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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.
The Newcomer: Twelve Scifi Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain's reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger's appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something new.
Meteor Mags: Smuggler's Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Join Meteor Mags, Patches, and Tarzi in their first, violent confrontation with the reptilian invaders in the Outer Planets! Travel back in time to discover the secrets of GravGen technology! Gaze upon the mysterious energies of the machine that will save Patches’ life! Take revenge, learn how to shoot pool, and get a kiss on the cheek from the Solar System’s Number Dancer!
Wizards for the Immediate Cheddar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eighteen tales of science fiction, fantasy, and horror from the author of Herbie's Diner and Abattoir in the Aether.
Dark Futures: SF meets Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Alien? Predator? Who can deny it … science fiction and horror can go together like a hand inside a glove. And they do in this collection of stories by one of Britain’s most highly-praised practitioners of imaginative fiction. 7 stories and a novelette. It’s time to have your close encounter … of the fear kind. “Richards is a master” - RT Book Reviews. “A hell of a writer” - Horror World.
Can These Bones Live
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All authors think their work is worth reading, and I am no exception. But two of these stories were nominated for Hugo awards as best SF short story and novella of the year, so you might give them a try. Invasions from space, the resurrection of humanity, the meaning of life, and mercenary landladies. These stories were first published in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction and in Analog.
Turing's Revenge and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here are five extraordinary science fiction short stories that will lead you on a pulse-pounding, mind-expanding ride through robot rebellions, cybernetic assassins, ancient Greek philosophers, alien terrorists... and the Singularity.
Down Home
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Earth is overrun by Sunvamps, vampires that can walk in the sun, 5 vampires and 106 mortals escape to an unfinished space station. There, 400 year-old vampire Simone Gireaux must find a murderer, but more importantly, find a notebook describing a weapon that will allow all of them to return Down Home to Earth.
A Little Short For An Alien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Six inter-galactic short stories from author, Frances Pauli. From The Fobidden Zone to the Alien-Human relations department, these short, alien-infested romps explore encounters with a diversity of imagined species, scenarios, and space disasters. Join Dylan Lowwater, lackluster employee at Space Station H22-J231, Jo Lorey, wayward musician desperate to communicate with a threatened race, and L
What Mad Diversions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If the Great Author in the Sky is now creating my own future, I only hope s/he’s not planning to place me in any of the situations I place my characters into. Still, once I’ve created them, I let them make their own decisions what to do about it, so it isn’t all my fault. These stories have previously appeared in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Amazing Stories, Pandora, and Analog
The Book of the Not-Dead-Enough: Admin Errors from the Other Side
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: British English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With a fresh round of spending cuts in the Afterlife and immigration services stretched to breaking point, mistakes are inevitable. Admin errors, but from the Other Side. Loitering somewhere between Dickens, Pratchett and Douglas Adams, The Book of the Not-Dead-Enough is a collection of short shorts and flash fictions that isn't wholly flippant nor wholly serious, but tickles at the join between.
An Unrepentant Bastard
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A case of mistaken identity pulled Jason de Havin from his job working the grill into Master Darius Elshag's office. Thrust into a new relationship, Jason copes. Mostly. The pay is excellent and the 'benefits' beyond amazing but Master Darius' feelings towards Jason remained a mystery. Until a rival targeted Jason and then the whole world learned just what sort of bastard Jason had fallen for.
Through All Your Houses Wandering
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I can assure you that these tales will take you places you have never been before. I can give you no equal assurance that you will be able to return. Give them a try. The worst that can happen is total annihilation. These stories were first published in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction and in Analog.
Punktown: Shades of Grey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of stories that give voice to the citizens of this futuristic urban hell. In its dangerously alluring streets, you will meet: extradimensional monsters, murderous aliens, vampiric mutants, coffee-loving robots, confused clones, and war vets looking for one last, bloody battle to fight. Welcome: you are now entering Punktown.
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
When Angels Cry (Starfire Angels Series)
Series: Dark Angel Chronicles ยท Starfire Angels. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2010 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bound in a symbiosis to the entities of the Starfire crystal, Shartrael Padina is one of four Keepers protecting their power. When the Shirukan, elite soldiers of the Shirat Empire, attack, her mate is killed protecting her escape through a portal to Earth. There she must stay to protect her unborn child and the Starfire, but she hasn't escaped the Shirukan.
The Deadliest Alien Artifacts (Story Collection)
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fantastic classic action-packed science fiction horror short story collection, with stories from The Alien Artifact book series, with explorers confronting colossal deadly mind-bending new scenarios! In which explorers uncover the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate alien voyagers and probes, and ultimate future time travelers, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!
The Ultimate Time Traveler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high quality science fiction horror action-packed novel of explorers encountering deadly mind-bending ultimate time travelers in outer universes! In the first, explorers detect and uncover an ultimate time traveler/black sphere voyager of transcendent origins! In the second, explorers encounter an ultimate supernatural time being of inconceivable magnitude hidden away in a mind-bending universe!
Infinity
Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within this book you will read more than sixty views of futures near and far. From golden ages of man through to hellhole dystopias, via far stars or familiar locations. Dynamic, emotional, powerful: these tales of people overcoming old trials in new situations, or discovering ways to cope with new travails. Come and join their lives and adventures for a while.
Journeys to the Center of Space
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fantastic classic action-packed science fiction horror short story collection, with stories from The Alien Artifact book series, with explorers confronting colossal deadly mind-bending new scenarios, and mind-bending voyages into the center of space! With explorers uncovering the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate technologies, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!

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