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Huntsman Returned by Andrew Michael Schwarz
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Second Chance God Killer by R. Richard by CLUB LIGHTHOUSE PUBLISHING
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Glarney Fered, a 71-year-old systems analyst and a black-belt in the self-defence art of Loro, living out the tag end of a rotten life in poverty in a futuristic world, gets a second chance at life after he’s hired as a bodyguard for a religious figure seeking a mysterious scroll of power…
Paradeisia: Origin of Paradise by B.C.CHASE
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Drawing on the latest groundbreaking scientific research and mysterious clues from antiquity, author B.C.CHASE launches you on a thrill ride of discovery and suspense towards an ancient, terrifying truth; truth with the power to destroy anyone who knows it.
Zombie Town by Griffin Carmichael
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by The Guthrie Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
From city to suburbia, zombies are all the rage as they rampage on their quest for sustenance, taking down strangers, friends and neighbors alike, without pity or remorse. Here are nine short stories about the times when the dead walk and the living fear.
Leviathan by Samuel Pérez García
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the shocking announcement of a giant sea creature discovered in the Atlantic, the entire world is left to wonder: is this a sign of the end of times, or just a harmless giant creature about to awaken? With the countdown winding down, the world prepares... and waits for what's to come.
Shadowprey by Dennis L. McKiernan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A spellbinding novel weaving together science and magic and hazard and derring-do in a heart-clutching story, a breathtaking saga spanning magical worlds and alien planets in a tale of science fiction, of fantasy, of horror, and a riveting account of a desperate group of skilled scientists trying to keep a team alive, as well as a high-stakes court case concerning the essence of humanity.
Jazz: Monster Collector In: Jazz Attacks (Season 1, Episode 12) by RyFT Brand
Series: Jazz, MC: Earth's Lament, 12. Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jazz is a dead monster collector walking as the magical healing stone she’d swallowed is about to kill her. With nothing left to loose, she embarks on a whirlwind tour of revenge, and Boss Geeter, the dwarf troll mobster, is first in her sights. But the monster mob’s leader is no one to trifle with, and Jazz’s desire for revenge has blinded her. The twelfth episode of a serialized adventure story
Rubicon by Lauren Hodge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Tara's body survived abomination, not her mind. Strangled from within by Verus's accumulated memories, Taralie struggles under the weight of so many conciseness inside her mind. The Noricum are not idle, nor are they forgiving, hunting the Severins relentlessly and declaring open war. The Severin coven must choose between defending the Milunfran witches protecting humanity or their own extinction.
Question Everything by Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A teacher and a student discuss important matters. Don't miss this dystopian short story.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 9, July 2014 by Mike Resnick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Life Among the Dead 3: A Bittersweet Victory by Daniel Cotton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Life is a winding road full of twists and turns, one can never be truly prepared for all the unexpected bumps and bends that loom ahead, or the pitfalls that derail us from our path. Vida Calavera is about to learn this first hand when an evening out with her friends turns into a waking nightmare.
American Arsenal by Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The American Arsenal leaps into action! The hero of the 1980s is a rampaging beast, fueled by aggression and on a never-ending war against crime and terrorism. But Arsenal is more than a war machine, but as he tries to unlock the mysteries of his own mind, can he hope to survive the super-powered villains aligned against him?
X-Novo by Ken Hagdal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A no-holds-barred Dystopia which explores the dark side of both genders' psyche. Its author was a finalist in the 13th edition of the Write Movies contest.
Mothered by Jan Jacob Mekes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara, Eric, and their aunt Beryl lead a quiet life on an idyllic island, untouched by time and the war between the dystopian Maternopole and Overmere. Everything seems about to change, however, when Eric finds out about two girls on the mainland asking for help, throwing the island and its inhabitants into a maelstrom of uncertainty.
The Oleander Effect: Throne of Bayonets by Justin Muller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Fresh out of training, Julian Gralso is seeking vengeance, and with an election coming, his father is his prime target. Uncovering the deceptions and political monopoly of the new world, Julian becomes aware of the hidden system designed to create order. Yet, what can order be in the place of freedom?
The Eyes Behold Tomorrow by Ken Hart
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edward Robert Teach is a modern-day barbarian that encompasses everything a woman loves and hates in a man. When he meets Kamini, a stunningly beautiful, large eyed woman from the planet Feletia, he thinks he has finally met the girl of his dreams until he is recruited by her, and he becomes the unlikeliest captain of a prototype destroyer in the Feletian space navy.
Starchild: Prophecy by Fred Strange
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aurora Celeste crash lands on Talus IV and finds herself scarred, stranded, and all alone, save for her android companion, on an alien planet full of magic and danger. To make matters worse, Aurora is also the focal point of a prophecy that foretells of a cataclysmic war that will test the souls of men. To the inhabitants of Talus IV, Aurora is known and revered as... The Starchild.
The Martian Wave: 2014 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Martian Wave features stories about the exploration and colonization of space, with special emphasis on our solar system. In this issue, you'll find alien microbes and aliens that are like nothing you've ever imagined. You'll be taken to icy worlds, and the sands of Mars. You'll even get a look at Earth trying to regain its place in the stars.
Betwixt Issue 4 by Betwixt Magazine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 4 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 4 includes original fiction by Sarah L. Byrne, Emily B. Cataneo, Nino Cipri, David Cleden, and C. W. Johnson as well as a reprint by Mark Rigney.
The Colony by John M. Davis
Price: Free! Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lieutenant Jack Strong leads his team of elite marines to a distress beacon in the far reaches of colonization. Expecting faulty equipment, they instead find themselves in the first stages of war against a species similar to mythical demons. The Colony is a fantastic short story of military warfare and science fiction, with an ending that will leave you questioning everything.