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A Dark Grave (Elysium Chronicles, .5)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 and represented by Bradford Literary Agency. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(2.00 from 1 review)
An Elysium Chronicles short story: the beginning, following Gavin Hunter as his journey into Elysium, the underwater Utopian society introduced in RENEGADE, begins.
Simetrías rotas
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2013 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
De la tragedia y el horror a lo surreal, pasando por la comicidad demoledora, estos relatos de Steve Redwood construyen, con su constante cambio de estilo, punto de vista y atmósfera, una recopilación cuya principal constante, además de una mirada incisiva y lúcida, es la variedad. "Simetrías rotas" fue nominada a Mejor Recopilación en 2010 por la Sociedad Británica de Fantasía.
No Rooms
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kari worries about the amount of work required to fix up the decaying decor, but what she really should be worried about are the house guests.
The Planet Machine
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the Thewls colonize a new planet, an old threat emerges
Roscoe
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The arrival of a celebrated visitor to Jospar's planet as Jospar is about to undertake a critical mission, sets off a series of events which once again pit Jospar against the dangerous Kasceto. Who is Roscoe and why does his arrival cause the collision between them? (Science fiction, short story, 3800 words, 10 printed pages)
Jet Black and the Planet of the Acid Ants #10
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An emergency distress call, from an isolated outpost on a planet with carnivorous ants the size of bullocks that can spit acid. A place to avoid unless your Jet Black
Big Brother's Day Off
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seven very short stories. An analyst who is given an unusual mission. A netizen forced to interact with the disconnected. Slavers who turn a fantasy trope to their advantage. A male chauvinist who gets his dream come true. A pair of government contractors debating the morale right and wrong of their assignment. A general on the day of his greatest victory facing opposition from unepected quarters
Реинкарнация судеб
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: Russian. Published: March 23, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Книга содержит три рассказа об абсолютно разных эпохах человечества и живущих в этих временных отрезках главных героях. Рассказы объединяет одно - уже многими забытые человеческие ценности, такие как любовь, верность, сострадание, порядочность, честность и неподкупность.
Fat of the Land
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Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A cold and brutal world needn't have cold and brutal people in it, as one wanderer discovers when a quest for knowledge brings him to the ancient home of the Woden clan.
Socrates, Unafraid
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Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Join a teacher in a virtual world contemplating a hopeless future, reaching out to find a way to make a better world. Flash fiction, under 1,000 words.
Second Honeymoon
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Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Can a second honeymoon on an obscure planet help Martin shed his rich wife?
The Dark Ship
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lyra has always felt too plain and uninteresting to be a part of her parents' social sphere, the upper class of Juneau One. Now, they expect her to act like a proper lady at one of the moon's most prestigious girls' schools: St. Xavier's. On the voyage to the dreaded school, Lyra discovers an enchanted mirror in the lower decks of the ship. Something about the mirror draws her in...
First Wave: Snow Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
They came with the snow. They came for us. Roger, left alone in the middle of a blizzard, thought he had a leisurely day off of work. He had no idea he'd be spending the day fighting for his life against the things that came with the snow. The first wave was meant to weed us out.
Prison Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three years ago, a sudden darkness covered the Earth. Everyday, people fight to survive. One person turned the tides and now, he must find a way to free himself from his own lie to stay alive.
Dragonscaling!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fun, creative piece of meta-fiction in the form of an in-depth article on the extreme sport of dragonscaling.
A Gift of Thorns
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Meet a race called the Kin. Forced to live in harsh conditions, the Kin have become a hard and vicious race who must constantly fight, not only for their own survival, but that of their entire race. Even more so with their only true enemy, the Sakti, ever planning their extermination. This is a brief glimpse into a day of their lives.
Fire and Other Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of 16 stories, which are mostly a mix of science fiction or fiction with fantastic elements.
Infinite Regress
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
INFINITE REGRESS- A short piece of sci-fi about a girl who has an idea to build a computer inside a computer- and what happens. I originally had the idea for this story when I was thinking about a computer programming class I took way back in like 1983. Enjoy!
All That Glitters
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Agents Lachlan King and Barry Ferguson are called to an isolated mining town to investigate the disappearance of a young Chinese girl. They found the town all but abandoned, and as they descend into the realm of Ruaumoko, the Maori god of earthquakes they find an explosive situation that will test both agents and their equipment sorely. Tales from the Archives are short stories
Delirium (Debt Collector 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What's your life worth on the open market? Lirium plays the part of grim reaper with black marks on his soul that every debt collector carries. He's in it for his cut of the life energy he collects. That hit keeps him sane until he collects again. His recovery ritual is disrupted by a girl who isn't what she seems, and he has to choose between an illegal hit or facing the bottle alone.