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The Circular Logic of Space Exploration by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An unexpected telephone call reignites a retired professor's space travel ambitions, but at what cost—and to whom?
Fiction Vortex - July 2013 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This issue of Fiction Vortex introduces some new subgenres that we haven't published before, including fractured fairytale, high fantasy, steampunk, and space western. Fiction Vortex publishes two new science fiction and fantasy stories each week. All stories in this issue appeared on the site during the month of July 2013.
Beware the Boojum by Eric Witchey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
If love conquers all and the standard model of particle physics only accounts for 5% of the universe, then... When isolated, almost totally insane asteroid miner Bracken MacFie sets his sights on being reunited with the lost love of his life, who is absolutely, totally bat shit nuts, he must overcome the ambitions of the man who separated them and the avarice of institutions.
Atención frotadores: ¡ondas de choque! ¡ondas de choque! by daniel paniagua
Price: $4.81 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: Spanish. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Yes, it is as well Rubbers, but honestly, I don't believe you still write great novels of science fiction; in your hands is the proof. Twelve young people, more than well prepared and with extensive work experience in their respective fields, are going to be raised to participate in the most incredible and never before dreamed experiment: will the first human beings to travel to the stars.
Sunstrike by Bev Robitai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sunstrike follows the life of Averie Brown, an ordinary woman in suburbia, when solar flares destroy the world's electricity supply. As society comes to terms with the loss of transport, communications, and food supplies, Averie picks up some useful survival tips and a teenage companion who is not what he seems. With no outside help, she is forced to investigate a number of suspicious deaths.
Future Lives - Psychic Visions of the Future! by The Abbotts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What type of future do you want for yourself & humanity, one of love & prosperity or one of war, famine & disease? This amazingly prophetic book looks at 10 possible future scenarios for humanity. With special messages from the Ascended Masters you are encouraged to create the future that you want. You have lived before & you will live again! Let it be into a future of love, peace & prosperity!
Rodeo on Terul: Another Buck Johnson Fantasy-Adventure Space Western by Wyatt McLaren
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 6. Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Intergalactic Rodeo Association has been revived – bronc riding, yertl tripping, dragon team roping, korth barrel racing, and dragon riding. Buck Johnson, Skeeter Evans, and Snort Jones are just trying to win enough credits to get the hell off Terul. But good intentions and well laid plans often take a wide detour, especially when illegal whiskey and Teltharine females are involved.
The Correct Way to Fill Out Form PCR-103-u by Sabrina Chase
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
(short story) Deep in the bowels of the Bureau of Substandards, new hire Boris Niels discovers a vending machine with a very strange coin in the return slot. Can he get a refreshing beverage and still keep his job? Will he ever find his way back to his home dimension? What is it with aliens and paperwork?
The Z Radiant by Jessica Reisman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
From first-time author Jessica Reisman comes The Z Radiant, a novel about a far-future culture where illusion and reality can both be tailored to individual tastes, and a city where each inhabitant must make their own decisions about their lives and futures.
Plasma Frequency Issue 7 by Plasma Frequency
Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Fiction By: J. W. Alden Milo James Fowler Julie Frost K. S. O'Neill Nanci Schwartz Steve Simpson J. S. Watts Eleanor Wood Art: Cover art by Laura Givens Book Review: Mermaid by Kate O'Connor
Seeking Forever by Stephen W. Sumner
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Jennifer O'Malley has been separated from her husband and son by miles and a few lifetimes since awakening from Cryogenic sleep in a post-apocalyptic world. She is obsessed to the point of near desperation in her drive to reunite with them; traversing a dysfunctional world far removed from the vision of the founders of Camelot Enterprises.
The Elder Daughter of Dark Night by Stephen R. Corkrey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,010. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Tom Civis, naval officer in command of a survey vessel, suddenly vanishes, possibly to defect. With stolen secrets he might avert a war and save his famous sister from assassination. As he flees he is hunted by the Church which now controls almost all the worlds. He must decide: should he unlease chaos?
The Alpha Project: Book One by Toby Clark
Price: Free! Words: 27,090. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The alpha Project sends colonising spaceships to nearby stars. With crews hibernated the ships fly to their destinations. Book one charts the progress of Alpha Four as it awakes to its destination and a perilous and expedition-threatening emergency
Chasing After by S. R. Mulrune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remo has a job that does more than take him to faraway places, it takes him to alternate worlds. Unfortunately for him, taking the job meant he was unable to save his beloved girlfriend. Now, he writes his thoughts in a letter to the late Emily, expressing the biggest regret a world-hopping agent can have. This is a young adult/new adult short story in the Lone Wolves series.
Russell and Maggie by R. Jean Mathieu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of friends... A story of loss... A story of pasta... ...and forgetting.
The Fourth Treatment by T.W. Fendley
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jorge92A2020, the only survivor of the first dozen longevity pioneers, grants Andrea an exclusive interview before his Fourth Treatment, she learns the changes from his previous treatments are more than skin deep. He may look like a Neanderthal, but Jorge challenges Andrea to consider her own humanity as he pursues his quest for immortality.
Heaven's Gate by Deborah Leitch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
Where does your energy go when you die? What would happen if it never reached its intended destination? Heaven's Gate is an action packed science fiction adventure that will challenge traditional beliefs about heaven and the purpose of life.
In The Red-A Short Story by John Grover
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
They're humanity's last hope and time is running out. Jenny Avian boards the last ship escaping our doomed planet, a ship built and engineered by her husband, but the horror isn't over for this husband and wife team. The radiation that poisoned our planet has slipped aboard the escape vessel and when the ship enters a strange nebula the terror escalates into something no one ever expected.
Flash Virus: Episode Two - The Whispering Cage by Steve Vernon
Series: Flash Virus, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Robots, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Briar Gamble's bad day is about to get worse. The end of the world is progressing at an alarming rate. Bullets are being fired. People are being killed. A LOT of people are being killed. Who is Captain Albino? Why is he invading Briar's school? I could you tell you about the mind-reading - but you probably already knew that I would say that.