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The Lucids of the Permafrost Society
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone said "life is but a dream." But can the ability to control your dreams be bred into you? Find out how far one man would go to achieve his dream in this sci-fi short.
Keepers of the Tallath
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been over seven years since the passing of Darren Blake's grandfather, but a call from the executor of his will after Darren's twenty fifth birthday produces one final keepsake from Grandpa Donald. The box given to Darren looks plain enough, but leaves him with one burning question: what is inside?
Atomic Heart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
At the core of the Industrial Revolution the world is on the verge of extraordinary technological advancements. A new and powerful energy source rises to dethrone the generalized use of steam. In the right hands, the new power source can speed up Mankind’s development but on the wrong hands it can destroy the world.
Better Than Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A pair of scientists perform a simple experiment and make not one, but two, earth-shattering discoveries that will transform society as they know it... or will it? It's hard to imagine anything 'better than sex' but this duo found it. Now what?
The Love Machine & other contraptions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this, his debut collection in English, Israeli author Nir Yaniv collects stories from over a decade of writing. In turns humorous, lyrical, profound - but always entertaining - these are the haunting tales of an author at the height of his power. "Each story is a bright flash of odd brilliance... unmissable." - Lavie Tidhar, World Fantasy Award winning author of Osama.
Murphy's Loss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Amanda Murphy accepted the command of a new spaceship that would test Earth’s revolutionary new propulsion system, she didn't bother to ask why she was selected. Until, that is, she learned that her new command would be totally under the control of a computer. The ship moves too fast for human control--what happens if something goes wrong?
Proton: Heroine of Chem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Proton, protector of the innocent and oppressed, roams the world of Chem fighting evil and injustice. But if she can't escape the ambush she has wandered into, all life on Chem will be in peril. An adult story for those who appreciate chemistry.
Escape from the Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ryan Martin is about to embark on a journey into another reality, a very dark reality. Upon going for a short walk to the local convenience store Ryan passes through a portal and into a very dark world for which he desperate to find a way out. Will Ryan Martin escape the darkenss or will he be forever trapped in this realm?
The Burial
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young man attempts to bury a loved one in a post-apocalyptic world.
Nomabduce
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a ransom demand arrives for a planet’s name, the inhabitants realise they can no longer remember it. What will they do to get it back? A 2300 word Science Fiction short story.
Coração Atómico
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Em plena Revolução Industrial, o mundo está à beira de extraordinários avanços tecnológicos. Uma nova e poderosa fonte de energia emerge para destronar o uso generalizado do vapor. Nas mãos certas, essa nova fonte de energia pode acelerar o avanço da Humanidade, mas nas mãos erradas pode destruir o mundo.
Voices from a Distant Star
You set the price! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Little Bertha is a super computer set up to receive radio transmissions from deep space. When the machine starts spewing out spam, Frank tries to fix her - and his efforts reveal something astronomical.
Bradbury County
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The ultimate Dystopia, where entertainment can drive one mad! For Phillip, the invitation to a prestigious party in the neighboring county is a godsend, a chance to escape a monotonous and dreary existence in his own overpopulated and poor county. When the host refers to a mysterious "shower," Phillip is intrigued--poor innocent! He has noidea the "shower" seals the fate of his Bradbury County...
Iceworld
You set the price! Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
iceworld with lights from two weak suns, will never unfreeze. Their meager existence degrades as time goes by.
Time and Again: A Collection of Crazy Chronology
Price: Free! Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of six stories that bend the rules of time - from straight-ahead time travel, to moving through the ages via more mystical means... Includes the Writers of the Future Honorable Mention-earning novellas Seer and Superthread; plus the short stories Predict THIS, Tag-Alongs, Broker, and Liberation. BONUS: a sneak peek at the YA Fantasy novel, "The Conge Posterne," coming in 2013!
England is the Property of New Delhi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is close to the end of the twenty first century and the world is hot, very hot. The rising powers of Asia have taken over land in Europe as Asia is now too hot to grow rice except in the depths of winter.
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.
"The Grei Chronicles, And now, Sylvia"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Throughout the previous installments of "The Grei Chronicles". We have asked ourselves who is Steven James Roberts, Who is this alien race called The Grei, and now we ask who is Sylvia Jane Martin, and what will her part be in "The Grei Chronicles"????
The Grei Chronicles "Madness"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the third installment in a suspenseful scifi ebook series. What is the Madness taking over Steven James Roberts' life, and what does the alien race known as The Grei have to do with it?
Dad and the Impossible Perpetual Motion Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A dusty relic on the shelf of his dying father's workshop challenges a young man's beliefs.