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Jurassic and the Great Tree
By Keith Brooke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The descendants of the first wave of human settlement have resisted intrusion for years yet now they want someone to come. "Only one man," they said, and so we three are here, riding in the body of one. "with its brilliant and remorseless anthropological logic, this resembles Michael Bishop at his best. But that's because it's well-argued anthropology, rather than well-copied Bishop" (Simon Ings)
Dome City Blues
By Jeff Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Los Angeles: 2063 David Stalin was one of the best detectives on the street, running head-to-head with the data-jackers, organ thieves, and tech-gangs of Los Angeles. Then, an easy case got out of control and left his wife dead among the ruins of old LA. Now, David's back on the job, trying to unravel a crime worse than murder. This time, he’s not the hunter...
Walking Ghost Phase
By DC Daugherty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eighteen-year-old Emily Heath is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. When an Army colonel offers her a cure in exchange for her participation in a military experiment, she agrees. Soon Emily joins others for team-based combat on a virtual reality battlefield. But this is no video game. The consequences of losing are so great that Emily wonders if she should have chosen death in the hospital.
The Light of Civilization
By Z. M. Wilmot
Series: The Jakken Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 121,370. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the sequel to The Loneliness of Stars, Jakken Servidos is rescued along with his crash-landed companions by an alien vessel that will bring him to the heart of the universe. On his amazing journey, he will encounter terrifying monsters, ruthless pirates, calculating soldiers, dark gods, and a terrible betrayal. Jak's journey has only just begun...
The Loneliness of Stars
By Z. M. Wilmot
Series: The Jakken Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(2.00 from 1 review)
More than a thousand years in the future, in a time when human civilization has spread to inhabit planets outside of Sol's light, a poor dockhand is given the chance to stow away on one of the largest space expeditions ever to set off from Earth. From the moment the ship takes off with an extra bit of human cargo on board, the young Jak is plunged into a new and terrifying world.
Alliance
By Valerie Gaumont
Series: The Channel Riders, Book Three. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,640. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Elena finally has her store open, an earthside business selling repackaged off world goods. The Council, has granted her trading rights on the newly opened planet, RJ457. Things are looking good for her, but success brings it's own trouble as Elena has to navagate a minefield of allainces and agreements. Can she keep her people safe while being pushed closer to a Council seat of her own?
Happiness Guaranteed
By Wendy Laharnar
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old man spoke of a time when sunlight shone on everyone. But he was a storyteller, a bad influence.
Drop
By Frank Schlender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The reality on Planet NGC 13597 seems a bit warbled. Colonel Miller and his marines are on a reconnaissance mission, when they run into Fellhart and his band of mediaval warriors.
Porter sleeps
By Frank Schlender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Porter is an established electrician in the Midwest. One day, the top brass at the local air-base request his help. When he arrives at the top secret underground lab facility, he finds out that the problem has only little to do with electricity. But there’s easy money to earn, so tries his best. Then the lights go out.
Gene's Nightmare
By Frank Schlender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gene is an Ex-fighter-pilot and has switched to scriptwriting for the new media, called Television. But there is only little money to be made in New York, writing cop-stories. One day Gene is fed up and decides to go West, to Hollywood. A nightly visitor changes his life and the fate of the planet.
The Dreamer
By David George Richards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Angela is out to prove that the stick thin body can triumph over all, even Lucy Crow-Bennett’s Barbie like curves and aliens with spiky heads.
The Light at the End: a short story about the great dying of 2012
By Donna Burgess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Something dire is coming and the government is keeping everyone in the dark. A strange little countdown clock has appeared in the bottom corner of the cable news networks and people are beginning to talk. They feel anxious, afraid. What do you do? Hide? Live your life as if tomorrow is promised to you? Do you give up? Do you hope? Turn your neighbors away at the door? Turn the gun on yourself?
Hallucinating
By Stephen Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,790. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Europe, 2049. Nulight, a Tibetan refugee and notorious underground record company owner, emerges from an obscure Berlin night club realising that an alien invasion is imminent. Or is he hallucinating? A unique vision of future invasion and future music from the author of Memory Seed and Glass.
The Farm
By Marlene Dotterer
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 25th century, the human race is scattered throughout the galaxy’s Sagittarius Arm. But no matter where people go, they always remain human...
The Wrath of Trees
By Bard Bloom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Melyl is an intelligent, telepathic tree who can eavesdrop on the minds of anyone who eats her berries. She was kidnapped, enslaved, and forced to use her powers to spy on her master's rival nations. It won't be long before she is discovered, uprooted, and burned as another invader. But how can she free herself when she is rooted in her kidnapper's garden?
Plato's Gateway
By Brian Jeffreys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Rebellious star pilot Phillip Barreda and his handicapped brother needed a break when they discovered an interstellar gateway at the edge of colonized space. Unfortunately, they had no idea that it was a prelude to an invasion and that the man behind its construction was over 400 years old.
Dark Circus
By Alex Vaugn
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
0.25 star(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A traitorous fiance and a murderous stranger send straight-laced bookish Emmie Kirkwood fleeing into the 1870's London night fog. When a strange gas lamp appears at the side of the road, will it lead her to a place of refuge or a doom worse than what awaits her outside? Meanwhile, her would-be killer is still hot on her trail. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles steampunk suspense adventure novelette.
Compass Rose
By Scott Roche
You set the price! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a prequel story for an upcoming series of novellas that I'll be writing. Standing up against bullies was nothing new to Rose. As a transgendered teen, she'd stood up to enough of it in her own life. This time though it had dangerous, almost deadly consequences. Given the power to level the playing field, she must decide on the best direction to go.
Justice Girl Gets Her Man
By Brent Nichols
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Got super powers? Carmen wants to keep her powers secret. Epic battles between good and evil? No thanks. She's more interested in catching the eye of local hunk Derek. Then a frightened man comes to her for help, and she turns him away. When he turns up dead, Carmen faces a tough choice. Will she stay in the shadows, or suit up, hit the streets, and dish out some justice?
Occupy Stinking America
By Alistair Ainscott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Walter Peabody has a problem. But is the problem with him, or his entire stinking nation? As they pare away all that is unnecessary in their lives, Walter and Gwendolyn-- and everyone else in this great land our ours-- just might find out. For without his stench, Walter would have nothing: not his supermodel wife, not his mega-yacht, and definitely not enough of a fortune to fuel a small army.