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The Yesterday with no Tomorrow by James A. Hall III
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(3.00 from 1 review)
Susan Anne Miller, was just you average journalist, when her world was reduced to pile of rubble. Never one to take a holocaust lying down, she now collects other survivor to lead them to a new home. Along they way they meet some enemies, and some new friends, visit some interesting places and discover some valuable truths.
After Oil 2: The Years of Crisis by John Michael Greer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Michael Greer, author and host of the popular weekly peak oil blog, The Archdruid Report, returns with another collection of twelve tales from the post oil future. As Industrial civilization staggers beneath its myriad dysfunctions, ordinary people endure the long, slow descent that shapes the years of crisis. The old world passes away and a new age takes shape.
Star Challengers Trilogy by Rebecca Moesta
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After an exhilarating field trip at the local Challenger Center, JJ Wren and her friends are hand picked by the mysterious Commander Zota to become Star Challengers—sent into the future on special adventures to a moonbase, a space station, and the asteroids. Their mission is to learn high-tech skills . . . and save the human race from an imminent alien invasion!
Chartreuse - a Sci-Fi Short Story by Lisa Shea
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My parents just didn't understand me. They thought I should settle down, get married, and kick out a couple of grandkids. This despite the vast problems of overpopulation in 2103. But my heart drew me elsewhere. I longed to retreat to the solitude of the Chartreuse order and put my botany skills to good work. Maybe, just maybe, if I studied with an intense focus, I could find a solution ...
The Sol-Bect War, Part 3 by Paul J Belanger
Series: The Sol-Bect War, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Six years after the Sol-Bect War's end, peace is still elusive. While the Bectolothian home world is torn apart by civil war, their military ignites another conflict with the Terrans. A Bect spy betrays Peter McCabe, and Terran and Bect forces converge on Vale-4. With war on every front, spies on every side, and the lines of friendship so blurry, how can Peter know who to trust?
On Trial by Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Paul Allen’s worst nightmare has come true. His runaway son, Randy, has been convicted for the third time and is going away for life. Unless... As allowed by law, Randy has requested an assisted telepathic link with his father. If, after that link, a testing shows a significant psychological change, Randy gets another chance at freedom. Paul can't refuse. But maybe he should have.
The Old Town Butcher by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Chuck Wuebbles has lost much since his relocation into Old Town. All of the possessions Chuck earned as a younger man have been noted in the Administrators' black notebooks, to be liquidated to pay for the care Chuck's age will inevitably demand. Yet the Administrators have not taken all. Chuck still possesses his old skills; and with a knife and cleaver, Chuck vows to keep one final freedom
Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind by William Mangieri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,060. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It’s mind altering to allow others into yours. What do you do once they’re there? What if they take over? You can’t escape your past. Or your parents. Maybe if you work off-world… Six short, speculative fictions: In Robert’s Memory My Reality Show The Body Choosing the Right Time The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions Thank You for Your Interest In XenCorp (stories available individually)
The Tilian Cure (The Pandemic Sequence Book 3) by Tom Calen
Series: The Pandemic Sequence, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
So much sacrificed. So little gained. Seven years have passed since the outbreak of the Tilian Virus and the effects of the disease devastated the world. A resilient band of survivors have overcome insurmountable odds. But now, on the brink of human extinction, can hope's dim light be strengthened? Can a cure exist to purge the darkness before the infected complete their domination?
Every Broken Animal Will be Lifted to Heaven by F. Simon Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mister Sprinklers :oR: Every Broken Animal Will be Lifted to Heaven, part 3 of the Living Needle series, is the story of a pumpkin-headed scarecrow trying to make sense of the world & his best friend, Artemis. After he came to life with the rest of the world's scarecrows, Mr. Sprinklers must learn what being human means & risk rejection from the one human he loves most.
Soulhazard, vol.1 by Ivan Popov
Series: Soulhazard. Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The first set of short stories shaping the world after the Question present the three main characters of the series and set the stage for the events to follow.
We Fight Together by Sonya Noble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
Pariah and the other members of Zeta Squad are always ready for a challenge, and with some new additions to their Squad, they're ready to take on the Abominations. But the Abominations are ready this time. They've learned from their past mistakes. And if they're not stopped, first it'll be Africa that falls, and then the rest of the world.
The Grigori's Heart by Damian Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The rain falls constantly, our punishment after fifty years of war that left the world broken. The same war when magic was reawakened and created monstrosities of spinning gears and flesh that now plague the world. I find myself in an Empire where lucre is more important than lives with a job I can't refuse. The heart of the grigori has been stolen and the world will burn unless it is returned.
Starship Colonial by Valentin Matcas
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 100,300. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
As Captain of Starship Colonial, Cathleen reaches her dreams beyond her expectations. Yet, her achievements are irrelevant if she does not fulfill the mission assigned to her by the people of Earth. Is her determination strong enough to fulfill it now, when she has everything she ever wanted?
11 Heart's Pain by Jay Michael Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Armada of Thuringi ships continues to Earth where King Stuart's Thuringi scouts send badly needed supplies to the fleet. Gareth Duncan struggles to complete repairs to the main transportal so people can travel from fleet to Earth again. Things look hopeful for Thuringa at last, but then tragedy tends to strike when one least expects it.
Four Stories About The Singularity by Andrew Hickey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of four short-short, mostly humorous, stories about the Singularity, from four very different points of view.
Space Sushi by L.R. Currell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Chang Luis Sahari is the most celebrated food critic in the cosmos. But the competition is always snapping at his heels. Set 100 years in the future, Space Sushi follows a passionate food critic as he faces his hardest challenge yet. He is tasked by his employer to try a foreign delicacy, one unrivaled in taste but with the potential to kill him.
Nerves by Neal Litherland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Kristin Pierce is convinced she's heard every story there is to hear at the clinic. But she's about to become the witness to a horror that a nation wants to keep secret, but to which the dead refuse to be silent.
Escapade and Goodbye by Stephen B5 Jones
Series: The Generalist, Book 1. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sharpe Connely is a generalist. He has been trained at multiple jobs, excels at problem solving and is a natural born genius. When his past comes back to haunt him, will that be enough? EnG is a near-future adventure in the grand S.F. tradition.
Return to Honor by Doug Beason
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Five thousand miles from the U.S., the president of the United States is facing death. In one hour, an American force will strike back—with the most daring rescue mission ever! The RDF—Marine Corps Rapid Deployment Force—can strike anywhere in the world in under an hour. Their secret weapon: the Trans-Atmospheric Vehicle is unproven. But its time has come.…