This volume collects both of Sasscer Hill's Nicki Latrelle short stories, featuring the jockey/amateur detective in the world of horse racing: GAME and STEAMROLLER.
If you miss the late Dick Francis’s racetrack thrillers, you’ll be intrigued by Sasscer Hill’s Racing From Death.” —The Washington Post, August 29, 2012"
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A single short story from an (intended) upcoming series of short stories about totally (nearly) true tales coming from the United States and its neighbors. This is the tale of Battle Mountain, Nevada. Sure, you can see some of this information on the internet on legitimate sites, but this is information from someone who has seen it live. And their anecdote is your wisdom for the future. ... [click here for more]
19 Visual Fantasy Writing Prompts provides stimulating visual writing prompts for those who wish to produce worthy fantasy content. This work can be rather useful to writers who are seeking no ideas to work with as well as SPARKS for gamers. ... [click here for more]
3 of a Perfekt Pear brings you three stories from the mind of Daniel Smith. Take two trips into space and a trip into the mind. These stories will have you questioning what reality is, and also what our future holds for us. In the end, you’ll be asking yourself, should we embrace the future, or run from it. No matter what, you’ll know that the future will be 3 of a Perfekt Pear…... [click here for more]
5 Doors is a collection of 5 Short Stories: Light, Home Office, Moonlighting, Hats and Keys and Revolution. Open the door to a new world of mystery, magic, and humor with your key to the 5 Doors. You may discover a dream you have forgotten along the way... ... [click here for more]
Fred Selkerson and his faithful companion Pat37 continue their exploration of Calivada, but this time, things go very wrong, and they’ll face dangers they never could have expected. ... [click here for more]
Trouble always brews on the birth world of Humanity.
Drake loves Earth. A powerful politician hires Drake. Drake travels into the politics of the Empire. Drake knows only trouble awaits him.
Can he help his client and get paid? Or is something darker afoot?
If you love enthralling, gripping sci-fi private eye short stories with a great twist, you will love this story.
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“All aboard for the Moon!”
This good-natured early science fiction story describes a near future where humanity coexists with people from other worlds and postulates regular flights between the Earth and the Moon and technological advances like breathing devices that use solid pellets of compressed oxygen. It is a fun and thought-provoking read that will resonate with fans of Victorian-era stories,... [click here for more]
The runner had been one of the best hackers and tech runners in the business. That was until he got hooked on chronic. Now he's but a shadow of his former self, and he's one mistake away from being caught...or maybe he already has... ... [click here for more]
What happens when robotic CATTs are sent to guard two small children? They send robotic KITTs of course. Join Athena Lee's Crazy AI Wilson along with his robotic creations in a dozen wild and wacky Short stories. This the second collection of Tales from the Athena Lee Universe. What happens when Pirates buy a robot? Do robots need to be emancipated? Who put the Son in Wilson? ... [click here for more]
What if you could talk to your 10-year-old self? In my case I imagine it would go something like this.
Writing this was an emotional experience. I hope that this hypothetical autobiographical conversation maybe can help you a little as well.
Warning: This story contains references to child abuse and general youth unpleasantness. In the end it is a story about healing, but as always:... [click here for more]
A Disgusting Supermarket of Death collects hard-boiled shorts about satanic Christmas movies, performance-art euthanasia, child-sacrifice skincare, and other demented goodness from Jim Harberson, co-author of Markosia’s acclaimed graphic novel, Stay Alive. The characters you’ll meet within include:
a corrupt prison warden who sells true crime fanatics a serial killer meet and greet;
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Everyone in the galaxy has their secrets.
Drake loves blackmail cases. He hunts down blackmailers. He fixes client’s lives.
Can he help his client protect his secret? Or will Drake fail and find the truth?
If you love enthralling, unputdownable science fiction mystery short stories, you will love this great story!
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Debra Lennon has returned to The Rocky Mountain States of America with her new employer Serenity Payne and Sernity's faithful assistant Marco for a meeting with some of the most powerful people from the old United States and Mexico, but nothing can prepare any of them for the attack that comes from a secret society dedicated to destroying Serenity's power...but the secret society has never dealt with... [click here for more]
During the Passage of Humaitá, one of the most important moments of the Paraguayan War, the intervention of a Guarani god changes the course of history. However, for two soldiers on opposite sides, it's a catastrophic event. ... [click here for more]
When the elderly widow Maureen Pettigrew is found bludgeoned to death on the grave of her late husband, the case seems clear. Maureen is the latest victim of the cemetery mugger who has been terrorising Kensal Green cemetery for several weeks now.
However, the only suspect – a young man in jeans and a battered leather jacket – is a phantom no one except the cemetery caretaker has ever seen.
