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Ghosts, Girls, & Other Phantasms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
GHOSTS, GIRLS, & OTHER PHANTASMS is a comprehensive collection of Stephen Goldin’s solo short fiction, containing most of the stories from his earlier collection THE LAST GHOST AND OTHER STORIES. (The "Angel in Black" stories have been broken out into their own volume.) These stories run the gamut from humor to pathos, and are guaranteed to entertain.
The Greatest Gig and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Make first contact in this collection of five stories from the author of Dark Matters. Chrystal Eagle, starship plumber, deals with the messiest hazards on a starship — the passengers! An alien scientist discovers the unexpected truth behind his mission to another world! Emmett fights alien weasels for his survival! Keeping up with the Joneses — get the latest rocketship!
The Last Medal Winner: Four Science Fiction War Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short collection are four science fiction stories about war, from an effort to get a hero his due to the use of a new technology to keep a planet free. All four stories have been previously published.
Precious Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Sydnie Unfound, one of the Pelted gengineered by humans in centuries past, came to Earth to discover herself. She hasn't had any luck yet. But on a fateful day during the winter holidays, her luck starts to turn when she meets an unexpected fellow seeker.... a short story of the Pelted.
Uncrossed Paths
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Series: War of Order and Chaos, Short Story Collection. Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Years before they would be called upon to save the world, a baby girl was adopted by a master magician, a spy hunter found and lost the love of his life, a girl saved the one she cared about most from a demon, and a detective failed to save the one most important to him.
Falling Stars
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Series: Epsilon Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gattica Province died five years ago and sparked a war between the Earth Federation and the Epsilon Alliance. Cat Anders left E-Fed service after she learned the truth about the attacks on her home, defecting to the Alliance as a fighter pilot. She thinks she's alone in the universe. She's about to find out exactly how wrong she is...
Time Travel Times 5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Suppose you could travel in time to see Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Tom Paine, Socrates, or W. C. Fields. Or you could revisit your teen years through the power of Beatles music to alter your present—or accompany a time traveler from the future. Wouldn't you leap at the chance? In Time Travel Times 5, Vincent Miskell, invites you along on five fantastic journeys through time.
Lassù, da qualche parte
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: Italian. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fantascienza ed horror di qualità. Benvenuti nel mio mondo: spero di farvi passare qualche ora piacevole con i miei "incubi".
Spiders
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lenny and Steven are best friends in a society where everyone lives forever -- except for those who die on their fiftieth birthday. No one knows whether they'll be one of those to die until they start showing symptoms, and by then it's too late. Lenny, however, is convinced he's going to die, and that colors everything in their friendship.
The Death Sentence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The City had never been cleaner, safer, or quieter than it was on Erik Dankelson’s twenty-ninth birthday, and he couldn’t have been more heartsick about it." When all you want to do is be able to speak your mind, but all society wants is to keep everything clean, what do you end up with? The death sentence, the last words Erik Dankelson will ever speak.
The Party Crasher
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Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A macabre short story about a blissfully dystopian future, inspired in part by one of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic tales. The people of Felisar vainly believe that their technology has made them impervious to all threats. But pride goeth before a fall… and before a poisoning, and before a holocaust.
Blue is for Boys
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Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After a weekend of fun and excess he can't remember, Ravi wakes to a living nightmare that will change him forever. Soon he finds out where he is headed, and whether he likes it or not, who he is.
Rerouted: 9 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A collection of nine brief speculative stories about altered pathways.
Dark Pathways: 6 Short Works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Sometimes deep, sometimes just plain weird, these 6 stories gather around the theme of strange things that affect the courses of people's lives.
Jhyoti
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cadet Jhyoti sen Chandar is the lowest of the low, a bhoto, studying at the Alliance Academy on sufferance. When she stumbles across a high caste murderer, she will have to decide between justice for the poor dead woman, or survival. INCLUDES BONUS SHORT STORY: Jhyoti: Planetside
Voyager and the Aliens: Science Fiction Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, aliens come across television broadcasts from an unknown planet to them. Then, they come across a probe from same planet that tells them everything they need to know about this planet and its people. They decide to visit the planet, but when they arrive, not everything is as it seems.
Dunking Tralfamadore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
No sooner do we search for truth do we find nine people willing to lie to us and only one speaker of truth out of every ten. Imagine then the weight we should give to the words of a man who was one in a million when it came to telling the world the truth through humor and wit. This collection is one author’s letter of appreciation to the literary father who inspired his work.
Nine New Novellas
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You set the price! Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nine New Novellas is a collection of nine sci-fi/paranormal novellas and the work is one of author Jay Dubya's 40 published books.
The Deck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the not-too-disant future, space is at a premium, and parking decks are no exceptions. Poor Jerry Lassiter and new Ford Slipstream are about to learn the dangers of illegally parking. The lesson is to be delivered by the infamous park-cop, Officer Strickland, who's about to begin his second shift of enforcing the Old Raleigh Downtown Parking Deck. Three strikes and you're out.
A.I. Trigger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Albert and Giada are two scientists in love, and they want to share that love with their robot, ADAM. Love, however, can’t be programmed, and so they search for the elusive Artificial Intelligence Trigger that will spark real emotion in their creation.