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Border Patrol
Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world where matter transportation is a reality how would countries protect their borders? Follow Bob, an aging Border Patrol officer, as he shows his new trainee Samuel exactly what it takes to keep the country safe from an avalanche of illegal immigrants.
Heartwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While a secret group of collectors of the illegal and near-extinct gather to laud each others’ most flagrant trophies, a gang of rare-wood poachers targets the last cocobolo in a jungle Restoration Area. Opposing them are back-to-nature “New Druids” who believe all life is sacred. But can such high principles protect the trees they also claim to worship?
Fina Silento (Fringe Space #3)
Series: Fringe Space, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by The Winterman Project. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the long dark night of the soul for APEX's newly minted First Engineer. Can Cimarron Bell's genetically enhanced mind take the pressure or will the Construct crack?
Mimozemstan
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: Slovak. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kratky fantazijny pribeh Miroslava Halasa, ktory vsak hovori o podstate medziludskych vztahov. Prvykrat publikovany v novinach v roku 1990.
The Wanderers
Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vivimor has seen its share of troubles--it sits on the edge of the California Wastes, it's ruled by an oppressive military government, and it's plagued by criminals, disease, and revolutionaries. But now something very old has come to the city--something that is making people disappear and leaving shredded bodies in dark corners. And it falls to seven young men and women to stop it.
Antiquities and Tangibles and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The third collection by Hugo Award-winning author Tim Pratt -- whose previous collection Hart & Boot and Other Stories was a World Fantasy Award finalist -- gathers 23 of his best recent works of SF and Fantasy. Stories include Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award nominee "Her Voice in a Bottle," Bram Stoker Award finalist "The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft" (with Nick Mamatas), and three new stories.
Glob, the Monster within Us
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » General
What is happening to the people of a small beach town? Why are they being killed off at a rate of one each day? Dr. Rohling makes an astounding discovery, a creature composed of...oh no, you'll have to read the book to find out!
Amazing but True - San Francisco Book Three
Series: Amazing but True, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The third installment of the Amazing but True series takes Clara and the Captain to 1906 San Francisco to visit the Captains good friend Tesla. In a twist of fate they find themselves at the Waterfront where Clara comes face to face with the reality of time travel. Amazing but True San Francisco is a short story length adventure.
The Lighthouse: a short story
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
A young girl trapped in a flooding Lighthouse begins to wonder why her parents left... A short story originally published in the collection: It's Dark Inside.
Mining Games
Price: Free! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Space mining is big business and corporations compete fiercely to exploit our solar system’s rich minerals. Spacial Alloy, a dominant firm on world markets, ruthlessly leads the pack on all fronts: exploration, exploitation, and production. Unfortunately, in space, incriminating evidence can drift around for a long, long time.
Trial by Ordeal
Series: Colonies of Earth, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The family of Tyler Burrows is kidnapped and he has to travel to the other side of the galaxy to find them and where danger is ever present. He also finds an old enemy who is reaching out from beyond the grave to try to get the revenge that some think is his right.
Adios Amigo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sometimes a wish is granted. A Mexican orphan boy hitches a ride to another star system with his new friend. Come live the adventures of Jose and his alien friends. In our first adventure, confrontation with a jealous student; a tourist ship ends in kidnapping; and an opportunity to become a space pilot result in their escape from space pirates.
Saturday Story Prompts Collection : 2012
Series: Saturday Story Prompts - Yearly, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Saturday Story Prompts are snippits of story that range from single sentences to longer conversations and are set in fantasy, science fiction, and generic genres. They're great for getting a Muse unstuck and sending the Plot Bunnies hopping! This eBook contains all the SSPs posted to my blog during 2012 (260). One new prompt was created to replace those that were set in my own universes.
Causality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A dream of desolation and death. A nightmare vision of a looming end, surrounded by hidden enemies and desperate strangers. His love taken. His hope lost. His life forfeit because of his failures, his inadequacies. How can this end be a beginning? And how can a dream seem so real?
The Call of the Elements: A Kiss of Fire
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I shall begin with that which is passionate and beautiful, as an old man is wont to do. Fire, who consumes and destroys even as she gives light and warmth, loveliest of the Elements. Once, she locked herself away, hidden in a land of snow and ice, fearing the power that burned within her. More's the folly: we brought her back.
System Purge: Book 1 of Digital Evolution
Series: Digital Evolution, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A 14-year-old prodigy with a mysterious past. A genetically-engineered soldier with a deadly present. A sentient machine fighting for his future. They come from different worlds, but they'll have to trust each other if they want to survive.
The First Child's Plan
Series: The Adventures Of Janr Ssor, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It was 112 degrees at Cape Canaveral in January! We were nearly to Mars when I read the news on the comm screen. Millions were dying from the much greater heat in Africa and other countries in the Southern Hemisphere. Our mission had nothing to do with the global warming but to our surprise that would soon change.
Overman
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Psychiatrist Owen Hanks’s new patient, Conrad Davis, is a superhuman ex-police officer - formerly depicted by the press as a veritable superhero. Then something changed, and - without explanation - he began to take lives rather than saving them. Owen feels safe because his patient’s powers are being suppressed. But he’s about to learn that - even now - Davis might not be as harmless as he seems.
Upbeats
Series: Upbeats, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Five ordinary kids in an ordinary town with an extraordinary secret: we're superheroes, the Upbeats, and this is our story... This is the pilot episode to a brand new series for young (and young at heart) superhero wannabes. Written by a 15-year-old.
Eyes of Wax
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two biotech nightmares in one ebook... In a world where implants make the blind see, the lame walk, and the deaf hear, what becomes of human mind? When public suspicion of the enhanced hits crisis, one man discovers just how much his fellow citizens value their humanity--and how far they'll go to squelch anything that threatens it. Includes bonus story: Self-Sustaining