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For Sale: One Planet, Gently Used by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
One doomed planet. One skilled salesman. One shot at salvation. In the Earth's final days, John Smith must sell the planet so the rest of us can move on. With a thousand generations of used-car salesmen in his blood, he's more than a match for every race in the galaxy save one—the one that just happened to walk in the door.
State of Grace by John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sister Mary Grace is part of a group of nuns who have settled in isolation on a far planet to devote themselves to prayer for humankind. When she is sent on an errand of mercy she realizes that in the guise of another colonist evil has followed her even to this remote place, and that it lusts after her and seeks to trap her in a horrifying prison.
SG1-11 The Barque of Heaven by Suzanne Wood
Series: Stargate SG-1, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Through the underworld… Millennia ago, at the height of his power, the System Lord Ra decreed that any Goa’uld wishing to serve him must endure a great trial.Victory meant power and prestige, defeat brought banishment and death.
Intragalactic Expo by Doc Watto
Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
At the heart of our galaxy lies the Intragalactic Expo, an exhibition centre promoting tourism between planets. A couple of unlikely travel companions arrive; a slow and steady sloth from Earth being led by an impatient alien girl. Together they meet otherworldly characters along the way and witness the magnificence of mega-structures rivalling the pyramids. Welcome to the Intragalactic Expo.
Kill the Past, Destroy the World by Rory Mackay
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
An old sorceress returns to her homeland, determined to seek revenge for the sins of the past, while embroiled in a plot that will jeopardise the future of her world. Blurring the boundaries between good and evil, this intriguing short story serves as prelude to the epic fantasy/science-fiction novel "The Key of Alanar". Rory Mackay is author of the critically acclaimed novel "Eladria".
The Queen's Adept by Rodolfo Martínez
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 118,420. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The People's Covenant and God's Hammer have raged a Cold War that has lasted for over twenty years. A war without armies, where battles are fought in the dark and information is the most dangerous weapon. In this world —which sometimes seems the Middle Ages, sometimes the Renaissance and sometimes the Nineteenth Century— lives Yáxtor Brandan, empirical adept at the service of the Queen of Alboné.
Distant Machines by Simon John Cox
Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Three short stories that speculate about the distant machines that may or may not influence mankind's future.
Deep Six by Ian Thomas Healy
Series: The Just Cause Universe, Book 4 · The Just Cause Universe Novels, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When criminals are convicted, they go to jail. When they have parahuman abilities, they go to Deep Six, the most secure prison facility in the world. Six thousand feet underground, nobody has ever escaped from it. Until now. The parahuman terrorist called Misrule engineers a mass breakout, and it falls to a pair of prison guards to stop the world's most dangerous criminals from reaching freedom.
Here Lies Love by Dan Thompson
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Autumn Orchard. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » General
Would death be less painful than life? When she is sold by her father, Abbey discovers that nightmares can occur when you’re awake. Trapped inside a wooden cage, Abbey is forced to listen to the horrors and atrocities above; time ticking down until it is her turn. But Abbey isn’t prepared to become a victim; she will escape.
The Cape Coral Heroes by Ronald E. Hudkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy
Book Nine is a whimsical romantic and adventurous fantasy book where our super hero, Safety Goggle, defeats villains, finds love and is actually assisted in a surprising battle to save himself and a senior community from harm.
Redemption by James K Burk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Captain Li Wing Hua has been a prisoner of an alien race for nearly four years, freed at last after the war. So when he’s finally made captain of another space ship, he’s eager to return to space. But when he discovers an observation outpost wrecked and the crew tortured to death, Hua has reason to suspect the same alien race that tortured and held him captive those four long years.
SGA-08 Blood Ties by Sonny Whitelaw
Series: Stargate Atlantis SGA, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(3.00 from 1 review)
By Sonny Whitelaw & Elizabeth Christensen Creatures of the night… When a series of gruesome murders are uncovered around the world, the trail leads back to the SGC — and far beyond…
Ephemeral Species Book Two - Survival by Patrick Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
They were here to stay. There was nothing anyone could do. Nisha tried her best to ensure the survival of our species. And that could only be done if their species survived. Neither outcome was a sure thing. What she finally realized was that we were doomed to a slow extinction over the coming years. Yet, it was a good thing for her daughter and her friends.
The Touch Comes Second by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A genetic mutation imparts ever-lasting life to James, but also leaves him thousands of years removed from his family in a world where humans have evolved past emotions and touch. Desperate to regain what he lost, James travels back in time to reunite with his dead wife and to sire the son they never had. Will he find what he's looking for?
Heaven Bent Book 12 by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Stag the movie star has gone to Heaven, but it's a Heaven unlike any he ever imagined. In Part 12, Stag tries to unite warring factions and bring about Paradise on Earth. Empowered by angelic mist creatures, he faces Byzantine, raging with power of his own from hellish sources. The fate of Heaven and the world itself hangs in the balance as Stag and Byzantine fight a battle to end all battles.
Metal Snow by J. Timothy Bagwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Metal Snow collects three science-fiction novelettes: Tangible Light (first published in print form in Analog: Science Fiction and Fact), The Oneiric Telefactor (first published in print form in Leading Edge), and Gently Down the Stream (new & never before published). From Venus, where it rains acid and snows metal, to the capital world of galactic humanity, where Earth is considered uninhabited.
30 Minutes or Less by Abner Senires
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Return to the world of KAT AND MOUSE, GUNS FOR HIRE in this all-new short story! It's Kyle Sterling's first assignment as a driver for Kombat Pizza. All he has to do is make his delivery in 30 minutes or less. Simple enough. But it's after dark, he's got to go to the most dangerous part of Bay City... ...and he's just pissed off a biker gang. Not so simple anymore.
The Time Stone: Another Christmas Legend! by Jeffrey Estrella
Price: Free! Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Time Stone Team reunite with their old friend Maggie Wilcox and embark on an adventure to once again save the spirit of Christmas by finding a miraculous and powerful relic that ties to their last Christmas adventure and the future of humanity and in the process discover the truth about ancient joy and wisdom. .
Tangled Intersections by Eva Lefoy
Price: Free! Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Horror » General
In this space station drama, an old earth cartoon alien is the harbinger of death and dwarf stars take five million years to die as prisoner Rister finds out the hard way.
Winchester: Saviour by Damien L. Malcolm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2795. The Human race has evolved learned to share the galaxy with thousands more new lifeforms and civilisations. But something has gone wrong in this age of peace. A Confederate ship has gone missing 14,000 Light years from home. The CGV Winchester is commissioned early to investigate, however things are far worse than the crew could ever imagine.