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Domestic Science
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Classics
Domestic Science is the sometimes intense, often whimsical, frequently moving and very appealing account of one year in the life of a food technology teacher, who is also a mother, wife and author. The domestic science of the title is a rich metaphor for the intricacies and complexities of family life in the twenty-first century.
In No Time At All
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 229,460. Language: Australian English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Peter left home before dawn, he never could have guessed that he would be whisked away by Aliens and taken beyond the rings of Saturn. Five others were also ‘Invited’. With a soft tremble, the gigantic Spacecraft began the return voyage to Mypolarius - passing planets, stars and using super-highways at ever increasing, unbelievable velocity! But why the invitation for us six?
Amy's Pendant
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 76,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The antique pendant Amy receives for her fourteenth birthday unlocks an ancient mystery and traps her inside an alien labyrinth populated with strange robots, android animals, and a central intelligence that does not want her to leave.
Whisper to me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Set in the near future, planet Earth is dying and the imminent environmental crisis prompts mankind to look to the stars for a new world to colonise. The Hypatia missions are pathfinders, performing reconnaissance of potential homes for mankind. This is the story of Hypatia IV and its crew, dispatched to an exoplanet in the Vega system. . .
The Body
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A long-suffering, social-climbing son deals with more than the usual embarrassment of misbehaving parents, hoping to find acceptability in the certainty of their demise. If some things would just stay buried... “The Body” is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
My Brother's Keeper
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Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Wealthy, retired tycoon Charles Stanford is sneaking around behind his brother's back with his wife when he finds out that his brother is terminal with cancer. Charles contacts a company that has had success fighting cancer by exchanging human and animal DNA. Instead of curing the cancer they create a chimera for Charles, a dog that carries much of his brother's DNA. Things go wrong.
Europa Exploration Mission
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,400. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In April 2010, the Civil Space Agency launched a manned mission to the Jupiter moon of Europa. In March of 2015 the mission arrived at the moon of Europa with a crew of eight. The Europa Exploration Mission discovered a world that once only existed in dreams.
Gnit-Wit Gnipper and the Perilous Plague
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Price: Free! Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
No matter how hard she tries life never seems to go quite right for Gnipper Tallhat, an eight-year-old Gnome determined to receive the recognition her intelligence deserves. This time, however, she's got it all figured out. Finally, her father will have to be proud of her accomplishments...provided he manages to live through them. *This is a 6,000 word short story*
Sixty Days Until Eternity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Adrian van Buren is a prominent nuclear engineer and he has just been told he has sixty days left to live. With his time running out, Adrian turns to the science of aging with the hopes of extending his life and explores novel medical techniques to fix his ailing heart.
Prison Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three years ago, a sudden darkness covered the Earth. Everyday, people fight to survive. One person turned the tides and now, he must find a way to free himself from his own lie to stay alive.