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Contingency
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Price: Free! Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Contingency is a story set thousands of years in the future. The human Imperium, whose dominance was long taken for granted, suddenly finds itself resting on pillars of sand as unexpected occurrences rise to challenge the order and status of the galaxy.
We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore
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Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.22 from 55 reviews)
"If I were editing a magazine I would be seriously considering buying this story for publication—but I'm not, so I can't. Sorry." — Bruce Bethke, author of "Cyberpunk" and Headcrash . . . Stan wanted a flying car. No, that wasn't quite accurate... Stan wanted a nice flying car, and the quantities of bliss that purchase would bring. Stan desired bliss. Fortunately, Bliss also desired Stan.
Peace Warrior
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Series: Peace Warrior, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Six hundred years after his death, SFC Grant Justice is re-animated by a team of scientists. Grant awakens to a civilization that has abolished war. A civilization that has outlawed violence and cherishes Peace above all else. A civilization that has been enslaved by an alien race called the Minith. Grant is humankind’s final hope against the alien menace. He must be… the Peace Warrior.
Birdie Down
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Series: Rebellion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The Outer-Rim rebellion stumbles into its second day - and in the wrong direction. Can it survive a third?
Sisters Of Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,660. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.20 from 10 reviews)
"A Sci Fi page turner… sensitively drawn synthesis of desire, beauty, horror… thoughtful, terrifying view of the future." National Public Radio ••• "...genuinely gripping …entertaining combination of hard-boiled action, futuristic romance and speculative fiction." Publishers Weekly
When Earthlings Weep
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,580. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.20 from 10 reviews)
Mickey Thorn has horribly frightening and realistic nightmares. When he awakes, the nightmare's grip still affects him to such a point that he can't tell the difference between the nightmare he was just having and reality. Mickey knows he is suffering from night terrors... much worse than regular nightmares. What if, instead of bad dreams, this is real? Are monsters actually visiting him during th
Ancient Awakening (The Ancient)
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Price: Free! Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Hell comes home to Jersey. Seven ancient demons known as the Fallen have awakened in New Jersey. Fortunately for Mike and Ann, so has the one man who can stop them, Joseph Miller. Trapped in a hospital filled with mythical monsters, only together can they unravel the mystery of the Cursed and escape with not only their lives but their very humanity.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: Fire, Fangs and Brimstone (Volume Two)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
An old demon gets caught up in the bureaucracy of hell, a little girl is chosen to dance for fire-breathing goddesses, a hellhound finds a loving home, and a werewolf dabbles in the online dating scene. This delightfully twisted collection of four short stories is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Through a Glass Darkly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Computer viruses no longer exist, yet Vexen’s medical transport is held hostage by one. The hologram engineered to combat the deadly program develops an identity crisis. An alien intruder is discovered stowed away in the cargo bay. And the evil, reptilian Delphan demands immediate surrender of her ship. Can anything else possibly go wrong?
Bottoms Up
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Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
I hope you will enjoy reading this story. It's about a detective, Dick Reeder, whose career was in a downward spiral. To boost his confidence, his Chief gives Dick what he believes to be an easy case to solve. Uniforms nabbed a stoned teenager dumping large water cooler bottles into the City Reservoir. Analysis of the substance shows it to be plain tap water.
Dark Circus
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A traitorous fiance and a murderous stranger send straight-laced bookish Emmie Kirkwood fleeing into the 1870's London night fog. When a strange gas lamp appears at the side of the road, will it lead her to a place of refuge or a doom worse than what awaits her outside? Meanwhile, her would-be killer is still hot on her trail. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles steampunk suspense adventure novelette.
Collar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
In the midst of a revolution of genetically engineered slaves, can love and loyalty save a man condemned to execution.
Star Wanderers: Outworlder (Part I)
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Series: Star Wanderers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
He wanders the stars in search of a home. Instead, he got a girl without one. A 15,000 word (40-60 page) novelette.
Racing Dragons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,300. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Racing Dragons is a satirical look at the future of space travel, technology and genetic engineering. This laugh-out-loud adventure sees cutthroat battles with salvage pirates, incredible action in the dragon arena, and the opening salvo to interplanetary war. This is a must for any fan of independent author science fiction, and has received outstanding reviews.
Europa
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
The crew of the Cousteau is collecting samples on Europa when there is an accident.
Beyond Uranus
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Series: The Uranus Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,850. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Roy is taken from his boring job and launched into a galaxy of adventure. What should be a simple job of shunting space freighters turns into a hilarious cosmic adventure where Roy uncovers the truth about his past. A comedy space romp!
Lucifer's Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.18 from 11 reviews)
Lucifer travels back to Chaos and stumbles upon a civil war devastating his homeland. The realm’s wizards are firmly under the control of a rival clan, and Lucifer's family is in mortal peril. As old clan rivalries blossom and a new hostile enemy expands across the known multiverse, Lucifer is faced with not only saving Chaos from annihilation but also saving his rightful place on the throne.
Exchange
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Isolated on a distant planet, she is incarcerated for a crime she doesn’t recall. She has no name, no idea where she came from, or why she is injected with drugs to hold these vital facts from her grasp. Despite small rebellions, she wastes away, worn and losing hope of ever being whole again. Then he arrives. Claiming to hold the answers burned daily from her brain, he offers her a way out.
Linehan's Trip
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Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.