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Water Torture (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
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Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Unfortunately none are perfect, especially hotheaded Amy Dunwald, and even genius Evan Aaronson. Can these 18 year olds complete their mission to destroy cruise ship, or be crushed by their doubts and the ocean below them?
The Garden Pool
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Books. Power. Electricity. The wizard has everything forbidden the common people—and nobody even knows his name. For two girls barely in their teens, the mystery—and the temptations—prove irresistible. On a cold winter's night, they enter the wizard's garden to discover a treasure more precious than any they imagined—and a secret that tests their friendship beyond any civilized limits...
Just A Phase (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
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Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Only one other child has been admitted with living parents: Gideon Ross. Can Jeremiah Whitfield, heir to a multi-billion dollar corporation, escape his repulsive household, can he survive Clements once he's in? Are they right? Is it a phase?
SoS
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a science fiction short story. A radio signal is detected and it reveals a space ship destined for earth. Inside are a big surprise and when its intentions are discovered, it's an even bigger surprise.
Ring of Salvation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The comet Nefarious is on a collision course with Earth. Apparently. And the US is scrambling to stop it. But Tamas, a seasoned journalist in the Eastern world, discovers that there may be an ulterior motive for putting a huge arsenal of weapons into space.
Apex Magazine - Issue 44
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features Eugie Foster, Lettie Prell, Sarah Kuhn, and Tansy Rayner Roberts.
Teleport Toronto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Imagine a world without cars, airplanes or cargo ships' A world in which people can cross a city in seconds, or a continent in less than a minute. It sounds wonderful, but mankind has a way of spoiling everything. Criminals and terrorists look for opportunities to exploit the wonders of teleportation. Then there are the technical glitches, like people stepping into the ports and disappearing. . .
Change of Heart (Tales of the Scarlet Knight 4)
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Series: Tales of the Scarlet Knight, Volume 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When Emma Earl, the Scarlet Knight, examines a strange meteor, she and her best friend Becky find themselves switching bodies. The bizarre situation turns deadly when a brutal predator sets his sights on the new Scarlet Knight!
Listlessness In Early Automated Composition Devices
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Time-travelling ex-postman Harley Byrne's ongoing mission is to capture and make available for download “all the world’s music, ever.” In this newly rediscovered chapter from his lost memoirs, Byrne describes in full his mission to Manchester, 1952, to record the secret computer music of Alan Turing - war hero, mathematician, inventor of hands-free umbrella.
The Pendragon Inheritance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a post apocalyptic England of the future, the only hope for the country is King Arthur...
Stranger Revisited
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Robert Heinlein is the master of science fiction writing. I beg his indulgence to use his central character Mike Smith of Mars in my short story. A 14 years old fan of his begins her second reading of 'Stranger in a Strange Land'. She falls into a dream state and wakes up on Mars with Mike Smith as her guide. Come with Nancy for an event of your life. Enjoy.
Running Into the Forever
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Five escapees from the Beast’s camp join Daniel and "Sam" Bryant’s family of orphans. The leader tells Daniel what he already knows: “The Beast is still looking for you and he’s getting close again. The family must find a new safe place, but how safe can it be when one of the escapees is a “half-one” who infiltrates the family to help capture “breeders” which are crucial to the Beast's survival.
#Citybots
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Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A collection of very short stories about robots going about their business in cities around the world. Featuring work by @blueberrio, @sooguy68, @mikearnzen, @sarcastic_f, @mediapathic, and @thebatinthehat.
Inheritance (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
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Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. But something went wrong, and one of the school's regents enrolled his son shortly before he died. Was it really a heart attack, or is Gideon Ross right and there was foul play involved?
Mirror Girl
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mirror Girl is about a young lady who suspects that her idyllic home town is wholly different than it appears. Desdemona Pringle investigates several anomalies, and with the help of a mysterious friend, learns the astonishing truth about her existence and world. First published in Abyss & Apex, "Mirror Girl" has received an Honorable Mention in "The Year's Best Science Fiction, 27th Edition."
Tempest Borne
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Series: Treborel, Prelude. Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This prelude to the Treborel Scifi/Fantasy Series introduces Mikel who returns from a journey across the sea to announce his bethrothal only to discover his long time mistress Zannia is with his child. After Mikel refuses to be blackmailed Zannia disappeares into the war torn landscape of Latria determined to make Mikel suffer.
Cold Pulp Trio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three hard-boiled stories that hark back to the days of pulp fiction. Meet private dick Jay Dafoe. He’s in a dirty business, and cold hard cash has always made up for twinges his conscience might occasionally feel. Ben Andropov is a cop. The bosses are management, and the beat is the moon. Management wants order and doesn’t care how it’s kept. Cold Pulp Trio is hard-boiled American noir.
Can't Get Enough
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A Sci-Fi love story about two people who try to make their love last forever.
The Log Entries of Jenny Terran 00-42
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Star Trek, Crewman Jenny Terran: "My name is Jenny Terran and I can't tell you when I was born because I don't know. I was found as a baby by a Starfleet officer on board an abandoned alien vessel of unknown origin in an uncharted region of space. No one knows how I got there or who my parents were. I was called Jenny after the officer that found me and Terran because that is my species."
The Sound of Money
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When the FBI face a series of bank robberies with no evidence of how the money was taken, Special Agent Nathan Taylor and his team are called in to find out just who, or what, is behind them. How is someone getting in unseen, without setting off any of the alarms? Is it some fantastical technology, or are one of the new Powers able to use their abilities to sneak straight in?