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The Gingerbread House
By Ryan M. Williams
Series: Moreau Society, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A killer holds an entire planet hostage! Brock Marsden — private detective, mutant by-choice with extraordinary abilities. Using alien technology, members of the Moreau Society willingly alter their DNA — incorporating the best traits of other species for pleasure or profit. Only now a member goes rogue, perverting the technology to murder-by-mutation at a distance.
Mirror Target
By David Schibi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
Framed for crimes he didn’t commit, Markus is on the run. His plan - to melt into the crowds at Way Station Forty Two (halfway up the space elevator) - is derailed when, on a passing shuttle, he spots a familiar face -- his own face! Caught up in a conspiracy theory he doesn’t remember and with assassins closing in the one thing Markus knows for sure is that his time is running out!
Your Life In Pictures
By David Schibi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dan is a family man working in temporal mechanics the day his daughter dies. After that day nothing else - and no one else - matters: he is solely focused on breaking the temporal barrier and traveling back in time to save her. The key, he discovers, lies in the simplest things - pictures. He’s forsaken everyone and everything for the chance of a lifetime but even that may not be enough.
My Socks Rolled Down
By Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a fella wins the lottery, he learns all sorts of things, including how his magic socks really feel and how much they want some companion magic socks. But sometimes, even after winning the lottery, magic socks don't always get what they want. A humor story by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith
Now as it is Forever
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Joe stared out at the old swing-bridge in the middle of the river. Diving from that bridge was the only thing he’d ever accomplished in his life, and if he could do it once, he could do it again. Then things would be different. But the bridge looked vaguely sinister now, a rusting steel skeleton balanced on a concrete finger thrusting out of the dark water. And then there was the boy-in-the-cow.
Freedom Race
By Colleen Wait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Earth had been in turmoil. War has exhausted the people. Racism has all but torn apart nations, states, cities and neighborhoods. Then the invasion happens. Freedom Race takes racism to an interplanetary level and is the story of what happens when ordinary people stand up and fight for what they believe in.
Looking Through Lace
By Ruth Nestvold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Christmas would be to analyze the secret women's language which cannot be spoken by men -- but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. But why? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything they thought they knew on its head.
Picture Perfect: an Expired Reality novella
By David N. Alderman
Price: Free! Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jonathan Huxley, a homeless boy living on the streets of Mecca, meets a wealthy gentleman who offers to take him in as an adopted son - if he'll wed the daughter of a family friend. But all is not as it seems in the world of wealth and power, as Jonathan is soon forced to make a decision between a secure future or forbidden love.
The Fire Erzu of Qi' Lam
By Marc Nadeau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 147,330. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Ataga is accidentally swept back in time one thousand years, he finds his planet, Dynia, to be far different from the reality that he left. His ancestors are enslaved by a ruthless, marauding race of warriors, the Salti. He uses his wits, his knowledge, and his expertise in flying to lead his people, the Loxu, in the insurrection against their masters.
Europa
By T. M. Crone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lieutenant Jouno Cordelli finally gets his chance to explore Jupiter's icy moon, Europa. When a fellow ground crew member falls victim to side effects of hyper-sleep and another is trapped beneath the surface, Jouno is torn between transporting his sick crew mate back to the Europa Explorer and rescuing Rylie, the Ice Queen, who has found a humanoid civilization below Europa's froze surface.
The AI War (Biofab 3)
By Stephen Ames Berry
Series: The Biofab Wars, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
Defeated at the Battle for Terra Two, the cyborg AIs regroup to at last destroy mankind. Commodore Detrelna and the battle cruiser Implacable are sent to Quadrant Blue 9 for the only weapon that can stop them. Implacable’s crew aren’t optimistic—it’s been 3000 years since a ship came home from Blue 9. Then they meet what’s been waiting for them. (Tor Books 1987. Revised 2011.)
Airholes
By George Page III
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
An ancient city is unearthed at a archaeological dig in Africa, seemingly the oldest in human history. The latest in imaging technology revealed structures and streets deep underground. Nothing, though, could detect the repercussions once all was unearthed.
Library of the Apocalypse
By Karen T. Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Life is hard enough for Nate and his sister Sylvia in post-apocalypse Chicago. When Sylvia falls ill, Nate embarks on a desperate mission to get help. He heads to the one sane place left in all the chaos and debris: The Harold Washington Library, policed by librarians in cardigans and sub-machine guns to ward off crooks and thugs. Will he be able to get through the city and get help in time?
The God Virus
By J E Murphy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
An ancient virus is turning animals into people and people into monsters. Two romantically inclined mutants lead a pack of transforming pilgrims from Miami across Africa to Rome. Their two-fold purpose: stop the cure for the disease that created them, and get the Pope's OK for non-humans to marry.
Reboot
By Carl Rauscher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Oscar Ridell is a hero to most towns he visits as he travels west, paying for room and board by restoring equipment fried by the Pulse. Few guess he's part of a national recovery effort; fewer still that their hero is a reformed alcoholic, haunted by the voices of his estranged wife and child.
One Hot January
By J. Conrad Guest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
My name is Joe January. I was a private investigator from the South Bronx, circa 1940. Was once described as an indignant Humphrey Bogart. Who am I to argue? The difference between Bogie and me is that I was the real McCoy.In truth, I'm no Joseph Conrad, but I wrote every word on these pages. This is my story; but make  no mistake, it's anything but make believe. I know, it reads like science
Harbinger
By Steven Mohan, Jr.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the far future the poor won't be packed into the cities--they'll be cast out into the black. Jose Santiago wanders the outer reaches of the solar system looking for the a frozen treasure that will turn his life around. And racing against the greedy corporation that wants the treasure for itself. This story won honorable mention in THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION edited by Gardner Dozois.
Version Innocent
By Pete Molina
Price: Free! Words: 149,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tired of immortality? Take a break from life, back your self up, dissolute, and wake up ten..twenty..even a hundred years later refreshed, young, and ready to live again IN THE FUTURE. That was the sales pitch. The virus hit hard and fast wiping the only backups of thousands. It's murder pure and simple, a rare and unthinkable crime in this age. And why the urgent need to find Sam Storm 6.7?
Outrageous Fortunes: a Novel of Alternate Histories
By Steven W. White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(4.00 from 1 review)
Shy amateur historian Randy Sullivan, age 23 and unhappy with his life, is approached by his double from a parallel Los Angeles, a bombastic physicist and inventor who calls himself "Sully." Together they step out of this reality and visit versions of Earth stranger than Randy has ever imagined... and those so eerily close as to be just out of reach.
Memories of the Dead Man
By Douglas Smith
Series: The Entity Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
SF novelette from a multi-award winning author. A legendary hero of the Fall of Earth must choose between the love of the new family he has found and revenge for the one he lost.