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Vitalis IV - Screamer
By Jason Halstead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Marine Special Forces FIST team 3 was chosen to lead the way into discovering what happened to the research station on Vitalis. Gunnery Sergeant Elsadora Quinn lost radio contact after her deployment pod was knocked off course. Elsa’s mission took on a secondary priority behind her struggle to survive the deadly beauty of Vitalis.
SCOUTS: The Time Thieves
By P. H. Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
While investigating a colony of Sherians ravaged by the Fornyth war, all contact with the Scoutship Merlin stops. Scout Central assigns the Talon to investigate. Katy and the full crew of the Talon discover two worlds inhabited by the same species. One is a paranoid paradise with something to hide. The other a worker's hell with secrets. Will they discover the truth or suffer Merlin's fate?
Flight
By Neil Hetzner
Price: Free! Words: 160,250. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It's 2097 and teens can fledge and grow wings. Fifteen year old Prissi Langue loves flying, school and her friends. However, after Prissi finds pictures of her dead mother with the man who invented fledging, she begins an investigation that uncovers long hidden secrets. Suddenly, it seems like everyone wants Prissi dead. Can Prissi fly far enough and fast enough to escape her enemies?
Snips and Snails
By Elizabeth McCoy
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Haatha Chaas'-Eighth is an Mmsar poet, content to live alone though his brothers all have families of their own. Unfortunately, someone left a clutch of eggs in his back yard, and now he's got to deal with hatchling Mmsar, which are no better than vermin at that age. But one hatchling, despite its lack of sapience, has an intriguing cunning... (Contains possibly-disturbing alien family patterns.)
The Chosen One
By Fritz Franke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,490. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Is the Savior living amongst us right now? His identity will shock the world: twice. The novel charts the covertly trained existence of Chris Gates from his planned birth in 1966 to adulthood. From childhood to sports star to political leader, his life unfolds on Earth – guided, shaped, and rescued by Those Who Watch Over Us. The truth is revealed in the first book of the Savior Project Series.
Taz World Order
By Brad Bishop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Join Taz and his friends as he embarks on the most dangerous journery across the world and the galaxy. With limited time on his shoulders and alien technology graciously given to his aid. Taz must stop an ruthless alien race from anihilating his world and recreating the universe.
A Sure Thing
By Daniel LaGrave
Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A pawn shop, a place for those who find themselves desperate, usually through their own merits. A little shop sitting in a dark city, at the nexus of all things. People come, people go finding the little pawn shop either taking, or leaving things behind. Just be careful which one you end up with, and please know the difference between need, and want.
The Aurelian Archives: Palatine First
By Courtney Grace Powers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This morning, Reece Sheppard woke up, put on his riding goggles, spats and waistcoat, and set out to take his airship captain's test at The Aurelian Academy, or The Owl. Tonight, he's lying in the academy's hospital wing with a very nice telegram letting him know he's failed…and vague suspicions that the meteorite that caused his ship to crash mightn't have been a meteorite at all.
Anomalies, a Collection of Short Fiction
By Gregory Benford
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A Collection of science fiction ranging from comic to apocalyptic, the stories of Anomalies challenge concepts of time, space and science. And all the while, Author Gregory Benford's characters charm us. Includes Afterwords and insights by Gregory Benford into his writing methods, sometimes quite idiosyncratic – and into the stories behind the stories. Taking Science into Inspired Realms
The Evidence for the Existence of the Mythological United States
By Norman X. Scozzafova
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Twelve-hundred years after World War III has ended the reign of civilization as we know it, rumors and myths of the "golden age" persist. An archaeologist in that future time attempts culling the ancient texts and presenting all the known evidence to prove that such a place as the "United States" actually existed at a time in the distant past. Judge the evidence presented. Can it have been real?
Mission for the Universe
By Boris Tzaprenko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The machine arrived from far away, really far away, somewhere at the end of the It chose a spot to land near a small village in the middle of the American continent. It was six minutes past eleven o’clock when the machine alighted in the grass, in a small wooded area. With its mind set on its mission, it was ready to go to work.
Battle Earth IV (Book 4)
By Nick S. Thomas
Series: Battle Earth. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When Ramstein is obliterated in an aerial attack, it becomes clear that the battle for Earth is not over. With enemy forces remaining in the solar system, the armies of Earth have no choice but to rally together and make an assault against the Moon to secure the safety of their planet. They must take the fight to the aliens.
Dreams of Earth
By Bud Sparhawk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Case awakens on an alien starship with no memory of his origin. He is told that he is the sole survivor of a ship that his alien benefactors assume came from a lost human colony called “Earth.” In the company of his alien caretaker/companion he travels to various systems in search of his origins. As Case recovers from his injuries, he struggles to make sense of the flashes of unconnected memori
Heibai and Huckleberry
By Vincent Cleaver
Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
Boy meets girl, girl and boy like each other, but they are little busy being kidnapped...
L'Gem
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 305,290. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Internal Security wanted a secret weapon. They didn't want witnesses. They abducted the student they thought had made a discovery and bombed the university physics lab. That didn't work well, either. The student they'd abducted was convicted of attempting to murder the others. It was standard procedure. No one got out of Horgen Field prison alive, but if Bard was right, there was a way.
Welcome to Terra
By Mark Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gavin Deane is a typical high school senior - typical except for the fact that he's been told he's a destined hero that will go to another world and rescue the king! Short story: 9,015 words. Some bullying, action violence, and talk of death. Appropriate for grades 8+
Sci Fi Tales, Volume 2: On the Mark
By Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Five science fiction tales of pure entertainment, in a strap-on-your-ray-gun-and-hang-on-tight kind of way... or whatever approximation for a ray gun the heroes of each tale might happen to have. The stories include: "Nova Warriors: The Return;" "Devil Dogs;" "Suitcase Switcheroo;" "Shooting Stars and Electric Sheep;" and "Outward Bound."
Eccentric Orbits
By Simon Kewin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,850. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collected science fiction short stories, 1999-2011. An astronaut alone in the void of deep space. An alien starship capable of destroying all creation. A DNA Detective in search of the genetic code of The Beatles. A terrorist explosion trapped inside a bubble of space/time. A new life-form found in the quantum echoes of the void.
ELISE Episode 2 : The Darkness Within
By Katsuo Takeda
Series: ELISE, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Seven Mile Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Otruk have launched a surprise attack against Foothold, the fortress city surrounding the tether point of the space elevator. Trip and his squad must now make an emergency descent to the surface to reinforce and defend Foothold from the onslaught of the Otruk, who are intent on driving humanity off the surface. Anxiety runs high in the squad as they prepare to enter battle.
Aurealis #50
By Michael Pryor (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #50, edited by Michael Pryor, features Patty Jansen’s cracking hard SF ‘Abode’ and a quintessentially piece of Australian SF with Jonathan Robb’s ‘Remembering the Mimi’. On top of this it’s the usual Aurealis interviews, links and reviews. Aurealis #50 is a goldmine.