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An Alien Abduction for Christmas: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Clive’s wife has sent him on a mission to get the hottest Christmas gift of the year, but he has been abducted by inept aliens on his way to the mall. Can Clive complete his mission, or will he be bogged down by bothering to try to teach the aliens about the true meaning of Christmas?
The Secret Operation in the Matriarch's Kitchen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Two hair-dryers from outer space visit a normal home on Earth to rescue a fellow home appliance from the shackles of slavery. However, the blender they came to rescue does not seem willing to follow them...
Xenocide
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a murdered alien is discovered near a creek, an exurban cop has to investigate the strangest case of his career — while dodging the Feds and pursuing an attractive EMT.
Spatial Distortion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Awoken early from cryogenic sleep, Commander Monica Stall must solve a quantum paradox before her ship is destroyed. But a temporal anomaly could mean it is already too late.
Souvenirs From Other Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Post-hurricane mystery and zombies. An epic ski race on another planet. Rusalka, Laamia, and other monsters. Unicorns and stories of love, loss, and betrayal. A collection of short fiction by Annie Bellet, written in attendance at the Clarion Writer's Workshop in San Diego, California. Contains bonus material such as author notes, submission stories, and quotes from classmates.
Orpheus
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Wavelength Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a future society that has reduced most humans to drones, a musician launches a revolution that spans worlds, but pays a high personal price.
The UTOPIA Equilibrium
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to UTOPIA! The epitome of human existence, a place where every man, woman and child has everything they could ever want. A perfect existence for all. Guaranteed!
Final Contact
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever wondered where the aliens are? Bill is sure they don't exist, but after centuries searching the galaxy for any sign of intelligent life, I'm not about to give up yet. I've just received this hot tip from a gang of Luddites out near M15. Hot enough that even Bill has chosen to join me for my final attempt to prove him wrong...
Trade Winds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In a world where Hannibal won the Punic Wars and Rome never became the base culture of western civilization, archeologist Elise Barca studies the remains of Hannibal's first victory, little knowing she'll find a conspiracy out amid the stars. A conspiracy that threatens her trader husband.
Only The Lonely
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Albert Instel has a secret, a secret which keeps him cyber dating instead of dating in person. In fact, most of his in-person dates end five minutes in, when his dates run screaming into the night. Now he's dated Jullita in cyber space five times, and she's agreed to an in-person meeting. He's desperate for love, but could he ever find it?
What Happens When You Die
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Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A little while ago I got into some weird trouble for someone who's just in grade six. In English class we were asked to write some paragraphs about something we didn't know anything about.
Life Letters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cal knows that his wife’s job as a Senior VP in the high-tech euthanasia powerhouse, Choyces, which has taken the world by storm, is simply wrong. His religious upbringing tells him so, as does his cell of the League of Light. If Cheryl can’t see the truth, then Cal is going to have to leave her and take his daughter, Amy, with him. Then a League member offers him a better way...
Clean Sweeps
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Clean Sweeps, New York Times bestseller Jonathan Maberry goes offworld to spin a yarn of space pirates, Special Forces, and the ruthless press in a story about heroism, betrayal and ratings!
Lost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lendr D’Alva took the world of art by storm. But what if all his celebrated abstracts were want ads trying to find someone who could take him back home? The home in another world from which he’d been lost as a child? As the truth about Lendr unfolds after his death, his sister finds sometimes relatives are the greatest strangers of all. A short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt
Elvis Saves JFK!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
What if: • Elvis was a secret agent? • Amelia Earhart was a Second World War fighter ace? • Hitler won the Second World War only to lose it a century later? Plus two other tales of alternate history by the author of War Plan Crimson, A Novel of Alternate History.
By The Sword
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Price: Free! Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when time travel not only determines how events will play out in your future, but also impacts your present? Join Johnny in a short time-travel adventure and find out if the present dictates the future, or if the future dictates the present. Bonus Material! Enjoy the first four chapters of Gunter's sci-fi novel, BLACKWELL: The Encounter Begins
The Consequences of Steam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Enter the Pimp of Time, a savvy businessman who has created time portals into the past, any era, any nation, so that discerning men can sample prostitutes of all flavors and cultures. But what are the consequences of such time travel should a client go off the ranch and wreak havoc with the timeline, in the fleeting Victorian era where steam matters the most between progress and failure?
Yearning To Breathe Free
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only on Earth was the concept of individual liberty ever invented. Once the aliens discovered Earth, Earth became a beacon for all those who craved freedom... Which unfortunately makes the Earth a crowded and confusing place, where Casey's job as an immigration attorney is to try to rescue those who can be rescued. Short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt
Touch
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humans have arranged a world that gives them everything, except human touch. When a horrible accident exposes Kel to the real world, she's appalled. Then she discovers compensations. A short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt
Yard Fail (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ralph Swindon tinkers in his workshop, the whole world holds its breath ... A 2700-word short story. Trivia: Features the characters from Sleight of Hand.