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The Path of Balance
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Series: Paradiso Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the sexual tourism planet, Paradiso, Priestess Asmara fights grief that her longtime guest must leave the planet and her body is beginning to age. Will she stay and mature into the honored role of Elder Priestess or leave to start a new life elsewhere in the galaxy? A Paradiso Story
The Bear and The Travelers and Other Stories
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A bear menaces hikers. A man walks out his front door and discovers honey has drenched his house. A teacher finds a tattoo growing on his arm. These are some of the fantastic short stories you'll find in this collection.
The Eyes Have It
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edwin finds his life is incomplete after his parents take off in a rocket ship to colonize a distant sector of outer space. This simple tale has a surprise ending that should leave the reader smiling.
Slip Drive
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Kavlin Yearsling pushes his device--the Slip Drive--to human trials, with devastating results.
Man's Best Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Jason wants is someone to watch the kids until his wife gets home. The new nanny--her protective instincts honed with canine genes--seems the perfect solution. But the honing is more than Jason can handle, and he's about to lose his family to a new Alpha.
Dead on Europa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It takes only moments for a catastrophic failure to send the lander smashing down into the little world's cold surface, scattering twisted fragments of steel across ten miles of blue ice. The crash leaves Mission Specialist Bob Hargrove stranded in an airless, frigid hell a half-billion miles from Earth. There's no way he can survive. Unless there's more to Europa than anyone knows.
The Censorship Function
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A short story about treachery and redemption in the GenShee Isands.
Jarl on Faruul (Origins Part 6)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jarl and Leyla arrive on Faruul with little idea how they can help the cause of the Prooth, though they are both more than willing. However, some among the alien race are not so keen to accept the aid of humans. This is a science fiction short story of 2,970 words. It is part six in the 'Origins' series of stories.
Fit to Print
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When veteran New York Times reporter Frank Butler vacations at his grandmother’s old house in Bonner Bay, Oregon, he ignores the town’s strange goings-on. The locals usually appreciate his discretion. Except this year, when everyone has an opinion about the new strangers in town, and no one agrees. Not even Frank, who might have to give up some journalistic integrity to save his favorite town.
Metamor City: The Muse
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Series: Metamor City, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Will is an aspiring writer in search of inspiration for his next Big Idea. But when he runs into Callie, a freelance spy with a stolen artifact in her possession and a wizard gangster on her tail, he may find the experience more inspiring than he bargained for. A humorous adventure tale in the sci-fi/fantasy world of Metamor City.
Virtual Victory
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Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A free short story about semivirtual flight on another world.
The Elites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New Jersey is the sight of an experimental military unit. So much happens, and then there were the terrorist attacks. Who would have expected the terrorists to attack this way.
For Your Safety
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Series: For Your Safety, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The war between Machines and Man is over, and Mankind has lost. Now the last free human has been captured to await Processing and learn of Humanity's fate. He'll find that the most frightening words imaginable are, "This is for your own good."
Go Into The Light
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dying slowly in the desert, trapped under a dune buggy: surely alien visitors can do nothing but improve the situation... right?
Unnatural
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Thin Man wanders into a world of trouble after the carnival that was his home goes bust. Adrift and alone, missing his sideshow friends, things get pretty freaky when he accepts a job for a doctor who isn't as nice as he seems. The oddities in his barn may bite!
Metamor City: Welcome to the City
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Series: Metamor City, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Rookie cop Michael Perelli begins his first day on the job in Metamor City, a glittering and glorious place where the buildings rise as high as mountains and magic and technology intertwine. But not everything is beautiful in the Jewel of the North, and as veteran detective Kathryn Kitaen shows him the ropes, Michael begins to wonder if he's in over his head...
The Reality Machines
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A paranoid man absconds from the care home where he lives to record a warning about a mysterious green door. Written for the 2012 Electric Lantern Festival.
Mixed Nuggets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A collection of 7 fantasy, science fiction and mainstream short stories, mostly light entertainment but with some exceptions.
Cantaloupes and Wild Shoshone
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Marshal Michael Fallon rates as the toughest lawman in Fringe Space. But how did he start out? Ten years ago, Michael Fallon got himself conscripted into the Galactic Marshal Corps. He attacks the recruiter, vandalizes Academy property, and makes enemies with the biggest, baddest man in his class. Lucky for him, the Galactic Marshals don't disqualify people on grounds of stupidity.
New Exodus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A new home has finally been found by one of the seven ships that abandoned Earth thirty years earlier. Seth is one of the first to set foot on the planet and explore what appears to be a paradise. Things are not all they seem however, and they might not be the first people to arrive on this world.