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Star Yawns Episode 1. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
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Series: Star Yawns, Book 1 ยท Star Yawns, The laughing Alien. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Captain Hemorrhoid and the crew of the VHS encounter an alien called Harrison in the BETA quadrant. They find he is attempting to take over their ship. Join the first episode of the adventures in the BETA quadrant.
Unification In 6066
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Unification In 6066 by Laura Blasena The year is 3033 and the world has evolved to become a place riddled with the technologies of a high-tech, advanced future. Despite years of development, Earth is plagued with one simple problem: a lack of community and unity. People can achieve perfect hair, skin, and appearance.
Linda's Luck
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the seventh story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer gets an incredible series of lucky breaks. Coincidence? Probably. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 2,864 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Gone Hunting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Henry saw a healer touch a dying child and the little girl walk away. Rhiannon de Alyón is a Vardin hunter with orders to ensure his silence. She failed to reckon the price she would have to pay to succeed. A short story of Vardin
The Garbage Man
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.
Brain Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A future legal system where your own memories are played on a screen for the jury to see. A man framed with false memories. And one man - the professional framer - having second thoughts about his career of unethical deeds. Is it too late for him to turn his life around?
A Primary Function and Other Flash Fiction
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of previously published flash fiction by Writers of the Future winner C.L. Holland, and one "bonus track" of unpublished work.
Immunity to Strange Tales
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Series: Great Canadian Short Spec, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of 12 short stories by one of Canada's rising stars of speculative fiction.
The Bear and The Travelers and Other Stories
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A bear menaces hikers. A man walks out his front door and discovers honey has drenched his house. A teacher finds a tattoo growing on his arm. These are some of the fantastic short stories you'll find in this collection.
Land Sea and Why
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In that territory of forgotten promises and withering indifference a new portal waits be discovered by those who seek: a lost cellar door that, when unlocked, unleashes the fires of hope. A collection of short stories: The Death March Mystery and Asteroid Mine as well as the full contents of three separate anthologies: Monstrous Magic, Tales of the Haunted Titanic and Adventures in Paratime.
Slip Drive
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Kavlin Yearsling pushes his device--the Slip Drive--to human trials, with devastating results.
Man's Best Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Jason wants is someone to watch the kids until his wife gets home. The new nanny--her protective instincts honed with canine genes--seems the perfect solution. But the honing is more than Jason can handle, and he's about to lose his family to a new Alpha.
The Censorship Function
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A short story about treachery and redemption in the GenShee Isands.
Jarl on Faruul (Origins Part 6)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jarl and Leyla arrive on Faruul with little idea how they can help the cause of the Prooth, though they are both more than willing. However, some among the alien race are not so keen to accept the aid of humans. This is a science fiction short story of 2,970 words. It is part six in the 'Origins' series of stories.
Distant Shores
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories from one of today's emerging writers.
Virtual Victory
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Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A free short story about semivirtual flight on another world.
The Elites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New Jersey is the sight of an experimental military unit. So much happens, and then there were the terrorist attacks. Who would have expected the terrorists to attack this way.
Grey Mars and other Short Stories.
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Price: Free! Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An assemblage of short stories in different genres; science fiction, crime, western and so-called real-life, Grey Mars and Other Stories is the first collection by Christopher J Young. These stories deal with the familiar theme of loss, be it the losing of a friend, or a home world, or even the will to live. Life isn't always good, but by the same token, it isn't always bad either...
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."
Go Into The Light
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dying slowly in the desert, trapped under a dune buggy: surely alien visitors can do nothing but improve the situation... right?