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Crossing the Camp
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two priests, one young and one old, stand at the gates to the detainment camp where the alien Wannoshay have been rounded up and contained. On this day, they will learn valuable lessons not only from each other, but from the aliens themselves. "Crossing the Camp" was first published at Strange Horizons and was reprinted in the SF novel "The Wannoshay Cycle" (also an ebook).
Origins: Starburst
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Teenage boy wanders into superbattle. Teenage boy gets killed. Then he gets back up again. The Origin mythos of the superhero Starburst.
Cracked Dagger, Book One of Allies and Adversaries
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Series: Allies and Adversaries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,590. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's ALL gone wrong. The weapon is broken, and cannot be repaired. Many times the Rell have gone back in time to force Kolob to kill his infant self, yet each time they have failed. On this most recent attempt, terrible changes are seen in the timeline, beginning with a shocking death that will impact the fates of friend and foe alike. Cracked Dagger is the beginning.
Wantaviewer
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A young girl with a nasty drug habit finds inspiration with the newly arrived aliens in her small Canadian town. She starts recording them, and witnesses their integration into human society firsthand. And then a tragedy strikes that reverses all of her hopes and dreams about the future. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
Mythik Imagination #1
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Price: Free! Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Mythik Imagination #1 is a collection of three sci-fi short stories in the spirit of the old pulp magazines of the 30s and 40s, but with a modern twist. - A new inmate in an ancient prison discovers an incredible secret in "Yesterday's Eye's." - See what it is like to face "The Figment of Doom." - A zombie, a ghost and a phantom are not what they seem in "Ghosts of the Future."
Welcome Home Janissary
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Price: Free! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by NewCon Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A military SF short story taken from the anthology 'Further Conflicts' When reinforcements replenish the depleted ranks of human slave soldiers, they bring with them a dangerous pride in Earth and dreams of mutiny against the unseen alien masters. But for Escandala, the unfolding nightmare is not war or mutiny, but her son. The aliens have altered him, driving them apart.
Dark Earth
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Series: Dark Earth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,060. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hunted since before her birth, Jessica Baxter relies upon the protection of her father to keep her safe from harm. What neither of them knows is that her father has his own dark legacy bequeathed by a father he never knew. The bonds of family are tested as the fate of two Earths, each a shadow of the other, rests upon the hunted becoming the hunter.
Wanted
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Series: Wanted, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Carl Waters left the army behind before the bomb went off in L.A. He lived off the grid, avoiding the fallout from the bombs and the Burnout Fever that ravaged the world. All that changed when three stragglers showed up. Two children led by a shepherd who had lost her own way. Now they must survive the North American badlands, an enemy with unlimited resources, and each other.
Tales from the Balkans: Robert Szepes' first death
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Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It isn't Robert Szepes' best day. First he wakes up in a container then he recognizes that somebody stole his Identity cards. Without those cards he can't get back his flat so he is in a really big trouble. If he wants to get back his life, he needs to find the robber in the worst district of Budapest without money or weapon...
Leaping Lizards
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Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When her clanship's sensors are damaged, Captain Klarin-yal hires an expensive human expert to effect repairs. Unfortunately, the human is afraid of reptiles. More unfortunately, during the explosion, a pregnant reptilian pet escaped into the ship... Now it's up to Kinahran, a young Kintaran, to find the pet before the human flees in disgust, leaving the clanship crippled.
Jones and the Mammoths
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Series: Jones, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jones is marooned when his ship crashes. Where is he? How will he survive? Katie is an archaeologist investigating a spectacular find in an English forest. How are these two characters from very different worlds linked? How will the majestic mammoths bring them together? NEW VERSION - 2013 Edit... A short science fiction story. Look out for more stories featuring Jones.
Explosions
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Of course everyone blames the aliens. But they were working right up until ten minutes before the blast, that’s what really bothers me, and that’s what makes me think it was all just bad timing." A near-future SF story about a mother, her daughter, and how they react to the integration of aliens into their neighborhood, school, and job. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
The Time of the Attack
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Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Earth that was could no longer suport us. We looked to the stars for our salvation. We thought the impending doom of humanity would unite us. Boy were we ever wrong.
The Diary of Professor Gilbert Rasher
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Price: Free! Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This book, in the form of a diary, is a complement to the Tillian 5 Trilogy. The diary starts out as a prequel to “Tillian 5 - A New Beginning.” It continues on the same time line as “Tillian 5 - A New Beginning” but on Earth with no knowledge of the events unfolding on Tillian 5. The diary then merges with the beginning of “Tillian 5 - Return to Earth.”
Fugue
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Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A woman with no identity or name keeps waking up during bizarre and often violent experiences, sometimes murder. With few allies and many enemies, she struggles to figure out who she is, what is going on, and how to stop the chaos around her.
The Whole World Is Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the Tenbor Dish Valley loses its protector, Tench must navigate the treacherous alternate reality of the Verch in order to restore his home.
Bypass Gemini
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Series: Big Sigma, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,740. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
In a distant future, Trevor "Lex" Alexander was shaping up to be the next great race pilot until a fixed race got him banned from the sport. Reduced to making freelance deliveries, he thinks his life can't get any worse. That's when a package manages to get him mixed up with mobsters, a megacorp, and a mad scientist. Now his life depends on learning what their plans are, and how he can stop them.
Il fantastico mondo di Iianng Williot. Vol. 1/5 - Lo strano sogno -
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Price: Free! Words: 40,790. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Iianng Willior sta per decidere quale studi universitari intraprendere. Da sempre appassionato di astronomia, il ragazzo deciderà di intraprenderne gli studi quando un misterioso evento accade nella sua cittadina: durante il giorno, per alcuni momenti, in cielo appaiono due soli che ruotano l'uno intorno all'altro. Cosa sta succedendo?
Drinker
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There are Elders, and then there are Drinkers. Our narrator, alas, is a Drinker, and his life on the planet called Wannoshay is one of hardship and unimaginable labors: he must travels many miles to gather water and carry it back to his people, in his belly. A prequel story to the novel The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
Snowfall
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Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After volunteering for a recon mission, the girl finds herself on a planet long abandoned following the devastation of her own species. Given the disease and war wreaked on Earth, creating a dystopia of endless winter, she is shocked to discover survivors, even after so many years. The world these strangers built comes with rules she can't comprehend, however...rules that might get her killed.