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Alien Contact : Titan
By William D. Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Both Chinese and US/UK missions found life on Titan. Or it found them. For the two Captains of the missions, it was a chilly family reunion; unforgiving father-in-law, insensitive son-in-law, and aliens, one of which might lead them to extinction.
Emily
By Teel McClanahan
Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Before she met Nicholas, Emily believed the vampires had her best interests in mind. Now she stands by his side in the fight for what's right, while waging her own campaign in the fight for his heart. Emily follows Nicholas from the woods of Vermont to the White House and home again, putting her life and her blood on the line for a cause almost as important to her as the love she feels for him.
Sophia
By Teel McClanahan
Series: Never Let the Right One Go. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sophia's conservative Christian parents have kept her isolated from the outside world for the last ten years. Is it any wonder she wants to move out the very night she turns 18, then falls in love with Joshua, the first young man she sees? Complicating Sophia's quest for love are her body, frozen at age 7 when she was turned into a vampire, and her faith in God, making her passions feel like sins.
Atlantis, B.C.E.
By Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
For Cyd Euripides, parking cars for Venusian goddesses on Atlantis might not be the most challenging work, but the former serf enjoys the career change. Fresh air, sunshine, an occasional flight through the air after being swatted by a displeased goddess... life is good. But when the other serfs drag Cyd into a crazy escape plan, the doomed island may never be the same again.
Instability
By Ryan Viergutz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A private investigator and a security consultant become embroiled in a life or death struggle with the corporate ruler and underworld mob of a hot, coastal city.
Oxygen
By Randy Ingermanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,940. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
0.75 star(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Valkerie Jansen is tough, beautiful, and has an uncanny knack for survival. NASA has chosen her to be the fourth crew member on the first manned mission to Mars. Halfway to the Red Planet, an explosion leaves the ship with only enough oxygen for one. Strong evidence suggests that one of the astronauts is the saboteur -- and Valkerie's crewmates think it's her.
Dinosauria - Part VI: Purple
By J. Rock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Following the events of Dinosauria - Part V: This is War...Tyler Brown and Trillian Trajand are lost. They escaped through a Transway during the Battle of Thoth and now follow a group of Saurians across a twisted, broken landscape; an alien world they discover may not be so unfamiliar after all...
Sweep and Clear
By J.R. Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When the Fleet Marine Striker Battalion receives an urgent request for help they send in the best. Sgt. Gallagher and Sgt. Cook bring their squads together to respond to the threat. They must infiltrate the enemy occupied facility and link up with surviving security personnel. Together they must secure sensitive data and try to get out alive.
Violet
By Alex Nemon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,810. Language: Russian. Published: May 10, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An accident is happened with Max Amistov the engineer of a transport spacecraft. It changes his and his family life forever. He finds himself on an uninhabited planet where all the plants are colored by purple. Many challenges and adventures are waiting for Max there. His family: his wife and three year old daughter remain on earth, knowing nothing about his miraculous escape.
Borrowed Brains
By Maria Pellegrini, Lavirrealista
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A group of scientists managed to build the first working model of organic mental teleportation, the HASAMAT (Hyper-Spatial Mind Transporter), the racing car of the roads of the Universe. Volunteers are needed to test the invention...
Flight of Future Days
By Cheryl Corbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
On the overcrowded planet of Ordilor, Cashin dreams of leaving for the Academy to have a future, but his parents have a different future planned for him, one that he never expected. This is a short story of 2400 words or approximately 9 pages. Previously released as The Academy.
Times of Trial: Christian End Times Thriller (Book 3)
By Cliff Ball
Series: The End Times Saga. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
0.75 star(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Three Christian families suffer from persecution as the President declares himself dictator, implements something called Order 21, and begins targeting his political and spiritual enemies. Meanwhile, tensions between Israel and Iran intensifies as the End Times approach. Book 3 of the End Times Saga.
The Billionth American
By Robert Reichardt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A lighthearted satire set in the overcrowded Washington DC of AD 2080, the story centers around a naive young employee at the Department of the Census who becomes involved in a series of comic adventures relating to the forthcoming much ballyhooed July 4th “Billionth American Celebration.”
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.