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Sentinel Forces—The God Machine by Myles Thatcher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014 by Omen Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The first pulse-pounding chronicle of Earth’s Sentinel Forces, "The God Machine" is a headlong race against the relentless tick of time to defeat a heinous psychopolitical plot of galactic scope. "If you're looking for cerebral calisthenics or dark, brooding mindscapes, wait for the next bus. This is old-school science fiction: a rollicking, raucous romp across the backdrop of the stars."
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.
Apex Magazine - Issue 3 by Apex Publications
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 3 of the science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains short fiction by Ekaterina Sedia, Keffy R.M. Kehrli, and Matthew Kressel.
Mars Station Mission. 4244 to 4248 AD. Archeologist Nemesis. The Untold story of Heroes in Planetary Wars. by Gregory Alan McKown
Price: $2.73 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The human drama continues as the GSSCC Enterprise is involved with intrigue operating on their own agenda; while the President is in the act of preparing his total control over the GSSCC Enterprise by political action to destroy General Manchester. The war baby is born for a future conflict developing over the generations leading to the next Alien invasion attacking the Earth. Can we survive war?
Kill the Past, Destroy the World by Rory Mackay
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
An old sorceress returns to her homeland, determined to seek revenge for the sins of the past, while embroiled in a plot that will jeopardise the future of her world. Blurring the boundaries between good and evil, this intriguing short story serves as prelude to the epic fantasy/science-fiction novel "The Key of Alanar". Rory Mackay is author of the critically acclaimed novel "Eladria".
Outposts of Beyond Vol. 2 by Tyree Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Outposts Of Beyond features science fiction and fantasy tales of elsewhere and elsewhen. These stories are seasoned to taste with just a touch of related poetry, and interspersed with reviews, interviews, and articles related to the genres. We hope you'll come along for the journey.
Tesla's Secret by Carla Herrera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story about what might happen if Nikola Tesla had accidentally left a secret invention in a basement in small-town Arkansass. What if, two crazy characters found it, used it and through the machine were able to meet Nikola Tesla, Edgar Allen Poe and Elvis Presley?
Extinction Earth! by Nathan Hale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
As America descends into anarchy Mikal Ingvar and friends travel half way across the country for their new job. After surviving gang bangers and strange dinosaur like monsters, they find that their new job is not quite what they had thught it would be.Earth is being invaded by Aliens that have never been defeated in 60 million years! For Earth to survive they must defeat these undefeatable Aliens.
SGA-03 The Chosen by Sonny Whitelaw
Series: Stargate Atlantis SGA, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
With Ancient technology scattered across the Pegasus galaxy, the Atlantis team is not surprised to find it in use on a world once defended by Dalera, an Ancient who was cast out of her society for falling in love with a human.
Inoculation / Marionettes by Benjamin Broke
Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Two short stories- Inoculation: The Conglominatrix Financial Group is investing heavily in a young filmmaker, but before he takes their money he wants to know what they’re getting out of the deal. Marionettes: After two friends are liberated from prison, their plans to get to California are complicated by suspicion and fear.
Balance ii by Sean Monaghan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From near future to distant, from the far reaches of space to home on Earth, Jim Baen Memorial Grand Prize winner, and Writers of the Future finalist Sean Monaghan presents his second balanced collection of unusual science fiction stories. This book-length collection includes the stories "Defensive Position", "Stacey7", "The Shipbreakers", "Time Plus" and "The Impact Viewers".
The Game by Christopher J. Thomasson
You set the price! Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Robert Daley (a soldier stationed in the Middle East) and Paul Gest (a seventeen-year-old gamer) share something in common - they are both pawns in a government advanced weaponry prototype and they must work together to bring down the sadistic General who's only dream is to raise an army of automaton soldiers.
Triorion: Abomination (Book Two) by L. J. Hachmeister
Series: Triorion, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,290. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
"Abomination" picks up at the end of the devastating war that has left millions displaced and entire worlds obliterated. Torn between her duties as a military leader and fulfilling her promises to her siblings, Jetta finds herself succumbing to dark whisperings. The siblings, once inseparable, face new enemies as the true source of their talents emerge and threatens to tear them apart.
Lineage, Heritage Lost, Book II by Christopher Lapides
Series: Heritage Lost, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,690. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Where do I come from? Since the curse first took him, Callobus Swordstar has been looking for a cure, but in order to find one, he must first discover where the rage came from. Can he make it in time before he loses his mind completely? Now, both Dragonsbane and Mileena are gone, the two things that kept the rage at bay. Before he can move on, Callobus must find them both before...
The Countryside Computer by Chris Reynolds
Series: Get the story: New Mauretania Comics. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Comic-strip sci-fi. Deep in the countryside, strange things are happening. What new machine is this? The Countryside Computer comes to all the local farms along the newly-widened roads! Add to Cart now!
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.
Lunara: Parker and the Protector by Wyatt Davenport
Series: The Lunara Series, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In book three of the Lunara Series, the Martian Supremacy Authority is on the verge of controlling the solar system. Their leaders have successfully deceived the Martian people deeper into their corrupt rule over Mars. Parker McCloud faces his greatest challenge yet. He must convince his former crew to reunite in a last desperate attempt to topple the MSA and lead Mars back to freedom.
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.
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.
Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849 by Andrew Barger
Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 5. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Andrew Barger, award-winning author, editor and engineer, researched forgotten magazines of the early 19th century to find groundbreaking science fiction short stories in the English language. In doing so, he found possibly the first science fiction story by a female (and it is not from Mary Shelley). He located the first steampunk story and many others! Read the stories that started a genre.