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Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Leviathan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the shocking announcement of a giant sea creature discovered in the Atlantic, the entire world is left to wonder: is this a sign of the end of times, or just a harmless giant creature about to awaken? With the countdown winding down, the world prepares... and waits for what's to come.
Founding Fathers / The Accompanist
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Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories- Founding Fathers: An increasingly desperate school teacher tries to locate a missing student. The Accompanist: In a nightclub in what’s left of Las Vegas, he plays piano for a singer named Carrie Masters, but the piano isn’t the only thing getting played.
The Bomb
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a bomb is deprived of its creator, how will it react? Perhaps by doing the one thing it was made to do? Or can it be stopped?
April the First
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The world is ending, and all Oscar Ramirez can do is sit at his desk and drink his morning coffee.
Brother Keepers
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Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Zito lives only with his creations, Ernie and Oliver. In Ernie, the doctor has created a universal donor, a clone ready to give Dr. Zito any part should one of the doctor's organs fail. In Oliver, the doctor has created a robotic surgeon, ready to harvest from Ernie any flesh the doctor may need. Only, the doctor never anticipated the friendship that forms between his clone and robot.
Unconventional
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Divorced and about to lose his son, Tom decides to take the three year old to his first comic book convention. He wants to create an experience that will last in the little boy's memory long after he's gone . . . and that certainly happens, though not in the way he would have planned. Also includes an author's note.
Blessings of Baalshemin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In the Spring of 1869 Mrs Isabel Burton begins a correspondence with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Director, Woodruff Spring, on a strange device she has run across in her travels. Ministry agents are dispatched and a soon enough the Burtons, both Isabel and her husband Sir Richard, are deep in a very peculiar occurrence and dashing through the wilderness to prevent untold horror occurring.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
The Fallen Ones
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a routine survey mission of an alien planet, an accident causes the ship's crew to black out. They awake planetside with no recollection of how they got there, and struggle to discover what has happened and find a way back to their ship.
A. Double E.E. - Code Name: GEL
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three siblings seperated at birth must work together to stop a mad scientist from destroying the galaxy, Earth and life as we know it.
Unkindness: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Raven Flight is one of the most feared units in the World at War MMO. Their dominance of the skies has their opponents on the ground shaking in fear. But are they truly invincible?
Spaceports & Spidersilk July 2014
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. Entertain your inner child, or your real child by picking up a copy today.
The Gauntlet: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 1
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
As Taya struggles to prove her abilities both mentally and physically in a prestigious government-run school, she needs to find a way to balance her goals with her instructors' expectations and deal with other students. Learn about what happens behind the closed doors of the CTF and whether Taya will master her compulsions or be mastered by her insecurities.
The First King
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Series: The Peers of Beinan, 4.1x. Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story of the elevation of Lord Malvyn to king is one of the oldest stories remembered by Beinarian history. Malvyn’s bow became known as “the Bow of Balister,” a legendary weapon whose fate remains unknown. A Peers of Beinan short story. Book-ended by "Good-bye A672E92 Quintus"
A Space Merchant's Tale & A Shotgun Wedding - Two Tales from The Keeper's Universe
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Series: The Keeper's Universe. Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Space Merchant's Tale is the story of Thomas Verch Angharad, the galaxies greatest space merchant and his genetically enhanced talking cat Peaches. A Shotgun Wedding is the story of star fighter pilot Will Snipes, and his unlucky encounter with the superstitious Turner clan.
Isis
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Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A hug-warm bed every night. A freshly-brewed coffee every dawn. That's the promise being touted by revolutionary tech giant iSYS and their new smart-home system. For Grayl, a self-confessed couch-potato, the chance to be a part of history in the making for the first time in his life was just too enticing to pass up. Promises, though, are cheap. Trust is not.
Incident on Oleander
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ken Creason only wants to get the best samples. The plant chemistry on Oleander is like a treasure trove. Too bad he's picked the wrong plant, in the wrong place. The little Oleands aren't going to give him a second chance. Ken just hopes his own crew will. A science fiction story from the author of "Climbing Blind".
Pest Control (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the distant future, an exterminator faces off against an evolutionary abomination inside a derelict apartment complex.
The Other Alice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Quantum mechanics, non-Euclidean space, the realm of dreams, and more await you in this collection of four flash-fiction tales (fewer than 1,000 words each). Contains 'The Other Alice', 'The Box', 'Alleys', and 'Dreaming of Borges'. Mysterious worlds and poetic prose await.