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Phantom Photogenic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Brandon has strange dreams that begin to turn into realities on his digital camera. The dreams become more and more vivid, and thus do the images. He begins to worry when the content of the photos start to take on scary qualities...
Fate's Photograph
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Brandon meets a girl at work he really likes, he tries to get closer to her. But things begin to get out of control, and she shows him a whole new level of desire for closeness. She wants to become part of him... And does.
Rise of Lord Vadik
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Series: The Universe vs, Vol 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Empire is facing an enemy. The Emperor has gone insane and is killing innocent species throughout the universes of the Multiverse and the Admiral wants his power and position. He becomes the new Emperor rising to power by force and wages a new war. His time is limited too. Lord Vadik returns and saves the Federation Alliance.
Star Diary
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Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
One man to face an enemy on a mini-planet. Two freethinker’s on a journey to a forgotten nebula. One woman caught in epic mystery. Three stories connected by the central theme of transcendence.
Nglnd Xpx
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nglnd Xpx (or “England Expects”) is a wonky-wheeled pudding-trolley of sweetmeats and savoury treats for your brain-gland. We recommend a spoonful of everything. It’s all dreadfully civilised fun, and not at all serious. The science is improbable, the history inaccurate, the plots farcical and the fiction splendid.
Shadows From The Past
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Series: Mistakes. Price: Free! Words: 7,690. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children fear what lurks in the shadows. After the tragic loss of her best friend, Renee learns that what stalks the shadows wants her. She will have to choose the darkness or die.
A Mind Supreme (SF Short Stories)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,330. Language: Australian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The human mind encapsulates the pinnacle of nature’s evolution with over a hundred billion neurons forming a hundred trillion connections that determine our very thoughts and actions. It is unparalleled in its complexity. But are there any limits to its abilities? This collection of SF short stories explores aspects of the human mind. Ultimately, it asks the question: is the mind supreme?
Rule Number Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tanis Foster has a list of 61 people. He also has four rules to follow. There is now one person and one rule left. Will he finish?
The Fisherman and the Genie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Adam is the greatest 12-year-old chemist in the world - at least, as far as he knows. To prove his prowess, he attempts his most audacious feat yet: an experiment that will bring the fundamental forces of the universe to the confines of his potting-shed laboratory - and forever cement his reputation.
Year of the Rat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The family business: Some embrace it, some reject it. But for one family whose “business” means accepting science and religion, each sibling takes a side. Can something as simple—and complicated—as a rat settle the most important questions in life?
Best Tales of the Apocalypse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,390. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Permuted. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Joe McKinney – J.F. Gonzalez & Michael Oliveri – Tim Curran – and 11 other groundbreaking scribes of the End Times Best Tales of the Apocalypse is full of the best short stories and novellas of the sub-genre. There are gods and monsters, Lovecraftian creatures and viruses that wipe out life as we know it. Read about colliding continents. Nuclear War. Technology gone awry. And so much more!
Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Students were discouraged from venturing into the park's public toilet. Of course they all knew, in whispers and titters, it was because of the hole. Even Jack, who'd taken to defiantly pissing where he oughtn't to be and claiming he wasn't afraid. Glory is a short urban horror story and contains disquieting (adult) themes.
Memories From Reality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve short stories telling a tale of delusions, paranoia, dark humor and the visceral reality that's around us.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reanimated dead. A citywide pursuit. A parents’ nightmare . . . a big sister’s nightmare. And a political disaster in space. Short stories to captivate, astound and satisfy, including: A Modern Death, The Chase, Birthday Party, Red Dust, Lunar Castle. Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Two – Includes five short stories.
A Modern Death
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Sebastian’s grandfather passes away, he can’t bring himself to grieve. Throughout his life, his grandfather goaded him incessantly. So now he readies himself to take on the role of protecting his mother and twin sisters. And then his mother agrees to have his grandfather reanimated. A tale which delves into the darkest part of human experience: death. A Modern Death: a short story.
Birthday Party
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nick Ranshaw lives in fear of his daughter’s sixteenth birthday. The day that science and community collide. The day the colony scientists see fit to assign her a reproductive partner. But he can do nothing about it. Can he? A bruising tale that measures a father’s duty against a scientist’s research.
Lunar Castle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Christina works up on Lunar Castle: a colossal inter-governmental Moon base. One of the biggest ‘white elephants’ in the history of mankind. An embarrassment. But when she discovers a secret, she realises that she might hold a much greater responsibility than she ever could imagine. A story which dares to place its hope in mankind to do the right thing. Eventually. Lunar Castle: a short story.
Red Dust
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For Joanne Jackson, living on a Martian colonial outpost sucks. Her father works all hours and Joanne must remain at home to care for her younger brother and sister. When her father goes missing, Joanne realises how stranded their own house leaves them. Because when danger lurks outside, where do you run? An intense story of repressed anger and borderline hatred. Red Dust: a short story.
Pandemonium Rain: A Short Accounting of the Zombie Apocalypse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When the zombie apocalypse hits, Warrick Montgomery--Monty--witnesses the beginning of the end, but he's not going zombie without a fight. He leads the resistance against the man behind it all. But can he succeed in saving his world, or will his resistance fall? Pandemonium Rain is a short story with a scifi take on the zombie apocalypse.
Enter for Enlightenment
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Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Luke dreams of Jessie. Luke falls in love with Jessie on the subway. Luke accompanies her to an Alien Abductees Anonymous meeting. Luke's life changes.