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Apex Magazine - Sample Issue by Apex Publications
Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Free sample issue of Apex Magazine! Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue contains work by Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, Jim C. Hines, and Maureen McHugh. Apex Magazine was a 2012 Hugo Award Nominee!
Secrets of the Atom's Family by Keith Crowe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mysterious phenomena continue to occur all around the world which have not, or cannot, be explained. This story is about an unexpected adventure of a modern day prospector who has spent most of his life exploring western mountain ranges in search of his “El Dorado.” Instead, he discovers something he could never have imagined and cannot share with anyone, but you.
The Murmansk Patrol: A World War III Scenario by John T. Clearwater
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by eBook Publishing World. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When World War 3 began, Sam hadn't expected himself to be shipped off to north of the Arctic Circle. Now, as the New Years approaches, Sam and his squad must find their way through a war-torn city in an attempt to link up with the rest of their outfit.
Robot Driver by John Blandly
Series: Driverless Cars, Book 1 · Christmas Romance Fantasy Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When his designated driver robot, a SexyGirl, is stolen, Jonathan has to get a cheap replacement. Reggie, a used LawnMan, is accident prone, gets in fights, and is nothing but trouble.
Le fil d'arrivée by Martin Dugas
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: French. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Daniel, un véritable génie de la robotique, a recours à une brillante astuce pour annoncer à son vieil ami Michel qu'il est le premier à créer un véritable androïde entièrement autonome et conscient de son existence. Sachant que Michel ne sera pas facile à convaincre, Daniel lui joue un formidable tour qui frôle l'incrédulité et la stupéfaction à la toute fin du récit.
The Eslites (Prequel/Short Story) by CM Doporto
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Sixteen year old, Miranda Mays, discovers she is a superior donor for the alien race known as the Eslites, who have come to earth demanding humans help save their race from extinction. Will she be the one to help them or will their quest continue?
The Unraveling (Sage Seed Chronicles #3) by Holly Barbo
Series: Sage Seed Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013 by Paper Crane Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Erin's parents are murdered and she can sense that same malevolent energy hunting her down. With little time to grieve, Erin is forced into hiding and discovers an unusual ability she's never had before -- she can talk to animals! Quakes, storms, and murders begin plaguing Erin's world and she soon realizes that they're all connected. The fabric of her world is just beginning to unravel...
The Jupiter Paradox by Hylton Smith
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Following the Era of Conflict between Homo-Sapiens and the Cyborgs they created, a tentative period of cooperation emerged. The residual population was heavily skewed to the Borg template. By 2175, the radiation threat from the dissipating ozone layer had escalated to worrying levels. The Rift Incident had to be investigated.
Alpha Seven by Toby Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Both a fast-moving space odyssey and a powerful love story rolled into one! Alpha Seven is the seventh colonising spaceship in a series of ten. With it's crew hibernated it is scrippled by a meteorite strike. The surviving crew members are awakened by the on-board computer into a nightmare scenario. They must decide whether to continue with their mission or return to Earth, both risky options!
The Elf and the Ogre (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross) by Brent Meske
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are just a few of the classes for Clements students. Melanie 'marshmallow' Marsh has been plagued by two bullies. What can she do to break free?
Realists by Bishop & Fuller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
A cross-genre comic tale in the Vonnegut vein: as a third of America goes clinically insane, hot-tempered Eddie sparks up an edgy romance with Pepper, a tough single mom from Oklahoma. His complaint about a phone bill targets the duo as terrorists, and a motley group of losers, loners, and seekers are tangled with their fate. Can love survive the gnashing teeth of Armageddon?
Science Fiction Short Stories by Celesta Thiessen
Series: Celesta's Science Fiction Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Science Fiction Short Stories is a collection of eight, inspirational science fiction stories: Home, The Sacrifice, The Same Stars, Siren Song, What’cha Makin in the Barn?, Dragons, Fate’s Gift and Truth.
Through the Eyes of a Stranger - Beyond This Life by S.P. Kaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ten year old Gabriel Wallace has always believed there is more to life than we know. But he never imagined he would become part of a journey so big. As he travels through a new world, he creates new friendships, faces many dangers, and stands up for what he believes in. He discovers the true purpose of life, and sees it all - through the eyes of a stranger.
Charred Earth 2: Ground Zero by TJ Hudson
Series: Charred Earth, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A man who is out of time, and still trying to discover his identity, believes he has finally been given the chance to find a place on Earth of the distant future. His peace does not last long as he soon finds himself alone and on the run in a world he knows little about. On a distant coastal shore someone else finds themselves resurrected and sets out to seek the man. The 2nd Charred Earth Book.
Red Dwarf by Robert Stetson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is the story of a Space Cadet named Clay Stone who completed his academy training and is assigned to Space Center as the first Starship Captain to embark on a stellar mission to a red dwarf star called Alpha Proxima 4.2 light years away. The trip is a disaster and the trials and tribulations are many, but the mission is almost doomed near the end. You will also love Red Dwarf II.
4 Wigamba - Escape de Nueva Alejandría by Marcus van Epe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013 by 12 Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Un zombi ha logrado recuperar la lucidez. Berenice consigue liberarse y escapa, pero ya no es la misma de antes. En su accidentado camino a casa descubre que su cuerpo se está transformando. Mientras tanto el llamado mental de Wigamba resuena en su cabeza día y noche, forzándola a regresar. Antes de leer este libro adquiere "1 Wigamba - El hacedor de zombis" en este mismo sitio.
Life Trade by Adam Bender
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What if a stranger took over the part of your best friend? In "Life Trade," a directionless dude seeks answers after his buddy is replaced by someone new. He discovers a matching website for people who want to trade places. A short story by the author of dystopian novels We, The Watched and Divided We Fall.
Within The Darkness by TMS
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
What lurks beyond outer galactical space? Our ancestors mysterious ancient Allies, who instead of settling in systems, chose to travel further into the dark beyond the galaxy.Or new enemies,and monsters beyond our comprehension.
Afterlife by Ash Stirling
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Becky, once a small screen starlet, now lives out her afterlife as one of the children of the night. The trouble is she finds it all rather boring. Afterlife is the seventh episode in the Braeden Wolf short story collection
A Treasured Memory by Tevon Evans
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Just as Toby thinks his summer is in his hands, his father invents a new virtual reality technology: Dream Rift. Capable of breaking the very boundaries between reality and fantasy, Dream Rift is a concept that holds the world in wonder. But is Toby ready to accept the consequences that come with it?