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Firmware: 01 Hijacked by True Colbytrax
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In the City, a thriving metropolis encompassing a third of a billion souls, a man can change his world as easily as crossing the street. Isaac is a hacker. He lives in a world which 90% of his fellow citizens can only imagine, and he has a problem. His world is crumbling around him. He wants out, and the street is his only escape. What do you do when your life is Hijacked?
Apex Magazine - Issue 39 by Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. This issue contains fiction from Genevieve Valentine, Kat Howard, Marie Brenna, and Nir Yaniv, nonfiction by Jim C. Hines, and an interview with Genevieve Valentine.
Solis by A. A. Attanasio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Charlie Outis has no idea of what the world might be like in the far future after he decides to have his brain frozen with the slim hope of it being revived one day. But even a thousand years from now, brains are a valuable commodity—even brains without heads. But who does the brain belong to? And who controls a mind without a body?
Confrontation by Alan Spade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: French. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A la veille d’une bataille décisive, le capitaine Neleth Ortez, de la Confédération des Planètes Unies, se voit confier une mission d’importance vitale : s’approprier une arme secrète mise au point par l’implacable ennemi Zayborg. Pour cela, elle et son équipe doivent infiltrer le laboratoire secret de ces créatures génétiquement améliorées.
City Sidewalks by Jeremy McNabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cage Donnagan is working late on Christmas Eve, or he would be if visitors would quit dropping in on him to pester him with stories of Christmas past, present, and future. Will Constance the gremlin help him rediscover the joys of being pestered at the holidays, or is he doomed to a future of productive but lonely Christmases?
Hero For A Day by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Mother Nature meets a young, dashing Kris Kringle at the annual Mythic Creatures convention she falls head over roots in love. And when Kris and she encounter a mystery of a missing magical key they start off on an adventure to find the key and save mythology for all time. A tale of adventure with a legendary hero worthy of Indiana Jones, if he were a magical elf.
Kalla and the Abyss by Amber Morant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With the ability to change the temperature around you and trapped in solitary how does one cope with life? For Kalla it has never been easy with no memory of any life before the prison cell. That is until the Myst, an organization that protects people like her, comes with a message that they plan on busting her out. She begins to learn the price of escape and sacrifice in her small world.
Space Weasels by Edward M. Grant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
The Flaming Space Weasels wiped out most of Dirk Beretta's fellow space marines at the battle of Din Bin Foo... then served them for lunch with a nice Merlot. But when a gang of pirate Weasels come hunting fresh meat for the kibble factories, his brand of pig-headed determination and excessive violence may offer the chance for redemption... and revenge.
Star Challengers: Moonbase Crisis by Rebecca Moesta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After an exhilarating space simulation field trip at the local Challenger Center, four talented students are hand picked by the mysterious Commander Zota for a special adventure—to travel to the future and a real moonbase in trouble, where these new “Star Challengers” will learn skills to save the human race! June Scobee Rodgers Presents Star Challengers Book 1: Moonbase Crisis
Science Fiction: Robots & Cyborgs by Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of four stories written by Richard S. Levine. Each story includes one or more robots or cyborgs. In "A Floccinaucinihilipilificatious Life", Floccin wonders if he's alive. "Like Mother, Like Son" is a story about a different kind of sale. "Agent Lenore" features Galactic’s virtual travel agents, and "Coded Obsession" examines Bert’s OCD and his Portacy.
Starlight, Starbright by Brian S. Wheeler
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
The archivist Un'Yhe has honored the strangers throughout his long lifetime. The strangers have smiled at every relic of the broods' homeworld Un'Yhe has brought before them. Un'Yhe's care continues to expand the museum built upon the strangers' crashed ark, until one day the strangers unfold the homeworld's bright sky to reveal a sparkling treasure more glorious than even Un'Yhe's museum houses.
Brittany Baines by JULIA TALMADGE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,610. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It is the story of a woman who finally has her dreams realized to find out the awful truth about fame. When her life comes crashing down one night she runs to live on a space station and through her friendships with various alien species discovers that awful truth about that night.
2034: Writing Rochester's Futures by Nick DiChario
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,460. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by R-SPEC Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Where will you be in 2034? Best-selling Nebula and Hugo Award-winning author Nancy Kress leads a tour of things to come in Rochester's 200th year, alongside Star Trek writer Sally Caves, two-time John W. Campbell Award finalist Nick DiChario, playwright/philosopher Craig DeLancey, and fourteen other Rochesterian masters of speculative fiction.
Commonwealth Universe, Age 1: Volume 14: Moonbirds by Michelle Levigne
Series: Commonwealth Universe, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
K'reeth and her sister, K'rin, were named for the moonbirds -- sister raptor birds who shared parenting duties, one the nurturer, the other the hunter and defender. Orphaned by catastrophe and adopted by the High Mistrada of the T'bredi scholars, they were teachers, entrusted with all the gathered wisdom of the Ayanlak.
Los tiempos del Oráculo by Ramón Ramos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,970. Language: Spanish. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Todos piensan que el Oráculo es un templo muy antiguo, pero se equivocan. Milenios atrás, una avanzada civilización ya perdida, consiguió dominar los viajes en el tiempo, y fue mucho más allá. El Oráculo es casi lo único que queda de ella.
The Signature of God (Volume Two) by John Dalmas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic(5.00 from 1 review)
Hope in a World Torn Apart Following Ngunda Aran’s assassination, a devastating asteroid smashes into the earth, setting off a global tsunami. In a blink of an eye, humans are given another chance to rebuild and reset, using the lessons that Dove taught. Dove’s followers now have a chance at building a better world. But can humanity change its ways, even following irrefutable proof of a Messiah?
Copper Angels by Joseph Paul Haines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Gryffynperch Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the day Mary's Mommy fell down, things just weren't the same. She started talking about strange people under the ground and even cried at church of all places. But when Mary suspects that something bad has taken over her Mommy's soul, something has to be done, just like God says to. Because more than anything else, Mary wants to protect her baby brother. Even if he isn't born yet.
Avatar Gods by Eero Tarik
Series: Avatar Gods, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
A challenging short story about the future migration of humans to a virtual world,and their struggle against the US government.These lovers of freedom, who are living in their own Utopia,a space based virtual world,rally behind the stunningly beautiful Afroditee and her Temple of the Avatar Gods as they declare war on the US and change human history forever.Bright - fast - imaginative - emotional.
Amy's Pendant by D.L. Morrese
You set the price! Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The antique pendant Amy receives for her fourteenth birthday unlocks an ancient mystery and traps her inside an alien labyrinth populated with strange robots, android animals, and a central intelligence that does not want her to leave.