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The Greatest Virus of Them All
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The biological and anti-virus protection facility on the dead asteroid of Planax Five is the most advanced and long established anti-terrorism facility in the entire galaxy. Created in the aftermath of The Bubonicus plague of Universal date 4437, the laboratories and workshops that exist here house the finest minds, the most advanced equipment and research facilities that the universe can supply..
The Scenario Egg
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Series: Paranormal Tales, Science Fiction, and Horror, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A successful hi-tech speculator learns first-hand that technological progress has a dark side: though it helps humanity advance, it can also turn it all around in an instant. After recovering from the shock of waking up in an alternative reality where he has lost everything, he'll do anything necessary to keep this new fragile existence from shattering. Anything.
Evolving Environment
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Series: Dancing with Darwin, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dana has spent her life fighting to conserve the rain forests against the rapacity of civilization. When the world goes mad, Dana is forced to attempt to supply civilization to those who are too mad to know the task is impossible.
Chicken Noodle Gravity
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Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Stephen got stoned to deal with the chemo, but it's his husband who really needs the drugs. After all, watching your partner of twenty years die of cancer can leave you courting bankruptcy. It can drive you to steal, or cheat, or look for hope in a can of chicken-noodle soup you bought from the demonic pawnbroker at a creepy old hock shop at the edge of nowhere. Incl. bonus story: Sleep, Walk
Checkmate
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Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
With billions killed by a global swarm of voodoo-hexed ghosts, New Orleans paranormal expert Tyson Lynche is the only person left alive who can put an end to the genocide. But a local spirit - a chess grand master - steps in to stop the ghost hunter. When the deceased genius makes his move, will Lynche have what it takes to become the last man standing?
Harun, The Half Goblin Hero: A beginning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Goblins throughout human history have been a despised enemy and rightfully so. They know nothing but barbarity and evil, remaining a great threat to the civilized world. Through an unspeakable act a half goblin was born into this world of chaos. Expected to be the epitome of evil, his spirit is not the horror his vile creators would have hoped. Harun the half goblin hero is more than he appears.
The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Siren Song
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Science Fiction Short Story. When Jamie sets out to prove the existence of sirens on Speiros Five, he thinks he only has to face deadly vine snakes, mud lizards, and sirens. Too late he realizes his most dangerous foe is something entirely different.
Palimpsest
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Julius Caesar crossed to Britannia he won the first battle against the elven host, for good Roman iron negates all spells. But then came sunset... Now elves rule the whole world and the day is no more than a two hour interval in the endless twilight, with humans reduced to hunted beasts. But this time they have found a new and utterly potent weapon.
Aurealis #51
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #51 is edited by Michael Pryor and is chock full of Spec Fic goodness. Highlights? What about Richard Harland in fine spooky form? What about Daniel Baker's unsettling otherworldly debut? What about an incisive interview with Garth Nix? Then there's reviews and the best of the web, Aurealis-wise. Unmissable!
My Brother, Jacob
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jesse loves her little brother, even though he's an alien, or maybe because he is one. Her mom never questioned how or why a little bright-eyed boy wound up on her back porch. She just took him in. And he's looked after them ever since. When men come to town in black suits, driving dark cars, Jessie and her mom have to make a run for it. It's their turn to protect Jacob, but where can they hide?
Masro Fhin: Homecoming
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Price: Free! Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
FAN FICTION Jedi Knight Masro Fhin is dispatched to his former homeworld to put an end to hostilities with a neighboring planet, but when he discovers the person behind the dispute will he be up to the challenge of stopping him?
Zetana The Disconnected
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zetana The Disconnected is dedicated to the Freedom of the Internet.
Asteroid Mine
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A rover captain with job security receives an unusual message from his drone on a remote asteroid: "So good to see you." Suddenly, his job seems somewhat less secure. So does his life.
Wormhole Theater
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A theater in the future will allow random views into the past.
Out of This World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Oscar Wilde once said, ""We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." The stars have always had a powerful hold on Alma Alexander's imagination. "These stories are of places I visit when I choose to travel in a universe full of wonders that could one day be," she says, "rather than wandering along twisted paths laid down in a hand-drawn map of Middle Earth."
LITTLE MONSTER STORIES! – 55-Word Horror & Science Fiction Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This collection of 55-Word Stories has it all – Aliens, Future Earth, Haunted Places, Ghosts, Ghouls, Killers, Mad Scientists, Monsters, Mummies, Space Travel, Superstitions, Time Travel, Witchcraft, Vampires, Werewolves (and other Shapeshifters), Zombies and more.
Death Has No Shadow
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Avar-Tek Event #2 (short story): When a military accident releases swarms of forger nanites into the environment, Kutisha finds that her lab is their target. As three swarms head her way, the military dispatches hover-tanks carrying human sized robotic mechs. Alone, late at night, she places her faith in the mechs, watching the battle between the big and little machines unfold on her doorstep.
Scarecrow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
‘That’s what it all hinged on, what was the Scarecrow really?’ In the Fallout Fields of Deathdefy a towering scarecrow watches over the town. Ray is the son of the strict Marshall who keeps everyone in line and makes sure they are all out of the way for the Scarecrow’s toxic nightly fog. Ray watches as the townsfolk begin to resent their hard life and its enforcer: the Scarecrow.
An Unexpected Return
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Looking to experience all the universe has to offer, Prince Aristides escapes from the kingdom of Tyto and travels through space to the Emerald Planet, Elatia. He yearns to partake in the activities the planet is famous for and fulfill all his sexual desires, but loses his heart and soul to an Adamos apprentice. ..