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Damage Control - ARC by Mary Jeddore Blakney
Price: Free! Words: 44,770. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The cute little alien ape that ended up in a remote village due to a lab experiment didn't seem like anything to worry about. The simple village people took it in and fed it and kept it out of the sun, and the scientists went on with their research. But the ape's determination to return home has pushed respected leaders to desperate measures and brought half the galaxy to the brink of war.
The Spiral Effect by James Gilmartin
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mashups
99% of the Earth’s population exhibits signs of telepathy and telekinesis. 99% of the Earth’s population is dying from a mysterious new disease. The Collector, unaffected by the virus, has taken it upon himself to search for answers. Pushed by the single command: Find the Cause, Find the Source, Find the Beginning, he traverses through other minds, collecting memories to find a cure.
Stupendous Tales by Simon Pole
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Plumb the universe in 40 stories, from the very short to the very long. Discover humankind's terrifying past, and our frightful future. Meet our enemies, and our friends, whatever corner of the cosmos they might inhabit. Discover the absurdity of our situation, but also our salvation. No facet of our experience will be left unexplored in Stupendous Tales.
Smith's Monthly #21 by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nearly seventy thousand words of original fiction from USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. In this twenty-first volume the full and complete novel, Melody Ridge: A Thunder Mountain Novel. Melody Ridge is a time travel science fiction novel, plus four short stories, an ongoing serial novel, and other features.
The Excalibur Case by John Pirillo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Baker Street Brotherhood search for the mythical sword of King Arthur, "Excalibur," and stumble on a mystery much greater and infinitely more dangerous.
The Grande Galactic Bouffe by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the events in the Ceres star cluster, other protagonists also find time to follow their usual businesses. Tami Hethal, the Solvanian GSA Agent, has been reassigned to a special training in Jiuquan. At the same time, her friend Rolf Katman is planning to visit the Grande Galactic Bouffe...
Sleeping Sickness by Peter Sargent
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
The Harvest by Craig Hey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“It’s clear that they don’t want me dead—maybe they want what is in my mind…” A man wakes up in a spherical room with no memory of how she got there or why he is there. As he grapples with his new reality, he discovers that all is not quite as it seems, and that he is a part of a harvest—and one that he may not survive.
Avanaux: A Hickory Lace Adventure (Part 1 of the Prosperine Trilogy) by PJ McDermott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Commander Hickory Lace is on a mission to the politically volatile yet strategically important world of Prosperine in the Eridanus Galaxy. She must find out whether the mystic known as the Teacher is a fraud, or perhaps the very person the Alien Corps was created to find. On top of that, Hickory needs to foil an army of alien infiltrators and stop a revolution. The fate of Earth is in the balance.
The Criminal Streak by Joan Donaldson-Yarmey
Series: Cry of the Guilty-Silence of the Innocent, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After two pieces of an asteroid hit their planet and knocked it off its axis, the surviving beings of the planet spent centuries rebuilding their society on the edge of disaster. The Leaders made Great Changes and Purges, constructing twenty huge cities, called megalopolises, to house their population, cultivating huge farms, and purging most of the technology so everyone had a job.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Sandman by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story appeared in the author’s collection called “The Night Pieces” in 1817. The story has been interpreted by various authors, scholars, and reviewers from time to time over the years.
Apex Magazine Issue 69 by Apex Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
We Don't Know Why by Nancy Springer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
Lucent Sylph by RJ Conte
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.
Code Red. Switch Point Series (Season One:Episode Two) by J.D Richman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
PREVIOUSLY ON SWITCH POINT Episode One… A Switch had been orchestrated by BASE HQ to return Magdalene Guttenberg back to her reality from where she had been erroneously switched from. Reality return switching came with risks. And an erratic LiFT greatly increased the odds of subjects and Interceptor agents being teleported into potential danger. Plunged into one such situation Magdalene Guttenb
Messiah by John Andrew C. Chilver
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
'Messiah' is the story of the second coming. Not of Christ, but of of his kind – visitors who had been to earth before, and recognized the potential – both good and bad – of its inhabitants. Written and set in 1999, just prior to the Millennium, Messiah is a thought provoking contemplation of belief and its origins – and the lengths to which the faithful will go to protect their religion.
Pale Horse: Seven Seals Redux, Book 4 by Connie Myres
Series: Seven Seals Redux. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Follow our ragtag gang as they endure the trials of the fourth seal in this upbeat and lighthearted adventure story. Zombies, alien moss, and a trip to Mars included.