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Stars that Fall to Earth: And Other Science-Fiction Tales of the Macabre, the Humoresque, and the Human
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This present volume of eight stories and three novellas has characters that instantly grab the imagination and moves forward without mincing words. And most of all, this work stands as unique even in its genre of the fantastic, as each tale relates original narratives of unpredictable intrigue.
The Re-Entanglement of Grant Decker
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Are we simply the sum of the choices we’ve made? Grant can't keep his reality in focus. His daughter thinks he's having senior moments, but he knows that's not it - those voices he's hearing just don't care how embarrassing they make things. He's never been one to talk to himself, but maybe it's time. How else will he know if his life is coming apart or coming together? What does it add up to?
Purple
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Price: Free! Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After abandoning his values to protect the public from a frightening new virus, Josh Mclendon, the manager of an outpost of the CDC devoted to emergency outbreaks, is faced with a nightmare beyond anything he could have imagined.
The Villain & The Golden Apple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two novellas and a short-short: THE VILLAIN is a new member of the Enclave of the Villainy, but their rules are too restrictive and he disobeys. Now, after years on the run, he must use his magical illusions to defend himself. THE SECRET OF LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING, a short-short. THE GOLDEN APPLE is a prize asteroid. But those squabbling over it have crossed paths with the wrong man.
The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twelve mildly amusing fictions in vague science from an old-fashioned English gentleman who believes wholeheartedly in the cast iron foundation of rocket ships, good manners and always firing a warning shot over the heads of any belligerent mob before sending in the memsahib to duff ’em up.
CONTAINED--Issue #1 (Extermination)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Quarters University was just an average college campus. Until suddenly, a virus hit it that began turning people sick, and some of them...into something else. Now, as the residents of Quarters are cut off from their city and loved ones by the quarantine fence, they must survive, and keep all of their secrets safe.
Krai Continued
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Series: Krai, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Krai Continued holds three more short-story tales of those who had become friends and more with the intelligent alien warship Krai Potential. The origins of the enigmatic “Yellows”, who became human extensions of the legendary warship. The personal lives of the Krai’s “family”; Monks Bree and Kler, and even an offspring for Krai?
The Eclipse of a Black Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Medical Examiner discovers that the new anti-aging wonder drug is killing people, and the monster responsible could be a scorned woman. Can Dr. Singer solve the mystery before the Black Sun Cult conspires to poison mankind?
Emma's Legacy
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Series: Terran Chronicles Universe · Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This story takes place far in the future, long after the final voyage of the Terran is but a distant memory. It is during this time that Dianne catches her son, Benny, along with his friend Richard, in her study accessing her computer. She sates their curiosity by directing the boys to the ancient archives, and the fragments of Emma’s New Earth Ecology Journal.
Beyond Earthly Knowledge
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Beyond Earthly Knowledge: Dr. Dale C. Phillips receives transmissions from a powerful being named Zogon from a hidden dimension. Zogon propagates vital information that everyone must know about humanity’s past, present and future.
A Place in Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man driving down a lonely dark highway in the middle of the Nevada desert suddenly finds himself transported to another time.
Three Weeks Before Doomsday
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Price: Free! Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jet Packs. Rail Guns. Tentacles. Lizard Monsters. What’s this world coming to? Doomsday, that’s what. This collection of short stories is the perfect jumping-off point into the world of MAD SCIENCE INSTITUTE, where the keepers of Nikola Tesla’s secret legacy clash with ancient creatures and new threats on a daily basis.
Calm Before the Storm - Aurora Conspiracy - Prequel Series Three
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014 by GK Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Aurelius must follow the ruling of the Erebusian Committee after breaking Doctrine Thirteen. Emily’s life depends on it, but there’s just one problem—she’ll never agree to the terms.
Art.Hu.R. (A Sci-Fi Novella #11)
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Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Art.Hu.R. is appointed with the task of keeping ship-shape a huge spaceship on her thousand-year journey to a planet on the other side of the universe. Major setbacks will soon put him in charge of everything, and he’ll have to fight against impossible odds to get the half a million unaware passengers stuck in a frozen sleep onboard safe and sound to their destination. A novella of 27,000 words.
Chronicles of the 23rd Century: Hijacked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
For Solar Rangers Walker and Jenner, a simple prisoner transport duty aboard the inter-Solar liner Stellar Fortune develops into a dangerous situation when the ship is hijacked by a new resistance group calling themselves the 'Earth Liberation Front', but not everything is as it seems.
Interzone #252 May - Jun 2014
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
May-June 2014’s E-issue has 6 new stories. Authors: Neil Williamson – who is interviewed and has his new novel reviewed, Katharine E.K. Duckett, Val Nolan, Oliver Buckram, Claire Humphrey, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam. Readers’ poll results for our 2013 British Fantasy Award winning year are included among the regular features. Art from Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
The Envoy's Interlude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Battle King Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A chance encounter with a charming stranger leads Colin to one of the most interesting conversations he's ever had. Michael is no ordinary stranger on Colin's train ride to Seattle. And while the two delve into topics like the meaning of life, Colin begins to unravel Michael's mysterious past. There's more to Michael. There's something different... something more than human.
Other Worlds, Other Universes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eleven stories that will take you to Other Worlds and Other Universes.
Good-bye A672E92 Quintus
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Series: The Peers of Beinan, 4.2x. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Planet A672E92 Quintus is falling apart as their sun starts to go nova. As blood feuds continue to rage, blocking all efforts to evacuate, it falls to two unlikely delegates from houses Balister and Miyoo to end the wars threatening planetary evacuation, to take the people to the stars and their new home.
The Eclective: Time Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Whether you're traveling forward in time, back in time, or even if you've forgotten the time, you'll enjoy reading these time-themed stories from the Eclective.