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Ian's Gang - The Bad Ian
By Ian Kidd
Series: Ian's Gang, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A group of important alien teenagers, headed by Prince Ian Williams of the planet Zakaria, are chosen to introduce Earth into its place in the wider universe. The project may never get off the ground, however, if Ian's maniacally jealous identical twin brother, Julius "The Bad Ian" Williams, has anything to do with it...
Flames of Avasten
By Lonnie Smith
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Flames of Avasten" is the story of an autistic boy who is transformed into a powerful gold ribbon named Survivor. Survivor was sent to earth from the Realm of Nevaeh. His mission is to bring back, or destroy an evil group of autistic fugitives who escaped the realm and plan to destroy the human race.
Over the Wire
By Thea Hutcheson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Lilac Moon Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Brice Sebastian, a half breed, runs wire for Western Union across the great plains, open to white settlement since the Indians are moving down the Trail of Tears in this alternate history 19th Century America. An odd interaction between the solder and a new spool of copper wire creates a door into a world of great creatures. He decides such a land has promise that can't be ignored.
Doctor Gnome
By A.M. Burns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Alchemy Pond, suave and powerful elven wizard, has been sent to lush, tropical Buteamore to uncover a gnomish plot devised by the diabolical Doctor Gnome. Some very beautiful forces stand between Alchemy and his goals, using their own brand of magic against him. Faced with more monsters than he could ever have imagined, the elf struggles to find answers.
Physical Therapy
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After a particularly brutal attack, Sydne needs physical therapy for her knee. The therapists try a new technique that involves repairing not only the damaged muscles, but the damaged emotions as well. Sydne hates the procedure. She hates the therapists more… Includes bonus story, "Turbulence." “Like early Ray Bradbury, Rusch has the ability to switch on a universal dark.” —the London Times
Over the Brink: Tales of Environmental Disaster
By Third Flatiron Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The science fiction anthology, "Over the Brink: Tales of Environmental Disaster" comprises a tasty baker's dozen short stories about the possible consequences of fooling Mother Nature. These tales are sometimes heart-breaking, sometimes way out or hilarious, but always mind-expanding.
The Termite Queen: Volume Two: The Wound That Has No Healing
By Lorinda J Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 199,040. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A team of scientists in the 30th c. makes first contact with a species of intelligent termite on an alien planet. The romantic relationship between the expedition leader and the team's anthropologist intersects with the civil unrest existing in the termite fortress to produce an explosive climax. The team must then return to Earth and deal with the outcome.
Happy's Nest
By Ben Blanchette
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world is ending and Jim Sullivan is alone, naked, and without his television. All he wants to know is, "What do dinosaurs have to do with Jesus?" A humorous short story by first time author, Ben Blanchette.
A Friend of the Family
By David Kubicek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a desolate future where practicing medicine is illegal, and Healers administer their own superstitious brand of healthcare, one doctor risks his life to treat the brother of a Healer.
Instant Posh
By T. D. Edge
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tony's happy being batman to Big Trev's damage-causing/limitation family business in London. But when this well-bred bird turns up at the bar and sets Tony's old jam tart a trembling, he decides to lean on one of Big Trev's inventor debtors to get himself some instant posh.
Little Sandy Starstrong and Her Faithful Robot Dogs
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up among the asteroids with her two robotic dogs, Sandy feels like something is missing.
The Computer
By Eero Tarik
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
It was bound to happen sooner or later. A person trying to create artificial intelligence would create something that chose its own path. Computer had been given the instruction to save humankind, and she set out to do just that, with unexpected results.
Vitalis VII - Matriarch
By Jason Halstead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Vitalis possesses deadly beauty and unlimited possibilities. In order to survive both the human survivors must learn to put their differences aside. In their darkest hour since they crash landed on the planet the unlikely colonists are faced with a choice: will salvation come from the Terran Coalition ships in orbit or by embracing the natural evolution of Vitalis?
Blightcross
By C. A. Lang
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
She's a fugitive, thief, con-artist... and the best hope for a city besieged by oil and magic. Blightcross breaks the boundaries of steampunk, using fantasy to explore the world of post-colonialism and the greed of oil dependent cultures.
Jalaya
By C.M. Simpson
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jalaya is the fourth and final short story to be found in An Anthology of Battle. Michael bound to the village chief and his soldiers by nanotechnology that provides a unique mental link. With it, he commands a military force divided into Marks, and inherited the duty of Protector. Ten years ago, he helped his community fight free of its township. Jalaya is a story of family and sacrifice.
The Boy who Lit up the Sky (The Two Moons of Rehnor, Book 1)
By J. Naomi Ay
Series: The Two Moons of Rehnor, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Boy who Lit up the Sky is the first of the ten part series The Two Moons of Rehnor. It follows the life of Senya, a man created by the enemy kings of Rehnor to rule the planet and end the wars forever. However, Senya turns out to be a whole lot stranger than anyone anticipated. This epic saga is a delightful fantasy with paranormal, romance and light science fiction elements.
Jacob's Vision
By C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Erin writes of her earthbound memories of an interplanetary war, of the fate of a war hero, and of the start of re-building. Approximately 5,000 words in length, Jacob’s Vision is included in An Anthology of Battle, which contains additional material.
A Window on Salukia
By C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A Window on Salukia is A short story made up of a series of linked vignettes describing cyclic battles and aftermaths in fantasy, pseudo-contemporary, and science fiction settings. Approximately 3,000 words in length, A Window on Salukia is included in An Anthology of Battle, which contains additional material.
The Fourth Horseman (Lost DMB Files #43)
By David Mark Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"A provocative moral tale as much about embracing life as meeting Death." The buzz of phasing in and out of temporal existence and lopping off heads only lasts so long. Afterwards Death seeks the solace of an airstream trailer and a batch of the best tequila the world's ever known. But nothing fills the emptiness. When annihilation is your sole purpose how can you find substance for your soul?
A Vignette for Rashkah
By C.M. Simpson
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rashkah’s mother is mourning the death of Rashkah’s last surviving brother when the raiders attack their village. This short piece explores what happens immediately after. Approximately 1,200 words long, A Vignette for Rashkah is included in the soon-to-be-released An Anthology of Battle, which contains additional material.