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The Fifth Di... December 2014 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Fifth Di... brings you some of the best science fiction and fantasy available on the web. In this issue you'll find soldiers caught in a battle they can't understand, a character "haunted" by an unexpected duplicate, and a look at what might come at the end of the universe. Join Jennifer Rachel Baumer, Robin Wyatt Dunn, and Ian Brazee-Cannon on these wonderful adventures.
The Last Zookeeper (a short story) by Saul Tanpepper
You set the price! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
When the aged caretaker of the world's last animal menagerie passes away, a boy seeks to understand his terrible sense of loss. Bonus story: A FLAW IN THE DIVINE: After inventing an artificially intelligent machine capable of self-awareness, a man tries to save humanity from destroying itself, only to find that he has lost control of his own creation. Both short stories suitable for all ages.
Infected Freaks Volume One: Family First by Jason Borrego
Price: Free! Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
INFECTED FREAKS is a survival horror thriller that tells the story of “Abraham Heinz,” a washed up man attempting to survive the zombie apocalypse in the Rocky Mountains. INFECTED FREAKS focuses on gut wrenching choices and highlights the agony of survival.
Anyone? by Angela Scott
Series: Anyone?. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,570. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The end of the world? That’s the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters and deep philosophical exercises in school. No need to sweat it. So when sixteen-year-old Tess’s doomsday-dad builds a bomb shelter in their suburban backyard, everyone thinks he’s gone crazy… until fire rains down from the sky, sinking whole cities into colossal craters and setting much of the world ablaze. [YA Apocalyptic]
The Heart of the Castle by Lauren Ritz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The young prince's parents named him unfit and beat him until he lay near death, his blood staining the hems of their fine robes. They imprisoned him in the maze beneath their palace so that their Clan servants would not learn what they had done. For five hundred years the unseen prince has manipulated the politics of the Kingdom, but today he will reclaim his throne.
Iroshi by Cary G. Osborne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Highly trained in the way of the sword, and the way of the Zen masters, Laicy Campbell goes to the dying planet of Rune. There, in the brutal desert, she meets a shadow warrior who will lead her to her ultimate destiny as a searcher and a samurai.
Wanted The Hunters by Terry Compton
Series: Wanted. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Josh Gunn and his partners trailed the sex-slavers to Vadir, a planet on the edge of nowhere. While searching for the villains, a local gangster steps between the trio and their quarry. The delayed hunters struggle to overcome this obstacle to hunt down their target. Failure means thousands of sex-slaves could be lost forever. One misstep though could mean their lives.
Blown Bridge Valley by Les W Kuzyk
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vince got an evening call from fellow engineer Brad in America. The climate change crisis had turned Calgary into a crime razed city policed by drones. Brad said the highways close that night so get out now. Vince decided leaving their Calgary home for Brad’s ideal BC valley community best for his teenage daughter’s future. But first they had to make it through the swarm gang infested countryside.
The Birdmen of Kor by Louis Shalako
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The bird men of Kor live in a brutal world that is very different in spite of its savage beauty. Whether it's hunting, mating or just soaring in the clouds, a strict hierarchy of status and merit is observed. As for the females, they are a prized commodity. It's open season at all times. A short science-fiction fantasy.
Zeppelin Follies by Cat Rambo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In a wacky world filled with advertising zeppelins, muffin-baking robots, and software-generated fiction, a writer finds herself pursued by heiress Mimsy and her ambitious servitor. This short story originally appeared in online magazine Crossed Genres and is reprinted in Rambo's collection, Near + Far.
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut by Cat Rambo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
A Fire From The Sky by D.R. Usual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,700. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Inventive Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A young adult steampunk novel -- Gillian Ward stumbles upon a plot by New Spain to conquer the Republic of Texas and incite a global war. Pursued by airships, enemy soldiers, and altered beasts, Gilly and her friends set out across the breadth of Texas. While racing to thwart the conquest of the Republic, Gilly discovers that she herself may be more than human...
The Valkyrie Chronicles: Titans by Erik Schubach
Series: Valkyrie Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The Valkyrie and the Asgard must contend with an enemy unlike any they have faced before. Kara comes up against an enemy she does not know how to confront. Her brute force fighting skills are useless against this new enemy, and she must match wits with the Titan leader in a battle of wills. Surprises abound and awkward alliances are formed.
Salvation Polarity by Ryan Viergutz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A gangster lord must clear the name of his ex-policewoman girlfriend and defuse a burgeoning civil war.
Who Is He? The Black Hoax: An Identity Crisis by Taylor Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Justice Gray. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
They are on a wild goose chase. Later Mindy discovers who she really is and why she was sent to earth, and what leads to her capture. A great sci-fi story.
Contagion by P. L. Martin
Series: Strange Skies. Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Her father told her he and the other men in the community were hunting a monster. After discovering the woman in the family barn, Jen has her doubts...
The Estuary Tales by Caldon Mull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,990. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Estuary Tales is a Future History, an extrapolation into the next five hundred years of human history, with each century represented by a point of view character. The snapshots taken of their lives and their hopes and dreams unfold against the backdrop of climate change, economic collapse, dread disease, meteor impacts and the mass extinctions that dog us. These are their stories.
Prince of Flame and Shadow, Lord of Fire and Ice by Barbara Bretana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Vashti Swann Tamerlane Haven is born the son of the galaxy's most infamous Thief and the Emperor's daughter. Lost on a world called center, it is literally the central world in the huge conglomerate of planets called the ConFedium and ruled by Camin Sher, the Pretender. He has murdered the entire Haven family line save for the Emperor's grandson, Vashti where he hides in the vast canyon system.
Hay 1001 zombis por persona Completo by Boris Dekker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2014 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
¿Qué está pasando en el condado de Lewis? ¿Por qué la gente se comporta de forma extraña? ¿Qué se esconde detrás un pueblo abandonado? Una historia con virus infecciosos, militares, fugados, pueblos fantasmas, una cabeza rodante, desertores, hackers, científicos locos, dos idiotas,... ... en medio de una pesadilla zombi. Recopilación de "Hay 1001 zombis por persona": Episodios 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 y 5.