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Blue House of Death
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Series: Artificial Love Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Technology--a blessing or a big pain in the rear? This is a near future story about Kevin, an unemployed bum, who inherits his Uncle's smart house. A tale involving pizza, poultry and technological obsession.
Man's Best Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Jason wants is someone to watch the kids until his wife gets home. The new nanny--her protective instincts honed with canine genes--seems the perfect solution. But the honing is more than Jason can handle, and he's about to lose his family to a new Alpha.
El Día de la Recuperación (Las piedras que guiaban a los hombres)
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Price: Free! Words: 47,880. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Siglo IV a.C. En medio de una batalla, un guerrero desconocido sin pasado ni recuerdos se convertirá en la llave maestra que cambie el futuro de la humanidad. 1979. Un extraño personaje llega a un pequeño pueblo de Georgia con el encargo de construir el más misterioso de los monumentos del siglo XX. 2011. Un periodista italiano viaja al encuentro de una entrevista altamente extraña.
Dead on Europa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It takes only moments for a catastrophic failure to send the lander smashing down into the little world's cold surface, scattering twisted fragments of steel across ten miles of blue ice. The crash leaves Mission Specialist Bob Hargrove stranded in an airless, frigid hell a half-billion miles from Earth. There's no way he can survive. Unless there's more to Europa than anyone knows.
The Censorship Function
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A short story about treachery and redemption in the GenShee Isands.
The Redeyes: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Killer robots on a strange, alien planet. A ship’s captain turned priest, waging a losing war. And an ex-convict with the key to victory.
Jarl on Faruul (Origins Part 6)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jarl and Leyla arrive on Faruul with little idea how they can help the cause of the Prooth, though they are both more than willing. However, some among the alien race are not so keen to accept the aid of humans. This is a science fiction short story of 2,970 words. It is part six in the 'Origins' series of stories.
Fit to Print
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When veteran New York Times reporter Frank Butler vacations at his grandmother’s old house in Bonner Bay, Oregon, he ignores the town’s strange goings-on. The locals usually appreciate his discretion. Except this year, when everyone has an opinion about the new strangers in town, and no one agrees. Not even Frank, who might have to give up some journalistic integrity to save his favorite town.
The Toad King: A Soldier's Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,540. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Major John Elliott, U.S. Army, is shanghaied by an advanced alien race in order to teach them the long lost art of war. His survival is now intertwined with theirs, and against all odds, he must teach his peace-loving aliens how to defend themselves or perish with them.
Third Person Press E-Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This free e-sampler contains three short stories, one each from Third Person Press's anthologies Undercurrents, Airborne, and Unearthed.
Metamor City: The Muse
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Series: Metamor City, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Will is an aspiring writer in search of inspiration for his next Big Idea. But when he runs into Callie, a freelance spy with a stolen artifact in her possession and a wizard gangster on her tail, he may find the experience more inspiring than he bargained for. A humorous adventure tale in the sci-fi/fantasy world of Metamor City.
Virtual Victory
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Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A free short story about semivirtual flight on another world.
The Elites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New Jersey is the sight of an experimental military unit. So much happens, and then there were the terrorist attacks. Who would have expected the terrorists to attack this way.
Special Metal: a Tale of the Bloo Cluster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
During a nasty little action on the metals-rich planet Threnn, Natvig Tomelos, a young officer on mountain patrol, is captured and savagely mutilated by an ambush commander. Regenerative surgery restores Tom's body, but he cannot rest until he faces his enemy again in the field. Help from an unexpected quarter returns him to Threnn in an unexpected role, and the hunt is on.
Perigee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,930. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
At hypersonic speed, Polaris AeroSpace has become the premium choice for rapid travel around the world. When a record-setting flight is marooned in orbit, its crew must fight to stay alive knowing that help may never arrive. As they struggle with dwindling life support and increasingly desperate passengers, one man will discover that escape may demand a terrible sacrifice.
Grey Mars and other Short Stories.
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Price: Free! Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An assemblage of short stories in different genres; science fiction, crime, western and so-called real-life, Grey Mars and Other Stories is the first collection by Christopher J Young. These stories deal with the familiar theme of loss, be it the losing of a friend, or a home world, or even the will to live. Life isn't always good, but by the same token, it isn't always bad either...
For Your Safety
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Series: For Your Safety, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The war between Machines and Man is over, and Mankind has lost. Now the last free human has been captured to await Processing and learn of Humanity's fate. He'll find that the most frightening words imaginable are, "This is for your own good."
Shadow Unit 12
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This Shadow Unit anthology contains four stories that explore the mystery of the Anomaly: Five Autopsies - by Leah Bobet Hope Is Stronger Than Love - by Sarah Monette Latency - by Elizabeth Bear aimfortheheart - by Leah Bobet and Emma Bull
Ghost Worker
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Brian is a happily married man, working a mundane job as a paper pusher. This changes after he's kicked out of his home after a heated argument with his wife. Left with unanswered questions, he wants to confront his co-worker Tom about his alleged dealings with his wife. However, it may not be as easy as Brian would like: everybody at the office claims to have seen him, but it has been weeks...
Go Into The Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dying slowly in the desert, trapped under a dune buggy: surely alien visitors can do nothing but improve the situation... right?