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Memories and Magic, Anthology #2
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 52,990. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six science fiction stories of memories and magic. Stories of human duplicates stealing identities, and lives, people controlling memories, magical pennies, drudgery turned into ritual, and gods with magical power. 52,700 words in six short stories and novelettes. Also included in Anthology #3 (ISBN# 9781476122038).
Bobo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bobo the robot cares for the elderly. But when his last charge dies the ancient caretaker finds himself cast out into the wider world beyond the retirement home. This is a world his primitive brain cannot understand, until he is forcibly upgraded by robot activists, and has an epiphany that will change human-robot relations forever: one so warped it could only have come from a machine mind.
Nano Savior
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,630. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
What if a small, well funded, and secretive group of ideologues managed to marry free thinking artificial intelligence with nanotechnology, and then set out to inject it into the human population? In response to climate change and the very real possibility of extinction, they sought to intrinsically alter and repair the genetic and physiological foundations of society.
A Loss of Standards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The latest flu is a killer. To stop it from spreading, the government will shut down the city for three days. Dolan can't abide the thought of being trapped in his apartment, alone, for that long. He hit the bars the night before looking for someone, or two, to keep him company. The next morning, hungover and hazy, he discovered a very unexpected house guest.
The Fabulous Fish Boy and other weird tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
These tautly-written tales from a remarkable imagination provoke both horror and fascination in equal measures. They're disturbing, but they keep you reading until the shocking finish. In this macabre little collection everyday, mundane events walk hand in hand with the weird, the bizarre and the horrible.
The Man Who Conquered Mars
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ride with Anastasia Konstantinova across hundreds of miles of desert, go spelunking in ancient caves, endure a solar storm, meet a Martian dust devil, & experience life as a Mars Colonist. Ana, along with her friends Andy and Bob, become embroiled in political intrigue, fight in a revolution, explore the natural world of Mars & face the dangers of colonizing a planet using the technology of 2052.
Nova Warriors: The Return
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
When an asteroid on a collision course turns into a surprise alien invasion, Captain Alan Lane and Pollywog Squadron must defend the Earth from attack. But how can a bunch of military misfits at a submarine base succeed when the best military minds have already failed? The day we've long feared has finally arrived... and we're not ready.
The Androids and the Dragons: The OS Conspiracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skyline awakens as the newest android to grace Perch Tech’s highly successful product line, but she can see beyond the lies and silver lining. She wishes to be with Macintosh, a timid android on the run from Al Micra, but both of them become tangled in a Dragon’s game of command and conquer. Issue 43 in The Society On Da Run bookazine series.
Sky Guys to White Cat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Fifth-grader Alison loves Sharkey, her adopted stray cat. But where did his mysterious collar come from, and why is he acting so weird? At the same time, Alison’s best friend, Denise, seems to be ditching her for a mean but “popular” girl. Can Alison save her friendship, or at least her cat? Science genius Marvin thinks he has the answers, but no one foresees the hilarious outcome.
Traverse Book I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Eighty years after the earth was consumed by Nuclear Genocide a totalitarian society thrives two hundred feet above the earth's surface in Skydomes. Follow Max and Kina two unlikely heroes that grew up in different parts of the world as they battle for survival of each of their races existence in the known universe.
After The Crash
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The job is simple -- land illegally on the unspoiled planet Cicora, drop off two aliens and a human, collect the pay, and go home to life as a tourist pilot. Oh, and ask no questions. But when Fiona Quinn’s ship crashes, she is stranded on a strange planet with a gorruff, a mahtree, and a man. And all she has is questions. "A good, solid story" -- Nebula-nominated author Robert A. Metzger
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.
The Twisted Strands of Time
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Series: Salak’patan, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The destiny he wished to avoid at all costs has found Monorth, casting him back into an unknowable swath of history. Snatched from their lives suddenly and leaving his far-fetched goals in doubt, it falls to the family he left behind to seek the clues to his possible fate. But even as they try to pick up the pieces left by his absence, the future brings changes they could not have predicted.
So You Think You Can Tell
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sid has excellent powers of discernment. Doesn't he?
Trickster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Deep below the surface of the moon where huge colony starships are prepared for launch, a group of union graffiti artists plan the biggest tag ever in defiance of their corporate overlords. Derek Thundersky, a half-breed Ojibway warrior, and Colonel Woodsworth Dunfield, a stodgy British celestial navigator, separated by clan, class and culture, must risk everything for the women they love.
Sight Out of Time (Ungrateful Refugee part 2)
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Series: The Ungrateful Refugee, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Sequel to 'Strange Reunion' Zizi is on the 'Morning Star' travelling to a Federation Summit. She joined the Forces to get back to the Offlands, and will risk anything to get there. Yret will do anything to keep her safe, so he sends her down Kai, where there is no technology and escape. Zizi is trapped. Trapped on Kai, trapped in her mind, trapped by the choices she has to make.
Space Shooter Octopus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A weasel and a fox battle an octopus robot while staying at a space station.
The Collected Bartleby and James Adventures (Galvanic Century 1)
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Series: Galvanic Century. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bartleby and James Adventures follows the cases of consulting detectives Anton Bartleby and James Wainwright through an alternate Victorian history. As the world edges inexorably towards a World War that few can even begin to anticipate, brave men and women must contend with airship pirates, clockwork assassins, galvanic monsters, and anarchist madmen.
We Keep the Cars Running
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In the near future, David Friedon is a young executive in the thermal depolymerization industry - a Thermal D man. As one of America's primary energy providers, David is living the dream of fame, wealth, and a comfortable life with his beautiful wife... until a hood named Sonny 'Cyanide' Castiglione comes calling, and informs David that his new job comes with certain unpleasant obligations.
The Word, 'Matter' (The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume I: Temblar)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Dangereye Inc.. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Events in Professor Beck’s life have been converging in uncanny ways. This convergence grows beyond his ability to understand after aliens visit him and coerce him to visit their planet, along with his cat Jerry. It is a mystery to Professor Beck that of the 6 billion people on Earth they chose him. Once he arrives on Zoropeterius this mystery is not as it appeared on Earth.