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The Siege
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jared just wants to be a kid; play in the woods, climb trees, build forts... But there are the awful unbidden seizures that rack his body, the strangers who meet in secret with his father, the cache of firearms that fill the basement… …and the bees. When his house is surrounded by ATF agents, Jared doesn’t know whom to trust; his father, the ATF, or the swarms that only he can see. 7600 words.
Lost: Richard Becomes Baobhan, A Prequel to the Piper LeVine Series Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the late 1600’s Richard Preston set out to America in search of achieving the American dream. He was willing to work for it and had no reason to believe that this journey towards a new life would lead to something else altogether. An undying existence. He would not have believed it if he was told. After all, there are no such things as creatures of the dark. Are there?
The Santa Claus Gang
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to enjoy Xmas when even the Santa Claus Gang's out to get you. When the Prussian Death Squad Robot commandos disappear on Xmas Eve, the crime bears all the hallmarks of the dreaded Santa Claus Gang. With only a few hours to locate the missing commandos, Marlowe and Nina find themselves yet again delving into the seedy, dumpster-filled underbelly of the City’s criminal underworld.
Superior
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
A superhero's intern falls in love with a supervillain's apprentice in this star-crossed LGBT YA story from The Book Smugglers.
Ever Dream (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lara stopped believing in dreams years ago. All that's left is soul sucking station life and her job as a salvage operative. But the unexpected discovery of a cryogenic chamber - and the revived occupant's claim that he's there for Lara - prompts her to reconsider her dreams.
The Fifth Di... December 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: H. David Blalock, Myke Edwards, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Francis W. Alexander, John Grey, and Rebecca Melanie Sunquist.
Stellar Cloud: A short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aliens, cryogenics, cloning, time travel. You'll find a bit of everything in this short story collection.
Tesla's Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story about what might happen if Nikola Tesla had accidentally left a secret invention in a basement in small-town Arkansass. What if, two crazy characters found it, used it and through the machine were able to meet Nikola Tesla, Edgar Allen Poe and Elvis Presley?
How It Feels to Be Water
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this intense psychological suspense sf short story, paramilitary fireman Jim Schofield and his men have been tasked with destroying a rebel headquarters. The insertion and the job itself go smoothly enough. The extraction? Not so much.
Flipspace: Derivation
Series: Flipspace, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Finding the location of a star system with possible signs of life, the strike group is sent to investigate what phenomenon may threaten the future of exo-solar exploration.
Mouth Watering
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this intense SF short story by Eric Stringer, when Lisa Reddich stops by a small café for a plate of French fries, she's looking for a mouth-watering experience. What she finds is considerably more than she bargained for. Then again, she's considerably more than we bargained for.
Ivan Hogue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An interplanetary hunter storms into a tavern on a mining outpost on Andula. He's looking for a beast, or a man... or maybe a spirit. He isn't quite sure.
The Stud Farm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'The Stud Farm' is a short science fiction story in the tradition of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm.' In a world dominated by an alien technology, ignorance is policy. As for fourteen year-old Farley, he's a strong runner.
Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories in one book, one science fiction and one fantasy. "Your Daughter is Marrying an Alien" is set in the year 2080. Simple farmer Lloyd Hodgkin suddenly learns that his only child is engaged, and not to the boy-next-door. "Willimede's Quest" is the story of a young female guard who needs help to gather a life-saving potion for her queen, but first she must establish her credibility.
The Grace Seekers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
What if an ancient discovery’s true purpose was misinterpreted? Tran is a plains-dweller driven to a space port city by a relentless drought. She arrives with a surviving younger brother. They fall prey to a conniving merchant. He wants Tran to sabotage an ancient temple that uses mysterious technology. Tran discovers startling truths. She must use all her courage to save her world and brother.
Anna
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anna changed my life. Anna was the perfect woman for an emotional cripple. She really brought me out of my shell. I'd been on the inside for a long time. Now I'm retired, just some scholarly old gentleman with his young wife. I even ditched the .45 Colt for Anna.
Just For A While
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A shortstory about a young woman, in a world not like our own, whose life is brought into chaos. After a fateful day she is unable to tell the future from the past.
To Love a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 5)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hannah Stowe probably should have accepted she was in over her head when she found an injector sticking out of her neck. Or maybe when she was dragged through Starflight Academy gardens like a sack of potatoes. But no, she couldn’t just lay there and be abducted like a good little girl, she had to flight back.
But Babies Are Just So Cute!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a touching story of how human beings react to babies. All babies. Just remember that in Eric Stringer's world, very seldom is anything as it appears. No difference, maybe, in this intense, perhaps humorous, short story.
Marisa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Marisa, a woman trapped in a nightmare in a nightmare in a nightmare, destined to flee through unimaginable terrors and horrors until her captors choose to release her... or she releases herself.