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Computer Bug
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The date is 2280 and the world is very different. Virtual reality has replaced much of the actual world and many of the planet's inhabitents are no longer even made of flesh and bone. But children are still children; they still crave new toys, they still deceive their parents, and they can still be very cruel. In a future where not everything is as it seems, pain and torture remain real enough...
The Chamber
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Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Six strangers awaken in an empty room with metal walls, no door, and what appears to be a two way mirror. Then one by one, they start to die. From Brett J. Talley, author of the Bram Stoker Award nominee, That Which Should Not Be.
Epic Marvels
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This eBook has twenty-two of chuck's epic short sci-fi stories. A sci-fi assortment consisting of adventure, fantasy, suspense, mystery, horror, comedy, action, and steaming hot romance. Every imaginative story will rock your mind with thrills, chills, and super-surprises. There's sexy female aliens, scary alien creatures,and shocking situations.
Thesis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
All I wanted to do was submit my Thesis. It’s on theoretical physics. No interest to anybody. Or so I think until a shadowy organisation drives by my house and tries to shoot me. After that, I run, but it turns out that this is a matter of life or death. Potentially, mine. Thesis is a 2,800 word short story by Ray Jaxome.
A Lesser Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely. And superpowers distort perception. But even superheroes need help sometimes. When things go bad,who ya gonna call?
Lightning: A Machine of Death short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Liz is a librarian becoming disillusioned with her career. As she navigates another day of apathetic public service, she notices a Machine of Death slip left behind as a bookmark by a patron, labeled "Lightning." Liz doesn't know if the bookmark is a piece of someone's past or a warning for the future. Whose bookmark is it, and does Liz want to meet a doomed patron?
Switch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jean Mitchell, deep cover agent for the Association, just got her cover blown. Now there's only one option: become someone else entirely by trading bodies with another agent. But the real trouble starts when she starts to fall for that other agent's fiancee...
Endeavour
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three scientists play God and give life to an experiment. Things go wrong. Who will get out alive?
Tailor Maidens
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Pablo Mistry envisions the latest advance in electronic textiles out of Silicon Valley when he beholds a sleek high-tech T-shirt at an airport boutique. But he soon discovers that the ultimate personalized user experience has turned him into his own, rather dubious brand-- and that this tailor-made digitgal monstrosity will bring him no end of grief-- unless he can get the damned thing off.
Only the Arquebus, by H. Beam Piper
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts, Book 8. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Famed science fiction and mystery writer H. Beam Piper apparently died in 1964 under mysterious circumstances. One of his manuscripts, Only the Arquebus, vanished in the aftermath. In this weird short story of the future past, or, more accurately, the alternate near-future, the secret behind Only the Arquebus is finally revealed.
The Eye Of Renithi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bryce Carlisle had sold his youthful ambitions of great wealth for a comfortable living selling the looted trinkets of dying Mars. Then the package from a forgotten friend arrived, and his old lusts were awakened by the promise of unbelievable treasures in the vast wastes.
The Lost Ring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Wouldn't it be cool to travel back in time, and interact with your ancestors? Well. Annie Richards did just that. She was able to meet her grandparents when they were twelve years old, and by doing so, she was able to help solve a sixty-five year old mystery.
The Ghosts of Harrison Manor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Judy and Roy Harrison, inherited an old house that had been in Roy's family for over two hundred years. Once they moved in to their new home, with their five year old son Brian, Judy realized that they weren't alone. After doing some investigating of her own, she realized that her son might be in danger.
The Ghost of Camp Chippewa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Dennis Nelson liked to tease and torment his younger brothers. His parents decided to give their younger sons a break, by sending Dennis to camp for a while, one summer. At camp, Denis continued teasing and scaring the younger kids, until he himself became the one being scared, by an unseen entity.
The Beast Within
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Because of a freak accident, Eric discovers that he has acquired super human abilities. Although he uses his new talents, to help people, he considers himself, a freak.
One Baker's Dozen
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You set the price! Words: 66,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
One Baker's Dozen is a collection of thirteen sci-fi/paranormal stories.
Out of this World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Mara and her friends,are caught in an electrical storm, they find themselves transported to a strange place, unlike anywhere they had ever been. As they enjoy the adventure of a lifetime, they also wonder if they will ever get back home.
Time Trance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Nick discovers that he has the unique ability to travel back in time with his mind, he realizes that the possibilities are endless. As he gets older, he loves helping others with his ability, but yet he feels unfulfilled. Then, he finds Mindy, and his life is complete, or is it?
Time and Time Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This story is a sequel to "Time to Move Forward" It makes more sense, if you read that story first. In this sequel, Brian and Sam go time traveling again, but, on a much grander scale. It is adventure for the entire family.
Time to Move Forward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Brian and Sam(Samantha) have a lot in common. Their lives crossed paths because of something they had in common. They had both lost a parent to cancer. In their senior year of high school,they discovered that they had more in common they realized. They find that they can travel back in time, to right a wrong. They must be careful not to alter the past, because it could affect their lives in t