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His Best Weapon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Morale Officer Lt. Daffyd Allenby is about to be thrown out an airlock by the terrorists who have starjacked his transport. The good news is, he has a helmet. The bad news is, he's not sure he wants it. Because it belonged to his almost-was partner, Artemis Burke, who went in the 'lock before him. How did he get himself into this mess, and how will he get out of it: alive or dead?
Quantum History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science experiment goes wrong in unforeseeable ways, affecting a man and his wife across the country, in a bizarre and humorous fashion.
Have You Seen My Cat?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Detective Frank Primrose woke up this morning, he didn't expect to investigate the disappearance of cats. Police detectives simply don't do that sort of thing. But when the chief's niece's cat is missing that's missing, what else can he do? Besides, it isn't just her cat; all of the cats in her building have disappeared. So, where have they gone -- and where will his investigation take him?
The Land of Tomorrow
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Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A short story in which William and his wife go to bed at night only to awaken into a futuristic, utopian land, along with their brother, Joseph. This land was inspired by Walt Disney's Tomorrowland.
Slow Fall: Counting Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ray Breckford faces a cataclysmic future, an end of times marching unyieldingly forward. Mysteriously, all mammals face a barrier to conception. People are somewhat slow to accept the dilemma, but when they do, panic erupts. While Ray realizes he cannot prevent civilization from entering the abyss, he attempts to save one small piece of humanity, to grasp a ray of light for a darkening future.
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a far future society, people change their identities, their societal roles, even their personalities based upon the masks they must don each day. But not every citizen is content to play their mandated part, longing instead to discover who they are beneath their masks: sinner, gentleman, or beast. Winner of the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.
A is for Apocalypse
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Series: ABCs of Awesome, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Twenty-six amazing writers were randomly assigned them a letter of the alphabet and given complete artistic freedom within a theme. The result is A is for Apocalypse. Twenty-six apocalyptic stories written by both well-known and up-and-coming writers. Monsters, meteors, floods, war—the causes of the apocalypses in these tales are as varied as the stories themselves.
Timeshaft
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
The Timeshaft is a path through time from pre-history to the end of the world, under the control of environmental protection group WorldSave. Its operatives travel through the Timeshaft preventing ecological disasters, but that's more of the back story. The plot focuses on leading agent Ashday's Child. What is his hidden agenda, why has he really spent his life flitting through the ages?
Balance Broken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,500. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The world cries for Order, but she’s igniting a revolution. One hundred years before, the Great Sickness reduced the world to three cities. Now, Asphodel no longer lingers underground, and the Starbright Maiden of Justice has returned. Everyone has faith in Astrea’s ability to save the world - but only she knows the dark truth about her powers.
Zombies! Episode 9: The Changing of the Guard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Zombies! It's not the end of the world. In the wake of the disastrous effort to clean out zombie safe houses all over New York City, Homeland Security steps in to take charge. Anthony Heron must continue to face down his own demons. A new zombie threat faces the city. Zombies! is currently under development as a television series.
The Renegades
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Series: The Superiors, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,970. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In the third installment of The Superiors Series, Draven searches for Cali in the mountains, living as a fugitive from Superior society. Cali tries to come to terms with being Byron's possession, while Byron finds his self-control slipping when things don't go his way.
This Peaceful State of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
A Gathering of Lions and Lambs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Plague: Jacob Trimble has never experienced it. Fear: He has never really known it. Death: He has never had to deal with it - until now. The human race is decimated by a lethal virus. The few people that are left, the lions and lambs of humanity, are gathering in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee.
The Chronos Clock: Aetheric Artifacts, Book One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Wendy Callahan. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In 1892 Victorian London, Demetra Ashdown is a half-daemon with the ability to locate and draw Aetheric artifacts to her. When her former fiancé’s valet is held hostage and will only be released in exchange for a device with the power to control time, she must act quickly to save a man’s life.
The Third Chamber
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by The Paper Corporation. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
What does a ritualistic murder in 1940’s South Africa have to do with the end of the world? What is the Third Chamber? And why will the Guardians of the Chamber die – and kill – to protect its terrifying secrets? Part Science-fiction, part murder mystery, The Third Chamber is a bizarre journey into a world where nothing makes sense. Yet where everything has a secret meaning. Dare you enter?
Zombies! Episode 2.2: The Good Fight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Zombies! It's not the end of the world. Somewhere in the south of the United States, a local sheriff at his wits' end hires a "zombie hunter" to clean out a campground that has become the grisly scene of an outbreak. But, for the zombie hunter, the job becomes complicated when he discovers a survivor.
Aurealis #68
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More of the best speculative fiction from Aurealis. This issue contains fiction, reviews and general information that provides a wealth of entertainment. If you love speculative fiction (and even if you don't) you should get this.
Pisces Miranti: Intergalactic Pizza Delivery Dude, Philosopher Poet
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 69,050. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by MWB Entertainment. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After leading a mundane, simple life where he tried to get by as best he could, Pisces Miranti meets his demise in a tragic accident. Or so he thinks. When he wakes up some time later in the laboratory of a strange alien he doesn't know quite what to think. He soon discovers that maybe his existence wasn't so mundane and the universe still has plans for him.
Zombies! Episode 5: Sinners and Saints
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Zombies! It's not the end of the world. Zombies have become a part of society now, the truth of their existence common knowledge. And as policemen like Anthony Heron and Francis Culph must deal with the consequences of fighting them, others have embraced their existence in surprising ways. Their common ground? Lots and lots of zombies! Zombies! is currently under development as a tv series.
Reading Glasses: Stories Through an Unpredictable Lens
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From the publishers of the popular Tall Tales and Short Stories from South Jersey comes a mesmerizing compilation of new short fiction. Suspenseful and mysterious, with a touch of ironic humor, Reading Glasses will transport you to the very edge of reality.