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Murphy's Loss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Amanda Murphy accepted the command of a new spaceship that would test Earth’s revolutionary new propulsion system, she didn't bother to ask why she was selected. Until, that is, she learned that her new command would be totally under the control of a computer. The ship moves too fast for human control--what happens if something goes wrong?
Proton: Heroine of Chem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Proton, protector of the innocent and oppressed, roams the world of Chem fighting evil and injustice. But if she can't escape the ambush she has wandered into, all life on Chem will be in peril. An adult story for those who appreciate chemistry.
Escape from the Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ryan Martin is about to embark on a journey into another reality, a very dark reality. Upon going for a short walk to the local convenience store Ryan passes through a portal and into a very dark world for which he desperate to find a way out. Will Ryan Martin escape the darkenss or will he be forever trapped in this realm?
The Burial
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young man attempts to bury a loved one in a post-apocalyptic world.
Nomabduce
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a ransom demand arrives for a planet’s name, the inhabitants realise they can no longer remember it. What will they do to get it back? A 2300 word Science Fiction short story.
Augmented i
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Price: Free! Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Augmented by cloning, augmented by virtuality, and changed by embedded electronics.There has to a paradigm shift in our understanding of our egos for the world to move forward; this is one persons’ story and some of the events that forced him to rethink his ideas about his own consciousness.
Coração Atómico
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Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Em plena Revolução Industrial, o mundo está à beira de extraordinários avanços tecnológicos. Uma nova e poderosa fonte de energia emerge para destronar o uso generalizado do vapor. Nas mãos certas, essa nova fonte de energia pode acelerar o avanço da Humanidade, mas nas mãos erradas pode destruir o mundo.
Voices from a Distant Star
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You set the price! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Little Bertha is a super computer set up to receive radio transmissions from deep space. When the machine starts spewing out spam, Frank tries to fix her - and his efforts reveal something astronomical.
Bradbury County
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The ultimate Dystopia, where entertainment can drive one mad! For Phillip, the invitation to a prestigious party in the neighboring county is a godsend, a chance to escape a monotonous and dreary existence in his own overpopulated and poor county. When the host refers to a mysterious "shower," Phillip is intrigued--poor innocent! He has noidea the "shower" seals the fate of his Bradbury County...
Iceworld
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You set the price! Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
iceworld with lights from two weak suns, will never unfreeze. Their meager existence degrades as time goes by.
Time and Again: A Collection of Crazy Chronology
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Price: Free! Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six stories that bend the rules of time - from straight-ahead time travel, to moving through the ages via more mystical means... Includes the Writers of the Future Honorable Mention-earning novellas Seer and Superthread; plus the short stories Predict THIS, Tag-Alongs, Broker, and Liberation. BONUS: a sneak peek at the YA Fantasy novel, "The Conge Posterne," coming in 2013!
England is the Property of New Delhi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It is close to the end of the twenty first century and the world is hot, very hot. The rising powers of Asia have taken over land in Europe as Asia is now too hot to grow rice except in the depths of winter.
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.
"The Grei Chronicles, And now, Sylvia"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Throughout the previous installments of "The Grei Chronicles". We have asked ourselves who is Steven James Roberts, Who is this alien race called The Grei, and now we ask who is Sylvia Jane Martin, and what will her part be in "The Grei Chronicles"????
The Grei Chronicles "Madness"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the third installment in a suspenseful scifi ebook series. What is the Madness taking over Steven James Roberts' life, and what does the alien race known as The Grei have to do with it?
Dad and the Impossible Perpetual Motion Machine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A dusty relic on the shelf of his dying father's workshop challenges a young man's beliefs.
My Curious Ocean
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Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The advertisement promised the ride of your life, and finding myself on the far side of bored one day I decided to take them up on it. The Universe of Sensation, they called it. Must be experienced to be believed. I decided to experience, paid the fee, and off we went.
The Royal Runaway (fantasy/sci-fi short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young princess embarks on a desperate quest to find her missing mother.
Trajectory and Other Works
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Trajectory and other works is a quartet of litographs - an experimental literary form that uses language to generate complex temporal images in the mind of the reader the elements of which, when taken together, tell their story. 'Trajectory and other works' runs to a total of approximately 25 pages and is the literary equivalent of a 7" single.
Death and Taxes
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Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Valerie D Kirkwood. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight short stories covering the range from mythical through fantasy to inter-dimensional, and more! Thought-provoking commentary on altruism, greed and politics. Witty, pithy and pointed, these stories will please many different tastes.