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Porciones individuales
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
*Porciones individuales* recoge los mejores relatos cortos de Rodolfo Martínez. Relatos de fantasía, de ciencia ficción y relatos que transitan por un camino indefinido entre ambos géneros, todos ellos con el toque personal de Martínez, todos imbuidos de sus obsesiones personales y su gusto por el mestizaje literario.
Bruce Corbett's Speculative Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My stories cover time travel to space opera, shootouts to alien invaders. This book is a collection of my short stories, written over many years. Several have been published previously, and some are available individually.
Hero's Break (WP, WT #1)
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Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wrong Place, Wrong Time #1 The existence of superheroes is revealed when an argument between two superheroes boils over into chaos at the downtown plaza during late night Christmas shopping. The raging battle tears the area apart and terrorifies the shoppers. Nothing can stop them until they make a terrible mistake!
Sons of Nowhere: Leviathan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a sea monster of unprecedented size is sighted off the coast of California, the Ophion Foundation deploys its Director of Cryptozoology, Gedeon Vassago, to verify the wild claims. The simple task of observation becomes a life-and-death struggle when the massive creature turns its attention on its pursuers. A prequel to the "Sons of Nowhere" novel series.
Strange Doors
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Series: DarkSF. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Clocktower Books presents twelve tales of the weird and chilling. Each dramatic story involves ordinary men and women confronted by things unimaginable, in this world or some other--behind Strange Doors.
Sons of Nowhere: Strange and Unusual
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reese Mason’s first week of high school at Acis Island has been a rough one. The last thing he expected was to make friends with Tessa Vasquez, the odd girl in his English Lit class. Sadly, he is convinced that her interest lies more with his rare deformity than with him. A prequel to the "Sons of Nowhere" novel series.
Adventures Beyond Time & Space
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nine thrilling stories with classic SF Sense of Wonder--each a glimpse into John Argo's sprawling future history, and his vision of boundless time and space in which mankind plays a wondrous role. Meet a dying alien basilica, a planet named Magic, a heroic woman (part cat) fighting for a helium drive after the apocalypse, a far-future harp containing the ghost of a long-dead stewardess...and more.
The Speculative Edge, Issue 4, November 2012
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The usual mix of interviews, stories and poems, plus a extended review section this month to help with your holiday shopping.
Sweet Potato Pie
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Grandpa promised the aliens would come. And now the invasion is here. Johnny can stand around watching as the aliens take over his town or he can take action and warn his friends. Only thing is, no one believes him. In fact, Johnny’s not sure he believes it himself. Is his town really being overrun by aliens? Or has genetic manipulation finally gone too far?
A Light in the Merced River (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In an alternate-history Steampunk America, missionary John Muir must choose between his two great loves: nature and Creation.
Daisies of Mars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nick's new job on Mars isn't so boring anymore.
Otherness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An extraordinary collection of tales and essays about the near and distant future, as humans encounter the secrets of the cosmos – and their own existence. What if education were extended into the womb? What happens when an archaeologist discovers a terrible secret under the landfills of Los Angeles? Will ‘natural’ humans still have a role when cybernetic humans surpass them in nearly all ways?
An Aspie Tells Tales
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Series: Aspie Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,250. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Supernatural Suspense short stories, with afterword comments by the author, who happens to have Asperger's and D.I.D. (multiple personalities.) The motivation for writing, beyond entertainment, is to encourage anyone with barriers in their life that they can find a way to their dreams.
Nexus of the Unexpected - 15 Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nexus of the Unexpected: 15 short stories with one thing in common, a surprise ending. They are all of a Science Fiction or Fantasy flavour, but each one is different in its combination of style, theme or length. These stories may amuse you with a smidgen of comedy, scare you with a pinch of horror, or amaze you with a dash of magic realism, but they all will blindside you by the end. Guaranteed.
Singularity War: In the Shadow of the Burned City
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Chapter Three: After an attack on the home of the mysterious Sheriff, a search is underway for the perpetrators and it lands in the village of Lem. The town's custodian knows that war is coming and does his best to avoid bloodshed. The first two chapters are available for download on Smashwords or as an audiobook from the Smoke & Mirrors podcast, episode 89.
There's Starving Vampires in Africa
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Othel goes to donate blood, he runs into more trouble than he bargained for.
The Formula
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A hero unlike any other fights to save the world.
Anatomy of Surprise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Omniscience has one major drawback: it’s boring. And God, also known as Alphonse at that time, was bored. Very bored.
I'll Buy You The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
A selfless girl sacrifices everything, struggling to survive in a gritty dystopian future in order to fulfill her little sister's one dream - to see the Moon.
The Grandfather Army
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A loyal Drill Sergeant proudly trains the next batch of recruits to go off to war. Until things get personal.