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Ghost Informant (A Murder Ghost Story)
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Price: $1.05 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a novelette (10 chapters 12900 words) Sergeant Bob Crenshaw sees an apparition of a woman that sends him on a mission to investigate a murder--hers--that he’s not even sure has occurred. A plea from the apparition to find her sends him into uncharted territory for him. He can't rest until she does. He asks a psychic for help but that may not be enough.
El Rendar
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Price: Free! Words: 13,300. Language: Spanish. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once cortos de ficción. Historias cortas de otros tiempos (pasados y futuros) que se entremezclan con nuestra propia realidad.
The Gatekeeper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
What would you do if you discovered you were a key to human salvation? Living his very ordinary life, Jacob soon discovers he is one of the gatekeepers. What is a gatekeeper? If you die near a gatekeeper you automatically go to heaven...or hell, depending on which gatekeeper you are lucky or unlucky enough to die close to. Will their power remain a secret or is the only way to help, a full reveal?
Visitor from Reality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Imagine...one day the sky opens up and a face appears. Imagine... the end is nigh and you cant do anything about it. Imagine... what happens when the visitor from reality calls.
Singularity, California: Not If, When
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You set the price! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the city of Singularity, California, humans co-exist with advanced machines called "helots". When human terrorists attack a party celebrating the unveiling of the newest helot prototype, Chief Security Officer Shell and reporter Angel Martinez must try to survive the night and discover the reasons behind the attack.
The Collector
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Children are constantly complaining about the monster in the closet. As parents, we just shake it off as childhood fantasy. But what if the monsters are real? What if they want something from our children? Jerry is a Collector, and each night he is sent into bedrooms to gather specimens to study so that experts can either fix his world, or help them find a new one.
Even Heroes Have the Right to Bleed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone looks up to heroes. No matter what they do, they are put up onto a pedestal for all to worship. But what happens when a hero's life is struck with great tragedy? Are heroes allowed to mourn, to sink into depression? For Powerman, this is his reality. A reality that he cannot break away from. It leaves him wondering, "Who can come and save a hero?"
The Judgement Conundrum
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Price: Free! Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lacerant Plainer’s new short story is set in the near future, and with its fast-paced action, dystopian world and warring humans and aliens it ticks all the boxes for a near-perfect first contact tale.
Origin of Species
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Prompted by a series of emails, a reporter begins to uncover the story of Isaac Feyer, a missionary from the nineteenth century. Aided by a chapter in Feyer’s journals, and a two century old letter written by him, the reporter finds himself in an unconventional part of history. A short story.
Riga Runaround
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Hilo, hard case, deadly, off-world criminals are preying on the elderly. After his best friend’s niece is killed, Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane is asked to find the killers, help the old folks stand up to the threat, and put a stop this criminal activity once and for all. But to get it done, Kane finds he must get mean, mad dog mean.
Vala Staffwielder
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A rustling came from the bracken near me. If I hesitated, I would fail my test. I would disgrace my family. That was not the way of a Lupine. I drew my knife. Two feet of serrated steel slid silently from its leather sheath. My ears flattened. From the shadows crept the ebony-furred, low-slung shape of the panthorr. Fearsome eyes gleamed in the dark. My test.
Season's Greetings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For many families, the question of which winter holiday to celebrate is known as the December dilemma. Here is a new twist on that old problem.
Startling Trouble (Language Pack)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sometimes everything seems to go wrong. Unlike Bastian, we rarely find out why. This edition contains the original version and its German retelling.
Transitional Elements
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Transitional Elements is the story of a man who has lost his wife and his hope for the future, who has made a living out of deceit and destruction, who meets a woman he cannot defeat.
Just Checking (A Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sam McIntyre was a decent example of the good the Check In System could do. He wasn't the best and brightest the world had to offer, but he was driven to succeed by the chip embedded within him (and all other US citizens). But what happens when the system that tracks everyone's actions and broadcasts them to the world breaks down? "Don't do anything you wouldn't want people to see at the top of y
Chronos' Christmas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Genetically selected children compete and kill for the chance to win Christmas. In a simulated, yet antiquated future playground called Daycare, Ceep, an omniscient computer,responsible for creating deadly gangs of urchins who desire to reap the rewards of Christmas, encourages his creations to use their enhanced genetic skills to destroy one another and take the Christmas tree for their own.
A Week In The Life Of An Overlord
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Devil You Know Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an Overlord sounds like a good job: one is rich, powerful, and people listen when you tell them to do something. Unfortunately, being an Overlord is not all fun and games: one must deal with uprisings, assassination attempts, and trying to keep the population happy.
Gilda's Locket
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Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Gilda buys a locket for her birthday, she finds more than she ever dreamed of, literally. She soon discovers the locket is more than a piece of jewelry; it holds the power to let her relive her life in her dreams. What's left of her life quickly spirals out of control as she becomes ever more obsessed with the locket and the desperate need to relive the happiest moment of her life.
It's A Wonderful (After) Life
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The purpose of Life is to make the world a better place after you leave, is the purpose of Death exactly the same thing? Caution, contains some swearing!
Ringing True
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
At first, wearing a wedding band that read his wife's moods was a godsend, but when Hank McCoy found that he couldn't take it off, the deal began to sour... and when he filed for divorce, the consequences of the fine print that he never bothered to read turned downright deadly.