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Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Six top Spanish-language authors prove that science fiction remains sharp and visionary, with stories about the deepest anxieties, challenges, and problems of our societies. Their speculations and metaphors analyze and dissect a reality in continuous change.
The Compound
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Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Allia Washington watches as another Compound candidate is wheeled to the morgue. Now a new position is open and the first in line is Allia's young son. She knows the program will kill her son, but protecting him will take more than solving why all of the candidates die too soon. She may be forced to do anything to save her son, even if she has to defy the Compound itself. This is a short story.
First and Third
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First and Third is a rollicking SF short story featuring hijacked robots, uploaded personalities, a digital afterlife and nuclear-powered motorbikes--set on a partially terraformed Mars.
The Remedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"
Interrogation (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.
Two Percent Power
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Patrick's got a unique ability. An ability he has chosen to help clean up his city. It is not the most glamourous power, and he has to make a small sacrifice to use it, but he's out delivering justice for the greater good.
Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the future when warheads can destroy an entire nation, America turns to millions of personal survival shelters, called LifePods, to survive the nuclear explosions. Mushroom clouds are only the beginning, as there is still lifetimes of devastation, famine, and radiation to endure. With her LifePod, one little girl discovers, first-hand, the extremes sometimes needed to survive.
No More Lonesome Blue Rings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Incurable prion disease eating your nervous system? Abandon everyone you love. Go to a clinic in a universe where prions can't replicate. When aliens attack, prion disease patient Sherry Rogers finds herself behind enemy lines. Nobody can save Sherry. Except herself. And nobody at all can keep the aliens from massacring everyone... except -- maybe -- Sherry.
Twisted Sanity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strap in for a wild ride through worlds of obsession, chaos and fear. A literary equivalent of The Twilight Zone, Amazing Tales or The Outer Limits, Twisted Sanity will keep you guessing with sinister and astonishing endings. Seemingly normal scenes quickly become shocking and surreal. Twisted Sanity makes one promise to the reader with each and every story: expect the unexpected. Christopher Win
Grinning Cracks
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twenty-nine short stories from speculative fiction author K.W. Taylor ("We Shadows Have Offended") covering the genre spectrum of horror, fairytale, science fiction, and fantasy. Taylor's work has been called "incredible," "compelling," "sinister," "unputdownable," and "edge of the seat stuff." Includes several never-before published tales of the upsetting and uncanny.
The First Rule
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You can't change the past. I'm a Tracker, someone who can smell the distinct scent of a time jump. What was to be a routine jump to recover a young girl quickly became something different. Now, chasing her as she jumps through the past, I have to catch her before she breaks the agency's first rule.
The Road to Trinityspace
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Series: The Latelian Cycle, Book 4. You set the price! Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This collection of short stories answers a few questions that were left at the end of Citizen Pariah (Latelian Cycle Volume III) and is intended to bridge the gap between this trilogy and the forthcoming release of Dark Iron King!
No Easy Futures
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of stories that will make you think about yourself and the choices you make. There are few simple solutions to the problems raised in these pieces. Still, the characters try to overcome the best they can.
Doppelganger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Christine wakes up in a sumptuous white room with silken hangings, she assumes she is in heaven. But she soon finds out she is not in heaven. And before too long she begins to wonder if she is even still Christine.
Wytchfire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can she remember enough to save herself? Can she change enough to save her planet?
Stained Black
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Simpson will do anything for his art. In a quest to truly understand color, Simpson buys the Alter Ego of a blind man, and begins to explore. Soft yellows, rich reds, decadent browns, and black: every color and no color all at once. But the deeper he delves into feeling color through the sightless Alter Ego, the closer he comes to losing himself. If he hasn’t lost already.
Collision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collision is a sci-fi short story set in the far future: space travel is mundane, with thousands of commercial and private ships jumping star systems every Earth-day. In the inky vastness, it is hard imagine someone else might be out there...
Contact
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Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
They're back. They succeeded. So what's with the lousy welcome?
Jet Black - Deliver the Devil #6
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Jet is asked to work for the militia; transporting one of the Galaxies most dangerous criminals to a penitentiary, it place’s him and the crew up against ruthless people who are determined to set their passenger free at any cost.
Collected Science Fiction and Ghost Stories
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Series: Collected Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This Collection of Science Fiction and Ghost Stories brings you worlds and characters of many dimensions. Paul Morrison introduces you to the Palais Theatre Vampire, takes you for an afternoon stroll on an evening when the world as we know it comes to a possible end, or to Just a Street in Brooklyn in a future world that no longer exists....