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Vadatu
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An experimental work exploring ideas of thinking, emotion, and artificial intelligence.
Children of the Morning
Series: Chronicles of the Harekaiian. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Golbin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Time Shifters are in danger. Someone wants what they have and are willing to kill if necessary to get it. Akalya couldn't hide in the past forever. The time has come to untangle the threads of a conspiracy so sinister that her very life hangs in the balance, as well as the lives of all of her kind.
Common Oddities Speculative Fiction Sideshow, Autumn 2014
Price: Free! Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Essay » Literature
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Autumn 2014 issue of The Common Oddities Speculative Fiction Sideshow is an eclectic mix of science fiction, fantasy, and poetry by established and up-and-coming authors. All issues of COSFS are archived at www.commonodditiessideshow.com. Published by www.ProvisionBooks.com.
Electing Hyvonen
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Welcome to a world where soldiers are elected and politicians are drafted. This is a story preferred, perhaps, by those who would rather be governed by 2000 properly educated leaders than the first 2000 names in the phonebook.
Cursed Heroes: The Beginnings
Series: Cursed Heroes, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Cursed by faith or maybe something much more powerful. Theses heroes fight risking everything in order to protect the universe they live in. Asking for nothing in return not even recognition, or so it may seem. These cursed souls are cursed to wander the universe forever protecting it against their own will. Come see where they came from in this epic telling of just a few of their stories.
My Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They had only recently met, yet the strong connection between them was to ignite a series of events that would change human history. The first humans to travel through time were lovers and prepared to risk all, and each other, for their journey to succeed. When Vesna pressed the button she had no idea what would become of her whilst her lover waited - but neither expected what was to come.
The Last Arcadian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: Australian English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
The crash of a rock against glass forces Cassie to make a choice. Risk the world outside the dome even though she believes the air is toxic, or suffer a slower death inside Arcadia. Paul has been told the dome contains creatures that threaten the people of Rangelands but he finds himself fascinated by the girl he finds in Arcadia. Is it possible for Cassie and Paul to be together?
Fool's Quest
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story about two space drifters, both are foolishly searching for something that seems impossible to find
Lydia's Decision (A Curiosity Chronicles Short)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A romantic steampunk short story of adventurers, seafarers, and daring choices, set in the Curiosity Chronicles world.
Abigail's Discovery (A Curiosity Chronicles Short)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A romantic steampunk short story of masquerades, mystery, and hidden weapons, set in the Curiosity Chronicles world.
Trapped Tale
Series: Edenia ยท Aire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tale of the trapped contained in prison. The trapped tell stories of their freedom and hope to avoid boredom.
The Daguerreotype
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hallucination, or reality? A time-travel story... Browsing in an old shop, Professor Harry Inman comes across the image of a famous hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, taken on a fragile silvered copper plate in 1847, a daguerreotype from the earliest photography. The small framed image becomes an unexpected window pulling him into the past, literally.
Dempsey's Debut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jack Dempsey feels 'boxed' in when he's forced to carry on the family name, and certainly doesn't want to become part of the Krills' warped mating ritual. It’s hard to live up to your ancestors. Wonder how you’d fare? Read “Dempsey’s Debut.” "Dempsey's Debut is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection “And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Strange Days: Book 1 of the William Magi Jr. adventures.
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Young Billy finds out that his father's import/export business sends things into an alternate universe, where Dragons, elves, dwarves ad all of the other creatures of the D&D game really exist.
Fiction Vortex - October 2014 Horror Issue
Price: Free! Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This year’s Fiction Vortex Horror Contest has some of the best short fiction horror we’ve ever seen. Entries ran the gamut from personal to apocalyptic. Filled with strangeness and terror, madness and fear, these stories are a tour to the dark places of the imagination.
Undead at Groom Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Damien arrives at Lincoln County University, in Rachel, Nevada before fall classes begin, for football tryouts. From his first night in his dorm room, he hears moans on the wind coming from the desert surrounding Nellis Air Force Range. The military and the Centre for Disease Control, quarantine the campus and the Town of Rachel. Damien wakes up in a morgue; thought to have contracted Virus Z.
Heaven's Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Part of an anthology of space elevator stories limited to 4,000 words. Irena Dem has been offered a free ticket on the first space elevator. She's not sure why; but the situation is critical and – even more curious – the World Space Agency didn't summon her to the meeting. They came to her. She's not sure about that either. But one thing Irena is very sure of: Nothing in life is free.
Broken Images - A Dystopian Journey
Series: A Dystopian Journey. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
I could not believe my eyes. Everything I had feared had become true. Now I had to try to stay alive long enough to make all the sacrifices worthwhile. Broken Images is the third and final book in the Ishtato Saga, after He Who Was Living. This series follows one young woman's journey through treacherous landscapes, backstabbing strangers, and lethal challenges. If she survives ...
Freighter's Prize
Series: The Ramblers, Book 3. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patric DeBeck is disguised as a tramp freighter captain for the Grand Admiral of the F.W.O fleet. He rescues Dayna Quinn, the admiral's daughter, from a failed diplomatic mission. Patric finds himself fleeing the ambush with Dayna onboard his tramp freighter. Appearances aren’t what they seem. Patric’s ship is well equipped to find out who attacked them and why.
Ivan Hogue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An interplanetary hunter storms into a tavern on a mining outpost on Andula. He's looking for a beast, or a man... or maybe a spirit. He isn't quite sure.