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Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 9, July 2014 by Mike Resnick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Life Among the Dead 3: A Bittersweet Victory by Daniel Cotton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Life is a winding road full of twists and turns, one can never be truly prepared for all the unexpected bumps and bends that loom ahead, or the pitfalls that derail us from our path. Vida Calavera is about to learn this first hand when an evening out with her friends turns into a waking nightmare.
X-Novo by Ken Hagdal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A no-holds-barred Dystopia which explores the dark side of both genders' psyche. Its author was a finalist in the 13th edition of the Write Movies contest.
The Eyes Behold Tomorrow by Ken Hart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edward Robert Teach is a modern-day barbarian that encompasses everything a woman loves and hates in a man. When he meets Kamini, a stunningly beautiful, large eyed woman from the planet Feletia, he thinks he has finally met the girl of his dreams until he is recruited by her, and he becomes the unlikeliest captain of a prototype destroyer in the Feletian space navy.
Starchild: Prophecy by Fred Strange
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aurora Celeste crash lands on Talus IV and finds herself scarred, stranded, and all alone, save for her android companion, on an alien planet full of magic and danger. To make matters worse, Aurora is also the focal point of a prophecy that foretells of a cataclysmic war that will test the souls of men. To the inhabitants of Talus IV, Aurora is known and revered as... The Starchild.
Mothered by Jan Jacob Mekes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara, Eric, and their aunt Beryl lead a quiet life on an idyllic island, untouched by time and the war between the dystopian Maternopole and Overmere. Everything seems about to change, however, when Eric finds out about two girls on the mainland asking for help, throwing the island and its inhabitants into a maelstrom of uncertainty.
Sudden Independents (Book 1) by Ted Hill
Series: Sudden Independents. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Jimmy never thought he’d be spending the apocalypse farming in Nebraska and worrying about Hunter. But when the plague killed their parents, along with everyone over the age of seventeen, Jimmy suddenly became head of the household. Then the oldest kid in town turned eighteen and the plague chased him down. Now Jimmy has one more thing to worry about--and he’s running out of time.
An Elegy of Fate by S. R. Laubrea
Price: Free! Words: 61,460. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.00 from 1 review)
Mokallai is Destiny: the dilapidated, desperate personage of the binding power of Fate. He wants nothing more than to return to his former glory; to relive the old days where his every desire came true. But Dyiij, a being with power surpassing Mokallai's, won't have that. As the dichotomy of Freedom and Fate begin to collide the question becomes: Who can escape their destiny?
WWIV - In The Beginning by E A Lake
Price: Free! Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. -Albert Einstein We know our world, our land and our oceans, will survive an apocalyptic event… We can only hope the same can be said for our humanity. And so, WWIV begins.
The Apex Book of World SF: Volume 3 by Lavie Tidhar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field.
Anderson I: The Acute Case Of Anthrax by O.K Alleyne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,500. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A dystopian science fiction novel centred around a doctor, Martin Anderson and his team who are tasked with looking after the soldiers on board their ship; SS.Klipspringer. However, as one particular patient enters Anderson's clinic and is diagnosed with an unknown illness, Anderson's investigations force him to make decisions that blur the lines between morality and duty.
A Timely Dream by Fleur / Lloyd Lind / Hopkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Felicity is a Senior Caregiver in an elite Rest Home. When she has her curiosity aroused by a poster placed the wrong way round in a window across the valley from her work place, she organises an investigation.
Bridge by Bea Cannon
Series: Boucher's World · Tales from the Change, Book 3 · A Boucher's World Duology, Book 2 · Boucher's World Prequels, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Randa faced hard changes after misfortune befell her vow-mate. Two years later, she had to flee marauders who would kill her children for being different. They were rescued by the beings she'd thought were demons and taken to a village set up for the safety of the new Humans where she has to fight culture shock and loneliness. Will she be able to bridge the gap between the old ways and the new?
Chameleon - The Adventures of John L. Steelhard, Book Two by James B. Riverton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,020. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The story continues with the Black Tigers adjusting their combat skills from the jungles of Indochina to the boardrooms of international intrigue. With assistance from ancient artificial crystal allies, Steelhard must defeat heinous fiends and uncover the betrayal of Earth by the most immortal evil monster who has ever lived, one who seeks the complete domination of the planet and all mankind.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology by Brandon Sanderson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
The Lost Tales of Power: Volumes 4-6 by Vincent Trigili
Series: Lost Tales of Power. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 320,180. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Lost Tales of Power is a collection of novels that describe an immense persistent multiverse. The books are a mixture of standalone and miniseries all set in the same universe with overlapping and intertwining story lines. Included in this collection is the full text of Resurgence of Ancient Darkness, The Sac'a'rith, and Spectra's Gambit. In addition to the three complete novels, included is
Generations by Francis Rosenfeld
Series: Terra Two, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Between the virtual world, immortality and reshaping matter reality takes a whole new meaning for the plucky descendants of the human race. The children of Terra Two are growing up in a world where dangers are non-existent and almost anything is possible. Follow their adventures and their travels across the universe. There be dragons...
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events by David R. Mann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
The Defectors by Tarah Benner
Series: Defectors Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,460. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
First came the virus. Then came the Collapse. Each vaccinated citizen is identified by a tiny microchip — the most intelligent piece of technology ever to be implanted in a human being. When her best friend Greyson is arrested for his undocumented status, Haven must go off the grid to save him. Along the way, she'll discover a revolution in motion and be forced to question everything she believes.
The Time/Transport Bubble: Queen of Blood by James Creamwood
Series: The Time/Transport Bubble, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,820. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Hybrid has to deal with an evil Billionaire who is out to control the Earth. The richest man in the world, Paz Remy uses blackmail and sex to enforce his will over some of the most important people on the planet. He is a direct descendant of Adolph Hitler and is filled with the same corrupt desire to control everything. The Hybrid re-visits Cleopatra seeking her help in dealing with Remy. PG