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Ganglion Trains by Sean Monaghan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lett's got a delivery to make. Stolen paintings. The cops are on his trail and he's throttling his train up through the artificial synapse network. The tubes are narrowing and the train's coming to pieces around him. Still, he might make it. Ganglion trains includes five science fiction stories - Stone Goddess, To a Pile of Ashes, Vaporize Marineris, Ground-Based Optics and Ganglion Trains.
Corporate Loyalty by C.M. Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Corporate Loyalty is an short pseudo-science adventure a la the 1950’s. Its science is unlikely; its people and their motivations are not. When a leading ‘bug’ researcher is returned to normal size early, he discovers the science which alters his size has a flaw. Can his best friend help him out of the trouble he’s in?
Genesis by Greg Curtis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The beginning might well be their end! It's 2065 and mankind's first chronosphere is about to undertake the greatest expedition ever attempted. Its crew will travel back through time to witness the beginning of it all, the big bang. But this expedition will be beset with problems from the very outset. Problems that only begin with their last minute replacement first officer. Novella, 22,000 wo
Sing by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dirk wants to learn how to sing like the natives, but they have no word for singing nor a concept of it. Until Dirk tries to show a young child her people’s beautiful music. Intrigued, she offers to help—only to discover that teaching Dirk to sing could cost her everything. Includes the Nebula Award finalist “Story Child.”
Honest John's Fine Used Spaceships by Jamie McNabb
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(Short Story) When a customer wanders in looking for a fine used spaceship, Honest John is soon confronted with a serious problem. He must live up to his reputation for honesty, but what the customer wants is clearly absurd. On the other hand, there's nothing absurd about the customer's money.
Portal Woes (The Guardians: Book 2) by E. R. Paskey
Series: The Guardians, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,200. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What would you do if someone offered you the chance to travel through a wormhole? After surviving the harrowing rescue mission that kicked off their entry into the Nanotech Coalition Defense Corp’s Guardian program, twins Lilia and Kevin Strong are about to find out. Accepting this offer will launch them into utter chaos—and leave their lives forever changed.
#11 Shades of Gray- Woe To The One Who Has Held His Heart's Tongue by Kristie Lynn Higgins
Series: Shades of Gray Science Fiction Action Adventure Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Shades Of Gray Series follows the adventures of Kat, a woman with no memory of her past who is called the Pandora Project by those who hunt her, and Kim, a woman leading the life of a legal assassin called a Life Closer. The world they live in is plagued by clouds that prevent the sun from shining down on the land called Dry Clouds, making all who live in Noir forced to live in endless night...
The Lesser Repository by DaVaun Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(1.00 from 1 review)
Mankind flourishes in a distant future ruled by densely populated Cities. After the biggest arrest of his life, Detective Ben Reiner plays a dangerous game with a psychopathic cult member of the Cullers. Reiner soon discovers the truth of their plot, and faces an unspeakable choice. Aid in the Cullers' grisly work, or allow the world's last renewable resource to run out forever: the human soul.
In No Time At All by Peter Hendricks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 229,460. Language: Australian English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Peter left home before dawn, he never could have guessed that he would be whisked away by Aliens and taken beyond the rings of Saturn. Five others were also ‘Invited’. With a soft tremble, the gigantic Spacecraft began the return voyage to Mypolarius - passing planets, stars and using super-highways at ever increasing, unbelievable velocity! But why the invitation for us six?
Aurora Equinox (Salmon Run - Book 6) by J.A. Marlow
Series: Salmon Run, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,430. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Good moods are scarce in Salmon Run these days, right down to a temperamental Solar Express train. Zach Callahan's lingering foul mood even manages to drive off Sasha. Concerned this may be caused by the alien translator band on Zach's wrist, his father insists on a check-up visit to the local spaceship. Just as Zach discovers a menace worthy of true worry: The return of a threat from the south.
Visitors from Yubarri II by Timothy House
Series: Visitors From Yubarri, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Goyo and Robert have been on Yubarri for 40 years. After a dear Moai friend dies they long to return to their home world Earth. Earth has since become a planet ruled by a few who enslave the majority. After the war the people of Earth have chips implanted to be tracked and terminated. Goyo and Robert wish to return to Earth to bring peace and prosperity with Yubarrian technology.
The Hunt by Alex Gesing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hunting, a sport that disappeared centuries ago with the death of the last wild ‘big game’ animal and the bulldozing of the last square inch of rainforest, has been brought back into vogue. Small groups of hunters venture out into the untouched wilderness of a hundred worlds and come back bloodied, draped with exotic pelts and fantastic stories.
Nemesis-Lanyon For Hire II by John Paulits
Series: Lanyon For Hire, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Lanyon, interplanetary gun-for-hire, faces three new challenges as he travels among the planets of the Malcosian system.
Project Olympus: Orion by Jonathan Standing
Series: Project Olympus. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
…An epic battle has torn apart the fabric of civilization. Centuries have come and gone as the scattered remnants of mankind struggle to rebuild. Yet the work of the ancient genemasters remains– genetically altered humans physically superior to man. Orion is a specially trained hunter whose job it is to rid his world of these abominations. Little does he know that soon his own battle will wage...
Vita Artificiale by Augusto Chiarle
Series: Le Ombre di Marte, 4. Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 47,930. Language: Italian. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Anni '20 del '900 in un mondo parallelo in cui 30 anni fa alieni che tutti credo marziani hanno invaso la Terra, per morire in seguito ad un'epidemia. L'umanità, evolutarsi studiandone i relitti, vede convivere carrozze a cavalli ed armi a raggi, macchine a vapore e robot elettromeccanici, dirigibili, biplani e cannoniere fluttuanti. In questo quarto volume della serie "Le Ombre di Marte."
R. Nevada, S.P.I. - Alien Law by EK Gillcoan
Price: $1.33 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Is an evil extraterrestrial corporation trying to control the minds of our elected officials? And if so, would anyone notice a difference? Mind reading devices, alien brain scan machines, and lucid dreams all play a role in this tongue-in-cheek story of the mind-altering efforts of malevolent alien beings as Strange Phenomena Investigator R. Nevada and his cohorts search for the truth.
Black Mercury by Charlotte E. English
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Caspar Goldstein crashes his autocarriage during a test race for the coveted Eisenstadt Cup, things seem bad enough. But then the discovery of a strange new superfuel puts him in the way of temptation, and he can't resist securing some of the mysterious black mercury for himself. So begins a dangerous adventure...
Unaccounted Factor (in Russian language) by Sergey Zaytsev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In Russian Юдгару Оноби не повезло. В первом же бою он не выполнил приказ и был изгнан из космического флота Федерации. Сын бикаэлки и человека, он, наделенный необыкновенными способностями, окунается в гражданскую жизнь и быстро осознает, что она не менее опасна, чем бои на дальних форпостах.
Better Than Syntax by Blaise Marcoux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Short Story Press Presents Better Than Syntax by Blaise Marcoux A man with a wife and a safe, sedate life. What drives his inner sorrow, then? What fuels his hidden frustration? Perhaps the answers start with the strange one-worded statements other people keep making at him.
Aurichrome (and Other Stories) by Patrick Stephens
You set the price! Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurichrome (and Other Stories) explores the role of humankind in a future inspired only by our present. From struggling to provide for a family as the instrument of a larger corporation (AURICHROME), to how the jury will sway on a murder conviction in the wake of a tragic childbirth (THE TRIAL OF WESLEY CARPENTER) – these stories embrace the human spirit.