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Solis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Charlie Outis has no idea of what the world might be like in the far future after he decides to have his brain frozen with the slim hope of it being revived one day. But even a thousand years from now, brains are a valuable commodity—even brains without heads. But who does the brain belong to? And who controls a mind without a body?
Centuries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Centuries explores a barely recognizable future where humans control their own evolution. Genetic manipulation and artificial intelligence shape an astounding destiny for our species. With these wondrous changes come unexpected new truths of heart and mind that challenge the very definition of human.
My Best 2012 Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Five SciFi Fantasy Short Stories. Spirit 101: What happens when one “wakes up dead.” How does one transition from life to after-life and back to life? Catori and Her Human: The first hybrid humans and mini-panthers of Earth. Between Galaxies: The first inter-galactic space captain. It's 2AM on the Moon Greeley: Teens and off-world drugs. Mind Over Matter: Mental masters vs Metal Slave Ship.
The Forgiving Execution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Stacey Shields learns the man who murdered her parents twelve years earlier wants the forgiving execution, she must gather up the courage to grant the request. Under this new process, murderer Jim Bird would be transformed into a harmless piece of flesh with an empathic link to her. Forgiving should not be taken lightly.
It's Only Temporary (A Tale of the End of the World)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,630. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Word gets out that humanity is doomed: a giant meteorite has been headed toward the Earth for decades, and the government is ill-equipped to stop it. On the final day of human life, Sean must decide who to spend his precious time with. When he opts to hit the road and reunite with a lost love, he encounters a mad society that is rapidly shredding the trappings of civilization.
Star Sails: Short Memory
Series: Star Sails, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short Memory is #3 in the Star Sails' series. After a couple of bad starts making initial contact with alien species, especially the Draken, the SS Falcon with Captain Jack Stone and his crew are heading straight back to home. Space might be the Final Frontier but it certainly isn't turning out to be the Friendly Frontier. But what about these Klethren on planet Kleth?
Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
Star Sails: Scot Free
Series: Star Sails, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scot Free is #2 in the Star Sails' series: The SS Falcon limps along to the planet Venid. The builders or Venidren are at war with a malevolent species of aliens called the Draken. The Venidren have built powerful androids to fight for their freedom. The Falcon is returning one of these androids back to the builders in the hopes that this small gesture...
The Best of Edmond Hamilton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Here is a collection of some of the finest short fiction penned by one of the "fathers" of modern science fiction, selected (and edited) by Edmond Hamilton's wife, Leigh Brackett. The collection spans nearly half a century of Hamilton's work and was selected from a repository of hundreds of stories that he had written over that period.
Hvězdodrap
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: Czech. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Město pod jednou střechou, lidé a roboti, a jak to vypadá, něco nekalého ťuká.
Seala's Burden
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Life as the daughter of the high councilor and the now famous first lady Mir Master Lia, was filled with duties and responsibilities. The constant stream of dull meetings and political functions left Seala yearning for something new.
Linda's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the seventh story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer gets an incredible series of lucky breaks. Coincidence? Probably. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 2,864 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Phoenix Splinter
Series: Project Horizon, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Battle King Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Keith Groenewald is an escaped experiment from a top secret military base known as Area Fifty-One. Veluz, a powerful secret society, helps keep him hidden from the government hands that demand his return. But everything has a price and his purpose goes far beyond what he knew. His creation and his purpose are other worldly, not just alien, but something bigger.
The Forest of Time and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Here is an eclectic collection of science fiction stories (and three short poems) by multiple-award-winning author Michael Flynn, author of such acclaimed titles as Eifelheim and Firestar. Included are two Hugo-nominated stories ("The Forest of Time" and "Melodies of the Heart").
Kometa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: Simple English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Thousands of years have passed since the destruction of the Hiderian Kingdom. All lay in ruin but one chapter still remains unexplained. As a battle is waged outside the gates of a newly established Eathranome kingdom in the Hiderian land, even the soldiers have no one to turn to as they look for some sort of support against these vile creatures.
The Asteroid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Suppose that you’re on board a small space station orbiting the Earth and you learn that an Asteroid of mammoth size is about to collide with the planet. No one can stop because it is too close and coming too fast. You can’t be rescued because there is no way to get a launch vehicle ready in time. All you can do is monitor the destruction and watch as civilization collapses...
Ally Oop Through the Ulysses Trees
Price: Free! Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A comic tale of men and their complete inability to come to terms with the three most confusing things in their universe; women, politics, and space aliens.
Return - Book III in the Five Worlds Trilogy
Series: The Five Worlds Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dalin Shar's dream for the 26th Century is to bring Earth's poisoned Lost Lands back to life and restore his home planet to its former glory. Until that happens, relocation to a more inhabitable planet is his people's last chance for survival. But the last free place in the Five Worlds is desired by more than one warrior of the stars...
Catacombs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,800. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Deep within the volcanic rock of Mt. Kilamanjaro lie the Catacombs, the enormous hidden burial caves of a vanished African society more sophisticated and technologically advanced than ours. A civilization that has left the formula for present-day domination by a world power etched into blood-red diamonds--the rarest gemstones known.
Pulseless Pandemic : The Zombie Outbreak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
African virus jumps to humans. 100% kill rate. It didn't stop there. The dead rise to feed on the living. A Paris flight; a Big Easy dinner; a ship to the Bahamas; a U.S. Senator; a buffet of ape meat flown in from Kinshasa. A common theme. The living just trying to survive, find refuge, survive assaults. Violence unravels to an apocalyptic ending where a cure is available, but the end isn't.