Books tagged: sci fi short stories

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Passing Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Earth’s a cinder. The unknown alien race is ravening outward from the solar system, devouring every human colony on the way. Li Liang’s one of the few survivors, racing ahead of the Devourers. Will Liang and the pitiful remnants of humanity find somewhere to start again? Or will she, too, echo the dreadful last message coming out of their dead home? They’re coming. Oh God, they’re coming.
The Osidium Fully Charged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Running to get out! In the second book in the series Tom has gone to Russia to find out who re-programmed him. Tom has the latest scientific development - a microchip that compensates for his damaged brain cells. Relations between Russia and the US have heightened, and Tom has been used as a political football with both powers keen to gain control of him. But things go horribly wrong!
Fortification
Price: Free! Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Skelos Dorm comes from a superhuman race known as Citizens. His home planet is Odisiris, located within the Andromeda Galaxy. A renowned neuroscientist, he specializes in the field of neurorobotics. Under the watchful eye of the Odisirian Establishment, he seeks acclaim for a more controversial experiment. One he believes will pay dividends if he is successful.
Earth Inherited (a Short Tale of Planetary Plague & Astronomical Affliction)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
NOTHING SETS THE TONE FOR THE DAY LIKE LEARNING YOUR HOME PLANET HAS JUST CHANGED OWNERSHIP. Today is a day like any other on Earth. People wake and work. Minds plug into electronic devices. Then, the figurative bomb hits. Screens are ablaze, and radio is abuzz with a news flash like no other: Earth has been inherited. The planet has a new owner.
Out Of Place (A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Refugee - A cowboy finds a downed balloon, he thinks, and is shocked when the inhabitant emerges and starts to yell at him in a strange language. Terran Spies On An Alien Planet - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents.
The Photons in the Cheese Are Lost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(3.00)
Chris wakes to find that every message delivered to his spam folder comes true. What could possibly go wrong? 'The Photons in the Cheese Are Lost' is an absurdist comedy short. Blue cheese will never taste the same again.
The Suncomers; Girls' SF by a 9 Year Old, circa 1961 Chapter 1, Femspec Issue 1.1
Series: Femspec Articles. Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A girl's SF by a nine year old in 1961 is a young work that FEMSPEC sometimes includes. Since “girls have the same fantasies of omni potence and infinite transformation boys do,” a nine year old girl shows the early attention to the joys of space invasion.Her "found" fiction contains three yellow people: Sunny, Beamer, and Ray, aliens equipped with an English dictionary.
The Cryo Killer
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50)
At Life Extensions Ltd we guarantee that your death will be painless, or your money back when you’re thawed. And the Cryo Bureau? They won’t suspect a thing… 'The Cryo Killer' is a thrilling sci-fi short that will convince you not to step into the freezer quite yet.
The Device
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was a lonely man, devastated by his wife's recent decision to leave him for another man. He was all alone on his rock, just him and the stars above - but then a funny thing happened and minutes later he was sitting next to the most amazing device to influence humankind. Stefan touched it, and soon he was leading humankind down a new path, to a new future in the stars.
Emma's Legacy (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Universe ยท Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story takes place far in the future, long after the final voyage of the Terran is but a distant memory. It is during this time that Dianne catches her son, Benny, along with his friend Richard, in her study accessing her computer. She sates their curiosity by directing the boys to the ancient archives, and the fragments of Emma’s New Earth Ecology Journal.