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The Blue-Haired Shadow and Other Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this collection of eight short stories of fantasy and science fiction, the world is a bit like a kaleidoscope: With just a little turn, everything suddenly changes. For example, snake oil can actually be very effective; it just depends on what kind of snake you use. Or you may notice -- please don't start -- that some shadows are differently dark.
Sexually Transmitted Intelligence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a world of friendly aliens, Richard discovers that all of them are dying young as the result of an unsuspected sexually transmitted disease... and how to cure it. Soon, it will become a race to cure the cure before it destroys everything.
JUNK and other short stories
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Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels 'Cashback', 'Their Own Game' and 'Motorbike Men'. An entertaining anthology of easy reading.
Dark
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
The day Dan and Katrina begin their honeymoon cruise, the Sun begins to inexplicably dim. Soon, they will discover why...
Earthlink: Impact
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Osier Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Earthlink:Impact is a short novella, at only approx 20,000 words, a quick read. Sci fi, with a troubled teenager, aliens and spaceships. Sage is eighteen years old and, ever since she can remember, there's been a voice in her head. She'll tell you that she doesn't hear voices, they don't tell her to do anything. It's just a single voice, and it doesn't speak, it screams.
Squirrels in Frankfurter Highlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Fourteen year old Jing and her brother,fifteen year old Gyp Crawler, do whatever they must to survive in a place that is like "Vegas for Children." A place where enlistment-officers cruise for runaways to send off planet to labor camps. A place where the nice people in town want to buy children's glands and organs to stay young.
Fragments of Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight stories, fantasy and science-fiction, all tied together by the desire to know one's place in the universe and to understand just what it means to be alive.
The Governors of the Solar System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this short story Dan, who is the Warlord of the Americas, is rescued by aliens from Saturn and learns the fate of the human race.
The Ghost in Lab Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A physicist get's more than he bargains for during a late night experiment.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
The Pandora Legacy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The discovery of an ancient starship in the Oort Cloud draws a group of explorers from Earth into a startling revelation of Humanity's distant past.
The Darkness of the Future
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Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
One man's struggle through an apocalyptic world, a world that is the result of uncontrolled science. His reality is challenged by changing scenes, and his sanity is challenged by his fears.
The Devil Still Has My Lawnmower & Other Tales of the Weird
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Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A man loans his lawnmower to the Devil and must make a trip to Hell to avoid a fine by the Homeowner's association. An extremely boring person negotiates the release of his chicken nugget (which contains the secret to universal peace, prosperity, and happiness) with some extragalactic aliens. A frustrated writer launches her manuscript into deep space, igniting a fierce war in the stars.
克苏鲁的召唤
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: Chinese. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
这些强大的力量或存在物可能尚有保存……这种尚存物属于非常遥远的时期,当时……意识可能显现为一种形状和形式,并在人类进化的大潮来临前就已隐退……诗歌和神话也仅能抓住那飞逝的记忆,并将其冠以神、魔鬼及各种各样的神秘生命……   ——阿尔杰农·布莱克伍德
Fantastic Five
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These five fantastic tales will take you to planets at the edge of the galaxy, the 18th century with pirates, curses, and adventure, lands where magic thrives, and on a holiday with magical fey faced with a life and death decision about the future of their race. Two authors of fantastic fiction invite you to share these incredible tales of adventure and magic which you will not want to put down.
Memories and Magic, Anthology #2
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 52,990. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six science fiction stories of memories and magic. Stories of human duplicates stealing identities, and lives, people controlling memories, magical pennies, drudgery turned into ritual, and gods with magical power. 52,700 words in six short stories and novelettes. Also included in Anthology #3 (ISBN# 9781476122038).
A Loss of Standards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The latest flu is a killer. To stop it from spreading, the government will shut down the city for three days. Dolan can't abide the thought of being trapped in his apartment, alone, for that long. He hit the bars the night before looking for someone, or two, to keep him company. The next morning, hungover and hazy, he discovered a very unexpected house guest.
The Fabulous Fish Boy and other weird tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
These tautly-written tales from a remarkable imagination provoke both horror and fascination in equal measures. They're disturbing, but they keep you reading until the shocking finish. In this macabre little collection everyday, mundane events walk hand in hand with the weird, the bizarre and the horrible.
The Androids and the Dragons: The OS Conspiracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skyline awakens as the newest android to grace Perch Tech’s highly successful product line, but she can see beyond the lies and silver lining. She wishes to be with Macintosh, a timid android on the run from Al Micra, but both of them become tangled in a Dragon’s game of command and conquer. Issue 43 in The Society On Da Run bookazine series.
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.