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Linda's Highest Calling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the tenth and final story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer and Lara Love graduate from high school and get ready to start a new chapter in their lives. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 4,509 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Star Yawns Episode 3. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
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Series: Star Yawns, Book 3 · Star Yawns, The Savenger hunt. Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The crew of the DVD go through a time rift and become twenty fours years older. To some of the crew this becomes life threatening. The Captain must find a way to reverse what has happened.
The Eyes of the Deities
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: Bulgarian. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five science fiction stories from The Syndicate universe.
Star Sailor #1: The Wolves of Sahlam
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Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In a Universe of infinite space, a girl travels by raft amongst the stars.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2012
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of tales from the world of mad science, combined in a handy portable edition. This issue includes exclusive fiction by Jamie Lackey and flash fiction in the form of classified ads.
Paradiso Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sandstorms, earthquakes and sanshay. What could go wrong? Paradiso is a planet used by humans for sexual tourism. Caves burst with an aphrodisiac, sanshay and humanoid aliens with five genders and three horns. You’ll find just a few of Paradiso’s stories of: theft, love, deception and transformation. Four stories: Shifting Sands, Jake's Cave, The Path of Balance and Talking to Yama.
The Phazarri Conundrum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two broke bounty hunters with a ship and high tech weaponry investigate a planet full of bugs, worms and swamps.
The Beast Within: A Sci-Fi Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short, short sci-fi story. Approximately 4000 words. Amy Starr knew asteroid mining was dangerous. One small error could kill you. But her desire for the stars outweighed common sense and fear. Now trapped in her disabled ship far from the chance of rescue she has two choices: a lingering half-life or a quick merciful death. Which would you chose?
Pull of Gravity
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Series: Gravity, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A space fantasy novella An Earthling corporal, Nike's mission is to colonize the planet Cupidis. A Cupidian prince, Edonys's mission is to find a mate and take his place as King of Cupidis. When their missions collide, an Earthling corporal and a Cupidian prince will find it easier to ignore the pull of gravity than the pull of love.
The Keeper of The Earth
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Could it be any connection between the sudden disease of a young boy and an asteroid approaches the Earth? Sometime could – if the boy is… the keeper of the Earth.
Jake's Cave
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Series: Paradiso Stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New guy at the Paradiso Institute, Jake yearns for the big archeological find. Instead he’s trapped in the caves by an earthquake, beset upon by alien creatures and has to deal with a group of angry Paradisians. Can he survive and make it back to the human world? A Paradiso Story.
Agiliste: It's Bigfoot, Baby
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Price: Free! Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Step back behind the eyes of former industrial spy Claire Denali for this short look at why Coerdian takes *every* request seriously.
Dr. Dan the Daredevil Dentist in , The Asteroid
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Dr. Dan is a dentist who also happens to be a daredevil! One day Dan's astronomer friend discovers an asteroid heading for the Earth! Can Dr. Dan stop the asteroid in time?
Written on the Coast: Thirteen Tales of Magic and Mayhem Written in Lincoln City, OR
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Once upon a time, a writer journeyed to the enchanting Oregon Coast and took a workshop. Then, drawn by the siren’s song of knowledge and craft, she went back and took a whole bunch more. Ranging from traditional fantasy to science fiction to contemporary fantasy to the undefinably absurd, the stories in this collection will appeal to readers of all types of speculative fiction.
Mirror Shards: Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
BEWARE! Between these pages, thirteen tales about augmented reality lie in wait to steal away your senses.
Linda's Lessons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the ninth and penultimate story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer and Lara Love start their senior year of high school. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 2,695 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Space Monkeys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
IRiS, the Interstellar Recovery Spacecraft, captured samples from a comet passing through the solar system and found something remarkable. Danny lives in his own world, finding connections through video games and gesture. Emmett does what all good fathers do and seeks for new ways to connect with his son. Sometimes first contact begins right here at home.
Nor Gloom of Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul has been called a "glorified mailman" by his peers, but he sees it as a sacred duty. Now, with the "little problem" of a big rock through half his vessel, he has to do everything he can -including the unthinkable- to deliver. The mail must get through.
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Xeno, the Boy & Wonderbread (Update 5/24/2014)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
WonderBoy must never feel fear, for it is the hunger of enemies. WonderBoy must always remain calm, for staying in nervousness leads to failure. But what should he do if he accidentally kills his mother? (Comes with a new bonus story)