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The Chronicles of Burntown, Pt. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
July, 2021. For the better half of a century, the quiet village of Kentsburg, Mississippi has languished in the rural south, largely unknown to the outside world. When the electricity is knocked out following a series of mysterious flashing lights in the fields, several teens go to investigate. What they encounter are deadly machines that seem intended to keep them prisoners of the town.
Dining on Humans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The representative of the Galactic Council arrived with a simple trade deal. One million humans for the live meat trade with the Antarans, in exchange for the most modern fold space ship, along with the life of the leader of the nation agreeing to the deal. Would a government be able to put together a deal in twenty four hours? Would a business consortium succeed?
Linda's Summer Job
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the eighth story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer works as a receptionist in a small office with some odd coworkers. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 1,735 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Mind Tricks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Keydra Tan and her roommate Zetra are officer candidates in the Xenonian Space Fleet. With only a week to go until second phase of training there is a chance they won't make it. Can they stop the menacing monster following them? Or will they face the end of their lives before they finish training?
Vampire Rebellion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To say that this is a vampire’s story is an understatement; for it is much more than that. It is about life, death, love, separation, power struggles, and everything that lie between light and darkness. But those who enjoy the preternatural quality of a vampire tale would find the quintessential elements intact.
Held Captive by the Cavemen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ellie’s been pushed back in time by her vengeful ex-lover. Now a tribe of frighteningly large, muscular, and very sexy cavemen are holding her captive. And they *all* want a turn. Warning: This 45 page sexy time-travel novella contains dubious consent, forced seduction, the threat of real violence, some m/m action, and a four-cavemen-with-one-modern-woman scene. Rated NC-17.
Rumble in the Box
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Religion and business never mix, especially when religion IS your business.
Take a Chance (The Life of a Sweet Dragon) (Update 4/29/2014)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Chance Karrucci, a royal prince of the Antonin Empire, becomes separated from his mother during the siege of his home. He finds himself in Crota, a town where torturing dragons is the main event. Take a Chance is a book of flash stories that take a look into the life of the Sweet Dragon. (Comes with a bonus story!)
Star Sails: False Gods
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Series: Star Sails, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
False Gods is #4 in the Star Sails' series. Jack Stone and the rest of the crew have had enough of alien races especially after losing more than half their crew. Captain Stone has ordered a direct and faster than light trip back to Earth. There will be no stopping under any circumstances.
Everything Is So Different Now
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,060. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection contains stories and heroes dealing with big changes. From the end of the world to the beginning of the zombie apocalypse, it's all about the struggle to transcend... or merely to survive.
When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
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Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
The Forgiving Execution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Stacey Shields learns the man who murdered her parents twelve years earlier wants the forgiving execution, she must gather up the courage to grant the request. Under this new process, murderer Jim Bird would be transformed into a harmless piece of flesh with an empathic link to her. Forgiving should not be taken lightly.
Blue Pelagic
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world economy finally gone completely green Captain Lander is on the hunt for one last big catch. However what is it he is actually hunting?
Parasite
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Are you afraid of wasps? What would you do if you had to face your worst fear?
Gliese Utopia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Earth searched for planets, they came across one orbiting a sun they called Gliese. Messages were sent to Gliese, but unfortunately the recipients had no idea what the communications meant. Twenty year later the spaceship from Gliese appeared in orbit around Earth and began to rebroadcast the message they had received from Earth. W-H-Y-D-O-N-T-Y-O-U-F-U-C-K-I-N-G-H-E-L-P-U-S M-I-K-E
Star Yawns Episode 2. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
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Series: Star Yawns, Book 2 · Star Yawns, Reflections of the past. Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The captain and three others beam on to a planet and are met by people resembling characters from old TV sows. Before long they find they have been kidnapped by aliens who want to hold them accountable for being a warlike species. In the meantime the remaining crew on the ship must find a way to rescue their crew mates. Cover Image provided by: NASA/JPL-Caltech and The Hubble Heritage Team (STS)
Kevin and the Multicolored Infinity Car of Light
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Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Impossible to describe in a simple blurb this story needs to be read and experienced. Kevin is taken on an extraordinary journey of light and sound when his car decides the universe doesn't have the rules Kevin thought it did. There is no destination, simply a journey of the mind into the fantastical. Enjoy the unending ride as you are ceaselessly pressed into your future.
The Road To Toontown.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,350. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Best Short Stories of Roger Rabbit Creator Gary K. Wolf. In these stories you’ll see the Roger Rabbit characters come alive and take shape. Until finally they emerge as the whacko, bizarre, and lovable goofballs who inhabit a unique place in fantasy literature. It's a thrilling journey to Toontown, full of fun-filled twists and turns. Start your engine, hit the road, and enjoy the ride.
Desperation
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Price: Free! Words: 660. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A man is trapped on a crashed spaceship surrounded by aliens. Will he escape to safety before they eat him?
Star Yawns Episode 1. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
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Series: Star Yawns, Book 1 · Star Yawns, The laughing Alien. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Hemorrhoid and the crew of the VHS encounter an alien called Harrison in the BETA quadrant. They find he is attempting to take over their ship. Join the first episode of the adventures in the BETA quadrant.