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General | Adventure | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | High tech | Hard sci-fi | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
Silent Shapes of Mist and Stone by Ander Nesser
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After a long interstellar voyage, a crew of scientists has arrived at another star system. But when they begin to explore a planet for possible future human settlement, they are surprised to find some hints at the presence of alien life. Not all members of the crew are surprised, however. As a dark secret comes to light, some of the crew find themselves in a fight for their own survival.
Hide and Seek by Meyari McFarland
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aravel had planned on knitting his mother socks but Anwyn's temper tantrum made concentration impossible. Instead, he proposed a Clan-wide game of Hide and Seek through the Dana Clan house. While hiding Aravel saw the opportunity to right a wrong and make Uncle Athol and his best friend Ruark happy. All it would take was convincing Mother that a marriage would seal the trade deal perfectly.
In Robert's Memory by William Mangieri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It happens to us all – one day we discover we’re not as perfect as we thought we were, and we have to learn to function with that fact. An interplanetary tourist ship runs into it's own version of an iceberg; it's up to R0B3rt to ensure its passengers’ survival. Careful - you spend enough time around people and they’re bound to rub off on you. "In Robert's Memory" is a short speculative fiction.
Revenant Syndrome: 02. Patient Zero by Robert E. Taylor
Series: Revenant Syndrome, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Lucas Wright had joined the shadowy Special Operations Group in order to get information. Knowledge that, as a mere soldier, he had little hope of being privy to. But now, on his first mission for the Group, he would find that the so-called "Revenant Syndrome" was far more widespread and bizarre than anyone had imagined.
Alien Dinosaurs by Lazy SoftwareEnginner
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A father's quest to save his daughter from Alien dinosaurs that invaded earth and enslaved humans. The dinosaurs are more intelligent than humans and they are an advanced civilization who has high tech weapons with them. They can talk, sing, dance and do various other things that humans could not imagine about dinosaurs.
The Griefing by Huck Walker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 261,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Tommy is searching for a biological protocol that shapes all life. Stayshia encounters a machine that threatens her sanity. Mark is keeping them close until he can ride the wave of their discoveries while Graham is just looking for the next big party. The Griefing walks a long, dark path of scientific experimentation and unrestrained avarice before plunging into an inescapable apocalypse.
Ghosts vs. Robots! by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Two types of creatures, neither quite human, fight each other over a series of years in a post-apocalyptic world. One group wants the whole planet at any costs. The other group, trying to get on with their lives, is forced to fight just to survive. Who will win -- the army with the overwhelming force or the army that keeps changing their tactics in each encounter. A truly unique sci-fi adventure
Death and Taxes by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
People often misquote Benjamin Franklin on the only certainties in life—death and taxes. But Patrick wonders about the truth in that. Once young and foundering, he embarked on a quest to challenge life’s inevitabilities. Now older and jaded, he comes face to face with his past, forcing him to question everything he believes.
Orion: Suresh Adventure by J. Thomas Beaton
Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A novella filled with action and adventure, about heroism and doing right, no matter the circumstances. Captain John Kruiger and the crew of the Orion are on their way home when they are thrown off course by unlikely circumstances. Finding themselves stranded far off course and cut off from help, the crew of the Orion must face an alien culture and tough decisions to get home again.
Child Full of Stars by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet a man who is dying, face-down in an alley on a strange world, with a knife wound in his guts. He is surely doomed, until a child comes to help him. But why is this filthy street child helping him, and where will this child take him? The answers run deeper than the surface suggests, and this unlikely pair have more in common than you might think.
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 » Military
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 » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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 » Utopias & dystopias
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 » Science fiction » General
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.