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Cyber Son
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Space frontiersman Jonathan Love is newly married, in need of a new crew, and he's on the run from the hit men hired by his former best friend, Malco Trent. A stop at the wildest space station in Fringe Space brings the eccentric genius Fergus MacKenzie on board as the new ship's engineer. All seems well, until Fergus reveals his plan to carry on the family name after his death...
Oddball Invaders Special Edition: 5 Quirky Tales of Alien Conquest
By Michael Canfield
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An eerie glow in the desert. An aging musician trapped post-cataclysm. A gentleman with offer from another planet. A young scientist on a world in crisis. A traditional, yet deadly, game. 5 tales of rampaging giants, desperate world-saving gambits, Faustian bargains…and little green men: Attack of the 50 Ft. Cosmonaut, Mr. Drayo’s Visit, The Oldies Progression, Send Our Love, and Joy On Mudball.
Linda's License
By Mark Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the sixth story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer welcomes in the new year, gets her driver's license, records videos for her high school's morning show, meets a guy that wants her, and gets her powers tested by Lara. 2,032 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Ian's Gang - The Animal Lover
By Ian Kidd
Series: Ian's Gang, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ian Williams, Dean Jones and Cody Frid are transported three weeks into the future - to find humanity all but extinct. What has happened to the world? What does an "animal lover" by the name of Timothy Heest have to do with the situation? And can Ian, Dean and Cody ever return home to their own time and prevent this horrific future?
Futurologist
By Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marianne was an exceptional woman. She was the Chief Empire Futurologist, the person responsible for advising the Emperor of the statistical probability of anything occurring - no matter how large or small. She was so talented that she had an agenda of her own. And when the Emperor Feminine was about to say 'I do' at his wedding, Marianne ensured they were the last words he, and his Empire, spoke.
The Offworld Chronicles
By Steven Lake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Forced to participate in a dangerous survival race on an alien planet, Simon and his team must overcome the trials of this new world and win the race at all costs if they are to have any hope of going home. But with lethal dangers at every turn, and malevolent aliens out to destroy them, it will take every ounce of their strength, and a generous dose of divine intervention, just to survive.
The Thunderbolt Affair
By Geoffrey Mandragora
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
"It is underhanded, unfair, and damned un-English.” The British Empire is in danger of collapse and teeters on the brink of war with the Kaiser Reich. Spies and saboteurs play at deadly games in the British shipyards. Ian Rollins is collateral damage in their shadow war. To survive he has to master the skills necessary to command the Her Majesty's Submersible Holland Ram.
Peshtigo
By Regan Wolfrom
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 2,900 word near-future short story. Isabella is away from home when the world around her is consumed by fires from a colliding comet. Stranded on a little island with her best friend, the boy she wants to love her and the boy who's been after her for years, will Isabella find her way back to safety?
Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories. Book 2.
By Paul Kater
Series: Lily Marin, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Three more short stories about Lily Marin who, as the Masked Woman, runs into new problems - also one of the kind she is definitely not ready for.
Waiting For Martin
By Short Story Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Waiting For Martin by Ona Jo-Ellan Bass A fantastical struggle for survival is taking place. A storm is building up on the upstream side of them, and something odd is happening to at least one of the group. Thomas, the oldest, keeps cautioning the others to wait for Martin, even though he is not sure himself whether Martin will manage to find them in time.
Prey World - Counterrevolution
By Alexander Merow
Price: Free! Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the revolution in 2036, Belarus and Lithuania recover under the reign of the Rus. But the attempt to expand the rebellion against the World Government to Russia is accompanied by a lot of setbacks. Suddenly, a second revolutionary movement appears out of nothing and stops the advance of Artur Tschistokjow`s organization...
The Ambit: A Short Novel
By Michael Canfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Arn Stanhope had a good career and a carefree life of serial monogamy. But once a cataclysmic event thrusts him into a different world from which escape seems impossible, Arn must find new ways to survive. Just as he begins to believe he understands this, a darker threat emerges. One that endangers everyone he knows, forcing him to question his place in this new world - in any world.
Space Junk
By K. Rowe
Series: Dar's Adventures in Space, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Book Two of Dar’s Adventures in Space If it weren’t for bad luck, freighter captain Dar Meltom would have no luck at all. Stalled by fate, and with a cargo of Jamaraian Rum, Dar is captured by Soothian pirates and pressed into slavery in the treacherous and deadly mines on the unstable planet Versith 5. He must use all his cunning to get free and return a device called the Plexus to Versith.
The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn
By Michael Merriam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Arkady Bloom, Agent of Her Majesty's Secret Service, Supernatural Division, becomes embroiled with a deadly Italian spy, Turkish airship pirates, rebels bent on freeing India from British rule, a cursed artifact, and a statuesque sorceress with a steam-powered dragonet. However, the greatest danger Bloom faces may be his own torn loyalties.
The Teachings of 431QK
By ifly Publications
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Science fiction or science fact? Are we being monitored by aliens from outer space or are they closer than we think? Do we know everything about our origins and the history of the planet?
The Robin Flies Again
By Mimi Riser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“Star Wars” meets “Robin Hood” and gets bushwhacked by “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”... An oddball space opera vignette of fate and friendship, displaced heroes (not to mention the holoid), and an unlikely reunion in the far-flung future. (Note: This story is also available in the eccentric collection “Breaking the Thought Barrier” by Rob and Mimi Riser.)
Breaking the Thought Barrier
By Mimi Riser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Off-the-cuff and Off-the-wall! An eccentric collection of articles, essays, and science-fiction that that’s sure to put a smile on your face and odd ideas in your head. Includes the titles: “Einstein Was Light…er, Right?” (which features a real life UFO sighting), “The Robin Flies Again”...and much more.
Jules Verne - L'île mystérieuse 1ere partie
By MARTIN Pierre-Jean
Price: Free! Words: 99,850. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
L'île mystérieuse partie I, oeuvres de Jules Verne faisant partie des "Voyages Extraordinaires"
The Earth Gate
By Chris Comish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
0.5 star(2.43 from 7 reviews)
The Earth Gate takes you on an extraordinary adventure from Earth to the City of Shamballa, the Solar System, the Center of the Galaxy and beyond. Join the characters Ra-Sol-El, Qan Rahn, Master Sirius-Ra, Elohim Ha-ar-El, Sophia Magdelena and Yin Dek as they venture through the Cosmos and experience life in the Fifth Dimension. Let the journey begin.
Apex Magazine - Issue 38
By Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: 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. This issue contains fiction from Ken Liu, Kij Johnson, Sarah Monette, and Alec Austin, nonfiction by Christopher J. Garcia, and an interview with Kij Johnson.