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Ice Cream And Bullets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Ice Cream And Bullets is the story of Charlotte Hill, a trained operative. Or so she thinks. Ice Cream And Bullets follows Charlotte on her first encounter with Seattle. This is the story of self discovery and bullets, lots of bullets.
To Di(n)e For: A (Speculative) Horror Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Meredith accompanies her husband to the Mystery Meal Restaurant, “where the dinner is murder” so Meredith reads from the marquee. To impress an important client, they dine with clone-grown constructs of killers. It’s the latest in fine dining entertainment and it may end up being the last dinner of their lives. “To Di(n)e For” is 6,000 words.
Take Me Home
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
A farmer and his wife, on a shopping visit to their quiet Hampshire village, find a young boy wandering in the High Street. Nobody appears to be looking for the boy, who is obviously a stranger and lost. The couple offer to look after him until he can be traced, but they soon discover that he is stranger than they think.
Apex Magazine - Issue 33
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,660. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly zine of sf, fantasy, and horror short fiction. Issue 33 features work from David J. Schwartz, A.C. Wise, Maureen McHugh, Carrie Vaughn, and Alex Bledsoe.
Cirque des Étoiles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
De beste verhalen van de Paul Harland Prijs 2011 met het gelijknamige, winnende verhaal van Boukje Balder.
Round Up At The Burger Bar Part 4
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The slippery climb of Trixie Aioli up the corporate ladder continues. When we last left Trixie she and Cherry Bomb were developing a scheme to stop the wedding of Herman Pug to her greatest rival. She and Cherry time travel into the past only to be confronted with an even greater obstacle to her ambition. She may even be fired!
The Convert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction short story. When one of his congregation wants to marry an alien who is more flora than fauna, what's a priest to do??
Frozen Treasure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jack and Jaime Wolfe are down on their luck. After a string of infamous exploits they've hit a dry streak. Penned up on the ice planet Eis whilst repairing their ship, they have hatched a new plot: to smuggle goods off of the nearby world of Fortune disguised as a shipping company and take them to the station Penumbra for resale. What could possibly go wrong?
To a Pile of Ashes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a desolate, frozen planet three researchers are forced to seek shelter from the snow before the bear that's destroyed their ski plane finds them. A science fiction story from the author of "Deadstick" and "Vaporize Marineris".
The God of This World
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gard Brodford sneaks through a siege to offer a sacrifice to a long-silent diety, the last thing he expects is a lesson in vanity. Too bad he is unlikely to survive the traps set before him, or the army at his heels. The God of This World is a Story of the Future Past.
Allen's Pact
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Allen and Marcus are traveling a quiet and empty Earth, burning away the remnants of human civilization. There is tension between them when it becomes clear that Allen is keeping a dark secret. Marcus is determined to learn the truth, but will he survive the revelation?
The Nature Of The Lady
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A solitary Captain & his AI ship roam the depths of space charting new places and meeting new life forms. In a deadly game where chance counts has his luck finally run out?
Endless Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cara has two problems. Bob the rugby-playing accountant wants to marry her. Geoff the mad scientist doesn't. Fortunately Geoff’s new invention might solve both problems at once.
Labor Of Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Addiction is hard enough to kick by itself. What happens when technology becomes addiction's ally?
In Real Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When every aspect of every person's life is monitored in realtime, what happens when that monitoring fails? Will Daniel and Ruby be drawn into revolutionary chaos... or will they find another way?
Above The Clouds
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?
A Sidequel?
Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A piece of flash fiction with Sid and Arthur from The Crying Pennant.
Not The Droids
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Austin ages, society increasingly frowns on direct human interaction in favor of telepresence androids. When his unfashionably in-person wife dies and his family moves on, will he be alone forever?
Bonnie Mrs Stormily.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mrs Stormily is a great teacher. She is also a witch. So when a ghost appears out of nowhere, she should be able to handle it. But then her children are all possessed – and the demons deny being the responsible party. Who is causing this problem? How will Mrs Stormily fix it? Bonnie Mrs Stormily is a 3,200 word short story.
Who Wants To Be The Emperor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Harvey Short, the Emperor of the Human race, has a lot of regrets as he nears the end of his life. As he recalls how humanity won the Empire, he's busy trying to figure out how to get the humans out of it. Has he come up with a solution, or just a pathetic illusion? 'Emperor' is a short story of about 4800 words / 19 paperback pages.