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Cradle of Life (act one)
Price: Free! Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a 10,000-word preview of the novel. Male children are no longer being naturally born. Genetically engineered food inadvertently created a virus called MAPIX that destroyed the male birth rate. Evelyn Jones learns that she is a two-in-a-million person who is not infected, even though eleven years ago she tested positive for the virus.
Apex Magazine Issue 61
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
Expanded Glossary and Notes - Compendium to the Sequetus Series
Series: Sequetus, Book 24. Price: Free! Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This book is the compendium to the twenty-three book Sequetus Series. The series took 25 years to write, and comprises four miniseries. Each book has its own glossary, notes, maps, pictures and more, to help the reader get the most from the stories. This volume is the total glossary and reference section behind the epic story.
My Name Is Tamsin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Penrose Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The young heroine, Tamsin, has capabilities that resemble the beginnings of super powers but are in reality things anyone can accomplish if they don’t know they can’t, and some people in this world already do. The book is written to depict characters that are in part typical of their natural age so readers can relate to them. It is set mostly in New Zealand.
Sid and Arthur's Christmas Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid and Arthur, from The Crying Pennant, in the short stories that were published on my blog over Christmas.
The Opposite of Memory: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Can losing your memories make you stronger? Can it be a form of recreation? What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred? From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.
Contagion
Series: Lanyon For Hire. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Can Lanyon hold off the danger threatening him long enough to get Jophena, his 12-year-old Selenian friend, out of deadly jeopardy?
#0 Aadea's Reawakening: Shades of Gray Series- Prequel Teaser
Series: Shades of Gray Science Fiction Action Adventure Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Teaser for #1 Shades of Gray: Noir, City Shrouded By Darkness the first book to a science fiction action adventure series. This prequel focuses on the darkness that has stricken those who live within Noir. It's a darkness that will doom the planet if it isn't stopped. A brave soul decides they can't be a bystander any longer and sets a plan into motion that will forever change the world.
The Translucent God
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When archaeologists discover an ancient human civilization, a series of strange artifacts give them clues to the people’s religious obsession.
Aurealis #71
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
Z-Day Part One: Human Condition
Series: Z-Day: Human Condition, Part 1 · Z-Day, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The first of an eight part series. A father and son on their first hunting trip quickly become trapped by an unknown outbreak. Stalked by both infected humans, infected animals, and those who aim to keep the outbreak a secret, they quickly turn from the hunters to the hunted. As Their goal of escape is threatened they must find the source behind the outbreak and pray they hold the secret to a cure
The Dark Element: The Prophecy Begins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Dark Element: The Prophecy Begins, is the first book in the long awaited "Dark Element" series. Kyle Cross unknowingly finds himself involved in an ancient prophecy that spells the doom for all mankind. The Very future of the planet depends upon him. Encased in an alien cube, The Dark Element's sole purpose is to gather life force into itself until it is strong enough to contact "Them".
Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A flash fiction that examines what beauty really is. Read what happened to Liz in her efforts to become "perfect". Does beauty lie in flawless imperfection or is beauty more than skin deep?
Informed Consent
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the war-torn Middle East a UN Weapons Inspector finds himself faced with a terrible choice. Forewarned of a chemical weapons attack on a civilian population Henry Jace must decide to unleashed an experimental defensive pathogen and violate all the rights and freedoms he holds most dear, or stand aside with the rest of the world and watch a genocide.
Free Soup / The Many Iterations of Kendra Dixon
Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two short stories- Free Soup: When a homeless man and a young girl go to a soup kitchen run by a UFO cult, they find out that there’s really no such thing as free soup. The Many Iterations of Kendra Dixon: A brain surgery reveals the true nature of time to Kendra Dixon and allows her to freely roam all possible versions of her life.
Jennifer Pasco: Burka and Bikini
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Who, exactly, is Jennifer Pasco? Cancer survivor? Retired super spy? Heroin addict living in Caliphate-occupied Britain? None or all three? Enter an entirely different kind of future in a story that races from beginning to end, without a pause to catch your breath or figure out the absurdities any quicker than she does. From the author of MacArthur's Luck, something completely different, and FREE.
Galaxy
Series: Sequetus, Book 23 · The Earth Syndrome, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Here’s the twenty-third Sequetus Series book. The Talkron home galaxy has been found. A counter invasion is being readied, by united forces. More importantly, the dead-zones found on Earth and other civilized planets are widening, consuming everything. This is a brilliant last book to the series. If you read this series in full, you mightn’t be the same again. It is a brilliant mind-bender.
One Smaller Step
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When one man is sent to scout the location for the first Lunar Dome, are the steps he takes the first ones ever made there? Or is he walking in someone elses footsteps?
The Ship to Look for God
Price: Free! Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Otto Boteman has a heart attack and wakes up in what could be Heaven, except God is nowhere to be found. He joins a group of misfits building a rocket to go find Him, incurring the wrath of a frenzied, suit-wearing army of angels (or demons, can’t tell) bent on stopping them.
The Magnum Opus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A magnum opus is the work of a lifetime; an accomplishment that tops all other artistic achievements. To pour your heart and soul into the design of your magnum opus is a necessity, not an option, and the results are often realized only after years of refining and perfecting. Those who achieve such greatness truly love their work. But what if your magnum opus is creating another living being?