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The Awakening
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert has been running the Monhegan Island-to-mainland Maine ferry for years. This morning, however, he and his boat are greeted by mysterious lights emanating from the small rocky island. Was it too much mezcal the night before, or something more ominous? No one greets him when he ties up to the dock, and not a structure is in sight - all the houses and buildings have disappeared...
The Touch
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Series: The Adventures Of Janr Ssor, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Janr was having recurrent dreams of a beautiful redhead he had never known. He had to get her out of his mind and focus on the DARPA tracking software he was writing. Janr would soon learn, what any masseuse knows, that memories are not just in your head. Her death, over 300 years ago, would become part of his life, in a way he could never have imagined!
Peril At The Pop-up Library
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
What happens in a library when a pop-up book does more than just pop up? Find out inside!
Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Below the Surface
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Merx Tol, a resistance fighter, strives to balance life, his empathic sense, and the protection of his people under his mother's leadership. Everything he desires changes the day Henessa Sar, a young woman presumed dead, appears among the debris of a supply truck. This book has experienced some updates. Please feel welcome to view the new version.
Introduction to Xarrok
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Xenonia is fighting for survival. Those recruited to help are fighting for acceptance, and security. The stories within reveal lives desolated by war, moved by love, and driven for success. Version 2 with Four stories included and more to come.
Explain That To A Martian 3
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Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's good to stay in touch with friends, even when they live on Mars!
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.