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Dream Hunters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Novelette- Drew Maerd can't sleep. His disorder is causing problems at work. A concerned coworker suggests he appear on a show about people with odd dreams. A machine allows researchers to physically enter a subject's dreams. However there's a problem; entering dreams is risky business and the danger is real. Now, they've found more than they've bargained for.
The Star Creature
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Shifting Sands
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Series: Paradiso Stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lillian has never had a break in her life and now she’s been nabbed for buying and selling native artifacts on Paradiso. This time there’s no running away. Science Fiction short story.
Station OSCX-9
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
At the edge of explored space, Orbital Station CX-9 usually swarms with construction workers and bright lights. But when the shuttle Persephone arrives with Stokes and the relief crew, they find the station eerily empty and echoing with the strains of an ancient Earth opera. Can Stokes determine what happened before the Persephone suffers the same fate? INCLUDES A BONUS SHORT STORY: JHYOTI.
01
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A kid acquires the power of cyberportation: the ability to travel physically through cyberspace. After being ingested into a supercomputer in the form of data packets—-zeroes and ones-—he assembles into the digital perception of himself: “01”, a 3D-pixeled, armor-framed cyber-being that soon ventures in and out and across the net. A cyberhero.
Urknod Army: The Soldier's Manual
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Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Genuine copy of the soldiers manual, as issued to raw Urknod recruits. Details their bleak remit, the standards they are held to, and gives an overview of their equipment and tactics. This is the latest edition of the manual and contains an important update on Umperial policy regarding anti-planetary weaponry.
The Albatross Chronicles: The Africa Job
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the year 2112 the Earth is crippled from war and anarchy. Captain Jonathan Price and his crew of the airship the Albatross make their way in the world as smugglers and hired guns. After agreeing to retrieve a package from an abandoned complex in the African jungle, they discover an evil that threatens mankind. Their only hope for survival rests in the Captain's past.
Lovecraft, My Love
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A book filled with dreams and obsessions. From Avalon to Hy Brasil, or travelling light minutes across an endless discworld. Race across silicon highways in a microbe sized car. Stop Lovecraft before he wakes the Old Ones in their sunken cities. Climb the Tower of Babel and become the world's most renowned mountaineer.
Stolen
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Series: The Stolen Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
There are strange beings in the woods, and young Rioletta Eris has seen them. Many doubt her story, but Rioletta eventually realizes she has opened the door to a secret history. For a century, the Councils have relied on their charter to save them from the disaster that ruined their cities. Have they been on the wrong path all along?
The Old Royal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Anthony Jessup is a daydreamer, who fantasizes about becoming a famous novelist. When he receives an old Royal typewriter as a gift, he learns that the typewriter can help him fulfill his dreams. But, it comes at a price!
Cult of the Comet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cult of the Comet is a full-length novel (122,000 words). It takes place in a dark future and features a fallen astronaut turned gritty private eye, and a cult leader on a mission to grab interstellar travel. A police state and evil elders rule most of the world. Mutants control the rest. The race is on as a comet, which is the final visitation of an alien race, heads for perihelion at earth.
The Duel
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
A duel to the death! Pistols at dawn, honour to be satisfied. Only one man can come out of this unscathed. He'll make sure he's the right one, he's got an unfair advantage.
Warriors of the Edge: The Search for Stone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When twelve-year-old Tarek plays the main character of Stone in a futuristic video game, he is unwittingly thrust into battle to save the human race from invasion.
A Wondrous Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Elderly shipping tycoon, Andrew Smithers goes spelunking in a Martian cavern he once explored as a young man and discovers more than he bargained for.
A Criminal of the Near Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Franklin Sinclair. Arrested, imprisoned. In the clutches of the State, in the clutches of a counselor. A massif of a man, always probing, always one step ahead, always leaving him with small cryptic wooden boxes. What is it that lies underneath the machinery of the state? What is its purpose? How does it feed itself? And most importantly: what is it that rattles inside the final box?
Ship's Boy
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Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
First in a series of space opera books following the adventures of David Birkenhead, a genetically engineered slavebunny who gradually rises to become a galactic hero. A short novel of just over 100 pages, this first volume is distributed free to excite interest in the series as a whole.
Manjac and the Nosebleed Section
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Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a working world where safety is paramount exactly how far will companies go to keep us safe.
Dinosauria - Part VIII: The Harrowing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,460. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Following the events of Dinosauria Part VII: Supermassive Black Hole...the Dushku have fallen...the Nuevogato is in the hands of the Saurians...and the stage is set for a certain prophecy to be fulfilled. Will the foretold Second Madness come to fruition?
Lost in the Woods
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Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An imaginative and exciting short story by William Raymond Hicks about a young boy, Bill, and his older brother, Joe, who mysteriously find themselves in a strange land of fantastical creatures, causing them to expand their view of the world and themselves. It is a fun story for all ages to enjoy, with a taste of "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe."
The Felstrom Legacy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Janet has not had an easy life. When her abusive boyfriend and her brother take her with them to hunt for the lost treasure in the Felstrom manor, they stumble into the scientific secrets of Job Felstrom. Now, Janet must choose. Will she go along with Jose down the dark path he has chosen or will she fight to break away.