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Jet Black – Return to the Planet of the Merwomen #15 by John Stevenson
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A call from a beautiful Merwoman has Jet and the crew carrying an empty box into hostile territory to face their nightmare.
Fire Birds (The King of Clayfield Book 3) by Shane Gregory
Series: The King of Clayfield, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
For weeks, he has fought the undead and believed that he was Clayfield’s sole survivor. But when odd things begin to happen in the town, it becomes clear that other healthy people are around. A friend returns full of trouble and secrets, and they are not alone.
Ch05En: Episode 1 by William Dickstein
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Frank is a twenty-something with a dream of delivering pizzas all of his life. Unfortunately for him, his parents have other plans. Frank's father wants him to take over their family's pizzeria and his mother wants to see his Ch05En gene, which destines him for greatness, come to fruition, so she may use him in one of her super villainous plots.
The Silent Saga by David Whelan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Silent Saga: Desolate is the first chapter of an adventure saga that tells the story of the last survivors of an all out assault on the universe by a powerful enemy. Nobody knows who is responsible only that the universe was silenced and the colonies of Mandrania are thrown into disarray as they blame each other. The Silent Saga delivers old style action and clichéd fun with plenty of thrills.
If The Stars Are Gods by Gregory Benford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A collaboration of two science fiction greats, Gregory Benford and Gordon Eklund, the original "If The Stars Are Gods" was quite well received when it appeared in the spring of 1974 in the hardcover Random House anthology "Universe Four." It went on to win a Nebula Award in 1975.
The War of 2083 by William Elder III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,430. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The civil war in 2083 is an act of desperation against hopeless odds. The government is utterly ruthless and has all the power. A mysterious woman and a naive robotics engineer she accidentally encounters are mistaken for powerful rebels and the government is frantic to assassinate them.
The Totem of Curtained Minds by Ken Hinckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new guard on Cell Block D makes life difficult for Gareth Warren Abrahamson, serving a life sentence for one terrible mistake. But Ol' Man Clark Soderstrom has something remarkable up his sleeve, and what they discover will pull back the curtains shrouding the minds of men. And from time itself. A gripping story of the ultimate escape -- and one man's quest for rehabilitation.
Chronicle 2019 by Andrew Woodmaker
Series: Chronicle, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this sixth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device found after a house fire, an investigation into an international secret will have unexpected consequences. In 2019, the election is on in the UK, but can the government reap the rewards of their recent military victory? Andrew Woodmaker finds his life heading in the right direction once more...
A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 1 by William B Hill
Series: A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Alyson Reid fled from home at the age of seventeen, surviving off of the wealthy by stealing their identities and draining their bank accounts. After a banking executive is murdered, she inadvertently takes on his wife's identity, and draws the attention of the police and the bank's internal investigation staff.
The Pennell Predicament: An Edenix Cycle Story by S. Rodger Bock
Series: Edenix Cycle Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Amelia Pennell must make a horrifying choice in the aftermath of the destruction of a colonization ship which crashes on Eden IX.
Silver Dreamers by Timothy Lincoln
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A collection of shorts stories, exploring the last moments of humanity, life within the universe and an old animal within a new world. A glimpse of the future and hope for a better world.
Теория опасений by Anton Bulavin
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: Russian. Published: October 21, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Отличительная особенность человека – развитое логическое мышление. Мы склонны много думать и просчитывать множество вариантов развития каких-то событий. Но мысли материальны и, чем больше думаешь, тем запутаннее может оказаться реализованное будущее. У главного героя продолжения «Поваренной книги холостяка» явный перекос с исполнением желаний. Чаще всего, случается то, чего он совсем не хочет. Из
Anomaly by Raul Aguilar
Series: Guardian Sandy Rivers, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A Guardian Class Starship is exploring Class IV Star Systems for planets with oxygen-rich atmospheres for byproducts of supernova nucleosynthesis. Captain Anica and his crew must locate the rare earth oxides and verify the planet's suitability for mining operations. The encounter between a million year old civilization results in the death of millions.
Trades by Bonnie Milani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 1 review)
'Trades' is an action-packed science fiction tale of murder and mystery with a little romance and a sizeable dose of humor mixed in. It's a noir story of dangerous women and hard men battling the odds on the last space station in human space. It's for lovers of Raymond Chandler and Robert Heinlein and Robert Aspirin.
A Gathering of Lions and Lambs by Roger Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Plague: Jacob Trimble has never experienced it. Fear: He has never really known it. Death: He has never had to deal with it - until now. The human race is decimated by a lethal virus. The few people that are left, the lions and lambs of humanity, are gathering in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee.
The Children of Xenakis by Rad Taylor
Series: The Children of Xenakis. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,540. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dominic Gray thought he was just an ordinary guy leading an ordinary life until he meets Bella, a woman that he dreamed about for six consecutive nights before they ever met. Bella tells him about his true past, his untapped superhuman abilities, and an elusive enemy that they must face together.
Little Agnes and the Ghosts of Kelpie Wharf by Stella Drexler
Price: Free! Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(4.00 from 1 review)
Lovable, precocious and clinically insane young scientist Agnes Crowley and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, investigate the mysterious ghosts of Kelpie Wharf, but to uncover the secrets of the wharf, they must face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks and other legendary monsters of lore.
Slug: A Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy by John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a decimated post-apocalyptic suburb, a couple stumbles upon a deranged gamer who forces them into a virtual competition whose consequence is real physical death for the loser.
Shards (Starfire Angels: Revelations 2.1) by M. A. Nilles
Series: Revelations · Starfire Angels. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Before meeting Keeper Korali, I was Commander Rajeun Leksel, one of the best of the Shirat Empire’s elite soldiers, a Keeper killer. Korali changed me in her life and in her death, but in all that we shared, even she wasn’t aware of the dark secret lurking inside me. The time has come to confront that secret, even if it breaks me.