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The Lucids of the Permafrost Society by Michael D. Britton
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone said "life is but a dream." But can the ability to control your dreams be bred into you? Find out how far one man would go to achieve his dream in this sci-fi short.
The Message Of Applepie by Mike Cutter
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the future world, they had a legislature modeled after the U.S. Senate. It was called the Spentit. In their society, nearly everything was illegal. They had a war on crime, a war on drugs, a war on poverty, and so on. Then the Spentitors came up with the brilliant idea of uniting them all into one and called it the War On Everything, or WOE.
Recovering Apollo 8 and Other Stories by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,030. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nine of the best short stories from Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s diverse repertoire. Includes award-winners “Recovering Apollo 8,” “Diving into the Wreck,” “The End of The World,” and “The Strangeness of the Day,” to the acclaimed “G-Men,” “June Sixteenth at Anna’s,” and “Craters,” as well as the popular “Substitutions” and “The Taste of Miracles.”
Mother Nature's Angel by Mark Alan
You set the price! Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Are there really Angels? Is there any help out there? What or who is creating the beautiful Northern Lights? Are Crop Circles hoaxes or do they have a higher purpose?
Realists by Bishop & Fuller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
A cross-genre comic tale in the Vonnegut vein: as a third of America goes clinically insane, hot-tempered Eddie sparks up an edgy romance with Pepper, a tough single mom from Oklahoma. His complaint about a phone bill targets the duo as terrorists, and a motley group of losers, loners, and seekers are tangled with their fate. Can love survive the gnashing teeth of Armageddon?
The Third Temple: Book 2 of the AntiChristo Trilogy by Stephen J. Schrader
Series: AntiChristo Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,270. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The most evil story ever told, the AntiChristo Trilogy continues. The lucky ones died in the cataclysm that ended man’s world. Now shock and horror pile on top of disaster with trip-hammer force decimating what’s left of humanity and ravaging the planet. Until the Antichrist, leading all the legions of Hell, rides in to save the human race from the vengeance of an angry and merciless God.
Lilith: A Snake in the Grass by Jack L. Chalker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aliens are spying on Earth from one of the four worlds that make up the Warden Diamond, worlds with microscopic symbionts that would make any visit a one-way trip. The Confederacy employs a unique solution, sending a person whose mind has been stripped and is now controlled by one of their agents. Lilith is the first planet to be visited.
Two by Carla Herrera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(3.00 from 1 review)
Time Keepers motivate the human population; or at least that's what they have been told. Two, the protagonist of this novella, learns, with the help of Four and One that the organization they work for is much more than any of them expected. A fantasy and fantastical, this short novel will take readers high and low, cause you to laugh and cry. A must read.
Unnatural by Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Thin Man wanders into a world of trouble after the carnival that was his home goes bust. Adrift and alone, missing his sideshow friends, things get pretty freaky when he accepts a job for a doctor who isn't as nice as he seems. The oddities in his barn may bite!
In A Flash by William Mangieri
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jimmy was a good cop, but age and changing times were getting the better of him. If he could only get an edge, take advantage of some of that new-fangled tech - what would be the harm? I mean, everybody cheats a little, don’t they? Just be careful not to get caught… "In a Flash" is a sci-fi/crime short story, the first in the Detective Jimmy Delaney series, and prequel to "Mixed Signals"
Airship Down by Brent Nichols
Series: Gears of a Mad God, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,600. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Mercenaries have invaded Capria, aided by a hijacked airship. Colleen has all she can handle just staying alive, but the cult is opening a portal to release the mad god Katharis. With the fate of the world at stake, Colleen has to stop running and take the fight to the invaders. The seconds are ticking down, the mad god is coming closer, and Colleen has to stop him - no matter what the cost.
Once A Frog Always A Frog by Mari Collier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In a fairy tale, a kiss from a beautiful girl will turn a frog into a handsome prince. To find out if this holds true in rural America, follow Elvie Fedderman as she discovers why the farming community of Austin, Iowa is overrun with frogs.
Red Death by Michael D. Britton
Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A group of random strangers from around the world, including Dr. Jim O'Connell, reunite following an out-of-this-world alien experience. But something's changed...and now they must work together to protect the planet from a sinister and powerful threat decades in the making.
Eclectic Sheep That Androids Never Dreamed Of by Bob Lock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
A mixed collection of sixteen science fiction short stories by Bob Lock. Some have been previously published on-line and in print, some have not.
Next Phase by Michael D. Britton
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Two untested military programmers are the last hope for the biggest offensive in a war fought by remote drones. Trouble is, these brave geeks are vastly outnumbered - and if their lead drone is captured, it'll fry their brains. But their greatest handicap may turn out to be a profound strength.
The Corrosive Properties of Dream States by Mario Milosevic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever since her father killed himself, Debbie and her archaeologist mom do everything together. They even go time travelling when Debbie’s mother gets a chance to research the disappearance of the Anasazi first hand by going to their cliff dwellings a few thousand years ago. But when they get there, things aren’t what they expected, and Debbie discovers a secret about her father she never knew.
Big Pulp: A Question of Storage by Big Pulp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A massive collection of pornography inspires a brilliant MIT student to explore the limits of the human mind in "A Question of Storage" by John Bowker, the featured story in the Spring 2013 issue of Big Pulp (cover art by Phil Good). This issue also features more than 25 more great stories and poems from the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world!
Contagious (The Contagium Series Book 1) by Emily Goodwin
Series: The Contagium. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,280. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
During the Second Great Depression, Orissa doesn’t think things can get any worse until a virus breaks out, leaving the infected crazed, aggressive, and very hungry. Used to only being responsible for herself, she finds herself a reluctant leader of a group of survivors and must make a choice: set aside her issues and help the others or go off alone in search of her own family and friends.