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Endangered Species by Edward M. Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Dirk Beretta's girlfriend told him to get off the couch and look for a job, he found the perfect opportunity, thousands of light years from her, with free guns and beer, as security chief for the Bastadocorp mines on the Platypus Planet. But no-one told him what happened to the previous security chief, or that the Platypoids would rather die fighting than see their land defiled.
Lines of Force: The Weekend Adventures of Andrew Barton by Drew Bankston
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Andrew Barton is an ordinary man who, each weekend, stumbles into extraordinary circumstances. Although his goals are directed toward other ends, he mistakenly travels through time, into other dimensions and even ends up taking his family and friends to a location that is the last place anyone ever wants to end up! Lines of Force will take you on adventures that you’ll never forget.
Diplomatic Solution by Sean Monaghan
Series: The Olla, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Jill Berlac's stuck trying to avoid all out war between Ceres and everyone else-from Earth to Mars to Ganymede-over who owns the contract with the Olla. The aliens' deep space vessel is almost complete. Too bad Jill's just an aide to the ambassador, and someone's hacked her eye data. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "To Stare Again Across the Water".
The Children of Icarus by Robert E. Taylor
Series: Chronicles of the Collapse, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,400. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For Nathan's group, things looked at their lowest. Though they had escaped the clutches of the slavers, it had not been without cost. A number of their own were dead at the slaver's hands or gone, kidnapped by Colonel Ryerson's men, including Nathan himself. Hiding in Albertville, with their compound now under the control of the Fortuna militia, the survivors' lives are falling apart. Again...
Keep Your Crowbar Handy (Book 1) by SP Durnin
Series: Keep Your Crowbar Handy. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead(5.00 from 1 review)
A burned out combat journalist, a a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie, a health food store owner with relationship issues, and a ditzy pharmacy tech. Not a group likely to survive for long during The Inevitable Zombie Apocalypse. But hey, stranger things have happened...
Fantastyka jest Kobietą by Matt Mayevsky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: Polish. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fantastyka jest kobietą to zbiór siedmiu historii. Pomimo fantastycznej osnowy opowiadania zawierają elementy takich gatunków jak thriller, sensacja, dramat, czy groteska. Dzięki temu zabiegowi opisywane zdarzenia nabierają barw godnych stroju kobiety fantastycznej. Kobiety, która kocha, zdradza, nienawidzi, przebacza, … kreuje świat emocjami nie ograniczonymi barierą czasu i wyobraźni…
Sunfall: Episode 1 by Tim Meyer, Pete Draper, & Chad Scanlon
Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It came without warning... One Sunday afternoon, those who stood in the sun caught fire and turned to ash. Forced indoors, humanity must learn to live in the darkness. Unless, what waits in the darkness catches them, too...
Mortal Banshee by Jonathon Magnus
Price: Free! Words: 125,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the midst of an invasion, Don Mourning is abducted from Amaranthine, the keep of Augusta. His abductor, the introverted assassin Sorana, takes him to her mother’s remote tower. There, Don negotiates a deal with Sorana’s mother, Mercy. In return for assistance in the rescue of his bound siren, Don agrees to track down a mass murderer and return its telepathic weapon to Mercy.
In the Service of Aliens by Brennan Harvey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Norma Hollister escaped her father's controlling influence and resettled on an alien planet six years ago. Prior to an important ceremony the Leefans chose her for, her father reappears in her life, trying to control her again. She must decide if she should follow her father's demands or defy him and follow the path set out by her new friends.
The Curious Events Surrounding Thomas Pilsen by Eric Stringer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Thomas Pilsen, a man more than absorbed by his fantasies, takes a cab to the airport. Along the way he becomes a mobster, and after he arrives he remembers an alien invasion, discovers a spaceport, and finds himself on the way to a mine on an alien planet.
Intelligent Design:Revelations by J. M. Erickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.50 from 4 reviews)
“Intelligent Design: Revelations is a wonderfully absorbing science fiction novella presenting existential questions that occupy the reader’s mind long after the book has been put down....the dialogue is well-crafted and meaningful and the characters fully reveal their humanity as they interact with one another and react to events that are life-changing and beyond control.” - Suzanne Owen, Editor
As Cordas de Itz'mucan by Anton Stark
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Um sonho, tão real quanto perigoso. Uma teoria, que pode explicar uma das verdades fundamentais do cosmos. Uma experiência para comprovar a ligação entre ambos. Acompanhe Toltep e o seu avô Hara'can enquanto ambos tentam comprovar a obscura teoria das Cordas de Itz'mucan.
Z Plan: Blood on the Sand (Z PLan Book 1) by Mikhail Lerma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Cale, a U.S. Army Soldier, is in the middle of one conflict, just as another more terrifying one has begun. The insurgents are the least of his worries now. Instead, the undead have become the new enemy. Fighting for his life at every turn, and losing friends along the way, he must trek across the globe just in the hopes that he will hold his wife and daughter in his arms again.
Mission: Flight To Mars by V. A. Jeffrey
Series: Mission, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(2.00 from 1 review)
Bob Astor is a Quality Assurance agent working at Vartan Inc. Lately his days have been stressful, to say the least. Butting heads with upper management has put his career on life support. A surprising change in circumstance has Bob going on a business mission to the moon city, Langrenus.
El guardián de la fantasía by Carlos Moreno Martín
Price: Free! Words: 43,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Antología de relatos de Carlos Moreno. Incluye relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía, terror, románticos y aventura.
Flight of the Maita Book Fourteen: A Strange Place by CD Moulton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A world with three separate evolutions. They are soon to meet, which would lead to disaster. The crew must stop the coming confrontation. The reptilian and amphibian races are no real problem. It is the mammalian race that could cause the disaster.
The Scavenger by Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in the near future, The Scavenger is a short, dark tale of a lone survivor in the wild wastelands of the future.
Call of Night: Beyond the Dark by lucretia richmond
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Lily and Katya lived in two different worlds before they were turned into one of the undead. They were hidden from their father's demons; vampires it is unexpected when they face a greater evil. Is it a fight they can win??
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
Spindlebot by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When her ship's shot down on a recon trip over Oxong, Eva Harris is stuck. No communication and no survival equipment. The guys who fired the shot are closing in. Eva's only hope is the little helper spindlebot. But it's already rushed away on a mission of its own. A science fiction story from the author of "Wake Vortex".