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The Accidental Magician
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,750. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Grantin, the nephew of a powerful but harsh magician, seems bound for failure. In a last ditch effort to salvage his family’s honor, his uncle gives Grantin an important task which Grantin makes a mess of. Only vast good luck or the appearance of some hidden magical talents are likely to save him. Luckily, Grantin is, unknowingly, on his way to becoming The Accidental Magician.
Under the Amoral Bridge
Series: The Bridge Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Artemis Bridge is the know-to, go-to guy, the amoral fixer in 2028 Los Angeles with the connection for your illicit desires. When an associate dies in his arms, he is burdened with a damaging video of the current mayor. With assassins dogging his every step, he has only days before the corrupt mayor is re-elected. This taut futuristic cyberpunk thriller is the debut novel by Gary A. Ballard.
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 1 - Tramp
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These three stories take place aboard the Star freighter, Orion feature ship's Officer, Harry Dondero. "Tramp" was published in Analog Magazine's March, 1998 issue by "David Alexander" as author - approx. 9,000 words. "Emerald Eyes" has not been previously published - approx. 6,900 words. "The Human Dress" was published in Analog in March 2003 by "David Alexander" as author. Length 9,700
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 2
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Bug Rules" takes place aboard a ship crewed by sociopathic insects transporting a cargo of humans. "Chronotron" explores a future where you can buy insurance which will protect you from any physical injury. In "Dream War" two adjacent countries that broadcast dreams heads go to war. "The Heart Is The Hunter" explores a world in which sentient computers can rent human hosts.
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 3
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The Burglary In The Basement Of God" asks: Where does all the old time go when we are done with it? "Exile" deals with time travel and punishment. "Enough Is Too Much" is just for fun. "Chain Gang" explores a future where you don't lock up a criminal's body but rather his mind. "At the Sound Of The Beep" is another fun, very short story. Length approximately 13,000 words
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 4
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Spotter" - could there be time-traveling policeman? Will the cry "Let The Robot Do It" be the next wave of democracy? "In The Cracks Of Time" deals with a time traveler with a very special mission. In "Shirastra" two miners are trapped deep beneath the surface of a distant planet. In "Stuck" the benefits of modern electronic time manipulation are revealed to be no so beneficial after all.
Elephant's Graveyard & Other Sci Fi Stories
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 55,720. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This volume consists of three science-fiction novelettes by David Alexander and Hayford Peirce that were originally published in Analog Magazine as follows: "Finder's Fee" April 1997 - 17,420 words "Elephant's Graveyard" March 1999 - 17,680 words "Best Of Breed" December 1994 - 12,750 words Total: 47,850 words
Junana
You set the price! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Junana tracks the arc of a new society in an alternative present time, using concepts and technologies that are mostly available today. Junana displays the future of education that many top scholars in the field are beginning to discuss.The eventual convergence of Internet gaming and education will put powerful learning tools into the hands of teens. In Junana we follow several of these teens.
The Nightmare Machine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,950. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
His inception of dream insertion technology was generations too early. So, Talbot Research arogantly dismissed Raymond's therapeutic dream system as quackery. That made Raymond mad. Then they dismissed Raymond. That made Raymond dangerous. He had not designed his machine to twist the sweetest dream into a heart-splitting, very final nightmare. But it did. And Raymond was crazed enough to use it.
From the Dreams of Morpheus: Five Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of five short storys of science fiction and the supernatural. You'll journey from the tormented dreams of a prisoner on a distant planet, to a graveyard encounter unlike any other, to the mysterious suicide of an entire alien civilization, to a radio that receives whispers from the universe, to the most frightening airplane ride of your life. This is a collection best read at night!