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Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
Aurealis #71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
The Preacher (Angry Edenites 1)
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Series: Angry Edenites, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A small town preacher is kicked out of his little church with only a single miracle to his name and finds his destiny is somewhere far far away in the Garden of Eden.
Stum: A Short Alien Abduction Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tony is being abducted by aliens. As he scrambles to find a way to stop it, the little gray men from the stars have other plans for him. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Cruel and Swift Instruments of Nature.
Human Procurement: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Eton has never abducted a human before. What he doesn't know is that Alien Abduction, or Human Procurement as the company calls it, isn't always simple. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Monsters Win Wars.
Final Contact
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever wondered where the aliens are? Bill is sure they don't exist, but after centuries searching the galaxy for any sign of intelligent life, I'm not about to give up yet. I've just received this hot tip from a gang of Luddites out near M15. Hot enough that even Bill has chosen to join me for my final attempt to prove him wrong...
Synthetic, Electric Romance
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Series: Neo-human, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sarina Rubik is madly in love. Her guy Cylus is a broke down, Tank-Class Sentinel who loves her back with his every circuit. Yet Sarina, prone to trouble, walks right into a conspiracy on the Morningstar planet Gear. Why are fembots vanishing? Who is the Shredder? Most of all. What are the green skinned Humanoids that lurch around in Volt's shadows?
Dream Hunters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Novelette- Drew Maerd can't sleep. His disorder is causing problems at work. A concerned coworker suggests he appear on a show about people with odd dreams. A machine allows researchers to physically enter a subject's dreams. However there's a problem; entering dreams is risky business and the danger is real. Now, they've found more than they've bargained for.
Прах при прахта
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: Bulgarian. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Шест фантастични разказа. Четири в алтернативна вселена, в която България от 50-те години на XX в. е тръгнала по пътя на един малко по-зловещ научен комунизъм, но е запазила привидно жизнерадостните си цели. И два от жанра на ужаса, чиито герои се срещат с онова, което съществува непосредствено зад стените на собствената им реалност.
Dinner on a Flying Saucer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes, when a fella gets to help out with fightin’ a war between two alien races, it’s just not such a good idea to tell your wife. Sometimes the truth just isn't good enough. A really fun short story by USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith
In the Service of Aliens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Norma Hollister escaped her father's controlling influence and resettled on an alien planet six years ago. Prior to an important ceremony the Leefans chose her for, her father reappears in her life, trying to control her again. She must decide if she should follow her father's demands or defy him and follow the path set out by her new friends.
The Collider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Short Story- Physicist Daniel Bradford needs to meet the environmental demands of the Swiss President to continue operations at the Large Hadron Collider beneath the border between Switzerland and France. The president visits the site during a test when a power outage causes a major malfunction. If the problem is not reversed, the entire planet could be ripped apart particle by particle.
Thief
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Series: Science Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A thief in the future has extraordinary complications during a burglary.
The Pragmatic Hitchhiker
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Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The acrobat's odyssey carries on as he discovers throughout his encounters and his own feedback, a sound progression to mind. Speed-spacing on the on the Stellar Expressway, the Acoustic Funambulist finds himself in the midst of psychedelic delusions from a self-boarded Freaknik in this fifth episode of the series.
Five Minutes To Doomsday
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Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Harmonizing his stream to the tune of life, the Acoustic Funambulist travels on time throughout the galaxies in a progression of unlikely encounters. For his first visit to our planet, the acrobat finds out in this second episode that you sometimes have to look below the surface.
For Want of a Nail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
James Eldritch and the Incredibly Awkward Silence (#4)
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Series: James Eldritch, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Did you hear that? Neither did anyone else. A scenic trip to Bristol ends in disaster when a fiend no one saw (or heard) coming suddenly appears. James Eldritch discovers that his greatest foe might not be a Herald after all. Will he finally settle things with the man who took Melina’s life?
Cybersaurus - The Awakening: Episode Three
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Complications heat up for Regina and Stanley, as they encounter the mysterious - and lethally precise - Agent Sherman. Naomi volunteers to ease Regina's burden as they make their way through the sewers of New Washington, only for Naomi to see the difficulties of watching over the king of dinosaurs. Meanwhile, Mr. Warren Baker learns more valuable information from Dr. Harland Wolf.
Last Next Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's Gene's retirement day: he is turning sixty-five and it's time for a new body. Nothing is more important to him than the next time.
Synergy City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Why can't we build a streamlined city? We have the technology but seemingly lack the motivation. Are we so used to our substandard way of life that we simply can't imagine anything better? Are we so besotted by the current rambling designs? We don't need robots to carry our shopping, we simply need a better layout so that the shopping arrives by itself. Enter Synergy City.