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Down The River Road by Gregory Benford
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
One man's search for his father through the chaos of shifting time, in the far future, when science has advanced well beyond the limits of time until mystery and danger rule a man's life—and time shifts in chaotic swirls. A backwoods fantasy in a riverland derived from mysterious science indistinguishable from magic, by a master of SF time exploration.
SGA-20 Secrets - Book V of the Legacy Series by Melissa Scott
Series: Stargate Atlantis SGA, Book 20. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,830. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With Jo Graham Old secrets, new truths… It is the aftermath of battle. Scattered and struggling to regroup, Colonel Sheppard’s team face their darkest days yet in the war against the Wraith Queen, Death. Continuing her perilous masquerade as Queen Steelflower, Teyla Emmagan’s friendship with Guide grows stronger.
Linda's Highest Calling by Mark Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the tenth and final story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer and Lara Love graduate from high school and get ready to start a new chapter in their lives. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 4,509 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
The Ghost Writer by Will Jaeger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A police detective turned reporter investigates a string of arsons with the help of a mysterious informant in “The Ghost Writer,” the debut novella in Will Jaeger's series of “First Encounters.” But even with inside help, this former cop may not have a chance against a firebug armed with super-sophisticated incendiary devices, the likes of which Earth has never seen.
An Unkillable Frog by N.J. Smith
Price: Free! Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Three boys discover a frog encased in a lump of coal. It cannot be harmed by any means known to them, and its arrival foreshadows the entry to a world of limitless possibility where an embodiment of Death himself awaits and their ultimate destinies as men will be foreshadowed. This book explores human mortality in relation to quantum physics, the multiverse concept and evolution.
Ties That Bond by Merilyn Dignum
Series: Ties That Bond, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mia doesn’t know why she’s different but it has saved her life more than once and finally helped her find a safe place where who she is is accepted without fear or threat. When she is targeted because of who she is she may lose everything – her safe haven and her friends. Will she stand against those that are after her or will she be forced to join them?
Reluctant Hero: A Superhero Story (Champion #1) by Julius St.Clair
Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Connor Matthews was born with powers that human beings can only dream of, and he could care less. All he wants is to be with his wife, who yearns for a quiet life, and his son, who wants nothing more than to train his dad for the superhero he will one day become. And that day has just arrived.
Star Yawns Episode 3. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams by David Williams
Series: Star Yawns, Book 3 · Star Yawns, The Savenger hunt. Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The crew of the DVD go through a time rift and become twenty fours years older. To some of the crew this becomes life threatening. The Captain must find a way to reverse what has happened.
Kiyama by Diana Kemp
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Spectral eyes watched from the timelessness of the vast tank chamber. Imprisoned in their liquid-filled tombs, the souls of the ancient Omoro kept vigil on the wondrous spectacle of their creation. They whispered like the gentlest of breezes, their thoughts commingling.
The Terra Chronicles Book 1: Clues by Tannera Kane
Series: The Terra Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Second Edition. Three centuries in the future, a military/science expedition approaches the edge of our solar system. Then the unpredictable happens: Scientists lose contact with Terra and Mars. Now 2337, several years after the mission was abandoned, Admiral Sass McKenzie and six members of the fleet government council lead the vessels on approach to the Asteroid Belt, unsure if anyone is alive
Existence by Will Midget
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Have you ever wondered if shadows are alive? Have you ever thought that maybe they need your help?Neither did James, until the day that they came for him. Join him as he enters into a world full of living shadows, advanced technology, and dimensional travel. The world of the Doppelgangers.
Halcyon by Catherine Fitzsimmons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Brain Lag. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A computer virus that infects cybernetic implants with unstoppable force has plagued people for ten years. A military-funded project to create an antivirus fell apart, and humanity’s best hope rests with a ragtag group of programmers and visionaries struggling to pick up where the lead engineer for the project left off. But the virus isn’t the only thing standing in their way.
Escape to the Billows by Cooper Hill
Series: The Spidy Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,970. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
Hunted by the Assembly, haunted by a 400 year-old prophecy, Skoshi races against time to unravel secrets left by the ancients to a promised freedom track. Wah-drone vets join to follow and protect her as she seeks a hidden cache of ships and an escape across the salty billows. A dystopian Australian Void is torn apart by great earth-changes as the Assembly launches an assault to destroy them all.
Killer Advice by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
The spaceship arrives at Vaadum Resort and Casino on fire, with some passengers already dead. Vaadum, the kind of place vacationers go by accident, has room for the survivors. Only someone has started picking them off too. Can they catch the killer before he kills them all? Killer Advice chronicles an adventure in the life of Misha, the hero of a novel Rusch wrote under the pen name Kris DeLake.
Gods of Kiranis by Ronald A. Geobey
Price: Free! Words: 142,610. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Church of the New Elect seeks Renewal. When the cage arrives, Mannix Relland prepares to do whatever it takes to lead his people to greatness. On a station orbiting Earth, Cana dreams of a distant planet where the ground burns beneath his feet. Cassandra Messina has her own god, and she trusts in him, for he knows the fate awaiting the Church. But he is not her god. Not at all. Not even close.
Fractured: Athena Rising by Greg Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
The United States is in a state of organized chaos. It is a melting pot run by the corporate-appointed President, Walter Kane. The military has been eradicated, democracy has been abolished and the citizens are kept in line under the strict word of God. But a revolution has been set in motion with a ground-breaking technology eighteen years in the making. Welcome to The Athena Initiative.
Star Sailor #1: The Wolves of Sahlam by Chris Fox
Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In a Universe of infinite space, a girl travels by raft amongst the stars.
Golden Hills by kd Alexander
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
They call this a prison. Jake Dollop calls it home. There are some men too stubborn to leave, and just about as many too stupid to die. In the new frontier, everyone's got a price. Jake's is high. Wanted for a crime he didn't commit, he wanders into a nowhere town on a half-dead horse with no name. Soon, he finds himself hunted by his past as he struggles to keep a dead man's promise.
Beyond the Black by kd Alexander
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Tar Valley has known peace for over fifty years, but all good things must come to an end. The Selechai are on the move and there are rumors of strange things stalking the midnight wastes. The Queen has turned off the sun and stopped the rains. As if things couldn't get worse, a stranger has come from beyond the black and upset the balance of peace.