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Spaceports & Spidersilk January 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Lauri Meyers, J. A. Grier, W.A. Fix, and many more.
Secret Agent Red
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 8. Price: Free! Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
SECRET AGENT RED. After his recent interaction with Dr. Blue, Agent Red suspects he’s hiding something. He decides to investigate the matter to uncover the truth. But what he discovers goes beyond his expectations and could lead him directly to the object of his obsession: The Permanent Man.
Hope's Rebellion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
There are only two seasons in Godenor: summer and winter. Weather brings the only surprises to a society where everything is planned, and everyone's status is determined at birth...by the color of their hair.
Mapping the Silence of Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Cross Productions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Harris Palmer is an assistant director of security at a lab where scientists made contact with the dream sphere and accidentally brought something back: A sinister gunfighter and his sorceress bride, leaving the fate of the world up to a corporate security agent who never really liked his job in the first place.
Fiction Vortex - December 2013
Price: Free! Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
We're ending the year strong with a surprisingly wide variety of story types. But they all center around some significant, and usually life-changing realizations about life, no matter how fantastical it is. And that's why we love science fiction and fantasy: Even though the narrative elements aren't real in our lives, the sentiments, interactions, and life lessons are.
Human Procurement: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Eton has never abducted a human before. What he doesn't know is that Alien Abduction, or Human Procurement as the company calls it, isn't always simple. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Symphony of Humanity.
Souls Touched - Reasonable Rates
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1933, C.L. Moore published her most famous short story, Shambleau. This is an homage to that immortal story. When an ancient Earthman arrives back on Mars after decades away, he finds things have changed....more than he could have imagined.
L'ultimo lavoro
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Un killer, una vittima, un imprevisto... "Quando assoldi un sicario per eliminare qualcuno che non conta nulla, è perché quel qualcuno sta per fare il tuo nome..." "Non mi serviva avere motivazioni per sparargli; non mi serviva sapere se fosse giusto o sbagliato. Lui era solo un lavoro. Sono un professionista."
Le Passager Clandestin
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les voyages du Funambule Acoustique se poursuivent et ne se ressemblent guère, notre danseur de corde changeant de tempo comme de chaussettes. Il semblerait qu'un clandestin ait bouleversé l'ordre établi, s'étant approprié le cinquième épisode. Dans l'embarras, le funambule en est tenu seul responsable.
Singularity, California: Impressions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the city of Singularity, California, humans co-exist with advanced machines called "helots". Or they will, someday. Early in the city's development, Shell goes to Singularity to visit his old friend Root - but what he finds during his visit is disturbing information that makes Shell concerned for the city's future.
The Lens and the Looker (Book #1 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 105,970. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book #1 of The Verona Trilogy. Three teens from an almost-Utopian 24th century society are kidnapped back in time to 14th century Verona Italy. There the teens have two choices. Adapt to the marsh medieval ways or - die! This is a real twist on a the dystopian themes, where medieval history and sword fights meet artificial intelligences and time travel, with a hint of Romeo and Juliet thrown in.
Il Cubo (Racconti di Fantascienza)
You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Il Racconto "Il Cubo" è il racconto vincitore del primo posto del Concorso indetto da Talemotion nel Febbraio 2013. Sinossi "Torni a casa e ti ritrovi sul tavolo un Cubo nero. Che farai?"
A Triptych of Madness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Soviet Army soldier faces a terrifying new enemy in the ruins of war-torn Budapest... a man desires to alter his perception of reality via a radical surgical procedure... a captured assassin makes a final stand against the horrors that rule the world. Insanity leers over the horizon in three macabre tales inspired by the Cthulhu Myth-Cycle.
Shock (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 2)
Series: Wildfire Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The team had been told it would be a straightforward mission: enter St. Davids, now little more than a ghost town, retrieve the target and return to base. Trouble is, the target is a man named Victor, and it looks like somebody else got to him first. And St. Davids is anything but a ghost town...
Bigfoot War: The Mech Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the darkest days of the war between mankind and the Sasquatch, as zombies prowled the streets and woods alike, mechs were the last best hope. They held the dead at bay, guarding the fortified walls of the city states and carried the fight to the beasts outside.
Terran Shift Anthology, Vol 2: The Bio-Tech Era
Series: Terran Shift Anthology, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Terran Shift Anthology, Volume 2: The Bio-Tech Era is the second collection of stories set exclusively in the Terran Shift universe. The collection contains seven science fiction stories from five authors, focusing entirely on stories set in the Bio-Tech Era, a plausible near-future where humanity becomes even more dependent on technology.
Better Stay Dead 1: John's Shout
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In a world where the dead run and bite... they better stay dead! Episode 1: A kid, John, is running to get away from his zombie father. A woman, Luanne, will do anything to survive A police officer, Derek, will try to keep people alive They find that in the land of the dead, you must cover yourself from the living too YOU CAN NOW BUY THE WHOLE ARC ONE : Search for "Better Stay Dead Arc One"
Relinquish: Book II of the Rising Trilogy
Series: The Rising Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The rising is over, but the war continues to rage. King Aloysius knows Illyria exists and will stop at nothing to possess her. Jealousy drives a wedge between Illyria and Eamon. When Bastien reveals himself as her guide into enemy territory, an ambush lands them in captivity. Illyria is faced with the truth that she is not ready to face her destiny…or let Bastien go again.
Au Centre De La Terre
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les voyages du Funambule Acoustique se poursuivent et ne se ressemblent guère, notre danseur de corde changeant de tempo comme de chaussettes. Après un raccordement de justesse, le voici dans ce quatrième épisode, en visite pour un abrégé d'intra-terrestre et ses inquiétudes au sujet des voisins du dessus.
Rogue Martian Squirrels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Failed rocket scientist, Doug, suddenly finds himself at the centre of the global effort to land the first man on Mars - all because of an idea he once had about squirrels.