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90 Minutes Above the Earth
By Ronan Frost
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is an antiquated plain-text file wedged lost and tagless for years in the memory banks of the main computer, estimated to be written way back in the mid 2100's. It is a diary of a lonely young man orbiting the moldering ball that is the Earth, himself alone and awake among the Dreamers.
The Friendly Ambassador: A Gathering of Angels
By David George Richards
Series: The Friendly Ambassador, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Friendly Ambassador” series blends Greek Myth with traditional Science-Fiction, taking a different approach to the legend of Atlantis, the origination of the Amazons and the true nature of mythical creatures such as the Cyclops and Centaurs as aliens from other worlds. The story features aliens, war and mayhem on a grand scale. It’s not for the squeamish. This is the second part of the story.
Area 52: Arrival
By Edward M. Grant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ron Durston is called up for National Service in 1952, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and come home with a medal or two to impress the local girls. Instead he finds himself standing guard in Ass-End, Yorkshire where the winter is cold and the native girl is invisible.
Le Morte d'Arthur
By Tristan Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The ship Le Morte d'Arthur has more confirmed kills than any ship in the fleet. Unfortunately, it also has the most crew casualties - both in and out of combat...
The Argument of Constants
By Mikael Aizen
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Douglas Adams meets Roger Zelazny. This novelette mixes absurd humor, parallel universes, and romantic drama while managing to ask life's ultimate question: What is a koala doing in a boot? The Argument of Constants won the 2010 Writers of the Future Contest Honorable Mention.
Marlowe and the Spacewoman
By Ian M. Dudley
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Obsoleted by technological advances, a clone intended for spare parts attempts to avoid death by proving a woman who crashed to Earth is indeed from outer space. Marlowe and the Spacewoman is a sci-fi satire about Marlowe, a private eye recovering from his own murder, and Nina, a purported spacewoman whose arrival has caused ripples amongst the political elite. Can Marlowe save both their lives?
Pilgrim Process
By Matthew Spencer
Price: $1.64 USD. Words: 118,610. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Pilgrim Process" is a near future dystopia of some 117,000 words. Is it possible that the entire world could be enslaved and transported into madness, simply because an apparently ordinary man in an unimportant small town in Hertfordshire, starts manipulating a secret society he has joined, and decides to see just how far he can make them go?
Waste Land: A Free Sci Fi Short Story
By Michael McClung
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
We fell out of the void toward the planet that Hugo had named Eliot. Its G-class star, Pound, hung like a fiery jewel in the void. I was frozen, and Pound thawed me from an eon's sleep, gossamer arrays drinking in light and heat and literally, though indirectly, warming the frozen sludge of my blood. It brought me back to life. Five thousand others slept on. Eighteen corpses thawed, and bled...
Farewell to Tyrn
By Ryan Harvey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Twelve-year-old Belde thought nothing terrifying could happen during the Month of the Sun. Then the cruel wizards known as "The Shapers" knock on her father's door. Belde plunges into a nightmare that carries her and her dinosaur pet Rint across the city, fleeing the Shapers' agents, and into the shocking truth about her life. A new science-fantasy novelette in the land of Ahn-Tarqa.
Have shaker, will time travel The Genevieve Bouteille Chronicles Part 2 – The Hindenburgh Cocktail
By Maizie Teasworth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Robert Orr. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What happens when a 2040's era lady caterer / mixologist stumbles across a mysterious elderly gentleman tinkerer and his time traveling cocktail shaker at a Seattle Steampunk convention? Booze related Hysterical historical tomfoolery ensue, and the origins and recipes for some very nice drinks are the result! Part 2 - The Hindenburg Cocktail
The Rebels of Lower Lorado
By Murrey Jacobson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Pulp science fiction of a futuristic war where psychics fight on the battlefields alongside soldiers in powered armor. Check your brain at the cover and enjoy pulp science fiction.
Joetha Davis
By JULIA TALMADGE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Life is filled with the unexpected but as humans we believe falsely that we can plan every aspect of our life. It is of course a fact that often proves untrue....for just as we believe everything is set...life throws us a curve ball and we are left trying to re-plan again.
Mistress or Mate - A Gunner Long Case
By Byron Gordon
Series: The Gunner Long Casefiles, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Recommended Ages: 17+ It's like this, you see. Gordon Thelb is a pal of mine. We helped each other out in a mixup on Mezzic a while back and I worked with his uncle a bit before that. Thelb is a standup kid, up and coming space ranger captain, but he's fallen head over heels for some skirt. Apparently a pretty rich skirt, who doesn't appear to do any honest work.
La Rubia
By Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Francisca's small settlement of Mexican refugees needed help defending itself from pirates roving the asteroid belt. But what would she do when the only help was offered by a European renegade whose combat robot had destroyed Mexico and killed her son?
Tales from the Archives: Collection 3
By Pip Ballantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: To Paris with Regret by Starla Huchton, Hanuman's Gift by Helen E H Madden, The Sun Never Sets by Val Griswold-Ford, and the Precarious Child by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris
The Precarious Child
By Pip Ballantine
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The street urchins that will one day be called the Ministry Seven, have a task from Agent Harrison Thorne. It seems simple enough, however their leader Miss Verity Fitzroy discovers that a surprise from her past is tangled up with this mysterious man which leads to a very precarious situation. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Sun Never Sets
By Val Griswold
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Agent Isaac Martin receives a note, imploring him to investigate the nearly completed clock tower at the Palace at Westminster. He and his partner, Agent Andrew Kensington, start looking into the construction and uncover unanswered questions concerning this new landmark’s creators.
Hanuman's Gift
By Helen Madden
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Augustus Whitby toils in the Archives, dreaming up stories far more plausible than the supposed “investigations” of the field agents. A story from Agent Harrison Thorne and an artifact from his recent case, however, proves that there are some truths that are far stranger than fiction.
Blue Maneuver-Urban SciFi/Fantasy
By Linda Andrews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,030. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
The extraterrestrials have landed and they're human. Rae Hemplewhite didn't believe in aliens until a close encounter with out-of-this-world technology drags her into the extraterrestrial security program. Helping alien refugees adjust to life on Earth is difficult enough, but her first clients have a price on their heads. Plus, her new partner seems torn between the urge to kiss her or kill her.
The Euclidian: When Worlds Collide
By Jay Cannon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,790. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
This book centers around an alien invasion of Earth. Unlike other stories about alien invasion of Earth this one looks at it from the perspective of the aliens who see it as a business venture. The only thing standing in the way of the Earth being strip mined out of existence is a kid and a small alien fugitive. This version contains images along with more romance and violence.