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Erawan by Laura Montgomery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Short story. In the second half of the 21st century, Charlotte Fisher's father moves the family to Thailand so he can take care of a tourist habitat orbiting Earth. Charlotte makes a new friend, learns about spirit houses, and goes to school. Everything is fine until the day the habitat faces a deadly danger.
Here Lies Love by Dan Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Autumn Orchard. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » General
Would death be less painful than life? When she is sold by her father, Abbey discovers that nightmares can occur when you’re awake. Trapped inside a wooden cage, Abbey is forced to listen to the horrors and atrocities above; time ticking down until it is her turn. But Abbey isn’t prepared to become a victim; she will escape.
Warrior One by Connor G. Madison
Series: Warrior One. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
For thousands of years the Gar have dominated the inner clusters of the Galaxy, expanding their sphere of control outward toward the rim. For a thousand years, humankind has been expanding throughout the quadrant of the galaxy where Earth resides on the furthest reaches of the rim. The first meeting of the two races was inevitable.
Star Power by Brett P. S.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humankind had explored and colonized every sector with fleets of ships capable of folding space, thanks to massive Star Power engines. Intelligent alien life did not exist in the Milky Way, but who knew what threats possibly lurked across the dark space between galaxies?
Battle Beyond Earth: Resurrection by Nick S. Thomas
Series: Battle Beyond Earth, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Four centuries have passed since the end of the alien invasion that almost destroyed humanity. The surviving races, human and alien, now live in peace as allies. But when a terrifying new enemy cuts a path of destruction through the Alliance, there seems little hope of resistance. The situation is desperate, and desperate measures are required.
The Four Elements and the Tablet of the Ancients by Nick Lang
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Two stories woven into one adventure that transcends time and culminates with one ending and one beginning. The first part…. As Zoe sits counting down the minutes until the final bell rings for end of term her attention is drawn back to the puddle she had run through earlier, the puddle she had managed to get ankle deep in whilst a dirt spray doused her but still somehow come out the other side
Magna Maquina Complete by K.R. Columbus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Segis wakes up in a computer shop with no memory of his past. But when he is confronted by a giant talking frog urging him to run he realizes something is horribly wrong. Segis' world was taken over by an entity named The Vacanty and what is left of the world is a never-ending shopping mall inhabited by marionettes; foul creatures made from products that roam the mall in search of Segis.
Curtains Of Time by Wayne Rohrer
Price: Free! Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » General
This short novel about Gizmo and his gadgets is the start of a series. Gilbert Zachariah Morrison, aka Gizmo, was born under a full moon. To say he was a nerd with special abilities is part of the story. To say he designed and built a spaceship that would take him anywhere in space and time is yet another part of the story. Let the adventures begin. Is it more than he bargained for?
Deadline by Penelope Irving
Series: Spaceforce, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In Earth’s far future, the fight against crime continues – and Spaceforce is on the front line. New recruit Andri Ferris finds himself thrown in at the deep end when a training mission turns into a desperate race against time. At stake – the life of a Prince and the peace of the Galaxy.
Sabots (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aging mechanic Mason is worried about his job as the factory he works in becomes increasingly automated and self-sufficient, and his survival may depend on finding ways to fix machines that aren’t broken.
Pipe Clouds by Len Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Carly Bede's bent on solving the mystery of the pipe clouds. When a massive storm threatens, it looks like the Eastern seaboard will end up like Japan and Peru. Those storms wiped out whole cities. Carly's got to choose between her research and a risky do-or-die mission to kill the clouds. A sci-fi tale from the author of "Wing" and The Bren Taylor Adventures.
Lightning by Ryan Hartung
Price: Free! Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.00 from 1 review)
When archaeologist Colt Andrews and his team are called to investigate a find deep in the Peruvian rain forest, they discover an artifact unlike any ever unearthed before. After Colt touches the Lightning Staff containing the raw power of Zeus, he is granted the ability to wield the god-like powers when in possession of the ancient relic. Now, hunted by Peru's military they must find a way home.
Fiction Vortex - August 2014 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Lift up your chin, dear reader, and enjoy these stories with the full knowledge that while your neighbor might outrun you in the zombie apocalypse, you'll know how to create adequate defense perimeters during an attack from unidentified flying objects.
Wrath of Antares [Dray Prescot #49] by Alan Burt Akers
Series: Dray Prescot, Book 49. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Volume forty-nine of the epic saga of Dray Prescot and the last book of the Balintol Cycle.
Flipspace: Shades of Jade by John Steiner
Series: Flipspace, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Mockingbird crew are pulled off their training schedule when a distress call from their sister ship, the Magpie reaches Earth from the Kuiper Belt. In preparation for rescue and possible hostilities, Colonel Rama’s command is expanded with Medevac/Recovery Vehicle, two deep space fighters, a mysterious support crew and the Magpie’s AI named Monk.
Power Outage by Douglas H. Plumb
Price: Free! Words: 75,110. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
They had planned for an economic collapse and were prepared...so they thought. All electric power is lost, cars, phones, and hydro power. It's as if electricity never existed and they are trapped inside their shelter. They escape and meet friends and enemies along a two hundred mile journey to meet a philosopher king but discover something greater.
Uncertainty by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
December 1944: Moe Berg, former major league baseball catcher and now spy for the Office of Strategic Services, finds himself on a mission that would make him something he never thought he’d be: assassin. Specifically, assassin of Werner Heisenberg, whose work could lead Germany to an atomic bomb.
Infinity Squad 2 by Shuvom Ghose
Series: Infinity Squad. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 207,060. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
1st Lt. Jonah Forrest is learning that the only thing harder than war is the peace that follows. Even the power to resurrect into clones when they die may not be enough for them to stop totalitarian nations and peaceful alien mobsters from going to war or smooth alien cats from stealing his girlfriend. Infinity Squad is a skilled group of soldiers built for a tough job. Just not this one.