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Tales of The Unexpected
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five stories of fantasy and science fiction each an unexpected twist on reality. In this collection you will find tales of dragons, AI robots engaged in a secret war, a shipwrecked vampire, a man who fixes a UFO, and a writer of coffee table books who enters a fantasy world in search of the perfect cup. Tales to entertain, amuse, and make your pulse race.
Red World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prisoners have a choice in the future: extermination or space. In space they are scouts, searching new planets and sending data back to Earth. One prisoner has a terrible feeling about the newest planet found, dubbed SQ1453 by scientists. He dreams of grotesque creatures that scream. He dreams of blood and death. The monsters beckon him to give them what they want: A red world.
Seventy
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Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After his home planet is destroyed Jeff Koenig is given the thankless task of settling a newly terraformed planet, a job that would be much easier of pessimistic Dr. Bella Lawson wasn't predicting the imminent destruction of the planet. The new colony will be out of contact with the rest of humanity for only seventy days, and by Day 1, everything has gone wrong.
That Speical Place: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Shane Halpert doesn't have much longer to live. Each time he moves, pain sears through his limbs. Each time he talks, his throat burns as though he’s swallowed a cauldron of acid. Each time he takes in a lungful of air, his chest feels like it will explode. His only hope is to escape into an imaginary world he has created. A world that he calls That Special Place.
Alien Breeding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
The Incredible Mr. Fix-It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hank Mueller has been a tinker since birth. He owns a tinker shop known as The Incredible Mr. Fix-It because he can fix anything, even things he sees for the first time. One day the U.S. Air Force asks his help to fix a very special thing. A captured UFO. A tale about a man with a special talent faced with an unusual problem. The ending will surprise you.
A Union Against All Odds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Diter-atelur and a Thysanrinae walk into a bar…a gin-joint at the ass-end of the universe. Can their young love bring peace to a decades old conflict, or will it fan the flames of war? This story originally appeared in the 2006 DAW Books anthology COSMIC COCKTAILS
Missing, presumed vanished
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the escape from a robbery almost becomes a disaster, can two fugitives stay free from the long arm of the law?
Whisked between Stations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Trains crisscross the globe, carrying lost souls like Zora and Ben, who find themselves on the last trip.
The Curse of the Giant, Ill-Mannered Blood Spider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ever have a breakdown in a bad part of town? That’s what happened to Melanie Li—only her breakdown is an old freighter and the bad part of town is a remote alien spaceport. Worse, she’s caught between two members of her own crew—a pompous baboon and a prankster who lives to puncture the egos of pompous baboons. It's all good fun—until the prankster offends an alien. Then the hijinks REALLY begin.
The Tunnel
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Series: Beyond The Tunnel, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What if you entered a tunnel one day, and when you reached the other side, everything had changed; Would it be exciting? Confusing? Unbelievable? Or your worst nightmare...?
Stacy's Last Contact
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lady's email diary of her adventures in the country town Carver Dan is explored. The full extent of the zombie-dragon Misery is exposed, and Carver Dan's true purpose is showed. Follow-up to Carver Dan April 1st Disaster
Cervelli Prestati
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Un gruppo di scienziati scopre nuove particelle e un campo di forze fino ad allora sconosciuti. Dopo breve tempo viene realizzato il primo modello di teletrasporto mentale organico e servono volontari per collaudare la nuova invenzione. Cervelli Prestati è dedicato alla Mente, la manifestazione biologica più interessante e preziosa dei nostri atomi.
Diagnosis: AB Normal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Blood Type makes them Normal, but the Blood Test may kill them. Kid thought he was home free. He was wrong Mud dreamed of leaving the Normalsea. Now his dreams are coming true Cat's mother was Positive, her father was Negative. It was only a matter of time. Kid, Mud and Cat are Normals, blood type AB. This is the tale, the first of its kind, of their selection for the Blood Test.
Mass Effect: Humanity First
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Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mass Effect: Humanity First is an interactive, multi-pathed fan fiction short story. Follow Cerberus operative Samuel Hallard as he's given the toughest assignment of his life. Through interactive reader choices, take the story into your own hands. It’s your mission, your choice. NOTE: This story is best experienced through Amazon Kindle, or Mobi
Saving Pachyrhinosaurus
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Series: Dinosaur Tales Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Observing wildlife in Yellowstone Park can be dangerous, especially when the animals you're observing are dinosaurs brought back to earth after 65 million years!
The Shit-Eater Blues
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He may look like a simple starfish, but Ll-ll is an extraterrestrial orphan, a Child of the Gng, possessed a sense of wonder and a gastronomic appreciation of human excrement. But when he manages to use his vocalizing air bladder to attract the attention of a blues musician whose toilet he inhabits, Ll-ll discovers his true destiny.
Outcasts
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Price: Free! Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal short stories by Nick Wisseman.
Five Days of Grub
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The town they walked into, the man and the girl under his protection, wasn’t friendly. No town was since Doomsday. But it had something going for it, some secret good stuff going on, and maybe even a plan to share. The only trick was figuring out what that “sharing” was going to cost.
Playing Solitaire and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories by award-winning SF and fantasy author Mark Shainblum. - PLAYING SOLITAIRE: Superhuman powers, broken hearts and 3000 year old evil, not necessarily in that order. - THE ART OF SOLITUDE®: Boyfriend getting in the way of your art? Escape to your own private universe! What could possibly go wrong? - THE BREAK INSPECTOR: An unofficial sequel to a lost Mark Twain masterpiece.