Books tagged: short sci fi

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The Truth Of Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
Ray Bradbury called E.E. King's stories, “Marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought-provoking. I cannot recommend them highly enough.” Like The Illustrated Man and The Canterbury Tales, The Truth of Fiction is a series of connected stories, tied together by the tale of three friends on a quest to capture a magical deer.
There Comes a Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Return to classic scifi with these shorts about time travel, future Earth, interplanetary exploration, Mars colonies, strange new subterranean life forms and other futuristic, weird and horrific tales.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Being Martian isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
The Red Cavalry
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the enemy captures members of her platoon, including her husband, Major Borcar’do will do all she can to rescue them. She does not care that she is on maternity leave, stuck in a strategy advisor role. Just give the “Red Cavalry” a fast ship and trusted comrades, and she will get her people back.
The Voyage Home An Alien Encounter Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
The world has united to send the first human mission into deep space. No one believes it will succeed. No one, however, is aware of the designer’s hidden agenda. This experimental flight will bring mankind face to face with an advance alien civilization. The shock is their location - in our own solar system.
The World is Bigger than an Ell
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Darrin develops a condition where he no longer sees things, but the shaped descriptions of things in this short story (approximately 3400 words). He suffers loss, and confusion, copes with love and family, and looks deep. This edition also contains two bonus items, "Because Love Resists Narrative," a villanelle, and "Meet Ashley's Neighbor," a short-short episode in a serial character sketch.
The Imaginary Invasion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When our reality is invaded by extra-dimensional beings, imaginary characters may be humanity’s only hope.
A Space Merchant's Tale & A Shotgun Wedding - Two Tales from The Keeper's Universe
Series: The Keeper's Universe. Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Space Merchant's Tale is the story of Thomas Verch Angharad, the galaxies greatest space merchant and his genetically enhanced talking cat Peaches. A Shotgun Wedding is the story of star fighter pilot Will Snipes, and his unlucky encounter with the superstitious Turner clan.
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
While out for a walk, Carl encounters two aliens hunting for scientific subjects to study, and they think he's just what they're looking for. Naturally, Carl has some reservations, but he quickly becomes enmeshed in a series of mishaps and mistaken identities as he tries to avoid becoming the next "Specimen".
Violet Sky
Price: Free! Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Death is only the beginning in this fast-paced, science fantasy novella. Caught in the fray of treachery and deceit, Dia Thorpe must unravel the mysteries of her past before her past unintentionally stabs her in the back. She is hurled into a peril fraught journey of incredible discoveries and evil twists. An interplanetary adventure to learn who she is, all the while avoiding the wrath of a God.