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System Failure
By Pete Molina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
The exciting conclusion to Version Innocent. The restoration genie is out of the bottle. Terra and Greg must continue their mission to free Mars and the rest of the Solar System from the tyranny of the establishment. Those in power will stop at nothing to prevent their return to civilization. The future of humanity hangs in the balance in this thrill ride across the solar system.
Corridor
By James Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
Engineers attempting to determine the nature of a mysterious alien artifact make a horrifying discovery.
Stones of Significance
By David Brin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Singularity -- when our skill & knowledge & immense computing power transform us into... well... godlike beings. From a writer's perspective, it presents a problem. One can write stories leading up to the Singularity, about problems like rebellious AI. But how do you write a tale set after the singularity has happened? That's the topic of Stones of Significance.
Legacy of a Mad Scientist
By Ashley Fox with John Carrick
Series: The Trials of Ash, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 133,020. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Doctor Fox discovers the secrets of Spontaneous Combustion and the government declares him a threat to national security, but the trouble really starts when they go after his kids.
Four Stories About The Singularity
By Andrew Hickey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
A collection of four short-short, mostly humorous, stories about the Singularity, from four very different points of view.
A Place to Call Home
By Amber D. Sistla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
When her friend Rohan receives a termination notice from his employer, Amaranta thinks it is the perfect time to get what she wants. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. Originally published in the April/May 2008 issue of Cosmos Magazine, this short story received an Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois' The Year's B
Going Somewhere Else and Other Stories
By Amber D. Sistla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories. Please look inside to read about an explorer preparing for a journey that never ends, a young woman facing a monster that cannot be defeated, a death angel who's never actually collected a soul....and more stories. Includes seven stories.
Avogadro Corp: The Singularity is Closer than It Appears
By William Hertling
Series: Singularity, Singularity Series Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
David Ryan is the designer of ELOPe, an email language optimization program. When the project is in danger of being canceled, David embeds a hidden directive in the software accidentally creating an artificial intelligence. David is initially thrilled when the project is allocated extra servers and programmers. But excitement turns to fear as he realizes he's being manipulated.
Hymnal
By Lee Allred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Rookhouse Books. Category: Fiction
Billions of years in future, godlike beings battle in vain, but only one thing can stop the heat death of the universe: an ancient hymnal. Now the gods must regain their cast-off humanity and return to an Earth long dust to gain that secret. Award-winning author Lee Allred (DC Comics, Baen Books, Asimov’s) gives us an epic tale about life, love, and a power hidden within us all.
The Van Winkle Attempt
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction
Post-singularity, one makes of one's future what one can. Ossix choses well: holding an important job administering a popular bulletin board and maintaining membership in a thriving, if volatile, community. But what lies beyond the veil? In a world where engagement is everything, what happens when an entity chooses, despite the risks, to go to sleep? Includes bonus story: "The Doppler Effect".