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99 истории
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"99 истории" е сборник с периодични ревизии, при които към него се добавя по един нов разказ. Веднъж закупили този сборник, имате безплатен достъп до всички бъдещи истории и можете да ги четете по всяко време.
English Muffin, Devotion on the Side
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Daily Science Fiction, George leaves copies of himself to his friends and family when he dies. The problem is -- what happens when you're only a copy?
Of Brass and Magic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
New editions of A.L. Kessler's Steampunk short stories: Of Souls and Steam and Of Fate and Gears.
H.E.R.O. Shorts - Silverlash
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Series: H.E.R.O., Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A day in the life of a superheroine. We follow Silverlash as she encounters petty criminals attempting to rob an ATM and others at a weapons shop. She meets with Metrocity's demonic knight hero, Razorwing at the scene of Metrocity's recent major averted disaster, and gets together with several other heroes (Impact, Psycom) as well as some of the non-hero supers over lunch.
Piecework
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Flicka
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Inhabitants of a small Idaho town have trouble adjusting to their new neighbors, a family of genetically modified humans who have chosen to become more equine than human.
Evolution Anxiety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The treaty was supposed to end the war between the Mechanics and Chimerans, but all that is thrown into jeopardy when Dr. Rauch is kidnapped by a band of rogue Chimerans. Now, all he wants to do is survive, and escape.
I Come From the Dark Universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this short story, life on tumultuous TwiceFar station is much the lonely existence same day to day for Bo. But when he comes upon a mysterious woman who claims to come from an alternate universe, he must face his strange attraction to her.
The Impulse to Punish (a John Dee tale)
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Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The year is 2169 and Mars has been transformed into a world not unlike rural America. Small towns. Farms. Churches. Dr. John Simon arrives from Earth, ready to take on the job of administering to the citizens of Milton Colony. Only the doctor soon discovers those who break the laws and morals of the colony are branded, quite literally, as their punishment. This the doctor cannot abide.
Dinosaur Tales: Something In The Jungle
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Series: Dinosaur Tales Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mysterious deaths in the jungles of Mexico's Costa Verde lead Chase Armstrong into one of the most challenging adventures of his life.
The Shadows of Calcutta
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Agent Robert Smith, on return from a mission in Nepal, is diverted to India where he is charged to find a missing agent. Alex Tanner had been investigating a series of thefts and murders holding the Ministry’s attention, and now it falls on Agent Smith to find his missing comrade. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 2
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Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
"Bug Rules" takes place aboard a ship crewed by sociopathic insects transporting a cargo of humans. "Chronotron" explores a future where you can buy insurance which will protect you from any physical injury. In "Dream War" two adjacent countries that broadcast dreams heads go to war. "The Heart Is The Hunter" explores a world in which sentient computers can rent human hosts.
H.E.R.O. Shorts - Gatecrasher
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Series: H.E.R.O., Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After losing an arm in a fight he barely survives, Gatecrasher takes a vacation from being a superhero in Metrocity. He heads to the Rocky Mountains to train the first known dogs with superpowers. He is called to aid a superhero who disappeared while attempting to find a missing television production crew in the forest. There, he meets a bounty hunter and a cannibalistic mutant on the prowl...
For Your Safety
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Series: For Your Safety, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The war between Machines and Man is over, and Mankind has lost. Now the last free human has been captured to await Processing and learn of Humanity's fate. He'll find that the most frightening words imaginable are, "This is for your own good."
A Brief Moment In Time, Time Cycle Stories, Vol 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
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A Brief Moment In Time contains nine short stories of one life shattering decision, a moment when everything changes. A set of stories designed to make the reader contemplate what and when that defining moment might be. But don't worry an angel's kissing you.
The Evil that Befell Sampson
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Eliza D Braun is a young field agent in the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences (South Pacific Branch) when she is asked by New Zealand's preeminent suffragist to investigate some strange goings within the organisation. She cannot possibly imagination that this little case will alter her entire life and thrust her into a world barely prepared for her.
Dog Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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For Jake, a young asteroid miner, a dog is truly man's best friend. He might have his doubts when Sam, a smartmutt border collie, questions Jake's piloting sense; but after the crash on an unnamed rock in space, Jake's life might truly depend on his canine sidekick. How many dogs can quote astrophysics while digging to beat the bone? 6000 words, plus a preview sample of The Chaos Chronicles.
Kallakak's Cousins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kallakak just wants to run his shop and mourn his mate, but instead he's plagued wtth problems: the rapacious Jellidoos want to seize his shop, while his newly arrived relatives are causing all manner of mayhem on Twicefar Station. All the while, political revolution threatens, and he's trying to recover from illness. Will he and his robot salesclerk prevail?
Final Duty – The Speculative Fiction Anthology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,670. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twenty years after the death of her father during the Battle of Altair, Lieutenant Amy Palmer returns to the system as an officer aboard the reconnaissance ship Mirage. Immediately disaster strikes and Amy, along with the crew of the Mirage, must face the possibility of performing their final duties. Final Duty is a novella set in the same universe as the other two short stories in this anthology.
Mars McCoy and the Curse of the Star Lance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A daring young space ace confronts a cosmic mystery aboard a derelict starship. In the grand tradition of Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon comes Mars McCoy! Nominated for the 2014 New Pulp Award for Best Short Story.