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Fire On The Suns: Star Drives by Greg Ellis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
From Base Drives to Wormhole Drives and Advanced Drive Nacelles to Wormhole Gates FOTS: Star Drives describes 38 different star drives and 39 related technologies for use in the Fire On The Suns play-by-email game. In addition to being dedicated to Fire On The Suns this 24 thousand word book will also serve as a handy source of reference materials for science fiction and space opera writers.
The Sign of the Fiddler Crab by James Hampton
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a totalitarian state of the future, a young teacher goes on trial. Her offense? Teaching...
O complexo de Golconda by Pedro G.P.Martins
Price: Free! Words: 14,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(3.00 from 1 review)
Libsterdam é assolada por uma psicose epidémica, uma disfunção do ego que torna os cidadãos obsessivos pelas escolhas que não fizeram nas suas vidas. Mas há uma empresa que luta contra esta patologia urbana, ministrando a cada cidadão a possibilidade de viver em pleno as vidas paralelas que foram sendo deixadas para trás ao longo das bifurcações do caminho.
March of the Cogsmen (Galvanic Century 3) by Michael Coorlim
Series: Galvanic Century. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Pomoconsumption Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It's been a rough year for gentlewoman Aldora Fiske -- airship battles above London, doomed expeditions in the jungles of Mexico, and even a kidnapping in Istanbul -- and now her bridegroom Alton Bartleby has shown up drunk to their wedding. Yes, it's a marriage of convenience and not one of love, and everyone knows it, but when an old foe decides to strike, things go from bad to worse.
Pathos by Elisa Nuckle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What does it mean to exist? Pathos is a virtual reality where everything is possible, and everybody dies at a pre-appointed time. When Carol loses someone important to her, she begins to asks questions that lead her down a path she might never return from. Pathos is a short story.
#2 by Mike Duron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In these three new stories of Mike Duron's "Twisted Triplets" series, a lonely electrical engineer gets a "Hookup," but not the kind she wants, a hot internet tycoon finds out "The End is Near," and a prurient "Gore" afficionado finds love in the end. These stories will take you on a journey you won't soon forget -- and leave you wanting more!
Images by Sam Mortimer
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In this dark science fiction short story, taking a ride through your partner's psyche can be highly addictive, as Stan finds out via Cortex Composer 8. He witnesses others' personal heavens, hells, outer-inner spaces, and fantasies... but Stan finds there's only one thing he's truly afraid to see.
The Otherwhere Chronicles Book One: Saloon at the Edge of Everywhere by A.H. Browne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Our unlikely hero finds himself on a mission with a ragtag assortment of aliens and humans when space pirates interrupt poker night.
Fall of Zona Nox by Nicholas Woode-Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,200. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.43 from 7 reviews)
A gritty sci-fi set in an unforgiving world. Follow a young master thief as he is forced to survive alien invasion, gang warfare and corporate politics in a world in which moral fibre is as dry as its desert. A conflict in which will reveal the truth of not only the world he lives in, but himself.
Memoria de Tinieblas by Eduardo Vaquerizo
Series: Crónica de Tinieblas, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 152,960. Language: Spanish. Published: April 4, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
La mejor ucronía steampunk jamás escrita. En una historia fascinante, en la que las distintas tramas van confluyendo de forma inevitable hasta el final, Eduardo Vaquerizo explora y explota todas las posibilidades del escenario que construyó en "Danza de Tinieblas" y consigue la que, sin duda, es su mejor novela.
How I Invented A Time Machine by John McWriter
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"I had an ordinary life just like yours. Everything changed when I invented a time machine. Let me tell you how I did it. Then I'll tell you what happened after I did it." In this compact, dazzling novelette (9500 words), our time traveller-narrator discovers that when you break the biggest rule of them all, the Consequences might not be what you expect.
Fallen Colors by David Howells
Series: Vanessa, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,280. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
In the final book of the Vanessa quintology, an autistic child receives the protection of an angel. The Fitzgalen Family continues their mission of soul assistance, and finds themselves growing in number, both in human and entity members. Why? The answers are found in the mind of a child with Asperger's Syndrome.
Patriots of Griffin XIII by Brian S. Wheeler
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The followers of Griffin have built their thirteenth colony in record time. The United Systems rewards the effort by placing the governance of Griffin XIII into the hands of the colonists. For the thirteenth time, the followers of Zeb may live in true freedom. Only none of the twelve previous colonies named Griffin remain, and the ultimate danger resides in the colonists themselves
The victory in the Metsis by Sujan Chaiyal
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
One day human discovered some special robots named Enroyed whose are more intelligent than human. One day they thought that human aren’t sufficient intelligent for civilization and there has no needing of human. So the enroyeds destroyed them but they kept human’s genes. One day the president of the enroyeds built a spaceship named Metsis. to read more see the long description....
The Wreck of the Emerald Sky by Sean Monaghan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Light years from Earth, the liner The Emerald Sky is trapped in a Barris Space rift. No one's ever seen anything like it. Derel Larson's the go-to guy for Barris anomalies, but he's on compassionate leave. The only way he's going to rescue the passengers is if he takes his daughter along with him. A Barris Space novella from Sean Monaghan, author of "Turtles".
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2) by Thomas Carpenter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
Lightspeed Magazine, August 2012 by Lightspeed Magazine
Price: Free! Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF—and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
The Testimony of Frank West by Ashton R. C. Clarke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
FBI Agent Gallagher arrives in an asylum for the criminally insane in search of clues to the disappearance of a well-known cult leader. What he uncovers instead is confounding and disturbing: a deranged murderer without a victim, a dark conspiracy reaching to the highest echelons of the Government, an unseen malignancy that threatens reality itself.