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Messiah Resigned by Kevin S. McMahon
Price: Free! Words: 36,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(2.00 from 1 review)
"Messiah Resigned" is a satirical look at where society and humanity are moving, as well as where they have been. The idolatry of technology, of money, and idolatry itself are taken to task in this black comedy which culminates in an ending which puts the story in its proper context and leaves readers reconsidering what they just read, as well as the illusory assumptions they once held concrete.
Flipspace: When It Rains by John Steiner
Series: Flipspace, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Only 42 light-years away, the exo-solar planet, Henry Draper 40307G, has yet to be visited by humanity. That changes, when the Mockingbird arrives with an astronomical survey team. Deploying probes and deep space telescopes, the science team stumbles upon intelligent aliens on sixth planet. Colonel Rama orders the crew onto alert.
366 Squared Volume 5: May by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: 366 Squared. Price: Free! Words: 13,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For the merry, merry month of May, a collection of 31 short stories to wipe that spring-is-here smirk right off your face. As usual, a blend of science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction and the occasional mini-essay. As always, each story told in exactly 366 words.
The Great Ravine by Mitchell Furness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
A group of people who must uncover the secrets of a corrupt council and stop them from unearthing something more than the planet can handle.
Robot Love (A Short Story) by Antony W.F. Chow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
What happens when a robot is blinded by love and ignores Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics? 17 year old Ashley Morgan is your typical girl next door, with a crush on her geeky neighbor and friend, Franklin Dyachenko. She wants to ask him to be her date for their Senior Prom, but he is always preoccupied with Robbie, his robot. Will the robot stand in the way of their love, or push them closer?
Star Runners by L.E. Thomas
Series: Star Runners, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,530. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With average grades, less than stellar play in baseball, and a single mother struggling to make ends meet, it looks as if Austin’s only way to continue his education would be through some kind of miracle. What Austin doesn’t realize is that his dream of going to college has just opened up the cosmos and will challenge everything Austin thinks he knows about himself and the universe.
My Brother, Jacob by Amanda McCarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jesse loves her little brother, even though he's an alien, or maybe because he is one. Her mom never questioned how or why a little bright-eyed boy wound up on her back porch. She just took him in. And he's looked after them ever since. When men come to town in black suits, driving dark cars, Jessie and her mom have to make a run for it. It's their turn to protect Jacob, but where can they hide?
Limitless by Kevin Berger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The third book in the Tyler Jonz series. Tyler Jonz is about to embark on the adventure of his life. A General's son, he knew he was different, but still had much to learn about his unique fate. It was time for Earth to be reconquered; but the true nature of his mission, and Earth life in general, would not be quite what he expected.
War Stories: New Military Science Fiction by Andrew Liptak & Jaym Gates
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,550. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In War Stories: New Military Science Fiction, editors Andrew Liptak and Jaym Gates collects short stories by science fiction and fantasy authors dealing with the effects of war prior, during, and after battle to soldiers and their families.
Шаг в Никуда by Natalia Salnikova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,640. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Как может измениться жизнь в одно мгновенье знает только тот, кто через это прошёл. Ты делаешь шаг, всего один шаг, но этот шаг длинною в жизнь. Шаг между прошлым и будущим, которое не представлялось в самых дерзких мечтах. А может быть, такое будущее не было в твоих мечтах? Может быть, кто-то намечтал его за тебя? И тогда ты шагаешь в пустоту, в бездну и не знаешь, что ждёт впереди.
Dinner with Flexi: A Bite-Sized Cyberpunk Satire by Jason Werbeloff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Twice an hour. Twenty hours a day. Two hundred and eighty johns a week. Standard working hours for a sex bot. I don’t want to sound ungrateful. Someone has to keep the human men happy. Since The Drought, there are no women left to satisfy them – the Ministry decided women make good meat. DINNER WITH FLEXI is a vicious, bite-sized cyberpunk satire. Served with a generous portion of mammary sauce.
Going Harvey in the Big House by Douglas Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. In a house as big as the world, someone is finally going outside...
Trophy Grove by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,800. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A tycoon, an heiress and a reporter go on expedition to hunt the most exotic creatures found in the cosmos. But a stranger from the stars has arrived first on the safari, and that alien will stop at nothing to collect every human's face as a trophy.
Mothered by Jan Jacob Mekes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara, Eric, and their aunt Beryl lead a quiet life on an idyllic island, untouched by time and the war between the dystopian Maternopole and Overmere. Everything seems about to change, however, when Eric finds out about two girls on the mainland asking for help, throwing the island and its inhabitants into a maelstrom of uncertainty.
Season of Black by Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
James and his young wife Chantelle alight on the candy-striped badlands of Gilbottegen A seeking epic firsts and the thrill of discovery. But when the Season of Black arrives it maroons them on the dusty shoals of a misbegotten cinder of a star -- and from one another. They each descend into a strange alien world, seeking the means of survival -- and reconciliation. But as for The Others...
On Track (The Old Store Lost Tales: 4) by Peter Salisbury
Series: The Old Store, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,670. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After narrowly escaping the massacre suffered by Rat's biker gang, Calli seeks a route less likely to end in deadly pursuit. Still with a thirst for adventure, she joins a small party riding a train across the post-apocalyptic landscape. They are not long out of the city when they realise that being stuck on a fixed track can be even more hazardous than being on the road. Bonus story: Bad Water.
Dreams of Earth by Mark Fassett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Hal hates space. He worked for years in the deep blackness to save enough money to return with his wife to Earth, buy an apartment, and start a family. But his wife loves living on the Titan Interstellar Launch Facility, and has forgotten the shared dream that brought them there. When Hal's boss offers him a new contract, his wife urges him to take it. Hal has little time to discover why.
Shifters by Jean Gilbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Time travel(5.00 from 1 review)
Where the past is their mission, and the future their destiny. For Sharra Lane, being recruited into the Vault Agency seemed like a dream come true, until blood is spilled. When it becomes evident that the attack had been aimed at her, nothing will be the same at the Vault until the perpetrator is caught, and time protected once again.