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The Impulse to Punish (a John Dee tale)
Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The year is 2169 and Mars has been transformed into a world not unlike rural America. Small towns. Farms. Churches. Dr. John Simon arrives from Earth, ready to take on the job of administering to the citizens of Milton Colony. Only the doctor soon discovers those who break the laws and morals of the colony are branded, quite literally, as their punishment. This the doctor cannot abide.
Give The Hippo What He Wants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the baseball league of the future, losing the World Series will get you the death penalty. Nobody cares if Thal Simoleon choked because of an opera-singing pink hippo that only he can see. Will the hippo's terrible secret lead to Thal's salvation? Or will he die in extra innings of the bloodiest high-tech basebrawl of all time? Only the hippo knows.
Strange Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dark and light, long and short, brooding and whimsical – there's a lot of variety in Tim Tracer's debut collection, but the stories have at least two things in common. They're delightfully entertaining. And they're very strange. If you're a reader looking for both, you'll find them in abundance in these ten provocative tales.
Cooper's Creek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jerry and Sue have just stolen a car from the LA Dome and they are on a road trip away from trouble. They stop at Cooper's Creek, in the middle of nowhere and find an old-fashioned store. But it is unlike any store they've seen and Jerry soon finds that a man can change after all. A 3,800 word Science Fiction story Cooper's Creek was originally published in The Mammoth Book of Road Stories.
One Awake In All The World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Exterminators Pass Candle and Nona Stiletto keep space safe for humanity by mowing down hostile alien lifeforms. When a distress call lands them in the battle of a lifetime on a postapocalyptic planet, they must fight a war for survival against hordes of savage creatures. Their only hope: a solitary alien child who might be the only key to a terrible secret that could end the carnage.
Universal Language
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mistake by space linguist Jalila could cost an alien species their lives. The crew of the starship Ibn Battuta has 24 hours to prepare planet Vox to face an invasion fleet. But when Jalila mistakenly uses a forbidden slur, the locals attack their supposed saviors. As revolution and invasion collide, only Jalila can save her shipmates and the aliens by revealing the secret behind the killer slur.
Tommy Top Hat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
One tragic day in a shopping mall, Kevin Husby turns his back on his infant daughter for just an instant - and the unthinkable happens. Someone abducts her. Twenty years later, divorced and alone, Kevin is living a hollow existence in New York when he meets a mysterious homeless man in a top hat.
Six Scifi Stories Volume One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six amazing stories: "The Greatest Serial Killer in the Universe": Serial killer trains aliens. "The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake": Hellish pastry in love. "Playing Doctor": Lab assistant loves mad scientist. "Serial Killer vs. E-Merica": Murder in a virtual reality Congress. "My Cannibal Lover": Bounty hunter falls for an edible man. "Zinzizinzizinzic": Aliens invade our shadows.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
We, The Watched
Series: We, The Watched, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Break through the government propaganda and avoid surveillance cameras in this dystopian adventure novel. Told from the unique first-person perspective of an amnesiac, acclaimed novel We, The Watched places the reader in the shoes of Seven as he struggles to go unnoticed in a surveillance society and discover his true identity.