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The Molenstraat Music Festival by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sparsely populated Kaylee lies a long way from most human-occupied planets. Retired musician Clancy Jonah likes the peace and quiet in his corner of the world. So when brilliantly-gifted cellist Eleanor Birchall arrives with a dubious proposal Clancy fights to keep his good nature from getting the better of him. After all, he's a busy man. But he might be willing to compromise. Maybe.
The Intrusion : How Politics Destroyed the world by Omar Assadiq
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This story follows Bellamy, a teenage boy who discovers new secrets about the world and his family. As he starts to uncover them, he realizes the responsibility he has to save the world before politics destroy it. He must cope through a series of challenges with unidentified visitors to save the Human Race.
The Osidium Fully Charged by Mark Lee Ryan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Running to get out! In the second book in the series Tom has gone to Russia to find out who re-programmed him. Tom has the latest scientific development - a microchip that compensates for his damaged brain cells. Relations between Russia and the US have heightened, and Tom has been used as a political football with both powers keen to gain control of him. But things go horribly wrong!
Flash! Vol. 2 by Brady Koch
Price: Free! Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The end of the world in five minutes or less! Three dozen tales of bad people and bad decisions across the galaxy or maybe just on their lunch break. Brady Koch (Guns, Gods & Robots) boils the short story format to it's essence and offers science fiction, horror, and criminal misdeeds in these bite sized tales.
The Red Caves by S.K. Holder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Skelos Dorm comes from a superhuman race known as Citizens. His home planet is Odisiris, located within the Andromeda Galaxy. Once renowned for his work in neurorobotics, Skelos has since fallen from grace. Far away from the city of Pareus, deep in the Red Caves where the Outsiders live, he is busy conducting a controversial experiment: a fusion of magic and science.
A Matter of Perspective by F Hampton Carmine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Jon had never felt so alone, so isolated, but he had made his choice. He had accepted the mission. They promised honors. World's greatest explorer. Savior of Illume. Kids named for him. Monuments, Generations of adulation. His exploits become myth. He wouldn't age, but all in his life would be dust when he returned. A poor bargain. What would he find? Was his the only perspective on the universe?
Standoff at Europa by F Hampton Carmine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
They discovered life in the deep oceans of Europa and it got out. The miners from the moons would not stop mining, the Mining Federation Police, and Earth Central blockaded all transport for fear of contagion. It all came to a head at Europa, and the newest hire, Crystal Murphy just happened to be in the wrong place at the right time.
I am a Servant by Beth Hoyer
Series: Tom the Berserker · Edenia. Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story is Trian's story of meeting Tom Mindbender, dedicated servant of the High Council told in first person view of Trian's. This story is told in first person point of view of Trian's told in I point of view instead of third person that is already published online Smashwords.
Ariel by RoxAnne Fox
Series: Refurbished Fairy Tales. Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
This small tale takes you through a few people you meet in Annan's trilogy. Though it is centered around Ariel and Toshi's love, you get a feel more for other people vital to Annan's world and the SIA. Be warned, there is mermaid sex.
Extremophiles by William Petersen
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An advanced species emerges from the depths of a gas giant to take its first steps towards space exploration. On a small, rocky moon covered in ices and dotted with lakes of methane, the discovery that life is not unique in their solar system is overshadowed by its implications.
The New Jerusalem by John Dunn
Series: Seven Chapter Bible Overview. Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 by F I Group, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Plans for the Holy City in Revelation Chapter 21 of the Bible are outlined. Technology related to the New Jerusalem is included, such as: building materials, overall dimensions, pearly gates, streets of gold, temple, lighting, etc. The example of Noah may be repeated; God gave Noah plans for a big boat, but Noah and his sons actually built the boat. Study / Discussion Topics are included.
Bite No. 1: The Old Man at the End of the World (a zombie apocalypse novella) by AK Silversmith
Price: Free! Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
After 87 largely well-behaved years as a model citizen, less than four hours into the ‘zompocalypse’ and Gerald Stockwell-Poulter has already killed a neighbour, rescued a millenial drug dealer and forged an unlikely allegiance with a giant ginger Scotsman. And it isn’t even tea time. The first installment of The Old Man at the End of the World series. A novella of 20,000 words.
Leopold Orso and the Case of the Bloody Tree (Sublime Electricity: The Prequel) by Pavel Kornev
Price: Free! Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 by Magic Dome Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Detective Constable Leopold Orso has to fight evil magic in order to protect the brave new world of science and steam. His powerful enemies have an arsenal of six-barreled machine guns, backpack flamethrowers and hordes of hellspawn. Leopold may escape with his life, but it won’t be easy!
Ride the High Air by F Hampton Carmine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Moira wanted to ride the high air, though few got past the royal tier. Her mother wanted her future husband to give her permission to fly, and she decided to never marry if she had to grovel. She wanted more, and would fly to get it. An updraft filled her wings and joy filled her being. She set her sights up the cliff past the king's tier to the high air! But the king's guards hollered, "Archers."
Banquet at Magic Mountain by C.M. Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 17, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I hate camp. Every year yada yada yada. The only bright point is Luka, the Wild Man of Camp Mellinjo, an orphan and a stray grown up. When he bolts out of camp with the ook on his tail, I take off to see if I can save him, yet again—and that’s when I discover Camp Mellinjo isn’t what it seems, and neither is Luka. But seriously, guys, would my parents really sell me out?
Short Stories From a Warped Mind by D.J. Fraser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of the author's favourite short stories. These stories cover a wide range of ideas, everything from an assassin still living at home in his mother's basement to a high priestess that has to decide if she is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to help protect her people. A brother who must avenge a great wrong done against his sister and a freighter captain who has to deal with mor
Swallowed by a Space Worm by Brett P. S.
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Roy Gardner, handsome devil and captain of the Zeta, sat back in his captain's chair en route to a distant sector. He'd conquer that comb over of his eventually, but the Zeta stopped cold halfway to port, having landed in the maw of a Varaxian worm. Engulfed and stranded in the belly of an interstellar beast, Roy struggled to figure a way out before Deanna clocked him one.
Lies of the Old World by Brett P. S.
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Dianne coughed up a puff of sand as streams fell across her jacket from the hole above. What started as a trek through the wastes had ended down a sink hole and into a dark labyrinth filled with the ghosts of forgotten days. Met with artifacts from before the Blood Order, Dianne pieced together a history she'd been told didn't exist.