Dissections of SF Anthologies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Noted science fiction anthology scholar / author Bud Webster collects over 25 of his infamous Anthopology columns. Bud discusses the works of such celebrated anthologists as Frederik Pohl, Groff Conklin, Terry Carr, Sam Moskowitz, Harry Harrison and more with a great sense of detail and humor. A must for short story writers, and students of SF literature. Fully illustrated with dozens of covers.
My Summer Vacation by Terrance Wade
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Terrance's mother comes in through the window, she says, "Terrance, your dad doesn’t want me to show you the world. But we’re going – tonight, now." With that, she scoops him up and rushes from the house. Terrance, a naive yet astute 7-year-old, is kidnapped by his mother. Told from his perspective, Terrance believes he's on an adventure to save the world in this short, witty novelette.
Martians, Monsters and Pepperoni Pizza: 100 Speculative Fiction Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Martians invade, will they do so with bombs and spaceships, or perhaps with jelly donuts and pepperoni pizza? What's the King of the Whales up to when he asks a con-man to buy pizza for his subjects? If some dead aliens have escaped from Area 51, is there a black market in their body parts? What, exactly, do zombies want... and might they happy with chocolate chip cookies?
Going Up
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Boson has been working hard on his calculations. There's a special ride he wants to catch, and he doesn't want to miss it.
The Colonists
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the not-so-distant future, when the world economy is crippled and the Earth seems damaged beyond repair, a group of friends dream of escaping the unemployment and despair to the mysterious world of Mars-17, the first Earth-like exoplanet in the binary star system of Alpha Centauri... (The Colonists, a novella)
The Paradox of The Origin Of Life
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story presenting an alternative view for the origin of life in our Universe.
Sciencey Tales of Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Fortress Publishing, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gravity! Centrifugal force! Boiling Water! See these complex scientific phenomena confuse writers Brian Koscienski and Chris Pisano as they traipse through 12 feature length scifi stories. They argue with talking grapes, confound mad scientists, even get shrunken! What will happen when they act as Earth’s ambassadors to an alien life form? Whatever the outcome, hilarity and mayhem are guaranteed!
Plasma Frequency Issue 3
Price: Free! Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is Issue 3 of Plasma Frequency, a magazine of speculative fiction. It includes stories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Includes fabulous art and a book review. Plasma Frequency ISSN 2168-1309 (Print) and ISSN 2168-1317 (Electronic), Issue 3 December/January 2012/13. Published bimonthly by Plasma Spyglass Press, Vacaville, California Copyright 2012 Plasma Spyglass Press
Emozioni nella Nuvola: 1. Codice Killer
Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: Italian. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
La libertà dell'uomo è a rischio. DataCom vuole il controllo di governi, comunicazioni e menti. Qual è il segreto della multinazionale? Chi ne è davvero alla guida ? E come sarà usato il pericoloso codice creato da Mario, il geniale programmatore? “Il codice killer” è il primo sensazionale capitolo di Emozioni nella Nuvola, la serie thriller fantascientifica creata da Luca Rossi.
An Aspie Tells Tales Again
Series: Aspie Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,640. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of unique Science Fiction, Fantasy, Supernatural and Surrealistic short stories. The author happens to have Asperger's and D.I.D. (multiple personalities), and the motivation for writing, beyond entertainment, is to encourage anyone with barriers in their life that they can find a way to their dreams.
The Cat Who Saved the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
This is the story of a cat who truly did save the world with a little help. In the history of the Earth, there has never been anything quite like this. People who have cats all know that cats are smart creatures, but saving the world? Read this great story about how a man and his cat and all the water creatures of the world worked together to save the world.