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Duality Inc. by J. Thomas Beaton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
All Joshun Godwood was looking for that morning was another case to keep the bills paid and to add a little adventure to his life. After all, that’s why he chose the life of a private investigator. And then she walked into this life, with what appeared to be a simple missing persons case, and everything he knew and thought was true, was challenged.
The Isolatarium by Brad Rose
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the late 24th century, hacker Diadem Streng idles inside an isolated prison in space, tormented by his past. Dragged into dangerous experiments by his charming girlfriend, Celandine, & her dream of reviving Earth’s dead oceans, he learns a dark secret that could threaten the control of the elite, the Magnates. Ultimately, he is forced to obsessively search for the truth in his own memories.
The Healer by Louis Shalako
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kyle Mootrey is a cute guy and everything, but Rebecca is beginning to wonder what he’s up to. The Earth colonists from Ark Two are settling in to what turns out to be a rather barren planet. Kyle is hoping Rebecca can keep a secret. Kyle has an alien friend who is hurt, and only Rebecca can help. A short story.
Artificial Squared by Loin Bowen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Mark Mattias is a brilliant software engineer with the veritable "steel trap" mind. He has developed a greatly advanced Artificial Intelligence. Suddenly he awakes in an unknown room, with a total lack of memory, and begins remembering things he didn't realize that he ever knew.
The Fifth World: The Times That Try Men's Souls by Jacob Foxx
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Gaia’s struggle for freedom continues in the sequel to The Fifth World. The Times That Try Men’s Souls is the story of a rebellion against a totalitarian world order that has devastated and oppressed Earth. Their heroic fight against overwhelming odds is a testament to the human spirit and its inherent desire to live free.
Life After: Episode 1 by JJ Holden
Series: Life After, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Following a civil war that left the United States in ruins, the remaining few who managed to escape the Imperialistic Army and the horrors of their death camps must unite and fight to reclaim their country. This is the first in a series of short stories. Episode two is coming out soon!
The Alien Artifact 2 (Part I) by V Bertolaccini
Series: The Alien Artifact 2, Book 1. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A high quality action-packed sci-fi horror thriller sequel to The Alien Artifact! Scientists, military, archeologists, hunters, treasure explorers uncover a fifteen-mile alien artifact from beyond the universe after it has been buried for millions of years in a giant crater on a desolate Pacific island with a monstrous devil-like alien entity inside, with powers capable of destroying the galaxy.
My Pal the Bug #3: Bait by Greg M. Hall
Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Turlock gets a text informing him he'll be killed in five minutes. If he can best a near-perfect assassin, he and Marve must find out where it came from--and prevent their mass production.
Nipped in the Butt by William Mangieri
Series: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
More intrigue as a familiar hallucinogen finds its way into Ramses society. Are their long-time adversaries behind it? Time for Major Tom to save the Empire again… “Nipped in the Butt” is the 2nd story in William Mangieri’s “Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire” series.
The Glass Galleon by Brian Lambert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,310. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A blimp flies silently over the London rooftops hidden by a thick fog. The mission for the soldiers it carries is to steal Her Majesty’s stealth ship, codenamed The Glass Galleon. The final pieces of the plan to destroy the British Empire are moving into place. The architect of this dastardly plot is the mysterious Olivia. But why does she also need to kidnap the daughter of a minor civil servant?
Le début de la fin, et lycée de Versailles by Madjid Lebane
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: French. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Premier épisode des aventures de la toute petite équipe du Service Parisien des Enquêtes spéciales.
To Hell's Heart (Crimson Worlds VI) by Jay Allan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Volume 6 of the bestselling Crimson Worlds series. Augustus Garret, Erik Cain, and the rest of the human high command have a decision to make. Do they stand on the defensive, waiting for the massive second invasion they all know will come? Or do they consider another option, one that compels them to face overwhelming odds, and launch a strike that could end the war in one campaign?
Come Tomorrow by Julian M. Miles
Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 3. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
The infinite possibilities for mankind’s future are as diverse as those contemplating them. While it seems that there are more predictions of ruin than utopia, the sheer adaptability and persistence of humanity has always been it’s greatest strength. Within this book you will find sixty views of where those strengths could take us, along with the foibles we have.
"The Time Catalyst" by scifiguy3553
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Young billionaire, Dr. Patrick McClain, in Seattle, Washington, invented the ultimate solar powered source, called the Solar Unlimited. The Solar Unlimited condenses the Sun’s energy at historical levels. So potent is it that the SU punches a hole in space-time...thus opening the portal to Anarchists from 2287 to sow destruction. Tadosh, a cop from 2287, arrives to help Dr. McClain!
Star Sailor #3: Jyoti the Slave by Chris Fox
Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Star Sailor is a series of episodic short stories about a girl named Najima Dezetoiles, and her travels by raft throughout a galaxy once rocked by a terrible war, as she searches for something she lost. In this episode, Najima crash lands on the lush, rainy planet of Tamiravani III, where she must solve a mystery of missing slaves with her unexpected companion, Jyoti.
Wyrd Worlds by Various Authors
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
Clockwork Nessie by Claire Gillian
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Spencer Imaginarium. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An intrepid young woman in pre-World War 1 Scotland, who prefers science to matrimony, discovers a world of incredible secrets her late father was keen on hiding from her. Clockwork Nessie is a short story featuring steam-powered inventions, monsters, pirates and handsome scientists.
Crimson Return by Daelynn Quinn
Series: Fall of Venus, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
After escaping captivity from the Crimson Survivor Refuge, where the survivors of a mysterious virus were held under the guise of protection, the lives of Pollen McRae, her niece, Evie, and Marcus Stygma are turned upside down by the return of the man who betrayed them, and they learn of a mysterious prisoner still held captive at Crimson. This is book 2 of the Fall of Venus trilogy.
Avalon, the Prequel: Invasion of Memories by M G Kizzia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,820. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When attacked by the alien Vordan, Glen needs to move fast but he is in danger of being overwhelmed with memories until he begins to tell stories of his past, when the block on his memory came down, and he remembered being the Kairos, the Traveler in Time, the Watcher over History. He cannot afford to become incapacitated this time. There are three Vordan battleships on the moon ready to invade.
Remembrance Day by Simon Kewin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Magnus is a broken-down veteran of the Basilisk war, running a bar on the Möbius Strip. His customers are trying to forget their pasts. He spends his time trying to remember his. A woman he once knew comes seeking his help. When Magnus finds out who is really involved it's time to reach for his blaster. But then he begins to discover just how unreliable his memories actually are...