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An Aspie Tells Tales Again
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Series: Aspie Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,710. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A second collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Supernatural Suspense short stories, with afterward 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.
The Cat Who Saved the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the story of a cat who truly did save the world with a little help. In the history of the Earth, there has never been anything quite like this. People who have cats all know that cats are smart creatures, but saving the world? Read this great story about how a man and his cat and all the water creatures of the world worked together to save the world.
Passport to Phelamanga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grab your passport for the roller coaster ride of your life as you travel through five mind bending journeys that will shock you out of your comfort zone, and take you into the new dawn you’ve always been looking for, to the land of Phelamanga.
The Signal
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
True, I had seen gnomes before, but they had all been hallucinations. Not real. This one, however, refused to leave. Insisted on being very real, indeed. And not only that, he insisted that I follow him. Curiosity got the better of me, so I did.
Prevention Protocol
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A group of artificial intelligences seek reassurance after one of their human analysts emails a suicide letter to one of them before killing himself.
Interzone 243 Nov - Dec 2012
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
#243, the Nov–Dec 2012 Ebook Interzone, the 2nd issue based on the new print format, has: more content, full colour, new novelettes by Jon Wallace, and Jason Sanford, plus stories by China's Chen Qiufan (Ken Liu translates), Caroline M. Yoachim, and Priya Sharma. Ben Baldwin's cover 'The Star' finishes his 2012 series. Interior art is by: Richard Wagner, Warwick Fraser-Coombe, and Martin Hanford.
Apex Magazine - Issue 43
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This month features Alethea Kontis, Mari Ness, Jeffrey Ford, and Vylar Kaftan.
I, Spaceman
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Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I love the old Sci Fi series and I thought, can I write Flash Fiction in the same vein? Well, judge for yourself. In these stories you’ll meet the crew of B-Mover 14, Newton 2, Old Space Dog and a host more as they travel the Graveyard Sector; as well as my alien species the Pridians, Angerians, Envins, Lustaceans, Gred and the Slothy. We’ll go boldly, and not split infinity.
The Book Nomad
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Good thing physical books are rare in 5432, especially with poor Hembert transported uncontrollably to the time and place described. Now he's stuck in a historical Earth conflict called "World War Two." It's a race to find a book, any book, to transport him away. But, why aren't they working? A science fiction short story in the Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles. Includes the BONUS story, "Wolf Dance
Wolf Dance
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Keeping the Sorin worlds free from vermin like poachers is a full-time job for Ranger Corsac. As a regular at the Gateway Roadhouse, the building appearing out of nowhere isn't a surprise. It asking for his help is. A request which will collide with a hidden secret of his past. A science fiction short story in the Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles. Includes the complete BONUS story, "The Book Nomad"
Psionic Flight (Science of Psionics #2.1)
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Series: The Science of Psionics Short. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Psionic Series short story. Mark and Linda experience terror in the skies as the flight they are on is hijacked. Will their new psionic powers help prevent a disaster?
The Climb
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stars at this altitude are palpable, touchable. One star even seems to grow as I labor in the cold night at eleven thousand feet, one slow step after another with many stops to catch what little breath there is to catch up here. While that star grows larger still.
The Origami Dragon And Other Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Origami Dragon and Other Tales is a collection of fantasy and science fiction short stories. Featuring 'The Origami Dragon', in which a strange young boy is confronted by a destructive magical paper dragon, 'Mr Sunshine' in which the dour supernatural agent serves as the Company's last line of defence in a shadowy and secret war, and many others.
Ana of Acheron
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Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Born in the undersea city of Acheron, Rafa’il transports often illegal cargo between cities for a fee. Unable to connect with others, Rafa’il was plagued by loneliness until he discovered the drug called “ana.” Now in addition to avoiding law enforcement and legitimate transporter agencies, Rafa’il struggles with the threat of addiction. It’s a battle that he’s losing…and may not even want to win.
Merry Christmas, Mister Wolf
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Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2012 by WyrdStar. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Christmas at the exclusive ski resort of Kirchel, with its concrete log cabins and artificial snow, was a tedious affair. But the robot security wolves that patrolled the dome at night were rejects from the brutal Gods of Avalon game show. When the power fails, Hestia and her friends would soon wish they had never ventured into the forest in search of park ranger Granny!
Civil Disturbance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- A Civil War surgeon falls, mortally wounded from the bullet of the enemy, only to awaken in a stark white room occupied by tall, deformed men. If he ever wants to see his family again, he must carry out a covert mission for these unfamiliar conspirators. Beyond his control, the strangers place him in Washington D.C. on April 14, 1865 as President Abraham Lincoln enters Ford's Theatre.
The First Galactic Princess – A Bedtime Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The first galactic princess is a little girl growing up in a wonderful place. She faces an ordinary problem with the help of a friend and the support of an understanding father. There are no spaceships, ancient prophecies or threatening aliens. There is, however, a hover car -- kids need to dream about hover cars!
The Secret Beneath the Ice
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Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a thoughtship and its pilot finally reach Avani, they barely have a chance to marvel at its sapphire forests before they are ambushed by an enemy far beyond their understanding. Tumbling down to the planet's surface, an ice-covered continent to the south is the only viable landing site. Lucky for them, the ancient secret that hides beneath the ice could lead to bliss... or hell.
The Santa Claus Gang
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Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to enjoy Xmas when even the Santa Claus Gang's out to get you. When the Prussian Death Squad Robot commandos disappear on Xmas Eve, the crime bears all the hallmarks of the dreaded Santa Claus Gang. With only a few hours to locate the missing commandos, Marlowe and Nina find themselves yet again delving into the seedy, dumpster-filled underbelly of the City’s criminal underworld.
All Thumbs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Dunkerron Press posulliv@dunkerron.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Book says she's supposed to search for any survivors. Check. One survivor, armed and dangerous. The Book says she's supposed to classify any survivors as friendly or hostile. Check. He's a friendly. Sort of. The Book says she's supposed to kill any survivors. Kill him especially if he's a friendly. She's beginning to have a bit of a problem with the Book.