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Prototypes
By J.R. Martin
Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Fleet Marine Striker Battalion command has conceived a plan that could turn the tide of the war. To bring that plan to fruition they need the android prototypes from top secret research facility RD3-Omega. When the facility comes under attack by enemy forces that plan is thrown into jeopardy. Sgt. Massey must evacuate the prototypes and deliver them safely to the FMSB.
Apex Magazine - Issue 30
By Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 30 of Apex Magazine, featuring work by Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Robert Shearman, Tim Pratt, Bryan Thao Worra, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Stephanie Jacob. Apex is edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas.
Orbit
By Thomas Block
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
During a routine flight, an unexplainable engine malfunction hurls the Star Streak hypersonic airliner far too high and into a low-earth orbit. With only limited oxygen onboard, a desperate action is being attempted to save the ship. On the ground, evidence is mounting that the airliner might have been sabotaged. Survival now becomes a race against time and the inescapable laws of physics...
The Guardians
By Eero Tarik
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A Sci-Fi Short Story. The first radio stations were sending their message into the skies, changing society, liberating people and entertaining their amazed audiences. It was a revolution on Earth, a new way to communicate was born, a new way to entertain, a social revolution - but little did the inhabitants of the blue planet know who it would bring. The Guardians were dispatched immediately.
Perchance to Dream
By Peter Lukes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Boston Police Sub-Net unit is an experimental department that lets cops invade the subconscious minds of criminals via their dreams, where they unearth criminal plans and gather information. Officer Manuel Corr is the best of the best. Until one night while on patrol, when the dream world around him suddenly collapses.Leaving him trapped.
Entanglement
By Joseph DiBella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What is the line between extending life and cheating death? Stephen Frome has achieved a breakthrough with his resuscitation machine, which can revive people who have been "dead" for as long as two hours. The machine works, but the universe is not happy. He becomes lost in a journey between worlds, and can only find his way back after he learns the difference between illusion and reality.
The Darker Side: A collection of shorts
By Brad Holm
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is a collection of short stories that focus on the darker emotions and aspects of life.
Hunting Season
By Rob Volver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A U.S. president mad with power has bombed his own people, killing millions across America and nearly wiping out the nation. A handful of survivors try to make their way across the country to where they believe safety will be found, but the president's personal killing squads are everywhere. "Hunting Season" is a short story of more than 8,100 words.
Paid
By DeAnna Knippling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
First published in Crossed Genres #30, "Luck." Time travel in a multiverse sounded great…except that some of inventor Beauregard’s alternate selves aren’t so nice. Now he’s a private dick hiring himself out to try to clean up the mess he made. And, of course, trying to get paid.
Desiccant 011: A Sandwich for Cows
By Kevin R. Bridges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Now that his identity is out, and he even has a fancy nickname, Carter just wants to lay low, but in a building full of eyes and ears that may be tough. Oh, also he finds the Mormons' base. So that's exciting. (11 pages)
Infusion
By Daniel D Longdon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mankind had reached the pinnacle of its existence; it had reached out among the stars, terraforming and colonising other worlds. It had the power to alter a world’s orbit and rotation, even creating moons so the newly terraformed worlds had the tidal pull of earth, so that its new inhabitants’ future generations wouldn’t evolve too far from what was considered the norm in the empire.
Time and Again
By Connor G. Madison
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The future was a cold, bleak place. Nothing human survived on the continents of the world. A single…you can't call him human…travels back in time. With the aid of two friends, he attempts to stop what is the future, from happening. Along the way he reunites one couple and helps another to understand their child. A John Abernathy Adventure
The Kings Undoing
By Connor G. Madison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
If time travel were a reality, could we use it to correct the horrible mistakes of the past? Would we be able to correct the wrongs of those who used their power to plunder and pillage? And if we could, would that make it right? --------------------- A John Abernathy Adventure
The Aeolian Master - Book Three - GALACTUS VII
By John Northern
Series: The Aeolian Master, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,570. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
War breaks out on the home planet of the Galactic Federation. G-staff personnel are turned against each other. Phasor bolts of demon-fire red---set to kill, and cool blue---set to stun, light up the sky. And phasor cannons tear apart the barracks of the G-staff. The outcome is chaos, exactly what Thorne, the second in command of the Galactic Federation, was striving for.
Illuminati: The Broker .002
By Darion D'Anjou
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Discover the Illuminati. They live among us. They look like us. They act like us. But they are not like us. They see and hear farther. They think and move faster. They never sleep. They live forever. And they will stop at nothing to maintain the privileged secrecy of their existence.
Sky-Tinted Waters
By Michael Merriam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sky-Tinted Waters is an anthology of stories by the Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers Group. You'll find stories featuring: Rampaging steam-powered constructs Bioengineered killer squirrels Military serums filled with nanotech A demon who pounces on mispronounced words An invisible flying pony And fourteen more tales of adventure, enchantment, humor, terror, magic and science gone wro
Jolly Roger
By Gary Alan Ruse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two time-traveling special agents and a feisty young lady pirate captain join forces in 1717 to prevent the course of history from being changed. This science fiction adventure comedy adds a new twist to pirate lore.
The Alien Artifact 2
By V Bertolaccini
Series: The Alien Artifact. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
A high quality movie-style blockbuster sci-fi/horror action thriller! Scientists, military, archeologists, hunters, and treasure explorers uncover a fifteen-mile alien artifact from beyond space and time after it has been buried away for millions of years in an immense crater on a desolate Pacific island with a monstrous devil-like alien entity inside, with powers capable of destroying the galaxy.
A Planet in the Middle of Nowhere Book 3
By DRK
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Leaders of Earth are forced to look the other way rather than admitting they know what misdeeds the Governor of the World of Hope commits. They want their fuel ore, after all. But not everyone is willing to allow the Governor to continue doing as he pleases. Plots and plans continue on all sides.
Solstice: a novel of the Zombie Apocalypse
By Donna Burgess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by E-Volve Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
On the eve of winter Solstice, a massive flash envelopes the Earth and then there is nothing. The sun no longer shines and civilization is plunged into unending darkness. Those exposed to the mysterious flash have changed—they have become bloodthirsty, cunning, and determined to devour anyone who is not infected. They are Ragers.