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Certain Symmetry
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Four. "The Wine of Memory" -- Lute can get into a locked the house, but can he put a ghost to rest? In "Certain Symmetry," Pat Rin yos'Phelium receives two packets in his morning mail.
Marianne
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Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A Ranger comes to Earth looking for a missing resaercher and experiences severe culture shock. Earthlings are strange and deadly folk...
Death Comes For The Anglerfish
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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
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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
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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
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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
Garrison (a military fantasy novelette)
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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
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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
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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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A delicious Sci-Fi short story.
Mind Melding
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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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In the far future, an ancient shapeshifter meets up with an old lover on a fastrain headed for disaster.
The Clone Trial
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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
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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.
Homo Sylvanus
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Black Hole Witch
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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The Endeavor is a colony ship from Earth, and she's in trouble. Caught in the massive gravity well of a black hole, the ship is just barely managing to keep itself from being pulled in. In fact, the ship would have been pulled in long ago if it wasn't for a Coven of witches on board led by Munji. When things take a turn for the worse for the ship and its passengers, Munji must save them all.
A Case of Identity
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Josh Thompson is an ordinary guy trying to make his way in the world, working hard at his job and getting by until agents from the Bureau of Identity Theft, the BIT, arrive and complicate his life. Someone has stolen his identity, and in Josh's world, this means much more than the simple theft of his personal information. In Josh's world, it is nothing less than life-changing.