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Bermuda Sounds by J. Robert Parkinson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Investigative reporter Mark Williams and his marine biologist wife Flo are trying to decide where to go on vacation when they get a frantic phone call from one of Flo’s old professors who now lives in the Bahamas. He begs Flo and Mark to join him in Bimini, promising new scientific discoveries for Flo and a breaking-story scoop for Mark...
Penance by Candace Sharpe
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.00 from 1 review)
Many years ago, people used to say that we can never know what the future holds. Here in Penance, knowing the future is the only thing we are guaranteed. We're taught that whether we like it or not, the instructions from the future must be obeyed. I have lived my whole life prepared to follow this cardinal rule, until today.
What Price Safety? by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Harriet Sullivan had invented a device that could be embedded in humans under the skin what would collect and analyze all thoughts of the citizens of the country. This could lead to their highest level of safety. The president of the technical school she worked in was enthused with the product and informed the President of the United States. He ordered a demo of the device at the Rose Garden.
Holy Roundness by Kfir Luzzatto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a cult flourishes around a mysterious, floating sphere, believers may be in for a big surprise. A version of this story previously appeared in the Wyrd Wravings collection.
MIB Files: Driller - Tales of the Men In Black by David Sloma
Series: MIB Files - Tales of the Men in Black, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When the Men In Black (MIB) show up at a construction site and haul the foreman away, he’s got no idea why, but he finds himself part of a strange situation, fighting for his life. The MIB FILES are stories of the paranormal, strange things, and UFO sightings with one thing in common: interactions with the Men In Black (MIB). These stories are stand-alone and can be read in any order.
Cloud Door by C.M. Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: Australian English. Published: November 3, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
So, we’ve done this job, and I’m checking our tails are clear, and I find they’re not—and then I find the only way to kick clear is to find the Cloud Door. Only trouble is the Cloud Door’s a legend, and Mack? Well, he’s not too fond of chasing legends. Fortunately, this one’s a no-brainer: we want to live, and that’s got to be enough to make anyone chase a legend, right?
Idegen mágia by Gabriel Wolf
Series: A napisten háborúja. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: Hungarian. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A félig élő, félig holt, hullaszállító robot Keselyűk öntudatukra ébrednek és tönkreteszik, elpusztítják saját világukat. A Napisten nem tud elbánni óriási seregükkel és technológiájukkal. Emberi alakot öltve menekülőre fogja hát. A Keselyűk pedig nyomába erednek! Bolygókon, korokon, és tereken át, időben oda és vissza ugrálva kezdetét veszi a soha véget nem érő üldözés... A „Napisten Háborúja"!
Soylentville by Gabriel Wolf
Series: Faith. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Occult
What would you do ... in a world where people are killing each other on a daily basis? ... in a world where you cannot trust your own family? ... in a world where even children are not safe? ... in a world where your colleagues steal from you every day, or they attack you, just because they had a rough morning? ... in a world where no one will protect you?
The Day of Reckoning by Kiera McDiarmid
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Wars are no longer fought by human soldiers: they are fought by Artificial Intelligence. But nineteen years ago, the A.I turned against the people they were created to protect, locking them six-hundred-feet below the ground. Today is the day Reyna will escape the Pit. Today is the day she will find out what the A.I have done to the world.
Lean Season by Wayne Kyle Spitzer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Moments later they returned: hooting, hollering, a jangling parade of gunpowder and sweat. Frank watched disbelieving as the younger men passed. Custer and company were going to war. The only thing missing was a bugle boy.
The Antipode's Centipede by Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Back for some new spin! Time-Space traveller returns for new series of adventures. Hop on the latest multidimensional ride with Acoustic Funambulist! In this eighteenth episode, due to substandard sanitary conditions on the other end of Uturn, the acrobat suffers a painful misfortune that takes him underground.
Temporal Turkey by Lesley L. Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Time traveler Kairi Djaru is nervous about meeting her boyfriend's parents at Thanksgiving dinner. Things seem to be going pretty until ...someone dies.
Avendui 5ive by P.K. Tyler
Series: Jakkattu Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Biomechanically enhanced Humans called Series Teks are cogs in the machine of a distant future world. Each Series serves a purpose and Teks are designed, enhanced, and genetically coded to fulfill that role. When Avendui 5ive finds herself unable to perform to expectations, what will become of her? What is the fate of a broken machine, even if they are, underneath it all, still people?
Revival (Episode 4) by Trynda Adair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the brutal attack on Abigail and her party of Wardens, Abigail comes back to consciousness in a strange new place and surrounded by strangers. Despite her need for answers of this new place, Abigail's only thought is of her fellow Wardens. Did Adam and Jordan survive? Would they ever see their home again?
The Wedding by John Paxton
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
We first met Nicholas in 'Conception'. In that short story, his life was about to fundamentally change. In 'The Wedding', he has been informed he will marry in two weeks' time and will meet his bride, whose name he does not know, thirty minutes before the ceremony.
Astral - Night 2 by Khalil Akil
You set the price! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As the events from the night before haunt the young man, he has trouble falling asleep. But eventually he dozes off and finds himself encountering another being from this supposed other plane of existence. What comes next, leaves him traumatized. This is the second installment of a six part short story series.
Upgrade: A Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect Short Story by Roger Williams
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A short story set in the universe of Roger Williams's cult classic novel, The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect. Humanity has created a new god, the all-powerful Prime Intellect, whose prime directive is to promote and protect humans above all other species. Yet it's just another day to an ancient species living on a distant world.
The Mistress by Ali Noel Vyain
Series: The Colonies of Earth · The Universe of Silver Moon Unicorn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,640. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Arli and Karli are identical twin earth nymphs. Joon and Earl, a human couple who couldn't have children of their own, find the twins before leaving Earth to help found the colony on Triton, one of the moons of Neptune. After the twins grow up, it's not clear who or what threatens the colony.
Day of Joy by Meyari McFarland
Series: Esme Mullane Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Cymbals clashed as drums made of old bowls, bins and a Saurid's belly sounded. Emse dodged past the musicians. A Day of Joy on the Final Oblivion. Good to have a day off work on this alien space station so far from Earth. Then Esme's girlfriend gave her a problem to solve. Any day when she got to make her girlfriend happy was a good day. As long as she could find a solution to the problem…