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Flayed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3500 words. Donte is a veteran and a colonist on a struggling new world under a hot young flare star. For most of the colonists, the struggle is in coaxing crops out of the alien soil and avoiding the radiation of the flares. But for Donte, he must also deal with the lingering trauma of war -- and a body that feels skinned alive without the armor he once wore in the army.
Trainee Superhero (Book Two)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
I was five when the saucers first attacked Earth, and seventeen when I became a superhero and started fighting back. The training is hard and the battles are worse, but this is my chance and I’m going to take it. I may only be a trainee superhero, but I’m going to end this year in a coffin or a cape.
Trainee Superhero (Book One)
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Price: Free! Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
I was five when the saucers first attacked Earth, tearing up mountains and cities for reasons that we still don’t understand. The the superheroes saved us, fighting back using technology stolen from the saucers. Now I am one of them. I may only be a trainee superhero, but this is my chance to kill saucers, and nothing is going to stop me. I’m going to end this year in a coffin or a cape.
Nocturnal Academy 12 - Wall of Fire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,630. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Storm Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Necronis the Unmaker is coming. He is clawing open the Wall of Fire and influencing the entire Immaterium. Thousands of celestials have formed a barrier in front of him, but despite their combined wills the Dark God will soon rip the hole large enough to step through. When he breaks free, he will tear the universe apart.
When Computers Can Think, the Artificial Intelligence Singularity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,240. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics
How do computers think today? Will they eventually be able to really think the way people do? What would they think about us? This book addresses the unseen elephant in the room. Computers are becoming ever more intelligent, will the future need us? Will natural selection condition a truly intelligent computer in the same way that it conditioned us?
Breached Gates (Artifice: Episode Four)
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Series: Artifice. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The leviathan structure which had been bearing down on Iathera had finally been neutralized. In a matter of speaking, that is. While crippled, it still presented a looming threat of invasion from the harbor in which it now lay. However, with a blockade fleet now surrounding it, John and his friends could now deal with it under much less stressful time constraints. If only.
Boundaries of the Mind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“In the Interest of National Security, Nothing Else Matters.”
The Moon Came Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Science-Fiction story with horror overtones from the author who brought you Blood Related and Dreams of Thanatos. A young boy has a horrifying extraterrestrial encounter after a strange object lands on the family’s farm-house. What emerges from the unusual object are the things of nightmares. As he struggles against the strange creatures that have invaded his home, the young boy realizes that fe
Chronicle 2023
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Series: Chronicle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Michael Simms. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A humourous suggestion, leads to a gruesome discovery. In this tenth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker investigates the patterns of a serial killer. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
Out of Time - Overture
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You set the price! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
2100 words. My name is Josef Finch. I just woke up in a nightmare of the past. Somehow I've shifted out of place and time. The last thing I remember is falling asleep in my St. Louis apartment. Now I'm being interrogated by German soldiers during WWII.
The Time It Happened
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remember what you were doing that day when the world changed? "The Time It Happened" from Third Flatiron Anthologies serves up a buffet of new speculative fiction choices, offering stories and flash humor involving alternate history, time travel, and what-if scenarios of the future.
Spindrift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Solitary Cat Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jandy-500 lives in a future world of food shortages, energy blackouts and overpopulation. There are rumours that the Government has found a way to make things better. But will their solution work – or will Jandy and her friends be lost forever?
Gain
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You set the price! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
2700 words. The rich feast while the poor labor. The system allows the poor to workout for the rich. Being an upper means staying thin despite indulging. But the table is about to be turned. Who will be able to handle the gain?
The Fifth Di... March 2015
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Fifth Di... returns for yet another year with more great fantasy and science fiction and a reduced price. This month's issue features fiction from Rik Hunik, Robert N. Stephenson, and Matthew Spence. You'll get a chance to follow an exploration for an ancient artifact, follow a cyborg who seems to have forgotten his mission, and learn about an interesting twist on time travel.
What Hope Will Come?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The race of mankind was all but forgotten until it was discovered again by two demonic brothers engaged in a power struggle. They have unwittingly reintroduced mankind to the known universe and doomed their fates to rule it. With mankind unleashed once again, is the universe ready for its return?
After... Chapter 2: The End Of The Beginning Of The End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Second chapter in the "After..." post apocalyptic series. Follows several people on the day the bombs dropped.
Tears of Providence
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A career thief finds himself in a sticky situation and is made an offer that he cannot refuse...
Edifice Abandoned
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Inbound on an interstellar flight, Archeologist Nosuma Okande sees far more ancient sites to excavate on Achernar Tertius than the Institute has on record. Setting out to unearth these sites proves more of a challenge than she realizes, bringing her into conflict with local villages and ancient traditions—and with a shadowy force called the Madziva Mutupo, the Hippopotamus Totem.
The Dark and Shadowy Places
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Price: Free! Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This book is a collection of short stories or ‘flash fiction’, inspired mostly by author Chuck Wendig's weekly writing challenges on his Terrible Minds blog. Most of the stories are based on these challenges and can be found on my short story blog, Under A Starlit Sky, with a few unpublished ones thrown in. Now, please, won't you journey into the dark and shadowy places?
The Inevitable Apocalyptic Consequence of Time Travel
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Series: Apocalyptic Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
At four points in history, time travel is discovered and used as a weapon of war. Every time it happens, the discoverer is aided by those who will benefit from its invention – and attacked by those who will suffer. Sooner or later, the outcome will be inevitable… 19,000 words