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An Aspie Tells Tales
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Series: Aspie Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,250. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Supernatural Suspense short stories, with afterword comments by the author, who happens to have Asperger's and D.I.D. (multiple personalities.) The motivation for writing, beyond entertainment, is to encourage anyone with barriers in their life that they can find a way to their dreams.
Nexus of the Unexpected - 15 Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nexus of the Unexpected: 15 short stories with one thing in common, a surprise ending. They are all of a Science Fiction or Fantasy flavour, but each one is different in its combination of style, theme or length. These stories may amuse you with a smidgen of comedy, scare you with a pinch of horror, or amaze you with a dash of magic realism, but they all will blindside you by the end. Guaranteed.
Singularity War: In the Shadow of the Burned City
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Chapter Three: After an attack on the home of the mysterious Sheriff, a search is underway for the perpetrators and it lands in the village of Lem. The town's custodian knows that war is coming and does his best to avoid bloodshed. The first two chapters are available for download on Smashwords or as an audiobook from the Smoke & Mirrors podcast, episode 89.
There's Starving Vampires in Africa
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Othel goes to donate blood, he runs into more trouble than he bargained for.
The Formula
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A hero unlike any other fights to save the world.
Anatomy of Surprise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Omniscience has one major drawback: it’s boring. And God, also known as Alphonse at that time, was bored. Very bored.
I'll Buy You The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
A selfless girl sacrifices everything, struggling to survive in a gritty dystopian future in order to fulfill her little sister's one dream - to see the Moon.
The Grandfather Army
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A loyal Drill Sergeant proudly trains the next batch of recruits to go off to war. Until things get personal.
Justs vloek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: Dutch. Published: October 22, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hij is de enig overgebleven klimmer. De Naald van Koo de laatste naald die hij moet bedwingen. Ondanks de vloek die aan hem vastgekleefd lijkt, klimt Just omhoog.
Temptation & Other Adventures
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Series: Aston West Triple Shots. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Follow along as you're taken along on the continuing adventures of space pirate Aston West. Travel a universe filled with all the best and worst it has to offer, and enjoy your trip as you experience three included stories.
Mother of Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The last of humanity is trapped on a set of ships that travel through time, waiting for the Earth to recover from a catastrophy. Hope is all the passengers have and all they ever will have. Two humans are left on the planet's surface with no hope, until by accident or fate they discover that Mother is wrong. This story is about love and hope.
Sub-Textual Evidence for the Existence of Alien Life and the Extrapolation of Internet Protocols
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
She's just broken up with her boyfriend and is looking forward to a nice, quiet weekend at home. She didn't count on a crashed alien craft and a cute kitten. Originally published in Planet Relish, 2002.
Moment of Extinction
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Price: Free! Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The last survivors of a doomed world have been rescued and taken to safety in another universe, but they’re still dying out. All their rescuers can do is take them to see the ocean one last time – and try to persuade them to let their last child survive.
Jolly Rogers: A Story About Boyhood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
On a Halloween night something magical happens to three adolescent boys and one old man that changes their lives.
Indiana Science Fiction 2012
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by James Ward Kirk. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It may seem you've left Indiana, but look again. Some of it is strangely familiar, some of it exceeds your wildest imagination. The future is right around the corner and numerous authors give you their visions in this Indiana Science Fiction Anthology for 2012. This anthology contains poetry, flash fiction and short stories from Indiana authors and stories situated in Indiana.
Brainjack
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Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A space station around Mars has suffered a series of strange murders. Jack, the security chief of the station, must struggle against the odds to find out who or what is causing these deaths before he becomes a victim himself.
Tycoon's Den
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Each week a group of hopeful entrepreneurs would come to the den in the hope of attracting an investment from the tycoons.And then a young man named Peace stood before them with a personal force field device seeking their investment - or was he? Was he after their money, or was he just teasing them, and the audience, to join him on the greatest journey in human history - a journey to the stars.
Earth Biome
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Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A boy finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy that reaches far into space and time. A race called the Guardians have been a part of society to 'keep the peace.' When his grandfather gives him a mission, he goes on a wild adventure to find the truth about the Guardians while befriending one along the way. Together they must fight against powers beyond their comprehension.
To Sail The Dark Sea
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Series: The Captain Henri Duschelle Stories, Unlinked story. Price: Free! Words: 10,060. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
On a fairly routine run to deliver cargo to a colonial world, Captain Duschelle and the crew of the 'Persephone' encounter extraordinary danger.
The value of memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jesus Blanco seeks desperately a way out of an ending that seems inevitable, and embarks on what could be his last bid for life. Unknowingly, his actions will help to a chance to preserve our history, what we were once, for much longer than we would have imagined. Would that be enough?