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A Helping Hand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jamal knows his father has struggled to support the family since Jamal’s mom died. So, when eleven-year-old Jamal finds something shiny in the snow on his way to school, he wonders if he can ease his dad’s burden. But his discovery could put the family at even greater risk. Or it could finally restore hope for them all.
Recovering Apollo 8 and Other Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Nine of the best short stories from Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s diverse repertoire. Includes award-winners “Recovering Apollo 8,” “Diving into the Wreck,” “The End of The World,” and “The Strangeness of the Day,” to the acclaimed “G-Men,” “June Sixteenth at Anna’s,” and “Craters,” as well as the popular “Substitutions” and “The Taste of Miracles.”
Craters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future, humans retain the capability to commit acts of terrible violence. For the reporter known as Martha Trumante, determined to find the truth behind the horrors, that truth raises questions so disturbing she might never find a way to report it—or to hang onto her own humanity. Chosen as one of the best short stories of 2007. “…an intense, appalling, memorable story.” —Locus
Ases
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: Spanish. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Historia de ciencia ficción. El neuptonio, un mineral usado para la producción de energía se está agotando. Rumbo a Quaoar parte una misión de diez expresidiarios a bordo de la nave espacial Ases en búsqueda de yacimientos. Un huracán espacial los desvía de su ruta y la muerte de uno de ellos los llevará a enfrentar las situaciones más insospechadas y a descubrir que nada es lo que parece ser.
The Man Who Said N’Gloop
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,250. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Kerry O’Day, a genius engineer, revered by his peers and employers, is forced to make a career change. Idiotically, he decides to go for a career in selling - a world of people persons where social skills are the passport to success. Alas, Kerry’s social skills hardly allow him to say good morning, let alone sell anything.
A Battle of Minds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Danzer is a VR combat star. Unfortunately, somebody wants him dead. Is it a private vendetta from someone he’s defeated, a disgruntled fan, or someone else entirely. Whoever they are, their poetry stinks, but its meaning is clear. Security personnel for the VR games insist on overseeing the match between him and his most dangerous opponent, but no one knows if it will be enough.
Some Fables
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 53. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A small varied collection of fantasy and science fiction fables set in space, the mystical past, and a slightly off-kilter present.
Thebes of the Hundred Gates
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edward Davis, a rookie of the Time Service, has already made several successful jumps to the past. Now he is given his most important mission. Two members of the Service have disappeared in ancient Egypt and Edward Davis’s assignment is to locate and rescue them.
Aeternum Ray
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Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Poverty, terrorism, murder, disease, homelessness, hopelessness, hunger and death; all cease to exist in 2049.” Aeternum Ray is a sweeping, yet intimate story of mankind’s next renaissance that will appeal to fans of visionaries Isaac Asimov, Gene Roddenberry and Ray Kurzweil.
A Buck Johnson Sampler: Two Fantasy-Adventure Space-Western Stories
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
These two Buck Johnson stories (approximately 11,000 words) are chock full of western fun and science fiction/fantasy adventure on the uninviting planet Terul. Come along with Buck, Skeeter, and Snort as they break dragons, round up dragons – and deal with the churlish inhabitants of the unpleasant planet they're currently stuck on.
Twice as Bright
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A flash story to fit into your coffee break. Ever wondered why time seems to be running increasingly fast?
A Wormhole In Jindalee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: Australian English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
At the Australian military Jindalee Over the Horizon Radar Network a wormhole opened. Mary realised that she was the only one who could rescue her sister, Elizabeth, who had fallen into the wormhole. Mary found herself on a strange dreamlike planet and find alien technology. Now the sisters must decide whether to reveal what they found to the military.
Bully!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In March 1909, Theodore Roosevelt went on a safari to central Africa. In this fictionalized account of that trip, Mike Resnick takes us on an amusing “what-if” with Roosevelt deciding to “liberate” the native Africans from Belgian rule and to set up a model democratic state in the heart of Africa.
The Silence of Lir
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Price: Free! Words: 61,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Behind the scenes of our spinning earth are keepers of the elements who make sure that tornados don’t destroy cities, fires don’t ravage forests, earthquakes don’t decimate towns, and floods don’t take out humanity. They wrestle with the natural elements to ensure that the world keeps spinning smoothly on its axis. Now they must enlist the help of one man, Finn, to help them.
A Visit to the Theatre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nikki's got a an urgent telex for an easy bounty. Niemann's in town. All she's got to do is find him. The trouble is, Niemann wants to be found. A dieselpunk story by Sean Monaghan, author of Deadstick and Rotations. Includes bonus flash fiction story, The Neuron Thieves. Cover illustration by Ateliersommerland.
My Abstract Life
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Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this science fiction short story, a young man learns the value of a father's advice when the simple act of following an attractive young woman into the local library goes rather differently than he'd expected.
Bob Moore: Hostile Territory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,790. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A former private investigator, Bob Moore made a career of embarrassing supers. The Super City, a levitating metropolis, has appeared over Bob's apartment. Bob is "invited" by the Vice President to become the new US Ambassador after two previous dignitaries have disappeared. Trapped in a city full of supers that would love to see him dead, Bob must stay alive long enough to unravel the mystery.
The Sol-Bect War, Part 3
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Series: The Sol-Bect War, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC jamie@lostluggagestudios.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Six years after the Sol-Bect War's end, peace is still elusive. While the Bectolothian home world is torn apart by civil war, their military ignites another conflict with the Terrans. A Bect spy betrays Peter McCabe, and Terran and Bect forces converge on Vale-4. With war on every front, spies on every side, and the lines of friendship so blurry, how can Peter know who to trust?
Worlds Away (The Interstellar Age Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Valmore Daniels. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
For a thousand years the Kulsat have ravaged the galaxy searching for the legacy of an extinct race of technologically advanced beings. They destroy anyone in their way. Now they've turned their attention to Earth and are preparing for invasion. Justine, Michael and Alex each hold a key to stopping the enemy, but they're worlds away from each other, and they are running out of time...
Doguar and the Baboons of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Meet Doguar - mind of a Zen monk, body of an Airedale Terrier Doguar is a genetically enhanced Airedale Terrier with near-human intelligence. But is he smart enough to stop the evil genetics corporation? Will he defuse the time-bomb in his own DNA? And can he save his beloved Ruby from the men who want to dissect her brain? A biopunk adventure for middle graders, young adults and adults.