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Asteroid Zirxon Will Destroy Earth In October by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The President announced that an asteroid had been discovered headed straight for Earth and would make impact in October. Life on Earth, as we know it, would be destroyed. World leaders were at a loss knowing how to avoid having this calamity occur. Finally, Wilma Brown found herself next to this asteroid faced with finding a method of avoiding the catastrophe. Was she able to measure up?
Diane, Bootstrap by Christian Exenberger
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Diane is the guardian of the vessel E.S. Horizon, but things are not quite as they should be. There is a two century gap in her memory, her space suite seems to be optional and everyone is looking at her strangely. But she has a job to do, and she will do it no matter what.
Frank Herbert: Unpublished Stories by Frank Herbert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For the first time, this collection presents 13 completed short stories that Frank Herbert never published in his lifetime. These tales show a great breadth of talent and imagination. Readers can now appreciate the writing of one of the field’s masters in a kaleidoscope of new stories.
Eidolon Atomic by C.V Grimms
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Science-fiction containing some of the most powerful superheroes ever conceived in any comic book or novel. The most important novel written in the new century. One that outlines many social and political problems that plague this day and age. Eidolon Atomic, is a book that is the first of its kind, incorporating a technology that has never been conceived before in writing or film.
LA LUMIERE DU NOIR by Alban
Price: $15.60 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cette Romance-thriller-cyber-gothico-mystique s'inscrit dans la veine des romans-essais, ne pouvant vous laisser de marbre.Attendez vous à un étonnant, particulier VOYAGE INITIATIQUE ainsi qu'à une acerbe analyse sociétale, en guise d'avertisseur d'un futur encore plus déshumanisé ! De l'Air, de la Lumière... changeons d'Ere !
Sci-Fi Microfiction by Pervaiz Salik
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book presents a totally new concept: sci-fi micro-fiction. These pieces may be short, but these 14 stories will excite you, challenge you, and even threaten your current way of thinking as they look into the future of humanity and their lives. Enter this space and let your imagination run wild. Technical words have been kept to a minimum, but essential terms are explained in short notes
"When Universes Collide: A Star Wars Fan Fiction--COMPILATION” by scifiguy3553
Price: Free! Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Finally, in one Ebook! In what could only be considered taboo, this Star Wars FanFiction takes us to planet Earth! Where, Jacob, a young human in Chicago, is befriended by a Sith, Darth Harest. Her hopes of adding him to a new struggle of the emerging Sith power on Earth!
Beauties of the Beast (The Yellow Hoods, #4) by Adam Dreece
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The Lady in Red’s revenge against the Piemans is nearly complete, and soon there will be no one to stop her. She’s ready for anything, except for the return of her long dead son. But is it really him? Continues the thrilling ride from All the King’s-Men and will have you punching the air with joy and biting your nails in angst.
The Death of the American Dream by Cora Buhlert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They came out of nowhere to attack America's towns and suburbs: Giant mutant crabs and other creatures, grown to enormous size due to nuclear radiation and bent on destroying the American way of life. But while many fall to the monster attacks, an advertising executive finds the unexpected strength to survive and fight back for the sake of his family…
The 40th Day by Deirdre Gould
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,850. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the concluding novel of the After the Cure series, a small splinter colony of surviving humans struggle to protect themselves from a devastating plague. Without modern medicine, without electricity or hope of outside aid, the only resort is quarantine.
The Interview by William Petersen
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The leader of an enigmatic and secret cult arrives at a television studio to reveal his message: "They Are Close."
Heart by Leslie Claire Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Secret Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Love. Murder. A deal with the devil. In a world where dark enchantment endangers every soul and, for the right price, anyone can live forever, Erynn must risk all to follow her clockwork heart. "Heart" is the first story in the Clockwork Heart Tales. To enter the magic, read "Heart."
The Apocalypse Collection by Ink Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From Author's Adelise M. Cullens, Aletta Smith, and The Saber comes the end of the world. Three tales of mankind's destruction all in one book. It Includes the stories: SPORE, GENOME, and EARTH'S FINAL CRY.
Fractured Mind Episode Two (A Galactic Coalition Academy Series) by Odette C. Bell
Series: Fractured Mind. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
There’s no going back. The Academy is under siege, and Sarah Sinclair may be the only clue to saving everyone. But the battle doesn’t stop. Sarah and Karax are pursued relentlessly, thrust from one bloody battle to the next with no reprieve. Time is running out. Not just for the Academy, but for the Earth itself. The Corthanx have begun a secret invasion. If they aren’t stopped, Earth will fall.
Fractured Mind Episode One (A Galactic Coalition Academy Series) by Odette C. Bell
Series: Fractured Mind. Price: Free! Words: 43,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sarah's been plagued with strange dreams her whole life. Except there's one problem - they aren't dreams. Everyone thinks she's mad - and none more so than the strapping Lieutenant Karax. He's convinced she should be kicked out of the Academy. There's one problem: Sarah isn't mad. In fact, she holds the key to one of the most powerful technologies in the Milky Way.
Cataclysm: The Myst Clipper Shicaine by Kerry Forrestal & John Fracchia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Bedlam Boys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
T’Amorach was a thriving world until the Cataclysm rendered it almost uninhabitable. The crew of the legendary myst-clipper Shicaine once plied her caustic badlands, liberating sentient machines. Five years after being betrayed and scattered, they now are turning up dead. Captain Nathaniel Gedrick races to save them as T'Amorach's disparate cultures stand on the brink of an orchestrated war.
Ever After by M.J. Carlson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Ever After, two mysterious women convey the same Cinderella story to Giambattista Basile in 1594 and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in 1811. How cultures change and retell this story over time reveals humanity’s soul to those who listen.
Jen Air: The Little Queen by John Coutelier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Science has the power to turn dreams and fantasy into reality. But dreams can sometimes become nightmares. Kaya Cade, a down on her luck guitarist in a punk band, finds herself waking up to one such nightmare when she is attacked by a creature posessing superhuman agility and strength. Battered and confused, she turns to an old friend for help, but they hadn't parted on the best of terms.
Global Warming Fun 5: It’s a Dry Heat by Gary J. Davies
Price: Free! Words: 115,920. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In fifty years California suffers from ongoing climate change. Though it’s not the perfect time to vacation there, Ed’s aging wife Mary insists on visiting the big trees and the Pacific coastline. Given Ed’s telepathic abilities and his alliances with rock creatures and with intelligent ants that may be set on taking over the Earth, what could possibly go wrong? Full length novel!
Mothership Zeta, Issue 3 by Mothership Zeta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The third ezine from the popular podcast production company, Escape Artists, Mothership Zeta offers speculative fiction that has a focus on fun. Fun is subjective, naturally, but we hope these short stories, reviews, and nonfiction pieces offer a look at the lighter side of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.