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Reverend Beau and the Devil
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Instead of Little Bo Peep, Reverend Beau administers to his flock all over the Solar System...Something is wrong on the Phobos colony, but what is discovered is more than the colonists can comprehend.
Eternal Quest (short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
On its surface, this speculative fiction short story (7,800 words) deals with one man's obsessive quest for knowledge and the devastating price he must pay for the knowledge he ultimately acquires. Beneath the surface, this story is about deep friendships complicated by unrequited love, split loyalties, the interplay of id, ego and superego, and existentialist lessons learned too late in life.
Incursion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young boy working on his village’s plantation watches as alien craft scream overhead. His first emotion is excitement… until the technologically superior aliens start shooting. He has no choice but to grow up quickly, becoming one of his village’s most trusted defenders.
The Saxophone Player
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You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was just another homeless person, but he makes me hear uncanny, lovely music and, when I close my eyes, I see celestial spheres.
Recruiting Drive
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Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Coli and her sister have gotten their ship out of hock, but without enough crew, the Choosaraf will slide back into debt. They need a Negotiator to help the merchant clanship recover -- and Coli will have to find one on her own, without her sister guarding her back. Previously published in Fantastic Furry Stories #2 and Best in Show, this is a direct sequel to "Spoonfuls of Sugar."
Swan Song
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane made a dumb rookie mistake a client paid for it with her life. Filled with anger and guilt, he knows he can’t change what happened but is determined to hold the killers responsible. Kane made a promise, and someone is going to pay.
Charred Earth 1: The House
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Series: Charred Earth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It is the distant future and Earth appears to be at peace. Into this tranquil world a man from another era wakes up. Upon exploring his surroundings he finds the people to be friendly and helpful. However, he feels a malevolent presence is at work, not only in this new world but he fears also within him. A Novelette of 14,200 words, this is a science fiction story.
The Day Jung Officially Dies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A freak blizzard inhibits the monitoring of governmental controlled human implants, enabling Jung and his father to awake in the night, when they're usually inflicted with sleep. Taking advantage of the rare situation they set out hoping to accomplish something they've longed for.
Fractal
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Series: Horizon Station, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Things have been going well on Horizon Station. Ava, Remi, and Vance have begun to turn the abandoned space station that they discovered into their home. But as much as they would like to forget the problems of the worlds and stations, those problems still exist right outside their walls. When pirates attack, they must learn how to survive in a hostile universe.
Unyeilding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Books to Go Now. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A battle for right, a battle for a child. One ship, two enforcers with a conflict of interest. A new exciting action adventure by Shane Ward.
Unfrozen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Books to Go Now. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Isolated from the outside world, New City boasts to be the only pure city – the only society free of the life-prolonging, but often dangerous, Dozer chambers. It is behind these walls that Josie dreams of escape.
Proxima
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1,600 word science fiction short story. How far can love travel? How long can love last?
The Valley Springs Resort
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Valley Springs Resort is a place on a distant world where visitors can relax and have a good time. You might not think such a place has much of a story. You’d be wrong, which is why you need to go there. From its founding by a lovable eccentric to its sad-yet-funny end, this novella tells the tale of the Valley Springs Resort.
Armor - A Superhero Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever dream of being a superhero? Billy did, and he discovered that being a hero sometimes comes at a great cost.
Tag-Alongs
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was the vacation of a lifetime - the chance to experience a day in the life of a famous person from history - as a "hitchhiker" inside their mind. What could possibly go wrong?
Ex Machina
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Price: Free! Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A scifi short story. Something is seriously wrong with Parvati's baby. When she'd dreamt about the moment she'd meet her daughter, as she had so many times over the past nine months, the last thing she imagined was that it would be half machine...
Tough Mothers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Three speculative stories by Rebecca S. W. Bates about women in the distant future that will go to any means to protect their children. A Mother's Link Is Never Done: It's tough replacing a mother. The Growing Ponds: Can the next generation really be grown in ponds? Babysitting Earth: Should she protect the earth or protect her child?
Rite of Passage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve-year-old twins Jaeda and Kaedin are preparing for their society's rite of passage. Kaedin's hoping to get magic. Jaeda just wants to survive. But neither are prepared for the surprise awaiting them.
A Phone Conversation
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You set the price! Words: 830. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
An alien little boy accidentally calls the White House while trying to reach McDonald's. A very silly, very short short story.
Oxygen Kisses
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A mysterious roadhouse leads Annette Staton to an impossible reunion in the war-torn past. To reunite with the man she loved and lost in his brave fight against a man driven insane by years of bitter war. But is this trip back in time a blessing or curse? Is she destined to die with him in one dark night of history? A steampunk romance novelette in the Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles.