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Delightfully Twisted Tales: Family Antimatters (Volume Six)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two sisters spend an ordinary day together dodging tentacled aliens, a new mother puts her blood, sweat, tears, and bones into a nursery for her wee one, and a foul-mouthed golddigger gets more than she bargains for with an antimatter diamond engagement ring. This delightfully twisted collection of three short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: Love and Other Filthy Habits (Volume Five)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lonely zombie gets one last chance at romance, a mother's love comes in an unexpected form, a teacher holds onto hope for her pupils despite the ills that threaten their way of life, and a cruise director navigates treacherous temptations amidst the seas of time.
Echo in Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alara has spent her life under the radar, hiding her nature from the government and those around her. When it came to a choice of letting her cousin fall into servitude to their own government or live a life free in the stars, Alara stepped into the path of disaster and made sure that Tosha went free.
A Warbird in the Belly of the Mouse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A winner of the Writers of the Future contest in 2007, Warbird follows Nigel, a World War One fighter pilot who has been "time plucked" into the 21st century in order to work as a guide for a reality show about Great War air combat. Nigel has to contend with his feelings about the war, as well as the 21st century tourists he shepherds, each with their own reasons for being there.
Jeremy the Germ, Planetary Crime Fighter
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Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When Police Officer Perry Salter first meets crime victim Jeremy, the young man has a rare, debilitating form of autism. Later, Officer Salter confronts evidence of two hideous crimes. His cop instincts say Jeremy is innocent while the evidence and the community say Jeremy is guilty. Salter struggles to find truth and justice despite the very real risk of damaging his rising his career.
Doc Osmium: Synchronius Maximus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Twelve digits, the best genetics science can buy, a PHD from the University of Life and a roaring muscle car. Almost everything a Science Hero could need to put the world to rights and to explore its mysteries but, perhaps, something remains that he could put to good use. A partner and - perhaps - a little humility.
Distant Machines
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Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short stories that speculate about the distant machines that may or may not influence mankind's future.
Shaken and Stirred
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Tosha wanted a nice day off with her cousin, but a homicidal bug wave forces her to expose her talent to the others on her tour. Before her government can lock her up, she is swept off by a tornado and whisked into the stars.
Zev's Destiny
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Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A heroic prophecy must be a good thing, right? ...Right?
Look What the Cat Dragged In
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Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Beware of entertaining angels unaware...
Mars or Bust: An Admonitory Fable
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A very quick (and cynical) peek into what might have happened to derail the 1970's US space program.
Tangled Web
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Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Being the right hand man of an intergalactic crime lord is not conducive to longevity. Coping with homicidal subordinates, a tetchy boss, and two new hostages is enough to spoil anyone's day.
First Impressions
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A first encounter with an alien race goes a little... oddly.
Sarah's Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Anthony's time is running short. About to succumb to the plague that has been swiftly clearing the Earth of humans, he visits Sarah, the one that got away. They connect as they never had. As they wait together for his demise, a miracle creates tension between them, and, instead of his own death, he finds himself facing something far worse.
Exploitation
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Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A SF short story, inspired by Neal Asher's Polity novels, offering an alternative genesis for Earth Central, its all encompassing AI. A survey and mining team sent to Titan get rather more than they expected.
Caveat Veritatem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Truth is a dangerous thing. A little of it goes a long way and it can come back to bite you. That’s why our society (and most societies I would imagine) encourage the polite, little lie. Thus my title for this anthology “Caveat Veritatem” or “Beware of the Truth”. Here are five stories that tell various truths, no matter the consequences for you or for the characters.
Fire Roaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ro Aureole vs Ark Dagon. Ro Aureole is working in a bakery. On one celebration day Ark DAgon enters his village for forcing an AGREEMENT. Will Chednira and Ro be able to stop ARK and the three versions of his most powerful weapon -The Unlight Beta, The Unlight Alpha and THE UNLIGHT.
First Kill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A female sniper's first mission. "When the Melting took the polar ice caps, the world was exposed to a breed of new species lying dormant under the ice. Not everybody was excited over the Alliance that was formed. Now a Death Squad is heading towards our Neutral Dragon Territory, and if they cross this bridge, we're too late to stop them. My finger is on the trigger, and I am waiting..."
All I Need to Know about the Earth, I Learned in Kindergarten
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When an extraterrestrial takes refuge on the Earth, a good hiding place is paramount, and where better than among macaroni art and Captain Underpants books?
Multiple Organisms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Drahali has lived her life as a freak, a woman who was far more than one of the guys. Her strength was limitless, but it doomed her to a life alone until the day the Sector Guard recruiter arrived and offered her a chance to be his partner and possibly more.