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Yearning To Breathe Free
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only on Earth was the concept of individual liberty ever invented. Once the aliens discovered Earth, Earth became a beacon for all those who craved freedom... Which unfortunately makes the Earth a crowded and confusing place, where Casey's job as an immigration attorney is to try to rescue those who can be rescued. Short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt
Touch
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humans have arranged a world that gives them everything, except human touch. When a horrible accident exposes Kel to the real world, she's appalled. Then she discovers compensations. A short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt
Yard Fail (Short Story)
By Simon Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ralph Swindon tinkers in his workshop, the whole world holds its breath ... A 2700-word short story. Trivia: Features the characters from Sleight of Hand.
Updown (Short Story)
By Simon Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Social services have come to take 10-year old Daniel away from his home and family, but his best friend Danny has other ideas ... A 1600 word Science Fiction story
Off Course (Short Story)
By Simon Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
When you're on for a birdie, watch for aliens in the rough. A 1500 word SF/comedy/golf story
Castor
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story by Award Winning Author Sarah A. Hoyt. Alexander Triante knows that he is human and the heir to a great position. He knows that Castor the artifact made to look like him is not human, and that no one will consider him so. It takes a rescue mission in time of war for these certainties to be shaken. In the Darkship Thieves future history continuum.
Paradox (A Short Story)
By Aaron Crocco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
0.5 star(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Meet Gregory, an artificial intelligence unlike anything the world’s ever seen before. His impact onto society has been significant: by analyzing the answers given to just 12 questions, he'll tell you how you will die. When Ryan Downs gets a prediction like no other, he learns shadow groups exist solely to find out just how Paradox and Gregory’s other fantastical predictions will come to pass.
Lo'ihi Rising
By Geoffrey W. Cole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As the newest Hawaiian Island is born, the lovers Fadid and Kabime reunite to fulfill a pact they made seven thousand years ago.
Interzone 234 May - Jun 2011
By TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Interzone: a bimonthly, award winning, science fiction & fantasy short story magazine. It contains original fiction, illustrations plus SFF related news and reviews of books, movies & DVDs. It is not celebrity oriented. This issue, #234, has the text of the print edition and Suzanne Palmer, Jason Sanford & Will McIntosh stories. It omits some of the graphics & advertisements. New print issue 237
Heritage
By Jack Preston King
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
If I knew where to write to recommend a story for "best of the year" status, I would send a copy of “Heritage”… What starts out as a sort of obvious little ghost story develops into one of the most remarkably moving commentaries on the interconnectedness of all life … that I have ever read. This story will forever change the way you look at your yard, guaranteed!–Janet Erinda
Catatone
By Stephen Cote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Jideon de Rosa is a combat cyber-medic with the Spanish Legion. After his ex-wife takes their daughter, he tracks them to North America. He finds his wife missing and his daughter suffering from a drug. Jideon has less than a day to find the cure.
Metric Modulation
By Marc Vale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyle Rittner used to be the road manager for White Hammer back in the day. Now he gets an offer to manage them again. The band is ready to take on the road and tour the States in hopes to make a comeback. And it's all possible, as long as the band listens to Kyle about what songs to play and what not to.
The Death of Cassandra Quebec
By Eric Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cassandra Quebec: an artist who had shown the world her soul. At the height of her career she was the world's most celebrated artist, but then she announced her betrothal to minor laser-sculptor Nathaniel Maltravers. A year later she was dead. And now... her death has become a work of art. Powerful and clever science fiction from the two times winner of the BSFA short story award.
Physics in Daily Life & Simple College Physics-II (Electricity and Magnetism)
By Murat Uhrayoglu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by E-Kitap Projesi. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
"Before electricity generation began slightly over 100 years ago, houses were lit with kerosene lamps, food was cooled in iceboxes, and rooms were warmed by wood-burning or coal-burning stoves. Beginning with Benjamin Franklin's experiment with a kite one stormy night in Philadelphia,the principles of electricity gradually became understood. In the mid-1800s everyone's life changed the electricity
The Bone Flute
By Lisa Tuttle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Venn, a fickle and restless young musician, is drawn to the “lost planet” of Habille where, it is said, human nature has changed, and love once experienced can never die. In an afterword written especially for this edition, Lisa Tuttle explains her controversial decision to refuse the Nebula Award for this story.
Unacceptable Use of Resources
By Lawrence Frederick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
MWI53254 had a major problem when he developed a severe cast of flatulence.
Who Is The Fish?
By Jack Preston King
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Buckle in for this riotous roller-coaster ride through a landscape of dreams, alien teaching machines, and characters who never, once, turn out to be quite what they seem... Philip K Dick would love this book! And if you don't recognize PKD, the master himself, lurking behind King's character H. F. Kurtz, as this book so eloquently recommends, "pay attention, you fool!" – Vincent Casspriano, Jr
Under a Blue Sky Sun
By David L Erickson
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's my distinct pleasure to present a selection of tales ranging from the whimsical to the darkest of dark, guaranteed to make you wonder; what don’t we know about the world we know?
Royal Blood
By Michael Horton
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rheine urgently needs to speak with the queen, and she knows just how to get Her Majesty's attention...
Day Dreamer
By Devin Hodgins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When asleep, Steve dreams the next day; when awake, Steve tries not to make his dreams come true.