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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.....
A Requiem For Argos (The Books of Malice) by Jeff Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A battle begins in the mysterious city of Reverie, and all of time and space hang in the balance.
Tempus Fugitive (The Tamar Black Saga #3) by Nicola Rhodes
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The third book in the Tamar Black Saga They say that the past is behind us but it really depends on your point of view. The past is not necessarily behind you if you have the codes to the archives of history in the mainframe of the universal matrix. And somebody does….
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.
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
The Waiting of the Wind: A Buckey the Space Pirate story by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Buckey the Space Pirate decides to take a creative writing course, of course he turns for help to his best friend, Fred the talking oak tree. Fred knows the English language better than any human alive. But Fred is still an oak tree, and oak trees do have their quirks when it comes to writing.
Rescue Mission by Kris Katzen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Sacrifice. A stealth ship on a mission deep in enemy space. Their assignment: knock out the planetary defenses of a vital munitions factory so Earth's fleet can swoop in and destroy it. But at what price? And who pays?
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 CERBERUS Asteroid Diversion Program by Cividan Labs
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On September 23, 2023, Cividan Labs was informed by the FBI that an investigation was underway related to our development of the CERBERUS spacecraft and diversion of asteroid HR42. As part of Cividan’s commitment to radical transparency, we will be releasing all public reports and information related to these investigations. This is the first set of documents approved by the FBI for release.
Godmode by Quan Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Elijah awakens in a cage… Can’t remember who he is or how he got there. He's trapped in a laboratory full of dead scientists, at the bottom sub-level of a corrupt pharmaceutical company. He climbs floor after floor in a desperate attempt to escape, facing off against vivisected abominations resembling H.P. Lovecraft’s most terrifying nightmare creatures. What will happen when he gets to the top?
Paradoja - Un Cuento Corto by Lane Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: Spanish. Published: August 27, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ted se ofreció de voluntario para la misión porque, después de todo, era no más que un viaje de rutina a Marte. ¿Qué podía salir mal? ~~ En lo más profundo, lo más oscuro del espacio, es preciso llenar el vacío, la soledad, la nada. ¿Tenemos los seres humanos la “capacidad psicológica” para embarcarnos en largos viajes espaciales? Si no, es posible que terminemos como Ted.
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.
Burying Closterval by Michael Shone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jeff Cougan's got plans for a big payday, a trip back to Earth and a long, long break. But when he wrecks his toboggan and finds an illegal miner he might have just created more problems than he can handle.
Private Keys by Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
"Now that I am dead, I can tell you everything about my husband’s assassination." Everyone remembers President Fletcher's assassination. Most remember his murderer, one of millions of underemployed young men in a world run by the unaging, took First Lady Miranda Fletcher's college course on violent regime change. None know the truth she took to her grave. Until now.
Connected Infection by A. Ashley Straker
You set the price! Words: 87,410. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Agent Damian Raven works at the forefront of a UN taskforce charged with protecting the world from unconstrained technologies. But when a technician in London discovers creatures incubating in smartphones, and a lonely scientist in the Gobi desert stumbles on an unauthorized and disturbing project, Raven finds himself racing around the world to face an enemy for which nobody ever prepared...
SuperOldie by Bryan Murphy
Series: Franco Tira. Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired spy Franco Tira saves an old Englishman, Charlie Dunpy, from poison meant for himself. Charlie has dementia, but also unusual powers that Franco wants to harness to protect himself against killers seeking revenge for his own past misdeeds. Will Charlie help him? Will his powers keep them both alive?
Aurealis #86 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the last Aurealis issue for 2015, Australia’s premier fantasy and science fiction magazine goes out with a bang. Looking for some holiday period reading? Check out the Aurealis 2015 speculative fiction recommended reading list. Aurealis #86 features Janet Haigh’s moody and atmospheric “Potkin” and Lachlan Huddy’s comic seafaring science-fantasy “Adrift on the Smoky Sea”.
Sundowning Diary-part 1 by Farhad Mammadov
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » General
"Sundowning diary" portrays the life of a young billionaire who suffers from severe form of dementia called sundowning syndrome and have been in a constant chase of a sunlight for almost 10 years , traveling all around the world to avoid the sunset.
Moons' Kiss by Kimberly K Comeau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 149,990. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
They found him in the South Ofrann Desert, where everything evil lived. No one knew what he was. Most called him a demon. One leader thought this stranger-without-a-past held the key to tribal peace and prosperity. That leader’s enemies saw an opportunity to gain control of the nation.
Hostile Takeover (Children of Legend Book 1) by Scott Roche
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mark has been given abilities beyond even his understanding. He plans on using them to take over his high school, starting with the local gang leader. His efforts put him in opposition to the school's shape-shifting, butt-kicking protector. With enemies on every side, he's forced to execute a hostile takeover.