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Mortal Banshee by Jonathon Magnus
Price: Free! Words: 125,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the midst of an invasion, Don Mourning is abducted from Amaranthine, the keep of Augusta. His abductor, the introverted assassin Sorana, takes him to her mother’s remote tower. There, Don negotiates a deal with Sorana’s mother, Mercy. In return for assistance in the rescue of his bound siren, Don agrees to track down a mass murderer and return its telepathic weapon to Mercy.
In the Service of Aliens by Brennan Harvey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Norma Hollister escaped her father's controlling influence and resettled on an alien planet six years ago. Prior to an important ceremony the Leefans chose her for, her father reappears in her life, trying to control her again. She must decide if she should follow her father's demands or defy him and follow the path set out by her new friends.
The Curious Events Surrounding Thomas Pilsen by Eric Stringer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Thomas Pilsen, a man more than absorbed by his fantasies, takes a cab to the airport. Along the way he becomes a mobster, and after he arrives he remembers an alien invasion, discovers a spaceport, and finds himself on the way to a mine on an alien planet.
Intelligent Design:Revelations by J. M. Erickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.50 from 4 reviews)
“Intelligent Design: Revelations is a wonderfully absorbing science fiction novella presenting existential questions that occupy the reader’s mind long after the book has been put down....the dialogue is well-crafted and meaningful and the characters fully reveal their humanity as they interact with one another and react to events that are life-changing and beyond control.” - Suzanne Owen, Editor
As Cordas de Itz'mucan by Anton Stark
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Um sonho, tão real quanto perigoso. Uma teoria, que pode explicar uma das verdades fundamentais do cosmos. Uma experiência para comprovar a ligação entre ambos. Acompanhe Toltep e o seu avô Hara'can enquanto ambos tentam comprovar a obscura teoria das Cordas de Itz'mucan.
Z Plan: Blood on the Sand (Z PLan Book 1) by Mikhail Lerma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Cale, a U.S. Army Soldier, is in the middle of one conflict, just as another more terrifying one has begun. The insurgents are the least of his worries now. Instead, the undead have become the new enemy. Fighting for his life at every turn, and losing friends along the way, he must trek across the globe just in the hopes that he will hold his wife and daughter in his arms again.
Mission: Flight To Mars by V. A. Jeffrey
Series: Mission, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(2.00 from 1 review)
Bob Astor is a Quality Assurance agent working at Vartan Inc. Lately his days have been stressful, to say the least. Butting heads with upper management has put his career on life support. A surprising change in circumstance has Bob going on a business mission to the moon city, Langrenus.
El guardián de la fantasía by Carlos Moreno Martín
Price: Free! Words: 43,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Antología de relatos de Carlos Moreno. Incluye relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía, terror, románticos y aventura.
Flight of the Maita Book Fourteen: A Strange Place by CD Moulton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A world with three separate evolutions. They are soon to meet, which would lead to disaster. The crew must stop the coming confrontation. The reptilian and amphibian races are no real problem. It is the mammalian race that could cause the disaster.
The Scavenger by Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in the near future, The Scavenger is a short, dark tale of a lone survivor in the wild wastelands of the future.
Call of Night: Beyond the Dark by lucretia richmond
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Lily and Katya lived in two different worlds before they were turned into one of the undead. They were hidden from their father's demons; vampires it is unexpected when they face a greater evil. Is it a fight they can win??
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
Spindlebot by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When her ship's shot down on a recon trip over Oxong, Eva Harris is stuck. No communication and no survival equipment. The guys who fired the shot are closing in. Eva's only hope is the little helper spindlebot. But it's already rushed away on a mission of its own. A science fiction story from the author of "Wake Vortex".
The Time-Swept City by Thomas F. Monteleone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
YOU ARE an astronaut turned into a machine, and now searching for your stolen humanity... a woman volunteering to be frozen for a hundred thousand years to await the return of your lover... a survivor of a holocaust stumbling over a nightmare landscape toward a dream-like city shimmering in the distance... YOU ARE an inhabitant, a slave, a victim, an enemy, a witness of... THE TIME-SWEPT CITY
The Tunnel Dream by A.S. Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A man has a recurring dream where he is going through a tunnel. Every night it gets worse but he can't figure out its meaning. He hopes its innocent, but the world is a dangerous place, and it becomes more dangerous everyday.
The Yggdrasil Codex by Hugh B. Long
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.00 from 1 review)
In this life there are a great many profound questions that have yet to be answered. In the short story The Yggdrasil Codex, two University researchers stumble upon an incredible secret encoded on ancient Scandinavian runestones. Their discovery leads them into the world of modern code-breakers and ultimately leads to a revelation with galactic consequences!
Post First Contact by GA Douglass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When the first alien ambassador to Earth arrives, the concepts of science, technology, resources, and military might are utterly transformed, and the world is torn between the struggle to adapt and the entrenched forces of the status-quo. It will take all of young, idealistic, and under-appreciated Sarah Thompson's wit, skill, and training to survive in a world Post First Contact.
Chop Shop by Jon M. Jefferson
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Based on a friend’s recommendation, Tony visited a chop shop over lunch. Even a minor change can have long range consequences.
Hungry Independents (Book 2) by Ted Hill
Series: Sudden Independents. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Hunter fights the horseman, Famine, to protect the kids in Cozad and discovers he is immune to physical harm, even though the pain from his brother’s death remains heavy on his shoulders. He knows everything will be all right if he holds himself together long enough to make it back home to Molly, unless Famine and his swarm of insects arrive there ahead of him.