Books tagged: short science fiction

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Parallel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In other universes I have fallen silent. In our own I hear of nations quarantined as the disease sweeps the planet. If it is not stopped I may be the only survivor. There are those who don't want it stopped. They may kill me, but they work without a full understanding of my greatest strength. I am never alone.
The Mechanical Ogre
Price: Free! Words: 17,130. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In Bologna, the future heart of railway communications on the Eurasian continent, a city continually changing, submerged in toxic fumes and light pollution, Amanda becomes involved in a series of brutal murders. Thanks to her gift for navigating the net, she is called upon by iRobots to solve the case. But why would the largest robot company in the world be interested in catching a murderer?
Hunter's Moon
You set the price! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
An unexpected complication arises on the moon's first colony, making the residents wonder if some legends about the Hunter's Moon were rooted in fact.
A Meeting of Minds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Inside a research vessel on the edge of space, shadows move, walls shift, and the crew discovers there are more serious things to worry about than bonus checks.
Making Sense of Jacob Klaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In possession of hope, a young man sets out across the ice of the Arctic to search for an alternate existence, one different from the cold, underground darkness of his home.
Void
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
2065. Humans start terraforming Mars for future settlement. 2070. The Mars Baker2 outpost is established on the Acidalia Planitia. 2084. The first colonist goes missing.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
Muzik Chronicles: Exchange
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book 3 of the Uxel Herum Saga Unsure of how she feels being thrown back into her old life, Uxel finds herself in the thick of black market trading on the planet Zink. While trying to gather information about Imperium invasion plans she is thrown into a rather interesting situation. One that could make her money than she ever dreamed... This YA scifi novelette is approx. 10,500 words.
Tycho Wept
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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There may be life on other worlds... Will we ever find it? Will we destroy it in the process of looking?
Specimen
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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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".