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The Fires Of Ares
By Robert E. Taylor
Series: Chronicles of the Collapse, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Nathan Smith had done what he’d been asked to do. He had found a place where his failing community could find food, water, shelter and everything that they were currently lacking. Returning to his community with the news, however, was not quite the triumphant homecoming he had envisaged.
Prey World - Organized Rage
By Alexander Merow
Price: Free! Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the year 2033, the economic situation in Europe is more hopeless than ever before. Artur Tschistokjow, a young dissident from Belarus, takes over the leadership of the Freedom Movement of the Rus, a small group of rebels that fights against the Lodge Brothers in the underground. Frank and Alfred join his organization and follow the fanatical revolutionary to a point of no return...
The Imperium vs. The Rebellion (Muzik Chronicles)
By Alain Gomez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A general overview of the two major warring forces in the Muzik Chronicles universe. This particular ebook is a background explanation for adventures that take place on muzikchronicles.blogspot.com and is approximately 1,000 words/four pages in length.
They Taste Like Chicken
By Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dan and his hunting buddy have seen a lot of things in the woods over the years, but their latest outing brings them face to face with game they’ve never encountered before. They not only don’t know what the animals are, they don’t know if they can live without tasting them again. The only problem is finding more of them and keeping the knowledge of their intoxicating taste to themselves.
The Royal Scam
By Gini Koch
Series: The Martian Alliance, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Things aren’t what they seem to be when Princess Olivia of Andromeda jumps aboard a spaceship to escape a loveless marriage.
A Thousand Untold Stories Slumbering in Liquid Nitrogen
By Damien Callari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Karoline Henders. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A brilliant scientist gets arrested. In his house seventeen children of unknown origin. Where did they come from? What possessed him to do this? As Detective Sarah Mulligan digs into the scientist's past she uncovers a plan that could change the future of mankind. A SF short story.
This Won't Hurt A Bit: A Story of the Future
By John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An accidental malfunction causes a teacher to discover that a microchip had been implanted within her forehead, causing her to lose her power of individual decision-making and become manipulated by the government. She determines to rescue the orphaned children in her care from a similar fate.
This Peaceful State of War
By Patty Jansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
Kronos Methodios
By James M M Baldwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- Kronos Methodios works on his lifelong dream to be the first time-traveler. Seven-year-old Cruze looks on with enthusiasm as a symphony of clicks and buzzes accompany the flashing lights and electronic circuits of the machine. Kronos' wife Delpha calls the project a half-baked scheme. Can he prove that conception wrong? What consequences will Kronos face for his experiment with time?
Megafaunation
By Jon Martin Watts
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an impossibly gigantic owl moves into their neighbourhood, Andrew and Joanne are curious, and slightly afraid for the safety of their livestock. But the world is on the brink of catastrophe, and the immense bird is just the latest manifestation of a global phenomenon... megafaunation!
Gold For Lily Dale
By D.L. Chance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two longtime mining partners prospecting the asteroid belt in their Private Mining Vessel find something wonderful. But can they even get the tumbling, eleven-ton gold asteroid into the ore chamber of the PMV LILY DALE? And if they can, do they have enough water to survive the long trip back to the Earth-bound shipping facilities in Mars orbit? It will be close.
The Space Sieve
By David Smith
Price: Free! Words: 79,760. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An intelligent youth discovers an alien device of staggering power, and he eventually intuits its function. In doing so, he discovers that capability without wisdom is dangerous, including for him. Time, space and creation are at his command, and ultimately he does great harm before all becomes rolled up in a surprise ending.
And my Heart beating under a Bark of Metal Scraps
By Damien Callari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by Karoline Henders. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In a far away, dystopian future a man, genetically engineered to be the perfect soldier, gives up on integrating into society. Compelled by his artifically induced conscience, he takes drastic measures A SF short story.
The Last Shuttle
By Tom Glover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A top-secret NASA space telescope designed to detect alien life is in trouble, at risk of entering Earth’s upper atmosphere and vaporizing. Only one man could prevent the accident. An ex-NASA scientist reluctantly joins the crew of re-commissioned space shuttle Discovery on a daring rescue mission to recover the satellite. Orbiting Earth, they are about to experience something out of this world.
Head Shots
By Keith Brooke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
What if the paparazzi could read their targets' minds? Anna-Louise is a young and ambitious reporter, on the trail of an adulterous footballer, trying to hear through the mind noise to find out what he's really up to. Contemporary SF from an author described by Locus as belonging in "the recognized front ranks of SF writers".
The Time-Lapsed Man
By Eric Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Emerging from flux after three months of mind-pushing a starship through the nada-continuum, Thorn realised he could not hear. He was on his second drink, an hour later, when a sound startled him. But it was the wrong sound... Classic short science fiction, and winner of the 1988 Interzone poll for best story of the year.
Psychic Knights - Reformation
By P.B. Thompson
Series: Psychic Knights, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by Ferret Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
SPECIAL PRICE FOR A LIMITED PERIOD Due to the release of the latest Psychic Knights book, 'Revenge', this book has been reduced in price for a limited period After a mission goes wrong on Earth, Thorn, the leader of the Psychic Knights, is the only known survivor and is convinced by Torst to begin training to take advantage of his improved psychic abilities.
The Restless Dead of Siegel City
By Blake Petit
Series: The Heroes of Siegel City, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Josh Corwood and the Capes of Siegel City are back in this new Halloween short story, featuring an encounter with vampires, mummies, zombies... and a ghost of the past.
Frozen In Time
By C.A. Dawson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,970. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Once the centre of advanced technology, Phile has suffered the depredations of the tyrant, Grat. Yet the Gridian people remain committed to ridding their world of the invaders. The rebellion has a new leader in Flannery Wosk, but before he can lead, Wosk must overcome his own pain at his years of inaction. The rebellion can only succeed if the rightful heir to the Gridian throne can be found.
Earth and Venus
By Nadina Boun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Earth and Venus is a short fiction story about cosmic love between two planets.