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Reckoning by Mark Jacobs
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.10 from 10 reviews)
Humans have evolved to their present form in a few million years. And they have risen to prominence in just a few thousand; a mere speck in earth’s unfathomable timeline. Are we the first to gaze into the heavens contemplating our fate? Here, I present a short tale pondering the shortcomings of sentience. Once upon a time, sixty-five million two hundred and forty-two thousand years ago...
Armored Hearts by Melissa Turner Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by AltWit Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.09 from 11 reviews)
When a crippled young lord rescues a girl falling from a tree, it reveals a secret about himself and his mother's side of the family that could put him at the center of a war with beings he thought only existed in fairy tales.
Gamers by Thomas Carpenter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.07 from 15 reviews)
Gabby DeCorte, reality-hacker extraordinaire, has been doing whatever it takes to keep her best friend, Zaela, from falling behind in LifeGame. But when a mysterious group called the Frags contacts Gabby claiming to know what really happens to the losers of LifeGame, she must choose between winning and what she believes in.
Astra: Synchronicity by Lisa Eskra
Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.07 from 14 reviews)
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
Fire: The Collapse by William Esmont
Series: Elements of the Undead, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.00 from 24 reviews)
Megan Pritchard survived the zombie apocalypse, but that was only the beginning of her problems. When a rival group of survivors led by a psychopathic ex-submarine commander threatens the fragile existence she has carved out in the southern Arizona desert, she must face her own mortality once again – or die trying.
Transplant by D.B. Reynolds-Moreton
Series: Sapient Continuum, sci-fi. Price: Free! Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Stupidity, greed, and isolationistic fundamentalism between the three main super powers had pushed mankind to the brink of destruction. Just before the holocaust began, a group of wealthy and reasonably sane individuals decided save some small remnant of humankind. A small group of near genetically perfect people would be sent to another star system, and so Project Transplant began.
Green, a short story by Sara Zaske
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 7 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.
Better than Real by Huw Lyan Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2009 by Velluminous Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Sent to a murder scene to defuse a delicate situation, love-doll designer Lee finds that his sexiest creation yet has gone lethally wrong, infiltrated by Lilith, a mysterious rogue AI who's as comfortable with assassination as with seduction. In a life-or-death race with Lilith's creators, Lee risks the very stuff of his humanity--and his best chance of salvation turns out not to be human at all.
The Sixth Discipline by Carmen Webster Buxton
Series: Haven, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 143,770. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Ran-Del has spent his entire life in the Sansoussy Forest; he's a hunter and a warrior until one morning when he becomes prey for a hunting party from a distant city. He wakes up to a different world, in a city from which there seems no escape. Among the strangers who hold him captive is a woman who seems to know more than she's willing to admit about why Ran-Del is there.
It's Just a Job by Walter Lazo
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
Every Last Mother's Child by William J. Carty, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 372,480. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.00 from 6 reviews)
How do you evacuate a planet of Seventy Five Million beings, those who are of flesh and blood, as well as those that are cybernetic? That is the question “Every Last Mother’s Child” poses, when an asteroid field is disturbed, and threatens to destroy the planet of Trena.
We, The Watched by Adam Bender
Series: We, The Watched, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Break through the government propaganda and avoid surveillance cameras in this dystopian adventure novel. Told from the unique first-person perspective of an amnesiac, acclaimed novel We, The Watched places the reader in the shoes of Seven as he struggles to go unnoticed in a surveillance society and discover his true identity.
Test Pilot by John H. Carroll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Gregg Johnson was a test pilot in the Skull Squadron where death was the only retirement benefit. XOXO-13 was the designation for an experimental spaceship Gregg named Hugs and Kisses. When a tiny thing goes wrong in space, it becomes a very large thing. As usual, it had flaws, but would they be fatal?
Outside by S Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been given about life 'Outside' your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never have expected.
The Edge of Darkness by Lissa Bilyk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 5 reviews)
When Max , an unwilling cyborg, is sent back to Earth at the end of an interstellar war, she uncovers a conspiracy aboard the transport ship and must race to find the answers and save the people she cares about before her world and everything she knows is lost to darkness.
The Star Alliance Chronicles: Crisis on the Rim by Kevin McDonald Andrews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: American English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A cryptic message from a remote sector of the galaxy reveals apocalyptic plans to invade the Coalition of Allied Worlds. All that stands in the way of this powerful invasion force is the crew of the maintenance facility at Base Station DD-109. Can this untested group of officers, and their makeshift fleet confront the enemy and prevent the brutal conquest of the quadrant?
After The Darkness: Episode Three by SunHi Mistwalker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.00 from 5 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Eternity So Soon? by Chris Needs
You set the price! Words: 37,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Humans facing the possibility of living for eternity can't stand by and watch as thousands of their kind fly off into the cosmic void. The universal mind has other ideas and creates new beginnings after an old burnt out star goes nova. If you download for free PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW
Life First by RJ Crayton
Series: Life First, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.00 from 5 reviews)
"The prospect of being the human parts drawer society reaches into to cure its neediest patients would drive anyone mad." - Kelsey Reed, Life First Strong-willed Kelsey Reed must escape tonight or tomorrow her government will take her kidney and give it to a stranger.