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A Very Southern Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Newly minted agent, Eliza D Braun, is sent to Australia to help out a veteran in the field, Agent Bruce Campbell. Struggling against the heat, and a mysterious creation run amok, can the team of Campbell and Braun find the missing children and return them home before Christmas, or will their clash of personalities destroy any chance of success?
L'enfer, c'est la Solitude
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
War is not the only hell in the cold, empty void of space. Originally published in the March 2016 issue of Perihelion SF.
C.O. Amal's World of Short Apocalypse Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of ten stories of apocalypse from C.O. Amal’s world of short apocalypse…
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.
Entropy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Entropy may be inevitable, but one man can not accept this, and his obsession leads to madness.
The Life Coach
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
There's a girl in Tim's room, that claims she's from the future. Should he believe her? A short story about future glory.
The Moon People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A girl named Phoebe resides on a moon base but she doesn’t get to enjoy it due to a rare illness. She’s annoyed, frustrated and most of all, lonely. One day, an alien named Unlua offers Phoebe a chance to explore and gives Phoebe something she has been missing for a long time: affection
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Magnet: Marauder
Series: Lacuna ยท Magnet, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My name is Mike “Magnet” Williams. I’m a lot of things: fighter pilot. Ugly bastard. Lord of all I survey. I fly the F-88 Wasp, although recently I've been doing a stint as a gunner in the Broadsword gunship Piggyback. I was back on Earth on an important mission after a long time in space. Real important. But now Fleet Command have another special mission for me.
Florence Blackwater
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it possible that Florence, living isolated from the world, is well over a hundred years old and still retains her youth? Or is she a ghost? Professor Maurice Masterson investigates. His conclusion astonishes everyone.
Voyeuristic Tendencies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Maggie knows things. She reads a person’s thoughts and uses that information to make a living. But when she meets the old man, everything changes. He knows things he shouldn’t, things that threaten Maggie’s sense of security. He also says he knows her future. And that terrifies her more than anything. An homage to Robert Silverberg’s novel Dying Inside.
Tales from the Archives: Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: The Evil that Befell Sampson by Pip Ballantine- Dust on the Davenport by O M Grey- The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas by Nathan Lowell- A Ruby in Rain by Grant Stone
Carrie Hatchett's Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It’s Christmas! The alien invasion has begun.
A Helping Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jamal knows his father has struggled to support the family since Jamal’s mom died. So, when eleven-year-old Jamal finds something shiny in the snow on his way to school, he wonders if he can ease his dad’s burden. But his discovery could put the family at even greater risk. Or it could finally restore hope for them all.
Teddy Bear Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An engineer is laid off, with no warning. The only job that he can get is investigation of an alien spacecraft, which turns out to be a lifeboat. The lifeboat contains very little of useful scientific information. It does contain a small, very young alien girl. To establish a rapport, the engineer buys her a teddy bear. The adventure then starts.
Mother of Hope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The last of humanity is trapped on a set of ships that travel through time, waiting for the Earth to recover from a catastrophy. Hope is all the passengers have and all they ever will have. Two humans are left on the planet's surface with no hope, until by accident or fate they discover that Mother is wrong. This story is about love and hope.
The Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a world besieged by a devastating mind-altering virus, one man risks everything to save his little girl. Previously published by Bushmead Publishing, this story can also be found in Monsters: A Phoenix Quill Anthology.
A Very Carrie Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Christmas isn’t Christmas without aliens.
Magic Among Us
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Magic Among Us by Emily Rowland is a collection of four short stories that involve friendship, magic, and danger. Heroes fight against dragons, nature, and disease.
The Last Surviving Gondola Widow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In an alternate post-Civil War Chicago, they still remember the day the Gondolas sent by the South died and the city burned—again. Lou, a Pinkerton detective, uses magic to hunt down the Gondola pilots, now called Gondola widows. She thought she had caught them all. But when evidence comes to light that one last widow hides in the most public of places, Lou must find a way to stop her—for good.