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The Time Traveler's Guide to Grammar by Aliana
Price: Free! Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the world of the future, words actually do have the power to transport people through time. At least, a few chosen people. Quinn should have felt special to be one of the chosen, but instead simply feels detached from the rest of her world. Then there is brooding Caden, who seems to have traveled through time already. Did he leave the past behind to travel through time for her...?
Naar behoefte by Anaïd Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: Dutch. Published: December 16, 2011 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Als Cinda een illegale update van haar roccgeleibed installeert, blijkt dit inderdaad aan haar behoeftes te voldoen. Sciencefictionverhaal.
Slab City Blues by Anthony Ryan
Series: Slab City Blues, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. There's a stranger in town, a stranger with claws and a penchant for killing assassins. Finding him is the job of Inspector Alex McLeod, detective, disfigured war veteran and reluctant widower. Some days are worse than others on the Slab but today is going to be a gem.
Bannelinge van Coriolis by Gerben Graddesz Hellinga
Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: Dutch. Published: January 15, 2012 by Uitgeverij. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kazazi is een Osbork, een katachtig wezen van Coriolis. Ze is uitgestoten door haar stam en ze moet nu alleen verder op de gevaarlijke stormplaneet. Maar dan ontmoet ze een vreemd, haarloos en staartloos wezen dat niet met gedachten kan communiceren...
Lieve liefde by Anaïd Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Bij hun zoektocht naar ijzer stuiten Mars en Bries op een eenzaam ruimteschip. Aan boord: Een stokoude vrouw, een slapende jongeman en een stel kweekjes.
Faster Than Light: The Fallen Goddess by Malcolm Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.57 from 7 reviews)
The first in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity.
Blood Demons of Titan by Tara Loughead
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General(1.00 from 1 review)
The warriors Bulays and Ghaavn hunt demons and their master through the dim and dusty streets of Barnes, on Titan, Saturn's moon. Can they stop him before he completes a devastating ritual? A series planetary romance. Bulays and Ghaavn #1
Sam's Dream by David Hockey
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam had always known that he could fly. Fly in his dreams, that is; he was often flying in his dreams. This morning's dream was particularly vivid. It began with a feeling of great beauty, set in a perfect, early-spring day. The dandelions were bursting out in golden yellow and there was a warm and exciting ambience that foretold of pleasant things to come.
Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories by Paul Kater
Series: Lily Marin, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three short stories about Lily Marin, a singer in the steampunk era, who has a mysterious other life.
Hacker School Trilogy by Allan R. Wallace
Series: cyberhug.me · Hacktivism, Speculative Fiction Stories, Post-Apocalyptic Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(1.00 from 1 review)
The revised edition of Hacker School, now a trilogy with the addition of two new stories. ~ In a dystopian world, who will decide the future of mankind? "Your life is a burning match. Ignite a bonfire." - Allan R. Wallace
The New Guy In Moon Base Twelve by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.00 from 3 reviews)
They weren't exactly the crew the President had in mind when he announced his plan to build a permanent base on the moon so the Chinese wouldn't do it first, but there they were, a boring collection of peaceful, happy settlers who couldn't even get a decent reality TV show rating. Life was perfectly dull until the new guy arrived. Now if they could only find out who he was and where he'd come from
Final Solution 7 by Alexander Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The year was 2202. Kroboski stretched his arm back. A steel hook reflected the dwindling but scorching copper sun. Kroboski snapped the hook forward. Three Long Darts spun along the surface of the hook and catapulted one-after-another toward a wooden barricade. Two of the four-inch shafts drove into the wood up to their hilts. The third dart caught an innocent Dart Boy to the left of his eye.
Renegade Robot by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It's the end of the world as we know it, when the dreaded Singularity finally occurs and happens to be captured, live on tape, by agents of the Frantic News Network, which freaks out, as usual, and causes a lot of trouble for the mild-mannered nanobot exterminator who happens to get caught in the crossfire.
Spikebreaker by Gareth Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Telepaths are heavily regulated, virtual third class citizens, second class if working for the Specialist Psychic Intervention unit, dealing with psychic crimes, and handling Spikes, newly emerged telepaths endangering all around them. Lydia is a SPI telepath. Jack is her Spikebreaker, a mentally compatible police officer. Together they fight, well, mainly each other. An 11,000 word novelette
The Giving Plague by David Brin
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, as he encounters a virus transmitted by blood donations that could alter humanity for good, forcing him to wrestle with his own inner demons.
The Labyrinth by Kenneth McDonald
Series: The Mages of Sacreth. Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This fantasy novella tells the story of a young wizard who participates in a magical competition that goes fundamentally wrong, pitting him and his fellow competitors against a deadly maze in a desperate struggle for survival. The novella is a prequel to the full-length novel Of Spells and Demons.
De Koperen Oase by Mike Jansen
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: Dutch. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Een ruimtevaarder strandt op een planeet in een verre uithoek van het heelal. Hij wordt gered door een cowboy genaamd Mick en naar de bewoonde wereld gebracht. Maar de bewoonde wereld is niet wat hij op het eerste gezicht leek en ook Mick heeft misschien andere motieven dan verwacht. Winnaar Fantastels 2012
Happy Slumbers by Tom Lichtenberg
Series: Dragon City, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When Argus Kirkham disappears, his older brother Alex returns to the city of his youth to join in the search, but finds himself instead at the edge of a baffling mystery he can neither see nor begin to understand, in this fourth and final re-mix of the Dragon City series.
TBC: Trip by Becky Miller
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
2 of 8. Casparian gets to go on an away mission for the first time with Major Kira who has to attend a conference at the surface of a nearby planet Bajor. On the return voyage the vessel gets damaged and Kira becomes unwell. Dr Bashir cannot repair the craft, so it is up to the inexperienced Ensign to repair and fly. Will they be able to return to the station on time to treat the Major's injuries?
Unwritten Rules of Impossible Things by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
What if someone - or something - stole one of your days? Just one, and you didn't know why, or what they had done with your life in that time? Young Philip Galvez and his friend Marcus Holmes found out for themselves when they decided to discover why there was a giant stuffed moose in a house down the road.