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The Empty Part of the Grave by Lindsay Tomlinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
‘Queenie’ Mab, ex-inmate of the notorious Charity Island prison, is employed as a poorly-paid trouble-shooter. She accepts the chance to make extra money by helping to escort the Zampigli party to the backwoods to witness the recovery of bodies from an old massacre. But with unwelcoming travelling companions and unexpected discoveries in the woods, earning the money is not going to be easy.
A Day in a Life in After World: Maggie by Eric Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is the fifth in a series of short stories based in the same world as the book series A Life in After World. Instead of telling the life story of one character, these stories tell the story of one day in the life of a person in After World.
Discovery (Terran Chronicles) by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles, Book 2 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In this second installment of the Terran Chronicles series, the ‘Terran’ is preparing for her maiden voyage. Humanity’s next frontier, the exploration of space, is tantalizingly close. The daring crew rapidly find themselves overwhelmed and ill prepared for the dangers that lie ahead. Discovery introduces some new characters, while at the same time bids farewell to others as the adventure unfolds.
The Goomeri Pointing Bone : Sequel to Dwarg in the Seventh Dimension by Tony Lourensen
Series: Dwarg in the Seventh Dimension, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dwarg is reunited with his host Aggie. Aggie has grown and has found a lover. Trouble with mysterious disappearances of some of her people in Algeria takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride of intrigue and spiritualism where Native American Shaman meets Australian Aboriginal Ngangkari and the puzzle is finally solved in a little township in Southeast Queensland called Goomeri...or was it?
Dragon's Son by Leah Cutter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Long Yen works hard to be a good dragon's son, doing everything his family asks him to do, even if it involves being a money launderer or stealing a miner's ID. Now, he's been arrested, and this strange, foreign lawyer is asking him to turn against his family for his freedom.
Governor's Tribute by Sharon L Reddy
Price: Free! Words: 113,910. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Relatross Treaty sector Governor was the last thing the Turon bureaucrats wanted, and why one was needed. They thought "The Great Boar" would reject their choice of advocate in his family and repudiate the treaty. Where had the methods they used come from? The Treaty of Relatross was the most carefully-worded treaty ever written. "The team Destiny created" was defined in what it didn't say.
I'm Not Infected by Zhané White
Series: Zhané White's I'm Not Infected Stories, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The only survivor is dead...I'm Not Infected, British horror from a unique perspective. Justina Prentice's hangover ends with a zombie attack. But she doesn't die. Trapped between a human mind and a monster body, she battles to stay in control. Soon the infected will be the least of her worries. Time is running out. Twenty-four hours remain...
Myth of the Malthians by R. J. Burroughs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
What would you do to save your family from a more powerful alien race? Would you sacrifice your comrades in arms to get them back?
H.E.R.O. - Dolldrum by Kevin Rau
Series: H.E.R.O., Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Dolldrum has been lurking out of sight in Metrocity for a year. With the recent events of the Hordemaker and greater visibility of the Goth mutants, he stumbles on the means to launch his greatest scheme yet, and bring his doll empire to new heights. The H.E.R.O. agents of Metrocity seek to stop him before he gains enough power to overtake them all.
Amnesia by Hickory Cole
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A man wakes up in a strange place with no knowledge of how he got there or who he is when a mysterious woman enters the scene and his life. Armed with nothing but his own intuition and a mysterious package to guide him he must make a crucial decision that will change his world and that of his new acquaintance forever.
A Second Date by Janr Ssor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The U. of F. campus looked odd this morning. The vines on the dorm were much bigger than I remembered. I also didn't recall drinking enough to find myself sleeping in the forest, across of Anne's dorm, this morning. Little did I know that this morning would turn out to be the true test of how space and time could test the meaning of love.
4 Elements Of War by Janr Ssor
Series: The Adventures Of Janr Ssor, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A 3000 year old battle is foretold by two Delphan Oracles with one tongue. The arena's are 4 and never before. Fought in the D-dimension, you will experience the war worlds of Air, Fire, Water and Earth, which only exist once every 3000 years at the will of a sentience so ancient no one knows its name.
Lightland by Kenny Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
WINNER OF FOUR BOOK AWARDS! He was living in ancient Africa but died when a plague wiped out his village. Now, millenia later, the virus has returned and is again threatening the world. Just when all seems lost, a mummy is unearthed that is immune to the virus. Scientists clone it, pulling him from his family in the afterlife -- Lightland -- and thrusting him back into a strange, modern world.
A Flash in the Pan? by Mark Webb
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ever wonder why aliens don't visit Earth? Or what coffee a demon likes to drink? Or how bureaucracy could really screw up a grand space adventure? A Flash in the Pan? is a collection of speculative flash fiction stories that answers these questions and more. As featured in the Antipodean SF online magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Future Magic Novella 2: North to the Sun, South to the Moon by Michelle Levigne
Series: Future Magic, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,240. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Maia grew up in the Downbelow, a Borer, born to a life of labor so the arrogant Stocrats could live in luxury in the Above. She made friends with a Metalman, who taught her things that the people in the World had forgotten. But even those marvels paled in comparison to what she discovered when she entered the Virtual world and learned the danger that threatened them all.
Warbirds Genesis by Robert Larrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ancient legends tell of a time when angels fell to earth and lived among humans, but were these creatures’ heavenly beings or could they have been aliens from another world? All we know is that myths and legends formed around them, some of which held truths while others whispered mystery.
Trash Corps by Ian Vanderhoff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Kellan Quirke's freedom is ripped away from him when at the age of fifteen he is forcefully conscripted into the Trash Corps, an army of laborers controlled by the Colonial military. With the help of his new friends and some very special mushrooms, he learns to become a true leader.
Wet or Dry, Chapter 1: The Listening Room by DC Bourone
Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A kind of psychological profiling so exquisite it could duplicate minds. Some aspect of particle physics. Entanglement. “Entanglement is a quantum phenomenon, certainly. We’ll know the specifics in time,” Klaus Meyer had said. “After all the Cube’s function is an aspect of the quantum realm. I’m intrigued, obviously. We’re all intrigued.”
When Jerry Built A Woman by Douglas T. Vale
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 25. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A lonely and industrious young man brings a woman back to life, expecting gratefulness and eternal romance. But the woman gives him some unpleasant surprises.
Containment (Alaskan Undead Apocalypse Book 2) by Sean Schubert
Series: Alaskan Undead Apocalypse, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Running. Hiding. Surviving. Anchorage, once Alaska’s largest city, has fallen. Now a threatening maze of death, the city is firmly in the cold grip of a growing zombie horde. Neil Jordan and Dr. Caldwell lead a small band of desperate survivors through the maelstrom. The group has one last hope: that this nightmare has been contained, and there still exists a sane world free of infection.