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Planet X91 The Plague by Mark Stewart
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Henry informs Florian Josh and Clay why they are on the planet minutes before thousands of tiny winged creatures emerge from the vortex to destroy the Piper. They are surprised the spaceship they call theirs was stolen from the aliens. They want it back. The ship has one last surprise. The trio has a surprise up their sleeve of their own which will hopefully see the aliens defeated again.
Aftermath: Yesterday, Episode 1 by Shirley Kennett
Series: Aftermath. Price: Free! Words: 16,330. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sixteen-year-old Anna Hart flees a deadly situation in a failing human colony on the planet Silva. Using her skills with an ancient weapon and her empathic ability, she struggles through danger and betrayal, searching for a place where love and hope can thrive. This Episode is the first of five in the novel Yesterday, the first book in the Aftermath Trilogy. The rest will be released as written.
Moss by Jane Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Dodo Books. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The evidence of a fabulous ancient past is about to be lost forever with the death of an enigmatic recluse. The last people to witness this mysterious civilisation’s power were blown up by an explosion that baffled and alarmed the authorities who attempted to commit its existence to oblivion.
Quinox, el ángel oscuro 4: Proyecto Caos by Carlos Moreno Martín
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: Spanish. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cuarta entrega dedicada a Quinox, el ángel oscuro. El Universo Quinox comienza a ampliarse.
The Time Project by K S Adams
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When archaeologist Dr Thomas Long stumbles on a Viking burial site, an old friend, Dr Jon Walker, steps in to help him get up close and personal with the people of 8th century Denmark, with the aid of a new time travel machine he has developed. First they must use the device to solve problems with history involving Jack the Ripper, the Nazi's and Blackbeard the Pirate. Can the friends do it?
Apex Magazine Issue 63 by Sigrid Ellis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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 on the first Tuesday of every month.
Хьюстон, 2030: Нулевой год by Mike McKay
Price: Free! Words: 93,200. Language: Russian. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 1 review)
Ка-бум! Ударил гигантский метеорит. Инопланетный вирус превращает землян в зомби. Извержение супер-вулкана засыпало Китай пеплом. Америка лежит в радиоактивных руинах, а по пустыне носятся банды мародёров на мотоциклах. Стоп! Откуда на пост-ядерных руинах – бензин?
The Sirens' Last Lament by Brian S. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mankind shows no mercy to those of the Black Sun Temple. For those cultists who warn those alien sirens are mankind's doom jeopardize the melodies those creatures share with humankind. But that zeal for justice blinds mankind's empathy, until the executioners attending to their duty upon Ganymede push too far and ruin any chance to some day sing alongside those incredible sirens mesmerizing man.
Under the Hill by Dolores Storey
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(3.00 from 1 review)
The Age of Man is over but that doesn’t mean the human race is fully extinct. Follow Rune West, one of the last humans on Earth living a boring secluded life until he discovers an alien responsable for the destruction of his species
Thieves on the Long Dark Road by Daniel P Swenson
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short story, thieves are coming to steal a planet’s last chance for survival. Only one guardian remains to stop them.
Aurealis #73 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Ghosts of Forgotten Empires, Vol II: A Cord Devlin Adventure by Michael J Foy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does an ancient interstellar empire have to do with a new cold war? Plenty as it turns out. Intelligence freelancer Cord Devlin fights to restore balance in a metaphysical power struggle between East and West. To succeed Cord will have to heavily rely on all the lessons he derived from Star Trek.
Drabble Harvest #2 - The Other Side Of The Portal by Terrie Relf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This volume contains drabbles inspired by the theme of 'the other side of the portal.' Some are funny, some are poignant, some even have a point. All are enjoyable. Come see how our contestants approached the portal concept.
Canine Chronicles by Angel Favazza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Angel Favazza has turned her attention to humanity's best friend: the dog. Thrill as Fido chases down bones in free-fall. Chill as Rover pulls off a daring rescue. And cheer as Mighty Mongrel romps for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. Okay, maybe I got a little excited with this write-up. Just buy the book, and enjoy the read. I did. ~ Alban Lake
Child of Spring by Meyari McFarland
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ben's terraced garden, cut high into the mountainside, was his joy, source of his family's food. Twenty years had taught him every nook and cranny, leaving few surprises until the cool spring day he found an abandoned toddler by the blackberry bushes. Child of Spring is a tender story of family, the bonds forged by working the earth together and the inevitability of death even in the far future.
The Shadow of Alpha by Charles L. Grant
Series: The Parric Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Introducing Parric: an ordinary civil servant being ground up in a mill of paperwork, who is given a chance to work on an experimental government project — to live secretly in a town entirely populated by androids — whose very existence, if it were known, would disrupt society — something the repressive society does not want.
H.O.P.E. Battle Scars by Autumn Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Sixteen years ago, the Dekons came; an alien race bent on controlling everyone and everything. Now the year is 2030, and after a terrifying, life-changing encounter with the Dekons, teenager Zelda Caldwell finds herself part of a rebellion group known as H.O.P.E. Their only mission is to destroy the Dekons, and restore peace to the world that was once ours.
Gulliver Station: Revolution by Connie Cockrell
Series: Gulliver Station, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
While Lemuel Calahan, the leader of Gulliver Station’s Underground, fights to restore a safe and peaceful society the two crime families on the station are engaged in a fight to the death. Can he change the corrupt station government?
A Vacation in Hell Collector's Edition by CD Moulton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Challenge the voodoo woman and get a free vacation on Hell Island to prove a point? Why not!? - but there really was something there. Something straight out of science fiction!
The Bloodbaths of Beatrice & Bullsby by Brock Rhodes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
As war rages around them in this confusing world, commonfolk struggle to survive. As a result they change as a people. They become practical and ruthlessly hardnosed. When it seems they have things figured out, and they may reach a happy ending, a new threat emerges from out of this world, stirring up doubt, once again, in all they believe in.