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Death of a Salesman's Boss by Dan Absalonson
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Dave finally has a new ride but he needs to get his raise before pay day or he's not going to be able to make payments for his new flyer. There's just one problem - the meeting with his boss has been canceled due to death.
Paradoja - Un Cuento Corto (Paradox - Spanish Edition) by Lane Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: Spanish. Published: August 27, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ted se ofreció de voluntario para la misión porque, después de todo, era no más que un viaje de rutina a Marte. ¿Qué podía salir mal? ~~ En lo más profundo, lo más oscuro del espacio, es preciso llenar el vacío, la soledad, la nada. ¿Tenemos los seres humanos la “capacidad psicológica” para embarcarnos en largos viajes espaciales? Si no, es posible que terminemos como Ted.
The Mirrored World by Meaghan Roos
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Living in a small California town in the mid-1960s, Rebecca Gallagher and Riley Parker are two young playmates, neighbors, and best friends when they first see a mysterious light glowing from a dark grove within their neighborhood.
Lost Worlds, Retraced by Third Flatiron Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Third Flatiron presents "Lost Worlds, Retraced," with over a dozen new SF/Fantasy/Horror short stories about lost worlds and parallel universes. If Discovery Channel shows like "Ancient Aliens" or "Man vs. Wild" are among your guilty pleasures, this could be the anthology for you.
366 Squared. Volume 6: June by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Echoes of Hush and Solace by Ken Hinckley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From a bereaved man’s extraordinary love and unfathomable loss to the future of what it means to be human… a death-defying plunge into the vast hell-forges of Jupiter on a quest for redemption… and an occult jaunt through time to the White Sands of the Trinity Atomic Test Site in search of solace, this collection of stories shines new light on the paradox of the human condition.
Legends of The Mysterious Creature by Charles Morehouse
Series: Thriller Series, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A snake in the jungle with a upper body as a anaconda and a lower body of a croc. It invades the shores of the United States of America, who will stand in its way?
Lights in the Deep by Brad R. Torgersen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ten astounding tales by triple award nominee Brad R. Torgersen. Go on fantastic new adventures at the bottom of Earth's oceans and at the edge of the solar system. Meet humans who are utterly alien and aliens who are all too human. Introductions by Stanley Schmidt, Mike Resnick and Allan Cole.
Lady Mechatronic and the Bordeaux Locked Room by Arabella Wyatt
Series: Lady Mechatronic and the Steampunked Pirates, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Advanced technology makes short work of a locked room mystery as Captain Hartwell and Lady Mechatronic find themselves with a body in a library...
Half Light by The Numbered Entity Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a secret war, fought during the darkest hours, the Shy Guy and his shadow thugs search for the only weapons capable of stopping his conquest of Half Light London. At the same time, a squatter called Devon finds his dream girl and discovers a side of London he had never noticed before, where all covet his most prized possession; a bleeding heart.
Onkalo (Projet Bradbury, #02) by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 2. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Lorsque le bateau de Nola accoste, l'archéologue sait déjà que le voyage ne sera pas de tout repos : alors qu'on pensait cette terre déserte, stérile et — à l'exception de quelques peuplades reculées — inhabitable, la fonte de la Glace a révélé les traces d'une civilisation antique qui aurait occupé ce territoire des dizaines de milliers d'années plus tôt.
Blackout by Kyle Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,380. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jake Coreson is your typical writer, or at least he used to be. But that was before he discovered his "gift" and how everything you know can change in the blink of an eye. Now Jake is on a quest to get his life back, even if it means destroying everything, and everyone he once cared for.
Emergence - A Post-Apocalyptic Novel by C.A. Bird
Series: Humanity Abides, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,610. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In book two of the Humanity Abides series, Mark Teller and over two hundred other survivors of a devastating nuclear war struggle to live in a world gone mad. Driven from their shelter by unimaginable creatures they begin the arduous task of rebuilding civilization in a hidden valley of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. This is a story of revenge, loneliness and Mankind’s need for community!
The Fourth Dimension: The Vezulian Trilogy (3 Volume Bundle) by Kevin Domenic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 251,110. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Controlled by technology. Forced into slavery. Exiled from his homeworld. Arus Sheeth is a teenage swordsman set to follow in his father's footsteps as a guardian and protector of the kingdom. But when an old adversary emerges from the ashes of war, Arus becomes the centerpiece of a bloody conflict, the ramifications of which stretch far beyond the stars.
Funscreen by Craig A. Falconer
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?
The Clutter Box by Adam Howell
Price: Free! Words: 25,010. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A telepathic infection is eating its way through Ernum Gustabler and has been since his childhood. But what's the source of his troubles? Is he merely a puppet, pushed along to the rhythm of a lie, or is he the master of his own fate? The Clutter Box: An existential sci-fi thriller.
Their Majesties' Bucketeers by L. Neil Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Captain Agot Edmoot Mav, Extraordinary Inquirer for Their Majesties’ Bucketeers, must find out who has killed a famed, but controversial, scholar. The killing was done in a windowless room which was locked and the murder weapon itself is a mystery. But Agot Edmoot Mav is nothing if not persistent, and as a loyal member of the Bucketeers, will not rest until the truth is revealed.
The Stars Do Not Lie by Jay Lake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A world strictly governed by religious dogma is challenged by a scientist who has discovered a key piece of information challenging long-held beliefs.
The Department Of Cautionary Tales by Katy Stauber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young adult science fiction novel about Juniper Strauss, a teenage mad scientist trying to make it to adulthood without destroying the world while trapped in a secret government military laboratory prison.
Containment by Eden Royce
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
“Life is different among the dead.” They are kept in chambers, their energy used to feed the City’s voracious appetite for fuel now that traditional sources are long gone. These grisly fuel cells are kept watch over by Feast, a devil-human hybrid whose recent run-ins with the City leave him questioning its authority.