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Reach's Roaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
KYLE REACH has a family secret. A strange disease that fatally strikes the males in the family by their mid-twenties. His wife CHARISSA prays the disease skips Kyle, for she doesn’t want to spend the better part of her life a widow. She doesn’t want to raise her unborn son by herself either. But there is something more to the Reach women, Kyle’s mother and grandmother, than just surviving widows.
Love Machine: A Robot Romance
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a handsome Robot barista, Mr. Bean, is installed in the kitchen at her place of work, Phyllis’ begins to suspect that it has more than just coffee on its mind. Sadly, things escalate out of control and once the robot disappears and rumors swirl around the office, Phyllis is left writing a drunken confession to her friend Gregg, to proclaim her innocence and explain how it all went so wrong.
P is for Potential
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"P is for Potential" is another compilation of several of Boutell's short stories. Several longer than his previous compilation, these short stories begin to show Boutell's prowess of storytelling in the fantasy, horror, and sci-fi genres.
Disharmony of the Spheres
Price: $3.99 $3.19 USD. (20% off!) Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mental illness is very common in our society, but it’s also very misunderstood. Many view those with mental illnesses as being weak, but there is a great deal of strength in those that must battle their own minds on a regular basis. Disharmony of the Spheres focuses on characters with mental illnesses that are still able to be successful. They may not completely overcome their illnesses, but they
Alien Highlander. Boxset.
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*New Release October 2017: Boxset (3 Stories). Ewan McKenzie, an alien highlander, crash lands on Earth to find a fertile human bride. He has fallen down a worm hole into the 18th century. He comes across Jane Wilson from the 21st century & takes her to his ancestor's castle in Scotland. Both are time travelers looking for love, both desperate to get back home, will true love conquer all?
Time Travel Trouble
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An introduction to the concept of Time Travel, to the past and the future. Its paradoxes explored and expanded to their impossible consequences. The book includes a collection of eight speculative tales illustrating why it either cannot work, or it's far too dangerous to even try it.
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
Everything Follows
Price: Free! Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten science fiction and fantasy short stories by Gabe Sluis.
Before I Fade
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Investigating the fate of three missing crew members leads one man to a distant galaxy. However, the strange, beautiful planet produces more questions than answers, and he soon realises that what awaits him there is either his doom, or his salvation...
The Hypothesis: Heads or Tails
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An architect searches for his family in another dimension but he lands in the middle of an interdimensional black market, and the number of bodies stacks up.
Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This two-short-story presentation of “Global Warming” begins with Ian McKinley’s narrative on “Science Fiction Activism,” followed by two futuristic short stories told in the perspective of the scientists who didn’t take action to stop the devastation.
Kittens+Daisies: KD-SF
Series: shorts!, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
female sf; coming of age; 1400 wds two short stories very hard sf mostly cell-hones evol. done in faceless mode; no names, situation, some of my better work.
A Clash at Grozny Airfield
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Grozny the first ever all-robot military unit fights an integrated army of humans and robots. The clash is viewed by five American travelers in an airport café—a veteran, a journalist, two young sisters, and a barista—as the events unfold on TV. Each traveler has a different connection to the distant battle, and they all watch with more and more rapt attention as the integrated forces close in.
Scarred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Reece Oliver is on the run. After participating in an experimental drug program to rid himself of his destructive alcoholism, he discovers he had been lied to. The doctors leading the program never intended to cure Reece. The drugs were supposed to devolve subjects into an earlier form of man. What Reece became, however, was altogether different.
Tripping the Tale Fantastic: Weird Fiction by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Handtype Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From haunted Civil War battlefields to a severed ear discovered on a nightly run; from lab-grown dinosaurs to forest creatures that steal away children under the cover of night; from deadly bio-engineered fleas to a burning teenage desire for cybernetic amputations: Deaf and hard of hearing authors from around the world bring you this fun, though oftentimes disturbing, collection of short fiction.
Astral - Night 1
You set the price! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A young man wakes up in the middle of the night with his whole body paralyzed. As he is unable to move he notices another presence in his bedroom with him, a shadowy figure. The shadow confronts the young man and discusses with him of another world. This is the first installment of a short story series. (P.S. I'm a broke college student $0.99 would be really helpful)
A Promise to Keep
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Part ghost hunt, part love story. This short story is pure escapism. One man sets out to prove his love lasts forever. Will anyone rest in peace. NOTE: This is not a zombie story.
My Cyborg Dog, My Sane Alter-Ego
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the third and final novella to the two stories, "My Cyborg Dog, the Hero-Hacker" and "The Darwin Era Of Telepathic Goats & Anime Environmentalists." It reveals answers to open-ended mysteries introduced in the first novel and reveals even more unexpected mind-bending character facts that keep readers guessing to the very end!
The Darwin Era Of Telepathic Goats & Anime Environmentalists
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This sequel novella to "My Cyborg Dog, the Hero-Hacker" brings into new light and wild vivid colour the character of the hippy Darwin, who had featured only as a supporting character in the first book. This history of the humble hippy is completely unexpected and sure to surprise and delight all readers!
Who'll Want me Now?(5 short stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Take a ride on your bicycle to retrieve a comic book and get the rewards, ride the subway with an ominous passenger only you can see, or take a time machine to a future of such ghastly beauty, inside these worlds created by the imagination of Chad Al Sauve.