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Russell and Maggie by R. Jean Mathieu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of friends... A story of loss... A story of pasta... ...and forgetting.
The Slayer by Grey Wolf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,900. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by The Wolfian Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Jason Wolfe awakes in a strange bed in a strange apartment, and finds photographs on the walls appearing to show himself over time as a different person, a Slayer to the Emperor of Albion. He finds a code-locked chamber full of grotesque trophies, his winnings from the tournaments he has been engaged in, and realises that he has somehow switched worlds, into an alternate universe.
Transient Tales Volume 1 by Michelle Ann King
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 20,870. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The first in the Transient Tales series collects 11 short stories of SF, fantasy and horror, totalling 20,000 words and ranging from light to dark and all shades in-between.
Shift by Chris Dolley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,820. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A near future SF mystery thriller with a touch of out-of-body horror. A serial killer with multiple personalities. An astronaut who returns from higher dimensional space a changed man. And two unlikely detectives who have to get inside the mind of a killer - literally. “Shift is an exciting and shocking futuristic thriller. Heart-pounding suspense and an inventive twist of SF," SciFiChick
Divided Loyalties by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As clean up man for The League of Scars former warrior, Lou Tubbs exorcises the leagues demons at the behest of prince. His latest assignment brings him to Solar VII to a meeting. A meeting to kill his oldest friend. Will it be blasters or blades? A tale of loyalty, and blood oaths where honor is everything.
Orphan Stone by Cody L. Stanford
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Orphan Erzsébet Warren doesn’t let anything get in her way. While mining diamonds in the dangerous rings of Saturn, she encounters pirates with a grudge against her. And Erzsébet never thought she’d fall in love with a hated, part animal chimera-boy. When pirates attack the huge mining station, it’s Erzsébet’s cunning improvisations that help the outgunned miners fight back.
L'Enfant Terrible by Jason Michael Hiaeshutter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jean-Luc (Jon to his friends) starts his day with his typical routine until he starts receiving overwhelming feelings of déjà vu. Before he knows it, he his caught in the middle of an ancient feud among an alien race of time travelers who call themselves The Watchers. Now Jon has a decision to make, go back to his hum drum life, or stay with his Watcher who claims to be saving the world.
The Small Dark Room of the Soul - And Other Stories by Matthew J. Pallamary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There can be no light without darkness. The sun cannot rise without night preceding it, and the setting sun of the day must inevitably fade to black. If life were all sunshine and roses, there would be no contrast. Perpetual sunshine would be both blinding and devastating. We need the darkness. It is an integral part of the whole. Part of us. Horror stories are a reflection of our darker side.
Darmageddon (The Living Dead Series Book 3) by Joseph Souza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,870. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Taking off where Darpocalypse left off, Dar and her weary band of survivors flee Boston in two eighteen wheelers in order to meet up with her family in Washington State. Pursued by an army general hell-bent on capturing Dar’s most precious cargo, the group embarks on a cross country journey through the zombie-infested heart of America.
Cargo Cult by Graham Storrs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,850. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vinggans' crash was not all it seemed, interstellar law enforcement is on their tail, and the humans are inexplicably strange – especially the busload of old folk they make off with, the New Age cargo cult that welcomes them, the local police force that is following them around, and an overambitious reporter and her idiot brother who don’t help matters by kidnapping crewman Drukk.
Further Conflicts by NewCon Press
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Thirteen original stories of Conflict, of Science Fiction at its absolute best, from some of the genre’s most accomplished writers, including Dan Abnett, Tony Ballantyne, Andy Remic, Philip Palmer, Adam Roberts, etc. Includes a rare short story from South African author Lauren Beukes, winner of the 2011 Arthur C Clarke Award.
The Silent Years: Mother by Jennifer R. Povey
Series: The Silent Years. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When the world ends can Dorothy Mayling hold her family together? Who will survive the plague...that turns those it infects into mindless zombies? The Silent Years: Mother is the first of three linked novellas that tell the story of the plague that ends the world as we know it.
Broken People by Ioana Visan
Series: Broken People, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For one week only, an impenetrable castle is open to the public, and Dale Armstrong has come to Bratislava to rob it. When he finds his partner’s arms mangled, he desperately searches for a way to fix him before time runs out. The Nightingale Circus has the spare parts and the expertise to fix prosthetics, so the Golden Lady sends Dale their way. Anything is possible in a world of Broken People.
The Cattle by Greg M. Sarwa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Ampol Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The evening before the National Identification System officially becomes a reality, during the last control tests of the system, something goes wrong: someone accidentally discovers the real purpose of the implants. A secret agenda, hidden behind the “identity verification” cover, is exposed.
Sweep and Clear by J.R. Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the Fleet Marine Striker Battalion receives an urgent request for help they send in the best. Sgt. Gallagher and Sgt. Cook bring their squads together to respond to the threat. They must infiltrate the enemy occupied facility and link up with surviving security personnel. Together they must secure sensitive data and try to get out alive.
Land That I Love by William Freedman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When two rival presidents in the distant future, foes since their youth, declare a hyper-power war, they set in motion events which transform America’s place in the world … and beyond.
Amber Twilight: A Short Story by John Fitch V
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Billy Bunton's way home is mired in a rain storm. Following an exhaustion-induced nap, he finds brilliant light filling his home. He discovers that he's no longer in his hometown -- he's the only human left! Billy is soon greeted by alien visitors -- or is he the alien? -- who wish to experiment on him. But when Muffy, his Labrador Retriever, doesn't come to help him.....
Balloons of the Apocalypse by Ian M. Dudley
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.00 from 1 review)
As always, only Marlowe, spacewoman Nina, and a sham wedding can stop a dangerous Beethoven cult bent on world domination. Book Three in the Marlowe and the Spacewoman series.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 8, May 2014 by Mike Resnick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,190. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Tales of the Enochian: 01 by Larry Donnell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories with Josef, "The Enochian": The Secret Under the Hills: This story begins with Josef tracking the first of his prey to a secret base in the hills of Colorado. The Mystery in the Swamp: This story takes Josef to meet another experiment and a possible future for Josef.