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The Girl in the Blue Dress
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Near every natural disaster in human history, there has been a girl who wears a blue dress watching and laughing. The first time he saw her was in Pompeii. She said it was her favorite show. But where, and to when did she go? (First published in NonLocal Science Fiction #4)
The Provenance of Monsters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anton risks more than his carnival when he makes a place for Bora and his magical creatures. Anton worries that Bora's monster swells too quickly within its cage, and he frets that the monster might soon escape to feed upon the world. But Anton risks that danger because he needs a unicorn's magical horn to heal his girl, and he cannot have one magical creature without the other.
Kepler's Cowboys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by David Lee Summers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has discovered thousands of new planets. Visiting, much less settling, those worlds will provide innumerable challenges. The men and women who make the journey will be those who don't fear the odds. They'll be Kepler's Cowboys. Saddle up and take an unforgettable journey in this anthology of science fiction stories about planets discovered by NASA's Kepler mission.
Jupiter Diving and other Short Reads in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From a ship mining helium-3 in Jupiter's atmosphere, Kelly launches a probe to search for life in the ocean of a Jovian moon. In the title story, Jupiter Diving, she finds more than she expected. This and other short stories, flash fiction, and microfiction wait for you, perfect to fill a break in your day or an afternoon curled up in your favorite chair.
Dropping the Mask
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Short story collection, coupled with narrative and lyrical verses of grief, anger, betrayal, and a scrabble to pull one's self out of the mire of depression, spanning from late 2011 to early 2017.
The Incident at Tony's Burgeria: A Shady Hollow Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It seems like another slow, depressing day at Tony's Burgeria. But as awful as a normal workday is at the greasy fast-food joint, this one is about to become far worse—and more dangerous.
The Lights of Ceres
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A trio of explorers land on the asteroid, Ceres, in hopes of explaining the mysterious lights detected on its surface, only to discover more questions than answers.
Heir Apparent - Digital Science Fiction Anthology
Series: Digital Science Fiction Anthology Series One, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Digital Fiction Publishing Corp.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An anthology of ten original science fiction short stories from professional writers. We are pleased to present in our fourth anthology an exciting collection of new stories from established authors. Our fourth edition of the Digital Science Fiction anthology series serves up a smorgasbord of terrific stories; however, each story has its own unique version of an heir.
Therefore I Am - Digital Science Fiction Anthology
Series: Digital Science Fiction Anthology Series One, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Digital Fiction Publishing Corp.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Therefore I Am – Digital Science Fiction Anthology – Digital Science Fiction Short Stories Series One - Book Two, is an anthology of original science fiction short stories from professional writers. Our second edition of the Digital Science Fiction anthology series developed a theme all on its own – a theme of what consciousness is and what it means to be human and live a fully human life.
First Contact - Digital Science Fiction Anthology
Series: Digital Science Fiction Anthology Series One, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Digital Fiction Publishing Corp.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First Contact - Digital Science Fiction Anthology: Series One - Book One, is an anthology of ten original science fiction short stories from professional writers. We are pleased to present in this exciting anthology a rich range of compelling new stories from established authors.
Tea and Knives
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cadfael desperately needed to look grown up. Desperately. The day had gone from bad to worse as disasters piled on and now he was the only one who could entertain the Affrica sisters until grown-ups were available. But looking grown meant grown-up attention and Cadfael wasn't all sure he was ready to deal with that. At least not without a knife in his hands.
The Genesis of Madame Yosefie
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
All she wanted was to share her fashion sense, but what Jojo got was involvement in political scandal and assassination attempts.
Pest
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Alf and Bert, the mansion's security guards, have never been beaten. A cunning pair of con artists have never failed. The security guards have a few tricks up their sleeves, but the con artists fight dirty.
Till Life Do Us Part
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Till Life Do Us Part is a short story inspired by the idea of an ancient culture arranging for people to be married after death. It is set in the realm of Death, a dark vacuum in deep space, and explores the consequences of such a tradition.
2084
Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
“Lenses”, computerized contacts produced by a corporation called Newsight, are worn by everyone. A teenage boy named Vincent Smith, however, has a feeling that something is wrong. Through his father in the Senate, and through a friend’s father in development at Newsight, Vincent learns of the corporation’s true motives. Vincent’s feeling, though correct, may have come too late.
Fuse: A Collection of Fantastical Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
From USA Today Bestselling author Alexia Purdy comes twelve fantastical tales into the unknown. Journey to worlds divided full of magic, wonder, and danger in an unforgettable collection.
The Osidium Fully Charged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Running to get out! In the second book in the series Tom has gone to Russia to find out who re-programmed him. Tom has the latest scientific development - a microchip that compensates for his damaged brain cells. Relations between Russia and the US have heightened, and Tom has been used as a political football with both powers keen to gain control of him. But things go horribly wrong!
After the End - Stories of Life After the Apocalypse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When the apocalypse has come and gone, life still goes on for the survivors struggling to adapt to the new normal, whether in drowned worlds, drought-plagued worlds, frozen worlds, worlds ravaged by solar storms, after a robot uprising or the zombie apocalypse. Eight apocalypses and eight stories of life during the aftermath. 24500 words
Flash! Vol. 2
You set the price! Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The end of the world in five minutes or less! Three dozen tales of bad people and bad decisions across the galaxy or maybe just on their lunch break. Brady Koch (Guns, Gods & Robots) boils the short story format to it's essence and offers science fiction, horror, and criminal misdeeds in these bite sized tales.
The Red Caves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skelos Dorm comes from a superhuman race known as Citizens. His home planet is Odisiris, located within the Andromeda Galaxy. Once renowned for his work in neurorobotics, Skelos has since fallen from grace. Far away from the city of Pareus, deep in the Red Caves where the Outsiders live, he is busy conducting a controversial experiment: a fusion of magic and science.