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Wolf's Lair
By Lynn Carroll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
This story follows Kylara Linton who survived WWIII only to lose her family to a virulent disease outbreak. Devastated, she packs up what little she has left and goes in search of her missing brother who's run afoul of a mad scientist. Along the way, she makes some friends, gets captured by enemies, and helps save the lives of innocents who are unable to save themselves. Discussion guide included.
Insane Possibilities
By Jeffrey Miska
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
0.75 star(4.83 from 6 reviews)
A short story about a vivacious young physicist and mathematician named Kristine, who has devoted her life to science. Hallucinations cause her to seek help from a social worker named Paul and she's terrified when she hears a questionable diagnosis of schizophrenia. Her path leads her to a place where perspective is all that's real, and sanity is nothing more than the limit of what we believe.
The Flip Side #8: The Falling Sky
By J.L. Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The world of Deibren continues to plummet into chaos as chants of destiny collide with reality. Starla Knight continues her quest to finally escape this world while dealing with the Kujaen arrivals and what appears to be a rogue Protector! No one is safe and survival is the only option!
Alaris. Episode Two: Struggle
By M.J. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The second episode of a series of short stories. The Alaris nebula is home to over a million people and is struggling under relentless pirate attacks. When a fighter squadron goes missing it's up to burnt out veteran Marack Nor and the rest of his squadron to discover the truth and live long enough to make it back home.
Blue Third - Chasing Time
By Brad Blake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book 3 in the Blue Third adventure/sci-fi series. Caught in cosmic events, Citlalli and her friends cross the universe to save it, battle sea monsters, nasty slugs, tentacled monsters and more. Meanwhile, Doozies again attack Earth with only David, Maddy, new friend Mary and Lucy the Basset standing in their way. Series continues with Citlalli and the Dark (Aug.) and Seven of the Blue Third (Nov.)
Blue Third - The Cocoa War
By Brad Blake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,720. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book 2 in the Blue Third adventure/sci-fi series raises the stakes with non-stop intergalactic action for Citlalli and her fellow teens as Doozies make their move on Earth's cocoa. Colonizing Mars, kidnapping, a death arena, evil aliens, dramatic rescues and the battle for Mars and Earth. The series continues with Chasing Time, Citlalli and the Dark (August) and Seven of the Blue Third (November).
One Plus One Makes Me
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Is a prison with no bars still a prison? Or is the mind the worst prison of all? Worse than the sentance of being completely alone?
Scout Expedition
By Stephen Brandon
Price: Free! Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a powerful group wants somehting done, they create a scenario. What happens when that secneario turns out to be real? Can the survivors adapt?
The Astro-Dragon
By Django Mathijsen
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Wilvo, like his father, is a space junk salvager. When his dad recovers a defective satellite, launched in 2241, the Pan-American Information Service pressures him to abort. His father continues. Suddenly he sends a distress signal. What’s entangling his spaceship? Can Wilvo, helped by Yaritza from PAIS, save his father? This story was awarded the NCSF-prize 2009.
Three Flash Stories
By Marshall Payne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three flash pieces of SF and fantasy. 1. An alternate America where comic-books are taught and the Classics are shunned. 2. How Baron Veontes brought Valentine's Day to the world of Aquaveritie. 3. A time-travel experiment that goes horribly wrong.
Rigel Kentaurus
By Rick Novy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 93,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's the first human voyage outside the solar system, and Proxima Centauri is the destination. The sleeper ship Deep Space discovers we are not alone, and not everyone out there is nice. Diverted to Alpha Centauri A (Rigel Kentaurus) for a faster-than-light prototype, they learn humanity is the only civilization to solve the light barrier problem. Now, they must defend it as a military secret.
Commonwealth Universe: Modern Era: True Caderi
By Michelle Levigne
Series: Commonwealth Universe, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When her safe home on an agricultural planet is threatened by her enemy, Qinda and her husband know the only way to keep them all alive and safe is to split up, and hope to reach the Commonwealth where they can request sanctuary. But along the way, someone even more powerful finds Qinda's trail, and he has the law on his side when he takes her prisoner...
The Whispering Tombs (Quality Times #1)
By Gayle Ramage
Price: Free! Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 'The Whispering Tombs', Quality and Tim are residing at the luxurious Baala Haven Resort, on an unpronounceable planet, when they're invited on a quest to find ancient hidden treasure by a wealthy alien archaeologist. Reaching the caves of Azrokaran, however, loyalties are tested to the very limits as those within the group reveal their true colours.
The Lump That Ate Long Island
By Jeffrey Hite
Series: Leaving the Cradle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When humans finally left the Earth they found that even the vast gulfs of space could not stop them making war on each other. Crewman Marcia March is new to The Fleet, but already she is having trouble. The lump in her mattress is making it hard for her to sleep. It is going to be a long voyage for her, and an even longer on for the crew of the Petra as they learn they should havel listened.
Little Girl Lost
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
13-year old Amanda Love isn't having a normal childhood. Her parents and their entourage travel the spaceways on the galactic frontier, preaching for profit as part of Brother Love's Salvation Show. She wants to join the family tradition...but the journey from innocent little girl to veteran space evangelist is going to have more than a few bumps...
Legends of Peace
By H.L. Armstrong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The earth is dying. To save it, a young woman searches a strange world with its own kind of dangers for the one man capable of stopping the destruction. Joining her is a wise-cracking dove who she doesn’t really know if she can trust. But then again, nothing is the way it should be here.
The Nantok of Adak Island
By Russ King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jasen Karnes is the son of a naval officer whose family is stationed on an isolated US naval air station on Adak, Alaska, an Aleutian Island. On a hunting trip he encounters a race of tiny, intelligent primates who very much do not want to be discovered. When he is caught in a trap not intended for him Jasen’s life is put at the mercy of these small but very dangerous creatures.
DreamFlowering
By Ryan Davison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The planet offers special agent Yutaro rest and romance, until his own government's anti-matter bomb falls. Burnt-out Yutaro just wants the vacation he needs. Cushy duty, and a beautiful alien woman as his guide. Heaven. When the anti-matter bomb threatens to destroy the entire planet, Yutaro must learn her crazy-making alien language and -- even more difficult -- to love a woman for herself.
Finding Misery
By Russell C. Connor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Rudy Compton just found out his wife's cheating on him and now, he's spending the night in county lockup. Before the night is over, he'll survive a brutal rampage, and pick up a piece of information that will make him a target. Soon his only choice will be to go on the run to Reno with his estranged wife in tow, where he'll find what he needs to clear his name...or get both of them killed.
Though All the Mountains Lie Between
By Jeffrey A. Carver
Price: Free! Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When star pilot Jael rebels against an abusive captain and flies the "mountain route" through the Flux, she dismisses a legend claiming that dragons lurk waiting for unwary riggers. But appear they do, challenging Jael to a fight to the death. This short story is the basis for the novel Dragons in the Stars (available in the omnibus Dragon Space). 9000 words, plus excerpt from Dragon Space.