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Marianne
By Vincent Cleaver
Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Ranger comes to Earth looking for a missing resaercher and experiences severe culture shock. Earthlings are strange and deadly folk...
The Weed Eaters
By Patty Jansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A short story. Tess finds that the weeds that are choking the countryside are part of a sinister plan.
Death Comes For The Anglerfish
By James Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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In a bleak future where the Earth is slowly laid waste as aliens harvest its most precious resources, the AnglerFish is a water-breathing mutant who rules the town of Purgatory with an iron fist. When the last uninfected survivors of an alien-manufactured mutagen virus send the gunslinging cyborg known as Edward T. to Purgatory in search of much-needed medical supplies, a showdown in inevitable.
Dragon Tide
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 13 Kareen yos'Phelium is the foremost scholar of the Liaden Code of Proper Conduct on Liad. Now, enemies stir, and Kareen must act. Is she merely an expert of the Code, or is she a DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS? When the trees do well, the world does well. When the world is turned upside down, a young dragon is cast into action against an unknown menace.
Self-Sustaining
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
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Two biotech nightmares in one ebook... Theo, a virtual monk, denies his hospitality to no one. After decades of lavish expense, his chief researcher joins him to celebrate the breakthrough he's been waiting for: the world's perfect, environmentally-friendly, completely ethical food. And what better way to celebrate than a feast of biblical proportions... Includes bonus story: Eyes of Wax
The Idea Man
By Ryan M. Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Where do you get your ideas? Every writer gets asked that question. Here's one answer. Also includes a bonus excerpt from the author's first Moreau Society novel, Dark Matters.
Garrison (a military fantasy novelette)
By Nigel Edwards
Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Starship Troopers meets archers and spider-cavalry in this military fantasy from Greyhart Press, written by an author who served in the Armed Forces.
The Last Man
By James Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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The universe is dying, slowly each star is petering out until everything goes dark. The last civilisation has entrusted it's future to one ship searching for a planet that can still support life. Elim is the sole remaining pilot and is running out of resources to bring his people back to existence until a glimmer of hope appears in the distance.
Simulating A Manned Exploration Of Mars: Reconnaissance And Results
By Alex Feinman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In the last year of his research grant, NASA scientist Aaron Littleton is baking in the hot desert sun, trying to simulate conditions for future Mars missions. But the aliens have other ideas...
Utopian Ordeal
By Rushton Woodside
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
An old adage discusses how 'for want of a nail' a kingdom was eventually lost. In Utopian Ordeal the author proves that an extra nail can be just as bad. A brilliant Neurosurgeon adds computer tech to his repertoire and creates a nail that tumbles society and the economy down to their knees. This novella presents as a whimsical story, but is too close to the truth in our increasingly gadget de
Epicurean Pleasures
By Genieve Dawkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A delicious Sci-Fi short story.
Mind Melding
By Malissa Kent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Convicted criminals are no longer sent to prison as a lost cause...they're offered rehabilitation into normal society. Inmates enter the mind of a civilian for a few days to observe the thought processes of a normal, non-criminally inclined person. Indira is a bank robber who has been in the program since its inception. She's out to escape prison for good. Short story, app. 4,000 words/15 pages
No Beast so Fierce
By Lazette Gifford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the far future, an ancient shapeshifter meets up with an old lover on a fastrain headed for disaster.
The Clone Trial
By W. F. Owen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Earth ran out of oil. Nuclear power is the main alternative. Simultaneous human and natural disasters created massive radiation leaks rendering human life infertile. Thus, cloning is legalized. Clones and off-world species provide the workforce. Each “original” or "host" is allotted two clones. Watch what happens in the first trial of a host accused of killing his clone. A short story mystery!
TECH WARS: The Collection
By Kenneth Guthrie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
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This e-book contains 5 stories. The Tank series cover the antics of a group of cyborg contractors who aim to make a profit from the world’s never ending war. Synthesis is a short about humanity’s fight against an unknown alien force and the actions of one man/machine in that war. Finally, Iraq 2050 looks at what the world could be like if the Iraq war escalated into a world war.
Dead Men Don't Cry: A Short Story
By Nancy Fulda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Joseph Rannen is dead, and no one besides Morgan Kimball seems to believe he wasn't a traitor. With greedy Earth warships hovering overhead, Kimball has twelve hours to produce evidence that his friend and mentor was murdered, preferably without jeapordizing the colony's safety. This whodunit mystery set on a distant colony planet was a Finalist for the Writers of the Future Award.
Homo Sylvanus
By Amber D. Sistla
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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This novelette originally appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. While traveling on a colonization ship, Brennan is desperate to prevent his daughter Tamsyn from inheriting his genetic deficiencies. The consequences of his efforts to illegally modify her DNA affect Brennan, Tamsyn, and the colonists. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break.
The London Incident
By Jennifer R. Povey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The most significant scientific discoveries are not those made by years of painstaking experimentation. No, they are those made entirely by accident. Usually when the scientist is looking for something else. Sometimes, those discoveries can change the world... First published in Alternative Coordinates in 2009.
The Apocalypse Blog Book 0: Before the End
By Melanie Edmonds
Series: The Apocalypse Blog, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The world is going to end. Faith doesn't know it yet; she has enough trouble with the world as it is. This is the last week of Faith's normal life, before a bomb over the city sends her world into a tailspin that changes everything.
The Shadows of Calcutta
By Phil Rossi
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Agent Robert Smith, on return from a mission in Nepal, is diverted to India where he is charged to find a missing agent. Alex Tanner had been investigating a series of thefts and murders holding the Ministry’s attention, and now it falls on Agent Smith to find his missing comrade. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.