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Interzone #247 Jul - Aug 2013 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer 's line up: L.S. Johnson, Russ Colson, Jacob A. Boyd, V.H. Leslie, Rebecca Schwarz, and Philip Suggars, whose story placed 2nd in 2013's James White Award. Cover art by Jim Burns +: David Langford's Ansible Link (news & obits); reviews: Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn (movie); Tony Lee's Laser Fodder (DVD/Blu-ray); books, including collections from both Chris Beckett & Mercurio D. Rivera.
The Master of All Paths by Steve Rimpici
Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Follow the journey of Dee-Kam, a member of the xenophobic but deeply spiritual Kersh race, on his quest to find his path in the universe. Seeking guidance from the planet's elders, he finds that learning always comes at a price. This science fiction novella provides a unique point of view of the action and will keep the reader engaged from start to finish to become The Master of All Paths.
Equador Morto by Manuel Alves
Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Muitos anos depois de criaturas lendárias terem surgido na Terra e dominado todo o hemisfério norte, a Humanidade vive apenas no hemisfério sul, escudada por uma barreira construída à volta do mundo, sobre a linha do Equador. Uma equipa de reparações é atacada numa missão a norte da barreira e o capitão Marco, o único sobrevivente, só quer regressar a casa.
Jill and the Genestalk by Viola Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A runaway bride, a race of crippled giants and a woman whose genes can solve anything. Jill and the Genestalk.
Never Say Die, A Zombie Time Loop Story by Kimberly Gould
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,490. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Cassandra has survived the zombie apocalypse. She and others have banded together to search for more survivors. On one such rescue mission, the zombies get lucky and Cassandra is their victim. Instead of dying, Cassandra finds herself in her own past, days before the outbreak of the virus that turned all the adults to mindless monsters. She has one chance to stop it all. Well, maybe more than one.
Star Wanderers: Benefactor (Part VI) by Joe Vasicek
Series: Star Wanderers, Book 6. You set the price! Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(1.00 from 1 review)
Jakob gave up his freedom to start a family at Megiddo Station, and now he's starting to regret it. Famine and exodus have left them all penniless, and the cycle of racism keeps it that way. As the spark of his marriage slowly dies, a benefactor emerges to pull him back from the brink.
Sparks - Tales from the Provinces by Joseph Bouchard
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the Provinces. This anthology contains 6 flash-fiction stories set within an engaging steampunk sci-fi style world. You will meet key players in my upcoming novels, both heroes and villains, as they struggle through important moments in their lives. These backstory snapshots help lay the groundwork for things to come. This is an excellent introduction to my work. Enjoy the journey!
Lunen: Triblood by Ahmed Al-Sheikh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Winnie Winters is whisked away to a strange new world, her life takes on a new adventurous path that she never imagined possible. Once there, Winnie meets a young Triblood by the name of Lunen, and together, they begin on an exciting journey filled with the unexpected. Fighting side by side with Lunen, Winnie will soon learn more about this new world of monsters and evil men.
Virtual Hero by R. L. Copple
Price: Free! Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Ethereal Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Superheroes in space! Not just any superheroes—virtual superheroes. Four exciting stories of Jeremy, Mickey, and Bridget from the Virtual Chronicles world await your enjoyment. From their base on Titan, the trio find plenty of exciting challenges for their new powers. You can join them on these fun adventures as they go where no virtual superhero has gone before.
The Legion Rises: Omnibus by Ryan James Fitzgerald
Series: The Legion Rises. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,390. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After abandoning their transport ship, the crew and passengers of the Starship Mathias crash land on an unknown and hostile planet—Deus. They discover fantastic and malevolent creatures on the planet's surface as they search for the other survivors and are soon drawn into a maniacal sorcerer's scheme to turn himself into a god and destroy all life in the universe, one planet at a time.
Four Times Blessed by Alexa Liguori
Price: Free! Words: 78,400. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What if one of history's (cough) less-fortunate heroes got a second chance? All sugar-and-spice, adventurous Crusa is once again in the embrace of her aunt's magical kitchen. Her family (or at least, one side of it) is thrilled, because (finally!) they can throw her a most-advantageous wedding. Her escapades get a rough start, as her not-quite-fairy godparents get her a bodyguard, the fiery Lium.
The Darkness by Eddie Drueding
Series: Arraborough, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Arraborough series continues with Book 2, "the Darkness." Book 1, "The Unimaginable Road" introduced a strange animal planet and the small group of friends who decided to build a safe haven from the deep-laid intrigues of their modern society.
Double Helix Crucifix by Jeffrey R. Westen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
When greed and faith collide, two powerful men and a beautiful televangelist construct a plan to gain control of the world’s dwindling oil reserves by creating a clone of Jesus to lead America in a new Crusade. But unknown to them, a second clone is born far from their guidance to a young Hispanic woman who hides away the child she believes is Christ incarnate.
Nymphomation by Jeff Noon
Price: $4.62 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Manchester is gripped by a new lottery game - "Domino Bones". Every Friday night, Manchester stills as the bones tumble into the winning combination. But there is only one real winner - the company that is taking over the city's dreams. Only a band of students can save the city from takeover.
If It Kills Me by Jason D. Morrow
Series: The Starborn Saga, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Overconfidence has no place in a world where the dead rule. Nineteen-year-old Mora has learned this the hard way.
Girl Power by PT Dilloway
Series: Girl Power, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When a supervillain's weapon turns Earth's greatest male heroes into its greatest heroines, they enter a whole new world. Can Apex Girl, Velocity Gal, the Mermaid, and Midnight Spectre come together in time to save the world?
Over Mount Fuji by Joel Huan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When seven fighter jets disappear over the Pacific with no evidence of a crash, Wulfstein discovers more than he could have ever thought: something monstrous that crawls right out of ancient mythology into our twenty-first century.
The Martian Wave: 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The 2013 issue of The Martian Wave, now being published by Nomadic Delirium Press, brings you stories and poems that look at the exploration and colonization of the universe, with a special focus on our solar system. In this issue, you'll find colonists being stalked on an alien world, murder, dangerous missions to planetary moons, and aliens, lots of aliens, meddling in human evolution.
The Infinite Within by Michael Drakich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Going into outer space calls to Astronaut Brooke Jones like the sirens of old, and when the chance to be part of the first manned mission to Mars arises, she is ecstatic. But little does she know the fate that awaits her on the surface of the red planet or the results of her encounter when she gets back to Earth.
The Quantum Gate by Patrick C. Van Slyke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Hard-Metal Defense Corp makes physics professor Shawn Bender an offer that he cannot refuse; a paid sabbatical from Princeton, unlimited resources and a crack team of scientist. Their goal is to take the quantum computer out of the mathematical realm and to build the world’s first working model. The possibilities to aid mankind are endless; if it can be done.