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The Secrets of Cooper Manor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Danny Clarke is new to the small town in Virginia, and he is trying to fit in at the middle school. When he gets pushed into the town's "haunted house", his life will be changed forever.
The Aurdurnihmnir (Teaser #8)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before the Aurdurnihmnir, your destiny has been known. From before the Ululiarlindulirmnir, my name is Ilu and there is no other. From before existence to the Awakening of the Aniur this tale tells of hope and loss, of splendor and of fall. Of great pain and suffering, of triumph and of defeat. The Orphanilliunir which is being pieced together out of the surviving written fragments.
The Sacrificial One (Teaser #7)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Must I stand at the edge of doom? The remorse dripped heavily off his words. His pain eminent, clearly distinguishable in each brutal syllable he uttered. Fragmented crystalline structures embedded deep into viscous tissue and bone. His hand already unrecognizable.
Ulrarron (Teaser #6)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A rare combination. The connections and connective tissue hideous and powerful. Abnormally pale and almost purple tinted skin adorned his magnificent body. The moist flesh clung to its frame tendons stringy and visible throughout his form.
Malmorthael (Teaser #5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
His imprisonment shattered Malmorthael searches for escape. The roar reverberating off of the cold chamber walls echos...Imprisoned for ages. A prophecy from unknown origins. Darkness consumed him. Time had lost all relevance. Waiting. Silence. Shrouded in mystery he cannot be stopped. Imbued with an ancient power. In darkness he awoke. He is not alone.
All is Lost (Teaser #4)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Impenetrable adamantine armor receded into his flesh rescinding with his form as his structure lessened. The tall noble figure walked down the echoing corridor, hewn stone walls exquisite in their design, his astonishing frame radiant.The blessing of his race upon his left shoulder disappeared as he willed it to subside. All is lost.
Betrayed (Teaser #3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
How did it ever come to this? How did it ever get this far? In one moment everything changed. It destroyed a nation and left him scarred forever. Is there any hope left? Will his burden ever be lifted?
Imprisoned (Teaser #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A prophecy from unknown origins. Imprisonment. Time had lost all relevance. In darkness he awoke. He was not alone.
Born of Corruption (Teaser #1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At the edge of fatigue on the last vestiges of sight he sees it. Carrying the purest blade ever forged he pursues it. Filth. Vile and wretched creature. He spits. Born out of corruption and slavery. Grass blackening. Uncertainty. Who is he? Does he have what it takes?
Contained--Day 2 (Earthquake)
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Series: Contained, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid Chamber's virus has just costed the lives of numerous people, with Noah Arkchrist witnessing it all. In this next thrilling piece of the Contained series, now that McKenzi and Noah know that something terrible is going on along with this quarantine of the campus, both must enlist the help of an outside source to survive. However, with Sid's appeal coming up for his release as well.
Watching the Watcher
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Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A frantic call from a space lane traffic controller is fielded by a helpline representative. Out in the main asteroid belt, stationed on a sophisticated three-kilometer long space habitat, why does the caller find himself utterly alone? Why can't he remember his time away from work? Why does he never leave his cubestation? And why does the helpline rep keep fielding exactly this type of call?
Nonlocal Detectives
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Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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On the distant planet of Reclite, two men have been hired to deliver a message and a transport ticket to an unsuspecting woman. What they reveal will change her life forever.
The Poisoned Ground
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tyranny and plague! When a sudden plague of mysterious cancers strikes the southwestern city of Nan-li, it falls to Lady Abbess Cara of house Ten-Ar to investigate, entangling her in a royal trap that may cost her life. A Peers of Beinan Series novella. Interactive: click on hypertext links to discover more about planet Beinan and Beinarian society.
In the Service of Aliens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Norma Hollister escaped her father's controlling influence and resettled on an alien planet six years ago. Prior to an important ceremony the Leefans chose her for, her father reappears in her life, trying to control her again. She must decide if she should follow her father's demands or defy him and follow the path set out by her new friends.
Robin H00d 2.0
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Jen Greyson. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A SHORT STORY With a curmudgeonly attitude, Mavis upgrades her fax machine to a fandangled thingamajigger with more buttons than she needs and an attitude she didn't expect. After a botched installation, strange things start happening to her devices and Mavis becomes a n00b hacker with a dark secret.
Wiped
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Jen Greyson. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A SHORT STORY Memories can be exchanged with a touch, discarded with a swipe. Trust no one.
The Scavenger
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You set the price! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Set in the near future, The Scavenger is a short, dark tale of a lone survivor in the wild wastelands of the future.
The Things They Collected
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Tim Scudder collects things. Magazines, newspapers, tools, you name it. But one day Tim discovers the premiere issue of a new magazine is the next must-have. There's just one problem. He can't seem to get his hands on it.
The Yggdrasil Codex
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Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this life there are a great many profound questions that have yet to be answered. In the short story The Yggdrasil Codex, two University researchers stumble upon an incredible secret encoded on ancient Scandinavian runestones. Their discovery leads them into the world of modern code-breakers and ultimately leads to a revelation with galactic consequences!
Chop Shop
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Based on a friend’s recommendation, Tony visited a chop shop over lunch. Even a minor change can have long range consequences.