Can... [click here for more]
A world of dark sorcery—a time of sharpened bronze.
The pale tower of the Academy has governed the city of Lytrops with wisdom and learning for centuries. When Oshala the Hex finds the entire city forced into menial labor and her lover beset by restless spirits, what price will she pay to break their chains?
This is a 6,900-word short story in the sword-and-sorcery genre. ... [click here for more]
Humanity thought they were alone in the universe. They were wrong.
When aliens attack Hyams II, a small mining colony on the galactic rim, all that stands between the attackers and the terrified civilian population are a handful of underpaid and underequipped security guards.
However, two of those guards, Cally and Matt, use all their skills and their knowledge of the colony's... [click here for more]
The Formless are roving the land, unleashing untold havoc. But today, Alis must deal with a bigger problem. It's Cahan's birthday, and she's figured out the perfect gift for him. But it means breaking the rules. The things she does for her friends...The School of Spells & War is an ongoing collection of old fashioned sword-and-sorcery adventure stories following a wizard... [click here for more]
Before exalting to become the Sword of Heaven referenced by the Loom of Fate as the Dragon Banner of the Burning Sun, Nellens Pulgaris served as a scale lord in the fledgling Nellens Home Legion. A routine morning meeting with his talon lord reveals some significant history of the still-mortal dynast, already destined for greatness, though yet to be chosen by the greatest of Incarnae.
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One November, Slippery Sam proposed a charity poker tournament be played on a Saturday. He had found a charity that touched his heart, something about preserving marsupials, and had arranged to give them a cheque, the equivalent of a casino’s rake for running a tournament, if the tournament were held. He had also gone to a nearby nature club and gotten volunteers to deal and help keep the game... [click here for more]
A Rapier Named Ruse is a short piece of fiction written by Bryan Young and drawn from his experience playing the solo RPG Six Crowns in Hell.
The short fiction is followed by a small commentary where Bryan discusses how the solo rpg helped him create the story and what occured.
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When it’s decided that the ultimate weapon must be unleashed against the Earth, one man has to decide between following orders and disobeying, and then he must decide what to do when facing the consequences. ... [click here for more]
Joseph Franklin Dawson
You may think you know this name, but you don't.
You may think you've heard his story, but you haven't.
You may think you know the legend of the ship of dreams, but you don't know all of it.
With the aid of modern technology, and a little magic; a shadow of the past has come forth to explain what he experienced on a cold and fateful April morning.
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7 stories to introduce you to the world and it’s history.
Welcome to Silvery Earth. Water beings, winged people, shape-shifting dragons and elf-like beings mingle with humans throughout the history of this world.
A collection of seven stories, both previously published and unpublished, arranged in chronological order on the calendar of Silvery Earth.
"Fiona's Magical Friends" is a little girl... [click here for more]
"In Sobriquet, names meant things. The name was a destiny and a trade fulfilled without question..."
Sobriquet is one city in a greater kingdom ruled by Tsarina Pyre, a demon queen whose existence is dependent on resurrection. Every cycle of her leadership begins with an assassination; her handmaiden, Sybil Fowler, dispatches the leader of the angels, a violent act that keeps another world-ending... [click here for more]
The SFS Arizona has been shot down by rebels, and has crashed on the asteroid Hygeia. The ship is dying and so is her crew. Captain John Lee is faced with trying to save his crew, knowing that the rebels are still out there. Can he save any of his crew, or will the rebels return to finish them off before he can figure out what needs to be done? ... [click here for more]
Hentor made a business of smuggling cargo for one of the most powerful criminal syndicates, but when he's forced to dump his cargo to try to avoid capture, he has no idea of just how much trouble he's about to find himself in. ... [click here for more]
Valentine's Day 1938: All Richard Blakemore a.k.a. the masked crimefighter known only as the Silencer wants is to have a romantic dinner with his beautiful fiancée Constance Allen.
But on his way to his date, Richard happens upon a mugging in progress. Can he save the victim and make sure that young Thomas Walden has the chance to propose to his girlfriend? And will he... [click here for more]
What is an Aslan warrior to do when his flesh does not mirror his soul? There is little honour to be found on the exile planet of Kteiroa, but when Tikhnal is challenged by a dishonourable braggart, there is no recourse but to fight. But the braggard isn’t just a brute. He is out for gain, planning to step over Tikhnal's corpse to take the one thing he has left – his ship.
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Iago Prime is humanity’s first interstellar colony, inhabited by a crew of brilliant scientists and fearless pioneers.
However, even so many lightyears from Earth, the people of Iago Prime still cling to the traditions and holidays of their old home.
