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Michael (Origins Part 3)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Michael finds himself captured by an entity he hadn't expected. His military training had not taught him to deal with abduction on this scale. Could he escape a seemingly inescapable cell? This is a short story of 2,600 words. It is part three in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
All In A Day's Work
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kurt Harriman is a professional carpenter in a world where wood is scarce, protected, and where at least some environmental activists will do anything to keep it from being used for anything. When called on to do a custom job for Johnson Space Equipment, Kurt jumps at the chance, hoping for a good paying job. Unfortunately, that's just what he gets. 15,000 words
Macrocosm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Work is a four-letter word to Chris Stranton. Still, Chris works, and works hard, because it allows him to have the life he chooses when not working, which for Chris is on the Moon with his wife Genevieve and their two children. When his wife tells him she wants nothing to do with him, it shakes him to the very core, but that is only the beginning. Chris's life is about to get very interesting.
Entanglement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A power has been lying hidden, just underneath the skin of Will Foster. And today is the day it will be set free. Will doesn't like school. The constant taunting doesn't help. But his world is turned upside down when one bully pushes too hard. Will is whisked away from his family and sent to a top-secret government location to be studied. And why? Because he has a special gift: telekinesis.
The Great Space Race
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
James William Thresher is a disgruntled NASA engineer of the future. A future where NASA has become nothing more than the space version of the FAA, an administrative branch of the US government. He longs to build rockets of the future, but that will never happen at NASA, so he packs up and joins the Lassiter Brothers, maverick space ship designers ready to shape the future of human space travel.
Looking For Futures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction short stories from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Set on or near a future Earth, a collection of tales military, mystery, and the bizarre that may lie ahead. We know the past. Now we're looking for futures.
Rituals of Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Do you ever feel like you're doing the same things over and over, repeating the drudgery of daily life? Washing the clothes, the dishes, mowing the lawn, shopping, working, and on and on. Does it seem repetitive? Tiring? Does it seem productive? What if doing these things was holding the world you knew together? Would you, could you, dare you, stop doing them? Taylor and Jenny Newland find out.
Enslavement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
SYNOPSIS of ENSLAVEMENT Brodrick DeValt's friend discovers a very old hand written book with a map hidden in the cover, describing how the Maya Civilisation had been controlled by an alien before its collapse. Together they travel to Guatemala, seek out the old ruins, and find the old book contains a lot of truth. Finding the mechanism the alien used, leads them on an adventure of mind blowing pr
A Family Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Order of the Magi builds their own universe and populates it with warlike races of aliens and humans as a training facility for young magi. This story is one such tale of a Magi teacher and pupil and their manipulation of A Family Empire. A tale of ambition, power and blood.
Interzone 238 Jan - Feb 2012
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.24 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Substantial new stories from Ray Cluley, Tyler Keevil, Carole Johnstone and E.J. Swift's 1st short story plus Ben Baldwin's 1st of 6 covers. All the usual features: David Langford's Ansible Link, Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn, Tony Lee's Laser Fodder. Jim Steel & his team's book reviews include Roy Gray's 'The Joy of Technology', Chris Priest's 'The Islanders', Michael Flynn's 'In the Lion's Mouth'.
Five Tales from the Workshop at the End of the World with Kris 'n' Dean
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott presents five tales of mystery and the fantastic: Trinity of the Sands, Season of Black, The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki, Captain Disaster and the Twin Terrors of Unholy Matrimony, and The Thriller Writer's Workshop, interspersed with essays on writing, including How to Write Literary Masterpieces of Sheer Gilded Genius by Dumpster Diving.
Odd Numbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two previously published (Shadows from Dark Gothic Resurrected magazine and The Stupidest Thing I've ever Heard from Jersey Devil Press) and one never before seen story (Dream of Me), together in this exclusively digital book!
Zombies! Episode 2.6: The Many Deaths of John Arrick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
If John Arrick was shot and killed during the raid that took down the zombie fights, why is his name popping up in police investigations? This is the tale of John Arrick from his death by the bullet of Marcus to his coincidental meeting with Dillon Waters.
Thirty-1 Volume 1: Reckless
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes in life, we all have to succumb to the reality that some things are not as they appear and most things we have no control over. Other people's decisions can and most of the time, affect us directly. But what happens when the outcome of these events completely proves to do nothing more than unravel the babric of what we thought to be real? Ray is about to find this out for himself.
Thirty-1 Volume 5: The Chimera Room
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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The expectation of what is going to happen when you find yourself in unfamiliar surroundings can be overwhelming. Our three characters have now nestled into the ALPS building and are getting aquainted. Three different people with three different reactions prove nothing more than the interesting differences that make us all unique individuals
Thirty-1 Volume 2: Salvation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Is our belief structure based off of the concept that we as humans need to believe that we are destined for something beyond our own existence? Or are we all just free souls wandering around this planet with no significant purpose other than to enjoy the entity of what we call life. Lorainne is faced with a reality that most would find heart wrenching, but the biggest thing that she will be faced
Thirty-1 Volume 4: The Therabs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Finding yourself in a place that couldn't exist nor should exist can have strange effects on people. It can rattle the very ground of what you thought was real or it could open your eyes to the endless possibilities of man's capabilities. Ray, Lorainne and John all will be faced with what they thought was real versus what actually is
Thirty-1 Volume 3: Boom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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We all have little secrets, some of them even dark. Dr John Anderson is no different. He has a little secret of his own and one that would shock everyone that knew him if they ever found out. Amidst his formulas, medical studies and dreams of advancements, lies another interest of his and it will prove to be either his flourishment or demise.
Titus Andronicus Scott
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
February 25, 1956: “Ship down and all is well.” These six words recorded the landing of the first manned spacecraft on Mars. This book tells the story of the events that led to that momentous, but heretofore unrecorded occasion, and the story of the fabulous character who wrote those words.
Gabriel: Zero Point
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Price: Free! Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Evan Gabriel wasn’t always a feared and respected North American Federation Navy Commander. Before dangerous missions to the ice-bound planet of Poliahu, the deadly jungle world of Eden, and politically corrupt Mars, he was a simple recruit, fighting to make his mark in the elite Naval Special Forces…and was part of a top-secret military experiment that would change his life forever.