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Tin Universe Monthly #17
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Price: Free! Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Here in #17 you get eight stories including short stories, vignettes, and even a TV pilot script written and released in 2012 and collected as SUSHI WRITING WITH CROWD EDITING 2012. 30,000 words normally for $1.00usd but here you get it for free.
The Opposite of an Epitaph
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story set in the Waters of Time universe: George Merrill recovers from an injury in a barn outside of Philadelphia in September 1752, after eleven days that never happened.
A. K. A. The Alien: series 2
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Price: Free! Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ben is back on board the Bonaventure, and the ship is on its way back to base. Meanwhile his new hobbies include surgery, taking watches apart (not necessarily with the owner’s permission) and shrugging. This is the second series of snippet stories about Ben the alien and his life amongst humans.
Boredom Escapes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alane Storchess works for Boredom Escapes: a unique agency which determines to give people in the near future what they most crave. Boredom. All Alane’s hard work pays off. He becomes head sales representative. But is that enough? Will it ever be enough? A story exploring ambition and its many consequences. Boredom Escapes: A Short Story.
Quantum Tales: Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Prepare to journey through four worlds of science fiction: an interstellar fishing boat loses a crew member to another dimension, a neighborhood is torn apart by the discovery of a tree that grows money, a geneticist grapples with a couple who wants to erase their unborn genius son, and the man who saved the world must face the consequences.
Musings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“My train of thought derailed somewhere in the wilderness of my daydreams and MUSINGS is the result.” –Alycia Christine This special short story collection includes: “A Song for Naia” “The Banner Prophesies” “City of Twilight” “Chosen Sacrifice” “Of Kelpie Lullabies” “Raven’s Fall” “Star Child and the Golden Seed” “The Soul Wrangler” “Sumari’s Solitude” “What Tendrils Echo” “Winter’s Charge”
Aliens in Paris
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It was not like looking for a needle in a hay-stack. It was like feeling for a needle in a hay barn wearing gloves and a blindfold – that’s what Patrick told me. He was talking about the Search for Extra Terrestrial Life, an impossible pursuit until two aliens, yes two, landed in Paris.
Taxing Pecksniffery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying frizzles! The year is 2176, a rebellion is brewing, and the boss wants a recon report. Ichann Count is all wet as a spy, but she plunges into the fray. Will she emerge with her memory banks intact? Ichann Count is an expert at accounting warfare. She spends her days crunching numbers at the Etherworld Tax Bureau and crushing on her really cute co-worker.
Prey: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hunted. A team from Black Wolf Company is tasked with recovering an important schematic far outside their territory. As they descend into darkness one thing becomes very clear: something is lurking there, and they are its prey...
THE WILD ONES: A Pennsylvania Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This story takes place in New Pennsylvania (the setting of Michael Bunker's Pennsylvania novel) shortly after the founding of the Amish Zone in NP. It is not necessary to have read the Pennsylvania Omnibus to understand and enjoy this story. It is a stand-alone short story focusing more attention on the first Amish settlers in New Pennsylvania.
The Sovereign Era: Year One -- A Sovereign Era Anthology
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Sovereign Era began in April of 1985, when super-powered metahumans were revealed to exist and declared their autonomy. A compound was established where the “Sovereigns” could find refuge and learn about themselves. While the world struggled to deal with their existence, the metahumans tried to find a place in the world. That's what these seven stories explore.
The World Revolves Around You -- A Tale of the Sovereign Era
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Series: The Sovereign Era, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tony Fallow has a problem: everything not bolted down wants to literally be near him! Fearing he must be a member of the new minority of super-powered people who recently revealed themselves, Tony travels to the Donner Institute for Sovereign Studies with hopes of being cured. But the boorish Tony soon finds his problem might mean bigger trouble than he could have imagined!
Shining Fangs of Arcturus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Like his legendary father before him, Anui-Ni is called upon to save his people when a rogue vericant is spotted near the village. But when his friends dismiss his caution as cowardice, Anui-Ni must face the great predator alone.
When Thomas Jefferson Dined Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Living History Professor Kimber Lawson’s least favorite student brings her a report of Mary Todd Lincoln conducting séances in the White House, Kimber brushes it off. But then more reports come to her attention—of historical figures hearing voices, seeing ghosts and holding séances that had never before been reported—she knows she must investigate.
Invaded by Aliens from Outer Space
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aliens have landed, disrupted our economy, and defeated our military without firing a short. The are not little green men, but they are tiny and completely unexpected.
The Sleepers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the distant future, a privileged young man dreams of journeying to the farthest reaches of space. But when asked by his family to perform a terrible act of vengeance, his world crumbles around him.
Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,630. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The unicorn apocalypse, self-propelled time-travel, pharmaceutical rocket fuel, and cloned steampunk boy bands. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Spring 2014 collects three month's worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science.
The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald - A Short Story
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The crew of a two-hundred-foot fishing vessel encounter something while fishing in the Pacific. Something big.
A Tick Tock Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,810. Language: Australian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twenty-two award-winning short stories from the 'Stringybark Future Times Award' will propel you into a world beyond 2020. These stories will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international authors.
Tra-Con-Per-Ski!
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Price: Free! Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a sampler of four of my short stories. If you like them, I have other books available online. These include: The Eight Hour Hell - a paranormal action thriller Emergency Protocol Nine - a collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories Ecocide - an ecological sci-fi thriller