Not all holiday traditions can be easily adapted... [click here for more]
He was Re-Newed York City's most feared blind assassin. He was betrayed. He was robbed of his memories and ultimately left for dead. Unfortunately for them, he survived. Betrayed by his former employer, Valentine, without sight, without memories and on the brink of death, must regain his strength, must struggle to discover the truth about his past and ultimately, embark on a trail of vengeance. Absolute... [click here for more]
CPOP and the Monolith's most influential character, Absolute Valentine, returns in this special one-shot release. Written by Pete Wall (Vampyr, the Second Race), Absolute Valentine is presented in a new light, one that spotlights Wall's talents and showcases one of the Goremageddon's most popular characters in an alternate style and theme. Download "Happy Endings" now, and witness the return of Valentine.... [click here for more]
A Choice To be Made. An Unstoppable Plague. Millions of Lives At Stake.
A Loss is always acceptable if more live.
Alexandria rules her world. She knows millions could die. Her rule hangs in the balance.
Can Alexandria make the right choice? Or will she damn her people forever?
If you want enthralling science fiction short stories, you’ll love this one!
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A failed mission to Mars leaves four astronauts marooned and heading for the asteroid belt. Faced with certain death for lack of air or starvation, they each choose a way to exit life...all but one, who decides he just wants to see what's out there before he dies. ... [click here for more]
Misfit noblewoman Josine haut-Landreth lost her beloved career in the Search and Rescue Corps. She is now starting over with a second-hand scout ship, a co-pilot who has never left planetside, and a heart big enough to tempt her into one more dangerous rescue.
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Journey back in time to the mid twentieth century as a Lunar Shuttle pilot finds himself in an alternative past working as a pulp science fiction writer.
This is the first science fiction short story released by Philip Warnes, a Melbourne, Australia based geo-scientist who is more well known for his RPG world publications or world war two naval wargaming efforts. ... [click here for more]
When the apocalypse has come and gone, life still goes on for the survivors struggling to adapt to the new normal.
In a drowned world, the descendants of surface dwellers remember the cities that were lost, the inhabitants of ocean floor colonies cling to outmoded customs and scavengers search the flooded ruins for anything that might be of use. In a world ravaged by droughts, two college students... [click here for more]
5 action packed, compelling, enthralling science fiction short stories in 1 great collection!
Blade On A Train:
A High Speed Train. A Mysterious Target. A Mission Like No Other.
Targets hide all over the galaxy.
Jase serves his Master. He loves killing threats. He climbs onto a high speed train. Jase needs to kill a target.
Can Jase kill the threat before disaster strikes? ... [click here for more]
Fred Selkerson continues his exploration of The Divided States of America. This time his travels take him to Alaska where he and his new Personal Assistant Android meet his Grandma Julia, and they also explore what is left of the wilds of Alaska. ... [click here for more]
This special bundle product contains the following titles.The Faulty Television ReceiverRegular price: $0.99 Bundle price: $0.50 Format: Multiple File Formats Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, a faulty television receiver... [click here for more]
Two dark Christmasses, two bored eldritch nightmares, tigers and wolves on the prowl, robots out of their league and on their way out, a transfer student going out on a limb, humans at their worst and their best, religious followers of a giant monster and the last pig in the world. These are some of the stories found in this first collection of short stories by Joachim Heijndermans. Twenty-six stories,... [click here for more]
For more than twenty years I edited a small press science fiction magazine known as The Fifth Di… In June of 2019, I published the final issue that I would edit. This story was written as a tribute to all of the authors I had worked with for more than two decades and to all of the readers that had made editing the magazine worthwhile. I hope you enjoy this little story… ... [click here for more]
One amazing page turning, action packed collection following one of the Winter’s series’ best fantasy characters!
If you love amazing, fast paced fantasy short stories and a fantasy novella, you must buy this!
A new age dawns. An age of freedom and peace. A conspiracy to end it all.
The Empire of Insenguard is reclaimed and rebuilt. The Empress has left her empire... [click here for more]
In the midst of a mission to save a young man from a shadowy supernatural threat, Tenet is stranded and in trouble. What seems like an ordinary, daily problem quickly transforms into a nightmarish battle against horrific threats from Beyond…threats laid as a deadly ambush for the unsuspecting hero. The second in a series of stand-alone, action-packed, supernaturally-laced stories known as Tenet’s... [click here for more]
Meet Denderin, an 18 year old, swift learner, who has no idea what he wants to do with his life.
His family wants him to continue the family farm, he went to university instead, barely graduating. He later determined that isn't what he wanted to do with his life either!
In and out of jobs, he lives a life with an unsure future. How can he support himself with no income? How can he live without... [click here for more]