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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.
The Multiverse Traveler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul was about to change all history for all time by writing a short story about multiverse travel - except he didn't know it! Then one day he had a visitor, from another multiverse, who revealed all to him and encouraged Paul to change some of the words in his story when he published it - to keep the bad guys at bay. Paul published his story but was it really as simple as that...
The Girl In Brown - A Gunner Long Case
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Series: The Gunner Long Casefiles, Book 1. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An amoral scientist trying to regain control of his experiments. A deceptively innocent woman fleeing dangerous people. And a random vigilante pursuing unknown horizons. It all adds up to a game of deadly intrigue and weird danger which Gunner Long, one-time bounty hunter turned cynical detective, must play through if he is to escape with his life.
Yitzi
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You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Even if a dog can learn how to speak, he will still be nothing more than a dog.
The Pathways of Depot Verde
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Neuronal Atrophy, "Spacer's Dementia" is spreading through the solar system. Miles comes to Depot Verde to pick up where his dead ex-wife Natalie left off. But can he uncover her secret cure in time to help their daughter Lily, before the Pharma cuts off the supply? Includes FREE SF short story, "Electric Pathways of the Heart."!
Shady Hazy and the Subliminal Criminal
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Shady Hazy is a jack of all trades, of sorts. He'd do just about anything for the right amount of cash. He even did the odd hit if times were tough. More than one person had snuffed it so Shady could pay the rent on time. He is also able to read people's thoughts, it's how he stays one step ahead of the game. Will his abilites be enough when he has to hunt down a criminal who can control minds?
Faith
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Series: Lacuna. Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short science fiction story about a young girl in an internment camp.
Seeking a Fairy Goddoctor
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Series: Petroleum Sunset, Episode 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When Joel jabs his arm with a rusty piece of metal while prospecting for plastic at the town dump, their Ma is countin' on Ty to find Joel some decent medicine. They head to the city, where Ty must contend with overloaded medical bureaucracies, rapscallion fraudulent doctors, blood-stealing bouncers, and a shadowy medical underground in order to find Joel the object of his quest: A tetanus shot.
Ping Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The challenge- write about The Inside of A Ping Pong Ball. Would the flight from inner to outer space tickle Roald Dahl's fancy? Or yours? Maybe you'll enjoy this little smorgasbord of padkos. Revenge always tastes better when shared.
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?