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Completing the Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A group of scientists and archaeologists travel to an abandoned alien world and try and work out why the aliens left and where they went. As they explore the city, the scientists feel the alien presence more and more strongly and it brings into focus their own feelings and fears. A 4,200 word SF short story of alien contact.
Paradox Equation - Part One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 490,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Books one through five of the ten novel science fiction action-adventure masterwork. The sons and grandchildren of Gallant choose to follow his way to defend life in the multiverse. As they do, they learn they must create themselves. They must solve the Paradox Equation of their existence.
Fornax Rising
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Life in the early twentieth century isn’t easy for women, especially if that woman is an outspoken, intelligent, headstrong, augmented amputee with prosthetic technology that is the envy of armies. Enter Cassandra Leigh Fornax.
Chemicaust (Mad Element Saga)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What might men do with unlimited power? And what might they allow to be done? Chem is the Mad Element. It is a blessing and a curse with as many names as shades and hues. Some call it liquor of the Gods or Blessing of the Benefactor. Those of the Red Guard call it Michael's Blood, but all names refer to the same element, a chemical compound with many pieces, or no trace on the periodic table.
Digger Breaks Through!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Superhero fiction by Tony Frazier, including stories previously published in Baen's Universe and Strange Horizons.
First Through the Post (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tony is a mailer; someone who sends themselves through the vacuum tube postal system in a box for the fun and thrill of the challenge. When Brandon, arrives at the Mailers' hangout,and starts to make a move on Claire, Tony's almost girlfriend; Tony decides to call his bluff and challenges him to a race through the London network.
The Smell of Magic (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Love may smell sweet and betrayal bitter, but revenge has the richest scent of all... Kelde has returned to his village after two years training as a Witch Hunter. He meets up with Shara his childhood sweetheart, who has promised to wait for him, but is she everything she seems? The Smell of Magic is a fantasy romance story with a twist and was first published in Realms of Fantasy
Cooper's Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jerry and Sue have just stolen a car from the LA Dome and they are on a road trip away from trouble. They stop at Cooper's Creek, in the middle of nowhere and find an old-fashioned store. But it is unlike any store they've seen and Jerry soon finds that a man can change after all. A 3,800 word Science Fiction story Cooper's Creek was originally published in The Mammoth Book of Road Stories.
Alyssa and the Robin (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alyssa lives in a house protected from the outside world. She only has Mentor, the house computer, and a mechanical Robin for company and initially is happy. She explores the house and finds a secret that changes everything... This 2,500 word Science Fiction short story originally appeared in Scheherezade magazine.
The Hand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cicely's battle with breast cancer is half won but with a faltering marriage, she feels as though she's lost. Her husband thinks she's going crazy after she tells him that she keeps seeing a disembodied hand pulling on her. Cicely thinks it's a ghost, until she finds out the previous owner of the house is the equivalent of a real mad scientist.
Dementia
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Taylorville Writer is having problems with his memory. He thinks he is fine. His wife thinks otherwise. She gives him three words to remember and goes to the drug store. He is primed and ready for the question. When she returns, walks around eating a candy bar and talking about other things. Then she finally asks what are the three little words?
Show Me A Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by New Babel Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sean Taylor understands better than most what it takes to tell stories about people with powers more than the cliche many expect. In this giant tome, Taylor delves deep into the humanity of his creations, from the gender-bending Fishnet Angel to the tragic Starlight, but never forgets to add the right amount of danger and action to accent the tale.
Tales from the Balkans: Family business
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Just go into the parking lot, take the car, drive to a desetred area, for example to an old facility, and then get rid of the vehicle. Easy job, easy money. But what's happening if...
80AD - The Jewel of Asgard (Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.71 from 17 reviews)
What happens when you take a pair of ordinary, miserable 14 year olds out of their ordinary, miserable lives and throw them into another world and another time? Chaos, fear, magic and excitement - that's what. When Phoenix and Jade somehow end up in the bodies of their own warrior Avatars in the online fantasy game, 80AD, they have to play the game through to get home. Do they have what it takes?
Heart of the Tree
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Taiv, a snow-unicorn rider, enjoys a spring day and considers the choices she's made with her life.
Haydn of Mars
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Series: The Masters of Mars Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On Mars, in the distant future, the princess Haydn's arranged marriage cannot save her beloved Republic. Her arch-enemy, the warrior-woman Frane, seeks to make herself Queen while Haydn--the legitimate heir-- must flee for her life. A reluctant symbol for those who would restore the monarchy, Haydn is too young and unprepared to assume the throne--but determined to become a great Queen.
Jaguar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In waking life, he is a combat vet with a mysterious sleep disorder, confined to a VA hospital bed. When he sleeps, he roams the plains of another world, invading the minds of the people as they dream and forcing them to do his will. They call him . . . Jaguar.
Line 43 (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's flu season in the city, and Jersey has his own crazy ideas about how the bugs get around. But little does he know that on this particular morning, and during this particular bus ride, his conspiracy theories are about to become prophecy.
It's a Story About a Guy Who...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Danny Evans needs a good grade in creative writing. His assignment? He must write about any person he sees in a public place, and really get inside that person’s head. He must make up a character. It seems like such a simple assignment. Bestseller Dean Wesley Smith takes a twisted look at how some stories don't end well.
The Power Within
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,100. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by New Babel Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Power Within is an anthology of superhero fiction featuring the core characters from the award-winning iHero Entertainment Universe. The omnibus collects all the stories from founder Frank Fradella from 1999 through 2005, including the P&E Short Story of the Year, "The Ritual of Vesta."