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The Hell of It All
By D.B. Crawford
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Has the consumer been manipulated by the oil industry for decades? After finding oil on his father's farm in the late 30s, William Hamilton devoted his whole life to the success of his oil company. When his only daughter informed him of an efficient gasless car engine, he manipulated the inventor to sell him the patent in order to prevent its manufacture.
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
By Samuel Willoughby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
Share Everything
By Timothy J. Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
The Zantem's Box - Sample
By Dayl McGlone
Series: The Small Boy, Zantem's Box Sample. Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
If you found a mysterious box which can seemingly bend time and space would you use it as a way to stop the war or as the ultimate weapon of mass destruction? Right and Wrong is a grey area at war time, who would you trust?
Neuroptera
By Cole J. Freeman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Brown Wall Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
In the early nineties, a tight-knit group forms. Young, reclusive, computer hackers are the core of the group, and find support with each other. In homage to the emerging World Wide Web, they create a chat room called Neuroptera. A young woman in this group begins experimenting in brain enhancements and uncovers a government conspiracy--or has she lost her mind?
Seed Ship volumes 1 and 2
By S Jennings
Price: $3.44 USD. Words: 26,010. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Citizens of the Universal Society live in a world Jumbled by the effects of Long-Hibernation. Sons and daughters easily become older than their parents as they travel throughout the Galaxy...Building new Planets as they go!
The Memory Machine
By Bryan Kollar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Meet Nathan Hickling aka Blake Stone, a modern day superhero. Blake is about to solve some of the major problems of today's world, problems like murders, robberies, & rapes. With his new invention, The Memory Machine, Blake can see crimes happening as if he is personally witnessing them, even though the crimes that happened may be in the past. No one can keep any memory hidden from Blake Stone.
Lifeform Three
By Roz Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Paftoo is a ‘bod’; made to serve. He is a groundsman in the last remaining countryside estate, once known as Harkaway Hall and now a theme park. Paftoo holds scattered memories of the old days but they are regularly deleted to keep him productive. When he starts to have dreams of the Lost Lands' past, Paftoo is propelled into a nocturnal battle to reclaim his memories and his soul
Energiekrieg
By Hardy Klemm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,150. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2013 by Ebozon Verlag. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Eine Atomkrieg- & Zeitreisengeschichte von Autor Hardy Klemm
Jellyfish
By Steven Jonak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two young men find themselves amidst forces beyond their control upon receiving a portenous note. Earnest brothers are placed in the center of a nascent revolt as a pair of young women grasp at an opportunity to escape from an oppressive evil, these character's destinies are bound and tested by instinct and passion, technology and fate.
A is for Atom
By Gilles Messier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Olivia knows the power of science and technology. As radiotherapist, she sees miraculous cures every single day. But an unexpected patient will put her resolve - and personal integrity - to the ultimate test.
Special Access
By Mark A. Hewitt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,480. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Basking in the glory of killing Osama bin Laden, the President revealed that US Navy SEALs carried out the mission. His constant heralding of their heroism and capabilities damaged the SEAL's operational security, revealed tricks of their trade, and endangered them and their families.
The Prelude
By Baron LeSade
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
The Stalker
By Jeremy Reimer
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
A Discovery of Technological Systems
By Kenneth Fetterman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
This short play/dialog with a futuristic time capsule curriculum is intended for middle school students in courses related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.). The unique student-centered learning experience includes a project information guide, an implementation plan for educators, suggested student activities, and an assessment strategy.
Inside: A Short Story
By Ellie Reynylt
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In “Inside,” transhumanist technophile Audrey assembles a group of like-minded friends and begins to work toward her goal of bridging the gap between humanity and technology. When her body begins to fail her, Audrey must choose between giving in to the limitations of her human existence or moving beyond them. (4,300 words)
A Fetish For Frustration
By Stanski
Price: Free! Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Charles B. Hatton, the reclusive billionaire, is in jail and wants to escape… But he is locked in no ordinary cell… By choice, he has jailed himself into a network of steel cages.
Unmanned Submarine
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
Vic the Computer
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short fiction story about a secretary who is informed that the office is getting a word processor to replace her trusty typewriter.
Our Own Devices
By Gilles Messier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
MID-CENTURY SPECULATIVE FICTION: The Second World War. Nuclear Power. Space Exploration. Three powerful forces that forever changed the course of history. In these nine new stories Messier explores our intimate and often fickle relationship with science and technology in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and how it came to define our past, present and future. With 27 archival photographs.