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The Alien Artifact 6 (Part I)
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A new action-packed science fiction horror thriller of a sphere of energy of inconceivable magnitude and origins that emerges from space and crashes at a colossal velocity into a region of the Antarctic, and of Russian intelligence agencies investigating it and finding the crash site at a secret hidden Antarctic American military base where they uncover a deadly mind-bending supernatural voyager!
.Skinz
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonas Wakefield enlists Regan King to help him find an art thief. In the virtual world not everything is as it seems and the truth will change one of Regan's closets relationships forever.
Stolen Choices
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Commissioner Kai Ming sets out on a mission to lessen the impact of the coming winter by retrieving genetically engineered rice seeds from his old friend, Doctor Po, and delivering them to the Agricultural Committee. But he fears the interference of greedy Senator Khan, and finds himself faced with an impossible choice: Should he do his job? Or do what's right by his people?
Heat, Light, Microwaves, Magic: The Obelisk
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Series: Harder Than Diamonds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six short stories mysteriously connected together, spanning space, time and other planes.
Interstellar Tech Support
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“Interstellar Tech Support,” is a quirky 1600 word sci-fi story about a man experiencing technical difficulties in space while under alien attack—made worse by the service provider that is supposed to aid him with his futuristic technology. This is a fun read for anyone who has experienced poor customer service, been put on hold and been asked twenty questions by tech support.
Quantum Dimensional Connector
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Timothy Bentwurth created a device that changed everything, the Multiverse included. The size of a smart phone it was the Quantum Dimensional Connector or Q.D.C. Allowing for transportation between parallel realities and universes, he foresaw a golden age for humanity. Instead, he found his universe changing invention turned into nothing more than a device for war and or tourism. He went insane.
Of Brass and Magic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
New editions of A.L. Kessler's Steampunk short stories: Of Souls and Steam and Of Fate and Gears.
The Cure for Everything
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,380. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Finding the cure for all diseases comes with a heavy price. Nebula Award winner!
The Amazing Adventures Of The Human Bob In The Galactic Zoo
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Price: Free! Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the Galactic Sapiens Zoo, home of over 30 cognitive species from all the corners of the universe. We have your normal mentoids and bertiens but also the humans(not the brightest of their kind it seems). Please don't feed them any more chocolate, since we don't want them on a diet again. And please don't pay so much attention the one in front of the window. He is trying to escape.
The Last Tour of Kelwort Castle
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Series: Apocalyptic Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A tour group is trapped at a mediaeval castle after a nuclear war. Hundreds of years later, archaeologists from another world discover their fate. Did the tourists learn from the castle’s history of siege and survival – or did they repeat the mistakes of their ancestors and doom humanity to extinction? 17,500 words
The Dangers of Growing Air-cooled Volkswagens in Your Backyard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When Sayyid opted to become an organic Volkswagen farmer, he did not expect the Volkswagens to misbehave and break out of his backyard. Now those crazy air-cooled vehicles are running loose in the neighborhood and only Sayyid can stop them. But the situation gets even more out of hand when they invade the home of cranky old Mrs. Winters and take her hostage.
Basofi's Choosing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Australian English. Published: January 17, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There comes a time when a young person has to decide which path they're going to take. There comes a time when conflicting tides of family influence break against the shores of the future and the first step towards independence must be taken. Basofi has reached that time, but will his family support his decision, or will his choice tear them apart?
Chaos and Doom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
From the author of The Cadaver Island trilogy comes nine tales to chill, thrill, and challenge readers to go places they may never return from. Featuring short stories submitted by Kevin Rodgers since Pro Se entered the publishing field, Chaos and Doom is your guide to some of the most amazing characters and imaginative worlds in Genre Fiction.
Ayre Vara and the Planet of Arc
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci-fit short story suitable for all ages.
Human Bibliophily
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within the snowy apocalyse, a young woman leads a young girl to shelter. There awaits 87 other survivors. But the young woman hides a dark secret. A fash fiction about what things love can force us to do.
Сломанные сказки
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: Russian. Published: January 17, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Сломанные сказки - это мир болезнетворной красоты и вдохновляющей боли. Тут люди торгуют своей памятью, биомашины боятся умереть, а клонированный учёный ведёт затворнический образ жизни. Тут нет вампиров, но есть наркоманы, которые днём ютятся по подвалам, а ночью охотятся за кровью голубоглазых блондинок. И конечно, это всё сказки. Только герои в них сломаны.
Story Addict: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lane has readers to appease and stories to write, but she misses her family. Can she step away from the keyboard long enough to reconnect or is it too late? "Story Addict" is a short science fiction tale.
Blue
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Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Kyle lived at the very base of the Web, the hugely complicated suspension system over drowned Seattle that supported a city of displaced people. Including him. The one person who kept him safe was his cat Blue. Blue is a tender cyberpunk story of pets, the bonds forged by sheer survival in inhospitable places and the power of love to conquer all.
Spot For Sale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A spot holder outside Club Custodela, Isis makes a decent living along with her employees. A competitive, lucrative business, trouble makes an entrance and does the unthinkable. Will Isis outmaneuver her adversaries? This is a short story, 3300 words long.
Interzone 256 (Jan-Feb 2015)
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Jan–Feb issue of Interzone contains new stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, T.R. Napper, Pandora Hope, Christien Gholson, Neil Williamson. Cover art is by Martin Hanford. Features includes news, book reviews, film reviews, and comment. Award-winning author Ann Leckie and film/TV concept artist Wayne Haag are interviewed.