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The Desert at Galaxy's Edge
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A police officer and a criminal begin a strange game at the edge of civilized space in order to escape the harsh reality of their real lives.
The World of Jadrin Banks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magic in one hand and a blaster in the other, only Jadrin Banks can make the choice that will decide the fate of worlds. The world of Ephemeria is being eaten away by the power of a dark queen while Jadrin is pulled from one world to the other. Princess Epheria infuriates and attracts him, but is she even real? Only he can decide and only drastic measures can save him and his chosen reality.
Breach - Issue #02 NZ and Australian SF and Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Our second issue takes you to the deepest parts of Earth's oceans and out again to the Edge of the universe, with a stop on the way for Jesse Hayward's three-year mission to Europa.Jessica Nelson-Tyers goes grocery shopping in a world of fantastical creatures, while Lucy-Jane Walsh paints the world in "Blue". And for the second time, Oliver Hayes kicks in our eyeholes with his cover art.
Found in a Pub
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: Australian English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Chris finds a odd device in the pub. He will soon wish he hadn't.
Blunt Force Kharma: Section 1
Price: Free! Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017 by Trash Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blunt Force Kharma is an urban sci-fi noir from the author of the long running noir fantasy Miki Radicci series. On a barely populated planet, Kelly Kharma operates her private investigation and security business out of her downtown office in the Central District. Most of the time she takes on boring background work for corporations, investigations for lawyers, or divorces but sometimes...
The Curse of the Lifewalker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When all the world is afflicted by the plague, sometimes the greater curse is to be whole.
Last Requests (A Time Loop Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What would be the most horrifying day to repeat over and over again? For PETE HARRISON, that day is his final day on Death Row. Convicted on multiple counts of murder, Pete has little opportunity to change his last day before walking down to the lethal injection chamber.
Living the Blues
Price: Free! Words: 46,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Μια πρόταση (για όλους, ή για κανένα)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: Greek. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Μολυβένια σύννεφα σύντομα φέρνουν απαλή βροχή. Το τζάμι του αυτοκινήτου μου θαμπώνει. Κλείνω τα μάτια μου σαν αποδοχή ενός ύπνου που ζητά να με αγκαλιάσει... Έχει σουρουπώσει για καλά. Βάζω σε λειτουργία τη μηχανή του αυτοκινήτου και ετοιμάζομαι να φύγω. Ξαφνικά, από τη θάλασσα αναδύεται μια μεσόκοπη γυναίκα η οποία βαδίζει πάνω στην επιφάνεια της θάλασσας..."
Revival (Episode 3)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The crumbling city ruins and its dangers behind them, the group of Wardens continue with their mission to find the radio transmissions origin as with the horrors of their past looming over them. Abigail is left with an increasing sense of dread when they stop in a lone farmhouse to rest of the evening, will her feeling prove to be more than just her nerves?
MIB Files: Meltdown Liquidator
Series: MIB Files - Tales of the Men in Black, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1986. A nuclear reactor is in meltdown behind the Iron Curtain, letting off intense radiation. A solider goes into the contaminated zone to help with the clean up but gets something more demonic than a dose of radiation. The MIB FILES are stories of the paranormal, strange things, and UFO sightings with one thing in common: interactions with the Men in Black.
The Years of Voyage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: Australian English. Published: July 14, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Someone had to go to the old ship—not because the colony was sick, but because the colony was dying, and the reason why was locked inside the transport’s hulk. Someone had to go out to where the ship had crashed, out into the dark, and past the plaguers. I just wished that someone didn’t have to be me.
Villein: A Tale from Ganymede - Pyffanye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pyffanye, the first release of the Villein series, provides a glimpse into a future time where Terrans (Earthlings) have colonized other parts of the Solar System, and have established contact with other space faring races.
Newcomer: Chapter 8
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a post-apocalyptic world with talking crows and pods that apparently give blind people their sight back, Cali finally finds the possibility of getting some answers; including libraries within libraries and information on strange demons.
The Science Fiction of Christopher Cameron
You set the price! Words: 31,810. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Arthur W. Ritchie. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dream your wildest dreams of the future, and read how they end here. Each story is a different style and genre with a massive amount of real science to back it up.
Looking Through Lace Boxed Set
Series: Looking Through Lace. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Books 1 & 2 of Looking Through Lace. As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Kailazh would be to analyze the secret women's language -- but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. What is behind it? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything she knows on its head.
She
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Restless, he could not sleep. He shifts and turns. Unable to sleep, he gets up and walk out into the night. He wandered the streets. Passing by the urban homes, filled with people sleeping in their slumbers. He envied them. He wants to sleep. He longs to sleep. He longs to dream in bed, but his body feels restless. He could not sleep for days. Nights is when something calls him, lures him outside.
Beyond Redemption of Innocence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Why am I caught? What have I done? What did I do? I created these things to stop paying obscene amounts of money, I'm so sick of it, so I built these things, and my customers loves my know-how, they gets the chance to quit the utility bills, we become free, saving up money that should be for our own use, not theirs. But it seems it's not allowed, the alien says.
A Question of Faith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Alternative history
In the Temple of Ra, Ceke works on cutting edge research investigating the connection between music, identity, and the realm of the gods. When the most promising subject of the temple's tonal experiments, Wahibra, mysteriously disappears and rumors of a god awakened follow his path, Ceke finds herself leading a dangerous mission to bring him back to safety.
A Quasar for Books
Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A telepathic alien, desperate to save the last library in the galaxy to harbor tangible books, turns to a criminal for help.

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