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Birthright (The Technomage Archive, Book 1) by B.J. Keeton
Series: The Technomage Archive. Price: Free! Words: 119,670. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Damien Vennar used to be a god. As a technomage of the Archive, Damien had the power to create entire universes. Then, five hundred years ago, he gave it all up. He suspended the nanotechnology in his bloodstream and began to age—and eventually die—like anyone else. For centuries, Damien has lived among those who once worshiped him, his real identity fading into myth and legend.
Data Drop One, A Short Story Collection by The Numbered Entity Project
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The archives of The Numbered Entity Project have opened in this membrane of existence for the very first time. Inside the data stores wait the tales of rogues, outcasts and 'others,' from undead entrepreneurs to genetically enhanced assassins. Data Drop One includes the original six stories from the Numbered Entity Project and an additional two tales siphoned from the depths of the void.
Déjà Vu To The Nth by Peter Apps
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 92,960. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Diverting an asteroid is all in a day's work for Stuart and his team. Then he does it again on a parallel Earth, then again and again. Stuart despairs as yet another Earth needs his help and he is drawn inexorably into the heart of the crisis. Are the asteroids an accident or an attack? Was his Earth the real target or just collateral damage?
The Treasure of Sirius Major by Bart Cline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,730. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » General
A pair of tramps between jobs meet a vagrant who has a treasure map. Joining forces, they raise the money to buy a ship and treasure-hunting gear, and cross light-years of space to the planet of Sirius Major. But first they must deal with the bandits who want to kill them for nothing more than the second-hand junk they possess. Only then can they "dig" for the fabled riches hidden for millenia…
Felled by Ark by Aaron Lee
Price: Free! Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.00 from 3 reviews)
For all the Wanderer knows, everyone else in the world is dead. Dead, however, seems to have a flexible definition these days. As he combs the corpse-littered streets of Tokyo for his wife, the Wanderer will find himself stalked by possible survivors, remnants of the metropolis, and something much worse.
Splashdown by Paul Joseph
Series: Through the Fold, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 255,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
As space commissioner, Sally Buds presides over a colonial war with Baltan City, a space colony. But a ship from the future is approaching and Sally must investigate. The ill-fated future mission uses an engine that folds space. The crew is alive, but they've been in transit for 1300 years. There's more at stake than one ship, and Sally must decide the fate of thousands of people across time.
Mom's Paradox by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
She seduced her husband and changed the world. But she remembers only the act, and how great it felt, but nothing about the why. A story of time travel and paradox as only USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith can tell it.
Redacted #823 by GM Brown
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Redacted- a modern euphemism for censorship of documents. In this short story, it is not a document that has been redacted-but a person, and this short story is a one page speculative perspective of their experience. Inspiration comes from thinking about where is Edward Snowden now.
Look Down by G. Ernest Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,410. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2079 and Commander Eric Nyland commands the pride of the U.S. Navy, the USS Macon, an orbital weapons platform capable of striking anywhere on the earth. Nyland believes he is making the world a better place until he sees first hand a recent strike site.
El tercer nacimiento de Ulises by Jose Docavo Alberti
Price: Free! Words: 90,900. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ulises San Juan, geólogo planetario y trabajador de la NASA en sus instalaciones de Robledo de Chavela en Madrid, amenaza con destruir al ser humano y conseguir así proteger a la Tierra de nuestros abusos. Sólo Elena, alertada por Ramita y ayudada por Héctor, posee la capacidad de evitar lo que de otra manera no sería evitable. ¿Conseguirá Ulises al final su propósito?
Glory - Book Two by Michael McManamon
Series: Glory, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Starting back at the beginning of it all, Glory - Book Two follows a new group of people as they try to survive the apocalypse. Constantly under threat from those who have turned into crazed zombie-like maniacs, these survivors battle odds that are definitely stacked against them.
The Villager by Matt Kruze
Price: Free! Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A tranquil village at the centre of an international conspiracy, and a predator who will stop at nothing to meet the demands of his corporate paymasters.
Beyond Uranus by Stewart Bruce & Nigel Moreland
Series: The Uranus Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 85,040. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Roy is taken from his boring job and launched into a galaxy of adventure. What should be a simple job of shunting space freighters turns into a hilarious cosmic adventure where Roy uncovers the truth about his past. A comedy space romp!
Orphan's Gold by David Loeff
Price: Free! Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Virgil was nearly 14 and old enough to mine gold with his father. Although the wagon journey to Colorado will be difficult, soon Virgil’s rite of passage will include a strange puberty rite and a deadly mammoth hunt. To survive, Virgil must time travel to the future. However, to save the future, Virgil must time travel to the past once again. Will he succeed or will humanity face extinction?
Somewhere Between A and B by A. J. S. Mims
Price: Free! Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You know what it's like to feel lost. I can tell. It's visible in your eyes, that sad look of desperation. Maybe you were abandoned. Maybe you ran out of gas before reaching your destination. Maybe you chose this. It doesn't really matter. You're here, stuck between two realities. Allow you me to be your guide in this blasted land. Allow me to show you somewhere between A and B.
Diana and the Peace Helmet by Jim Bowden
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Diana has converted a “God Helmet” into a “Peace Helmet”, which produces a virtual reality experience heightened with otherworldly emotional overtones. She needs to keep it out of the hands of the SMIC (Syndicate of Media Industry Companies), who would like to exploit her invention by programming it for sex and violence. With the help of her friends, she succeeds!
Marker Stone by Paul Joseph
Series: Through the Fold, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
There’s trouble on CMC-6. Sally Buds’ patients suffer from low-gravity syndrome because the Mining Company won’t provide gravity generators. Also, a costly mining robot vanished, but then reappeared after it was replaced. Sally wants to know Where it went, but the station commander does not. What's in the Kelthy region and why do things disappear there? Not knowing could be worse than finding out.
The Battle for Mars by David Donaghe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the miners on Mars form a trade union and call a planet wide strike, the Council of Economic Unions on Earth order the federal forces on Mars to take a firm hand, but when the federal Marines execute the union leadership live on the vid stream, Eddie Falcon, leader of the so called terrorist organization known as The People's Fist calls for all out war on Mars.