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Fiction Vortex - May 2014 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
We've got more great stories for you this month, with a god morgue, a few unexplained benefactors, and a xenobiologist who would really rather not be eaten by space slugs. Yep, it's that good.
Servants of the Empire by Henrik Rohdin
Series: The League of Planets Adventure, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Alliance's senior agents in the Empire are killed and it falls to Major John Gresham to finish their work - and hopefully not share the same fate. He and his krokator partner Akgu Zurra soon come under fire from not only terrorist foes but their own people as they are framed for crimes they did not commit and fight to stop highly placed traitors from throwing the Empire into civil war.
G.M.C. Volumes 1-10 by Justin Tilley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Read all ten stories about a secret vigilante group that does whatever it takes to assure the safety and survival of the close-knit community being held in a military safety camp full of drugs, crime, and secrets that put everyone's lives at risk.
G.M.C. Volume #10 by Justin Tilley
Series: G.M.C., Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A do gooders vigilante group of takes it upon them selfs to stand up for the people of their camp and anyone one else they come across that may need help.
Sleight of Mind by Stefon Mears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,340. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
2026. Six decades after magic overthrew technology. Venus. Recently settled. As wild and untamed as the space between there and Earth. John Jacobs, the last helioship captain old enough to remember technology. Jacobs risks his fading health to command the first commercial flight to Venus. Journeyman wizard Donal Cuthbert braves that flight to battle an interplanetary shadow government...
Pillar's Shadow by Lijah Phoenix
Price: Free! Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Rhine Toledo lives in a Post-Apocalyptic world of scorching sun and jagged earth. By some miraculous intervention of fate he made it across the endless sand dunes and has arrived in a place no one knew existed: Pillar’s Shadow, a place unlike any he’s seen before.
Daikaiju Attack by Stephen D. Sullivan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It’s 1966. The Space Race has blasted off, the Cold War is heating up, and Giant Monsters are attacking Japan! Harkening back to the glory days of Japanese kaiju (rubber monster suit) films, Daikaiju Attack is filled with action, drama, rock and roll, and -- of course -- Giant Monsters. Fans of the classic Godzilla movies are sure to enjoy this fast-paced novel!
Joyeux anniversaire by Saïd
Series: Coffee Stories, dessert #4. Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: French. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
J’ai toujours fait ce qu’il fallait. J’ai toujours été comme il faut, ni trop, ni trop peu. Des années de mimétisme au service de ma sociabilité. Et malgré cela, aujourd'hui, tout le monde m'a oublié.
2299 Formula X Guidebook by Simon Coates
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Produced by the Galactic Motorsports Council, the Guidebook to the 2299 Formula X Galactic Championship gives you, the reader, an insight into the racing season for the year 2299. With a foreword from Council President Vance Lavarone, the guidebook gives details of past champions, a review and results of the 2298 season, and notes for significant dates and events during 2299.
A New World: Untold Stories by John O'Brien
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,010. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The sun set as it had every other day. Then night fell and the world ended. For many, it was a long, slow, lingering death. For others, it came quickly, full of terror and agony. Few survived. The ones that did watched the setting sun with a rising panic. Out of the ashes rose the night runners. They were death loping down darkened streets, their shrieks echoing off empty buildings.
Gateway to Earth (A Game of War Part Six) by Michael Cairns
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Just when Ally thought she’d escaped the Atrile… Ally and Stem have broken out of Station Nephal and are on their way to Earth, but a brief stop at Gateway brings them face to face with their greatest enemies. The Atrile have long memories and big ships and won’t stop until Ally and her friends are dead.
Mayday: A Kaiju Thriller by Chris Strange
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
We couldn't destroy the monsters, so we enslaved their minds. But when a monster is found dead, detective Jay Escobar must uncover the truth before humanity is plunged back into an unwinnable war. Sam Spade meets Godzilla in a gripping mystery of monstrous proportions.
Panoptikon (Projet Bradbury, #39) by Neil Jomunsi
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: French. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jacob n'est pas un prisonnier comme les autres : pour une raison qu'il ignore, le pénitencier dans lequel il est enfermé est vide. À chaque fois qu'il s'endort, une assiette l'attend devant les barreaux à son réveil. Malgré les apparences, quelqu'un le surveille donc en silence.
Dragonfire by David Rose
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Two Moons Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a short story. Dragonfire is the name of the game, a new, totally immersive computer game set in a fantasy world. Figurative dragons lurk in hidden places, the stakes are high, and losing the game means losing your life - or does it?
The Time Traveller and the Edge of the Universe by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The third in the Time Traveller series by the master of visionary time travel sci fi. One minute you will be rolling on the floor laughing, the next you will be on the edge of your seat as the mystery unfolds in this short novella. Packed with outstanding vision about the universe and multiverses this story weaves through sci fi, mythology and religion as it packs its surprise punch ending.
Far Freedom by Warren Merkey
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 397,810. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In 1986 a near-sighted astronomer disappears, leaving his crippled wife alone. Their secret military weapons experiment has major consequences for humanity and for aliens in the far future. In 2687 two women - a singing admiral and a renowned physician - because they forgot someone they now remember, steal a Navy starship and risk a second collapse of human civilization.
The Language of Power by Rosemary Kirstein
Series: The Steerswoman, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Following a slim clue, the steerswoman Rowan comes to the city of Donner hoping to learn more about the master-wizard Slado. But as the new facts add up, a strange tale from the past emerges, a tale behind all the secrets of the present. Luckily, the Outskirter Bel is on hand to watch Rowan's back. Because there's one sure way to know that Rowan is on the right track: Someone will try to kill her.
Journey to the Center of the Earth 2 by John Pirillo
Series: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Hollow Earth Special Forces Team led by Rush Raymond, Professor Everett Evans, and General Miles Davison has barely begun its mission. It has found the supposed entrance to Agharta, an underground kingdom that resides in the center of our earth and ruled from a city named Shamballa. The team is intent on reaching Shamballa to discover why it was involved in the major destruction that occured a
Dead Days: Season Two by Ryan Casey
Series: Dead Days, Books 7-12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE SERIES, DEAD DAYS, CONTINUES WITH SEASON TWO. In October 2013, a chaotic infection spread across Britain, turning the population into bloodthirsty zombies. The weak fell. The only survivors were those willing to sink to the most brutal depths of humanity in order to further their own existence. Dead Days is the story of those survivors.