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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.
What the Market Will Bear: A Short Story
By Ben Godby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
The hardest part of laying siege is paying all your troops. When Colonel Denis Deschamps loses his artillery brigade to the highest bidder, he must devise a new battle plan - on a tight budget. But, where money is involved, military strategy doesn't always balance on the ledger. A dystopian science fiction comedy. A short story by Ben Godby.
Forever
By Lee Moan
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
All David Scarsdale wanted was to leave his wife. But she had other ideas . . .
Snow in Summer, Flowers in Fall
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Khedariens came in peace, and found unexpected friendship in a minor functionary of the diplomatic office. Tragedy inspired that woman to write the Khedariens into a performance, lamenting their loss. Can art heal a rift between species?
The Casitians Return
By Michelle Murrain
Series: The Casitian Universe, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In The Casitians Return, life on Earth changes forever when aliens of human origin arrive with a startling new mandate, and the technology to enforce it. The aliens are here — and they are us. Or rather, they are human beings from another star system who have come to reunite the two branches of humanity, whether we like it or not.
Djinn And Tonnick - Case File: The Demented Diamond
By Steve A. Zuckerman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Double Dragon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Iraqi veteran, Mark Tonnick, is a wisecracking, sarcastic, sorry excuse for a self-employed private detective whose specialty is tracking cheating spouses and running skip traces for the local bookies. Down on his luck and about to be thrown out of his dismal office for non-payment of rent he’s ready to take just about any job that comes his way.
Fearworld (A horror short story)
By Paul Melhuish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
After the photophobes are summoned into our dimension, what hope is there for the survivors? One man, at least, is prepared to strike back! At 6,000 words (equivalent to about 24 pages in paperback) this Greyhart Press eBook is the perfect length to enjoy on your lunch break. Be warned, though, after reading this story you will want to the lights on for a long time.
Out of Here
By Patty Jansen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of eighteen fantasy and Science Fiction short stories
Twelve Worlds
By Derek J. Canyon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An anthology of 14 science fiction and fantasy short stories by new, independent authors. Genres include gritty cyberpunk, epic fantasy, romantic fantasy, paranormal detective mystery, star-faring scifi, and more. Author royalties will be donated to Reading is Fundamental, the nation's largest nonprofit children's literacy organization.
Resonance
By Chris Dolley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Described as ‘one of the most original science fiction stories of recent times,” Resonance is a contemporary science fiction mystery. Graham Smith is a man with OCD who believes the world changes every time he strays from his daily routine. Annalise Mercado hears voices – all from girls called Annalise. The voices tell her about the danger Graham’s in. And how only she can keep him alive
Death By Chenille
By Lani Longshore
Series: Chenille, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Susan didn't invite the space aliens to use her quilt shop as a staging ground for their invasion of Earth, but they came anyway. Now she and her friends need to find a way to save the planet without making too much of a mess. In classic B movie science fiction style, plucky heroines battle villains from another planet, using their friendship, their wits, a hint of romance and a touch of lavender.