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Zombie Crusade Snapshot: Ontario by J.W. Vohs
Price: Free! Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead(4.25 from 4 reviews)
As a bizarre zombie pandemic sweeps across North America, residents of a large island on Lake Huron prepare to isolate themselves from the rest of the world.
Contingency by Florian Nagy
Price: Free! Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: 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.
Twas A Good Day To Die by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.25 from 4 reviews)
On Christmas day, a man sits, contemplating his life and how the things outside, the indescribable horrors, will soon break through his defences. But this is of no concern to him, for his now miserable life and the hand of fate that has forced him to commit an act so terrible, weigh constantly on his mind. Short horror/Sci-fi (ish) story. Please read and review. Artwork: Robert Thomas Strickland
Sam & Samantha by AJ Asher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Banished from Earth by family enemies, 17 year old Samuel Mac's life blossoms when he befriends two exquisite females: a gorgeous blonde Amazon with a large dangerous sword and an astonishingly intelligent four legged apex predator with soft fur and a cuddly tail. Life was good until, through the most minor of misunderstandings, Samuel became known as the Pirate Samuel Mac.
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Birdie Down by Jim Graham
Series: Rebellion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The Outer-Rim rebellion stumbles into its second day - and in the wrong direction. Can it survive a third?
We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore by M. David Blake
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.20 from 65 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.
Sisters Of Glass by D. W. St.John
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,660. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(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 by Michael Barnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: 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) by Matthew Bryan Laube
Price: Free! Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » 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) by Nicky Drayden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » 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 by Miss Mae
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: 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 by E L Russell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: 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.
The Baby - a short story by Karen A. Wyle
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Ellie Simmons lost the love of her life, her husband Daniel. And now, two years later, baby Daniel is born -- a clone of the man she lost. But human cloning is illegal, and Ellie must be very, very careful. . . .
Dark Circus by Alex Vaugn
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(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.
One Way To Mars by Gary Weston
Series: One Way To Mars, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Veterinarian Andrew Foreman hadn't wanted to go to Mars in the first place. But somebody had to look after Monkley the GenMoP, the genetically modified primate. Foreman had always regarded space travel as a dangerous business, but he had no idea just how dangerous.
Recognition by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Recognition is the best form of identification. Knowing is half the battle. Being able to recognise the signs keep yourself and everyone else alive. Know your enemy.
Outworlder by Joe Vasicek
Series: Star Wanderers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(4.20 from 5 reviews)
When Jeremiah set out for the stars, he never expected to receive an accidental bride. Since neither of them speak the same language, he has no way to tell her that there's been a terrible mistake. But the more time they spend together in the vast, lonely space between stars, the less of a mistake it seems.