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Holding Cells and Dragons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dan has a problem when his friend, the one with the scaley tail, is suspected of a crime. He hopes he won’t have to arrest him. They don’t have cuffs big enough. Holding Cells and Dragons is a short story.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Wide, Wide World of Weird (Volume Seven)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Experience three times the twisted tales in this triple volume! Star-crossed lovers test the strength of their relationship at a gator farm in outer space, a pair of teens hunt for deals on jeans at a Gap store run by zombies, mobster plants put the shakedown on an irresponsible gardener, a young dragon gets into the holiday spirit by burning villages and snacking on the unchaste, plus much more!
Esami
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: Italian. Published: September 1, 2012 by Quelli di ZEd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Racconto fantastico tratto dalla raccolta "Di Stella in Stella", di Luca Poggi.
Welcome To New York
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Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The tourist attraction of the past is also the tourist attraction of the future - for an entirely different reason!
White-Out Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents White-Out Man by Janet Marie Lewis Everyone it seems wonders, at some point in their lives, what will happen when they eventually stand before the “Pearly Gates”? One man seems stuck somewhere between, in a groundhog effect, approaching and re-approaching the Gates in a repeatedly futile attempt to attain a bottle of white-out.
The Stolen: Two Short Stories
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Series: The Meaning Wars, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When Sarah and Clarice reach for basic human rights and challenge the law, their playful indulgences are treated as dire crimes. The peace and harmony in their separate worlds comes at a horrifying price.
Time Vault series: Time Vault
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Series: Time Vault, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A group of friend's get together on the journey that will take them to a new discovery through the vaulted passage ways of a mysterious chamber of time and space. This will lead the characters Lorenzo and Renee, to decide what they should do whilst in the midst of a group of friend's that decide on the path to this magical realm of another world through their interest of archaeological discovery.
Aliens Among Us
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
No trope may be as popular in pulp science fiction as the alien come to Earth. Now Pulp Empire celebrates the Aliens Among Us with ten new stories of alien invasion, abduction and action!
A Static Dance
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Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young dancer begins to question her sanity when confronted by a voice that only she can hear.
Incubators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stranded in space, three astronauts struggle to accept their fate aboard a crippled ship. Could a last-minute rescue be all they hoped for? A horror short story in 3,200 words.
Shimmer Magazine - Issue 15
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Angels and psychopomps, ghosts and guilt, souls and mystery, death and love. Issue 15 is ready to enchant you. We’ve got stories from Megan Arkenberg, K. M. Ferebee, Mari Ness, Milo James Fowler, Nicole M. Taylor, and Oliver Buckram. Catch glimpses of what lives beyond death in this issue’s seven haunting stories.
Broker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eli Yon thinks nothing of slipping through time, "correcting" history by making sure the right people die. That's his job. But he may be starting to lose his edge, and the last thing he needs is some young hot-shot making him look bad by saving his latest assignment from failure. But he may have a solution...
Little Miss Mute
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Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a Prohibition-Era speakeasy in Kansas City, Paul Verconi had been looking for nothing more than a few drinks to soothe his nerves before heading home. However, what came looking for Paul would prove to be even tougher to swallow than the diluted bootleg whiskey swirling in his dirty glass: a drop-dead gorgeous dame that was enigmatic, curiously silent ... and perhaps even dangerous.
Going Alien
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Encounter the alien, in six science fiction stories from the imagination of Jeffrey A. Carver! Wrestle a shapeshifter in the intragalactic IIMAWL amateur wrestling games. Make love between the stars. Make a last stand against the aliens who've destroyed Earth. Duel an interstellar dragon. These and more, with new introductions by the Nebula-nominated author of The Chaos Chronicles.
The Grandparent Trap (Quality Times #2)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When elderly residents of a small English town start going missing, space and time adventuress Quality Times, and her travelling companion Tim, vow to investigate the disappearances.
Orman
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: Turkish. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Geleceğin ormanları sadece dijital anılarda mı kalacak, yoksa şehirler mi orman olacak? Kısa bir öykü.
STRANGE STORIES
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a volume of three Short Stories that one can find separately among my other writings. The titles are “MEMORIES FROM SMYRNA ”, “LIFE INSURANCE ”, and “A MINUTE TO GO”.
Joe's Milky Way Cafe
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Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fluffy science fiction. Stella waits tables at Joe’s, the hot place to hang for all the alien tourists. She knows just how to handle them until she meets the Senumian. Will she succumb to the chemical attraction or take charge of the situation?
Masters and Monsters: Twenty Seconds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flucht lost his family a year ago, and has been spending his time preparing to defy the gods. He has built a flying machine, and plans to see what is outside the world of his village. Everyone believes the gods will kill anyone who dares to leave, but he thinks something grand lies outside the village walls.
Masters and Monsters: The Archivist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Orban is an inhuman villager of the only town in the world. The creatures that inhabit the town are protected by the stern gods, but there may be a past between the people and the gods that hints at something much larger. Orban used to discount the conspiracy theories, until one day when he obtains a collection of documentary photographs. Those old prints open a view to a world that doesn't match