Books tagged: science fiction short story

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Fondest of Memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone tends to edit their memories of lost loved ones, emphasizing the admirable qualities and good times, downplaying the unpleasant aspects. For a man given the chance to have his dead wife cloned, he can rebuild and restore her memories . . . with a few slight modifications.
Drilling Deep
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A fascination with science and paleontology can lead to a sense of wonder . . . or something else entirely.
G-Men
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Deaver says of “G-Men,” “If you liked E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime or the writing of Caleb Carr (The Alienist), you’ll enjoy this [story]. Part police procedural, part political thriller, this clever tale features real life characters interacting with fictional ones.” Nominated for the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History.
Serpent Caravan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Earth is in a desperate battle against the alien Sinaquan and losing! The only hope is to send colonists to places the enemy isn't likely to look, marginal worlds, such as Viejo, with its migrant seas, and gas-giant neighbor, Prometheus. But when those colonists explore for a new base location, disaster strikes! The Sinaquan have found them. And their Serpent Caravan may have nowhere left to go...
Black Betsy: A Jukebox story
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Series: Jukebox Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Shoeless Joe Jackson made a mistake and was banned from baseball for life. Sometimes, in the Garden Lounge, the special jukebox lets a customer go back in time to a mistake and fix it. Shoeless Joe never had a chance to let the jukebox help him fix his mistake, but instead it allowed Shoeless Joe to do something even more important: Help a child become a better adult.
Going Native
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone wants the ability to teleport from one place to another in an instant. But what happens if something goes wrong? And what happens if the government refuses to listen? A journalist on assignment visits a convention held by a fringe group who believes that teleportation has changed them—and he’s becoming convinced they’re right.
Echea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sarah has the perfect family. She and her husband decide to share that perfection with Echea, an orphan from the Moon Wars. Only after Sarah adopts Echea, she realizes that Echea has problems. Serious problems, problems that could change her entire family. Forever. Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, and Locus award finalist. Winner of both the Asimov’s and Homer Readers’ Choice Awards.
Homecoming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010 by Elusive Blue Fiction. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A grieving mother, separated from her earthly Native American tribe, finds communion with an ancient lifeforce that she awakens in the Martian ruins. A short story by Lisa Silverthorne. Originally published The Age of Reason (SFF Net, Auguest 1999).
The Love Prince
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The day Tucker, Crown Prince of Chai-Koos, turns 22, one part of his coming of age is the selection of a breeding mate. And while he's repulsed by the process, he's irresistibly draw to a Chai-Hona girl who, on their mating night, will first try to kill him, then love him, then flee. Their story will change the fate of the planets of Chai forever.
Dropouts
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For Howard, it was supposed to be a simple vacation, a long-promised flight to Paris with the family. But then things started to go wrong in ways that made no damned sense at all.