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Catatone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Jideon de Rosa is a combat cyber-medic with the Spanish Legion. After his ex-wife takes their daughter, he tracks them to North America. He finds his wife missing and his daughter suffering from a drug. Jideon has less than a day to find the cure.
Messages from the Borderlands: Bad Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 and represented by Wize Willow. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Messages from the Borderlands are diaries and stories left behind after the earth was destroyed. These tragic and early survivor stories are uncovered and shared. Acts of desperation, treachery and violence are the norm in the post-apocalyptic world of the Borderlands, but occassionally, there is also hope. Bad Man is the story of one of these desperate survivors.
Metric Modulation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyle Rittner used to be the road manager for White Hammer back in the day. Now he gets an offer to manage them again. The band is ready to take on the road and tour the States in hopes to make a comeback. And it's all possible, as long as the band listens to Kyle about what songs to play and what not to.
The Death of Cassandra Quebec
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cassandra Quebec: an artist who had shown the world her soul. At the height of her career she was the world's most celebrated artist, but then she announced her betrothal to minor laser-sculptor Nathaniel Maltravers. A year later she was dead. And now... her death has become a work of art. Powerful and clever science fiction from the two times winner of the BSFA short story award.
Physics in Daily Life & Simple College Physics-II (Electricity and Magnetism)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by E-Kitap Projesi. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
"Before electricity generation began slightly over 100 years ago, houses were lit with kerosene lamps, food was cooled in iceboxes, and rooms were warmed by wood-burning or coal-burning stoves. Beginning with Benjamin Franklin's experiment with a kite one stormy night in Philadelphia,the principles of electricity gradually became understood. In the mid-1800s everyone's life changed the electricity
The Bone Flute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Venn, a fickle and restless young musician, is drawn to the “lost planet” of Habille where, it is said, human nature has changed, and love once experienced can never die. In an afterword written especially for this edition, Lisa Tuttle explains her controversial decision to refuse the Nebula Award for this story.
Unacceptable Use of Resources
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
MWI53254 had a major problem when he developed a severe cast of flatulence.
Who Is The Fish?
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Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Buckle in for this riotous roller-coaster ride through a landscape of dreams, alien teaching machines, and characters who never, once, turn out to be quite what they seem... Philip K Dick would love this book! And if you don't recognize PKD, the master himself, lurking behind King's character H. F. Kurtz, as this book so eloquently recommends, "pay attention, you fool!" – Vincent Casspriano, Jr
Under a Blue Sky Sun
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's my distinct pleasure to present a selection of tales ranging from the whimsical to the darkest of dark, guaranteed to make you wonder; what don’t we know about the world we know?
Royal Blood
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Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rheine urgently needs to speak with the queen, and she knows just how to get Her Majesty's attention...
Day Dreamer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When asleep, Steve dreams the next day; when awake, Steve tries not to make his dreams come true.
Captain Cee's Last Stand
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hannah the Elder has a stroke and must deal with problems in her own house that she’s neglected…
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a far future society, people change their identities, their societal roles, even their personalities based upon the masks they must don each day. But not every citizen is content to play their mandated part, longing instead to discover who they are beneath their masks: sinner, gentleman, or beast. Winner of the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.
The Prize Beyond Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The Prize Beyond Gold" is a science fiction story set in a future where all athletics records have reached the limits of the physically attainable, so that they are almost impossible to break.
Sub-Human
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story-In an alliance between Earth and an alien race for the mining rights on Jupiter’s moon Europa, robots are the only means to obtain material from deep beneath the moon's icy surface. The outpost's ruthless hunch-backed supervisor directs his workers to produce the most advanced substitute human worker unit in the solar system. Has he pushed the evolution of mechanical workers too far?
Oblivion
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Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Diotitus was a Greek god for about a week. Now, he lives in an apartment in the afterlife reserved for the unaffiliated. His neighbor, Tif, has given up and become a catatonic drooler. When conscious thought left her mind she had a burst of insight. Now, to save the afterwords, the gods expect Diotitus to finish Tif's thought.
From Paris, with Regret
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
On assignment in the City of Light, Ministry agents Eliza D. Braun and Harrison Thorne chase down a murderer condemning descendants of a royal bloodline to a horrific death. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Seven
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Agent Brandon Hill is on assignment in South America, enjoying the local culture and women, when a mystery that could lead to El Dorado falls into his lap. Before the intrepid agent knows it, he is the jungle uncovering a plot but the devilish Illuminati. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Night's Plutonian Shore
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A short story by Jack Mangan In 1849 when a poet is murdered in the streets of Baltimore. The man behind the seemingly random murder manages to elude the law until — in 1889 — Agents Bruce Campbell and Brandon Hill track him down. The assassin, Mikael Scharnusser, gives the slip to the agents on revealing his “talent” and the madman’s intentions to bring down the House of Usher.
Tales from the Archives: Collection 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: Darkest before Darkwater by Tee Morris- The Shadows of Calcutta by Phil Rossi- Night's Plutonian Shore by Jack Mangan- The Seven by P C Haring