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Erawan by Laura Montgomery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Short story. In the second half of the 21st century, Charlotte Fisher's father moves the family to Thailand so he can take care of a tourist habitat orbiting Earth. Charlotte makes a new friend, learns about spirit houses, and goes to school. Everything is fine until the day the habitat faces a deadly danger.
Here Lies Love by Dan Thompson
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Autumn Orchard. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » General
Would death be less painful than life? When she is sold by her father, Abbey discovers that nightmares can occur when you’re awake. Trapped inside a wooden cage, Abbey is forced to listen to the horrors and atrocities above; time ticking down until it is her turn. But Abbey isn’t prepared to become a victim; she will escape.
Star Power by Brett P. S.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humankind had explored and colonized every sector with fleets of ships capable of folding space, thanks to massive Star Power engines. Intelligent alien life did not exist in the Milky Way, but who knew what threats possibly lurked across the dark space between galaxies?
Battle Beyond Earth: Resurrection by Nick S. Thomas
Series: Battle Beyond Earth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Four centuries have passed since the end of the alien invasion that almost destroyed humanity. The surviving races, human and alien, now live in peace as allies. But when a terrifying new enemy cuts a path of destruction through the Alliance, there seems little hope of resistance. The situation is desperate, and desperate measures are required.
Curtains Of Time by Wayne Rohrer
Price: Free! Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » General
This short novel about Gizmo and his gadgets is the start of a series. Gilbert Zachariah Morrison, aka Gizmo, was born under a full moon. To say he was a nerd with special abilities is part of the story. To say he designed and built a spaceship that would take him anywhere in space and time is yet another part of the story. Let the adventures begin. Is it more than he bargained for?
Asymmetrical Compounds by Nikolas Mouvia
Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Suppose you find yourself in a strange and unsettling reality, suppose you are offered superhuman powers by a voice from your head, suppose you are unable to distinguish dream from reality. What would you do? A short story collection comprising of several characters caught in different and unusual situations and their subsequent reactions to them.
Sabots (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aging mechanic Mason is worried about his job as the factory he works in becomes increasingly automated and self-sufficient, and his survival may depend on finding ways to fix machines that aren’t broken.
Pipe Clouds by Len Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Carly Bede's bent on solving the mystery of the pipe clouds. When a massive storm threatens, it looks like the Eastern seaboard will end up like Japan and Peru. Those storms wiped out whole cities. Carly's got to choose between her research and a risky do-or-die mission to kill the clouds. A sci-fi tale from the author of "Wing" and The Bren Taylor Adventures.
Lightning by Ryan Hartung
Price: Free! Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.00 from 1 review)
When archaeologist Colt Andrews and his team are called to investigate a find deep in the Peruvian rain forest, they discover an artifact unlike any ever unearthed before. After Colt touches the Lightning Staff containing the raw power of Zeus, he is granted the ability to wield the god-like powers when in possession of the ancient relic. Now, hunted by Peru's military they must find a way home.
Ephemeral Species Book Two - Survival by Patrick Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
They were here to stay. There was nothing anyone could do. Nisha tried her best to ensure the survival of our species. And that could only be done if their species survived. Neither outcome was a sure thing. What she finally realized was that we were doomed to a slow extinction over the coming years. Yet, it was a good thing for her daughter and her friends.
Fiction Vortex - August 2014 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Lift up your chin, dear reader, and enjoy these stories with the full knowledge that while your neighbor might outrun you in the zombie apocalypse, you'll know how to create adequate defense perimeters during an attack from unidentified flying objects.
Flipspace: Shades of Jade by John Steiner
Series: Flipspace, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Mockingbird crew are pulled off their training schedule when a distress call from their sister ship, the Magpie reaches Earth from the Kuiper Belt. In preparation for rescue and possible hostilities, Colonel Rama’s command is expanded with Medevac/Recovery Vehicle, two deep space fighters, a mysterious support crew and the Magpie’s AI named Monk.
Power Outage by Douglas H. Plumb
Price: Free! Words: 75,110. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
They had planned for an economic collapse and were prepared...so they thought. All electric power is lost, cars, phones, and hydro power. It's as if electricity never existed and they are trapped inside their shelter. They escape and meet friends and enemies along a two hundred mile journey to meet a philosopher king but discover something greater.
Ephemeral Species Book One - The Dawning by Patrick Smith
Price: Free! Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.00 from 3 reviews)
We've existed in our modern form for a small fraction of 1% of the lifespan of the Earth. What if our species is ephemeral? How could it happen? Who or what would replace us? Could our extinction be a good thing for those who follow us? They came to Earth but didn't care. Later, we became ephemeral, despite Nisha's efforts. Not because of a disaster or because of them, but because we chose it.
Dreams Must Die by J.M.
Price: Free! Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Jimmy Shade kills dreams. It’s his job. As a member of the elite Dream Police, he defends the Collective against that poisonous nocturnal ooze. But when Shade gets infected with a dream, he finds himself on the run from his former colleagues. He must choose between his love for the Collective--and the dream he cannot live without.
Beyond the Beyond by Brett P. S.
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The boon allowed life to exist and when it ceased to function, illness, madness and darkness swept the village. Howitz set off to do what his grandfather had done, light the obelisk and restore the boon to working order. It was somewhere out there, in the forbidden, barren lands of the beyond.
Miriya by Jade Kerrion
Price: Free! Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Destiny has set Miriya's life on a collision course with Danyael Sabre, the alpha empath who can kill with a touch. Whether he becomes friend or foe, whether he and she live or die, will depend on the choices she makes. On her decisions hang the outcomes of the Second Genetic Revolution.
Dreams Are Real by William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Dreams are Real revolves around one man’s struggle to come to terms with what happens when we he is asleep and the strange events that lead him to arrive at his unconventional conclusions.