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The Last Buffalo
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The legendary White Buffalo Calf Woman said that when the last buffalo dies, the world will end. The zookeeper caring for the only remaining American Bison is about to see that prophecy fulfilled.
Rite to Life: A Science Fiction Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a harsh world, Iris fights to earn the right to bear her children in the Challenge. Already successful with two daughters and a miraculous boy, she wins once more. But when her eldest daughter, a sensitive girl, must fight for her child, Iris discovers the price of the Challenge is too high.
Supremacy: Reformation - Episode 2
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Series: Supremacy: Reformation, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An informant hides within the Reformation, leaking secrets to the Divine Emperor. Suspecting his own command staff may be involved, Tharin will trust no one until he ferrets out this traitor. Desperation leads him to a forbidden power tempting him with knowledge of their true loyalties. Should he choose to wield this power, he will have his answers, but he may become lost within its depths.
Airship Nine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Airship Nine is a tale rich in technological detail and vision, full of action, passion - and the eerie splendors of the Antarctic. An unbridled nuclear war has caused the black clouds of nuclear winter to rapidly spread across the globe. The only hope for survival for Airship Nine - a passenger-and-cargo blimp - and those onboard the Soviet supply ship Primorye lay in the ice fields ahead.
Alien Contact : Titan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Both Chinese and US/UK missions found life on Titan. Or it found them. For the two Captains of the missions, it was a chilly family reunion; unforgiving father-in-law, insensitive son-in-law, and aliens, one of which might lead them to extinction.
Emily
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Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Before she met Nicholas, Emily believed the vampires had her best interests in mind. Now she stands by his side in the fight for what's right, while waging her own campaign in the fight for his heart. Emily follows Nicholas from the woods of Vermont to the White House and home again, putting her life and her blood on the line for a cause almost as important to her as the love she feels for him.
Sophia
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Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sophia's conservative Christian parents have kept her isolated from the outside world for the last ten years. Is it any wonder she wants to move out the very night she turns 18, then falls in love with Joshua, the first young man she sees? Complicating Sophia's quest for love are her body, frozen at age 7 when she was turned into a vampire, and her faith in God, making her passions feel like sins.
Atlantis, B.C.E.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
For Cyd Euripides, parking cars for Venusian goddesses on Atlantis might not be the most challenging work, but the former serf enjoys the career change. Fresh air, sunshine, an occasional flight through the air after being swatted by a displeased goddess... life is good. But when the other serfs drag Cyd into a crazy escape plan, the doomed island may never be the same again.
Instability
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A private investigator and a security consultant become embroiled in a life or death struggle with the corporate ruler and underworld mob of a hot, coastal city.
Oxygen
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Series: Oxygen, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,940. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Valkerie Jansen is tough, beautiful, and has an uncanny knack for survival. NASA has chosen her to be the fourth crew member on the first manned mission to Mars. Halfway to the Red Planet, an explosion leaves the ship with only enough oxygen for one. Strong evidence suggests that one of the astronauts is the saboteur -- and Valkerie's crewmates think it's her.
Dinosauria - Part VI: Purple
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Following the events of Dinosauria - Part V: This is War...Tyler Brown and Trillian Trajand are lost. They escaped through a Transway during the Battle of Thoth and now follow a group of Saurians across a twisted, broken landscape; an alien world they discover may not be so unfamiliar after all...
Sweep and Clear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When the Fleet Marine Striker Battalion receives an urgent request for help they send in the best. Sgt. Gallagher and Sgt. Cook bring their squads together to respond to the threat. They must infiltrate the enemy occupied facility and link up with surviving security personnel. Together they must secure sensitive data and try to get out alive.
Violet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,810. Language: Russian. Published: May 10, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An accident is happened with Max Amistov the engineer of a transport spacecraft. It changes his and his family life forever. He finds himself on an uninhabited planet where all the plants are colored by purple. Many challenges and adventures are waiting for Max there. His family: his wife and three year old daughter remain on earth, knowing nothing about his miraculous escape.
Prototypes
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Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Fleet Marine Striker Battalion command has conceived a plan that could turn the tide of the war. To bring that plan to fruition they need the android prototypes from top secret research facility RD3-Omega. When the facility comes under attack by enemy forces that plan is thrown into jeopardy. Sgt. Massey must evacuate the prototypes and deliver them safely to the FMSB.
Apex Magazine - Issue 30
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 30 of Apex Magazine, featuring work by Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Robert Shearman, Tim Pratt, Bryan Thao Worra, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Stephanie Jacob. Apex is edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas.
Orbit
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
During a routine flight, an unexplainable engine malfunction hurls the Star Streak hypersonic airliner far too high and into a low-earth orbit. With only limited oxygen onboard, a desperate action is being attempted to save the ship. On the ground, evidence is mounting that the airliner might have been sabotaged. Survival now becomes a race against time and the inescapable laws of physics...
The Guardians
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A Sci-Fi Short Story. The first radio stations were sending their message into the skies, changing society, liberating people and entertaining their amazed audiences. It was a revolution on Earth, a new way to communicate was born, a new way to entertain, a social revolution - but little did the inhabitants of the blue planet know who it would bring. The Guardians were dispatched immediately.
Entanglement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What is the line between extending life and cheating death? Stephen Frome has achieved a breakthrough with his resuscitation machine, which can revive people who have been "dead" for as long as two hours. The machine works, but the universe is not happy. He becomes lost in a journey between worlds, and can only find his way back after he learns the difference between illusion and reality.
The Darker Side: A collection of shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is a collection of short stories that focus on the darker emotions and aspects of life.
Hunting Season
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A U.S. president mad with power has bombed his own people, killing millions across America and nearly wiping out the nation. A handful of survivors try to make their way across the country to where they believe safety will be found, but the president's personal killing squads are everywhere. "Hunting Season" is a short story of more than 8,100 words.