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Xandra by Ann Snizek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Snow Flower Enterprises - Ann Snizek. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Xandra thought of home as a safe place until the Sanctorum showed up. Now home is the most dangerous place she could be, but she has nowhere else to go.
The Forest of Ruined Men by Aaron Polson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Running from memories of his wife's murder, Civil War veteran Henry Barlow takes a job with a lumber company on the Pacific Coast. When the lumber stops flowing from the Lewis River logging camp, Barlow's employer, sends him to investigate with a small band of armed mercenaries. As they travel upriver, Barlow must confront the ghost of his dead wife, alcoholism, and the dark hearts of men.
The God Mars Book Three: The Devil You Are by Michael Rizzo
Series: The God Mars, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 1 review)
As the peoples of Mars find themselves caught in an escalating war between an oppressive Earth and an apparently invincible enemy who claims to be from an alternate future, Colonel Ram awakens to find that he has been remade into an immortal superhuman in order to try to save all that he holds dear. But those he would help are terrified of what he’s become. And he’s not the only one of his kind…
Flash Virus: Episode Four by Steve Vernon
Series: Flash Virus, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This the story of the end of the world - as told by a teenager. Things are really beginning to heat up in Briar's school. Captain Albino's kid-programming sessions are underway. Under the blue light Briar is transformed physically. Under the yellow light Briar is transformed mentally. But it isn't until Captain Albino takes Briar to the burning barrel that things REALLY begin to heat up.
Space Danger! Nemesis Mine by Doug Strider
Series: Space Danger!, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Part 2 of Space Danger! Ensign Harris is discovering exactly how dangerous space is. He already knew it was really dangerous, of course, but now it's just getting ridiculous. Nemesis Mine follows directly on from Part 1, The Deadly Planet of Death, and the crew of HMSS Monstro are in something of a pickle.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013 by Dawn Vogel
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alternate realities, zombie peanut butter, dragon surgery and time-travling grandmothers. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
Reckoning by Vincent M. Wales
Series: The Many Deaths of Dynamistress, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The only thing young Dinah Geof-Craigs wanted to be when she grew up was a famous, super-powered metahuman. But puberty came and went without the genetic gift she felt she deserved. So she determined to correct Mother Nature's "oversight." Even if it killed her. Reckoning is the first book in the superhero trilogy, The Many Deaths of Dynamistress.
Betwixt Issue 1 by Betwixt Magazine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 1 collects all seven stories originally published online. Issue 1 was edited by Joy Crelin and includes fiction by Ian Hamilton, Tam MacNeil, Mark Rigney, Betsy Phillips, Benjamin Sherlock, Marlys Jarstfer, and Bernie Mojzes.
A Time to Build: The Umea Bakearen, Book One by Rick Rossing
Series: The Umea Bakearen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Wayne Freed learns that he was born on another world, and that as long as he remains alive, Earth will not be destroyed. So why does it seem that someone wants him dead?
Tales From The Scrapbox by Jo Grix
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story collection that travels from the depths of space to the realms of fantasy. Young and New Adults struggle against inner demons, outer hardships, and seek to defeat the darkness which surrounds them.
Spaceports & Spidersilk Oct. 2013 by Marcie Tentchoff
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Anne E. Johnson, John Grey, Guy Belleranti, and many more.
Fiction Vortex - September 2013 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
We always try to have a variety of genres represented on our site, but this month represents the best collection yet of epic fantasy with a personal touch, far-reaching science fiction with a practical bent, truly haunting psychological horror, and a few more speculative stories that don't fit well into a certain category.
Grand Theft Planetary & other stories by HL Jones
Price: Free! Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fifteen short stories about aliens, dogs, and smart-mouthed computers. Read about a bored celebrity that decides to steal an entire planet, a security guard’s first day at a time-travelling prison, two friends that try to ruin their lives playing cards, and a pair of students that investigate the answer to a tasteless question.
Dr. Cao I Presume? The Blake Hemlock Chronicles by L.K. Marshall
Series: The Blake Hemlock Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
I’m not one to believe in space myths but there is one that I would have been a fool not to believe. Seyfert and I were sent on a secret mission to acquire a very real technology that is steeped in a century of mystery. The myth of bio-metallics, a little glob of this mercury looking substance can control vehicles or spacecraft remotely. Whoever controls this technology, controls the galaxy.
Evolution by E. Gordon Hoofnagle
Series: SIMBIOSYS, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Intrigue, lust...and murder seem to follow Maggie Paige in her quest to control the world's most secretive and dangerous surveillance tool. From the depths of the NSA cybersecurity bunker, a team stumbles upon a secret that will leave you pondering how invasive and intimate our technology has become. And if this group of scientists can't fix the mess they created, the world might not survive!
Non-Compliance: The Transition by Paige Daniels
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,810. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Kristell Ink. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Three months have passed since Shea Kelly and the rest of Boss’s crew eliminated Danny Rose from the Non-Compliance Sector, but their troubles are far from over. A new, more dangerous opponent has emerged, causing those once considered enemies to strike a tenuous truce. Secrets about the vaccine, the chip, and the past threaten Shea’s budding romance, not to mention the very existence of the crew.