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Outcasts: Short Stories by Nick Wisseman
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal short stories by Nick Wisseman.
Five Days of Grub
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The town they walked into, the man and the girl under his protection, wasn’t friendly. No town was since Doomsday. But it had something going for it, some secret good stuff going on, and maybe even a plan to share. The only trick was figuring out what that “sharing” was going to cost.
Playing Solitaire and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories by award-winning SF and fantasy author Mark Shainblum. - PLAYING SOLITAIRE: Superhuman powers, broken hearts and 3000 year old evil, not necessarily in that order. - THE ART OF SOLITUDE®: Boyfriend getting in the way of your art? Escape to your own private universe! What could possibly go wrong? - THE BREAK INSPECTOR: An unofficial sequel to a lost Mark Twain masterpiece.
De Schaal van Offerande
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Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: Dutch. Published: February 25, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een virtuele wereld die echter is dan de alledaagse realiteit. Maar ja, wie wil er nu realiteit? Een patiënt gaat op stap voor het eerst in lange tijd. Maar wie weet er na al die tijd nog waarom hij patiënt was? Paul van Leeuwenkamp stelt ongemakkelijke vragen en de antwoorden zijn misschien niet wat we willen horen...
Punchline
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Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Num futuro longínquo em que a razão reina suprema, a descoberta de um artefacto proveniente de uma era devastada por emoções primitivas traz o caos a uma estação arqueológica remota. (1 de 2 elaborações sobre piada arqueológica)
Pinky Promises
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,330. Language: British English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is her last year of school and Ellie wants to spend the summer with her friends and sister. They decide to go to a friend's cabin by a lake and soon meet Ian, whose parents used to live in the area. As Ellie gets closer to Ian, she realises that not everything is as it initially seems.
Lekkend vuur
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: Dutch. Published: February 24, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In een wereld waar sommigen mensen verhitte eigenschappen bezitten, zijn er ook die doven.
Hits On Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Hits On Earth, alien websurfers arrive unannounced, and the relationship of one alien and one human will set the tone for the future of both species. Hits On Earth includes the bonus flash fiction piece Velocity, in which a message from an alien craft contains important information... but can it be decoded in time to act on it?
The Lonely Levite
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Levi is the last man alive, and so must set out into the empty world to look for a wife, and the future of mankind.
On Trial
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul Allen’s worst nightmare has come true. His runaway son, Randy, has been convicted for the third time and is going away for life. Unless... As allowed by law, Randy has requested an assisted telepathic link with his father. If, after that link, a testing shows a significant psychological change, Randy gets another chance at freedom. Paul can't refuse. But maybe he should have.
Minimum Wage
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Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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This light sci-fi short story is about a young boy who questions the status quo of his privileged life.
Population Zero Collection I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Pangala Syndrome has burned away humanity in a matter of months. As people die off left and right, those that live face hardships they had never imagined in their darkest nightmares. This five-story collection includes two previously unreleased stories, Barney's Grand Finale and Tiffany's Mask. (57 pages)
Dead Man's Resolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Tibor stumbles upon a dead man in a dumpster with a high-tech system, he learns that life outside his small, little world has gotten stranger than the games he plays.
The Rogue Missile
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To prevent the deaths of millions, a groundbreaking technology is utilised. Where the Rogue Missile went? Only time will tell.
Tales of the Last Bards
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You set the price! Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Compilation of short story fan based fiction in the world of "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgeson The sun has died and the Earth is in perpetual darkness, yet within the Last Redoubt mankind lives on against the creatures that lurk within those shadows. In the earlier times, before the great dark, life under the waning sun was also perilous for those born into them.
"What A Dream!"
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Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
Heroes of Mars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For over a hundred years the savage world of Mars has lived in the minds of generations of readers around the world! Now fans can enjoy new adventures in the grand sword and sandals tradition of the original tales! Inside you will find five all new adventures set across the mythic Martian landscape.
De schone slaapster symfonie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een gedreven componist heeft op het eiland Baltrum zijn eigen paradijs gevonden. Daar werkt hij, afgeschermd van het jachtige leven van de eenentwintigste eeuw, al jaren aan een symfonie. Op een dag wandelt een avontuurlijke schone met een duister geheim zijn leven en zijn hart binnen. Met dit verhaal heeft Django Mathijsen de Unleash Award najaar 2007 gewonnen.
Maiden Voyage of the Pink Plastic Ponies
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Drake Derringer thinks he knows how to handle his preschooler twin girls until he has to figure out how to tell the family that he's been relocated... to Mars. But they ain't even gettin' into Low Earth Orbit if his beloved girls can't bring their beloved pink plastic ponies along. * A silly tale of science fiction... with toddlers. By professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott.
B.I.T.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man with a life-altering, gene-hacking virus must decide whether to accept his new existence, or try to regain his old identity. As often happens, we must wonder: what are we willing to give up to be cured? (BIT is a VERY SHORT sci-fi flash story, and is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind.")