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The Tilian Virus (The Pandemic Sequence Book 1) by Tom Calen
Series: The Pandemic Sequence, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » General
The virus spread quicker than anyone could have imagined. Within days, over half the world's population became infected. Now a small band of survivors, led by high school teacher Mike Allard, must learn to live in a world ravaged by the deadly victims of the Tilian Virus.
Yule Party by Stephen D. Sullivan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Party like it’s the end of the world, because this time it really might be. Brion Wilde is renowned worldwide for his Yule fetes, but things have gotten out of hand. The revel is now entering its third day, with no sign of letting up -- and Brion wasn’t even throwing a party this holiday! The 120-year-old elf is starting to worry that this Yule Party might be the first sign of the apocalypse!
Operacja "Thor" (Saga Sięgając poza horyzont) by Tomasz Biedrzycki
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Zaczyna się 2079 rok. Mars, kolonizowany od dłuższego czasu przez Chiny i Federację Ameryki Północnej wypowiada posłuszeństwo metropolii, usiłującej wplątać kolonie w konflikt zbrojny.
Two For One (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross) by Brent Meske
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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 taste of the curriculum for Clements students. Jaxun Reynolds is one of these students, though he wants out. And lucky for him, he's just found the perfect patsy.
Country Fried Sci-Fi by Laura Givens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Put up your feet and crack open a cold one. This is science fiction that puts in its eight hours and isn't afraid to get a little dirty while its at it. Astronauts and scientists may be the first ones out in space, but the guys with tool belts and fiddles are the ones who'll make it livable. Three rousing stories about folks with more guts and heart than good sense.
Guardian Awaken by M. Modak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“I am from what you would call the future, 1000 years in the future. I am alive. I feel, I think, and I love. I am made of rock and water but I’ve been put together in a different way.
Crosspoint in Time by Alexander Dregon
Price: Free! Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A ship without a purpose finds a war without a reason. Massive, it dwarfed the Daehawk. It appeared to be built along the lines of a spider with far too many legs.
Zoners by Dan Linthicum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by V. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Zoners: Timeframe - Near future; society has fractured into Citizens segregating themselves from the ' others ' by placing them into Urban Federalized Zones. These Zones are inner city cores that have been denigrated into a harsh reality for those unable to qualify for true American status. Action, adventure and a taste of our possible future are all here in this tale from the L.A. Zone.
Quota by Stephen Cote
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
Life is short and brutal in the apocalyptic wasteland. Skag Murdet culls herds for slaughter to help sustain the population on razor-thin margins of available sustenance. Everyone has a duty to perform. Everyone has a quota to fill. Parental Warning: This story contains imagery which may be disturbing to young readers.
Ink by Chad Inglis
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young woman finds that a tattoo's ink may not be as permanent as it seems.
Blatant Disregard (Thieves' Guild: Book Two) by C.G. Hatton
Series: Thieves' Guild. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,940. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
LC Anderton is running out of places to hide. He’s the best operative the Thieves’ Guild has ever had… or at least he was until he screwed up his last job, the one he was blackmailed into taking. And that’s just the start of his problems. Blatant Disregard is the second book in a series of sci-fi/thriller adventures set within the knife-edge universe of the Thieves’ Guild.
Fortaleza by Jose Borges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
La muerte del gobernador de Puerto Rico coloca al que posiblemente sea la única persona que no quiera el puesto: Arturo Ramírez, a cargo del país.
The Angels Are Crying by Richard D'Onofrio
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A genetically engineered bacteria offers great potential - to convert plastic rubbish into fuel, and more. But things soon start to go not to plan, and the bacteria poses a real threat to humanity when it begins devouring human flesh. To save the nation, and the entire planet, a brave group of scientists and soldiers make their last stand in a remote area of California.
The Edge of Tomorrow by Louisa Swann
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Living on a frigid planet on the edge of the universe is not on everyone's retirement agenda. In fact, the only ones lucky enough to live this far out are refugees, miners, and outlaws. Out here Kitty's finally managed to escape the law, settling down to a quiet life with her assistant, Annie. Then her assistant is kidnapped and Kitty realizes that her past is about to annihilate her future.
Stress Pattern by Neal Barrett Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The essence of a truly null-Earth logic may never be as clearly defined as in this novel-length package of interplanetary surprises. Ride The Wormway To No-Wonderland. Consider this marooned astronaut. His spaceship and supplies are swallowed in one gulp by something from beneath the featureless plain of an unknown world. The natives are not hostile but incurious.
The Ghost of Simon Tower by Blake M. Petit
Series: The Heroes of Siegel City, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Christmas Eve Josh Corwood (OTHER PEOPLE'S HEROES) encounters a strange apparition that will open gates to Siegel City's past and glimpses into its future.
The Meyersco Helix by Andrew McCoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,880. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
THE MEYERSCO HELIX ‘How the hell did we come to where the President of the United States has two minutes to decide whether he will nuke Boston or kill the world instead?’
Timekeeper by Heather Albano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,740. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
An alternate history adventure featuring time travelers, freedom fighters, Frankenstein’s monster, the Battle of Waterloo, and Napoleon invading Britain by dirigible. The second book in the Timepiece series, Timekeeper picks up where Timepiece left off, bringing to a conclusion the adventures of Elizabeth and William (though not of Maxwell—stay tuned!).
Tale of the Juggernaut Fly by Louisa Swann
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A few nits, a giant fly, and one crazy adventure... When lives are threatened in a new louse colony, the local lice step up to meet the challenge, discovering new allies in the process.