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John and the People of the Earth by Christopher Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A giant human brain has appeared above the atmosphere of the Earth and has begun broadcasting its unsettling thoughts to all the citizens of the Earth, bringing them to the brink of insanity and apocalypse. Marion, an unsettled sociopath, decides this is the best thing to ever happen to him, and he must meet the owner of the mysterious, hideous brain.
'Til Undeath Do Us Part by Jessica Alter
Series: Cryptid. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Psychologist Maggie Glass, Psychic Medium Edward Case, and Biologist Kalyani Sharma have a big problem. In the real world, vampires don’t exist. Tell that to the one who’s looking for love in the Valley of the Sun and won’t be stopped until he bites the girl. Never mind the chupacabra in the freezer at home. Things just went from weird to paranormal.
The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Doctor Jack by Karen J Carlisle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Someone is stalking the women of London. An unexpected encounter puts our heroine in grave peril. Viola is detectiving again, chasing secret societies and nefarious plots. Doctor Jack is a novella (36,000+ words)
Pathspace by Matthew Kennedy
Series: The Metaspace Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Long after failing alien technology crashed Earth's civilization, tech exposure has developed people who can weave metaspace: wizards. In a struggle to bring together the shards of America, will it be reunification under democracy - the revival of the Union? Or will it be consolidation by conquest, as a tyrant pursues dreams of empire? The path we take will determine our future.
Three Speeches by Jeff Bakkensen
You set the price! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A high school graduation speech goes terribly awry. This short story first appeared in First Stop Fiction, February, 2014.
Humble Beginnings by KA Hopkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jake is just trying to get by, when he meets a sentient alien scout ship that has a small problem. Forced to seek help from an old Special Forces buddy, they discover extraterrestrials with a galactic corporate agenda have been visiting Earth for thousands of years. Oh and that small problem, puts Jake in the awkward position of being either Earth’s savior or the worst mass murderer in history.
A Twist of the Tale by P R Glazier
Series: A Twist in the Tale, The Final Twist. Price: Free! Words: 245,210. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Elder Races are diminishing. The world is rejecting them. However they must accomplish one final thing before they pass into myth and legend. But first they must learn what this task is and in doing so face their greatest fears.
Zillow Stone and the Unholy One (The Ongoing Pursuit, Act 1) by Brindi Quinn
Series: The Ongoing Pursuit. Price: Free! Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Their people were born with extreme lust for ours, and just as my grandfather had warned all those years ago, one of them had come for me. I, Zillow Stone, had been marked by an unholy one. While I digested the truth of it, the boy leaned over, placing his lips nearly to my ear, and whispered, “Run.”
Secrets of the Elders (Chronicles of Acadia: Book I) by D. M. Almond
Series: Chronicles of Acadia. Price: Free! Words: 109,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After their peaceful village is raided by the foul monstrous skex, brothers Logan and Corbin Walker find themselves caught in a race against time, desperate to warn the capitol before the dangerous skex arrive to wreak the same havoc upon the unsuspecting people of Fal. Never could they imagine that this would only be the beginning of their unforgettable journey when Logan is exiled from Fal.
NASA and the Mars Gold Rush by Eero Tarik
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Another fast paced piece of 'live fiction' by Eero Tarik, published the day before NASA's announcement about Mars in September 2015. One of the world's most prolific short story writers has a bit of fun with the way Mars captivates our imagination. But what is the truth?
The Son of Man by CW Johnson
Series: The Son of Man, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.47 from 19 reviews)
Matthew 24:24: For there shall arise false Christ’s, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
His Robot Wife by Wesley Allison
Series: His Robot Patience, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,980. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy(4.46 from 13 reviews)
In His Robot Wife, the novella-length sequel to His Robot Girlfriend, it is the year 2037 and Mike has been married to his robot wife, Patience, for five years. Troubles are on the horizon though. Prop 22 promises to annul marriages between humans and robots. And Patience hasn’t quite been herself. Is there something wrong, or does she just need a software upgrade?
When The Stars Walk Backwards by Kristine Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 253,410. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Military pilot Mac Brennan wanted a quiet, peaceful retirement, so he joined a deep space colony, forgotten for 20 years. They promised him lavender grass, clear blue skies, and untold miles of wild, untouched nature. What he found were the destroyed ruins of the original colony, an outdated AI full of riddles, and a young man with no memory of what happened, and an unspeakable fear of night.
Argo by Rick Griffin
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Uprising by Justin Kemppainen
Price: Free! Words: 134,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.43 from 21 reviews)
The Citizens of Haven have finally realized their dream; separation. They have ascended. A new layer has been placed upon the city, sealing anyone they deem unfit down below. In the dark slums beneath the city, something has been set in motion that will usher in a change. Something that will rattle the city of Haven to its core and forever alter the lives of everyone within.
Tsar Wars: Agents of ISIS, Book 1 by Stephen Goldin
Series: The Agents of ISIS. You set the price! Words: 62,860. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.43 from 7 reviews)
With humanity scattered throughout the galaxy, the Empire is the only force for order across the stars. But the tsar's been in a coma for five years, and his grand-niece, the only apparent heir, is only 14 years old. The task of preserving the Empire now falls to two untrained--but far from unskilled--agents of the Imperial Special Investigation Service. Can they save the Empire from destruction?
The Digital Sea by Thomas Carpenter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.43 from 7 reviews)
It’s 2052. A new reality is just a download away. Zel Aurora can change the Digital Sea with a thought, but all that power can't save her daughter from a deadly disease. So Zel makes a deal with the Djed to stop the new realities threatening his global empire where she’ll be forced to make a choice that may cost her daughter’s life.
Shell Song by Phill Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,650. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.43 from 7 reviews)
Dionia encounters a group of colonists on the waterworld of Melusine. They are at war with a race of fierce amphibious reptiles. The mysterious Shell has been lost on the ocean floor and their city is defenceless without it. Dionia is plunged into a series of perilous adventures when she sets out to find it ... but the Shell's true nature has startling implications for humanity's future.
Timeshaft by Stewart Bint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.43 from 7 reviews)
The Timeshaft is a path through time from pre-history to the end of the world, under the control of environmental protection group WorldSave. Its operatives travel through the Timeshaft preventing ecological disasters, but that's more of the back story. The plot focuses on leading agent Ashday's Child. What is his hidden agenda, why has he really spent his life flitting through the ages?
Killin Machine by JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 13,840. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.43 from 7 reviews)
Jake Barnes, an odd man, is a struggling novelist that makes his living at a publishing house where the owner and the other employees find him too strange to fraternize with. His social life and his writing career change when a mysterious man shows up on his doorstep demanding that Jake hand over the man’s cat. Quirky humor.