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Bannenfluister, hemelglas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: Dutch. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Schuif aan rond het Vat van Plenty - en probeer je te herinneren waarom. Proef het groot bruin met kippensporen, en ervaar het steunend zingenot van de balgharmonica. Deze verhalen brengen u voorbij de rand van het bekende en terug - als er een terug is ...
Do To Animals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Do to others as you would have them do to you." It's the Golden Rule. In this fictional, somewhat comical biography, a veterinarian accidentally finds herself in a position to be amazed by animals' thoughts and how they truly feel about the world around them. Do To Animals will surprise, yet encourage pet owners and non-pet owners alike to treat animals with respect.
Crossing the Barrier: a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Born in a land hidden and separated from the rest of Europe by the Barrier, Casal is caught between two sides of her heritage. Will she bind herself to the land as a Guardian—or do the dangerous work of the Hunters who cross the Barrier? A short story of Vardin.
Produit d'appel (Histoire courte)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: French. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Après des retards et des difficultés de dernière minute, le premier vaisseau de colonisation terrien quitte notre planète en direction d'une étoile éloignée. Accompagnez son équipage tandis qu'ils découvrent des apparences trompeuses...
6cndluo (and Other Flash Fiction) Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Comedy Flash Fiction Anthology comprising of 6cndluo, The Goblin Adventures, Goblin Space Marines, The Black Goblin, a sample of The Crying Pennant and Interview with the Author.
Armchair Scientist
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You have submitted a half-baked theory to the premium magazine Armchair Scientist. This is the terse response. Armchair Scientist first appeared in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact as a Probability Zero story in April 2009.
Snake Eyes and Boxcars, Part II
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You set the price! Words: 69,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Snake Eyes and Boxcars, Part II is a collection of fourteen sci-fi/paranormal novellas written by Jay Dubya, author of 41 books.
Test Signals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A deformed researcher is drawn into a DNA piracy scheme. Should he donate his genes to benefit mankind, or battle a corporate monster for ownership of them? “Test Signals” was the lead novella in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact, May 2008, the grandaddy of professional SF magazines.
90 Minutes Above the Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is an antiquated plain-text file wedged lost and tagless for years in the memory banks of the main computer, estimated to be written way back in the mid 2100's. It is a diary of a lonely young man orbiting the moldering ball that is the Earth, himself alone and awake among the Dreamers.
Area 52: Arrival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ron Durston is called up for National Service in 1952, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and come home with a medal or two to impress the local girls. Instead he finds himself standing guard in Ass-End, Yorkshire where the winter is cold and the native girl is invisible.
Le Morte d'Arthur
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The ship Le Morte d'Arthur has more confirmed kills than any ship in the fleet. Unfortunately, it also has the most crew casualties - both in and out of combat...
Waste Land: A Free Sci Fi Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
We fell out of the void toward the planet that Hugo had named Eliot. Its G-class star, Pound, hung like a fiery jewel in the void. I was frozen, and Pound thawed me from an eon's sleep, gossamer arrays drinking in light and heat and literally, though indirectly, warming the frozen sludge of my blood. It brought me back to life. Five thousand others slept on. Eighteen corpses thawed, and bled...
Mistress or Mate - A Gunner Long Case
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Series: The Gunner Long Casefiles, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Recommended Ages: 17+ It's like this, you see. Gordon Thelb is a pal of mine. We helped each other out in a mixup on Mezzic a while back and I worked with his uncle a bit before that. Thelb is a standup kid, up and coming space ranger captain, but he's fallen head over heels for some skirt. Apparently a pretty rich skirt, who doesn't appear to do any honest work.
The Precarious Child
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The street urchins that will one day be called the Ministry Seven, have a task from Agent Harrison Thorne. It seems simple enough, however their leader Miss Verity Fitzroy discovers that a surprise from her past is tangled up with this mysterious man which leads to a very precarious situation. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Sun Never Sets
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Agent Isaac Martin receives a note, imploring him to investigate the nearly completed clock tower at the Palace at Westminster. He and his partner, Agent Andrew Kensington, start looking into the construction and uncover unanswered questions concerning this new landmark’s creators.
Hanuman's Gift
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Augustus Whitby toils in the Archives, dreaming up stories far more plausible than the supposed “investigations” of the field agents. A story from Agent Harrison Thorne and an artifact from his recent case, however, proves that there are some truths that are far stranger than fiction.
Katalysis' Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In its off-line data vault in Vienna, the biotech company Katalysis hid a gene therapy technology that could cure diseases and remake people into strange new forms. Could two young American hackers, and a jaded European agent, work together to penetrate the company's vault and release that new technology to the world?
The Secret Weapon
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Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.33 from 3 reviews)
After a global war with devastating losses does one side finally dare to use its fearsome secret weapon?
Friend of Tragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A local mechanic goes to the aid of an extra-terrestrial whose terrain module has been damaged in a collision with a kangaroo.
The One Commandment
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For a hundred centuries they sought the one who could decipher the last holy message. Could that one be found? Would the message bring the wisdom they hoped for?