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Mutation Z: The Ebola Zombies by Marilyn Peake
Price: Free! Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Emma Johnson, recent nursing school graduate, volunteers to work at an Ebola treatment and research camp in West Africa. There, she discovers that human medical experiments are being conducted on both the Ebola virus and a man-made Zombie virus. It appears the World Health Organization, the CDC and the U.S. military are all involved.
System Lords by Brett P. S.
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Visaari traveled to Callisto from a faraway star in a distant corner of the Milky Way. The life forms of Earth harnessed Atomic power years ago, grinding their civilization to dust. The ruling Visaari council in the system debated their future stake in a dwindling, though fledgling people. At'rif, a young Visaari filled with love for the humans, sensed the council's commitment waning.
Omega Shadows by Carol Hightshoe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Still trying to convince members of the former Centauri Alliance she can be trusted, Selaynia finds herself kidnapped - apparently by the organization she once worked for - and taken to a new world where members of the group Omega are coming together. An alien intelligence takes an interest in the group -- but just who are they and what do they want with the refugees?
Into the Dark: From the Journals of Samantha Bloodworth (Walking on Mars Serial 7) by Briar Lee Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
At first, the Shellerby Research Facility, built in the late 1950s, seemed no different than the other dozens of research facilities that dot Antarctica. But after two suicides and a mysterious plane crash, Shellerby was shut down. Captain Riley Scott and journalist Samantha “Sam" Bloodworth arrive to reclaim the station. Separated from her friends, Sam is pursued by a malevolent, unseen entity.
Snail's Pace by Susan McDonough-Wachtman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Do you like science fiction that includes humor, adventure and cultural clashes? Snail's Pace is a novella which throws Victorian orphan Susannah into the challenging diversity of an alien spaceship. Can Susannah survive as governess to a snail child? Snail’s Pace is a quirky science fantasy, a “comedy of manners that is unlike any you've read” according to Lisa DuMond of SF Site.
Damage Control - ARC by Mary Jeddore Blakney
Price: Free! Words: 44,770. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The cute little alien ape that ended up in a remote village due to a lab experiment didn't seem like anything to worry about. The simple village people took it in and fed it and kept it out of the sun, and the scientists went on with their research. But the ape's determination to return home has pushed respected leaders to desperate measures and brought half the galaxy to the brink of war.
The Spiral Effect by James Gilmartin
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mashups
99% of the Earth’s population exhibits signs of telepathy and telekinesis. 99% of the Earth’s population is dying from a mysterious new disease. The Collector, unaffected by the virus, has taken it upon himself to search for answers. Pushed by the single command: Find the Cause, Find the Source, Find the Beginning, he traverses through other minds, collecting memories to find a cure.
The Excalibur Case by John Pirillo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Baker Street Brotherhood search for the mythical sword of King Arthur, "Excalibur," and stumble on a mystery much greater and infinitely more dangerous.
The Grande Galactic Bouffe by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the events in the Ceres star cluster, other protagonists also find time to follow their usual businesses. Tami Hethal, the Solvanian GSA Agent, has been reassigned to a special training in Jiuquan. At the same time, her friend Rolf Katman is planning to visit the Grande Galactic Bouffe...
Sleeping Sickness by Peter Sargent
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
A Heart's Desire by Maira Bakenova
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Evelyn wishes to know the exact time and date of meeting with the love of her life. Her heart’s desire takes her millions of light years away from home, when a deadly virus starts spreading across the universe, freezing the hearts that are yet to find true love…
We Don't Know Why by Nancy Springer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
Lucent Sylph by RJ Conte
Price: Free! Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.
Messiah by John Andrew C. Chilver
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
'Messiah' is the story of the second coming. Not of Christ, but of of his kind – visitors who had been to earth before, and recognized the potential – both good and bad – of its inhabitants. Written and set in 1999, just prior to the Millennium, Messiah is a thought provoking contemplation of belief and its origins – and the lengths to which the faithful will go to protect their religion.
Pale Horse: Seven Seals Redux, Book 4 by Connie Myres
Series: Seven Seals Redux. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Follow our ragtag gang as they endure the trials of the fourth seal in this upbeat and lighthearted adventure story. Zombies, alien moss, and a trip to Mars included.
Betrothed Episode One by Odette C. Bell
Price: Free! Words: 53,270. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sometimes destiny can no longer wait …. Annie Carter is new to the future. Born 400 years in the past, she was cryogenically frozen after a serious illness, only to wake up to a new world. One that has a plan for her.