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Ice Floes are Not Covered
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a private security force comes knocking on the door of his retirement home, Charles Mallory does the only logical thing. He grabs his antique hand-gun and jumps off of his fourth-story balcony. He may not know why the elderly have been disappearing as of late, but he has a sneaking suspicion it has something to do with the armed officers at his door, and he won't meet the same fate.
Kya/20/20
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Peering out the large window of her office at The Institute, Kya Brisson gazed out onto the horizon. She scoffed, “These humans are most contemptible, they certainly have made little progress over the years. And now, I have been put in charge to change the status quo.
There's No "I" In Teamosalynol
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
At the start of the basketball season, Coach Huffman expected the usual from the Spiders—bickering stars and missed playoffs. The team's new owner, a pharmaceutical tycoon, planned to turn things around with "team chemistry." But even if all the Spiders' players took a drug promoting player cooperation, their arch-rivals, the Netrunners, would use every trick to repeat as league champions....
Whisperwren, Journey to Tynrista
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 222,900. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The first book in the epic Whisperwren trilogy. It is a fast-paced science-fiction/fantasy adventure with a theme of body swapping and gender switching. It is the story of three humans and two wren-women (a species that looks like miniature humans with butterfly wings); traveling from one world to another via gateways, in search of a way back to their home worlds.
Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2012
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Life on Mars, self cloning, military reports on the supernatural, turkeys brought back from the dead. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2012 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
A Dodge, a Twist and a Tobacconist
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Series: The Alexander Legacy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
A literary dream team of crime fighters including nods to Dickens, Stevenson, Alcott, Austen, Kipling, Doyle, with plenty of homages to great books sprinkled throughout. Prowl the foggy London streets on the track of a ruthless enslaver of souls. Travel the Thames in a Giant Catfish. Soar over London in a stealth glider, and witness true redemptions and restorations no one ever imagined.
Complications
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
It's 1982 and Gene is on the front lines of love: he works retail at "Til Death Do Us Part", a computerized dating agency where the patrons know how they are going to die and hope to meet someone else before it happens. Like most shopping mall jobs of its day, it's a mix of boredom and politeness punctuated by flashes of genuine empathy but Gene's job is about to get a lot more interesting.
Apex Magazine - Sample Issue
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Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Free sample issue of Apex Magazine! Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue contains work by Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, Jim C. Hines, and Maureen McHugh. Apex Magazine was a 2012 Hugo Award Nominee!
Secrets of the Atom's Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Mysterious phenomena continue to occur all around the world which have not, or cannot, be explained. This story is about an unexpected adventure of a modern day prospector who has spent most of his life exploring western mountain ranges in search of his “El Dorado.” Instead, he discovers something he could never have imagined and cannot share with anyone, but you.
The Murmansk Patrol: A World War III Scenario
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by eBook Publishing World. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When World War 3 began, Sam hadn't expected himself to be shipped off to north of the Arctic Circle. Now, as the New Years approaches, Sam and his squad must find their way through a war-torn city in an attempt to link up with the rest of their outfit.
Robot Driver
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Series: Driverless Cars, Book 1 ยท Christmas Romance Fantasy Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Jonathan has to get a cheap replacement when his designated driver robot, a SexyGirl, is stolen. He has to buy Reggie, a used LawnMan. Reggie is accident prone, gets in fights, and is nothing but trouble.
Le fil d'arrivée
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: French. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Daniel, un véritable génie de la robotique, a recours à une brillante astuce pour annoncer à son vieil ami Michel qu'il est le premier à créer un véritable androïde entièrement autonome et conscient de son existence. Sachant que Michel ne sera pas facile à convaincre, Daniel lui joue un formidable tour qui frôle l'incrédulité et la stupéfaction à la toute fin du récit.
The Eslites (Prequel/Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Sixteen year old, Miranda Mays, discovers she is a superior donor for the alien race known as the Eslites, who have come to earth demanding humans help save their race from extinction. Will she be the one to help them or will their quest continue?
The Unraveling (Sage Seed Chronicles #3)
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Series: Sage Seed Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Paper Crane Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Erin's parents are murdered and she can sense that same malevolent energy hunting her down. With little time to grieve, Erin is forced into hiding and discovers an unusual ability she's never had before -- she can talk to animals! Quakes, storms, and murders begin plaguing Erin's world and she soon realizes that they're all connected. The fabric of her world is just beginning to unravel...
The Jupiter Paradox
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Following the Era of Conflict between Homo-Sapiens and the Cyborgs they created, a tentative period of cooperation emerged. The residual population was heavily skewed to the Borg template. By 2175, the radiation threat from the dissipating ozone layer had escalated to worrying levels. The Rift Incident had to be investigated.
Alpha Seven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Both a fast-moving space odyssey and a powerful love story rolled into one! Alpha Seven is the seventh colonising spaceship in a series of ten. With it's crew hibernated it is scrippled by a meteorite strike. The surviving crew members are awakened by the on-board computer into a nightmare scenario. They must decide whether to continue with their mission or return to Earth, both risky options!
The Elf and the Ogre (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
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Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are just a few of the classes for Clements students. Melanie 'marshmallow' Marsh has been plagued by two bullies. What can she do to break free?
Realists
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A cross-genre comic tale in the Vonnegut vein: as a third of America goes clinically insane, hot-tempered Eddie sparks up an edgy romance with Pepper, a tough single mom from Oklahoma. His complaint about a phone bill targets the duo as terrorists, and a motley group of losers, loners, and seekers are tangled with their fate. Can love survive the gnashing teeth of Armageddon?
Science Fiction Short Stories
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Series: Celesta's Science Fiction Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science Fiction Short Stories is a collection of eight, inspirational science fiction stories: Home, The Sacrifice, The Same Stars, Siren Song, What’cha Makin in the Barn?, Dragons, Fate’s Gift and Truth.
Through the Eyes of a Stranger - Beyond This Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ten year old Gabriel Wallace has always believed there is more to life than we know. But he never imagined he would become part of a journey so big. As he travels through a new world, he creates new friendships, faces many dangers, and stands up for what he believes in. He discovers the true purpose of life, and sees it all - through the eyes of a stranger.