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Delhi De Kingre
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » General
This is a short description of police atrocities on people involved in revolutionary movements in Punjab/India conveyed in the form of punjabi scientific fiction.
Darla's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
DARLA'S STORY is book #0.5 of the ASHFALL trilogy (or should it be called a three-and-a-half-ology?) It’s told from Darla’s perspective, beginning with the eruption and ending when an injured stranger keels over in her barn. If you’re new to the world of ASHFALL, DARLA’S STORY is a great place to start. If you’ve read ASHFALL and loved Darla, this book was written for you. Enjoy!
Apex Magazine - Issue 53
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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 the first Tuesday of every month. This month we feature work by Shira Lipkin, Mari Ness, Damien Angelica Walters, Kelly McCullough, Douglas Hulick, and Gary A. Braunbeck.
Tales from the Creature Keeper Episode 1 - Trapped in Town
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In an age of rediscovery, various "tribes" are digging up the remains of humanity and using them to re-establish civilizations. Some are prosperous, while others are dubious, such as the country that two slaves, Razz and Jerry, have come from. If they make the decision to buck the relative safety under their master, how long will they have to live like wild animals before they find a new home?
Excolopolis: Poles of Enforcement
Series: Excolopolis, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 116,390. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
There's always been something unusual about him, but the alienness is just the surface. He practically appears out of nowhere and is to head into dangerous waters when he presents the antigravity device for the world to see. The Dark Core Gravity sphere is based on an unnatural technology, which originates from a place that no one can ever imagine.
My Unlife: Rebirth
Price: Free! Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
What is worse than being a monster? Knowing you are one. Emma knows it all too well - though she has been trying to keep it a secret while looking for a cure. Now though the CDC are closing in, the Zombie who bit her is showing an interest in her life and a thug she gave the virus to is bent on revenge. Emma must make unlikely friends if she wants to survive long enough to find a cure.
Penalty Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The crime free galactic society ended eons ago for all but the wealthy.The rest live in slavery to support them. The Resistance fights to help but when their general is captured they need help themselves. Zakon Parabus is the only rebel ever captured who lived to tell about it, but his memory was wiped. They must recruit him to rescue their general before everything they've worked for crumbles.
Microcosm
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a short story that stretches back through pre-colonial America through modern day and beyond, a construction worker, a soldier, and a young boy all discover the same strange object. Each one sees the artifact through the lens of his own life and time, but can any of them discover its hidden power?
The Star Mark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Starting with the five pointed star appearing on his forehead after arriving on the planet, he will confront the dissolution of his beliefs about the world and everything he believed about himself. He will leave behind his disastrous childhood, develop into a wizard as destined in order to save himself, TanLa, and the Earth itself, from Kan-No, the reigning non-corporeal evil presence.
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
Shadow Dreams
Series: Eight Factors, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shadow Dreams is an enticing short story that opens the book on the Eight Factors universe where near death incidents can cause incredible gifts to erupt. Join Corey as he navigates the treacherous currents of the Gifted while hiding his true potential. If he fails, freedom won't be the only thing he loses.
Technophobe!
Price: Free! Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Is modern technology humankind's solution, or will it lead to our demise? Technophobe! is a collection of 5 short stories exploring techology's sinister side. Are strangers on social networks really what they seem? Could people be trusted with mind-reading devices? Will machines make us immortal? Stories to make you wonder, make you shudder, make you suspicious of your household appliances!
The Righteous Government
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A zealous government tries to use one lover against another for information. But when that fails, the government proves they still have the upper hand.
Wannabe Vampire
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Part 1 of The Unicorn Papers, a series by J. F. Manning. A journey into the darkness of an alternate universe where fantasy is reality.
Action Girls Collection #01
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This is a collection of the first two stories in the "Destined" and "Vampire Killer" series (see book cover for individual story titles). Please read the table of contents and foreword in the free preview for a full description. A combined total of 24,363 words of story. Suitable for high-schoolers and perhaps some middle-schoolers.
The Unreliability of the Mature Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can mind control work on someone who can’t control their own mind? It's frustrating to deal with the inconsistencies of dimentia and it's effects on maturing minds, but what if our defense against a future invader depended on that unreliability. "The Unreliability of the Mature Mind" is a short, speculative fiction, and is in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Ozymandias
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The scientific magicians of the First Age who built the Artificial Intelligence machine called it Guardian. Secure in the Citadel, a secret complex constructed to contain it, Guardian had survived the holocaust which consumed its creators and the rest of civilization. Now , the world was only beginning to emerge from the ashes of the First Age.
iWitness
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Flash Fiction science fiction. Told in first person, a woman runs through streets filled with sentinel cyborgs. She struggles to cope with the recent invasion and a long forgotten memory.
Life in 2012
Price: Free! Words: 450. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
God, how I miss looking forward to the 2012 Apocalypse. Here's a poem I wrote in late 2012 expressing my eagerness for a change, be it good or bad.
Planet Urth (Book 1)
Series: Planet Urth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
More than two hundred years into the future, human beings are an endangered species. The planet has been battered by war, its inhabitants plagued by disease and death. Few survived and remained unaffected. Seventeen year-old Avery is alive and unchanged. She has lived on the run for much of her life, in terror. Forced to hide deep in the forest, Avery and her sister are constantly hunted.