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Tales of First Contact: Five Short Stories of First Encounters by Book Smugglers Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Book Smugglers Publishing presents its sophomore anthology of out-of-this-world short stories. First Contact: Five Tales of First Encounters collects five short stories that examine the concept of "first contact" from diverse, feminist, and original perspectives.
Mika's Art by Talee
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Raised in the inner city where her father was an engineer in a transport factory, and her mother was a genetic scientist working on new strains of crops that would eventually be grown in environments that were less desirable for human habitation. Mika had always struggled with the social scene.
SSlasl and the Mastery by Talee
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(2.00 from 1 review)
The path of Sslasl's life led him to become a master mixer to support the orphanage. Then a fluke chance review of a proposed propulsion mix brought him to the attention of Master Masl. Now he was apprenticed to her in the mastery as he led a team to build a fuel mixer to allow war ships to travel extremely long distances without refueling stations. But fate was not yet finished with him.
Master Mixer Sslasl by Talee
Series: Power Colors Short Tales. Price: Free! Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(2.00 from 1 review)
Orphaned by unknown parents on the planet of G’Ham. Sslasl was raised in an orphanage run by G’Hass and her husband. When G’Hass’s husband died, Sslasl took on the orphanage financial responsibilities and worked wherever he could to keep food on the table while he prepared for and passed the mixer test to get a job in the chemical mixing factory.
When Medusa Went on Chatroulette by Greg Baker
Price: $2.92 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: Australian English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poems about nuclear physics, mathematics, time travel, robots, first contact and other nerd-geek topics. This is poetry that will first make you smile and laugh and then make you think.
A Life in Darkness: A World Shifters Story by Heinreich T. Sioson
Price: Free! Words: 31,930. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Darrius Alexander is sent to retrieve a girl and her mother, both of whom have been trapped in a world gone dark forever. This is his first assignment and he cannot fail. To fail would mean receiving the same punishment his old mentor and friend received. But should he succeed, he'll become a Shifter. His chosen life and freedom hang in the balance. Will he succeed?
Spaceports & Spidersilk January 2016 by Marcie Tentchoff
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Spaceports & Spidersilk features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry for kids of all ages. The January 2016 issue will take you to places you might never have imagined. It will appeal to your inner child, and hopefully take you back to the places you loved as a child…and if you’re still a child, it will open your imagination to all kinds of new worlds.
Flames and Freedom (Dragon Wulf 3) by Candy Rae
Series: Dragon Wulf. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,720. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Return to Planet Wolf. The Community’s mission to extinguish freedom everywhere in the galaxy is relentless. Despite recent defeats and setbacks its leaders have a plan to turn the tables on the rebellious Dragon Wulf. At the very centre of their plan is Rybak. The Vada, the Lindars and the Kohorts must go back to save the people they left behind, no matter what the cost.
The Sinister Side of the Moon by Tony Nash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Mike Blake ambles out of his own front door he has no idea that he has stepped into another mind-blowing time dimension. Not only does he discover that Anita, his sex-averse wife, has become a raging nymphomaniac, but he soon finds himself targeted by unusual law enforcement and terrorist agencies, both urgently in need of using his new powers. He has to play
Las Crónicas de Nauzet II: Desorden Mundial. by Gregorio S. Díaz, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 81,430. Language: Spanish. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Segunda parte de Las Crónicas de Nauzet I. Nauzet sigue vivo, pero no quiere seguir luchando. Cristina le ayuda a descubrir qué tiene que hacer. Campotéjar vuelve a la normalidad, ocupado por la W-W. Rosales y Daniela son juzgados y llevados a Alemania. Jesús y su grupo están perdidos en las montañas. Hadler Rosenthal ahora se ve amenazado por la Tercera Guerra Mundial, cuando algo va mal...
Conquistador of the Night Lands by Robin Wyatt Dunn
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,950. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world has ended; the sun has died, but life goes on. Join Soad and Weel, defenders of the Redoubt, and The Producer and Woad, a Hollywood producer and a giant whale, on a journey to remake all of reality. "A tour de force" -- James Blaylock, author of ZEUGLODON.
Darkest Space by Barbara Lund
Series: Platform Eight. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There’s been a murder on Platform Eight and Officer Cordova must find the killer - it’s her job - but this case is a little more personal than she’s admitting…
Cupboard Full of Seeds by Meyari McFarland
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Skye had to get the onions planted. Onions and garlic. It was time, past time, for them to be in the ground. Claudine and Felicia didn’t seem to understand how important it was. If Skye didn’t work, didn’t give grow squash and potatoes and beans and onions, then there was no reason for her to be there. No reason for them to keep her safe. So she had to plant the onions right away no matter what.
Beyond the Gate: Shattered by Marina Sage
You set the price! Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A Shape Shifter of the mysterious Other-Realm sets off on a journey to the Rigid Plane (the domain of humans) to save the soul of a young boy. However her journey takes her deep into the heart of a sickness which has permeated all worlds and forces her to look into the painful depths of a forgotten past.
Shadows In Time by Gavin Michaels
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
A lonely boy genius meets a shadow that lives and embarks on a journey that spans time itself.
Cheiron's Promise by James Charles Rau
Series: Archon, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,290. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The centaurs have gone to war and the human race faces a dark fate. Jacob must solve a mystery before all is lost. He must do the unthinkable and deliver his people into the hands of his worst enemy to restore the balance. Can Jacob convince the centaurs to keep—Cheiron’s Promise?
From Another Place by Bo Widerberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two photographers were out to take some nature pictures, when one of them noticed something extra on his camera screen. An alien, something that didn't belong here on Earth could be seen on the last frame of a series of three frames. This started some excitement for the two photographers, and a bad luck for the two agents that wanted to hide the alien.
The Bat People Encounter by Bo Widerberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Professor Phil Harding follow his cyborg brother John Harding on a trip to Papua New Guinea the trip turned out to be something out of this world.
Tales From Little Lump - Night of the Undead Snow Monkeys by Jeff Folschinsky
Series: Tales From Little Lump, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They came in peace, unfortunately the good folks of Little Lump, Texas didn't get the memo. They’re really embarrassed, especially Gertie who managed to shoot down several of the alien’s space ships with her holy land-to-air rocket launcher. Little did she realize in doing so that she would be unknowingly creating a far bigger danger for Little Lump that could spell doom for them all.