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Sleeping Sickness
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Sandman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story appeared in the author’s collection called “The Night Pieces” in 1817. The story has been interpreted by various authors, scholars, and reviewers from time to time over the years.
Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Will they escape or will they fall victim just like the many others that visits Paradise
Apex Magazine Issue 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 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.
We Don't Know Why
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
Lucent Sylph
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.
Code Red. Switch Point Series (Season One:Episode Two)
Series: SWITCH POINT. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
PREVIOUSLY ON SWITCH POINT Episode One… A Switch had been orchestrated by BASE HQ to return Magdalene Guttenberg back to her reality from where she had been erroneously switched from. Reality return switching came with risks. And an erratic LiFT greatly increased the odds of subjects and Interceptor agents being teleported into potential danger.
Messiah
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
'Messiah' is the story of the second coming. Not of Christ, but of his kind – visitors who had been to earth before, and recognized the potential – both good and bad – of its inhabitants. Written and set in 1999, just prior to the Millennium, Messiah is a thought provoking contemplation of belief and its origins – and the lengths to which the faithful will go to protect their religion.
Betrothed Episode One
Series: Betrothed. Price: Free! Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sometimes destiny can no longer wait …. Annie Carter is new to the future. Born 400 years in the past, she was cryogenically frozen after a serious illness, only to wake up to a new world. One that has a plan for her.
The Grift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
Can a cowboy really con a con man? Or will he be stranded, penniless, on a space station? (originally published in Digital Dragon Magazine, April 2010)
Shards of Ice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Vyvica Karala left her father behind when Ch’ar Barakus invaded the planet. She wants to retake the city, and gain back her independence. Kelvaras Mason is a vigilante for hire and has been brought in by the D’Authian Guards to find a leak in their intelligence network. Vyvica and Kelvaras clash from the moment they meet, yet can't resist each other. Can they survive each other?
Monster or Marvel
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Scientists investigate a recent rash of birth defects, trying to uncover the cause. Mary, a research assistant, is anxious to meet the new research scientist, Dr. Celia Quinley. Celia has a strong affinity for her work and her study subjects. The two women soon become fast friends, but at the point when they achieve a breakthrough in their research, the unthinkable happens....
Necromancer's Curse (Chronicles of Acadia: Book III)
Series: Chronicles of Acadia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Corbin Walker wants nothing more than to return to his people, but to do so he must first gather power enough to defeat the Great Crystal, Baetylus. The companions find themselves pulled back to the cursed ruins of Ul'kor, in search of a mysterious ancient relic the Gladewarren has only hinted of. Unfortunately, to claim its power they will need to get through the Necromancer and his dread army.
The Artificer's Patroness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
By selling a device that allows ordinary people to detect when magic is being used, Lieth Alsander has drawn the attention of the Society of Trimegistus. Such attention is seldom good. Lady Carissa Sere offers Lieth her protection and patronage, but working for her brings Lieth face-to-face with her collection of shackles and cages and devices for causing pain or pleasure.
Secrets of the Elders (Chronicles of Acadia: Book I)
Series: Chronicles of Acadia. Price: Free! Words: 109,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After their peaceful village is raided by the foul monstrous skex, brothers Logan and Corbin Walker find themselves caught in a race against time, desperate to warn the capitol before the dangerous skex arrive to wreak the same havoc upon the unsuspecting people of Fal. Never could they imagine that this would only be the beginning of their unforgettable journey when Logan is exiled from Fal.
The Warparound
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Harmonizing his stream to the tune of life, Acoustic Funambulist travels on time throughout the galaxies in a progression of unlikely encounters. Subjected to an environment that defies the logic of time and space, the acrobat like some poor creature in a wheel, struggles to advance in this fifteenth episode.
INFECTUM (Parte III: Terror)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
INFECTUM es un viaje intenso a través de la locura. Una pesadilla cruel y despiadada en la que el autor de DEGENERACIÓN nos empuja hasta caer presos de un horror que se presenta en forma de pasillos opresivos y criaturas sedientas de sangre y muerte. ¿Serás capaz de vencer al miedo y escapar de la Prisión?
Auria
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Take a visit to Auria, a super-earth where life has just recently produced intelligent creatures like ourselves, although, due to the greater gravity and slightly lower temperatures, we would see them as compact furry centaurs having four legs and two arms. What might be the same? What might be quite different? This is a story about such creatures on such a world.
Snatchers: Volume Two (The Zombie Apocalypse Series Box Set--Books 4-6)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 257,770. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The second volume continues into week four to six, and follows our heroes, Pickle, Karen, Jack Slade, Shaz and now Vince Kindl, into more horror and uncertainty as the world reaches its first month of the zombie apocalypse. More scenes of terror torment characters of old and new, but are the psychological aspects of the new world beginning to beat this group of survivors? Only time will tell.
Sons of York
Price: Free! Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
13 June 1483. Richard Duke of Gloucester plots within the Tower of London. Will he seize the crown from his nephew, a boy under lock and key? Or will he crown the child and sacrifice his own claim forever? His closest ally is on the edge of betrayal, his court is filled with deceit, and every choice seems riddled with blood.