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The PA
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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 Poring Dark
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of 60 tales set on various worlds of the multiverse (12 short stories, 24 SF poems, 24 flash fictions). In which Dennis M. Lane looks at what it means to be human in a variety of settings. A new collection with some works previously having been seen in "Star*Line", "Itch", "Probe" and "Eye to the Telescope" and heard on "StarShipSofa" and "Tales To Terrify"
Dreamscapes #9 - The Swan
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Swan" the author finds herself in a post-apocalyptic version of her hometown along with a small group of survivors. Given one last chance at redemption, she volunteers to embark on a journey to save a swan, and in doing so, humanity itself.
Empty Places - Story & Graphic Novel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
"Empty Places" first appeared in "Razored Saddleds" "Empty Places" is one of my personal favorites, written for my dad who had passed away a few years earlier. I always thought the story would lend itself to a graphic novella. I was lucky enough to find Jeff Austin, an extraordinary artist who was was able to capture the images of the story in all their stark beauty and terror. Enjoy-Gary Raisor
Unintended Heroes
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Series: The Ambler's Odyssey, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 107,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Insidious Chi threatens the universe with apathy, all its heroes are gathered to do battle. Unfortunately two bumbling Earthlings qualify for an invite.
The Dead Celebrity Space Corps
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
It's sad when a celebrity dies before their time. But, what if they're not really dead? What if they've just been recruited to a higher purpose?
Natural
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story from "Envisioning". What happens when you start growing your own food?
Quantinium
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Price: Free! Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When humans discover Quantinium, a material to move matter into another dimension, they figured it was a done deal to get rich. Strange things start to happen and suddenly human-kind is faced with utter chaos, as nature tries to fix itself.
Nanomech
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Price: Free! Words: 101,910. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aiben leads an uncertain life as a cybermancer acolyte and part-time starship mechanic. When the Zenzani Protectorate invades his homeworld, he learns that the molecule-sized machines augmenting his body and mind have a centuries-old plan for him. He must find an ancient weapon and a long-forgotten people that will bring his past crashing into his future and seal his destiny forever.
Aurealis #54
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
The God in the Clear Rock
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Series: The Ancients of Earth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by McDonald Press Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Seriously one of the greatest things I've ever read." - - Wil Wheaton - - Mysterious ancient artifact from a lost civilization of giants is somehow connected to series of deadly solar storms beginning to hit earth.
Dihydrides
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,830. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“I didn't miss,” yelled Pet over the clanging noise and the screams of the crowd. She glared at the blinking lights. “Check the ball. It’s blue, not orange.” How can two laser ball players foil a cartel boss’ diabolical scheme to steal some prototype crystals and blackmail the Solar System? These crystals stabilize dihydrides that could be used as a novel rocket fuel or a disastrous weapon.
LQQK Science Fiction Digest #1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
23 short stories from the next generation of science fiction authors. LQQK takes pride in focusing on the future of contemporary technology and phenomena, not on tired, Cold War/WW2-era themes like space conquest, nuclear war, and alien invasion.
Total Secession
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Price: Free! Words: 128,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Total Secession, by award-winning SF author Adam Connell, follows two rough ex-convicts released early from prison as they hit the highways on a tense road trip home through an America they barely recognize because America is coming apart. Secession Day, or S-Day, looms.
The Influence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mary Jo Cassler senses a change in her otherwise normal family. It isn't long after Bella Mae is born that Mary knows there is something odd about her sister. Others in their small town of Pedeck, Alabama seem to notice it as as well and peg Bella as a demon. Mary is torn between the love and trust she has for her sister or the possibility that the rumors and warnings may be true.
The Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Joe moved to the Pacific Northwest with his wife Linda, he expected tranquility far from life's problems. Now, seated behind the controls of a restored Junkers CL I with Marty, a half mad World War 2 vet, he's in a race against time to save his wife from a threat he thought only existed in books and movies. Short Story 3600 words
The Prooth (Origins Part 7)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jarl discovers the plan the Prooth have for Dia, Leyla and himself. Are these 'rebel Prooth' all they seem to be? What about Gheid and the Sindenians? Can they be trusted? This is a science fiction short story of 2,770 words. It is part seven in the 'Origins' series of science fiction short stories.
Anthology of Possibilities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fourteen short stories of various possibilities. Read them with an open mind. Do not reject something out of unthinking option; Just a thought - remember, that which you resist, you become the effect of, to the degree that you resist it! - enjoy.
Pracakien Screams
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Series: TWISTING FOREVER, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 158,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The final installment of The Ohgood Caristic series. If there was only magic and science wherever you looked, where would you hide? When the clashing of good and evil arrives hiding is certain death and friendship a drop of pink rain. Wizardy continues sending people back to their maker as playsets of their former selves. Where will the energy throw humanity's ache next?!
Biohazard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Modern aircraft enable travel from any major city, USA to Africa or the Pacific Rim in only 15 hours. Given the sheer volume of traffic and connections from these airports, a pathogen brought in from abroad could infect most major American cities in a matter of days. Nine authors allow us a peek into their world during such such a crisis. Laugh, cry, gasp, and cringe along with them.