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Hexagon - The Dying Brood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The desperate cries of the dying brood--honeybees within the wall of Philip's home, infiltrate and infect his very mind, erasing his identity, while providing him with super-human computational ability. But they have only one purpose in mind--compelling him to save the queen at any cost. A unique science fiction and horror hybrid. 3000 words.
Harvest - The New Mushrooms
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Synthetic/organic hybrid mushrooms overtake a small town, digesting and re-organizing retail stores and everything in them.
Annelid - Fishing the Moons of Jupiter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An intrepid band of former deep-sea fishermen become astronauts in order to solve the world's energy crisis. A journey to Jupiter's moon, Calisto, turns up an extraterrestrial creature with a metabolic body temperature in the thousands of degrees--capturing it won't be easy. 6500 words
Die, Tank, Die! and Lone Wolf (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story 1: The CIA did something to Tank and Thompson wants to know what it is. Tank's rival, Steel, takes the job and a vicious fight begins. Can Tank defeat his attackers? Story 2: Michael Olm takes on a dangerous mission to assassinate a CIA boss in exchange for help in bringing peace to LA, but things don't turn out as planned. Can he get his kill and survive to collect? Download to find out!
Kidnapped and Tank Upgraded (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the first story, Jen is kidnapped and Tank must get her back before the worst happens. Can he save his wife and defeat her captors? In the second story, Jen searches for the kidnapped Tank and finds him in the fortress haven of the King of France. However, things have changed. Can she get her husband back? Download to find out!
Aid Agency Swindle and LA Brawl (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story one: Tank must free a mine full of slaves if he wants to gain the aid agencies' support for his new employer. However, Tank's rival, Steel, has set up shop in the mine. Can Tank beat his nemesis and succeed in his mission? In the second story, Mike is in serious trouble and Tank and the team need to extract him. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of gangsters in their way. Download to read!
In Search of The Perfect Cup
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Trevor Watkins writes coffee table books, but now he faces his biggest project yet. A coffee table book about coffee! Problem: everyone he talks to has a different opinion of the perfect cup. Finally he discovers Almost, Oregon, a mysterious town where rumor has it there exists the best coffee in the world. Trevor journeys to Almost and discovers more than the perfect cup. Much more.
Long Winter's Nap
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a future ice age, LittlestOne is a member of an illegal tribe of transgenic people with a unique adaptation to the cold of winter. When LittlestOne dodges winter hibernation so she can stay awake and meet Santy Clawr, she is perfectly suited to survive the bitter cold of winter. The greatest danger she will face is a well-intentioned family that ends up stranded on her tribal lands.
Backyard Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Chater Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The power of the imagination reigns supreme as a mother and her son troll a junkyard for the parts to build a spaceship in their backyard.
Decode
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,500. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the future and in the shadows lurk monsters unbeknownst to the world, only known by a few. It is this few who must stop these monsters from coming out of the shadows. But as far as the world at large go they don't exist either.
The Dolls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Children all over the world have been finding ugly rag dolls, and they won’t let go of them. The dolls are changing the children, even killing them. One lone astronomy professor tries to find out why the earth’s children are so obsessed with these dolls and what the future holds in this tale of alien invasion.
Apex Magazine - Issue 31
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The December 2011 issue of Apex Magazine contains work by Sarah Monette, E.E. Knight, Christopher Barzak, Michael Pevzner, Sandi Leibowitz, FJ Bergmann, and an interview with Jennifer Pelland. Cover art by Galen Dara Apex Magazine is edited by Hugo Award-winner Lynne M. Thomas.
The Dark Mines and Assassination (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the first story, Murk has found his short cut, but what hides within it may cost him his life. Can he avoid becoming dinner for the creatures that lurk there? In the second story, Tank and his team must assassinate the UN President before he can unite the world's countries. Can he succeed in this difficult mission? Download and find out now!
Spontaneous Evolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- On a Venusian outpost, cut off from their Earthen ancestors, a society loses its humanity in exchange for security. Edwin Lackey watches the surveillance monitors keeping his world safe. If a citizen breaks the strict code of conduct, they'll be hauled in for reconditioning. Has this future colony gone too far to control its inhabitants? What price will they pay?
Rock Ninja Attack and Die, Tank, Die! (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In story one, Kreal and his team are attacked by the rock ninja during a mission to clear out some bandits. Unfortunately, one of the team needs to make the ultimate sacrifice if they want to survive this. In the second story, Thompson wants to know what the CIA did to Tank. He employs Tank's rival, Steel, and Blades to do the job. Can Tank defeat his assailants? Download and find out now!
The Ninja God and Tank Upgraded (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In story one, Kreal has lost his glyphs and now seeks the technique that can revive his powers. However, something lurks deep within the cave where Kreal seeks it. Can he overcome the entity within? In the second story, Jen searches for the kidnapped Tank and finds him in the fortress haven of the King of France. However, things have changed. Can she get her husband back? Download to find out!
Secrets and Kidnapped (Two Story Pack)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In story one, Monk has found the lead he needs and now he is going to take his revenge. However, there is more going on than it seems and he soon enters a fight that he might not walk away from. In the second story, Jen is kidnapped and Tank must get her back before the worst happens. Can he save his wife and defeat her captors? Download and find out now!
Chronon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
15 original time travel stories as told by one of the genre's most original and prolific voices.
The Cold Reign
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the distant world called Iqui, a new mental energy weapon has been created that promises to extend the religious civil war between the Rell and Novans and generate enormous profit for OLMAC. The family that owns OLMAC, is rife with internal strife, pitting brother against brother against sister. Who will survive this deadly sibling rivalry, and what will be left for them to claim?
Silence Is Golden: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Silence Is Golden" is one of my early short stories. In the distant future, the universe is controlled by Majority-1. Their rule is supreme. No one dares oppose them, and so it is against all odds that Ev tries to make a stand against them. To do so, however, she must sacrifice everything and everyone she holds dear.