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The Machine Is Working
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When The President says something he needs to forget in a hurry then it's time to send him to The Machine. But how can the world be sure he's really forgotten that vital detail?
Wildfire
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Series: Grey Smoke, Book 1. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eryk Grey had a good life, a successful brewery, a beautiful girlfriend and everything he ever wanted. One full moon will change everything, bring up reminders of a past he can’t forget, and promising a future he is determined to prevent
The Kite of Stars and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Blindfolded courier pigeons, the AsiaPac community station in geosynch orbit around the moon, stars in many forms; and always, riddles. For those who like their stories rich, their wit dry and their history served with a twist, this gorgeous collection from a cynical romantic deserves a global readership.” — Anna Tambour, author of Spotted Lily and Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales
Dinosaur Alien Invasion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
IT BEGINS... 65 Million Years Ago, Dinosaur kind took to the stars to avoid the disastrous new Ice Age. They abandoned the Earth to the mammals, a still tiny, primitive, and weak classification of creatures. They went out into the deep corners the universe and conquered it. Now, they're coming home...
Not Enough Hours in the Day
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Catherine Porter is drowning in life. Kids. Husband. Job. Not enough hours in the day. Then she finds a way to pause time. A way to become Mrs Perfect. The yummy mummy who has it all. Can anyone 'have it all' though?
Coexistent of Quality Estrangement
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the future, law enforcement will have access to tremendous new technologies. Will they know they first thing about what to do with them? In this tongue-in-cheek look at police science run wild, Nancy Eberhard finds herself at the mercy of the newly hired department physicist.
Life in Uzan: Tom the Berserker Series
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Series: Tom the Berserker, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life on Uzan is stories of three characters named Thurin Keno, Tom's Thura and Shadan's Jacin living in the planetary world of Uzan.
EDYL - The Reading Department
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Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It’s 2046 and Jake Radley has the career opportunity of a lifetime. But to take it he needs to acquire a strange, mysterious new skill — a skill that will clash with a startling scientific discovery that has the world in uproar. Drama, intrigue and a test of Jake's loyalties.
Chrono - Projet Bradbury, #50
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: French. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jusqu'ici, le manuel avait réponse à tout : quel champignon ne pas manger, quelle branche tailler pour se fabriquer un arc, quelles vis utiliser pour bâtir une cabane dans les arbres et toutes ces astuces qui font qu'un manuel est un bon manuel... mais sur la question du vertige des chiens, l'ouvrage reste muet. Richard s'en sortira : il en a vu d'autres.
Evolution
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Fantastic Worlds Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three arms: transformational advantage or freak mutation? Syndi believes her father hates her because of the third arm that her parents constantly fight about. But, then she grabs an opportunity to prove its special advantages to the world.
Strange Circumstances
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The future’s a gamble. Few people know what they really want, and those that reach it often find that it isn’t what they expected. Strange Circumstances is an anthology that explores the predictability of fate and destiny… or rather their unpredictability. These twelve twisted tales of fantasy and fifteen flash-fiction pieces explore the boundaries of our universe to see what lurks in the unknown.
Jet Black and the Highest Bidder #21
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Buying at an auction can be a frantic experience: one moment you have, the next you haven’t, but when the hammer falls hesitation often begins. For Jet and the crew what should have been the anxious part of their contract was over but they soon discover it was only the first bid.
The Arrival: A Timeline Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
As a threat strikes from space, the Challenge Squad must come to terms with their own role as the government's super-team even as they face a threat that endangers the very world.
Professor Stern's Experiment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: Russian. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Мадлен Эмменталер, супруга удачливого молодого банкира, единоличного владельца одного из самых преуспевающих банков Маусвиля, банкирского дома Эмменталер, становится жертвой крысоловов и в конечном счете попадает на хирургический стол профессора Штерна, посвятившего себя проблеме пересадки органов. С этого дня для нее начинается новая жизнь, полная трагических событий.
Why We're Here
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
Four intrepid explorers have been sent to the Edge of the Universe, tasked with a critical mission. Hopefully, they will remember what it is.
The Secrets of Cooper Manor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Danny Clarke is new to the small town in Virginia, and he is trying to fit in at the middle school. When he gets pushed into the town's "haunted house", his life will be changed forever.
The Aurdurnihmnir (Teaser #8)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Before the Aurdurnihmnir, your destiny has been known. From before the Ululiarlindulirmnir, my name is Ilu and there is no other. From before existence to the Awakening of the Aniur this tale tells of hope and loss, of splendor and of fall. Of great pain and suffering, of triumph and of defeat. The Orphanilliunir which is being pieced together out of the surviving written fragments.
The Sacrificial One (Teaser #7)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Must I stand at the edge of doom? The remorse dripped heavily off his words. His pain eminent, clearly distinguishable in each brutal syllable he uttered. Fragmented crystalline structures embedded deep into viscous tissue and bone. His hand already unrecognizable.
Ulrarron (Teaser #6)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A rare combination. The connections and connective tissue hideous and powerful. Abnormally pale and almost purple tinted skin adorned his magnificent body. The moist flesh clung to its frame tendons stringy and visible throughout his form.
Malmorthael (Teaser #5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
His imprisonment shattered Malmorthael searches for escape. The roar reverberating off of the cold chamber walls echos...Imprisoned for ages. A prophecy from unknown origins. Darkness consumed him. Time had lost all relevance. Waiting. Silence. Shrouded in mystery he cannot be stopped. Imbued with an ancient power. In darkness he awoke. He is not alone.