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The Puppy Of Doom And Other Stories
By John Stilwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"The Puppy of Doom and Other Stories" is a collection of science fiction short stories. Several are future war stories set about two hundred years hence. Several more are speculative pieces set in the near future. All are hard science fiction with several inspired by real scientific breakthroughs in robotics and biotech engineering.
The Garbage Chronicles
By Brian Herbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the super-consumer society of the future, recycling is illegal, and Earth’s garbage is catapulted into deep space. But as humankind reluctantly learns, what goes up must come down. . . . In this rollicking, thought-provoking, highly imaginative exploration, Brian Herbert shares the environmental concerns of his father, Frank Herbert, the world-famous author of Dune.
On the Border: A Short Story
By Ben Godby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Harry started running rum when his pa ran off to California and his ma got too sick to work - but tonight's the first time he's let his little brother Sam come along. Sam doesn't understand how Harry does it: he's got some special connections to keep clear of the Prohibition Agents, but who are they are and where are they from? One thing's for sure: they're from a lot further away than Canada.
Semper Audacia
By M. Pax
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Space opera. Novelette. 13,200 words. Alone. Leda is the last living member of the brigade, the sole defender of her world. War took everyone she knew, leaving her in the company of memories and ghosts. Or is it madness? The siren blares. In an aging flyer, Leda ventures out to meet her world's fate, the last stand.
The Second Internet Cafe, Part 1: The Dimension Researcher
By Chris James
Series: The Second Internet Cafe, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,330. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“If can sense the alternative realities you create every time you act, or omit to act, then I offer you a challenge: pit your imagination against my reality. Follow me to worlds you might have dreamed of, but never knew existed. Until now.”
Arminium
By Byron Gordon
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Novella When a promised "vacation" campaign ends in disaster, two rival mercenaries must work together to survive in a desperate bid to escape the planet they are caught on. Follow their action packed adventure to see whether they can defy a planetary government and escape with their lives, or if they end in the shallow grave fate of the mercenary warrior.
A Portion for Foxes
By Brook West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Callihoo Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Set in near-future Japan, this novelette tells of Tadashi's quest to finish a virtual reality device to make his elderly mother happier living in the city when she misses life on her farm. Then Tadashi meets the woman of his dreams . . . who might not be quite what she seems.
An Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree
By Julia H. West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Callihoo Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Science fiction short story. Life on the new colony world is good now, and Camille is surrounded by her loving family. So why isn't Camille happy this Christmas? Why do memories of death and deprivation haunt her?
Zombie Day Care: Impact Series - Book 1
By Craig Halloran
Series: Zombie Impact, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Facility is what the D.C. officials call it. It is a day care for zombie children, tucked deep in the hills. Is there a cure for the zombies? The children of the undead give them the best hope. There are those who think the zombie threat is harmless…and those that don’t. The World Humanitarian Society wants to protect the zombies…or do they? Who will live long enough to find out?
Exchange
By Rachel Rossano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
0.25 star(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Isolated on a distant planet, she is incarcerated for a crime she doesn’t recall. She has no name, no idea where she came from, or why she is injected with drugs to hold these vital facts from her grasp. Despite small rebellions, she wastes away, worn and losing hope of ever being whole again. Then he arrives. Claiming to hold the answers burned daily from her brain, he offers her a way out.
Lux 1.3 Alliance
By Jalex Hansen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,320. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the third book in the Lux series. *** As Angine ascends to power, the Lux and the underground resistance draw together, forming alliances both personal and military.
The Engine Driver (A Dystopian Short Story)
By Tracy Marchini
Series: Now Hear This!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Brig has never been allowed to hear a sad song in her entire life. Her Playlist Treatment Plan, designed to control her emotions by playing appropriate songs in her head, isn’t working for her. But when her friend is chosen to go to Musician’s School and given a musical instrument, Brig might have her one chance to hear a song that matches how she really feels, instead of how she should.
Five Faces of Stone - an anthology of SF short stories
By Kay Piper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Wyrd Walker Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five SF stories: "Stone" - Murder is easier on Mars. "Cleanliness" - what will get to them first, the vagrant alien planet or the culture shock? "Cast the First Stone," - Bryant was only trying to save lives. Now everyone wants to see him dead. "The Generation Gap" - why it's a vital thing to keep up to date with your physics. "Revolution" - a shameless spacestation joke.
Pale Reflection
By James Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the near future death is little more than an inconvenience, a mind can simply be transferred into a new body upon death. Sam, a young boy, watches as his mother slowly passes away in front of him. He struggles to understand how her mind and consciousness will be transferred into a new body and that she will be the same mother he grew up with.
Love After 80 and Love at a Beauty Pageant (Combined Edition)
By Kenneth Guthrie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world has changed and man and machine have merged. Relationships that should have been about love have now expanded to involve ageism. This is one man’s story of trying to find love at 80 and the pain and torment of it. (2 Stories Inside.)
Zombies! Episode 2.0: Knight of the Living Dead
By Ivan Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's not the end of the world. After fighting long and hard, humanity has learned to share its world with the undead. But there is a deeper secret yet uncovered. Todd Mayfield is one of a handful of zombies that have rediscovered their identities. To survive he must battle not only the humans that would see him destroyed but the hunger that threatens to drag him back into the depths of ignorance.
Ancient Fire
By Lee Emory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Living Stone
By Edward Cox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After three months of victims and no clues, Oscar is thrown off the case. He knows the killer is the supposedly mythological Old Herne. But even he couldn't guess that Old Herne's origins hark back to the turn of the first millennium, and a bloody legacy left by the man who dared to meddle with stones from the sky.
Queen Bee
By Keith Brooke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Domed cities; a lost lover; alien lifeforms whose biochemical excretions might kill you or worse... Colvin Stark must battle deadly jungle and primitive settlers to find his fleeing lover, and his destiny. Traditional science fiction with a contemporary spin, Queen Bee showcases the short fiction talent of an author described by Locus as belonging in "the recognized front ranks of SF writers".
Armageddon's Daughter
By Ivan Tefalco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,240. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Advances in genetics and biotechnology have taken humanity further than ever imagined. One barrier remains as mankind lives longer and the population grows ever larger: deep space. Company Alliance hold the key to unlocking this frontier in the form of Leise Trexler, a hybrid born of decades of research and development. Leise's parents have wider-ranging plans for her however.