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Dinosaurs by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Hugo Award-nominated novelette takes place in the distant future, when a highly-evolved humanity finds itself at war with the alien Shars. The product of eight million years of evolution, Ambassador Drill is sent to make peace... but does he retain enough of his humanity to recognize that of his enemies?
And the Humans Wrote by Peter E. Allansen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a document telling you why we came to this planet. It tells the story of how we were vain and arrogant enough to think that we could improve on your creation. We tell you what we did to your DNA and how it greatly influenced your holy writings. Our ancestors did not come to this planet to become your god. You made us your god. Now, it is time to set things right again.
Amantarra by Richard J. Galloway
Series: The Ascension of Valheel, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,690. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Life in the virtual city of Valheel appeared perfect as it always had, but for a long time something had been fundamentally wrong. A flaw had been found in immortality and people were being secretly wiped out. Three hundred thousand years ago her sister had set out to do something about it, and that was the last they’d heard from her. Now it was Amantarra’s turn.
Parallel Connection by John Jonas
Price: Free! Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While investigating a missing persons report, a Detective finds evidence that a plot is underway using an extremely dangerous substance; and as he discovers almost too late, the plan is already in motion to destroy another planet that he has a connection to. While he is saving one, his own planet has cut off all communications and the Detective is left wondering how he will get back home.
Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #1 by Ken Liu, KJ Kabza, Seth Chambers, Alex Shvartsman, & Hank Quense
Series: Fantasy Scroll Magazine, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Fantasy Scroll Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience.
Spot - Projet Bradbury, #35 by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 35. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Lizzie Carvalho aimerait bien se sortir de la spirale infernale dont elle est prisonnière : après les échecs de ces dernières années, l'ancienne détective privée émérite a touché le fond, tant d'un point de professionnel que personnel. Mais une nouvelle affaire frappe à sa porte, lui donnant ainsi une chance de rebondir : il s'agira d'enquêter dans l'univers des publicités holographiques.
The Gallery of His Dreams by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
One of the most decorated and famous novellas of the 1990s, The Gallery of His Dreams remains a timeless tale of love, loss, and the power of art. Mathew Brady, the first great war photographer, died broke in service of his art. In The Gallery of His Dreams, acclaimed writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives Mathew Brady a look at the future repercussions, power, and incredible value of his art.
Two Speculative Fiction Short Stories: Justice and The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved by Victor D. Lopez
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This publication contains two science fiction/speculative fiction short stories. The first, "Justice", involves a trial for the last remaining capital crime in a unified near-future Earth. The second, "The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved" reveals the true nature of the Great Sphinx and the powerful secret hidden beneath its right paw eons ago by its unearthly builders.
Brynin 3 by Thadd Evans
Series: Brynin, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Jason’s space transport ship reaches Icir, a crowded planet, a place no one aboard has been to before.
Surfacing (Novella) by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards, “Surfacing” is the story of Anthony, an emotionally scarred researcher who finds it easier to talk to whales and to aliens than to members of his own species. Until a stranger named Philana enters his life, with a terrifying problem of her own that dares him to break through the surface of his world.
GunKnight by Cynthia & Scott Green
Series: The GunKnight Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A lost knight follows a path into a strange new world, recalling his past to save his love, that is the monster.
Redemption by James K Burk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Captain Li Wing Hua has been a prisoner of an alien race for nearly four years, freed at last after the war. So when he’s finally made captain of another space ship, he’s eager to return to space. But when he discovers an observation outpost wrecked and the crew tortured to death, Hua has reason to suspect the same alien race that tortured and held him captive those four long years.
Darkness Ahead: Part 1 by Lijah Phoenix
Series: Darkness Ahead, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
The old world is gone. A darker one has taken its place. Here in this wasteland of desolation and torment, a young man ventures to hope for something better.
Strange Sci-Fi Short Stories: The Supernatural Side by Frank Arcilesi
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a collection of 6 science fiction Short Stories plus 1 Bonus Short Story (political humor) of 33100 words (the stories are also available individually) : *Bigfoot and the Boundary *Meeting Bigfoot *Sydney the Beagle is My Analyst *The Ghostly Kite *Execute Him in the 13th Hour *The Haunted Yellow Rose *The Governor's Aide
The Adam and Eve Chronicles Book 2 by Stanley Jerrard-Dunne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Year 2077 Earth time The Earth spaceship Eden1 is heading for the Alpha Centauri star constellation. What they find there will change the concept of Earth’s past history forever. Unknown to them the Earth has been through a devastating nuclear war; but their continued exploration will discover a race of such incredible scientific advance as to change worlds, and human existence into the future
Berlintoxication by Stephanie Laimer-Read
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It is 1889. Berlin is ruled by a society that is benevolent towards those who obey its orders, but ruthless against those who disagree. A new leader emerges. His powers are almost impossible to resist. Walter Busch and Charlotte Schaefer suddenly find that they are enemies of the state, forced to live as outcasts, shunned by others. There are, however, rebels who are determined to fight back.
Замок на стыке миров by Виктор Чирков
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 97,940. Language: Russian. Published: April 15, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Его величество случай или пособник судьбы толкали героя на трудный путь — к трону Замка на стыке миров. Перед Яном открывается иной мир, в котором причудливо переплелись иллюзия и рельность, магия и техника. Персонажи предания живут и здравствуют, а реальность порождает легенды. Земля — лишь ничтожная песчинка в океане непознанного. Опасно над бездной, не видно у нее конца, и нет пути назад...
Dimension Lapse by Nicholas T. Davis
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jeff Walker, a human from a Martian colony, is unwillingly transported to another universe through a wormhole, and finds himself in the middle of an intergalactic battle. He must join forces with a peaceful coalition of worlds to stop invading diabolical aliens from obtaining a death ray capable of destroying worlds. The key to his survival is deeply rooted in the human's own family's past.
West by C.S. Starr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,170. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Western
Four years after their last encounter, Lucy Campbell and Tal Bauman are brought together again by a natural disaster that leaves them both reevaluating their relationships and the futures of everyone around them. West is the second book in the Campbell trilogy.