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Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2012
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of tales from the world of mad science, combined in a handy portable edition. This issue includes exclusive fiction by Emily C. Skaftun and flash fiction in the form of classified ads.
Texting Death
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Price: $1.16 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A high school senior sends a text to a number claiming to provide messages about impending danger. He unwittingly involves his friends who all receive cryptic messages that at first appear to be just random advice. They soon realize that there is more to these messages than they ever imagined. Can you really trust a text message from Death?
This is a True Story!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a short story from a man who claims this to be the truth! He talks about a ceiling fan being the means of opening up a porthole to another dimension. It consists mostly of a letter that his son wrote just before entering the rift. Is it real? Who knows.
Daybreak
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the eternal battle between light and dark, the time may come when there will be no more daybreak.
Mixed Signals
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Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nothing is going Jimmy’s way. Jill had moved to Portland and filed for divorce. Sure, Jimmy should have never gotten that illegal jack, but how was he to know that the Yons would use it to make him kill Eddie? The prosecutor made a deal with the woman responsible, and the whole city thinks he's dirty. Things couldn’t get any worse. Or could they? “Mixed Signals” is the sequel to “In a Flash”.
Pianeti Sotto Vetro
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: Italian. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Una racconto intenso, ricco... forse un po' scioccante per qualcuno ma in fondo, come si usava dire nella Galassia Madre, "Pianeta che vai realtà che trovi".
Tales from the Underground 1: The City
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Series: Tales From The Underground, Serial 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rachael made a small mistake when she chose to have a little fun. Now she’s trapped in the city, a place she’s been warned about her whole life, and running from a gang of thugs who would kill her for being ‘different’. The first in a series of short narratives about a future where society has split into separate groups.
The Final Equation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cosmologist Miranda is onto something big. She is scared enough to want Walter back.
Reruns ad Infinitum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(2.00 from 1 review)
Uh, Harvey. You're dead. But it's still all about you, pal. Live with it.
Le Forme dell'Amore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: Italian. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Una mutante, un poliziotto ed un inseguimento che sembra non finire mai. Ma una volta catturata lei assume le sembianze della ragazza che lui non ha mai smesso di amare. Cosa scegliere il poliziotto tra il desiderio di lei e la fedeltà ai suoi ideali?
The Iridescent Golden Flyer
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Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The story of a scientist on a distant planet who meets an extraordinary being and must make an extraordinary decision. Ruiz again shows his powers of story creation.
The Interview
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
As he applies for a position within a private space exploration company, Samson Tyler finds that it pays to be prepared for an interview...
Welcome to the Trust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The road to Hell. These stories are set in the world of the novel REVELATIONS and provide some backstory on a few of that novel's more interesting characters.
Devlin's Report #1: Wasting Time
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Series: Devlin's Team, Book 1 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Learn how Devlin, a port rat with a bad attitude and worse reputation, joined the elite Inner Worlds Council Security force (6240 words). Also included is the first chapter of Devlin's Team File # 1: Dancer
Origin
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Price: Free! Words: 17,690. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the story of Jarl’s alien adventure, his story of death, life, loss and love. It is the story of the beginning of an end and the end which is necessary for a beginning. But is also the story made up of the tales of Dia Thorpe, Michael, Gheid and Leyla, without whom Jarl’s journey would have ended at the beginning. This is a collection of short stories making up 17,500 words.
Celestial Automation
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Keith Marksman is stuck between a job he doesn't like and the threat of unemployment. He's one of the last six human workers in a factory that has been systemically automated. And things aren't great at home either. Keith soon finds himself spiraling down into a rebellious rage when his wife leaves him for a sexbot.
A New Home
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Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For too long the habitants of Istanbul have been proud of their city having one leg in Europe and another in Asia. Now trouble brews in the cosmopolitan city as strange creatures rush through the portals opening up all over the city. John Maser -employed by the UN Taskforce, soon finds that he has to do things outside of his job description in order to survive.
The End is Nigh
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What seems to be a cyber attack reveals to be more complicated as Mike's investigation takes him deeper into the mystery behind the cryptic message displayed in electronic devices all over the world.
Screams for the Dying
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Screams for the Dying is a short science fiction story that blends myth, fantasy and science fiction. In the time in which this short story is set, banshees and star ships are real, and so are a lot of other things. It is approximately 2,500 words long and is the fifth and final story in the fourth Simpson Anthology - An Anthology of Worlds - which released mid-September 2012.
Hands of the Master
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celia undergoes a cutting-edge duel hand transplant in order to win a prestigious piano competition. Obsessed with playing like the great master, Jiri Mrazek, she discovers parallels between her life and his. But surgeries carry risks, and dreams nurture the seeds of obsession. Mrazek died at a tragically young age. Celia must discover just where the parallels between her life and Mrazek’s end.