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Unbalanced
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From future commentary on NASCAR racing to animated characters crossing into the real world, from the self-conscious to the unconscious, Jim Baen Memorial Grand Prize winner, and Writers of the Future Finalist Sean Monaghan presents a collection of quirky and odd science fiction stories. This book length collection includes a dozen stories from the fringes.
The Hard Karma Shuffle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One-named aging flower child Paladin is a fugitive from the 60's and now a fugitive from the law as he's suspected of the murder of a low-rent lawyer. He draws on the subculture of Portland, Oregon to stay one step ahead of the cops and close in on the real murderers.
D. D. Murphry, Secret Policeman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
D.D. Murphry, Secret Policeman, fights the crimes nobody else can see or believe. Despite the daily perils and without praise, he lives a hard life on the street as a homeless man while pursuing the most dangerous criminals. Ordinary people sleep secure in their beds never knowing they owe their happiness to the one man who stands alone against hidden evildoers: D. D. Murphry, Secret Policeman.
The Skeptic (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Sheryl is a skeptic and doesn’t believe in ghosts, but her boyfriend Mike has plans to change her mind.
The Other Darrin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gary's life takes a strange turn when he notices the people around him are a little too attractive. A short story. Includes a three-chapter preview of Monsters All the Way Down, a new novel coming out Summer 2014.
The Fix-It Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A typical car ride for Jude and his family takes a surreal turn as time unravels around them. A short story. Includes a three-chapter preview of Monsters All the Way Down, a new novel coming out Summer 2014.
Mr. Boots (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Finding your place in the world is challenging enough, but how about the entire universe? John would rather enjoy a cold beer and watch a sports game than answer such difficult questions. However, an outburst of melancholy from his best friend and the appearance of a headless cowboy may call for a sudden change in plans.
Cancellation Clause (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Certain situations in life offer a second chance, but death is rarely one of them. Not ready to check out just yet? Then be sure to ask about the Cancellation Clause. After all, death may be irreversible, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be negotiable. This story is also available in the bundled collection, "All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."
Mender (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seeing a big, red handlebar mustache every now and then isn't unusual, but three in one day, especially when one belongs to a woman? Now something strange is going on! Couple that with a hoard of rats invading your apartment and you've got a real problem on your hands. To add insult to injury, finding out that you are the root cause of all this could really ruin your day!
Above the Clouds (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Up in the air and out of your mind. Rick has been cooped up for half a day in economy class on a flight to Beijing and is ready for a change of pace. Unexpected turbulence though could prove to be more than asked for as Rick realizes his plane may not be alone in the cloudy skies over China. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."