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Aurealis #51
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #51 is edited by Michael Pryor and is chock full of Spec Fic goodness. Highlights? What about Richard Harland in fine spooky form? What about Daniel Baker's unsettling otherworldly debut? What about an incisive interview with Garth Nix? Then there's reviews and the best of the web, Aurealis-wise. Unmissable!
Taken Over (Book 2 The Ravening Series)
Series: The Ravening, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Devastated by the loss of Cade, struggling to survive in a world she no longer knows, Bethany is determined to exact revenge upon the aliens that have shredded her life. Though chances of that are looking smaller and smaller as they are confronted with new, and even deadlier creatures looking for only one thing; the destruction of the human race. Young Adult
There Ain't Gonna Be No World War Three
Price: Free! Words: 116,830. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Cleo is so glad not to be going to Germany. She hates sausages, and knows for a fact that every adult German is forced to wear Lederhosen from birth. But Commodore Drummond needs Ant and Cleo in Germany - there is a thing there, long forgotten, that could change the course of the war with Earth. Unfortunately, Larry's not far behind them - and this time, he's in wolf's clothing...
Series: Zero Hour. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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An experiment involving a super plant fertilizer goes haywire, causing plants to mutate to monstrous proportions. A brother and sister must try to save their home--and everything else--from destruction.
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Sam just came home from a hard day at work. The last thing he was expecting to find was a deathday notice. With just two weeks notice of his impending death follow Sam as he tries to make the most of his last days and find love before it's too late.
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by enpublikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Steampunk flash fiction in which Jellana, riding from town to town on her steam tandem, gets in trouble with an unscrupulous traffic cop.
Prophecy of the Stars
Price: Free! Words: 68,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The Guntherian Empire is a race forged by war and Gunthix is the best warrior they have ever produced But when the Empire decides to go to war with the Federaton, can he be the soldier he was destined to be?
REX-34-Metal Messiah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Could machines feel? If so, would we as a race be willing to see them as equals? Would the moral majority persecute them, hunt them and degrade them as they struggled for basic human rights? Could a machine, struggling to understand emotional intelligence, fall in love with a human? Could she love it back?
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Are you afraid of wasps? What would you do if you had to face your worst fear?
The PA
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The Corpus Officialis Tower is not as it seems. For a start it's no more than twenty feet high but sprawls across several hundred square kilometres of southeast England. Nobody can quite remember who built it or why, but it certainly does something. Of course, after the computer-induced apocalypse The Administrator has ensured there isn't a microchip in sight...
The Founders (Sage Seed Chronicles #1)
Series: Sage Seed Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,180. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Paper Crane Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Recruited by an ancient race, a group of people from Earth colonize Ose in a far corner of the galaxy. Thirty-two years later a small asteroid hits the edge of the continent instantly throwing them into a "nuclear winter" weather pattern. Struggling to survive, the young culture slips ever nearer to a survival of the fittest world.
Cure: Book One in the Strandville Zombie Series
Series: The Strandville Zombie Series, 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Welcome to the Nixon Healing and Research Center, playground for the maniacal Dr. Howard Nixon whose cancer research has him dabbling in the undead, and the women of Strandville disappearing. Unable to cure the lethal infection which turns its victims into mindless, flesh-hungry mob, Dr. Nixon discovers a medicinal use where the side-effects may be worse than terminal cancer.
Dead Birds
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a homeless man takes it upon himself to find out why so many pigeons are turning up without their heads.
The Time Travel Journals: Bridgebuilders
Series: The Time Travel Journals, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,450. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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When Sam Altair went back in time to 1906, he created a second universe, one with its own alternate future. When he builds a bridge back to the original universe he finds a world in the grip of climate change, and a human population decimated by famines, wars, and pandemics. Taken prisoner, Sam must find an elusive rebel army, and use his bridges in a race to stop a deadly attack.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,640. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Captain Vince Lombard, G-Marine company commander, is tasked with tracking down a stray ship. AMS StarFire has gone silent, and previous attempts to locate her have resulted in the loss of more ships. After two previous wars with xenospecies, no one knows the cause of StarFire's missing in action status. But Fleet Command has their own agenda, and Vince may find himself in the middle!
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Z vive confinado numa sala branca e vigiado por um sistema de segurança criado especificamente para o conter. Z é o último de mil crianças nascidas de úteros artificiais, dotado de um extraordinário poder de raciocínio e capacidades físicas que o colocam um degrau acima da evolução humana. Z tem um plano para escapar.
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Z lives confined to a white room, watched by a security system specifically created to hold him. Z is the last one of the thousand children born from artificial wombs, endowed with extraordinary intelligence and physical abilities that put him one step higher on the evolutionary ladder. Z has an escape plan.
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When a ransom demand arrives for a planet’s name, the inhabitants realise they can no longer remember it. What will they do to get it back? A 2300 word Science Fiction short story.
The Secret Beneath the Ice
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When a thoughtship and its pilot finally reach Avani, they barely have a chance to marvel at its sapphire forests before they are ambushed by an enemy far beyond their understanding. Tumbling down to the planet's surface, an ice-covered continent to the south is the only viable landing site. Lucky for them, what hides beneath may give them the chance to escape before isolation drives them mad.
The First Galactic Princess – A Bedtime Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
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The first galactic princess is a little girl growing up in a wonderful place. She faces an ordinary problem with the help of a friend and the support of an understanding father. There are no spaceships, ancient prophecies or threatening aliens. There is, however, a hover car -- kids need to dream about hover cars!