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Exotic Contraband - Lost among the stars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,950. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Aliens are real and they're here. Unfortunately they aren't here for intellectual stimulation, they're here to make cold hard cash. And they aren't interested in letting the authorities, theirs or ours, in on their racket. This is the story of survivors lost in a universe that they hadn't imagined, and the story of their survival and return.
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Permuted Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Padlocked doors. Strange light fixtures. Mutant cockroaches. There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Every room in this old brownstone has a mystery. Mysteries that stretch back over a hundred years. Some of them are in plain sight. Some are behind locked doors. And all together these mysteries could mean the end of Nate and his friends. Or the end of everything...
The Infinite Knowledge of J. T. Badgley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jacob T. Badgley has suddenly become an object of worship and obsession among the citizens of Zielaarde, a strange planet pent on keeping him forever. It soon becomes apparent that a deadly ending for Zielaarde is dangerously close, and Jake finds himself in a desperate struggle to escape the fate of a world where ignorance is bliss.
A Week In The Life Of An Overlord
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Devil You Know Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an Overlord sounds like a good job: one is rich, powerful, and people listen when you tell them to do something. Unfortunately, being an Overlord is not all fun and games: one must deal with uprisings, assassination attempts, and trying to keep the population happy.
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
The Universal War
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Price: Free! Words: 59,050. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Nirem was just an ordinary teenager until his life was completely turned after being abducted by aliens. Now, Nirem (now known as Garion) is destined to fight an evil God bent on the universe's destruction! Join Garion in this epic sci-fi novel as he fights the evil God Draktos and his nefarious plans, each plan leading up to a master plan even the king of Mars couldn't dream of.
Heart of the Comet
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,050. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
By DAVID BRIN and GREGORY BENFORD -- David Brin and Gregory Benford come together again to issue a new edition of their bold collaboration about our near human future in space, planting our boots . . . and staking our destiny . . . on becoming the People of the Comet. Prescient and scientifically accurate, Heart of the Comet is known as one of the great "hard sf" novels of the 1980s.
Gilda's Locket
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Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Gilda buys a locket for her birthday, she finds more than she ever dreamed of, literally. She soon discovers the locket is more than a piece of jewelry; it holds the power to let her relive her life in her dreams. What's left of her life quickly spirals out of control as she becomes ever more obsessed with the locket and the desperate need to relive the happiest moment of her life.
Rare Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
It's A Wonderful (After) Life
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The purpose of Life is to make the world a better place after you leave, is the purpose of Death exactly the same thing? Caution, contains some swearing!
Cibola's Promise: A Western Steampunk Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,740. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Legends inspire feats beyond imagination. Where good and evil are a matter of perception. Are you brave enough to follow The Marvelous MacHurdyGurdy Traveling Show through gritty mining towns and barren desert on a quest to meet their destiny? Discover the promise with a remarkable cast of characters...
Ringing True
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
At first, wearing a wedding band that read his wife's moods was a godsend, but when Hank McCoy found that he couldn't take it off, the deal began to sour... and when he filed for divorce, the consequences of the fine print that he never bothered to read turned downright deadly.
Breaking The Bonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Twenty five years of subjugation under the alien Meta have left the human colonists of Free Faith fearful and wary. But their cruel, brutal, and violent ways have pushed them too far, and the whispers of rebellion are in the air. Three young colonists, Serena, Michal and Oisin, become unlikely liberators when the people of Free Faith turn on their oppressors and rise up in defense of their home.
Apex Magazine - Issue 37
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field.
Aquari
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Price: Free! Words: 139,610. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Aquari the immortal cosmic being becomes involved with galactic beings that send him to the planet Tze-Doldus-2 in order to find out what happened to the legendary Star-Door that once existed there. The Star-Door was a masterpiece of galactic architecture that united the 2nd Age galactic civilization with 15 Star-Door wormhole generators, as well as many other wonders.
The Multiverse Traveler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul was about to change all history for all time by writing a short story about multiverse travel - except he didn't know it! Then one day he had a visitor, from another multiverse, who revealed all to him and encouraged Paul to change some of the words in his story when he published it - to keep the bad guys at bay. Paul published his story but was it really as simple as that...
Deadeye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A bizarre massacre out in the wasteland sends Marshal Elias Watkins to the very edge of human civilization and beyond, all the way to the origin of the current, wasted world.
Necrology Shorts Anthology- Issue 5 - Tales of Macabre and Horror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Necrology Shorts - Issue 5 Twenty new tales from the best new writers. Are you ready to enter the darkness? Necrology Shorts has twenty more new tales in issue 5. If you love short stories you will love Necrology Shorts.
The Girl In Brown - A Gunner Long Case
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Series: The Gunner Long Casefiles, Book 1. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An amoral scientist trying to regain control of his experiments. A deceptively innocent woman fleeing dangerous people. And a random vigilante pursuing unknown horizons. It all adds up to a game of deadly intrigue and weird danger which Gunner Long, one-time bounty hunter turned cynical detective, must play through if he is to escape with his life.
Yitzi
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You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Even if a dog can learn how to speak, he will still be nothing more than a dog.