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Automatic Assassin
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Price: Free! Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A cyberpunk space opera about Xolo, a man who replaced his conscience with a machine. A routine assassination on a synthetic planet gets complicated when Xolo stupidly rescues some kids, gets a bomb in his head (that falls in love with him) and then winds up on the world of kings, brainslaves and electric zombies known as ‘Earth,’ where he is mistaken for a cosmic messiah.
Journey
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Series: Council of Three, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,120. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Book 3 in the Council of Three series sees Amy, Paul and Frank battle to leave Earth. On their journey from planet to planet they have to deal with aliens, slavers, and bandits. Staying alive may be the toughest challenge. Again the One Who Tests intervenes; God has a mission for Amy. They question the old priest’s motives as his route through the planets leads them into dangerous situations.
Stone Pizza
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by ArtChi's Voice. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A post-apocalyptic retelling of the Stone Soup fable. At ten Sis witnessed The End of Things. Now two years later, instead of chasing boys and worrying about her Facebook wall posts, she stands armed guard duty all day with her older brother, Charley. At best the duty is boring; at worst it’s deadly.
Mulda' fi; The Guardian War Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 114,210. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
"A compelling and well-paced story that made me eager for the next volume." Javin Cox has a special ancestry which makes him the ‘One’ (or maybe One of Two) who can save all the races in the galaxy from being snuffed out. The problem is he knows nothing about it. And the Guardians who are supposed to watch over things can’t tell him anything because they’ve got troubles of their own
Devil Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The alien called him her beloved devil for tempting her away from her brood and tried to make him promise not to take revenge if the other humans didn't understand their love. Now he’s on top of Devil Mountain, looking down at the town that murdered his wife, and he has no promises to keep.
Histoire d'un Choix
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Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: French. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jérôme Menasis est un homme ordinaire, qui mène une vie ordinaire. Son quotidien va basculer du jour au lendemain suite à une apparition des plus mystérieuses. Il sera embarqué malgré lui dans un processus qui va le contraindre à faire un choix ultime.
The Pit of Raeben; The Final Lie of Gelon Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Pit of Raeben is a tale told in turn by three enlightened trees. This is the first of three parts describing how the oldest of them was laid to rest.
Fantastic Realms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(2.80 from 5 reviews)
Twelve original fantasy-adventure tales: treasure hunters disturb an ancient menace – who will appease the guardian? ; a thief with a conscience takes on the formidable Magistrar ; a healer must wield an infamous weapon to protect her clan, and more!
Simulating A Manned Exploration Of Mars: Reconnaissance And Results
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the last year of his research grant, NASA scientist Aaron Littleton is baking in the hot desert sun, trying to simulate conditions for future Mars missions. But the aliens have other ideas...
Tempting Yerva
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A young acolyte in the midst of puberty finds monastic life a drag. An alien presence whispers in her ear; it tempts her with visions undreamed of, visions so sinister as to be . . . appealing? Speculative fiction, 2200 words.
Black Frost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
What would you do to protect a loved one? Would you kill? Widower Ian Moore will do almost anything to protect his daughter when she is threatened by forces straight from our darkest fairytales. In fact, he may prove that picking his child was a horrible mistake. And you, dear reader, might want to take notes. Your family might be next.
Rekindle the Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A dying world may not be the best place to start your life anew, but that's exactly where Kerri has been sent. The sun of Heffe VIII is burning out, and her husband has been hired by the canine aliens of that world to rekindle it. This story originally appeared in the Australian anthology of interstellar immigration stories "Belong."
Mirrim Vale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,770. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Her world had been settled and long forgotten by the Federation, Dawn born to a time of peace and harmony under the gods. Then came the men of the stars, the Masters, life as she has known it forever lost to her. As perhaps the last Mirrim, the last Oracle of the Gods, she is left in a world heading now to a war, her only hope to travel to what remains of the Vale of the Mirrim.
The Glass Hummingbird
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Price: Free! Words: 64,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Return To Dreamland
Read Instructions Completely and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Don't always take things at face value...you never know what things really are unless you wait and see. This selection of stories takes a look at things from a different perspective...from building a ship to a kid in a World of his own. These short stories will have you hooked right to the end where things are turned on their head and you see the situation in a different light.
The Commitment
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The Commitment, a loving wife, Alice, is forced to decide how she will deal with the reality of her husband's death which include several unexpected new possibilities and opportunities.
Alien Landscapes 2
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,680. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Four science fiction tales from the mind of Kevin J. Anderson, each with a short introduction by the author. Includes: “Collaborators” (written with Rebecca Moesta), “Good Old Days,” “Job Qualifications,” and “Prisoner of War.”
Divine Extinction
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Series: Evilution. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Divine Extinction is the second volume in the Evilution series. They thought they had engineered temporary respite from the threat to humanity. Four years was a convincing period of inactivity. The vigil was suddenly invaded by fear of a completely different danger, which hovered over the species. Contemplation of the consequences was bad enough without the emergence of an immovable deadline.
Gingerblon!
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Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
An eloquent knight is invested with a curious and disturbing task: to investigate a young girl’s purported ‘loitering’ about the infamous Castle Creep. Can it be true? The task seems trivial, almost ludicrous, but is it what it seems? Fantasy, 6400 words.
Chiller
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 195,870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Chiller – one of Gregory Benford's most thrilling convergences of science and imagination! What happens when cryonics works? When scientists awaken the cryonically preserved "Chillers" who lie frozen and waiting? Benford gives us a story that snaps along through the crazed mind of a serial killer, the scientists he stalks, and the chilling results of science advancing against death.