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Glory by BP Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Students were discouraged from venturing into the park's public toilet. Of course they all knew, in whispers and titters, it was because of the hole. This cautionary horror is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing. Contains disquieting (adult) themes.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Time Machine by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 103 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 156. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“The Time Machine” by H. G. Wells was first published in 1895. It is a science fiction novella. The credit of popularizing the scientific concept of time travel goes to “The Time Machine.”
Gisteren is nooit te laat by Tais Teng
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: Dutch. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In het nieuwe huis voelt Geert zich voor het eerst sinds de dood van zijn vader gelukkig. Maar het blijft moeilijk om al die vreemde zaken te negeren. De wc die ineens tien keer zo groot werd, de luchtfoto van vorig jaar waar het hele huis niet op staat. En dan is er die vreemde man die steeds probeert in te breken. Magie heeft een prijs, ontdekt Geert, en soms is die prijs gruwelijk hoog.
The Rock by Tim Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The first story that is set within the larger Center Worlds Universe, The Rock tells the tale of the crew of the Rebel's Cause, as they encounter and explore a intergalactic wanderer that has value and potential to them. Mining an asteroid wasn't like this back in the Center Worlds, that's for sure.
Jet Black - Gold #13 by John Stevenson
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Rosie has to transfer enough gold for a king’s ransom. It should be easy; she has a warship to protect her and everything is a hundred percent legal, so why is she facing life in prison, and why is the stranger who she’s just met got her questioning her feelings for Jet…
Pandemonium Rain: A Short Accounting of the Zombie Apocalypse by Cassy Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the zombie apocalypse hits, Warrick Montgomery--Monty--witnesses the beginning of the end, but he's not going zombie without a fight. He leads the resistance against the man behind it all. But can he succeed in saving his world, or will his resistance fall? Pandemonium Rain is a short story with a scifi take on the zombie apocalypse.
Day By Day Armageddon: Grey Fox by J.L. Bourne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Time is a very fluid thing, no one really has a grasp on it other than maybe how to measure it. As the maestro of the Day by Day Armageddon Universe, I have the latitude of being in control of that time. You have again stumbled upon a ticket with service through the apocalyptic wastes, but this time the train is a little bit older, a little more beat up, and maybe a little wiser. -J.L. Bourne
The Uprising - Star Warriors by Mikey Robert Simpson
Series: Star Warriors - Science Fiction Adventure, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Wingback Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Uprising is book 5 of the Star Warriors Sci-Fi adventure book series. Mars Magellan find out about his younger life on a new world in 3050AD. His travels take him on a journey where he now understands about his life as the heir to a dynasty and his destiny as the head of the monarchy. But can he and his companions and allies create an uprising that will overthrow an evil dictator...
Space Refugees - Star Warriors by Mikey Robert Simpson
Series: Star Warriors - Science Fiction Adventure, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 17,940. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Wingback Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Space Refugees is book 3 of the Star Warriors Sci-Fi adventure book series. Mars Magellan finds himself and his companions at the end of rough tactics that are designed to eliminate any evidence of his existence on the space-station Maverick. As a result of this unwanted attention, they leave behind their past careers in space exploration and find themselves looking for a new world to call home.
Spaceboy Mars - Star Warriors by Mikey Robert Simpson
Series: Star Warriors - Science Fiction Adventure, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,290. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Wingback Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Star Warriors - Spaceboy Mars is a Sci-Fi adventure book that explores space in 3050AD and the rescue of a boy from a far away Solar System. Who is the boy and where has he come from? Read the full instalment of the novel in these gripping ebooks: Book 1 - Spaceboy Mars Book 2 - Space Recall Book 3 - Space Refugees Book 4 - New World Book 5 - The Uprising
Face à l'étoile - Projet Bradbury #08 by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: French. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
La vie semble sourire à William Goldsmith : ce candidat à l'élection municipale, ambitieux et séduisant, a toutes les chances de remporter le siège très convoité de maire de Cincinnati. Mais cette image de parfait homme politique menace d'être écornée. Goldsmith est en effet empêtré dans une affaire de corruption mafieuse qui a tout d'une épée de Damoclès. Et puis il y a cette étoile mystérieuse.
Scout's Honour by Peter Laurent
Series: The Covert Academy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 18,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jayson Georgiou is a playboy pilot with little ambition beyond his own pleasure, safe within the shelter of the Academy. When a new threat emerges during a suspicious mission deep into a Confederate drone production city, Jayson's allegiances are challenged. And a mysterious past drives him to chase after his illusion of security, desperate to hold on to it, until it is too late to turn back…
Enter for Enlightenment by Lauren Jefferson
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Luke dreams of Jessie. Luke falls in love with Jessie on the subway. Luke accompanies her to an Alien Abductees Anonymous meeting. Luke's life changes.
Just Like You by TC Phillips
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: Australian English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Oh-Four-Two-See was to be the prototype unit for a revolutionary new line of Syntech models and the promise of a much needed economic boost for a struggling nation. On the night of the nation's elections, a radical anti-Syntech movement assumes power and Oh-Four-Two-See discovers exactly how closely he resembles his human designers.
Where Is Jesus Now by J Niessen
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It’s Christmas night in the Southern California town of Santa Ana. While families pack up gifts and clear messy dinner tables, an older brother and his sister sight-see the festive neighborhood. Their world’s turned upside down by the arrival of alien spaceships. Neighbors and family members are corralled by invaders, leaving it to Gracie and her brother to aid their captured community.
2AT0074 by Geltab
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Roy Lannigan works for the powerful Varcon Pharma corporation. Varcon workers are required to be "medicated" at all times, by law. Roy discovers the rumors about Varcon having secret research vans is true, and when his pet is stolen, he is changed forever. He begins plotting revenge on Varcon. Working secretly, and committing the crime of learning in his free time, Roy takes any chance necessary.
One Hundred, Ten, and One by O. Westin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
Closer by S.E. Levac
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Half of the proceeds from this work will be donated to Men's health, through my Movember campaign. Thank you for your support. She had always dreamed of flying, like the kite she flew when she was a child. With the birds at her side is her dream finally getting closer? Closer is a short story experiment in writing. Read on to learn more.
Toward an End Known by G. R. Paskoff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Il'Naioth is a respected Elder among her people and has been awaiting the moment when a group of beings from beyond the stars, known as the Travelers, would sail to her world. When tragedy strikes, she is forced to question her most sacred beliefs. Ultimately, the future of her entire race will depend upon her ability to adapt to the most challenging threat of all – Man.