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Cerberus
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes time just gets away from us. Brandon Halverson knows this all too well as a man eternally late. Ironically, he's pulled through time to serve a malicious future Earth. One hell bent on using time travelers to aid them in destroying innocent life. Now Brandon has to figure out how to escape before his time literally runs out.
Aliens & Weird Stuff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three fun, odd, and intriguing stories for kids age 8-12 by award-winning author Anne E. Johnson. "Airsick Over Planet Ekka" shows that not all aliens are used to flying in spaceships. In "Brains Coming Out of My Ears," a kid stands in line twice when they're handing out brains. "The Ballad of Honking Tim" is a rhyming story about an orphan who discovers he has a very unusual musical talent.
Yesterday, I died (The Devil's Forge)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 9 reviews)
Bradley Snowden wakes up almost 100 years after he died to find that he is not the man he was.
Something to Remember You By
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
“Invading aliens! Biotechnology! Colonization of far off planets!...Terry Hayman’s tale of a young lad getting the last evacuation bus out of town features a dramatic clock-ticking countdown and the kind of harsh realities that old Analog editor John Campbell would have liked. Oh those cold equations!” - SFCrowsnest.com
His Best Weapon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Morale Officer Lt. Daffyd Allenby is about to be thrown out an airlock by the terrorists who have starjacked his transport. The good news is, he has a helmet. The bad news is, he's not sure he wants it. Because it belonged to his almost-was partner, Artemis Burke, who went in the 'lock before him. How did he get himself into this mess, and how will he get out of it: alive or dead?
Counting Calories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Some hungers can never be filled. Now that Jenny knows this—knows it in the worst possible way—she worries about getting enough of a settlement out of Robert to survive. She harbors no illusions about starting over again, not with food prices skyrocketing, not with her looking the way she does now, but sometimes, just when you think you know the menu, life serves up surprises.
Alien Moss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An immunology professor must deal with consequences of discovering an unknown life form in his childhood trunk after the government locks him and his family in an isolation ward.
Red Death
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A group of random strangers from around the world, including Dr. Jim O'Connell, reunite following an out-of-this-world alien experience. But something's changed...and now they must work together to protect the planet from a sinister and powerful threat decades in the making.
Good Intentions
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Series: Jeff Thomason's Short Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Venn never liked science until a teacher explains the danger of an asteroid striking the Earth. Determined to save the human race, he devotes his life to science and only to discover he must use politics to force the world to help him fulfill his dream. His intentions are good, but what path will they lead him down?
Creation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short story. Some science fair projects just refuse to die.
Final Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dying man's tragic life flashes before his eyes, as well as his encounters with a mysterious blue light.
The Last Creator
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Price: Free! Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jeremiah Stalwart is from a small town. Though he is much smarter than his peers, he lives a pretty standard life. That is until some bullies chase him after school. He finds himself on a completely unfamiliar planet. Now it is his job to unlock the secret of how he got there and help scientists on his home planet to make the same journey. About 11100 words.
This Other Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Earth is lost, terraformed by an invading alien ecosystem. Fragments of humanity cling to life on rocky islands on the edges of their former empire and every year brings them closer to the arrival of the mysterious alien Seeders. On a mission into the heart of this other Earth, Dylan Williams must learn not only how to survive but what he is fighting for when everything he knows is gone.
Fireflies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Mysterious events in a small southern town draws interest from a man and his daughter and lead to startling discoveries. A girl in a marketplace gives trust and understanding as the mystery deepens. Do you believe we are not alone in the Galaxy?
A Dish Best Served
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A self-aggrandizing faux-French intergalactic food critic runs afoul of a prideful chef, and gets an unexpected lesson in alien cuisine, living, and manners. If you can’t say something nice... "A Dish Best Served" is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
il cyborg divina :: The Cyborg Divine (TSODR 39)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
The world is ending, the Dragons are taking over and Zzysra, a Cyborg made by Perch Tech, questions why she can't live past her Undyear. ::This is the 39th ebook in The Society On Da Run series::
Friends of A Warrior
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On an alien world two boys, one human the other alien, test their manhood in a ritual hunt. When things go badly Lotha of the warrior race, the Legod must seek a new ally or die and lose his honor forever. A tale of honor and friendship forged on a hostile planet.
Hot Mess: speculative fiction about climate change
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collaborative anthology on the theme of climate change, featuring short stories from RJ Astruc, Rachel Lynn Brody, Miranda Doerfler, Sare Liz Gordy and Eric Sipple, with illustrations by Hannah Werdmuller and cover design by Sarah Hartley.
Flight 1401 A Science Fiction Anthology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Near future science fiction: a lone youth is faced with deadly danger in a post-apocalyptic wasteland; a child finds a cache of century-old 'buried treasure'; a dying father reveals a secret world to his son; on a plane trip from NY to London, a young man's computer tablet is more capable than he anticipated; and the pressure to find new sources of fossil fuels leads to an ominous discovery.
Cave of Wonders
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's the 1960's and times are complicated but like any two twelve year old boys and best friends they love to explore the woods. When they stumble into a mysterious cave they travel to the past and discover a past neither of them know. A past that will change both their futures. A tale of family and secrets born in turbulent times.